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Monkey on a Wire  Kasey Chambers

Written by Shane Nicholson
4 beats per chord (cut time feel)
` = 2 beats
(capo at second fret)
VERSE:
[Em] They make[Em] no sound[Am] they ring no [Am]bell
`Am `G/B C C Em
Leaving no traces they got no tales to tell
[Em] They find[Em] no home[Am] they make no [Am]love
`Am `G/B C C Em
Casting no shadow while balancing a-bove
CHORUS:
[Em]Oh-oh [Em]here I go [Am]me and my de-[Am]sire
`Am `G/B C Dsus2 Em
Every-one's got their own monkey on a wire
[Em]Oh-oh [Em]down below [Am]leader of the [Am]choir is
`Am `G/B C Dsus2
Waiting for the next monkey on a
LINK:
[Em]Wire[Em]
VERSE:
[Em] They keep[Em] no fear[Am] no second [Am]prize
`Am `G/B C* C Em
Walking like Jesus with voodoo in their eyes
[Em] They come[Em] in green[Am] they leave in [Am]black
`Am `G/B C C Em
Holding dead roses with bullets in their back
CHORUS:
[Em]Oh-oh [Em]here I go [Am]me and my de-[Am]sire
`Am `G/B C* Dsus2 Em
Every-one's got their own monkey on a wire
[Em]Oh-oh [Em]down below [Am]racked up in the [Am]fire
`Am `G/B C* Dsus2
Waiting for the next monkey on a
VERSE: (fiddle solo)
[Em]Wire[Em] [Am] [Am]
`Am `G/B C* C-lick Em
breakdown
[Em] They make (they [Em]make) no sound (no [Am]sound) they ring no [Am]bell
`Am `G/B C C-lick Em
Walking like Jesus going straight on into Hell
CHORUS-LONG: tutti
[Em]Oh-oh [Em]there you go [Am]you and your de-[Am]sire and
`Am `G/B C Dsus2 Em
Every-one's got their own monkey on a wire
[Em]Oh-oh [Em]down below [Am]leader of the [Am]choir is
`Am `G/B C* Dsus2 Em
Waiting for the next monkey on a wire
[Em]Oh-oh [Em]down below [Am]racked up in the [Am]fire
`Am `G/B C* Dsus2
Waiting for the next monkey on a
TAG: (gradual increase in tempo)
[Em]Wire[Em] [Am] [Am]
`Am `G/B C* C-lick
Waiting for the next monkey on a
[Em]Wire[Em] [Am] [Am]
`Am `G/B C* C-lick
Waiting for the next monkey on a
[Em]Wire[Em] [Am] [Am]
`Am `G/B C* C-lick Em
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CHORDS: Dsus2 C* C-lick
[Em] [Am] [G/B] [C] [Dsus2] [1] [2] [3] [4] [1] [2] [3] [+] [4] [1] [2] [3] [4]  
 
 E --0---0----3---0---0-- E ----0-------- E ----0------0-- E -0-----------
 B --0---1----0---1---3-- B ----3-----3-- B ----1------1-- B -1-----------
 G --0---2----0---0---2-- G ----2-----0-- G ----0------0-- G -0-----------
 D --2---2----0---2---0-- D ----0-----0-- D -------0h2---- D -2-----------
 A --2---0----2---3------ A ------------- A -3------------ A -3--2--0-----
 E --0------------------- E -2.----3--2-- E -------------- E ----------3-- 

. = thumb
h = hammer-on
Dsus2 is guitar voicing only
Vocals sing 4th and 6th
Other instruments add 7th and 3rd

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