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Don't Drink the Water  Dave Matthews Band


Dave Matthews Band
Don't Drink The Water
David J. Matthews
Before This Crowded Streets

Intro: D5 or just D
Dropped In D.

You have to accentuate the bass. ()
..don't drink the water...
Verse I:
[D5]Come out, come out, no use in hiding[Am5/D]
[D5]Come out, come out, can you not see?[Am5/D]
[D5]Theres no place here what were you e[Am5/D]xpecting?
[D5]No room for both, just room for me[Am5/D]
[G/D]So you will lay your arms do[D]wn
[G/D]Yes I will call this h[D]ome
Verse II:
Away, away
You have been banished
Your land is gone and given me
And here I will spread my wings
Yes I will call this home
What's this you say?
You feel a right to remain? Then stay
And I will bury you
W[Bm/E]hats this you say?
You feel a right to [G/D]remain? Then stay
And I will bury you[D5] [Am5/D]
W[Bm/E]hats this you say?
Your fathers spirit still l[G/D]ives in this place?
Well, I will silence you[D5] [Am5/D]
Verse III:
Here's the hitch, your horse is leaving
Don't miss your boat its leaving now
[G/D]And as you go I will spread my wings[D5]
[G/D]Yes I will call this home[D5]
Bridge II:
[Bm/E]I have no time
To justify to you. F[G/D]ool you're blind
Now move aside for me[D5]
[Bm/E]All I can say
To you my new neighbor [G/D]is you must move on
Or I will bury you[D5]
Now as I r[G/D]est my feet by this [D5]fire
Those hands once wa[G/D]rmed here, well I have retired t[D5]hem
And I can breathe my [G/D]own air and I can sleep more [D5]soundly
Up[Bm/E]on these poor souls
I'll build H[G/D]eaven and call it home[D5]
Cause your all dead now
[Bb/D]And I live with my justic[D5]e
And I live with my greedy need
I'm gonna live with no mercy
And I'll live with my frenzied feeding
I live with my hatred
And I'll live with my jealousy
I'm gonna live with the notion
That I don't need anyone but me....
Don't drink the water
Don't drink the water
There's blood in the water
Don't drink the water
Ending: Bb/D D5
[D5] [Am5/D] [G/D] [Bm/E] [Bb/D]  

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