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Brief Candles  The Zombies

16th Aug 2012
Tuning:Standard
CAPO: 2nd fret (Sounds in the key of E)
Another great track from The Zombies
classic 1968 album 'Odessey and oracle'
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|[Dsus2] / / [Dsus5] / [D]/ | [Dsus2] / / [Em]/ / |[Em7] / / [G]/ / | [D]/ [D/F#] / [D/E] / [D]/ |
[Dsus2]There she[Dsus5] sits, h[D]er [Dsus2]hands are h[Em]eld t[Em7]ight a - ro[G]und her gl[D]ass[D/F#],[D/E] [D]
She[Dsus2] only [Dsus5]needs [D]to [Dsus2] be a - l[Em]one, she k[Em7]nows this m[G]ood will p[D]ass[D/F#],[D/E] [D]
To r[E]eal - [E7]ise that s[A]he was strong, and [Am]he too [Am7]weak to s[E]tay,
[E7]And to[E7sus4] real - i[C]se that s[F]he is be[Bb]tter off this w[C]ay!
Brief ca[G]ndles in her [G7/F]mind, bright and [C/E]tiny gems of [Cm7/Eb]memor - [D]y,
Brief ca[G]ndles burn so [G7/F]fine, leaves a l[C/E]ight inside where[Cm7/Eb] she can s[D]ee...
[C] [G] [C] [A] [Asus4] [A]  
 
 What makes it all worth - while, her sadness makes her smile---------!

[Dsus2]He's a - [Dsus5]lone, g[D]irl [Dsus2]fades a - [Em]way, [Em7]left out [G]on a li[D]mb,[D/F#] [D/E] [D]
[Dsus2]Finds he [Dsus5]needs h[D]er [Dsus2]more, be - c[Em]ause she's[Em7] no more n[G]eed for h[D]im,[D/F#] [D/E] [D]
He un[E]der - s[E7]tood so v[A]ery well the t[Am]hings she [Am7]had to s[E]ay,
So[E7]on he'll [E7sus4]under -st[C]and that [F]he is be[Bb]tter off this w[C]ay!
Brief ca[G]ndles in his [G7/F]mind, bright and [C/E]tiny gems of [Cm7/Eb]memor - [D]y,
Brief ca[G]ndles burn so [G7/F]fine, leaves a l[C/E]ight inside where[Cm7/Eb] he can s[D]ee...
[C] [G] [C] [A] [Asus4] [A]  
 
 What makes it all worth - while, his sadness makes him smile---------!

[E(sus4)] [F] [G] [C]  
 
 Ah----------------------------------------, ah---------!

| / / / / | / / / / | / / / / | / / / / |
[E(sus4)] [F] [G] [A]  
 
 Ah----------------------------------------, ah---------!

| / / / / | / / / / | / / / / | / / / / |
[Dsus2] In the[Dsus5] corn - [D]er, [Dsus2] see his f[Em]ace, the [Em7]man just s[G]ips his dr[D]ink[D/F#],[D/E] [D]
[Dsus2] Not one[Dsus5] feel - i[D]ng [Dsus2]does he s[Em]how, he's [Em7]far too n[G]umb to th[D]ink,[D/F#] [D/E] [D]
He d[E]oes not s[E7]ay a si[A]ngle word, no w[Am]ord of l[Am7]ove to s[E]ay,
M[E7]aybe[E7sus4] he will s[C]oon be - li[F]eve he's be[Bb]tter off this w[C]ay!
Brief ca[G]ndles in his [G7/F]mind, bright and [C/E]tiny gems of [Cm7/Eb]memor - [D]y,
Brief ca[G]ndles burn so [G7/F]fine, leaves a l[C/E]ight inside where[Cm7/Eb] he can s[D]ee...
[C] [G] [C] [A] [Asus4] [A]  
 
 What makes it all worth - while, his sadness makes him smile--------! Ooo!

|[Dsus2] / / [Dsus5] / [D]/ | [Dsus2] / / [Em]/ / |[Em7] / / [G]/ / | [D]/ [D/F#] / [D/E] / [D]/ |
|[Dsus2] / / [Dsus5] / [D]/ | [Dsus2] / / [Em]/ / |[Em7] / / [G]/ / | [D]/ [D/F#] / [D/E] / [D]/ |
| [E]/ / [E7]/ / | [A]/ / / / | [Am]/ / [Am7]/ / | [E]/ / / / |
| [E7]/ / [E7sus4] / / | [C]/ / [F]/ / |[Bb] / / / / | [C]/ ||
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Dsus2 = x00230
Dsus5 = xx0235
D = xx0232
Em = 022000
Em7 = 022030
D/F# = xx4232 (barre 2nd fret)
D/E = xx2232 (barre 2nd fret)
E = 022100
E7 = 022130
A = x02220
Am = x02210
Am7 = x02213
E7 = 020100
E7sus4 = 020200
C = x32010
F = 133211
Bb = x13331
G = 320003
G7/F = xx3003
C/E = xx2013
Cm7/Eb = xx1313 (barre 1st fret)
Asus4 = x02230
Esus4 = 022200

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A Am Am7 Asus4 Bb C C/E Cm7/Eb D D/E D/F# Dsus2 E E(sus4) E7 E7sus4 Em Em7 F G G7/F
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