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I'd Rather Be High  David Bowie

 
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I'd Rather Be High - David Bowie
 
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Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: Standard
David Bowie
I'd Rather Be High (2013)
(Bowie)
From: "The Next Day"
 
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INTRO
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[Bm]Nobokov is sun-licked now
U[D]pon the beach at Grunewald
[Bm]Brilliant and naked just
The [G]way that authors look
RIFF
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[Bm]Clare and Lady Manners drink
Un[D]til the other cows go home
[Bm]Gossip till their lips are bleeding
[G]Politics and all
RIFF
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I'd rather be [Em]high (I'd rather be [A]high)
I'd rather be [Em]flying (I'd rather be flying)
I'd rather be [Dm7]dead
Or out of my [F#m7]head
Than training these [Dm7]guns on those men in the [D]sand
I'd rather be [(A)]high
RIFF
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The [Bm]Thames was black, the tower dark
I [D]flew to Cairo, find my regiment
[Bm]City's full of generals
And [G]generals full of shit
RIFF
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I [Bm]stumble to the graveyard
And I [D]lay down by my parents, whisper
[Bm]Just remember duckies
Every[G]body gets got
RIFF
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I'd rather be [Em]high (I'd rather be [A]high)
I'd rather be [Em]flying (I'd rather be flying)
I'd rather be [Dm7]dead
Or out of my [F#m7]head
Than training these [Dm7]guns on those men in the [D]sand
I'd rather be [(A)]high
RIFF
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I'm [D]seventeen and my looks can prove it[A]
I'm [D]so afraid that I will lose it[A]
I'd [E]rather smoke and phone my ex
Be [D7]pleading for some teenage sex, [(A)]yeah ...
Yeah
RIFF
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I'd rather be [Em]high (I'd rather be [A]high)
I'd rather be [Em]flying (I'd rather be flying)
I'd rather be [Dm7]dead
Or out of my [F#m7]head
Than training these [Dm7]guns on those men in the [D]sand
I'd rather be [(A)]high
RIFF
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(I'd rather be flying, I'd rather be high, I'd rather be flying ...)

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