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Our House  Madness

...OUR HOUSE... by Madness
 
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*from 'The Rise And Fall' (1982)*
Intro:
C Gm, Dm Fm
Verse 1:
[C] Father wears his Sunday [Gm]best,
[Dm] Mother's tired she needs a rest,
The [Fm6]kids are playing up downstairs.
[C] Sister's sighing in her [Gm]sleep,
[Dm] Brother's got a date to keep,
He [Fm6]can't hang around.
Chorus 1:
[D] Our [Am]house,
[Em] In the [Gm]middle of our [D]street,
[D] Our [Am]house,
[Em] In the [Gm]middle of our...
Verse 2:
[C] Our house it has a [Gm]crowd,
There's [Dm]always something happening,
And it's [Fm6]usually quite loud.
[C] Our mum she's so house-[Gm]proud.
[Dm] Nothing ever slows her down,
And a [Fm6]mess is not allowed.
Chorus 2:
[D] Our [Am]house,
[Em] In the [Gm]middle of our [D]street,
[D] Our [Am]house,
[Em] In the [Gm]middle of our...
[B] Our [F#m]house,
[C#m] In the [Em]middle of our [B]street,
[B] Our [F#m]house,
[C#m] In the [Em]middle of our...
[B] Something [F#m]tells you that,
You've [C#m]got to [Em]get a-[B]way from it.
Verse 3:
[C] Father gets up late for [Gm]work,
[Dm] Mother has to iron his shirt,
[Fm6] Then she sends the kids to school.
( Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/m/madness/our_house_crd_ver_3.html )
[C] Sees them off with a small [Gm]kiss.
[Dm] She's the one they're going to miss,
In [Fm6]lots of ways.
Chorus 3:
[D] Our [Am]house,
[Em] In the [Gm]middle of our [D]street,
[D] Our [Am]house,
[Em] In the [Gm]middle of our...
Middle 8:
[C] I remember way back then,
When everything was true and when,
[Gm] We would have such a very good time;
Such a [Dm]fine time, such a [Fm6]happy time.
And [C]I remember how we'd play,
[Gm] Simply waste the day away,
Then we'd say; nothing,
Would come be-[Dm]tween us;
Two [Fm6]dreamers.
Verse 4:
[C] Father wears his Sunday [Gm]best,
[Dm] Mother's tired she needs a rest,
The [Fm6]kids are playing up downstairs.
[C] Sister's sighing in her [Gm]sleep,
[Dm] Brother's got a date to keep,
He [Fm6]can't hang around.
Chorus 4:
[D] Our [Am]house,
[Em] In the [Gm]middle of our [D]street,
[D] Our [Am]house,
[Em] In the [Gm]middle of our...
[B] Our [F#m]house,
[C#m] In the [Em]middle of our [B]street,
[B] Our [F#m]house,
[C#m] In the [Em]middle of our...
(Repeat to Fade)
CHORD DIAGRAMS:
 
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[C] [Gm] [Dm] [Fm6] [D]  
[EADGBE]x32010 [EADGBE]3x033x [EADGBE]xx0231 [EADGBE]1x011x [EADGBE]xx0232
[Am] [Em] [B] [F#m] [C#m]  
[EADGBE]x02210 [EADGBE]022000 [EADGBE]x24442 [EADGBE]244222 [EADGBE]x46654
Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2004
(clumsyband@hotmail.com)

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