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The Colour of the Earth  PJ Harvey

Notice that the album version they use a capo in the first fret.
When it's played live, they don't use it.
[D]Louis was my dearest [G]friend[D] [D] [G] [D]
[D]Fighting in the anzac [G]trench.[D] [D] [Am] [D]
[Em]Louis ran forward [G]from the line,
[D]And i never saw him [G]again.[D] [D] [G] [D]
[D]Later in the [G]dark[D] [D] [G] [D]
[D]I thought i heard louis' [G]voice[D] [D] [Am] [D]
[Em]Calling for his m[G]other, then me,
[D]But i couldn't get to [G]him[D].
D G D (x3)
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[Em]He's still up on that [G]hill[Em].[Em] [G] [Em]
[G] 20 years on that [Am]hil[G]l.[G] [Am] [G]
[Em] Nothing more than a [G]pile of [Am]bones,[Em] [G] [Em]
[G] But i think of him [Am]stil[G]l.[G] [Am]
[D]If i was asked i'd [G]tell[D] [D] [G] [D]
[D]The colour of the earth that [G]day;[D] [D] [Am] [G]
[Em]It was dull, and [G]browny-red,
[D]"the colour of blood" i'd [G]say[D] [D] [G] [D]
Em G Em (x2)
G Am G (x2)
Em G Em (x2)
[G] [Am] [G]  
[G] [Am] [G] [D]  

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