Sometimes - The Stranglers

 

 Chords very kindly supplied by John Hall of the excellent Stranglers appreciation group Orange Alert

 

Sometimes

 

<Intro section>

 

Am -- D

 

<verse1>

Am -- G Am -- G

Someday I'm going smack your face

 

Am -- G Am -- G

Someday I'm going smack your face

 

Am -- G Am -- G

Somebody's going to call your bluff

 

Am -- G Am -- G

Somebody's going to treat you rough

 

 

C -- >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Sometimes there's only one way out

 

E

I gotta fight...

 

<Intro to verse 2>

 

Am -- D

 

<verse2>

Am -- G Am -- G

Sometimes I get to feel so mean

 

Am -- G Am -- G

Sometimes I get to feel so mean

 

Am -- G Am -- G

Sometimes you look like you're too clean

 

Am -- G Am -- G

Sometimes I see the inbetween

 

 

C -- >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Sometimes only one way

 

E

I gotta fight...

 

 

D -- Am -- >> -- C -- G

You're way past your station

 

D -- Am - >> - C - > - B

Beat you honey, 'til you drop.

 

<instrumental>

All in Am ->- D

Or you can be crafty and throw in the odd C chord

i.e. Am ->- D ->- C ->- D only works in certain bits

having said that the guitar is actually playing a series of arpegios all through the keyboard solo.

 

 

 

D -- >>>>>>>>>> -- Am

You're way past your station

 

C -- >>>>>>>>>>>>>> -- G

It's useless asking you to stop

 

D -- >>>>>>>>>> -- Am

I got morbid fascination

 

C -- >>>>>>>>>>> -- B

Beat you, honey 'til you drop

 

<Intro to Verse 3>

Am -- D

 

<verse3>

Am -- G Am -- G

Sometimes you're gonna get some stick

 

Am -- G Am -- G

Sometimes you're gonna get some stick

 

Am -- G Am -- G

Somebody's standing in our way

 

Am -- G Am -- G

Somebody's gonna have to pay

 

 

C -- >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Sometimes there's only one way

 

E

I gotta fight...

 

<End section>

 

Am -- D

 

<final run>

 

E -- D -- C -- Bm -- Am

 

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