The Golden Calf Chords & Lyrics Artist:

Chords (click graphic to learn to play)

F#7sus4 chord Dmaj7 chord A chord A/G chord Dmaj9 chord Dsus2 chord C sharp minor chord
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How To Play

CHORDS
         E-A-D-G-B-e
F#7sus4  2-4-4-4-0-0
Dmaj7    x-x-0-2-2-2
Dmaj9    x-x-0-2-2-0 (= A/D)
A/G      3-x-2-2-x-x
 
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INTRO
| F#7sus4 | % | Dmaj7 | % |
| F#7sus4 | % | Dmaj7 | % |
| A | % | % | A A/G |
 
 
VERSE
A                              A
Once upon a time I stalked the streets on raining evenings
         Dmaj9                          A    A/G
When the distant sea blended with the sky
     A                              A
Past Coliseums filled with brass on pavements carved from toasted glass
  Dmaj9                          A
I carried in my heart a word or two
 
 
CHORUS
     F#7sus4
Your dashing horseman all gone away
     Dmaj7
Left you the stable bill to pay
    F#7sus4                           Dmaj7
And now the golden calf has turned to clay
F#7sus4
All my feelings dressed in gloves
         Dmaj7
Couldn't touch your windswept harbour love
F#7sus4                               Dmaj7
White and open-necked you would still play
 
 
VERSE
A                             A
I'd resort to sleepwalking to catch the mood that fills the sails
     Dmaj9                               A    A/G
With harvest nets and tides don't ever bring
    A                              Dmaj9
But every night was Halloween, and every friend fell in between
    Dmaj9                          A
And how capricious nature ruled my mind
 
 
CHORUS
     F#7sus4
Your dashing horseman all gone away
     Dmaj7
Left you the stable bill to pay
    F#7sus4                           Dmaj7
And now the golden calf has turned to clay
F#7sus4
All my feelings dressed in gloves
         Dmaj7
Couldn't touch your windswept harbour love
F#7sus4                               Dmaj7
White and open-necked you would still play
 
 
[Interlude 1]
| Dsus2 | % | C#m | % |
| Dsus2 | % | C#m | A/G |
 
 
VERSE
A                              A
Once upon a time I stalked the streets on raining evenings
         Dmaj9                          A    A/G
When the distant sea blended with the sky
   A                                Dmaj9
My mouth was full of cigarettes, my hair is full of long-term bets
    Dmaj9                              A    A/G
But you would always make me see the day  
 
 
CHORUS
     F#7sus4
Your dashing horseman all gone away
     Dmaj7
Left you the stable bill to pay
    F#7sus4                           Dmaj7
And now the golden calf has turned to clay
F#7sus4
All my feelings dressed in gloves
         Dmaj7
Couldn't touch your windswept harbour love
F#7sus4                               Dmaj7
White and open-necked you would still play
 
 
 
[Interlude 2]
| F#7sus4 | % | Dmaj7 | % |
| F#7sus4 | % |
 
Dmaj7                             F#7sus4            Dmaj7
  I sound so different these days,  I barely can believe I'm me
F#7sus4                    Dmaj7
  If I didn't know better,   I would swear I was someone else
F#7sus4                  Dmaj7
   Lord I can't believe,    I don't believe I'm me
F#7sus4       Dmaj7
   But who on earth could I be?
 
 
SOLO
| A | % | % | % |
| Dmaj9 | % | A | % |
 
 
CHORUS
     F#7sus4
Your dashing horseman all gone away
     Dmaj7
Left you the stable bill to pay
    F#7sus4                           Dmaj7
And now the golden calf has turned to clay
F#7sus4
All my feelings dressed in gloves
         Dmaj7
Couldn't touch your windswept harbour love
F#7sus4                               Dmaj7
White and open-necked you would still play, play, play, play ...
 
 
CHORUS
     F#7sus4
Your dashing horseman all gone away
     Dmaj7
Left you the stable bill to pay
    F#7sus4                           Dmaj7
And now the golden calf has turned to clay
F#7sus4
All my feelings dressed in gloves
         Dmaj7
Couldn't touch your windswept harbour love
F#7sus4                               Dmaj7
White and open-necked you would still play
 
(fade over last chorus)

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