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Ben Folds Five - Army Chords

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Army Chords

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Ben Folds Five
(see bottom for chords)

VERSE 1 (see below for guitar interlude played during verse)
Well I thought about the army
Dad said, "Son you're f**king high"
        C#                                               Ab
And I thought, yeah there's a first for everything
So I took my old man's advice, three sad semesters
It was only fifteen grand 
spent in bed, I thought about the army
Ab                  C#/F            
I dropped out and joined a band instead

CHORUS (piano solo)
Ebm  Bbm  Abmaj7
Ebm  Bbm  Abmaj7

VERSE 2 (same as verse 1 except for Fm chord)
Grew a moustache and a mullet   
Got a job at chick-fillet
Citing artistic differences 
the band broke up in May
And in June reformed without me
And they got a different name
I nuked another grandma's apple pie
And hung my head in shame, no

CHORUS (listen to song for the arrangement of the chords)
Ebm  Bbm  Abmaj7
Been thinking a lot today

Ebm  Bbm  Abmaj7
Been thinking a lot today

F#  C#                       Ab
Oh  Oh Think I'll write a screenplay
F#  C#                          Ab
Oh  Oh Think I'll take you to LA
F#  C#                         Cm
Oh Oh  Think I'll get it done yesterday

(The guitar part played during the bridge goes something like this)
b|------------------------|    (this followed by triplets of each note heading back down)   
g|------------------------|    (11-11-11-10-10-10-9-9-9….)

PIANO SOLO (listen to song for arrangement of chords)
Fm7  Cm  Fm7  Cm  
Bb7  Eb7  Ab  Abmaj7
Fm7  C#  C#maj7  Fm/C  Fm

GUITAR SOLO (played along with G#  D#m  C#  G# chords)

Ab  Ebm  C#  Ab
Ab  Ebm  C#  Ab

VERSE 3 (same chords as previous verse)
In this time of introspection
On the eve of my election
I say to my reflection
God please spare me more rejection
'Cause my peers, they criticize me
And my ex-wives all despise me
Try to put it all behind me
But my redneck past is nipping at my heels 

CHORUS (same as previous chorus)

I thought about       
Bb       Abmaj7
   the army

CHORDS (these are all the chords used in the song. There are a lot but you basically just need G#, D#m and C# for the main parts of the song)

Ab       466544
Ebm      X68876
C#       X46664
C#/F     X46464
Bbm      X13321
Abmaj7   XX6543
Fm       133111
F#       244322
Cm       X35543
Fm7      131111
Bb7      X13131
Eb7      X68686
C#maj7   XX(11)(10)98
F#maj7   XX4321
Bb       X13331
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