Animal Collective - Chocolate Girl Chords

 
         
         
         
         
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7 fr
         
         
         
         
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10 fr
         
         
         
         
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10 fr
         
         
         
         
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10 fr
         
         
         
         
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Fm

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No chord
Standard guitar tuning:
E
A
D
G
B
E
No capo

Verse

AIn cycles A7MI'll lead you around the excavation AWhere grass grows A7MAnd remnants of you in placation AYour breath sounds A7MInhaling a portrait, it's frozen AIn blue gowns A7MYou trace along the house which you have chosen A7MAnd holding tightly When sound is dead we'll sing in time BAnd lie A AWhen life meets child, your only pride BYou lie A AWhen ceilings smile, we'll sleep a while BAnd lie A A7MI'll take you for walks on the ocean

Chorus

AShe had a pretty dad GBut she was growing out of play-school Still she could kick and scream and play DUntil she wanted to AMy little chocolate girl GHer brother barely out of high school Lived in a place where he could scream DUntil he wanted to AOh fuzzy tabby cat GAnd she could bury him in apples and curl around a bowl of cotton D'Til she wanted to
----------(Back to verse, regular time)
AStill she had to speak loud A7M'Cause hearing isn't hiding the widows AAnd eats in A7MAnd picks her Sunday flowers in the garden AAnd cries late A7MStill drinking with the boys until it's ran out AAnd prays long A7MIn hopes of something better for the children AAnd holding tightly When sound is dead we'll sing in time BAnd lie A AWhen life meets child, your only pride BCan lie A AWhen ceilings smile, we'll sleep a while BAnd lie A A7MI'll take you for walks on the ocean

Chorus

AShe met a pretty boy GAnd they would dance between their elders And she would cream until the wine she bought had settled in D AOur little chocolate girl GShe used to love the stars from England She slept on records and her marble jewelry DFrom her school AHer colors matched the room GAnd she would twirl around the curtains She had a hand to hold her chin up DWhen her friends left town AThe kid across the street GHe'll keep around when she was changing And he would wait and she would tell her friends about the boy D AHer mother died at home GShe had saliva in her pockets She gave a go when her last taste had finally gave up the day D Dsus9Oh little chocolate girl Asus4add9 Won’t you leave your name
---------Final part: (Repeat til end)
BmSo put your lanterns all across the maze So I won't feast on folly EBetter Fmlove the rain who brought the stings endear And who will pop the triggers ACause I can't see you EI'll oFmpen up my brain again It has a lot of lyrics but the music is pretty simple once you listen to it a few times. There are some pretty cool synth and piano licks that Avey plays that aren't too hard to figure out either. I haven't learned all of them, but I know for the Bb part in the verse, the synth goes something like:
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--3--1---3--1--0--|
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And the 'Ill take you for walks on the ocean' part is something like:
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---7--6--4--6------|
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