Lose To Win chords

Colin Hay


Notes: 1)FOR STRUMMING PATTERN: I'd suggest choppy for the 1st B minor of each verse line and smooth for the E with the second B minor and F sharp being fairly brief and changing. For the verse keep it smooth but for the progression of D, Dsus2 and Dsus4 at the end this should be a quicker flourish. For the bridge keep the strumming rhythmic but emphasise the first beat and let the D to D7 be a more freely/quickly strummed progression. 2) WHERE I'VE PUT E*: basically play a D chord but two frets up, this is still an E but it just sounds more like the piece 3) Where I've put an F# I believe this to be an F chord but up 1 fret. 4) Feel free to mess around with E7 a bit in the verse as a flourish at the end of the E, this isn't in the piece, but it's a nice embellishment. As is using a second Dsus2 to get back to the verse from the Chorus. 5) Enjoy the piece! This should be fairly accurate as it's based on live video footage and a seasoned ear, but by all means dabble yourself and send me any suggestions or get a kazoo for the 'doo' bits! Intro Bm E Bm F# Bm E Bm F# verse 1: Bm E Bm F# I ve got no one to call my own Bm E Bm F# Nobody calls me on the phone, I ve been disconnected Bm E Bm F# I ve been evicted from my home Bm E Bm F# Name and address care of unknown, it s been redirected
G5 D A Now the open sky s my limit, Fm D D7 And the sun s my point of view G5 A D Dsus4 Dsus2 D This time I had to lose to win
verse 2: Bm E Bm F# I walk down Peachtree Avenue Bm E Bm F# Nothing s the same since I lost you, it s to be expected Bm E Bm F# I never thought that I d stoop quite so low Bm E Bm F# You had no choice but to up and go you felt so rejected
G5 D A I crashed with the wheels still spinning, Fm D D7 I had no overview G5 A D I just crawled out and walked away G5 D A Now I can t stop my mouth from grinning, Fm D D7 and time is running thin G5 A D Dsus4 Dsus2 D This time I had to lose to win
Bridge G A D E* (doo-ing) G A D D7 (doo-ing) G A D E* (doo-ing) G A D Dsus4 Dsus2 D This time I had to lose to win Instrumental: