Arcade Fire - Apocrypha Guitar Chords

Arcade Fire

alternative rock, canadian indie, chamber pop, garage rock

Chords: D, G, Em
Awesome new song! These chords and lyrics are my own attempt at them being correct, so are just how
I play the song. Suggestions and corrections welcome!

The timing and strumming pattern takes a little getting used to so I'll try to illustrate how
I play it to help a little. Make sure the second D is always the faster strumming section.

v    v    v    v  v   v ^ v ^ v    <--- v=downstroke, ^=upstroke
D    D    D    D  G   D D D D G


D  G D G x3
D  G D 

G             D          G  D        G
He said, "I wanna be born, born again
     D            G  D                   G
But not right now, please don't take me then."
     D             G      D         G
But God said, "Son, it's time to go,
     D                G D             G
And when you'll return, I don't know just yet."

D  G D G
D  G D 

G          D           G       D          G
But even stars they die, when they get old
       D         G  D               G
The precious ones, that we used to hold
   D                            G    D             G
So if you're gonna shoot, you better hit your mark
D              G  D                  G    D  G D  G
Send that arrow, send it through my heart
     D  G D  
My heart

     G
He said,
D        G D                   G
This time, I won't get turned away
D        G D                   G
This time, I won't get turned away
D        G D                   G    D  G D  
This time, I won't get turned away
     G
He said.

D  G D  G

D          G  D 
Joan of Arc, awoke in the dark
     G      D                       G    D G
She said, "I've seen how the world ends."
D                  G  D                 G
First they love you, then they kill you
D                      G  D  
Then they love you again
G     D   G D 
And again
G     D   G D 
And again

     G
She said,
D        G D                   G
This time, I won't get turned away
D        G D                   G
This time, I won't get turned away
D        G D                   G    D  G D  
This time, I won't get turned away

     G
She said,
D        G D                   G
This time, I won't get turned away
D        G D                   G
This time, I won't get turned away
D        G D                   G    D  G D  G
This time, I won't get turned away

G    D    x4

D  G D G x10

D          G   D             G
Jesus Christ, what did you do
D         G  D                 G
To deserve, what they done to you?
D          G   D             G
Jesus Christ, what did you do
D         G  D                 G
To deserve, what they done to you?

G  Em  D \
D  G D G  >x3
D  G D G /

G  Em

        D            G  D                   G        D   G D G  
We're coming downtown, see what we got, we got the right
        D            G  D                   G        D   G D  
We're coming downtown, see what we got, we got the right
    G      D                 G D
We know somethin' ain't right
    G      D                 G D
We know somethin' ain't right
G         D            G  D                   G        D   G D G 
I said, coming downtown, see what we got, we got the right
    G        D
We got the right

D  G D G
D  G D G
D  G D G D G D

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