you my flower
song: dulli
tabs: mcclure

Bit of a tricky son of a bitch is this song as itís in 7/8 time I believe, 
which in this song anyway means alternating bars of 4/4 and 3 /4 . 
To get the feel right, just sing along with the track:Ď1 2 3 4, 1 2 3í until 
youíre in time, then translate it into your strumming. Maybe this is obvious 
but it took me a while to get it right.

	So the main progression is :

Bar count 1 2 3 4  1 2 3  1 2 3 4   1 2 3 
          Em7      G      Cadd9     Cadd9

The chords being as follows : Em7   = 022033
                              G     = 320033
                              Cadd9 = X32033

For the bass you could either follow the root notes and/or play one of 
Johnís best basslines :

  Em7     G     Cadd9

Once you get the hang of it, it may be more authentic to play it all on 
the low E string to get the right feel of sliding into all the notes like 
it sounds on the record.

Anyway you play the Em7, G, Cadd9 progression 4 times as an intro before 
the vocals.

Same Em7, G, Cadd9 progression 8 times as per the intro over these lyrics :

Em7		 G			Cadd9
so what         YOU make me            hard                            
if i was        harder now i would     crack into a million things
things i        didn't really need
things i        didn't really need     but how i wanted so  
what a          nice                   dream    			       
didn't want to   wake up               so i kept it dark all the time
dark enough      so not to             see                                  
but not as dark  as the plans          that YOU have for me


Basically a bit of a jam on the G chord. I play it by alternating 
between a G and a G5 chord :

G  - 1 2 3 4 1 2 3
G5 - 1 2 3 4 1 2 3
G  - 1 2 3 4 1 2 3
G5 - 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 
	i.e. G = 320033 and G5 = 3X0033


Same Em7, G, Cadd9 progression 8 times as per the intro over these lyrics :

Em7			G		Cadd9
so what               YOU made me      smile                     
i had smiled at       lesser things    before i ever thought of YOU
before i thought      my soul was      mine             
now i think           about me only    when i can find the time


As before


Remembering to keep up the time changes for each chord as before itís :

F= 133211		Em=022000	
flowers               all around                    
put your lover        in the ground 
flowers               everywhere

G			G= 355433 (to make it a little easier) 
yeah yeah              yeah

F			Em
nowhere               YOU can be found    
i have put            YOU in the ground        
nowhere is            everywhere

Em			Em
Em			Em
for YOU 
my flower
Em			Em


Sorry folks, no solo transcription as Iím nowhere near Rickís league, but 
if you fancy having a go itíll be in Em (E F# G A B C D I think) over 8 lots 
of the Em G Cadd9 progression.


Same Em7, G, Cadd9 progression 4 times as per the intro over these lyrics, 
except a little quieter (turn yer distortion off if applicable!) :

Em7		  G			 Cadd9
better get       myself a               drink                              
better get a     couple so i can look   YOU straight in the face
tell YOU that i  think of               YOU                      
almost as        much as                YOU think of YOU


Just one 7/8 run through of the G chord this time (distortion back on 
electric people!)


Pretty much as before with an extra riff that I havenít yet worked out, 
playing the chorus progression to fade out with some more top notch soloing
from Rick. If you work this out please post it!

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