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"I Believe"
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album _Songs For Drella_
(Lou Reed/John Cale, 1990)

written by Lou Reed/John Cale
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        Valerie Solanis took the elevator
        got off at the 4th floor
        Valerie Solanis took the elevator
        got off at the 4th floor
        She pointed the gun at Andy
        saying you cannot control me anymore

        I believe
        there's got to be some retribution
        I believe
        an eye for an eye is elemental
        I believe
        there's something wrong if she's alive right now

        Valerie Solanis took three steps
        pointing at the floor
        Valerie Solanis waved her gun
        pointing at the floor
        From inside her idiot madness spoke and bang
        Andy fell onto the floor

        I believe
        life's serious enough for retribution
        I believe
        being sick is no excuse and
        I believe
        I would've pulled the switch on her myself

        When they got him to the hospital his pulse was gone
        they thought that he was dead
        His guts were pouring from his wounds onto the floor
        they thought that he was dead
        Not until years later would the hospital do to him
        what she could not, what she could not

        "Where were you
        you didn't come to see me"
        Andy said
        "I think I died, why didn't you come to see me"
        Andy said
        "It hurt so much, they took blood from my hand"

        I believe
        there's got to be some retribution
        I believe
        there's got to be some restitution
        I believe
        we are all the poorer for it now

        Visit me, visit me
        Visit me, visit me
        Visit me, why didn't you visit me
        visit me, why didn't you visit me
        Visit me, visit me
        visit me, why didn't you visit me




intro   {D.A/G}{D.A/G}{D.A/G}{D.A/G}

        {D.A/G}{D.A/G}{D.A/G}{D.A/G}   (Valerie Solanis took ...)
        {D.A/G}{D.A/G}{D.A/G}{D.A/G}   (Valerie Solanis took ...)
        {D.A/G}{D.A/G}{D.A/G}{D.A/G}   (- pointed the gun at ...)

chorus  {A/D}{A/D}{A/D}{A/D}           (I believe there's got ...)
        {A/D}{A/D}{E}{E}               (I believe there's ...)

        {D.A/G}{D.A/G}{D.A/G}{D.A/G}

        {D.A/G}{D.A/G}{D.A/G}{D.A/G}   (Valerie Solanis took ...)
        {D.A/G}{D.A/G}{D.A/G}{D.A/G}   (Valerie Solanis waved ...)
        {D.A/G}{D.A/G}{D.A/G}{D.A/G}   (- inside her idiot ...)

chorus  {A/D}{A/D}{A/D}{A/D}           (I believe life's ...)
        {A/D}{A/D}{E}{E}               (I believe I would've ...)

        {D.A/G}{D.A/G}{D.A/G}{D.A/G}   * guitar play G chord

        {D.A/G}{D.A/G}{D.A/G}{D.A/G}   (- got him to the ...)
        {D.A/G}{D.A/G}{D.A/G}{D.A/G}   (- guts were pouring ...)
        {D.A/G}{D.A/G}{D.A/G}{D.A/G}   (Not until years later ...)

chorus  {A/D}{A/D}{A/D}{A/D}           ("Where were you, you ...)
        {A/D}{A/D}{E}{E}               (Andy said, "It hurt so ...)

guitar  {D.A/G}{D.A/G}{D.A/G}{D.A/G}
        {D.A/G}{D.A/G}{D.A/G}{D.A/G}

chorus  {A/D}{A/D}{A/D}{A/D}           (I believe there's got ...)
        {A/D}{A/D}{E}{E}               (I believe we are all ...)

coda    {E/A}{E/A}{G.D/C}{G.D/C}       (Visit me, visit me)
        {E/A}{E/A}{G.D/C}{G.D/C}       (Visit me, visit me)
        {E/A}{E/A}{E/A}{E/A}           (Visit me, why didn't ...)
        {E/A}{E/A}{E/A}{E/A}           (Visit me, visit me ...)

guitar  {G.D/C}{G.D/C}{G.D/C}{G.D/C}   * tab
        {G.D/C}{G.D/C}{G.D/C}{G...




* ending

     {G .D /C}    {G .D /C}    {G .D /C}    {G .D /C}
 1e ----------------------------------------------------
 2B --3--3--3------5--5--5------7--7--7------8--8--8----
 3G --0--0--0------0--0--0------0--0--0------0--0--0----
 4D --0--0--0------0--0--0------0--0--0------0--0--0----
 5A ----------------------------------------------------
 6E ----------------------------------------------------

 {G .D /C}    {G .D /C}    {G .D /C}    {G...
----------------------------------------------------
--3--3--3------5--5--5------7--7--7-\----3----------
--0--0--0------0--0--0------0--0--0------0----------
--0--0--0------0--0--0------0--0--0------0----------
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*** please note ***

h - hammer on
p - pull off
b - bend string up
r - release bend
/ - slide up
\ - slide down
v - vibrato
^ - harmonics




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transcribed by Shiroh KOUCHI (wildside@mx21.tiki.ne.jp)
http://ww21.tiki.ne.jp/~wildside/
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