The Decemberists - Oh Valencia

From The Crane Wife

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I stumbled across this acoustic version which featured the banjo. You can listen here: Oh, Valencia.
The recording is from a Chicago Public Radio interview with the band. You can also listen to the 
entire interview as well as other tracks here.
I play this with my fingers, sometimes using my index finger's nail as a pick. The lyrics are a bit
off from what is written here, especially during the choruses, so just keep an eye out for that.



Intro:
C Cmaj7 G7 C Cmaj7 G7
D:-----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B:-----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
G:-5-5-5-4-4-4-2-0-|----------------|5-5-5-4-4-4-2-0-|----------------|
D:-----------------|0-0-0-2-2-2-3-3-|----------------|0-0-0-2-2-2-3-3-|


Verse:
C Cmaj7 G7 C Cmaj7 G7
D:-----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B:-----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
G:-5-5-5-4-4-4-2-0-|----------------|5-5-5-4-4-4-2-0-|----------------|
D:-5-5-5-5-5-5-----|0-0-0-2-2-2-3-3-|5-5-5-5-5-5-----|0-0-0-2-2-2-3-3-|

You belong to the gang
and you say you can't break away
but I'm here with my hands on my heart

And our families can't agree
I'm your brothers sworn enemy
but I'll shout out my love to the stars


Bridge:
Am F Dm G
So wait for the stone on your window, your window
D:-2---------------|3---------------|--3-----3-----3-|--5-----5-----5-|
B:-1---------------|1---------------|----3-----3-----|----4-----4-----|
G:-2---------------|2---------------|------2-----2---|------3-----3---|
D:-2---------------|3---------------|3---------------|5---------------|

Am F Dm G
Wait by the car and we'll go, we'll go
D:-2---------------|3---------------|--3-----3-----3-|--5-----5-----5-|--5-----5-----5-|
B:-1---------------|1---------------|----3-----3-----|----4-----4-----|----4-----4-----|
G:-2---------------|2---------------|------2-----2---|------3-----3---|------3-----3---|
D:-2---------------|3---------------|3---------------|5---------------|5---------------|

Verse:
C Cmaj7 G7 C Cmaj7 G7
D:-----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B:-----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
G:-5-5-5-4-4-4-2-0-|----------------|5-5-5-4-4-4-2-0-|----------------|
D:-5-5-5-5-5-5-----|0-0-0-2-2-2-3-3-|5-5-5-5-5-5-----|0-0-0-2-2-2-3-3-|

When first we laid eyes I swore to no compromise
Until I felt my caress on your skin
Well how soon we were betrayed,
your sister gave us away
and your father came all unhinged

Bridge:
Am F Dm G
So wait for the stone on your window, your window
D:-2---------------|3---------------|--3-----3-----3-|--5-----5-----5-|
B:-1---------------|1---------------|----3-----3-----|----4-----4-----|
G:-2---------------|2---------------|------2-----2---|------3-----3---|
D:-2---------------|3---------------|3---------------|5---------------|

Am F Dm G
Wait by the car and we'll go, we'll go
D:-2---------------|3---------------|--3-----3-----3-|--5-----5-----5-|--5-----5-----5-|
B:-1---------------|1---------------|----3-----3-----|----4-----4-----|----4-----4-----|
G:-2---------------|2---------------|------2-----2---|------3-----3---|------3-----3---|
D:-2---------------|3---------------|3---------------|5---------------|5---------------|

Chorus:
C Em Am F
Oh Valencia, with your blood still warm on the ground
D:-10-----10-9-------|--------------------|
B:----8--------8---8-|10----------------8-|
G:------9--------9---|---9----9-10-9-10---|
D:-------------------|-----10-------------|
C Em Am F
Valencia, and I swear to the the stars
D:-10-----10-9-------|----------------------|
B:----8--------8---8-|10--------10----------|
G:------9--------9---|---9----9-10-----10---|
D:-------------------|-----10---10----------|

Dm G
I'll burn this whole city down
D:---3-----3-----3-|--5-----5-----5-|--5-----5-----5-|
B:-----3-----3-----|----4-----4-----|----4-----4-----|
G:-------2-----2---|------3-----3---|------3-----3---|
D:-3---------------|5---------------|5---------------|

Verse:
C Cmaj7 G7 C Cmaj7 G7
D:-----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B:-----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
G:-5-5-5-4-4-4-2-0-|----------------|5-5-5-4-4-4-2-0-|----------------|
D:-5-5-5-5-5-5-----|0-0-0-2-2-2-3-3-|5-5-5-5-5-5-----|0-0-0-2-2-2-3-3-|

All I heard was a shout
of your brother calling me out
and you ran like a fool to my side
and the shot it hit hard
and your frame went limp in my arms
and AN OATH of love was your dying cry

Bridge:
Am F Dm G
So wait for the stone on your window, your window
D:-2---------------|3---------------|--3-----3-----3-|--5-----5-----5-|
B:-1---------------|1---------------|----3-----3-----|----4-----4-----|
G:-2---------------|2---------------|------2-----2---|------3-----3---|
D:-2---------------|3---------------|3---------------|5---------------|

Am F Dm G
Wait by the car and we'll go, we'll go
D:-2---------------|3---------------|--3-----3-----3-|--5-----5-----5-|--5-----5-----5-|
B:-1---------------|1---------------|----3-----3-----|----4-----4-----|----4-----4-----|
G:-2---------------|2---------------|------2-----2---|------3-----3---|------3-----3---|
D:-2---------------|3---------------|3---------------|5---------------|5---------------|

Chorus:
C Em Am F C Em Am F
Oh Valencia, with your blood still warm on the ground Valencia I'll burn this whole
D:-10-----10-9-------|--------------------|10-----10-9-------|--------------------|
B:----8--------8---8-|10----------------8-|---8--------8---8-|10----------------8-|
G:------9--------9---|---9----9-10-9-10---|-----9--------9---|---9----9-10-9-10---|
D:-------------------|-----10-------------|------------------|-----10-------------|

C Em Am F C Em Am F
city down Oh Valencia, with your blood gettin cold on the ground
D:-10-----10-9-------|--------------------|10-----10-9-------|----------------------|
B:----8--------8---8-|10----------------8-|---8--------8---8-|10--------10----------|
G:------9--------9---|---9----9-10-9-10---|-----9--------9---|---9----9-10-----10---|
D:-------------------|-----10-------------|------------------|-----10---10----------|

Dm G
I swear to the stars I'll burn this whole city down
D:---3-----3-----3-|--5-----5-----5-|--5-----5-----5-|2---------------|
B:-----3-----3-----|----4-----4-----|----4-----4-----|1---------------|
G:-------2-----2---|------3-----3---|------3-----3---|0---------------|
D:-3---------------|5---------------|5---------------|2---------------|