Wm Pollock's Pianobook

Lost Cause

Beck

    ** C/B represents a passing note, a standard C chord with B played on the bass line


Fmaj7 - C - C/B - Fmaj7 - C - C/B x2

Verse 1
F            C - C/B    F                 C - C/B
  Your sorry eyes         Cut through the bone 
F              C - C/B  Am               E7
  They make it hard       To leave you a-lone
F           C - C/B     F              C    - C/B
  Leave you here          Wearing your wounds
F             C - C/B   Am              E7
  Waving your guns        At somebody n-ew

Chorus
F               G     F               G    F
  Baby you're a lost    Baby you're a lost
G                   C
Baby you're a lo-st cause

Verse 2
F                  C - C/B   F             C - C/B
  There's too many people      You used to know
F              C - C/B       Am             E7
  They see you comin'          They see you go
F                C -   C/B   F          C - C/B
  They know your secrets       You know theirs
F              C - C/B       Am       E7
  This town is cra-zy          Nobody cares


Chorus
F               G      F               G    F
  Baby you're a lost     Baby you're a lost
G                   C
Baby you're a lo-st cause
F              G/C      F              G        F
  I'm tired of fighting   I'm tired of fighting
G                   C
Fighting for a lost cause

Bridge
A           F                   C
  There's a place where you are going
A           F            C  - C/B
  You ain't never been before
A        F                  C        - C/B
  No-one left to watch your back now 
F                         C
  No one standing at your door
F                                        C
  Ain't that's what you thought love was for

Chorus
F               G      F               G    F
  Baby you're a lost     Baby you're a lost
G                   C
Baby you're a lo-st cause
F              G/C      F              G        F
  I'm tired of fighting   I'm tired of fighting
G                   C
Fighting for a lost cause