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Uniforms (Corp d’esprit) – guitar tab

Uniforms (Corp d'esprit) | guitar tab
By Pete Townshend
>From All The Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes, 1982
Written by Pete Townshend (c)1982 Eel Pie Publishing Ltd.

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#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
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transcribed by                             Whotabs                    
litgo@aol.com          2000-01-08          www.thewho.net/whotabs     
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Capo on 1

Bb      x1333x and 13366   Gsus4   3(t)x5533
F       133211             Fii     xx7565
C       x3555x             D       x5777x
Eb5     x688xx             F5      x8 10 10 xx
Dm      x(5)7765           Em      x(7)9987
Asus4   5(t)x7755          Bsus4   7(t)x9977
A       5(t)x7655          B       7(t)x9877
D5      x577xx             E5      x799xx
D5/C    8x77xx             E5/D    10x99xx
[bridge]
C/Ab   (4)xx558
C/A    (5)xx558
C/B    (7)xx558
C/Bb   (6)xx558
C/F    (1)xx558
C/G    (3)xx558


[synth intro]

|Bb   |     |Bb        |          |
            |6-8-6-10--|6-8-6-10--|
            |----------|----------|
            |----------|----------|
            |----------|----------|
            |----------|----------|
            |----------|----------|

|Bb                        
 I don't matter, you don't matter
|F                 Bb            
 Neither does this mindless clatter
|Bb                            
 It don't matter where you're from, 
    |F               Bb      
What matters is your uniform

|F                 
 Wear your braces round your seat
|C              F
 Doctor Martens on your feet
|F 
 Keep your barnet very neat
   |C        F
For credibility on street

|Eb5            |Dm
 We are marching as to war
|Eb5          |Dm
 We won't be obscure no more
  |Asus4        |Asus4  A
In uniform -- in uniform

|D5                        |
 I am really living life inside a jar -- I'm all alone
|D5/C                     |        
 So I feel forgiven if I'm under par -- a fallen clone
|Bb                     |
 Only in the river can I claim a star to call my own
   |Asus4     A
I'm newly born,
  |F       Bb           |Bb         F|Bb       
In uniform I'm up on the throne

I am frightened, you are frightened
Should we get our trousers tightened?
Where in Brighton is your norm
Who wears enlightened uniform?

On my Parka is some band
I don't really understand
Perry is my guiding hand
Scooter polo sweeps the land

We are marching as to war
We won't be obscure no more
In uniform -- in uniform

People think we dress alike to segregate identities
Pills or drink or puffing pipes in integrated entities
Then they wink and snort their line and say how great their Bentley is
They feel so warm when they conform

|C/Ab            C/A         |C/B             C/Bb
   They say that nakedness is what our Lord intended
|C/Ab            C/A          |C/F            C/G 
   When we stand naked then we all appear the same
|C/Ab            C/A            |C/B        C/Bb
   But it's just faking it if we all try pretending
|C/Ab          C/A           |C/F           |C     
   Are we just making all our prayers in the rain
      |Gsus4     Fii C  
Heaven knows
  Bb   F  |Bb        F|Bb      |
I need new clothes

[solo]
|C           |G      C    |C           |G   C   |
|------------|------------|------------|--------|
|------------|------------|------------|--------|
|12-14-12-12-|16-16--12---|12-14-12-12-|7-9-12--|
|------------|------------|------------|--------|
|10-12-10-10-|14-14--10---|10-12-10-10-|5-7-10--|
|------------|------------|------------|--------|

|G      |D     G   |G        |D     G    |
|-------|----------|---------|-----------|
|-------|----------|---------|-----------|
|7-9-7--|14-14-7---|7-9-12-7-|14-14-16---|
|-------|----------|---------|-----------|
|5-7-5--|12-12-5---|5-7-10-5-|12-12-14---|
|-------|----------|---------|-----------|

|F5             |Em
 We are marching as to war
|F5              |Em              |Bsus4          Bsus4|B
 But we're really fighting for our uniform -- our uniform

|E5                          |
 When I contemplate my future I go numb, don't feel a thing
|E5/D                       |
 I don't overrate my suitors number one, I always sing
|C                                |                             |Bsus4 B
 But the State and their computers make me run for comfort in my uniform
  |G      C             |C      G|C     G|C    G|C      |
In uniform I feel like a king

|C/Ab            C/A         |C/B             C/Bb
   They say that nakedness is what our Lord intended
|C/Ab            C/A          |C              C/G 
   When we stand naked then we all appear the same
|C/Ab            C/A            |C/B        C/Bb
   But it's just faking it if we all try pretending
|C/Ab          C/A           |C             |C
   Are we just making all our prayers in the rain
          |Gsus4    |G   
It seems insane,  
          |Gsus4   |G
But heaven knows
            |Gsus4    |
It's all the same 
|Gsus4 G Gsus4 G|C   G   C   G  |C   G   C
 And I need new  clothes

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litgo@aol.com

#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
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