Surrender To The Rhythm Chords by Elvis Costello & Rusty

The track is from the album The Resurrection Of Rust.

Chords Info

  • Tuning: Standard(E A D G B E)
  • Key: Em
  • Chords: G, Em, D, C, F, Am, Bm
  • BPM: 136
  • Suggested Strumming: DU DU DU DU
  • D= Down Stroke, U = Upstroke, N.C= No Chord
Surrender To The Rhythm

Track Info

[Intro]
G Em G Em G Em G [Verse]
D C Well, they danced to every tune
G
the band could play
D At just about midnight,

C G
they decided to call it a day
D G C Well, there's one thing that's left here

F G
on their minds,

Em Am
yeah, yeah, yeah
Em Am To get a little slice at

Em Am
Any price, yeah
Em They stole the shoes and rice
D Surrendered to the rhythm that is

Bm D G
Calling them home
[Interlude]
G Em G Em
G [Verse]

D C He was dumb, he was dirty,
G
But she was a princess
D But custom-made it to fit

C G
Right into his arms
D Shе could thrill him,

Am
She could chill him (Woo),

G Em
Down to the bone
Am Em But hе was in his teens
Am Em Am He had to spill the beans
Em Still looking for ways and means
D Surrender to the rhythm

Bm D
That is calling him home
[Bridge]

C Bm Well, who's to say if

Am G
It's right or wrong?
C Bm Am G C Bm Am G C Bm Am Not another singer in another song G Am I said we're doing alright

(We're doing alright)
D Yeah, we're doing okay

(We're doing okay)
G We're doing okay [Solo]
G Em G Em
G Em G Em [Verse]
G D Well, now guess what,
C
Guess what happened,

G
Guess what happened next
D She said she had to go,

C
Said she was meeting up with

G
One of her friends
D Am But it was nothing more or less than

G Em Am
Another mess of the blues
Em Am But he had more to lose
Em Am Started putting in clues
Em Oh yeah, paying his dues D Surrender to the rhythm

That is calling him home
[Chorus]
G Em G Surrender to the rhythm
Em G Surrender to the rhythm
G Surrender to the rhythm
Em G Surrender, yeah, to the rhythm [Interlude]
G Em G Em G Em G Em
[Outro]
G Em G Surrender to the rhythm
Em G Surrender to the rhythm
Em G Surrender to the rhythm
Em Surrender, yeah, to the rhythm

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