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Kings Of The Cave
By: They Might Be Giants
Key:
Year: 2001
A
Air in a jar
                   A
Thousand feet from Madagascar
            A
Coming to a lateral skid
      B                              E
After cruising much further than you can in a car
A
Mission ahead
               A
Take me to the animal's den
             A
Got to get a getaway going
       B                     C#               
Got to take to a lake to the far-away corners
       C#           F# G# C#
Of the Kings of the Cave
                F# G# C#
Nothing left to save
          F# G#
Situation grave



That's the base form of the chord progression. On each iteration, the chords go up by one
half-step (which is very cool, creating symmetry in the way the verse enters the chorus and the
and the way the chorus enters the verse, and still progressing the song forward.)


A#
Quiet and clear
               A#
No one else is anywhere near
              A#
Hear a little rumble down south
       C                        F
Got to find some creature I can kill with a spear
A#
Got no to-go
                  A#
No restaurants as far as I know
             A#
Get a little help from Friday
       C                     D    
Got to get proficient at the age-old skills
       D            G A D
of the Kings of the Cave
                G A D
Food is all you crave
              G A
Never have to shave

B
Air in a jar
                   B
Thousand feet from Madagascar
            B
Coming to a lateral skid
      C#                             F#
After cruising much further than you can in a car
B
Mission ahead
               B
Take me to the animal's den
             B
Got to get a getaway going
           C#                D#     
Got to get provisions to the far-away corners
       D#           G# A# D#
Of the Kings of the Cave
                G# A# D#
Nothing left to save
          G# A# G#
Situation grave
A#           G# A# D#
Kings of the Cave