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Eraser Heads
(E. Buendia) Eraserheads


Fruitcake


Note: Original key is one fret higher.

             C              G    Am   G
 There's a fruitcake (4/in) everybody
             F              Em   Dm  Gsus,G
 There's a fruitcake (4/in) everyone
           C            G    Am-G
 There are B-sides to every story
     F             Em       Dm  Gsus,G
 If you decide to have some fun.

Chorus 1
         C-G
 Take a bite
         Am-G
 It's alright
               F              Ab        Bb
 There's some brandy and star margarine
     C        G
 To make it bright
         C   C/B
 Take a bite
         Am   G
 It's alright
          F
 A little lovin' and some fruit to bake
Gsus         G      (C)
 Life is a piece of cake.

Interlude: C-Bb-F-; (2x)

(1st verse chords)
 It's the season for being happy
 But the reason is dead and gone
 When the reason for being happy
 Takes a backseat when the season's done.

Chorus 2
                   C            G
 (Just/So) Take a bite (take a bite)
         Am             G
 It's alright (it's alright)
             F                 Ab
 Taste the taste that sent all mothers
 Bb       C                G
 Giggling in sheer delight
         C            G
 Take a bite (take a bite)
         Am             G
 It's alright (it's alright)
          F
 A little lovin' and some fruit to bake
  G                  D-C-; (4x)
 Life is a piece of cake...

Bridge
 D
 Everybody, everywhere people to you really care
 C                         D      C
 X'mas time has once again arrived (2x)
       D
 Some mistletoe and a little snow
     C                                    D   C
 But we don't get it down in fruitcake heights (2x)
 Oh no!

Ad lib: Eb-F-C-
        Eb-F-C-Bb (break)

           Ab                Bb
 Stars are falling down from heaven
          Ab                   Bb
 But it's nowhere near our town
              Ab                Bb
 Miracles are falling down from heaven
          Ab      Aaug          G
 But it's nowhere near the town.

Repeat 1st verse

Repeat Chorus 2 except last word

     C
 ...cake.


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