Black Francis & The Catholics

December 11, 2015

When is a Pixies’ song a Pixies’ song? Whenever they are playing whatever they are playing of course.

BTW. Cheryl Waters has a way of drawing us into the interview quite nicely.
Pixies Live on KEXP – 2014

Monkey Gone To Heaven from chordie.com

Pixies

E F# F# A
Verse 1
A
There was a guy………
F# A
An underwater guy who controlled the sea
D B D
He was killed by ten million pounds of sludge from new york and new jersey
Chorus
D
  This monk eys gone to heaven     This monkeys gone to heaven
D
  This monk eys gone to heaven     This monkeys gone to heaven
E F# F# A
Solo 1
e|-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2----------| x 4
B|-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-3----------|
G|--------------------------|
D|--------------------------|
A|--------------------------|
E|--------------------------|


Verse 2
D B D E
The creature in the sky Got sucked in a h ole
F# F# A D B D
Now there’s a hole in the sky
E F# F# A D
And the ground’s not cold and if the ground’s not cold
B D
Everything is gonna burned, we’ll all  take turns, I’ll get mine soon
Chorus 2
D
  This monk eys gone to heaven     This monkeys gone to heaven
D
  This monk eys gone to heaven     This monkeys gone to heaven
E F# F# A
Ro ck me Joe!
Solo 2
e|-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2----------| x 8
B|-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-3----------|
G|--------------------------|
D|--------------------------|
A|--------------------------|
E|--------------------------|


Verse 3
D B D E
If man is five, if man is five, if man is five
D
Then the devil is six and if the devil is six, if the devil is six, the devil
E
is six
D
and if the  devil is six then god is seven, then god is seven, then god is
E
seven
Chorus 3 x 2
D
  This monk eys gone to heaven     This monkeys gone to heaven
D
  This monk eys gone to heaven     This monkeys gone to heaven
Ending
E F# F# A D
This mon keys gone to heaven
That’s it

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