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C  G7-C
Da seaweed is always greener
C  G7-C
In somebody else's lake
C  G7-C
You dream about going up dere
C  G7-C
But dat is a big mistake
 F C 
Just look at da world around you
G7 C 
Right here on de ocean floor
 F C 
Such wonderful things surround you
G7 C 
What more is you lookin' for

F C G C 
Under da sea, under da sea
F G  C C7 
Darling it's better down where it's wetter, take it from me
F G7
Up on da shore dey work all day
 Am D7 
Out in da sun dey slave away
 F G 
While we devotin' full time to floatin'
Under da sea

C  G7-C C  G7-C

C  G7-C
Down here all de fish is happy
C  G7-C
As off t'rough da waves dey roll
C  G7-C
da fish on da land ain't happy
C  G7-C
dey sad 'cause dey in da bowl
 F C 
But fish in da bowl is lucky
G7 C 
dey in for a worser fate
 F C 
One day when da boss get hungry
G7 C 
Guess who gon' be on da plate

F C G C 
Under da sea, under da sea
F G  C C7 
Nobody beat us, fry us and eat us in fricassee
F G7
We what da land folks loves to cook
 Am D7 
Under da sea we off da hook
 F G 
We got no troubles, life is da bubbles
F C G C 
Under da sea Under da sea
F G  C C7 
Since life is sweet here, we got da beat here, naturally
F G7
Even da sturgeon an' de ray
 Am D7 
dey get de urge 'n start to play
 F G 
We got de spirit, you got to hear it
Under da sea

C  G7-C C  G7-C

G
da newt play da flute
C
de carp play de harp
G7
de plaice play de bass
C
And dey soundin' sharp
F
da bass play da brass
C
da chub play da tub
G7 C 
da fluke is the duke of soul

G
da ray he can play
C
de ling's on de strings
G7
da trout rockin' out
C
da blackfish she sings
F
da smelt and da sprat
C
dey know where it's at
G7 C
An' oh, dat blowfish blow

/ F C G C / F G / C C7 / F G7 / Am D7 / F G 

C  G7-C C  G7-C

D  A7-D D

G D A D
Under da sea, under da sea
G A  D D7 
When da sardine begin da beguine, it's music to me
G A7
What do dey got, a lot of sand
Bm E7 
We got a hot crustacean band
 G A7 
Each little clam here know how to jam here
Under da sea
D  A7-D 
 G A7 
Each little slug here cutting a rug here
Under da sea
D  A7-D 
G A7
Each little snail here know how to wail here
Bm E7
dat's why it's hotter under da water
G A
Ya, we in luck here, down in de muck here
Under da sea

D  A7-D D  A7-D D    
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29 Comments

  1. I’d love if the tabs were lined with the lyrics, but it sounds ok :)

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