Kompas.com - 30/11/2021, 13:30 WIB
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JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com - Erica Abi Wright atau yang lebih dikenal sebagai Erykah Badu adalah penyanyi neo soul ternama asal Amerika Serikat.

"Appletree" adalah salah satu singel terpopulernya yang dirilis pada 1998.

Lagu ini dimuat dalam album perdananya yang bertajuk Baduizm.

Baca juga: Lirik dan Chord Lagu On & On - Erykah Badu

Berikut ini lirik dan chord lagu "Appletree" dari Erykah Badu:

 

[Verse 1]
Em
It was a stormy night
Am
You know the kind where the lightening strike
Em Am
and I was hanging out with some of my artsy friends

Do wee oo wee oo weeeeeeee
Em
The night was long the night went on
Am
people coolin' out until the break of dawn
Em                                                     Am
incense was burnin' so I'm feelin right, aight

[Bridge]
Em
See I picks my friends like I pick my fruit
Am
My Ganny told me that when I was only a youth
Em
I don't go 'round trying to be what I'm not
Am
I don't waste my time trying ta get what you got
Em
I work at pleasin' me cause I can't please you
Am
and that's why I do what I do
Em
My soul flies free like a willow tree
Am
doo wee doo wee do wee

[Hook]
Em
And if you don't want to be down with me
Am
You don't want to pick from my apple tree
Em
And if you don't want to be down with me
Am
Then you don't want to pick from my apple tree
Em
And if you don't want to be down with me
Am
Then you don't want to pick from my apple tree
Em
And if you don't want to be down with me
Am
You just don't want to be down

[Verse 2]
Em
I have a ho
Am
and I take it everywhere I go
Em
Cause I'm planting seeds
Am
so I reaps What I sow, ya know, ya know
Em
Oh on and on and on and on
Am
my cipher keeps movin' like a rollin' stone
Em
I can't control the soul flowin' in me
Am
ooh wee

[Bridge]
Em
See I picks my friends like I pick my fruit
Am
My Ganny told me that when I was only a youth
Em
I don't go 'round trying to be what I'm not
Am
I don't waste my time trying ta get what you got
Em
I work at pleasin' me cause I can't please you
Am
and that's why I do what I do
Em
My soul flies free like a willow tree
Am
doo wee doo wee do wee

[Hook/Outro]
Em
And if you don't want to be down with me
Am
You don't want to pick from my apple tree
Em
And if you don't want to be down with me
Am
Then you don't want to pick from my apple tree
Em
And if you don't want to be down with me
Am
Then you don't want to pick from my apple tree
Em
And if you don't want to be down with me
Am
You just don't want to be down
Am
Down, down, down, down, down, down
Am
Down, down, down, down, down, down

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