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The Arcade Fire - Accidents

Tabbed by: Nick Verveniotis

This song is mostly finger picked.

Tuning: Standard - Capo on 4th fret (all zeros are fret 4 by default)



  "An ________________ old ____ man ________ has a..."
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|-11----------11----------11----------11---------|
G|-----0-----------0-----------0-----------0------|
D|-------0-----------0-----------0-----------0----|
A|---------13----------13----------13----------13-|
E|-12----------12----------12----------12---------|


"..heart _______________ attack."
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|-11----------11----------11----------11---------|
G|-----0-----------0-----------0-----------0------|
D|-------0-----------0-----------0-----------0----|
A|---------13----------13----------13----------0--|
E|-11----------11----------11----------11---------|


  "In _________ the ________ mov______ie theatre."
e|------------------------------------------------------|
B|-11-----------12-----------11-------12-12h14----------|
G|-----0------------0------------0--------------0-------|
D|-------11-----------11-----------11-------------11----|
A|-14-------14--14-------14--14----------14----------14-|
E|------------------------------------------------------|



  "I _________________________ wait ________ for the..."
e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|-14------------14------------12------------12-----------|
G|-----14------------14------------13------------13-------|
D|--------14------------14------------13------------13----|
A|-12--------12--12--------12--11--------11--11--------11-|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|


  "punchline."
e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-11-----------11----------12----------11--------------------|
G|-----11----------11----------11----------11-----------------|
D|--------11----------11----------11----------11--------------|
A|-9---------9--9--------9--9--------9--9--------0------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|
  Some

            "But _____ it ______ never ___ comes."
e|-----------------------------------------6---------6--------|
B|-7---------7---------5---------5------------7---------7-----|
G|----7---------7---------6---------6-----------6---------6---|
D|------7---------7---------6---------6-----------------------|
A|-5------5--5------5--0------0--0------0--9------9--9------9-|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|


   
e|-6--------6--------6--------6--------6----------------------|
B|---7--------7--------7--------7-----------------------------|
G|-----6--------6--------6--------6---------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------9-----9--9-----9--9----------------------|
E|-6-----6--6-----6-------------------------------------------|


During the part when the drums start coming in, he goes like this:

"..to__________________the ground."
e|-------------------------11----------11--------|
B|-11----------11--------------0-----------0-----|
G|-----0-----------0-------------0-----------0---|
D|-------0-----------0---------------------------|
A|---------13----------13------------------------|
E|-11----------11----------11----------11--------|


Chords during the loud part are as follows:

    E    D#m   F#

e|--0--|--6--|----|
B|--5--|--7--|-11-|
G|--0--|--8--|-11-|
D|--6--|--8--|-11-|
A|--7--|--6--|-9--|
E|--x--|--x--|-x--|


The lyrics, for your convenience:


An old man has a heart attack in the movie theater
While my friend calls an ambulance
Buster Keaton's dancing 
I wait for the punchline
But it never comes

Two blind kids in wheelchairs are crossing the street
And they get hit by the ambulance
Because the light was green
And I wait for the punchline
But it never comes

Promised you that I'd be true
And now chandeliers are crashing down to the ground
Waitresses drop their trays
Trains derail with passengers
While mother snakes eat their young
The water pipes in this town
Burst and flood the living room
The firetrucks lose their way home
And crash into the hospitals

We're causing accidents
Me and you
We're causing accidents
Me and you

Where does a promise go
When you pretend it isn't there?
Do we really think that it could just disappear?        
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margaret9af wrote on January 9 2012, 04:54 pm

Thanks for posting this i've been looking everywhere for it! It sounds great!

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