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Compliments Chords

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#------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------#
This file is the author's own work and represents their
interpretation of the song.
You may only use this file for private study, scholarship,
or research.
#--------------------------------------------------------#
Artist: Band of Horses
Album:  Infinite Arms
Song:   Compliments
tabber: John Baer (eddiebauerman16@aol.com)
tabbed on 4/1/2010

Intro: 
 
(Play the deadened strings with (tons of echo/reverb):
E-x-x-x-x-x-x--|-x-x-x-x-x-x-|-x-x-x-x-x-x-|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|
B--------------|-------------|-x-x-x-x-x-x-|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|
G--------------|-------------|-------------|---------------| 
D--------------|-------------|-------------|---------------|
A--------------|-------------|-------------|---------------|
E--------------|-------------|-------------|---------------|


(Then play the next first three measures a few times until right 
before the chorus, then play the last measure once or twice):

E--6--6--6--6--|-6--6--6--6--|-6--6--6--6--|--10-10-10-10--|
B--8--8--8--8--|-8--8--8--8--|-8--8--8--8--|--8--8--8--8---|
G--------------|-------------|-------------|---------------| 
D--------------|-------------|-------------|---------------|
A--------------|-------------|-------------|---------------|
E--------------|-------------|-------------|---------------|

Verse 1 (dist guitar/bar chords whole song):
Gm                                             Cm          F
 I'm fixing that drink in the morning, with the way things are
    Gm                        Cm    F
 You may have stayed too lonnnnnng
       Gm                                     Cm              F
 You're splitting apart at the seams, from the heart's bitter call
     Gm                   Cm     F
 You known him so lonnnn-nnnggg

Chorus 1:
   Eb                      Bb   Eb                   Bb
 If there's a god up in the air, someone looking over everyone
    Eb                         Bb        F
 At least you got something to fall back onnnnnn

Verse 2:
Gm                                      Cm                 F
 Deep in the heart of the country was a house I built from love
Gm                            Cm    F
 A raven-headed lady, aaaallllll
Gm                                      Cm                    F
 Quiet and calm through the day, see the sunburn burn thru the hall
Gm                             Cm   F
 Approaching was a yellow...dog

Chorus 2:
 Eb                         Bb   Eb                  Bb    
 If there's a god up in the air, someone looking over everyone
Eb                             Bb        F
 At least you got something to fall back onnnnnn
    Eb                       Bb   Eb               Bb
 And what are  people really for? Does anybody even care?
Eb                     Bb              F
 I betcha get a lot of compliments down there
  


Solo (partial):

E------------------|
B-8--8--8--8--8--8-|
G------------------| (play this note the whole time,
D------------------|  mix it up some with bendies)
A------------------|
E------------------|

Chorus 3:
    Eb                     Bb   Eb                    Bb
 If there's a god up in the air, someone looking over everyone
  Eb                           Bb        F
 At least you got something to fall back onnnnnn
Eb                      Bb         Eb               Bb
 Do ya got something to say? Is it something coming over you?
Eb                   Bb                     F
 Or do you got more important things left to do?
  
End on: Gm

Cheers, and Buy "Infinite Arms" ON MAY 17, 2010!
http://bandofhorses.com/
-John Baer
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fpearson wrote on May 25 2010, 11:50 pm

To make this simpler, first tune every note on your guitar one whole step down (DGCFAD). Now play the following as if you haven't mucked with the tuning:

Verse: Am Dm G

Chorus: F C G

I think the 'heart's bitter call' should be 'hospital call'. Also, 'house I built from love' should be 'house I built from logs'. Finally, 'a raven-headed lady all' should be 'a raven and a lady haunt.' This is simply my best guess from having heard this track many many times this afternoon.

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b561248 wrote on January 8 2011, 02:08 pm

Maybe this chord is only made by the bass, but it sounds much better if you put a Dm7 at the start of the chorus (after the F, before the Eb)

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