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Bowl Of Oranges Chords

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All the other chords or tabs for this song are pretty much correct,
but this is the exact way Conor plays the chords in the song.
I figured it out from watching him play it at a show.

CHORDS: (all of them are played this way throughout the entire song)
C/G  x  G  x  F  x  G7  x  Amin  x  D7  x  D  x  Emin  0
     x     x     x      x        1      x     x        0
     0     0     2      0        2      5     4        0
     2     0     3      3        2      4     5        2
     3     2     3      2        0      5     5        2
     3     3     x      3        x      x     x        0

    C/G                               G                               F
The rain, it started tapping on the window near my bed. There was a loophole 
                   G7                      Amin
in my dreaming, so I got out of it. And to my surprise my eyes were wide and 
   F                      D7                                    D
already open. Just my nightstand and my dresser where those nightmares had 

just been.

       C/G                              G                            F
So I dressed myself and left them, out into the gray streets. But everything 
                         G7                    Amin
seemed different and completely new to me. The sky, the trees,
                    F                        D7
houses, buildings, even my own body. And each person I encountered, I 
couldn't wait to meet.

       C/G                      G                                        
And I came upon a doctor who appeared in quite poor health. I said "there is 
   F                                     G7
nothing that I can do for you that you can't do for yourself." He said "Oh 
 Amin                               F                          D7
yes you can. Just hold my hand. I think that would help." So I sat with him 
a while and then I asked him how he felt. 

             F   Emin  Amin         F    Emin  Amin       F  Emin  Amin
He said, "I think I'm cured. No, in fact, I'm sure. Thank you stranger, for 
your therapeutic smile."

(Play through verse progression once)

           C/G                              G                         F
So that is how I learned the lesson that everyone is alone. And your eyes 
                             G7                          Amin
must do some raining if you ever want to grow. But when crying don't help 
                                         F                        D7
and you can't compose yourself, it's best to compose a poem, an honest verse 
of longing or a simple song of hope. 
                           C/G                        G
And that's why I'm singing, "Baby,don't worry, cause now I got your back. 
And every time you feel like crying, 
           G7                        Amin
I'm gonna try and make you laugh. But if I can't, if it just hurts too bad, 
              F                        D7
then we will wait for it to pass, and I will keep you company through those 
 D                                           C/G                       G
days so long and black. And we'll just keep working on the problem we know 
                               F                                G7
we'll never solve, of Love's uneven remainder, our lives are fractions of a 
                          Amin                                 F
whole." But if the world could remain within a frame like a painting on a 
               D7                                           D
wall. Then I think we would see the beauty then. We would stand staring in 

         F   Emin  Amin          F  Emin  Amin          F Emin Amin
at our still lives posed like a bowl of oranges, like a story told by the 
  G                 G7
fault lines and the soil.

(Play through verse progression once more and end on a C)

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