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Einstein On The Beach 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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
From: Mark Bentley 

Einstein on the Beach
Counting Crows
from the DGC Rarities Disk, Volume I

I'd hoped this was a single from a new Album.  Alas, it's leftover 
stuff.  Still a decent song, though...

Mark Bentley
bentley@access.digex.net
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(Intro)
E  A  E  B

(1st Verse)
[Bouncy E A E B]
Albert's always sincere, he's a sensivitive type
His intentions are clear, he wanna be well-liked
Better think of nothing, all are we anything (???)
Better to be better than to be anything

    A                                       E  A  E  B
And Albert's vision is blooming uncontrolled

   A
All his wings are slowly sinking

(Chorus)
        C#m     B       A         E
And the world begins to disappear

    C#m          B         A       E
The worst things come from inside here

    C#m     B          A       E
And all the king's men reappear

       F#m                    A
For an eggman, on and off the wall

A
Will never be together again

E A E B


(2nd Verse)
Einstein down on the beach staring into the sand
It's everything he believes in has been shattered
What you fear in the night in the day comes to call anyway-ay
We all get burned as:

(Bridge)
A                                           E A E B
One more sun comes sliding down the sky

A
One more shadow leans against the wall

(Chorus)
G#m      A              G#m
Albert's waiting in the sun

     A
On a field (?) American

G#m       A             B
  For the cause of some inflated form of hit and run

(Solo)
(Bridge)
(Chorus)

G#m        A             G#m
  Albert's fallen on the sun

            A
Cracked his head wide open

(Chorus x 2)

(Ad lib outtro)
E A E B etc
No never be together again

No no never never never again, uh huh

What you fear in the night etc..
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Comments, flames, (controlled) feedback, etc to

bentley@access.digex.net


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chall_99 wrote on March 14 2009, 05:38 pm

great song, great tab.

not an easy song to follow the progressions to. i've seen this tab for years but had no cd version to listen to to figure it out. the new jango.com link is great. 5 stars!

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chall_99 wrote on March 16 2009, 10:33 am

this is the better tab to follow (of the 2 versions) but i agree with the other one that tuning down 1/4 step is right on for this song. actually, i've going back through lots of cc songs and like them 1/4 down (amy hit the atmosphere, rain king, anna begins, perfect blue buildings etc). gives it a distinct tone on acoustic.

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chall_99 wrote on March 16 2009, 10:39 am

oops, rain king was actually a quarter up, i had a capo on 1. but the point was that i think that guy figured out cc is usually slightly detuned. i would suggest trying either way (1/4 up or down) with any tabs stating std tuning for them.

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