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Crane Wife 2 Tab

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song      : the crane wife 2
artist    : the decemberists
tabbed by : oneshotnothing


standard tuning


at the part i call "outro" it gets hard to hear what the guitar
is playing, so it could be what's written here, or some strumming
thing, but i guess you'll just have to figure that out yourself.

INTRO

e--|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b--|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
g--|-------0--------0--------0--------0--------0--------0--------0--------0-|
d--|---0--------0--------0--------0--------0--------0--------0--------0-----|
a--|-----9--------9--------9--------9--------9--------9--------9--------9---|
E--|10-------10-------10-------10-------10-------10-------10-------10-------|

e--|--------------------------------|
b--|--------------------------------|
g--|------0-------------------------|
d--|--------------0---------------0-|
a--|--7-------7-------0---2---4-----|
E--|8---8---8---8---3---3---3---3---|

e--|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b--|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
g--|-------0--------0--------0--------0--------0--------0--------0--------0-|
d--|---0--------0--------0--------0--------0--------0--------0--------0-----|
a--|-----9--------9--------9--------9--------9--------9--------9--------9---|
E--|10-------10-------10-------10-------10-------10-------10-------10-------|

                                                                        my
VERSE

e--|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b--|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
g--|-------0--------0--------0--------0--------0--------0--------0--------0-|
d--|---0--------0--------0--------0--------0--------0--------0--------0-----|
a--|-----9--------9--------9--------9--------9--------9--------9--------9---|
E--|10-------10-------10-------10-------10-------10-------10-------10-------|

    crane    wife                   a - rrived  at   my  door     in   the
    marr    -     ied               and bells    rang     sweet    for  our

e--|------------------------------------|
b--|------------------------------------|
g--|-------0--------0--------0--------0-|
d--|---0--------0--------0--------0-----|
a--|-----9--------9--------9--------9---|
E--|10-------10-------10-------10-------|

    moon        light               all
    wed    -    ding           and  our

e--|------------------------------------------------------------------|
b--|------------------------------------------------------------------|
g--|------0-------0-------0---------------0-------0-------------------|
d--|------------------------------0---0-------0-------------------0---|
a--|--7-------7-------7-------7-----------------------0---2---4-------|
E--|8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3-----|

    star  bright                and tongue tied         i took her in
    bed   -   ding              was rea - dy            and we fell in

e--|---------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
b--|---------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
g--|-------0--------0--------0-|-------0--------0--------0--------0--------0-|
d--|---0--------0--------0-----|---0--------0--------0--------0--------0-----|
a--|-----9--------9--------9---|-----9--------9--------9--------9--------9---|
E--|10-------10-------10-------|10-------10-------10-------10-------10-------|
                               |
                               v                                   we   were
              second time through, go here
e--|---------------------------|----------|
b--|---------------------------|----------|
g--|---------------------------|----------|
d--|---------------------------|--------0-|
a--|---------------------------|---9------|
E--|---------------------------|10---10---|


CHORUS

e--|----------------------------------------------------------------|
b--|----------------------------------------------------------------|
g--|------0-------0-------0-----------------------------------------|
d--|--5-------5-------5-------5---0-------0-------0-------0---0-----|
a--|7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7-----7-------7-------7-----------7-|
E--|--------------------------------5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5---|

                   sound the keening bell           see it's painted

e--|----------------------------------------------------------------|
b--|----------------------------------------------------------------|
g--|------0-------0-------0-------0---------------------------------|
d--|--5-------5-------5-------5-----------0-------0-------0-------0-|
a--|7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7-----7-------7-------7-------7-----|
E--|--------------------------------5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5---|

    red             soft as fontanelle          the feathers in the

e--|----------------------------------------------------------------|
b--|--------------------------------------2-------3-------2---------|
g--|------0---------------------------2-------2-------2-------2-----|
d--|--0-------0---0---0---0---0---0-----2---2-------2-------2-----2-|
a--|--------------------------------0-----------0-------0-------0---|
E--|3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3-----------------------------------|

    thread      when all i ever meant                           to

e--|------------------------------------------------------------------|
b--|------------------------------------------------------------------|
g--|------0-------0-------0---------------0-------0-------------------|
d--|--2-------2-------2-------2---0---0-------0-------------------0---|
a--|3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---------------------0---2---4-------|
E--|--------------------------------3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3-----|

    do                      was to  keep you                  my

e--|------------------------------------|
b--|------------------------------------|
g--|-------0--------0--------0--------0-|
d--|---0--------0--------0--------0-----|
a--|-----9--------9--------9--------9---|
E--|10-------10-------10-------10-------|

    crane    wife


BRIDGE

e--|----------------------------------------------------------------|
b--|----------------------------------------------------------------|
g--|------0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0-|
d--|--5-------5-------5-------5-------7-------7-------7-------7-----|
a--|7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---|
E--|----------------------------------------------------------------|

              there's a...          rakes at my heart

e--|----------------------------------------------------------------|
b--|----------------------------------------------------------------|
g--|------0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0-|
d--|--5-------5-------5-------5-------7-------7-------7-------7-----|
a--|7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---|
E--|----------------------------------------------------------------|

              there is...           rakes at my heart

OUTRO

e--|----------------------------------------------------------------|
b--|------3-------3-------3-------3---------------------------------|
g--|--4-------4-------4-------4-----------0-------0-------0-------0-|
d--|5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5-----2-------2-------2-------2-----|
a--|--------------------------------3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---|
E--|----------------------------------------------------------------|

    heart


ENDING

e--|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b--|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
g--|-------0--------0--------0--------0--------0--------0--------0--------0----|
d--|---0--------0--------0--------0--------0--------0--------0--------0--------|
a--|-----9--------9--------9--------9--------9--------9--------9--------9------|
E--|10-------10-------10-------10-------10-------10-------10-------10-------10-|

    crane    wife


song structure

intro
verse
verse
intro
verse
verse
intro
bridge
outro x10
ending
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oneshotnothing wrote on January 31 2007, 05:26 am

sorry, there should be another "intro" before the "bridge"

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oneshotnothing wrote on January 31 2007, 05:29 am

nevermind, i think i fixed it

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mattman11362 wrote on January 31 2007, 10:15 pm

yer 11's should be 10's

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