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Destroyer is Dan Bejar, one of the New Pornographers (usually referred to as "indie supergroup New Pornographers" and then followed by a mention of Neko Case). There aren't any chords/tabs for Destroyer songs online, which is just ridiculous; the man can write rock songs (or, in the case of "Farrar, Straus & Giroux (Sea of Tears)," melancholy pop/country songs) like nobody's business, and who doesn't like to rock out, now and again, in the grand indie style? Having said that, I hope I've been rocking (or popping) appropriately to this song. D F#m It was back amongst the living Bm Your smile was giving G Me a thrill D Enough to come so close F#m To closing the deal The steal of the century Bm A century stolen from our hearts G To a house on the hill A But if that is what it takes G If that is what it takes A G-Bm-G-Bm-G If that is what it takes D To be a stone F#m A stone's throw from your throne Bm No man has ever hung G From the rafters of a second home D No man has ever hung F#m From the rafters of a second home Bm G D It's true F#m I needed you more Bm Back when I was poor G The wealthy dowager, the patroness She guessed it The answer wasn't yes D But her maxims were fine F#m The ethos that flew about her mind Bm Like swallows in search G Of a burnt-down bell tower church A But if that is what it takes G If that is what it takes A G-Bm-G-Bm-G If that is what it takes D To be a stone F#m A stone's throw from your throne Bm No man has ever hung G At the temporary age of twenty-four (With) both feet on the floor D F#m Listening to the bona fide stasis of sound The eaves dripping Bm G Yesterday's ill-timed August rain D F#m If there is such a thing as ill-timed August rain Bm G D-F#m-Bm-G (x2) D