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Bottle Up And Explode Tab


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Bottle up and explode! - From the Album "XO
"Elliott Smith

Original Tab by Chris Walker

Chords used:

C#m:  x46654

A:    x02220

E:    022100

G#:   466544

F#:   244322


B:    x24442

B/C:  x3434x

B5:   x24xxx

B5/C: x34xxx

C#5:  x46xxx

E5:   x79xxx

F#5:  244xxx

Intro (and chorus):

   B                 Cdim              C#m       B/D#  E       Bbdim

   V     V     V V   V     V     V V


  A                 E                 F#


Verse 1:

C#m               A            E

Bottle up and explode over and over

          G#             A

Keep the troublemaker below

         F#     A                 Esus4

Put it away and check out for the day

C#m           A              E

And in for a round of overexposure

     G#                     A                  F#

The thing mother nature provides to get up and go

B             B/C             C#m

Bottle up and explode seeing stars

E            A

Surrounding you

     E         F#

Red white and blue

Verse 2:

C#m              A                  E

You look at him like you've never known him

       G#                       A

But I know for a fact that you have


The last time you cried

A                      Esus4

Who'd you think was inside?

C#m            A                     E

Thinking that you were about to come over

         G#                    A

But i'm tired now waiting for you


You never show

B             B/C                C#m

Bottle up and go if you're gonna hide

E           A

It's up to you

     E        F#

I'm coming through

SOLO (played twice):


B             B/C               C#m

Bottle up and go i can make it outside

E           A       E      F#

I'll get through becoming you

A     E      F#

   Becoming you

A     E      F#

   Becoming you
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Underrated wrote on December 20 2005, 08:08 pm

Great tab, but some of the chords you put in the chords used section aren't in there. How come?

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The_Gretsch wrote on December 22 2005, 07:56 am

Hmmm...I didnt cant see what u mean! All the chords i have written down are in there in one form or another. Sometimes they are just two string plucks but they are still chords! Cheers. The_gretsch

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jadedpi3 wrote on October 30 2006, 10:02 pm

What tuning is this? One step down or standard flat?

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