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My Backwards Walk Chords


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Artist: Frightened Rabbit
Song: My Backwards Walk
Album: The Midnight Organ Fight
By: Don Tago
Email: recebedou@yahoo.com

Standard tuning:

C5: 3355--
F5: 1332--
G5: 3554--

Intro Chords: C5-F5-G5-F5 x2

Verse 1 Chords: (use these chords for all verses)
I'm working on my backwards walk
walking with no shoes or socks
and the time rewinds to the end of may
I wish we'd never met then met today

Verse 2: 
I'm working on my faults and cracks, 
filling in the blanks and gaps
and when I write them out they don't make sense
I need you to pencil in the rest

Verse 3
I'm working on drawing a straight line
and i'll draw until i get one right
it's bold and dark girl, can't you see
I done drawn a line between you and me

Verse 4
I'm working on erasing you
just don't have the proper tools
I get hammered, forget that you exist
there's no way I'm forgetting this

Verse 5:
I'm working hard on walking out
shoes keep sticking to the ground
my clothes won't let me close the door
these trousers seem to love your floor

Verse 6: (last verse)
I been working on my backwards walk
there's nowhere else for me to go
except back to you just one last time
say yes before I change my mind, say yes before I…

Outro: (repeat 2x)
   you're the shit and I'm knee-deep in it
you're the shit and I'm knee-deep in it
   you're the shit and I'm knee-deep in it
you're the shit and I'm knee-deep in it, youre...
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Stone Birds wrote on February 2 2010, 09:09 am

It's the same chord throughout the entire song

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Stone Birds wrote on March 11 2010, 10:36 am

sorry i was wrong i was listening to the daytrotter version in which one piano chord is repeated the entire song

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southpaw498 wrote on March 29 2013, 01:26 pm

It's a small thing, but neither the F or G in you diagrams are actually 5 chords. They both have the 3 in them. At least that's how they're drawn. A five chord would be:

F5: 133--- or 1335--

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