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The Shins - Fighting in a Sack (Revised)
Tabbed by: Mark Kokcl
e-mail: itsmemarke@sbcglobal.net
Sorry the last one i submitted was missing the whole bridge

Standard Tuning

Intro:

D-7-5-4-5-7---7-5-4-5-9---7-5-4-5-12---9-----------------------------|
A-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0----0-----------------------------|

Verse:
                     D          G     F
e|-------------------2----------3-----1------------------------------|
B|-------------------3----------3-----1------------------------------|
G|-------------------2----------0-----2------------------------------|
D|-------------------0----------0-----3------------------------------|
A|-------------------0----------2-----3------------------------------|
E|-------------------x----------3-----1------------------------------|
1.Just last night I woke from some unconscionable dream
2.To keep this boat afloat, well there are things you can't afford to know
3.Most ideas turn to dust as there are few in which we all can trust
4.So let's abandon that track and leave our fathers fighting in a sack
                     D          G     C
e|-------------------2----------3-----0------------------------------|
B|-------------------3----------3-----1------------------------------|
G|-------------------2----------0-----0------------------------------|
D|-------------------0----------0-----2------------------------------|
A|-------------------0----------2-----3-------(0--3--4)--------------|
E|-------------------x----------3-----0------------------------------|
1.Had it nailed to my forehead again
2.So I save all my breath for the sails (Chorus)
3.Haven't you noticed I've been shedding all of mind
4.Because we are way too wise-assed for that (Chorus)

Chorus:
               Bm           C       D         Em               D
e|-------------2------------0-------2---------0----------------2-----|
B|-------------3------------1-------3---------0----------------3-----|
G|-------------4------------0-------2---------0----------------2-----|
D|-------------4------------2-------0---------2----------------0-----|
A|-------------2------------3-------0---------2----------------0-----|
E|-------------x------------0-------x---------0----------------x-----|
1.But you'll find those lingering voices are just your ego's attempt
2.Walking a bridge on    weakening cables, huddled up in fear and hate
3.You might find some fools at your doorstep hustling the latest changes
4.Marionettes on weaking cables huddled up in fear and hate

                   G                        A
e|-----------------3------------------------0------------------------|
B|-----------------3------------------------2------------------------|
G|-----------------0------------------------2------------------------|
D|-----------------0------------------------2------------------------|
A|-----------------2------------------------0------------------------|
E|-----------------3------------------------0------------------------|
1.to make it all clean and nice and make a moron out of you
2.because we know our fate and its a lot to put us through (uh part 3)
3.to the book that's the strangest in an attempt to multiply
4.because we know our fate and its alot to put us through (part 4)

Part 3:
     G          Bm     
e|---3----------2----------------------------------------------------|
B|---3----------3----------------------------------------------------|
G|---0----------4----------------------------------------------------|
D|---0----------4----------------------------------------------------|
A|---2----------2---------3------------------------------------------|
E|---3----------x----------------------------------------------------|
1.  Ba ba ba ba ba ba ba ba ba (back to verse)

Part 4:
     G          A            Em
e|---3----------0------------0---------------------------------------|
B|---3----------2------------0---------------------------------------|
G|---0----------2------------0---------------------------------------|
D|---0----------2------------2---------------------------------------|
A|---2----------0------------2---------------------------------------|
E|---3----------0------------0---------------------------------------|
1.  Ba ba ba ba ba ba ba ba ba (bridge)

Bridge:
                      D                   Em
e|--------------------2-------------------0-------------------------|
B|--------------------3-------------------0-------------------------|
G|--------------------2-------------------0-------------------------|
D|--------------------0-------------------2-------------------------|
A|--------------------0-------------------2-------------------------|
E|--------------------x-------------------0-------------------------|
1. We've taken on a climb
2. Walking up a slide
                                     D                 A     Em
e|-----------------------------------2-----------------0-----0------|
B|-----------------------------------3-----------------2-----0------|
G|-----------------------------------2-----------------2-----0------|
D|-----------------------------------0-----------------2-----2------|
A|-----------------------------------0-----------------0-----2------|
E|-----------------------------------x-----------------x-----0------|
1. and it's long enough to put the best of us on our backs
2. and there are those we know who'd have us 5 miles off the track (solo)

Solo:
Same as verse (Verse)

Outro:
     G        A        G        A
e|---3--------0--------3--------0------------------------------------|
B|---3--------2--------3--------2------------------------------------|
G|---0--------2--------0--------2------------------------------------|
D|---0--------2--------0--------2------------------------------------|
A|---2--------0--------2--------0------------------------------------|
E|---3--------0--------3--------0------------------------------------|
1.  Bum bum bum bum bum bum bum bum bum

     G          Bm     
e|---3----------2------------2---------------------------------------|
B|---3----------3------------3---------------------------------------|
G|---0----------4------------2---------------------------------------|
D|---0----------4------------0---------------------------------------|
A|---2----------2---------3--0---------------------------------------|
E|---3----------x------------x---------------------------------------|
1.  Bum bum bum bum bum bum bum bum bum!
And thats it. Hope this is understandable, and please email me with questions/comments/mistakes
Cheers
-Mark
itsmemarke@sbcglobal.net
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Ixthyx wrote on July 26 2005, 12:00 am

Well done.

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Ixthyx wrote on July 26 2005, 12:00 am

Well done.

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LilGil wrote on July 8 2009, 01:40 pm

nicely done but isn't there another guitar part during the chorus?

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