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Sea Of Love Chords

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Artist: The National
Song: Sea of Love
Album: Trouble Will Find Me
tabbed by: recebedou
email: recebedou@yahoo.com


Standard Tuning

Chords used:
     EADGBe
Am:  002210
C:   032010
C*:  0340--
C5:  3355--
D:   000232
D**: 054030
Em:  022000
G:   320033
G/B  020010


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Intro: [C - C*] C - Em - D** - C [C - C*]


Verse 1 chords:
C        Em              D**  C  [C - C*]
Will you say you love me Jo?
C      Em            D**    C5  [C - C*]
How am I supposed to know?
C        Em           D**    C  [C - C*]
When you go under the waste
C       Em            D**    C  
What am I supposed to say?


Chorus chords:
G            D      C
I see people on the floor
G               D      C
They're slidin' to the sea
G               D  C
Can't stay here anymore
G             D    C
We're turning into thieves


Post-chorus chords:
G             Am    C                    G/B
If I stay here      trouble will find me
G             Am    C                G/B
If I stay here      I'll never leave
G                   Em
If I stay here      trouble will find me
 C          [C - C**]
 I    believe


Verse 2: [use verse 1 chords]
Jo I'll always think of you
As the kind of child who knew
This was never gonna last
Oh Jo you fell so fast


Bridge chords:
C      Em                    D**          C                            [C - C**]
Hey Jo sorry I hurt you, but     they say love is a virtue don't they?
C      Em                    D**          C                            [C - C**]
Hey Jo sorry I hurt you, but     they say love is a virtue don't they?
C      Em                    D**          C                            [C - C**]
Hey Jo sorry I hurt you, but     they say love is a virtue don't they?
C      Em                    D**          C       
Hey Jo sorry I hurt you, but     they say love is a virtue don't they?


Chorus 2: [use chorus 1 chords]
I see people on the floor
They're slidin' to the sea
Can't stay here anymore
We're turning into thieves


Outro chords:
G   Em      D**          C
  I see you rushing now, tell me how to reach you
G   Em      D**          C
  I see you rushing now, what did Harvard teach you?
G   Em      D**          C
  I see you rushing now, tell me how to reach you
G   Em      D**          C
  I see you rushing now, what did Harvard teach you?
G   Em      D**          C
  I see you rushing now, tell me how to reach you
G   Em      D**          C
  I see you rushing now, what did Harvard teach you?
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hollowgraphic wrote on July 7 2013, 12:09 am

The chorus and outro chords are G - Em - C. That's how the played it at the Tiny Desk Concert from NPR ;)

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Festinger wrote on July 20 2013, 10:25 am

Yes to the above, &:

for the verse, the two lead in notes are E,F# , then the chords are:
C / Em / D / C / C , (E,F#)
(the E,F# leads to a G note, so add that to C is you like)

Then the 'post-chorus':
G / G , Am / C / C (x2)
G / G , Em / Em / Em , C
C / C / C (E,F#)

And the bridge is just the verse again

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DonTago wrote on July 26 2013, 02:00 pm

I made some changes in relation to your feedback, but I disagreed with some chords, but thank you for the assistance. My tab is already updated and should soon reflect the changes

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