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BEN HOWARD - DANCING IN THE DARK (BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN COVER)

Tabbed from this youtube vid:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9I2HUeu8CU

as requested by Wes

Tuning is CGCGGC 

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                                       I GET UP IN THE

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   EVENING            AND I AIN'T GOT NOTHING TO SAY

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  I COME HOME IN THE MORNING       I GO TO BED

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 FEELING THE SAME WAY, I AIN'T NOTHING BUT TIRED

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 MAN I'M JUST TIRED AND BORED WITH MYSELF,     HEY BABY

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                             I COULD USE A LITTLE HELP

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       CAN'T START A FIRE,            CAN'T START A FIRE

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    WITHOUT A SPARK,     THIS GUN'S FOR HIRE  

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   EVEN IF WE'RE JUST DANCING IN THE DARK
  
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                                    MESSAGES JUST KEEP

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GETTING CLEARER,  RADIO'S ON & I'M MOVING ROUND THE PLACE

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 I CHECK MY LOOK IN THE MIRROR,   WANNA CHANGE MY HAIR

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  MY CLOTHES MY FACE, MAN I AIN'T GETTING NOWHERE, OH I'M

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JUST LIVING IN A DUMP LIKE THIS, THERE'S SOMETHING HAPPENING
                                                  
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 SOMEWHERE                BABY I JUST KNOW THAT THERE IS

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 YOU CAN'T START A FIRE              CAN'T START A FIRE

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 WITHOUT A SPARK,  THIS GUN'S FOR HIRE

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   EVEN IF WE'RE JUST DANCING IN THE DARK

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                    EVEN IF WE'RE JUST DANCING IN THE 

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 DARK                            WE SIT AROUND GETTING

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 OLDER                   THERE'S A JOKE SOMEWHERE, IT'S

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 ON ME, SHAKE THIS WORLD OFF MY SHOULDERS,      COME ON

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   BABY LAUGHS ON ME                 STAY ON THE STREETS

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OF THIS TOWN        AND THEY'LL BE CARVING YOU UP ALRIGHT

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   SO YOU GOTTA STAY HUNGRY,  HEY BABY           IM JUST 

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ABOUT STARVING TONIGHT, I'M DYING FOR SOME ACTION, IM SICK

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OF SITTING 'ROUND HERE TRYING TO WRITE THIS BOOK, I NEED A

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LOVE REACTION, COME ON BABY, BABY GIVE ME JUST ONE LOOK

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 YOU CAN'T START A FIRE              CAN'T START A FIRE

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 WITHOUT A SPARK,  THIS GUN'S FOR HIRE

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   EVEN IF WE'RE JUST DANCING IN THE DARK

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                       EVEN IF WE'RE JUST DANCING IN THE 

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DARK

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                                   AND WE CAN'T START A 

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  FIRE,    SITTING 'ROUND TRYING TO MEND A BROKEN HEART

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      THIS GUN'S FOR HIRE              EVEN IF WE'RE JUST

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  DANCING IN THE DARK, YOU CAN'T START A FIRE

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 WORRYING 'BOUT YOUR LITTLE WORLD FALLING APART, THIS GUNS

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  FOR HIRE,  EVEN IF WE'RE JUST DANCING IN THE DARK


Tabbed by d4vef@hotmail.co.uk
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esha minchin 10 wrote on March 30 2013, 01:56 pm

Thanks so much Dave for this sweet tab. I have been playing straight for hours and am getting there slowly. Thanks! -Esha from Canada

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amazinglyclever 191 wrote on April 5 2013, 02:18 pm

No problem :) i find it theraputic to play, keep practising, once you've learnt the rythm and pattern of the first few bars you're as good as there.

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Ahalfstepdown 20 wrote on April 10 2013, 10:33 am

Thank you,,smashing tab

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