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Oats In The Water Tab

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Ben Howard – Oats in The Water
tabbed by Jasper121

live version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GbR8g55RfWw

Tuning: C G C G G C (Capo 2)
Or      D A D A A D (no Capo)


[Intro/Verse:]

e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|-------0----0-----0--------| x4
A|----5-----5-----5----------|
E|--0--0--0--0--0------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------0----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-------0----0---0-------|
A|----5-----5-----5---5/7-----7-----7----7/8-----8----8--------|
E|--0--0--0--0--0----0---0--0--0--0-----0---0--0--0------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|------0-----------10-------------10------10------10-----|
A|---8---8---8---/12—-12p0-----10------10------10---------|
E|--0-------0----------------10--10--10--10--10--10-------|

e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|------10--------------8------8----8----|
A|---/12—-12p0-------8-----8-----8-------|
E|-----------------8--8--8---8--8--8-----|

Then back to beginning

Go your way,
I'll take the long way 'round,
I'll find my own way down,
As I should.

And hold your gaze
There's coke in the Midas touch
A joke in the way that we rust,
And breathe again.


[Pre-chorus]

e|------------------------5-----5------5-----5------|
B|--------------------------8-----8------8-----8----|
G|----------------------------0-----0------0-----0--|
D|--3---3--3--2---2--2---------0-----0------0-----0-|   x2
A|--3---3--3--2---2--2------------------------------|
E|--3---3--3--2---2--2---------0-----0------0-----0-|

And you'll find loss
And you'll fear what you found
When weather comes
Tearing down


[Chorus]

e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|------8-8------3-3----10-10-----------------------------|
D|------8-8------3-3----10-10---10------------------------|   x2
A|-------------------------------10-----------------------|
E|---8----8---3---3---0----0--10--------------------------|

There'll be oats in the water
There'll be birds on the ground
There'll be things you never asked her
Oh how they tear at you now

e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|--8--8--8--8----7--7--7--7-------0-------0------|
A|--8--8--8--8----7--7--7--7-----5--5---5---5--5--|
E|--8--8--8--8----7--7--7--7----0------0------0---|


[Verse]

e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|-------0----0-----0--------| x4
A|----5-----5-----5----------|
E|--0--0--0--0--0------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------0----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-------0----0---0-------|
A|----5-----5-----5---5/7-----7-----7----7/8-----8----8--------|
E|--0--0--0--0--0----0---0--0--0--0-----0---0--0--0------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|------0-----------10-------------10------10------10-----|
A|---8---8---8---/12—-12p0-----10------10------10---------|
E|--0-------0----------------10--10--10--10--10--10-------|

e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|------10--------------8------8----8----|
A|---/12—-12p0-------8-----8-----8-------|
E|-----------------8--8--8---8--8--8-----|


[Pre-chorus]

e|------------------------5-----5------5-----5------|
B|--------------------------8-----8------8-----8----|
G|----------------------------0-----0------0-----0--|
D|--3---3--3--2---2--2---------0-----0------0-----0-| x2
A|--3---3--3--2---2--2------------------------------|
E|--3---3--3--2---2--2---------0-----0------0-----0-|


[Chorus]

e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|------8-8------3-3----10-10-----------------------------|
D|------8-8------3-3----10-10---10------------------------| x2
A|-------------------------------10-----------------------|
E|---8----8---3---3---0----0--10--------------------------|


[Solo] (strum throughout)

e|--------10--------------10-----------------------------------|
B|----/12----12--10---/12----12--10------12-12-10-10fb-10fb-0--|
G|----/12----12--10---/12----12--10------12-12-10-10fb-10fb-0--|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--0---------------0----------------10------------------------|
E|--0---------------0----------------10------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------|
B|----8p0-8p0-0-----8p0-8p0-0---7-7-7--7--7--7----|
G|----8p0-8p0-0-----8p0-8p0-0---7-7-7--7--7--7----|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|--8-----------8-8------------7-7-7--7--7--7-----|
E|--8-----------8-8------------7-7-7--7--7--7-----|

e|----0---10-10p12-12-12-12-10----------------------------|
B|----0---10-10p12-12-12-12-10------12-12-10-10fb-10fb-0--|
G|----0---10-10p12-12-12-12-10------12-12-10-10fb-10fb-0--|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|-0----------------------------10------------------------|
E|-0----------------------------10------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------|
B|----8p0-8p0-0-----8p0-8p0-0---7-7-7--7--7--7----|
G|----8p0-8p0-0-----8p0-8p0-0---7-7-7--7--7--7----|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|--8-----------8-8------------7-7-7--7--7--7-----|
E|--8-----------8-8------------7-7-7--7--7--7-----|

e|---0--10-10p12-12-12-12-10-----------------------------------|
B|---0--10-10p12-12-12-12-10------12--10--10-10p12-12-12-12-10-|
G|---0--10-10p12-12-12-12-10------12--10--10-10p12-12-12-12-10-|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-0--------------------------10-------------------------------|
E|-0--------------------------10-------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------|
B|--8--8-8-8p10-10-10-10-10-8--7--7-7p8-8-8-8-7---|
G|--8--8-8-8p10-10-10-10-10-8--7--7-7p8-8-8-8-7---|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|--8--------------------------7------------------|
E|--8--------------------------7------------------|

e|---12-12-10--8-8--7--7--5-0----10-10--8--8-7-8-8-8-7----|
B|---12-12-10--8-8--7--7--5-0----10-10--8--8-7-8-8-8-7----|
G|---12-12-10--8-8--7--7--5-0----10-10--8--8-7-8-8-8-7----|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|-0--------------------------10--------------------------|
E|-0--------------------------10--------------------------|

e|---8--8--7--7--5--5--7--7-7---7--7--7--7--7---0---------|
B|---8--8--7--7--5--5--7--7-7---7--7--7--7--7---0---------|
G|---8--8--7--7--5--5--7--7-7---7--7--7--7--7---0---------|
D|----------------------------------------------0---------|
A|--8--------------------------7----------------0---------|
E|--8--------------------------7----------------0---------|


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Lijntjuh 39 wrote on May 6 2013, 12:38 pm

Great Tab!
Works nice with the DADAAD tuning with no capo.
Thanks! :)

+1 reply
Jasper121 536 wrote on May 8 2013, 01:50 pm

I know, the DADAAD tuning sounds best with an electric guitar.

+1 reply
Jammin' 270 wrote on July 1 2013, 10:43 am

I believe the chorus should be as follows, judging by his hand position at 1:57 in the video. What do you think?

c|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|------8-8-----------------------------------------------|
G|------8-8------3-3-----12--0----------------------------|
C|------8-8------3-3-----12--0-----10--10-----------------|
G|---5----5--------------12--0-----10--10-----------------|
C|---5----5---3----3---0-----0--10-----10-----------------|

c|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|------8-8-------------10-10-------0---0-----------------|
G|------8-8------3-3----10-10-------0---0-----------------|
C|------8-8------3-3----10-10---10--10--10----------------|
G|---5----5---------------------10--10--10----------------|
C|---5----5---3----3---0----0---10------10----------------|

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