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Artist: Bright Eyes
Song  : Middleman
Album : Cassadaga

tabbed by: Johannes Debes

Sorry,but you have to find out the rythm by yourself
The chorus is a bit strange,but I think this version is okay!

          play the hole song with capo: 4th freet

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INTRO

-4------4------4------4---|
-4------4------4------4---|
-8------6------10-----10--|
-8------6------10-----10--|   8x
-6------4------8------8---|
-4------4------4------4---|

-4------4------4------4------4---|
-4------4------4------4------4---|
-8------10-----8------10-----7---|
-8------10-----8------10-----8---|    1x
-6------8------6------8------8---|
-4------4------4------4------6---|


-4------4------4------4---|
-4------4------4------4---|
-8------6------10-----10--|
-8------6------10-----10--|   2x
-6------4------8------8---|
-4------4------4------4---|

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VERSE 1


-4----------4-------4-----4-----------4--------4------4-----4------|
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I traveled though the atmosphere as a wall of feedback climbed


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-----4--------4------4----------4-------------6---|


The pegs were gold, the band was old, they played..


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in half time....


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------4-----4-------4-----4------------------4-------4------4-----4------|
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------6-----4-------8-----8------------------6-------4------8-----8------|
------4-----4-------4-----4------------------4-------4------4-----4------|

Now every dream gets whittled down just like every fool gets wise


----------4-- ---4------4---4------4------|
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You will never reap of any seed deprived..


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of sunlight...

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CHORUS

    (G)             (Bm)            (G)         (Bm)
-----7---------------6---------------7------------6-----|
-----4---------------7---------------4------------7-----|
-----4---------------8---------------4------------8-----|
-----4---------------8---------------4------------8-----|
-----6---------------6---------------6------------6-----|
-----7---------------6---------------7------------6-----|

So I have become the Middleman. The gray areas are mine


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-4------4-----------7-6-4----6---------------|

The in-between, the absentee.Is a beautiful...

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-4----------4-------4-----4----------------4--------4------4-----4------|

desgise...

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VERSE 2

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So I keep my footlights shining bright just like I keep my exits wide


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-------4--------4------4------------4--------------------6---|

'Cause I never know when it's time to go, it's too crowded now...

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inside....

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The dead can hide beneath the ground and the birds can always fly

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-------6--------8------6-------8--------8--------------|
-------4--------4------4-------4--------6--------------|

But the rest of us do what we must in constant compro....

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-4----------4-------4-----4----------------4--------4------4-----4------|

mise....

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CHORUS 2 & OUTRO


    (G)             (Bm)            (G)         (Bm)
-----7---------------6---------------7------------6-----|
-----4---------------7---------------4------------7-----|
-----4---------------8---------------4------------8-----|
-----4---------------8---------------4------------8-----|
-----6---------------6---------------6------------6-----|
-----7---------------6---------------7------------6-----|

So I have become the Middleman.The gray areas are fine


---6--------4-----------7---4-------4---------------|
---7--------6-----------4---4-------4---------------|
---6--------6-----------4---4-------7---------------|
---4--------6-----------4---6-------8---------------|
---4--------4-----------6---6-------8---------------|
---4--------4-----------7-6-4-------6---------------|

The "I don't know," the "maybe so".Is the only real.
                                   It is the only true
                                   Is the only real....

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reply...........


(play this part the rest of the song)

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-4----------4-------4-----4----------------4--------4------4-----4------|

If something isn't correct,you can write a comment or e-mail me
guitartrance@web.de

..THX..and much fun with the tabs...

Hannes
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guitartrancist 10 Jun 08, 2007 01:05 AM

AWESOME.the tabs fit with the text. I don't know,why someone gave only one star.!!

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