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Gas And Matches Acoustic Tab

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"Gas And Matches Acoustic"
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Artist : Headphones / David Bazan
Track : Gas and Matches (Acoustic)

OK first things first, this was tabbed by ear so its near perfect. This is the acoustic 
released on the suicide squeeze album. Its mostly in 7/8 timing, get over it =). I had 
rearrange a few parts for solo guitar but this is how I perform it.

Tuning Drop D!

_____________________________________________________________________
Intro and Verse 1

All the Way Up here
E----------------------------------------------------|
B--------------1-------0-----------------------------|
G----------------------------------2--0--------------|
D-----2--------2-------2-------0---------------------|
A----------------------------------------------------|
D---2-------2-------2-------0------0-----------------|


I was thinking it over
E----------------------------------------------------|
B--------------1-------0-----------------------------|
G----------------------------------2--0--------------|
D-----2--------2-------2-------0---------------------|
A----------------------------------------------------|
D---2-------2-------2-------0------0-----------------|


I wish we could drink some beer
E--------------3-------2-----------0-----------------|
B-------------------------------------0--------------|
G----------------------------------------------------|
D-----2--------2-------2-------0---------------------|
A----------------------------------------------------|
D---2-------2-------2-------0------0-----------------|


And work it out
E--------------3-------2-----------0-----------------|
B-------------------------------------0--------------|
G----------------------------------------------------|
D-----2--------2-------2-------0---------------------|
A----------------------------------------------------|
D---2-------2-------2-------0------0-----------------|


My lungs were burning
E----------------------------------------------------|
B--------------1-------0-----------------------------|
G----------------------------------2--0--------------|
D-----2--------2-------2-------0---------------------|
A----------------------------------------------------|
D---2-------2-------2-------0------0-----------------|


I was startin to worry
E----------------------------------------------------|
B--------------1-------0-----------------------------|
G----------------------------------2--0--------------|
D-----2--------2-------2-------0---------------------|
A----------------------------------------------------|
D---2-------2-------2-------0------0-----------------|


I couldn't catch my breath
E--------------3-------2-----------0-----------------|
B-------------------------------------0--------------|
G----------------------------------------------------|
D-----2--------2-------2-------0---------------------|
A----------------------------------------------------|
D---2-------2-------2-------0------0-----------------|


Or slow my heart beat
E--------------3-------2-----------0-----------------|
B-------------------------------------0--------------|
G----------------------------------------------------|
D-----2--------2-------2-------0---------------------|
A----------------------------------------------------|
D---2-------2-------2-------0------0-----------------|

Chorus 1
(Its a bit trick to get the timing write.)

We Took your photograph
E-----------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------|
G-----------------------------------------------------|
D----2---------------5-----4--------------------------|
A----3---------------------5--------------------------|
D-----------5--------0--------------------------------|

We Thought we'de have a few good laughs
E----------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------|
G-------------------4--5-----------------------------|
D-----------5---------------7--5--2>-----------------|
A-----------2---------------5--2--3>-----------------|
D---2---------------5--------------------------------|

||
vv

At Your Expense
E-----------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------|
G-----------------------------------------------------|
D---<2---------------5-----4--------------------------|
A---<3---------------------5--------------------------|
D-----------5--------0--------------------------------|

Here you thought we were your friends
E-----------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------|
G-------------------4--5----2----4--------------------|
D-----------5-----------------------------------------|
A-----------2-----------------------------------------|
D---2---------------5-------0----5--------------------|


I guess now you know...
E-----------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------|
G-----------------------------------------------------|
D---<2---------------5-----4--------------------------|
A---<3---------------------5--------------------------|
D-----------5--------0--------------------------------|


Bridge 1
(Arranged for a single guitar)

Or do you?...
E-------------------------------------------|
B-0----------------0------------------------|
G-----0----------0------------0-------------|
D----------2------------2-------------------|
A-------------------------------------------|
D---2---2-----2------2-----2----------------|

Are there really
E-------------------------------------------|
B-1----------------1------------------------|
G-----0----------0------------0-------------|
D----------2------------2-------------------|
A-------------------------------------------|
D---2---2-----2------2-----2----------------|

People like that?
E-------------------------------------------|
B-2----------------2------------------------|
G-----0----------0------------0-------------|
D----------2------------2-------------------|
A-------------------------------------------|
D---2---2-----2------2-----2----------------|

Or is this guy just
E-------------------------------------------|
B-1----------------1------------------------|
G-----0----------0------------0-------------|
D----------2------------2-------------------|
A-------------------------------------------|
D---2---2-----2------2-----2----------------|

Makin S*** up
E-------------------------------------------|
B-0----------------0------------------------|
G-----0----------0------------0-------------|
D----------2------------2-------------------|
A-------------------------------------------|
D---2---2-----2------2-----2----------------|

For pity parties
E-------------------------------------------|
B-1----------------1------------------------|
G-----0----------0------------0-------------|
D----------2------------2-------------------|
A-------------------------------------------|
D---2---2-----2------2-----2----------------|

And Feelin sorry for himself
E-------------------------------------------|
B-2----------------2------------------------|
G-----0----------0------------0-------------|
D----------2------------2-------------------|
A-------------------------------------------|
D---2---2-----2------2-----2----------------|


E-------------------------------------------|
B-1----------------1------------------------|
G-----0----------0------------0-------------|
D----------2------------2-------------------|
A-------------------------------------------|
D---2---2-----2------2-----2----------------|

Instrumental Breakdown

E--------------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------------------------|
G---4--2--4-----4--5--4----------------------------|
D-------------------------7--5---------------------|
A---0----------------------------------------------|
D---------------------5----------------------------|


E--------------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------------------------|
G---4--2--4-----4--5--4----------------------------|
D--------------------------------------------------|
A---0----------------------------------------------|
D---------------------5----------------------------|

E--------------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------------------------|
G---4--2--4-----4--5--4----------------------------|
D-------------------------7--5---------------------|
A---0----------------------------------------------|
D---------------------5----------------------------|

E--------------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------------------------|
G---2----4-----------------------------------------|
D----------------5---------------------------------|
A---0----------------------------------------------|
D----------------2---------------------------------|

repeat


Verse 2


We were begging for mercy
E---------------------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------------------------|
G------------------------------2-2-2-0--------------|
D-----2--------2-------2----------------------------|
A---------------------------0-----------------------|
D---2-------2-------2-------------------------------|


You were holding a gas can
E---------------------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------------------------|
G------------------------------2-2-2-0--------------|
D-----2--------2-------2----------------------------|
A---------------------------0-----------------------|
D---2-------2-------2-------------------------------|


You had our hands tied
E---------------------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------------------------|
G------------------------------2-2-2-0--------------|
D-----2--------2-------2----------------------------|
A---------------------------0-----------------------|
D---2-------2-------2-------------------------------|


Behind our backs
E---------------------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------------------------|
G---------------------------------------------------|
D-----3--------3-------3------3---------------------|
A---------------------------------------------------|
D---3-------3-------3------3------------------------|

I started Cryin
E---------------------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------------------------|
G------------------------------2-2-2-0--------------|
D-----2--------2-------2----------------------------|
A---------------------------0-----------------------|
D---2-------2-------2-------------------------------|


Because I thought it was over
E---------------------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------------------------|
G------------------------------2-2-2-0--------------|
D-----2--------2-------2----------------------------|
A---------------------------0-----------------------|
D---2-------2-------2-------------------------------|


When you pulled a matchbook
E---------------------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------------------------|
G------------------------------2-2-2-0--------------|
D-----2--------2-------2----------------------------|
A---------------------------0-----------------------|
D---2-------2-------2-------------------------------|


From your back pocket
E---------------------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------------------------|
G---------------------------------------------------|
D-----3--------3-------3------3---------------------|
A---------------------------------------------------|
D---3-------3-------3------3------------------------|

Chorus 2


We Took your photograph
E-----------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------|
G-----------------------------------------------------|
D----2---------------5-----4--------------------------|
A----3---------------------5--------------------------|
D-----------5--------0--------------------------------|

We Thought we'de have a few good laughs
E----------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------|
G-------------------4--5-----------------------------|
D-----------5---------------7--5--2>-----------------|
A-----------2---------------5--2--3>-----------------|
D---2---------------5--------------------------------|

||
vv

At Your Expense
E-----------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------|
G-----------------------------------------------------|
D---<2---------------5-----4--------------------------|
A---<3---------------------5--------------------------|
D-----------5--------0--------------------------------|

Here you thought we were your friends
E-----------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------|
G-------------------4--5----2----4--------------------|
D-----------5-----------------------------------------|
A-----------2-----------------------------------------|
D---2---------------5-------0----5--------------------|


I guess now you know...
E-----------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------|
G-----------------------------------------------------|
D---<2---------------5-----4--------------------------|
A---<3---------------------5--------------------------|
D-----------5--------0--------------------------------|

We knew you were half and half
E-----------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------|
G-----------------------------------------------------|
D----2---------------5-----4--------------------------|
A----3---------------------5--------------------------|
D-----------5--------0--------------------------------|

But we never knew you were
E----------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------|
G-------------------4--5-----------------------------|
D-----------5---------------7--5--2>-----------------|
A-----------2---------------5--2--3>-----------------|
D---2---------------5--------------------------------|

||
vv

A psychopath
E-----------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------|
G-----------------------------------------------------|
D---<2---------------5-----4--------------------------|
A---<3---------------------5--------------------------|
D-----------5--------0--------------------------------|

Or that youd have the last laugh
E-----------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------|
G-------------------4--5----2----4--------------------|
D-----------5-----------------------------------------|
A-----------2-----------------------------------------|
D---2---------------5-------0----5--------------------|


I guess now we know...
E------------------------------------------------------|
B------------------------------------------------------|
G------------------------------------------------------|
D---<2---------------5-----4-----------2---------------|
A---<3---------------------5---------------------------|
D-----------5--------0-----------------2---------------|
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