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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE--------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the#
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research.#
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------#

Date: Fri, 24 Apr 1998 17:16:58 -0400
From: Remi Despres 
Subject: c/collins_edwyn/subsistence.crd

tab by Remi Despres (remidesp@netcom.ca)
sometimes in 1998


Subsistence by Edwyn Collins,
from the album Gorgeous George


Notes:
A7 is be played a few different ways...
Where A7 is called for, play [- 0 2 0 2 0]
Where A7* is noted play [- 0 2 0 2 3]
D7 also...
D7 is [- 0 0 2 1 2]
D7(V) - [5 5 7 5 7 5]
D7(V)* - [5 5 7 5 7 8]

I suggest listening to the recording for the timing on the D7 - D7(V) - D7(V)* progression

There are two low E notes plucked off beat during the intro
Intro picking pattern is played very softly, strumming starts at the end

Intro:

C 	        E            Am	           ?              F
----------------------------------------------------------------------|
----------1------------0------------1-------------1-------------1-----|
----------0------------1------------2-------------3-------------2-----|
------2------2-----2------2----2------2-------2------2-------3-----3--|
--3--------------------------0-------------1--------------------------|
----------------0-----------------------------------------1-----------|

E7		A
---------------------|
--------3----------2-|
--------1---------2--|
----2------2-----2---|
----------------0----|
-0-------------------|

Verse 1

A 				C#7
You may find			As I have found
F#m				A7                 A7*
This place is neither		Safe nor sound
D				           F#7
This house of cards		Will tumble down
Bm				D7	         D7(V)   D7(V)*
As befits			A cardboard town

         C                         F
You're lost in the ruins of your mind
		      C
As these four walls collide
		       G       G7
As your whole world subsides
     C                         F
But you took it all in your stride
                 C
As a matter of course
        G         C
Not a matter of pride


E
A				        C#7
So raise your glass		Let's celebrate
        F#m			         A7     A7*
'Cause we can force		Those 'hands of fate'
D			     F#7
No need to heed the call for greed,	for acquisition
         Bm				   D7        D7(V)  D7(V)*
Now I ain't puttin' you on	This is my genuine position

[Chorus]

E E7
Am               Em				  F           C  Em
How can I thank you		We're forever in your debt
          Am	        Em		           F
We'll bite the hand of fate that feeds us
	          Dm    Dsus4   Dm   Dsus4  Dm  Dsus4
Morsels of regret


[chorus]

F                          G       G7			C
As a matter of course 	Not a matter of pride

            
            
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Andrewbiles 4,775 Mar 23, 2011 08:15 AM

Couple of small corrections:

Title is 'Subsidence'

Intro: ? chord, change the root to C to make a C7 - x3231x

Verse: for the D7, I just slide it up the frets - xxx545 and xxx878
I'm not sure about the use of F#7

The section after the second chorus I think the first chord line goes Am, Em, F, C, G.

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