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Speed Trials ukulele

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Speed Trials

Standard tuning (for once!)

Intro

Play two times

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---2-2-2-2---------------------------------|
--------------------0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2--------|
------------3-3-3-3------------------------|

Verse 1

                C             Am
He's pleased to meet you underneath the horse
          C                 Am
In the cathedral with the glass stained black
          C                   Am
Singing sweet high notes that echo back
Ab                    G7
To destroy their master
          C                 Am
May be a long time till you get the call-up
          C                Am
But it's sure as fate and hard as your luck
C          Ab             G   D
No-one'll know where you are

Chorus

             C     Am   Fmaj7          G
It's just a brief smile crossing your face
         C     Am    Fmaj7        G
Running speed trials standing in place

Verse 2

          C              Am
When the socket's not a shock enough
            C                    Am
You little child what makes you think you're tough?
              C                Am
When all the people you think you're above
Ab                           G7
They all know what's the matter
               C                Am
You're such a pinball yeah you know it's true
                C                     Am
There's always something you go back running to
C              Ab     G           D
To follow the path of no resistance

Chorus

             C     Am   Fmaj7          G
It's just a brief smile crossing your face
         C      Am   Fmaj7        G
Running speed trials standing in place
             Am    F     C            G
It's just a brief smile crossing your face
         Am     F   C              G
Running speed trials all over the place

Ending

Play these chords to fade-out while Elliott sings "Oooh-ooh-ohh", etc.:

Am  F  C  G

During the part where the words are "No one'll know where you are", you might try:

Ab         Eb           F    G
No one'll know where you are

Same for "To follow the path of no resistance"

Neither one is completely right, I don't think, but maybe each is part right.

Speed Trials
Elliott Smith

Standard tuning (for once!)

Standard open chords except:
Am (1)	x02210		Am (2)	577555
Dadd9 	xx0230

Intro (played twice) (this is also played as the bassline under the C
and Am chords in the verse)
  ------------------   ---------------------|
  ------------------   ---------------------|
  ------------------   ---------------------|
  2-2-2-2--------   ------------------------|
  ------------------   0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2------|
  ---------3-3-3-3  ------------------------|

* Lick in verse (bass plays a G but it don't add it to the guitar
line, it sounds cluttered)
 --------------------|
 --------------------|
-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-------|
---------------------|
-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-------|
---------------------|

Verse:

|| C	| Am (1)	| C	| Am	|  C	| Am	| 
*	|
|  C	| Am	| C	| Am	| Am (2)	| Ab	| 
*	||

Chorus 1:

||: C	| Dadd9	| Fmaj7	| G	:||

Chorus 2:

||: C	| Dadd9	| Fmaj7	| G	:||
||: A	| Fmaj7	| C	| G	:||

Outro:

||: Am	| Fmaj7	| C	| G	:||
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