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Smiling At Strangers On Trains ukulele

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capo two!

This is frank turner's acoustic arrangement of Smiling at Strangers on Trains.

Based on this videos performance:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WidpCnbzqz4


G     133211
D     320003
Em    x02210
G     x32010
D7    320001
D?    320000


           G    D    Em    G D 
it was the strangest thing today
          D7                D?        G  D   
i saw new footprints in abandoned pathways
Em         G      D                     D7       D?
beneath forgotten undergrowth something stirring again
           G  D   Em  G     D
you were a single red blood cell
      D7               D?      G          D Em
but i lost you in this knot of capillaries
             G           D             D7        D?
but you were bringing me oxygen when i needed it most in the 

Am
smoke.

and you were always


Am                  
as far as mongolia, as close as my clothes

Em                       
your presence pervading, but it still never shows

G                                    G
as close as the answer i never quite know, or can’t quite remember

Am
your distance insidious, as soft as a blow

Em
your shadow is with me wherever i go

G                                                    G
it’s on the tip of my tongue but still i never quite know, or can’t quite remember

i don’t quite remember

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Verse two is the same as verse one.


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the forced proximity of a million different mike leigh movies 
makes me long for the fresh air of a familiar face
and not the violence of loneliness, nor the unease of surrounded seclusion
i keep nearly missing you around corners and in passing trains


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The chorus is the same, cept the end, where it goes:

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Am
your distance insidious, as soft as a blow

Em
your shadow is with me wherever i go

G                                                    
it’s on the tip of my tongue, it's on the tip of my- 

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which takes us to the outro!

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G  D  Am
G  D  Am


G
if i’d known 
if i’d known 
if i’d known
       D
if i’d known 
if i’d known 
       Am
if i’d known
if i’d known 

x something.


G             
    that you weren’t so far away
D            Am             
    that you weren’t so far away

G             
    that you weren’t so far away
D                  Am                 
    that you were never that far away

x something


           G            D      Am
i could’ve roooooooooooooooooooode 

G                     D        Am
thiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiis 

G       D      Am  G       D       Am G
traaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaain smiling. 




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It's really hard to place the chords because some words are sung quickly
and some very slowly but you get the idea, hopefully :)

            
            
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