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Break Up Song Chords

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Artist: Greg Kihn Band
Song: The Break Up Song 
Tabbed by: Brent Jacque 
Email: sxviper700triple@hotmail.com

Standard tuning: 
EADGBE

[Intro]x2
         Am         F       G         Am
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------0-1-------1-0-------------1--------------------------------|
G|--------2---------2-----------0-----2--------------------------------|
D|------2---------3-----------0-------2--------------------------------|
A|----0---------3-----------2---------0--------------------------------|
E|------------------------3--------------------------------------------|

(Then the singing starts, with, to me, sounds like muted chords, they 
are Am, F and G, here are the lyrics and chords)

[Verse 1]
Am               F                   G
We had broken up for good just an hour before
Uh uh uh, uh uh uh uh uh
Am                    F                         G 
Now I'm staring at the bodies as there's dancin' 'cross the floor
Uh uh uh, uh uh uh uh uh
Am                     F                         G
And then the band slowed the tempo and the music gets me down
Uh uh uh, uh uh uh uh uh

[Intro]
         Am         F       G         Am
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------0-1-------1-0-------------1--------------------------------|
G|--------2---------2-----------0-----2--------------------------------|
D|------2---------3-----------0-------2--------------------------------|
A|----0---------3-----------2---------0--------------------------------|
E|------------------------3--------------------------------------------|

It was the same old song with the melancholy sound
Uh uh uh, uh uh uh uh uh
(Listen for strumming)

[Chorus 1]
Am                     F
They don't write 'em like that anymore
They just don't write 'em like that anymore

[Verse 2]
Am                F                 G
We'd been living together for a million years
Uh uh uh, uh uh uh uh uh
Am                F                   G
But now it feel so strange (out in the atmospheres?)
Uh uh uh, uh uh uh uh uh

[Instrumental]
         Am         F       G         Am
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------0-1-------1-0-------------1--------------------------------|
G|--------2---------2-----------0-----2--------------------------------|
D|------2---------3-----------0-------2--------------------------------|
A|----0---------3-----------2---------0--------------------------------|
E|------------------------3--------------------------------------------|

And then the jukebox plays a song I used to know
Uh uh uh, uh uh uh uh uh
Now I'm staring at the bodies as they dancin' so slow
Uh uh uh, uh uh uh uh uh
(Listen for Strumming)

[Chorus 2]
Am                     F    
They don't write 'em like that anymore
They just don't write 'em like that anymore

[Verse 3]
Am               F               G
Now I wind up staring at an empty glass
Uh uh uh, uh uh uh uh uh
Am                  F                     G
Cause its so easy to say that you'll forget your past
Uh uh uh, uh uh uh uh uh

[Instrumental]
         Am         F       G         Am
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------0-1-------1-0-------------1--------------------------------|
G|--------2---------2-----------0-----2--------------------------------|
D|------2---------3-----------0-------2--------------------------------|
A|----0---------3-----------2---------0--------------------------------|
E|------------------------3--------------------------------------------|

They don't write 'em like that anymore, no!
They just don't write 'em like that anymore
(Listen for how many times to play the intro over)
They don't write 'em like that anymore
They just don't write 'em like that anymore 

[Outro]
         Am         F       G         Am
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------0-1-------1-0-------------1--------------------------------|
G|--------2---------2-----------0-----2--------------------------------|
D|------2---------3-----------0-------2--------------------------------|
A|----0---------3-----------2---------0--------------------------------|
E|------------------------3--------------------------------------------|
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Droquen 61 Jun 29, 2009 01:06 PM

Wrong.

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moleboy 10 Aug 29, 2014 11:03 PM

Intro:

e|---------------------------------------|
B|-------0-1---------0-1-------0-----1---|
G|------2----------2---------0---2---2---|
D|-----2---------3---------0---------2---|
A|---0---------3---------------------0---|
E|---------------------------------------|

I'm not much on tabs but your version was definitely not right for the intro, very close but you messed up the third group of notes there as far as the rest good job!

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chodiechink 10 Jul 08, 2015 11:07 AM

You also missed a note at the end there.

e|---------------------------------------0---|
B|-------0-1---------0-1-------0---------1---|
G|------2----------2---------0---2---0---2---|
D|-----2---------3---------0-------------2---|
A|---0---------3-------------------------0---|
E|-------------------------------------------|

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