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Light Years Chords

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The chord embellishments are open hammer ons embedded in the strum pattern: for 
the G chord go open to 2nd fret on the G string,
for the C chord go open to 2nd fret on the D string.

Play the D chords this way:
E--0--
B--3--
G--0--
D--4--
A--5--
E--5--

G  C (4x)

G          Em
I woke you up
D               C
With poetry and stones
G                  Em
The ragged and the bones
D                 C
Strewn around the room

G  C (2x)

I recall
Another hazy may
Take a round in the ring
Gone hungry for the wind

G  C (2x)

C                                    G
Here’s the part I just lose everything
C                                         G
And I cracked a spark just to hear you sing
C       D      C
Sing

G  C (4x)

G         Em
I took it out
D                  C
The papers and the trash
G              Em
Old among the cans
D                     C
This golden love gone bad
G         Em
Shined it up
D             C
Aiming at the Sun
       G               Em
Just a light year from us
      D                  C
Hop a cab ride and we’re off

G  C (2x)

C                            G
All the ravens came along to play
C                                   G
The simple notes you sang just went astray
C      D     C
Astray

G              C               D
Everything was up, it’s coming down
G              C               D
Everything was up, it’s coming down
C
Coming down
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goldenboy2112 11 wrote on October 8 2014, 11:22 am

The second chord in the verses in Em, not C.

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Amache 228 wrote on May 25 2015, 07:30 pm

Lack of accuracy. Clearly wrong. While the tab is in the right ball park, there some incorrect chords here and there. It'd be easier to learn the song by ear.

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the_americkson 64 wrote on May 31 2015, 05:54 pm

Yeah this was my second tab and at the time I wasn't too concerned with accuracy, just wanted something to play around with. I edited it according to the first comment but I still didn't pick the song apart. If you want to play it like Gregory then I'd suggest finding a more experienced contributor or just contributing a new version... mine is still the only one after a year now.

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