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                             BRACE YOURSELF- Howie Day
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TABBER: acoustigreg
DATE: june 10, 2004

hey howie fans, i really like this song, and it's pretty easy to play.  thanks to all 
other tabbers who put out Howie Day tabs.  this one is 100% correct, i saw him play it in 
 here goes...

standard tuning

CAPO 1st fret (tab is relative to capo)

Intro

e---0---0---3---|
B---0--0h1--0---|
G---2---2---0---|
D---2---2---0---|
A---0---0---2---|
E---x---x---3---|

Verse (1st, 2nd, and 4th lines)

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

3rd line ("I would hold...")

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

Chorus

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

Lead in to bridge

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

Bridge part one ("On and on...")

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

Bridge part two ("Gooooone...")

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

Am
so you think
C                 G              Am
you can hold the world up by a string
     C            G
with all that you have
    Am           G             E7         Am   C  G
and i will hold every part of you if i could

        Am     G
and i'm on...
         Dsus2
and i'm on again
Dm     C
brace yourself
     Am           G
and all that you have
   Am  G        Dsus2
and oh, i'm in love again
Dm     C
brace yourself
 G
yeah...

so you feel everything and everything should be
all that you wanted
stay with me
i'm in no condition to be
alone

and i'm on...
and i'm on again
brace yourself
and all that you have
and oh, i'm in love again
brace yourself
 G     E7
yeah...

Am      C
on and on
Dm                E7
so it's just your false alarm
Am      C    Dm
maybe i'll hold my breath
     E7        Fmaj7     C
and you'll be gone
Am            G         Dm    C
all that you have... yeah...
Am             E7
all that you wanted...

so you think
you can hold the world up by a string
with all that you have
and i will hold every part of you if i could

Am  G       Dsus2
love i'm in love again
Dm     C            Am           G
brace yourself with all that you have
Am  G      Dsus2
oh i'm in love again
Dm        C       G      E7
brace yourself...yeah...
Dm        C       G      E7
brace yourself...yeah...
Dm        C          Am          G
brace yourself with all that you have
Dm        C
yeah...
Am            G
all that you wanted...oh...

Dm   C   Fmaj7


CHORDS:  (relative to capo)
Am- 002210
C- x32010
G- 320033
E7- 020100
Dsus2- xx0230
Dm- xx0231
Fmaj7- x03210

****the trick to playing this song perfectly is the timing.  listen to the song over and 
to get it right.  good luck.  -acoustigreg
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1083058 10 Feb 26, 2006 07:51 PM

this is song and tab, um its a little hard to understand at first but i figured it out lol..........keep listening to howie!!! and go to www.howieday.com its a good site sry for this long comment lol

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im_bored 98 Jul 03, 2009 07:33 AM

the 4th line in the verse is different

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