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Suspension chords

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Mae
Suspension
Destination Bsides
2004
Submitted by: paramore_fans@yahoo.com

Key: Eb

Tuning: Standard EADGBe

Chords used:
Eb -   x68886 or Eb5 - x688xx
Bb -   x13331 or Bb5 - x133xx
Cm -   x35543 or C5 -  x355xx
G# -   466544 or G#5 - 466xxx
Bb/D - x587xx
Fm -   133111 or F5 -  133xxx
Eb/G - 365xxx


Intro:

Piano:
e|-----6-----------|
B|-4-6-----4-6-4---|
G|-------3-------3-|
D|-----------------| x8
A|-----------------|
E|-----------------|


Distortion:

Guitar 1: Eb---Cm--Bb--Eb(Hold)

Guitar 2:
e|---------6----------------------|---|
B|-----6-------6-8----6-8-9-8-6---|-4-|
G|---8---6---6------6-----------8-|---|
D|-8------------------------------|---|
A|--------------------------------|---|
E|--------------------------------|---|
               x4


Verse 1:
Eb
Lately I'm all right Lately I'm not scared
    Bb       Cm                   Bb
I figured out that What you to do me feels like
I'm floating on air
G#
  I don't need to know right now
           Cm   Bb
All I know is I believe
G#
  In the very thing that got us here
        Cm      Bb
And now I can't leave


Guitar 2: originally from violin, pluck the strings slow
e|-----1---3---4-------1---------|
B|-4---------------4-------3---4-|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------|


I don't need to know right now... x means palm mute
e|-----------------------------1-3-------------------------------|
B|-----4---3---3-4-----4---3-----------4---3---3-4---------------|
G|-3-3---3---3-----3-3---3---3-----3-3---3---3------5-5-5--3-3-3-|
D|--------------------------------------------------5-5-5--3-3-3-| x2
A|--------------------------------------------------3-3-3--1-1-1-|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|
   x x   x   x     x x   x   x     x x   x   x


Chorus 1:
Eb     G#
Say anything but
         Bb  Cm
Say what you mean
          Bb
Cause I'm caught in suspension


Post Chorus 1:

Guitar 1: G#-G#--Bb-Bb--Cm--Bb/D--Bb/D--Eb--Eb

Guitar 2:
e|---------3-------4-------6-------|
B|-4h6p4-----4-3-----4-3-----4-4-3-|
G|-------3-------3-------3---------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|


Verse 2:
Eb                        Eb/G
Now, I'm wanting this for sure
                         Cm
And I'll beg for nothing more
                      Bb
I'll plan all day And drive all night
I love what's in store
G#
  Can't seem to stop this now
        Cm       Bb
Even if it's not so clear
G#
  And I'll take what I can get
Cm          Bb
If you want me here...


Guitar 2: originally from violin
e|-1--3-------|-1--3--6-|--1--3-------|-1--3----|
B|-------4----|---------|--------4----|-------3-|
G|----------3-|---------|-----------3-|---------|
D|------------|---------|-------------|---------|
A|------------|---------|-------------|---------|
E|------------|---------|-------------|---------|


Can't seem to stop this now... x means palm mute
e|-----------------------------1-3-------------------------------|
B|-----4---3---3-4-----4---3-----------4---3---3-4---------------|
G|-3-3---3---3-----3-3---3---3-----3-3---3---3------5-5-5--3-3-3-|
D|--------------------------------------------------5-5-5--3-3-3-| x2
A|--------------------------------------------------3-3-3--1-1-1-|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|
   x x   x   x     x x   x   x     x x   x   x

Chorus 2:
Eb     G#
Say anything, but
         Bb  Cm
Say what you mean
         Bb
When you whisper you want this
G#                     Bb-Bb-Bb--Fm-Fm-Bb
Your eyes tell the same
Eb           G#
Pick enough speed
            Bb Cm
I can barely   breathe
          Bb
Cause I'm caught in suspension


Post Chorus 2:

Guitar 1: G#-G#--Bb-Bb--Cm--Bb/D--Bb/D--Eb--Eb (x2)

Guitar 2:
e|---------3-------4-------6-------|
B|-4h6p4-----4-3-----4-3-----4-4-3-|
G|-------3-------3-------3---------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|
then
e|---------3-------4-------6-----3-|
B|-4h6p4-----4-3-----4-3-----4-6---|
G|-------3-------3-------3---------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|


Bridge:
Bb
  It's enough for me To get excited
G#
  It's enough for me To feel well
Cm  Bb--G#
Whoa


Interlude:

Guitar 1: Eb---Cm--Bb--G#---Bb-Cm--Bb

Guitar 2:
e|---------6----------------------|---------6-------------11----|
B|-----6-------6-8----6-8-9-8-6---|-----6-------6-8----6-----11-|
G|---8---6---6------6-----------8-|---8---6---6------6----------|
D|-8------------------------------|-8---------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
then
e|---------6----------------------|
B|-----6-------6-8----6-8-9-8-6---|
G|---8---6---6------6-----------8-|
D|-8------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|
               x2
then
e|---------6----------------------|---------6-------6-------6-------|
B|-----6-------6-8----6-8-9-8-6---|-----6---------------------------|
G|---8---6---6------6-----------8-|---8---6---8-7-8---8-7-8---8-7-8-|
D|-8------------------------------|-8-------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|---------------------------------|
then
e|---------6----------------------|---------6--------------------|
B|-----6-------6-8----6-8-9-8-6---|-----6-------6-8--------------|
G|---8---6---6------6-----------8-|---8---6---6------8-8--8-8--8-|
D|-8------------------------------|-8----------------x-x--x-x--x-|
A|--------------------------------|------------------6-6--6-6--6-|
E|--------------------------------|------------------------------|


Chorus 3: Silence
Eb     G#
Say anything, but
         Bb  Cm
Say what you mean
         Bb
When you whisper you want this
 G#             Bb
(Your eyes tell the same)


Chorus 4:
Eb     G#
Say anything, but (suspension)
         Bb  Cm
Say what you mean
(Oh, please say what you mean)
    Bb                  G#
I'm caught in suspension
           Bb       Fm  Bb
I'm caught in suspension


Chorus 5:
Eb           G#
Pick enough speed (suspension)
            Bb Cm
I can barely   breathe
(Oh, I can barely breathe)
    Bb                  G#
I'm caught in suspension
           Bb       Fm  Bb
I'm caught in suspension


Chorus 6:
Eb     G#
Say anything (Suspension)
             Bb  Cm
But say what you mean
(Your eyes tell everything)
    Bb
I'm caught in suspension


Guitar 2: While doing Chorus 6
e|-11--10-------------------------------------|
B|---------11-----11-----11-------------------|
G|-------------12-----12----12-13-12-10-12----|
D|-----------------------------------------13-| x3
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|


Outro:

Guitar 1: G#-G#--Bb-Bb--Cm--Bb/D--Bb/D--Eb--Eb (x2) end on G#

Guitar 2:
e|---------3-------4-------6-------|---|
B|-4h6p4-----4-3-----4-3-----4-4-3-|-1-|
G|-------3-------3-------3---------|---|
D|---------------------------------|---|
A|---------------------------------|---|
E|---------------------------------|---|
                x2

            
            
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luther527 88 Feb 19, 2008 08:06 AM

If you look up any videos of Mae, they play most of their songs tuned 1/2 step down, and Suspension is no exception. They play this one in the key of E.

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bburroughs3 14 Jun 03, 2017 01:29 PM

Are the lyrics not "we are gaining speed"? Not "picking up speed"?

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