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-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
        CLOSER TO THE SKY - Michael Franti - Songs From The Front Porch
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Transcribed by Sooz
Email: SoozMuze@gmail.com

Tuning:EADGBe


Intro:

e|-----3----------------0---------0--|----3---------------0--------0--------||
B|-----3-----1---0-h-1-----0-h-1-----|----3----1----0-h-1----0-h-1---1------||
G|-----4-----2---2---------2---------|----4----2----2--------2--------------||
D|-----5-----3---3---------3---------|----5----3----3--------3--------------||
A|---3-------------------------------|--3-----------------------------------||
E|---------1-----1-h-3-----3---------|-------1------1--------3--------------||

                                                                               
VERSE 1:

e|-----3----------------0---------0--|----3---------------0------------------|
B|-----3-----1---0-h-1-----0-h-1-----|----3----1----0-h-1----0-h-1-p-0-------|
G|-----4-----2---2---------2---------|----4----2----2-------------------0----|
D|-----5-----3---3---------3---------|----5----3----3------------------------|
A|---3-------------------------------|--3------------------------------------|
E|---------1-----1-h-3-----3---------|-------1------1--------3---------------|
 I'm so va- ry  happy just to be here I'm so glad I'm finally in a place with    


e|-----3----------------0---------0--|----3----------------0--------------0-------|
B|-----3-----1---0-h-1-----0-h-1-----|----3----1----0-h-1---------0-h-1------0----|
G|-----4-----2---2---------2---------|----4----2----2-------------2---------------|
D|-----5-----3---3---------3---------|----5----3----3-------------3---------------|
A|---3-------------------------------|--3-----------------------------------------|
E|---------1-----1-h-3-----3---------|-------1------1-------------3---------------|
     you.                               People say that you should ne-ver do this    


e|-----3-------------------0-----------0---|----3---------------0--------0-------||
B|-----3-----1----0--h--1------0-h-1-------|----3----1----0-h-1----0-h-1---1-----||
G|-----4-----2----2------------2-----------|----4----2----2--------2-------------||
D|-----5-----3----3------------3-----------|----5----3----3--------3-------------||
A|---3-------------------------------------|--3----------------------------------||
E|---------1------1--h--3------3-----------|-------1------1--------3-------------|| 
  But they don't, they don't wanna know the   truth. 
                                                                              you can

CHORUS:
                      
e|-----------------|---------0-----0--|----------0-----|----0--------0------|
B|-----1-----1--1--|--0-h-1-----1-----|--0----3--------|--2----2-h-3--------|
G|-----2-----2--2--|--2---------2-----|--0----0--------|--2----2------------|
D|-----2-----2--2--|------------------|----------------|--------------------|
A|-----------------|--2---------2-----|----------------|--0----0------------|
E|--2-----2--------|------------------|--0----0--------|--------------------|
   try,  you can     try to build a  fortress in your     mind,       Try to  


e|--------------0---|-----0-------0----|------------------------------0-------|
B|----1----1----1---|--1-------1-------|--0----3---2---1---2---2-h-3----------|
G|----2----2----3---|--2-------2-------|--0----0---0---0---0---2--------------|
D|----2----2----3---|----------1-------|--------------------------------------|
A|------------------|--2-------2-------|-------2---2---0---0---0--------------|
E|--2------2--------|------------------|--0-----------------------------------|
   stack up all your   things  so       high,              yeah,      You can


e|-----------------|---------0-----0--|-----------0----|----0--------0------|
B|-----1-----1--1--|--0-h-1-----1-----|--0----3--------|--2----2-h-3--------|
G|-----2-----2--2--|--2---------2-----|--0----0--------|--2----2------------|
D|-----2-----2--2--|------------------|----------------|--------------------|
A|-----------------|--2---------2-----|----------------|--0----0------------|
E|--2-----2--------|------------------|--0----0--------|--------------------|
   try,  you can     try to climb  a  - way  from this    life, But it will 

                                                        
e|---------------|----0-----0------|-----------------0-------|----------------||
B|----1----1--1--|--1----1---------|---3----1--0-h-1---0-h-1-|----3---1--0-h-1||
G|----2----2--2--|--2----2---------|---4----2--2-------2-----|----4---2--2----||
D|----2----2--2--|-------1---------|---5----3--3-------------|----5---3--3----||
A|---------------|--2----2------2--|-3-----------------3-----|--3-------------||
E|--2---2--------|-----------------|------1----1-h-3---3-----|-------1--------||
   only bring you closer to the sky,                   to the sky.



VERSE 2:

e|-----3---------------0----------------0---|----3----------------0-----------------|
B|-----3-----1---0-h-1-------0--h--1--------|----3-------1--0-h-1-----0-h-1-p-0-----|
G|-----4-----2---2-----------2--------------|----4-------2--2--------------------0--|
D|-----5-----3---3-----------3--------------|----5-------3--3-----------------------|
A|---3--------------------------------------|--3------------------------------------|
E|---------1-----1-h-3-------3--------------|----------1----1---------3-------------|
  People say that you should never come here, Something bad is only gonna happen to    


e|-----3----------------0---------0--|----3----------------0--------------0-------|
B|-----3-----1---0-h-1-----0-h-1-----|----3----1----0-h-1---------0-h-1------0----|
G|-----4-----2---2---------2---------|----4----2----2-------------2---------------|
D|-----5-----3---3---------3---------|----5----3----3-------------3---------------|
A|---3-------------------------------|--3-----------------------------------------|
E|---------1-----1-h-3-----3---------|-------1------1-------------3---------------|
     you.                              Better stay inside where  we can see you    


e|-----3-------------------0---------------0-----|----3---------------0--------0----||
B|-----3-----1----0--h--1------0--h--1-----------|----3----1----0-h-1----0-h-1---1--||
G|-----4-----2----2------------2-----------------|----4----2----2--------2----------||
D|-----5-----3----3------------3-----------------|----5----3----3--------3----------||
A|---3-------------------------------------------|--3-------------------------------||
E|---------1------1--h--3------3-----------------|-------1------1--------3----------|| 
  If you don't we'll make sure that-you're-feeling blue

                                                                              you can


CHORUS:
                      
e|-----------------|---------0-----0--|----------0-----|----0--------0------|
B|-----1-----1--1--|--0-h-1-----1-----|--0----3--------|--2----2-h-3--------|
G|-----2-----2--2--|--2---------2-----|--0----0--------|--2----2------------|
D|-----2-----2--2--|------------------|----------------|--------------------|
A|-----------------|--2---------2-----|----------------|--0----0------------|
E|--2-----2--------|------------------|--0----0--------|--------------------|
   try,  you can     try to build a  fortress in your     mind,       Try to  


e|--------------0---|-----0-------0----|------------------------------0-------|
B|----1----1----1---|--1-------1-------|--0----3---2---1---2---2-h-3----------|
G|----2----2----3---|--2-------2-------|--0----0---0---0---0---2--------------|
D|----2----2----3---|----------1-------|--------------------------------------|
A|------------------|--2-------2-------|-------2---2---0---0---0--------------|
E|--2------2--------|------------------|--0-----------------------------------|
   stack up all your   things  so       high,              yeah,      You can


e|-----------------|---------0-----0--|-----------0----|----0--------0------|
B|-----1-----1--1--|--0-h-1-----1-----|--0----3--------|--2----2-h-3--------|
G|-----2-----2--2--|--2---------2-----|--0----0--------|--2----2------------|
D|-----2-----2--2--|------------------|----------------|--------------------|
A|-----------------|--2---------2-----|----------------|--0----0------------|
E|--2-----2--------|------------------|--0----0--------|--------------------|
   try,  you can     try to climb  a  - way  from this    life, But it will 

                                                        
e|---------------|----0-----0------|-----------------0-------|----------------||
B|----1----1--1--|--1----1---------|---3----1--0-h-1---0-h-1-|----3---1--0-h-1||
G|----2----2--2--|--2----2---------|---4----2--2-------2-----|----4---2--2----||
D|----2----2--2--|-------1---------|---5----3--3-------------|----5---3--3----||
A|---------------|--2----2------2--|-3-----------------3-----|--3-------------||
E|--2---2--------|-----------------|------1----1-h-3---3-----|-------1--------||
   only bring you closer to the sky,                  to the   sky.


BRIDGE:

   
e|--5-----5h8p5-----|--5--5---5-5------|--7----7h10p7-----|----5-------5-----|
B|--6----------6----|--7------7--7-----|--8----------8----|--5-5---5---5-----|
G|--5-----------5---|--5------5---5----|--7-----------7---|--7-----7p6-------|
D|--7------------7--|--7------7--------|--9------------9--|--5-----5---------|
A|--5---------------|--5------5--------|--7---------------|--7-----7---------|
E|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
          Some people think that life is worth living for tomorrow


e|--5-----5h8p5-----|--5--5---5-----5-8-5----|--7----7h10p7-----|----5-------5-----|
B|--6----------6----|--7------7--7-----------|--8----------8----|--5-5---5---5-----|
G|--5-----------5---|--5------5--------------|--7-----------7---|--7-----7p6-------|
D|--7------------7--|--7------7--------------|--9------------9--|--5-----5---------|
A|--5---------------|--5------5--------------|--7---------------|--7-----7---------|
E|------------------|------------------------|------------------|------------------|
          Some people think that life is worth living  for yester-day


e|--5-----5h8p5-----|--5--5---5-5------|--7----7h10p7-----|----5-------5-----|
B|--6----------6----|--7------7--7-----|--8----------8----|--5-5---5---5-----|
G|--5-----------5---|--5------5---5----|--7-----------7---|--7-----7p6-------|
D|--7------------7--|--7------7--------|--9------------9--|--5-----5---------|
A|--5---------------|--5------5--------|--7---------------|--7-----7---------|
E|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
          Some people think that life is worth nothing but sorrow


e|--5-----5h8p5--5--|--5--5----8-------|--7----7h10p7-----|----5-------5-----||
B|--6----------8----|--7---------7-----|--8----------8----|--5-5---5---5-----||
G|--5---------------|--5-----------8---|--7-----------7---|--7-----7p6-------||
D|--7---------------|--7---------------|--9------------9--|--5-----5---------||
A|--5---------------|--5------6--------|--7---------------|--7-----7---------||
E|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------||
          Some people think that life is worth living day by day.       We can


CHORUS:
                      
e|-----------------|---------0-----0--|----------0-----|----0--------0------|
B|-----1-----1--1--|--0-h-1-----1-----|--0----3--------|--2----2-h-3--------|
G|-----2-----2--2--|--2---------2-----|--0----0--------|--2----2------------|
D|-----2-----2--2--|------------------|----------------|--------------------|
A|-----------------|--2---------2-----|----------------|--0----0------------|
E|--2-----2--------|------------------|--0----0--------|--------------------|
   try,  you can     try to build a  fortress in your     mind,       Try to  


e|--------------0---|-----0-------0----|---------------------0--------0-------|
B|----1----1----1---|--1-------1-------|--0----3---2---1---2---2-h-3----------|
G|----2----2----3---|--2-------2-------|--0----0---0---0---0---2--------------|
D|----2----2----3---|----------1-------|--------------------------------------|
A|------------------|--2-------2-------|-------2---2---0---0---0--------------|
E|--2------2--------|------------------|--0-----------------------------------|
   stack up all your   things  so       high,              yeah,      You can


e|-----------------|---------0-----0--|-----------0----|----0--------0------|
B|-----1-----1--1--|--0-h-1-----1-----|--0----3--------|--2----2-h-3--------|
G|-----2-----2--2--|--2---------2-----|--0----0--------|--2----2------------|
D|-----2-----2--2--|------------------|----------------|--------------------|
A|-----------------|--2---------2-----|----------------|--0----0------------|
E|--2-----2--------|------------------|--0----0--------|--------------------|
   try,  you can     try to climb  a  - way  from this    life, But it will 

                                                        
e|---------------|----0-----0------|-----------------0-------0|----3---------------0------------------|
B|----1----1--1--|--1----1---------|---3----1--0-h-1---0-h-1--|----3----1----0-h-1----0-h-1-p-0-------|
G|----2----2--2--|--2----2---------|---4----2--2-------2------|----4----2----2-------------------0----|
D|----2----2--2--|-------1---------|---5----3--3--------------|----5----3----3------------------------|
A|---------------|--2----2------2--|-3-----------------3------|--3------------------------------------|
E|--2---2--------|-----------------|------1----1-h-3---3------|-------1------1--------3---------------|
   only bring you closer to the sky,                   to the   sky,                 to  the


e|-----------------0-------|--7--------------||
B|---3----1--0-h-1---0-----|----8------------||
G|---4----2--2-------2-----|------9----------||
D|---5----3--3-------------|-----------------||
A|-3-----------------3-----|-----------------||
E|------1----1-h-3---3-----|--------8--------||
   sky,              to the sky.
 


| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off

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                                **Please Note**
This file is only my interpretation of the song. You may only use this file for 
private study, scholarship, or research.


            
            
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