Fake-a-Frown by Petal Shop Intro C (h)Fmaj7 (4x) Verse 1 C Fmaj7 C Fmaj7 C Let's let the weeds grow and the birds make nests C Fmaj7 C Fmaj7 C Fmaj7 C on inconvenient perches so we can be more humble . . . now and let's grab each other's ankles and throw our little bodies down inconvenient mountains so we can learn to tumble...now See, I hear about this house with similar ambitions kids who seem to listen, private rooms for kissin' a little mecca for the real ones, who've found a way to steal fun from behind all these signs that are keeping us from wishin' Chorus: C(walk down to) Am F C (toodle-oo) Goodbye, my old town Gsusp Am got a better thing coming now (toodle-oo) F C Love your people and your sound G C Fmaj7 C Fmaj7 but I aint gonna fake a frown Verse 2 And if these sirens call us and temperaments befall us and all these catchy mantras are too trite, my dear, to shout recall that that this grain of salt that we've brought here in our mouths is a string we've tied behind us (put there to remind us) you can always turn around Chorus: Verse 3 but soon the loop repeats and the holes behind the sheets come clearly into focus (surrounding us with motives) and reasons we should fly (kiss another town goodbye) and this life, so half-hearted, that we've accidentally started will be shaken off our backs as we're strapping on our packs Chorus: Instrumental Verse 4 And when our little feet have crossed too many streets we'll know home when we see it, though our minds may not believe it and we'll spread ourselves right out, get a matress and a couch and live life like we mean it Chorus (2X) *************************** This tab is the author's own work is meant as an interpretation. This tab is meant only for instructional and private use.