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Nightswimming Tab

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Nightswimming- R.E.M.

Standard Tuning
Capo 3
Tabbed relative to capo

e|---------------5----------------4---7-------------------------------|
B|----5-7-----5--2--------5-7---------4-------------------------------|
G|--4------4-----2------4------4------4-------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------4-------------------------------|
A|---------------0----------------------------------------------------|
E|--0------0--4---------0------0--4-----------------------------------|

             Nightswimming        deserves a quiet night
e|------4-------7--7-5-5-4---------------4-------7--7-5-5-4-----------|
B|----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0-----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0---|
G|--4--------------------------------4--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------|


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

    The photograph on the dashboard   taken years ago
e|------4-------7--7-5-5-4---------------4-------7--7-5-5-4-----------|
B|----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0-----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0---|
G|--4--------------------------------4--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------|

    turned around backwards so the windshield shows
e|----2------2-----2--------------------------------------------------|
B|--5-----5------5-----5-5-4-2-4--------------------------------------|
G|------4------4-----4------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------2------2----------------------------------------------------|
E|--0--------0---------2----------------------------------------------|

    Every streetlight         reveals a picture in reverse
e|------4-------7--7-5-5-4---------------4-------7--7-5-5-4-----------|
B|----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0-----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0---|
G|--4--------------------------------4--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------|

    still it's so much clearer
e|----2------2-----2--------------------------------------------------|
B|--5-----5------5-----5-5-4-2-4--------------------------------------|
G|------4------4-----4------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------2------2----------------------------------------------------|
E|--0--------0---------2----------------------------------------------|

    I forgot my shirt  at          the water's edge  the moon is low tonight
e|------4-------7--7-5-5-4---------------4-------7--7-5-5-4-----------|
B|----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0-----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0---|
G|--4--------------------------------4--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------|


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


e|---------------5----------------4---7-------------------------------|
B|----5-7-----5--2--------5-7---------4-------------------------------|
G|--4------4-----2------4------4------4-------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------4-------------------------------|
A|---------------0----------------------------------------------------|
E|--0------0--4---------0------0--4-----------------------------------|

               Nightswimming       deserves a quiet night
e|------4-------7--7-5-5-4---------------4-------7--7-5-5-4-----------|
B|----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0-----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0---|
G|--4--------------------------------4--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------|

    I'm not sure all these people understand
e|----2------2-----2--------------------------------------------------|
B|--5-----5------5-----5-5-4-2-4--------------------------------------|
G|------4------4-----4------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------2------2----------------------------------------------------|
E|--0--------0---------2----------------------------------------------|

              It's not like years ago        the fear of getting caught
e|------4-------7--7-5-5-4---------------4-------7--7-5-5-4-----------|
B|----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0-----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0---|
G|--4--------------------------------4--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------|

           of recklessness in water
e|----2------2-----2--------------------------------------------------|
B|--5-----5------5-----5-5-4-2-4--------------------------------------|
G|------4------4-----4------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------2------2----------------------------------------------------|
E|--0--------0---------2----------------------------------------------|

              they cannot see me naked          these things they go away
e|------4-------7--7-5-5-4---------------4-------7--7-5-5-4-----------|
B|----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0-----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0---|
G|--4--------------------------------4--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------|

           replaced by everyday
e|----2------2-----2--------------------------------------------------|
B|--5-----5------5-----5-5-4-2-4--------------------------------------|
G|------4------4-----4------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------2------2----------------------------------------------------|
E|--0--------0---------2----------------------------------------------|

              Nightswimming          remembering that night
e|------4-------7--7-5-5-4---------------4-------7--7-5-5-4-----------|
B|----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0-----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0---|
G|--4--------------------------------4--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------|

    September's coming soon
e|----2------2-----2--------------------------------------------------|
B|--5-----5------5-----5-5-4-2-4--------------------------------------|
G|------4------4-----4------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------2------2----------------------------------------------------|
E|--0--------0---------2----------------------------------------------|

    I'm pining for the moon          And what if there were two
e|------4-------7--7-5-5-4---------------4-------7--7-5-5-4-----------|
B|----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0-----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0---|
G|--4--------------------------------4--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------|

    Side by side in orbit  Around the fairest sun?
e|----2------2-----2--------------------------------------------------|
B|--5-----5------5-----5-5-4-2-4--------------------------------------|
G|------4------4-----4------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------2------2----------------------------------------------------|
E|--0--------0---------2----------------------------------------------|

    That bright, tight forever drum  Could not describe nightswimming
e|------4-------7--7-5-5-4---------------4-------7--7-5-5-4-----------|
B|----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0-----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0---|
G|--4--------------------------------4--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------|


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


e|---------------5----------------4---7-------------------------------|
B|----5-7-----5--2--------5-7---------4-------------------------------|
G|--4------4-----2------4------4------4-------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------4-------------------------------|
A|---------------0----------------------------------------------------|
E|--0------0--4---------0------0--4-----------------------------------|


e|------4-------7--7-5-5-4---------------4-------7--7-5-5-4-----------|
B|----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0-----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0---|
G|--4--------------------------------4--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------|


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

    You, I thought I knew you        You, I cannot judge
e|------4-------7--7-5-5-4---------------4-------7--7-5-5-4-----------|
B|----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0-----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0---|
G|--4--------------------------------4--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------|

    You, I thought you knew me, This one
e|----2------2-----2--------------------------------------------------|
B|--5-----5------5-----5-5-4-2-4--------------------------------------|
G|------4------4-----4------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------2------2----------------------------------------------------|
E|--0--------0---------2----------------------------------------------|

    laughing quietly              underneath my breath          Nightswimming
e|------4-------7--7-5-5-4---------------4-------7--7-5-5-4-----------|
B|----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0-----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0---|
G|--4--------------------------------4--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------|


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

    The photograph reflects   every streetlight a   reminder    Nightswimming
e|------4-------7--7-5-5-4---------------4-------7--7-5-5-4-----------|
B|----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0-----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0---|
G|--4--------------------------------4--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------|

               deserves a quiet night
e|----2------2-----2--------------------------------------------------|
B|--5-----5------5-----5-5-4-2-4--------------------------------------|
G|------4------4-----4------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------2------2----------------------------------------------------|
E|--0--------0---------2----------------------------------------------|

                                                  deserves a quiet night
e|------4-------7--7-5-5-4---------------4-------7--7-5-5-4-----------|
B|----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0-----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0---|
G|--4--------------------------------4--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------|


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


e|------4-------7--7-5-5-4---------------4-------7--7-5-5-4-----------|
B|----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0-----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0---|
G|--4--------------------------------4--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------|


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


e|------4-------7--7-5-5-4---------------4-------7--7-5-5-4-----------|
B|----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0-----5---5--5-------------9-7-4-0---|
G|--4--------------------------------4--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------0-----0--4--7--5-------7---------|


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


I think it's pretty accurate. Thanks for checking it out.
-Sorenson
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