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Artist: St. Vincent
 Album: Actor
  Song: The Strangers

Tabbed by: Cristian Mendez-Garcia

As played on Acoustic live on Lake Fever Sessions
www.lakefeversessions.com

[Intro]

e--7-9-10--12--9----7-8-10---5p3----8p6---------|
B--7-------9---9----5--------3--3---6---6-8--10-|
G--7-------9---9----5--------3---3--6-----------|
D--7-------9---9----5--------3------5-----------|
A-----------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------|


The verse chords are: D / A / Em / A / G / Em / G / A

Here is how you play each chord:

Structure for D:
e------------------------|
B------------------------|
G------11---------11-----|
D----12--12-----12--12---|
A------------------------|
E-10---------10----------|

Structure for A:
e------------------------|
B------------------------|
G------6---------6-------|
D----7--7------7--7------|
A------------------------|
E-5---------5------------|

Structure for Em:
e------------------------|
B------------------------|
G------0---------0-------|
D----2---2-----2---2-----|
A------------------------|
E-0---------0------------|

Structure for G:
e------------------------|
B------------------------|
G------4---------4-------|
D----5---5-----5---5-----|
A------------------------|
E-3---------3------------|


[Verse]

D             A
Lover, I don’t play to win
Em            A           G      Em   G   A
For the thrill until I’m spent

D             A
You showed up with a black eye
Em            A        G       Em   G   A  A
Looking to go start a fight

FILL:
e-2p0----------|
B-----2p0------|
G---------2p0--|
D--------------|
A-0------------|
E--------------| -->Play 4x


D               A
I threw flowers in your face
Em             A            G                    Em
on my sisters wedding day, Paint the black hole blacker
G                    A
Paint the black hole blacker

D                 A
Playboys under the mattress
Em               A       G                    Em
Like I wouldn’t notice, Paint the black hole blacker
G                    A       A
Paint the black hole blacker

[Chorus]
e-7-9-7--9------5-7-5--7------3-5-3--5--------2---------|
B-7------6------5------4------3------2---------3-----2--|
G-7------7------5------5------3------3----------2----2--|
D----------8-9-----------6-7-----------4-5--0-----------|
A--------------------------------------------------0----|
E-------------------------------------------------------|

What do I share? What do I keep? From all the Strangers
who sleep where I sleep?

PLAY FILL


[Verse 2]

D                    A
Desperate don’t look good on you
Em                A       G                    Em
Neither does your virtue, Paint the black hole blacker
G                    A
Paint the black hole blacker
D                    A
Good souls have more better sons
Em                A           G                    Em
Better souls born worse once, Paint the black hole blacker
G                    A       A
Paint the black hole blacker

PLAY FILL over these lyrics:
What do I share? What do I keep? From all the Strangers
who sleep where I sleep?

[Verse 3]

D                    A
You showed up with a black eye
Em         A            G   Em   G   A
Looking to finish a fight
D             A
Lover I don’t play to win
Em              A           G   Em  G  A
For the thrill until I’m spent

[Outro]
e-7-9-7--9------5-7-5--7------3-5-3--5--------2---------|
B-7------6------5------4------3------2---------3-----2--|
G-7------7------5------5------3------3----------2----2--|
D----------8-9-----------6-7-----------4-5--0-----------|
A--------------------------------------------------0----|
E-------------------------------------------------------|

e-7-9-7--9------5-7-5--7------3-5-3--5--------2---------|
B-7------6------5------4------3------2---------3-----2--|
G-7------7------5------5------3------3----------2----2--|
D----------8-9-----------6-7-----------4-5--0--------2--|
A--------------------------------------------------0----|
E-------------------------------------------------------|



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Linnoi 10 Jul 23, 2011 05:19 PM

Correction of my correction of my correction. My GOD.

e|-7-9-10--12---9-----7-9-10-------5p3-------8p6------------|
B|-7-------10---9-----7-----------3---3-----6----6-8-8/10~--|
G|-7-------10---10----7----------3---------6----------------|
D|-7-------10---9-----5---------2-------2/5-----------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|


Also, to play along with the album version just pop a capo on 1st fret.

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