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This is a pretty simple way of playing this song and duplicating the sound of the piano 
a guitar. Once you get the main gist of it, it mostly repeats. The other tabs I've seen 
really make too much sense or are fragmented so I hope everyone can enjoy this one.

How To Save A Life
By The Fray
Standard Tuning

	C                                             Em7
e-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----1---------------3----------------5---------------0-------------|
G-------0-----0---------0-----0----------0-----0----------0-----0---|
D----------2---------------2----------------2----------------0------|
A----3---------------2----------------3---------------2-------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------|


e-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----1---------------3---------------5--------------0---------------|
G-------0-----0---------0-----0---------0-----0---------0-----0-----|
D----------2---------------2---------------2---------------0--------|
A----3---------------2---------------3--------------2---------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Step 1 you say we need to talk   he walks, you say sit down its just a talk


e-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----1---------------3---------------5--------------0---------------|
G-------0-----0---------0-----0---------0-----0---------0-----0-----|
D----------2---------------2---------------2---------------0--------|
A----3---------------2---------------3--------------2---------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------|
     Smiles politely back at you, you stare politely right on

e-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----1---------------3---------------5--------------0---------------|
G-------0-----0---------0-----0---------0-----0---------0-----0-----|
D----------2---------------2---------------2---------------0--------|
A----3---------------2---------------3--------------2---------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Through, some sort of window to your right as he goes left and you stay


e-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----1---------------3---------------5--------------0---------------|
G-------0-----0---------0-----0---------0-----0---------0-----0-----|
D----------2---------------2---------------2---------------0--------|
A----3---------------2---------------3--------------2---------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------|
right, between the lines of fear and blame you begin to wonder why you came

F              G               Am                C
Where did I go wrong, I lost a friend, somewhere along in the bitterness and

F                   G               Am                F      G      C
I would have stayed up with you all night, had I know How to save a life


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


e-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----1---------------3---------------5--------------0---------------|
G-------0-----0---------0-----0---------0-----0---------0-----0-----|
D----------2---------------2---------------2---------------0--------|
A----3---------------2---------------3--------------2---------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Let him know that you know best, cause after all you do know best,

e-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----1---------------3---------------5--------------0---------------|
G-------0-----0---------0-----0---------0-----0---------0-----0-----|
D----------2---------------2---------------2---------------0--------|
A----3---------------2---------------3--------------2---------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Try to step out of his defense, without granting innocence


e-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----1---------------3---------------5--------------0---------------|
G-------0-----0---------0-----0---------0-----0---------0-----0-----|
D----------2---------------2---------------2---------------0--------|
A----3---------------2---------------3--------------2---------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------|
	Lay down a list of what is wrong, things you told him all along

e-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----1---------------3---------------5--------------0---------------|
G-------0-----0---------0-----0---------0-----0---------0-----0-----|
D----------2---------------2---------------2---------------0--------|
A----3---------------2---------------3--------------2---------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------|
and  pray to god he hears you and    pray to god he hears you     and


F              G               Am                C
Where did I go wrong, I lost a friend, somewhere along in the bitterness and

F                   G               Am                F      G      C
I would have stayed up with you all night, had I know How to save a life


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


e------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----1---------------3---------------5--------------0--------------|
G-------0-----0---------0-----0---------0-----0---------0-----0----|
D----------2---------------2---------------2---------------0-------|
A----3---------------2---------------3--------------2--------------|
E------------------------------------------------------------------|
As he begins to raise his voice, you lower yours and grant him one last

e------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----1---------------3---------------5--------------0--------------|
G-------0-----0---------0-----0---------0-----0---------0-----0----|
D----------2---------------2---------------2---------------0-------|
A----3---------------2---------------3--------------2--------------|
E------------------------------------------------------------------|
Choice, drive until you lose the road, or break with the ones you followed


e------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----1---------------3---------------5--------------0--------------|
G-------0-----0---------0-----0---------0-----0---------0-----0----|
D----------2---------------2---------------2---------------0-------|
A----3---------------2---------------3--------------2--------------|
E------------------------------------------------------------------|
	He will do one of two things, he will admit to everything

e------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----1---------------3---------------5--------------0--------------|
G-------0-----0---------0-----0---------0-----0---------0-----0----|
D----------2---------------2---------------2---------------0-------|
A----3---------------2---------------3--------------2--------------|
E------------------------------------------------------------------|
or he'll say he's just not the same and you'll begin to wonder why you came


F              G               Am                C
Where did I go wrong, I lost a friend, somewhere along in the bitterness and

F                   G               Am                C
I would have stayed up with you all night, had I know How to save a life

F              G               Am                C
Where did I go wrong, I lost a friend, somewhere along in the bitterness and

F                   G               Am                F      G      C
I would have stayed up with you all night, had I know How to save a life

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