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Artist: The High Llamas
Song: Theatreland
Album: Hawaii
website: www.highllamas.com
Tabbed by: Eric Warncke
email: EWrnc4@aol.com

The High Llamas are a great band. I feel it's about time someone tabbed out one of their
So I picked my favorite song called Theatreland from the 1996 album Hawaii. Even the
Boys liked it! So if you like the High Llamas, you should learn to play this, otherwise 
listen to them! You can start by going to www.highllamas.com.


The bass enters at 4 seconds.

0:04 verse 1

G--------2--2---3---3------------|--------------------------------------|
D-3---3---------------3---5---3--|--3-----3-----------------------------|
A--------------------------------|---------------3--5--3--1-----1--3--1-|
E--------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
    It's the final night - And they still can't get it right

G-----------------------------------------------|
D---3--------3---------3----------------3--5--3-|
A-------------------3---------0---1-------------|
E-----------------------------------------------|
The movement on the stage was so slow (doo doo doo doo)

G--------3-----3---3-3-3-3---2-----------------|
D-------------------------------5---5--5-5-5-5-|
A----------------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------|
They're calling it the stop and go show


0:24 bridge

G-1-------------------|
D---------------------|
A-------0--1--0--1--0-|
E---------------------|


0:27 verse 2

G-------------2--2---3--3---------|---------------------------------|
D-3--------3--------------3--5--3-|-3-------3-----------------------|
A---------------------------------|-----------3---5-3--1----1--3--1-|
E---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
   Is there much appeal    When you can't believe it's real

G---------------------------------------------|
D---3-------3-----3-------------------3--5--3-|
A--------------3-----0-1----------------------|
E---------------------------------------------|
The music was a little shaky (doo doo doo doo)

G---3---3--3-3-3-3-2---------------|
D--------------------5--5--5-5-5-5-|
A----------------------------------|
E----------------------------------|
The scenery a little flaky

G------------------------------------------------------|
D---3-------3-----3----------------------------3--5--3-|
A--------------3------0----1---------------------------|
E------------------------------------------------------|
The audience surprised themselves with (doo doo doo doo)

G---3-----3---3--3--3--3----2----------------|
D------------------------------5--5--5-5-5-5-|
A--------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------|
The strength of the abuse they handed


0:57 bridge

G-5----------|------------|-7--------|
D------5-7-5-|-3----------|----------|
A------------|------3-5-3-|----------|
E------------|------------|----------|


***Repeat the above bass lines below***


1:05 Verse 3

And the radio play
Leaves you angry for the day
Written like a first confession
You ponder on this strange profession


1:24 bridge


1:27 Verse 4

As the sands will shift
Theaterland is on the drift
Paddle round the bend to nowhere
Ratty and his friends will be there
Given up for good and hounded
Given up for good and bounded


1:56 Outro

G-5--------|-3------3-|-5--------|-2------2-|-1------1-|-3------3-|----------|
D----3-5-3-|----3-5---|3---3-5-3-|3---2-3---|2---1-3---|3---3-5---|4-------3-|
A----------|----------|----------|----------|----------|----------|--4-6-4---|
E----------|----------|----------|----------|----------|----------|----------|


That's it! That's the whole song! :)

Remember, nothing comes perfect the first time. Listen closely for the rhythm, and try
get that bouncy, pop feeling.
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