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Long Way From Home chords

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Artist: The Lumineers
Album: Cleopatra (2016)
No.: 8
Song: Long Way From Home
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SD1ixuk8dpg
Transcription: SCA, kostya.levin.sca@gmail.com 

VERSION 1
Tuning: standard
Capo: 2nd fret!!!

Chords used:
G:    3.2.0.0.3.x
C9:   x.3.2.0.3.x
D/F#: 2.x.0.2.3.x
Em7:  0.2.2.0.3.x
D:    x.x.0.2.3.x

[Intro]
G C9 G D/F# Em7 C9 G  x2

[Chorus]
G    C9    G    D/F#   Em7    C9     G
Held on to hope like a noose, like a rope
G       C9    G  D/F#    Em7   C9 G
God and medicine take no mercy on him
Em7      C9  G          Em7        C9  G
Poisoned his blood, and burned out his throat
Em7    C9 G
Enough is enough,
D       Em7 C9       G
He's a long way from home

[Break]
G C9 G D/F# Em7 C9 G  

[Chorus]
G       C9 G     D/F#   Em7  C9      G
Days of my youth wasted on a selfish fool
G       C9      G     D/F#    Em7   C9       G
Who ran for the hills from the hand you were dealt
Em7    C9  G        Em7   C9       G
I flew far away, as far as I could go
     Em7     C9      G
Your time is running out
    D     Em7  C9       G
And I'm a long way from home

[Break]
G C9 G D/F# Em7 C9 G  x2

[Chorus]
G    C9    G        D/F# Em7  C9    G
Laid up in bed, you were laid up in bed
G       C9  G    D/F#        Em7     C9   G
Holding the pain like you're holding your breath
Em7      C9        G       Em7  C9     G
I prayed you could sleep, sleep like a stone
Em7          C9      G
You're right next to me
D            Em7  C9       G
But you're a long way from home

[Break]
G C9 G D/F# Em7 C9 G  x2

[Chorus]
G     C9 G     D/F#  Em7 C9        G
Hospital gowns never fit like they should
G         C9     G      D/F#   Em7 C9  G
We yelled at the nurse, didn't do  any good
Em7  C9    G       Em7  C9        G
More morphine, the last words you moaned
Em7     C9    G
At last I was sure
D                Em7 C9        G
That you weren't far away from home

[End]
G C9 G D/F# Em7 C9 G  x2


VERSION 2 (NO capo version)
Tuning: standard
Capo: NO capo

Chords used:

[Intro]
A D A E F#m D A  x2

[Chorus]
A    D     A    E      F#m    D      A
Held on to hope like a noose, like a rope
A       D     A  E       F#m   D  A
God and medicine take no mercy on him
F#m      D   A          F#m        D   A
Poisoned his blood, and burned out his throat
F#m    D  A
Enough is enough,
E      F#m  D        A
He's a long way from home

[Break]
A D A E F#m D A  

[Chorus]
A       D  A     E      F#m  D       A
Days of my youth wasted on a selfish fool
A       D       A     E        F#m      D       A
Who ran for the hills from the hand you were dealt
F#m    D   A        F#m    D       A
I flew far away, as far as I could go
     F#m     D       A
Your time is running out
    E     F#m  D        A
And I'm a long way from home

[Break]
A D A E F#m D A  x2

[Chorus]
A    D     A        E    F#m  D     A
Laid up in bed, you were laid up in bed
A       D   A    E           F#m     D    A
Holding the pain like you're holding your breath
F#m      D         A      F#m   D      A
I prayed you could sleep, sleep like a stone
F#m          D      A
You're right next to me
E            F#m  D        A
But you're a long way from home

[Break]
A D A E F#m D A  x2

[Chorus]
A     D  A     E     F#m D         A
Hospital gowns never fit like they should
A         D      A      E      F#m D   A
We yelled at the nurse, didn't do  any good
F#m  D     A       F#m  D         A
More morphine, the last words you moaned
F#m     D     A
At last I was sure
E                F#m D         A
That you weren't far away from home

[End]
A D A E F#m D A  x2


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SCA, kostya.levin.sca@gmail.com
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spettit2 10 Sep 04, 2016 02:18 PM

Any chance you could add the unreleased intro to this Tab? https://youtu.be/obCDUw7D1oA

I'm very much enjoying working through the nuances of playing this song based on this tab!

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tbroski 10 Jan 17, 2017 03:51 PM

Any idea on strumming/picking patterns for the song?

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