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Burn After Writing ukulele

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This is The Menzinger's song 'Burn After Writing', second track from their latest
record: 'On the Impossible Past'. It's an acoustic version, with a fairly loose 
structure in
comparison to the technicality of the record.

Verse 1:
C                                      Am
Here's to you, the same chords that I stole
F                          C
From a song that I once heard
                   Am             F
The Same melody I borrowed from the void
C                                         Am
I'd rather observe than structure a narrative
F
The characters are thin;
C                     Am
The plot does not develop
F                     C
It ends where it begins

Link; C, Am, F (x2)

Verse 2:
C
It's on the screen, in paperbacks
Am                       F
In section 8 and cul-de-sacs
C
Electro haikus and drunk sonnets
Am                F
Are moving me along
Dm
Along

Link: F, C, F, C

Chorus: (x2)
C
You cut my hair
Am                F
You left red ink everywhere
      Dm
Do my hands tell a story?
F
Is it boring?

Link (Palm Muted): C, Am, F

Verse 3:  (Palm-Muted)
C
What I'd give to force your sigh
Am                       F
What I'd give to see you cry
C
What I'd give for your caress
Am
To see your blue cotton dress
F
Balled up on the floor
C
Certain memories are the problem
Am                       F       C
Certain drunken lines are the shame
                Am
Seven hundred miles and four years
                        F       C
I can't fight the flame; it burns
F
Burns, and it burns and it burns.

Chorus: (x2)
C
You cut my hair
Am                F
You left red ink everywhere
      Dm
Do my hands tell a story?
F
Is it boring?

Outro:
C
Was I wishing on satellites?
F                      C
Tell me how you've been doing that trick
F                      C
I'm just wishing the flame away
F                      C
Now I'm wishing the flame away



Nota Bene:
On the D's in the outro, and throughout other points during the song, you can add
embellishments to make it sounds a bit more tidy, but you don't have to. If you wanna 
give it
a try, then whilst you're on the regular D Major shape, hit the fourth fret on the D 
string, then move it up to second, then open again. Large.

            
            
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