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Crash Years Chords

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#------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------#
This file is the author's own work and represents their
interpretation of the song.
You may only use this file for private study, scholarship,
or research.
#--------------------------------------------------------#
Artist: The New Pornographers
Album:  Together
Song:   Crash Years
tabber: John Baer (eddiebauerman16@aol.com)
tabbed on 3/24/2010

Intro:(Acoustic with cello riff):

Chords: F, Am, Dm, C

Cello riff (transcribed for guitar, pluck each note): 
E-------------|------------|-----------|-------------|
B-------------|------------|-----------|-------------|
G-------------|------------|---0-------|-------------| 
D-------------|------------|-3--3-2----|-------------|
A---------3-0-|-----3-1----|-------3---|--0-3--------|
E-1---1-3-----|-1-3--------|---------1-|-1---1-------|

Verse 1: (continue intro chords w/cello riff- Neko)

       F              Am            Bb          C
   The skirts go up, before the wall  among the madding crowds, 
       F                      Am                    Dm     C
   They ruin, Like the rest of ruin, the rest of us ruin
             F                      Am           Bb           C
 You are a living doll riding the circle tracks  behind the walls of clocks, 
           F                      Am                   Dm     C
   In your ruin, Like the rest of ruin, the rest of us ruin     


Chorus 1: (open strumming on power chords, no cello, Neko with Carl)
    Bb                         F         C
   Traffic will slow for the crash years
    Bb                            F         C      Dm     C
   There's no other show like it 'round here, as a ruuuule
    Bb                       F            C
   Windows will roll for the crash years 
         Bb                       F         C      Dm    C
   There's no other show like it 'round here, as a ruuuule


After chorus chords: (with whistle) (x1)

F, Ab, F, Ab

Repeat intro chords and cello riff (x1) (electric played in background)

Verse 2: (played same as before)
           F                     Am               Bb            C     
   Now the candle's end, you are a light turned low  and like the rest of us,
                     F            Am               Dm     C
    You've got those old, eternity blues, eternity blues
         F                              Am         Bb                C
  Your fingers raised, you're looking for the word, what you want is accident
                F                 Am                 Dm    C
    And not the drag, spectacular view, what you can lose

Chorus 2:
     Bb                         F         C
    Traffic will slow for the crash years
     Bb                            F         C      Dm     C
    There's no other show like it 'round here, as a ruuuule
     Bb                         F         C
    Windows will close in the crash years 

Bb                          F        C     Dm     C
    Honey child, you're not safe here, as a ruuuule
 
After chorus chords: (with whistle) (x1)

F, Ab, F, Ab

Bridge chord (no vocal):

Bb (strum several times, over cello)

Solo chords: (same as intro, with cello riff)

Chorus 3:

    Bb                         F         C
   Traffic will slow for the crash years
    Bb                            F         C      Dm     C
   There's no other show like it 'round here, as a ruuuule
    Bb                       F            C
   Windows will roll for the crash years 
         Bb                       F         C      Dm    C
   There's no other show like it 'round here, as a ruuuule


After chorus chords: (with whistle) (x2)

F, Ab, F, Ab

Intro riff with cello (x1)

Outro verse: (x6) (after third repeat, instruments fade, voices on last refrain)

            F                   Am            Dm                  C
    And the ruins the wild, the ruins the wild, tonight will be an open mic.

End on an F chord.


Cheers, and Buy Mass Romantic, Electric Version, Twin Cinema, Challengers 
And "TOGETHER" DROPPING ON MAY 4, 2010!
www.thenewpornographers.com
-John Baer
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