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A Comet Appears Chords

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The other versions had some of the chord changes right, but the chords themselves were 
This is an accurate version.
The Shins use basic picking throughout the entire song. Listen to it for the rhythm. 
pretty slow, and incredibly beautiful.

-A Comet Appears-

Chords Used:
     Bm      A      G      D


Bm     A     G      D
Bm     A     D
Bm     A     G      D
G            A

Verse I

Bm      A            G    D
    One hand on this wily comet,
Bm      A                D
    Take a drink just to give me some weight,
Bm       A        G   D
    Some uber-man I'd make,
G                       A
    I'm barely a vapor

Bm         A      G        D
    They shone a chlorine light on,
Bm         A      D
    A host of individual sins,
Bm         A      G        D
    Let's carve my aging face off,
    A           D
    Fetch us a knife,
    A            D
    Start with my eyes,
    A            D
    Down so the lines,
            G        A
    Form a grimacing smile,

Bm      A            G       D
    Close your eyes to corral a virtue,
Bm      A           D
    Is this fooling anyone else?
Bm      A            G       D
    Never worked so long and hard,
G               A
    To cement a failure,

Bm          A          G       D
    We can blow on our thumbs and posture,
Bm          A                D
    But the lonely are such delicate things,
Bm      A            G    D
    The wind from a wasp could blow them,
    A        D
    Into the sea,
    A        D
    With stones on their feet,
    A        D                G         A
    Lost to the light and the loving we need,


G            D
    Still to come,
G             D            A
    The worst part and you know it,
G             D
    There is a numbness,
G             D            A                        Bm
    In your heart and it's growing,

=Solo Section=    Repeat 2x
         *you can whistle if you'd like. that's what I do.*
Bm     A     G      D
Bm     A     D
Bm     A     G      D
G            A

Verse II:

Bm          A          G       D
    With burnt sage and a forest of bygones,
Bm             A             D
   I click my heels, get the devils in line,
Bm          A          G       D
    A list of things I could lay the blame on,
  G                   A
    Might give me a way out,

Bm                A             G          D
    But with each turn it stays front and center,
Bm         A          D
    Like a dart stuck square in your eye,
Bm        A             G          D
    Every post you can hitch your faith on,
   A             D
    Is a pie in the sky,
   A             D
    Chock full of lies,
   A             D
   A tool we devise,
   G             A
   To make sinking stones fly,


G            D
    Still to come,
G             D            A
    The worst part and you know it,
G             D
    There is a numbness,
G             D            A                     Bm
    In your heart and it's growing,


Bm     A      G      D
Bm     A      D

Tabbed by Killspoon. Questions/comments hsibley@gmail.com
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AustinTyler wrote on March 24 2009, 12:47 pm

The writer of the tab is correct, I bought the music.....

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cousindud1 wrote on June 30 2013, 06:18 pm

Well done, personally I hate chord sheets relative to a capo, after looking at 4 other sheets, was nice to find a layout with the actual chords, not Capo 2 Am-G-F-C. You're the one who is 'wrong' AlmostLife. A capo is nothing but a hillbilly crutch.

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