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This includes the chords and tab of the song "12:51" by The Strokes from
their sophomore album, "Room on Fire" (2003). If there are any doubts or corrections, 
feel free to leave a comment.

Chords:

(If you don't own a Capo click on "Up 2 Half Steps - Transpose" at the top
of the tab, and play those chords).

CAPO ON 1ST.

 D (000232)
 G (320033)
Em (022000) or you can also use Em7  (022030)
 A (002220) or you can also use Asus4(002230)
Bm (024432)
Gm (310033)

Verse 1:

D                  G
Talk to me now I'm older
     Em                      A
Your friend told you 'cause I told her
D                       G
Friday nights have been lonely
Em                        A
Change your plans and then phone me

Break:

D  Bm  A  (x4)

Verse 2:

D                   G
We could go and get 40s
Em                A
Fuck goin' to that party
   D                        G
Oh really, your folks are away now?
Em                       A
Alright, let's go, you convinced me

Break:

D  Bm  A  (x4)

Chorus:

Gm            D
12:51 is the time my voice
          Gm
Found the words I sought
           D
Is it this stage I want?
    Gm                 D
The world is shutting out, for us
        Gm
We were tense for sure
       D
But we was confident

Verse 3:

D                    G
Kiss me now that I'm older
Em                A
I won't try to control you
D                       G
Friday nights have been lonely
Em                    A
Take it slow but don't warn me

Verse 4:

D                   G
We'd go out and get 40's
Em                  A
Then we'd go to some party
D                         G
Oh really, your folks are away now?
 Em                 A
Alright I'm coming...

I'll be right there  (fading)


Tab:


Verses 1 & 3:

 E ---------------|---------------|
 B -/9------9-----|---------------|
 G ---911-9--11-9-|-11-89-811-9-8-| x2
 D ---------------|---------------|
 A ---------------|---------------|
 E ---------------|---------------|

Verse 2:

 E -------------|---------------|--------------|---------------|
 B -9------9----|---------------|9-----12-10-9-|---------------|
 G --911-9--11-9|-11-89-811-9-8-|--911-9-------|-11-89-811-9-8-|
 D -------------|---------------|--------------|---------------|
 A -------------|---------------|--------------|---------------|
 E -------------|---------------|--------------|---------------|

Verse 4:

 E --------------|---------------|--------------|---------------|
 B 9-----12-10-9-|---------------|9-----12-10-9-|---------------|
 G --911-9-------|-11-89-811-9-8-|--911-9-------|-11-89-811-9-8-|
 D --------------|---------------|--------------|---------------|
 A --------------|---------------|--------------|---------------|
 E --------------|---------------|--------------|---------------|

Break:

 E ------------------------------------------------------|
 B -/12--9----9--/12--9----9----/12--9----9-------9----9-|
 G --------11-----------11-------------11-----\9----11---|
 D ------------------------------------------------------| x2
 A ------------------------------------------------------|
 E ------------------------------------------------------|

Chorus:


 E ----10-------|-12-10-------|----10-------|-12-10-------|
 B -13----12-13-|-------13-12-|-13----12-13-|-------13-12-|
 G -------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
 D -------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
 A -------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
 E -------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|

 E -12-----10--------10---|-12-10-------|----10-------|-12-10--------|
 B -----13--- 12--10---12-|-------13-12-|-13----12-13-|-------13-12~-|
 G ---9---------9---------|-------------|-------------|--------------|
 D -----------------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|
 A -----------------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|
 E -----------------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|



If that confuses any of you, here it is with both the chords and tab at the same time.


Verse 1:

D                  G
Talk to me now I'm older
     Em                      A
Your friend told you 'cause I told her
D                       G
Friday nights have been lonely
Em                        A
Change your plans and then phone me


 E ---------------|---------------|
 B -/9------9-----|---------------|
 G ---911-9--11-9-|-11-89-811-9-8-| x2
 D ---------------|---------------|
 A ---------------|---------------|
 E ---------------|---------------|

Break:

D  Bm  A  (x4)


 E ------------------------------------------------------|
 B -/12--9----9--/12--9----9----/12--9----9-------9----9-|
 G --------11-----------11-------------11-----\9----11---|
 D ------------------------------------------------------| x2
 A ------------------------------------------------------|
 E ------------------------------------------------------|


D                   G
We could go and get 40s
Em                A
Fuck goin' to that party
   D                        G
Oh really, your folks are away now?
Em                       A
Alright, let's go, you convinced me


 E -------------|---------------|--------------|---------------|
 B -9------9----|---------------|9-----12-10-9-|---------------|
 G --911-9--11-9|-11-89-811-9-8-|--911-9-------|-11-89-811-9-8-|
 D -------------|---------------|--------------|---------------|
 A -------------|---------------|--------------|---------------|
 E -------------|---------------|--------------|---------------|

Break:

D  Bm  A  (x4)


 E ------------------------------------------------------|
 B -/12--9----9--/12--9----9----/12--9----9-------9----9-|
 G --------11-----------11-------------11-----\9----11---|
 D ------------------------------------------------------| x2
 A ------------------------------------------------------|
 E ------------------------------------------------------|


Gm            D
12:51 is the time my voice
          Gm
Found the words I sought
           D
Is it this stage I want?


 E ----10-------|-12-10-------|----10-------|-12-10-------|
 B -13----12-13-|-------13-12-|-13----12-13-|-------13-12-|
 G -------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
 D -------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
 A -------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
 E -------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|

    Gm                 D
The world is shutting out, for us
        Gm
We were tense for sure
       D
But we was confident


 E -12-----10--------10---|-12-10-------|----10-------|-12-10--------|
 B -----13--- 12--10---12-|-------13-12-|-13----12-13-|-------13-12~-|
 G ---9---------9---------|-------------|-------------|--------------|
 D -----------------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|
 A -----------------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|
 E -----------------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|


Verse 3:

D                    G
Kiss me now that I'm older
Em                A
I won't try to control you
D                       G
Friday nights have been lonely
Em                    A
Take it slow but don't warn me


 E ---------------|---------------|
 B -/9------9-----|---------------|
 G ---911-9--11-9-|-11-89-811-9-8-| x2
 D ---------------|---------------|
 A ---------------|---------------|
 E ---------------|---------------|

Verse 4:

D                   G
We'd go out and get 40's
Em                  A
Then we'd go to some party
D                         G
Oh really, your folks are away now?
 Em                 A
Alright I'm coming...


 E --------------|---------------|--------------|---------------|
 B 9-----12-10-9-|---------------|9-----12-10-9-|---------------|
 G --911-9-------|-11-89-811-9-8-|--911-9-------|-11-89-811-9-8-|
 D --------------|---------------|--------------|---------------|
 A --------------|---------------|--------------|---------------|
 E --------------|---------------|--------------|---------------|

I'll be right there  (fading)


 E ------------------------------------------------------|
 B -/12--9----9--/12--9----9----/12--9----9-------9----9-|
 G --------11-----------11-------------11-----\9----11---|
 D ------------------------------------------------------| x2
 A ------------------------------------------------------|
 E ------------------------------------------------------|
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