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The Walkmen - Don't Hold Your Breath
Album: Calla [Split CD] (2002) - Third song.

INTRO AND VERSES:

 1.If You want to play it on your own, it'll be more attractive to play intro like that:

   G           D          Bm       Bm        G           D            Bm
e|--------------------------|    |--------------------------------------|
B|------------------------3-|    |------------------------------------3-|
G|--2---2--0----2---2--0--4-|    |------------------------------------4-|
D|-------------0---0--0---4-|    |---------------4--4--5--4--4--4--2--4-|
A|--------------------------|    |-----------------------5--5--5--------|
E|-3---3--3-----------------| x2 |-0--2---0--3--3--3--3-----------------| x2

 2.But if You Have a band, or another guy to play rhythmic:

   G        D        Bm       G      D       Bm
e|---------------------|    |------------------|    Of course, You can play
B|---------------------|    |------------------|    it on string D (frets
G|---------------------|    |------------------|    4 to 7 and 2 to 5), but 
D|---------------------|    |------------------|    it sounds worse than on
A|-12-12-10-12-12-10-9-|    |-9-9-10-9-9-9-7-9-|    string A.
E|---------------------| x2 |------------------| x2 

 Rhythmic guitar (it's on power chords!):        
                                                 Chords used in whole song: 
   G        D        Bm                            
e|----------------------------------|              G D Bm F#m Em Bb A C
B|----------------------------------|           e|-3-2-2--2---0--1--0-0-|
G|--------------7---------4-----4---|           B|-0-3-3--2---0--3--2-1-|
D|-----5----------7---------4-----4-|           G|-0-2-4--2---0--3--2-0-|
A|-------5--5-5------2-2------2-----|           D|-0-0-4--4---2--3--2-2-|
E|-3-3------------------------------|           A|-2---2--4---2--1--0-3-|
                                                E|-3---2--2---0--1------|
 Bassline:                                      
                                                And as power chords:
   G          D          Bm                     
G|--------------------------------------------|    G D Bm F#m Em Bb A C
D|--------------------------------------------| e|----------------------|
A|------------5-5-5-5-5--2--2--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-| B|----------------------|
E|-3--3--3--3---------------------------------| G|---7-4---------3----5-|
                                                D|-5-7-4--4---2--3--7-5-|
BRIDGE:                                         A|-5-5-2--4---2--1--7-3-|
                                                E|-3------2---0-----5---|
 Lead guitar:

   G    D      Bb          B  F# B G   D      Bb          B  F# B
e|---------------------------------|------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|------------------------------|
G|----2------2---3---3---4---------|-----2------3---3---4---------|
D|------4--4---4---4---4---4--2--0-|-2-4---4--4---4---4---4--2--0-|
A|---------------------------------|------------------------------|
E|-3-3-----------------------------|------------------------------|
                  
 Bassline:
                                               
   G          D          Bb         B F# B     
G|-------------------------------------------|  Lyrics: 
D|-------------------------------------------|  
A|------------5-5-5-5-5--1--1--1--1-2----2-2-| This day is dead
E|-3--3--3--3-------------------------2------| This day is dead
                                               Catch him by the tongue
CHORUS:                                        Until he says:
                                               "I've wasted it." 
 Rhythmic guitar chords:                        
                                               If I could tell You, I would
G F#m Em Bm A G                                 
                                               All I know is I thought I saw
 Bass:                                         You crawl back for more
   G       F#m Em  Bm  A   G                    
G|---------------------------|                 It's like You said
D|---------------------------|                 Just like You said
A|-----------------22220000--|                 I'll hold my breath
E|-3333333322220000--------3-|                 For You instead
                                               But don't count on it
OUTRO (distortion!):                            
                                               If I could tell You, I would
 Rhythmic guitar plays that chords:            If I could hold You, I would
                                               I should have told You I could
G Bm G Bm F#m Bm F#m Bm C F#m Bm A              
                                               All I know is I thought I saw
End on G.                                      You crawl back for more

 Lead guitar:
   A     G       Bm         G       Bm         F#m      Bm
e|------------------------|-----------|-------------------|
B|------------------------|-----------|-------------------|
G|-----------4------------|-----4-----|-------------------|
D|-x-5-x-5-5---5-4--4-4-5-|-5-5---5-4-|-4-2-4--4-4--4-5-4-|
A|------------------------|-----------|-------------------|
E|------------------------|-----------|-------------------| x2

     C          F#m    Bm          A           
e|-----------------------------------------|   
B|-----------------------------------------|   
G|-----------------------------------------|   
D|-4-5--5-5-5-5-4--4-2-4--4-4-4-4--2-2-4-2-|   
A|-----------------------------------------|   
E|-----------------------------------------|   
                                               
End On D|-0-|                                 
                                               
 Bass:                                         
                                               
   G   Bm  G   Bm  F#m Bm  F#m Bm  C   F#m Bm  A
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|-----2222----2222----2222----22223333----22220000-|
E|-3333----3333----2222----2222--------2222---------|  End on E|-3-|
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