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Chemical Switches chords

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Beautiful song off of Andrew Bird's latest album "Are you Serious". To my ear it sounds
best played with barre chords with the C and Em frequently open. Amazingly, the track on 
the album was recorded in a single take by Blake Mills on guitar - play around with hammer 
on the A and E strings to emulate his wonderful playing style.

[Intro]

G (pluck the open low E string then Hammer on into a Barre G to sound like the recording)
[Whistling  Bit]
Am G F
G Dm Em
Am G F
G F C

[Verse]

Am               G           F
I keep hearing a vicious rumor
G                          Dm                    Em
From the back rooms, to the alleys, to the avenues
Am                G             F
That you lost your sense of humor
G                      F              C
And the first place you look is the soles of your shoes

     Am            G           F
And I watch these ice fields melt into the sea
  G             Dm          Em
Warming you're oceans to centuries
          Am        G      F
Will your saline waters bring you back to me?
         G         F          C
Oh the weight is bringing me to my knees

[Chorus]

Dm          C       G            F
Chemical switches thrown in the dark
        G         Dm         C
All it takes is a spark to begin
    Dm            C          G          F
And can you tell which is a one with a mark?
       G                  Dm            C
That Bleeds through the clothes to the skin

[Whistling Interlude]

Am G F
G Dm Em
Am G F
G F C

[Verse]

Am  G  F          G            Dm        Em
Too long I keep searching the alleys and avenues
        Am        G        F
But it seems I'm doing it wrong
          G            F         C
For I've seen neither hide nor hair of you

[Humming/Singing Interlude]

Am G F
G Dm Em
Am G F
G F C

[Bridge]

             F          C          G          F
And it's a short short walk from pebbles to bricks
        G             F
From stones back to sticks
         G
We're lowering the boiling point
         Dm      C          G       F
And as time goes by, gets harder to fix
          G      F           G           C
It's a volatile mix, like hydrogen and oxygen

[Chorus]

Dm          C       G            F
Chemical switches thrown in the dark
        G         Dm         C
All it takes is a spark to begin

            
            
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