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Song:   Brick
Artist: Ben Folds Five


standard tuning
piano arranged for guitar

chord shapes
Dsus2/G     D/B     Dsus2/E     E7
    -0-     -2-       -0-       -0-|
    -3-     -3-       -3-       -3-|
    -2-     -2-       -2-       -1-|
    -0-     -2-       -X-       -X-|
    -X-     -2-       -X-       -X-|
    -3-     -X-       -0-       -0-|


[Intro]
D                            Dsus2/G
-2---------2-----0-----------0----------0--------------0------------|
--------3---------------3------------3------3------3----------------|
----2---------2-----2------------2-------------2----------     X  3-|
-0---------0-----0--------------------------------------------------|
--------------------------------------------------------------------|
-----------------------------3----------3---------------------------|

D/B            Dsus2/B             Dsus2/E      E7
-2-------------2------0-------------------0------------0-------|
---------3--------------------3--------3------------3------3---|
-----2-------------2------2--------2------------1--------------|
---------------------------------------------------------------|
-2-------------2------2----------------------------------------|
-----------------------------------0------------0--------------|

maintain same patterns (per chord) throughout


[Verse]
D         Dsus2/G                 D                              Dsus2/G
six am, day after christmas, throw some clothes on in the dark.
D                   Dsus2/G                 D                     Dsus2/G
smell of cold, car seat is freezing.  the world is sleeping.  i am
D        Dsus2/G
numb.
D                Dsus2/G              D                       Dsus2/G
up the stairs to her apartment, she is balled up on the couch.
D                                   Dsus2/G                D                            Dsus2/G
her mom and dad drove down to charlotte.  they?re not home to find us out.
[Bridge]
D/B        Dsus2/G   D/B            Dsus2/G
and we drive         now that i have found someone i?m
D               Dsus2/G    D/B                    Dsus2/E     E7
feeling more alone         than i ever have before


[Chorus]
(strum chords or pick similar miscellaneous patterns)
G                     A        D
she?s a brick and i?m drowning slowly
G                     A      Bm
off the coast and i?m headed nowhere
G                     A        D           G A G D(for piano fill)
she?s a brick and i?m drowning slowly


[Verse II]
D                 Dsus2/G                           Dsus2/G
they call her name at seven thirty.  i pace around the parking lot
D           Dsus2/G             D                   Dsus2/G
i walk down to buy her flowers, and sell some gifts that i got.


[Bridge II]
D/B         Dsus2/G   D/B            Dsus2/G
Can?t you see         it?s not me you?re dying for. now she?s
D              Dsus2/G      D/B                     Dsus2/E     E7
feeling more alone          than she ever has before


[Chorus] 
(strum chords or pick similar miscellaneous patterns)
G                     A        D
she?s a brick and i?m drowning slowly
G                     A      Bm
off the coast and i?m headed nowhere          G A G D
G                     A        D           G A G A F#m G(for piano fill)
she?s a brick and i?m drowning slowly


[Interlude]
D/B              Dsus2/G        D
as weeks went by it showed that she was not fine
D/B              Dsus2/G          D
they told me son it?s time to tell the truth and
D/B           Dsus2/G           D          D/B    Dsus2/E E7
she broke down, and i broke down cause i was tired          of lying


[Verse III]
D  Dsus2/G  D            Dsus2/G            D               Dsus2/G
            driving back to her apartment, for the moment we?re alone
       D             Dsus2/G       D/B          Dsus2/E  E7
she?s alone.  i?m alone.  now i know it.


[Chorus]
(strum chords or pick similar miscellaneous patterns)
G                     A        D
she?s a brick and i?m drowning slowly
G                     A      Bm
off the coast and i?m headed nowhere          G A G D
G                     A        D           G A G A F#m G(for piano fill)
she?s a brick and i?m drowning slowly

notes
bass goes to eighth notes on verse III (for urgency)
it?s hard to do
good luck
mike

            
            
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GRIFFDOG 37 Apr 13, 2005 08:00 PM

great stuff
great tabbing!!

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SimpleMan3280 50 Jul 12, 2005 08:00 PM

Awesome tab. Very fun song to play on the guitar, I think. Especially the piano part.

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CDunc 10 Nov 11, 2005 07:07 PM

Great job! Its nice to be able to play this one a guitar

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