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Bruises tab

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Song : Bruises
Artist : Chairlift
Tabbed by Banerang (www.myspace.com/brianpalaciosisbetter)

Intro:
(The Intro is played on a Bass, but i figured for those who want to try it out on a 
can go along with this tab to feel like they got it.)

E|-8-8-888-8----------------5-5-555-5-7/3-3-333-3/7--|
B|-----------10-8-8-888-8-7--------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

Then at 0:44

E|--15--12-15-12-10-12-----12-15-12-10-12-----12-15--------|
B|---------------------10-----------------10--------13-12--|
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

E|-----15--12-15-12-10-12---------------20----19----17-15-------15-|
B|--13--------------------10---10-12-13----17----17-------17-18----|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|


Then at 1:47


E|--8-8--(8)------------------------8--(8)----------------------------|
B|----------8--(8)-10-10---10-8------------8-----------10---10-8------|
G|-----------------------9-------------------10---10------9-----------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|


Finally at 3:31

E|--------------------------------8---5-10-----8-7---(7)-(15)-(12)-(10)--|
B|--5--3-5-6-8---------5-5------5---5--------8-----5---------------------|
G|-------------5-----5--------5------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------7--------7--------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

                                                                 *
E|--8-7---5---3---3-5-3---5---3-----------5---3-0-------3--------(8)~~~~~--|
B|------5-------5-------5-------5-6-5-------------4-0------0---------------|
G|------------------------------------4-5----------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

* - Where I have the * at is the ending part of the song. I took a wild guess and sounds 
the tune, but you be the judge of that.

Also here is just for kicks but I tabbed out the part where she sings the chorus part 
You) if you want to guitar-along with the lyrics.

E|--12-10-12-10---10/12--10/12-----| > |--12-10-12-10---10/12--10/12-----|
B|------------------------------10-| > |------------------------------11-|
G|---------------------------------| > |---------------------------------|


Then the song chords and lyrics are provided below here so you can do an All Out Play.

Chords Used: C F Am G

C
I tried to do handstands for you
F
I tried to do headstands for you
Am                           G
Everytime I fell you on yeah everytime I fell
C
I tried to do handstands for you
F
But everytime I fell for you
Am                              G
I'm permanently black and blue, permanently blue for you

C F Am G
C F Am G

C
I tried to do handstands for you
F
I tried to do headstands for you
Am                           G
Everytime I fell on you yeah everytime I fell
C                            F
I tried to do handstands but everytime I fell for you
Am                              G
I'm permanently black and blue, permanently blue for

Chorus:

C             F
You-ooo etc...
Am            G
For you-ooo etc...
C             F
So black and blue-oooo etc...
Am            G
For you-ooo etc...

C F Am G
C F Am G

Man verse:
C                                     F
I grabbed some frozen strawberries so I could ice your bruisy knees
Am                                      G
But frozen things they all unfreeze and now I taste like
C                               F
All those frozen strawberries I used to chill your bruisy knees,
Am
Hot July ain't good to me
G
I'm pink and black and blue

2nd Verse:

C
I got bruises on my knees for you
F
And grass stains on my knees for you
Am
Got holes in my new jeans for you
G
Got pink and black and blue
C
Got bruises on my knees for you
F
And grass stains on my knees for you
Am
Got holes in my new jeans for you
G
Got pink and black and blue for

Chorus:

C         F
You-ooo etc...
Am        G
For you-ooo etc....
C         F
So black and blue-ooo etc...
Am        G
For you-oooo etc....

C
Do-doo-do-do-do (x5)
F
Do-doo-do-do-do
Am
Do-doo-do-do-do
G
Do-doo-do-do-do

C F Am G
C F Am G

There you go. This was my first time tabbing out this song on this site. Now I will try 
remake this on Powertabs. Enjoy and yes..feel free to visit my site.

            
            
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devonparrish 10 Feb 07, 2009 09:08 PM

Your tab is upside-down. and wrong.

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Loadupongunzz 753 Feb 18, 2009 03:49 PM

sounds pretty good, but the chords at the "Do-doo-do-do-do" part and the last synthesizer solo changes to Am-F-Am-G, not C-F-Am-G

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