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Elliot Smith - How To Take A Fall

tabbed by Cormac Gartland at macbethyname135@yahoo.com

Open C tuning CGCEGC

Chords:
C  000000
G# 888888
G  777777
F  555555
Eb 333333
Am 9x989x

Opening riff (Part I)
|--------------------------------------)-0-|
|--8--8--8--8-8-10-10-10-10-8--12-12-12--0-|
|--10-10-10-8-8-8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8---0-|
|----------------------------------------0-|
|----------------------------------------0-|
|----------------------------------------0-|
Part II (strumming not shown play melody w/ chords)
|------8------5--7--5----------8-------------|
|------8------5-------8--7--5--8----10-8-12--|
|------10--8--5----------------10-8----------|
|--10--8------5----------------8-------------|
|--10--8------5----------------8-------------|
|--10--8------5----------------8-------------|
Verse:
|--0------7---------------5-------3-----|--7-----------7-----5----|
|--0------7---------------5-------3-----|--7-----------7-----5----|
|--0------7---------------5-------3h4p3-|--7-8---------7-----5----|
|--0--10--7---------------5-------3h5p3-|--7-9---------7-----5----|
|--0--10--7---------------5-------3-----|--7-----------7-----5----|
|--0--10--7---------------5-------3-----|--7-----------7-----5----|
           It's one with cover to cover      It's an endless fuse
|--8-------------5------------------8---------8--------|
|--8-------------5------------------8---------8--------|
|--9-------------5-------5----------8--9------8--------|
|--8------10-8---5-7---------7---5--8--10-----8----10--|
|--8-------------5------------------8---------8----10--|
|--8-------------5------------------8---------8----10--|
  Chain repeater never seems to get    any smarter
|---7---------------5-------3-----|--7-----------7------5----|
|---7---------------5-------3-----|--7-----------7------5----|
|---7---------------5-------3h4p3-|--7-----------8---7--5----|
|---7---------------5-------3h5p3-|--7-----------9---7--5----|
|---7---------------5-------3-----|--7-----------7------5----|
|---7---------------5-------3-----|--7-----------7------5----|
       I'm always marking pages so that I don't get confused
|--8-------------5------------------8--------8--------|
|--8-------------5------------------8--------8--------|
|--9-------------5------5-----------9--------8--------|
|--8------10-8---5---7----7----5----10-------8----10--|
|--8-------------5------------------8--------8----10--|
|--8-------------5------------------8--------8----10--|
  Wind up in a fight I  never had   any part of
Chorus:
|--8----------------5----------8--------------------------------------0-------|
|--8----------------5----8-----8-------------10----8--12--------------0-------|
|--8-10--------8----5----------8--10-----8----------------------------0-------|
|--8----------------5----------8--------------------------------------0---10--|
|--8----------------5----------8--------------------------------------0---10--|
|--8----------------5----------8--------------------------------------0---10--|
     Listen naive  play thing   coming over clueless every time you call
|--8----------------5--7---5-----------8--------------------------------------0-------|
|--8----------------5---------8-7-5----8----------------10---8--12------------0-------|
|--8-10--------8----5------------------10----------8--------------------------0-------|
|--8----------------5------------------8--------------------------------------0---10--|
|--8----------------5------------------8--------------------------------------0---10--|
|--8----------------5------------------8--------------------------------------0---10--|
  An accident just waiting to happen still hasn't fell down     How to take a fall

second verse:
Make me a present make it something sweet
Small enough to go unnoticed and big enough to complete
What does a massive pass that keeps blocking up my street
Looking for a new contender to disassemble

chorus

the end:
|--0---------------------------------------8------7---5---3----------0--|
|--0------------------9--------------------8------7---5---3----------0--|
|--0------------------8--------------------8------7---5---3----------0--|
|--0------------------9--------------------8------7---5---3------5---0--|
|--0---------------------------------------8------7---5---3------5---0--|
|--0------------------9--------------------8------7---5---3------5---0--|
       How to take a fall  How to take a fall Ooh Oooh....
|--------------5---|
|--8--8--8--8--5---|
|--10-10-10-8--5---| Then play parts I&II of intro and end on open C chord
|--------------5---|
|------------------|
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pete-c 233 Mar 11, 2013 06:32 PM

Saw your cover of this on YouTube, nice one :D Seems pretty much spot on.

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xalemander 424 Jul 16, 2013 03:37 AM

thank you for this great tab!

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