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                             BUILDING SHIPS - Lior
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Tabbed by: megsEE
Email: sunshinetour_27@hotmail.com

Hey sorry if this is completely inaccurate, its my first! its just the main feel of the
there are minor variations but u can figure them out for yourself coz i cant b bothered
I tabbed it off his live album, so i dont no if its different to other recordings- but 
super easy so enjoy! =)

Tuning: standard, capo on 6th

Intro & verses:
   C                                              F  (strum & pick randomly)

  "we could almost see the distant shore"
e|---------------------------------------------|---1------------------------

B|---------------------------------------------|---1---------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|---2---------------------------|

D|-------3--2--0-h2-------3--2--0-h2--0--------|---3---------------------------|
A|----3----------------3-----------------3-----|---3---------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------|---1---------------------------|
   C                                               F (as above)

  "when my little sweetheart jumped overboard..."
  (verses continue pretty much the same)
e|---------------------------------------------|---1---------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|---1---------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|---2---------------------------|
D|-------3--2--0-h2-------3--2--0--------------|---3---------------------------|
A|----3----------------3-----------h3--2--3----|---3---------------------------|

E|---------------------------------------------|---1------------------------

  instrumental bit: (between sections of first verse)
   C                                              F  (as above)
e|---------------------------------------------|---1---------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|---1---------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|---2---------------------------|
D|-------3--2--0--h2-------5-5-5--3--2--3------|---3---------------------------|
A|----3---------------3----3-3-3--3--3--3------|---3---------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------|---1---------------------------|
  verse continues much the same as before, until...

  CHORUS:

   "now i'm building ships to carry me home..." then
   "back to where i..."
   (strum these chords for four [slow] counts each x2- for first two lines)
    ?                                 C
e|---3----------------------------|---0--------------------------------------|
B|---4----------------------------|---1--------------------------------------|
G|---3----------------------------|---0--------------------------------------|
D|---5----------------------------|---2--------------------------------------|
A|---3----------------------------|---3--------------------------------------|
E|---3----------------------------|---0--------------------------------------|
   "...ba-a-a-a-ack to a place where..."

   (2 counts, 2 counts, 4 counts)
    ?           ?            C
e|---3-------|---2------|---0------------------------------------------------|
B|---4-------|---3------|---1------------------------------------------------|
G|---3-------|---2------|---0------------------------------------------------|
D|---5-------|---4------|---2------------------------------------------------|
A|---3-------|---2------|---3------------------------------------------------|
E|---3-------|---2------|---0------------------------------------------------|

 ~continue as before for remaining verse and chorus (for end of last chorus, continue
for the first line of the chorus until back into the verse), ends with verse the same as
Hope this is all good =)


| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
===============================================================================

            
            
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Willbo24 10 Mar 28, 2007 04:30 AM

This is awesome I love this Tab. MegsEE you have serious potential keep it up girl. You should get some of your own work up here we need more chicks on guitars. Well done and keep up the good work!

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Jim_Clos 52 Oct 25, 2007 06:48 PM

i agree great job been looking for this tab and its a really good one good job

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brennan-geetar- 251 Aug 02, 2008 04:45 PM

heya

pretty good tab. there is a few mistakes and what not, but for a first tab its really good :D

Breno

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