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Expressway (Swervedriver)

General Notes:
Standard Tuning. Adapted by me from the actual album version. Standard 4/4 time. 

Intro:

Repeat as many times as you like
E||---------------------------------||
B||------2-----2---------7----------||
G||.---4-----4-----4---9---7-----7-.||
D||.-2-----2---------7---------7---.||
A||---------------------------------||
E||---------------------------------||
     1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4

Then switch to strumming the following chords:
E               A       Asus4
1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4

These chords are repeated as above all the way to the bridge.

Verse and Chorus:

   E                                   A           Asus4            
   Like summer's death throes London's arms around me
   The world ends in West End sirens screaming unseen
   The river frozen and the lions asleep
   Up on the Westway watching people as sheep 

Play the chords once in between the verse and chorus
       
          E         A           Asus4
   It's a long way away from it all
   In my corner I sometimes feel nothing at all
   It's the best way when the snow starts to fall

Play the chords twice between the chorus and verse

   E                         A               Asus4
   Confetti falling down the drains of your dreams
   Life in the fast lane never quite what it seems
   You're full-on baby with your full-on beams 

Play the chords once again before the next chorus

           E                    A           Asus4
   On an expressway through the heart of it all
   In my corner I can walk cannot crawl
   It's the best way when the snow starts to fall

Play the chords once more before the bridge

Bridge:

You can play around with the strumming on this section. 

    Eb2     B2      Db2     B2
E||-6-----6-2---2-2-4-----4-2-------||
B||-6-----6-2---2-2-4-----4-2-------||
G||-8-----8-4---4-4-6-----6-4------.||
D||-8-----8-4---4-4-6-----6-4------.||
A||-6-----6-2---2-2-4-----4-2-------||
E||---------------------------------||
    1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

Repeat a few times, then sing over the same chords:

   Like summer's death throes London armed surrounds me
   I'm up EC1 rusted fountains drown me 
   This frozen river and these lions that breathe
   On an expressway
   Is this the best way

On the last time through, play a G major bar chord instead of the last B2 chord.

Outro:

This is exactly the same as the verse, but a half step up, so you use bar chords 
on the first fret.

   F                                   Bb          Bbsus4
   Like summer's death throes London's arms around me
   I'm up the West End shooting what I can see
   The river frozen and the lions asleep

            
            
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