Oops, an error
Loading. Please wait.

One By One All Day chords

version 2
version 2

Whole song

5,043 views 9 this week
5 commentsread comments
1 2 3 4 5
x 16
add to favorites
×
Save as Personal and add changes to this tab that will be seen only by you. Learn more ›
×
You can save this tab as Personal to edit and correct it or add notes. All changes will be seen only by you. Learn more »
launch autoscroll
font size
0
reset
transpose
0
reset
display chords
guitar tuner
edit
Autoscroll
slow
fast
+/-
esc
set tempo
stop
Strumming
There is no strumming pattern for this song yet. and get +5 IQ
I worked this out (with help from the previous version and the fantastic tab) by
listening to James Mercer play it acoustically. I'm 100% certain that this is 
right. It sounds lovely with open chords, with the obvious exception being the F#, 
which is easiest (and sounds best) played at 2nd fret.
I initially thought that the chord after the second E in the verse was E7sus4   
02020x as in past and pending, but upon further listening, I'm sure it's just a D.

 E      B        E - D      A
"Howdy, lem," my grandpa    said with his eyes closed
E          B                       E - D     A
wiping the eastbound dust from his sunburned brow
A
a life before doubt.

Chorus:
G           A                  G                A
I smell the engine grease and mint the wind is blending
G         A               D          F#   G
under the moan of rotting elm in the silo floor
D    A

Verse 2:
E      B        E - D       A
Down a hill of pine tree   quills we made our way
E      B                            E -  D     A
to the bottom and the ferns where thick moss   grows
A
beside a stream.

Chorus:
G         A                    G               A
Under the rocks are snails and we can fill our pockets
G               A              D        F#          G         
and let them go one by one all day in a brand new place
D     A

Instrumental break x2
E B E-D A
E B D A

(play this variation on the verse chords twice)

Chorus:
G            A        G            A
You were no ordinary drain on her defenses
G               A        D        F#       G
and she was no ordinary girl Oh, Inverted World
           A             G                  A
if every moment of our lives were cradled softly
G                    A                  D
   in the hands of a strange and gentle child
         F#      G
I'd not roll my eyes
E       G
so.

E       G Repeat until fade


When James Mercer played this acoustically, he repeated the E and G at the end a few
times then ended with E G A E which sounds really nice. As usual, Mercer does a lot of
Hammer ons and pull offs, which you can add optionally (sounds great on the D chord just 
before the F# and on the A in the chorus)

Furthermore, The E to D change is a quick one. The E and B chords are a bar each,
whereas the E and D chords last half a bar each. Listen to the song if timing is an issue.

I really hope this helps somebody out there play this fantastic song :D

            
            
Suggest correction
Creating personal tab
Creating personal tab
You can edit any tab online and save it as your Personal.

You can edit, replace or remove any tab part or add personal notes – all changes will be seen only by you.

Personal tabs can be accessed anytime from any device, even offline.
Learn more »
comments
print report bad tab
5 comments total. Showing first comments.
0 reply
Fulkini 10 Jan 02, 2013 05:59 AM

Thanks a lot for this, it indeed helped me play :) beautiful, calm song.

0 reply
BrokenShins 206 Mar 28, 2013 08:39 AM

Thanks a lot! I'm positive this is 100%, seen em do it live - online and in person - enough to have picked it up :P Sadly somebody disagrees with me now, downvoted for the first time!

0 reply
Lolcohol 209 Feb 02, 2014 10:20 PM

Great chord chart :) Thank you!

guest
You may want to rate the tab now too:
select rating
Wanna post a correction for this tab? Suggest correction