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Okay, so, heres VW self titled debut ablum (2008), please let me know if theres any
problems. It should all be prettymuch right. Enjoy!

1. Mansard Roof
2. Oxford Comma
3. A-Punk
4. Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa
5. M79
6. Campus
7. Bryn
8. One (Blakes Got A New Face)
9. I Stand Corrected
10. Walcott
11. The Kids Dont Stand A Chance



Mansard Roof

Intro: None

F                                   F
  I see a Masard roof through the trees.
F                        Gm     D7/F#     Gm
  I see a salty message written in the eaves,
      Am/C            C7
The ground beneath my feet,
           F           Dm
The hot garbage and concrete,
             Gm
And now the tops of buildings,
C7               F
I can see them too.
(2x)

INTERLUDE:
F Edim/F F6 Fmaj7 F
Edim/F F6 Fmaj7 Gm Gm7 
Gm6 Gm
C6 C7 (2x)

N.C.
The Argentines collapse in defeat
                           Gm      D7/F    Gm
The adm'ralty surveys the remnants of the fleet.
     Am/C                   C7
The ground beaneath their feet,
        F                Dm             Gm
Is a nautic'lly mapped sheet as thin as paper,
           C7             N.C
While it slips away from view.

INTERLUDE (1x)





Oxford Comma

Intro: N.C.(Drums) G

                                         D7/C
Who gives a fuck about an Oxford Comma?
                                G/B         C
I've seen those English dramas too; theyre cruel.
G                            D7/C
  So if theres any other way
                                G/B       C
To spell the word, its fine with me, with me.

C                        D
  Why would you speak to me that way,
 G              Am                  C            D
          G
Especially when I always said that I havent the words for you?
                Am                      C
All your diction dripping with disdain;
                D6              G
Through the I always tell the truth.

N.C.                                    D7/C
Who gives a fuck about an Oxford comma?
                            G/B     C         G
I've climbed to Dharamsala, too; I did.
                        D7/C
I met the highlest Lama;
                           G/B    C
His accent sounded fine to me, to me.


C                        D
  Check your handbook; it's no trick,
 G                    Am                   C                 D
   Take the chapstick, put it on your lips, crack a smile, adjust my tie.
G                     Am
   Know your boyfriend unlike other guys.
C                           D
   Why would you lie 'bout how much coal you have?
G                           Am
   Why would you lie about something dumb like that?
C                           D
   Why would you lie 'bout anything at all?
G                   Am
   First the window, then its to the wall.
C                   D6                    G
   Little Jon, he always tells the truth.

SOLO:
  G  D7/C  G/B  C  G  D7/C
G/B  C

C                     D
  Check your passport; it's no trick,
 G                    Am                   C                 D
   Take the chapstick, put it on your lips, crack a smile, adjust my tie.
G                  Am
   Know your butler unlike other guys.
C                           D
   Why would you tape my conversations?
G                        Am
   Show your paintings at the United Nations?
C                   D6                    G
   Little Jon, he always tells the truth.


A-Punk

Intro: A  G  D  A  G  D
A  G  D  D/A  A5/G  D
D/A  A5/G  D

  A             G      D
Johanna drove slowly into the city;
      A      G        D
The Hudson River all filled with snow.
      A        G            D
She spied the ring on His Honor's finger.
D/A A5/G    D      D/A
A5/G  D
Oh, oh, oh!
     A        G           D
A thousound years in one piece of silver,
      A         G     D
She took it from his lily white hand.
A             G
Showed no fear,
       D                     D/A        A5/G         D
She'd seen the thing in the young men's wing at Sloan Kettering.

Bridge: A7/D  D  Em/D  D
A7/D  D  A7/D  D  
Em/D  D
 A7/D  D

        A7/D            D                   Em/D
A7  D
Look outside at the raincoats comin'; say "Oh."
        A7/D            D                   Em/D    A7
Look outside at the raincoats comin'; say "Oh."
A   G   D             A   G   D
a, a, a, a!           a,  a, a!

     A            G         D
His Honor drove southward seeking exotica,
 A            G        D
Down to the pueblo huts of New Mexico.
A             G         D
  Cut his teeth on turquoise harmonicas.
D/A A5/G    A
Oh, oh, oh!
A         G       D                    A
G        D
I saw Johanna down in the subway she took an apartment in Washington Heights
A               G       D
Half of the ring lies here with me,
         D/A   A5/G              D
But the other half's in at the bottom of the sea.

        A7/D            D                   Em/D
A7  D
Look outside at the raincoats comin'; say "Oh."
        A7/D            D                   Em/D
A7  D
Look outside at the raincoats comin'; say "Oh."
        A7/D            D                   Em/D
A7  D
Look outside at the raincoats comin'; say "Oh."
        A7/D            D                   Em/D    A7
Look outside at the raincoats comin'; say "Oh."
A   G   D             A   G   D
a, a, a, a!           a,  a, a!



Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa

Intro: D  G6  A  D5  D  G6
A  D5 (2x)

D5              D      G6  A
   As a young girl,
D5              D      G6  A
   Louis Vuitton,
D5                D    G6  A
   With your mother,
D5                D    G6  A
   On a sandy lawn.

D5              D      G6  A
   As a sophomore,
D                      G6  A
   With reggaeton,
D                      G6  A
   And the linens,
D                      G6  A
   You're sitting on

D                      G6  A
   Is your bed made?
D                      G6  A
   Is your sweater on?
D                      G6  A
   Do you want to?
D                      G6  A
   Like you know I do.
D                      G6  A
   Like you know I do!
A    D       G6  A  D
Ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh
G6   A   D       G6  A  D
Ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh

          Em                 A
But this feels so unnatural
               D
Peter Gabriel too
          Em                 A
But this feels so unnatural
               D
Peter Gabriel too

D                     G6  A
   Can you stay up
D                     G6  A
   To see the dawn
D                     G6  A
   In the colors
D                     G6  A
   Of Benetton?

D                      G6  A
   Is your bed made?
D                      G6  A
   Is your sweater on?
D                      G6  A
   Do you want to?
D                      G6  A
   Like you know I do.
D                      G6  A
   Like you know I do!
A    D       G6  A  D
Ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh
G6   A   D       G6  A  D
Ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh

          Em                 A
But this feels so unnatural,
               D
Peter Gabriel, too
          Em                 A
But this feels so unnatural,
               D
Peter Gabriel, too

D                      G6  A
   Is your bed made?
D                      G6  A
   Is your sweater on?
D                      G6  A
   Do you want to?
D                      G6  A
   Like you know I do.
D                      G6  A
   Like you know I do!
A    D       G6  A  D
Ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh
G6   A   D       G6  A  D
Ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh

G6  A  D  (3x)



M79

Intro: G  D7/F#  Em  D7/F#  G
D7/F#  Em  D7
       Am  Bm  Em  Am  D  G
D  C  D  C  D  (2x)

G                    D7/F#  Em
D7/F#    G
  It's gunna take a little time, While youre waiting like a factory line,
          D7/F#      Em                     D7    Am
I'll fly across the park, backseat on the Seventynine,
  Bm    Em              Am  D
Wasted days you've come to pass.

G D  G D  C D C D

G       D7/F# Em           D7/F#  G
  So, go, I know you would not stay.
    D7/F#  Em        D7  Am
It wasn't true, but anyway.
 Bm  Em       Am    D
Polination, yellow cab.

G D  G D  C D C D
C D  C D  Em
C D  C D  G
C D  C D
C D  C D  Em
C D  C D  G
D7/F#  Em  D7/F#  G  D7/F#  Em  D7

G          D7/F#    Em                        D7
   G
   You walk up the stairs, see the french kids by the door.
      D7/F#    Em                           D7      Am
Up one more flight, see the Buddha on the second floor.
   Bm   Em      Am   D
Coronation rickshaw grab.

G D  G D  C D C D

G       D7/F# Em           D7/F#  G
  So, go, I know you would not stay.
    D7/F#  Em        D7  Am
It wasn't true, but anyway.
 Bm      Em              Am    D
Racist dreams you should not have.

G D  G D  C D C D
C D  C D  Em
C D  C D  G
C D  C D
C D  C D  Em
C D  C D  G  N.C.

C             D
No excuse to be so callous.
G                      A
Dress yourself in bleeding madras.
C                D                 G
Charm your way across the Khyber Pass.
C                D
Stay awake to break the habit.
G                  Am
Sing in praise of Jackson Crowter.
C                  D
Watch your step along the arch of....

G  D7/F#  Em  D7/F#  G  D7/F#
Em  D7
Am  Bm  Em  Am  D
G D  G D  C D C D
G D  G D  C D C D
C D  C D  Em
C D  C D  G
C D  C D
C D  C D  Em
C D  C D  G

C             D
No excuse to be so callous.
G                      A
Dress yourself in bleeding madras.
C                D                 G
Charm your way across the Khyber Pass.
C                D
Stay awake to break the habit.
G                  Am
Sing in praise of Jackson Crowter.
C                  D               G
Watch your step along the arch of glass.
D7/F#  Em  D7/F#  G  D7/F#  Em
D7  G



Campus

Intro: N.C.

G
I wake up

My shoulder's cold

I've got to leave here.

Before I go

I pull my shirt on

Walk out the door

Drag my feet along the floor

I pull my shirt on

Walk out the door

Drag my feet along the floor

            D7
Then I see you,
        Am/C                D7
You're walking 'cross the campus,
  G       D7
Cruel professor,
 Am/C      D7
Studying romances.
G           D7         Am/C
How am I supposed to pretend
    G            D7       Am/C
I never want to see you again?
G            D7         Am/C
How am I supposed to pretend
    G            D7      Am/C
I never want to see you again?

G
Walk to class

In front of ya,

Spilled kefir

On your keffiyah.

You look inside

And turn to the door

Drag your feet across the floor

            D7
Then I see you,
        Am/C                D7
You're walking 'cross the campus,
  G       D7
Cruel professor,
 Am/C      D7
Studying romances.
G           D7         Am/C
How am I supposed to pretend
    G            D7       Am/C
I never want to see you again?
G            D7         Am/C
How am I supposed to pretend
    G            D7      Am/C
I never want to see you again?

G  Am/C  Bm/D  G  (2x)

          Am/C
In the afternoon,
                    Bm/D            G
You're out on the stone and grass,
                 Am/C           Bm/D         G
And I'm sleeping on the balcony after class

          Am/C
In the afternoon,
                    Bm/D            G
You're out on the stone and grass,
                 Am/C           Bm/D         G
And I'm sleeping on the balcony after class

Am/C  Bm/D  G (2x)

          Am/C
In the afternoon,
                    Bm/D            G
You're out on the stone and grass,
                 Am/C           Bm/D         G
And I'm sleeping on the balcony after class

          Am/C
In the afternoon,
                    Bm/D            G
You're out on the stone and grass,
                 Am/C           Bm/D         G
And I'm sleeping on the balcony after class



Bryn
(Unfortunately there arent many chords for the actually words to Bryn, BUT: I'll give
you the bass notes played and I hope you can figure out what to do with them! I'll put the
bass notes in parenthesis so you can differentiate chords from bass notes.)

Intro: A  G  D  A  G  D

 (A)                   (D)                   (A)
           (D)
Ion displacement wont work in the basement especially when I'm not with you.
 (A)                     (D)              (A)
       (D)
Here in the heartland a feelin so startlin I dont know what I should do.

A             G               D
Oh Bryn, you see through the dark
A                              G           D
Right past the fireflies that sleep in my heart
A              G      D
You know its easy to see
A                       G           D
Wait for the season to come back to me

A  G  D  (4x)

(A)                    (D)                   (A)
   (D)
Nights by the ocean, a westerly motion that moves california to sea.
(A)                   (D)                        (A)
           (D)
Eyes like a seagull no kansas palm beetle could ever come close to that free

A             G               D
Oh Bryn, you see through the dark
A                              G           D
Right past the fireflies that sleep in my heart
A              G      D
You know its easy to see
A                       G           D
Wait for the season to come back to me

A  G  D (4x)


One (Blakes Got a New Face)

Intro: A  F#m  D  Bm
       D6  E6  D6 E7 (2x, this line only!)

     D6                  E6
Occident out on the weekend.
             D6             E7
That's the way that we relax.
                 D6                    E6
English Breakfast tastes like Darjeeling,
                 D6           E7
But she's too cute to even ask.

            D6                     E6
Blake's got a new face (Blake's got a new face) (4x)

D     Bm         E
Nastiness will cause your doom.
A         F#m       D      Bm
Turn and walk back to your room.

              D6               E6
The precedent's already set now.
                D6              E7
You spend a week in Old San Juan.
                  D6                   E6
Spanish brownstone with chairs of leather,
                 D6            E7
And Spanish waves to roll along.

            D6                     E6
Blake's got a new face (Blake's got a new face) (4x)

D    Bm        E
Majesty's not overheard
A       F#m         D         Bm
Cryptographs can't stand the word

D6  E6  D6  D7  D6  E6  D6

 (A)          D6                     E6
Blake's got a new face (Blake's got a new face) (4x)

D         Bm         E                 A         F#m
Oh your collegiate grief has left you dowdy in sweatshirts,
D         Bm
Absolute horror!

N.C.


I Stand Corrected

Intro: Em  G  Em  G

Em                   G               Em         G
You've been checking on my facts and I admit I have been lax,
     Em              G              Em            G
In double screening what I say. It wasn't funny anyway.

  Em         C
I stand corrected (2x)

Em                 G
No one cares when you are wrong,
     Em                G              Em
but I've been at this far too long to act like
          G                Am/C   Bm/D  G
that when we should be in perfect harmony.

G   Em          C
  I stand corrected
       Em             C
I, oh, I stand corrected.

Em             D
Lord knows I haven't tried.
               C   Am   G    D6
I'll take my stand one last time.
Em          D                       C      Am
G  D6
Forget the protocol, I'll take your hand right in mine.

G     Em         C
  I stand corrected,
       Em             G
I, oh, I stand corrected




Walcott
(Like Bryn, Walcott doesnt have chords for the first 2 verses, so I'll track the bass
notes with parenthesis)

Intro: F  Am/C  Gm/Bb  F (2x)

(F)                                (C)
Walcott, don't you know that it's insane?
                        (Bb)                                 (F)
Dont't you want to get out of Cape Cod, out of Cape Cod tonight?

(F)                        (C)
Walcott, Mystic Seaport is that way.
                          (Bb)                                 (F)
Don't you know that your life could be lost out of Cap Cod tonight?


F  Am/C  Gm/Bb  F (2x)

(note: it says no chords because theres an intricate piano part, but you can just
arpeggiate whatever. I wont write anything in, the bass notes are the same if you want 
to use those.)
N.C.
Walcott, don't you know that it's insane?

Don't you want to get out of Cape Cod, out of Cape Cod tonight?


F                            Am/C
Walcott, the Bottleneck is a shit show,
                  Gm/Bb                       F
Hyannisport is a ghetto, out of Cape Cod tonight.


Dm                    C
The lobsters claw is sharp as knives.
Dm             C
Evil feasts on human lives.
Bb              Gm7              C
The Holy Roman Empire roots for you!


F   Am/C   Gm/Bb   F (2x)

(note: here, block your chords. it gives more to the song)
F                            Am/C
Walcott, all the way to New Jersey,
                      Gm/Bb                           F
all the way to the Garden State, out of Cape Cod tonight.
F                              Am/C                              Gm/Bb
Walcott, fuck the women from Wellfleet, fuck the bears out in Provincetown.
                           F
Heed my words and take flight!


(F)                              Am/C (A)
Walcott, dont you know that it's insane?
                     Gm/Bb (Bb)
F (F)
Dont you want to get out of Cape Cod, out of Cape Cod tonight? (3x)



The Kids Dont Stand a Chance

Intro: N.C.

   C     Dm        F              G            C
A devistating backstroke all the way from France.
           Dm       F                     G     C
With shiny shiny cufflinks, a shirtsleeve to enhance.
               Dm          F              G        C
The pinstriped men of morning are coming for to dance.
              Dm        F                  G        C
With pure Egyptian cotton, the kids dont stand a chance.

Dm  F  G  C (2x)

     C   Dm         F                G          C
You criticize the practice by murdering their plants.
         Dm          F              G       C
Ignoring all the hist'ry, denying them romance.
                Dm        F               G       C
The pinstriped men of morning are coming for to dance.
          Dm    F                      G        C
Forty million dollars, the kids dont stand a chance.

Dm  F  G  C (2x)
   C       Dm         F                  G           C
I didn't like the bus'ness but that was at first glance.
              Dm      F                        G        C
Your pillow feels so soft now, but still you must advance.
               Dm          F                 G         C
The pinstriped men of morning, the partners in the dance.
            Dm      F                      G       C
The papers shot to pieces, the kids dont stand a chance.

C  Dm  F  G  (4+ x)




Okay, I really hope this came out alright. If you have any questions or concerns or you
want me to go over this again/send a video of how i play it, email me at
jackiepry@live.com :)

            
            
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