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White Houses Tab by Vanessa Carlton


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Verse I:


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  Crashed on the floor when I moved in
  This bungalow alone with some strange new friends


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  Stay up too late, and I'm too thin 
  We promise each other it's til the end 

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   Now we're spinning empty bottles it's the five of us 
   With pretty eyed boys girls die to trust   

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   I can't resist the day 
   No, I can't resist the day

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  Jenny screams out and it's no pose
  'Cause when she dances she goes and goes


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  Beer through the nose on an inside joke 
  I'm so excited, I haven't spoken 

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   And she's so pretty, and she's so sure
   Maybe I'm more clever than a girl like her  

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   The summer's all in bloom 
   The summer is ending soon 

        
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It's alright and it's nice not to be so alone
              But I hold         on to your secrets 


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In white     hou   ses



Verse III:

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  Maybe I'm a little bit over my head
  I come undone at the things he said 


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  And he's so funny in his bright red shirt
  We were all in love and we all got hurt 

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   I sneak into his car's black leather seat 
   The smell of gasoline in the summer heat

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   Boy, we're going way too fast 
   It's all too sweet to last 



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It's alright and I put my        self in his hands
              But I hold         on to your secrets in 


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   white     hou   ses


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     Love, or   something     ignites in my veins 
              And I pray it     never      fades   


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In white     hou   ses


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       My             first          time,       hard to explain


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              Rush of blood, oh, and a little bit of pain

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             On a cloudy day,         it's more common than you think

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             He's       my          first  mistake

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   Maybe you were all faster than me

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  We gave each other up so easily 

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   These silly little wounds will never mend


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   I feel so far from where I've been 


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So I go,    and  I  will not be back  here   again
              I'm gone  as   the day   is   fading 


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On white     hou   ses


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   I lie, put my   injuries      all  in  the dust  
              In my heart is the five   of    us   


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In  white     hou   ses


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 And you,  maybe   you'll    remem -ber      me
             What I gave    is   yours   to keep   


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In  white     hou   ses


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January 19, 2005

Eden says:
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This tab is dedicated to us because we love playing this song and
we want to share it with you and to all fans of Vannessa Carlton.
This tab is very easy and hope you like it.
If you have comments, suggestions and questions don't hesitate to email us.
e.villafuerte@lycos.com
edemine2004@yahoo.com.ca

Mabuhay Philippines! Good Day!

Ace says:
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We're back. This time, it's a nice song by Vanessa Carlton. I think this one is a good
version, a lot closer to the piano version because it's tabbed instead of pure chords.
It can also be played nicely on a piano/keyboard. 
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xFleur 10 Oct 07, 2007 11:40 AM

Perfect tab.
Thanks!

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agent_ann 51 Dec 27, 2007 09:29 AM

pretty good.

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OpiateEyes 100 Jun 19, 2008 05:19 AM

for people looking for piano tabs of this song, please go to http://members.lycos.co.uk/w3m/sheets/VanessaCarlton-WhiteHouses.pdf, and for more tunes, check out http://www.words3music.ph/ I am not the owner of the site though but since there were people who emailed me for the piano sheet/tab of this, i just found this site today and I hope it would help if you're all still interested.

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