Song:   Brick
Artist: Ben Folds Five
Source: Whatever and Ever Amen

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standard tuning
piano arranged for guitar

chord shapes
Dsus2/G     D/B     Dsus2/E     E7
    -0-     -2-       -0-       -0-
    -3-     -3-       -3-       -3-
    -2-     -2-       -2-       -1-
    -0-     -2-       -X-       -X-
    -X-     -2-       -X-       -X-
    -3-     -X-       -0-       -0-

Intro
D                            Dsus2/G
-2---------2-----0-----------0----------0--------------0--
--------3---------------3------------3------3------3------
----2---------2-----2------------2-------------2----------     X  3
-0---------0-----0-----------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------3----------3-----------------

D/B            Dsus2/B             Dsus2/E      E7
-2-------------2------0-------------------0------------0-----
---------3--------------------3--------3------------3------3--
-----2-------------2------2--------2------------1-------------
-------------------------------------------------------------
-2-------------2------2-------------------------------------
-----------------------------------0------------0------------

maintain same patterns (per chord) throughout

Verse
D         Dsus2/G                 D                              Dsus2/G
six am, day after christmas, throw some clothes on in the dark.
D                   Dsus2/G                 D                     Dsus2/G
smell of cold, car seat is freezing.  the world is sleeping.  i am
D        Dsus2/G
numb.
D                Dsus2/G              D                       Dsus2/G
up the stairs to her apartment, she is balled up on the couch.
D                                   Dsus2/G                D                            Dsus2/G
her mom and dad drove down to charlotte.  they're not home to find us out.
Bridge
D/B        Dsus2/G   D/B            Dsus2/G
and we drive         now that i have found someone i'm
D               Dsus2/G    D/B                    Dsus2/E     E7
feeling more alone         than i ever have before





Chorus   (strum chords or pick similar miscellaneous patterns)
G                     A        D
she's a brick and i'm drowning slowly
G                     A      Bm
off the coast and i'm headed nowhere
G                     A        D           G A G D(for piano fill)
she's a brick and i'm drowning slowly

Verse II
D                 Dsus2/G                           Dsus2/G
they call her name at seven thirty.  i pace around the parking lot
D           Dsus2/G             D                   Dsus2/G
i walk down to buy her flowers, and sell some gifts that i got.

Bridge II
D/B         Dsus2/G   D/B            Dsus2/G
Can't you see         it's not me you're dying for. now she's
D              Dsus2/G      D/B                     Dsus2/E     E7
feeling more alone          than she ever has before

Chorus   (strum chords or pick similar miscellaneous patterns)
G                     A        D
she's a brick and i'm drowning slowly
G                     A      Bm
off the coast and i'm headed nowhere          G A G D
G                     A        D           G A G A F#m G(for piano fill)
she's a brick and i'm drowning slowly

Interlude
D/B              Dsus2/G        D
as weeks went by it showed that she was not fine
D/B              Dsus2/G          D
they told me son it's time to tell the truth and
D/B           Dsus2/G           D          D/B    Dsus2/E E7
she broke down, and i broke down cause i was tired          of lying

Verse III
D  Dsus2/G  D            Dsus2/G            D               Dsus2/G
            driving back to her apartment, for the moment we're alone                                              D             Dsus2/G       D/B          Dsus2/E  E7
she's alone.  i'm alone.  now i know it.

Chorus   (strum chords or pick similar miscellaneous patterns)
G                     A        D
she's a brick and i'm drowning slowly
G                     A      Bm
off the coast and i'm headed nowhere          G A G D
G                     A        D           G A G A F#m G(for piano fill)
she's a brick and i'm drowning slowly

notes
bass goes to eighth notes on verse III (for urgency)
it's hard to do
good luck
mike










































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