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When I Was Young  Animals



[5X: 1: bass (eighth notes) w/cymbal
2: electric guitar (tune low E down to D and back up)
3: acoustic guitar enters
4: violin enters]

Verse 1:

        The r[Em]ooms were so much c[D]older then
        My f[Em]ather was a s[D]oldier then
        And t[Em]imes were very h[D]ard
        When I was y[Em]oung

        Riff 1 [guitar and violin, arranged for two guitars]:
        [Em] v          v          v          v             v
	------------12-14-12---10-12-10---9--10--9----|-7--|
	------------10-12-10---8--10-8----7--8---7----|-5--|
	----------------------------------------------|----|
	----------------------------------------------|----|
	----------------------------------------------|----|
	----------------------------------------------|----|

(young)

             /D     Em   [Riff 1]
When I was young

Verse 2:

I smoked my first cigarette at ten
And for girls I had a bad yen
And I had quite a ball
        When I was young [Riff 1]

Bridge:

        When [G]I was young it was m[Em]ore important
        Pain, more pain, but I laughed so much louder, y[D]eah
        When I was y[Em]oung [Riff 1]
        When[D] I was y[Em]oung [Riff 1]

Verse 3:

I met my first love at thirteen
She was brown and I was pretty green
And I learned quite a lot
        When I was young [Riff 1]
            /D      Em [N.C.]
When I was young

Instrumental break:

        [key cbanges to Gm]:

        Gm       F       [3X]
Chorus [in] [Bb]

        When [Bb]I was young it was m[Gm]ore important
        Pain, more pain, though I laughed so much louder, y[F]eah
        When I was y[Gm]oung

        Riff 2 [guitar and violin, arranged for two guitars]:
        [Gm] v          v          v          v             v
	------------15-17-15---14-15-14---12-14--12---|-10-|
	------------13-15-13---11-13-11---10-11--10---|-8--|
	----------------------------------------------|----|
	----------------------------------------------|----|
	----------------------------------------------|----|
	----------------------------------------------|----|

(young) * * * parts do not always track
in parallel fifths

                    Gm  [N.C.]
When I was young

Verse 4 [cbords implied by bass]:

        My fa[Gm]ith was so much str[F]onger then
        [Gm]I believed in f[F]ellow men
        [Gm]And I was so much o[F]lder then
                    Gm  [acoustic guitar strums Gm cbord; violin enters]
When I was young
When I was young

Coda:

        [band re-enters] 

        [Gm]When I was young  [repeat to fade]
-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers

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