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Brick  Ben Folds Five

[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]                                                                                                                                                
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----2---------2-----2------------2-------------2----------     X  3
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[D/B]               [Dsus2/B]                    [Dsus2/E]             [E7]                                                                                                                             
-2-------------2------0-------------------0------------0-----
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-----2-------------2------2--------2------------1-------------
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maintain same patterns (per chord) throughout
Verse
[D]six am, da[Dsus2/G]y after christmas, throw[D] some clothes on in the dark.[Dsus2/G]
[D]smell of cold, car s[Dsus2/G]eat is freezing.  the wo[D]rld is sleeping.  i am[Dsus2/G]
[D]numb.[Dsus2/G]
[D]up the stairs to [Dsus2/G]her apartment, she is[D] balled up on the couch.[Dsus2/G]
[D]her mom and dad drove down to charlo[Dsus2/G]tte.  they’re not home [D]to find us out.[Dsus2/G]
Bridge
[D/B]and we driv[Dsus2/G]e         [D/B]now that i have[Dsus2/G] found someone i’m
[D]feeling more alo[Dsus2/G]ne         [D/B]than i ever have before[Dsus2/E] [E7]
Chorus (strum chords or pick similar miscellaneous patterns)
[G]she’s a brick and i’m [A]drowning [D]slowly
[G]off the coast and i’m [A]headed [Bm]nowhere
G A D G A G D(for piano fill)
she’s a brick and i’m drowning slowly
Verse II
[D]they call her name[Dsus2/G] at seven thirty.  i pace around t[Dsus2/G]he parking lot
[D]i walk down [Dsus2/G]to buy her flowers, [D]and sell some gifts [Dsus2/G]that i got.
Bridge II
[D/B]Can’t you se[Dsus2/G]e         [D/B]it’s not me you[Dsus2/G]’re dying for. now she’s
[D]feeling more al[Dsus2/G]one          [D/B]than she ever has before[Dsus2/E] [E7]
Chorus (strum chords or pick similar miscellaneous patterns)
[G]she’s a brick and i’m [A]drowning [D]slowly
[G]off the coast and i’m [A]headed [Bm]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]as weeks went by [Dsus2/G]it showed that [D]she was not fine
[D/B]they told me son [Dsus2/G]it’s time to tell[D] the truth and
[D/B]she broke down[Dsus2/G], and i broke down[D] cause i wa[D/B]s tired[Dsus2/E]        [E7]  of lying
Verse III
[D]   [Dsus2/G]         [D]driving back [Dsus2/G]to her apartment, f[D]or the moment we[Dsus2/G]’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]she’s a brick and i’m [A]drowning [D]slowly
[G]off the coast and i’m [A]headed [Bm]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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