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The Ascent Of Stan  Ben Folds Five

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[G] Pangs,[D]
Of silence,
[Em] From the [D]room upstairs.
[C] Hows the [G]view there?
[G] Do you read what they're,
[D] Saying about you?

Verse 2:

[G] That youre [D]no fun,
[Em] Since the [D]war was won.
[C] In fact, you [G]have become,
[G] All of the [D]things you've always...
[Am] Run away [C]from.

Chorus 1:

The ascent of [Em]Stan,
[B7/Eb] Textbook hippie [D]man. [A7]
[Em]    [B7/Eb]Get rest while you [D]can.[A7]

Verse 3:

[G] So where'd the [D]years go?
[Em] All the [D]time we had?
[C] Being [G]poor was,
[G] Not such a [D]drag in hindsight.
[G] And you [D]wonder,
[Em] Why your [D]father,
Was [C]so re-[G]signed.
[G] Now you dont [D]wonder, any-[Am]more. [C]

Chorus 2:

The ascent of [Em]Stan,
[B7/Eb] Textbook hippie [D]man. [A7]
[Em]    [B7/Eb] Textbook hippie [D]man,
[A7] Get rest while you[C] can.

Bridge 1:

[C] (Sta[D]...[G]n):
Once you wanted revo-[C]lution,
(Sta[D]...[G]n):
Now you're the [C]institution.
(Sta[D]...[G]n):
Hows it feel to be the [C]man? [D]   [G]
Its no fun to be the man.

Interlude:

Em B7/Eb D A7,
C G,
[F#7]     [Bsus4]       [B]                         
Break:

[G] La...[D]da da,
[Em] Da da, [D]da da,
[C] Da da [G]da.
[G] La da [D]da da da, da da,
[Am] La...[C]
And [Am]now watch it all go [C]down.

Chorus 3:

The ascent of [Em]Stan,
[B7/Eb] Textbook hippie [D]man. [A7]
[Em] (Stan),
[Em]    [B7/Eb] Textbook hippie [D]man,
[A7] Get rest while you[C] can.

Bridge 2:

[C] (Sta[D]...[G]n):
Once you wanted revo-[C]lution,
(Sta[D]...[G]n):
Now you're the [C]institution.
(Sta[D]...[G]n):
Hows it feel to be the [C]man? [D]   [G]
Its no fun to be the man.

Coda:

[G] Its no fun to be the man.

CHORD DIAGRAMS:
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   [Em]       [B7/Eb]         [D]        [A7]        [C]  
[EADGBE]022000  [EADGBE]x21202  [EADGBE]xx0232  [EADGBE]x02223  [EADGBE]x32010

   [G]        [Am]        [F#7]       [Bsus4]         [B]  
[EADGBE]320003  [EADGBE]x02210  [EADGBE]242322  [EADGBE]x24552  [EADGBE]x24442
Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2006
(clumsyband@hotmail.com)

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