Tables And Chairs

Andrew Bird

Standard Tuning

Intro
Figure 1
E--2---2---2---2---|
B--3---3---3---3---|
G--X---X---X---X---|
D--4---4---5---0---|
A------------------|
E------------------|

Fig. 1 twice
If we can call them friends then we can call them on red telephones

And the won't pretend that they're too busy or they're not alone

Figure 2
E-------------------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------------------|
G-------------------------------------------------------|
D---2----0-------0--2----0--------0---2-----0-----------|
A-----2-------2--------2-------2---------2---------2----|(hold, let ring)
E----------3----------------3------------------3--------|


Figure 2
And if we can call them friends we can call
Holler at 'em down these hallowed halls
Just don't let the human factor
Fail to be a factor..at all

Verse 1
 DDsus4
Chords:   
On the record and live he doesn't add the G on the 6th string, but if you are playing by
it makes the sound much bigger and more powerful.

E--0
B--3
G--0
D--0
A--x
E--3


 D
Don't
 Dsus4
Don't you worry
 D
About the atmosphere
 Dsus4D
Or any sudden pressure change

 DDsus4DDsus4
                                        
Verse 2
 DD/C#BmG
Chords:    
E--0
B--0
G--2
D--0
A--4
E--x


 DD/C#
And did you  
 BmG
Did you see how 
 DD/C#
All our friends were there 
 BmG
And were drinking roses from a can

 DD/C#BmG
                                        
 DD/C#
And how 
 BmG
How I wish I 
 DD/C#
I had talked to them  
 BmG
And I wished they  
 D
Fit into the plan

Bridge
 DA#A
Chords                                 
 DA#AD
       And we were tired of being mi---ld
 A#AD
We were so tired of being mi---ld
 A#A
We were so tired

Verse 3
Chords: same as Verse 2

 D
I know we're gonna meet someday
 D/C#BmG
In the crumbled financial institutions of this land  
 DD/C#Bm
There will be tables and chairs, pony rides and dancing bears
 G
There'll even be a band 
 DD/C#
'Cause listen after The Fall, there'll be no more countries
 BmG
No currencies at all  
 DD/C#
We're gonna live off our wits, throw away survival kits
 BmG
Trade butterfly knives for Adderall 
 D
And that's not all
 D/C#BmG
Whoa, there will be snacks there will 

 DD/C#
There will be snacks there will  
 BmG
Be           There will be snacks

Repeat chords until next section (maybe 8x)

Back to Bridge
 D-A#-A
                                     
 DA#AD
       And we were tired of being mi---ld
 A#AD
We were so tired of being mi---ld
 A#A
We weeeeeeeere so tired

Outro
 DD/C#Bm
So don't you,    don't you worry
G D (play notes individually, let ring)
About the atmosphere

END

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