Guitar Tabs, Chords and Lyrics


American English   Idlewild

Guitar 1: Rhythm Guitar (acoustic)
Guitar 2: Lead Guitar


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Intro:

Guitar 2 (w/ delay and tremelo)

e|-7--------7--------7--------7---------|
B|---7-5-4----7-5-4----7-5-4----7-5-4---|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|



Verse 1:


Guitar 1


Songs when they're true are all dedicated to you

          [B]                 [Abm]          
e|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----|
B|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----|
G|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----|
D|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----|
A|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----|
E|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----|



Guitar 2

e|-7--------7--------7--------7---------|
B|---7-5-4----7-5-4----7-5-4----7-5-4---|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|



Guitar 1

In this invisible world I choose to live in

          [E]                 [B]          
e|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|
B|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|
G|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8---|
D|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9---|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9---|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|



Guitar 2


e|-7--------7--------7--------7---------|
B|---7-5-4----7-5-4----7-5-4----7-5-4---|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|



[B]And if you believe that for now I un[Abm]derstand
Why words mean so much t[E]o you
They'll never be about y[B]ou
[B]Maybe you're young without youth
Maybe you're [Abm]old without knowing anything's tru[E]e
I think you're young wit[B]hout youth
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Pre-chrous 1:


Then you contract the American dream

Guitar 1

          [F#]                  [E]         
e|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|
B|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|
G|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1----|
D|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----|
A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----|
E|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|



Guitar 2

e|----------------------------------|
B|-------------------------7-7------|
G|-3-3-4-4-6-6-4-4-3-3-4-4-----4-4--|
D|----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|



You never look up once

Guitar 1

          [Abm]                [F#]           
e|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
B|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
G|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--|
A|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--|
E|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|



Guitar 2

e|----------------------------------|
B|-------------------------7-7------|
G|-3-3-4-4-6-6-4-4-3-3-4-4-----4-4--|
D|----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|



        [F#]                  [E]           
You've contracted American dreams

       [Abm]                   [F#]           
I require you to stop and look up.


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Chrous 1:


Sing a song about myself, Keep singing a song about myself

Guitar 1:

     [B]          [F#]            [Abm]         [E] 
e|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|
B|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|
G|-8-8-8-8---3-3-3-3----4-4-4-4----1-1-1-1---|
D|-9-9-9-9---4-4-4-4----6-6-6-4----2-2-2-2---|
A|-9-9-9-9---4-4-4-4----6-6-6-6----2-2-2-2---|
E|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|



Guitar 2:

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-----------11--(11)-12-11-12-11--9--(9)----|
G|-8-(8)-----11--(11)--------------9--(9)----|
D|-9-(9)-----11--(11)--------------9--(9)----|
A|-9-(9)-----9---(9)---------------7--(7)----|
E|-7-(7)-------------------------------------|



Not some invisible world

Guitar 1:

     [B]          [F#]            [Abm]         [E] 
e|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|
B|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|
G|-8-8-8-8---3-3-3-3----4-4-4-4----1-1-1-1---|
D|-9-9-9-9---4-4-4-4----6-6-6-4----2-2-2-2---|
A|-9-9-9-9---4-4-4-4----6-6-6-6----2-2-2-2---|
E|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|



Guitar 2:

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-----------11--(11)-12-11-12-11--9--(9)----|
G|-8-(8)-----11--(11)--------------9--(9)----|
D|-9-(9)-----11--(11)--------------9--(9)----|
A|-9-(9)-----9---(9)---------------7--(7)----|
E|-7-(7)-------------------------------------|



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Verse 2:


Guitar 1

Constantly searching to find something new

          [B]                 [Abm]          
e|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----|
B|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----|
G|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----|
D|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----|
A|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----|
E|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----|



Guitar 2

e|-7--------7--------7--------7---------|
B|---7-5-4----7-5-4----7-5-4----7-5-4---|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|



Guitar 1

But what will you find when you think that nothing's true
Maybe it's that nothing is new

          [E]                 [B]          
e|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|
B|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|
G|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8---|
D|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9---|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9---|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|



Guitar 2


e|-7--------7--------7--------7---------|
B|---7-5-4----7-5-4----7-5-4----7-5-4---|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|



                  [B]                  [Abm] 
So you let me hear songs that were written all about you

                  [E]                   
Because songs weren't written for you

                  [B]                   
They'll never be about you


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Pre-chrous 2:


Then you contract the American dream

Guitar 1

          [F#]                  [E]         
e|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|
B|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|
G|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1----|
D|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----|
A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----|
E|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|



Guitar 2

e|----------------------------------|
B|-------------------------7-7------|
G|-3-3-4-4-6-6-4-4-3-3-4-4-----4-4--|
D|----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|



You never look up once

Guitar 1

          [Abm]                [F#]           
e|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
B|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
G|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--|
A|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--|
E|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|



Guitar 2

e|----------------------------------|
B|-------------------------7-7------|
G|-3-3-4-4-6-6-4-4-3-3-4-4-----4-4--|
D|----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|



        [F#]                  [E]           
You've contracted American dreams

       [Abm]                   [F#]           
I require you to stop and look up.


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Chrous 2:


Sing a song about myself, Keep singing a song about myself

Guitar 1:

     [B]          [F#]            [Abm]         [E] 
e|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|
B|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|
G|-8-8-8-8---3-3-3-3----4-4-4-4----1-1-1-1---|
D|-9-9-9-9---4-4-4-4----6-6-6-4----2-2-2-2---|
A|-9-9-9-9---4-4-4-4----6-6-6-6----2-2-2-2---|
E|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|



Guitar 2:

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-----------11--(11)-12-11-12-11--9--(9)----|
G|-8-(8)-----11--(11)--------------9--(9)----|
D|-9-(9)-----11--(11)--------------9--(9)----|
A|-9-(9)-----9---(9)---------------7--(7)----|
E|-7-(7)-------------------------------------|



Not some invisible world

Guitar 1:

     [B]          [F#]            [Abm]         [E] 
e|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|
B|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|
G|-8-8-8-8---3-3-3-3----4-4-4-4----1-1-1-1---|
D|-9-9-9-9---4-4-4-4----6-6-6-4----2-2-2-2---|
A|-9-9-9-9---4-4-4-4----6-6-6-6----2-2-2-2---|
E|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|



Guitar 2:

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-----------11--(11)-12-11-12-11--9--(9)----|
G|-8-(8)-----11--(11)--------------9--(9)----|
D|-9-(9)-----11--(11)--------------9--(9)----|
A|-9-(9)-----9---(9)---------------7--(7)----|
E|-7-(7)-------------------------------------|



Repeat:


   [B]          [F#]            [Abm]           [E] 
Sing a song about myself, Keep singing a song about myself

   [B]          [F#]            [Abm]           [E] 
Not some invisible world


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Bridge:


Piano (transsciption)

I won't tell you what this means, cause you already know


e|--6--7--9--9--7--6----6--7-------4--6--7--------4------|
B|------------------------------------------7--4---------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|



I won't tell you what this means, cause you already know


e|--6--7--9--9--7--6----6--7-------4--6--7--------4------|
B|------------------------------------------7--4---------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|



Guitar 2:

e|-------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------9---9--|
D|------------------------------------------------9---9--|
A|------------------------------------------------7---7--|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|



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Chrous 3:


Sing a song about myself, Keep singing a song about myself

Guitar 1:

     [B]          [F#]            [Abm]         [E] 
e|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|
B|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|
G|-8-8-8-8---3-3-3-3----4-4-4-4----1-1-1-1---|
D|-9-9-9-9---4-4-4-4----6-6-6-4----2-2-2-2---|
A|-9-9-9-9---4-4-4-4----6-6-6-6----2-2-2-2---|
E|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|



Guitar 2:

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-----------11--(11)-12-11-12-11--9--(9)----|
G|-8-(8)-----11--(11)--------------9--(9)----|
D|-9-(9)-----11--(11)--------------9--(9)----|
A|-9-(9)-----9---(9)---------------7--(7)----|
E|-7-(7)-------------------------------------|



Not some invisible world

Guitar 1:

     [B]          [F#]            [Abm]         [E] 
e|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|
B|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|
G|-8-8-8-8---3-3-3-3----4-4-4-4----1-1-1-1---|
D|-9-9-9-9---4-4-4-4----6-6-6-4----2-2-2-2---|
A|-9-9-9-9---4-4-4-4----6-6-6-6----2-2-2-2---|
E|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|



Guitar 2:

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-----------11--(11)-12-11-12-11--9--(9)----|
G|-8-(8)-----11--(11)--------------9--(9)----|
D|-9-(9)-----11--(11)--------------9--(9)----|
A|-9-(9)-----9---(9)---------------7--(7)----|
E|-7-(7)-------------------------------------|



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    [B]          [F#]            [Abm]          [E] 
You came along with a weak spot that you've always wanted


(Small variation) Guitar 2:

e|-------------------------11----------------|
B|----------11--(11)-12-11----11--9--(9)-----|
G|-8-(8)----11--(11)--------------9--(9)-----|
D|-9-(9)----11--(11)--------------9--(9)-----|
A|-9-(9)----9---(9)---------------7--(7)-----|
E|-7-(7)-------------------------------------|



[B]          [F#]            [Abm]           [E]   
Let yourself be everything that you've always wanted

[B]          [F#]            [Abm]           [E]   
It doesn't have to be so excited, that you've always wanted

[B]          [F#]            [Abm]           [E]   
No need for explanations, you've always wanted


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Outro:


You'll find what you find when you find there's nothing (x2)


Guitar 1:

     [B]          [F#]            [Abm]         [E] 
e|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|
B|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|
G|-8-8-8-8---3-3-3-3----4-4-4-4----1-1-1-1---|
D|-9-9-9-9---4-4-4-4----6-6-6-4----2-2-2-2---|
A|-9-9-9-9---4-4-4-4----6-6-6-6----2-2-2-2---|
E|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|



The End

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