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Falling Slowly  Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova

[Intro]              (looks like Glen uses his thumb to play the low F)
 e|-----------0---------------1---0-----------0--------------------------------|
 B|---1---3-------3---1---3-----------1---3-------3---1---1---1---1------------|
 G|-----0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---2---2---2---2----------|
 D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 A|---3-------------------------------3----------------------------------------|
 E|-------------------1-------------------------------1------------------------|



[Verse 1 - same as intro] (match up the chords for the timing of lyrics)
      [C]                [F]                [C]                [F]                             
 e|-----------0---------------1---0-----------0--------------------------------|
 B|---1---3-------3---1---3-----------1---3-------3---1---1---1---1------------|
 G|-----0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---2---2---2---2----------|
 D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 A|---3-------------------------------3----------------------------------------|
 E|-------------------1-------------------------------1------------------------|

      [C]I don't know you, [F]but I want you  [C]all the more for that[F]
[Verse 1] 
      [C]                [F]                [C]                [F]                             
 e|-----------0---------------1---0-----------0--------------------------------|
 B|---1---3-------3---1---3-----------1---3-------3---1---1---1---1------------|
 G|-----0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---2---2---2---2----------|
 D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 A|---3-------------------------------3----------------------------------------|
 E|-------------------1-------------------------------1------------------------|

      [C]Words fall through me, (and) [F]always fool me, [C]and I can't react [F]
[Verse 2 (this part is an approximation but is close; piano and vocals kind of
drown out the guitar, so just play some similar arpeggio based on the chords]

Am G F G Am strum F...crescendo into Chorus
 e|---------------------------------------------------1-----1-1---1-1---1-1----|
 B|-------1-------0-------1-------0-------1-------0---1-----1-1---1-1---1-1----|
 G|-------2-------0-------2-------0-------2-------0---2-----2-2---2-2---2-2----|
 D|-----2---2---0---0---3---3---0---0---2---2---0---0-3-----3-3---3-3---3-3----|
 A|---0-------2-------3-------2-------0-------2-------3-----3-3---3-3---3-3----|
 E|---------------------------------------------------1-----1-1---1-1---1-1----|

And [Am]games that [G]never a-[F]mount to [G]more than they're [Am]meant Will [G]play themselves [F]out


[Cborus] (relatively metered strums [8tb notes] with up-strums [16tb notes]
just before each chord transition)

   [C]Take this sinking [F]boat and point it [Am]home, we've still got [F]time

   [C]Raise your hopeful [F]voice you have a [Am]choice, you'll make it [F]now
[Verse 1] 
   [C]Falling slowly, [F]eyes that know me, [C]and I can't go back[F]
   [C]Moods that take me [F]and erase me, [C]and I'm painted black[F]
[Verse 2] 
   [Am]You have [G]suffered e-[F]nough and [G]warred with your-[Am]self, it's [G]time that you [F]won
[Cborus] 
   [C]Take this sinking [F]boat and point it [Am]home, we've still got [F]time
   [C]Raise your hopeful [F]voice you have a [Am]choice, you've made it [F]now
   [C]Falling slowly [F]sing your melo-[Am]dy, I'll sing a-[F]long
[Outtro] (lots of strums on F, while humming, then back to the intro once)
- Aaron Rubin Esq. III, Jr.

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