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Brick  Ben Folds Five

Song: Brick
Artist: Ben Folds Five
Source: Whatever and Ever Amen
Thru eyes@aol.com
this is the best i can get for a guitar arrangement
let me know what you think
standard tuning
piano arranged for guitar
chord shapes
[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]  
 
 -2---------2-----0-----------0----------0--------------0--
 --------3---------------3------------3------3------3------
 ----2---------2-----2------------2-------------2---------- X 3
 -0---------0-----0-----------------------------------------
 ------------------------------------------------------------
 -----------------------------3----------3-----------------

[D/B] [Dsus2/B] [Dsus2/E] [E7]  
 
 -2-------------2------0-------------------0------------0-----
 ---------3--------------------3--------3------------3------3--
 -----2-------------2------2--------2------------1-------------
 -------------------------------------------------------------
 -2-------------2------2-------------------------------------
 -----------------------------------0------------0------------

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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A Bm D D/B Dsus2/B Dsus2/E Dsus2/G E7 G
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