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These Are the Fables  The New Pornographers


Intro: E F#m D C x2
Verse 1:
In [E]coral and[F#m] gray, in [D]submarine [C]chambers, [E]one d[F#m]ay, it [D]swam for the [C]light
To [E]those that [F#m]live, the [D]cities that [C]float there, [Bm]cities and [E]circles drawn
D Bm D E (E G D)-hold
Perfect, complete, holding the secrets on my street, my street, my street
Verse 2:
So[E] come in and [F#m]play, the s[D]ong of the [C]siren, its [E]commonp[F#m]lace, you [D]hear the
Voice [C]rise, in[E] one [F#m]wave, and [D]crash on your [C]doorstep,[Bm] making the [E]circle here
[D]Perfect,[Bm] complete, [D]these are the [E]fables on [A]my street[D] [A] [D]
Bridge (play each chord once):
[D]Ten thousand [C#m]dancing girls kicking [F#m]cans cross the s[D]ky, no reason[A] why
[D]Why ask [C#m]prepare yourself for the [F#m]call of the[D] wild, you found this[A] child
So[D] raise[E] him
Verse 3:
And [E]wind your way[F#m] back, come [D]back to the [C]river, the [E]currents [F#m]be by, in
[D]Hope and then[C] fear,[E] hammer comes[F#m] down so h[D]ard on th[C]e evening,[Bm] packing
The[E] dawn of your d[D]ays on [Bm]repeat, [D]these are the[E] fables on[(E] my street
G D)-hold
My street, my street
Verse 4:
[E]Heaven shown[F#m] hell, and [D]down from its [C]pockets, and [E]ringing your[F#m] bell it
[D]Fell through your [C]hands; [E]hang at your [F#m]feet, the[D] doors that won't[C] open
[Bm]Mocking the [E]journey of [D]our friend,[Bm] complete, [D]these are the [E]fables on
Chorus/ outro
[Am] My street[D], m[G]y street[C] [C] [Bm] [C] [D] [Am] [D] [G] [C] [C] [Bm] [C] [D]
[Am](My street[D], [G]my stree[C]t [C]Layla don't[Bm] worry, you're[C] not [D]alone) x2
end on G
-Cheers and buy Twin Cinema!!! (John Baer)

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A Am Bm C C#m D E F#m G
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