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The Slow Descent Into Alcoholism  The New Pornographers


*There is a lack of tabs for Mass Romantic online. I intend to fill the void.*
Intro: B-power chord- (slide the base note on string 5 down to Bb on the offbeat
to give the distinctive chunking sound on the record.)
Verse: 1
[B]I say slow d[F#]escent...into a[E]lllcoholism it [B]went,...
[B]to my head...where I really [F#]need it...with a[E]buse...they remain...u[B]ntreated
[B]I say my, my, my my slow des[F#]cent, into al[E]coholism it w[B]ent...
[E]Somethi[F#]ng like th[B]is...(ahhh-ah-ahhh) (x3)[E] [A] [F#] [B]
[B]Salvation ho[A]ldout central (x3)
Verse: 2 B
[B]I say, my...ever loosening[F#] grip...on the c[E]ommonest courtesies[B] slipped....
[F#] [E] 
for the par--king m[B]eeters..
*Repeat Prechorus
*Repeat Chorus
Chorus: 2
[G]Salvation [E]holdout central...[B](Salvation[A] holdout central) x3
[G]Salvation [E]holdout central
Interlude: G A B (x4)
Outro Chorus:
[B](Salvation[A] holdout central (x3)...S[G]alvation h[E]oldout central..) (x2)
[A]Uh-huh Uh-huh Uh-huh[B] Uh-huh......
-See the NP's in concert!!!

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