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Lump Sum   Bon Iver



 LUMP SUM - Bon Iver




 Tabbed by: Dan Glover (dan-the-man278)




 Note that this is rough, and my interpretation. Although I think the chord shapes sound

 similar to what he plays on the record, I'm not sure that this tab is quite 100% correct (yet!)


 Tuning: DADGBd **CAPO 2** (but guitar on recording is possibly capo 3 slightly detuned,

 chords relative to capo)


 Also note, the lyrics aren't meant to be completely in time with the bars, it's just so

 know where you are!


 Finally, I've split the bars up as a fast 4 rather than a slow 2, if that makes sense


 CHORDS (the top strings are always very quiet, that Bon Iver/Justin Vernon bassy sound...):


 Gmaj7: 55400x

 Em9 (bit of a stretch!): 25400x

 Dadd4: 05400x

 Cmaj7: x3200x

 Cmaj7*: swap between x3200x and x3400x (this is just a hammer-on/pull-off thing - listen

 for it)

 Cmaj9: x32000

 C: x3201(0)




 INTRO (you know the strumming pattern...)




 ¦ Gmaj7 ¦ Gmaj7 ¦ Gmaj7 ¦ Gmaj7 ¦

 ¦ Gmaj7 ¦ Gmaj7 ¦ Gmaj7 ¦ Gmaj7 ¦

 ¦ Dadd4 ¦ Dadd4 ¦ Dadd4 ¦ Dadd4 ¦

 ¦ Cmaj7*¦ Cmaj7*¦ Cmaj7*¦ Cmaj7*¦

 ¦ Cmaj9 (ring..)¦



 [-----]¦ Gmaj7 ¦ Gmaj7 ¦ Em9 ¦ Em9 ¦

 "Sold my cold knot..."

 ¦ Dadd4 ¦ Dadd4 ¦ Dadd4 ¦ Dadd4 ¦

 "A heavy stone..."






 "Sold my red horse for a venture home,

 To vanish on the bow, settling..."






 ¦ Cmaj9 ¦ Cmaj9 ¦ C ¦ C ¦

 "..slow. Fit it all, fit it in the doldrums..."

 ¦ Em9 ¦ Em9 ¦ Em9 ¦ Em9 ¦

 "So the story goes..."






 "Color the era,

 Film it, it's historical, aaah, aah, aah..."






 ¦ Em9 ¦ Em9 ¦ Cmaj7 ¦ Cmaj7 ¦


 ¦ Cmaj7 ¦ Cmaj9 (ring..)¦



 [-----]"My mile could not

 Pump the plumb.

 In my arbour 'till my ardour, trumped,

 Every inner inertia, your lump..."






 "...sum. All at once, rushing from the sub-pump.

 So the story goes.

 Balance we won't know

 We will see when it gets warm





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