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Better to Be  Liam Finn

from LP "Ill be lightning"
Transcribed by - Leck Sluether
Email - souldoubt182@hotmail.com
send me comments / corrections
* i think Liams guitar is tuned down to Eb so use a capo on the 1st fret.
or just use normal tuning.
* listen to the song to get the rhythm
Intro E, D, E, D, G, D, E, B/F which can be just looped also
This is looped through the Intro / Verse,
 
 E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 A|----------5--5------5--------5--5----5--------5--5--5/7--------------------|
 E|--0----0--------------0--0-------------3----3-------------0--2--2--2-------|

[E] [D] better to be [E] b[D]igger than the oth[G]er
[D]heart on your sleeve [E] and h[B/F]at on your head
[E] [D] i want to see [E] you[D] playong with your shad[G]ow
[D]Hypnotise me [E] [B/F]with every step
Play some notes out of Em Pentatonic or similar (then loop it in reverse)
 
 E|12--12-12-12---------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|------------15-15-15-15-12-12-12-12----------------------------------------|
 G|-----------------------------------14--14--14--14--12--12-12--12-----------|
 D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

sounds like theres an arpeggio in reverse too!
 
 E|----------15--19--15-------------|
 B|------17--------------17---------|
 G|--16----------------------16-----|
 D|---------------------------------|
 A|---------------------------------|
 E|---------------------------------|

Ahhhh Ahhh Ahh Ahhh Ahh AHhhh
[E] [D]falling asleep [E] whil[D]e sitting at the doctor[G]
[D]i dont beleiv[E]e [B/F]a thing that he says
[E] [D] ordinary [E] p[D]eople, like i to[G]ld you
[D]are following m[E]e every[B/F]where
[E] [D] bottle i[E]t up[D] bottle [G]it [D]up
[E] [D] bottle i[E]t [D]up bottle[G] it[D] up
[C]girl you seemed so nice
but i[G]ll be gone b[Em]y morning time
[Am]baby [G]baby ill be gone[B/F]
[C]fooled me once or twice
but the bo[G]y inside cant [Em]unwind
[Am]maybe, ma[G]ybe ill go home[D]
Repeat chords
Play some notes out of Em Pentatonic or similar (then loop it in reverse)
 
 E|12--12-12-12---------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|------------15-15-15-15-12-12-12-12----------------------------------------|
 G|-----------------------------------14--14--14--14--12--12-12--12-----------|
 D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

sounds like theres an arpeggio in reverse too!
 
 E|----------15--19--15-------------|
 B|------17--------------17---------|
 G|--16----------------------16-----|
 D|---------------------------------|
 A|---------------------------------|
 E|---------------------------------|

Ahhhh Ahhh Ahh Ahhh Ahh AHhhh
[E] [D] better to be [E] look[D]ing for an a[G]nswer out[D] in the sea or [Em]under your[B/F] bed
[E] [D] ill probobly[E] [D]just leave it til[G]l the morning
[D]my energy [E] is al[B/F]ready spent
[E] [D] bottle i[E]t [D]up bottle[G] it[D] up
[E] [D] bottle i[E]t [D]up bottle[G] it[D] up
[C]girl you seemed so nice
but il[G]l be gone by mornin[Em]g time
[Am]baby, [G]baby ill be gone[B/F]
[C]fooled me once or twice
but the bo[G]y inside cant u[Em]nwind
[Am]maybe, ma[G]ybe ill go home[B/F]
[C]spoil and appetite
with [G]bigger eyes than belly s[Em]ize
[Am]baby,[G] baby ill be g[B/F]one
[C]fooled me once or twice bu[G]t the boy insid[Em]e cant unwind
[Am]maybe, ma[G]ybe ill go home[D]
- dont stain yourself!

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