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E'Bow the Letter  R.E.M.

E-Bow the Letter by svektaal
 "D": 2:-3--3-2-0-----0

peter doesn't play it like this every single time - he'll play around
with it a lot.
note: during the verses, pick through the chords - it sounds better.
also note: if you're confused about the verse chords, each chord gets 2 beats
Look [C]up, and what do you see?
all [Dsus2]of you and all of me
cres[Bm]ents, stars, sum[Em]mer lily surprise
the bus driver went to write tho[Dsus2]se four Ms - let[Bm]ter
I feel to pop these little pe[C]arls
[D]all the boys and all the girls[Bm]
street-toothed, each and every one [Em]of them a little scared[C] [D]
I said your name[Bm]
I wore it like a badgered teenage fil[C]m star:
Taz For[D]rest, Jerry Mash, ten[Bm]fold tiaras
[Em]dreaming of Maria Callas,[C] where[D]ver she is[Bm]
the same thing
I do[C]n't get it
I wrapped my hand in pl[D]astic
to try to look through th[Bm]at maybelline eyes
girls and b[Em]oys and others
to t[C]ake the fall[D]
this[Bm] dark thing
I don't get it
(Chorus): "D" (for four beats) Em (for 2) G (for 2)
"D" ( " ) Em (for 2)
"I'll take you over, I'll take you there"
aluminum, tastes like fear
[Em]adrenaline, p[G]ulls us near
"D" Em
tastes like fear
(same chords as above)
will you live to 83?
will you ever welcome me?
will you show me something that noboby else has seen
snuck out, drink, here comes the flood
anything within the blood
these corrosives do their magic so lame, and sweet
from EF drink, it's just another chink
cut too dense they catch the light
aluminum, will you sink?
I don't want to disappoint you, I'm not
here to anoint you
I would lick your pupils
at the sickest move, I'd wear my own crown
with sadness and sorrow and who'd have thought tomorrow
would be so strange
my loss, here we go again
"I'll take you over, I'll take you there"
aluminum tastes like fear
adrenaline, pulls us near
tastes like fear
pulls us near
bridge: (4 beats per chord) G Em (3x)
look up
and what do you see all of you and all of me
fussing and starring summing down a late surprise
i can't look it in the eye
sickened of spanish fly
it's okay, i see a cherry-flavoured neckered car
i can smell the salt on your breath
the sweat, victory, salt, the smell thing
i've got it
"i can't move you over"
aluminum, tastes like fear,
adrenaline, pulls us near...
that's it. on the verse immediately after the bridge,
peter uses an e-bow, and here's what he does:


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Bm C D Dsus2 Em G
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