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Written Invitation  The Whigs

 
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Written Invitation - The Whigs
 
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Tabbed by: adslam3
NOTE: Strumming is not going to be exact. Listen for the changes.
Tuning: Standard
To get the chords, use your thumb on the big E string.
I play the song with the A open, but it could be muted if you wanted to.
INTRO | VERSE (0:08- 0:16)
| A A7 D Dm
 
 e|---5~---|---5--------------5------------5-------------5-------------------|
 B|---5~---|---5--------------5------------7-------------6-------------------|
 G|---6~---|---6--------------6------------7-------------7-------------------|
 D|---7~---|---7---8 times----6---8 times--7---8 times---7---8 times---------|
 A|---0~---|---0--------------0------------0-------------0-------------------|
 E|---5~---|---5--------------5------------5-------------5-------------------|

Chorus - Played 2 Times (0:17-0:24)
[D] [Bm]  
 
 e|--10-x-10-10-10-10----7--7--7-7-7-----------------------------------------|
 B|--10-x-10-10-10-10----7--7--7-7-7-----------------------------------------|
 G|--11-x-11-11-11-11----7--7--7-7-7-------Play this two times---------------|
 D|--12-x-12-12-12-12----9--9--9-9-9-----------------------------------------|
 A|--12-x-12-12-12-12----9--9--9-9-9-----------------------------------------|
 E|--10-x-10-10-10-10----7--7--7-7-7-----------------------------------------|

VERSE 2 (0:25-0:33)
[A] [A7] [D] [Dm]  
 
 e|---5--------------5------------5-------------5-------------------|
 B|---5--------------5------------7-------------6-------------------|
 G|---6--------------6------------7-------------7-------------------|
 D|---7---8 times----6---8 times--7---8 times---7---8 times---------|
 A|---0--------------0------------0-------------0-------------------|
 E|---5--------------5------------5-------------5-------------------|

Chorus - Played 2 Times (0:34-0:42)
[D] [Bm]  
 
 e|--10-x-10-10-10-10----7--7--7-7-7-----------------------------------------|
 B|--10-x-10-10-10-10----7--7--7-7-7-----------------------------------------|
 G|--11-x-11-11-11-11----7--7--7-7-7-------Play this two times---------------|
 D|--12-x-12-12-12-12----9--9--9-9-9-----------------------------------------|
 A|--12-x-12-12-12-12----9--9--9-9-9-----------------------------------------|
 E|--10-x-10-10-10-10----7--7--7-7-7-----------------------------------------|

BRIDGE - Played Twice (0:42-0:59)
[A] [Dsus2/B] [Dsus2/A] [D]  
 
 e|---5------------5-------------5-------------5-----------------------------|
 B|---5------------5-------------5-------------7-----------------------------|
 G|---6------------6-------------6-------------7-----------------------------|
 D|---7--8 times---7---8 times---7---8 times---7----8 times------------------|
 A|---7------------5-------------5-------------5-----------------------------|
 E|---5------------7-------------5-------------------------------------------|

BRIDGE (PART 2)- Played 4 Times (0:59-1:16)
[A] [E]  
 
 e|---5-5-5-5--5-5-5-----12-12-12-12--12-12-12-------------------------------|
 B|---5-5-5-5--5-5-5-----12-12-12-12--12-12-12-------------------------------|
 G|---6-6-6-6--6-6-6-----13-13-13-13--13-13-13-------------------------------|
 D|---7-7-7-7--7-7-7-----14-14-14-14--14-14-14-------------------------------|
 A|---0-0-0-0--0-0-0-----0--0--0--0---0--0--0--------------------------------|
 E|---5-5-5-5--5-5-5-----12-12-12-12--12-12-12-------------------------------|

VERSE 3 (1:17-1:24)
[A] [A7] [D] [Dm]  
 
 e|---5--------------5------------5-------------5-------------------|
 B|---5--------------5------------7-------------6-------------------|
 G|---6--------------6------------7-------------7-------------------|
 D|---7---8 times----6---8 times--7---8 times---7---8 times---------|
 A|---0--------------0------------0-------------0-------------------|
 E|---5--------------5------------5-------------5-------------------|

Chorus - Played 2 Times (1:25-1:32)
[D] [Bm]  
 
 e|--10-x-10-10-10-10----7--7--7-7-7-----------------------------------------|
 B|--10-x-10-10-10-10----7--7--7-7-7-----------------------------------------|
 G|--11-x-11-11-11-11----7--7--7-7-7-------Play this two times---------------|
 D|--12-x-12-12-12-12----9--9--9-9-9-----------------------------------------|
 A|--12-x-12-12-12-12----9--9--9-9-9-----------------------------------------|
 E|--10-x-10-10-10-10----7--7--7-7-7-----------------------------------------|

BRIDGE - Played Twice (1:33-1:50)
[A] [Dsus2/B] [Dsus2/A] [D]  
 
 e|---5------------5-------------5-------------5-----------------------------|
 B|---5------------5-------------5-------------7-----------------------------|
 G|---6------------6-------------6-------------7-----------------------------|
 D|---7--8 times---7---8 times---7---8 times---7----8 times------------------|
 A|---7------------5-------------5-------------5-----------------------------|
 E|---5------------7-------------5-------------------------------------------|

BRIDGE PART 2 (alternate version)- Played 2 Times (1:51-2:07)
[A] [Dsus2/B] [Dsus2/A] [D]  
 
 e|---0------------0-------------0-------------2-----------------------------|
 B|---2------------2-------------2-------------3-----------------------------|
 G|---2------------2-------------2-------------2-----------------------------|
 D|---2--8 times---0--8 times----0--8 times----0--8 times--------------------|
 A|---0------------2-------------0-------------------------------------------|
 E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

ENDING - Played 4 Times (2:08-2:25) | END ON (2:26):
A E |
 
 e|---5-5-5-5--5-5-5-----12-12-12-12--12-12-12---|---5~----------------------|
 B|---5-5-5-5--5-5-5-----12-12-12-12--12-12-12---|---5~----------------------|
 G|---6-6-6-6--6-6-6-----13-13-13-13--13-13-13---|---6~----------------------|
 D|---7-7-7-7--7-7-7-----14-14-14-14--14-14-14---|---7~----------------------|
 A|---0-0-0-0--0-0-0-----0--0--0--0---0--0--0----|---0~----------------------|
 E|---5-5-5-5--5-5-5-----12-12-12-12--12-12-12---|---5~----------------------|

WRITTEN INVITATION - a rough layout
[(A]Fre[-]ez[A7]e m[-]e [D]wi[-]th[Dm)] your smile and say my name.
And I'm already gone.
[(D]If [-]yo[Bm]u'r[-]e [D]on[-] t[Bm)]he 118, I'll find you on the 118.
[(A]And[-] i[A7]f y[-]ou[D] w[-]an[Dm)]t, I'll talk.
And break my head. The spotlight stares in off.
[(D]If [-]yo[Bm]u'r[-]e [Bm)]on the 118, I'll find you on the 118.
 
 (A - Dsus2/B - Dsus2/A - D - A - Dsus2/B - Dsus2/A - D)

I swear I care what you wear.
All your thoughts rolled up and down your sleeves.
And I need to see a written invitation please.
[(A] [-] [E)]  
[(A]So [-]if[A7] yo[-]u [D]ar[-]e [Dm)]my fire, then yell my name.
And up, I'm ready on.
[(D]If [-]yo[Bm]u'r[-]e [D]on[Bm)] the 118, I'll find you on the 118.
 
 (A - Dsus2/B - Dsus2/A - D - A - Dsus2/B - Dsus2/A - D)

I swear I care what you wear.
All your thoughts rolled up and down your sleeves.
And I need to see a written invitation please.
Yeah I need to see a written invitation please.
Yeah I need to see a written invitation
[(A] [-] [E)]  
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