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American English  Idlewild

IDLEWILD - AMERICAN ENGLISH (best version here)
I first heard this song when i saw them live at Brixton
Academy supporting the Hives. I fell in love with this song.
Anyways - enjoy it. This is the best tab of this song on here,
the rest are so rubbish I had to tab it myself.
This is my first tab - hope you think it sounds ok!!!
Have fun
Chords to use:
B - 799877
[Abm-]E - [466444]022100
[F#] [-] [244322]  
Intro: (this is played 3 times before the chords + vocals kick in)
Guitar 1 plays this throughout every verse.

Verse 1
S[B]ongs when they're true, are all dedi[Abm]cated to you
In this inv[E]isible world I choose to live in
A[B]nd if you believe that for now I un[Abm]derstand
Why words mean so much[E] to you
They'll never be ab[B]out you
Verse 2
[B]Maybe you're young without youth
Maybe you're [Abm]old without, knowing anything's t[E]rue
I think you're young wit[B]hout youth....
Pre Chorus - drums begin, riff stops.
T[F#]hen you contract the Ame[E]rican dream
You ne[Abm]ver look up [F#]once
[F#]You've contracted Am[E]erican dreams
Abm F# (slide up to B)
I require you to stop and look up.
[B]Sing a [F#]song about m[Abm]yself
Keep singing a [E]song about m[B]yself
Not some in[F#]visible w[Abm]orld[E]
(guitar 1 plays riff again)
Verse 3 - same chords as above
Constantly searching to find something new
But what will you find when you think that nothing's true?
Maybe it's that nothing is new
Verse 4
So you let me hear songs that were written all about you
Because songs weren't written for you
They'll never be about you
Pre Chorus
Chorus x 2
Middle Bit
[F#]And I won't tell you what t[E]his means, cause yo[Abm]u already k[F#]now
And I won't tell you what this means, cause you already know.......
So - Sing a song about myself
Keep singing a song about myself
Not some invisible world
[B]You came a[F#]long and found the w[Abm]eak spot - th[E]at you've always wanted
[B]Let yours[F#]elf be everythin[Abm]g that youve[E] always wanted (While this is sung - the chorus is sung
[B]It doesnt have to [F#]be so s[Abm]ilent - that you've [E]always wanted
[B]no need for [F#]explanation[Abm]s - that you've[E] always wanted
You[B]'ll fi[F#]nd, what you f[Abm]ind when you fi[E]nd theres nothing x 2
End on a B
Tabbed by Liam - Norwich, Norfolk, England.
If you have any comments, or improvements - email me:

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Abm B E F#
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