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Spare-Ohs  Andrew Bird

Album: Armchair Apocrypha
Song: Spare-Ohs
Tabbed by: justin@indieguitartabs.com
Note: The (F#) at at the end of the song can just be played like this: 2x00xx.
This is based on what I see him play in the video here:
http: www.blogotheque.net Andrew-Bird,2976
fill 1
 
 e|-------------
 B|-------------
 G|-------------
 D|-----0-----0-
 A|---2-----2---
 E|-3-----4-----

(intro)
[C] [G] [F] [Fm]  
 
 e|-----3-----3---------3-----3---------1-----1---------1-----1--|
 B|---5-----5-----5---3-----3-----3---1-----1-----1---1-----1----|
 G|-5-----5-----5---4-----4-----4---2-----2-----2---2-----1------|
 D|--------------------------------------------------------------|
 A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
 E|--------------------------------------------------------------|

(verse)
[C]The finches and sparrows build [G]nests in my chimney
what r[F]emains of the small flightless birds that you [Fm]failed to protect
[C]but their yolk isn't [G]easy in fact it's a [F]drag
as they're blowing through cornfields and [Fm]mountains of [C]rags
[C]all over the [G]suburbs across the great [F]lawns
crop-dusting gardens all over this [Am]town
(chorus)
[C]but nobody [G]cares when it gets in their [F]hair
[C]it gets in their [G]lungs as it floats through the [F]air
[C]it gets in the [G]food that they buy and pre[F]pare
but nobody [D7]cares when it gets in their [G]hair[F]
(whistle)
(middle)
[F]across the great chasms and schisms and the sudden aneurisms
where the black ink will [C]drip across the [G]crespice of your [F]eyes
[F]and your teeth are worth more than you can spare-
-oh don't [C]tell me that it [G]just isn't [F]fair
[F]don't speak about the cycles of life 'cause your thoughts are so soft
C G F D7 G (fill 1)
I could cut 'em with a spork or a bride's kniii-i-fe
[F]and the wine made our [C]mouths [G]too [F]loose
[F]such a reckless choice of [C]words[G] [F]
[F]when you tell me that I'm [C]too "[G]abs[(F#)]truse"
I just thought it was a kind of [G]bird
(I swear)[(F#)] I just stood there
not saying a [F]word
not saying a [F]word
not saying a [D7]word[G]

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