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The Valley of Malls  Fountains of Wayne

Transcribed by Ray Brizzi (fmsorigray@earthlink.net) 2/29/04
Em riff
The King of Araby is coming home today
Em riff
It's bumper touching bumper on the motorway
The [G]sun is in the [A]sky just [C]now
B Em riff
But the road is grey
Em riff
They drive in Winnebagos from the Everglades
Em riff
Pulled over by the troopers in the mirror shades
The [G]Caravan is [A]sorry
[C]The driver has a [Am]twenty [B]and change
D riff
And we're leaving all the road for dead
Am riff
We're getting tired of the twists and turns
D riff
You gotta go when human nature calls
We're [C]driving, we're [B]driving
Em riff
Through the valley of malls
Em riff
And God forgive the passengers if we should fail
Em riff
To find a penny fountain of a half-off sale
I [G]need a [A]merchant
C B Em riff
I've just started searching for a Holy Grail
Em riff
Fighting for the freedom from a common bond
Em riff
To be a barracuda in the guppy pond
[G]So little [A]time for [C]so many [Am]things to [B]try on
Instrumental verse same chords
D riff
And we're leaving all the road for dead
Am riff
We're getting tired of the twists and turns
D riff
You gotta go when human nature calls
We're [C]driving, we're [B]driving
Em riff
Through the valley of malls
Em riff
Through the valley of malls ......
Em riff is an alternating 022000 020000 (em/em7)
D riff is an altenating 200232 200230 (d/dsus2)
Am riff is an alternating 002210 002010 (am/am7)
(You'll hear the rhythm as you play it)
This lead riff is played repeatedly between verses and at the intro and fadeout
 
 E-----------------------------------------------
 B-----------------------------------------------
 G-----------------------------------------------
 D---------------0--2--4--0-----0-----0----------
 A--2-2-2-2-2-4--------------4-----4-----2-------
 E-----------------------------------------------


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