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Bad Books - Holding Down The Laughter tab

This is a version of how Kevin plays it solo.
http://youtu.be/TOXixP37too
tuning - half step down
The studio version is another step down from this.

ab* - x01110 or something close to this
eb  - x68886
c#* - 989x9x something like that
F#7 - 2423xx
d*  - xx0230

intro
eb|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
bb|----10-------9--------7--------5--------2-------2-------2-------2---|
gb|------9--------7--------6--------4--------2-------2-------2-------2-|
db|--11-------9--------7--------6--------2-------2-------2-------2-----|
ab|0--------0--------0--------0--------0-------0-------0-------0-------|
eb|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|------------------------------------------------------------|
bb|----10-------9--------7--------5----2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2--|
gb|------9--------7--------6--------4--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--4p2h4--|
db|--11-------9--------7--------6------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2--|
ab|0--------0--------0--------0--------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------|
eb|------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|----------------------------------------|
bb|-------------3-3--3-3-3-----------------|
gb|-1-1--1-1-1--1-1--1-1-1--------4-2-4-2--|
db|-2-2--2-2-2--2-2--2-2-2---4-4--4-2-4-2--|
ab|-2-2--2-2-2--2-2--2-2-2---4-4--2-2-2-2--|
eb|-0-0--0-0-0--0-0--0-0-0---2-2-----------|

  A                              Ab* Ab*
  Styrofoam cup of mud in my good hand,
  A
  Disembodied voice of God in the trash can
  E
  Eyes in the ashes, feeling for the future
  E
  Sleeping through the stakeout, researching the rumor.

  A                                Ab* Ab*
  A mile, a motor, a mattress, a memory
  A
  First you were embarassed, but how could you not be,
  E                                  Eb Eb
  Tangled in teenage, her mom at the movies,
  E
  Your voice ran out out of words,
                      C#*    F# F#  B A B A
  It was awkward and holy.

  A
  Gospel in your belly, the ache a little lower,
  A
  Back into the breach, you spoke as it's owner.
  E
  A syndicated sermon you sang from the rafters
  E
  An Anchor in you pocket, holding down the laughter.

  A
  Tearing up your mind, your lust and your ego,
  A
  A screenshot reminder to speed your libido,
  E
  The parish grows to jelly, blissful and wasted,
  E                                                 C#*  F#F# B A B A
  Your Vishnu eye slips open, them pictures of you naked

eb|------------------------------------------------|
bb|14-14-14-14-14-14-14-13-12-12-12-13-14-14-14-14-|
gb|-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x-|
db|14-14-14-14-14-14-14-13-12-12-12-13-14-14-14-14-|
ab|------------------------------------------------|
eb|------------------------------------------------|

    D                      A
  You're complicating your worst mixed message,
     D                     A
  You built then burned a bridge.

eb|-------------|
bb|-------------|
gb|-------------|
db|---9h11p9----|
ab|---9------12-|
eb|-------------|        D
  Then scattered all your crumbs at the cliff,
       E
  She wants me, she'll swim for it.

eb|-----------------------------------------------11111111-9-9-9-9-|
bb|------10101010-9-9-9-9--7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-------9-9-9-9--7-7-7-7-|
gb|------9-9-9-9--7-7-7-7--6-6-6-6--4-4-4-4-------11111111-9-9-9-9-|
db|xxxx--11111111-9-9-9-9--7-7-7-7--6-6-6-6--0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-|
ab|xxxx--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-------------------|
eb|xxxx------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5------11111111-13131313--14141414--16161616--|
bb|5-5-5-5--4-4-4-4------x-x-x-x--x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x---|
gb|7-7-7-7--6-6-6-6------11111111 13131313--14141414--16161616--|
db|0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0--x-x-x-x--x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x---|
ab|-----------------0-0--9-9-9-9--11111111--12121212--14141414--|
eb|-------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|1919191919191919--17--15151515--14141414------|
bb|x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x-------|
gb|1919191919191919--17--15151515--14141414------|
db|x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x---0-0-|
ab|1717171717171717--15--13131313--12121212--0-0-|
eb|----------------------------------------------|

  A
  Brother, can you spare your alms or your arrows?
  A
  Thunder clap's arising, I think that I should go
  E
  Home to the basement back on Jumel Street
  E
  1996 and your waiting there to tell me,
  A
  I didn't die, you dreamt it, you dreamt it,
  A
  I'm as alive as your best good intentions.
  E
  Sorry that I tricked you, you had to focus
  E                                      C#*     F#F# B A B A
  Put yourself together, clear out the garbage.

eb|------------------------------------------------|
bb|14-14-14-14-14-14-14-13-12-12-12-13-14-14-14-14-|
gb|-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x-|
db|14-14-14-14-14-14-14-13-12-12-12-13-14-14-14-14-|
ab|------------------------------------------------|
eb|------------------------------------------------|

  D
  But for all that effort,
       A
  The slow burned struggle,
  D
  I forgot where you live.

eb|-------------|
bb|-------------|
gb|-------------|
db|---9h11p9----|
ab|---9------12-|
eb|-------------|        D                      E         (x4)
  She swept away the clues from the cliff, your lost now.
             F#7  B
  Remember it.
                     D                           D*
  She swept away the clues from the cliff, your lost now.

  Remember it
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bb|------10101010-9-9-9-9--7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-------9-9-9-9--7-7-7-7-|
gb|------9-9-9-9--7-7-7-7--6-6-6-6--4-4-4-4-------11111111-9-9-9-9-|
db|xxxx--11111111-9-9-9-9--7-7-7-7--6-6-6-6--0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-|
ab|xxxx--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-------------------|
eb|xxxx------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5------11111111-13131313--14141414--16161616--|
bb|5-5-5-5--4-4-4-4------x-x-x-x--x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x---|
gb|7-7-7-7--6-6-6-6------11111111 13131313--14141414--16161616--|
db|0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0--x-x-x-x--x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x---|
ab|-----------------0-0--9-9-9-9--11111111--12121212--14141414--|
eb|-------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|1919191919191919--17--15151515--14141414------|
bb|x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x---2-2-|
gb|1919191919191919--17--15151515--14141414--2-2-|
db|x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x---2-2-|
ab|1717171717171717--15--13131313--12121212--0-0-|
eb|----------------------------------------------|
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