Bon Iver Blood Bank chords
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Blood Bank - Bon Iver Standard tuning E A D G B e I think a lot of tabs are missing the strumming pattern. The pattern through out this whole song is D D D U D U. When strumming, try to hit mostly the lower strings. This gives it a deeper sound. Em7: O22O3OO D/F#: 2OO23O C/G: 332O1O G: 32OO3X Intro: Em7, D/F#, C/G, C/G (X4) A different progression starts when he says "See look it..." You start with G, G, D/F#, D/F#, Em7, Em7, and C/G C/G. This means that the pattern is played twice because I repeated the chord. I know I may not have shown that in the tab, but you do play them twice during that part. In the song, he kind of fades out with the second C/G, so do whatever sounds nice. This is the same progression when he says "You said 'ain't this just like...'" Em7 Well, I met you at the blood bank. D/F# C/G C/G We were looking at the bags Em7 D/F# Wondering if any of the colors C/G C/G Matched any of the names we knew on the tags. G D/F# You said "See, look it! That's yours stacked on top Em7 with your brothers. See how they resemeble one anothers? C/G C/G Even in their plastic little covers." (In this next chorus-like part, you only strum the chords once until you get to the next verse). And I said "I know it well." Em7 D/F# G That secret that you know. D/F# That you don't know how to tell. G It fucks with your honor. D/F# And it teases your head, Em7 but you know that it's good, girl. C/G 'Cause it's runnin' you with red. (After this, I usually just lightly strum over the C/G to make some noise). Em7 Then the snow started fallin'. D/F# C/G C/G We were stuck out in your car. Em7 D/F# You were rubbing both my hands, C/G chewing on a candy bar. G You said "ain't this just like the present, D/F# to be showing up like this?" Em7 As the moon waned to crescent, C/G We started to kiss. And I said "I know it well..." Em7 D/F# (For this second chorus-like part, he uses the same chord progression as the other one, but he uses the same strumming patter as in the rest of the song. So, G, G, D/F#, D/F#, Em7, Em7, C/G, C/G). G It's that secret that we know. D/F# That we don't know how to tell. G I'm in love with your honor. D/F# I'm in love with you cheeks. Em7 What's that noise up the stairs, babe? C/G Is that Christmas morning creeks? And I said "I know it well..." Em7 D/F# Then you can just do the same as the intro unti the song fades. I really hope this tab helps. I tried hard to make everything clear. If you don't know a part, try listening to the song and it should guide you.