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Garbage - A Stroke Of Luck tab

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Artist: Garbage
Song Title: A Stroke Of Luck
Tuning: Normal


Intro Notes:

E|-15----------18----------|
B|----14-15-------14-15----|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-------------------------|
E|-------------------------|


Fill Riff A
E|-15-------------|
B|----14-15-------|
G|----------12----|
D|----------------|
A|----------------|
E|----------------|


Verse 1:



Gm (hanging)           F (palest) 	Gm (silver)   F
Hanging by threads of palest      	silver 

Gm (I)                   F (way)  	Gm (forever)  F
I could have stayed that way      	forever 

Gm (bad)                     F (tight)  Gm (around)   F
Bad blood and ghosts wrapped tight      around me 

Gm (nothing)       F (seem) 		Gm (touch)   (Fill Riff A)
Nothing could ever seem to   		touch me 

Eb (I)             F (most) (Fill Riff A)
I lose what I love most 

Eb (did)           F (lost)             Gm (me)	(Fill Riff A)
Did you know I was lost until you found me? 


Chorus:

In the background of the chorus there is a second guitar playing this riff.

E|-----------------------|
B|---3----3----3---------|
G|-0---------0----2b3r2--|
D|------3----------------|
A|-----------------------|
E|-----------------------|


Gm (stroke) 
A stroke of luck or a gift from God? 

Bb (hand)
Hand of fate or devil's claws? 

Eb (from)
From below or saints above? 

F (you)
You came to me 

Gm (here)
Here comes the cold again 

Bb (I)
I feel it closing in 

Eb (it's)                 F (around)
It's falling down and all around me  falling 



Verse 2:

Gm (you)               F (there)	Gm (catch)
You say that you'll be there to 	catch me 

Gm (or)          F (try)		Gm (trap) (Fill Riff A)
Or will you only try to 		trap me 

Gm (these)	    F (I) (Fill Riff A)
These are the rules I make 

Gm (our)              F (to)		Gm (break)
Our chains were meant to 		break 

Gm (you'll)	F (never) 		Gm (me)
You'll 		never change 		me 

Gm (here)
Here comes the cold again 

Bb (I)
I feel it closing in 

Eb (you're)      	    F (around)
You're falling down and all around me falling 

Chorus 2:

Gm (stroke) 
A stroke of luck or a gift from God? 

Bb (hand)
Hand of fate or devil's claws?  

Eb (from)
From below or saints above? 

F (you)
You come to me now 

There is an instrumental interlude here you can play the (Fill Riff A) & (Fill Riff 

B).

Bridge:

 Fill Riff B
E|-1------3-----------|
B|-----------3--------|
G|--------------------|
D|--------------------|
A|--------------------|
E|--------------------|

Eb (don't)   Cm (why)
Don't ask me why 

Eb (don't) C (try)
Don't even try 

Third Chorus: Play it the same as the first chorus

For the outro Play the intro lick

E|-15----------18----------|
B|----14-15-------14-15----|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-------------------------|
E|-------------------------|

Falling, falling 
Falling, falling 
Falling, falling

The Eb I use for this song is played like this

Eb Sixth Fret
EI---I-o-I---I---I---I
BI---I-o-I---I-o-I---I
GI---I-o-I---I-o-I---I
DI---I-o-I---I-o-I---I
AI---I-o-I---I---I---I
EI---I-o-I---I---I---I

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