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Judybats - Our Story tab

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From: Joe Aultman 

This is "Our Story" from the JudyBats album

Something my friend the music major helped me work out.
Please forward any comments or corrections to

Play each chord for one measure (4 beats).
A dash (-) indicates to keep playing the same chord.
Build up with E for two measures, then.

Intro Chords:
E   C#m   E   D (2x)

Verse 1:
E             -
  This is our story.

C#m      G#m
  It's a short one, but it's a

F#m          -
  Hard harsh read.

  Between the lines, a little aching need.

E         -
  We're a strange arrangement;

C#m    G#m
  No strings.

        F#m        -
  But the music we make is

  Serpentine and bittersweet.

E       -
  In my youth, you know,

C#m                G#m
  I loved you like gangbusters.

Now I watch you fall.

Twisting, turning, growing small.
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E          -             C#m
  You're a roomful of sorrow,

  A spoonful of joy

  Another infidelity

  Another pain, another golden glitter boy.

A            G#m

       C#m   -
I want you.  I know it's crazy,

But I really want to leave you, too.

A            G#m

       C#m                             B
I want you.  Boy, oh boy, you bring me joy
And then you make me blue.

With intro chords:
I love to love you; I'm a fool.
You're callous and you're cold,
And oh, so cruel.

Verse 2:
I'm starting to forget things.
Faces, names.
Games played, plans laid.
Surely, there were promises made.

Good love is easy to find,
But it's hard to keep.
And though I hate it when you wake,
I still love to watch you sleep.


Repeat intro chords 4x during break.

Using chorus chords 1x through:

Verse 3:
Remember the early days
When nickels were dimes,
And a dollar took us everywhere.
I don't think I ever combed my hair.

Is this our story?
Is this where the loving starts?
In the stillness, the staring,
The hardening of hearts?

We're a strange arrangement;
No strings.
This is not my place, these are not my things.
It's not my way, the pain love brings.

Chorus. (repeat with vocal embellishments)

End on E.
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