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Matchbook Romance
If All Else Fails
Stories And Alibis
2003
Submitted by: paramore_fans@yahoo.com

Key: C#

Tuning: Standard EADGBe

Chords used:
C# -   x46664
G# -   466544
Bbm -  x13321
F# -   244322
Ebm -  x68876
Fm -   133111
G#/C - x365xx


Intro:

Part 1:

Bass:
                  C#                               Fm
G|-10-------8-------11-------10-------|---------------8-------------|
D|----11-11---11-11----11-11----11-11-|---11---10------------11-----|
A|------------------------------------|-8----8----8-8---8-8-----8-8-|
E|------------------------------------|-----------------------------|

               F#                        Fm             Ebm
G|--------------------10-11-10----|---------------|-----10-8------|
D|---11-----11-----11----------11-|---10---10-----|---8------11-8-|
A|-9----9-9----9-9----------------|-8----8----8-8-|-6-------------|
E|--------------------------------|---------------|---------------|

                C#                          Fm
G|----10----8----11----8-------|---------------8-------------|
D|-11----11---11----11---11-11-|---11---10------------11-----|
A|-----------------------------|-8----8----8-8---8-8-----8-8-|
E|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|

               F#                        Fm             Ebm
G|--------------------10-11-10----|---------------|-----10-8------|
D|---11-----11-----11----------11-|---10---10-----|---8------11-8-|
A|-9----9-9----9-9----------------|-8----8----8-8-|-6-------------|
E|--------------------------------|---------------|---------------|


Part 2:

Bass:
             C#                G#/C        Bbm      G#
G|-------------------------|-------------|-------|-------|
D|-------6-6-6-4-4-4-3---3-|-------------|-8-8-8-|-6-----|
A|-4-4-4---------------4---|-3-3-3-------|-------|---8-4-|
E|-------------------------|-------4-4-4-|-------|-------|

       F#       Fm     Ebm         Fm            Ebm
G|-----------|-------|-------|-------------|-------------|
D|-----------|---3-3-|-1-1-1-|-------3-4-3-|-1-1-1-4-3---|
A|---4-----4-|-------|-------|-------------|-----------4-|
E|-2---2-2---|-1-----|-------|-1-1-1-------|-------------|


Guitar 2:
     x6                    x6
e|-------|-------------|-------|-------------|
B|-------|-------7-6---|-------|-------4-----|
G|---6---|---5-6-----6-|---6---|---5-6---6---|
D|-----6-|-------------|-----6-|-----------6-|
A|-4-----|-4-----------|-4-----|-4-----------|
E|-------|-------------|-------|-------------|


Verse 1:
     C#   G#/C   Bbm G#
A subdued silence
   F#      Fm Ebm
undisturbed
Fm       C#                 G#/C F# 
Ebm
  by the sound of her breath
   C#              G#/C
So carefully brush her
    Bbm G#          F#      Fm Ebm 
Ebm
hair      back from her eyes
    C#    G#/C    Bbm G#
In steady sequence
       F# Fm Ebm Fm
one by one
     C#
She slips away


Chorus 1:
F#              C#
  So close your eyes
     Ebm     F#
and sleep to dream
       C#
I'm by your side
   Ebm      F#
No words to speak
          C#
We'll set our course
    Ebm     Ebm
and make it through
                  F#
No matter how far I go my
heart remains with you


(Repeat Intro Part 2)


Verse 2:
C#
  And I'm not sure
G#/C       F#         Bbm G#/C C#
  what I'm looking for
         C#
But it's clear to
G#/C Bbm G#
see
    F#
the purpose of
   Fm   Ebm
my exsistance Is
C#
laying here in front of me


Chorus 2:
F#              C#
  So close your eyes
     Ebm     F#
and sleep to dream
       C#
I'm by your side
   Ebm      F#
No words to speak
          C#
We'll set our course
    Ebm     Ebm
and make it through
                  F#
No matter how far I go


Bridge:
       C#       G#
And if all else fails you
    Ebm
can look up at the sky
  F#
Because it's the same one
that shines above you and I
       C#       G#
And if all else fails
        Ebm
you can close your eyes
         F#
And I'll be right beside you
I'll be the one by your side


Interlude:
Guitar 2:
     x6
e|-------|-------------|
B|-------|-------7-6---|
G|---6---|---5-6-----6-|
D|-----6-|-------------| x6
A|-4-----|-4-----------|
E|-------|-------------|


(Repeat Chorus 1)


Outro:
Ebm  F#
  No matter how much it hurts
Ebm               F#
  I wanted you to know
                      C#
my heart remains with you
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