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Peter Bjorn And John - Ancient Curse tab

Ancient Curse by Peter Bjorn and John
Writerís Block, 2007

Tabbed by Thomas Buhler
If you find any mistakes, or have any questions about this tab, email me at:
t.buhler.007@gmail.com

Standard Tuning (EADGBe)

All riffs are compatible with bass if you remove the last 2 strings (B and higher E). 
can also ignore the ďRIFFĒ marks and play the song with the chords as they are marked.

Chords:

B Ė x24442 (recommend Bm [x24432] for use with this song)
A Ė x02220
G - 320003
E - 022100
D Ė xx0232

RIFF 1:
   B             A  G             A
e|----------------|----------------|
B|----------------|----------------|
G|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|
E|-7---7---7-7---5|-3---3---3-3---5|

RIFF 2:
   B                E                D                D
e|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|-7---7---7-7---7|-5---5---5-5---5|-5---5---5-5---5|
E|-7---7---7-7---7|----------------|----------------|----------------|

RIFF 3:
   D                A       G
e|----------------|----------------|
B|----------------|----------------|
G|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|
A|-5---5---5-5---5|----------------|
E|----------------|-5---5---3-3---3|
[ Tab from: http://www.guitaretab.com/p/peter-bjorn-and-john/101254.html ]
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RIFF 1 x4


VERSE 1:
RIFF 1:[B                A G                 A B      A G A
        We want it bad, so bad it hurts, letís wait.
B                   A   G             A] RIFF 2:[B     E]
You turn me on, but the problems turn me ....... off.
RIFF 1:[B                           A  G                 A B      A G A
        Please pack my bags; I want to close this case for good.
B                                A    G         A] RIFF 2:[B
Letís make this steady, itís all been bent out of ........ shape.
          E                  D          D]
You look away now, I want to know why.


CHORUS:
RIFF 3:[D A G D A
             G                D       A    G  D     A
Been calling bluffs like this before, itís so old.
         G         D      A G     D
You just canít get worse. Ancient curse,
A                G]
What if we could break that?


RIFF 1 x3
RIFF 2:[B E]


VERSE 2:
RIFF 1:[B                A G                 A B             A G          A
        We want it bad, so bad it hurts, letís wait, until the next part.
B                   A   G             A] RIFF 2:[B     E]
You turn me on, but the problems turn me ....... off.
RIFF 1:[B                        A    G             A B           A  G           A
        It wonít let go, it must been buried for so long, its all so clear now.
B                              A    G               A RIFF 2:[B
Donít get me wrong now, but we were doomed from the st   -   art.
             E                     D           D]
Itís getting dark now, should have known why.

RIFF 1 x7
RIFF 2:[B]
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