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Postal Service - Recycled Air tab

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                THE POSTAL SERVICE   ×××××   RECYCLED AIR                    
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Tabbed by: markhadrian
E-mail: markhadrian@yahoo.com

This arrangement is more or less based on the live version that I found on 
the net.

As an option, when you start strumming, divide the full chords into two 
halves and strum only the top 2 or 3 strings |EAD| in the first couple of 
beats, then the bottom ones |GBe| for the rest – that’s how I figured 
Gibbard did it on the record.   

The spacing of the notes in the tab is relative to the beats so even if the 
lettering doesn’t help much, you should be able to figure them out.  

Any comments are welcome!

|×| - optional, or to be played ‘piano’
 h – hammer on

 w – whole note
 h - half note
 q – quarter note
 e – eighth note
 s – sixteenth note
 t – thirty-second note
 q. etc – dotted notes |lengthens the note by half of its original value|

TIME SIGNATURE: 4/4
TUNING: STANDARD, CAPO ON 4TH

CHORDS:
      C       F      Gv    Fmaj7/A   Em    Fflat5maj7/A
e||---0---|---1---|-------|---0---|---0---|---0---|
B||---1---|---1---|---3---|---1---|---0---|---0---|
G||---0---|---2---|---0---|---2---|---0---|---2---|
D||---2---|---3---|---0---|---3---|---2---|---3---|
A||---3---|---3---|---2---|---0---|---2---|---0---|
E||-------|---1---|---3---|-------|---0---|-------|

INTRO |also used for the vocalization part|
           
e||------------0---|------------0---|------------0---|----------------||
B||----1---1-3-----|----1---1-3--|3||----1---1-3-----|3---1-0---0-0-0-||
G||----0---0-------|----0---0-------|----0---0-------|0-0-0-0-0---0-0-||
D||----------------|3-3---3---------|----------------|--0---------0-0-||
A||3-----3------|0||----------------|3-3---3------|0||------------2-2-||
E||----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
   q   e e e e e e  e e e e e e e e  e e e e e e e e  e e e e e e e e
                                                       
e||------------0---|------------0---|------------0---|----------------||
B||----1---1-3-----|----1---1-3--|3||----1---1-3-----|3---1-0---0-0-0-||
G||----0---0-------|----0---0-------|----0---0-------|0-0-0-0-0---0-0-||
D||0h2-------------|3-3---3---------|----------------|--0---------0-0-||
A||3-3---3------|0||----------------|3-3---3------|2||------------2-2-||
E||----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
   e e e e e e e e  e e e e e e e e  e e e e e e e e  e e e e e e e e

C           Fmaj7/A  
I take a breath
C                                  Gv                    
and pull the air in ‘til there’s nothing left
C             Fmaj7/A  
I’m feeling green
C                      Gv
like teenage lovers between the sheets

VOCALIZATION 

Ba ba-ba-ba ba ba-ba-ba ba ba-ba-ba ba ba ba |2×|

C                Fmaj7/A  
Knuckles clenched to white
C                       Gv     
as the landing gear retract for flight
C             Fmaj7/A  
My head’s a balloon 
C                    Gv
Inflating with the altitude

VOCALIZATION 

Ba ba-ba-ba ba ba-ba-ba ba ba-ba-ba ba ba ba |2×|

BRIDGE TO VERSE #3

e||------------0---|------------0---|----------------||
B||----1---1-3-----|----1---1-3--|0||1--11--11--11-11||
G||----0---0-------|----0---0-------|0--00--00--00-00||
D||0h2----------|0||3-3---3---------|2--22--22--22-22||
A||3-3---3---------|----------------|3--33--33--33-33||
E||----------------|----------------|0--00--00--00-00||
   e e e e e e e e  e e e e e e e e  e. se. se. se.tt

C                      Fflat5maj7/A
I watch the patchwork farms’ 
                             C         
slow fade into the ocean’s arms
                                 Fflat5maj7/A
And from here they can’t see me stare
                             C
the stale taste of recycled air

C        Gv                 Em
I watch the patchwork farms’
           Fmaj/A           C
slow fade into the ocean’s arms
                Gv           Em
So calm down, release your cares
                 F           C
the stale taste of recycled air 

OUTRO
           
e||------------0---|------------0---|------------0---|----------------||
B||1--11---1-3-----|----1---1-3-----|----1---1-3-----|3---1-0---------||
G||0--00---0-------|----0---0----|0||----0---0-----0-|0-0-0-0---------||
D||2--2------------|3-3---3---------|--------------0-|--0---0---------||
A||3--3--3------|0||----------------|3-3---3-------2-|----------------||
E||0--0------------|----------------|--------------0-|----------------||
   e. se e e e e e  e e e e e e e e  e e e e e e e e  e e e h-e
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