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Shins - Turn On Me tab

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                               "Turn on Me" by The Shins
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Tabbed by: Tom Meeus
Email: tommeeus@live.com

Tuning: Standard
Chords noted above tab are played by the rhythm guitar (acoustic in verses, electric in 
chorus), emphasize the higher notes in the chorus lead (the lower notes are approximate 
anyways), and arpeggiate the final chords of the chorus

If you can give me any suggestions, thatd be welcome!

Intro/Verse 1
                                         C      C       Am     G      G
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------0-------------------------------------0------------------------------|
D|---2h3----2h3-2---2---------0------------2h3----2h3-2---2---------0--------|
A|-3------3-------3--0-3---2h3----2h3-2--3------3-------3--0-3---2h3---2h3-2-|
E|-----------------------3------3------------------------------3------3------|

   C      C       Am     G      G       C      Am     G      G
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------0------------------------------------0--------------------------|
D|---2h3----2h3-2---2---------0-----------2h3----2---------0------------|
A|-3------3-------3--0-3---2h3----2h3-2-3------3--0-3---2h3---2h3p2p0---|
E|-----------------------3------3---------------------3------3--------3-|

Chorus
   F     F      C       G     G     Am
e|------------------------------------------|
B|-------1--------------------3-------------|
G|-----2-----2------0-------4-----4-----2---|
D|-3-------3------2---2-5-------5-----2---2-|
A|--------------3-------------------0-------|
E|------------------------------------------| x3

   F     F      C       G     G      Dm   G
e|-----------------------------------1----3-|
B|-------1--------------------3------3----3-|
G|-----2-----2------0-------4-----4--2----0-|
D|-3-------3------2---2-5-------5----0----0-|
A|--------------3-------------------------2-|
E|----------------------------------------3-|

Verse
                         G      G
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|------0-------------------------------|
D|---2h3----2h3-2---2---------0---------|
A|-3------3-------3--0-3---2h3----2h3-2-|
E|-----------------------3------3-------|

   C      Am     G      G
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|------0----------------------|
D|---2h3----2---------0--------|
A|-3------3--0-3---2h3---2h3-2-|
E|---------------3------3------| x2

   C      Am     G      G
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|------0--------------------------|
D|---2h3----2---------0------------|
A|-3------3--0-3---2h3---2h3p2p0---|
E|---------------3------3--------3-|

Chorus
   F     F      C       G     G     Am
e|------------------------------------------|
B|-------1--------------------3-------------|
G|-----2-----2------0-------4-----4-----2---|
D|-3-------3------2---2-5-------5-----2---2-|
A|--------------3-------------------0-------|
E|------------------------------------------| x3

   F     F      C       G     G      Dm   G
e|-----------------------------------1----3--3-1----3--3-1---111-000-3-|
B|-------1--------------------3------3----3--3-3----3--3-3---333-111-3-|
G|-----2-----2------0-------4-----4--2----0--0-2----0--0-2---222-222-0-|
D|-3-------3------2---2-5-------5----0----0----0----0----0---000-222-0-|
A|--------------3-------------------------2---------2------------000-2-|
E|----------------------------------------3---------3----------------3-|

Guitar Solo
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--5/---10----\5-----/-10----\5-----/10----\5-----/10-----\5-----|
E|--3/---8-x48-\3-x11-/-8-x32-\3-x11-/8-x32-\3-x11-/8-x32--\3-x11-|

Lead (played over second half of solo)
e|-----3---3--------3---3----------------------------|
B|-5\1---1---1--5------------0h1h3-----3-0h1h3-----3-|
G|----------------5---5---5--------0-0---------0-0---|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------| x2

e|-----3---3-------3-1-0-------------------------1-0-|
B|-5\--5---5---5---------3-1-0h1h3-0h1h3-0---0-1-3-1-|
G|---5-------5---5--------------------------0--------|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

Chorus
   F     F      C       G     G     Am
e|------------------------------------------|
B|-------1--------------------3-------------|
G|-----2-----2------0-------4-----4-----2---|
D|-3-------3------2---2-5-------5-----2---2-|
A|--------------3-------------------0-------|
E|------------------------------------------| x3

   F     F      C       G     G      Dm   G
e|-----------------------------------1----3-33-1----3----1---111-000-3-|
B|-------1--------------------3------3----3-33-3----3----3---333-111-3-|
G|-----2-----2------0-------4-----4--2----0-00-2----0----2---222-222-0-|
D|-3-------3------2---2-5-------5----0----0----0----0----0---000-222-0-|
A|--------------3-------------------------2---------2------------000-2-|
E|----------------------------------------3---------3----------------3-|

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| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
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Lyrics
You can fake it for a while,
Bite your tongue and smile,
Like every mother does an ugly child.
But it starts to leak on out,
Like spittle from a cloud,
Amassed resentment pelting ounce and pound.

You entertaining any doubts,
‘Cause you had to know that I was fond of you, fond of Y-O-U.
Though I knew you masked your disdain, dah dah dah dah dah.
I can see that change was just too hard for us, hard for us.
You always had to hold the reigns,
But where I'm headed, you just don't know the way.

So affections fade away,
Or do adults just learn to play
The most ridiculous, repulsive games?
All our favorite of ruddy sons
And their double-barreled guns,
You better hurry, rabbit, run, run, run.
'Cause meeting you was fun,
And there's a lot of hungry hatters
In this world set on taking it over,
But brittle, thorny stems,
They break before they bend,
And neither one of us is one of them.

And the tears will never mend,
'Cause you had it in for me so long ago. Boy, I still don't know.
I don't know why and I don't care... well hardly anymore.
If you'd only seen yourself hating me, hating me.
When I'd been so much more than fair.
But then you had to lay those feelings bare,
One thing I know still got you scared,
You're all that cold ire, and never once aired on a dare.

You had to know that I was fond of you, fond of Y-O-U.
So I took your licks at the time, dah dah dah dah dah.
And to change like that is just so hard to do, hard to do.
Don't let it whip-crack your life,
And bow out from the fight,
Those old pious sisters were right
The worst part is over, now get back on that horse and ride.
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