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Sufjan Stevens - Holland tab

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                     SUFJAN STEVENS   ×××××  HOLLAND
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Tabbed by: markhadrian
E-mail: markhadrian@yahoo.com

This is my first tab ever and I spent quite a lot of time making it, so I
hope it’ll be useful. I found a couple of ‘Holland’ tabs on the net and
though they did give me some ideas they were a little too generalized for
such an intricate song. I mean, I was missing all the subtleties and
varieties - that I tried to decipher from listening to the song. Anyway, I
guess it actually has two guitars in it, so this version is still nowhere
near the original. It does sound good, though. :)

The INTRO is the main music that is slightly varied in the verse lines. I’ve
indicated which bar is (slightly) different in each (left out the ones that
are the same - three vertical bars indicate that the bars are
discontinuous). These variations and the VOCALIZATION part are very
subjective – I hear different things every time I listen to the song. :)

The spacing of the notes in the tab is relative to the beats (apart from the
sections with the 'hammer on' prompts) so even if the lettering doesn’t help
much, you should be able to figure them out.

Please, comment if you can.

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

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

TIME SIGNATURE: 3/4
TUNING: STANDARD, CAPO ON 6TH
STYLE: FINGERPICKED |except the chords in the last too bars of the vocalization part|

INTRO |2×| |+ main music|
         1            2           3             4            5            6            7
e||------------|------------|------------|0-----------|------------|------------|------------||
B||------3-----|------3-----|--------3---|------3-----|0-----0-----|------0-----|------------||
G||2-----------|0h2---------|----2---2---|2-------2---|--------2---|2-----2---2-|1-----------||
D||----2--|2|--|----0--|0|--|--0---0-----|2---2-------|------------|----2---2---|2-----------||
A||0-----------|2-----------|------------|------------|3---3-------|------------|------------||
E||------------|------------|2-----------|------------|------------|0-----------|0-----------||
   q   e e q    q   e e q    e e e e q    q   e e q    q   e e q    q   e e e e  h.

VERSE #1 LINE #1 BARS 3/6/7

e||------------|||------0-----|0-----------||
B||------3p0---|||------------|------------||
G||2-----------|||2---------2-|1-----------||
D||----0-0-----|||----2---2---|2-----------||
A||------------|||------------|------------||
E||2-----------|||0-----------|------------||
   q   e q.       q   e e e e  h.

LINE #2 BARS 2/3/6/7                                       LINE #3 BARS 3/5

e||------------|------------|||------------|-----------||  e||------------|||------------|
B||--------0---|3-2---------|||------0-----|0----------||  B||------3p0---|||------------|
G||0-----0-----|------2---2-|||----2-------|1----------||  G||2-----------|||2-----0-----|
D||----2-------|0-------0---|||2-----------|2----------||  D||----0-0-----|||2---2--|2|--|
A||2-----------|------------|||------------|-----------||  A||------------|||------------|
E||------------|------------|||0-------0---|-----------||  E||2-----------|||------------|
   q   e e q    e q   e e e    q   e e q    h.                q   e q.       q   e e q

LINE #4 BARS 3/4/5/7 + BRIDGE TO VOCALIZATION

e||------------|0-----0-----|------------|||------------|------------|------------||
B||------3p0---|------------|0-----0-----|||------------|------------|------------||
G||2-----------|2-------2---|------------|||1-----------|------------|----------2-||
D||----0-0-----|2---2-------|2---2--|2|--|||2-------2---|2-------2---|2-------2---||
A||------------|------------|------------|||------------|------------|------------||
E||2-----------|------------|------------|||0---------0-|--0-------0-|--0---------||
   q   e q.     q   e e q    q   e e q      h       e e  e q.    e e  e q.    e e

VOCALIZATION #1

e||------------|------------|------0-----|------0-----|------------|
B||------3-----|------0-----|------------|--------3---|------3-----|
G||0-----------|0-----------|2-----------|0-----------|0-----------|
D||----2---2---|------------|----2---2---|------------|----2---2---|
A||3-----------|2---2---0---|------------|3---3-------|3-----------|
E||------------|------------|2-----------|------------|------------|
   q   e e q    q   e e q    q   e e q    q   e e q    q   e e  q

                                              VOCALIZATION #2 BARS 7/8 |the rest is the same|

e||------------|--------0---|-------------||  e||----0-------|------------||
B||------0-----|------------|-------------||  B||------------|------------||
G||0-----------|0----------0|0--0-0--00--0||  G||------------|0--00--00---||
D||------------|2----------2|2--2-2--22--2||  D||2-----------|2--22--22---||
A||2---2---2---|2----------0|0h22-2--22--2||  A||------------|0--22-------||
E||------------|0-----0----0|0--0-0--00--0||  E||0-----0-----|0--00--00---||
   q   e e q    q.    e e. s e e e.  se. s       q   e q.     e. se. ss

VERSE 2 LINES #1-4 are the same, w/out the bridge part at the end of LINE #4.

LINE #5 BARS 4/5/7 + BRIDGE TO VOCALIZATION

e||0-----------|0-----------|||------------|------------|------------||
B||------0-----|------------|||------------|------------|------------||
G||------------|------2-----|||1-----------|------------|----------2-||
D||2---2--|2|--|2---2--|2|--|||2-------2---|2-------2---|2-------2---||
A||------------|------------|||------------|------------|------------||
E||------------|------------|||0---------0-|--0-------0-|--0---------||
   q   e e q    q   e e q      h       e e  e q.    e e  e q.    e e

VOCALIZATION #3 |3×|

e||------0-----|------------|0-----0-----|------------|------0-----|------------|
B||------------|------0-----|------------|------0-----|------------|------0-----|
G||0-----------|0-----------|------------|0-----------|0-----------|0-----------|
D||----2---2---|------------|----2---2---|2---2---0---|----2---2---|------------|
A||3-----------|2---2---0---|------------|------------|3-----------|2---2---0---|
E||------------|------------|2-----------|------------|------------|------------|
   q   e e q    q   e e q    q   e e q    q   e e q    q   e e q    q   e e q

                                 VOCALIZATION #4 BARS 6/7 |the rest is the same as #3|

e||------------|-------------||  e||------------|------------||
B||------------|-------------||  B||------0-----|------------||
G||------0-----|----00--00---||  G||0-----------|------------||
D||2-----------|22--22--22---||  D||------------|------------||
A||------------|02h222--22---||  A||2---2--|2|--|------------||
E||0---0---0---|00--00--00---||  E||------------|------------||
   q   e e q    se  se. sq          q   e e w


All the time we spent in bed
Counting miles before we set
Fall in love and fall apart
Things will end before they start

Sleeping on Lake Michigan
Factories and marching bands
Lose our clothes in summer time
Lose ourselves to lose our minds
In the summer heat, I might
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