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The Gaslight Anthem - Orphans chords

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Orphans - The Gaslight Anthem
Standard tuning (EADGBe)
Tabbed by Manuel Nauert
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This is my first tab. It's not exactly how Brian Fallon plays it (e.g. he
tunes his guitar down two half steps), but it's the version I love to play on
my acoustic guitar and you can play it along with the CD.
Enjoy!
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Chords used:
C     (x32010)
G6    (320030)
Am    (x02210)
F     (133211)
G     (355433)
Em    (022000)
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Intro: C, G6, Am, F, G6 (x2)

Verse 1:
Am                             F
Goodbye, circus wheel, may you rest along the seas
       C                                      G6
I have given you the fire of my youth and the triumph of my enemies
    Am                                  F
And goodbye, fair weather home and your faithless factories
       C
I have given you the blood and the truth
         G6
from the wounds that they laid on me
    Am                    G6                 F      G
And whatever they left, I kept it for my own heart


Chorus:
        C                            G6
And the lonesome understand with the choirs in my head
        Am                                      F          G6
We were orphans before we were ever the sons of regret, my baby
C                         G6
On and on and on, how the alphabet boys carry on
            Am                                          F        C  C
And we were orphans before we were ever the sons in the songs


Verse 2:
           Am
And now my lights, they never go down
               F
they waltz the moon and the stars for me now
           C                                      G6
So you can find some local libertine to take your daughters out on the town
          Am                                 F
And I can feel it in my aging bones, how the sound of the rain mixes up
         C                                 G6
Into the fountains where I drank my hero's blood
         Am                  G6                   F      G
And so I left you to find my very own hat full of rain


Chorus:
        C                            G6
And the lonesome understand with the choirs in my head
        Am                                      F          G6
We were orphans before we were ever the sons of regret, my baby
C                         G6
On and on and on, how the alphabet boys carry on
            Am                                          F      G6    
And we were orphans before we were ever the sons in the songs


Bridge:
            Em
And now I'm trying to keep it straight
                 Am
learning all the streets and the alleyways
             F                            C                  G6
And learning where they lead now that I'm left alone here to drive
            Em                                Am
But it's so hard to stand on your own against mirrored glass hot and cold
        Am                        G6             F      G6
But the clothes I wore just don't fit my soul anymore
        Am                        G6             F      G6
No, the clothes I wore just don't fit my soul anymore


Chorus:
        C                            G6
And the lonesome understand with the choirs in my head
        Am                                      F          G6
We were orphans before we were ever the sons of regret, my baby
C                         G6
On and on and on, how the alphabet boys carry on
            Am                                          F         G6
And we were orphans before we were ever the sons in the songs, my baby

             C             G6
When we were young we were diamond Sinatras
     Am                   F
Like something I saw in a dream
            C                           G6
We kept our secrets and rules locked up tight like a tomb
          Am         F     G6  C
Where the ballerinas lay
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