The Menzingers Burn After Writing chords
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This is The Menzinger's song 'Burn After Writing', second track from their latest record: 'On the Impossible Past'. It's an acoustic version, with a fairly loose structure in comparison to the technicality of the record. Verse 1: D Bm Here's to you, the same chords that I stole A D From a song that I once heard Bm A The Same melody I borrowed from the void D Bm I'd rather observe than structure a narrative A The characters are thin; D Bm The plot does not develop A D It ends where it begins Link; D, Bm, A (x2) Verse 2: D It's on the screen, in paperbacks Bm A In section 8 and cul-de-sacs D Electro haikus and drunk sonnets Bm A Are moving me along Em Along Link: G, D, G, D Chorus: (x2) D You cut my hair Bm A You left red ink everywhere Em Do my hands tell a story? A Is it boring? Link (Palm Muted): D, Bm, A Verse 3: (Palm-Muted) D What I'd give to force your sigh Bm A What I'd give to see you cry D What I'd give for your caress Bm To see your blue cotton dress A Balled up on the floor D Certain memories are the problem Bm A D Certain drunken lines are the shame Bm Seven hundred miles and four years A D I can't fight the flame; it burns G Burns, and it burns and it burns. Chorus: (x2) D You cut my hair Bm A You left red ink everywhere Em Do my hands tell a story? A Is it boring? Outro: D Was I wishing on satellites? A D Tell me how you've been doing that trick A D I'm just wishing the flame away A D Now I'm wishing the flame away Nota Bene: On the D's in the outro, and throughout other points during the song, you can add embellishments to make it sounds a bit more tidy, but you don't have to. If you wanna give it a try, then whilst you're on the regular D Major shape, hit the fourth fret on the D string, then move it up to second, then open again. Large.