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The National - Brainy tab

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Here's a list of the chords I use in the main piece
(Sorry - never bothered learning their standard names!)

--Em/G G Em G/D Am Am/B C C/B Em/F# G/A
e|3----3-0--3---0--0----0-0---0-----3-|
B|0----0-0--3---1--1----1-1---0-----0-|
G|0----0-0--0---2--2----0-0---0-----0-|
D|2----0-2--0---2--2----2-2---2-----0-|
A|2----2-2--2---0--2----3-2---2-----0-|
E|0----3-0--3---X--X----X-X---2-----3-|

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                        The National: Brainy
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Intro: Em/G   G   (4 times)

Verse:
          Em                       G                        
      G
Iíve been dragging around from the end of your coat for two weeks, ah-ah,
Em/G                           G                            
        G/D
Everywhere you go is swirling, everything you say has water under it, ah-ah,
    Am                           Am/B C                  
Em          Em/F#
You know I keep your fingerprints     in a pink folder in    the middle of my table,
G                       G/A  Am     Am/B
Youíre the tall kingdom I surround
C              C/B         Em    Em/F#   G/D
Think I better follow you around

Chorus:
Am                       Am/B   C              C/B
You might need me more than you think you will,
Em                           Em/F# G
Come home in the car you love, brainy, brainy, brainy,

Em/G  G
Em/G  G
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Verse 2:
          Em                       G                        
      G
Iíve been dragging around from the end of your coat for two weeks, ah-ah,
         Em/G                      G                   Em     
                                    G/D
You keep changing your fancy, fancy mind every time I decide to let it go,
Am                      Am/B C                        
                        Em         Em/F#
I was up all night again,    boning up and reading the    American dictionary,
G                       G/A    Am    Am/B
Youíll never believe me what I found,
C              C/B        Em     Em/F# G/D
Think I better follow you around

Chorus 2:
Am                     Am/B     C              C/B
You might need me more than you think you will,
Em                           Em/F# G                  G/A
Come home in the car you love, brainy, brainy, brainy,
Am                     Am/B     C              C/B
You might need me more than you think you will,
Em                           Em/F# G
Come home in the car you love, brainy, brainy, brainy,

Outro
Em/G2 Em/F#2 G/E G/A2 
Em/A G/C
Em/G2 Em/A G G/A2 
Em/A G/C
Em/G2 Em/F#2 G/E G/A2 
Em/A C/B2

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Outro Chords

--Em/G2 Em/F#2 G/E G/A2 Em/G3 Em/A G/C (Em/A)(C/B2)
e|0-----0------3---3----0-----0----3---(0---)(0---)
B|0-----0------0---0----0-----0----0---(0---)(0---)
G|0-----0------0---0----0-----0----0---(2---)(0---)
D|5-----4------2---0----2-----2----0---(0---)(2---)
A|2-----2------2---5----2-----2----3---(2---)(3---)
E|0-----0------3---3----3-----5----3---(0---)(X---)

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Thanks, M Druett, 29th March 2008
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