Alkaline Trio - Old School Reasons tab

Alkaline Trio - Old School Reasons
Album - Good Mourning
Tabbed by - Andrew Biles

This is a long tab as I've put the lyrics underneath the chord changes, but it's
a good song, not the best off the album, but still worth a good listen. enjoy

|---------------|---------------|---7-7-----7-7-|-7-7-7--2--7-7-|-7-5-5--2--5-5-|-5------0------ (x2)
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------7-7-7-7---------7-7-7-7-----------------------------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--5-5-5-5---------0-0-0-0---------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0- ^down strums
Verse - from the 3rd staff down, rhythm changes and he accents every 3rd chord strum|--------------------------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------------------------|----------------------------------7---------------------------7-----|---------------7------------------7----------2----------------7-----|---------------7------------------5----------2----------------5-----|---------------5-----------------------------0---------------------- I've got these thoughts in my head, dirty as f*ck and never leavin'
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------7---------------------------7---------------7----------------7--------2------------------7---------------7----------------5--------2------------------5---------------5-------------------------0--------------------- and they're best left unsaid, all the drinks on your breath
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------7---------------------------7-------------------7----------------7-----------2---------------7-------------------7----------------5-----------2---------------5-------------------5----------------------------0--------------------------got some shit on my chest suit, on my bag next to the monkeyness
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------7-------------------------7------7-------------7-----------2-------------7------7-------------5-----------2-------------5------5-------------------------0---------------that somebody left with me the day I was born
Break|-----------------------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------------------|---------7-7-7-7---------7-7-7-7-------------------------7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5---------0-0-0-0---------5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2---------
Verse - from 2nd staff, rhythm changes to same as last verse|----------------------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------------|----------------------7--------------------------7--------|-------7--------------7----------2---------------7--------|-------7--------------5----------2---------------5--------|-------5-------------------------0------------------------I got a hole in my head, the size of lake f*cking Michigan
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------7------------------------------7----7------------------7----------------2-------------7----7------------------5----------------2-------------5----5-----------------------------------0---------------my pipes lined in lead, got old school reasons to die
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------7------------------------7--------------7------------7----------2-------------7--------------7------------5----------2-------------5--------------5-----------------------0---------------------all my money's been spent on a face lift via alcohol
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------7-----------------------7----------------7----------7---------2-------------7----------------7----------5---------2-------------5----------------5--------------------0----------------------this sinner repents to an empty bathroom reflection
Chorus|-----------------------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------6-----------------7-----------------|-7---------------------------6-----------------7-----------------|-7---------------------------4-----------------5-----------------|-5--------------------------------------------------------------- Please take me to Earth and do with them what you would like to
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------7-------9-------------7-----------6----------------4--------------------7-------9-------------7-----------6----------------4--------------------5-------7-------------5-----------4----------------2-----------------------------------------dream I had, drove me mad and just your time, it's just my f*cking life
Break|-----------------------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------------------|---------7-7-7-7---------7-7-7-7-------------------------7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5---------0-0-0-0---------5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2---------
Verse - first 2 staffs, 3 strums each chord, then to second rhythm of previous verses |--------------------------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------------------------|----------------------7------------------------------------7--------|--------7-------------7-----------------2------------------7--------|--------7-------------5-----------------2------------------5--------|--------5-------------------------------0--------------------------- I got a bottle in hand, straight to the ground with all my memories
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------7---------------------------------7--6------7---------------7------------------2--------------7--6------7---------------5------------------2--------------5--4------5----------------------------------0-------------------it's best left unsaid when they've all been left behind
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------7-----------------7------------7------------7----------2------7------------7------------5----------2------5------------5-----------------------0------------All my money's been spent on a DIY labotomy
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------7------------------7-------------7-------------7------2-----------7-------------7-------------5------2-----------5------------5--------------------0-------------------This sinner repents to a (?) bathroom mirror
Chorus|-----------------------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------6-----------------7-----------------|-7---------------------------6-----------------7-----------------|-7---------------------------4-----------------5-----------------|-5--------------------------------------------------------------- Please take me to Earth and do with them what you would like to
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------7-------9-------------7-----------6----------------4--------------------7-------9-------------7-----------6----------------4--------------------5-------7-------------5-----------4----------------2-----------------------------------------dream I had, drove me mad and just your time, it's just my f*cking life
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------6-----------------7------------------7---------------------------6-----------------7------------------7---------------------------4-----------------5------------------5--------------------------------------------------------------- Please take me to Earth and do with them what you would like to
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------7-------9-------------7-----------6----------------4--------------------7-------9-------------7-----------6----------------4--------------------5-------7-------------5-----------4----------------2-----------------------------------------dream I had, drove me mad and just your time, it's just my f*cking life
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------7-7-7-7---------7-7-7-7------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-7-7-7-7------------7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5------------5-5-5-5---------0-0-0-0------------------- and that's my life
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------7-7-7-7--------------7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7--------------7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5--------------5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2--------------------- over and
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------7-7-7-7---------7-7-7-7------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-7-7-7-7------7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5------5-5-5-5---------0-0-0-0------------- over again just my fucking life
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2---------
Bridge|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|-6----------------------------7--|-6----------------------------7--|-4----------------------------5--|--------------------------------- It might seem meaningless to you
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------6-----------------------------7-7-7-7--6-----------------------------7-7-7-7--4-----------------------------5-5-5-5---------------------------------------- but that means everything to me
---------------------------------------------------------7--7--7--7\-----------------7--7--7--7\-----------------5--5--5--5\-------------------------------------------- and I'm fucked without you
Chorus|-----------------------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------6-----------------7-----------------|-7---------------------------6-----------------7-----------------|-7---------------------------4-----------------5-----------------|-5--------------------------------------------------------------- Please take me to Earth and do with them what you would like to
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------7-------9-------------7-----------6----------------4--------------------7-------9-------------7-----------6----------------4--------------------5-------7-------------5-----------4----------------2-----------------------------------------dream I had, drove me mad and just your time, it's just my f*cking life
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------7-7-7-7---------7-7-7-7------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-7-7-7-7------------7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5------------5-5-5-5---------0-0-0-0------------------- and that's my life
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------7-7-7-7--------------7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7--------------7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5--------------5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2--------------------- over and
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------7-7-7-7---------7-7-7-7------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-7-7-7-7------7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5------5-5-5-5---------0-0-0-0------------- over again just my fucking life
-------------------------------------------------------------------------7-6-4-2--7-7---2-2---4-4---7-6-4-2--7-7---2-2---4-4---5-4-2-0--5-5---0-0---2-2-----------
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