Ben Gibbard - This Place Is A Prison chords

      
From Ben Gibbard's live performance of the song he wrote for the Postal Service.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iiRZ6NM0OuQ

Chords: Em G D C Dsus4 ---x----x----x----x----x---| ---0----3----3----1----3---| ---0----0----2----0----0---| ---2----0----0----2----4---| ---2----2----0----3----5---| ---0----3----x----3----5---|
Near the end he walks from C to Em; to do this, incorporate picking the low C note [A string, 3rd fret], to the B right under it [A string, 2nd fret], and then G [low E string, 3rd fret] into your strumming, followed by Em, with a strong accent on the open E. It isn't required but it sounds really nice the way it follows the vocals, and gives the song somewhat of a signature sound. Intro: Em-G
Em GThis place is a prison
Em G And these people aren't your friends
Em GInhaling thrills through twenty dollar bills
DAs the tumblers are drained
CAnd then flooded again and again
Dsus4-Em-G x2
Em GThere's guards at the on ramps
Em GArmed to the teeth
EmAnd you may case the grounds
GFrom the Cascades to Puget Sound
DBut you are not permitted to leave
C Dsus4I know there's a big world out there
Em GLike the one that I saw on the screen
C Dsus4In my living room late last night
Em CIt was almost too bright to see
Dsus4And I know that it's not a party
Em CIf it happens every night
Dsus4Pretending there's glamour and candelabra
EmAs you're drinking by candlelight
Em-Dsus4-
C WALK - TO - Em Dsus4What does it take to get a drink in this place?
C Em What does it take, how long must I wait?
[repeat to end]
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