Bon Iver - Skinny Love tab

Bon Iver - Skinny Love
For Emma, Forever Ago

transcribed by Damian Smith

Tuning C G E G C c, although the recording is flat by about 20 cents.
I've only sketched the chords and structure - I believe in simplicity
and individual interpretation. It's worth the retune. Beautiful song.


Intro:

c|-----0---------------0---------------0-----------2-4-2-0-2-4-2-0-|C|-----0---------------0---------------0---------------------------|G|-----2---------------5---------------0---------------------------|E|-----0---------------0---------------0---------------------------|G|-2---2-----------5---5-----------0-------------------------------|C|---------------------------------0-------------------------------|
c|-----0---------------0---------------0-----------7-9-7-4-2-4-2-0-|C|-----0---------------0---------------0---------------------------|G|-----2---------------5---------------0---------------------------|E|-----0---------------0---------------0---------------------------|G|-2---2-----------5---5-----------0-------------------------------|C|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
c|-----0---------------0---------------0---------------5---5---4---|C|-----0---------------0---------------0---------------------------|G|-----2---------------5---------------0---------------------------|E|-----0---------------0---------------0---------------------------|G|-2---2-----------5---5-----------0-------------------------------|C|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
c|-----0---------------0---------------0-------------------0---0---|C|-----0---------------0---------------0-------------------0---0---|G|-----7---------------7---------------2------------------/5---5---|E|-----7---------------7---------------0-------------------0---0---|G|-7---7-----------7---7-----------2---2------------------/5---5---|C|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
c|-----0---------------0---------------0---------------0-----------|C|-----0---------------0---------------0---------------0-----------|G|-----0---------------0---------------0---------------0-----------|E|-----0---------------0---------------0---------------0-----------|G|-0---0-----------0---0-----------0---0-----------0---0-----------|C|-0---------------0---------------0---------------0---------------|
Verse 1 same as intro (minus the riffs) End of verse 1:
c|-----0---------------0---------------0---------------------------|C|-----0---------------0---------------0---------------------------|G|-----5---------------5---------------5---------------------------|E|-----5---------------5---------------5-----------3-0-------------|G|-5---5-----------5---5-----------5---5---------------7-5-2---0---|C|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Verse 2 (minus the end chord and riff) Chorus:
c|-----0---------------0---------------0---------------0-----------|C|-----0---------------0---------------0---------------0-----------|G|-----7---------------7---------------4---------------2-----------|E|-----8---------------8---------------3---------------1-----------|G|-9---9-----------9---9-----------4---4-----------2---2-----------|C|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Verse 3 (reinstate that end chord) Chorus Repeat intro
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