Camper Van Beethoven – Pictures Of Matchstick Men tab

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From: Farrell Joshua Richard 
Subject: Camper_Van_Beethoven

Pictures of Matchstick Men

 This song was originally done by Status Quo but I figured it out
listening to the Camper Van Beethoven version.  I used to play this with a
band and it usually got a decent response from the audience.  If you don't
have a violin to play the solo lines try a heavy distortion/wah pedal
combo.  Listen to the tune some to make sure you get the right rhythms
because it is not always straight forward.

Intro D F C GE------------------------------------------------------------------|B--3-3-3-3-3-1-1-1-/5-5-5-5-5-3-3-3--------------------------------|G------------------------------------------------------------------|D------------------------------------------------------------------|A------------------------------------------------------------------|E------------------------------------------------------------------|
D F C GE----------------------------------------------------------------------|B--1-/2-/3-3-3-3-3-3-3-1-/2-/3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----------------------------|G----------------------------------------------------------------------|D----------------------------------------------------------------------|A----------------------------------------------------------------------|E----------------------------------------------------------------------| Do theintro once just with the line, then the chords come in for the secondtime, You can just hold a D chord for the second half of the intro line ifyou prefer. The first verse comes in and is played on top of those fourchords in the same rhythm
D F C G x5 When I look up to the sky I see your eyes a funny kind of yellow, (yellow). Rush home to bed, I shake my head, I see your face underneath my pillow (pillow). I wake the next morning, tired still yawning, I see your face looking through my window. [Hold a D here to go into the chorus] Chorus G G A A D x3 Pictures of Matchstick Men and you Images of Matchstick Men and you All I ever see is them and you D F C G w/intro x2 intro byitsel once intro with chords once Middle section B F C+(little riff you can figure out) Windows echo your reflection, whenI look in your direction, now B F D Fake faces haunting me, Your face just won't leave me, alone. Chorus Out with chords from verse, solo over it if you want, background vocals as follows- You are.... Your in the sky Your with the sky You make men cry Any questions comments or requests write: Hope you enjoy the song
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