Decemberists - Sleepless tab

      
Beautiful song from the Dark Was the Night album.

Thanks to Scott for helping.

Capo 1!!

Chords: EBGDAEDm -- 13200xE --- 001220C --- 01023x
Am -- 01220xF1 -- 012330F2 -- 112331G1 -- 300023G2 -- 334553D* -- 032002G# -- 445664
Dm C F1 Dm As you lie before me now, like a shadow C Dm On a pea green sea F1 Dm Never thought that I could find you so hollow C Dm Laying into me F2 E But this cup of wine Am G1 All salt and brine makes me sleepy D* F2 A sorrow so E Am G1 A field of tears, that will never yield a single penny D* F2 But I don't know E Am I've got nothing to hold on to Dm C F1 Dm Wished for gold so I could buy you a palace C Dm By the riverside F1 Dm You'd come in and I would fill your diamond chalice C Dm You were still alive F2 E But this cup of wine Am G1 All salt and brine makes me sleepy D* F2 A sorrow so E Am G1 A field of tears, that will never yield a single penny D* F2 But I don't know E Am G1 D* F2 I've got nothing to hold on to E Am I've got nothing to hold on to Am | F2 | G1 | Am Am | F2 | G2 | G# | Am F2 G1 Am Were you sleepless, tearing at the air? F2 G2 G# Am Was the water everywhere? F2 G1 Am Were you fretful, to wade into the room? F2 G2 I'd been wanting to hear from you G# Am Oh, no F2 | G2 | F2 | C (Same timing as G2 > G# > Am) C Hand it over (hand it over) Am Hand it over (oh) F2 You're weary, lay him down G1 You did your time so thank you very much C Hand it over (hand it over) Am Hand it over (oh) F2 G2 So now your hopes are all laid G# Am But you hand it all away Am | F2 | G1 | Am Am | F2 | G2 | G# | Am Am F2 G1 Am Did his eyelids fix on empty chairs F2 G2 G# Am You had traveled to lay beside? F2 G1 Am A gentle torture to watch it all recede F2 G2 G# Am F2 And all the while your mother slept beside him G2 F2 C Oh, no C Hand it over (hand it over) Am Hand it over (oh) F2 You're weary, lay him down G1 You did your time so thank you very much C Hand it over (hand it over) Am Hand it over (oh) F2 G2 So now your hopes are all laid G# Am But you hand it all away Am | F2 | G1 | Am Am | F2 | G2 | G# | Am F2 G1 Am Were you sleepless, tearing at the air? F2 G2 G# Am Was the water everywhere? F2 G1 Am Were you fearful, and long to run away F2 G2 From the cold clasp of Illinois? G# Am Oh, no F2 G2 F2 Oh, No C Hand it over (hand it over) Am Hand it over (ooooooh) F2 You're weary, lay him down G1 You did your time so thank you very much C Hand it over (hand it over) Am Hand it over (oh) F2 G2 So now your hopes are all laid G# Am F2 G2 But you hand it all away G# Am But you hand it all away F2 G2 G# C Ohhhhhhhhhhhhh Am | F2 | G1 | C
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