Elastica - 2 To 1 tab

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From: "Matthew Ginn" 
Date: Sat, 27 Sep 1997 16:54:11 +0000
Subject: TAB:   2 to 1  by elastica

(from the "elastica" album, also on "Trainspotting" soundtrack)

tabbed here by Matthew Ginn (mginn@manitouwadge.lakeheadu.ca)
1997 09 24

This song uses mostly power chords. I haven't tried to note
the strumming rhythms, because they're pretty variable, and mostly
unimportant--just listen to the record--it's straight forward enough.
(This song is played with two guitars, but I've tabbed the main parts
for one. Some day, I'll tab out the other parts.)

As for the lyrics: these are the best I could make them out. I didn't
try to correlate the background vocals with the main lyrics in verse
2, just try to fit them in as you see fit. As usual, corrections are

Chords used:

C#: x466xx
A:  577xxx
B:  799xxx
G#: 466xxx

standard tuning


Percussion, then bass (G# & C#'s) then:

C#   A   B   G#      G#


Keeping a brave face

in circumstances is impossible,

cannot describe

so many ... decisions,

       G#                     C#
it's impossible to know which is

the proper order,

the best position to be ... in,

take advantage, or so it seems

E-----------------------------------------------------|B-----------------------------------------------------|G-----------------------------------------------------|D-------------6-6-6-----6-6-6-6-------6-6-----6-6-----|A-------------6-6-6-----6-6-6-6-------6-6-----6-6-----|E-------------4-4-4-----4-4-4-4-------4-4-----4-4-----|------------------------------------------------------| the way it go-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-oes.
VERSE 2: MAIN LYRICS | BACKGROUND | C# | So it goes, at two to one, | (So just | A | in the dark, dark my friend, | get down on the other side. | B | strangers in my bed, | Too easy, for nobody to know. | [too busy to notice me? at all?] | turn my head, | You're soaking wet, | G# | again. | you talk too much, | it's not necessary.) | | C# | So he goes, | (Look for the eyes and mouth | | two in two, | I just want to say | A | looks content, | "This kid is yours, | | feels the mood, and then | your eyes and mouth." | B | fumbling 'round, | Somewhere | | tumbling down | I draw the line | G# | again. | like a gossip | already.)
CODA: (essentially the same as the interlude, concluding with a solid C#)
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