Eskimo Joe – A Song Is A City tab

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		     A Song Is A City - Eskimo Joe
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Tabbed by: Jimmy The Exploder
Email: soccerdude_7134@hotmail.com

Tuning: standard unless otherwise noted

this is a collection of tabs from ozmusic. everyone is credited. i hope to
submit a dont let it fly soon. am working on it.

ESKIMO JOE- A SONG IS A CITY (2004)

1. Come Down
2. From The Sea
3. Life Is Better With You
4. Older Than You
5. A Song Is A City
6. Don't Let It Fly (not tabbed)
7. I'm So Tired
8. Seven Veils
9. Smoke
10. Carousel (not tabbed. lack of guitar)
11. This Room
12. Car Crash

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COME DOWN
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Tabbed By Reg. 
Listen to the cd to get the song down pat. thanks.

Standard Tuning

Verse's  X2
C     Am    G     D    F      Last chord before chorus is C
  

Chorus  X2
D     Am    C     G7

Outro   X2
E       G      F#     C    Bm         Em      G     F#     C     D

End on A

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FROM THE SEA
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Mark AceOfSpades_812@hotmail.com

Intro/Versee|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|-4-4-4-4-8-8-8-8-8-8-8---|A|-4-4-4-4-8-8-8-8-8-8-8---|E|-2-2-2-2-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---| X X X X X X X X
Bridge - (its like a radar and it comes to you)e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|----------------------------|D|-4-4-4-4-8-8-8-8-6-6-6-6----|A|-4-4-4-4-8-8-8-8-6-6-6-6----|E|-2-2-2-2-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4----|
Chorus - (From the seaaaa, From the seaaa)e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|-5-5-5-4-4-4-8-8-8-6-6-6------|A|-5-5-5-4-4-4-8-8-8-6-6-6------|E|-3-3-3-2-2-2-6-6-6-4-4-4------|
Chorus Pt2 - (Hello Hello ohh Hello)e|-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------|D|-8-8-8-8-11-11-11-11-4-4-4-4-4-4-8-6-4---|A|-8-8-8-8-11-11-11-11-4-4-4-4-4-4-8-6-4---|E|-6-6-6-6-9--9--9--9--2-2-2-2-2-2-6-4-2---|
then.... (only just beggining to know)e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|-6-6-6--4-4-4-----------------|A|-6-6-6--4-4-4-----------------|E|-4-4-4--2-2-2-----------------|
----------------------- LIFE IS BETTER WITH YOU ----------------------- Tabbed by mvd_ First plucking bit (at the very start of song)
e |------------------------------------------|b |--5h12-----12h5---7-8-7-5-3h2-------------|g |------------------------------------------| d |------------------------------------------|a |------------------------------------------|E |------------------------------------------|
Hold the 3 for a bit, before sliding to 2. Try to follow the song Plucking before chorus, "...falling off the ground"
e |-----------------------------------------------|b |-----------------------------------------------|g |--------0-----------0------------0--------0----| d |-----2-----------0------------0--------0-------|a |--3--------3-----------------------------------|E |--------------3--------3---5--------5----------|
But if you don't want to pluck it, you can do this: 'Build-up'
e |--------------------------------------------------|b |--------------------------------------------------|g |--5--5--5--5--------------------------------------| d |--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|a |--3--3--3--3--5--5--5--5--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|E |--------------3--3--3--3--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|
Third plucking bit, "It happens all the time.."
e |------------------------------------------|b |------------------------------------------|g |-----7--9--11--14--11--9--11--------------| d |--9---------------------------------------|a |------------------------------------------|E |------------------------------------------|
This second section is for the person who the main strumming Verses (Throughout the song)
e |--------------------------------------------------|b |--------------------------------------------------|g |--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--------------------------| d |--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|a |--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|E |--------------------------5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|
Chorus 1 & 2
e |-------------------------------------|b |-------------------------------------|g |-----------------------5-------------| d |--5--7--9--7--5--7--9--5--5--7-------|a |--5--7--9--5--5--7--9--3--5--7-------|E |--3--5--7--5--3--5--7-----3--5-------|
Other part; lyrics start at "It happens all the time.."e |-----------------------------------|b |-----------------------------------|g |---7--9-----7--9--------7--9-------| d |---7--9--7--7--9--7--8--7--9--7----|a |---5--7--7--5--7--7--8--5--7--7----|E |---------5--------5--6--------5----|
Chorus till fadee |-------------------------------|b |-------------------------------|g |-------------------------------| d |--5--7--9--7--5--7--9--7-------|a |--5--7--9--5--5--7--9--7-------|E |--3--5--7--5--3--5--7--5-------|
Song goes as follows: Verse x 7.5 times followed by 'build-up' Chorus 1 Verse x 4 Chorus 2 Other Part Chorus till fade -------------- OLDER THAN YOU -------------- Originally Transcribed by Michael Tran Updated by Braden Manning Guitars are tuned down a semitone (one step) All chords labelled as if in standard tuning E C#m B G#m G#7 A F#m
d#|--0---4---7---4---4---5---2--A#|--0---5---7---4---4---5---2--F#|--1---6---8---4---5---6---2--C#|--2---6---9---6---4---7---4--G#|--2---4---9---6---6---7---4--D#|--0-------7---4---4---5---2--
/1. There's two ways to play the B chord, take your pick INTRO E C#m B
d#|--0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-|A#|--5-5-5-4-|-4-5-5-7-|-7-5-5-7-|-7-9-9-7-|F#|----------|---------|---------|---------| (x2)C#|----------|---------|---------|---------|G#|----------|---------|---------|---------|D#|----------|---------|---------|---------|
VERSE ONE E C#m G#m B Ooh inner city street where I sleep E C#m G#m B I watched you take this romance home to me, oh CHORUS A B I believe in something more E G#7 I watched her heart through bedroom doors A It's true B A Eyes that are older than you LINK Play INTRO VERSE TWO Ooh echoes in the heart when we meet I chose to take this moment to tell you I'm leaving, oh CHORUS A B I believe in something more E G#7 I watched her heart through bedroom doors A It's true B A F#m Eyes that are older than you BRIDGE F#m B Ooo-ooo ooo F#m They're older than you B Ooo-ooo ooo F#m They're older than you G#m A I watched you count it up on one hand B F#m Like lovers and ocean and land G#m And you keep on going A B Over and over and over again LINK E C#m G#m B Do do do do do do E C#m G#m B Do do do do do do oh CHORUS A B I believe in something more E G#7 I watched her heart through bedroom doors, oh A B I believe in something more E G#7 I watched her heart through bedroom doors A It's true B B E Eyes that are older than you OUTRO E C#m B
d#|--0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-|A#|--5-5-5-4-|-4-5-5-7-|-7-5-5-7-|-7-9-9-7-|F#|----------|---------|---------|---------|C#|----------|---------|---------|---------|G#|----------|---------|---------|---------|D#|----------|---------|---------|---------|
then: E C#m B E
d#|--0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-|-0-------|A#|--5-5-5-4-|-4-5-5-7-|-7-5-5-7-|-7-9-9-7-|-9~------|F#|----------|---------|---------|---------|---------|C#|----------|---------|---------|---------|---------|G#|----------|---------|---------|---------|---------|D#|----------|---------|---------|---------|---------|
---------------- A SONG IS A CITY ---------------- Tabbed by Reg. All strings tuned down half a step. Song Structure ----------------------------------- Verse x2 Chorus x2 Post Chorus x1 Verse x2 Chorus x4 Post Chorus x1 Post Post Chorus x1 Chorus x6 Post Chorus x1 Post Post Chorus x1 Verse Am Dm F E --------------------------------- 0 1 1 0 1 3 1 0 2 2 2 1 2 0 3 2 0 0 3 2 0 x 1 0 Chorus Am Dm E ------------------------ 0 1 0 1 3 0 2 2 1 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 x 0 Post Chorus Dm E Am ----------------------- 1 0 0 3 0 1 2 1 2 0 2 2 0 2 0 x 0 0 Post Post Chorus Gsus4 F E --------------------- 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 2 3 2 X 3 2 3 X 0 ------------ I'M SO TIRED ------------ Tabbed By Reg. All strings tuned down half a step. Song Structure -------------------------------------- Intro Chord x1 Chorus x2 Post Chorus x2 Chorus x2 Post Chorus x5 Intro Chord E --------- 0 0 1 2 2 0 Chorus G A E --------------------- 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 1 0 2 2 2 0 2 3 0 0 Post Chorus Bm A E -------------------- 2 0 0 3 2 0 4 2 1 4 2 2 X 0 2 X 0 0 ----------- SEVEN VEILS ----------- Michael (evans_mik10@hotmail.com) Standard Tuning VERSE Dm G Am Dm G E x2 CHORUS A F G C G/C CHANGE Am Dm E Am Am7 F G FILL Dm G Am Dm G C G/C Different Chords Am7 010200 G/C 010020 ----- SMOKE ----- Tabbed By: Ktulu (sirktulu@hotmail.com) If you have any corrections please email me. Capo on 1st Fret, listen to song for strumming. Order: Intro Verse x 2 Chorus Pre-Verse Verse Chorus x 2 Bridge Verse 2 Chorus x 2 Intro (Guitar 1 & 2) ~~~~~ Guitar 1 plays the chords the whole intro softly and Guitar 2 just strums twice
G GE: |--3---------------3-----------------|B: |--0---------------0-----------------|G: |--0---------------0-----------------|D: |--0---------------0-----------------|A: |--2---------------2-----------------|E: |--3---------------3-----------------|
Verse (Guitar 1)~~~~~E: |------------------------------------|B: |------------------------------------|G: |------------------------------------| x 4D: |------------------------------------|A: |--22222222222222222222222222222444--|E: |--00000000000002203333333333333555--|
Verse (Guitar 2)~~~~~Start playing on 3rd time of Guitar 1 Em GE: |--0---------------3-----------------|B: |--0---------------0-----------------|G: |--0---------------0-----------------| x 2D: |--2---------------0-----------------|A: |--2---------------2-----------------|E: |--0---------------3-----------------|
Chorus (Guitar 1)~~~~~~ Bm D Am F Em GE: |--2-------2-------0---------------1-------0-------3--|B: |--3-------3-------1---------------1-------0-------0--|G: |--4-------2-------2---------------2-------0-------0--|D: |--4-------0-------2---------------3-------2-------0--|A: |--2-------x-------0---------------3-------2-------2--|E: |--2-------x-------0---------------1-------0-------3--|
Chorus (Guitar 2)~~~~~~E: |------------------------------------------------------|B: |----------10------------12----------------------------|G: |--11----------------------12------10------9-------12--|D: |----9-------12----------------------------------------|A: |------------------12----------------------------------|E: |------------------------------------------------------|
Pre-Verse (Guitar 1)~~~~~~~~~ Em GE: |--0---------------3-----------------|B: |--0---------------0-----------------|G: |--0---------------0-----------------| x 2D: |--2---------------0-----------------|A: |--2---------------2-----------------|E: |--0---------------3-----------------|
Pre-Verse (Guitar 2)~~~~~~~~~E: |-------------------------------------------------------------|B: |-------------------------------------------------------------|G: |-------------------------------------------------------------| x 2D: |-------------------------------------------------------------|A: |-------------------------------------------------------------|E: |--7-----------10--5---------------7-----------10--7-------5--|
Bridge (Guitar 1)~~~~~~ G GE: |--3---------------3-----------------|B: |--0---------------0-----------------|G: |--0---------------0-----------------| x 2D: |--0---------------0-----------------|A: |--2---------------2-----------------|E: |--3---------------3-----------------|
Verse 2 (Guitar 1)~~~~~~~E: |------------------------------------|B: |------------------------------------|G: |------------------------------------| x 2D: |------------------------------------|A: |--22222222222222222222222222222444--|E: |--00000000000002203333333333333555--|
Verse 2 (Guitar 2)~~~~~~~ Em GE: |--0---------------3-----------------|B: |--0---------------0-----------------|G: |--0---------------0-----------------| x 2D: |--2---------------0-----------------|A: |--2---------------2-----------------|E: |--0---------------3-----------------|
Keyboard ~~~~~~~~ This is played on keyboard in the background of the verses but this is the guitar for it
E: |---------------------------------|B: |--7---7-8-7---7-8-7---7-8-7-5-3--|G: |---------------------------------|D: |---------------------------------|A: |---------------------------------|E: |---------------------------------|
--------- THIS ROOM --------- Tabbed By Reg. All strings tuned down half a step. Song Structure --------------------------------- Verse x2 Chorus x1 Pre Verse x1 Verse x1 Chorus x2 Post Chorus x1 Bridge x2 Chorus x4 Finishing Chord x1 Verse Am C C Dm Am C B Dm ------------------------------------------------------------ 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 4 3 2 0 0 2 2 0 4 2 2 2 2 0 2 2 4 0 0 X 3 0 0 X 2 0 0 3 0 X 0 3 X X Chorus Am E C Dm Am E F D ------------------------------------------------------------- 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 3 1 0 1 3 2 X 0 2 2 X 2 2 2 2 2 0 2 2 3 0 0 2 3 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 3 X 0 0 1 X Pre Verse Am C C Dm ---------------------------------- 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 3 2 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 X 3 0 0 3 0 X Post Chorus G Dm ------------------- 3 1 3 3 0 2 0 0 2 0 3 X Bridge Am Fma7 Am6th Dm ---------------------------------------------- 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 X X X X Finishing Chord Am ------------- 0 1 2 2 0 0 --------- CAR CRASH --------- By Scott Macoun. smacoun@shingoul.com.au Capo on 1st (chords are relative to Capo) Verse G Am C B1 (not exactly a B, I call it B1)
e ------3-------0-------0-------2------B ------3-------1-------1-------4------G ------0-------2-------0-------2------ x2D ------0-------2-------2-------4------ (listen to the CD for rhythm)A ------2-------0-------3-------2------E ------3-------x-------3-------2------
(I don't want to die..... The roads are wet.....) Chorus 1 Am C G Bm
e ------0-------0-------3-------2------B ------1-------1-------3-------3------G ------2-------0-------0-------4------D ------2-------2-------0-------4------ x2A ------0-------3-------2-------2------E ------x-------3-------3-------2------
(Can't you try and wait..... And if it was a dream.....) On the 2nd time through, change to Am for a bar at the end (while Kav is singing 'Oooohhh oh oohhh') Back to verse (The nighttime roads..... And if we make it home.....) Chorus 2 Same as chorus 1, except at the end, after the Am for a bar, play this:- Bm Am
e ------2-------0-------B ------3-------1-------G ------4-------2------- x1D ------4-------2------- (the Am builds up slowly, strumming louderA ------2-------0------- and louder)E ------2-------0-------
(while Kav sings 'Oooohhh oh oohhh' for the second time) Bridge Em Am C Am
e ------0-------0-------0-------0------B ------0-------1h3p1---1-------1------G ------0-------2-------0-------2------D ------2-------2-------2-------2------ x2A ------2-------0-------3-------0------E ------0-------x-------3-------x------
(I'm almost home..... Almost home......) On the 2nd time through, change to B1 for a bar at the end (while Kav is singing 'Out on the roads') Back to the verse chords (strum G as Kav sings 'Tonight') (Duuuuuu du du duu....tonight.....) Slow it down on the 2nd time through End (single strums only) Em Am E E Am
e ------0-------0-------0---0------0---B ------0-------1-------0---0------1---G ------0-------2-------0---0------2---D ------2-------2-------2---2------2---A ------2-------0-------2---2------0---E ------0-------x-------0---0------x---
(I had a terrible dream..... So don't worry.....)
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