Guillemots - So Paulo Sao Paulo tab

      
São Paulo - Guillemots
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A truly great song, at 10 minutes long.
It is released for the first time on debut album 'Through The Windowpane', 10/7/06
But has been played as a grand finale at shows since mid-2005

Originally played on piano, adapted for guitar
CAPO ON 2ND
Some assistance with playing odd chords / different fingerings - shown below.
I'm a little unsure of some lyrics - indicated by [?]

Dm/E          = xx2231
G9            = 300033
C9            = x32030
Gsus4         = 320013
A9/G (no 3rd) = 302000

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INTRO
Very Rubato (ie free timing)
Play around with the chords below, moving between them using the tab given (+ adding notes 
of the chord in between for more interest)

Am   |   Em   | D#   A  |   Dm   |
F    | F9 / F | E7   E+ |   E7   |


Am Em D# A Dme|-------0-----------------0-------------3-------------0----------1----------------|B|------1-----0-1-3-1-----0-------------4-------------2----------3----3------------|G|-----2----2------------0-----0-2-----3----2-0------2----------2---------2---4----|D|----2-----------------2-------------1---------3---2---3-2----0-------------------|A|---0-----------------2-------------x-------------0----------x--------------------|E|--0-----------------0-------------x-------------x----------x---------------------|
F F9 F F9 F E7 E+ E7e|------1----1----1---1---1-----------------0-----------0----------0---------------|B|-----1----1----1---1---1-----------------3-----------1---1------0----------------|G|----2----4----2---4---2---4-2-0---------1-----------1----1-----1-----------------|D|---3----------------------------3-2-1--2---2-1-2---2----------0------------------|A|--3-----------------------------------2-----------2----------2-------------------|E|-1-----------------------------------0-----------0----------0--------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FIRST SECTION (In 6/8 time - chorus switches to a kind of slow swing rhythm based on it) This riff goes over the top of the chords given; begin with the riff, then branch out, and just arpeggiate the chords you are playing randomly.
Am F G e|---|------------|------------|------------|------------|B|---|---1--------|---1--------|------------|------------|G|--2|-2-------0-2|-2-------0-2|-2-2-2-2-2-2|-0-0-0-0-0-0|D|---|-----0-2----|-----0-2----|------------|------------|A|---|0-0-0-0-0-0-|0-0-0-0-0-0-|------------|------------|E|---|------------|------------|1-1-1-1-1-1-|3-3-3-3-3-3-|
Am F G Sit down my love of open spaces Am F G And greet my love that's all been spent C Dm Dm/E I'm going to tell you both a story F Em Am About some memories that I've dreamt Am F G See I've lost love in many places Am F G Not least the streets of São Paulo C Dm Dm/E One friend especially I did make there F Em Am A tenth floor window took her home ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A F G9 Sometimes I could cry for miles C9 F Sometimes I could cry for miles Dm Gsus4 G Sometimes I could cry for miles Em But I don't ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Am F G So hush the shadows in the oak tree Am F G Be still the curlew on the moor C Dm Dm/E My heart has fallen by the wayside F Em Am I cannot claim her anymore Am F G So don your duffel coats quite slowly Am F G And this drop jury shall adjourn C Dm Dm/E And on the streets of old São Paulo F Em Am I watched my baby being burned ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A F G9 Sometimes I could cry for miles C9 F Sometimes I could cry for miles Dm Gsus4 G Sometimes I could cry for miles Em But I don't A F G9 Sometimes I could cry nine times C9 F Drop my bags and run for miles Dm Gsus4 G Sometimes I could live nine lives Em A But I won't, but I wooooon't ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- PIANO SOLO God knows what you can do with this, just strum the chords really... A | F | A | F | A | F | A | F Am | F | Am | F | Am | F | Am | F ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- SECOND SECTION In 4/4 time, thankfully Key change to Bb! So you know what to do to make it easier... Somehow move the capo up to the 3rd fret. These chords are relative to the 3rd fret capo. A | D | A | D A D A D Have you ever been thrown across the water A D Am Am7 Have you ever been thrown across the water A D A D Have you ever been thrown across the water Am A9/G (no 3rd) When there's no skin left on your bones...... A D E D (chords etc.) Thrown across the water, thrown across the water, thrown across the water like a stone Thrown across the water, thrown across the water, thrown across the water like a stone Thrown across the water, thrown across the water, thrown across the water like a stone Thrown across the water, thrown across the water, thrown across the water like a stone Ah, get me a doctor, get me a doctor, who will get rid of my bones Oh, get me a lover, get me a lover, who will leave my little head alone Ah, get me a soldier, get me a soldier, who will fight me a pointless war Ah, get me an exit, I need an exit, be it window, or be it door Thrown across the water, thrown across the water, thrown across the water like a stoooone Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah.. (lol) Ah, get me a lawyer, get me a lawyer, who will sue the world for me Ah, get me a poison, get me a poison, get me a poison who isn't me Cos I'm getting tired, I'm getting tired, of my stupid little face I, don't belong here, don't belong here, don't belong in this horse-race Na na na na na na na na naa naa..... Na na na na na na na na naa naa..... Na na na na na na na na naa naa..... Na na na na naaaaaaa naaaaaaaaa..... [Improv etc - hit guitar and random objects] Oooooooooohhh..... Thrown across the water, thrown across the water, thrown across the water like a stone Thrown across the water, thrown across the water, thrown across the water like a stone... A | D | E | D A | D | E | D A ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hope you enjoyed that :-)
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