Jethro Tull - Skating Way tab

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Date: Thu, 21 Nov 1996 11:15:21 -0800 (PST)
From: "R. McPherson" 
Subject: TAB:  Skating Away (On The Thin Ice Of The New Day)by Jethro Tull


Thanks to help from storvik@ux4.cso.uiuc.edu we now have:

Title: Skating Away on the Thin Ice of the New Day
Artist: (Jethro Tull) Anderson/Barre?
Transcribed By: rjmcpher@uci.edu
Note: CAPO 3rd fret (written as though 3rd fret = open)

Add lots of rhythmic style to the chord playing
from sus2 to major to sus4 forms.

Chord forms named as if played without a capo:

F D2 D D4 D5 A A2 A4 G F2e +-1--0--2---3---5--0--0--0----3---1--|G |-1--3--3---3---3--2--0--3----0---1--|B |-2--2--2---2---2--2--2--2----0---0--|D |-3--0--0---0---0--2--2--2----0---3--|A |-3 ---------------0--0--0----2---0--|E +-1----------------------------------|
intro: meanwhile back in the year one... when you belonged to no one you didn't stand a chance sonE +-----------------------0-|G |-----------------------2-|B |-----0-----------------2-|D |---2-------------------2-|A |-3------2--0-----------0-|E +---------------3--1------|
if your plans were undoneE +-----------------------2-|G |-----------------------3-|B |-----0-----------------2-|D |---2-------------------0-|A |-3------2--0-------------|E +---------------3--1------|
'cause you were bred for humanity and sold to society one day you'll wake up in the present dayE +-2---2--0--2-3---------------------3------3-------|G |-3 --3 -3 -3 3--------------------(3)-------------| (optional?)B |-2---2--2 -2-2------------------------------------|D |--------------------------------------------------|A |-------------------------------320-2--320-2-------|E +-----------------------------------3------3-------|
a million generations removed from expectationsE +1-------------------------1------------------------------| strumG |1-------------------------1------------------------------| chordsB |2-------------------------0------------------------------| hereD |3-------------------------3------------------------------|A |3 ------------------------0------------------------------|E +1--------------------------------------------------------|
of being who you really want to beE +0-2 2 0 2-3-2-0-0----------------0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0----------|G |3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3----------------2-0 2-0 2 3 2 0 2----------| addB |2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----------------2-2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2----------| rhythmicD |---------------------------------2-2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2----------| styleA |---------------------------------0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0----------|E +------------------------------------------------------------|
chorus:
skating away skating away skating away on the thin ice of the new day ay e ay ay ayE +--------------------------------------3-----3-------2--2----|G |----------------------------------------------------3--3----| addB |-4--2- 0--2--h2--- -----0-------- --- --- ---0-0- h2- 2----| styleD |-0- 0 0--0--- 0----0-2-4--4-2 0 - - -- 4 4----------|A |----------------------------------320-2-320 2---------------|E +--------------------------------------3-----3---------------|
verses: (note: D2-4 indicates D major to sus2 to sus4 etc..) D5 D So as you push off from the shore D2-4 A2-4 won't you turn your head once more D2-4 and make your peace with everyone D5 D for those who choose to stay D2-4 A2-4 will live just one more day D2-4 to do the things they should've done G and as you cross the wilderness A suspended in your emptiness D2-4 you feel you have to pray G looking for a sign that F2 the universal mind as D2-4 A2-4 written you into their passion play [chorus] and as you cross the circle line while the iceworld sheets behind (lyrics fuzzy here?) you're a rabbit on the run and the silver splinters fly in the corner of your eye shining in the setting sun well do you ever get the feeling that the stories do their reeling in the present tense or that everybody's on the stage and it seems like you're the only person sitting in the audience [chorus] skating away skating away skating away -end
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