Kevin Devine - A Billion Bees tab

Artist: Kevin Devine
Song: A Billion Bees
Album: Put Your Ghost to Rest
Tabbed by: Dave Kiss


Tuning: Standard (E A D G B e)
Capo: First Fret
.=PALM MUTE
x=MUTE STRING
/=SLIDE
*=HARMONIC
~=LET RING

All notes are relative to the capo placement.
Check out more Kevin Devine stuff, if you're only listening
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Enjoy!

i found you grieving in the grassE|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----|G|-----------------------------------------------------|D|-----2-----------2-----------2-----------2-----------|A|-----------------------------------------------------|E|--0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0--------|
the sky bled water colored blueE|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----|G|-----------------------------------------------------|D|-----2-----------2-----------2-----------2-----------|A|-----------------------------------------------------|E|--2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2--------|
you seemed so simple sure and sadE|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------|G|-----------2-----------2-----------2-----------2-----|D|-----1-----------1-----------1-----------1-----------|A|--2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2--------|E|-----------------------------------------------------|
so i sat down to grieve with youE|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------2-----------0-----------0-----------0-----|G|-----------------------------------------------------|D|-----2-----------2-----------2-----------2-----------|A|--0-----0-----0-----0--------------------------------|E|--------------------------0-----0-----0-----0--------|
you raised your hand to shield your eyesE|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----|G|-----------------------------------------------------|D|-----2-----------2-----------2-----------2-----------|A|-----------------------------------------------------|E|--0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0--------|
i shifted left to block the sunE|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----|G|-----------------------------------------------------|D|-----2-----------2-----------2-----------2-----------|A|-----------------------------------------------------|E|--2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2--------|
you crossed your legs and cleared your throatE|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------0-----------------------------|G|-----------2-----------------------2-----------2-----|D|-----1-----------1-----------1-----------1-----------|A|--2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2--------|E|-----------------------------------------------------|
i waited for your words to comeE|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------2-----------0-----------0-----------0-----|G|-----------------------------------------------------|D|-----2-----------2-----------2-----------2-----------|A|--0-----0-----0-----0--------------------------------|E|--------------------------0-----0-----0-----0--------|
but they slept soundly in your chestE|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----|G|-----------1-----------------------------------------|D|-----2-----------2-----------2-----------2-----------|A|-----------------------------------------------------|E|--0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0--------|
they never made it past your tongueE|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----|G|-----------------------------------------------------|D|-----2-----------2-----------2-----------2-----------|A|-----------------------------------------------------|E|--2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2--------|
so we sat silently and stillE|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------0-----------------------0-----------0-----|G|-----------------------2-----------------------------|D|-----1-----------1-----------1-----------1-----------|A|--2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2--------|E|-----------------------------------------------------|
and thought about things we'd doneE|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------2-----------0-----------0-----------0-----|G|-----------------------------------------------------|D|-----2-----------2-----------2-----------2-----------|A|--0-----0-----0-----0--------------------------------|E|--------------------------0-----0-----0-----0--------|
and all the people that we'd lovedE|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----|G|-----------------------------------------------------|D|-----2-----------2-----------2-----------2-----------|A|-----------------------------------------------------|E|--0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0--------|
and all the people that we'd wrongedE|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----|G|-----------------------------------------------------|D|-----2-----------2-----------2-----------2-----------|A|-----------------------------------------------------|E|--2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2--------|
i watched the years flash through your faceE|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----|G|-----------------------------------------------------|D|-----1-----------1-----------1-----------1-----------|A|--2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2--------|E|-----------------------------------------------------|
and i locked my anger in my lungsE|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------2-----------0-----------0-----------0-----|G|-----------------------------------------------------|D|-----2-----------2-----------2-----------2-----------|A|--0-----0-----0-----0--------------------------------|E|--------------------------0-----0-----0-----0--------|
so every breath stung more and moreE|-----------0-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------0-----------0-----------0-----|G|-----------------------------------------------------|D|-----2-----------2-----------2-----------2-----------|A|-----------------------------------------------------|E|--0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0--------|
a wave of whips across my spineE|-----------0-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------0-----------0-----------0-----|G|-----------------------------------------------------|D|-----2-----------2-----------2-----------2-----------|A|-----------------------------------------------------|E|--2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2--------|
a billion bees trapped in my chestE|-----------0-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------0-----------------------0-----|G|-----------------------------------2-----------------|D|-----1-----------1-----------1-----------1-----------|A|--2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2--------|E|-----------------------------------------------------|
nails on a chalkboard every timeE|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------2-----------0-----------0-----------0-----|G|-----------------------------------------------------|D|-----2-----------2-----------2-----------2-----------|A|--0-----0-----0-----0--------------------------------|E|--------------------------0-----0-----0-----0--------|
'til i watched your fingers sneak towards mineE|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----|G|-----------------------------------------------------|D|-----2-----------2-----------2-----------2-----------|A|-----------------------------------------------------|E|--0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0--------|
i heard your breath go thin and shortE|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----|G|-----------------------------------------------------|D|-----2-----------2-----------2-----------2-----------|A|-----------------------------------------------------|E|--2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2--------|
i tucked your hair behind you earsE|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------0-----------------------------|G|-----------2-----------------------2-----------2-----|D|-----1-----------1-----------1-----------1-----------|A|--2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2--------|E|-----------------------------------------------------|
and i watched your eyes dart back and forthE|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------2-----------0-----------0-----------0-----|G|-----------------------------------------------------|D|-----2-----------2-----------2-----------2-----------|A|--0-----0-----0-----0--------------------------------|E|--------------------------0-----0-----0-----0--------|
and i sucked your lip and bit your neckE|-----------0-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------0-----------0-----------0-----|G|-----------------------------------------------------|D|-----2-----------2-----------2-----------2-----------|A|-----------------------------------------------------|E|--0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0--------|
the trees were shaking at their rootsE|-----------0-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------0-----------0-----------0-----|G|-----------------------------------------------------|D|-----2-----------2-----------2-----------2-----------|A|-----------------------------------------------------|E|--2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2--------|
my angry arms felt cool and calmE|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------0-----------------------0-----|G|-----------2-----------------------2-----------------|D|-----1-----------1-----------1-----------1-----------|A|--2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2--------|E|-----------------------------------------------------|
and my cotton mouth was well with youE|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------2-----------0-----------0-----------0-----|G|-----------------------------------------------------|D|-----2-----------2-----------2-----------2-----------|A|--0-----0-----0-----0--------------------------------|E|--------------------------0-----0-----0-----0--------|
so we lay glowing in the grassE|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----|G|-----------------------------------------------------|D|-----2-----------2-----------2-----------2-----------|A|-----------------------------------------------------|E|--0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0--------|
to watch the sun swap with the moonE|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----|G|-----------------------------------------------------|D|-----2-----------2-----------2-----------2-----------|A|-----------------------------------------------------|E|--2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2--------|
to trade our future for our pastE|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------0-----------------------------|G|-----------2-----------------------2-----------2-----|D|-----1-----------1-----------1-----------1-----------|A|--2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2--------|E|-----------------------------------------------------|
the present tense was all we knewE|----------------------------0~---|B|-----------2-----------0----0~---|G|----------------------------1~---|D|-----2-----------2----------2~---|A|--0-----0-----0-----0-------2~---|E|----------------------------0~---|
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