St Vincent - Cheerleader tab

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			     Cheerleader by St. Vincent
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From 2011's 'Strange Mercy'. This is relatively easy to play compared to some of her
other songs; the wild effects you hear in it are achieved through her own gear which is
beyond my knowledge, but I've written a tab for it based off of what I hear on the album
and from seeing her play this live. It's all pretty straightforward barre chords. Also note
that the live versions are a bit different from the album recording, mainly in that
during live performances the guitar is much more prominent. Regardless, I can't say that the
tab is 100% correct, but it seems pretty exact as far as I can tell. Let me know if you 
have any corrections or additions.

Tabbed by: Scott H.

"b" = string bend

Tuning: Standard


Riff A (Intro/Verse):

e|--55555-44444--77777-77777----------|B|--55555-44444--77777-77777----------|G|--55555-66666--99999-77777----------|D|--77777-66666--99999-99999----------|A|--77777-44444--77777-99999----------|E|--55555-44444--77777-77777----------|
I've had good times with some bad guys Riff B (Verse):
e|--33333-22222-33333-11111---------|B|--33333-22222-33333-11111---------|G|--33333-44444-33333-33333---------|D|--55555-44444-55555-33333---------|A|--55555-22222-55555-11111---------|E|--33333-22222-33333-11111---------|
I've told whole lies with a half-smile Riff C (Verse):
e|-55555-33333-77777-77777---------|B|-55555-33333-77777-77777---------|G|-55555-55555-99999-77777---------|D|-77777-55555-99999-99999---------|A|-77777-33333-77777-99999---------|E|-55555-33333-77777-77777---------|
Held your bare bones with my clothes on Riff B I've thrown rocks, then hid both my arms Riff D (Bridge):
e|--8--7---8--7---------|B|--8--7---8--7---------|G|--8--7--10--7---------| *(Let these chords ring)D|-10--9--10--9---------|A|-10--9---8--9---------|E|--8--7---8--7---------|
I don't know what good it serves Pouring my purse in the dirt Riff E (Chorus):
e|--5-5-5-5--55555--------------------|B|--5-5-5-5--55555--------------------|G|--5-5-5-5--55555--------------------|D|--7-7-7-7--77777-00000-00000--------|A|--7-7-7-7--77777-22222-44444--------|E|--5-5-5-5--55555-33333-55555--------|
But I-I-I-I-I don't wanna be a cheerleader no more Riff F (Chorus):
e|--5-5-5-5-55555--------------------|B|--5-5-5-5-55555--------------------|G|--5-5-5-5-55555--------------------|D|--7-7-7-7-77777-00000-00000--------|A|--7-7-7-7-77777-22222-11111--------|E|--5-5-5-5-55555-33333-22222--------|
I-I-I-I-I don't wanna be a cheerleader no more Riff A x 1 Riff A I've played dumb when I knew better Riff B Tried too hard just to be clever Riff A I know honest thieves I call family Riff B I've seen America with no clothes on Riff E But I-I-I-I-I don't wanna be a cheerleader no more Riff F I-I-I-I-I don't wanna be a cheerleader no more Riff D I don't know what I deserve But for you I could work Riff G:
e|-11111----------------|B|-11111----------------|G|-11111----------------|D|-33333-00000----------|A|-33333-22222----------|E|-11111-33333----------|
'Cause I don't wanna be a cheerleader no more Riff G I don't wanna be a cheerleader no more Riff H (Chorus/Outro):
e|--8----8----8----8--------------------|B|--8----8----8----8--------------------|G|--8----8----8----8--------------------|D|-10b--10b--10b--10b--0000-0000--------|A|-10b--10b--10b--10b--2222-4444--------|E|--8----8----8----8---3333-5555--------|
I don't wanna be a cheerleader no more Riff H I don't wanna be a dirt-eater no more Riff H I don't wanna be a dirt-eater no more Riff H I don't wanna be a cheerleader no more
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