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The Academy Is: The Phrase That Pays

Strum pattern is super easy if you just listen to the song. I play the song in standard
This song is from The Academy Is…’s album Almost Here. It’s one of the first complete
I ever learned to play on guitar and I’ve put it up here for your enjoyment. This is my 
tab so I hope you like it. Tell me what you think.

(Note: If you really want to I think it sounds fine if you play the Intro up until the
the first time through, depending on your skill level you can choose)

Intro: "My eyes..." (0:00-0:28)e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------| x8D|---------------------------------|A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-3-5-5-|E|---------------------------------|
Verse: "Is it serious..." (0:28-0:42)e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------| x4D|-2-2-2-2-10-10-10-10-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-|A|-0-0-0-0-8--8--8--8--3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-|E|-------------------------------------|
Pre-Chorus: "Some things I have taken for granted..." (0:43-0:49)e|-----------------|B|-----------------|G|-----------------| x4D|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|E|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
"Hold your head high heavy heart..." (0:50-0:55)e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|-2~----5~---------------------------|D|-2~----5~----3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-|A|-0~----3~----3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-|E|-------------1-1--1-1-1--1-1-1--1-1-|
Chorus: "So take a chance..." (0:56-1:12)e|---------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------|D|-5-5--5-5-5--5--7-7--7-7-7--7-10-10--10-10-10--10--| x2A|-5-5--5-5-5--5--7-7--7-7-7--7-10-10--10-10-10--10--|E|-3-3--3-3-3--3--5-5--5-5-5--5--8—-8---8—-8—-8---8--|
I couldn’t figure out the part before the next verse, sorry L
Verse 2: "I never tried..." (1:16-1:22)e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------| x2D|---------------------------------|A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-3-5-5-|E|---------------------------------|
"Is it serious..." (1:23-1:36)e|--------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------| x4D|-2-2-2-2-10-10-10-10--5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-|A|-0-0-0-0--8--8--8--8--3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-|E|--------------------------------------|
Pre-Chorus: "Now my life is...” (1:37-1:40)e|-----------------|B|-----------------|G|-----------------| x4D|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|E|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
"Hold your head high heavy heart..." (1:41-1:46)e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-2~----5~----------------------------------|D|-2~----5~----3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3—-3-3-|A|-0~----3~----3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3—-3-3-|E|-------------1-1--1-1-1--1-1-1--1-1-1—-1-1-|
Chorus: "So take a chance..." (1:47-2:15)e|----------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------------|D|-5-5--5-5-5--5--7-7--7-7-7--7-10-10--10-10-10--10---|A|-5-5--5-5-5--5--7-7--7-7-7--7-10-10--10-10-10--10---|E|-3-3--3-3-3--3--5-5--5-5-5--5--8—-8---8—-8—-8---8---|
----------------------|----------------------| x4----------------------|10-10--10-10-10--10---|10-10--10-10-10--10---|-8—-8---8—-8—-8---8---|
Bridge: (2:16-2:32)
e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|-----5-----5---5--5-5-5-5-7-7-9-9-| X3D|-3-3-X-3-3-X-3-X--X-X-X-X-X-X-X-X-|A|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-5-5-7-7-|E|-1-1---1-1---1--------------------|
e|----------------------|B|----------------------|G|-----5-----5---5------|D|-3-3-X-3-3-X-3-X------|A|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------|E|-1-1---1-1---1--------|
e|----|B|----|G|----| X16D|-12-|A|-X--|E|-10-|
Pre-Chorus: "Hold your head high heavy heart..." (2:33-2:38)e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-2~----5~----------------------------------|D|-2~----5~----3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3—-3-3-|A|-0~----3~----3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3—-3-3-|E|-------------1-1--1-1-1--1-1-1--1-1-1—-1-1-|
Chorus: "So take a chance..." (2:39-3:07)
e|----------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------------|D|-5-5--5-5-5--5--7-7--7-7-7--7-10-10--10-10-10--10---|A|-5-5--5-5-5--5--7-7--7-7-7--7-10-10--10-10-10--10---|E|-3-3--3-3-3--3--5-5--5-5-5--5--8—-8---8—-8—-8---8---|
----------------------|----------------------| x4----------------------|10-10--10-10-10--10---|10-10--10-10-10--10---|-8—-8---8—-8—-8---8---|
Outro: (3:08-3:17)
e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|-----5-----5---5--5-5-5-5-7-7-9-9-| X3D|-3-3-X-3-3-X-3-X--X-X-X-X-X-X-X-X-|A|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-5-5-7-7-|E|-1-1---1-1---1--------------------|
e|----|B|----|G|----| X8D|-12-|A|-X--|E|-10-|
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