Vic Godard And The Subway Sect – Empty Shell chords

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Artist/Band: Vic Godard and Subway Sect
Song: "Empty Shell"
Album: What's the Matter Boy? (1980)

standard tuning

INTRO RIFF (palm-muted first pass):e----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||B-1---0---1-----1|-1---0---1------|-3---3---3-----3|-3---3---3------||G-2---2---2-----2|-2---2---2------|-4---3---4-----4|-4---3---4------|| x 2D-2---2---2-----2|-2---2---2------|-5---5---5-----5|-5---5---5------||A----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||E----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
INTRO: Em G Am7 G (x2)
VERSE FILL RIFF on G:e---------------------------------|B---------------------------------|G-0---0---0---0----0---0---0---0--|D-4h5-5---4h5-5----4h5-5---4h5-5--|A---------------------------------|E---------------------------------|
VERSE:
Em G FYou begin to talk, there's no one there.
Em G (w/ FILL)Did you ever see so many empty spaces?
Em G FI came across you on a rustic bend.
Em G (w/ FILL)You used to be seen in important places.
PRE-CHORUS:
G AmWhere do I go when the light grows dim?
G AmDown the road on a stick.
G AmWhat will I do when the pen runs out?
CI make a stop, the dogs they bark.
DAway and away and away and away.
CHORUS (w/ INTRO RIFF)
Am GEmpty Shell.
Am GI put another log on the fire, some fuel for you.
Am GEmpty Shell.
Am GI put another log on the fire, some fuel for you.
VERSE: The battle is done you've lost and won. And now you look so pale and eerie. Counting the hills till sunset comes. Lookin' out on to serve your name. PRE-CHORUS: I see the slopes seating God and (?) Then I wrote within, within. An open cyst, that tear in his eye. He found his soul and lost his heart. Away and away and away and away. CHORUS (w/ INTRO RIFF)
Am GI put another log on the fire, some fuel for you.
Am GI put another log on the fire, some fuel for you.
OUTRO Em G Am7 G Em G Am7 Em That's it, just play along with the song to get the timing right. Please feel free to post comments, corrections, suggestions, and requests. Cheers! -Bennyshambles78-
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