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You Remind Me of Home

Ben Gibbard

 

Capo 2

 

Chord Guide

      3    4

G:    3x0003

       32 1

C:    x32010

        231

Am:   x02210

          13

Dsus2: xx0230

       12

Em:   022000

 

 

 

 

Strum:     >

       d   D     U D U

       1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

Intro:  / G - - - / x4

 

G (2)              C (2)      Am (2)

You remind me of home: the paint cracks when the water leaks

          C (2)               

from the rusty pipes that are just beneath my feet.

G (2)                Dsus2 (2)    Am (2)

  You remind me of home:   the heater's warm but fills the room with a

 C (2)                    

potpourri of dust and gas fumes.

 

/ G - - - / x4

 

G (2)              C (2)     Am (2)

You remind me of home: a broken bed with dirty sheets that

   C (2)

creaks when I am shifting in my sleep.

G (2)              Dsus2 (2)     Am (2)

You remind me of home: in a suburban town with nothing to do,

C (2)

patiently waiting for something to happen.

 

/ G - - - / x4

 

         Em  G           (Riff I)            

But the foundation is crumbling  

Em        G             (Riff II)

   and becoming one with the ground

Em             G         (Riff I)

    while you lay there in slumber...

 

Em         G             (Riff III)

   You're wasting your life. Wasting your life.

Em         G             (Riff III)

   You're wasting your life. Wasting your life.

Em         G             (Riff III)

   You're wasting your life. Wasting your life.

Em         G             (Riff III)

   You're wasting your life. Wasting your life.

 

Em   G   (Riff III)

           Wasting your life.

Em   G   (Riff IV)

           Wasting your life.

 

/ G - - - / x4

 

 G (2)             C (2)  Am (2)

You remind me of home:  sitting on a thrift store couch,

      C (2)                G (hold)

I'm trying to get this all        down

 

 

Riff I

 

E|-------------------------|

B|--------------------1-0--|

G|-------2--0--------------|

D|-----0-----------2-------|

A|---2-----------3---------|

E|-------------------------|

"...foundation is crumbling"

 

Riff II

 

E|-------------------------|

B|---------------------0---|

G|-------2--0--------2-----|

D|-----0-----------2-------|

A|---2-----------3---------|

E|-------------------------|

"...with the ground"

 

 

Riff III

 

E|-------------------------|

B|---------------------0---|

G|-------2--0--------3-----|

D|-----0-----------2-------|

A|---2-----------3---------|

E|-------------------------|

"...wasting your life" (x5)

 

 

Riff IV

 

E|-------------------------|

B|-------------------------|

G|-------2--0--------3-0---|

D|-----0-----------2-------|

A|---2-----------3---------|

E|-------------------------|

"...wasting your life"

 

 


This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.