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Shapes

The Long Winters

 

Intro:  Intro Riff x2

          (w/verse riff):  / G - - - / A - - - / D - - - / A - - - /

 

G   A                         D

   Rice won’t grow at home
               A                         G

And the Moon doesn’t favor girls

  A                     D
Giant fork and spoon

       A                             G
Is a sign that the game is on

A                   D                              A
    You know Karate now?  From a show?

           G              A             D
When two of the raiders come

       A                            G (x2)                D
I’m counting on you to throw more than shapes

       A                            G (x2)                D
I’m counting on you to throw more than shapes

       A                      / G - - - / - - A - / G - - - / - - - - / (w/Riff 2)
I’m counting on you to throw

 

w/verse riff: / D - - - / A - - - /

 

G               A                          D
     Men now don’t fight with swords

      A
But I would be good

      G       A                    D
I’d cut you not just with words

 A                              G
Cut you not just with words

      A                          D
So you melt chocolate hearts

       A                         G
Well I can forstall the Sun

            A                     D
When two of the raiders come

 

 

       A                            G (x2)                D
I’m counting on you to throw more than shapes

       A                            G (x2)                D
I’m counting on you to throw more than shapes

       A                      / G - - - / - - A - / G - - - / - - - - / (w/Riff 2)
I’m counting on you to throw

 

Instrumental:  / D - - - / A - - - / G - - - / A - - - / (x4)

                      / End of solo (no chord) - - - / - - - - / - - - - /

 

w/verse riff: / G - - - / A - - - / D - - - / A - - - /

 

G              A                    D           A
   Angels (Russian) where I fear to tread

G            A      D      A
    Secrets, secrets, damn your secrets

G        A                          D
    So you melt chocolate hearts

       A                        G
Well I can forstall the Sun

            A                    D
When two of the raiders come

       A                            G (x2)                D
I’m counting on you to throw more than shapes

       A                            G (x2)                D
I’m counting on you to throw more than shapes

       A                            G (x2)                D
I’m counting on you to throw more than shapes

       A               / G - - - / - - A - /
I’m counting on you to throw

 

/ G - - - / - - - - / - - - - / - - - - /

 

D (hold)     A (hold)
     Just so you know

 

      G (hold)
It’s all I’m waiting for

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intro:

|------------------------|------------------------|

|----------8-------------|---------10-------------|

|------/7--7-------------|-7/9------9-----9--9--9-|

|------/9----------------|-9/11-----------11-11-11|

|------------------------|------12----------------|

|------------------------|------------------------|

  1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +   1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +

 

|------------------------|------------------------|

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

|-9\-------2--------2--2-|-2--0-----2-------------|

|11\----4-----------4--4-|-4--0-----2-------------|

|------------------------|------------------------|

|------------------------|------------------------|

  1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +   1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +

 

|------------------------|------------------------|

|----------8-------------|---------10-------------|

|-7--7--7--7-------------|-7/9------9-----------9-|

|-7--9--9----------------|-9/11-----------11------|

|------------------------|------12-----------12---|

|------------------------|------------------------|

  1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +   1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +

 

|------------------------|------------------------|

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

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

|-------4-----------4--4-|-4--0-----2-------------|

|------------------------|------------------------|

|------------------------|------------------------|

  1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +   1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +

 

Solo:

|------------------------|----------7-----9--7----|

|------------------------|10----------------------|

|-------6--------9--6----|----9-------------------|

|----------7-------------|------------------------|

|/9----------------------|------------------------|

|------------------------|------------------------|\

  1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +   1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +   \

                                                     x2

|-------9-----7--9--7----|----9--0----------------| /

|10----------------------|-7----------10----------|/

|------------------------|----------9-------------|

|------------------------|------------------------|

|------------------------|------------------------|

|------------------------|------------------------|

  1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +   1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +

 

|------------------------|------------------------|

|------------------------|------------------------|

|------------------------|----------6-------------|

|-------2--------3-------|-4----------------------|

|-4-p0-----5-p0-----6-p0-|----7-p0----------------|

|------------------------|------------------------|

  1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +   1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +

 

Verse Riff:

  G                        A

|------------------------|------------------------|

|-------3--------3-------|------------------------|

|-4-p0-----4-p0-----4-/6-|-------6--------6-----0-|

|------------------------|-7-p0-----7-p0-----7----|

|------------------------|------------------------|

|------------------------|------------------------|

  1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +   1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +

 

  D                        A

|------------------------|------------------------|

|------------------------|------------------------|

|-------2--------2-----2-|------------------------|

|-4-p0-----4-p0-----4----|-------2--------2-----0-|

|------------------------|-4-p0-----4-p0-----4----|

|------------------------|------------------------|

  1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +   1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +

 

Chorus Riff:

  D                        A

|------------------------|------------------------|

|------------------------|------------------------|

|-------2--------2-----2-|------------------------|

|-4-p0-----4-p0-----4----|-------2--------2-------|

|------------------------|-4-p0-----4-p0-----4--2-|

|------------------------|------------------------|

  1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +   1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +

 

  G                       

|------------------------|------------------------|

|------------------------|------------------------|

|------------------------|------------------------|

|------------------------|------------------------|

|-------2--------2-------|-2--------2--------2----|

|-3-p0-----3-p0-----3-p0-|----3-p0-----3-p0-----3-|

  1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +   1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +

 

Last 4 Measures of Chorus:

  G                                       A

|------------------------|------------------------|

|-------3--------3-------|-3--------3-------------|

|-4-p0-----4-p0-----4-p0-|----4-p0-----4-/6-------|

|------------------------|-------------------7----|

|------------------------|------------------------|

|------------------------|------------------------|

  1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +   1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +

 

  G                                       A

|------------------------|------------------------|

|-------7-p0--------7-p0-|-------7-p0-------------|

|-7-p0--------7-p0-------|-7-p0--------7--4--0----|

|------------------------|------------------------|

|------------------------|------------------------|

|------------------------|------------------------|

  1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +   1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +


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