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    Little Talks

    Of Monsters and Men

     

    Want to see how it's done? Here's Rob performing "Little Talks" with students.


     

    Chord Guide

           231

    Am:  x02210

          134211

    F:    133211

           32 1

    C:    x32010

          3    4

    G:    3x0003

     

    Strumming Guide

    Main Strum:

    B   D     U D U    w/swing feel

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

    Punk Strum:

    D   D   D   D

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

     

     

    Capo 1

     

    Intro:

    Am  F  C  G    Am  F  C  G  Am  F  C  G    Am  F  C  G

                  Hey!                Hey!            Hey!

     

    (one strum per chord):

    Am         F                          C (2)

    I don't like walking around this old and empty house

         Am                   F                       C (2)

    So hold my hand, I'll walk with you my dear

          Am           F                 C (2) 

    The stairs creak as I sleep, it's keeping me awake

               Am             F                     C (2) 

    It's the house telling you to close your eyes

    Am          F              C (2) 

    Some days I can't even trust myself

          Am           F                 C (2)

    It's killing me to see you this way

     

    Chorus:

                               Am        F 

    'Cause though the truth may vary

          C         G

    This ship will carry

     

    (punk strum):

          Am   F         C (2, hold 2nd measure)

    Our bodies safe to shore

     

    (main strum):

    Am  F  C  G

                          Hey!

    Am  F  C  G

                          Hey!

    Am  F  C  G

                          Hey!

    Am  F  C  G

     

    (one strum per chord):

                    Am       F                    C (2)

    There's an old voice in my head that's holding me back

           Am              F                C (2)

    Well tell her that I miss our little talks

    Am               F         C (2)

    Soon it will be over and buried with our past

          Am                F                         C (2)

    We used to play outside when we were young (and full of life and full of love)

    Am          F                  C (2)

    Some days I don't know if I am wrong or right

            Am               F                     C (2)

    Your mind is playing tricks on you my dear

     

    Chorus 2:                 

                                Am        F 

    'Cause though the truth may vary

          C         G

    This ship will carry

    (punk strum):

          Am   F       C (2, hold 2nd measure)

    Our bodies safe to shore

     

    (main strum):

             Am        F       C   G

    Don't listen to a word I say.  Hey!

          Am          F            C     G

    The screams all sound the same. Hey!

                               Am        F 

    'Cause though the truth may vary

           C        G

    This ship will carry

           Am      F              C    G

    Our bodies safe to shore

     

    Am  F  C  G

                           Hey!

    Am  F  C  G

                           Hey!

    Am  F  C  G            

    Am  F 

     

    (punk strum):

    C  G  Am (hold, fermata)

                  

    (one strum per chord):

              Am

    You're gone, gone, gone away. I watched you disappear

     

    All that's left is a ghost of you

                    Am

    Now we're torn, torn, torn apart, there's nothing we can do.

           Am

    Just let me go, we'll meet again soon.

           Am              F          C (2)

    Now wait, wait, wait for me. Please hang around

     

    (punk strum):

         Am                   F         C (2, hold 2nd measure)

    I'll see you when I fall asleep.  Hey!

     

    Final Chorus (main strum):

             Am        F      C   G

    Don't listen to a word I say. Hey!

          Am          F           C      G

    The screams all sound the same. Hey!

                               Am        F 

    'Cause though the truth may vary

           C        G

    This ship will carry

          Am    F      C   G

    Our bodies safe to shore

     

    Repeat Final Chorus

     

    (Vocals only):

                               Am        F 

    'Cause though the truth may vary

           C        G

    This ship will carry

          Am    F      C   G

    Our bodies safe to shore

                        Am        F 

    though the truth may vary

           C        G

    This ship will carry

          Am    F      C   G

    Our bodies safe to shore

     


    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.