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    Waltz No. 2 (XO)
    Elliott Smith
     
    Tune down a whole step
     
    Chords used:
    Am:      x02210
    C:       x32010
    F:       xx3211
    D7/F#:   2x0212
    G:       320003
    Bm:      x24432
    Dm:      xx0231
    Fadd9:   1x3213
    G/B      x20003
    E7:      020100
    Bsus:    x24400
     
    Strum: D     U D U  w/swing feel
           1 + 2 + 3 + 
     
    Intro: 
    / Am - - / x4
     
    / Am - - / C - - / F - - / C - - /
    / F - - / C - - / G - - / C - - /
     
    / Am - - / C - - / F - - / C - - /
    / F - - / C - - / G - - / C - - / - - - / - - - / (hold and walkup to Am) /
     
    Verse 1:
     
    Am (2)                 C (2)
    First the mic then a half cigarette
      F      D7/F#    G (2)
    Singing cathy's clown
                Dm (2)                Am (2)
    That's the man she's married to now
    Bsus (2)                  E7 (2)
    That's the girl that he takes around town
           Am (2)                 C (2)
    She appears composed so she is I suppose
    F        D7/F#  G (2)
    Who can really tell
         Dm (2)              Am (2)
    She shows no emotion at all
     Bsus (2)                   E7 (2)
    Stares into space like a dead china doll
     
    Chorus:
    Am         C     F        C       F          C        G  Am
    I'm never gonna know you now, but i'm gonna love you anyhow
     
    Repeat intro (as it's played the second time through)
     
     
     
     
    Verse 2:
    Am (2)                       C (2)
    Now she's done and they're calling someone
    F         D7/F#  G (2)
    Such a familiar name
            Dm (2)                   Am (2)
    I'm so glad that my memory's remote
             Bsus (2)                 E7 (2)
    Cos i'm doing just fine hour to hour note to note
    Am (2)             C (2)
    Here it is the revenge to the tune
    F      D7/F#  G (2)
    You're no    good
              Dm (2)                             Am (2)
    You're no good, you're no good, you're no good
    Bsus (2)                    E7 (2)
    Can't you tell that it's well understood
     
    Chorus
     
    Dm (2)               Fadd9 (2)        C      G/B    Am (2)
    I'm here today and expected to stay on and on and on
         Dm (2)       F (4 hold)
    I'm tired,  I'm tired
     
    Verse 3:
    Am (2)               C (2)
    Looking out on the substitute scene
    F      D7/F# G (2)
    Still going strong
     Dm (2)  Am (2)
    XO      mom
    Bsus (2)         E7 (2)
    It's okay its alright nothing's wrong
    Am (2)               C (2)                     
    Tell Mr. Man with impossible plans 
             F    D7/F#  G (2)
    To just leave me   alone
            Dm (2)             Am (2)
    In the place where I make no mistakes
    Bsus (2)               E7 (2)
    In the place where I have what it takes
     
    Chorus x3 (1st line only)
     
    Repeat intro (as it's played second time), hold last C

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