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/ The Levellers / Levellers (1994) / 100 Years of Solitude guitar tab

100 years of solitude - Levellers
From eponymous album


It like to play the song using barre chords: Bm(VII), A(V), G(III) D(V)
and Bm(II) in the "things you learnt" bit

you could use power (5th) chords.  They often use "normal" open position chords live

////  ////  ////  ////
Bm   | G   |D    |A


Bm   (N.C)                             fade out w/vol or whatever
All around you slow decay
Wanna feel the sun of a new day
Forget all tme chances lost
Shedding innocence like falling dust

        Bm                     G
All the things you learned too young
    Bm                 G
The songs you knew but never sung
Bm                     G
Waited a long time and wasted more
   D               A
Forgotten what you waited for


  Bm      A         G
Excuse me ma'am for being so rude
           D            A
Feels like 100 years of solitude
   Bm      A           G
My mind is numb but my mouth's ok
             D        A
And you can listen or walk away




Bm   | G   |D    |A      x2



Bm   (N.C)
No solutions built to last
Just your petty scores to settle fast
                          G
The n.m.e was nothing to you
         D                A
And the maker, well the maker of who
     Bm          G
This walkman generation
   Bm                 G
In search of sweet sedation
      Bm                    G
While forests choke under a'lever sky
         D                  A
And the exxon birds that'll never fly

[CHORUS]

[BRIDGE] (in octaves)  B    D     E
                      ---------------
                      ---------------
                      ---------------
                      -9\---12\---14\-
                      -x\---x-----x----
                      -7\---10\---12\-
E
We tried, we cried. We fell. We lied
                            X\\\
This life's like a white knuckle ride
(N.C)                      G
Crack babies born too young
   D                A
And l.a. kids who dance to the gun
     Bm                  G
So forget this so called dirt of mine
              Bm                 G
It's tust the dust and diesel of passing time
     Bm                  G
It's all around you - a tragedy, look
      D                 A
So forget the cover and read the book.

[CHORUS]

Bm   | G   |D    |A      x2


[OUTRO]

E5 Palm Muted then as Bridge to End


Have fun!

oh if anyone can tell me what is meant by the whole "a'lever sky" and "exxon birds" (or any) bit

please tell me!
its been buggin me for ages

Bassetrox
(tabcomment.bassetrox.10@spamgourmet.com)


The Levellers albums
2005 Truth & Lies
2003 Green Blade Rising
1997 Mouth to Mouth
1995 Zeitgeist
1994 Levellers
1992 Levelling the Land
1990 A Weapon Called the Word
Levellers tabs
02100 Years of Solitude tabbass tab
03The Likes of You and I tabbass tab
04Is This Art? tabbass tab
05Dirty Davey tabbass tab
06This Garden tabbass tab
08Julie tabbass tab
10Belaruse tabbass tab

 

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