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Elliott Smith – Division Day lyrics

Tuning - cgcfad or d(drop c)

Listen to the cd for correct timings

The solo is from the chords, nothing out of key
So just improvise in there and I'll get to the solo
Later.


Intro right before verse 1
D------------|-------------------------|
A------------|-------------------------|
F------------|-------------------------|
C---5-5-5-5--|--5-5-5-5---1-/-5--------|
G---3-3-3-3--|--3-3-3-3---3-/-3--------|
C------------|-------------------------|


D---------------------------------------|
A---------------------------------------|
F---------------------------------------|
C--5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5---3--3-|
G--3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3--3-|
C----------------------------------3--3-|

There was a grown man dying from fright

D----------------------------------------|
A----------------------------------------|
F----------------------------------------|
C--3--3-/-7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--0--0---|
G--3--3-/-7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--0--0---|
C--3--3-/-7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--0--0---|

So surprised at the things he'd say

D-------------------------------|
A-------------------------------|
F-------------------------------|
C--0--0--5---5---5---5---3--3---|
G--0--0--3---3---3---3---3--3---|
C--0--0------------------3--3---|

With a giant fantasy life

D----------------------------------|
A----------------------------------|
F----------------------------------|
C--3--3-/-7--7--7--7--7--7--0--0---|
G--3--3-/-7--7--7--7--7--7--0--0---|
C--3--3-/-7--7--7--7--7--7--0--0---|

Running 'round on feet of clay

D-------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------|
F-------------------------------------| (this parts all 8th notes)
C--5--3--5--3---3--3--3--5--3--5--3---|
G--3--3--3--3---3--3--3--3--3--3--3---|
C-------------------------------------|

Naked except for a per pet ual death

D----------------------------------|
A----------------------------------|
F----------------------------------|
C--3--3--3--3--3--5--5--5--5--5----|
G--3--3--3--3--3--5--5--5--3--3----|
C--3--3--3--3--3--5--5--5----------|

That couldn't be stripped away


D-----------------------------|
A-----------------------------|
F-----------------------------| (this parts all 8th notes)
C--5--3--5--3---5--3--5--3--3-|
G--3--3--3--3---3--3--3--3--3-|
C-----------------------------|

And I'm right to prove wrong

D-----------------------------------------|------------|
A-----------------------------------------|------------|
F-----------------------------------------|------------|
C--5--3--5--3--5--3--3--3--3--3--5--5---5-|--3--3--3---|
G--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--5--5---3-|--3--3--3---|
C--------------------3--3--3--3--5--5-----|--3--3--3---|

It moved him along closer to division day


It just continues...


I spent a long time living with that
Never could give it a name
And when you don't know what you're looking at
Makes it much harder to tame
Mostly they'd meet when he was asleep and
Have some sick exchange
That struck him as wrong
And moved him along closer to division day

(solo)

I can't make an exception for a bad connection
That only goes one way
Sell out for a song where I don't belong
With you on division day

The moon stood up on the ridge
Looking down where the water shines
And a man looking over the bridge
Like he'd done so many times
Thinking about how to stay out
Out of trouble's way
Flying to fall away from you all
It's over division day
Beautiful division day



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