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Artist: The Decemberists
 Album: The Crane Wife
  Song: O Valencia!

[http://www.indieguitartabs.com/bands/decemberists/04_o_valencia.html]

Tabbed by: Steven Goldberg, Murray (decemberists.com/orate)




Riff (capo 3 to match the CD): 
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-7-7-7-6-6-6-4-0-------------------|
A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-4-4-4-5-5--|
E|------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|

e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-7-7-7-6-6-6-4-0-------------------|
A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-4-4-4-2-0--|
E|------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|

Riff (no capo): 
e|-----------------|----------------|
B|-1-1-1-0-0-0-----|----------------|
G|-------------2-0-|----------------|
D|-----------------|0-0-0-2-2-2-3-3-|
A|-----------------|----------------|
E|-----------------|----------------|

e|-----------------|----------------|
B|-1-1-1-0-0-0-----|----------------|
G|-------------2-0-|----------------|
D|-----------------|0-0-0-2-2-2-0---|
A|-----------------|--------------3-|
E|-----------------|----------------|


(no capo) 
Verse: |: C | G7 :| 
Prechorus: |: Am | F | Dm | G :| Am | F | Dm | G | G7 || 
Chorus: || C | Em | Am | F | C | Em | Am | F | F | Dm | G | G7 ||

(Verse)

      C            G7                  
You belong to the gang
        C                   G7 
And you say you can't break away
        C            G7  
But I'm here with my hands 
   C    G7 
On my heart 

        C              G7
And our families can't agree 
         C               G7
I'm your brother's sworn enemy 
      C            G7
But I shout out my love 
       C      G7
To the stars 

(Pre Chorus)

    Am            F
So await for the stone 
          Dm           G
On your window, your window 
      Am           F
I'll await by the car
      Dm        G      G7 
And we'll go, we'll go 

(verse)

     C             G7     
When first we laid eyes 
  C                 G7
I swore to no compromise 
       C          G7
Till I felt my caress 
        C     G7
On your skin 

        C               G7
But how soon we were betrayed 
     C               G7
Your sister gave us away 
     C               G7  C         G7
And your father came all unhinged 

(Pre Chorus)

    Am            F
So await for the stone 
          Dm           G
On your window, your window 
      Am           F
I'll await by the car
      Dm        G      G7 
And we'll go, we'll go 

(Chorus)

    C    Em  Am
But O! Valencia! 
            F                       C
With your blood still warm on the ground
  Em  Am 
Valencia!
       F                        Dm                   G   G7 
And I swear to the stars, I'll burn this whole city down 

(Verse)

      C             G7
All I heard was the shout 
        C                  G7
Of your brother calling me out 
        C           G7
And you ran, like a fool 
        C           G7
To my side 

         C           G7
Well the shot, it hit hard 
         C                     G7
And your frame went limp in my arms 
       C        G7
And an oath of love 
            C        G7
Was your dying cry 

(Pre Chorus)

    Am            F
So await for the stone 
          Dm           G
On your window, your window 
      Am           F
I'll await by the car
      Dm        G      G7 
And we'll go, we'll go 

(Chorus)

    C    Em  Am
But O! Valencia! 
            F                       C
With your blood still warm on the ground
  Em  Am 
Valencia!
       F                        Dm                   G   G7 
And I swear to the stars, I'll burn this whole city down 

(Chorus)

    C    Em  Am
But O! Valencia! 
            F                       C
With your blood still warm on the ground
  Em  Am 
Valencia!
       F                        Dm                   G   G7 
And I swear to the stars, I'll burn this whole city down