Bad Arts Tab

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Artist: Destroyer
 Album: Streethawk: A Seduction
  Song: Bad Arts

Tabbed by: Graham Bell

Capo on 4

All chords relative to capo

G:    355433
C/G:  335553
Dsus: 000230



C/G
Absolve, absolve, absolve...
                    G                     Em   G                               C/G Dsus
We spent the better part of a day waiting for the wave to hit our side of 
Am
town
(It didn't).
C/G       
Absolve, absolve, absolve...
                G                           Em
I wash my hands of the stuff of legends.
       G                                  Em
And what news of the horizon?
              G                         C/G        
I hear it's all just a horizontal myth,
                   Am                      A
so stop your cruising, start your criticizing!
                           C/G
Indulge yourself for once. Feel medium between them.
       G              Em
Goddamn your eyes.
              G          Em C A                         C/G        
They just had to be twin prizes waiting for the sun.
             G             Em
And goddamn your eyes.
              G         Em C A                          C/G        
They just had to be twin prizes waiting for the sun.
              G         Em C A                          C/G        
They just had to be twin prizes waiting for the sun.

G         Em C A  C/G        

               G                                             C/G        
See them sporting those eagle iron-ons you made me swear never to wear?
G        
Why did you spend the 90's cowering?
C/G        
Why did you spend the 90's cowering?
                 G                                          C/G        
And they're singing those inspirationals you penned back in '72.
            Em                                
And the hotels of choice are now toasting your voice,
          C/G        
as the spas ring out,
                                            G            C/G              Em      C/G        
"what's another word for 'sacrament?'"
G        
The world woke up one day to proclaim:
C/G        
"Thou shalt not take part in, or make, bad art."
            G        
In these tough, tough times friends like mine would rather dash than dine
          C/G        
on the bones of what's thrown to them...
             D
When a wave of her wand has us back at the pond
          Am                                             C/G        
taking notes for our crooked underground!
      G        
The world woke up one day to proclaim,
         C/G        
"Thou shalt not make or take part in the bad arts."
                   G         
You see, the Singer sold us out.
                                                          C/G        
The Guitarist lost his clout on Life-Of-The-Mind Day.
          G                                           C/G        
When signs become impure again, the crowd doesn't know where or when
to let it all hang out.
C/G        
Bloodlet yourself, street style!!
                 G                     C
You got the spirit. Don't lose the feeling.


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