How to Play 90-Mile Water Wall, Part 1 of 2 Video

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From: klsike

This video is in response to a request from on The National Message Board/All the Wine forum for help with the rhythm guitar strumming in 90-Mile Water Wall by The National. Sorry for the poor quality webcam! This video covers the album version from Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers. The next video shows a fingerpicking pattern for the alternate live version of the song recorded during the 2003 Black Sessions. Capo the 4th fret Chords (# of times to repeat strumming pattern): Am (4) Em (4) Am (4) Well I know that you know that you've become the target of this Em (4) hand..... never even asking Am (4) Well I know that you know that you're the only thing that I can Em (4) stand C (4) so how could your hair Em (4) have the nerve to dance around like that, blowing C (4) and how could the air Em (4) have the nerve to blow your hair around like that C (2) I'm waiting for a 90-mile ? (2) water wall to take me out of Am (2) your view Em (2) C (2) I'm looking for a trap door ? (2) trigger... to drop me out of Am (2) your view Em (2) Am (4) Yes I'm listening, I'm listening.. I can tell that you are Em (4) serious Am (4) Your looking for that hurt look around my mouth Em (4) the look of a steep fall... that's how Hersey put it C (4) so you can make another claim Em (4) well go ahead and make it C (4) so you can make another claim Em (4) well go ahead and make it C (2) I'm waiting for a 90-mile water wall ? (2) to take me out of Am (2) your view Em (2) C (2) I'm praying for a trap door ...

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