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Artist: Shearwater
 Album: Rook
  Song: Rooks

Tabbed by: anton

Intro:
INTRO
e|-----3------------3------------3------------3----------|
B|------------0------------0------------0------------0---|
G|----------2------------2------------2------------2-----|
D|--2---(2)------2---(2)------2---(2)------2---(2)-------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----3------------3------------3------------3----------|
B|------------0------------0------------0------------0---|
G|----------2------------2------------2------------2-----|
D|--2---(2)------2---(2)------2---(2)------2---(2)-------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----5------------5------------5------------5----------|
B|----------0------------0------------0--------------0---|
G|------------5------------5------------5----------5-----|
D|--0---(0)------0---(0)------0---(0)------0---(0)-------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----3------------3------------3------------3----------|
B|------------0------------0------------0------------0---|
G|----------2------------2------------2------------2-----|
D|--2---(2)------2---(2)------2---(2)------2---(2)-------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----5------------5------------7------------5----------|
B|----------0------------0------------0--------------0---|
G|------------5------------5------------7----------5-----|
D|--0---(0)------0---(0)------0---(0)------0---(0)-------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----0-----------0------------0-----------0------0-----|
B|---------5------------5-----------5-------5------7-----|
G|-----------0------------0-----------0------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|--3---(3)-----3---(3)------3---(3)-----3-----5---------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----0-----------0------------0-----------0------------|
B|---------3------------3-----------3-----------3--------|
G|-----------0------------0-----------0-----------0------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|--2---(2)-----2---(2)------2---(2)-----2---(2)---------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|


VERSE:
e|-----3------------3------------3------------3----------|
B|------------0------------0------------0------------0---|
G|----------2------------2------------2------------2-----|
D|--2---(2)------2---(2)------2---(2)------2---(2)-------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|
When the rooks were laid in the piles by the sides of the road,

e|-----3------------3------------3------------3----------|
B|------------0------------0------------0------------0---|
G|----------2------------2------------2------------2-----|
D|--2---(2)------2---(2)------2---(2)------2---(2)-------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----5------------5------------5------------5----------|
B|----------0------------0------------0--------------0---|
G|------------5------------5------------5----------5-----|
D|--0---(0)------0---(0)------0---(0)------0---(0)-------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|
They were crashing into the aerials, hanging from the laundry lines.

e|-----3------------3------------3------------3----------|
B|------------0------------0------------0------------0---|
G|----------2------------2------------2------------2-----|
D|--2---(2)------2---(2)------2---(2)------2---(2)-------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----5------------5------------7------------5----------|
B|----------0------------0------------0--------------0---|
G|------------5------------5------------7----------5-----|
D|--0---(0)------0---(0)------0---(0)------0---(0)-------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|
And, gathered in a field, they were burned in a feathering 

e|-------------------------------------------------------|
B|---0-------0-------------------------------------------|
G|-------0-------0---------------------------------------|
D|-------0-------0---------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-3---3---2---2-----------------------------------------|
pyre,

e|-----0-----------0------------0-----------0------0-----|
B|---------5------------5-----------5-------5------7-----|
G|-----------0------------0-----------0------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|--3---(3)-----3---(3)------3---(3)-----3-----5---------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|
With their cold, black 

e|-----0-----------0------------0-----------0------------|
B|---------3------------3-----------3-----------3--------|
G|-----------0------------0-----------0-----------0------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|--2---(2)-----2---(2)------2---(2)-----2---(2)---------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|
eyes.


VERSE 2
(same as first one)
When the swallows fell from the eaves, and the gulls from the spires,
The starlings, in millions, would feed on the ground where they lie.
And the ambulance men said 'there’s nowhere to flee for your life,'
So we stay inside,


PRE-CHORUS:
e|--0------------------------------|
B|----3---1---0--------------------|
G|----------------2---0------------|
D|------------------------4--------|
A|--0---0---0---0---0---0----2-----|
E|------------------------------0--|
And we’ll sleep until the world of man is paralyzed.

then back to intro riff (but the 0 on the E string here
is the replacement of the 2 on the D for the first time
you play it - or short: just dont play the 2 on D strin
the first time : ) - you get it)

play that part twice:


BRIDGE:
Em
e|------------------------0-------------|
B|---------0---------0----0----0--------|
G|----0----0----0----0---------0--------|
D|----2---------2-----------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|-0----0----0----0----0----0-----------|
Oh, the falconer awakes to the sound of the bells.

G
e|--------------3---------------3-------|
B|----0--------------0-----0---------0--|
G|---------2----------2-----------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|-3----3----3----3-----3----3----3-----|
overhead, 

Am
e|----0---------------------------------|
B|---------1------------play that-------|
G|------------2---------four times------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|-0---(0)------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|
and northbound, they are leaving

first time
B
e|----0---------------------------------|
B|---------4----------------------------|
G|------------4--------that too---------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|-2---(2)------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|
his life.

Em  and each empty cage just rings in his heart
G  like a bell,
Am  underneath these cold stars,

second time
e|----0---------0-----------------------|
B|----4----4----4----4------------------|
G|---------4---------4------four times--|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|-2----2-----2----2--------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|
in their trembling light.


PRE CHORUS 2:
e|-0--------------------------------|
B|---3---1---0----------------------|
G|---------------2---0--------------|
D|-----------------------4---2------|
A|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3--------|
E|----------------------------------|
and he cries
“amen, let their kingdom come tonight.

e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------0-----------------------|
G|-------2-----------2-----------2-------|
D|---1-------1-----------1---1-----------|
A|-2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---------|
E|---------------------------------0-----|
let this dream be realized.”

#----------------------------PLEASE NOTE-----------------------------#
# This represents the author's own work and interpretation of the    #
# song. To be used only for private study, scholarship, or research. #
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