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Artist: The Shins
 Album: Chutes Too Narrow
  Song: Pink Bullets

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Tabbed by: justin@indieguitartabs.com

capo 3

[intro]
Em    D  A (x4)

[verse]
Em         D    A        Em                 D  A
I was just bony hands as cold as a winter pole
Em         D          A       Em                 D  A
you held a warm stone out new flowing blood to hold
Em        D    A        
oh what a contrast you were
Em                   D    A        
to the brutes in the halls
Em             D       A      Em             D  A
my timid young fingers held a decent animal.

[chorus]
G        D
Over the ramparts you tossed
G                 D
the scent of your skin and some foreign flowers
G         D
tied to a brick
           F
sweet as a song
                    C                       D
the years have been short but the days were long.

[verse]
Em         D          A          Em                 D     A
Cool of a temperate breeze from dark skies to wet grass
Em            D         A           Em                  D     A
we fell in a field it seems now a thousand summers passed
Em                      D     A    Em                  D     A
when our kite lines first crossed we tied them into knots
Em              D   A        Em                D    A
and to finally fly apart we had to cut them off

[chorus]
G                       D
Since then it's been a book
               G
you read in reverse
                   D
so you understand less as the pages turn
G               D                 F
or a movie so crass and awkwardly cast
          C                 D
that even I could be the star

[bridge]
C     D                  F         G
    I don't look back as much as a rule
C           D               F          G
    and all this way before murder was cool
C            D                      G          C
    but your memory is here and I'd like it to stay
C        D
    warm light on a winter's day.

Em  D  A (repeat)

[chorus]
G          D
Over the ramparts you tossed
G                   D
the scent of your skin and some foreign flowers
G         D               F
tied to brick sweet as a song
                      C                           F
the years have been short but the days go slowly by 
          C
to loose kites falling from the sky
F               C                    D
drawn to the ground and an end to flight