Eugene Tab

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Artist: Sufjan Stevens
 Album: Carrie & Lowell
  Song: Eugene

Tabbed by: Jake Moskowitz

Capo: 4th fret

E|--------------------------------------------------
B|-----------5------------------------7-------------
G|-----0-----------0------------0-----------0-------
D|--------5-----------5------------7-----------7----
A|--3-----------3------------5-----------5----------
E|--------------------------------------------------

                 Light          struck    from the

E|-------------------------------------------------
B|-----------0-----------0-----------0-------------
G|-----7-----------7-----------7-------------------
D|--------5-----------5-----------5-----5--5h7/10--
A|-------------------------------------------------
E|--7-----------7-----------7----------------------

   lemon    tree

E|----------------------------------------------------
B|------------10-----------------------8--------------
G|-----0-------------0-----------0-----------0-----0--
D|--------10------------109--------9-----------9-----
A|--8-------------8-----------7-----------7-----------
E|----------------------------------------------------

                What if  I’d           never   seen

E|--------------------------------------------------
B|-----------7------------------------5-------------
G|-----0-----------0-----0------0-----------0-------
D|--------7-----------7------------5-----------5----
A|--5-----------5------------3-----------3----------
E|--------------------------------------------------

             hysterical    light        from Eugene

   [G]              [C]  [G]
E|----------------------------
B|-----------0-----0h1---p0--
G|-----0----------------------
D|--------0--------0h2---p0--
A|----------------------------
E|--3-----------3---------3---








   [C]                      [G]
E|---------------------------------------------------
B|-----------1------------------------0--------------
G|-----0-----------0------------0-----------0-----0--
D|--------2-----------2------------0-----------0-----
A|---------------------------------------------------
E|--3-----------3------------3-----------3-----------

                Lemon     yo-          -gurt,

   [D]                    [Em]
E|--------------------------------------------------
B|-----------3-----------------------0--------------
G|-----2-----------2-----0-----0-----------0-----0--
D|--------0-----------0-----------2-----------2-----
A|--------------------------2-----------2-----------
E|--2-----------2-----------------------------------

              remember  I   pulled   at       your

E|---------------------------------------------------
B|-----------3-----------3-----------3---------------
G|---------------------------------------------------
D|-----4-----------4-----------4-----------4---------
A|--------5-----------5-----------5-----------5------
E|--5-----------5-----------5-----------5------------

   shirt,  I dropped  the ashtray  on the floor

   [C]
E|-------------------------------------------------
B|-----------1-----------1-----------1-------------
G|-------------------------------------------------
D|-----2-----------2-----------2-----------2-------
A|--------3-----------3-----------3-----------3p0--
E|--3-----------3-----------3-----------3----------

                                 I just wanted to be
   [G]              [C]   [G]
E|----------------------------
B|----------------------------
G|-----------0----------------
D|-----0-----------0h2----p0--
A|--------2--------2h3----p2--
E|--3-----------3----------3—

    near you


2nd verse (same as 1st verse, except ending):

Emerald Park, wonders never cease
The man who taught me to swim, he couldn’t quite say my first name
Like a father he led community water on my head
And he called me “Subaru”
I just wanted to be -

   [G]              [C]  [G]
E|----------------------------
B|-----------0-----0h1---p0---
G|-----0----------------------
D|--------0--------0h2---p0---
A|----------------------------
E|--3-----------3---------3---

   near  you


Bridge:

E|-----------7------------------------5-----------
B|-----0-----------0------------0-----------0-----
G|--------7-----------7------------5-----------5--
D|--5-----------5------------4-----------4--------
A|------------------------------------------------
E|------------------------------------------------

                Since        I           was

   [Em]                            [D]
E|-----------3------------------------2-----------
B|-----0-----------0------------3-----------3-----
G|--------0-----------0------------2-----------2--
D|--2-----------2------------0-----------0--------
A|------------------------------------------------
E|------------------------------------------------

    old         e--         --nough    to

                                           [G]
E|---------------------------------------------------
B|-----------5------------------------3--------------
G|-----0-----------0------------0-----------0-----0--
D|--------5-----------5------------0-----------0-----
A|--3-----------3------------2-----------2-----------
E|---------------------------------------------------

    speak               I’ve said it     with  alarm

E|---------------------------------------------------
B|-----------7-----------7-----------7---------------
G|-----0-----------0-----------0-----------0---------
D|--------7-----------7-----------7-----------7------
A|--5-----------5-----------5-----------5------------
E|---------------------------------------------------


E|-----------7------------------------5-----------
B|-----0-----------0------------0-----------0-----
G|--------7-----------7------------5-----------5--
D|--5-----------5------------4-----------4--------
A|------------------------------------------------
E|------------------------------------------------

                Some         part        of

   [Em]                    [D]
E|-----------3------------------------2-----------
B|-----0-----------0------------3-----------3-----
G|--------0-----------0------------2-----------2--
D|--2-----------2------------0-----------0--------
A|------------------------------------------------
E|------------------------------------------------

    me          was          lost        in your

                                           [G]
E|---------------------------------------------------
B|-----------5------------------------3--------------
G|-----0-----------0-----0------0-----------0--------
D|--------5-----------5------------0-----------0-----
A|--3-----------3------------2-----------2-----------
E|---------------------------------------------------

    sleeve         where you hid your  cigar--

E|---------------------------------------------------
B|-----------7-----------7-----------7---------------
G|-----0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----0---
D|--------7-----------7-----------7-----------7------
A|--5-----------5-----------5-----------5------------
E|---------------------------------------------------

  --ettes                         No I’ll never for--

   [C]
E|--------------------------------------------------
B|-----------1-----------1-----------1--------------
G|-----0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----0--
D|--------2-----------2-----------2-----------2-----
A|--------------------------------------------------
E|--3-----------3-----------3-----------3-----------

  --get                          I just want to be near







   [G]                  [C]  [G]
E|----------------------------
B|-----------0-----0h1---p0--
G|-----0----------------------
D|--------0--------0h2---p0--
A|----------------------------
E|--3-----------3---------3---

          you

3rd verse:

E|--------------------------------------------------
B|-----------5------------------------7-------------
G|-----0-----------0------------0-----------0-------
D|--------5-----------5------------7-----------7----
A|--3-----------3------------5-----------5----------
E|--------------------------------------------------

                Still I      pray     to what I

E|-------------------------------------------------
B|-----------0-----------0-----------0-------------
G|-----7-----------7-----------7-------------------
D|--------5-----------5-----------5-----0h5--7/10--
A|-------------------------------------------------
E|--7-----------7-----------7----------------------

    cannot   see

E|----------------------------------------------------
B|------------10-----------------------8--------------
G|-----0-------------0-----------0-----------0-----0--
D|--------10------------109--------9-----------9-----
A|--8-------------8-----------7-----------7-----------
E|----------------------------------------------------

                  In   the sprink--    --ler    I mark

E|--------------------------------------------------
B|-----------7------------------------5-------------
G|-----0-----------0-----0------0-----------0-------
D|--------7-----------7------------5-----------5----
A|--5-----------5------------3-----------3----------
E|--------------------------------------------------

             the evidence    known      from the start







   [G]                  [C]  [G]
E|----------------------------
B|-----------0-----0h1---p0--
G|-----0----------------------
D|--------0--------0h2---p0--
A|----------------------------
E|--3-----------3---------3---

   [C]                             [G]
E|---------------------------------------------------
B|-----------1-----------0------------0--------------
G|-----0-----------0------------0-----------0-----0--
D|--------2-----------2------------0-----------0-----
A|---------------------------------------------------
E|--3-----------3------------3-----------3-----------

                From the bed             near  your

   [D]                            [Em]
E|--------------------------------------------------
B|-----------3-----------0-----------0--------------
G|-----2-----------2-----------0--------0--0-----0--
D|--------0-----------0-----------2-----------0-----
A|--------------------------------------------------
E|--2-----------2-----------0-----------------------

    death,  and all the machines that  made  a mess

E|---------------------------------------------------
B|-----------3-----------3-----------3---------------
G|---------------------------------------------------
D|-----4-----------4-----------4-----------4---------
A|--------5-----------5-----------5-----------5------
E|--5-----------5-----------5-----------5------------

                Far   away        the falcon

   [C]
E|---------------------------------------------------
B|-----------1-----------1-----------1---------------
G|---------------------------------------------------
D|-----2-----------2-----------2-----------2---------
A|--------3-----------3-----------3-----------3p0----
E|--3-----------3-----------3-----------3------------

    flew                          Now I want to be near








   [G]                  [C]  [G]
E|----------------------------
B|-----------0-----0h1---p0---
G|-----0----------------------
D|--------0--------0h2---p0---
A|----------------------------
E|--3-----------3---------3---

          you

4th verse:

E|--------------------------------------------------
B|-----------5------------------------7-------------
G|-----0-----------0-----0------0-----------0-------
D|--------5-----------5------------7-----------7----
A|--3-----------3------------5-----------5----------
E|--------------------------------------------------

                What’s       left     is only

E|-------------------------------------------------
B|-----------0-----------0-------------------------
G|-----7-----------7-----------7-------------------
D|--------5-----------5-----------5--5--0h5--7/10--
A|-------------------------------------------------
E|--7-----------7-----------7----------------------

    bittersweet

E|----------------------------------------------------
B|------------10-----------------------8--------------
G|-----0-------------0-----------0-----------0-----0--
D|--------10------------109--------9-----------9-----
A|--8-------------8-----------7-----------7-----------
E|----------------------------------------------------

                  For the rest           of my life,

E|----------------------------------------------------
B|-----------7------------------------5---------------
G|-----0-----------0-----0------0-----------0-----0---
D|--------7-----------7------------5-----------5------
A|--5-----------5------------3-----------3------------
E|----------------------------------------------------

             admitting the  best         is behind







   [G]                  [C]  [G]
E|----------------------------
B|-----------0-----0h1---p0--
G|-----0----------------------
D|--------0--------0h2---p0--
A|----------------------------
E|--3-----------3---------3---

          me

   [C]                      [G]
E|---------------------------------------------------
B|-----------1------------------------0--------------
G|-----0-----------0-----0------0-----------0-----0--
D|--------2-----------2------------0-----------0-----
A|---------------------------------------------------
E|--3-----------3------------3-----------3-----------

                Now I’m drunk            and afraid

   [D]                    [Em]
E|--------------------------------------------------
B|-----------3-----------------------0--------------
G|-----2-----------2-----0-----0-----------0-----0--
D|--------0-----------0-----------2-----2-----0-----
A|--------------------------2-----------------------
E|--2-----------2-----------------------------------

                wishing the world would go   away

E|---------------------------------------------------
B|-----------3-----------3-----------3---------------
G|---------------------------------------------------
D|-----4-----------4-----------4-----------4---------
A|--------5-----------5-----------5-----------5------
E|--5-----------5-----------5-----------5------------

                What’s the point  of   singing

   [C]
E|---------------------------------------------------
B|-----------1-----------1-----------1---------------
G|---------------------------------------------------
D|-----2-----------2-----------2-----------2---------
A|--------3-----------3-----------3-----------3p0----
E|--3-----------3-----------3-----------3------------

    songs                        if they’ll never even






   [G]             [C]   [G]
E|----------------------------
B|-----------0-----0h1---p0---
G|-----0----------------------
D|--------0--------0h2---p0---
A|----------------------------
E|--3-----------3---------3---

    hear you?
#----------------------------PLEASE NOTE-----------------------------#
# This represents the author's own work and interpretation of the    #
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