The Gardener (Ver 2) Tab

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Artist: The Tallest Man on Earth
 Album: Shallow Grave
  Song: The Gardener (Ver 2)

Tabbed by: (anteatereatsant [at] gmail)

this song, as i've seen posted elsewhere, is generally played in open D tuning 
with a capo on the 6th fret. if you're up for the challenge (yes, there is a 
reason he plays it in D) or like me, hate retuning your guitar, it's quite 
possible to play this in standard tuning w/ capo on the 4th fret... 

this tab isn't perfect... email me corrections or suggestions!

i've included finger annotations for the trickier parts because you need the right 
fingers in the right places to ease the transitions...

(p=pinky, r=ring, m=middle, i=index)

intro:
e|-0-|-0-| 
B|-0-|-0-|
G|-x-|-x-|  
D|-2-|-2-| 
A|-4-|-2-| 
E|-x-|-x-| 

intro part ii:
e|-4-p-|-4-p-|
B|-0---|-0---|
G|-1-i-|-1-i-|  
D|-2-m-|-4-r-| 
A|-x---|-x---| 
E|-0---|-0---| 

Verse:     
            
e|-0---|-0---|-0------|-0---|-0-5-4-p-| 
B|-0---|-0---|-2-r--0-|-2---|-0-------| 
G|-1-i-|-4-m-|-1i----|-2---|-4-r-----|  
D|-2-r-|-4-i-|-2-m----|-2---|-4-m-----| 
A|-2-m-|-6-p-|-4-p----|-0---|-2-i-----| 
E|-0---|-x---|-x------|-x---|---------| 

Chorus: (notes in the parentheses are sometimes used, dropped, or added to the chord...)

                      ["in your eyes babe"]
e|-0-|-0-(5)-|-00-0-(4)[0-0]-|  
B|-2-|-0-----|-0-0-0----[0-0]-|  
G|-2-|-4-----|-1-x-x----[x-x]-|  
D|-2-|-4-----|-2-4-6----[4-2]-|  
A|-0-|-2-----|-2-6-7----[6-2]-|  
E|-x-|-x-----|-0--------------| 

I sense a runner in the garden
Although my judgments known to fail
Once built a steamboat in a meadow
Cos I'd forgotten how to sail

I know the runner's going to tell you
There ain't no cowboy in my hair
So now he's buried by the daisies
So I could stay the tallest man in your eyes, babe

I sense a spy up in the chimney
From all the evidence I've burned
I guess he'll read it in the smoke now
And soon to ashes I'll return

I know the spy is going to tell you
It's not my flag up in the pole
So now he's buried by the lilies
So I could stay forever more in your eyes, babe

I sense a leak inside my phone now
From all the lies that I have told
I know he has your private number
And soon he'll make that vicious call

I know the leak is going to tell you
There ain't no puppy in your leash
So now he'll fertilize the roses
So I could stay the king you see
In your eyes, babe (x2)

So now we're dancing through the garden
And what a garden I have made
And now that death will grow my jasmine
I find it soothing I'm afraid

Now there is no need for suspicion
There ain't no frog kissing your hand
I won't be lying when I tell you
That I'm a gardner I'm a man
In your eyes babe (x3)
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