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Old 08-07-2010, 11:39 PM   #1
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North Star (Acoustic) Chords

Hey guys, instead of working on my thesis I thought it would be wise to procrastinate by working out the Chords for this new song. At first I wasn’t sure if I loved it, but the more I play along I’m finding that it's a gem of a song. If your unsure about any of the chords, this site can be very useful: Guitar Chords @ Chordbook.Com
Thanks to dan_smee for the lyrics.

Note: Play all as power Chords except for Em during the bridge and the E at the end of the bridge, just play Open Chords here.


A
Strum lightly during intro


A
45 light years from home,
D
To where you are,
C#m D
And where I wanna be, beside you now

A
Looking for direction,
D
Stars are your reflection
C#m D
To the space between you and me

D
Aiii, Aiii

D C#m E/B F#m E/B
I cant Wait any longer for you love
D C#m Bm
I cant wait, I cant wait, I cant wait any longer for it

D C#m E/B F#m E/B
I cant Wait any longer for you love
D C#m Fm
Falsetto

Fm


A
Birds still singing 'fore they went
D
The fly above the Government
C#m
It’s not a song of discontent
D
I’ve money now; it’s me that’s spent

A
Here I am a space cowboy
D
Looking out for love
C#m D
And logic in the universe


D
Yeah, Yeah

D C#m E/B F#m E/B
I cant Wait any longer for you love
D C#m Bm
I cant wait, I cant wait, I cant wait any longer for it

D C#m E/B F#m E/B
I cant Wait any longer for you love
D C#m Fm
Falsetto


Bridge:

Bm A
And the day packs it in
D G
And you watch as the sun goes down
Bm A Em
Pray that the night will come quickly

Bm A
You hope, you pray
D G
That those clouds leave the sky alone
Bm A Em E
Cos there’s only one light that can guide you

E
Guide You

A
Home

A
Say, say, say

Chorus x 4:

D C#m E/B F#m E/B
D C#m Bm
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Old 08-08-2010, 02:32 AM   #2
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Thanks stratocaster

Such an awesome song, can't wait to play it now!
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Old 08-10-2010, 08:22 AM   #3
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After hearing the bootleg from Torin, this easily sounds like a wedding song to me now, for some reason! I could picture someone strumming this while watching their friend walk down the aisle.

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After hearing the bootleg from Torin, this easily sounds like a wedding song to me now, for some reason! I could picture someone strumming this while watching their friend walk down the aisle.

Thanks for the tab!
Very cringeworthy
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Very cringeworthy
Well, it's a lot better than, say, Billy Idol's White Wedding!
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i'm totally going to sound like a douche here, but what exactly is the E/B chord?
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i'm totally going to sound like a douche here, but what exactly is the E/B chord?

Its really an E, but used to differentiate from the common Major Open E played.

ie:

E---0
B---0
G---1
D---2
A---2
E---1

E/B is like this. Think it has something to do with the root note in the chord, but dont hold me to that:

E---7
B---9
G---9
D---9
A---7
E---x

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Very cringeworthy
Sad.. but oh so true.
its becoming more cringeworthy on each listen....
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That first one isn't an E. The low E string should be open.

That second one is a barre E, not an E/B chord.
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That first one isn't an E. The low E string should be open.

That second one is a barre E, not an E/B chord.
Oh! Thanks PhilsFan. Silly typo on my end on the first one.

Thanks for claryfying the barre E. E/B is just what the computer spat out as the chord name online when I punched in the finger position. I just worked it out by ear. Should probably know better that its a barre E.
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^If you played the 7th fret on the low E (B note), then that would be E/B

As you say above, the /B refers to the B being the root note. It's basically saying it is an E chord with a bass note B. just like D/C#:

e-2
b-3
g-2
d-x
a-4
e-x

is a D chord with a C# root note, often played as a passing chord between D and C or Am
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try this with half step down tuning, sounds more fluid
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