Artist Bon Iver
Album for Emma, forever ago
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Intro: Bbm Db Ab Bbm

xA|--0-0--0-0-0-----3-3--3-3-3-----0-0--0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
xE|--0-0--0-0-0-----0-0--0-0-0-----0-0--0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
xC|--0-0--0-0-0-----0-0--0-0-0-----0-0--0-0-0-----2-4-2-0-2-4-2-0--|
xG|--2-2--2-2-2-----2-2--2-2-2-----0-0--0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|

xA|--0-0--0-0-0-----3-3--3-3-3-----0-0--0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
xE|--0-0--0-0-0-----0-0--0-0-0-----0-0--0-0-0-----3-5-3-0-0-0-0-0--|
xC|--0-0--0-0-0-----0-0--0-0-0-----0-0--0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-2-4-2-0--|
xG|--2-2--2-2-2-----2-2--2-2-2-----0-0--0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|

xA|--0-0--0-0-0-----3-3--3-3-3-----0-0--0-0-0-----0-0-0-0--|
xE|--0-0--0-0-0-----0-0--0-0-0-----0-0--0-0-0-----0-0-0-0--|
xC|--0-0--0-0-0-----0-0--0-0-0-----0-0--0-0-0-----0-5-5-4--|
xG|--2-2--2-2-2-----2-2--2-2-2-----0-0--0-0-0-----0-0-0-0--|

xA|--2-2--2-2-2-----2-2--2-2-2-----0-0--0-0-0-----0-0-3-3--|
xE|--3-3--3-3-3-----3-3--3-3-3-----0-0--0-0-0-----0-0-0-0--|
xC|--2-2--2-2-2-----2-2--2-2-2-----0-0--0-0-0-----0-0-0-0--|
xG|--0-0--0-0-0-----0-0--0-0-0-----2-2--2-2-2-----2-2-2-2--|

xA|--0-0--0-0-0-----0-0--0-0-0-----0-0--0-0-0-----0-0--0-0-0---|
xE|--0-0--0-0-0-----0-0--0-0-0-----0-0--0-0-0-----0-0--0-0-0---|
xC|--0-0--0-0-0-----0-0--0-0-0-----0-0--0-0-0-----0-0--0-0-0---|
xG|--0-0--0-0-0-----0-0--0-0-0-----0-0--0-0-0-----0-0--0-0-0---|


Verse:
Bbm                                Db
Come on skinny love just last the year
Bbm                               Db
Pour a little salt we were never here
            Bbm             Db
My, my, my, my, my, my, my, my
                       Ab                    Bbm
Staring at the sink of blood and crushed veneer

Verse:
Bbm         Db
I tell my love to wreck it all
Bbm                          Db
Cut out all the ropes and let me fall
Bbm             Db
My, my, my, my, my, my, my, my
                           Ab           Bbm
Right in this moment this order's tall

Chorus:
  Db
I told you to be patient
  Ab              Gb
I told you to be fine
  Db
I told you to be balanced
  Ab              Gb
I told you to be kind
       Db 
In the morning I'll be with you
            Ab              Gb
But it will be a different kind
        Db
I'll be holding all the tickets
              Ab              Gb
And you'll be owning all the fines

Verse:
Bbm                        Db
Come on skinny love what happened here
Bbm                     Db
Suckle on the hope in lite brassiere
Bbm             Db
My, my, my, my, my, my, my, my
               Ab                    Bbm
Sullen load is full; so slow on the split

Chorus:
  Db
I told you to be patient
  Ab              Gb
I told you to be fine
  Db
I told you to be balanced
  Ab              Gb
I told you to be kind
    Db
Now all your love is wasted?
    Ab                 Gb
Then who the hell was I?
       Db
Now I'm breaking at the britches
           Ab               Gb
And at the end of all your lines

Outro:
Db
Who will love you?
Ab        Gb
Who will fight?
Db        Ab        Gb
Who will fall far behind?

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just.brielle

For a smoother transitioning sound, do Am, F, C for the verses insteada of doing Am into C

Mack

If you put a capo on the 3rd fret, you can play the version by Birdy

andi wiltbank

DD UDU for the strumming pattern… sounds perfect!

Sarah

This is my favorite website ever… plus thanks to this website I can play all my favorite songs and I learned how to play!!

Viv.rh

-5 for lower voices <3

Robyn

The strumming pattern is d-d–udu

Ryan

tune down 1/4 step to match album version. It sounds PERFECT after doing that

John

I cant find any info on how to tune it down a 1/4 step, only a 1/2 step. how do you do this?

Estela

You need a chromatic tuner that shows you the full scale of frequencies

Estela

Holy shit it’s perfect

Bethy

I like DD, UDU for the strumming pattern <3

ky

strumming pattern?

Anthony Kiedis

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