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Frank Turner, A Decent Cup Of Tea Tabs (ver.1)

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A Decent Cup Of Tea Tabs (ver.1)

Frank Turner Tabs
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Instrument: 6 String Guitar


Notes:
This is the best i can do from ear, although i'm positive it's note-for-note..
The song is played on acoustic guitar, finger picked.
Standard tuning.


Intro
E |----------------|----------------|
B |-3---3---3---3--|-3---3---3---3--|
G |---4---4---4---4|---4---4---4---4|
D |--4---4---4---4-|--4---4---4---4-|
A |2---2---2---2---|2---2---2---2---|
E |----------------|----------------|

VERSE
Probably best to work out the rhythm of the lyrics against the song.

E |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
B |-3---3---3---3--|-3---3---3---3--|-3---3---3---3--|-3---3---3---3--||
G |---4---4---4---4|---4---4---4---4|---4---4---4---4|---4---4---4---4||
D |--4---4---4---4-|--4---4---4---4-|--4---4---4---4-|--4---4---4---4-||
A |2---2---2---2---|0---0---0---0---|----------------|----------------||
E |----------------|----------------|4---4---4---4---|3---3---3---3---||
   There hadn't been a day when everything had turned out right,
   She called me up and asked me to come over in the night

E |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
B |----------------|-3---3---3---3--|----------------|----------------||
G |-3---3---3---3--|---4---4---4---4|-4---4---4---4--|-6---6---6---6--||
D |---4---4---4---4|--4---4---4---4-|---5---5---5---5|---7---7---5---5||
A |--4---4---4---4-|2---2---2---2---|--5---5---5---5-|--7---7---7---7-||
E |2---2---2---2---|----------------|3---3---3---3---|5---5---5---5---||
   To make her cups of tea and listen quietly as she starts
   To list the latest bunch of bastards who trampled on her

E |----------------||
B |----------------||
G |-2---2---2---2--||
D |---0---0---0---0||
A |--0---0---0---0-||
E |2---2---2---2---||
   Heart

CHORUS

E |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
B |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
G |-7---7---4---4--|-2---2---2---2--|-7---7---4---4--|-2---2---2---2--||
D |---0---0---0---0|---0---0---0---0|---0---0---0---0|---0---0---0---0||
A |--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-||
E |7---7---3---3---|2---2---2---2---|7---7---3---3---|2---2---2---2---||
   She summers by my seat,
   She winters without me
E |----------------|----------------||
B |----------------|----------------||
G |-7---7---4---4--|-2---2---2---2--||
D |---0---0---0---0|---0---0---0---0||
A |--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-||
E |7---7---3---3---|2---2---2---2---||
   She cries into her tea, that she's

E |----------------|----------------||
B |----------------|----------------||
G |-7---7---7---7--|-6---6---6---6--||
D |---0---0---0---0|---0---0---0---0||
A |--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-||
E |7---7---6---6---|5---5---5---5---||
   Secretly lonely, only,

E |----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------------|
B |----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------------|
G |-7---7---4---4--|-2---2---2---2--|-4---4---6---6--|--11----11----11----11-|
D |---0---0---0---0|---0---0---0---0|---0---0---0---0|-----0-----0-----0-----|
A |--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-|----0-----0-----0------|
E |7---7---3---3---|2---2---2---2---|3---3---5---5---|10----10----10----10---|
   What am i to do? It's obvious to me, She never seems to see.

VERSE 2

E |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
B |-3---3---3---3--|-3---3---3---3--|-3---3---3---3--|-3---3---3---3--||
G |---4---4---4---4|---4---4---4---4|---4---4---4---4|---4---4---4---4||
D |--4---4---4---4-|--4---4---4---4-|--4---4---4---4-|--4---4---4---4-||
A |2---2---2---2---|0---0---0---0---|----------------|----------------||
E |----------------|----------------|4---4---4---4---|3---3---3---3---||
   I see her in the nightclubs,
   I meet her in the bars,
   At rooftop after-parties,
   All crammed into friends cars

E |----------------|----------------||
B |----------------|-3---3---3---3--||
G |-3---3---3---3--|---4---4---4---4||
D |---4---4---4---4|--4---4---4---4-||
A |--4---4---4---4-|2---2---2---2---||
E |2---2---2---2---|----------------||
   And we talk about the weather,
   And how she drowns her pain in drink,

E |----------------|----------------||
B |----------------|----------------||
G |-4---4---4---4--|-6---6---6---6--||
D |---5---5---5---5|---7---7---7---7||
A |--5---5---5---5-|--7---7---7---7-||
E |3---3---3---3---|5---5---5---5---||
   And i nod, and never ever dare
   To tell her what i think.

CHORUS 2
E |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
B |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
G |-7---7---4---4--|-2---2---2---2--|-7---7---4---4--|-2---2---2---2--||
D |---0---0---0---0|---0---0---0---0|---0---0---0---0|---0---0---0---0||
A |--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-||
E |7---7---3---3---|2---2---2---2---|7---7---3---3---|2---2---2---2---||
   She summers by my seat,
   She winters without me
E |----------------|----------------||
B |----------------|----------------||
G |-7---7---4---4--|-2---2---2---2--||
D |---0---0---0---0|---0---0---0---0||
A |--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-||
E |7---7---3---3---|2---2---2---2---||
   She cries into her tea, that she's

E |----------------|----------------||
B |----------------|----------------||
G |-7---7---7---7--|-6---6---6---6--||
D |---0---0---0---0|---0---0---0---0||
A |--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-||
E |7---7---6---6---|5---5---5---5---||
   Secretly lonely, only,


E |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
B |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
G |-7---7---4---4--|-2---2---2---2--|-4---4---6---6--|-7---7---7---7--||
D |---0---0---0---0|---0---0---0---0|---0---0---0---0|---0---0---0---0||
A |--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-||
E |7---7---3---3---|2---2---2---2---|3---3---5---5---|6---6---6---6---||
   What am i to do? It's obvious to me, She never seems to see.

BRIDGE

E |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
B |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
G |-0---0---4---4--|-7---7---6---6--|-0---0---4---4--|-4---4---6---6--||
D |---2---2---5---5|---7---7---7---7|---2---2---5---5|---5---5---7---7||
A |--2---2---5---5-|--7---7---7---7-|--2---2---5---5-|--5---5---7---7-||
E |0---0---3---3---|5---5---5---5---|0---0---3---3---|3---3---5---5---||
   That it's not about the days when everything has turned out right,
   It's more about the moments when she calls me in the night.
E |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
B |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
G |-0---0---4---4--|-7---7---6---6--|-0---0---4---4--|-4---4---6---6--||
D |---2---2---5---5|---7---7---7---7|---2---2---5---5|---5---5---7---7||
A |--2---2---5---5-|--7---7---7---7-|--2---2---5---5-|--5---5---7---7-||
E |0---0---3---3---|5---5---5---5---|0---0---3---3---|3---3---5---5---||
   To make her cups of tea and wash the weary worries from her head,
   And then to draw the pain out slowly as i put her into bed.

END

E |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
B |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
G |-7---7---7---7--|-7---7---6---6--|-4---4---4---4--|-7---7---7---7--||
D |---0---0---0---0|---0---0---0---0|---0---0---0---0|---0---0---0---0||
A |--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-||
E |6---6---6---6---|7---7---5---5---|3---3---3---3---|6---6---6---6---||
   And i slip this information into every conversation,
   She never seems to listen,
   She never seems to

E |----------------||
B |------7---------||
G |------7---------||
D |------7---------||
A |------5---------||
E |----------------||
        See.
            
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