Artist: Yo La Tengo
Standard Tuning (EADGBE)
Intro (0:00-0:23): D (you can jam on it)
(0:23-0:55): EmF#mEmD | EmF#mFEmDD
Driving in the south, the motor's on fire
Let's put it out before the flames go higher
Monday matinée, "Big Bully" or "White Squall"
So hard to choose, wish we could see them all
Some college in the spring, the sound is all wrong
We set the mains to our favorite Hootie song
Driving (not again), they're late, car crash
We'll turn to look unless we're going too fast
First part of solo (3:03-3:44): DBmF#mF#m
Second part of solo and outro (3:44-6:25): DBmF#mG , but feel free to replace the
G with F#m occasionally.
End in D.
If you want to give it a jazzy edge, play seventh major chords instead of normal majors
and seventh minors instead of regular minors. For example, replace F#m with F#m7 and F
Listen to the song to get a feel for the rhythm and phrasing. Don't forget about
distortion! This is definitely one of the best, most underrated tracks from "I Can Feel the
Heart Beating as One"; the trippy, shoegaze-like atmosphere is very soothing, thanks to
the vocal and instrumental textures, which blend beautifully.