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Punch Brothers - Another New World Ukulele

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Another New World Ukulele

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Punch Brothers

Notes: I've included the bass movement in the first verse because I love it, but the 
chords sound great even if you use a regular Gm, C, etc. Since I'm transcribing a mandolin 
Dm F Em7b5 A7
Dm C Bb Gm A7

Dm Em7B5 A7 Dm
D Gm/D C/E F/C A7/C# Dm

Dm C Bb A7

Em7b5 Dm C F A7

            Dm                                   Em7b5
The leading lights of the age all wondered among themselves what I would do next,
       A7                                              Dm
After all that I'd found, in my circles around the world, was there anything left?
  D                                                 Gm/D
"Gentlemen," I said, "I've studied the maps, and if what I am thinking is right,
          C/E                                               F/C                        A7/C#
There's another new world, at the top of the world, for whoever can break through the ice,"
                    Dm                                   Em7b5
I looked 'round the room, in that way I once had, and I saw that they wanted belief,
      A7                                                          Dm
So I said, "All I've got are my guts and my God," then I paused, "and the Annabel Lee."
         Dsus   D                                     Gm
Oh, the Annabel Lee, I saw their eyes shine, the most beautiful ship in the sea,
   C                                             F      A7
My Nina, my Pinta, my Santa Maria, my beautiful Annabel Lee

Dm C Bb A7

      Dm                                                        Em7b5
That spring we set sail, and the crowd waved from shore, and on board the sailors waved caps,
        A7                                            Dm
But I'd never had family, just the Annabel Lee, so I never had cause to look back.
       D                                                      Gm
I just studied the charts, set the course north, and towards dark I drifted toward sleep,
       C                                                 F                    A7
And I dreamed of the fine, deep harbor I'd find past the ice, for my Annabel Lee.
                                             Dm            Em7b5
After that it got colder, and the world got quiet. It was never quite day or quite night.
         A7                                             Dm
And the sea turned the color of sky turned the color of sea turned the color of ice.
       D                                           Gm
After that all around us was vastness, one glassy desert of arsenic white,
        C                                               F                        A7
And the waves that once lifted us, shifted instead into drifts against Annabel's sides.
                      Dm                                          Em7b5
And the crew gathered closer, at first for the comfort, but each morning would bring a 
new set
    A7                                                    Dm
Of tracks in the snow, leading over the edge of the world, til I was the only one left.
       D                                                      Gm
After that it gets cloudy, But it feels like I laid there for days, or maybe for months
       C                                            F                       A7
But Annabel held me, the two of us happy, Just to think back on all we had done

Banjo Solo
Dm Em7b5 A7 Dm
D Gm C F A7 Dm

Dm                                                                    Em7b5
I told her {We talked) of the other new worlds We'd discover as she gave up her body to me,
A7                                                     Dm
As I chopped up her mainsail for timber, I told her of all that we still had to see.
D                                                           Gm
As the ice {frost} turned her mooringsTo nine-tails and the wind lashed her sides in the cold,
  C                                              F                     A7
I burned her to keep me alive every night in the loving embrace of her hold.

                        Dm                                          Em7b5
I can't {won't} call it rescue,What brought me back here to this old world to drink and decline,
   A7                                                 Dm
Pretend that the search for another new world was well worth the burning of mine.
    D                                                      Gm
But sometimes at night, in my dreams, Comes the singing of some unheard tropical bird,
       C                                                F                         A7
And I smile in my sleep, Thinking Annabel Lee's finally made it to the top of the world.
      D                                                         Gm
Yeah, sometimes at night in my dreams comes the singing of some unheard tropical bird,
      C                                                  F                A7
And I smile in my sleep, thinking Annabel Lee's finally found another new world.

Em7b5 Dm C F A7
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