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The Kooks - Around Town Tabs

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Around Town Tabs

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                Tuning: Standard (EADGBe)


It's not perfect but I did my best... I think.


-Intro 
I don't think there is a guitar in here but you can play this if you want to:
e|------(--5------x------5-x-5-x-3-)----------(-10------x------10-x-10-x--8-)-----------| 
B|------(--5------x------5-x-5-x-3-)----------(-10------x------10-x-10-x--8-)-----------|
G|------(--5-(x4)-x-(x2)-5-x-5-x-4-)-(x2)-----(-11-(x4)-x-(x2)-11-x-11-x--9-)-(x2)------| (x2) 
D|------(--7------x------7-x-7-x-5-)----------(-12------x------12-x-12-x-10-)-----------|
A|------(--------------------------)----------(-----------------------------)-----------|
E|------(--------------------------)----------(-----------------------------)-----------|


     You can get yourself into a fight
e|------------------------------------5-5-5-5--------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------5-5-5-5--------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------5-5-5-5--------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------7-7-7-7--------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   If that's the way you wanna live your life
e|-------------------------------------------5-5-5-5-------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------5-5-5-5-------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------5-5-5-5-------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------7-7-7-7-------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  You can get yourself connected
e|-------------------------------(10)-(10)-(10)-(10)-------------------------|
B|--------------------------------10---10---10---10--------------------------|
G|--------------------------------11---11---11---11--------------------------|
D|--------------------------------12---12---12---12--------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  To the world that we are thrown to, yeah
e|----------------------------------5-5-5-5--------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------5-5-5-5--------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------5-5-5-5--------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------7-7-7-7--------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

But all I need is somewhere to lay
e|------------------------------1--------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------1--------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------2-(hold)-------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------3--------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------3--------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Somewhere to lay my hat up
e|-------------------5-------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------5-------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------5-(hold)------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------7-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------7-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------5-------------------------------------------------------|

I need someone to love in the middle of the day
e|-----------------3------------------------(5)------------------------------|
B|-----------------3-------------------------6-------------------------------|
G|-----------------4-(hold)------------------7-(hold)------------------------|
D|-----------------5-------------------------7-------------------------------|
A|-----------------5-------------------------5-------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

-Repeat for this part:
I want someone to be, and someone to drive around town
I need someone to love when the chips are down



Love me when the chips are down
Will you love me when the chips are down?
Love me when the chips are down
Could you love me when the world is crashing all around?

-basic progression:
e|--------5------(10)--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------5-------10-------10-------12---------------------------------------|
G|--------5-------11--------9-------12---------------------------------------|
D|--------7-------12-------10-------12---------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------8-------10---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

-Detailed progression/If you want to play around a bit more play stuff like this:
e|--------5-5-x-x-5-5-5-x-3-x-x------------------------------x-10-x-x------------------|
B|--------5-5-x-x-5-5-5-x-3-x-x--(x2)--10-10-x-x-10----10-10-x-10-x-x--(x2)------------|
G|--------5-5-x-x-5-5-5-x-4-x-x--------11-11-x-x-11h12-12-12-x-11-x-x------------------|
D|--------7-7-x-x-7-7-7-x-5-x-x--------12-12-x-x-12----12-12-x-12-x-x------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------8---8---8--x---8--x-x---------------------------------------------------|
B|-10-10-x-x--10--10--10--x---8--x-x--(x2)--12-12-x-x-12/13-13-13-12-x-x-12------------|
G|--9--9-x-x---9---9---9--x---9--x-x--------12-12-x-x-12----12-12-12-x-x-12-(hold)-----|
D|-10-10-x-x--10--10--10--x--10--x-x--------12-12-x-x-12----12-12-12-x-x-12------------|
A|--8--8-x-x---8---8---8--x---8--x-x--------10-10-x-x-10----10-10-10-x-x-10------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


 You can try and be someone you're not
e|------------------------------------5-5-5-5--------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------5-5-5-5--------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------5-5-5-5--------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------7-7-7-7--------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   If that's the river that you want to cross
e|-------------------------------------------5-5-5-5-------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------5-5-5-5-------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------5-5-5-5-------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------7-7-7-7-------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

You can choose the life of a bohemian
e|--------------------------------(10)-(10)-(10)-(10)------------------------|
B|---------------------------------10---10---10---10-------------------------|
G|---------------------------------11---11---11---11-------------------------|
D|---------------------------------12---12---12---12-------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  Or you can choose the material world
e|-----------------------------------5-5-5-5---------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------5-5-5-5---------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------5-5-5-5---------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------7-7-7-7---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

-I think a second guitar plays this part but you can kind of play both at the same time
(don't strum these)
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------5--5--5----5--3--------------------------|
G|----------------------------------5--5--5----5--4--(x2)--------------------|
D|----------------------------------7--7--7--7----5--------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

But all I need is somewhere to lay
e|------------------------------1--------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------1--------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------2-(hold)-------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------3--------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------3--------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Somewhere to lay my hat up
e|-------------------5-------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------5-------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------5-(hold)------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------7-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------7-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------5-------------------------------------------------------|

I need someone to love in the middle of the day
e|-----------------3------------------------(5)------------------------------|
B|-----------------3-------------------------6-------------------------------|
G|-----------------4-(hold)------------------7-(hold)------------------------|
D|-----------------5-------------------------7-------------------------------|
A|-----------------5-------------------------5-------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
-Repeat for this part:
I need someone to be, someone to drive around town
I need someone to love when the chips are down                    Oh yeah
e|------------------------------------------5------x------5-x-5-x-3--5-------| 
B|------------------------------------------5------x------5-x-5-x-3--5-------|
G|------------------------------------------5-(x4)-x-(x2)-5-x-5-x-4--5-(x4)--|
D|------------------------------------------7------x------7-x-7-x-5--7-------|
A|------------------------------------------7-------------7---7---5--7-------|
E|------------------------------------------5-------------5---5---3--5-------|




Love me when the chips are down, oh
Love me when the chips are down
Love me when the chips are down
Could you love me when the world is crashing all around?
All around

-basic progression:
e|--------5------(10)--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------5-------10-------10-------12---------------------------------------|
G|--------5-------11--------9-------12---------------------------------------|
D|--------7-------12-------10-------12---------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------8-------10---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

-Detailed progression/If you want to play around a bit more play stuff like this:
e|--------5-5-x-x-5-5-5-x-3-x-x------------------------------x-10-x-x------------------|
B|--------5-5-x-x-5-5-5-x-3-x-x--(x2)--10-10-x-x-10----10-10-x-10-x-x--(x2)------------|
G|--------5-5-x-x-5-5-5-x-4-x-x--------11-11-x-x-11h12-12-12-x-11-x-x------------------|
D|--------7-7-x-x-7-7-7-x-5-x-x--------12-12-x-x-12----12-12-x-12-x-x------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------8---8---8--x---8--x-x---------------------------------------------------|
B|-10-10-x-x--10--10--10--x---8--x-x--(x2)--12-12-x-x-12/13-13-13-12-x-x-12------------|
G|--9--9-x-x---9---9---9--x---9--x-x--------12-12-x-x-12----12-12-12-x-x-12-(hold)-----|
D|-10-10-x-x--10--10--10--x--10--x-x--------12-12-x-x-12----12-12-12-x-x-12------------|
A|--8--8-x-x---8---8---8--x---8--x-x--------10-10-x-x-10----10-10-10-x-x-10------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

...when the world is crashing all around?
e|-----------------------------------5-------3-------8------10---------------|
B|-----------------------------------5-------3-------8------10---------------|
G|-----------------------------------5-(x2)--4-(x2)--9-(x2)-11-(x2)----------| (x2)*******
D|-----------------------------------7-------5------10------12---------------|
A|-----------------------------------7-------5------10------12---------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


I want someone to be, and someone to drive around town
I need someone to love, one to love, one to love
Love me when the chips are down
Yeah
All I need is somewhere to lay
e|------------------------------1--------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------1--------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------2-(hold)-------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------3--------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------3--------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Somewhere to lay my hat up
e|-------------------5-------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------5-------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------5-(hold)------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------7-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------7-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------5-------------------------------------------------------|

I need someone to love in the middle of the day
e|-----------------3------------------------(5)------------------------------|
B|-----------------3-------------------------6-------------------------------|
G|-----------------4-(hold)------------------7-(hold)------------------------|
D|-----------------5-------------------------7-------------------------------|
A|-----------------5-------------------------5-------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

-Repeat for this part:
I want someone to be, and someone to drive around town
I need someone to love, one to love, one to love
-Little Fill/Solo
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---/10~--(10)\5~------------------/10~--(10)\5~--(5)/13~-13~-13~-12~-(12/13/12~)----|
G|-----------------9/10~--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Love me when the chips are down

-basic progression:
e|------(--5------(10)-)--------------------------------------------------------|
B|------(--5-------10--)-------10-------12--------------------------------------|
G|------(--5-------11--)-(x2)---9-------12--------------------------------------|
D|------(--7-------12--)-------10-------12--------------------------------------|
A|------(--------------)--------8-------10--------------------------------------|
E|------(--------------)--------------------------------------------------------|

-Detailed progression (****THIS TIME IT CHANGES A BIT to something similar to the "intro"****)

e|------(--5------x------5-x-5-x-3-)----------(-10------x------10-x-10-x--8-)-----------| 
B|------(--5------x------5-x-5-x-3-)----------(-10------x------10-x-10-x--8-)-----------|
G|------(--5-(x4)-x-(x2)-5-x-5-x-4-)-(x2)-----(-11-(x4)-x-(x2)-11-x-11-x--9-)-(x2)------| (x2) 
D|------(--7------x------7-x-7-x-5-)----------(-12------x------12-x-12-x-10-)-----------|
A|------(--------------------------)----------(-----------------------------)-----------|
E|------(--------------------------)----------(-----------------------------)-----------|

e|-------------8---8---8--x---8--x-x----------------------------------------------------|
B|-10-10-x-x--10--10--10--x---8--x-x--(x2)--12-12-x-x-12/13-13-13-12-x-x-12-------------|
G|--9--9-x-x---9---9---9--x---9--x-x--------12-12-x-x-12----12-12-12-x-x-12-------------|
D|-10-10-x-x--10--10--10--x--10--x-x--------12-12-x-x-12----12-12-12-x-x-12-------------|
A|--8--8-x-x---8---8---8--x---8--x-x--------10-10-x-x-10----10-10-10-x-x-10-------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

-Little Fill/Solo
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---/10~--(10)\5~------------------/10~--(10)\5~--(5)/13~-13~-13~-12~-(12/13/12~)----|
G|-----------------9/10~--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
            
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