Bled White

transcribed from March 31, 1997 Fargo, ND @ First Avenue live DVD

standard tuning (tuned down a step and a half on the dvd)

G     320003  Am    x02210
Gmaj7 320002  A7    x02023 
G6    320000  A7*   x02022
G6*   320030  A7**  x02020
Em    022000  Asus4 x02230
D*    000xxx  Am+4  x00210
C/G   332010  Gmaj7*324003
D     xx0232  G7    323003

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G     Gmaj7   G6 G6*
i'm a color reporter
Em  D*   Em   D*    C/G
   (rose city on the 409)
G     Gmaj7   G6 G6*
but the city's been bled white
Em  D*    Em   D*     C/G
   (white city on the yellow line)
G       Gmaj7  G6 G6*
and the doctor orders
 Em    D*    Em            D*     C/G
(drink until distraction's just a waste of time)
G  Gmaj7  G6 G6*
   drinks all night
   Em  D* Em  D*  C/G
to take away this curse
       Em       C/G       D
but it makes me feel much worse
     Am   C/G
bled white
G    Gmaj7        G6 G6*
so i wait for the f-train
Em  D*    Em   D*     C/G
   (white city on the yellow line)
G      Gmaj7          G6     G6*
and connect through a friend of mine
Em  D*    Em   D*   C/G
   (white city to a friend of mine)
G    Gmaj7 G6  G6*
to a yesterday dream
 Em    D*  Em        D*     C/G
(yesterday dreamin's just a waste of time)
G        Gmaj7      G6 G6*
cos i'll have to be high
   Em    D* Em D*  C/G
to drag the sunset down
    Em         C/G     D
and paint this pailing town
     Am   C/G  G
bled white
   A7                   A7*         A7**
so here he comes with a blank expression
Am             Asus4 Am          Am+4            C/G   G  
especially for me    cos he knows     i feel the same
A7                        A7*         A7**
cos happy and sad come in quick succession
Am        Asus4 Am   C/G  D           G    Gmaj7*  G7  Em  C/G
I'm never going to become  what you became
G         Gmaj7   G6   G6*
don't you dare disturb me
Em  D*    Em    D*      C/G
   (don't complicate my peace of mind)
G         Gmaj7 G6  G6*
while i'm balancing my past
Em  D*    Em    D*      C/G
   (don't complicate my peace of mind)
G       Gmaj7         G6   G6*
cos you can't help or hurt me
 Em     D* Em     D*     C/G
(fading me baby's just a waste of time)
G       Gmaj7   G6  G6*
like it already has
  Em   D* Em   D*    C/G
i may not seem quite right
    Em         C/G     D
but i'm not fucked not quite
     Am  C/G
bled white
     Am  D  G    
bled white

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