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Cold Son

Author/Artist: Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks
Title: Cold Son
Album: Real Emotional Trash
Tuning: CGDGAD


VERSE (0:00 & 1:19):

>> Palm mute the chords as you strum; notes in parentheses are not always played

   Gtr 1:
D|-(7)-----------------------(7)-----------------(7)----------------------(7)-------------|
A|--8-------------------------9-------------------8------------------------9--------------|
G|--7-------------------------7-------------------7------------------------7--------------|
D|-10-------------------------7------------------10------------------------7--------------|
G|--7-------------------------7-------------------7------------------------7--------------|
C|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
     At the center where they go  on  weekdays      it takes hours just to slate that thirst
     You can chase it but it won't come easy        it's a revery   so silver quick


   Gtr 1:
D|-(7)------------------(7)-----------------(7)-------------------7---7-----|
A|--8--------------------9-------------------8--------------------9---9-----|
G|--7--------------------7-------------------7--------------------7---7-----|
D|-10--------------------7------------------10--------------------7---7-----|
G|--7--------------------7-------------------7--------------------7---7-----|
C|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
      Heavy heels and a daunting post rate      bad idea for your blistered
      It gets solid when you're old and hazy    takes no leverage to make me


D|--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-5-----------------------------------2------------------------|
G|-4-----------------------------------0------------------------|
D|-4-----------------------------------0------------------------|
G|-4-----------------------------------0------------------------|
C|--------------------------------------------------------------|
   Toes        to my wheel well you're getting close     so say
   Click       to my wheel well you're getting close         the

D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-4--4--4b5r4--4--4--4b5r4--4--4--4b5r4--4--4--4b5r4--|
G|-2--2--2b3r2--2--2--2b3r2--2--2--2b3r2--2--2--2b3r2--|
C|-2--2--2b3r2--2--2--2b3r2--2--2--2b3r2--2--2--2b3r2--|
   Adios                            the conjecture is
   Tension grows                  defy conjecture and


D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-11--11--11b12r11--11--11--11b12r11--11--11--11b12r11--11--11--11b12r11--|
G|--9---9---9b10r9----9---9---9b10r9----9---9---9b10r9----9---9---9b10r9---|
C|--9---9---9b10r9----9---9---9b10r9----9---9---9b10r9----9---9---9b10r9---|
 Reject       the rose                                     don't stay
 Accept       the rose


D|------------------------------------12b14r12-----|
A|-----------------------------9b10r9----------10--|
G|--------------------9b11r9-----------------------|
D|-9---9--9--9b10r9--------------------------------|
G|-7---7--7----------------------------------------|
C|-7---7--7----------------------------------------|
   High                high


D|--------------------------------------12----------------|
A|-----------------------------10h12p9------10------------|
G|--------------------9b11r9------------------------------|
D|-9---9--9--9b10r9------------------------------4--------|
G|-7---7--7--------------------------------------2--------|
C|-7---7--7--------------------------------------2--------|
   High                                    on abuse



PRE-CHORUS (0:47 & 2:07):

   Gtr 1:
D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-5--------------7----------------9--------------------7-----------|
G|-4--------------6----------------7--------------------6-----------|
C|-4--------------6----------------7--------------------6-----------|
 | Sometimes it feels like the world's stuffed with feathers        |
 | Who was it that said       the  world   is   my    oyster    I   |
 |                                                                  |
 | Gtr 2:                                                           |
D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-9----9---------------------12--12h14p12-----10---10h12p10--9--7--|
G|-7h9--7----11--11h12-11--9--11--11--------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|------------------------------------------------------------------|


D|-----------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-5------------7---------------9------------11--------------|
G|-4------------6---------------7-------------9--------------|
C|-4------------6---------------7-------------9--------------|
 | Table bottom gum     just holding  it  together a         |
 | Feel  like a nympho        stuck in a   cloister          |
 |                                                           |
 | Gtr 2:                                                    |
D|-----------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------12--12h14p12--10--9--7--5--4--2--|
G|-9--7----11--11h12-11--9--11--11---------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------|
C|-----------------------------------------------------------|



CHORUS (0:57 & 2:16):

   Gtr 1:
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------4--------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------2--------------------|
D|--5------------------------------4---------------2--------------------|
G|--4------------------------------2---------------2--------------------|
C|--4------------------------------2------------------------------------|
 |  Cold                          son            I am                a  |
 |                                                                      |
 | Gtr 2/Synth?:                                                        |
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----17-17----17----17-17----17--17--17--17-17---16---16---16-16--16--|
G|-----16-16----16----16-16----16--14--14--14-14---14---14---14-14--14--|
D|-----17-17----17----17-17----17--16--16--16-16---14---14---14-14--14--|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|----------------------------------------------------------------------|


   Gtr 1:
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------4------------4--5--4--------|
G|-------------------------------------------------2------------------2--------|
D|--5------------------------------4---------------2------------------2--------|
G|--4------------------------------2---------------2------------------2--------|
C|--4------------------------------2-------------------------------------------|
 |  Cold                          son            I am                          |
 |                                                                             |
 | Gtr 2/Synth?:                                                               |
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----17-17----17----17-17----17--17--17--17-17---16---16---16-16--16---------|
G|-----16-16----16----16-16----16--14--14--14-14---14---14---14-14--14---------|
D|-----17-17----17----17-17----17--16--16--16-16---14---14---14-14--14---------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|



>> (1:19) Go back to the beginning and repeat the verse, pre-chorus and chorus.



INTERLUDE (2:36):

D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---5----0---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------0----2--0--------------------------2--------------|
D|-------------0--2--4-------------4--5--4--2--0--4--5--4-----2---2---0---|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    Faceplant stumble ahead  victim of your rival pretensions   know me


D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---5----0---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------0----2--2-----------------4p2---------------------|
D|-------------0--2--4-------------0--2--4--5--4------4--5--4--2-2--------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    Faceplant stumble ahead  rival to the bitter pretensions  know me



CHORUS (2:55):

   Gtr 1:
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------4----------------|
G|--------------------------------2----------------|
D|--5-------------4---------------2----------------|
G|--4-------------2---------------2----------------|
C|--4-------------2--------------------------------|
 |  Cold         son            I am            a  |
 |                                                 |
 | Gtr 2:                                          |
D|--------------------7---7h9-7--------------------|
A|--7----7--7--7--7h9-----------9-7---/9-5---5---5-|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
C|-------------------------------------------------|


   Gtr 1:
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------4-----------------|
G|--------------------------------2-----------------|
D|--5-------------4---------------2-----------------|
G|--4-------------2---------------2-----------------|
C|--4-------------2---------------------------------|
 |  Cold         son            I am                |
 |                                                  |
 | Gtr 2:                                           |
D|---------------------7--7h9-7---------------------|
A|--7----7--7--7--7h9-----------9-7------5/7----7\--|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
C|--------------------------------------------------|



ENDING/BREAKDOWN (3:16):

D|----------10--------------10--------------10------|
A|-----------9---------------9---------------9------|
G|--10-------7------10-------7------10-------7------|   etc...ad lib various noises/effects
D|---9---------------9---------------9--------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
C|--------------------------------------------------|
   (With heavy delay and effects)