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Trojan Curfew

Author/Artist: Stephen Malkmus
Title: Trojan Curfew
Album: Stephen Malkmus
Tuning: D#A#DFA#D


Intro (0:00):

    Gtr 1:
D |---0-------1------1h3--3------------------------------------|
A#|-------0-------0-----------0--------2-------4----0----------|
F |-------------------------------0----0---0--------2----------|
D |-------------------------------------------------1----------|
A#|---0-------0------0--------0---------------------0----------|
D#|-------------------------------------------------0----------|
  |                                                            |
  | Gtr 2:                                                     |
D |-/12---12/13---13/15--15------------------------------------|
A#|--------------------------12-----12/14--14--16\--12---------|
F |------------------------------------------------------------|
D |------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|------------------------------------------------------------|
D#|------------------------------------------------------------|


    Gtr 1:
D |-7--8-----7-----0-----3-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----|
A#|-------------------------------0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0--|
F |-------0-----0-----0-----0--------------------------------------------------|
D |----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|----------------------------------------------------0-----------------------|
D#|----------------------------0-----------------------------------------------|
  |                                                                            |
  | Gtr 2:                                                                     |
D |----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|-/16\--12-----------12-------------------------12--12-----------------------|
F |---------------/12--------12--------------/12-------------------------------|
D |------------------------------12--------------------------------------------|
A#|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D#|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|


>> (When the Intro repeats at 1:49, repeat only this second half below, simile):

    Gtr 1:
D |---0-------1------1h3--3-------------------------------------5--|
A#|-------0-------0-----------0--------2-------4-------0-----------|
F |-------------------------------0--------0-------0---2-----------|
D |----------------------------------------------------1-----------|
A#|---0-------0------0--------0------------------------0-----------|
D#|----------------------------------------------------0-----------|
  |                                                                |
  | Gtr 2:                                                         |
D |-/12---12/13---13/15--15----------------------------------------|
A#|--------------------------12-----12/14--14--16\----12-----------|
F |----------------------------------------------------------------|
D |----------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D#|----------------------------------------------------------------|


    Gtr 1:
D |-7--8------3------0-------0-----8--7--5-----------------------------------------|
A#|------0------0------0---0---0---------------9---7--5-----5-4-5-7--5--4--0-------|
F |--------0------0------0-------------------5-------------------------------------|
D |--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|----------------------------------------------5-------5-----------------0-------|
D#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  |                                                                                |
  | Gtr 2:                                                                         |
D |--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|-12\11---\-7----\-4------4/7--\-4-------------------4\3/4-----------------------|
F |--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|



Verse (0:37, 2:08):

    Bb                                            Eb
D |--------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|-0---------------------------------------------0--------------|
F |-0---------------------------------------------2--------------|
D |-0---------------------------------------------1--------------|
A#|-0---------------------------------------------0--------------|
D#|-----------------------------------------------0--------------|
    Greek gods are communing    beneath the Doric arch
  So we got smashed on Ios down around some Doric arch


             Gm            F         Eb              Bb
D |--------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--------------------------------------------------0-----------|
F |----------5-------------4---------2---------------0-----------|
D |----------5-------------3---------1---------------0-----------|
A#|----------4-------------2---------0---------------0-----------|
D#|----------4-------------2---------0---------------------------|
    And they talk   how   small  we humans are
    And  a  trashed blonde Scandi   mistook me for a Swede


         Bb                                              Eb
D |------0-------1-------3---3---------------------------------------|
A#|----------0-------0-----------0-------2-------4-------0-----------|
F |----------------------------------0-------0-------0---2-----------|
D |------------------------------------------------------1-----------|
A#|------------------------------------------------------0-----------|
D#|------------------------------------------------------0-----------|
    They drink to Agamemnon       they toast his pyrrhic march
    Her slurred medieval accent was like a puddle at my feet   and you


        Gm             F           Eb         Bb
D |--------------------------------------------------------|
A#|-------------------------------------------0------------|
F |-----5--------------4-----------2----------0------------|
D |-----5--------------3-----------1----------0------------|
A#|-----4--------------2-----------0----------0------------|
D#|-----4--------------2-----------0-----------------------|
    And wait   for the sacri - fices
  Could see chopped tobacco in her teeth



Chorus (1:15):

    D                            Eb                            Bb
D |------------------------------------------------------8--10--12\10--8---------------------------------------|
A#|-4----------------------------5----------------/9--9--------------------7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----|
F |-4----------------------------5-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |-4----------------------------5--------------------------------------------0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0--|
A#|-4----------------------------5-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D#|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    Shepherds herd in real time, sheep are barley-grazing on a field of green


    D               Eb                 Bb
D |----------------------------------------------|
A#|-4---------------5------------------0---------|
F |-4---------------5------------------0---------|
D |-4---------------5------------------0---------|
A#|-4---------------5------------------0---------|
D#|----------------------------------------------|
    Vines ripen to find   Troy will prevail


           Eb        *[Fill 1]      Bb
D |------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--------5---------------------3--0-------0-------0----------0----0------------|
F |--------5-------------3--------------0----------------------------------------|
D |--------5---------/3----------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--------5----------------------------------0--0-----0--0-------0---0--0--0----|
D#|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    Trojan curfew                prevail



    Fill 1 (Gtr 2):
D |------------------------------------|
A#|------10--10/12\10------------------|
F |-/12--------------------------------|
D |-------------------10/12\10-\8------|
A#|------------------------------------|
D#|------------------------------------|



>> After the 1st Chorus, repeat the second half of the Intro (1:49), and then repeat the Verse (2:08)



2nd Chorus (2:45):

    D                            Eb                            Bb
D |------------------------------------------------------8--10--12\10--8---------------------------------------|
A#|-4----------------------------5----------------/9--9--------------------7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----|
F |-4----------------------------5-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |-4----------------------------5--------------------------------------------0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0--|
A#|-4----------------------------5-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D#|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    Flaccid ways converging on a rock hard strip of concrete near a field of green


           D                      Eb                  Bb
D |-------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--------4----------------------5-------------------0---------|
F |--------4----------------------5-------------------0---------|
D |--------4----------------------5-------------------0---------|
A#|--------4----------------------5-------------------0---------|
D#|-------------------------------------------------------------|
    Please sign Deutsche marks to find aren't you too pale?


           Eb          *[Fill 1]      Bb                    Eb       *[Fill 1]      Bb
D |------------------------6---8-----------------------------------------6---8-----------------|
A#|---------5----------/7----0-----3--0------0--------------5--------/7----0-----3--0----------|
F |---------5--------------------0--------------0--3--------5------------------0----0----------|
D |---------5-----------------------------------------------5-----------------------0----------|
A#|---------5-----------------------------0-----------------5-----------------------0----------|
D#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    Does it hurt you?             so pale            Trojan curfew               prevail




Ending (3:27):

    Gtr 1:
D |---------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------|
F |-5-------------4---------------2-------------------------------|
D |-3-------------5---------------1-------------------------------|
A#|-0-------------4---------------0-------------------------------|
D#|---------------4---------------0-------------------------------|
  |                                                               |     (Play twice)
  | Gtr 2:                                                        |
D |---------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-4---4-4-4-4-4-7-5---5-5-5-5-5-5-----------------|
F |-----------------------------------------------2---2-2-2-2-0-0-|
D |---------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D#|---------------------------------------------------------------|


    Gtr 1:
D |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F |-2-----------4-----------5------------4---------------2-----------4-----------5--------|
D |-1-----------3-----------3------------5---------------1-----------3-----------3--------|
A#|-0-----------2-----------0------------4---------------0-----------2-----------0--------|
D#|-0-----------2------------------------4---------------0-----------2--------------------|
  |                                                                                       |
  | Gtr 2:                                                                                |
D |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F |-------------0--0--2--4--5---4-2--0----------------------------------------------------|
D |-1--1--3--5---------------------------0---0-0-0-0-----1--0--------1--0-----------------|
A#|--------------------------------------------------2-0-------2--0--------2--0--0--------|
D#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|