Books From Boxes Uke tab by Maximo Park

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Bb chordBb F chordF Dm chordDm C chordC C chordC (Csus4 chordCsus4 C chordC) Bb chordBb Bb chordBb


Bb chordBb F chordF Dm chordDm C chordC
Night falls and towns become circuit boards
Bb chordBb C chordC Dm chordDm Dm chordDm
We can beat the sun as long as we keep moving
Bb chordBb F chordF Dm chordDm C chordC
From the air stadium lights stand out like flares
C chordC (Csus4 chordCsus4 C chordC) Bb chordBb Bb chordBb
And all I know is that you're sat here right next to me


Bb chordBb F chordF Dm chordDm C chordC
We rarely see warning signs in the air we breathe
Bb chordBb C chordC Dm chordDm Dm chordDm
Right now I feel each and every fragment


(Strum normally)
Bb chordBb C chordC Dm chordDm C chordC
This paper trail leads right back to you
Bb chordBb C chordC Dm chordDm
You say you need me to step outside


Dm chordDm F chordF Bb chordBb
You spent the evening unpacking books from boxes
C chordC
You passed me up so as not to break a promise
Dm chordDm F chordF Bb chordBb
Scattered polaroids and sprinkled words around your collar
C chordC
In the long run said you knew that this would happen


Go back to picking
Bb chordBb F chordF Dm chordDm C chordC
Well this is something new but it turns out it was borrowed too
C chordC (Csus4 chordCsus4 C chordC) Bb chordBb Bb chordBb
Why does every let down have to be so thin
Bb chordBb F chordF Dm chordDm C chordC
Rain explodes at the moment that the cab door closed
Bb chordBb C chordC Dm chordDm Dm chordDm
I feel the weight upon your kiss ambiguous


(Strum normally)
Bb chordBb C chordC Dm chordDm C chordC
You have to leave I appreciate that
Bb chordBb C chordC Dm chordDm
But I hate when conversation slips out of our grasp


Dm chordDm F chordF Bb chordBb
You spent the evening unpacking books from boxes
C chordC
You passed me up so as not to break a promise
Dm chordDm F chordF Bb chordBb
Scattered polaroids and sprinkled words around your collar
C chordC
In the long run said you knew that this would happen


Bm chordBm G chordG A chordA A chordA (x2)


Bm chordBm G chordG
Two bodies in motion
A chordA
This is a matter of fact it wasn't built to last
Bm chordBm G chordG
Two bodies in motion
A chordA
This is a matter of fact it wasn't built to last


Dm chordDm F chordF Bb chordBb
You spent the evening unpacking books from boxes
C chordC
You passed me up so as not to break a promise
Dm chordDm F chordF Bb chordBb
Scattered polaroids and sprinkled words around your collar
C chordC
In the long run said you knew that this would happen


Dm chordDm F chordF Bb chordBb
The pounding rain continued it's bleak fall
C chordC
And we decided just to write after all after all


Go back to picking
Bb chordBb F chordF Dm chordDm C chordC C chordC (Csus4 chordCsus4 C chordC) Bb chordBb Bb chordBb


Bb chordBb F chordF Dm chordDm C chordC
The pounding rain continued it's bleak fall
Bb chordBb C chordC Dm chordDm (Sweep down slowly)
And we decided just to write after all

 

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About this song

"Books from Boxes" is the second single from Our Earthly Pleasures, the second album from the band, Maxïmo Park. The single was released on June 11, 2007 and became their fifth UK Top 20 single, peaking at #16 in the UK Singles Chart. Read more on Last.fm.