The Past Is A Grotesque Animal Uke tab by Of Montreal

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My favorite Of Montreal song and pretty easy to play
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The past is a grotesque animal and in it's eyes you see
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how completely wrong you can be
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how completely wrong you can be
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the sun is out it melts the snow that fell yesterday
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makes you wonder why it bothered


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i fell in love with the first cute girl that i met
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who could appreciate George Bataille
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standing at a Swedish festival discussing the story of the eye
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discussing the story of the eye


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it's so embarrassing to need someone like i do you
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how can i explain i need you here and not here too
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how can i explain i need you here and not here too


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I'm flunking out i'm gone i'm just gone
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but at least i author my own disaster
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at least i author my own disaster


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performance breakdown and i don't want to hear it
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i'm just not available
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things could be different but they're not
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things could be different but they're not
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the mousy girl screams violence violence

the mousy girl screams violence violence
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she gets hysterical
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cause they're both so mean and it's my favorite scene
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but the cruelty's so predictable it makes you sad on the stage
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though our love project has so much potential

but it's like we weren't made for this world
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though i wouldn't really want to meet someone who was


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do i have to scream in your face
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i've been dodging lamps and vegetables

throw it all in my face
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i don't care

let's just have some fun
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let's tear this shit apart

let's tear the fucking house apart
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let's tear our fucking bodies apart
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but let's just have some fun


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somehow you've red rovered the gestapo circling my heart

and nothing can defeat you no death no ugly world
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you've lived so brightly you've altered everything
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i find myself searching for old selves
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while speeding forward through the plate glass of maturing cells


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i've played the unraveler the parhelion
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but even Apocalypse is fleeting there's no death no ugly world
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sometimes i wonder if you're mythologizing me like i do you
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mythologizing me like i do you
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we want our film to be beautiful not realistic
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perceive me in the radiance of terror dreams
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and you can betray me
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you can

you can betray me

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but teach me something wonderful
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crown my head crowd my head with your lilting effects

project your fears on to me i need to view them
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see there's nothing to them
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i promise you there's nothing to them
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i'm so touched by your goodness you make me feel so criminal
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how do you keep it together i'm all all unraveled
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but you know no matter where we are we're always touching by underground wires


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i've explored you with the detachment of an analyst
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but most nights we've raided the same kingdoms
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and none of our secrets are physical
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none of our secrets are physical
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none of our secrets are physical now

 

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Love of montreal!
09 Mar 2010
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