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tabs:an_antidote_for_strychnine
tabbed by dylan (opalinskid@gmail.com)
these chords were tabbed with piano in mind
also, almost every Am is preceded by a Am/G, G5, or just G octaves in the left hand. listen to the track or take some artistic liberty, not all are marked

Am 

Am                       
Dig around in the garbage
Am                               
Save up some halibut bones in a jar
Am                                     
Scrape a winter's worth of salt deposits
Am    
From the rusty frame of my car
               Fmaj7  
Ask the experts
Em7                 Am
Maybe they'll know

Am                            
Call up my teacher in Cambridge
Am                   
See what he remembers
Am                                     
Throw white phosphorus in the fireplace
Am
Look for clues in the embers
                 Fmaj7
Call the hotline
Em7                        Am
Give them a phony last name

              Dm
Trying to find
                          Am
An antidote for strychnine
              Dm   G
Trying to find
                          Am
An antidote for strychnine

Am
Time's running short
Am
Always seems to run shorter
Am
Have some supplies sent
Am
From up just past the northern border
               Fmaj7
Keep a line out
Em                                 Am
To the people who take the long view

Am
Only share my research
Am
With sick lab rats like me
Am
Trapped behind the beakers and the Erlenmeyer flasks
Am
Cut off from the world, I may not ever get free
         Fmaj7 
But I may        
Em      Am
One day

              Dm
Trying to find
                         Am
An antidote for strychnine
              Fsus6* Dm G            *or Dm7/F
Trying to find
                          Am
An antidote for strychnine

Am

Bb            Dm                       Am
So many suffering from the same affliction
Bb                   D
Coming up on a breakthrough
Dm            G
The clock's ticking
Am
Dig down amongst my calculations
Am
Check my math
Am
Up there on the surface
Am
Everybody's getting ready for the bloodbath
             Fmaj7                     
Stem the tide, stem the tide pool
Em                                     Am
They're calling down for reinforcements 

Am

              Dm
Trying to find
                         Am
An antidote for strychnine
              Dm     G
Trying to find
                          Am
An antidote for strychnine

Am Dm Am (jam till the end)
tabs/an_antidote_for_strychnine.txt · Last modified: 2021/02/26 21:01 by opalinski