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Letter From a Motel - The Mountain Goats, unreleased
This version goes with the recording from Cat's Cradle
In the CD Exchange version, add an extra B between the E and the A during the verses.
Capo on 2nd fret

Intro:
E A B
E A B

E                                               A         B
the beams we used to build our house are breaking at last.
E                                 A                  B
the building will not hold together very much longer.
C#m                                        A                        B
my arms are young, and they can do the work if called upon to do so.
C#m                               A                            B
but the house itself has weakened and it's tilting on its axis.

E                                                    A             B
in the picture that you sent, i could see the windows getting soft.
E                   A               B                    E
and i could see the heat had gotten straight out of hand.
C#m                                             A                     B
and i knew that none of this is what you'd been meaning to send along.
          E                                                    A                               B
i did not mean to say what I'll be saying here, if we're gonna talk about what intentions were.
C#m
but the house itself is weak, very weak,
A                                             B
though you and our three daughters believe in what you want to believe.
E                  A
from where i stand stability is everything.
E                           A
in the room I'm standing in stability is everything.
E                                A
and in this world, in this world stability is everything.
E                                 A
from where i'm standing right now stability is everything.

Outro:
E A B
C#m A B
E A B
C#m A B
E

-Tabbed by Benjamin Havey

tabs/letter_from_a_motel.txt · Last modified: 2013/03/04 14:48 by tagsby