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Skeletons on Parade
Prepare the Preparations

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and I'm sure there are a few, I can only hope that you will be understanding and
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Am                  Em                 Am             Em
Behind a curtain of towering pines the sun's settling red

  F           C           E           G                E
A city hidden high in the hills comes out to honor the dead

Am                Em                         Am               Em
Families somberly walk through the town they build alters and pray

F                   C          E        G               E
Clean the tombs and clutch rosaries and speak of better days

Am                   E           C                 F#m
From the edge of the island they ferry back to the shore

     F                 C          G             E
They climb under their covers and pray a little more

        Am              E          C                  F#m
In this ancient city of stone they sigh and bow their heads

    F                       E
The living seem rather, well...dead

Am             Em                    Am           Em
The sun is down the earth shakes the wind doth howl

Em             F                    C                    E
And I'm making moves all across the park, we're stirring in the dark

Am                Em                      Am              Em
The caskets squeak, the trees wheeze, the crypts all creak

Em                   F                       C
And toes sepulchered for months in months in dust

Are wiggling off their , woah

Am               Em                     Am               Em
Shed your shrouds, slip your fingertips through the ground

Em                  F                      C
Get those catacombs open I'm hoping you'll join us

Everybody come on out, yeah

Am             C                  F         C   G
What a lovely, lovely night for a drink and a parade

  Am                  C                   E           B  Am
We'll dance until the morning light, this town should be afraid

Am      G         Am        G      Am      G      F        Am
Candied pumpkins, sweet egg bread, we love rising from the dead

Am       G        Am   G     Am        G        F    Am
Carpals, tarsals, vertebrae, that's us clicking on parade

Am                 E           G                   F#m
I move without any muscles, my skull's a cavernous hall

F                    C                    G                  E
Tendons are made for pulling my friend, I don't need them at all

Am            E             C               F#m
Mescal in our mandibles and porridge on our ribs

      F5                          E5
Their prospects are looking quite grim

A5    Ab5 A5 B5 F5 E5 F5
 Ab5  A5  B5  C5 D5 C5
   A5 Ab5
Board the mariposas now, set sail for the quivering light ahead

A5    Ab5 A5 B5  F5 E5  F5
We're descending on the town

The living we're scaring, nightmaring in fright

They've waited forever to bring us together we finally wake them up tonight!

Sweet riff:

Yock dehay!
A5 G#5A5 G5 E5 C5 A5 E5
F5 G5

Note: This is basically the whole song, sans two of the breakdowns.  I will update this
soon, but I would hate to risk losing all the work I've put into this, which has
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