• Song:

    Game Shows Touch Our Lives

  • Artist:

    Mountain Goats

  • Album:

    2005-06-23: Bottom of t...

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            GAME SHOWS TOUCH OUR LIVES - Mountain Goats

Tabbed by: Celidor

Tuning:  standard
   Em6 (022020@1)C (x32010@1)F (133211@1)De|--X---X---X---2-----------------------------------------------------------| (xx0232@1)B|--X---1---1---3-----------------------------------------------------------|
(The high e sounds muted for most of the song.)

When he plays the Em6 chord he adds and removes a finger on the G string. 
This is hard to explain so I'll show you, as this is repeated throughout the song.

B|--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|  Repeat
    |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |
(Once you have that down sounding right, you are ready to start playing the song.)

Game Shows Touch Our Lives

Em6 C F (4x)

Em6 (022020@1)Dug up a fifth of Hood River gin
C (x32010@1)That stuff tastes like medicine
         F (133211@1)     CBut (x32010@1)I'll take it
      Em6It'll (022020@1)do
       Em6On (022020@1)the couch in the living room all day long
   CMusic (x32010@1)on the television playing our song
             F (133211@1)  CI'm (x32010@1)in the mood
             Em6The (022020@1)mood for you

Em6 C F (2x)

Em6 (022020@1)Turn the volume up real high
  CAll (x32010@1)of that money look at it fly
          F (133211@1)C (x32010@1)                 Em6And (022020@1)you smoking like a chimney
Em6Shadows (022020@1)crawled across the living room's length
 CI (x32010@1)held onto you with a desperate strength
        F (133211@1)  C (x32010@1)               Em6With (022020@1)everything with everything in me
       D (xx0232@1)                      CAnd (x32010@1)I handed you a drink of a lovely little thing
   Em6On (022020@1)which our survival depends
D (xx0232@1)                          CPeople (x32010@1)say friends don't destroy one another
                          DWhat (xx0232@1)do they know about friends?

Em6  C  F (4x)

Em6Thunderclouds (022020@1)forming cream white moon
  CEverything's (x32010@1)going to be okay soon
         F (133211@1)   CMaybe (x32010@1)tomorrow
          Em6Maybe (022020@1)the next day
Em6Carried (022020@1)you up the stairs that night
       CAll (x32010@1)of this could be yours if the price is right
        F (133211@1)                 CI (x32010@1)heard cars headed down to oblivion
             Em6Up (022020@1)on the expressway
DYour (xx0232@1)drunken kisses as light as the air
       C (x32010@1)                                   Em6Maybe (022020@1)everything that falls down eventually rises
DOur (xx0232@1)house sinking into disrepair
         C (x32010@1)                                         Em6Ah (022020@1)but look at this showroom filled with fabulous prizes

Em6 (022020@1)name="chord_022020@1">Em6  C (x32010@1)F
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