• Song:

    Spirit Of Giving

  • Artist:

    New Pornographers

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I made some notes at the end regarding the instrumental interlude.
Suggestions welcome.  I don't know what anyone is singing at the end.

         D (xx0232@1)                      CYou (x32010@1)went looking for shelter...in all the wrong spaces
         G (320003@1)                          AYou (x02220@1)grew gluttonous and famous...with faces
G (320003@1)                 F#mNameless (244222@1)and blank, superstitiously you name them
    Em (022000@1)                         F#mSt. (244222@1)Christopher and Johanna, St. Christopher and Johanna
    G (320003@1)                       ASt. (x02220@1)Christopher and Johanna

    DOvercome (xx0232@1)with the holiday spirit
CMark (x32010@1)says the herald angels won't hear it
      GAnd (320003@1)remember, the wolves that you run with are wolves
         ADon't (x02220@1)forget
     G (320003@1)                                                  F#mThey (244222@1)exist to give you something to regret, I'll be there too 
               Em (022000@1)with something sadder than that brass portrait 
                          F#mwhich (244222@1)shines through your morning, dim.
          Em (022000@1)Something sadder than that brass portrait 
                          F#mwhich (244222@1)shines through your morning, dim

              DI'll (xx0232@1)give you something to be sad about
         CHey, (x32010@1)the picture really capture your mouth
          F#mPoised (244222@1)to say: It's your turn to go down now,
     Git's (320003@1)your turn to go down now
A (x02220@1)                                
     It's your turn to go down now. 
     GIt's (320003@1)your turn to go down now...in the spirit of giving
D (xx0232@1)   Dmaj7 (xx0222@1) D7 (xx0212@1) A7* x3   (*see below)

G (320003@1)                     D (xx0232@1)   ACloud (x02220@1)prayer Mary, come ah----on?  etc

*Asterisked chords aren't really chords, just a chromatic riff.
*But you can play G and A7 and get away with it, I think.

I think this is what the guitar plays.  The note in parenthesis is just
meant to be a glimpse of where the repeat it going.

D (xx0232@1)               Dmaj7 (xx0222@1)         D7 (xx0212@1)         G*      A7*
----5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5----------------- repeat

The last time a guitar does something like this at the G-A7 spot
(note I changed it to G-D7 here) leading into the G D A part.

G*      D7*      G (320003@1)D (xx0232@1)A---------------------- (x02220@1)8-7-6-5-6---7---(8)---

Horns and whatnot do something like this at various times                        
D (xx0232@1)              Dmaj7 (xx0222@1)         D7 (xx0212@1)          G*      A7*

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