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From: Mike 

Things behind the sun - Nick Drake
Album - Pink moon

I think this version of this song is more accurate than the one
recently posted -- the words are shamelessly plagiarised though...

Altered Tuning: DGDDAD
Capo 6th fret.

Intro:-

D---------|--------|--------|--------|
A-----0--0|----0--0|----0--0|----0---|
D-----0--0|----0--0|----0--0|-----0-0|
D-----0--0|----0--0|----0--0|------0-|
G-0-0-----|0-0-----|0-0-----|0-0-----|
D---------|--------|--------|--------|

D---------|--------|--------|--------|
A-----1--1|----1---|----0--0|----0--0|
D-----0--0|----0---|----0--0|----0--0|
D-----0--0|----0---|----0--0|----0--0|
G-0-0-----|0-0--0h2|--------|--------|
D---------|--------|0-0-----|0-0-----|

D---------|--------|--------|--------|
A-----0--0|----0---|----0--0|----0--0|
D-----0--0|----0---|----5--5|----4--4|
D-----0--0|----0---|----0--0|----0--0|
G---------|-----0h2|--------|--------|
D-1-1-----|1-1-----|0-0-----|0-0-----|


[Theme one:-]


||  D---------|--------|--------|--------|
||  A-----1--1|----1---|----0--0|----0--0|
||. D-----0--0|----0---|----0--0|----0--0|
||. D-----0--0|----0---|----0--0|----0--0|
||  G-0-0-----|0-0--0h2|--------|--------|
||  D---------|--------|0-0-----|0-0-----|

    D---------|--------|--------|--------|  ||
    A-----0--0|----0---|----0--0|----0--0|  ||
    D-----0--0|----0---|----5--5|----4--4| .||
    D-----0--0|----0---|----0--0|----0--0| .||
    G---------|-----0h2|--------|--------|  ||
    D-1-1-----|1-1-----|0-0-----|0-0-----|  ||

D---------|--------|--------|--------|
A-----0--0|----0---|----0--0|----0--0|
D-----0--0|----0---|----5--5|----4--4|
D-----0--0|----0---|----0--0|----0--0|
G---------|-----0h2|--------|--------|
D-1-1-----|1-1-----|0-0-----|0-0-----|

Please beware of them that stare
they'll only smile to see you while
your time away

And once you've seen what they have been
to win the earth just won't seem worth
your night or your day

who'll hear what I say


Look around you find the ground
is not so far from where you are
but don't too wise

For down below they never grow
they're always tired and charms are hired
from out of their eyes

never surprise

[theme two:-]

D---------|--------|--------|--------|
A-----2--2|----0--0|----2--2|----3--3|
D-----0--0|----0--0|----0--0|----0--0|
D-----0--0|----0--0|----0--0|----0--0|
G-0-0-----|0-0-----|0-0-----|0-0-----|
D---------|--------|--------|--------|

D---------|--------|--------|--------|
A-----1--1|----1--1|----1--1|----0h1-|
D-----0--0|----0--0|----0--0|----0-0-|
D-----0--0|----0--0|----0--0|----0-0-|
G---------|--------|--------|--------|
D-3-3-----|3-3-----|3-2-----|2-------|

[repeat]


Take your time and you'll be fine
And say a prayer for people there
who live on the floor

And it you see what's meant to be
Don't name the day or try to say
it happened before


[Theme one]

Don't be shy you'll learn to fly
and see the sun when day is done
if only you see

Just what you are beneath the star
that came to stay one rainy day
in autumn for free

yes, be what you'll be

Please beware of them that stare
they'll only smile to see you while
your time away

And once you've seen what they have been
to win the earth just won't seem worth
your night or your day

who'll hear what I say


[Theme two]

Open up the broken cup
let goodly sin and sunshine in
yes that's today

And open wide the hymns you hide
you find reknown while people frown
at things that you say


[Theme three:-]

D---------|--------|--------|--------|
A-----0--0|----0---|----0--0|----0--0|
D-----0--0|----0---|----5--5|----4--4|
D-----0--0|----0---|----0--0|----0--0|
G---------|-----0h2|--------|--------|
D-1-1-----|1-1-----|0-0-----|0-0-----|


but say what you say
About the farmers and the fun
And the things behind the sun
And the people in your head
who say everything's been said
And the movement in your brain
sends you out into the rain


[I end like this:-]

D---------|--------|--------|--------|
A-----2---|----0---|----3---|----2---|
D-----0---|----0---|----0---|----0---|
D-----0---|----0---|----0---|----0---|
G-0-0-----|0-------|0-------|0-------|
D---------|--------|--------|--------|

Mike Healey
michael.healey@balliol.oxford.ac.uk

===========
  Mike H.
===========

michael.healey@balliol.oxford.ac.uk

From alt.guitar.tab Thu Dec  1 09:58:05 1994
From: michael.healey@balliol.ox.ac.uk (Mike)
Date: 30 Nov 1994 16:16:07 -0600
Newsgroups: alt.guitar.tab,rec.music.makers.guitar.tablature
Subject: TAB: Things Behind The Sun -- Nick Drake (Corrected)

Things behind the sun - Nick Drake
Album - Pink moon

I think this version of this song is more accurate than the one
recently posted -- the words are shamelessly plagiarised though...

Altered Tuning: DGDDAD
Capo 6th fret.

Intro:-

D---------|--------|--------|--------|
A-----0--0|----0--0|----0--0|----0---|
D-----0--0|----0--0|----0--0|-----0-0|
D-----0--0|----0--0|----0--0|------0-|
G-0-0-----|0-0-----|0-0-----|0-0-----|
D---------|--------|--------|--------|

D---------|--------|--------|--------|
A-----1--1|----1---|----0--0|----0--0|
D-----0--0|----0---|----0--0|----0--0|
D-----0--0|----0---|----0--0|----0--0|
G-0-0-----|0-0--0h2|--------|--------|
D---------|--------|0-0-----|0-0-----|

D---------|--------|--------|--------|
A-----0--0|----0---|----0--0|----0--0|
D-----0--0|----0---|----5--5|----4--4|
D-----0--0|----0---|----0--0|----0--0|
G---------|-----0h2|--------|--------|
D-1-1-----|1-1-----|0-0-----|0-0-----|


[Theme one:-]


||  D---------|--------|--------|--------|
||  A-----1--1|----1---|----0--0|----0--0|
||. D-----0--0|----0---|----0--0|----0--0|
||. D-----0--0|----0---|----0--0|----0--0|
||  G-0-0-----|0-0--0h2|--------|--------|
||  D---------|--------|0-0-----|0-0-----|

    D---------|--------|--------|--------|  ||
    A-----0--0|----0---|----0--0|----0--0|  ||
    D-----0--0|----0---|----5--5|----4--4| .||
    D-----0--0|----0---|----0--0|----0--0| .||
    G---------|-----0h2|--------|--------|  ||
    D-1-1-----|1-1-----|0-0-----|0-0-----|  ||

D---------|--------|--------|--------|
A-----0--0|----0---|----0--0|----0--0|
D-----0--0|----0---|----5--5|----4--4|
D-----0--0|----0---|----0--0|----0--0|
G---------|-----0h2|--------|--------|
D-1-1-----|1-1-----|0-0-----|0-0-----|

Please beware of them that stare
they'll only smile to see you while
your time away

And once you've seen what they have been
to win the earth just won't seem worth
your night or your day

who'll hear what I say


Look around you find the ground
is not so far from where you are
but don't too wise

For down below they never grow
they're always tired and charms are hired
from out of their eyes

never surprise

[theme two:-]

D---------|--------|--------|--------|
A-----2--2|----0--0|----2--2|----3--3|
D-----0--0|----0--0|----0--0|----0--0|
D-----0--0|----0--0|----0--0|----0--0|
G-0-0-----|0-0-----|0-0-----|0-0-----|
D---------|--------|--------|--------|

D---------|--------|--------|--------|
A-----1--1|----1--1|----1--1|----0h1-|
D-----0--0|----0--0|----0--0|----0-0-|
D-----0--0|----0--0|----0--0|----0-0-|
G---------|--------|--------|--------|
D-3-3-----|3-3-----|3-2-----|2-------|

[repeat]


Take your time and you'll be fine
And say a prayer for people there
who live on the floor

And it you see what's meant to be
Don't name the day or try to say
it happened before


[Theme one]

Don't be shy you'll learn to fly
and see the sun when day is done
if only you see

Just what you are beneath the star
that came to stay one rainy day
in autumn for free

yes, be what you'll be

Please beware of them that stare
they'll only smile to see you while
your time away

And once you've seen what they have been
to win the earth just won't seem worth
your night or your day

who'll hear what I say


[Theme two]

Open up the broken cup
let goodly sin and sunshine in
yes that's today

And open wide the hymns you hide
you find reknown while people frown
at things that you say


[Theme three:-]

D---------|--------|--------|--------|
A-----0--0|----0---|----0--0|----0--0|
D-----0--0|----0---|----5--5|----4--4|
D-----0--0|----0---|----0--0|----0--0|
G---------|-----0h2|--------|--------|
D-1-1-----|1-1-----|0-0-----|0-0-----|


but say what you say
About the farmers and the fun
And the things behind the sun
And the people in your head
who say everything's been said
And the movement in your brain
sends you out into the rain


[I end like this:-]

D---------|--------|--------|--------|
A-----2---|----0---|----3---|----2---|
D-----0---|----0---|----0---|----0---|
D-----0---|----0---|----0---|----0---|
G-0-0-----|0-------|0-------|0-------|
D---------|--------|--------|--------|

Mike Healey
michael.healey@balliol.oxford.ac.uk

===========
  Mike H.
===========

michael.healey@balliol.oxford.ac.uk

From: bike@xs4all.nl (bike)

Things behind the sun - Nick Drake
Album - Pink moon

I have figured out how I can play that song and not what Nick's doing. First
of all, I'm not so good at playing, and second, I can't hear it exact enough.
Basically this means that I got the chords right but the picking wrong. (He's
playing so many more notes). Any suggestions welcome.

Intro and first theme:

E ----1---|----1---|----0---|----0---|----0---|----0---|----0---|----0---|
B ----3---|----3---|----2---|----2---|----1---|----1---|----2---|----2---|
G ----2---|----2---|----2---|----2---|----0---|----0---|----2---|----2---|
D 0-0-----|0-0--0h2|----0---|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
A --------|--------|0-0-----|0-0---0-|1-1-----|1-1--1h3|0-0-----|0-0-----|
E --------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|

  Dm       Dm        A        A        C/Bb     C/Bb      A        A

Dm
Please beware of them that stare
A
they'll only smile to see you while
C/Bb
your time away
A

And once you've seen what they have been
to win the earth just won't seem worth
your night or your day

who'll hear what I say	(repeat C/Bb and A)

Look around you find the ground
is not so far from where you are
but don't too wise

For down below they never grow
they're always tired and charms are hired
from out of their eyes

never surprise

theme two:

E ----2---|----3----|----2---|--3-----|----0---|----0---|----0---|----0---|
B ----3---|----3----|----3---|--3-----|----1---|----1---|----2---|----2---|
G ----2---|----2----|----2---|--2-----|----0---|----0---|----0---|----0---|
D 0-0-----|0-0------|0-0-----|0---0---|--------|--------|--------|--------|
A --------|---------|--------|------0-|1-1-----|1-1--1h3|0-0-----|0-0-----|
E --------|---------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|

  D        Dsus4     D        Dsus4    C/Bb     C/Bb     A        A

D                  Dsus4
Take your time and you'll be fine
D                Dsus4
And say a prayer for people there
C/Bb
who live on the floor
A

And it you see what's meant to be
Don't name the day or try to say
it happened before


 suggestions?>

Theme one:

Don't be shy you'll learn to fly
and see the sun when day is done
if only you see

Just what you are beneath the star
that came to stay one rainy day
in autumn for free

yes, be what you'll be

Please beware of them that stare
they'll only smile to see you while
your time away

And once you've seen what they have been
to win the earth just won't seem worth
your night or your day

who'll hear what I say

Theme two:

Open up the broken cup
let goodly sin and sunshine in
yes that's today

And open wide the hymns you hide
you find reknown while people frown
at things that you say

Theme three:

Previous picking on chords C/Bb and A:

C/Bb             A
but say what you say
C/Bb                      A
About the farmers and the fun
C/Bb                      A    (etc.)
And the things behind the sun
And the people in your head
who say everything's been said
And the movement in your brain
sends you out into the rain

I end like this:

E ----2---|----3----|----7---|5-------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
B ----3---|----3----|----8---|7-------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
G ----2---|----2----|----7---|7-------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D 0-0-----|0-0------|0-0-0---|0-------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
A --------|---------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
E --------|---------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|

  D        Dsus4     G/D      A

Nick doesn't go that many frets up, but I like what I do so.. I haven't
figured what he does.

Any comments, suggestions can be mailed to : bike@hacktic.nl or posted in
this newsgroup.

Tablature player for this song:
 
 
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Nicholas Rodney Drake (June 19, 1948 – November 25, 1974) was an English singer-songwriter and musician best known for his acoustic, autumnal songs. His primary instrument was the guitar, though he was also proficient at piano, clarinet, and saxophone. Although he failed to find a wide audience during his lifetime, Drake's work has grown steadily in stature, to the extent that he now ranks among the most influential English singer-songwriters of the last 50 years.[1][2][3]

Drake signed to Island Records when he was twenty years old, and released his debut album Five Leaves Left in 1969. By 1972 he had recorded a further two albums, although none sold more than five thousand copies in their initial releases, while his reluctance to perform live or be interviewed further contributed to his lack of commercial success. Drake battled with depression and insomnia throughout his life, and the topics were often reflected in his lyrics. Upon completion of his third album, 1972's Pink Moon, he withdrew from both live performance and recording, retreating to his parents' home in rural Warwickshire. On 25 November 1974, Drake died from an overdose of the prescribed antidepressant, amitriptyline.

There was residual interest in Drake's music through the mid-1970s, but it was not until the 1979 release of the retrospective album Fruit Tree that his back catalogue came to be reassessed. By the mid-1980s, Drake was being credited as an influence by such artists as Robert Smith and Peter Buck. In 1985, The Dream Academy reached the U.K. and U.S. charts with "Life in a Northern Town", a song written for and dedicated to Drake.[4] By the early 1990s, he had come to represent a certain type of 'doomed romantic' musician in the UK music press, and was frequently cited by artists including Kate Bush, Paul Weller, and The Black Crowes.[5] Drake's first biography was written in 1997, and was followed in 1998 by the documentary film A Stranger Amongst Us. In 2000, Volkswagen featured the title track from Pink Moon in a television advertisement, and within one month Drake had sold more records than he had in the previous thirty years.

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