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Fingerprints
From Kloot's Mercury Prize-nominated Sky At Night Album.

A very beautiful song that is also straightforward to learn.

Standard tuning
Capo at 2nd fret

Am       x02210
Am/G     3x2210
C        032010
D        xx0232
F6       1x3231

Intro 
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Am   /G   D    Asus/F   Am   (x3)

Verse 1
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Am          /G              D
If heaven is a place upon your skin

F6                           Am
That I may have touched from with-out to within

Am               /G               D
Well then dust yourself of fingerprints and grin

F6         Am
And grin

Refrain 1
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C          /B      Am
Cos we don't have to stay

F6        
With these people whose ideas

Am
Are just what other people say

Refrain 1
=========

C      /B     Am
We can walk a-way

F6     
From these feelings that are filling up
    Am         E 
Our lives with daze

F   E   C   B   F   E

Verse 2
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Am                   /G             D
And I guess that I've been singing all my life

F6                Am
Well that's right and that is fine

Am                /G             D
I been spending all your money and your time

F6                Am
Well that's right and that is fine

Refrain 2
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C       /B      Am
Cos I don't have to stay

F6     
With these feelings that are filling up

Am
My life with daze

C       /B     Am
  I can walk a-way

F6     
From these people whose ideas

Am           E
Are just what other people say

F   E   C   B           F   E
        Again and again

Verse 3
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Am            /G              D
And the crowd that is gathered is con-fused

F6              Am
We're all trembling inside solitude

Am        /G              D
We've got nothing left to use

F6     
We've got all the bullets

Am
But there's no-one left to shoot

Refrain 3
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C        /B     Am
And we can't walk a-way

F6     
From these feelings that are filling up

Am
Our lives with daze

C       /B       Am
We may have to stay

F6     
With these people whose ideas

Am           E
Are just what other people say

F   E   C   B           F   E
        Again and again

Verse 4
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Am          /G              D
Well if heaven is a place upon your skin

F6                           Am
That I may have touched from with-out to within

Am               /G               D
Well then dust yourself of fingerprints and grin

F6       Am
And grin and grin

Am                   /G             D
I guess that I've been singing all my life

F6                Am
Well that's right and that is fine

Am                /G             D
I been spending all your money and your time

F6                Am
Well that's right and that is fine

Outro
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Am   /G   D    Asus/F   Am   (x2)

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I hope I've done it justice!

Kevin O'Brien
Watford
England
June 2011

[email protected]


 
 
I Am Kloot - Fingerprints :: indexed at Ultimate Guitar.
Fingerprints tabs @ 911Tabs

About the artist behind Fingerprints:

I Am Kloot are an English band formed in Manchester, in 1999 by John Bramwell (guitar/vocals), Peter Jobson (bass) and Andy Hargreaves (drums), notable for their twisted, witty lyrics.

Indexed at Wikipedia.

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