Guitar Tab:Bangs

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Bangs
By: They Might Be Giants
Key: D Major
Year: 2001
Tabbed By: JJRRutgers
VERSE:
A	D	G    Bm     A           D         G
Bangs, 		  above your eyes your hair hangs
Bm     A    D         G     Bm        A        D     G     Bm    A 
   Blow my mind, your royal flyness, I dig your bangs

 ************** LET'S SIMPLIFY THE VERSE **************
 The vocal makes this seem more complicated than it is!
 A 4-chord pattern repeats 4 times, then ends on A.
 Check it:
 A D G Bm / A D G Bm / A D G Bm / A D G Bm / A
 Oh dang, that's so easy!! Hold each chord for 2 beats.
 ******************************************************

Bangs, to drape across your forehead
To swing concordant angles as you incline your head


ONE-TIME TRANSITION:
     G      A      D/F#    G         A     D       
Once with a girl I fell in love some time ago, now, she had


CHORUS:
F	Dm  	Bb    Gm        C        F         Dm      
Bangs 		   are that on which the world hangs
Bb    Gm   C          F     Dm
 I'm only holding your hand
Bb   Gm    C     
 So I can look at your
F     Bb   C
Bangs

 *********** NOW LET'S SIMPLIFY THE CHORUS ************
 Same deal, but it's a 5-chord pattern repeats 3 times,
 and it ends with F Bb C.
 Check it:
 F Dm Bb Gm C / F Dm Bb Gm C / F Dm Bb Gm C / F Bb C
 ******************************************************

VERSE:
Bangs are like a pocket T-shirt
As casual as that while fully intentional

BRIDGE:
       G        A         D/F#       G      A      D         G   A   D
And in case you think I'm here cause I like making chit chat
Just remember what I said: the money's under your hat

       G     A         D/F#  G     G         A       G       D
e----------------------------------------------------------------------
B--------------------------7-----8-7-----------------------------------
G--7-6-----7-6-----7-6-7-9---9---------9-7-6---------------6-7---7-----
D------9---------7---------------------------9-7-5-4-5-7-9-------------
A----------------------------------------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------------------------------------

CHORUS:
Bangs are that on which the world hangs
I'm only holding your hand
So I can look at your bangs


VERSES AGAIN:
Bangs, above your eyes your hair hangs
Blow my mind, your royal flyness, I dig your bangs
Bangs, to drape across your forehead
To swing concordant angles as you incline your head

BRIDGE:
And although I like you anyway check out your haircut
A proscenium to stage a face that needs no makeup

CHORUS: (the pattern plays 5 times in this one!)
Bangs are that on which the world hangs
I'm only holding your hand
So I can look at your bangs (keep going!)
I'm only holding your hand
So I can look at your

F Bb C F6
Bangs