Guitar Tab:Fingertips

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Fingertips
By: They Might Be Giants
Key: G Major
Year: 1992
This tab is a joint effort.  Thanks to all that contributed.

 G             C   
 Everything is catching
 D    G             C        D  G
 Yes, everything is catching on fire
               C        D  G
 Everything is catching on fire
               C        D  G
 Everything is catching on fire

 G
 Fingertips
 Em
 Fingertips
 G
 Fingertips
 Em

                 Bb               Bb 
 I hear the wind blow, I hear the blow
             F        Eb      Eb
 It seems to say, "Hello!  Hello!"
          F                 Bb
 "I'm the one who loves you so!"

 A            E
 Hey now everybody now
 Bm           A
 Hey now everybody hey now
 A         B
 Everybody now

 G
 Who's that
 G
 Standin'
 Em
 Out the window

 Am        B
 I found a new friend
 C             Dm
 Underneath my pillow

        B    D      E        
 A come on (come on) and wreck my car
        B    D      E        
 A come on (come on) and wreck my car
        B    D      E
 A come on (come on) and wreck my car
        B    D      E        
 A come on (come on) and wreck my car

 C#m
 Aren't you the guy who hit me in the eye
 A                      C#m
 Aren't you the guy who hit me in the eye

 C               Cdim/Gb        C
 Please pass the milk, please
 Cdim/Gb         C              Cdim/Gb
 Please pass the milk, please
 C               Cdim/Gb
 Please pass the milk, please

 Db       Gb
 Leave me alone
          Eb
 Leave me alone

 F             Bb         F
 Who's knocking on the wall?

 C               F         G    C
 All alone, all alone, all by myself

 D                G     Em    G   A 
 What's that blue thing   doing here?

 D                              E     (Live version in key of G)
 Something grabbed a hold of my hand
          A                 D
 I didn't know what held my hand
     Bm                 D      E   A    D    A
 But that's when all my troubles began

 G            Am                      G
 I don't understand you (I don't understand you)
 G             Am                      G
 I do not understand you (I don't understand you)
 Dm                     Em
 I don't understand the things you say
   F                  G
 I can't understand a single word
 G            Am                      G
 I don't understand you (I don't understand you)
 G             Am                      G
 I do not understand you (I don't understand you)
 G             Am                      G
 I cannot understand you (I don't understand you)
 G            Am                      G
 I don't understand you (I don't understand you)

             Eb                F
 I hear a sound, I turned around
                    Eb                                 F
 I turned around to find the thing that made the sound

 Ab         Db
 Mysterious whisper
 Eb         Ab
 Mysterious whisper
 Ab         Db
 Mysterious whisper
 Eb         Ab
 Mysterious whisper

 B            C#   Ddim          F#  E  F#  E  F# (Gliss down on keyboard)
 The day that love       came to play

 E          B/D#          F#m/A   A
 I'm having a heart attack
 F#m        A         A      Bsus4 -> B
 I'm having a heart attack
 E          B/D#          F#m/A   A
 I'm having a heart attack
 F#m        A         A      Bsus4 -> B
 I'm having a heart attack

 C
 Fingertips
 Am/C
 Fingertips

 F  Bb  C     F
 I walk a - long
 Bb   C   F         Bb  C   F    Bb  C
 darkened corridors
     F  Bb  C     F
 And I walk a - long
 Bb   C   F         Bb  C   F    Bb  C
 darkened corridors

 F  Bb  C     F
 I walk a - long
 Bb   C   F         Bb  C   F    Bb  C
 darkened corridors
     F  Bb  C     F
 And I walk a - long
 Bb   C   F         Bb  C   F    Bb  C
 darkened corridors