Guitar Tab:Stone Cold Coup D'État

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Stone Cold Coup D'État
By: They Might Be Giants
Key: F Sharp Major
Year: 2013
Tabbed By: Antgeth
F#
The stars got together and extinguised the moon and sun

And they reigned forever in the night sky they had won
    D                      E
The words assassinated the book
    F#                         B
The kitchen cooked and ate the cook

B C# B C#

   B   C#             B       C#       F# Abm
Aw yeah, what is that certain je ne sais quoi?
   B            A                  C#                      F#
Aw yeah, it's a stone cold coup d'état (stone cold coup d'état)

C# B F# C# B

    F#           C#              B            C#        F#     C# B
The orchestra conductor has been captured and tried and killed
        F#        C#           B                       A     C#
And the viola now occupies the throne that he formerly filled
    D                     E
The bark now commands the trees
    F#                        B
The queen is overruled by the bees

B C# B C#

   B   C#         B       C#       F# Abm
Aw yeah, it has a certain je ne sais quoi
   B            A                  C#                      
Aw yeah, it's a stone cold coup d'état (stone cold coup d'état)


A                     E
But if history is any guide
             F#m
It cannot be understood
                               B
When you're not on the winning side

Ab C# F#

F#
Around the dinner table, a family says grace

And the son sees the secret signal on his sister's face
D                 E
Dad smiles at his wife
F#                        B
Daughter reaches for the knife


B C# B C#

   B   C#            B       C#       F# Abm
Aw yeah, it has that certain je ne sais quoi


       B           C#
Autumn leaves will burn
       B       C#
As the seasons turn
         F#              Abm
Nature's red in tooth and in claw


   B   C#             B       C#       F# Abm
Aw yeah, what is that certain je ne sais quoi?
   B            A                  C#                      F#
Aw yeah, it's a stone cold coup d'état (stone cold coup d'état)

C# F