Guitar Tab:They'll Need A Crane

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They'll Need A Crane
By: They Might Be Giants
Key: D Major
Year: 1988
Tabbed By: E.M.
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 [Convention: each chord is four beats/a full measure.  A dash indicates that
  the chord is held for another measure; two chords with a slash between
  them are held for two beats/half a measure each.]
  
G--------------------------6-7-7-7-7
D-------------------5-4-5-7---7-7-7-
A-2-0--------5-4-5-7----------------
E-----3-2-3-5-----------------------
 
|: Em                  Bm
      Love sees love's happiness
  G           A                           D  - 
   but happiness can't see that love is sad, that love is sad
 Em          Bm
 sadness is hanging there
 G           A                            D :|
 to show love somewhere something needs a change
 they need a change
  
 Chorus:
 |:               D                     -
 They'll need a crane, they'll need a crane
                D    /    A       G
 to take the house he built for her apart
             F#m              -
 to make it break it's gonna take
         F#m    /    G       A :|
 a metal ball hung from a chain
  
 |:               D                     - 
 they'll need a crane, they'll need a crane
           D    /    A       G
 to pick the broken ruins up again
            F#m                -
 to mend her heart, to help him start
         F#m    /   G        A :\
 to see a world apart from pain
  
 2.
 |: Em                  Bm
 Lad's gal is all he has
 G           A                           D  - 
 gal's gladness hangs upon the love of lad, the love of lad
    Em                  Bm
 some things gal says to lad
 G           A                           D  - :|
 aren't mean't as bad but cause a little pain
 they cause him pain
  
 (Chorus)
  
 Bridge:
   Em                D            G                   A
 Don't call me at work again, oh no the boss still hates me
            D                Em          G                   A
 I'm just tired and I don't love you anymore and there's a restaurant
            Bm                  D                E             G
 we should check out where the other nightmare people like to go
              D           G             D              A
 I mean nice people baby wait I didn't mean to say nightmare
   
 3.
 |: Em                  Bm
 Lad looks at other gals
 G           A                           D  - 
 gal thinks Jim Beam is handsomer than lad - he isn't bad
 |: Em                  Bm
 call off the wedding band
 G           A                           D  - :|
 nobody wants to hear that one again
 play that again
  
 (Chorus)
  
 Coda:
 |:               D                     - :|
 They'll need a crane, they'll need a crane...

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