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Arms Like Boulders(Chords)

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Key: C
Capo on 2nd fret
 
 

Intro riff 
        C        Em        G 
e|-------------------------3----------------------------------------| 
B|-1-1-1-1-1-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----------------------------------------| 
G|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----------------------------------------| 
D|-2-2-2-2-2-0-2-2-2-2-2-0-0----------------------------------------| 
A|-3-3-3-3-3-0-2-2-2-2-2-0-2----------------------------------------| 
E|-----------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3----------------------------------------| 

 Riff for every time it goes from Am to G 
e|--------3---------------------------------------------------------| 
B|-111111-0---------------------------------------------------------| 
G|-222222-0---------------------------------------------------------| 
D|-222222-0---------------------------------------------------------| 
A|-000000-2---------------------------------------------------------| 
E|--------3---------------------------------------------------------| 

Riff for the 'I wont lay my body down' parts 
    Am     Em     G 
e|----------------3-------------------------------------------------| 
B|-111111-000000--0-------------------------------------------------| 
G|-222222-000000--0-------------------------------------------------| 
D|-222222-222222--0-------------------------------------------------| 
A|-000000-222222--2-------------------------------------------------| 
E|--------000000--3-------------------------------------------------| 

In some live videos I've seen he sometimes does variations for the C chord   

e|-----3-3-------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B|-0-3-1-3-------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|-0-0-0-0-------------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|-2-2-2-2-------------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|-3-3-3-3-------------------------------------------------------------------| 
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
Intro riff x4 Em C G And so now, now that you realize C G That planets are spheres with oil on the inside C G And your god is only a catapult C G Waiting for the right time to let you go C G G/C Into the unknown just to watch you hold your breath Am G Yeah and surrender your fortress Em C G And your thoughts will tumble like rocks do C G Over the valleys of factory oceans C The Turkish carpets are flapping G Am G As the wind drops you down to the surface Am G Yeah when you're looking for your sweet heart Em C G C G And you're, you're the kind to hide your eyes from the sun C G And in your world the strong survive Am Em G But I won't lay my body down Intro riff x4 Em C G Let me tell you, your arms are like boulders C G And your shoulders are cliffs, but your head keeps rolling off C G And your spine it is weak from the weight on your shoulders Am G And from difference of opinion Em C G There is a song you hear on the radio C G It's a funeral march so you change the channel C G But it's all you hear as you're driving up the 101 C G From Mexico to California Am G Am G Yeah there's no snow when you're looking for your sweet heart Am G Am G There's no snow when you're looking for your answers Em C G C G Yeah you're, you're the kind to hide your eyes from the sun C G And in your world the strong survive Am Em G But I won't lay my body down Intro riff x8 Em C G C Yeah by the time they get your letter of explanation G You'll be dead and gone C G Barking up a new tree and eyeing up some new friends C G And scaring off the families while tidying up your loose ends C G Chasing squirrels around your property C G Making sure that they know that this is your kingdom Am G Am G And nothing will stop it, yeah nothing will stop it Am G Am G If nothing can stop it, yeah nothing will stop it Em C G C G And you're, you're the kind to hide your eyes from the sun C G And in your world the strong survive Am Em G But won't you lay your body down Em C G C Yes and now, now's the time to wrap your ears G C G Around the sounds of your train coming round ??? Am Em C G ??? But you don't have to lay everything down Intro riff x1
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