Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues Chords

 

E

variations
3 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
4
3
1
2
1
6 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
2
3
4
1
         
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
2
4
3
3 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
4
3
1
2
X
8 fr
         
         
         
         
         
4
3
1
1
1
X
8 fr
         
         
         
         
         
3
2
1
1
1
4

11 fr
         
         
         
         
         
1
3
4
2
1
1

A

variations
4 fr
         
         
         
         
         
1
3
4
2
1
1
4 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
X
3
2
1
1
6 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
2
4
3
         
         
         
         
         
3
2
1
1
1
4
8 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
4
3
1
2
1
11 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
2
3
4
X

11 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
3
3
3
1

D7M

variations
         
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
4
4
4
6 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
3
2
4
1
6 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
X
3
4
2
3 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
4
3
1
1
1
10 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
X
4
3
2
1
11 fr
         
         
         
         
         
1
4
2
3
1
1

Aadd9

variations
         
         
         
         
         
4
2
1
3
1
X
4 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
X
3
2
1
4
8 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
3
2
1
4
1
8 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
3
1
1
4
1
8 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
4
1
1
2
1
3 fr
         
         
         
         
         
1
3
1
1
1
1
5 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
4
2
3
10 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
X
2
4
3
3 fr
         
         
         
         
         
1
3
1
1
4
1
10 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
3
1
2
1
8 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
2
1
3
1
4

10 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
3
1
2
X
10 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
3
1
2
4
No chord
    
Standard guitar tuning:
E
A
D
G
B
E
Capo on 1 fret
    E   A  D7M Aadd9  Gm7
e|--0----0----0----0----0---|
B|--0----2----4----5----5---|
G|--0----1----3----5----5---|
D|--0----0----0----0----4---|
A|--0----2----4----x----x---|
E|--0----0----0----5----5---|

E

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Verse 1

I was Eraised up believing I was Asomehow unique Like a D7Msnowflake distinct among snowflakes UniAque in each way you can Esee And now after some thinking I'd say AI'd rather be A D7Mfunctioning cog in some great machinery AServing something beyond Eme ----

Chorus

But I Edon't, I don't knowwwwwwwwww what that will Aadd9be I'll get Eback Aadd9to you Esomeday, Aadd9sooooooon, you will Esee ----

Verse 2

What's my Ename, what's my station Oh, just Atell me what I should do I don't D7Mneed to be kind to the armies of night That would Ado such injustice to Eyou Or bow down, and be grateful And say "ASure, take all that you see" To the D7Mmen who move only in dimly lit halls That deAtermine my future for Eme ----

Chorus

But I Edon't, I don't knowwwwwwwwww who to belAadd9ieve I'll get Eback Aadd9to you Esomeday, Aadd9sooooooon, you will Esee ----

Verse 3

If I Eknow only one thing It's that Aeverything that I see Of the D7Mworld outside is so inconceivable AOften I barely can Espeak Yah, I'm tongue tied and dizzy And I cAan't keep it to myself What D7Mgood is it to sing helplessness blues? Why should AI wait for anyone D7Melse? ----

Chorus

And I Eknow, I knowwww, youuuuu will keep me on the Aadd9shelf I'll come Eback Aadd9to you Esomeday, Aadd9soooooooon, my Aadd9saint ---- TIME SIGNATURE CHANGE (3/4)
e|----------11-------|----------14-10----|
B|-------11----11----|-------11-------11-|
G|----12----------12-|----12-------------|
D|-13----------------|-13----------------|
A|-------------------|-------------------|
         "If I had an orchard......."
e|----------11-------|----------13-------|----------13-------|
B|-------11----11----|-------13----13----|-------13----13----|
G|----12----------12-|----13----------13-|----13----------13-|
D|-13----------------|-15----------------|-15----------------|
A|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
E|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
EIf I had an oGm7rchard I'd Ework till I'm rGm7aw If EI had an orchard I'd work till I'm Gm7sore 4th 7th 5th 2nd 5th 4th D# G7M And you would wait taaaables, and soon run the store Go Ehail in the Gm7sunlight My Elight in the daGm7wn If EI had an orchard I'd work till I'm Gm7sore 4th 7th 5th 2nd 5th 4th D# G7M If I had an or chard I'd work till I'm sore EOoooohhhhhhGm7hhhhhhhhhhhh EOoooohhhhhhGm7hhhhhhhhhhhh EWooooahhhhhGm7hhhhhhhhhh 4th 7th 5th 2nd 5th 4th D# G7M Someday I'll be like the man on the screen

E

| / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | p pull-off | ~ vibrato | + harmonic | x Mute note | b Bend | pb Pre-bend | br Bend release | pbr Pre-bend release | brb Bend release bend

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