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The Boy Who Stopped The World
Aaron Sprinkle

Tabbed by Pete O.
Send corrections, comments, etc. to:  Pedrito85@aol.com
Standard tuned 6-string acoustic
Capo 2

Verse riff: (relative to capo)

e---------------------------------------------------------------------
B-3---1-----------0--------------0------------------------------------
G-0-------0---2------------0--2-------2---0---------------------------
D---------------------------------------------0h2---0-----------------
A---------------------------------------------------------------------
E---------------------------------------------------------------------

Chorus I, II Progression:

Am7   C    G    D2add6-D (2x) then tap w/ mute
             (quick hammer-off)

Chorus III Progression:

     Am               D2-C      D D2 D  (2x)
(Start w/ up strum)(no hammers)

Lyrics:

INTRO: Verse progession 2 1/2 times

VERSE: (enter verse mid-riff once [6th note in])

Don't think you can stop it now
I'd like to see you try somehow
Realize that it puts it all on you
There's nothing you can do

CHORUS 1:
      Am7                  C
Right now you're sick and tired
                G                  D2add6-D
You're feeling sad, you're feeling uninspired
         Am7                  C
And the clock just won't slow down
                   G           D2add6-D
Like it gets its kicks pushing you around (tap/mute starts here)

You around...

VERSE: (same method as above)

Maybe in the morning in won't be
Quite as bad as it seems

CHORUS II:

But the fact that you can't change 
The speed of sound, the rate of ages
An understatement to the state of mind
You're not used to (tap/mute)
Used to...

CHORUS III:

Am       D2-C
      You'd be
     D         D2   D
Forever known
        Am              D2 - C
As the boy who stopped the world
      D         D2    D
And made his own

VERSE: (same as others)

Right now you're sick and tired
You're feeling sad, you're feeling uninspired
So I pray for you my friend
That you'll fall down, you'll give in
You'll give in...

Repeat this progression 4 times

That's it.  The chords I used are right below this. -Pete 

CHORDS USED:

  Am7   C    D    D2 D2add6 Am    G

e--0----0----2----0-----0----0----2---
B--1----1----3----3-----3----1----2---
G--0----0----2----2-----0----2----0---
D--2----2----0----0-----0----2----0---
A--0----3--------------------0----3---
E---------------------------------2---

Comments about this tab

Jubby - 2005-12-21

Great job, just remember that every other time on the verse, you don't play the last 0h2 0 on the G string. I'm not going to try and fix the last verse (right now you're sick and tired) because that seems to me like a mixture of strums and individual note hits, so I suppose you can play it as a chorus or as the verse.
good job again,
Justin


twinner2 - 2006-01-29

G- 320033
not 320022


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