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The Postal Service chords for Such great heights

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*The Postal Service - Such great heights*
 (by Ben Gibbard / Jimmy Tamborello
  from their album Give up, SubPop 2003)

 acoustic cover version by Iron&Wine
(off the Such Great Heights CDS, 2003)

tabbed by Arnulf (koehncke[at]gmx.de)
this tab is all my own work, but please:
mail me with suggestions or questions!!

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played with capo on 6thfret (relative chords in brackets)
listen to the record to get the picking if you like...


Intro: F#(A chord diagramC majorC) / C#(A chord diagramG+G) / B(A chord diagramFF) / F#(A chord diagramC majorC) C#(A chord diagramG+G)
       same chord progression throughout


Verse I:
F#(A chord diagramC majorC)                 C#(A chord diagramG+G)
I was...              sign that...
B(A chord diagramFF)
eyes are...
F#(A chord diagramC majorC)                C#(A chord diagramG+G)
when we ...          perfectly aligned.
    F#(A chord diagramC majorC)          C#(A chord diagramG+G)
and I...        speculate that...
     B(A chord diagramFF)                      F#(A chord diagramC majorC)
did make....                  shapes like
         C#(A chord diagramG+G)
puzzle pieces...
    F#(A chord diagramC majorC)                    C#(A chord diagramG+G)
and true...                  stretch, but...
                            B(A chord diagramFF)
                           catch my...
                   F#(A chord diagramC majorC)         C#(A chord diagramG+G)
                  away when...   missing you...
F#(A chord diagramC majorC)                         C#(A chord diagramG+G)
when you...                   road for...
                  B(A chord diagramFF)
                 shows and...
        F#(A chord diagramC majorC)           C#(A chord diagramG+G)
      radio, I hope...  song will...


Chorus:
F#(A chord diagramC majorC)                        C#(A chord diagramG+G)
they will...                 such great...
               B(A chord diagramFF)               F#(A chord diagramC majorC) C#(A chord diagramG+G)
               down now"...        say
F#(A chord diagramC majorC)                             C#(A chord diagramG+G)
but everything...                 far away...
      B(A chord diagramFF)                  F#(A chord diagramC majorC) C#(A chord diagramG+G)
      down now,"...          stay...


Verse II:
F#(A chord diagramC majorC)               C#(A chord diagramG+G)
I tried...         leave this...
B(A chord diagramFF)                               F#(A chord diagramC majorC)
machine but...                    sounded
      C#(A chord diagramG+G)
thin upon listening
    F#(A chord diagramC majorC)                 C#(A chord diagramG+G)
and that...               fly. you...
              B(A chord diagramFF)
              highs and...
            F#(A chord diagramC majorC)             C#(A chord diagramG+G)
           down when...       guiding you home.


outro (like intro)

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The original version is in a different key (A chord diagramFF) leading to:


Verse A chord diagramFF / A chord diagramC majorC / A chord diagramBb majorBb / A chord diagramFF A chord diagramC majorC

There's also a slight difference in the chorus:


Chorus A chord diagramFF / A chord diagramC majorC / A chord diagramBb majorBb / A chord diagramBb majorBb A chord diagramA minorAm

If you're lazy, just play with capo on 5th instead...

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