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Rilo Kiley chords for Portions for foxes

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Portions for Foxes
Rilo Kiley
From the Album "More Adventurous" (2004)

Tabbed by Matthew Taylor ([email protected] or [email protected])

Please email me if you have any comments or suggestions...
I heard this song on the radio earlier today and had it stuck in my head
all day. It's three seperate guitar parts I think, so I've tried to
simplify it to one so you can play and sing along on an acoustic.

STANDARD TUNING

CHORDS - I don't know what you actually call some of these chords, so I
made up names where appropriate...

    A chord diagramD5D5 A chord diagramA5A5  A chord diagramG5G5   A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramA augmentedA   A chord diagramG+G   A chord diagramB5B5  A chord diagramDb5Db5  A chord diagramE5E5  F#5*  G5*  A5*
e   0  0   0    2   0   3   0    0   0    0    0    0
A chord diagramBB   0  0   0    3   2   3   0    0   0    0    0    0
A chord diagramG+G   7  0   0    2   2   0   4    6   9    11   12   14
A chord diagramD MajorD   7  7   5    0   2   0   4    6   9    11   12   14
A chord diagramA augmentedA   5  7   5    0   0   2   2    4   7    9    10   12
A chord diagramE MajorE   0  5   3    0   0   3   0    0   0    0    0    0


INTRO

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

e---2-----2h3--2------2----2------------3---------------(2)------
B-----3----------3------2----2------3-----3---------3----3---3---
G-------2-----------------2----2------0-----0---------2----2---2-
D-0----------------0--------------------------0------------------
A-------------------------------------------------0--------------
E---------------------------------3------------------------------

second guitar comes in...

e--5555-7777----------5555-7777----------
B------------77777777-----------55555555-
G----------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------
A----------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------

e-5555-7777-10101010-121212-14-1010101010101010--------------------------
B------------------------------------------------------------------------
G------------------------------------------------7777-9999-11111111-9999-
D------------------------------------------------------------------------
A------------------------------------------------------------------------
E------------------------------------------------------------------------
VERSE

        A chord diagramD5D5                                                          A chord diagramA5A5
There's blood in my mouth 'cause I've been biting my tongue all week
          A chord diagramG5G5                                      A chord diagramD5D5
I keep on talkin' trash but I never say anything

And the talkin' leads to touchin'
        A chord diagramA5A5
and the touchin' leads to sex
       A chord diagramG5G5                         A chord diagramD5D5
and then there is no mystery left


CHORUS

         A chord diagramD MajorD
And it's bad news
         A chord diagramA augmentedA
Baby I'm bad news
         A chord diagramG+G                           A chord diagramD MajorD
I'm just bad news, bad news, bad news


THEN THIS AGAIN

e--5555-7777----------5555-7777----------
B------------77777777-----------55555555-
G----------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------
A----------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------

e-5555-7777-10101010-121212-14-1010101010101010-
B-----------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------
D-----------------------------------------------
A-----------------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------


VERSE

  A chord diagramD5D5                                        A chord diagramA5A5
I know I'm alone if I'm with or without you
         A chord diagramG5G5                                               A chord diagramD5D5
but just bein' around you offers me another form of relief

When the lonliness leads to bad dreams
        A chord diagramA5A5
and the bad dreams lead me to callin' you
      A chord diagramG5G5                        A chord diagramD5D5
and I call you and say "C'MERE!"


CHORUS

         A chord diagramD MajorD
And it's bad news
         A chord diagramA augmentedA
Baby I'm bad news
         A chord diagramG+G                           A chord diagramD MajorD
I'm just bad news, bad news, bad news

And it's bad news
          A chord diagramA augmentedA
Baby it's bad news
          A chord diagramG+G                           A chord diagramD MajorD
It's just bad news, bad news, bad news


BRIDGE

                   A chord diagramB5B5 A chord diagramDb5Db5 A chord diagramD5D5  A chord diagramA5A5
'Cause you're just damage con-trol            (Palm mute this part)
      A chord diagramB5B5  A chord diagramDb5Db5 A chord diagramD5D5          A chord diagramA5A5        A chord diagramD5D5
for a walking corpse like me - like you

INTERLUDE

A chord diagramD5D5      A chord diagramE5E5 A chord diagramD5D5 A chord diagramDb5Db5 A chord diagramB5B5 A chord diagramDb5Db5 A chord diagramD5D5 A chord diagramE5E5


BACK TO BRIDGE

             A chord diagramA5A5     A chord diagramDb5Db5 A chord diagramD5D5
'Cause we'll all be
A chord diagramE5E5           F#5*  A chord diagramE5E5 A chord diagramD5D5
Portions for foxes
           A chord diagramD5D5     A chord diagramDb5Db5
Yeah we'll all be
             G5*    F#5*   A chord diagramE5E5          A5*   F#5* A chord diagramE5E5 A chord diagramDb5Db5
Portions for foxes


BACK To 1ST PART OF INTRO

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


VERSE

          A chord diagramD5D5
There's a pretty young thing in front of you     (Play this part softly)
          A chord diagramA5A5
and she's real pretty and she's real into you
          A chord diagramG5G5                          A chord diagramD5D5
and then she's sleepin' inside of you

and the talkin' leads to touchin'
        A chord diagramA5A5
and the touchin' leads to sex
      A chord diagramG5G5                         A chord diagramD5D5
and then there is no mystery left


CHORUS

         A chord diagramD MajorD
And it's bad news
        A chord diagramA augmentedA
I don't blame you
         A chord diagramG+G                           A chord diagramD MajorD
I do the same thing I get lonely too

And you're bad news
                      A chord diagramA augmentedA
My friends tell me to leave you
            A chord diagramG+G                            A chord diagramD MajorD
That you're bad news, bad news, bad news


OUTRO

You're bad news
            A chord diagramG+G
Baby you're bad news
           A chord diagramD MajorD
and you're bad news
            A chord diagramG+G
Baby you're bad news
           A chord diagramD MajorD
and you're bad news
               A chord diagramG+G
I don't care I like you
           A chord diagramD MajorD
and you're bad news
               A chord diagramG+G
I don't care I like you
  A chord diagramA augmentedA        A chord diagramD MajorD
I like you
ⓘ Guitar chords for 'Portions For Foxes' by Rilo Kiley, an indie band formed in 1998

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