Ben Howard

A Boat To An Island On The Wall

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A Boat To An Island On The Wall

	  		
Tuning: CGCFGC 

 
th (doesn't cover low C)* (Effective tuning is C D G C D G) 
*All strings are relative to capo except low C 

Intro/verse 1 

C|------0--0-0----0|------0--0-0----2/3|---2--2-2----2|---2--2-2----2| 
G|------0--0-0----0|------0--0-0-------|---0--0-0----0|---0--0-0----0| 
F|------0--0-0----0|------0--0-0-------|---0--0-0----0|---0--0-0----0| 
C|------0--0-0----0|------0--0-0----2/3|---0--0-0----0|---0--0-0----0| 
G|-----------------|-------------------|3---------3---|3---------3---| 
C|14-14--------14--|14-14--------14----|--------------|--------------| 


C|------0--0-0----0|------0--0-0----2/3|---2--2-2----2|---2--2-2----2| 
G|------0--0-0----0|------0--0-0-------|---0--0-0----0|---0--0-0----0| 
F|------0--0-0----0|------0--0-0-------|---0--0-0----0|---0--0-0----0| 
C|------0--0-0----0|------0--0-0----2/3|---0--0-0----0|---0--0-0----0| 
G|-----------------|-------------------|3---------3---|3---------3---| 
C|14-14--------14--|14-14--------14----|--------------|--------------| 

On the "you said it's late" line play this variation 

C|------0--0-0----0|------0--0-0----2/3|---2--2-2----2|---2--2-2----2| 
G|------0--0-0----0|------0--0-0-------|---0--0-0----0|---0--0-0----0| 
F|------0--0-0----0|------0--0-0-------|---0--0-0----0|---0--0-0----0| 
C|------0--0-0----0|------0--0-0----2/3|---0--0-0----0|---0--0-0----0| 
G|-----------------|-------------------|3---------3---|3---------3---| 
C|14-14--------14--|0-0h2--------14----|--------------|--------------| 

Chorus 1 
The first Chorus simply drones on this chord 
C|2--------| 
G|0--------| 
F|0--------| 
C|0--------| 
G|3--------| 
C|---------| 

Verse 

C|----------+12-------+12---|----------+12-------+12---|---------+12-------+12---|---------+12-------+12---| 
G|------+12----+12-------+12|------+12----+12-------+12|-----+12----+12-------+12|-----+12----+12-------+12| 
F|-----+12--------+12-------|-----+12--------+12-------|----+12--------+12-------|----+12--------+12-------| 
C|----+12-------------------|----+12-------------------|---+12-------------------|---+12-------------------| 
G|+12-----------------------|+12-----------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------| 
C|--------------------------|--------------------------|17-----------------------|17-----------------------| 

Chorus 2 

C|--0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0------0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0| 
G|--0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0------0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0| 
F|--0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0------0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0| 
C|--0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0------0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0| 
G|--0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0----2---------2--2-2-2-2| 
C|2---------5------------0---------0--0-0-0-0|  

this progression repeats throughout Chorus/under the fuzzy lead in the outro 


Outro 

C|-------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
F|-------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
C|-------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|3h5p3h5p3h5p3h5p3h5p3h5p3h5p3h5p3h5p3h5p3h5p3h5p3h5p3h5p3h5p3h5p3h5p3h5p3| 
C|-------------------------------------------------------------------------| 

C|---------------------------------|-----------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------|-----------------------------------| 
F|---------------------------------|-----------------------------------| 
C|2tr3--2-2---2----2-2---2---------|2tr3--2-2---2----2-2---2-----------| 
G|----------5---5------5---5---5b-0|----------5---5------5---5--2-2-2-2| 
C|---------------------------------|----------------------------0-0-0-0| 

C|-------------------------------------|---------------------+12-+12-+12-+12-+12-+12-+12-+12| 
G|-------------------------------------|---------------------+12-+12-+12-+12-+12-+12-+12-+12| 
F|-------------------------------------|---------------------+12-+12-+12-+12-+12-+12-+12-+12| 
C|--2tr3--2-2---2----2-2---2----2-2----|---2tr3--2-2---2-----+12-+12-+12-+12-+12-+12-+12-+12| 
G|------------5---5------5---5------5-3|-------------5---5----------------------------------| 
C|2------------------------------------|2---------------------------------------------------| 

C|------------------+12-+12-+12-+12------------|------------------------------| 
G|------------------+12-+12-+12-+12------------|------------------------------| 
F|------------------+12-+12-+12-+12------------|------------------------------| 
C|0h2h5-5--0h2h5-5--+12-+12-+12-+12------------|0h2h5-0h2h5----------------=--| 
G|----------------------------------5-5-5-5-5-3|-------------6p5-3-5-2-2h5-3-0| 
C|---------------------------------------------|------------------------------| 

C|----------------------2/3--| 
G|---------------0-----------| 
F|-----------0---------------| 
C|5-5---2----5---7------2/3--| 
G|----5---3-----------------3|  
C|---------------------------| 

|p - pull-off | 
|h - hammer-on| 
|tr - trill   | 
|/ - slide    | 
		  

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