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Xmas Cake - Rilo Kiley
tabbed by Alicia Farahmand (alicialuewho@gmail.com)

Sometimes Riffs 1&3 as well as Riffs 2&4 can be used either/or.

You can either strum the Bm barre chord in place of riffs 1&3&5
                     and F# barre chord in place of riffs 2&4

Riff1 = Bm          Riff2 = F#
e------3-2--        e-----------------
|----------- x2     |------2-3-5-3-2--
|--2h4------        |-----------------
|-----------        |--2h4------------

Riff3 = Bm          Riff4 = F#
|------0----        |--------------
|--------4-- x2     |------0-2-0---
|--0h2------        |-----4-----4--
E-----------        E--0h2---------

INTRO - Riff1 x2
        Riff2

VERSE1
 Riff1           Riff1             Riff2
When I take off my makeup, I look old and defeated

 Riff1      Riff1     Riff2
I'm not so dangerous

   G
|--5--5--5--5--5--5--
|--5--5--5--5--5--5--  Bm
E--3--3--3--3--3--3--  Riff3 x2
  Cry in to my x-mas cake

Riff3   Riff3     Riff4
Starin' holes into me all night

Riff3      Riff3     Riff4
You should just give up

(this might just be the bass guitar...)
   G           D     A     E?          G
|--------------------------------------------------
|--5-5-5-5-5-5\9-9-9\7-7-7\6-6-6-6-6-6\5-5-5-5-5-5-
|--5-5-5-5-5-5\9-9-9\7-7-7\6-6-6-6-6-6\5-5-5-5-5-5-
E--3-3-3-3-3-3\7-7-7\5-5-5\4-4-4-4-4-4\3-3-3-3-3-3-
'Cause our love's become sellin' secrets to the Russians they don't need

   D        A     E?          G
|-----------------------------------------
|--12-12-12\7-7-7\6-6-6-6-6-6\5-5-5-5-5-5-
|--12-12-12\7-7-7\6-6-6-6-6-6\5-5-5-5-5-5-
E--10-10-10\5-5-5\4-4-4-4-4-4\3-3-3-3-3-3-
The cold war is on between you and me

SOLO
   Bm    G     Bm    A
e-----------------------
B--7-7-7/0-0-0\7-7-7/2--
G-----------------------
   Bm    G           A
e-----------------------
B--7-7-7/0-0-0-0-2-3-5--
G-----------------------
   G            D      A
e-----------------------------
B--3-3-3-3-3-3/5/7/10--2/3/5--
G-----------------------------
   G
e-------------------
B--0~--0/7~--7/12~~-
G-------------------

   Riff1             Riff1     Riff2
e------------------------------------
B--12~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~/14---- x2 strum this string real fast
G------------------------------------
   Twenty-five years old and a bachelor's degree
   Your parents helped out with graduation fees

G                      Riff3 Riff3
The loans were never enough
   G           D     A     E           G
|--------------------------------------------------
|--5-5-5-5-5-5\9-9-9\7-7-7\6-6-6-6-6-6\5-5-5-5-5-5-
|--5-5-5-5-5-5\9-9-9\7-7-7\6-6-6-6-6-6\5-5-5-5-5-5-
E--3-3-3-3-3-3\7-7-7\5-5-5\4-4-4-4-4-4\3-3-3-3-3-3-
The credit cards are calling your bluff. Fold your hand - cut them up.  Move away.
   D        A     E           G
|-----------------------------------------
|--12-12-12\7-7-7\6-6-6-6-6-6\5-5-5-5-5-5-
|--12-12-12\7-7-7\6-6-6-6-6-6\5-5-5-5-5-5-
E--10-10-10\5-5-5\4-4-4-4-4-4\3-3-3-3-3-3-
Or you'll be paying them off 'til your kids grow up

           Riff3 Riff3 Riff4
and do the same

VERSE2

 Riff5 or Bm
e------2----
|--------0-- x2
|--2h4------
|-----------

    Riff5               Riff4
There's no more running water
Riff5                    Riff4
Wrapping presents in the dark
G              Riff3
Move into your car
G                Riff3
Change where you park

   G           B     A     E           G
|--------------------------------------------------
|--5-5-5-5-5-5\9-9-9\7-7-7\6-6-6-6-6-6\5-5-5-5-5-5-
|--5-5-5-5-5-5\9-9-9\7-7-7\6-6-6-6-6-6\5-5-5-5-5-5-
E--3-3-3-3-3-3\7-7-7\5-5-5\4-4-4-4-4-4\3-3-3-3-3-3-
Too bad that job caroling department stores fell through

   D        A     E           G
|-----------------------------------------
|--12-12-12\7-7-7\6-6-6-6-6-6\5-5-5-5-5-5-
|--12-12-12\7-7-7\6-6-6-6-6-6\5-5-5-5-5-5-
E--10-10-10\5-5-5\4-4-4-4-4-4\3-3-3-3-3-3-
But the New Year is right in front of you

   G           D        A     G
|------------------------------------------
|--5-5-5-5-5-5\12-12-12\7-7-7\5-5-5-5-5-5--
|--5-5-5-5-5-5\12-12-12\7-7-7\5-5-5-5-5-5--
E--3-3-3-3-3-3\10-10-10\5-5-5\3-3-3-3-3-3--
Cry into your Christmas cake don't know what else to do

   D        A     G
|------------------------------
|--12-12-12\7-7-7\5-5-5-5-5-5--
|--12-12-12\7-7-7\5-5-5-5-5-5--
E--10-10-10\5-5-5\3-3-3-3-3-3--
Don't know what else to do (falala falala la laaaaa)

Riff3            Riff4
I fear I'm going deaf
Riff3              Riff4
I've got some sense left
G                            Riff3
Give up some more to be with you (you!)
   G           D     A     E           G
|--------------------------------------------------
|--5-5-5-5-5-5\9-9-9\7-7-7\6-6-6-6-6-6\5-5-5-5-5-5-
|--5-5-5-5-5-5\9-9-9\7-7-7\6-6-6-6-6-6\5-5-5-5-5-5-
E--3-3-3-3-3-3\7-7-7\5-5-5\4-4-4-4-4-4\3-3-3-3-3-3-
'Cause what good is seein' if love's not lookin' back at you?
 And what good is feelin' if my hands aren't touchin' you?

     D      A          G
and another angel came down
he was wearing only a crown
he said "sew up the bad that you've done
tomorrow Christmas day comes

LOUD PART
   D          A            G
   Don't know what else to do
|----------------------------10-----------
|--------10--------10--10b12----12r10-----
|-----11--------11--------------------12--
|--12--------11---------------------------
|-----------------------------------------
|-----------------------------------------

cry into your Christmas cake
|-----------10--
|--12-10--------
|--------12-----
|---------------
|---------------
|---------------

The new year is right in front of  you
|--------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------
|-------------------------------------- I think it ends on G.
|--12-12h14p12-11-11h12p11-10~~~~~~~9~~
|--------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------

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