Back Broke Chords - The Swell Season






     BACK BROKE by The Swell Season

Tabbed by: Jon Ransom
Email: primotiv86@gmail.com

I've seen Glen play this live at a show here in Portland and I've noticed what chords he
and the general sound/feel of the song.  It has much the same structure as his song
The Way Down" from the Once film soundtrack.  He does a Bm/F# guitar walk sort of thing 
beautiful and haunting.  He also has a capo on the 2nd fret.  There aren't that
chords to the song and it's fairly easy to play.  I think this tab is about 99%
 There's one aspect of the chord changes that I can't get just from watching him play it live
listening to the recorded version.  But this is fun to play and sounds damn close to the 
 This is technically my first tab I've ever done.  And be sure to put
soul into it, I know Glen would appreciate it!  Cheers mates!

TUNING: CAPO 2ND

Chords used (relative to capo):
   F# Em Bm  Bm11/E GM7
e|----------------------|
B|--------3---3------3--|
G|--3-----4---4------4--|
D|--4--2--4---4------4--|
A|--4--2--2---0------0--|
E|--2----------------3--|

Bm Bm11/E GM7       F#
back broke and dancing

     Bm Bm11/E GM7 F#   Bm      F#
cause youre he------------re beside me

     Bm Bm11/E GM7 F#
cause youre he------------re

     Bm Bm11/E GM7 F#
cause youre he------------re

   Bm     F#
here with me


Bm Bm11/E GM7    F#
back broke and happy

     Bm Bm11/E GM7 F#
cause youre ne------------ar

     Bm Bm11/E GM7 F#
cause youre ne------------ar

   Bm     F#
nearer to me

Em      Bm
I came on your command
   Em  Bm Bm11/E GM7
dont give me false hope
Bm
Im back by big demand
                   Em  Bm Bm11/E GM7
dont give me false hope


Bm Bm11/E GM7    F#
back broke and smiling

    Bm Bm11/E GM7 F#
cause its cle------------ar

    Bm Bm11/E GM7 F#
cause its cle------------ar

          Bm    F#
you still want me

Em      Bm
I came on your command
   Em  Bm Bm11/E GM7
Dont give me false hope
Bm
We're back by big demand
                   Em  Bm Bm11/E GM7
Dont give us false hope

Bm Bm11/E GM7    F#
back broke and crying

     Bm Bm11/E GM7 F#
cause youre ne------------ar

     Bm Bm11/E GM7 F#
cause youre ne------------ar

    Bm Bm11/E GM7 F#
our pardon






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