Carnivore by Jewel Kilcher Tabbed by Buster Payne and Michelle Kady Note: Heavy accents on specific stings work well and tend to sound more like Jewel's version. Example: The 5th string should be either plucked or heavily accented while playing the "C" chord durring the Intro and first few verses of the song. And likewise the 6th string should be accented in an Em chord. In the begining part of the chorus,(Em - C), I've found that strong downstrokes with a few up strokes mixed in sound good!) Listen to the song and just try your best to play what you hear. But relax! Don't worry too much about playing EXACTLY what Jewel's playing. Have fun with it. C Em C Em So much space can fit in a sigh, more than words can say. C Em G I'm left here with my hands all akward, trying to win D (repeat) space. I used to know you, but not anymore. Your substance has been subtracted, word by word. D C <Bridge> Silence in my ears where once you offered your D C conviction, your promises are dry beads that crack with no stalgia. C Em C <Pre-Chorus> That's all right, that's ok. Had no business D C giving myself to you anyway. I'll be carful next time for sure.. Em C <Chorus> And I'll never trust my pink fleshy heart... Em C D C D never trust my pink fleshy heart to a ...car--ni--vor........... Em to a carnivor. Your soul is an ink stain. Your perfection is a mend. (??) Your as fragile as your thoughtlessness, strong as you can bend. You could only believe in angry oaths, had all your high hopes through a telescope. Lavender haunted you so I could only laugh in yellow. <Bridge> (Said you've lived with farther than)?? ingenious subtleties and slipped through the fingers of half of good and evil. <Pre-Chorus> <Chorus> <Bridge> Well, I did it before but now I won't do it again. This time I'll be my own best friend and take back my songs and my poetry, this time I won't be so easy to read.. and I'll never trust my pink fleshy heart, never trust my pink fleshy heart, never trust my pink fleshy heart to a carnivor....to a carnivor, to a carnivor. CHORD PROGRESSION: (intro) C - Em (X2) (verse) C - Em (X3) then... G - D (X1) (strum verse chord prgression X2) then.... (Bridge) D - C (X2) (Pre-Chorus) C - Em - C - D (Chorus) Em - C (X2) D - C - D - Em Then, start from the top.... Enjoy! This is a great song!
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