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2:45 am
Elliott Smith

There is one basic bass run that is used throughout the whole song, with the exception of one part of the intro.
This song is really easy.

Chords used:

Em: 022000
C:  X32010
G:  320033
A7sus4:  X02030

Run 1:


Run 2:



Run 1 Em C G
Run 1 Em C G
Run 2 Em C G
Run 1

Verse 1:

Em         C           G  Run 1
I'm going out sleepwalking
       Em        C            G  Run 1
Where mute memories start talking
     Em                 C             G  Run 1
The boss that couldn't help but hurt you
          Em             C           G  Run 1
And the pretty thing he made desert you
     Em        C       G  Run 1
I'm going out like a baby
     Em         C      G  Run 1
A naive unsatisfiable baby
Em                 C          G  Run 1
Grabbing on to whatever's around
         Em                   C        G  Run 1
For the soaring high or the crushing down

Bridge/chorus (whatever you want to call it)

With hidden cracks that don't show
But that constantly just grow

These patterns, obviously, stay the same through the whole song.

Verse 2:

I'm looking for the man that attacked me
While everybody was laughing at me
You beat it in me that part of you
But I'm gonna split us back in two

Bridge/chorus thing:

Tired of living in a cloud
If you're gonna say s*** now you'll do it out loud

Verse 3:

It's 2:45 in the morning
And I'm putting myself on warning
For waking up in an unknown place
With a recollection you half erased

Bridge/chorus thing:

Looking for somebody's arms to
Wave away past harms

Verse 4:

I'm walking out on center circle
The both of you can just fade to black
I'm walking out on center circle
Been pushed away but I'll never go back

Continue verse pattern and fade out.