R.E.M.
Camera (Guitar chord)

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From: BANANAFISH

"Camera"
by REM (Berry, Buck, Mills, Stipe)
from the album _Reckoning_

from ssp5688@ocvaxa.cc.oberlin.edu (Bananafish)
(Hello out there!)

So, let's call this "riff a".

D(4) !0-----------0-2-!3-------------0-!2---------------!----------------!
A(5) !----------------!----------------!----------------!------0---0---0-!


D(4) !0-----------0-2-!3-------------0-!2---------------!----------------!
A(5) !----------------!----------------!----------------!1-----1---0---0-!

That's the first eight measures of the song. In fact, that's the bass line for
all the verses. If you have a bass and a guitar both, the bass should play
this throughout (except for the chorus) and the guitar should not come in until
the third line of the first verse ("when the party lulls..."). If you have
just a guitar, then you should play this for the first two lines of the first
verse.

We'll call this "riff b".

e(1) !5-------------5-!----------------!------3---------!0-----0-----0---!
B(2) !3-----------3---!------3---------!----0-----0-----!--3-----3-----3-!
G(3) !2---------2-----!--2-------2-----!--2---------2---!----0-----0-----!
D(4) !0-------0-------!3-----------3-0-!2-------------2-!----------------!

There is, of course, ad lib. on the actual recording, but this is the basic
pattern.

And this is "riff c".
(slide)
e(1) !------------5/10!8-------------10!7-------------!----------------!
B(2) !----------3-----!----------------!---------10p8h!10----10--------!
G(3) !--------2-------! (pull-off and hammer-on)
D(4) !0---------------!

Also, throughout the chorus, there's a pretty typical sus4/add2 chord pattern;
for example, on the D chord, do something like this to the note on e(1):
e(1) !2-----2-2-3---5-!--3---2---0---2-!
Do the same thing on the second string while playing the A chord at the end of
the chorus. On the C chord, hammer-on to the third fret on the second string
(Cadd2) in a similar pattern.

Now that _that's_ all done with...


verse 1
/From the inside room when the front room green
riff a
\Becomes your special book, it was simple then

riff b When the party lulls, if we fall by the side

riff b Will you be remembered? Will she be remembered? (Asus4/A)

chorus
G D C D
Alone in a crowd, a bartered lantern borrowed
G D C A
If I'm to be your camera, then who will be your film?

verse 2
riff b I fell by your bed once; I didn't want to tell you
riff b I should keep myself inbetween th pages
riff b When the party lulls, if we fall by the side
riff b Will you be remembered? Will she be remembered? (Asus4/A)

chorus

play riff c twice, then:

verse 3
riff c From the inside room when the front room green
riff b Becomes your special book, it was simple then
riff b When the party lulls, if we fall by the side
riff b I still like you; can you rememeber? (Asus4/A)

chorus twice

That's about all there is to it! Enjoy!

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