The Smashing Pumpkins In The Arms Of Sleep (ver 2) chords

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In The Arms Of Sleep (ver 2) by The Smashing Pumpkins

Song: In the Arms of Sleep
Artist: The Smashing Pumpkins
Album: Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness
Released: 1995 

### Disclaimer: I haven't seen a tab out there yet which gives the correct tuning, 
and therefore the correct chord voicings, for this song according to the actual 
album music. HOWEVER, this is probably because it's really weird and annoying to 
play it "by the book", and you can get a very similar sounding cover with some 
simple modifications. I will give both the album version, and a simplified version 
I picked up years ago. (I know I just made a big stink about proper nomenclature, 
but I won't be giving the technically correct chord names for my Simplified 
Version... please don't judge me!)

ALBUM VERSION:                     SIMPLIFIED VERSION:

Tuning: Eb Ab Db G* Bb Eb          Tuning: E A D G B E

Chords:                            Chords:

G#m:     46600x                    G#m:   466400
F#sus:   24400x                    F#:    244200
E:       022000                    E:     022100
Amaj9:   577000                    Asus:  577600
B:       7997xx                    Bsus:  799800
F#7sus2: 244000           

*the G string tuning is 'natural' in the album version, and thus one 1/2 step 
(semi-tone) higher than all other strings

Time signature = 6/8, played slowly @ 64

Intro.

slow upward strum of the G#m chord, starting on the b string, as a pick up to the first bar

G#m (2 bars)
F#sus (2 bars)
Repeat

VERSE 1

G#m                 F#sus                      G#m
     Sleep will not come   to this tired body now

                    F#sus                         E
     Peace will not come   to this lonely he----art

                    Amaj9             G#m
     There are some things I live without

                       E
     But I want you to know

                 Amaj9     G#m                  F#sus
     That I need you right now       I need you tonight

E (2 bars)

G#m (2 bars)
F#sus (2 bars)
Repeat

VERSE 2

G#m            F#sus                            G#m
     I steal a kiss    from her sleeping shadow moves

                       F#sus                         E
     Cause I'll always miss her   where ever she goes

                     Amaj9              G#m                       E
     And I'll always need her more than she       could ever need me

               Amaj9           G#m
     I need someone to ease my mind

         Amaj9                                B
     But sometimes a someone is so-oo hard to fi--ind

CHORUS

                     Amaj9                    B
     And I'll do anything to keep her here tonight

                      Amaj9                    B
     And I'll say anything to make her feel alright
                 
                     Amaj9                   E      Amaj9     G#m 
     And I'll be anything to keep her here tonight
                     
                          E      Amaj9        G#m   
     Cause I want you to stay           with me

                     F#7sus2 (2 bars)  E (2 bars)
     I need you tonight

VERSE 3

G#m               F#sus                      G#m
     She comes to me    like an angel out of time

                   F#sus                 E
     As I play the part of a saint on my knees

                    Amaj9             G#m                      E
     There are some things I live without    but I want you to know

                 Amaj9     G#m
     That I need you right now--oow--oow

OUTRO

     Amaj9        G#m  Amaj9        G#m  Amaj9        G#m      E   
     Suffer my desire, suffer my desire, suffer my desire for you

Amaj9             G#m  Amaj9        G#m  Amaj9        G#m      E
     Suffer my desire, suffer my desire, suffer my desire for you

Amaj9   G#m             E 
                For you-oo

                        E
Amaj9   G#m     Foooor you

END

Thanks very much! I hope this has helped someone. Either way, it was cathartic for me :)

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