It’s been a long wait but at last Garfunkel and Oates finally have a TV show. And it’s fantastic.
You can watch an episode on YouTube if you’re in the US (or can convince the internet you are) (you used to be able to). I couldn’t find a legit way to watch it in the UK but IFC shows usually show up on iTunes and Netflix eventually.
You can get the chords for all the songs from their two albums on their iOS app. But The Fade Away – the closing song on the first show in the series – isn’t on it. So here goes.
The chords are very simple (just remember to put a capo on the first fret) so there’s plenty of cognitive space to memorise the thousands of words in the song.
A fair chunk of the song is just one down strum per chord. This should see you through everything else:
d – d u – u d –
Here’s the simple little bit at the start: