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                       MARDY BUM - ARCTIC MONKEYS
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Band: Arctic Monkeys
Song: Mardy Bum
Album: Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not (2006)


Tabbed by: skatersic666
E-mail: totalrock2003@yahoo.com


Tuning: STANDARD (E A D G B e)

This is tabbed out for guitar one and guitar two.

Listen to the CD to get the strumming correct. 

Esp. during the verse riff where the chords are strummed, once you 
have the strumming and timing correct for those bits they WILL 
sound correct

Any corrections i will be happy to change. If you like this tab or find
it helpful please rate it

25/3/06 - FINALLY SAW THAT THE CHORDS WHERE WRONG BECAUSE OF A TYPO. SORRY,
CHANGED THEM NOW.

10/4/06 - CHANGED THE INTRO RIFF

Thank You
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:INTRO:
 [Guitar One]
|--------------7--7--7----7----5-------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------7----5------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------7\4-----2---4------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|[Guitar Two]
||G5                      F#5                     E5
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-12-12-12-12--12-12-12---11-11-11-11--11-11-11---9-9-9-9--9-9-9-----|
|-12-12-12-12--12-12-12---11-11-11-11--11-11-11---9-9-9-9--9-9-9-----|
|-12-12-12-12--12-12-12---11-11-11-11--11-11-11---9-9-9-9--9-9-9-----|
|-10-10-10-10--10-10-10---9--9--9--9---9--9--9----7-7-7-7--7-7-7-----|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

 N.C
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-2----4-------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------2----------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
||D5
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-----------------------------------------------------|
|-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-----------------------------------------------------|
|-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-----------------------------------------------------|
|-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-----------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

 N.C
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-7--7---5-7-5------------5------7---7----5--7--5----------------5---|
|--------------7--7----7-----------------------------7----7--7-------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
||F#m                          Gm
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9--9--9-----10--10---10--10--10-10--10--10--10--|
|-10-10--10-10-10-10-10-10-10----11--11---11--11--11-11--11--11--11--|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----12--12---12--12--12-12--12--12--11--|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----12--12---12--12--12-12--12--12--12--|
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9-9--9------10--10---10--10--10-10--10--10--10--|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

 N.C
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------5------------|
|-6------7-----7-----6--4--2------/7----7-----7---7------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
||F#m                            Em
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9--9--9-----7--7---7--7--7-7--7--7--7-----------|
|-10-10--10-10-10-10-10-10-10----8--8---8--8--8-8--8--8--8-----------|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----9--9---9--9--9-9--9--9--9-----------|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----9--9---9--9--9-9--9--9--9-----------|
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9--9--9-----7--7---7--7--7-7--7--7--7-----------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

 N.C
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-7--7---5-7-5------------5------7---7----5--7--5----------------5---|
|--------------7--7----7-----------------------------7----7--7-------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
||F#m                          Gm
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9--9--9-----10--10---10--10--10-10--10--10--10--|
|-10-10--10-10-10-10-10-10-10----11--11---11--11--11-11--11--11--11--|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----12--12---12--12--12-12--12--12--11--|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----12--12---12--12--12-12--12--12--12--|
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9-9--9------10--10---10--10--10-10--10--10--10--|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

 N.C
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-6------7----7---6--4--6--7-----/7----7---7---7---/9----7-----------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
||F#m                            Em
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9--9--9-----7--7---7--7--7-7--7--7--7-----------|
|-10-10--10-10-10-10-10-10-10----8--8---8--8--8-8--8--8--8-----------|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----9--9---9--9--9-9--9--9--9-----------|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----9--9---9--9--9-9--9--9--9-----------|
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9--9--9-----7--7---7--7--7-7--7--7--7-----------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|


:VERSE ONE: - [Guitar Two]
                   F#                   Gm                 F#m
And now that mardy bum    Ive seen your frown and its like looking 
|---------------------------------------10-----------------9---------|
|------------------12-----x-------------11---x-------------10--------|
|------------------12-----x-------------12---x-------------11--------|
|------------------12-----x-------------12---x-------------11--------|
|------------------10-----x-------------10---x-------------9---------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
          Em                          Dm
 down the barrel of a gun and it goes off
|--------7----------------------------5------------------------------|
|---------8---------------------------6------------------------------|
|---------9---------------------------7------------------------------|
|---------9---------------------------7------------------------------|
|---------7---------------------------5------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|


:VERSE TWO: - [Guitar One AND Two]
  F#m                          Gm
        And out come all these   words          oh   theres   a
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9--9--9-----10--10---10--10--10-10--10--10--10--|
|-10-10--10-10-10-10-10-10-10----11--11---11--11--11-11--11--11--11--|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----12--12---12--12--12-12--12--12--11--|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----12--12---12--12--12-12--12--12--12--|
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9-9--9------10--10---10--10--10-10--10--10--10--|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

  F#m                            Em
  very pleasent side to you      a side I much prefer Its one 
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9--9--9-----7--7---7--7--7-7--7--7--7-----------|
|-10-10--10-10-10-10-10-10-10----8--8---8--8--8-8--8--8--8-----------|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----9--9---9--9--9-9--9--9--9-----------|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----9--9---9--9--9-9--9--9--9-----------|
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9--9--9-----7--7---7--7--7-7--7--7--7-----------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|


:CHORUS: [Guitar One]
  G                      A                D             A
  thats laughs and jokes around Remember cuddles in the kitchen yeah
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------5------5-----------------|
|-4----------------------6----------------7------7------6----------|
|-5----------------------7----------------7------7------7----------|
|-5----------------------7----------------5------5------7----------|
|-3----------------------5------------------------------5----------|
     Bm
  To get things off the ground                                and it 
|----2---2------2--------------------------------------------------|
|----3---3------3--------------------------------------------------|
|----4---4------4--------------------------------------------------|
|----4---4------4--------------------------------------------------|
|----2---2------2--------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
  G                      A                D             A
  was     up  up   and   away   but  it  rate   hard to remember that
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------5------5-----------------|
|-4----------------------6----------------7------7------6----------|
|-5----------------------7----------------7------7------7----------|
|-5----------------------7----------------5------5------7----------|
|-3----------------------5------------------------------5----------|
     Bm                                G             A
  On a day like today  when your're all argumentative and you've ... on. 
|----2---2------2----------------------------------------------------|
|----3---3------3----------------------------------------------------|
|----4---4------4----------------------4-------------6---------------|
|----4---4------4----------------------5-------------7---------------|
|----2---2------2----------------------5-------------7---------------|
|--------------------------------------3-------------5---------------|


:VERSE THREE: - [Guitar One AND Two]
  F#m                          Gm
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9--9--9-----10--10---10--10--10-10--10--10--10--|
|-10-10--10-10-10-10-10-10-10----11--11---11--11--11-11--11--11--11--|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----12--12---12--12--12-12--12--12--11--|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----12--12---12--12--12-12--12--12--12--|
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9-9--9------10--10---10--10--10-10--10--10--10--|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

  F#m                            Em
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9--9--9-----7--7---7--7--7-7--7--7--7-----------|
|-10-10--10-10-10-10-10-10-10----8--8---8--8--8-8--8--8--8-----------|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----9--9---9--9--9-9--9--9--9-----------|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----9--9---9--9--9-9--9--9--9-----------|
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9--9--9-----7--7---7--7--7-7--7--7--7-----------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

  F#m                          Gm
           And now that mardy    bum                   oh  im  in 
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9--9--9-----10--10---10--10--10-10--10--10--10--|
|-10-10--10-10-10-10-10-10-10----11--11---11--11--11-11--11--11--11--|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----12--12---12--12--12-12--12--12--11--|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----12--12---12--12--12-12--12--12--12--|
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9-9--9------10--10---10--10--10-10--10--10--10--|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

  F#m                            Em
    trouble   again             arn't I   I thought as much
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9--9--9-----7--7---7--7--7-7--7--7--7-----------|
|-10-10--10-10-10-10-10-10-10----8--8---8--8--8-8--8--8--8-----------|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----9--9---9--9--9-9--9--9--9-----------|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----9--9---9--9--9-9--9--9--9-----------|
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9--9--9-----7--7---7--7--7-7--7--7--7-----------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

  F#m                          Gm
  'cause  you  turned  over       there   and   pulling   that 
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9--9--9-----10--10---10--10--10-10--10--10--10--|
|-10-10--10-10-10-10-10-10-10----11--11---11--11--11-11--11--11--11--|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----12--12---12--12--12-12--12--12--11--|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----12--12---12--12--12-12--12--12--12--|
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9-9--9------10--10---10--10--10-10--10--10--10--|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

  F#m                            Em
  silent dissapointment face     the one that I cant bare but cant
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9--9--9-----7--7---7--7--7-7--7--7--7-----------|
|-10-10--10-10-10-10-10-10-10----8--8---8--8--8-8--8--8--8-----------|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----9--9---9--9--9-9--9--9--9-----------|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----9--9---9--9--9-9--9--9--9-----------|
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9--9--9-----7--7---7--7--7-7--7--7--7-----------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|


:CHORUS: [Guitar One]
  G                      A                D             A
  we just laugh and joke around Remember cuddles in the kitchen yeah
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------5------5-----------------|
|-4----------------------6----------------7------7------6----------|
|-5----------------------7----------------7------7------7----------|
|-5----------------------7----------------5------5------7----------|
|-3----------------------5------------------------------5----------|
     Bm
  To get things off the ground                               and it 
|----2---2------2--------------------------------------------------|
|----3---3------3--------------------------------------------------|
|----4---4------4--------------------------------------------------|
|----4---4------4--------------------------------------------------|
|----2---2------2--------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
  G                      A                D             A
  was     up  up   and   away   but  it  rate   hard to remember that
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------5------5-----------------|
|-4----------------------6----------------7------7------6----------|
|-5----------------------7----------------7------7------7----------|
|-5----------------------7----------------5------5------7----------|
|-3----------------------5------------------------------5----------|
     Bm                                G             A
  On a day like today  when your're all argumentative and you've ...  
|----2---2------2--------------------------------------------------|
|----3---3------3--------------------------------------------------|
|----4---4------4----------------------4-------------6-------------|
|----4---4------4----------------------5-------------7-------------|
|----2---2------2----------------------5-------------7-------------|
|--------------------------------------3-------------5-------------|


:BRIDGE: [Guitar ONE and TWO] [DISTORTION]
  F#5                  G5                    F#5
 on yeah im sorry I was late Well I missed the train and the ... a
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-4-----4-----4-----4---5-----5-----5-----5----4-----4-----4-----4-|
|-4-----4-----4-----4---5-----5-----5-----5----4-----4-----4-----4-|
|-4-----4-----4-----4---5-----5-----5-----5----4-----4-----4-----4-|
|-2-----2-----2-----2---3-----3-----3-----3----2-----2-----2-----2-|
  G5                    F#5                     G5 
  state and I can't be arsed to carry on in this debate that reoccurs
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-5-----5-----5-----5---4------4------4------4---5-----5-----5-----5-|
|-5-----5-----5-----5---4------4------4------4---5-----5-----5-----5-|
|-5-----5-----5-----5---4------4------4------4---5-----5-----5-----5-|
|-3-----3-----3-----3---2------2------2------2---3-----3-----3-----3-|
  G5
 when you sat I don't care  but of course I do yeah I clearly do
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-5------5------5-----5---/7------7----7--7--7--7---7-------7------|
|-5------5------5-----5---/7------7----7--7--7--7---7-------7------|
|-5------5------5-----5---/7------7----7--7--7--7---7-------7------|
|-3------3------3-----3---/5------5----5--5--5--5---5-------5------|


 :SOLO:
 Guitar one
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--/9------7-----6-----7----6----7-----/9----7-----6----7------6-----|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|| Guitar two
||F#m                          Gm
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9--9--9-----10--10---10--10--10-10--10--10--10--|
|-10-10--10-10-10-10-10-10-10----11--11---11--11--11-11--11--11--11--|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----12--12---12--12--12-12--12--12--11--|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----12--12---12--12--12-12--12--12--12--|
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9-9--9------10--10---10--10--10-10--10--10--10--|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-4--6--4----2--4--2---------------------2---------------------------|
|----------------------4--4------2h4------------4----2-----0---------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
||F#m                            Em
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9--9--9-----7--7---7--7--7-7--7--7--7-----------|
|-10-10--10-10-10-10-10-10-10----8--8---8--8--8-8--8--8--8-----------|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----9--9---9--9--9-9--9--9--9-----------|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----9--9---9--9--9-9--9--9--9-----------|
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9--9--9-----7--7---7--7--7-7--7--7--7-----------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--/7-7-7-7---/9------6-------------6---6------7-------9-------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
||F#m                          Gm
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9--9--9-----10--10---10--10--10-10--10--10--10--|
|-10-10--10-10-10-10-10-10-10----11--11---11--11--11-11--11--11--11--|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----12--12---12--12--12-12--12--12--11--|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----12--12---12--12--12-12--12--12--12--|
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9-9--9------10--10---10--10--10-10--10--10--10--|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--/11-------9------7-----4-----4--7--7-----7--9--7--6--9--7---------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
||F#m                            Em                                G
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9--9--9-----7--7---7--7--7-7--7--7--7-----------|
|-10-10--10-10-10-10-10-10-10----8--8---8--8--8-8--8--8--8-----------|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----9--9---9--9--9-9--9--9--9---------4-|
|-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11----9--9---9--9--9-9--9--9--9---------5-|
|-9--9---9--9--9--9--9--9--9-----7--7---7--7--7-7--7--7--7---------5-|
|------------------------------------------------------------------3-|
                              CLEAN TONE ON 'G' FOR START OF CHORUS^


:CHORUS: [Guitar One] [CLEAN]
                         A                D             A
  we just laugh and joke around Remember cuddles in the kitchen yeah
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------5--------------------------|
|------------------------6----------------7-------------6------------|
|------------------------7----------------7-------------7------------|
|------------------------7----------------5-------------7------------|
|------------------------5------------------------------5------------|
        Bm
  To get things off the ground                                 and it 
|-------2------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------3------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------4------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------4------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------2------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
  G                      A                D             A
  was     up  up   and   away   but  its  rate   hard to remember that
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------5--------------------------|
|-4----------------------6----------------7-------------6------------|
|-5----------------------7----------------7-------------7------------|
|-5----------------------7----------------5-------------7------------|
|-3----------------------5------------------------------5------------|
     Bm
  On a day like today  when your're all...  
|-----2--------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----3--------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----4--------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----4--------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----2--------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|


:OUTRO:
  G                   A                         D
     ...Argumentative  and you've got the face on
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|-----------------------------------------------5---------------------|
|-4-------------------6-------------------------7---------------------|
|-5-------------------7-------------------------7---------------------|
|-5-------------------7-------------------------5---------------------|
|-3-------------------5-----------------------------------------------|

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| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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birdman2006 wrote on July 8 2006, 10:14 am

top notch tab-well done

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Kation wrote on August 21 2006, 03:03 pm

the chords are weird, even if the timing is right

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dannyloughran wrote on August 29 2006, 10:59 am

the chords are wrong by a good few notes in quite alot of places, such as the intro chords, verse chords, and pre solo. but good try :)

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