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Bigbang – Long Distance Man 
Transcribed by: Jarle Solheim

Tabs based on live acoustic version from Radio Radio TV Sleep

Tuning (a whole step down) : D G C F A d

Chords are written relative to standard tuning; E A D G B e

h = hammer on 
p = pull off
s = slide

[Intro:]

   Em
d ------------------------------------------------------|
A ------------------------------------------------------|
F ----------0-----------0-----------0-------------------|
C -2-2-0h2-2---2-2-0h2-2---2-2-0h2-2---------------0h2--|
G -2-2-0h2-2---2-2—0h2-2---2-2-0h2-2-----0-0h2p0--------|
D -0-0-0-------0-0-0-------0-0-0------0h3--------3------|

d ----------------------------------------|
A -----------------------------------0----|
F ----------0-----------0-------------0---|
C -2-2-0h2-2---2-2-0h2-2---2-2-0h2-2---2--|
G -2-2-0h2-2---2-2—0h2-2---2-2-0h2-2----2-|
D -0-0-0-------0-0-0-------0-0-0----------|

[Verse:]
Em         D             Em
  When you get up in the morning
          G                 D  
While you work till late at night
                         d --2h3p2-0--|
                         A -3-----3---|
                         F -2---------|
                         C -0---------|
                         G -----------|
                         D -----------|
      Am              C 
As you sit along and watch some movie
      D                 Am
about guys who loves to fight
                     d ------------------------|
                     A ------------3------3----|
                     F ----------0---0---0--0--|
                     C -2-2—-2s4-------4---4---|
                     G -0-0--------------------|
                     D ------------------------|

   Em
d -----------------------------------2-0-----|
A -----------------------0---------------3-0-|
F ----------0-----------0--------------------|
C -2-2-0h2-2---2-2-0h2-2---2-2-0h2-2---------|
G -2-2-0h2-2---2-2—0h2-2---2-2-0h2-2---------|
D -0-0-0-------0-0-0-------0-0-0-------------|

         D                Em
She will take off all her make-up
          G               D
Brush her teeth and go to bed
Am              C
Fall asleep and dream you laid your hand

D          Am                     Em
  Upon her head
         d ---------------------------------------------------------2-0-----------|
         A ------------3------3-------------------------0---------------3-0-------|
         F ----------0---0---0--0—---------0-----------0--------------------------|
         C -2-2—-2s4-------4---4--2-2-0h2-2---2-2-0h2-2---2-2-0h2-2---------------|
         G -0-0-------------------2-2-0h2-2---2-2—0h2-2---2-2-0h2-2---------0-1-2-|
         D -----------------------0-0-0-------0-0-0-------0-0-0-------------------|

[Chorus:]
Bm              Am7
Do you hear the calling
            d -------3---
            A ----(1)-1--|
            F ---(0)-----|
            C -----------|
            G --0--------|
            D -----------|
  
        G                D
From a sidetrack of your mind
Am              C
Singing backing vocals 
       D                  Am
To the sound of your busy mind
                       d ------------------------|
                       A ------------3------3----|
                       F ----------0---0---0--0--|
                       C -2-2—-2s4-------4---4---|
                       G -0-0--------------------|
                       D ------------------------|

   Em
d ----------------------------------------|
A -----------------------------------0----|
F ----------0-----------0-------------0---|
C -2-2-0h2-2---2-2-0h2-2---2-2-0h2-2---2--|
G -2-2-0h2-2---2-2—0h2-2---2-2-0h2-2----2-|
D -0-0-0-------0-0-0-------0-0-0----------|

[Verse:]
         D                 Em   
You will sit in front of a paper
           G              D
Sort your feelings if you can
       Am              C    
But no matter what you think you are,
          D              Am    
You are no long distance man
                       d ------------------0----|
                       A ----------3--------3---|
                       F --------0---0---0----0-|
                       C --—-2s4-------4-----4--|
                       G -0---------------------|
                       D -----------------------|
   Em
d -----------------2p0--------0-----------|
A -----------------0--3---3p0---0---------|
F ----------0------0------0-------0-------|
C -2-2-0h2-2---2-2--------2---------2-----|
G -2-2-0h2-2---2-2—----2-2----------------|
D -0-0-0-------0-0-----0-0----------------|

[Verse chords:]
You will go out and stand there laughing
Pretend you're having fun
Getting used to people saying
Look what you've done

d -----------------2p0--------0-------------|
A -----------------0--3---3p0---0-----------|
F ----------0------0------0-------0---------|
C -2-2-0h2-2---2-2--------2---------2-------|
G -2-2-0h2-2---2-2—----2-2------------0-1-2-|
D -0-0-0-------0-0-----0-0------------------|

[Chorus chords]
Do you hear the calling
From a sidetrack of your mind
Singing backing vocals
To the sound of your busy line
                       d -0--0----------0--0---|
                       A -1--3-------3--1--0---|
                       F -2--2-----2----2--0---|
                       C -2--4---4------2--2---|
                       G -0--0-0--------0--0---|
                       D ----------------------|

[Verse:]
          G                 Am
Twice as alone when you're together
        C                 G
Faking smiles and holding hands
                       d -------------|
                       A --------3----|
                       F ----------0--|
                       C --—---0------|
                       G ---0h2-------|
                       D -3-----------|
Dm              F    
Each one guided only by their own
G         Dm            Am
Fears and demands
      d ----1p0-3-1-0---------------3p0-0--0—-|             
      A ----3--------3------0h1-----1---0--1--|
      F ----2---------------0h2-----2---2--2--|        
      C --0-------------2-2-0h2-2-2-----2--2--|
      G ----------------0-0-0---0-0-----0--0--|          
      D --------------------------------------|       
 
     G                      Am
And together you'll walk in silence
     C              G
Not knowing what to say
Dm          F            G          Dm | Dsus4 | 
What was I thinking about the other day

Am | Am | Asus2 |

[Chorus:]
Em              Dm
Do you hear the calling
       C                 G
From a sidetrack of your mind
Dm              F
Singing backing vocals
       G                  Dm
To the sound of your busy line
                       d -1-0h1p0—3p1-0—-0h1-0h1p1---0-|
                       A -3------3-----3----------3----|
                       F -2-------------2----------2---|
                       C -0—------------------------0--|
                       G ------------------------------|
                       D ------------------------------|

Am

[Verse:]
         G             Am
When you get up in the morning
         C                  G
While you work till late at night
       Dm            F
As you sit alone and watch…
          G                      Dm
You fall asleep in your Hollywood light
                               d -1-0h1p0—3p1-0—-0h1----------------3----------|
                               A -3------3-----3----3--------0-0h1-3-3h5p3h5p3-|
                               F -2-------------2----2-----2-------------------|
                               C -0—------------------0--2---------------------|
                               G ----------------------0-----------------------|
                               D ----------------------------------------------|

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