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Price Of Gasoline Bass Tab

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			     Price Of Gasoline - Bloc Party
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Tabbed By : imessyou
e-mail: theblochead@hotmail.co.uk

Tuning: standard

This is a really good song that some people find hard to get into. It has nice effects
throughout the song by Russell, and Kele's vocals scream 'there's a bomb on the bus'
type of urgency

Intro
G|-------------|-------------|-------------|------------------------------------|
D|-------------|-------------|-------------|------------------------------------|
A|-4-4--4-4--4-|-4-4--4-4--4-|-4-4--4-4--4-|-4-4--4-4--4-----5------------------|
E|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------4-4--------------------|

Verse
"I've been driving a mid sized car..."
G|-------------|-------------|-------------|------------------------------------|
D|-------------|-------------|-------------|------------------------------------|
A|-4-4--4-4--4-|-4-4--4-4--4-|-4-4--4-4--4-|-4-4--4-4--4-----5------------------|
E|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------4-4--------------------|

During this part of the verse there is a bass tacet (Rest) until the vocal bit finishes
"Is that a fact"
G|---------------|----------------|----------------|------------------------|
D|---------------|----------------|----------------|------------------------|
A|Is that a fact | Is that a fact | Is that a fact | Is that a fact ----5---|
E|---------------|----------------|----------------|----------------4-4-----|

Verse
"The price of gas keeps on rising..."
G|-------------|-------------|-------------|------------------------------------|
D|-------------|-------------|-------------|------------------------------------|
A|-4-4--4-4--4-|-4-4--4-4--4-|-4-4--4-4--4-|-4-4--4-4--4-----5------------------|
E|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------4-4--------------------|

During this part a chord is held throughout the whole time kele sings
"Make like a stone..."
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|--------------------|
D|Make like a stone|Make like a plant|Make like a stone|Make like a plant---|
A|-5--(let ring)---| (still ringing)-|(still ringing)--|(still ringing)----5|
E|-4---------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------4-4-|

Verse
"I can show you how this ends"
G|-------------|-------------|
D|-------------|-------------|
A|-4-4--4-4--4-|-4-4--4-4--4-|
E|-------------|-------------|

Chorus
"We're gonna win this..."
G|----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------|
D|-6-6-6-7-7-7-7-7|----------------|----------------|-----------------|
A|----------------|-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-9|----------------|-6-6-6-7-7-7-7-7-|
E|----------------|----------------|-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-9|-----------------| X4

Verse
"With spades and truncheons..."
G|-------------|-------------|-------------|------------------------------------|
D|-------------|-------------|-------------|------------------------------------|
A|-4-4--4-4--4-|-4-4--4-4--4-|-4-4--4-4--4-|-4-4--4-4--4-----5------------------|
E|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------4-4--------------------|

During this part of the verse there is a bass tacet (Rest) until the vocal bit finishes
"Just swat the fly"
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|--------------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|--------------------|
A|Just swat the fly|Just swat the fly|Just swat the fly|Just swat the fly -5    
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------4-4-|

Verse
"Taking care of cars and bodies..."
G|-------------|-------------|-------------|------------------------------------|
D|-------------|-------------|-------------|------------------------------------|
A|-4-4--4-4--4-|-4-4--4-4--4-|-4-4--4-4--4-|-4-4--4-4--4-----5------------------|
E|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------4-4--------------------|

During this part a chord is held throughout the whole time kele sings
"Make like a stone..."
G|-------------------|------------------|-------------------|----------------|
D|The ghosts are here|Red white and blue|The ghosts are here|Redwhiteandblue
A|-5--(let ring)-----|--(ring)----------|---(ring)----------|-(ring)------- 5
E|-4-----------------|------------------|-------------------|------------4-4-|

Verse
"I can show you how this ends"
G|-------------|-------------|
D|-------------|-------------|
A|-4-4--4-4--4-|-4-4--4-4--4-|
E|-------------|-------------|

Chorus
"We're gonna win this..."
G|----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------|
D|-6-6-6-7-7-7-7-7|----------------|----------------|-----------------|
A|----------------|-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-9|----------------|-6-6-6-7-7-7-7-7-|
E|----------------|----------------|-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-9|-----------------| X4

Solo
G|-------------|-------------|-------------|------------------------------------|
D|-------------|-------------|-------------|------------------------------------|
A|-4-4--4-4--4-|-4-4--4-4--4-|-4-4--4-4--4-|-4-4--4-4--4-----5------------------|
E|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------4-4--------------------|


Chorus
"We're gonna win this..."
G|----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------|
D|-6-6-6-7-7-7-7-7|----------------|----------------|-----------------|
A|----------------|-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-9|----------------|-6-6-6-7-7-7-7-7-|
E|----------------|----------------|-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-9|-----------------| X4

Outro

G|-------------|-------------|-------------|------------------------------------|
D|-------------|-------------|-------------|------------------------------------|
A|-4-4--4-4--4-|-4-4--4-4--4-|-4-4--4-4--4-|-4-4--4-4--4------------------------|
E|-------------|-------------|-------------|------------------------------------|

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| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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Supadude wrote on September 16 2006, 04:43 pm

This is a very nice tab!
NOW GET ME A GUITAR TAB FOR THIS!!

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Paul Lambeth wrote on June 3 2007, 04:22 am

Might give the guitar tab a go myself. There's not much guitar in it...

5*, definately, nice work :) Love your explanations.

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changobilly22 wrote on October 7 2007, 05:48 pm

great tab...just one thing.....the songs called price of gas....i know its not a big deal but at least get it right...its still a great tab though...thanx

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