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Far Tab

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Artist: Coheed and Cambria
Track: "Far"
Album: The Year of the Black Rainbow
Tuning: e Flat

Tabbed by Larry Jones

I believe this to be nearly note for note.  I hope you enjoy playing this tune as much 
I do.

Key:
/ - slide
. - palm mute
p - pull off
h - hammer on
~ - let ring
b - bend to sound like the following note
r - release bend
* - natural harmonic

Intro: (0:00 - 0:16)

Travis Verse Lead: x 1
eb-----------------9------------7---------------------------------------9------------|
Bb-----10------------------10-----10-9~------7---9---10---9---7------10----10---12~--|
Gb--11----11---11--------9----9------------7---7---7----7---7------9-------9---------|
Db-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab-----------9*----------------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


1st Verse: (0:16 - 0:48)

"I welcome this pain, beating down on me, is it your eyes, that choose not to see
all I would do, if only you knew, all of my trust, was given to you, oh"

Claudio Verse Chords: x 2
(Play each power chord 16 times)
eb-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Db-11--------------------9-----------------7-----------------------2-----------------|
Ab-9---------------------7-----------------5-----------------------0-----------------|
Eb-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Travis Verse Lead x 2


1st Chorus: (0:48 - 1:23)

"Please, this is what I can give, what else do you need from me
I might be sick, broken torn to pieces, so
whatever this is, this thing that now I've become, you hate it so much, you keep on 
from it
no matter the distance, ooh oh, no matter how, no matter how far"

Claudio Chorus Chords: x 4
(Play each power chord 8 times)
eb----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Db-7------------------7-------------------------------------9-----------------------|
Ab-5------------------5---------------------7---------------7-----------------------|
Eb------------------------------------------5---------------------------------------|
(for the last time on each chorus, hold the last power chord - Eb - an extra 8 times)

Travis Chorus Lead: x 4
eb----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb-------9-10------------9-10---------------------9-10------------9-10--------------|
Gb----11--------------11-----------------------11--------------11-------------------|
Db-11---------11---11---------11-9-11-9~----11---------11---11---------11-9-11------|
Ab-----------------------------------------------------------------------------12~--|
Eb----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Interlude: (1:23 - 1:38)

Claudio Verse Chords x 1
Travis Verse Lead x 1

2nd Verse: (1:38 - 1:54)

"I buried this hurt, its sealed in this heart, go lock all your doors, these cold steps 
hold, oh"

Claudio Verse Chords x 1
Travis Verse Lead x 1

2nd Chorus: (1:54 - 2:29)

"Please, this is what I can give, what else do you need from me
I might be sick, broken torn to pieces, so
whatever this is, this thing that now I've become, you hate it so much, you keep on 
from it
no matter the distance, ooh oh, no matter how, no matter how far"

Claudio Chorus Chords x 4
Travis Chorus Lead x 4

Bridge: (2:29 - 2:44)

"No matter how far"

Claudio Bridge Riff: x 2
eb-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Db----------------------9-9-6-7------------------------------------|
Ab-----4----------4-----7-7-4-5----------4----------4-2-0-2-0------|
Eb-2-5---5-2--2-5---5-2--------------2-5---5-2--2-5-----------0-2--|

Travis Bridge Lead: x 2
eb--14-----12-----------------------14------12---------------------|
Bb------14-----12--15--14b15r14---------14------12-----------------|
Gb--------------------------------------------------14~------------|
Db-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb-----------------------------------------------------------------|

Break: (2:44 - 2:52)

"Far"

Solo: (2:52 - 3:25)

Claudio Verse Chords x 4

Travis Solo: x 2

Travis:
eb--17b19717-16---------------------------12b14r12----12--------12b14r12----12------|
Bb--------------14-17b19r17-15-14------14----------14--------14----------14---------|
Gb--------------------------------16/--------------------14~-------------------13~--|
Db----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
(A synth is playing a simplified version of Travis' lead over the solo as well)


3rd Chorus: (3:25 - 3:59)


"Please, this is what I can give, what else do you need from me
I might be sick, broken torn to pieces, so
whatever this is, this thing that now I've become, you hate it so much, you keep on 
from it
no matter the distance, ooh oh, no matter how, no matter how far"

Claudio Chorus Chords x 4
Travis Chorus Lead x 4

Outro: (3:59 - 4:32)

"No oh, oh oh, No matter how far, No oh, oh oh, a a, No matter how far
No oh, oh oh, a a, No matter how far, No oh, oh oh, a a, No matter how, now matter how far"

Claudio Chorus Chords x 4
Travis Chorus Lead x 4
1 comment total.
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TeppeiFan wrote on March 12 2011, 12:00 am

This is a great tab, thank you. Try this out and see what you make of it.

Verse Lead:
e-------10--------9-|------7-------5-
B----10----10-------|---10---9-------
G-11----------------|-9--------------
D-------------------|----------------
A-------------------|----------------
E-------------------|----------------

And the final part added in the last part of the song is one note struck repeatedly. It has the qualities of a piano key hit. It can be somewhat recreated by playing a harmonic on the high e-string, high on the neck. With a good distortion, even playing the high e on the 12th fret works out pretty well.

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