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Company Calls Tab

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                             COMPANY CALLS EPILOGUE - Death Cab for Cutie
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Tabbed by: A.J. Conner
Email: ajconner123@gmail.com

This song is one of Death Cab's best, and it's also one of the
saddest songs I've ever heard. I finally figured it out. Enjoy :)
Please rate/comment for corrections or opinions.

Tuning: EADGBe
LOOK FOR REPEAT SIGNS.

  Main Riff: Played throughout most of the song.
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------o|
G|------2---0---0----------------------------|
D|----0---0---0---0-------------------------o|
A|--2----------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------|
 (Synapse to synapse, the possibilities thin...)

  Pre-chorus: (guitar one)
e|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------------------------------------|
B|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------------------------------------|
G|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4------2---0---0-------2---0---0-----|
D|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5----0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---|
A|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--2---------------2-----------------|
E|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------------------------------------|
  (Crashing through the parlor doors...)

  Pre-chorus: (guitar two)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11\9-9-9-9-9-9-9----------------------11--16\14-14-|
D|------------------------------------------------7---5---5--------------------|
A|--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9\-7-7-7-7-7-7-7----5---5---5---5---5--9--14\12-12-|
E|--------------------------------------------7---------------7----------------|

  Pre-chorus continued: (guitar one)
e|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------------------------------------------|
B|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------------------------------------------|
G|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4------------------------------------------|
D|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5------------------------------------------|
A|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5------------------------------------------|
E|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------------------------------------------|
   (Screaming drunk disorderly...)

  Pre-chorus continued: (guitar two)
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11\9-9-9-9-9-9-9---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9\-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


  Chorus: (Guitar one) Play 4 times, last time don't play the G barre chord.
e|--2--2-2--2--2-2--3--3-3-3--3-3--------------------------------------------|
B|--3--3-3--2--2-2--3--3-5-3--3-3--------------------------------------------|
G|--4--4-4--3--3-3--4--4-4-4--4-4--------------------------------------------|
D|--4--4-4--4--4-4--x--x-x-x--x-x--------------------------------------------|
A|--2--2-2--4--4-4--5--5-5-5--5-5--------------------------------------------|
E|----------2--2-2--3--3-3-3--3-3--------------------------------------------|
   (You were the one, but I can't...)

  Chorus: (guitar two) Play 4 times, last time slide from the ending D octave
   3 frets down to a B octave, same fingering.
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--14-14-11-15--11-9-9-11-7-11-9-11-7---------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--12-12-9--13--9--7-7-9--5-9--7-9--5---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  Post-chorus, no vocals
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0------------------------------------------------|
G|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0------------------------------------------------|
D|--0-0-2-2-4-4-5---0-0-2-4-5------------------------------------------------|
A|--X-X-X-X-X-X-X---X-X-X-X-X------------------------------------------------|
E|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-3------------------------------------------------|

For the second verse, everything from the main riff to the
post chorus is played again. Then the interlude and outro
are played. For the interlude, guitar one plays the
post-chorus riff over and over, while some sort of bells play
a melody. I felt it necessary to tab out the bells part
for guitar, because I think it's the most emotional
part of the song.

  Interlude -(guitar one plays post chorus)

  Guitar two -(bells melody)
e|-----------------------------------14--------------------------------------|
B|o--12-12--------10------12-12-14-15----------------------------------------|
G|--------9-9-11----11-------------------------------------------------------|
D|o--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|--12-12---------------12-12----------o|--14------12------------------------|
G|--------9-9-11--9-7---------9-11-7----|------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------o|------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|------------------------------------|

 Guitar 1 right before ending chord run:                                      |--|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------0-------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------0---4-----------------------------------------------------------|
|--4---4-4-2-2-2-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|--5---5-5-3-3-------------------------------------------------------------------|


  Outro: Only guitar one and vocals, play the chorus, end on a G.

   END.

| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
===============================================================================
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asphyxiate20 wrote on July 16 2008, 04:27 pm

Argh, I was wondering why it was taking me forever to find this tab; you got the song wrong. This is the tab for "Company Calls Epilogue", which is different from the original "Company Calls" song.

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