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Title – I Will Follow You Into the Dark
Artist- Death Cab for Cutie
Album – Plans

Tabbed by: Larry A

Tuning: Standard
Guitar 1 – Acoustic (Capo 5th fret)

 ___________________
| Intro (0:00-0:24) |
|___________________|

Guitar 1
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |---------1-----1---------1---(p0)|---------------1-------1-------0-|
G| |-----------2---2-----------0---0-|---------2-----------0-------0---|
D| |(2)--2-------2--(2)--2-------2p0-|-----------3---3---2-------0-----|
A| |-0-------0-------3-------3-------|(3)--3-------3---3-------2-------|
E| |---------------------------------|-1-------1-----------------------|

Guitar 1
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |---------1-----1---------1---(p0)|---------3-------3-------3-------|
G| |-----------2---2-----------0---0-|----------(0)-------------(0)----|
D| |(2)--2-------2--(2)--2-------2p0-|------------(0)-------------(0)--|
A| |-0-------0-------3-------3-------|(2)--2---------2-----2---------2-|
E| |---------------------------------|-3-------3-------3-------3-------|

Guitar 1
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |---------1-----1---------1---(p0)|---------------1-------1-------0-|
G| |-----------2---2-----------0---0-|---------1-----------2-------0---|
D| |(2)--2-------2--(2)--2-------2p0-|-----------2---2---2-------0-----|
A| |-0-------0-------3-------3-------|(2)--2-------2---0---------------|
E| |---------------------------------|-0-------0---------------3-------|

Guitar 1
e| |-----------------X---------------|---------------------------------|
B| |-----------------1------(1)------|---------1---------------1-------|
G| |---------2-------1-------1-------|-----------0---0-----------0---0-|
D| |-----------3---3-3---3-------3---|(2)--2-------2--(2)--2-------2---|
A| |(3)--3-------3---3-------------3-|-3---------------3---------------|
E| |-1-------1-------1-------1-------|---------3---------------3-------|

 ___________________
| Verse (0:24-0:49) |
|___________________|

Guitar 1
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |o--------1---------------1-------|---------1---------------1-------|
G| |-----------0---0-----------0---0-|-----------2---2-----------2---2-|
D| |(2)--2-------2--(2)--2-------2---|(2)--2-------2--(2)--2-------2---|
A| |o3---------------3---------------|-0---------------0---------------|
E| |---------3---------------3-------|---------0---------------0-------|
  1. Love of mine...         Someday   you will die,   but I'll be
  2. blinding light...       or tunnels to gates of white Just our hands

Guitar 1
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |---------------------------------|---------1---------------3------o|
G| |---------2---------------2-------|-----------0---0-----------0-----|
D| |-----------3---3-----------3---3-|(2)--2-------2---------------0---|
A| |(3)--3-------3--(3)--3-------3---|-3-------3------(2)--2---------2o|
E| |-1-------1-------1-------1-------|-----------------3-------3-------|
  1. close behind            I'll follow you into the dark          No
  2. clasped so tight        waiting for a hint of a spark          If

 ____________________
| Chorus (0:50-1:14) |
|____________________|

Guitar 1
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |---------1-----1---------1---(p0)|---------------1-------1-------0-|
G| |-----------2---2-----------0---0-|---------2-----------0-------0---|
D| |(2)--2-------2--(2)--2-------2p0-|-----------3---3---2-------0-----|
A| |-0-------0-------3-------3-------|(3)--3-------3---3-------2-------|
E| |---------------------------------|-1-------1-----------------------|
     heaven and hell decide that they  both are satisfied

Guitar 1
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |---------1-----1---------1---(p0)|---------3-------3-------3-------|
G| |-----------2---2-----------0---0-|----------(0)-------------(0)----|
D| |(2)--2-------2--(2)--2-------2p0-|------------(0)-------------(0)--|
A| |-0-------0-------3-------3-------|(2)--2---------2-----2---------2-|
E| |---------------------------------|-3-------3-------3-------3-------|
     Illuminate the NOs on their       vacancy signs                If

Guitar 1
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |---------1-----1---------1---(p0)|---------------1-------1-------0-|
G| |-----------2---2-----------0---0-|---------1-----------2-------0---|
D| |(2)--2-------2--(2)--2-------2p0-|-----------2---2---2-------0-----|
A| |-0-------0-------3-------3-------|(2)--2-------2---0---------------|
E| |---------------------------------|-0-------0---------------3-------|
     there's no one beside you when you soul embarks              Then

Guitar 1
e| |-----------------X---------------|---------------------------------|
B| |-----------------1------(1)------|---------1---------------1-------|
G| |---------2-------1-------1-------|-----------0---0-----------0---0-|
D| |-----------3---3-3---3-------3---|(2)--2-------2--(2)--2-------2---|
A| |(3)--3-------3---3-------------3-|-3---------------3---------------|
E| |-1-------1-------1-------1-------|---------3---------------3-------|
     I'll follow you into the dark                                  In

 ___________________
| Verse (1:15-1:39) |
|___________________|

Guitar 1
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |o--------1---------------1-------|---------1---------------1-------|
G| |-----------0---0-----------0---0-|-----------2---2-----------2---2-|
D| |(2)--2-------2--(2)--2-------2---|(2)--2-------2--(2)--2-------2---|
A| |o3---------------3---------------|-0---------------0---------------|
E| |---------3---------------3-------|---------0---------------0-------|
  1. catholic school         as vicious as Roman rule          I got my
  2. held my tongue          as she told me, "Son,             Fear is

Guitar 1
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |---------------------------------|---------1---------------3------o|
G| |---------2---------------2-------|-----------0---0-----------0-----|
D| |-----------3---3-----------3---3-|(2)--2-------2---------------0---|
A| |(3)--3-------3--(3)--3-------3---|-3-------3------(2)--2---------2o|
E| |-1-------1-------1-------1-------|-----------------3-------3-------|
  1. knuckles bruised        by a lady in black                  And I
  2. the heart of love,"     so I never went back                   If

 ____________________
| Chorus (1:40-2:04) |
|____________________|

Guitar 1
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |---------1-----1---------1---(p0)|---------------1-------1-------0-|
G| |-----------2---2-----------0---0-|---------2-----------0-------0---|
D| |(2)--2-------2--(2)--2-------2p0-|-----------3---3---2-------0-----|
A| |-0-------0-------3-------3-------|(3)--3-------3---3-------2-------|
E| |---------------------------------|-1-------1-----------------------|
     heaven and hell decide that they  both are satisfied

Guitar 1
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |---------1-----1---------1---(p0)|---------3-------3-------3-------|
G| |-----------2---2-----------0---0-|----------(0)-------------(0)----|
D| |(2)--2-------2--(2)--2-------2p0-|------------(0)-------------(0)--|
A| |-0-------0-------3-------3-------|(2)--2---------2-----2---------2-|
E| |---------------------------------|-3-------3-------3-------3-------|
     Illuminate the NOs on their       vacancy signs                If

Guitar 1
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |---------1-----1---------1---(p0)|---------------1-------1-------0-|
G| |-----------2---2-----------0---0-|---------1-----------2-------0---|
D| |(2)--2-------2--(2)--2-------2p0-|-----------2---2---2-------0-----|
A| |-0-------0-------3-------3-------|(2)--2-------2---0---------------|
E| |---------------------------------|-0-------0---------------3-------|
     there's no one beside you when you soul embarks              Then

Guitar 1
e| |-----------------X---------------|---------------------------------|
B| |-----------------1------(1)------|---------1---------------1-------|
G| |---------2-------1-------1-------|-----------0---0-----------0---0-|
D| |-----------3---3-3---3-------3---|(2)--2-------2--(2)--2-------2---|
A| |(3)--3-------3---3-------------3-|-3---------------3---------------|
E| |-1-------1-------1-------1-------|---------3---------------3-------|
     I'll follow you into the dark

 ___________________
| Verse (2:04-2:28) |
|___________________|

Guitar 1
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |o--------1---------------1-------|---------1---------------1-------|
G| |-----------0---0-----------0---0-|-----------2---2-----------2---2-|
D| |(2)--2-------2--(2)--2-------2---|(2)--2-------2--(2)--2-------2---|
A| |o3---------------3---------------|-0---------------0---------------|
E| |---------3---------------3-------|---------0---------------0-------|
  1. You and me              we've seen everything to see         From
  2. all worn down:          the time for sleep is now             But

Guitar 1
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |---------------------------------|---------1---------------3------o|
G| |---------2---------------2-------|-----------0---0-----------0-----|
D| |-----------3---3-----------3---3-|(2)--2-------2---------------0---|
A| |(3)--3-------3--(3)--3-------3---|-3-------3------(2)--2---------2o|
E| |-1-------1-------1-------1-------|-----------------3-------3-------|
  1. Bangkok to Calgary      and the soles of your shoes           Are
  2. it's nothing to cry about 'cause we'll hold each other soon

 ____________________
| Bridge (2:29-2:36) |
|____________________|

Guitar 1
e| |---------------------------------|----------------(x-x)------------|
B| |---------1-----------------------|----------------(1-1)------------|
G| |-----------2---2---------2-------|---------2------(3-3)----2-------|
D| |(2)--2-------2-------------3---3-|-----------3---3(3-3)------3---3-|
A| |-0-------0------(3)--3-------3---|(3)--3-------3--(1-1)3-------3---|
E| |-----------------1-------1-------|-1-------1------(1-1)----1-------|
     In the blackest of rooms...

Guitar 1
e| |-----------------|
B| |-------------1p0-|
G| |---------2---0---|
D| |-----------3-----|
A| |(3)--3-----------|
E| |-1-------1-------|
                  If

 ___________________
| Outro (2:36-3:08) |
|___________________|

Guitar 1
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |---------1-----1---------1---(p0)|---------------1-------1-------0-|
G| |-----------2---2-----------0---0-|---------2-----------0-------0---|
D| |(2)--2-------2--(2)--2-------2p0-|-----------3---3---2-------0-----|
A| |-0-------0-------3-------3-------|(3)--3-------3---3-------2-------|
E| |---------------------------------|-1-------1-----------------------|
     heaven and hell decide that they  both are satisfied

Guitar 1
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |---------1-----1---------1---(p0)|---------3-------3-------3-------|
G| |-----------2---2-----------0---0-|----------(0)-------------(0)----|
D| |(2)--2-------2--(2)--2-------2p0-|------------(0)-------------(0)--|
A| |-0-------0-------3-------3-------|(2)--2---------2-----2---------2-|
E| |---------------------------------|-3-------3-------3-------3-------|
     Illuminate the NOs on their       vacancy signs                If

Guitar 1
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |---------1-----1---------1---(p0)|---------------1-------1-------0-|
G| |-----------2---2-----------0---0-|---------1-----------2-------0---|
D| |(2)--2-------2--(2)--2-------2p0-|-----------2---2---2-------0-----|
A| |-0-------0-------3-------3-------|(2)--2-------2---0---------------|
E| |---------------------------------|-0-------0---------------3-------|
     there's no one beside you when you soul embarks              Then

Guitar 1
e| |-----------------X---------------|---------------------------------|
B| |-----------------1------(1)------|---------1---------------1-------|
G| |---------2-------1-------1-------|-----------0---0-----------2---2-|
D| |-----------3---3-3---3-------3---|(2)--2-------2-------2-------2---|
A| |(3)--3-------3---3-------------3-|-3-------3---2---0-------0-------|
E| |-1-------1-------1-------1-------|---------------------------------|
     I'll follow you into the dark                                 and

Guitar 1
e| |-x---------------x---------------|-x-------------------------------|
B| |-1~--------------1~--------------|-1~~-----------------------------|
G| |-2~--------------1~--------------|-0~~-----------------------------|
D| |-3~--------------3~--------------|-2~~-----------------------------|
A| |-3~--------------3~--------------|-3~~-----------------------------|
E| |-1~--------------1~--------------|(0)~-----------------------------|
     I'll follow you into the dark


 ________
| Legend |
|________|

x - Mute
~ - Sustain
p - Pull-off

 _______
| Notes |
|_______|

You could have another guitar quietly strumming chords, but I chose not to include them
playing with one guitar is fine. This whole song is finger-picked but you may use a pick
not pick the lower note. Also, when your changing chords, pull-off to the next chord 
time for full effect.
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lackofcolor wrote on April 14 2007, 11:44 pm

And Now it is perfected. nice job. 5/5

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azimuth457 wrote on June 19 2007, 11:39 pm

its not 2000 its 2001
and the rest isn't right either
generally, the notes are right, and i can tell
a lot of time went into this
plus it sounds great
its just not what he plays
4 stars!

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fuldanips wrote on July 6 2007, 11:51 pm

this is the correct way to play it, through and through. all the others you could tell right from the start it was wrong. great job, 5 stars.

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