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We Looked Like Giants Tab

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                WE LOOKED LIKE GIANTS - Death Cab For Cutie
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Tabbed By: Tony DeFrancesco
Date Created: Tuesday, May 15, 2006
Date Modified: Tuesday, May 16, 2006
Email: eytj@comcast.net

Tuning: Standard

This is my first tab, I listened to the song a shitload of times, and created this tab
myself, because every tab I've tried for this song, has completely sucked and been out 
tune.The tab is right on, so when you play with the song, its exactly on tune.

YOU NEED 2 GUITARISTS FOR THE SONG TO SOUND RIGHT!


KEY
| /  Slide Up
|   Slide Down
| h  Hammer-on
| p  Pull-off
| =  Hold Note
| +  Harmonic
| x  Palm Mute
| [] Interchangable Tab

| GUITAR 1 - Very Very Slight Distortion
| GUITAR 2 - Heavy Distortion
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INTRO Part 1
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This is the intro, you can hear it very faintly the first 30 seconds..

GUITAR 1
e|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|-----------------|
D|-----------------|  (x3)
A|-5.=-4.=-9.=-7.=-|
E|-----------------|
(slightly palm mute the whole thing, just enough so it can still ring as you hold each note)

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INTRO Part 2
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This is my favorite part of the song, took me forever to figure it out and get it exactly
right..

GUITAR 1
e|-------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------|
G|---7-6------------7-6------------6h7-6h7-6h7---7h9-7h9-|
D|-------7p4---4--------7p4---4--------------------------| (x2)
A|-----------7--------------7----5-----------------------|
E|-7--------------7----------------------------5---------|

GUITAR 2
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----7-7-9-7--------7-7-9-7----------9-7-----------------------|  (x2)
A|-9-9--------------9------------5-9p7-----9-----0---------------|
E|-7--------------7----------------------------5---[10-10-9-10-7]|

[10-10-7-9-10-7] <--play this instead of the other one when you play it for the second time.

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VERSE
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Just listen to the song, and you'll figure out where you need to play this..

Guitar 1
e|-------|
B|-------|
G|-7=----|
D|-7=-7=-|  (x2)
A|-5=-7=-|
E|----5=-|

Very faintly, you hear Guitar 2 playing this, so listen closely..

Guitar 2
e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|--------------------9.------------------|  (x2)
A|-------------9.-10.-------------------9-|
E|-7.(x12)-10.-----------7.(x??)-7-9-10-7-|

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Replay INTRO Part 2 one time.
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GUITAR 1
e|-------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------|
G|---7-6------------7-6------------6h7-6h7-6h7---7h9-7h9-|
D|-------7p4---4--------7p4---4--------------------------|
A|-9---------7--------------7----5-----------------------|
E|-7--------------7----------------------------5---------|

GUITAR 2
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----7-7-9-7--------7-7-9-7----------9-7------------------------|
A|-9-9--------------9------------5-9p7-----9-----0--------------9-|
E|-7--------------7----------------------------5---10-10-7-9-10-7-|


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Replay VERSE twice
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Just listen to the song, and you'll figure out where you need to play this..

Guitar 1
e|-------|
B|-------|
G|-7=----|
D|-7=-7=-|  (x2)
A|-5=-7=-|
E|----5=-|

Very faintly, you hear Guitar 2 playing this, so listen closely..

Guitar 2
e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|-------------------9.-------------------|  (x2)
A|------------9.-10.--------------------9-|
E|-7.(x12)-10.----------7.(x??)--7-9-10-7-|
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CHORUS
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Again, just listen to the song, and it will make things easier..

GUITAR 2
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-9-------5-------7-------9-------5-------7-------4------7------|
A|-9-(x16)-5-(x16)-7-(x32)-9-(x16)-5-(x16)-7-(x16)-4-(5x)-7-(x3)-|
E|-7-------3-------5-------7-------3-------5-------2------5------|

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Play INTRO Part 2 two more times..
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GUITAR 1
e|-------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------|
G|---7-6------------7-6------------6h7-6h7-6h7---7h9-7h9-|
D|-------7p4---4--------7p4---4--------------------------| (x2)
A|-9---------7--------------7----5-----------------------|
E|-7--------------7----------------------------5---------|

GUITAR 2
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----7-7-9-7--------7-7-9-7----7-----9-7-----------------------|  (x2)
A|-9-9--------------9------------5-9p7-----9---7-0---------------|
E|-7--------------7----------------------------5---[10-10-9-10-7]|

[10-10-7-9-10-7] <--play this instead of the other one when you play it for the second time.

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For the rest of the song, you basically just repeat this..
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GUITAR 1
e|------------|
B|------------|
G|-7-7-7------|
D|-7-7-7-9-9=-|
A|-5-5-5-9-9=-|
E|-------7-7=-|

GUITAR 2
I haven't figured out the second guitar at the end yet..

If you have any questions, or if you find any adjustments I should make, please feel
to email me, eytj@comcast.net.
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