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Heart Shaped Box Tab

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            Heart Shaped Box (acoustic) - Evanescence
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Tabbed by: Karleen Heong
Email: heonjo@attglobal.net

Tuning: Drop D tuning   
So: 6th(lowest)=D 5th=A 4th=D 3rd=G 2nd=B 1st(highest)=E

This is the exact version of Heart Shaped Box played on the Going Under 
Single by Evanescence (track 3).It's tabbed for acoustic, like on the 
single. This song was originally written by Nirvana, but I'm tabbing 
the Evanescence version, because I couldn't find it elsewhere, plus it 
sounds good.   

| /  slide up
| b  bend

Here it is:
Riff 1
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----2-------------------------------2--------------------------------|
D|---2---2-----3--------0----0-------2---2-----3-----2/4-4-4-4-----0----|
A|-0---------3---3----0----0---0---0---------3-----------------3-3------|
D|---------3-------0-----------------------3-----3-0--------------------|

Riff 2-As you can see, it's exactly the same as Riff 1, except the end
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----2-------------------------------2--------------------------------|
D|---2---2-----3--------0----0-------2---2-----3-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0------|
A|-0---------3---3----0----0---0---0---------3-------0-0-0-0-0-0-0------|
D|---------3-------0-----------------------3-----3-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0------|


1. Intro-Play Riff 1 ONCE

2. Verse 1
   She eyes me like a pisces when I am weak-Riff 1
   I've been locked inside your heart shaped box for weeks-Riff 1
   I've been drawn into your magnet tar pit trap-Riff 1
   I wish I could eat your cancer when you turn black-Riff 2 

Riff 3 (Chorus)
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----4b(5)-------4b(5)------------------------------------------------|
D|-2-2---------3-3---------0--0-0--0-0-0--------------------------------|
A|-0-0---------3-3---------0--0-0--0-0-0--------------------------------|
D|-------------3-3---------0--0-0--0-0-0--------------------------------|

Riff 4 (end of chorus)
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0--0-0--0-0-0----------------------------------------|
A|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0--0-0--0-0-0----------------------------------------|
D|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0--0-0--0-0-0----------------------------------------|

Riff 5 (end of chorus-leads to verse)
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0-2/4-4-4-4-----0------------------------------------|
A|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0-----------3-3--------------------------------------|
D|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0----------------------------------------------------|

3. Chorus
   Hey! Wait! I've got a new complaint-Riff 3
   Forever in debt to your priceless advice-Riff 3
   Hey! Wait! I've got a new complaint-Riff 3
   Forever in debt to your priceless-Riff 3 
   advice-Riff 4
   Your advice-Riff 5

4. Verse 2
   Meat eating orchids forgive no one just yet-Riff 1
   Cut myself on angel's hair and baby's breath-Riff 1
   Broken hymen of your highness I'm left black-Riff 1
   Throw down your umbilical noose so I can climb right back-Riff 2 

5. Chorus 
   Hey! Wait! I've got a new complaint-Riff 3
   Forever in debt to your priceless advice-Riff 3
   Hey! Wait! I've got a new complaint-Riff 3
   Forever in debt to your priceless-Riff 3 
   advice-Riff 4
   Your advice-Riff 4
   Your advice-Riff 4
   Your advice-Riff 5

End on this chord for a nice ending:
e|-------------|
B|-------------|
G|-2-----------|
D|-2-----------|
A|-0-----------|
D|-------------|

The Order:
Intro
Verse 1
Chorus
Verse 2
Chorus
End chord

Yep, I've checked it a hundred times and it's as close as possible. 
I think there are snippets of a second guitar playing at the end of 
each chorus and verse, but this tabbed version is for one guitar, and 
I'm sure this is perfect. 

If you have any problems or comments on this tab, please feel free to 
email me at heonjo@attglobal.net-Thanks for viewing this tab-Karleen :)

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Spikez_ wrote on April 6 2005, 12:00 am

what an idiot
u did well with this tab! thanx for being the only one who attempted to even try to tab it \m/ rock on \m/

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Animeguy wrote on August 3 2005, 12:00 am

why would evanecence try covering a legend? They arent good enough to do a Nirvana song...

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