Oops, an error
Loading. Please wait.

When You Were Young Tab

ver3
ver3
More versions @911Tabs.com
78,094 views 54 this week
16 commentsread comments
1 2 3 4 5
accurate
x 25
Autoscroll
+/-
esc
set tempo
stop
Contributor
WARNING: You are trying to view
                                    content from Ultimate-Guitar.com
                                    in an unauthorized application,
                                    which is prohibited.

                                    Please use an official Ultimate
                                    Guitar Tabs application for iPhone,
                                    iPad or Android to access legitimate
                                    chords, guitar, bass, and drum tabs
                                    from Ultimate-Guitar.com database.

                                    Type "ultimate guitar tabs" in Apple
                                    App Store's or Android Market's
                                    search to find the application.
Band:  The KIllers
Song:  When You Were Young
Tabbed by:  Jeff Martin
Tuning: EbAbDbGbBbEb

Soory for the long tab... there's alot going on in this song I suppose.  I think it is 
please post corrections in the comments section.  TIA

Guitar 1
Opening chord rings out.

|--15--|
|--13--|
|--14--|
|--12--|
|--xx--|
|--xx--|

Guitar 2 (Chords enter with pick scrapes at 0:03)
Pick up rhythm from cd or mp3

|--xx--x—x—x—xx—x--||
|--xx--x—x—x—xx—x--||
|--xx--5—7—9—12—5--|| X2
|--xx--x—x—x—xx—x--||
|--xx--3—5—7—10—3--||
|--xx--x—x—x—xx—x--||

Guitar 1 (0:11)

(This is the riff from other tabs on this site)
|------5—3--------5—3---------|
|-----------0-----------------|
|--0h2--------0h2-------2-----|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|

(I prefer this for no real good reason; it just flows smoother for me I guess)
|-------5-----------5-----------|
|---------8—0--------8----------|
|-------------------------------|
|--5h7---------5h7------7-------|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|

Verse 1
Guitar 1 (make the bar chords i.e.: x-x-7-5-5-5 and slide up and back)
Arranged for guitar?
(0:32)
P.M.~
|-------5----7---8---8--5------|
|------------------------------|
|----5-----7-------------------|
|--7-----9----10--10--7--------|
|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|

First Chorus Bit…

Guitar 1
(0:41)
|---------17------------------17------------|
|------------20---17-------------20---------|
|---------------16--17----------------------|
|--17h19----------------17h19-------17 -----|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
Guitar 2
|--x—x—x—xx—x--|
|--x—x—x—xx—x--|
|--5—7—9—12—5--|
|--x—x—x—xx—x--|
|--3—5—7—10—3--|
|--x—x—x—xx—x--|

Verse 2
(I guess the rhythm can go to guitar 2)
(0:47)
P.M.~
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| X2
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----------------|
|---------------------------------------------------3-3-3-3-------|

Enter Guitar 1 at (1:01)… I think this is a keyboard… couldn't even tell you how many 
are in this band hehe, but here is the riff arranged for guitar…

|-------5-----7----8------12-----5------|
|---------------------------------------|
|----5-----7----------------------------|
|--7-----9----10-----14-----7-----------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|

(1:10) Play Chorus Riff (above) for Guitars 1 and 2 twice.

Then this bit again: (feel free to hit more strings tho)
(1:25) Guitar 1, Guitar 2 could play the Guitar 2 chords from opening riff behind this riff)
|-------5-----7----8------8------5-----|
|--------------------------------------|
|----5-----7---------------------------|
|--7-----9----10-----10-----7----------|
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|

Finish with:
Guitar 2 playing
(1:32)
|--x—x—xx--|
|--x—x—xx--|
|--5—7—12--|
|--x—x—xx--|
|--3—5—10--|
|--x—x—xx--|

Solo for Guitar 1: (Guitar 2 plays the usual chords behind this)
(1:34)  …and don’t count my notes, listen for the changes and time.

|--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------12-12-12-12-14-14-14-14-----|
|------------------------------xx-xx-xx-xx-----------------|
|------------------------------10-10-10-10-----------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|

|--------17--------------17-----------|
|----------20--17----------20---------|
|------------16--17-------------------|
|--17h19-----------17h19------17 -----|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|

Guitar 2: (Finishes the solo with…)

|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-10-10-10-9-9-9-7-7-7-5-5-5--------------|
|-10-10-10-9-9-9-7-7-7-5-5-5-------5------|
|-08-08-08-7-7-7-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-2-0-5------|
|------------------------------------3----|

Break

Enter Guitar 1:
(2:19)
|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-----------------15-15-15-15-15-15-----------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------12-12-12-14-14---------------------12-12-12-14-14------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2 (behind second solo)

|--x—x—x—xx—x--|
|--x—x—x—xx—x--|
|--5—7—9—12—5--|
|--x—x—x—xx—x--|
|--3—5—7—10—3--|
|--x—x—x—xx—x--|

Guitar arranged for piano:
Guitar 2: enter around the lyrics “talks like a gentleman”
(2:53)
|------------------------|
|------------------------|
|----9—7/5—4-------------| X2
|----x—x/x—x---7—5-------|
|----7—5/3—2---x—x-------|
|----------------5—3-----|

Guitar 1 Outro Lead:
(3:05)
|---------17--------------17------------|
|-----------20--17----------20----------|
|-------------16--17--------------------| X2
|--17h19------------17h19------17 ------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|

I think this sounds okay... enjoy and post corrections!  THX again... enjoy, it's a cool tune!

PEACE
16 comments total. Showing first comments.
-1 reply
TBSrules26 wrote on October 1 2006, 11:00 pm

could you like put the lines to the song where the guitar is for the song because some parts im confused on where it comes in, thanks, but overall i think its good. keep it up budd.

+1 reply
Formalities555 wrote on October 4 2006, 03:35 pm

The opening guitar is just . . .way off . . . the chords are barred, nothing is muted.

-1 reply
blur819 wrote on October 5 2006, 03:42 pm

Uh... I don't think so... not by my ear... but... if barre chords sound better... play 'em! Either way, I am sure, sounds good. Way off... nah... Hope the tab helped anyways... Peace

I want to post or [tab]
guest
You may want to rate the tab now too:
select rating
Please do not post tabs as comments. Select "correction" instead!