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A Crying Shame Tab

by Muse


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Song Title: Crying Shame
Artist: Muse
Year: 2006
Tabbed by: Lorcan O'Neill

Ok, every tab I've seen of this song here is only of a live version which is in a
key to the actual studio track which Muse released as a B-Side alongside Super Massive Black
This tab isn't 100% exact but it's a much better indicator of the song than anything 
up here as of now. And since I love this song, I wanted to take it on myself to try and



E: ----------------------------------|
B: 7-----------------5-------9-------|b9r
G: 8-----------------6-------9-------|b9r
D: 9-----------------7-------9-------|b9r
A: 9-----------------7-------7-------|
E: 7-----------------5---------------|

Riff A (repeated throughout the song):

E: -------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B: 3/0-88776655-3-0-3/0-88776655-3-0-----88776655-3-0-3/0-77-88-10-10-8877--|
G: ----------------------------------6/3------------------------------------|
D: -------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A: -------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E: -------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Riff B (repeated throughout the song):

E: ----------------------------------------------------------------|
B: ----------------------------------------------------------------|
G: ----------------------------------------------------------------|
D: ----------------------------------------------------------------|
A: ----------5---------------5---------------5---------------5-----|
E: 7-7-5-6-7---7-5-7-7-5-6-7---7-5-7-7-5-6-7---7-5-7-7-5-6-7---7-5-|


E: ----------------------------------------------------------------|
B: ----------------------------------------------------------------|
G: ----------------------------------------------------------------|
D: ----------------------------------------------------------------|
A: ----------5---------------5-----7-7-5-6-7-8-7-5-7-7-5-6-7-8-7-5-|
E: 7-7-5-6-7---7-5-7-7-5-6-7---7-5---------------------------------|


E: -----------------------------------------|
B: -----------------------------------------|
G: ----7--6-7----7--6-7----7--6-7-----7-6-7-|
D: --7---------7----------------------------|
A: 5---------5-----------5----------5-------|
E: --------------------3----------3---------|

E: -----------------------------------------|
B: -----3-2-3-----3-2-3---------------------|
G: -------------------------7-6-7---8b---7--|r
D: --4----------4---------------------------|
A: 2----------2-----------5-----------------|
E: ---------------------3-------------------|


E: ----------------------------------------------|
B: ----------------------------------------------|
G: 77-777-777-777-7------------------------------|
D: 77-777-777-777-7-12---------------------------|
A: 55-555-555-555-5-9----------------------------|(same rhythm as D chords)
E: -----------------7----------------------------|

E: --------------------------------|
B: --------------------------------|
G: --------------------------------|
D: 99-999-999-999-9-77-777-777-777-|
A: 99-999-999-999-9-77-777-777-777-|
E: 77-777-777-777-7-55-555-555-555-|

Chorus End:

E: -------|
B: -------|
G: -------|
D: 77777-8
A: 77777-8
E: 55555-6

Riff C:

E: -----------------|
B: 7-----7-7-7-7-7--|
G: 9b----9b9b9b9b9b-|
D: -----------------|
A: -----------------|
E: -----------------|

Order of song:

Intro      x 1
Riff A     x 2
Riff B     x 1
Verse      x 2
Pre Chorus x 1
Chorus     x 1
chorus End x 1
Riff A     x 2
Riff B     x 1 + Riff C
Verse      x 2
Pre Chorus x 1
chorus     x 2
Chorus End x 1
Riff A     x 2

All feedback is welcome!
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wiljones wrote on February 14 2008, 01:12 pm

thats an awesome tab, cheers

although, i think the first two chords may be minor instead of the major that is written and vise versa for the third

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edgeyyz wrote on May 21 2009, 08:14 pm

sound pretty good, kudos!

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Erska96 wrote on August 26 2010, 02:13 pm

thx dude good tabs. but VEry hard to play :D

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