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Knights Of Cydonia Live Tab

by Muse
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This is from the HAARP DVD/CD from Wembley Stadium, with the Close Encounters theme at 
start.
Close Encounters:
E|-2-----4-----0--------------|
B|--------------------0-------|
G|------------------------0---|
D|----------------------------|
A|----------------------------|
E|----------------------------|

E|-2-----4-----0--------------------|
B|--------------------0-------------|
G|------------------------0---------|
D|---------------------------Scrape-|
A|---------------------------Scrape-| W/ LOTS OF Delay
E|---------------------------Scrape-|

E|-2-----4-----0--------------------|
B|-------------------------0--------|
G|--------------------0----0--------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|------------------------------19\0|
                                 ^
Gtr.1 w/distortion and vibrato
e|------------------------------||
B|------------------------------||
G|------------------------------||
D|------------------------------|| x4
A|------------------------------||
E|-0----2---3------5--5----7----||

Gtr.2 Acoustic
e|------------------------------||
B|------------------------------||
G|------------------------------||
D|-2----444-555----7--777-999---||
A|-2----444-555----7--777-999---||
E|-0----222-333----5--555-777---||


Overdub on 3rd and 4th Intro. The rhythm isn´t bang on but you get the idea.
e|-------------------------|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------|-------------------------------|  X2
D|-------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|-7--6--7--9-----7--9--10-|-9--10--12--10--9--10--9--7--6-| 
E|-------------------------|-------------------------------|
All Tremolo Picked

e|------------------|
B|------------------|
G|------------------|
D|------------------|
A|------------------|
E|-19/////////////0-|
Slide and Tremolo Pick down the neck.

e|-0-------|
B|-0-------|
G|-0-------|  Wammy the 3NH
D|-2-------|
A|-2-------|
E|-0----3NH|

---

Using your whammy bar, pick notes and vibrate them gently, but very quickly. You've
be light on the whammy bar otherwise it'll just sound out of tune.
e|---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
D|-5---4--2--0-----2--4--5----4--2--0----|-1----2--4--2---5--7--8----7--8--9----|
A|---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|

e|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------------|
B|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------------|
G|-8---5--0--7----|-8---7--5--3----|-7---5--3--5----|-3--1--3----4----5tr8-| 
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------------|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------------|

Thanks to quantum leap for telling me about the trill.
---

All Tremolo Picked
e|-11---10--8--6---|-8--10--11---10--8--6----|-7---8--10--8--|-11--13--14---13--14--15----|
B|-----------------|-------------------------|---------------|----------------------------|
G|-----------------|-------------------------|---------------|----------------------------|
D|-----------------|-------------------------|---------------|----------------------------|
A|-----------------|-------------------------|---------------|----------------------------|
E|-----------------|-------------------------|---------------|----------------------------|

e|-19--16-----18---|-19--18-16-14---|--18--16-14-16--|-14-12-14---15---16----|
B|---------16------|----------------|----------------|-----------------------|
G|-----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------------|
D|-----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------------|
A|-----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------------|
E|-----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------------|

For those of you who are interested in it, here is the trumpet part from the above two
Obviously it's hard to recreate the sound of a trumpet's valves on guitar, so it doesn't
exactly right, and it's minus the harmony trumpet, but these are the root notes played.

e|----------------|----------------|------------------|-------------|---------------------|
B|----------------|----------------|------------------|-----------7-|-----------8---------|
G|-------8-7-5----|-------8-7-5----|-------8-7-5-7----|-5h7h8-------|-8-------8---8-------|
D|---5-8----------|---5-8----------|---5-8------------|-------------|---8-5-8-------8-5---|
A|-6--------------|-6--------------|-6----------------|-------------|---------------------|
E|----------------|----------------|------------------|-------------|---------------------|

e|----------------|----------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
B|-9----4h6h8-----|-9--7-5-4h5h7---|-8--9-11-9h11h12--|12---14-16-14-12-|-11---11-12-14-12-9----|
G|----------------|----------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
D|----------------|----------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
A|----------------|----------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
E|----------------|----------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------------|

---

Guitar transition to verse. (w/Delay and Reverb)
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-4--4-4-4-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-3--|
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|

---

Verse

Gtr. Play each chord for a bar, strumming lightly and using your whammy bar to add
to the chords.
e|--4--|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|--3--|-----|
B|--4--|--4--|--9--|--4--|--8--|--9--|--3--|--4--|
G|--4--|--4--|--9--|--4--|--8--|--9--|--4--|--4--|
D|--6--|--4--|--9--|--4--|--8--|--9--|--5--|--4--|
A|--6--|--2--|--7--|--2--|--6--|--7--|--5--|--2--|
E|--4--|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|--3--|-----|

"How can we win?"
e|-7--------|-7--------|-----8----|--7--|--7--|--8--|--7--|--7--|--7--|
B|---8------|---7------|---8------|--8--|--7--|--8--|--8--|--7--|--8--|
G|-----9----|-----8----|-9--------|--7--|--8--|--9--|--7--|--8--|--9--|
D|----------|----------|----------|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|
A|----------|----------|----------|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|
E|----------|----------|----------|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|

---

Re-Intro

Gtr.1 w/distortion and vibrato
e|------------------------------||
B|------------------------------||
G|------------------------------||
D|------------------------------|| x4
A|------------------------------||
E|-0----2---3------5--5----7----||

Gtr.2 Acoustic
e|------------------------------||
B|------------------------------||
G|------------------------------||
D|-2----444-555----7--777-999---||
A|-2----444-555----7--777-999---||
E|-0----222-333----5--555-777---||


Overdub on 3rd and 4th Intro. The rhythm isn´t bang on but you get the idea.
e|---------------------------|------------------------|
B|---------------------------|------------------------|
G|---------------------------|------------------------|
D|---------------------------|------------------------|
A|-7----9----7-9-10-----9-10-|-12---12-10--9---7-6----|
E|---------------------------|------------------------|
All Tremolo Picked

e|-19\\\\\\\\-|-------------|
B|------------|-------------|
G|------------|-------------|
D|------------|-------------|
A|------------|-------------|
E|------------|-0-----------|
Slide and tremolo pick, then hit the open E as hard as possible.

---

Synth Transition

e|------------------------||
B|-------------------5----||
G|-------------4---4------||
D|-------5---5---5--------|| x4
A|-7---7---7--------------||
E|---7--------------------||

---

Synth arr. for Guitar

"No one´s going to take me alive"

e|------------------------||
B|-------------------5----||
G|-------------4---4------||
D|-------5---5---5--------|| x2
A|-7---7---7--------------||
E|---7--------------------||

e|------------------------||
B|-------------------3----||
G|-------------4---4------||
D|-------4---4---4--------|| x2
A|-5---5---5--------------||
E|---7--------------------||


"The time has come to make things right"

e|------------------------||
B|------------------------||
G|-------------------6----||
D|-------------7---7------|| x2
A|-4---4-7-4-7---7--------||
E|---5--------------------||

e|------------------------||
B|-------------------5----||
G|-------------4---4------||
D|-------5---5---5--------|| x2
A|-7---7---7--------------||
E|---7--------------------||

"You and I must fight for our right"

e|------------------------||
B|-------------------5----||
G|-------------4---4------||
D|-------5---5---5--------|| x2
A|-7---7---7--------------||
E|---7--------------------||

e|------------------------||
B|-------------------3----||
G|-------------4---4------||
D|-------4---4---4--------|| x2
A|-5---5---5--------------||
E|---7--------------------||

"You and I must fight to survive"

e|------------------------||
B|------------------------||
G|-------------------6----||
D|-------------7---7------|| x2
A|-4---4-7-4-7---7--------||
E|---5--------------------||

e|------------------------||
B|-------------------5----||
G|-------------4---4------||
D|-------5---5---5--------|| x2
A|-7---7---7--------------||
E|---7--------------------||

---

Guitar on repeat, Strum lightly.

e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--9-------11-------14-------12-------16--------18-------21-----|
D|--x--x8----x--x8----x--x8----x--x8----x--x16----x--x8----x-x8--| 
A|--7--------9-------12-------10-------14--------16-------19-----|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

Then BOOM!


---

Riff
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------5------|
A|-5h7-7-7-7--5h7-7-7-7--5h7-7-7-7--5-7-5---5-7--|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-5----------5----------5----------5-----5h7-7--|
E|---7-7-7-7----7-7-7-7----7-7-7-7----7-7--------|

e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-7p0-0-0-0--7p0-0-0-0--7p0-0-0-0--7p0-0--------|
E|----------------------------------------7-5-3--|

e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
E|-3p0-0-0-0--3p0-0-0-0--3p0-0-0-0--3p0-0-5h7--|

---

End Solo w/ heavy Reverb
e|-12----------------10--------9----7--5h7p5----3--------|
B|-------12----------------------------------------------|
G|-------------12----------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------| x 2
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|
Tremolo Pick All Notes

This Solo is on most of the other live versions, he plays it instead of the main riff, 
plays the end riff

First Riff:                                Second Riff:
e|----------------------------|            e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|            B|----------------------------|
G|--------12h14p12h14b--12----| X2         G|--------12h14p12h14--12--11-| X2
D|--12h14------------------14-|            D|--12h14---------------------|
A|----------------------------|            A|----------------------------|
E|----------------------------|            E|----------------------------|

Then play the first riff but insted of
the last 14 on D, play:

e|--------------------|
B|--------------------|
G|-14b---/------------| Tremolo Pick
D|--------------------|
A|--------------------|
E|--------------------|

Then play the End Riff

---
End Riff
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
E|-3p0-0-0-0--3p0-0-0-0--3p0-0-0-0--3p0-3-5-7--|

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------5h7-7-5h7-7--|
E|-3p0-0-0-0--3p0-0-0-0--3p0-0-0-0--------------|

e|-------------|
B|-------------|
G|-------------|
D|-------------|
A|-2-----------|
E|-0-----------|


This is not my complete tab. The guy who submitted the original is unregistered. Whoever made 
"Knights Of Cydonia Live (ver 2)" please email me so I can properly credit you. I have 
added to and corrected your tab.
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08L1V10N wrote on June 12 2008, 11:38 am

it looks good

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quantum leap wrote on June 21 2008, 11:20 am

Very good tab, but at the end of the first intro riff, there's a trill between the 5 and the 8 on the G:
e|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------------|
B|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------------|
G|-8---5--0--7----|-8---7--5--3----|-7---5--3--5----|-3--1--3----4----5tr8-|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------------|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------------|

Otherwise, excellent tab!

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K3VN wrote on August 24 2009, 02:06 am

Awesome tab man!
I was about to make a tab for this song because I didn't like version 1 until I saw this.
Thanks man you saved me some work haha!

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