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                  Electric Version – The New Pornographers
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Tabbed by: Cros9471
Email:lpmarin87@hotmail.com

Tuning: Standard

INTRO & VERSE 1

   Guitar 1: Main Riff – Intro and Verse
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-6---6---4---4---4---4---2-----------------------------------------------|
A|---7---7---6---6---5---5---0---0-3-3-3-3-0-0--0-2-2-2-2------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------3-3--------------|

   Guitar 2: Intro and Verse
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------4---4---7---7---------------------------------------------------|
D|-2---2---4---4---7---7---7---7---101010107-7--7-9-9-9-9-5-5--------------|
A|-2---2---2---2---5---5---7—--7---101010107-7--7-9-9-9-9-5-5--------------|
E|-0---0-------------------5---5---8-8-8-8-5-5--5-7-7-7-7-3-3--------------|

   Guitar 3: (Synth) Verse
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----9-7-------------7-5-------------8-5------------5-4------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    Verse 1:
The sound of God is the screech of tires, lights and magnets, bolts and wires, 
Strayed from the road, this very one. Still to come..
The sound of tires is the sound of God, the electric version.
The power and blood will pulse through your song, just as long as it...


PRE-CHORUS

   Guitars 1 and/or 2: Pre-Chorus (3x)
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------9-9-9---------------------------------------------------------|
D|---7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9---9-9-9-9-9-9-9---------------------------------------|
A|---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9---9-9-9-9-9-9-9---------------------------------------|
E|---5-5-5-5-------7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7---------------------------------------|
    Sounds lost (3x)

   Guitar 3: (Synth) Pre-Chorus  (3x)
e|-------9-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---9-10--10-9--------12--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------11-9-------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

CHORUS

   Guitar 1: Chorus
e|------7-------7-------9-------7------------------------------------------|
B|------9-------9-------9-------9------------------------------------------|
G|------9-------8-------11------9------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------[6--]-x8-------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------[--7]-x8-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   Guitar 2: Chorus
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--9-9-9-9---------7-7-7-7---------9-9-9-9--------------------------------|
D|--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9(16x)---------------------------|
A|--7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--------------------------------|
E|----------7-7-7-7---------5-5-5-5----------------------------------------|
      Streaming out of the magnets   Ah..


VERSE 2

   Guitar 1:
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-6---6---4---4---4---4---2-----------------------------------------------|
A|---7---7---6---6---5---5---0---0-3-3-3-3-0-0--0-2-2-2-2------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------3-3--------------|

   Guitar 2:
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------4---4---7---7---------------------------------------------------|
D|-2---2---4---4---7---7---7---7---101010107-7--7-9-9-9-9-5-5--------------|
A|-2---2---2---2---5---5---7—--7---101010107-7--7-9-9-9-9-5-5--------------|
E|-0---0-------------------5---5---8-8-8-8-5-5--5-7-7-7-7-3-3--------------|

   Guitar 3:
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----9-7-------------7-5-------------8-5------------5-4------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    Verse 2:
Strung together like Christmas lights, twelve whole seconds of history might
Lead you from where you went off the track...welcome back.
Our electric version calls, you alone create the full spectrum of light,
So what could go wrong? Just as long as it...

PRE-CHORUS

Guitars 1 and/or 2: Pre-Chorus (3x)
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------9-9-9---------------------------------------------------------|
D|---7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9---9-9-9-9-9-9-9---------------------------------------|
A|---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9---9-9-9-9-9-9-9---------------------------------------|
E|---5-5-5-5-------7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7---------------------------------------|
    Sounds lost (3x)

   Guitar 3: (Synth) Pre-Chorus  (3x)
e|-------9-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---9-10--10-9--------12--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------11-9-------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

CHORUS – 3x

Guitar 1: Chorus
e|------7-------7-------9-------7------------------------------------------|
B|------9-------9-------9-------9------------------------------------------|
G|------9-------8-------11------9------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------[6--]-x8-------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------[--7]-x8-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   Guitar 2: Chorus
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--9-9-9-9---------7-7-7-7---------9-9-9-9--------------------------------|
D|--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9(16x)---------------------------|
A|--7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--------------------------------|
E|----------7-7-7-7---------5-5-5-5----------------------------------------|
      Streaming out of the magnets   Ah..

VERSE 3: (No Bass for First 2 Cycles/Lines)

Guitar 1:
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-6---6---4---4---4---4---2-----------------------------------------------|
A|---7---7---6---6---5---5---0---0-3-3-3-3-0-0--0-2-2-2-2------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------3-3--------------|

   Guitar 2:
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------4---4---7---7---------------------------------------------------|
D|-2---2---4---4---7---7---7---7---101010107-7--7-9-9-9-9-5-5--------------|
A|-2---2---2---2---5---5---7—--7---101010107-7--7-9-9-9-9-5-5--------------|
E|-0---0-------------------5---5---8-8-8-8-5-5--5-7-7-7-7-3-3--------------|

   Guitar 3:
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----9-7-------------7-5-------------8-5------------5-4------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    Verse 3:
The card you're dealt by the crowd goes wild, make believe you are an only child.
Here are the clothes, please put them on. Still to come,
A new parade of faith and sparks, the electric version harks back to the day
When there was no wrong, just as long as it...

PRE-CHORUS

Guitars 1 and/or 2: Pre-Chorus (3x)
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------9-9-9---------------------------------------------------------|
D|---7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9---9-9-9-9-9-9-9---------------------------------------|
A|---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9---9-9-9-9-9-9-9---------------------------------------|
E|---5-5-5-5-------7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7---------------------------------------|
    Sounds lost (3x)

   Guitar 3: (Synth) Pre-Chorus  (3x)
e|-------9-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---9-10--10-9--------12--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------11-9-------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

CHORUS – 3x

Guitar 1: Chorus
e|------7-------7-------9-------7------------------------------------------|
B|------9-------9-------9-------9------------------------------------------|
G|------9-------8-------11------9------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------[6--]-x8-------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------[--7]-x8-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   Guitar 2: Chorus
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--9-9-9-9---------7-7-7-7---------9-9-9-9--------------------------------|
D|--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9(16x)---------------------------|
A|--7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--------------------------------|
E|----------7-7-7-7---------5-5-5-5----------------------------------------|
      Streaming out of the magnets   Ah..

BRIDGE

No guitar or bass at first. The bah, bah vocal harmonizing goes 2x unaccompanied.
Then,

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------4-4-4---7-7-7-7-------------------------------------------------|
D|-2-2-2-2-4-4-4---7-7-7-7-7-7-7---10101010-7-7-7---9-9-9-9-5-5-5----------|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---5-5-5-5-7—7-7---10101010-7-7-7---9-9-9-9-5-5-5----------|
E|-0-0-0-0-----------------5-5-5---8-8-8-8--5-5-5---7-7-7-7-3-3-3----------|
   * * * * * * o   * * * * * * o   * * * *  * * o   * * * * * * o

* = Palm Mute
o = Un-Muted 

Do that twice and end on: 

e|---7------|
B|---9------|
G|---9------|
D|---9------|
A|---7------|
E|---7------|

Don’t let it ring, it’s the same length as the ones during bah, bah, bah.

That’s it, enjoy it, The New Pornographers rock.




| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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Talflick wrote on July 28 2007, 08:27 pm

awesome. :]
It's really accurate. I haven't heard this song in forever so I can't remember what the open riff is like... isn't it a keyboards thing? anyway, it's really , really, freaking good. 5 stars. :D
TNP ownz!

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DAS Guitar Er wrote on July 15 2008, 09:45 am

this is a putty good tab 5*

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