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Nine Inch Nails: THE FRAGILE 
Added By Mikhailo

Complete guitar tablature 
incl.10 miles high, The New Flesh, The Day the World Went Away (quiet)
Revised and updated (3rd February 2000)

Tabbed by Alex Robertson (mog@thefreeinternet.co.uk)



Notation


b   	bend
gb	gradual bend
pb	pre-bend
br	bend and return
bp	bend then pull off 
>   	slide
~~	vibrato
h   	hammer on
p	pull off
PM	palm mute
x	muted or scraped note
H  	harmonic
(6)	I think I hear this note...but maybe not...
///	tremolo pick


LEFT

SOMEWHAT DAMAGED

Dropped-D tuning

INTRO
						
e-------------			
B-------------
G-------------	 
D-------------
A-------------
D--0-1-2-3----

...played over this...

G--7--7----
D--0--0----

...plucked over this until drums come in...

B--12b13-13-13-13--12-12-12-12---

..then becomes...

D--12gb13-13-13-13--12gb13-13-13-13----9b10-10-10-9------
A--------------------------------------------------------
D--------------------------------------------------------

[1:48]	         	[2:07]			[2:47]

e------------     	e-----------		e-------------
B------------		B-----------		B--15-15-15---
G--7h8--7h8--		G-----------		G--19b21b22---
D--0----0----		D--0-1-2-3--		D-------------
A--0----0----		A--0-1-2-3--		A-------------
D--0----0----		D--0-1-2-3--		D-------------

[3:07]

e-----------------
B-----------------
G-----------------
D--0-1-2-3--3>4---
A--0-1-2-3--3>4---
D--0-1-2-3--3>4---


"In the back off the side far away..."

e----------------
B----------------
G----------------
D--PM-00000------
A--PM-00000-etc--
D--PM-00000------


"How could I ever think it's funny how..."
[this combines the different parts that are going on]

e--10-10-10--10-10--10--10-10------8-8--8--8-8--8--8-8-------------
B---X--X--X---X--X---X---X--X------X-X--X--X-X--X--X-X-------------
G---8--9-10---8--9--10---8--9------8-9-10--8-9-10--8-9-------------
D---0--0--0---0--0---0---0--0------0-0--0--0-0--0--0-0-------------
A---0--0--0---0--0---0---0--0------0-0--0--0-0--0--0-0-------------
D---0--0--0---0--0---0---0--0------0-0--0--0-0--0--0-0-------------



THE DAY THE WORLD WENT AWAY

e----------------------------					
B----------------------------					
G----------------------------	played over this G----8b9--6--7b8--4--
D--11--9--2--4---9--11-------	
A--11--9--2--4---9--11 etc---
E---9--7--0--2---7---9 ------


Break

e---1-------------------
B---2--5-5--6-6--7-7----
G---1--6-6--7-7--8-8----
D---3--7-7--8-8--9-9----
A---4-------------------
E-----------------------

Last Chorus

e--------------------------
B--------------------------
G--------------------------	over this	G---11pb13r11---
D---------9--8--9--8-------
A---9--7--------------11---
E--------------------------




THE FRAIL

Dropped-D tuning

e--3---------------------3--10--1-----------0--1------------------3--------------
B-----1----------------------8----1--0------------1--0---------------1-----------
G--------3--0----------------0-------0---------------0------------------3--0-----
D--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
A----------------------------6---------------------------------------------------
D--0--1--3--5------------0------3----5------0--1--3--5------------0--1--3--5-----


e--0--1------------------1-----3------------3--10--1--------------0--1-----------
B---------------------------1-------------------8----1--0---------------1--0-----
G--------3--5--7------------------7-------------0-------0------------------0-----
D--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
A-----------------------------------------------6--------------------------------
D--0--1--3-----5---------0--1--3--5---------0------3----5---------0--1--3--5-----


Last section

Same bassline  D--0-1-3-5--  over voice wavering between  e--6-5



THE WRETCHED

e------------------------------------
B------------------------------------
G------------------------------------
D----------------------------3-------
A-----------5-------------------5----
E--1--3--4-----4----1--3--4----------

"it didn't turn out the way you wanted it to..."

e----------------------------------------------------------
B----------------------------------------------------------
G----------------------------------------------------------
D------------3gb4p0--------------------3gb4----------------
A---3-3-2-1----------------3-3-2-1-------------------------
E---------------------------------------------3--1h3-------

Chorus

e----------------------------------
B----------------------------------
G----------------------------------
D----------------------------------
A----6>8--9--10>11>12---3>5--3>5---
E----4>6--7---8>-9>10---1>3--1>3---


Played over 2nd Verse

B-----15--13--12--3---


[3:11] Bridge

e------------------------------
B------------------------------
G------------------------------
D---3--2--3--2--3--2--5--5-5---
A------------------------3-2---
E------------------------------

...then this plucked pattern...

e-------------------------------
B-------------------------------
G------0------------------------
D--2-3-3-3--2-3-2---------------
A------------------3-3-1-1------
E--------------------------3----

...followed by...

e---------
B---------
G--4gb5---
D--5--5---
A---------
E---------

Solo w/wah

e-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
B--//3-3----//3-3-----------------------------------------------------//3-3---//3-3-
G--//5b7----//5b7-----------------------------------------------------//5b7---//5b7-
D-------//3------//3--------------------3b5--------------------------------//3------
A----------------------1-1-3-3gb5-------------1-1-3-3gb5----------------------------
E----------------------------------6p3---------------------6p3--6p3-----------------

e------------------------------------------------------------------------------
B------------------------------------------------------------------------------
G------------------------------------------------------------------------------
D--3p0--3h5---------------------------5---------------------------5p3----------
A-------------8>7-7>6-6>5-5>3------------8>7-7>6-6>5-5>3-----------------------
E-------------------------------6p3-3----------------------6p3--3--------------


Segued into We're In This Together...

e-------------------------------
B-------------------------------
G------0------------------------
D--2-3-3-3--2-3-2---------------
A------------------3-3-1-1------
E--------------------------3----




WE'RE IN THIS TOGETHER

Dropped-D tuning.

Intro

e----------------					
B----------------					
G----------------		
D--1-1-1-0--0-0--		
A--1-1-1-0--0-0--
D--1-1-1-0--0-0--

...over this w/wah...	

e------------------------------------------------------
B------------------------------------------------------
G------------------------------------------------------
D--17-17b18r17--16-16b17r16--15-15b16r15--10-10b12-----
A------------------------------------------------------
D--17-17b18r17--16-16b17r16--15-15b16r15--10-10b12-----


CHORUS
[Actually 2 guitars arranged for 1].

e-------------------------
B-----------------0-------
G--7---8--10---5--4--5----
D--7---8--10---5--5--5----
A--5---6---8---3--5--3----
D--0--------------5--3----

"the further I fall I'm inside you..."

e-------------------
B-------------------
G-------------------
D--1-1-1-0--10b-----
A--1-1-1-0----------
D--1-1-1-0--10b-----


Solo w/wah

e----------------------------------------------------------------------
B----------------------------------------------------------------------
G----------------------------------------------------------------------
D--12-12b13-12b14--3b5r3-0--10--5-9--17b18-17b18--8--10--17b18--10-----
A------------------------0---------------------------------------------
D--12-12b13-12b14--3b5r3-0--10--5-9--17b18-17b18--8--10--17b18--10-----

...then...

e--------------
B--12--X--10---
G--12--X--10---
D--12--X--10---
A--------------
D--------------


Over last chorus and piano outro

[guitar 1]
D---14---7-----15---7--14--5--14--12--10---
A------------------------------------------
D---14---7-----15---7--14--5--14--12--10---

[guitar 2]
D---19--12-13--19------17---------15--14---
A------------------------------------------
D---19--12-13--19------17---------15--14---

...these 2 parts can be combined:

e-----------------------------------------
B------------------------8----------------
G---14--7--8-(14)----12-----12--10---9----
D---14--7--7--15--7--14--5--14--12--10----
A---12--5--6--12---------5----------------
D---14--7--7--15--7--14--5--14--12--10----


Piano outro

e-----------------------------------------3--------7-----
B----------------------------3---------3-----1--0--------
G--4-5-4---2-0---4-5-4---4-5-------4-5-------------------
D--0-0-0---1-1---3-3-3-----------5-5-5-------------------
A------------------------3-3-3------------------7--------
D--------------------------------------------------------

e----------------------------------------------------------------
B--0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0----
G--4-4-2-4-5-4-2--4-4-2-4-5-4-2--4-4-2-4-5-4-2--4-4-2-4-5-4-2----
D--0-0-0-0-0-0-1--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5----
A--------------------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-------------------
D----------------------------------------------------------------



THE FRAGILE

Verse bassline

A-----8-8------------3-3-2--------------8-8-----------------
E--3-------1-1----1---------3--------3-------1-1----1-3-----

"in a world full of..."

G--0--9--10--9--7---

CHORUS

Bassline

A--5--6---8--------
E------------3-----

Guitar (not on first chorus)

e--15p13--15p13--15p13----
B-------------------------
G-------------------------

VERSE 2

plucked

e-----------------------
B-----------------------
G-----------------------
D------16------16-------
A--14------14------14---
E-----------------------

BRIDGE  "we'll find the perfect place to go..." 

e-----------------------------
B--10--10---4-5-4--8---8--8---
G--10--10---5------8--10--9---
D---9--10---5------8---8--8---
A---8---8---3------6---6--6---
E-----------------------------

PRE-SOLO

G--5-4-4-4---


SOLO

G--12--5--3--0--12--19--10--5--4--9--10--5--4--12--5--3--0-->

 >--9--10--3--5--7h8p7--10--5--12--7--12--19--10--5--4--9--10--3--0-




JUST LIKE YOU IMAGINED

Dropped-D tuning

Intro

e--1--1--1--1---
B--3--3--3--3---
G--2--2--2--2---
D-----3--2--0---
A---------------
D---------------

Bassline

D--0--3--3--0--3--5--8--10--12p0---

Main melody

e-----------13-----------
B---------------13h15----
G----10h12---------------
D------------------------
A------------------------
D------------------------

[1:07] distorted guitar

e-------------
B-------------
G-------------
D--7--8gb10---
A--5--6gb-8---
D--0----------

[1:55]

D--0--3--5--7b8r7---

[2:25]

B----------15----
G----10>12-------
D--0-------------

[2:42]

D--0--3h5--3h5>7p0--7b8r7>5--5b7r5>3--

Piano outro

e--------------------
B--------------------
G------2--3--7---9---
D---3----------------
A--------------------
D---0--3--5--8--10---




EVEN DEEPER

VERSE

Bassline d--2--2--0--5---

Can be played just as...

e------------
B------------
G------------
D--2----2----
A--2----2----
E--0----3b-----

CHORUS

e-------0--0-0-0---
B--10---8--8-8-8---
G---9---7--5-6-7---
D---7---6--X-X-X---
A---7---7--7-7-7---
E---0---0--0-0-0---

VERSE 2

e-------------------------------------
B-------------------------------------
G--10--7--9--13-----------------------
D-----------------12>14>12------------
A---------------------------15--14----
E-------------------------------------

BREAK 

w/ slide

e---------------------
B------------12--9----
G------------12--9----  	
D-----14>12-----------
A--14-----------------
E---------------------

[4:27]

e------------------------
B------------------------
G--7-7-7-7-7-7>8>7>>>>---
D--7-7-7-7-7-7>8>7>>>>---
A--7-7-7-7-7-7>8>7>>>>---
E------------------------

OUTRO

D--9>7-7>6--

Strings

e--------------------------------
B----------------------------9---
G---------------------10-7-9-----
D--5>7--5>9--5>6>7---------------
A--------------------------------
E--------------------------------




PILGRIMAGE

Dropped-D tuning

e------------------------------------
B------------------------------------
G------------------------------------
D----4>5---6---10---4>5---5>6---7----
A----4>5---6---10---4>5---5>6---7----
D----4>5---6---10---4>5---5>6---7----

played over this

e------
B------
G--5---
D--4---
A--3---
D------


Main Melody

e------------------------------------------------------
B------------------------------------------------------
G--8h9p8--13--11--9--8--6--5h6p5---8--6--5-------------
D--------------------------------------------4h6--6----
A------------------------------------------------------
D------------------------------------------------------

[2:02]

e-------------8----8----
B---7----7----7----7----
G---8----5----6----7----
D-----------------------
A-----------------------
D-----------------------




NO, YOU DON'T

Dropped-D tuning

Intro

D--2--
A--2--
D--2--

Main riff

e--------------------------------------------------
B--------------------------------------------------
G--------------------------------------------------
D----6b7p0---2--2>3>2---2p0---3---5---6b7p0--------
A----6b7p0---2--2>3>2---2p0---3---5---6b7p0--------
D----6b7p0---2--2>3>2---2p0---3---5---6b7p0--------


[1:32]

A---XX-7777-7777-77---X-777777-777777----

[1:47]

e------------------
B------------------
G------------0-0---
D---5gb6--X--2-2---
A---------X--2-2---
D---------X--2-2---

"just for the record..."

e------------------------------
B------------------------------
G---0--------------------------
D---2--2p0h2-------------------
A---2--------0h1h2-------------
D---2---------------5b--2p0----


Played over the end section

B--8-----
G--9b12--




LA MER

Piano

e-----------------			
B--5--5-6-5-------		
G--5--5-7-5--7----	
D------------8----
A----------------- Bassline	A---------------------------11--13-
E-----------------		E-----6--8--11--13--11--13---------

Main melody

e----10----8--------------------------3----------------------------
B------------------------------------------------------------------
G--7----7-----10--10--12--12---5---3-----3--2--3--5--2-------------
D--------------------------------------------------------3---------
A-----------------------------------------------------------3--1---
E------------------------------------------------------------------

e-----------------6--8---------3------------------------------------
B--10--8--6--6p5----------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------5---3------0--0--5--7--0--------------------
D-------------------------------------------------------------------
A--------------------------------------------------3--1-------------
E-------------------------------------------------------------------

e-----10----8--------------------5--3-------------------------------
B---------------------------------------------------3--3----3-------
G--7-----7----10--10--12--12--5--------5--5---3--2------------------
D---------------------------------------------------------3----3----
A-------------------------------------------------------------------
E-------------------------------------------------------------------

e-----10----8-------------------------------------------------------
B-------------------------------------------------------------------
G--7-----7-----10--12--14--10--5--7--0------5-----5-----5-----------
D-----------------------------------------------------------fade----
A----------------------------------------3-----3-----3--------------
E-------------------------------------------------------------------

[1:32] Funky bassline shared with Into The Void...

Tune low E down to a C

C---10--11--12---0--3p0---0h10--11--12p0----

[2:04]

e----------------
B----------------
G---7--7b8r7-----
D--10-10---------
A----------------
E----------------

[3:39]

e------------------------
B-----(8)--(8)--(8)------
G--0---8----7----5-------
D------------------------
A------------------------
E------------------------




THE GREAT BELOW

INTRO

e-------------
B-------------						
G------------- plucked over this... D---11--12--14-----11--12--14--14b15r14-
D--7-7--8--5--
A-------------
E--5-5--6--3--


VERSE

e---0---0---3---				e--------------------------3----
B---2---3---3---				B--2--3--5-----2--3--5----------
G---2---0---0---	played over this	G-----------------------0-------
D---2---3---0---				D-------------------------------
A---0---1---X---				A-------------------------------
E-----------3---				E-------------------------------

You can combine these chords with the strings...

e----------------------------
B---5--3--2---5--3--3--------
G---2--2--2---3--3--3--------
D---2--2--2---3--3--3--------
A---0--0--0---1--1--X--------
E-------------------3--------

"oceans pull me close..."

Dm, C, Gm, F

Played over these chords:

   D    C        Gm   F
e----------------------------
B--5-3-----------5-3---------
G-------5-3-2---------5-3-2--
D----------------------------
A----------------------------
E----------------------------

End melodic guitar

e-------------------------------0----------------------------
B---10>8--------5----10>8-------5-------10>8---------6-------
G------------------------------------------------------------
D---------7>5--------------7>5------------------7>5----------
A------------------------------------------------------------
E------------------------------------------------------------

Pluck over this

D--11-12-14---11-12-14-14b15r14--




************************************************************************


RIGHT

THE WAY OUT IS THROUGH

Dropped-D tuning

e--[--------------]-[----13--15-------17--15--13---------------------------------]
B--[--------------]-[------------13---------------13--12--------------15---------]
G--[----14-----12-]-[-------------------------------------10--12--14------10--12-]
D--[-12-----15----]-[------------------------------------------------------------]
A--[--------------]-[------------------------------------------------------------]
D--[--------------]-[------------------------------------------------------------]
           1st time only          		        	Repeat


[1:24] synth and (bassline)

D----0-0-10--0-0-10---1----0-10---0-9----------
A--------------------------------------3--5-----
D--(12)---------(15)(10)--(9)-----------(12)----


[2:06]

A---5p3h5--7------------5b6r5------
D-------------5--5--3--------------

[2:49]

e------------------------
B------------------------
G-------------7b8r7------
D--0--3--10---7b8r7------
A--0--3--10---5b6r5------
D--0--3--10--------------

Outro Bassline

A-----15--------------------
D--12----15--10--12--9--0---



INTO THE VOID

Dropped-D tuning, then all strings down a tone.

Cello Intro

d-------------------------------
A-------------------------------
F-------------------------------
C-------------------------------	
G---3--5--8--10--8--10--1--3----
C-------------------------------

Guitar melody

d-----------------------------------------------------------
A-----------------------------------------------------------
F--------------10-------------12--10--12--14--12--10--------
C---12--10--12-----12----12--------------------------12-----
G-----------------------------------------------------------
C-----------------------------------------------------------

...then...

C---10--11--12--0--3----0h10--11--12p0---
G----------------------------------------
C----------------------------------------

Synth Riff

C---10--11--12--0--3----0h10--11--12-------
G---10--11--12--0--3----0h10--11--12-------
C---10--11--12--0--3----0h10--11--12-------

[2:06]

C-->>>10--10>9--9>8--8>7----
G---------------------------
C---------------------------

Break [3:22]

d-----------------------------------------------------------
A-----------------------------------------------------------
F--------------10-------------12--10--12--14--12--10--------
C---12--10--12-----12----12--------------------------12-----
G-----------------------------------------------------------
C-----------------------------------------------------------

Solo [3:42]

d-----------------------------------------
A-----------------------------------------
F-----------------------------------------
C--12--10----0h6>7>8>9--------------------
G-----------------------------------------
C-----------------------0h10--11--12------




WHERE IS EVERYBODY?

Dropped-D tuning

e-------------------------
B-------------------------
G-------------------------
D--3-3-3--1h3-3-3--1h3----
A--3-3-3--1h3-3-3--1h3----
D--3-3-3--1h3-3-3--1h3----

Guitar melody over this


D--1>3-1bp0---------------
A------------1gb--1--0----
D-------------------------

"i'd like to stay..."

e--11---11---11----
B------------------
G-----10---10------
D------------------
A------------------
D------------------

CHORUS

e-----------------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------------------------
D--------15gb-15-----13-------------13------13-----8-----8-----X-----6b-
A----------------------13--13---------13--13---------8---------X-----6b-
D--15-15-----------------13--13---------13-------------8-------X-----6b-

[3:34]

e----------------------------------
B---10--10---------9---9-----------
G---14--14b15r14--13--13b15r13-----
D----------------------------------
A----------------------------------
D----------------------------------

[4:27]

e----------------------
B---9---9---9h11p9-----
G--13--13--13-13-13----
D--12--13--13-13-13----
A----------------------
D----------------------




THE MARK HAS BEEN MADE

Dropped-D tuning

e-----------------------------
B-----------------------------
G-----------------------------
D----7b8r7----7b8r7---5--4----
A----5--------5-------5--5----
D--0--------0---------0--0----

[1:04]

A--5--4--0--3--2--------------------
D-----------------5--0--3--5--0-----

[1:52]

e-------------------------------
B-------------------------------
G-------------------------------
D-----3gb4--XX--3gb4----4-------
A--5--------XX--5-------5-------
D-------------------------------

[3:28]

A--------------------------------------------8------
D--0-12>11----0-11>10---0-10>9---0-9>8----7---------

[4:21]

e--------------
B--------------
G--5--4--3-----
D--4--3--2-----
A--------------
D--------------




PLEASE

Dropped-D tuning

Intro
v=downstroke
^=upstroke

e--------------------------
B--------------------------
G--------------------------
D--2--2--2---2-2p0--5------
A--2--2--2---2-2p0--5------
D--2--2--2---2-2p0--5------
   v  ^  v

VERSE bassline

D--2222----6--3--5555----6--3-----

"all the flesh..." talkboxy melody

D--2--5--8--7--6--5--2--5-5-5--2--

"just like now..." Pre-Chorus

D--2--7--0--9-----
A--2--7--0--9-----
D--2--7--0--9-----

CHORUS

e----------------------
B----------------------
G----------------------
D--8--11--7--4--2--7---
A--8--11--7--4--2--7---
D--8--11--7--4--2--7---

"And it it keeps repeating..."

D--6-sustain---
A--------------
D--------------

Ending "never be enough to fill me up..."

D--2>5>2--9>8--7--5b6------
A--------------------------
D--------------------------




STARFUCKERS, INC.

Dropped-D tuning

VERSE

e--------------
B--------------
G--------------
D----2---2-----
A----2---2-----
D----2---2-----
    <swell>

CHORUS

e--------------------------------------------
B--------------------------------------------
G---------X--13-13-13------------------------
D--9>12---X--13-13-13---12---14-14---9-------
A--9>12---X--11-11-11---12---14-14---9-------
D--9>12---X-------------12---14-14---9-------

CHORUS into VERSE

e---------------------
B---------------------
G-----------9gb-------
D--6--7--9------------
A--7--7--5--5---------
D---------------------

2nd VERSE

D--5--
repeated

BRIDGE "all our pain..."

e--0--0--0--0-------
B--0--0--0--0-------
G--5--4--2--1-------
D--2--2--2--2-------
A--2--2--2--2-------
D--2--2--2--2-------

Next CHORUS

D--2-2-2-2-2-2-2----

[3:33]

G--12b13--11b12--10b11--8b9----




COMPLICATION

Dropped-D tuning

e-----------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------
D--12b--12---10b--10>5b-5---9b---9--------
A--12b--12---10b--10>5b-5--10b--10--------
D--0----0----0----0--0--0---0----0--------

Synth line

D--10--5--3--0--0-----
A---------------------
D---------------------

[0:57] w/wah

e------------------------
B--///8------8--8--8-----
G--///10b12r11r10--9-----
D------------------------
A------------------------
D------------------------




I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO JOINING YOU, FINALLY

Dropped-D tuning

Bassline

D--0-0--3>6-6--3>5-5--3>6-6--3------

"in the blur of serenity..."

D--0--6-5-4-3---0--6-5-4-3--1---0--6-5-4-3---0--6-5-4-3--1---

CHORUS

"the smell of sunshine..." Bassline and synth combined as:

e----------------
B---0--0--0--0---
G---5--4--4--4---
D---5--5--5--5---
A---X--X--3--X---
D---5--5-----3---

2nd VERSE

"the fool's devotion..."

D--0--6-5-4-3---0--6-5-4-3--1---0--10-12-12-10---0--6-5-4-3--1---

[2:40]

D--5--7--10--12p10h12------




THE BIG COME DOWN

Dropped-D tuning

e---------------------------------------------------------------
B---------------------------------------------------------------
G---------7-----11-------------7----11~~----11-11---13-13-13----
D---------6-----10-------------6----10~~----10-10---12-12-12----
A--3-5--X-5--X---9------3-5--X-5--X--9-------9--9---11-11-11----
D--0-0--X----X----------0-0--X----X-----------------------------

CHORUS

D--8---------5---------0------------
A--8-(x11)---5-(x11)---0-(x3)-------
D--8---------5---------0------------

Descending melody over this:

D----12-10-8-7-5-4---
A--------------------
D--12----------------

These parts can be combined like this:

D--8--12--10--8--7--5--4---
A--8---8---8--5--5--5--0---
D--8---8---8--5--5--5--0---

2nd VERSE

Add this:

e----------------------
B--7h8p7-7b8--7--6-6---
G--7-7-7-7----7--5-5---
D--0-0-0-0----0--0-0---
A----------------------
D----------------------


BRIDGE

A----3-----
D--0---0---

...with...

e---------
B---------
G--5~~----
D--3~~----
A---------
D---------

...then...

e------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
B---------------------------------------------------------------------13-11-10-------
G------------------------------------------------------------------------------12-11-
D--12-10-12-10-12--10-12-10--(X2)--12-10-12-10>19--10-12-10----12--10----------------
A------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
D------------------------------------------------------------------------------------




UNDERNEATH IT ALL

Dropped-D tuning

INTRO

e-------------------------------------------15h17---15h17-----
B--15-15----15-15----16-16------16-16-------------------------
G--------14-------14--------14---------14---------------------
D-------------------------------------------------------------
A-------------------------------------------------------------
D-------------------------------------------------------------

[0:16] Fuzzy

D--5h7--7-7--5h7-------
A--5h7--7-7--5h7-------
D--5h7--7-7--5h7-------

[0:43] Fuzzy  [1:04] Clearer

e---------------------------------
B---------------------------------
G--8---8---8---8------------------
D--8-7-8-7-8-7-8-7----5>7-5>7-----
A--6-7-6-7-6-7-6-7----5>7-5>7-----
D----7---7---7---7----5>7-5>7-----

[1:35]

"Crucified..."

D--5>7--X--5--X----5>7--X--5--X----X--7-7-----
A--5>7--X--5--X----5>7--X--5--X----X--7-7-----
D--5>7--X--5--X----5>7--X--5--X----X--7-7-----




RIPE (WITH DECAY)

Tune Guitar flat ie.half a tone down.

eb-----------------0------
Bb-----------------5------
Gb--------------0---------
Db--8--7--8--7--X---------
Ab--7--7--7--7--7---------
Eb--0--0--0--0--0---------

..from [0:40] this becomes...

eb-----------------0-----------
Bb-----------------5-----------
Gb--------------0-----6b7r6----
Db--8--7--8--7--X-----8--------
Ab--7--7--7--7--7-----7--------
Eb--0--0--0--0--0-----0--------

[1:30]

eb---0---0--0-----
Bb--17--15h17-----
Gb----------------
Db--17--14h17-----
Ab----------------
Eb----------------

[3:21] Piano

eb-----0--0-----0------------------------
Bb-----8--5----0-------------------------
Gb------------0-------------9------------
Db--------------------7-9-7-9---7--9-----
Ab-------------------10-7-7-7---7-10-----
Eb--0-----------------0-0-0-0---0--0-----

[3:36] Strings

eb--0--0--0--0--0-0--0--0----
Bb---------------------------
Gb--9--5--6--7--7>9>12--9----
Db---------------------------
Ab---------------------------
Eb---------------------------

..before rolling drumbeat comes in...

eb--0-0--0--0--0----
Bb-------------0----
Gb--7>9>12--9--9----
Db-------------9----
Ab-------------7----
Eb-------------0----

...then bassline...

Ab----------------7----
Eb---0--10--8--7-------

[5:40]

eb----------------------------------------
Bb--12-----12--12-----12---12-----12------
Gb--14b15--14--14b15--14---11b12--11------
Db----------------------------------------
Ab----------------------------------------
Eb----------------------------------------

...over this...

eb--15--repeatedly--
Bb--19--------------

[6:00]

Note: "<<<" means slide towards nut (0 fret)

eb--------------------------------
Bb-----10--8<<<--10-10-11-12------
Gb--9---9--7<<<---9--9-10-11------
Db--7---7--5<<<---7--7--8--9------
Ab--7---7--5<<<---7--7--8--9------
Eb--0---0--0------0--0--0--0------



10 MILES HIGH

Intro

e---------------------
B---------------------
G---------------------
D----2----2-----------
A---------------etc.--
E--0---0----0---------

Can be played like this:

e--0--0--0---
B--0--0--0---
G--3--1--3---
D--2--2--2---
A--2--2--2---
E--0--0--0---

Plinky piano

e------------------
B------------------
G--13-14-16-15-8---
D------------------
A--11-12-14-13-6---
E------------------

Bassline

E--9-9-9-9-10--12---

[1:40]

e--6----
B--X----
G--0----
D--5----
A-------
E-------

Main riff

e----------------------------
B----------------------------
G----------------------------
D--6-6-6-6--7--8-8--8-8------
A--4-4-4-4--5--7-7--6-6--5---
E------------------------3---



THE NEW FLESH

Strings intro:

e--------------------
B---11-12-12---------
G------------10-12---

Bass:

E----3>1-----

Piano melody in unison with vocals:

e------------------------------------------------
B--13-13-12-12--13-12-----------------12-13-12---
G---------------------12-10--12-12-10------------
D------------------------------------------------
A------------------------------------------------
E------------------------------------------------

"give it to me..."

e--10-11-13-10--

Main riff: 

e------------------------------------------
B------------------------------------------
G------------------------------------------
D--5-3-3--3-2-3-5-3-0-3-2-2----------------
A----------------------------3-1-3-1-------
E-------------------------------------3----

Bassline under this riff:

A--10--8-9-10---1-2-3--1-2-3-2-3-2-----
E----------------------------------3---

Outro guitar over this riff:

e----------------------------
B---8------8-------11--11----
G--10b12--10b12--9b10--------
D----------------------10----
A----------------------------
E----------------------------




THE DAY THE WORLD WENT AWAY (QUIET VERSION)

[1:00]

Synth

e----------0--0---
B----------0--0---
G----------1--3---
D--11--11--2--4---
A--11---9--2--4---
E---9---7--0--2---

...played over this...

e------------------------
B------------------------
G--4-6-7-6---4-6-7-6-----
D--------------------6---
A------------------------
E------------------------

[1:30]

plucked:

G--9-6-8-4---

[2:00]

[first time only]
e--------------9---------------9-------------9---------2-------9-------
B------------------------2-3-2-------7-----------------2-2-3-4---------
G--10------------------4-------------6-6-7-6-----------3-----4---------
D--11-11-12-11---------4-------------7-----------------4-----4---------
A--11------------------2-------------0-----------------4-----2---------
E---9--------------------------------------------------2---------------

[repeat]
e------------------------1-2-3-4-9---------------------2---------9----
B-----------------14-----2-3-2-------7------------14---2-2-3-4-9------
G--10-10-11-12-13------4-------------6-10-11-12-13-----3-----4--------
D--11-11-12-11---------4-------------7-11-12-11--------4-----4--------
A--11------------------2-------------0-----------------4-----2--------
E---9--------------------------------------------------2--------------


[3:40]
bassline

D-------------9-----4----
A---4---7--------------2-
E------------------------

[4:10]
plucked

D-----------------------
A----4--6--7--6--7--9---
E--0--------------------

[4:40]
piano

B-------12--11-12-11--9--
G--11-9------------------

synth

E--4--7--4--6--7-


End

e------------------------
B------------------------
G-------------3----------
D--11--9---9--4--7--11---
A--11--9--11--4-----11---
E---9--7---0--2------9---


*******************************************************************


DISCLAIMER:

This transcription is not a copy of official music, nor is it
intended to be definitive. It is my interpretation of the music
of Nine Inch Nails, which is the property of the copyright owner.

It is freely offered to all musicians who are interested for private
use, but is not for commercial use or exploitation.

If you wish to pass this transcription on, please credit
the author: ALEX ROBERTSON.
Corrections/Comments: mog@thefreeinternet.co.uk

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Oterro wrote on April 30 2006, 03:09 am

Actually this tab was very nicely done and i really enjoyed playing it, the piano was componated and everything was very nice, thank you for this tab :)

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tylersugarcarlo wrote on May 22 2006, 08:03 pm

this is good, but NIN shouldn't be simplified so much. just my opinion

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Ticks & Leeches wrote on August 16 2006, 06:36 pm

Very good tab, tho the last 3 songs, not on the album, where are they from? (The New Flesh, 10 Miles High, Went Away (Quiet Version))

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