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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##

                                  ALL APOLOGIES
                             As recorded by Nirvana
                         (From the 1993 Album IN UTERO)

Words and Music by Kurt Cobain


          C/G                   G                   G5
      5 7 5 5 x x          5 5 5 4 x x          5 5 5 x x x

Gtr I (Db Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Untitled'
Gtr II (Db Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Untitled'
Gtr III (Db Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Untitled'
Gtr IV (Db Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Untitled'

 Intro
  Moderately Q=112
 4/4
  Gtr I
  E E  E E  a  E  E  E E   E E  E E  a  E  E  E E
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|----------10s12-12-10-9-|
|-9-9-10-9-10s12-12-10-9-|-----10-9---------------|
|-0----------------------|-0-0----0---------------|


  E E  E E  a  E  E  E E   E E  E E  E  E E  E
|------------------------|----------------------|
|------------------------|----------------------|
|------------------------|----------11-11-9-----|
|------------------------|--------------0-0-12--|
|---9-10---10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10-9-------------|
|-0------0-----0---------|-0------0-------------|


  E E  E E  a  E  E  E E   E E  E E  a  E  E  E E
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|----------10s12-12-10-9-|
|---9-10---10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10-9-----------0---|
|-0------0---------------|-0------0---------------|


  E E  E E  a  E  E  E E   E E  E E  E  E E  E
|------------------------|---------------------||
|------------------------|---------------------||
|------------------------|----------11-11-9----||
|------------------------|------------------12-||
|---9-10-9-10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10-9------------||
|-0------0---------------|-0------0------------||


 Verse
  E E  E E  S  S  E  E E   E E  E E  a  E   E   E E
|------------------------|--------------------------|
|------------------------|--------------------------|
|------------------------|----------------<12>------|
|------------------------|----------10s12--12--10-9-|
|---9-10---10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10-9-----------------|
|-0------0---------------|-0------0-----------------|


  E E  E E  a  E  E  E E   E E  E E  a  E  E  E E
|------------------------|--------------------------|
|------------------------|--------------------------|
|------------------------|--------------------------|
|------------------------|----------10s12-12-10-9---|
|---9-10-9-10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10-9-----------------|
|-0-0----0-----0---------|-0-0----0-----------0-----|


  E E  E E  a  E   E  E E    E  E  E E  a  E  E  E E
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|------------10s12-12-10-9-|
|---9-10-9-10s12--12-10-9-|-----9-10-9--------0------|
|-0------0----------------|--0-------0---------------|
|
| Gtr II
| <                     <
| H           +Q.       E   +W
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-5-----------(5)---------|--------------------------|
|-----------------------7-|-(7)----------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|


  E E  E E  a  E   E  E E    E  E  E E  a  E   E   E E
|-------------------------|------------------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------<12>--------|
|-------------------------|------------10s12--12--10-9---|
|-9-9-10---10s12--12-10-9-|-----9-10-9-------------0-----|
|-0------0-----0----------|--0--0----0-------------------|
|
| <                     <
| H           +Q.       E   +W
|-------------------------|------------------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------------------|
|-5-----------(5)-------7-|-(7)--------------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------------------|


  E E  E E  a  E   E  E E    E  E  E E  a  E  E  E E
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|------------10s12-12-10-9-|
|-9-9-10---10s12--12-10-9-|-----9-10-9-----------0---|
|-0------0-----0----------|--0-------0---------------|
|
| <                     <
| H           +Q.       E   +W
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-5-----------(5)---------|--------------------------|
|-----------------------7-|-(7)----------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|


  E E  E E  a  E   E  E E    E  E  E E  a  E  E  E E
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------|------------10s12-12-10-9---|
|-9-9-10-9-10s12--12-10-9-|-----9-10-9-----------0-----|
|-0------0-----0----------|--0--0----0-----------------|
|
| <                     <
| H           +Q.       E   +W
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-5-----------(5)-------7-|-(7)------------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|


  E E  E E  a  E  E  E E   E E  E E  a  E  E  E E
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|----------10s12-12-10-9-|
|-9-9-10---10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10-9-----------0---|
|-0------0-----0---------|-0-0----0---------------|


                                          Gtr IV
  E E  E E  a  E  E  E E   E E  E E  E  E  S  S E
|------------------------|--------------------------||
|------------------------|--------------------------||
|------------------------|-------------11-11\-------||
|------------------------|-----------------0--------||
|---9-10-9-10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10-9-10-----0--0-----||
|-0-0----0---------------|-0-0----0-------------5---||


 Bridge
  C/G       G           C/G     G   G5
  Gtr III
  E E E E E E E E    E  E E E E E E E
  | | | | | | | |    |  | | | | | | |
  x / x / x / x /    x  / x / x / x /

  Gtr IV
  Q   Q   E E E E   +E  E Q   E E E S S
|-----------------|---------------------|
|-----------------|---------------------|
|-----------------|---------------------|
|-----5---5-5-x-5-|-(5)-5-5---5-5-x-5-5-|
|-----5---5-5-x-5-|-(5)-5-5---5-5-x-5-5-|
|-5---5---5-5-x-5-|-(5)-5-5---5-5-x-5-5-|


    C/G     G           C/G     G     G5
  E E E E E E E E    E  E E E E E  E  E
  | | | | | | | |    |  | | | | |  |  |
  x / / / x / x /    x  / x / x /  x  /

  Q   Q   E E E E   +E  E Q   E E  Q
|-----------------|---------------------|
|-----------------|---------------------|
|-----------------|---------------------|
|-5---5---5-5-x-5-|-(5)-5-5---5-5-------|
|-5---5---5-5-x-5-|-(5)-5-5---5-5-10\---|
|-5---5---5-5-x-5-|-(5)-5-5---5-5-------|


  C/G       G           C/G             A5
  E E E E E E E E    E  E E E H         W
  | | | | | | | |    |  | | |
  x / / / x / x /    x  / / /

  Q   Q   E E E E   +E  E E E E E E E   W
|-----------------|-------------------|----------|
|-----------------|-------------------|----------|
|-----------------|-------------------|-2--------|
|-5---5---5-5---5-|-(5)-5-x-5-5-5-5-5-|-2--------|
|-5---5---5-5---5-|-(5)-5-x-5-5-5-5-5-|-0--------|
|-5---5---5-5-5-5-|-(5)-5-x-5-5-5-5-5-|----------|


                                   D5
   W           W           W
  +W           W          +H.      Q
|------------|----------|--------------||
|------------|----------|--------------||
|-(2)--------|-2--------|-(2)----------||
|-(2)--------|-2--------|-(2)----------||
|-(0)--------|-0--------|-(0)------0---||
|------------|----------|----------0---||


 Verse
  Gtr I
  E E  E E  a  E  E  E E   E E  E E  a  E  E  E E
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|----------10s12-12-10-9-|
|-9-9-10-9-10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10-----------------|
|-0----------------------|-0------0---------------|


  E E  E E  a  E  E  E E   E E  E E  E  E E  E
|------------------------|---------------------|
|------------------------|---------------------|
|------------------------|----------11-11-9----|
|------------------------|--------------0---12-|
|---9-10---10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10--------------|
|-0------0---------------|-0------0------------|


  E E  E E  a  E  E  E E   E E  E E  a  E  E  E E
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|----------10s12-12-10-9-|
|---9-10---10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10-9---------------|
|-0------0---------------|-0------0---------------|


  E E  E E  a  E  E  E E   E E  E E  a  E   E   E E
|------------------------|----------------------------|
|------------------------|----------------------------|
|------------------------|----------------<12>--------|
|------------------------|----------10s12--12--10-9---|
|-----10-9-10s12-12-10-9-|-----10-9-------------------|
|-0-0----0---------------|-0-0----0-------------------|


  E E  E E  a  E   E  E E    E  E  E E  a  E  E  E E
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|------------10s12-12-10-9-|
|-9-9-10---10s12--12-10-9-|-----9-10-----------------|
|-0------0-----0----------|--0-------0---------------|
|
| Gtr II
| <                     <
| H           +Q.       E   +W
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-5-----------(5)---------|--------------------------|
|-----------------------7-|-(7)----------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|


  E E  E E  a  E   E  E E    E  E  E E  a  E  E  E E
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------12--------|
|-------------------------|------------------12-10-9---|
|-9-9-10---10s12--12-12-9-|-------10-9-10s11-----------|
|-0------0----------------|--0--0----0-----------------|
|
| <                     <
| H           +Q.       E   +W
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-5-----------(5)-------7-|-(7)------------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|


  E E  E E  a  E   E  E E    E  E  E E  a  E   E  E E
|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------------------|------------10s12--12-10-9-|
|-9-9-10---10s12--12-12-9-|-----9-10-9---------0------|
|-0------0----------------|--0-------0----------------|
|
| <                     <
| H           +Q.       E   +H            +Q.       E
|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-5-----------(5)---------|---------------------------|
|-----------------------7-|-(7)-----------(7)-------7-|
|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------------------|---------------------------|


   E E  E E  a  E    E   E E    E  E  E S S E E E E
|----------------------------|------------------------||
|----------------------------|------------------------||
|----------------------------|----------------4-4-----||
|------------------<12>------|----------------5-5-----||
|----9-10---10s12---12--10-9-|-----9-10-------5-5-----||
|--0------0-----0------------|--0-------0-0-0-5-5p0---||
|
|  Q    E E    +Q        E E   +E  E  E E   E E Q
|----------------------------|------------------------||
|----------------------------|------------------------||
|----------------------------|------------------------||
|-/4-------------------------|------------------------||
|-------7-5----(5)-------3---|------------------------||
|--------------------------7-|-(7)-7--7-5---4-2-0-----||


 Bridge
  G5
  Gtr IV
  Q  Q  E E E E   +E  E Q  E E E E   E S S Q  Q  E E
|---------------|------------------|-----------------|
|---------------|------------------|-----------------|
|---------------|------------------|-----------------|
|-5--5--5-5-5-5-|-(5)-5-5--5-5-5---|-5-5-5-5--5--5-5-|
|-5--5--5-5-5-5-|-(5)-5-5--5-5-5---|-5-5-5-5--5--5-5-|
|-5--5--5-5-5-5-|-(5)-5-5--5-5-5p0-|-5-5-5-5--5--5-5-|


  E E Q  E E E E   Q  E E Q  E S S   E E E E E E E E
|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-5-5-5--5-5-5---|-5--5-5-5--5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|
|-5-5-5--5-5-5---|-5--5-5-5--5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5p0-|
|-5-5-5--5-5-5-0-|-5--5-5-5--5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5p0-|


  A5
  W          +W            W            +Q.    E +Q   Q
|----------|------------|------------|--------------------|
|----------|------------|------------|----------------2---|
|-2--------|-(2)--------|------------|--------------------|
|-2--------|-(2)--------|------------|---------2-(2)------|
|-0--------|-(0)--------|-[0]--------|-([0])--------------|
|----------|------------|------------|--------------------|


  W          +Q.   E +E  Q  E   W          +H     E. S E E
|----------|------------------|----------|------------------||
|----------|-------2-(2)------|----------|------------------||
|-2--------|-(2)---------2--2-|----------|--------2--2------||
|-2--------|-(2)---------2--2-|----------|--------2--2------||
|-0--------|-(0)---------0--0-|-0--------|-(0)-----------9--||
|----------|------------------|----------|---------------0--||


 Chorus
  E E  E E  a  E  E  E E   E E  E E  a  E   E   E E
|------------------------|--------------------------|
|------------------------|--------------------------|
|------------------------|----------------<12>------|
|------------------------|----------10s12--12--10-9-|
|-9-9-10-9-10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10-9-----------------|
|--------0---------------|-0------0-----------------|


  E E  E E  a  E  E  E E   E E  E E  E  E E  E
|------------------------|---------------------|
|------------------------|---------------------|
|------------------------|----------11-11-9----|
|------------------------|------------------12-|
|---9-10---10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10--------------|
|-0------0---------------|-0------0------------|


  E E  E E  a  E  E  E E   E E  E E  a  E  E  E E
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|----------10s12-12-10-9-|
|-9-9-10-9-10s12-12-10-9-|-----10-9---------------|
|-0------0---------------|-0-0----0---------------|


  E E  E E  a  E   E   E E   E E  E E  E  E E  E
|--------------------------|---------------------|
|--------------------------|---------------------|
|--------------------------|----------11-11-9----|
|----------------<12>------|------------------12-|
|---9-10---10s12--12--10-9-|---9-10-9------------|
|-0------0-----------------|-0------0------------|


  E E  E E  a  E  E  E E   E E  E E  a  E  E  E E
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|----------10s12-12-10-9-|
|-9-9-10-9-10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10-9---------------|
|-0------------0---------|-0----------------------|


  E E  E E  a  E  E  E E   E E  E E  E  E E  E
|------------------------|---------------------|
|------------------------|---------------------|
|------------------------|----------11-11-9----|
|------------------------|------------------12-|
|---9-10-9-10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10--------------|
|-0------0-----0---------|-0------0------------|


  E E  E E  a  E  E  E E   E E  E E  a  E   E   E E
|------------------------|--------------------------|
|------------------------|--------------------------|
|------------------------|----------------<12>------|
|------------------------|----------10s12--12--10-9-|
|-9-9-10---10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10-9-------------0-0-|
|-0------0-----0---------|-0------0-----------------|


  E E  E E  a  E  E  E E   E E  E E  a  E   E   E E
|------------------------|----------------------------|
|------------------------|----------------------------|
|------------------------|----------------------------|
|------------------------|----------------<12>--------|
|---9-10---10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10-9-10s12--12--10-9---|
|-0------0-----0---------|-0------0-----0-------------|


  E E  E E  a  E  E  E E   E E  E E  a  E  E  E E
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|---9-10---10s12-12-10-9-|-----10---10s12-12-10-9-|
|-0------0-------------0-|-0-0----0-----0---------|


  E E E E Q.   E   Q.   E +H
|----------------|---------------|
|----------------|---------------|
|----------------|---------------|
|----------------|---------------|
|-----9----------|---------------|
|-0-0---0-0----0-|-0----0-(0)----|


  +W           +W           W          +W
|------------|------------|----------|--------|
|------------|------------|----------|--------|
|------------|------------|----------|--------|
|------------|------------|----------|--------|
|------------|------------|----------|--------|
|-(0)--------|-(0)--------|-0--------|-(0)----|


  +W           +W           +W           +H.      Q
|------------|------------|------------|--------------|
|------------|------------|------------|--------------|
|------------|------------|------------|--------------|
|------------|------------|------------|--------------|
|------------|------------|------------|--------------|
|-(0)--------|-(0)--------|-(0)--------|-(0)------0---|


  +E  E  Q   +E   E   Q     +Q    Q   +H
|-------------------------|------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------|
|-(0)-0-(0)--(0)-(0)-(0)--|-(0)--(0)--(0)----|


  +E   E   Q   +E   E  Q    +H.       Q
|-------------------------|----------------|
|-------------------------|----------------|
|-------------------------|----------------|
|-------------------------|----------------|
|-------------------------|----------------|
|-(0)-(0)-(0)--(0)-(0)-0--|-(0)------<1>---|


   +Q     Q    +Q     Q      +Q     Q    Q    E  E
|-------------------------|------------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------------|
|-(<1>)--<1>--(<1>)--<1>--|-(<1>)--<3>--<3>--<1>-0-|


  +E. S E E Q   Q      +Q      Q     +Q      Q
|-------------------|-----------------------------|
|-------------------|--------<12>--(<12>)---------|
|-------------------|--------<12>--(<12>)---------|
|-------------------|-----------------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------------|
|-(0)-0-0-0-0--<3>--|-(<3>)----------------<12>---|


  W          +W           +W           +W
|----------|------------|------------|--------|
|----------|------------|------------|--------|
|----------|------------|------------|--------|
|----------|------------|------------|--------|
|----------|------------|------------|--------|
|-0--------|-(0)--------|-(0)--------|-(0)----|


  Wx4
|--------*|
|--------*|
|--------*|
|--------*|
|--------*|
|--------*|


Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
  - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <>  - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths


Kurt Cobain 1967-1994
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Luke-Rocks wrote on March 10 2005, 12:00 am

*** me

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nomad1234 wrote on September 23 2005, 02:11 pm

its a great song that uve done well tabbing (y)

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GibsonSGgirl wrote on May 8 2006, 03:03 pm

ummm i dont get it its a little off but its alright

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