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Deer In The Headlights Tab

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"Deer In the Headlights"
By Owl City
Off of All Things Bright and Beautiful
Universal Republic
2011
(Adam Young rocks!)
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Hey there! I absolutely love this song, so I figured out of nowhere that I'd tab it out 
(Kinda impulsive, I know). Now, there may be

some flaws (especially on lead. :O)--and I'd really appreciate it if you'd point them 
out--but after a lot of ear/brainwork, here it is!

And I think it's at least 95% AWESOME, if not more. And it's pretty easy to play, too.

Ennnnjoy.



Chords:

   D5       A5       B5    G5    E5
e|-----|----------|-----|-----|-----|
B|-----|----------|-----|-----|-----|
G|--7--|-------2--|--4--|-----|-----|
D|--7--|--7-OR-2--|--4--|--5--|--2--|
A|--5--|--7----0--|--2--|--5--|--2--|
E|-----|--5-------|-----|--3--|--0--|

*NOTE: You could also just use D, A, Bm, G and Em if you want.*




--Intro--

Guitar 1 (Piano):

e|--------10----------10----------|
B|-----10-----10----10----10------|
G|---7-----------7----------------|
D|--------------------------------|  Repeat throughout intro
A|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|


Guitar 2 (Lead Synth):


e|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------5-5-7------|
G|---2-2--4-4--7-7-6-6--7-7------2-2--4-4--7-7--6-6------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|


e|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------10-7-------|
G|---2-2--4-4--7-7-6-6---7-------2-2--4-4--7-7--6-6------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------7-7---------------------------3--3------|
G|---2-2--4-4--7-7-6-6------------2-2--4-4--7-7--6-6-----------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|



--Verse 1--

Guitar 1: Same as Intro


Guitar 2:


D5                  G5
  Met a girl in the parking lot

B5                    A5
  And all I did was say hello

D5                         G5
  Her pepper spray made it rather hard

B5                   A5
  For me to walk her home


      B5                      A5
But I guess that's the way it goes


--Chorus--

D5                   A5
Tell me again was it love at first sight

     B5                  G5
When I walked by and you caught my eye

D5                           A5
  Didn't you know love could shine this bright

     G5      B5               G5          A5
Well smile because you're the deer in the headlights


--Post-Chorus--

Lead:

e|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------10-7-------|
G|---2-2--4-4--7-7-6-6---7-------2-2--4-4--7-7--6-6------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------7-7---------------------------3-3-------|
G|---2-2--4-4--7-7-6-6------------2-2--4-4--7-7--6-6-----------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|

Rythm:

D5 - G5 - B5 - A5 (x2)

--Verse 2--

D5                 G5
 Met a girl with a graceful charm

B5                       A5
But when beauty met the beast he froze

D5                   G5
 Got the sense I was not her type

       B5                   A5
By the black eye and bloody nose


      B5                      A5
But I guess that's the way it goes



D5                   A5
Tell me again was it love at first sight

    B5                   G5
When I walked by and you caught my eye

D5                           A5
  Didn't you know love could shine this bright

     G5      B5               G5          A5
Well smile because you're the deer in the headlights



--Bridge--


Lead:

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


Rythm Guitar:

E5          G5
  It's suffocating to say

        B5                       G5
But the female mystique takes my breath away

E5                    G5
So give me a smile or give me a sneer

          B5              G5   A5
Cause I'm trying to guess here



D5                   A5
Tell me again was it love at first sight

     B5                  G5
When I walked by and you caught my eye

D5                           A5
  Didn't you know love could shine this bright

    E5                  A5
I'm sorry I ever tried (Deer in the headlights)


D5                   A5
Tell me again was it love at first sight

     B5                  G5
When I walked by and you caught my eye

D5                           A5
  Didn't you know love could shine this bright

   G5         B5              G5         A5
If life was a game, you would never play nice

    G5        B5             G5            A5
If love was a beam, you'd be blind in both eyes

         G5         B5
Put your sunglasses on

                 G5          A5
Cause you're the deer in the headlights



Lead Guitar:

e|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------7--7-------|
G|---2-2--4-4--7-7-6-6---7--------2-2--4-4--7-7--6-6------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------10-7-------|
G|---2-2--4-4--7-7-6-6---7--------2-2--4-4--7-7--6-6------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------7-7--------------------------------------|
G|---2-2--4-4--7-7-6-6------------2-2--4-4--7-7--6-6---7--7-----|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------7-7-----------------------------3--------|
G|---2-2--4-4--7-7-6-6------------2-2--4-4--7-7--6-6------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|


Rythm Guitar:

D5             G5              B5             A5
                                  You're the deer in the headlights


D5 - G5 - B5 - A5   -   D5 - G5 - B5 - A5


D5             G5              B5             A5
                                  You're the deer in the headlights


End on D5!

Yayyy. I hope you liked it!
Let me know if you have any questions.

Peace out!
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P.B wrote on April 23 2013, 04:06 pm

I love this song. My band is playing it and we needed to figure some stuff out so thanks for that, you saved me a load of time I don't have:)

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