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     Artist:  The Strokes
 Song Title:  Is This It
Album title:  Is This It
     
     Tuning:  Standard


Transcribed by Corbin (stratocaster_1998@yahoo.com)


Intro/Verse I:
 (0:12) Gtr. 2
|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|------10----10---10---10----10----10---10---10--|------11----11---11---11----11----11---11---11----|
|---10----10----9----7----10----10----9----7-----|---10----10----9----7----10----10----9----7-------|
|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|


|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|------10----10---10---10----10----10---10---10--|------11----11---11---11----11----11---11---11----|
|---10----10----9----7----10----10----9----7-----|---10----10----9----7----10----10----9----7-------|
|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|





Chorus*:
 (0:33) Gtr. 1
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|
|---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|
|---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|
|---1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---|-------------------------------------|
|                                     |                                     |
|(0:33) Gtr. 2                        |                                     |
|---1---1---1---1---1---1---1---1-----|---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-----|
|-----3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---|-----3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|                                     |                                     |
|(0:33) Bass                          |                                     |
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|


Chorus (cont'd):
 (0:42) Gtr. 1
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|
|---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|
|---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|
|---1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---|-------------------------------------|
|                                     |                                     |
|(0:42) Gtr. 2                        |                                     |
|---1---1---1---1---1---1---1---1-----|---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-----|
|-----3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---|-----3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|                                     |                                     |
|(0:42) Bass                          |                                     |
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|





Verse II:
 (0:52) Gtr. 2
|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|------10----10---10---10----10----10---10---10--|------11----11---11---11----11----11---11---11----|
|---10----10----9----7----10----10----9----7-----|---10----10----9----7----10----10----9----7-------|
|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|                                                |                                                  |
|(0:52) Bass                                     |                                                  |
|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|-------0----------------------0-------5-7-8-------|
|-------0-------7-8-10---------0------------7----|---1-1---1--1--7-8-10-----1-1---1--1--------------|
|---1-1---1--1-------------1-1---1--1--8-10------|--------------------------------------------------|


Verse II (cont'd):
 (1:02) Gtr. 2
|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|------10----10---10---10----10----10---10---10--|------11----11---11---11----11----11---11---11----|
|---10----10----9----7----10----10----9----7-----|---10----10----9----7----10----10----9----7-------|
|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|                                                |                                                  |
|(1:02) Bass                                     |                                                  |
|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|-------0----------------------0-------5-7-8-------|
|-------0-------7-8-10---------0------------7----|---1-1---1--1--7-8-10-----1-1---1--1--------------|
|---1-1---1--1-------------1-1---1--1--8-10------|--------------------------------------------------|





Bridge:
 (1:12) Gtr. 1
|--------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|---8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-|--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--|
|---9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--|
|--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--|
|--------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|                                                  |                                                  |
|(1:12) Bass                                       |                                                  |
|--------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|--3------3--------3------------3------3--------3--|
|--3------3--------3------------3------3--------3--|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|


Bridge (cont'd):
 (1:22) Gtr. 1
|--------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|---8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-|--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--|
|---9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--|
|--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--|
|--------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|                                                  |                                                  |
|(1:22) Bass                                       |                                                  |
|--------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|--3------3--------3------------3------3--------3--|
|--3------3--------3------------3------3--------3--|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|


Bridge (cont'd):
 (1:32) Gtr. 1
|--------------------------------------------------|
|---8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-|
|---9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9-|
|--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|                                                  |
|(1:32) Bass                                       |
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--3------3--------3------------3------3--------3--|
|--------------------------------------------------|





Chorus:
 (1:37) Gtr. 1
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|
|---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|
|---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|
|---1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---|-------------------------------------|
|                                     |                                     |
|(1:37) Gtr. 2                        |                                     |
|---1---1---1---1---1---1---1---1-----|---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-----|
|-----3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---|-----3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|                                     |                                     |
|(1:37) Bass [let bass notes ring]    |                                     |
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|---3----3---3--3------------8----7---|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|---3---------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|


Chorus (cont'd):
 (1:47) Gtr. 1
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|
|---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|
|---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|
|---1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---|-------------------------------------|
|                                     |                                     |
|(1:47) Gtr. 2                        |                                     |
|---1---1---1---1---1---1---1---1-----|---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-----|
|-----3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---|-----3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|                                     |                                     |
|(1:47) Bass [let bass notes ring]    |                                     |
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|---3----3---3--3-----3------8----7---|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|---3----------------3----------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|





Verse III:
 (1:57) Gtr. 2
|------------------------------------------------|
|------10----10---10---10----10----10---10---10--|
|---10----10----9----7----10----10----9----7-----|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|

Verse III (cont'd):
 (2:02) Gtr. 2
|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|------10----10---10---10----10----10---10---10--|------11----11---11---11----11----11---11---11----|
|---10----10----9----7----10----10----9----7-----|---10----10----9----7----10----10----9----7-------|
|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|                                                |                                                  |
|(2:02) Bass                                     |                                                  |
|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|-------0----------------------0-------5-7-8-------|
|-------0-------7-8-10---------0------------7----|---1-1---1--1--7-8-10-----1-1---1--1--------------|
|---1-1---1--1-------------1-1---1--1--8-10------|--------------------------------------------------|


Verse III (cont'd):
 (2:12) Gtr. 2
|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|------10----10---10---10----10----10---10---10--|------11----11---11---11----11----11---11---11----|
|---10----10----9----7----10----10----9----7-----|---10----10----9----7----10----10----9----7-------|
|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|                                                |                                                  |
|(2:12) Bass                                     |                                                  |
|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|-------0----------------------0-------5-7-8-------|
|-------0-------7-8-10---------0------------7----|---1-1---1--1--7-8-10-----1-1---1--1--------------|
|---1-1---1--1-------------1-1---1--1--8-10------|--------------------------------------------------|





Outro:
 (2:22) Gtr. 2
|-----------------------------|
|---11-11-11-11-11--11---11---|
|---10-10-10-10-10--10---10---|
|----8--8--8--8--8---8----8---|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|
|                             |
|(2:22) Bass                  |
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|
|----6--6--6--6--6---6----6---|






* = Alternate version of chorus (adapted for one guitar):
|-------------------------------------------------|
|--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-|
|-10--7-10--7-10--7-10--7-10--7-10--7-10--7-10--7-|
|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|


|--------------------------------------------------|
|--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--|
|--9--7--9--7--9--7--9--7--9--7--9--7--9--7--9--7--|
|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
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Bmm386 wrote on June 28 2006, 02:58 am

The bridge is a bit off but other than that this tab is perfect.

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rapsucks24 wrote on September 8 2007, 11:55 pm


you did very well on this tab.

i really like it how you posted the awesome bass line too.

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rapsucks24 wrote on September 17 2007, 07:15 pm

oh and i'm pretty sure the bass is wrong though.

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