Oops, an error
Loading. Please wait.

Life Is Simple In The Moonlight Tab

ver1
ver1

Solo

Whole song

Video

More versions @911Tabs.com
26,447 views 81 this week
2 commentsread comments
1 2 3 4 5
accurate
x 11
Autoscroll
+/-
esc
set tempo
stop
Contributor
WARNING: You are trying to view
                                    content from Ultimate-Guitar.com
                                    in an unauthorized application,
                                    which is prohibited.

                                    Please use an official Ultimate
                                    Guitar Tabs application for iPhone,
                                    iPad or Android to access legitimate
                                    chords, guitar, bass, and drum tabs
                                    from Ultimate-Guitar.com database.

                                    Type "ultimate guitar tabs" in Apple
                                    App Store's or Android Market's
                                    search to find the application.
-----------------------------------------------------------------
LIFE IS SIMPLE IN THE MOONLIGHT - The Strokes
-----------------------------------------------------------------
Tabbed by: Frank Truei
Email: truei.frank@gmail.com

Tuning: Standard (EADGBe)

Guitar 1: Nick Valensi
Guitar 2: Albert Hammond Jr.

----
INTRO
----
Guitar 1
ALL PALM MUTED
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------7-----7---7------------------------------|
G|----6-----6---6------7-----7-----------8-----8---8-----6---6---6|
D|--4-----4------/---9-----9-----9-----6-----6---------6---6------|
A|4-----4-----4----------------------6-----6-----6---4----4----4--|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------7-----7---7------------------------------|
G|----6-----6---6------7-----7-----------8-----8---8-----6---6----|
D|--4-----4------/---9-----9-----9-----6-----6---------6---6------|
A|4-----4-----4----------------------6-----6-----6---4----4----4\-|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
Part 1 in recording  (get the rhythm right)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------|\
G|-----------------------------------------------------------| \
D|x-x-6-x-x-6-x-x-6-x--x-x-4-x-x-4-x-x-4-x--x-x-8-x-x-8-x-x-8|  \
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|   \
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|    \
                                                                   x2
e|--------------------|                                           /
B|--------------------|                                          /
G|--------------------|                                         /
D|x-x-4-x-x-4-x-x-4-x-|                                        /
A|--------------------|                                       /
E|--------------------|                                      /




Part 2 in recording
With special effect and use of volume knob control
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------7--------------------------------------------|
G|6------------------7---------------8---------------6------------|
D|4------------------9---------------6---------------6------------| x2
A|4----------------------------------6---------------4------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|


----
VERSE 1
----
Guitar 1
e|------------------------------14-------14----14------------------------|
B|------14-------14----14----15-------15----------------16-------16----16|
G|---11-------11----------16-------16-------16-------13-------13---------|
D|11-------11-------11----------------------------13-------13-------13---|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------|
B|------14-------14-----14|
G|---13-------13----------|
D|11-------11-------11----|
A|------------------------|
E|------------------------|

e|------------------------------14-------14----14------------------------|
B|------14-------14----14----15-------15----------------16-------16----16|
G|---11-------11----------16-------16-------16-------13-------13---------|
D|11-------11-------11----------------------------13-------13-------13---|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
   (hard but the slide is an added track)
e|---------------------------------------------------10------10---10/12--|
B|------14-------14-----14/12---12------12---12---12------12-------------|
G|---13-------13-------------11------11----------------------------------|
D|11-------11-------11-----9-------9-------9----9-------9-------9--------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------12-------12----12-------12-------12----12------12------12---12/--|
G|---13-------13-------------13-------13------------11------11-----------|
D|------------------------------------------------9-------9-------9------|
A|14-------14-------14----14-------14-------14---------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
       (hard but the slide is an added track)             (last note rings)
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------12|
B|------15-------15/17----------12-------12----12-------12-------12----12---|
G|---16-------16-------16----13-------13-------------13-------13------------|
D|16-------16-------16------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------14-------14-------14----14-------14-------14------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|



GUITAR 2

(get the rhythm right)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------|\
G|-----------------------------------------------------------| \
D|x-x-6-x-x-6-x-x-6-x--x-x-4-x-x-4-x-x-4-x--x-x-8-x-x-8-x-x-8|  \
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|   \
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|    \
                                                                   x2
e|--------------------|                                           /
B|--------------------|                                          /
G|--------------------|                                         /
D|x-x-4-x-x-4-x-x-4-x-|                                        /
A|--------------------|                                       /
E|--------------------|                                      /


e|--------------------|
B|--------------------|
G|--------------------|    x8
D|x-x-4-x-x-4-x-x-4-x-|
A|--------------------|
E|--------------------|

----
CHORUS
----
Guitar 1
(each chord strummed 8 times) (you can play the whole chord but Nick always always plays 
just the top 3 or 4 strings)
e|7-------5--------9--------7-------7--------5-------14-------12--------|
B|7-------5--------10-------9-------7--------5-------14-------12--------|
G|7-------6--------11-------9-------7--------6-------14-------13--------|
D|9-------7--------11-------9-------9--------7-------16-------14--------|
A|9-------7--------9--------7-------9--------7-------16-------14--------|
E|7-------5--------9--------7-------7--------5-------14-------12--------|

e|7-7-7-7-9-7-7-7|7-7-7-7-9-7-7-7|9-9-9-9-10-9-9-9|10-10-10-10-9-9-9-9|
B|7-7-7-7-9-7-7-7|9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9|9-9-9-9-10-9-9-9|10-10-10-10-9-9-9-9|
G|7-7-7-7---7-7-7|9-9-9-9---9-9-9|9-9-9-9----9-9-9|11-11-11-11-9-9-9-9|
D|---------------|---------------|----------------|-------------------|
A|---------------|---------------|----------------|-------------------|
E|---------------|---------------|----------------|-------------------|
  (strum 8 times)
e|7--------12--------9----------|
B|7--------12--------10---------|
G|7--------13--------11---------|
D|9--------14--------11---------|
A|9--------14--------9----------|
E|7--------12--------9----------|
(guitar tone change)
e|---------------------|----------------|--------------|-------------|
B|---------------------|----------------|--------------|-------------|
G|11-13-11-10--10-13-10|9-11-9-8--8-11-8|7-9-7-6--6-9-6|2/4\2\1------|
D|---------------------|----------------|--------------|-------------|
A|---------------------|----------------|--------------|-------------|
E|---------------------|----------------|--------------|-------------|





Guitar 2
(in the 4/4 rhythm 1st, 2nd, and 4th notes Palm Muted, Every 3rd note accented and 
unmuted)  So In first 4 notes the 9's (B's) muted, 7's (D's) unmuted --for only this \/
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----7-------7-------6-------6-------2-------2-------1-------1--|
D|9-9---9-9-9---9-7-7---7---7---7\4-4---4-4-4---4-2-2---2-2-2---2|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----7-------7-------6-------6-------2-------2-------1-------1--|
D|9-9---9--9----9/7-7---7---7---7/4-4---4---4---4-2-2---2---2---2|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----7------7---------13-------13-------6------6---------11----------9---|
D|9-9---9--9---9-/14-14--14---14--14-7-7---7--7---7-12-12----12-11-11---11|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----7------7---------13---------13-------6-------6--------------------------|
D|9-9---9--9---9-/14-14--14-14-14---14-7-7---7---7---7-8-8-8\3--3-6-6-6\1--1--|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|------------------------------|
A|/9-9-9\4--4--0-0-0-4----------|
E|------------------------------|

-----
Then Do Intro Part Once
----

----
Verse 2
Same as Verse 1 for both Instruments
----

----
CHORUS 2
----
Guitar 1 ENDING DIFFERENT THAN CHORUS 1
(each chord strummed 8 times) (you can play the whole chord but Nick always always plays 
just the top 3 or 4 strings for all of these)
e|7-------5--------9--------7-------7--------5-------14-------12--------|
B|7-------5--------10-------9-------7--------5-------14-------12--------|
G|7-------6--------11-------9-------7--------6-------14-------13--------|
D|9-------7--------11-------9-------9--------7-------16-------14--------|
A|9-------7--------9--------7-------9--------7-------16-------14--------|
E|7-------5--------9--------7-------7--------5-------14-------12--------|

e|7-7-7-7-9-7-7-7|7-7-7-7-9-7-7-7|9-9-9-9-10-9-9-9|10-10-10-10-9-9-9-9|
B|7-7-7-7-9-7-7-7|9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9|9-9-9-9-10-9-9-9|10-10-10-10-9-9-9-9|
G|7-7-7-7---7-7-7|9-9-9-9---9-9-9|9-9-9-9----9-9-9|11-11-11-11-9-9-9-9|
D|---------------|---------------|----------------|-------------------|
A|---------------|---------------|----------------|-------------------|
E|---------------|---------------|----------------|-------------------|
  (strum 8 times)
e|7--------12--------9-------14-------|
B|7--------12--------10------14-------|
G|7--------13--------11------14-------|
D|9--------14--------11------16-------|
A|9--------14--------9-------16-------|
E|7--------12--------9-------14-------|

Guitar 2 - ENDING DIFFERENT THAN CHORUS 1
(in the 4/4 rhythm 1st, 2nd, and 4th notes Palm Muted, Every 3rd note accented and 
unmuted)  So In first 4 notes the 9's (B's) muted, 7's (D's) unmuted --for only this \/
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----7-------7-------6-------6-------2-------2-------1-------1--|
D|9-9---9---9---9-7-7---7---7---7\4-4---4-4-4---4-2-2---2-2-2---2|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----7-------7-------6-------6-------2-------2-------1-------1--|
D|9-9---9--9----9/7-7---7---7---7/4-4---4---4---4-2-2---2---2---2|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----7------7---------13-------13-------6------6---------11----------9---|
D|9-9---9--9---9-/14-14--14---14--14-7-7---7--7---7-12-12----12-11-11---11|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----7------7---------13---------13-------6-------6---------11-13-11-9-7\6|
D|9-9---9--9---9-/14-14--14-14-14---14-7-7---7---7---7/12-12---------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


----
SOLO
----
Guitar 1
e|-------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------7---9/-7/-5/-3----------------|
G|6----2/4-----------6/8\4---6------------4/6-9\-4/-7\-1-|
D|------------4/7\6--------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------|
G|2-4--2-6--4-7--6-9--7-9-11--9-11-13--11-13-14--13-14---|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------14-12----12-14b16--12--|
B|14-12-------12/14---12--14-12-------12/14-12----------12---------------|
G|------14-11-------------------14-11------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                        (here another guitar track comes in)
e|12-----------------------------------------------------------|
B|---16-14----14/16--14------------------------------5---------|
G|---------13------------6/7/9-11/9/7--------9\6-6/4--6/7/9/11-|
D|------------------------------------7/9/11-------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|
(pick first note aggressively)
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|10\9-5--9-/7-3-7-\5-2-5-/3-p0----------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
Same as the eerie guitar sound for the Intro, which then follows into a clean version of 
the palm muted part of the Intro.

 then:

e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----6-----6---6-----4-----4---4-----8-----8---8-----6----6---6-|
D|--4-----4---------4-----4---------6-----6---------6----6-------|
A|4-----4-----4---4-----4-----4---6-----6-----6---6----6-----6---|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----6-----6---6-----4-----4------------------------------------|
D|--4-----4---------4-----4-----7\6-9------9--------9-----9-----2|
A|4-----4-----4---4-----4-----4--------11-----12-11----11---11--2|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------0|


FINAL CHORUS:

Guitar 1
(each chord strummed 8 times) (you can play the whole chord but Nick always always plays 
just the top 3 or 4 strings for all of these)
e|7-------5--------9--------7-------7--------5-------14-------12--------|
B|7-------5--------10-------9-------7--------5-------14-------12--------|
G|7-------6--------11-------9-------7--------6-------14-------13--------|
D|9-------7--------11-------9-------9--------7-------16-------14--------|
A|9-------7--------9--------7-------9--------7-------16-------14--------|
E|7-------5--------9--------7-------7--------5-------14-------12--------|

e|7-------5--------12-------12------11-------9-------12-------12--------|
B|7-------5--------10-------12------12-------10------10-------12--------|
G|7-------6--------11-------13------10-------11------11-------13--------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|7-7-7-7-9-7-7-7|7-7-7-7-9-7-7-7|9-9-9-9-10-9-9-9|10-10-10-10-9-9-9-9|
B|7-7-7-7-9-7-7-7|9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9|9-9-9-9-10-9-9-9|10-10-10-10-9-9-9-9|
G|7-7-7-7---7-7-7|9-9-9-9---9-9-9|9-9-9-9----9-9-9|11-11-11-11-9-9-9-9|
D|---------------|---------------|----------------|-------------------|  x2
A|---------------|---------------|----------------|-------------------|
E|---------------|---------------|----------------|-------------------|
 (strum these 2 chords 8 times each) then
e|10------12----------|
B|12------12----------|
G|11------13----------|
D|--------------------|
A|--------------------|
E|--------------------|

e|17-17-17-17-----------------14--------14|
B|17-17-17-17-12-14-14-15--15----15--12---|
G|18-18-18-18-----------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|

 (strum these 3 chords 8 times each) then
e|10------12-----17-----|
B|12------12-----17-----|
G|11------13-----18-----|
D|----------------------|
A|----------------------|
E|----------------------|


Then the Chorus 1 Ending
e|---------------------|----------------|--------------|-------------|
B|---------------------|----------------|--------------|-------------|
G|11-13-11-10--10-13-10|9-11-9-8--8-11-8|7-9-7-6--6-9-6|2/4\2\1------|
D|---------------------|----------------|--------------|-------------|
A|---------------------|----------------|--------------|-------------|
E|---------------------|----------------|--------------|-------------|

Guitar 2
Same as Chorus 2, except the ending is the same as Chorus 1
2 comments total.
0 reply
pizzamampff wrote on June 15 2013, 02:04 am

sounds not good to me

0 reply
tyu12 wrote on February 26 2014, 08:31 am

Better than version 2

I want to post or [tab]
guest
You may want to rate the tab now too:
select rating
Please do not post tabs as comments. Select "correction" instead!