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Message In A Bottle Tab

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Band - The Police
Song - Message In A Bottle

Fast rock = 152

With Chorus, and let ring

Intro/ Verse
E||-----------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------||
G||-----8------4-----6----------------||
D||---6------2-----4-------6/7--------||
A||-4-----0------2-------4------------||
E||--------------------2--------------||

E||-----------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------||
G||-----8------4-----6----------------||
D||---6------2-----4-------6/7--------||
A||-4-----0------2-------4------------||
E||--------------------2--------------||

E||-----------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------||
G||-----8------4-----6----------------||
D||---6------2-----4-------6/7--------||
A||-4-----0------2-------4------------||
E||--------------------2--------------||

E||-----------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------||
G||-----8------4-----6----------------||
D||---6------2-----4-------6/7--------||
A||-4-----0------2-------4------------||
E||--------------------2--------------||

(Guitar 2)

E||-----------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------||
G||-----11-----8------8-----8/9-------||
D||---9------6------7-----6-----------||
A||-7-----4------6------4-------------||
E||-----------------------------------||

PreChorus

E||-----------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------||
G||-----8------4-----6----------------||
D||---6------2-----4-------6--6/7-----||
A||-4-----0------2---------x----------||
E||---------------------2-------------||

E||--------------------------------------------------------||
B||--------------------------------------------------------||
G||--------------------------------------------------------||
D||---------------7---9---9-9-----------------7---9---9----||
A||-7---7--7-7-7--5---7---7-7---7---7--7-7-7--5---7---7----||
E||-5---5--5-5-5----------------5---5--5-5-5---------------||

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

(Guitar 2)

E||-----------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------||
G||--------8-----8--8/(9)-------------||
D||------7-------6--------------------||
A||--(6)------4-----------------------||
E||-----------------------------------||

(Guitar 3)

E||-----------|--------------|----------||
B||-5b--(5~)--|-2b-----------|----------||
G||-7b--(7~)--|-4b---4b--(4)-|--(2)-----||
D||-----------|--------------|----------||
A||-----------|--------------|----------||
E||-----------|--------------|----------||

(Guitar 3)

E||-------------|--------------|--------||
B||-------------|--------------|--------||
G||---9b---(9r)-|--9ph---7-9b--|---9----||
D||-------------|--------------|--------||
A||-------------|--------------|--------||
E||-------------|--------------|--------||

(Guitar 3)
                    Slow bend for the 4 on the G
E||----------------------|-------------||
B||----------------------|-------------||
G||---4b--(4r)--2---4sb--|----(4~)-----||
D||--4------------4------|-------------||
A||----------------------|-------------||
E||----------------------|-------------||

PreChorus

E||----------------|-------------------||
B||----------------|-------------------||
G||----------------|-------------------||
D||----------------|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---||
A||-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---||
E||-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2|-------------------||
P.M. All . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

E||----------------|-------------------||
B||----------------|-------------------||
G||----------------|-------------------||
D||----------------|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---||
A||-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---||
E||-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2|-------------------||
P.M. All . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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

(Guitar 3)

E||------|-----------------------------||
B||------|-----------------------------||
G||-11b~-|-11b-(11r)--9----------------||
D||------|--------------11--11/9-------||
A||------|-----------------------------||
E||------|-----------------------------||

(Guitar 3)
E||------------------|-----9-----------||
B||------------------|-----------------||
G||------------------|-11b---11b-------||
D||-(9r)/11--(11r~)--|-----------------||
A||------------------|-----------------||
E||------------------|-----------------||

(Guitar 3)                                      ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
E||-----------------|-------------------------|-------------------||
B||-----------------|-------------------------|-------------------||
G||-(11)-(11b)------|-11b--(11)--9------------|-------------------||
D||-------------11~-|--------------11--11/9---|-9/11---(11)--(11)-||
A||-----------------|-----------------------11|-------------------||
E||-----------------|-------------------------|-------------------||

(Guitar 3)

E||------|----------------------------------------------||
B||------|----------------------------------------------||
G||-11ph-|-(11~)---11-9-11b---(11r)/9-------------------||
D||------|------------------------------11~------(11~)--||
A||------|----------------------------------------------||
E||------|----------------------------------------------||

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

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

(Guitar 3)
E||------------------------------9------------------------------||
B||--------12b--(12r)-10/9--------------------------------------||
G||-11b~--------------------11b----11b--(11r)p9-11----9---------||
D||------------------------------------------------11--11--9----||
A||------------------------------------------------------11-----||
E||-------------------------------------------------------------||

(Guitar 3)
E||-------------------------------------------------------------||
B||-------------------------------------------------------------||
G||-9-11b--11--9b-------------------------------------9b--------||
D||---------------11--11p9-----------------------9h11-----11~---||
A||------------------------11/9--7--------7-9/11----------------||
E||--------------------------------9--7h9-----------------------||

(Guitar 3)

E||---------------------------------------------2----------||
B||-9b--(9r)------------------------------2----------------||
G||11b--(11r)--9ph------------------2-------------2(14)----||
D||----------------11~---(11)--------------2(14)-----------||
A||----------------------------------2(14)-----------------||
E||--------------------------2---2-------------------------||

E||------------------------------------------------------------------||
B||-----------------------9---12/10--10-(10)-9~---9b-----------------||
G||----------------8-9-11-------------------------11b-(11r)/9------11||
D||-11~--11~----11--------------------------------------------(11)---||
A||------------------------------------------------------------------||
E||------------------------------------------------------------------||

           Rake
E||-------------------------------------------------------------------||
B||-------------------------------------------------------------------||
G||-9b----------------------------------------------9-11b---9---------||
D||----11~----11---------9/11--11-9-11---------9--11------------11~---||
A||--------------11--9/7----------------11--X-------------------------||
E||-------------------------------------------------------------------||

E||-4---5----2-|--------9---------------------------------------------||
B||-5---5----2-|--------9---9-----------------------------------------||
G||-6---6----2-|--------11b-11b--(11)---(11)/9/11b----(11~)---(11)/9--||
D||-6---7----4-|--(11~)-----------------------------------------------||
A||-4---7----4-|------------------------------------------------------||
E||-----5----2-|------------------------------------------------------||


E||-----------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------||
G||-----8------4-----6----------------||
D||---6------2-----4-------6/7--------||
A||-4-----0------2-------4------------||
E||--------------------2--------------||

E||-----------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------||
G||-----8------4-----6----------------||
D||---6------2-----4-------6/7--------||
A||-4-----0------2-------4------------||
E||--------------------2--------------||

E||-----------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------||
G||-----8------4-----6----------------||
D||---6------2------4-------6/7-------||
A||-4-----0------(2)------4-----------||
E||--------------------2--------------||

E||-----------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------||
G||-----8------4-----6----------------||
D||---6------2-----4-------6/7--------||
A||-4-----0------2-------4------------||
E||--------------------2--------------||

E||-----------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------||
G||-----8------4-----6----------------||
D||---6------2-----4-------6/7--------||
A||-4-----0------2-------4------------||
E||--------------------2--------------||

E||-----------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------||
G||-----8------4-----6----------------||
D||---6------2-----4-------6/7--------||
A||-4-----0------2-------4------------||
E||--------------------2--------------||

E||-----------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------||
G||-----8------4-----6----------------||
D||---6------2-----4-------6/7--------||
A||-4-----0------2-------4------------||
E||--------------------2--------------||

E||--------------------------------------||
B||-19b-(19r)--19b-(19r)-17---16---------||
G||-------------------------18-----18~---||
D||--------------------------------------||
A||--------------------------------------||
E||--------------------------------------||

E||-----------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------||
G||-----8------4-----6----------------||
D||---6------2-----4-------6/7--------||
A||-4-----0------2-------4------------||
E||--------------------2--------------||

E||-----------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------||
G||-----8------4-----6----------------||
D||---6------2-----4-------6/7--------||
A||-4-----0------2-------4------------||
E||--------------------2--------------||

E||-------------------------------------------------------------------||
B||-------------------------------------------------------------------||
G||-------16-------16--16-------16--16----16--16/18!------------10b---||
D||-16/18----16/18-------16/18---------18-----------------------------||
A||-------------------------------------------------------------------||
E||-------------------------------------------------------------------||

E||-----------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------||
G||-----8------4-----6----------------||
D||---6------2-----4-------6/7--------||
A||-4-----0------2-------4------------||
E||--------------------2--------------||

E||-----------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------||
G||-----8------4-----6----------------||
D||---6------2-----4-------6/7--------||
A||-4-----0------2-------4------------||
E||--------------------2--------------||

E||--------------------------------------------------------------||
B||-(10)-(10)--10b--(10r)--10b--(10r)--10b---10--9---------------||
G||------------------------------------------------9~------------||
D||----------------------------------------------------11--(11)--||
A||--------------------------------------------------------------||
E||--------------------------------------------------------------||

E||-----------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------||
G||-----8------4-----6----------------||
D||---6------2-----4-------6/7--------||
A||-4-----0------2-------4------------||
E||--------------------2--------------||

E||-----------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------||
G||-----8------4-----6----------------||
D||---6------2-----4-------6/7--------||
A||-4-----0------2-------4------------||
E||--------------------2--------------||

                         Legato Phrasing, first note picked only.
E||-17b--~~~--17b----17--16LP-17-16------------------||
B||---------------------------------17---------------||
G||-----------------------------------18-(18~)---(18)||
D||--------------------------------------------------||
A||--------------------------------------------------||
E||--------------------------------------------------||

E||-----------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------||
G||-----8------4-----6----------------||
D||---6------2-----4-------6/7--------||
A||-4-----0------2-------4------------||
E||--------------------2--------------||

E||-----------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------||
G||-----8------4-----6----------------||
D||---6------2-----4-------6/7--------||
A||-4-----0------2-------4------------||
E||--------------------2--------------||

E||----------------------------------------------------||
B||----16-17-19-(19b)--19b--(19r)--17---17--16---------||
G||-18-------------------------------18--------18~-----||
D||----------------------------------------------------||
A||----------------------------------------------------||
E||----------------------------------------------------||
E||----------------------------------------------------||
B||----------------------------------------------------||
G||-----8------4-----6---------------------------------||
D||---6------2-----4-------6/7-------------------------||
A||-4-----0------2-------4-----------------------------||
E||--------------------2-------------------------------||

E||-----------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------||
G||-----8------4-----6----------------||
D||---6------2-----4-------6/7--------||
A||-4-----0------2-------4------------||
E||--------------------2--------------||

E||------------------------------------------------------||
B||------------------------------------------------------||
G||------16--16-----16--16-------16--16-16-16----16--18~-||
D||-16/18------16/18-------16/18--------------18---18----||
A||------------------------------------------------------||
E||------------------------------------------------------||

E||-----------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------||
G||-----8------4-----6----------------||
D||---6------2-----4-------6/7--------||
A||-4-----0------2-------4------------||
E||--------------------2--------------||

E||-----------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------||
G||-----8------4-----6----------------||
D||---6------2-----4-------6/7--------||
A||-4-----0------2-------4------------||
E||--------------------2--------------||

E||-------------------------------------------------------||
B||-(19)-(19)-19b--(19r)-19b--(19r)--19b--17--17--16------||
G||-----------------------------------------18-------18~--||
D||-------------------------------------------------------||
A||-------------------------------------------------------||
E||-------------------------------------------------------||

E||-----------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------||
G||-----8------4-----6----------------||
D||---6------2-----4-------6/7--------||
A||-4-----0------2-------4------------||
E||--------------------2--------------||

E||-----------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------||
G||-----8------4-----6----------------||
D||---6------2-----4-------6/7--------||
A||-4-----0------2-------4------------||
E||--------------------2--------------||

E||------------------------------------------------------||
B||------------------------------------------------------||
G||-16/18~~--18-16/18-18-18-16--18/16---16---16--16/18---||
D||-----------------------------------18--18-------------||
A||------------------------------------------------------||
E||------------------------------------------------------||

E||-----------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------||
G||-----8------4-----6----------------||
D||---6------2-----4-------6/7--------||
A||-4-----0------2-------4------------||
E||--------------------2--------------||

E||-----------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------||
G||-----8------4-----6----------------||
D||---6------2-----4-------6/7--------||
A||-4-----0------2-------4------------||
E||--------------------2--------------||

E||-------------------------------------------------------------||
B||-21b--21b--21b-21b--21b---17----21---17----------------------||
B||-----------------------------18--------18---(18~)---(19~~~)--||
G||-------------------------------------------------------------||
D||-------------------------------------------------------------||
A||-------------------------------------------------------------||
E||-------------------------------------------------------------||

Well, there it is straight from the tab book. Took me over an hour to tab it out onto 
So.. I hope you guys enjoy it. Comment and Rate it.
Laterr

Key:
|   b = Bend            |
|  PH = Pinch Harmonic  |
|  PM = Palm Mute       |
|   . = Palm Mute       |
|  () = Ghost Note      |
|   / = Slide           |
|   ~ = Vibrato         |
|   r = Release         |
|   X = Palm Mute       |
|   LP = Legato Phrasing|
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larry jones wrote on May 4 2007, 06:34 pm

Good tab. I'm not sure about the last notes in the solo, I can't hear that in the song, but that's still cool that they're there.

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black_roses_jmt wrote on May 19 2007, 08:51 pm

hey, sounds great, 1 thing though, instead of tabbing out the same phraze repitedly, tab like this:
[---------------------------------]
[---------------------------------]
[-----8-----4-----6---------------]x4
[---6-----2-----4-------6/7-------]
[-4-----0-----2-------4-----------]
[-------------------2-------------]
just a suggestion, but its much easier to read and saves ink =)

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BlackFox666 wrote on August 15 2007, 09:52 am

Good work, but only 3 stars, because you just typed it off the songbook;)

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