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THIS TIME IMPERFECT
As recorded by AFI
(From the 2003 Album SING THE SORROW)

Transcribed by [A Hedgehog Inside] Intro and touch up by Rankles

Gtr I (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Untitled'
Gtr II (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Untitled'
Gtr III (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Untitled'
Gtr IV (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Untitled'
Gtr V (E A D G B E) - 'Untitled'


 Intro
  Q=72
 4/4
  Gtr I
|---------------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------0-----0---0-----0-----0-|---0-----0--------------------|
|-----0---------------4-----4-----|-----2-----2---4-(4)----4-----|
|---5-------5-----------5-----5---|-------2-----2--------2---2---|
|-3-----3-----3---2---------------|-0----------------------------|


|---------------------------------|----------------------------||
|---------------------------------|----------------------------||
|---------0-----0---0-----0-----0-|---0-----0------------------||
|-----0---------------4-----4-----|-----2-----2---4-(4)----4---||
|---5-------5-----------5-----5---|-------2-----2--------2---2-||
|-3-----3-----3---2---------------|-0--------------------------||


   Verse I
||----------------------------------|-----------------------------||
||o---------------------------------|----------------------------o||
||----------0-----0---0-----0-----0-|---0-----0-------------------||
||------0---------------4-----4-----|-----2-----2---4-(4)----4----||
||o---5-------5-----------5-----5---|-------2-----2--------2---2-o||
||--3-----3-----3---2---------------|-0---------------------------||


                                                  B5
|---------------------------------|---3-----7-----2-(2)--2-0-----|
|---------------------------------|-----5-----8---0-(0)------0---|
|---------0-----0---0-----0-----0-|-------4-----9------------4---|
|-----0---------------4-----4-----|------------------------------|
|---5-------5-----------5-----5---|------------------------------|
|-3-----3-----3---2---------------|-0--------------------------0-|


                                    Em
                                    <
|---------5---------2-----2-------|---------------------------------||
|-----------5---------3-----3-----|---------------------------------||
|-----2-------5-------------------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-||
|---2---2---------0-------------0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-||
|-0-------------0-------0-----0---|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-||
|---------------------------------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-||


   Chorus
    Em           F#m         G                      D        C
||--0--0-0-0-0-0-----------|-3--3-3-3-3-3-----3---|-------------------|
||o-0--0-0-0-0-0-----------|-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-7--7-7-7-5--5-5-5-|
||--0--0-0-0-0-0-----------|-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-7--7-7-7-5--5-5-5-|
||--2--2-2-2-2-2-----------|-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-7--7-7-7-5--5-5-5-|
||o-2--2-2-2-2-2-0-(0)-0-0-|-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5--5-5-5-3--3-3-3-|
||--0--0-0-0-0-0-2-(2)-2-2-|-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-------------------|


  1.                            2.
    Em      C5      D5                           G
|---7-7----------------------||-----------------------||
|---8-8-8-8-----------------o||-----8-------10---8----||
|---9-9-9-9-5-5-5-5S7-7-7-7--||------------------0----||
|---9-9-9-9-5-5-5-5S7-7-7-7--||---5---5---7----7------||
|---7-7-7-7-3-3-3-3S5-5-5-5-o||-----------------------||
|-0--------------------------||-0-------0-------------||


   Interlude
                      1.                               2.
||--3---3---2---2---|-10---7p5---7-(7)-----7-----7--||--------------||
||o-----------------|----0-----0-------0-----0-----o||---5-----5----||
||----0---0---0---0-|--------------------0-----0----||-----4--------||
||------------------|-------------------------------||-2-----2------||
||o-----------------|------------------------------o||--------------||
||------------------|-------------------------------||--------------||


 Verse II
                                    E5   A5/E
|-7---7-7---7-7---8---8-8---8-8---|-7----5----|
|---5-----5-----5---5-----5-----5-|-5----5----|
|---------------------------------|-----------|
|---------------------------------|-----------|
|---------------------------------|-----------|
|---------------------------------|-----------|


                                             E
|-3---3-3---3-3---5---5-5---5-5---|-2h3----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
|---5-----5-----5---5-----5-----5-|----------5-5-5-5-5-5-|
|---------------------------------|----------------------|
|---------------------------------|----------------------|
|---------------------------------|----------------------|
|---------------------------------|----------------------|


                                       C/E5
|-7---7-7---7-7---8---8-8---8-8---|-10-8-7--(7)---7-7---|
|---5-----5-----5---5-----5-----5-|----5-5--(5)-5-----5-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------|


                                    Em
                                    Gtr II
|---------5---------2-----5-------|-----------7-----||
|---5-------5---------3-----3-----|-------------8---||
|-----2-------5---------------2---|-0----(0)------9-||
|-------2---------0-----0-------0-|-2----(2)--------||
|-0-------------0-----------------|-2----(2)--------||
|---------------------------------|-0----(0)--------||
|
| Gtr III
|---------------------------------|-----------------||
|---------------------------------|-----------------||
|---------------------------------|-0---------------||
|---------------------------------|-2---------------||
|---------------------------------|-2---------------||
|---------------------------------|-0---------------||


   Chorus
    Em           F#m         G                      D        C
    Gtrs II, III
||--0--0-0-0-0-0-----------|-3--3-3-3-3-3-----3---|-------------------|
||o-0--0-0-0-0-0-----------|-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-7--7-7-7-5--5-5-5-|
||--0--0-0-0-0-0-----------|-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-7--7-7-7-5--5-5-5-|
||--2--2-2-2-2-2-----------|-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-7--7-7-7-5--5-5-5-|
||o-2--2-2-2-2-2-0-(0)-0-0-|-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5--5-5-5-3--3-3-3-|
||--0--0-0-0-0-0-2-(2)-2-2-|-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-------------------|


  1.                            2.
    Em      C5      D5                           G
|---7-7----------------------||-----------------------||
|---8-8-8-8-----------------o||-----8-------10---8----||
|---9-9-9-9-5-5-5-5S7-7-7-7--||------------------0----||
|---9-9-9-9-5-5-5-5S7-7-7-7--||---5---5---7----7------||
|---7-7-7-7-3-3-3-3S5-5-5-5-o||-----------------------||
|-0--------------------------||-0-------0-------------||


 Bridge
  Gtr I
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-----0---0-----0-----0-(0)-----0-(0)-|-----0---0-----0-----0-(0)-----0-(0)-|
|-----------0-------------------------|-----------0-------------------------|
|---0---------0-----0---------0-------|---0---------0-----0---------0-------|
|-3-----3---------3---------3---------|-3-----3---------3---------3---------|


|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|------0----0------0------0-(0)-----0-(0)-|
|-------------0---------------------------|
|----0-----------0------0---------0-------|
|--3------3----------3----------3---------|
|
| Gtr IV
|-10-----13-----12------------------------|
|----------------------13-----------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|


|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-----0---0-----0-----0-(0)-----0-(0)-|
|-----------0-------------------------|
|---0---------0-----0---------0-------|
|-3-----3---------3---------3---------|
|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|


||--------------------------------------|
||o-------------------------------------|
||------0---0-----0-----0-(0)-----0-(0)-|
||------------0-------------------------|
||o---0---------0-----0---------0-------|
||--3-----3---------3---------3---------|


                                        3x
|---------------------------------------||
|--------------------------------------o||
|-----0---0-----0-----0-(0)-----0-(0)---||
|-----------0---------------------------||
|---0---------0-----0---------0--------o||
|-3-----3---------3---------3-----------||


  Em      C       G       G/B
  Gtrs II, III
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
|-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-9-9-9-9-|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|


  E       Esus2       Em          A5/E
|---------------------------------------------||
|---------------------------------------------||
|-9-9-9-9-11-11-11-11-12-12-12-12-14-14-14-14-||
|-x-x-x-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x-||
|-7-7-7-7--9--9--9--9-10-10-10-10-12-12-12-12-||
|-0-0-0-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-||


   Out-Chorus
    Em           F#m         G                      D        C
||--0--0-0-0-0-0-----------|-3--3-3-3-3-3-----3---|-------------------|
||o-0--0-0-0-0-0-----------|-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-7--7-7-7-5--5-5-5-|
||--0--0-0-0-0-0-----------|-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-7--7-7-7-5--5-5-5-|
||--2--2-2-2-2-2-----------|-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-7--7-7-7-5--5-5-5-|
||o-2--2-2-2-2-2-0-(0)-0-0-|-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5--5-5-5-3--3-3-3-|
||--0--0-0-0-0-0-2-(2)-2-2-|-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-------------------|


  1.                            2.
    Em      C5      D5          Em
  Gtr II
|---7-7----------------------||-7---7-----------|
|---8-8-8-8-----------------o||-8-----8---------|
|---9-9-9-9-5-5-5-5S7-7-7-7--||-9-------9-------|
|---9-9-9-9-5-5-5-5S7-7-7-7--||-9---------9-----|
|---7-7-7-7-3-3-3-3S5-5-5-5-o||-7-----------7---|
|-0--------------------------||-0---------------|
|
| Gtr III
|---7-7----------------------||-7---------------|
|---8-8-8-8-----------------o||-8---------------|
|---9-9-9-9-5-5-5-5S7-7-7-7--||-9---------------|
|---9-9-9-9-5-5-5-5S7-7-7-7--||-9---------------|
|---7-7-7-7-3-3-3-3S5-5-5-5-o||-7---------------|
|-0--------------------------||-0---------------|


|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-----0---0-----0-----0-(0)-----0-(0)-|
|-----------0-------------------------|
|---0---------0-----0---------0-------|
|-3-----3---------3---------3---------|
|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-----0---0-----0-----0-(0)-----0-(0)-|
|-----------0-------------------------|
|---0---------0-----0---------0-------|
|-3-----3---------3---------3---------|


  Gtrs II, III                        Gtr I
|---------------------------7-------|---------------------------------|
|-----------------------------8-----|---------------------------------|
|-----0---0-----0-----0-(0)-----9---|---------0-----0---0-----0-----0-|
|-----------0---------------------9-|-----0---------------4-----4-----|
|---0---------0-----0---------------|---5-------5-----------5-----5---|
|-3-----3---------3-----------------|-3-----3-----3---2---------------|


                         Gtr V
                         >   <     >    <     >
                         ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
|----------------------|--------------|-------------*|
|----------------------|--------------|-------------*|
|---0-----0------------|--------------|-------------*|
|-----2-----2---4-(4)--|-4--(4)----4--|-4----(4)----*|
|-------2-----2--------|--------------|-------------*|
|-0--------------------|--------------|-------------*|




--------------------------------------------------------------------------------


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

            
            
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mayhem101 10 Feb 03, 2006 01:18 PM

I hate to break it to you but afi has only 1 guitarist (aka. Jade Pugett) In this song they do a double recording for the bridge only. All the other parts in the song there is only Jade playing his ONE guitar. Not five.

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AtreyuAlive60 41 Nov 24, 2007 03:41 PM

thanks man this tab is sweet

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