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Alkaline Trio "Mercy Me"

I've seen a lot of wrong tabs for this, but I've seen a lot that are really close. I've
the live footage, and I can hear the right parts. What I did here was get everything as
as I possibly could. This should be right on here, play along and you should hear.

TheCornerOfUrBed@AOL.com
Email me with comments or corrections.

(Intro/Main Riff) (Gtr 1)
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-6-6-7-7-9-9-6-6-7-7-9-9-6-6-7-7|6-6-7-7-9-9-6-6-7-7-9-9-6-6-7-7----|
-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7----|
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(Gtr 2) Played under riff
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-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|
-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|
-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-------------------|

(Verse 1&2) Palm mute all notes on low E except during slide.
It's been a long day...
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-----7-------7-------7-------7--|----7-------7-------7-----7/9\7----| X3
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-5-5---5-5-5---5-5-5---5-5-5---5|5-5---5-5-5---5-5-5---5-5-5/7\5----|

(End of Verse)                   Don't palm mute here.
                                 I'm lost so lost...
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--------------------------------|----------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7----|
-----7-------7-------7-------7--|4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7----| X1
--------------------------------|4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5----|
-5-5---5-5-5---5-5-5---5-5-5---5|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--------------------|

(Chorus)
Oh mercy me, god bless catastrophy
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-----------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|----------------9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9----|
-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9----| X2
-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7----|
-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----------------|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--------------------|

(Chorus pt. 2)
Drive yourself insane tonight...
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-----------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|-----------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|
-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|
-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5|-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|
-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0----------------|-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-------------------|

                                 Yeahhhhhh
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-----------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|-------------------------9-9-9-9---|
-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9---|
-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|
-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----------|

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-------------------------7-7-7-7|
-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|
-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5|
-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--------|

(Verse 3)
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-7~------------------------7/9\7|7~----------------------------7/9\7-|
-7~-----------------------------|7~----------------------------------|
-5~------------------------5/7\5|5~----------------------------5/7\5-|

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-----7-------7-------7-------7--|----7-------7-------7-----7/9\7----|
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-5-5---5-5-5---5-5-5---5-5-5---5|5-5---5-5-5---5-5-5---5-5-5/7\5----|

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--------------------------------|----------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7----|
-----7-------7-------7-------7--|4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7----| X1
--------------------------------|4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5----|
-5-5---5-5-5---5-5-5---5-5-5---5|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--------------------|

(Chorus)
Oh mercy me, god bless catastrophy
--------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
--------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
-----------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|----------------9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9----|
-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9----| X2
-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7----|
-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----------------|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--------------------|

(Chorus pt. 2)
Drive yourself insane tonight...
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-----------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|-----------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|
-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|
-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5|-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|
-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0----------------|-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-------------------|

                                 Yeahhhhhh
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-----------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|-------------------------9-9-9-9---|
-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9---|
-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|
-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----------|

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-------------------------7-7-7-7|
-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|
-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5|
-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--------|


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-6-6-7-7-9-9-6-6-7-7-9-9-6-6-7-7|6-6-7-7-9-9-6-6-7-7-9-9-6-6-7-7----|
-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7----| X2
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(Chorus Pt. 2)
Drive yourself insane tonight...
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-----------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|-----------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|
-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|
-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5|-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|
-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0----------------|-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-------------------|

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-----------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|-------------------------9-9-9-9---|
-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9---|
-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|
-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----------|

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-------------------------7-7-7-7|-7-7-7-6-6-6-4-4-------------------|
-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|-----------------7\\\--------------|
-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5|-5-5-5-4-4-4-2-2-------------------|
-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--------|-----------------5\\\--------------|
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Ruffaelle wrote on May 9 2007, 02:10 pm

kay
so
this is the right tab ppl...
right here..

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Smashed Pumpkin wrote on September 2 2007, 09:55 am

EVERY tab for mercy me has a similar intro, am i just hearing it wrong or is there another chord near the end of the riff?????

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Musicislife539 wrote on December 26 2007, 05:36 pm

intro should go like
so

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-6-6-7-7-9-9-6-6-7-7-9-9-
6-6-7-7|6-6-7-7-9-9-6-6-7
-7-9-7-7-6-6-7----|
-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-
7-7-7-7-7-7|7-7-7-7-7-7-7
-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7----|
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