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Backseat Serenade Tab

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Tuning
D# G# C# F# A# D#
Tuned a half step down.  you can play most of it in standard, but if you listen to the 
guitar in the bridge it's pretty clear that they're tuned down as you can hear open strings.

 [Intro]
D#|------------------------------------------------|
A#|------------------------------------------------|
F#|-------12------12-------------12-------12-------|
C#|----12------12-------12----12-------12-------12-|
G#|-10------10-------------10-------10-------------|
D#|------------------------------------------------|

 [Verse]
    G                                           Dm
D#|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|-------12-------12-------------12-------12-------------10-------10-------------10-------10------|
C#|----12-------12-------12----12-------12-------12----12-------12-------12----12------12-------12-|
G#|-10-------10-------------10-------10------------------------------------------------------------|
D#|-------------------------------------------------10-------10-------------10-------10------------|
Lazy lover,                            find a place for me again

   C                                             Em                  F         C
D#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------8-------8------------8-------------------|
F#|-------9-------9-------------9-------9----------9-------9------9----10----10----------12----|
C#|---10------10-------10---10------10-------10------------------------------------------------|
G#|----------------------------------------------7------7------------8-------------10-------10-|
D#|-8-------8-------------8-------8---------------------------------------------8--------------|
you felt it once before,            I know you did        I could see it

    G                                           Dm
D#|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|-------12-------12-------------12-------12-------------10-------10-------------10-------10------|
C#|----12-------12-------12----12-------12-------12----12-------12-------12----12------12-------12-|
G#|-10-------10-------------10-------10------------------------------------------------------------|
D#|-------------------------------------------------10-------10-------------10-------10------------|
Whiskey princess, drink me under, pull me in

   C                                             Em                  F         C
D#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------8-------8------------8-------------------|
F#|-------9-------9-------------9-------9----------9-------9------9----10----10----------12----|
C#|---10------10-------10---10------10-------10------------------------------------------------|
G#|----------------------------------------------7------7------------8-------------10-------10-|
D#|-8-------8-------------8-------8---------------------------------------------8--------------|
you had me at come over boy                  I need a friend,  I understand

  D
D#|---------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------|
F#|--------11--------11-------------11--------11------|
C#|-----12--------12------12-----12--------12------12-|
G#|---------------------------------------------------|
D#|-10--------10-------------10--------10-------------|

[Chorus]
            Em            C
Backseat serenade, dizzy hurricane
     G                        D
Oh god I'm sick of sleeping alone,
                      Em                  C
You're salty like a summer day, kiss the sweat away
         D
To your radio
            Em            C
Backseat serenade, little hand grenade
     G                        D
Oh god I'm sick of sleeping alone,
                      Em                  C
You're salty like a summer day, kiss the pain away
         D
To your radio

   C
D#|------------------------------------------------|
A#|------------------------------------------------|
F#|-------12------12-------------12-------12-------|
C#|----12------12-------12----12-------12-------12-|
G#|-10------10-------------10-------10-------------|
D#|------------------------------------------------|

 [Verse 2]
    G                                           Dm
D#|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|-------12-------12-------------12-------12-------------10-------10-------------10-------10------|
C#|----12-------12-------12----12-------12-------12----12-------12-------12----12------12-------12-|
G#|-10-------10-------------10-------10------------------------------------------------------------|
D#|-------------------------------------------------10-------10-------------10-------10------------|
You take me over,                 I throw you up against the wall

   C                                             Em                  F         C
D#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------8-------8------------8-------------------|
F#|-------9-------9-------------9-------9----------9-------9------9----10----10----------12----|
C#|---10------10-------10---10------10-------10------------------------------------------------|
G#|----------------------------------------------7------7------------8-------------10-------10-|
D#|-8-------8-------------8-------8---------------------------------------------8--------------|
we've seen it all before,     but this one's different     it's deliberate

    G                                           Dm
D#|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|-------12-------12-------------12-------12-------------10-------10-------------10-------10------|
C#|----12-------12-------12----12-------12-------12----12-------12-------12----12------12-------12-|
G#|-10-------10-------------10-------10------------------------------------------------------------|
D#|-------------------------------------------------10-------10-------------10-------10------------|
you send me reeling,                  calling out to you for more

   C                                             Em                  F         C
D#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------8-------8------------8-------------------|
F#|-------9-------9-------------9-------9----------9-------9------9----10----10----------12----|
C#|---10------10-------10---10------10-------10------------------------------------------------|
G#|----------------------------------------------7------7------------8-------------10-------10-|
D#|-8-------8-------------8-------8---------------------------------------------8--------------|
the value of this moment lives in metaphor               yeah through it all

  D
D#|---------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------|
F#|--------11--------11-------------11--------11------|
C#|-----12--------12------12-----12--------12------12-|
G#|---------------------------------------------------|
D#|-10--------10-------------10--------10-------------|

[Chorus]
            Em            C
Backseat serenade, dizzy hurricane
     G                        D
Oh god I'm sick of sleeping alone,
                      Em                  C
You're salty like a summer day, kiss the sweat away
         D
To your radio
            Em            C
Backseat serenade, little hand grenade
     G                        D
Oh god I'm sick of sleeping alone,
                      Em                  C
You're salty like a summer day, kiss the pain away
         D
To your radio

 [Bridge]
   C
D#|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|-----0-------0-----------------------0-------0-----------------|
F#|---------------------0-------0-----------------------0-------0-|
C#|---5-------5-------7-------7-------5-------5-------4-------4---|
G#|-3-------3-------5-------5-------7-------7-------2-------2-----|
D#|---------------------------------------------------------------|

    C                D                Em              Bm
D#|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|-----0-------0-----------------------0-------0-----------------|
F#|---------------------0-------0-----------------------0-------0-|
C#|---5-------5-------7-------7-------5-------5-------4-------4---|
G#|-3-------3-------5-------5-------7-------7-------2-------2-----|
D#|---------------------------------------------------------------|

    C                D                Em              Bm
D#|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|-----0-------0-----------------------0-------0-----------------|
F#|---------------------0-------0-----------------------0-------0-|
C#|---5-------5-------7-------7-------5-------5-------4-------4---|
G#|-3-------3-------5-------5-------7-------7-------2-------2-----|
D#|---------------------------------------------------------------|

    C                D               D
D#|-----------------|
A#|-----0-------0---|
F#|-----------------|
C#|---5-------5-----|
G#|-3-------3-------|
D#|-----------------|

[Chorus]
            Em            C
Backseat serenade, dizzy hurricane
     G                        D
Oh god I'm sick of sleeping alone,
                      Em                  C
You're salty like a summer day, kiss the sweat away
         D
To your radio
            Em        B   C
Backseat serenade, little hand grenade
     G                        D
Oh aren't you sick of sleeping alone,
                      Em                  C
You're salty like a summer day, kiss the pain away
         D
To your radio

Em             C               G                        D
                           (Oh god I'm sick of sleeping alone)
Em             C               D
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Dustfinger97 21 Jan 03, 2013 03:16 PM

It's great! Love it!

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synysterv 327 Mar 09, 2013 02:12 AM

The first part of the riff is actually:

Intro:
d#---------------------------------------------|
A#---------------------------------------------|
F#------12------12------------12------12-------|
C#---12------12-------12---12------12-------12-|
G#-10------10------------10------10------------|
D#---------------------------------------------|

Instead of:
Intro:
d#---------------------------------------------|
A#---------------------------------------------|
F#------12------12------------12------12-------|
C#---12------12-------12---12------12-------12-|
G#-9-------9-------------9-------9-------------|
D#---------------------------------------------|

But other than that, great tab !

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alltimelow64 274 Apr 30, 2013 10:59 PM

oh yeah, sorry about that. i actually found a couple other mistakes as well while i was looking at that. it should be right now

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