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             Damned If I Do Ya (Damned If I Don't) - All Time Low
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Tabbed by:    Christopher Airey
Email:        cairey@gmail.com

Here's my tab of Damned If I Do Ya (Damned If I Don't). Tabbed by ear as well 
as watching videos of them recording the song.

Tunings:

Guitar 1: Drop-D
Guitar 2: Standard/Drop-D


[Intro/Bridge]
Guitar 1:
                                                        
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----22222-44-/-66-\-44-----22222--66-\-44---4---------------------------|
D|-22-22222---------------22-22222----------------------------------------|
A|-22-00000-22-/-44-\-22--22-00000--44-\-22---2---------------------------|
D|-22---------------------22----------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2:
          
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 1:
          
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----22222-44-/-66-\-44-----22222--66-\-44---4------------------22-------|
D|-22-22222---------------22-22222-------------------------------22-------|
A|-22-00000-22-/-44-\-22--22-00000--44-\-22---2------------------00-------|
D|-22---------------------22----------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2:
          
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------19---------------------------|
G|-21-16-21-16-21-16-21-16-21-16-21-16-21-16----16------------------------|x2
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

**NOTE** Guitar 2 can alternatively be played (thanks JessicaGonzo):

e|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--17--17--17--17--17--17--17--19----------------------------------|
G|----16--16--16--16--16--16--16--16--------------------------------|x2
D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Verse 1]

Lyrics:

| I've fought it for a long time now, while drowning in a river of denial,
| I washed up, fixed up, picked up all

Guitar 2:

   XXX XXXX XXXX XXXX X XXX XXXX XXXXXXXX X XXX XXXX XXXX XXXX 
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-777-6666-4444-6666---777-6666-44444444---777-6666-4444-6666------------|
A|-777-7777-2222-4444-0-777-7777-22222222-0-777-7777-2222-7777------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

| my broken things.

Guitar 2:

   XXXXXXXXX XXX
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------444-------------------------------------------------------|
D|-777777777-111111-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-555555555-222222-------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

| 'Cause you left me, police tape, chalk line, tequila shots in the dark,
| scene of the crime, suburban living with a feeling that I'm giving up

Guitar 1:

   XXX XXXX XXXX XXX      XXX XXXX XXXX XXX      XXX XXXX XXXX XXX
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-222------4444-6666-\-4-222------4444-6666-\-4-222------4444-6666-\-4---|
D|-222-2222-4444-6666-\-4-222-2222-4444-6666-\-4-222-2222-4444-6666-\-4---|
A|-000-2222-2222-4444-\-2-000-2222-2222-4444-\-2-000-2222-2222-4444-\-2---|
D|-----2222-------------------2222-------------------2222-----------------|

| everything for you.

Guitar 1:

   XXXX
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-77777777--4444444------------------------------------------------------|
D|-77777777--4444444------------------------------------------------------|
A|-55555555--2222222------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|


[Chorus]
| Oh-oh-oh, how was I supposed to know that you were o-o-over me? I think 
| that I should go. And somethin's telling me to leave but I won't,
| 'cause I'm damned if I do ya, damned if I don't.

Guitar 1:

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------22222222-66666666-44444444---66666666-22222222-22-------------|
D|-22222222-22222222-66666666-44444444---66666666-22222222-22-------------|
A|-22222222-00000000-44444444-22222222---44444444-00000000-00-------------|
D|-22222222---------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2:
          
e|----------------------------------------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------19-------|-------------------|
G|-21-16-21-16-21-16-21-16-21-16-21-16-21-16----16----|x3-----21----------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|-------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|-------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|-------------------|


[Bridge]
Guitar 1:
                                                        
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----22222-44-/-66-\-44-----22222--66-\-44---4---------------------------|
D|-22-22222---------------22-22222----------------------------------------|
A|-22-00000-22-/-44-\-22--22-00000--44-\-22---2---------------------------|
D|-22---------------------22----------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2:
          
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------19---------------------------|
G|-21-16-21-16-21-16-21-16-21-16-21-16-21-16----16------------------------|x2
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|


[Verse 2]
| It took a lot to take you home. One stupid call, and I end up alone.
| You're made up, dressed up, messed up 

Guitar 1:

   XXX XXXX XXXX XXX      XXX XXXX XXXXXXXX       XXX XXXX XXXX XXX
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-222------4444-6666-\-4-222------44444444-6-\-4-222------4444-6666-\-4--|
D|-222-2222-4444-6666-\-4-222-2222-44444444-6-\-4-222-2222-4444-6666-\-4--|
A|-000-2222-2222-4444-\-2-000-2222-22222222-4-\-2-000-2222-2222-4444-\-2--|
D|-----2222-------------------2222--------------------2222-----------------|

| plans I set in stone.

Guitar 1:

   XXXX
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-77777777--44444444-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-77777777--44444444-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-55555555--22222222-----------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

| But you made me do when I don't like. Dancing in the ally with the
| street-rat, night-life. Can't keep living with the feeling that I'm
| giving up

Guitar 1:

   XXX XXXX XXXX XXX      XXX XXXX XXXX XXX      XXX XXXX XXXX XXX
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-222------4444-6666-\-4-222------4444-6666-\-4-222------4444-6666-\-4---|
D|-222-2222-4444-6666-\-4-222-2222-4444-6666-\-4-222-2222-4444-6666-\-4---|
A|-000-2222-2222-4444-\-2-000-2222-2222-4444-\-2-000-2222-2222-4444-\-2---|
D|-----2222-------------------2222-------------------2222-----------------|

Guitar 2:

e|-----------------------------|------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|------------------------------------------|
G|-14--16-13-16-11-16-13-16----|x3----------------------------------------|
D|---14------------------------|------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------|------------------------------------------|

| everything for you.

Guitar 1:

   XXXX
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-77777777--44444444-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-77777777--44444444-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-55555555--22222222-----------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2:

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-14--16-13-16-11-16-13-16-----------------------------------------------|
D|---14-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Chorus]

[Bridge 2]

| ... make a fool of myself when you hang around. When you're gone I'm a 
| match that's burning out. Could have been, should have done what I said I
| was going to do.

Guitar 1:

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-2-22-2-22-4-44-6-66-2-22-2-22-4-44-6-66-2-22-2-22-9-99-8-88-222222222--|
D|-2-22-2-22-4-44-6-66-2-22-2-22-4-44-6-66-2-22-2-22-9-99-8-88-222222222--|
A|-0-00-0-00-2-22-4-44-0-00-0-00-2-22-4-44-0-00-0-00-7-77-6-66-000000000--|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2:

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-9-99-9-99-11-1111-13-1313--9-99-9-99-13-1313-11-1111-------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7-77-7-77-9--9-9--11-1111--7-77-7-77-11-1111-9--9-9--------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2:

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-9-99-9-99-11-1111-13-1313---9------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7-77-7-77-9--9-9--11-1111---7------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

| But I never promised you. (But I never promised you, promised you, ...)

Guitar 2:

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--9--------9------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----9-7------9-7--------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------7--------7------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Chorus]
| Oh-oh-oh, how was I supposed to know that you were o-o-over me? I think 
| that I should go. Never took a fool to see the things that I won't,
| 'cause I'm damned if I do ya, damned if I do ya.

Guitar 1:

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------22222222-66666666-44444444---66666666-222222222222222-4444444-|
D|-22222222-22222222-66666666-44444444---66666666-222222222222222-4444444-|
A|-22222222-00000000-44444444-22222222---44444444-000000000000000-2222222-|
D|-22222222---------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2:
          
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------19---------------------------|
G|-21-16-21-16-21-16-21-16-21-16-21-16-21-16----16------------------------|x4
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

| Oh-oh-oh, how was I supposed to know that you were o-o-over me? I think 
| that I should go. And somethin's telling me to leave but I won't,
| 'cause I'm damned if I do ya, damned if I d-d-d- damned if I do ya,
| damned if I don't.

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------22222222-66666666-44444444-5*-66666666-22222222-22----22------|
D|-22222222-22222222-66666666-44444444----66666666-22222222-22----22------|
A|-22222222-00000000-44444444-22222222----44444444-00000000-00----00------|
D|-22222222---------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2:
(Note: do not play 19th fret second time, instead it's the harmonic)
          
e|----------------------------------------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------19-------|-------------------|
G|-21-16-21-16-21-16-21-16-21-16-21-16-21-16----16----|x3-----21----------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|-------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|-------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|-------------------|

[Outro]
Guitar 1:          
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----22222-44-/-66-\-44-----22222--66-\-44-------------------------------|
D|-22-22222---------------22-22222------------------------------2-2-------|
A|-22-00000-22-/-44-\-22--22-00000--44-\-22---------------------2-2-------|
D|-22---------------------22------------------------------------2-2-------|

Guitar 2:          
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------19---------------------------|
G|-21-16-21-16-21-16-21-16-21-16-21-16-21-16----16------------------------|x2
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|



************************************

| /  Slide up
| \  Slide down
| x  Dead note 

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Aurigo 1,082 Jun 16, 2009 01:20 PM

Like i said, you are god :)
Nice job man.

+2 reply
JessicaGonzo 211 Jun 16, 2009 06:55 PM

you my friend are an all time low tabing beast. :D
Great Job, keep the tabs coming when the album drops

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JessicaGonzo 211 Jun 16, 2009 07:42 PM

e|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------19---------------------|
G|-21-16-21-16-21-16-21-16-21-16-21-16-21-16----16----------------|x2
D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
If you play this guitar this way its alot easier.

e|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--17--17--17--17--17--17--17--19----------------------------------|
G|----16--16--16--16--16--16--16--16------------------------------|x2
D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------|

same notes is just alot easier for people with small hands.

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