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                               CRYING LIGHTNING - Arctic Monkeys
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Tabbed by: Ollie Milton
Email: dontkissyourgumsatmeblud@hotmail.co.uk

Tuning: Standard (EADGBe)

'Crying Lightning' is the first single from Arctic Monkeys highly anticipated third 
'Humbug', due for release on 24th August 2009 in the UK. The single is available on iTunes 
and will be released in disc formats on 17th August.

UPDATE: JULY 27TH 2009
The first time this was tabbed was when they started playing this live, now, having
the studio version I have made some corrections. Enjoy

UPDATE: AUGUST 11TH 2009
Thanks to Nick Pike and Simon Fowler for their corrections. I have included them here.


========================================================================

[Intro/Verse]
Bass arr. for guitar

G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------6-------------------------------|
A|----------/8-8-8-\---------7-7-7----------/10-10-10-3-3-3---0-2-3|
E|5-555-555----------5-555-5--------5-555-5-----------------4------|


[Cookies Guitar Part]

e|----5----------7-----5-----8-------12-|
B|--5---LET RING-----5-----8------12----|
G|5----------------5-----9-----13-------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|


[Intro and 2nd Verse]

(Alex's Guitar Part )
e|------|-----------------|------------------|---------------------------|
B|------|-----------------|------------------|---------------------------|
G|------|-----------------|------------------|---------------------------|
D|------|-------0/3-------|-------/3-2-------|-------0-2/5-3-2-0---0-2-3-|
A|----3-|-0-2-3---------3-|-0-2-3----------3-|-0-2-3-------------3-------|
E|1-4---|-----------1-4---|------------1-4---|---------------------------|


e|---------||
B|---------||
G|---------||
D|---------||
A|--0-2-3--||
E|4--------||


[Verse]
(Cookies Guitar Part)

e|----5----------7-----5-----8----------|
B|--5---LET RING-----5-----8---8-9v-----|
G|5----------------5-----9--------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|

e|----5----------7-----5-----8---/12----|
B|--5---LET RING-----5-----8---8--------|
G|5----------------5-----9--------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|


[Bridge]

e|------------------|----------------------|----------------||
B|------------------|----------------------|----------------||
G|------------------|----------------------|----------------||
D|------------------|----------------------|----------------||
A|--------7-6----x8-|---7---6-------6------|---7---6--------||
E|5-5-5-8-----4-----|-8---4---5-8-7-----x3-|-8---4---5-0-1-4||


[Verse 2]
(Cookies guitar)

e|5/13--5/12--5/10--8\4-|
B|----------------------|
G|----------------------|
D|----------------------|
A|----------------------|
E|----------------------|

e|5/13--17\12--5/10--8\4-|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|-----------------------|
A|-----------------------|
E|-----------------------|


[Intro]
(Alex plays as shown above)


[Chorus]
Alex plays the chords F Dm and Am

(Cookie plays)
(Where the two lines are is where a chord should be but I haven't figured out yet :p)
e|-------------|----------------5|
B|-------------|----------------5|
G|---9-7-------|------9-7-------5|
D|10-----7-10--|---10-----10-7---|
A|-------------|-----------------|
E|-------------|-----------------|


[Bridge]

e|----------------|
B|----------------|
G|----------------|
D|----------------|
A|----------7-6---|
E|5-5-5-5-8-----4-| x4


[Solo]

e|----------|------------|----------|-------|---------------------------|
B|----------|------------|----------|-------|---------------10-8-10-8---|
G|5-7-7-5-7-|-5-7-5-7-5--|-5-7-5-/9-|5-7-5--|-5-7-5-9-5-7-5-----------9-|
D|----------|-----------7|----------|------7|---------------------------|
A|----------|------------|----------|-------|---------------------------|
E|----------|------------|----------|-------|---------------------------|

e|-------------------||
B|8h10p8---5h7p5h7---||
G|-------9---------7-||
D|-------------------||
A|-------------------||
E|-------------------||

e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|---------------------|
A|---7---6-------6-----|
E|-8---4---5-8-7-----x3| 5^^

Let ring. Drums play (First half of vocals in chorus. No guitar)

In with chorus F Dm Am



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

| x  Dead note
| h  Hammer-on
| p  Pull-off
| /  Slide up
| \  Slide down 

************************************
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mrsensible1 105 wrote on January 29 2009, 04:11 pm

chorus chords: F Dm Am

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aparry44 738 wrote on February 5 2009, 02:36 pm

great tab, thank you. AWESOME SONG! love the chorus!

+2 reply
TiNcHoGnR 217 wrote on February 12 2009, 05:09 pm

could you please write the lyrics of the chorus along with the chords?

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