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My Propeller tab

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Song: My Propeller
Band: Arctic Monkeys
Album: Humbug


[Intro]

e|------------------------3--------|
B|------------------------3--------|
G|------------------------0--------|
D|9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-------0--------|
A|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-------x--------|
E|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------3--------|


e|0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0-----------------------|
B|1-------1-------1-------1-------1-------1-----------------------|
G|0-------0-------2-------2-------0-------0-----------------------|
D|2-------2-------2-------2-------2-------2-----------------------|
A|3-------3-------0-------0-------3-------3-----------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------/7---5---3---2---|

e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|   
A|------------2-----------0-------------------0-----------2-------|
E|0-------0-----------0-------0---3-------3-----------3------[3]--|(x2)


[Verse 1]

Repeat this single note riff throughout the whole verse
the last note, in this [] bracket is left out every second bar


[Chorus]

guitar 1 plays with absolutely no vibrato at all while guitar 2 does

gtr. 1:
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|3-----------3-------2---0-------------------------------0-------|
E|----------------------------3---2-----------2-------3-----------|

gtr. 2:
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|5~~~------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------4~~~----------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

gtr. 1:
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|2---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------1-------------------------------|

gtr. 2:
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|4~~~------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------3~~~----------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|


[Post-Chorus]

gtr. 1 continues with main verse riff; gtr. 2 plays these fills:

e|----------------------------0-----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------0-------------------------------3-/-|
G|----------------------------0h-/4---------------------------4-/-|
D|------------------------------------------------------------4-/-|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|/8--------------------------------------------------------------|
G|/9--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|/9--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

e|7---------------------------------------------------7-----------|
B|7-------------------------------------------8-------7-----------|
G|7-------------------------------------------7-------7-----------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

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


[Verse 2]

At start of 2nd Verse BOTH GUITARS let the empty E-string ring

gtr. 2:
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|   
A|------------2-----------0-------------------0-----------2-------|
E|0-------0-----------0-------0---3-------3-----------3------[3]--|


[Chorus]

guitar 1 plays with absolutely no vibrato at all while guitar 2 does

gtr. 1:
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|3-----------3-------2---0-------------------------------0-------|
E|----------------------------3---2-----------2-------3-----------|

gtr. 2:
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|3~~~------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------2~~~----------------------------|

gtr. 1:
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|2-----------2-------0---------------------------------------0---|
E|------------------------3---2---0-----------0-------2---3-------|

gtr. 2:
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|2~~~------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------0~~~----------------------------|

both guitars repeat the first bar of chorus2 and then play:

gtr. 1:
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|2---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------1-------------------------------|

gtr. 2:
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|2~~~------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------1~~~----------------------------|


[Outro]

gtr. 1: repeated until end of song

e|------------------------3-------|
B|------------------------3-------|
G|------------------------0-------|
D|9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-------0-------|
A|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-------x-------|
E|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------3-------|

e|0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0-----------------------|
B|1-------1-------1-------1-------1-------1--------0-------0------|
G|0-------0-------2-------2-------0-------0--------0-------0------|
D|2-------2-------2-------2-------2-------2--------0-------0------|
A|3-------3-------0-------0-------3-------3--------2-------2------|
E|-------------------------------------------------3-------3------|

gtr. 2 comes in after this has been played^^

overdriven Queens of the Stone Age-lead guitar sound

gtr. 2:                                           1/4;whole
e|----------------7------------7b(8)r7--------7-------------------|
B|------------8---------------------------10-------9b-B11r9-8-----|
G|9---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

e|7b(8)r7------7--------------------------------------------------|
B|---------10--------7-b--(8)--r--7---8---------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------9-----------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

then:

first bunch of lyrics

when they are repeated gtr. 2 comes in again:

do a little quarter bend at every note or vibrato or something like that

      won't spin      if i can't get  it  started  on  my
e|----7--------------------7-------------------------------------|
B|----------10-------------------10-8----------------------------|
G|------------------------------------9---9~~~~~-----------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

  own     when are you ar  - ri     -     ving
e|---------------------7-----10-----7----------------------------|
B|------8------10-------------------------10---\----8------------|
G|9--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

  my        propeller            won't     spin           if
e|----------7----------------------------------------------------|
B|---8--10-----10--8---------------------------------------------|
G|9-------------------9------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

  I     can't  get    it    star - ted    on     my
e|--------------------7------10-----7----------------------------|
B|------8------10-------------------------10------8--------------|
G|9--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

  own           when  are  you  ar - ri   -   ving
e|--------------7------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------10---8-------------------------------------|
G|9-----------------------------9----9---------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

and the final "my propeller" lines:

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

e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|10------8---10------8------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------9------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

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

| x    Dead note
| (n)  Ghost note
| h    Hammer-on
| r    Release
| b    Bend
| /    Slide up
| \    Slide down
| ~    Vibrato

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

            
            
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xiempie 83 Aug 06, 2009 08:14 AM

Great tab, just one thing: for the intro I replace the x-x-12-12-10-10 by a G powerchord, it sounds better to me

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libertines4ever 648 Aug 10, 2009 05:54 AM

yeah I had a quick thought about it but then forgot,
thx for reminding me :)

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libertines4ever 648 Aug 21, 2009 03:41 AM, edited on January 17 2014, 04:20 pm

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