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This House Is A Circus Tab

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version 5

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This House Is a Circus
[Jamie]
e|-x-2-3-----x-3-2----------|
B|-x-3-4-----x-4-3----------|
G|-x-4-5-----x-5-4----------|
D|--------------------------|
A|--------------------------|
E|--------------------------|
Alex does nothing at first

0:37
Alex starts playing the intro riff
[Jamie]
e|-x-7-8-----x-8-7----------|
B|-x-7-8-----x-8-7----------|
G|-x-7-8-----x-8-7----------|
D|--------------------------|
A|--------------------------|
E|--------------------------|

0:49
[Jamie]
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|--------------------------|
A|--------9-----------------|
E|-7---5-----8--------------|
Alex doesn't play in the first chorus

1:14
"In dead man's eyes"
[Both guitars]
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|---------------5---------------5--|
E|-7--7--7-7-5-7---8--8--8-8-5-8----|

1:26
Alex keeps playing the part above
[Jamie]
e|-7-10---7-10---7-10---7-10--|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|----------------------------|
A|----------------------------|
E|----------------------------|

e|-7-10-8-11-7-10-8-11-7-10-8-11-7-10-8-11-|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------|

1:38[Both guitars]
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|-----------4--4-----------|
A|-7--7-5--5------5-4-------|
E|--------------------------|

e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|---------------5---------------5--|
E|-7--7--7-7-5-7---7--7--7-7-5-7----|
These parts repeat for a while

2:00
intro riff is played by jamie until 2:37

2:12[Alex]
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|--------------------------|
A|--------9-----------------|
E|-7---5-----8--------------|

2:25[Alex]
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|---------------5---------------5--|
E|-7--7--7-7-5-7---8--8--8-8-5-8----|

2:37
Alex keeps playing his riff above
[Jamie]
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------5-5-5-5-|
E|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-8-8-8-8---------|

2:50[Jamie]
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|
A|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|
E|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|

plays that chord for the rest of the song and alex plays something like this:
e|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10---|
B|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10---|
G|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10---|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|(x3)
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-10-10-10-10---|
B|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-10-10-10-10---|
G|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-10-10-10-10---|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-10-10-10-10-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-7~---------|
B|-10-10-10-10-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-7~---------|
G|-10-10-10-10-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-7~---------|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|
btw those are 10s 14s and 12s

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| x  Dead note
| ~  Vibrato

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JOhen92 73 Mar 15, 2012 07:03 PM

at the "In dead man's eyes" i'm pretty sure it's
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|---------------4------------------|
A|--------------(9)--------------5--|
E|-7--7--7-7-5-7---8--8--8-8-5-7----|

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LiamNCFC 22 Apr 02, 2012 06:13 AM

e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|-9-x-9-7-x-7-11-x-11--7-6-|
D|-9-x-9-7-x-7-11-x-11--7-6-|
A|-7-x-7-5-x-5-9--x-11--5-4-|
E|--------------------------|

This repeats after ever line on the second verse (e.g) "The more you open your mouth, the more you're forcing performance."

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violetone 10 Jul 30, 2016 08:08 PM

Alex plays this thing at the 2:50 more like this:

e|-7777777777777777888888881010101010101010-|
B|-7777777777777777888888881010101010101010-|
G|-7777777777777777888888881010101010101010-|
D|-9999999999999999101010101212121212121212-|(x3)
A|------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|

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