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              WHEN THE SUN GOES DOWN - ARCTIC MONKEYS
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Band: Arctic Monkeys
Song: When The Sun Goes Down
Album: Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not (2006)


Tabbed by: skatersic666
Email: totalrock2003@yahoo.com


Tuning: STANDARD (E A D G B e)

This is tabbed out for Guitar 1 and Guitar 2. Guitar 2 comes
at the start of the distortion part. Listen to the CD to get the
strumming correct.

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[Verse 1, 2] 

Guitar 1

   B                       D#7      B 
   1.I said who's that girl there   I wonder what went wrong so that 
   2.And   what   a  scummy man     Just give him half a chance I'd bet 
e|---------------------x----------------------------------------------|
B|-x-------------------x----8----x-------------------------------x----|
G|-8-------------------x----6----x--8----------------------------x----|
D|-9-------------------x----8----x--9----------------------------x----|
A|-9-------------------x----6----x--9---------------------------------|
E|-7-------------------x------------7---------------------------------|
     D#m                         Emaj7                         D#m
 she had to roam the streets she dun't do major credit cards I doubt 
 he'd rob you if he can           Can see it in his eyes yeah, that he's got
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----7----------------------x-----9--------------------x-------7-----|
G|----8----------------------x-----8--------------------x-------8-----|
D|----8----------------------x-----9--------------------x-------8-----|
A|----6----------------------x-----7--------------------x-------6-----|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                     C#m               F# E D#m C#m D#m 
  she does receipts It's all not quite legitimate
   a driving ban      amongst some other offences
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------x--------------5--------x-(5)/--11-9--7--5---7---|
G|---------------------x--------------6--------x-(6)/--11-9--8--6---8---|
D|---------------------x--------------6--------x-(6)/--11-9--8--6---8---|
A|---------------------x--------------4--------x-(4)/--9--7--6--4---6---|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|


[Verse 3]

   G#m                      D#m                 G#m             
     And I've seen him with girls of the night  and he told Roxanne to
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-12--------------x---------7---------------x--12--------------------|
G|-13--------------x---------8---------------x--13--------------------|
D|-13--------------x---------8------------------13--------------------|
A|-11-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
         D#m              G#m                     D#m          
  put on her red light      They're all infected but he'll be alright
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------7------------x--12------------------x----7------------------|
G|--------8------------x--13------------------x----8------------------|
D|--------8------------x--13------------------x----8------------------|
A|--------x-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
                C#m       D#m         E         F#
  'cause he's a scumbag don't you know
e|---------------------x---------x----------x-------------------------|
B|-x-------------5---5-x---7---7-x----9---9-x---11--------------------|
G|-x-------------6---6-x---8---8-x----9---9-x---11--------------------|
D|-x-------------6---6-----8---8------9---9-----11--------------------|
A|---------------4---4-----6---6------7---7-----9---------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                   Bm
  I said he's a scumbag don't you know
e|---------------------------------2----------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------3----------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------4----------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------4----------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------2----------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|


[Interlude]

   G  F#  Bm                                                G  F#  Bm
  
Guitar 1
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------3-------------------------------------------------------3---|
G|-4--3---4------------------------------------------------4--3---4---|
D|-5--4---4------------------------------------------------5--4---4---|
A|-5--4---2------------------------------------------------5--4---2---|
E|-3--2----------------------------------------------------3--2-------|
||
||Guitar 2 
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------<3>-<3>--<3>-<3>--<3>-<3>---<3>---<3>---<3>-------------|
G|------------<3>-<3>--<3>-<3>--<3>-<3>---<3>---<3>---<3>-------------|
D|------------<3>-<3>--<3>-<3>--<3>-<3>---<3>---<3>---<3>-------------|
A|------------<3>-<3>--<3>-<3>--<3>-<3>---<3>---<3>---<3>-------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|


   G  F#  Bm                                               G  F#  Bm
  
Guitar 1
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------3-------------------------------------------------------3---|
G|-4--3---4------------------------------------------------4--3---4---|
D|-5--4---4------------------------------------------------5--4---4---|
A|-5--4---2------------------------------------------------5--4---2---|
E|-3--2----------------------------------------------------3--2-------|
||                     Bm
||Guitar 2
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------3--3--3--3------3-3-3-3-3----------------------|
G|---------------------4--4--4--4------4-4-4-4-4----------------------|
D|---------------------4--4--4--4------4-4-4-4-4----------------------|
A|---------------------2--2--2--2------2-2-2-2-2----------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|


   G  F#  Bm                                               G  F#  Bm
  
Guitar 1
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------3-------------------------------------------------------3---|
G|-4--3---4------------------------------------------------4--3---4---|
D|-5--4---4------------------------------------------------5--4---4---|
A|-5--4---2------------------------------------------------5--4---2---|
E|-3--2----------------------------------------------------3--2-------|
||                     Bm
||Guitar 2
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------------------|
G|---------------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4------------------|
D|---------------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4------------------|
A|---------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 1
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------3-----------------------|
G|-4--3---4-----------------------|
D|-5--4---4-----------------------|
A|-5--4---2-----------------------|
E|-3--2---------------------------|
||                    
||Guitar 2
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------0-2-4-|
A|----------------------2-2-------|
E|----------3-3--2-2--2-----------|

 Both Guitars
e|--------------------------------|         e|-------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|         B|-------------------------|
G|----------------------4-4-------|         G|-------------------------|
D|----------5-5--4-4--4-4-4-0-2-4-| x3 then D|-----------------4-2-0---|
A|----------5-5--4-4--4-2-2-------|         A|-------------2-2---------|
E|----------3-3--2-2--2-----------|         E|-3-3--2-2--2-------------|


[Verse 4]

(No guitars only drums and bass)

Although you're trying not to listen
I bet your eyes are staring at the ground
She makes a subtle proposition
I'm sorry love, I'll have to turn you down


[Pre-Chorus]

Guitar 1

                               G        F#       Bm
 Oh, he must be up to summat                    What are the chances,
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------3-3-x-x-3-3-x-x------|
G|---------------------------x-4-4-x-x--3-3-x-x--4-4-x-x-4-4-x-x------|
D|---------------------------x-5-5-x-x--4-4-x-x--4-4-x-x-4-4-x-x------|
A|---------------------------x-5-5-x-x--4-4-x-x--2-2-x-x-2-2-x-x------|
E|---------------------------x-3-3-x-x--2-2-x-x-----------------------|

      G        F#       Bm                      G        F#
  sure it's more than likely   I got a feeling in my stomach
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------3-3-x-x-3-3-x-x-------------------------------|
G|--x-4-4-x-x--3-3-x-x--4-4-x-x-4-4-x-x-------x-4-4-x-x--3-3-x-x------|
D|--x-5-5-x-x--4-4-x-x--4-4-x-x-4-4-x-x-------x-5-5-x-x--4-4-x-x------|
A|--x-5-5-x-x--4-4-x-x--2-2-x-x-2-2-x-x-------x-5-5-x-x--4-4-x-x------|
E|--x-3-3-x-x--2-2-x-x------------------------x-3-3-x-x--2-2-x-x------|

   Bm                       G        F#       Bm
  I start to wonder what his story might be, what his story might be, yeah
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-3-3-x-x-3-3-x-x----------------------------3-3-x-x-3-3-x-x---------|
G|-4-4-x-x-4-4-x-x--------x-4-4-x-x--3-3-x-x--4-4-x-x-4-4-x-x---------|
D|-4-4-x-x-4-4-x-x--------x-5-5-x-x--4-4-x-x--4-4-x-x-4-4-x-x---------|
A|-2-2-x-x-2-2-x-x--------x-5-5-x-x--4-4-x-x--2-2-x-x-2-2-x-x---------|
E|------------------------x-3-3-x-x--2-2-x-x--------------------------|


[Chorus 1]

Both Guitars

   Em            F#m             B5
 They say it changes when the sun goes down                      yeah
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-8--8----8---8/10-----10--10----------------------------------------|
G|-9--9----9---9/11-----11--11----------------------------------------|
D|-9--9----9---9/11-----11--11---9---9---9-----9-9-x------------------|
A|-7--7----7---7/9------9---9----9---9---9-----9-9-x------------------|
E|-------------------------------7---7---7-----7-7-x------------------|

Guitar 1

E|-------------------------------7\5/7--------------------------------|

   Em            F#m             B5
 They say it changes when the sun goes down
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-8--8----8---8/10-----10--10----------------------------------------|
G|-9--9----9---9/11-----11--11----------------------------------------|
D|-9--9----9---9/11-----11--11---9---9---9-----9-9-x------------------|
A|-7--7----7---7/9------9---9----9---9---9-----9-9-x------------------|
E|-------------------------------7---7---7-----7-7-x------------------|

Guitar 1

E|-------------------------------7\5/7--------------------------------|

   Em            F#m             B5
 They say it changes when the sun goes down
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-8--8----8---8/10-----10--10----------------------------------------|
G|-9--9----9---9/11-----11--11----------------------------------------|
D|-9--9----9---9/11-----11--11---9---9---9-----9-9-x------------------|
A|-7--7----7---7/9------9---9----9---9---9-----9-9-x------------------|
E|-------------------------------7---7---7-----7-7-x------------------|

   Em       F#m        B5                   A         F#
 Around  here                             around    here     arh
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-8-8-8--8-10-10--10-------------------------------------------------|
G|-9-9-9--9/11-11--11-----------------------6---------3---------------|
D|-9-9-9--9/11-11--11--9-9-9-----9-9-x------7---------4---------------|
A|-7-7-7--7/9--9---9---9-9-9-----9-9-x------7---------4---------------|
E|---------------------7-7-7-----7-7-x------5---------2---------------|


[Bridge]

Both Guitars
                                                         And look here 
e|--------------------------------|         e|-------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|         B|-------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|         G|-------------------------|
D|--------------------------0-2-4-| x3 then D|-----------------4-2-0---|
A|----------------------2-2-------|         A|-------------2-2---------|
E|----------3-3--2-2--2-----------|         E|-3-3--2-2--2-------------|

      G        F#       Bm                      G       F#
 comes a Ford Mondeo    Isn't     he           Mr. Inconspicuous
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------3-3-x-x-3-3-x-x-------------------------------|
G|--x-4-4-x-x--3-3-x-x--4-4-x-x-4-4-x-x-------x-4-4-x-x--3-3-x-x------|
D|--x-5-5-x-x--4-4-x-x--4-4-x-x-4-4-x-x-------x-5-5-x-x--4-4-x-x------|
A|--x-5-5-x-x--4-4-x-x--2-2-x-x-2-2-x-x-------x-5-5-x-x--4-4-x-x------|
E|--x-3-3-x-x--2-2-x-x------------------------x-3-3-x-x--2-2-x-x------|

   Bm                       G        F#       Bm
 And he doesn't even       have to say 'owt  she's in the stance
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-3-3-x-x-3-3-x-x----------------------------3-3-x-x-3-3-x-x---------|
G|-4-4-x-x-4-4-x-x--------x-4-4-x-x--3-3-x-x--4-4-x-x-4-4-x-x---------|
D|-4-4-x-x-4-4-x-x--------x-5-5-x-x--4-4-x-x--4-4-x-x-4-4-x-x---------|
A|-2-2-x-x-2-2-x-x--------x-5-5-x-x--4-4-x-x--2-2-x-x-2-2-x-x---------|
E|------------------------x-3-3-x-x--2-2-x-x--------------------------|

      G        F#       Bm                 N.C
  ready to get picked up  Bet she's delighted when she sees him, pulling
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------3-3-x-x-3-3-x-x-------------------------------|
G|--x-4-4-x-x--3-3-x-x--4-4-x-x-4-4-x-x-------------------------------|
D|--x-5-5-x-x--4-4-x-x--4-4-x-x-4-4-x-x--------------------0-2-4------|
A|--x-5-5-x-x--4-4-x-x--2-2-x-x-2-2-x-x----------------2-2------------|
E|--x-3-3-x-x--2-2-x-x---------------------3-3--2-2--2----------------|

 in and giving her the eye because she must be fucking freezing Scantily clad beneath the clear night sky
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------0-2-4-------------------0-2-4----------------------|
A|-------------2-2---------------------2-2--------------------2-2-----|
E|-3-3--2-2--2-------------3-3--2-2--2------------3-3--2-2--2---------|

   Bm
 It don't stop in the winter, no
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-3--3--------3-----------3------------------------------------------|
G|-4--4--------4-----------4------------------------------------------|
D|-4--4--------4-----------4------------------------------------------|
A|-2--2--------2-----------2------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|


[Chorus 2]

   E5            F#5             B5
 They say it changes when the sun goes down                      yeah
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-9--9----9---9/11-----11--11----------------------------------------|
D|-9--9----9---9/11-----11--11---9---9---9-----9-9-x------------------|
A|-7--7----7---7/9------9---9----9---9---9-----9-9-x------------------|
E|-------------------------------7---7---7-----7-7-x------------------|

   E5            F#5             B5
 They say it changes when the sun goes down                       and
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-9--9----9---9/11-----11--11----------------------------------------|
D|-9--9----9---9/11-----11--11---9---9---9-----9-9-x------------------|
A|-7--7----7---7/9------9---9----9---9---9-----9-9-x------------------|
E|-------------------------------7---7---7-----7-7-x------------------|

   E5            F#5             B5
 They say it changes when the sun goes down
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-9--9----9---9/11-----11--11----------------------------------------|
D|-9--9----9---9/11-----11--11---9---9---9-----9-9-x------------------|
A|-7--7----7---7/9------9---9----9---9---9-----9-9-x------------------|
E|-------------------------------7---7---7-----7-7-x------------------|

   E5       F#5        B5
 Around  here                            
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-9-9-9--9/11-11--11-------------------------------------------------|
D|-9-9-9--9/11-11--11--9-9-9-----9-9-x--------------------------------|
A|-7-7-7--7/9--9---9---9-9-9-----9-9-x--------------------------------|
E|---------------------7-7-7-----7-7-x--------------------------------|

   E5            F#5             B5
 They say it changes when the sun goes down                    
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-9--9----9---9/11-----11--11----------------------------------------|
D|-9--9----9---9/11-----11--11---9---9---9-----9-9-x------------------|
A|-7--7----7---7/9------9---9----9---9---9-----9-9-x------------------|
E|-------------------------------7---7---7-----7-7-x------------------|

   E5            F#5             B5
  Over   the river     going   out of town
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-9--9----9---9/11-----11--11----------------------------------------|
D|-9--9----9---9/11-----11--11---9---9---9-----9-9-x------------------|
A|-7--7----7---7/9------9---9----9---9---9-----9-9-x------------------|
E|-------------------------------7---7---7-----7-7-x------------------|

   E5            F#5             B5
 They say it changes when the sun goes down
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-9--9----9---9/11-----11--11----------------------------------------|
D|-9--9----9---9/11-----11--11---9---9---9-----9-9-x------------------|
A|-7--7----7---7/9------9---9----9---9---9-----9-9-x------------------|
E|-------------------------------7---7---7-----7-7-x------------------|

   E5       F#5        B5                   A         F#
 Around  here                             around    here          Arh
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-9-9-9--9/11-11--11-----------------------6---------3---------------|
D|-9-9-9--9/11-11--11--9-9-9-----9-9-x------7---------4---------------|
A|-7-7-7--7/9--9---9---9-9-9-----9-9-x------7---------4---------------|
E|---------------------7-7-7-----7-7-x------5---------2---------------|


[Outro]

   B                  D#7   Emaj7              
    And what a scummy man    Just give him half a chance I bet he'll
e|---------------------6---x------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------8---x--9--------------------------------x------|
G|-8-------------------7---x--8--------------------------------x------|
D|-9-------------------8---x--9--------------------------------x------|
A|-9-------------------6------7---------------------------------------|
E|-7------------------------------------------------------------------|
  Bmaj7                  Emaj7                          Bmaj7
   rob you if he can     Can see it in his eyes yeah, that he's got a nasty
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--4----------------x-----9--------------------x---------4-----------|
G|--3----------------x-----8--------------------x---------3-----------|
D|--4----------------x-----9--------------------x---------4-----------|
A|--2----------------x-----7--------------------x---------2-----------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

                C#m       D#m       Emaj7     F#maj7
 plan  hope you're not involved at all    
e|---------------------x---------x----------x-------------------------|
B|----x----------5---5-x---7---7-x----9---9-x---11--------------------|
G|----x----------6---6-x---8---8-x----8---8-x---10--------------------|
D|----x----------6---6-----8---8------9---9-----11--------------------|
A|---------------4---4-----6---6------7---7-----9---------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
                               B
e|-10--10--10--10--10----9-----7--------------------------------------|
B|-11--11--11--11--11----11----7--------------------------------------|
G|-11--11--11--11--11----11----8--------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------9--------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------9--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|


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

| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
|P.M Palm Mute

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melon 20 Feb 14, 2006 07:47 AM

excellent
keep it up!

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Mr.Jack_SG 51 Feb 15, 2006 10:20 AM

nice man

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Mcr14 7,513 Feb 17, 2006 12:19 AM

That tab has really helped me
thanks alot
one thing to make it even better. Theres a chord thats one note out, apart from that its spot on

It's this bit

|----------------------|
|-(5)/--------7-8--7---|
|-(6)/--11-9--8-7--8---|
|-(6)/--11-9--8-7--8---|
|-(4)/--9--7--6-5--6---| change that to
|----------------------|

|----------------------|
|-(5)/--------7-6--7---|
|-(6)/--11-9--8-6--8---|
|-(6)/--11-9--8-6--8---|
|-(4)/--9--7--6-4--6---|
|----------------------|

I hope that was helpful

Thanks again

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