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Avril Lavigne
The Best Damn Thing
2007 RCA Records
Submitted by: paramore_fans@yahoo.com

Bass Tab

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1.) Girlfriend

Key: D

Tuning: Drop D

Intro:
G|------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------5-----|
A|----------------------------------5---5---| (x2)
D|-0-0------0-0-0-4-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-------5-|


Verses: x2
G|-------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-5-5-----5-5----5-5----5-5-----------------------------|
D|-------0------0------0------0-7-7--0-7-7--0-7-7--0-7-7-|
then
G|----------------------------------------------------------|
D|------4------4------4------5------------------------------|
A|-2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2---------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------5-5--0-5-5--0-5-5--0-5-4-2-4-|


Refrain:
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-|


Chorus:
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|---------------------5-----|
A|---------0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2---------|-------------------5---5---|
D|-0-0-0-0-----------------5-5-5-5-|-0-0-0-4-4-4-4-4-5-------5-|


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2.) I Can Do Better

Key: C

Intro / Verse
G -------------------------------------|
D -------------------------------------|
A -3333333333333333--------------------| 5x
E ------------------33333333-11111111--|

Pre Chorus
G ----------------------|
D ----------------------|
A -0-0-----0-0----------|
E -----1-1-----1-1-3-3--|

Chorus
G ----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D ----------------------------------------------------------------------| 2x
A -3333333333333333-----------------------------------------------------|
E ------------------3333333333333333-5555555555555555-1111111111111111--|

Verse      5x
Pre chorus 1x
Chorus     2x

Bridge
G ------|
D ------| that's all
A -3-3--|
E ------|

Wait for a wile only drums then:

Chorus 1x

Chorus variation
G ------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D ------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A -3333333333333333-------------------------------------------------------|
E ------------------3333333333333333-5555555555555555-1111111111/17171717-|

Chorus 2x

End on
G ----|
D ----|
A -3--|
E ----|

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3.) Runaway

Key: C

Verses:
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-3-3-3-3-------------------------| x12
E|---------3-3-3-3-1-1-1-1-3-3-3-3-|

Chorus/Bridge:
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---------------------------------| x2
E|---------------------------------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|

G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
E|---------------------------------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-----------------|

G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|


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4.) The Best Damn Thing

Key: D

Tuning: Drop D

Intro and Verses:
G|---------|
D|---------|
A|-0-2-4-5-|
D|---------|


Refrains:
G|---------------------------|
D|---------------------------|
A|-2-------5---4---2---------|
D|-----5---------------5---7-|


Chorus: That you're not not not gonna get any better!!!
G|---------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
D|-0-0-0-0---5-5-5-5---9-9-9-9---5-5-5-5-|
then
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
D|-0-0-0-0---5-5-5-5---9-9-9-9---5-5--7-|


Bridge: Give me an A!!!
G|---------------1-2-|
D|-----------2-4-----|
A|-------------------|
D|-2-4-6-7-----------|


(Repeat Refrains and Chorus)


Outro: A little tricky here, but this is easier if you mastered it correctly
G|-----------7---5-----7p5h7--14----|------------------------------------------|---|
D|---------7---7---5-7-----------12-|-12-12-12\10-12-12-12---------------------|---|
A|-0-2-4-5--------------------------|------------------------5---3-5---5-5-5-5-|-5-|
D|----------------------------------|----------------------0---0-----0---------|---|
               x4

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5.) When You're Gone

Key: G

Tuning: Standard EADG

Chorus:
G|------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-3--7--5--3--7p5h7--5-5p2h5--0-0-0-0-3-3-3-3-----------------3--5-|
E|---------------------------------------------3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2------|


Post Chorus: While doing piano
G|-------------------------------0-2-4-5-0---------------------------------|
D|-------------------------2p0h2-------------------------------------------|
A|-3-3-3-3---------3-3-3-3-----------------3-3-3-3---------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
E|---------0-0-0-0---------------------------------0-0-0-0-----------------|


Verse 2:
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------0-0-0-0-2-4-2-0-|
A|-------------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----------------| (x2)
E|-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0---------------------------------|


Refrain:
G|-----------------------------------------------------7-|
D|---------------------------------------------------7---|
A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-----|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|


Bridge: We are made for each other...
G|-----------4---4-|-----------5---5-|-----------7---4-|-----------------|
D|---------4---4---|---------5---5---|-5-5-5-5-5---5---|-----------------|
A|-2-2-2-2---------|-3-3-3-3---------|-----------------|-5-5-5-5-6-6-6-6-|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


I know that ever wanted was for you to know...
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------4-4-5-5---------4-4-5-5---------4-4-5-5-----------------|
A|-7-7-7-7---------3-3-3-3---------4-4-4-4---------5-5-5-5-9-9-9-9-|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

________________________________________

6.) Everything Back But You

Key: E

Tuning: Standard EADG


Intro:
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-| (x2)
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----------------|


Verses:
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------2-----|
A|---------------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-4---4-2-| (x2)
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---------------------------------|


Refrain:
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
E|---------------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------|
then
G|-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------2-2-2-2-0-0-|
E|---------------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------------|


Chorus:
G|-------------------------------------------------2-4-2-1-2-1-----|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------4-2-|
A|---------------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------| (x2)
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---------------------------------|


Bridge: Same as Chorus


Outro:
G|-----------------|
D|-----------------|
A|---7---7---7---7-| (x4)
E|-0---0---0---0---|

_________________________________________________

7.) Hot

Key: G#

Tuning: Drop D

Intro
G ----------------------------------------|
D ----------------------------------------|
A -----------1-1--4-4------------1-1--4~--|
D -6-6--1-1------------6-6--1-1-----------|

Verse
G ------------------------------------------|
D ------------------------------------------| 4x
A --------------------333333333-44444444----|
D -66666666-333333333-----------------------|

Pre Chorus
G -------------|
D -------------|
A --1-1---4-4--|
D -------------|

Chorus
G ------------------------------------|
D ------------------------------------|
A ------1-1--4-4------------1-1--4-4--|
D -1-1------------6-6--1-1------------|

After Chorus
G --------------------------------------------------------|
D --------------------------------------------------------|
A ---------------1-1--1-4-4--4----------------1-1--1--4~--|
D -6-6--6-1-1--1----------------6-6--6-1-1--1-------------|

Verse 4x
Pre Chorus
Chorus
After Chorus

Bridge...first only guitar then
G --------------------|    |----------------|
D --------------------| 2x |----------------|
A -1~---4~------------|    |-1~---4~--------|
D -----------6~---1~--|    |-----------6-6--|

Chorus 2x
After Chorus 1x

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8.) Innocence

Key: E

Tuning: Standard EADG


Post Chorus: while doing the piano
G|-------|
D|-------|
A|-4---0-| (x2)
E|-------|


Verse 2:
G|-------|
D|-------|
A|-4---0-| (x2)
E|-------|


Refrain:
G|-----------4---4-------------------------------------------------|
D|---------4---4-----------4-2-1-2-----------1-2-1---2---2---------|
A|-2-2-2-2---------0-0-0-0---------2-2-2-2-2-------0---0---0-0-2-2-|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|


Chorus:
G|---------------------1-------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------2-2---2-----4-1---------------------------------|
A|-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0---------2-2-----4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0---------2-2-2-2-|
E|-------------------------------------------------0-0-0-0---------|
then
G|---------------------1-------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------2-2---2-----4-1---------------------------------|
A|-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0---------2-2-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|


Bridge: It's a state
G|-------------------------------------------1---1---------------------------------|
D|-----2-1-4-2-----------------4-2-1-4-----2---2---------------------------4-2-1-2-|
A|-0-0-------------4-2-7---2-2---------4-4---------0-0-0-0-7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2---------| (x2)
E|-------------0-0-------0---------------------------------------------------------|
then

It's so beautiful...
G|---------|
D|---------|
A|-2(hold)-
E|---------


Final Chorus:
G|---------------------1---------------------------------6-9-8-6------|
D|-----------------2-2---2-----4-1-----------------6-7-9---------9----|
A|-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0---------2-2-----4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0--------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
then                                                                |-(x2)
G|---------------------1----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------2-2---2-----4-1------------------------------------|
A|-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0---------2-2-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3----|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|


Outro:
G|-----------------------|
D|----1h2-1h2----1h2-1h2-|
A|-4----------0----------| (x4)
E|-----------------------|

________________________________________

9.) I Don't Have To Try

Key: B

Tuning: Standard EADG


Intro: Avril raps, "I'm the one I'm the one who wear the pants!!!"

then

G|--------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------|
A|-2-2-2-2-2----------------------------------| (x2)
E|------------2-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4-4--0-0-0-0-0-|


Verses: Hey you, follow me!!!
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|---------/9-9\2-2-2-2----------2-2/4-4-4-4-| (x3)
E|-4-4-4-4---------------2-2-2-2-------------|
then
G|---------------------------------------------6-6-6-6-|
D|-------------------------------------------6---------|
A|---------/9-9\2-2-2-2----------2-2/4-4-4-4-----------|
E|-4-4-4-4---------------2-2-2-2-----------------------|


Chorus: I Don't have to try to make you realize!!!
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|-2-2-2-2/6-6-6-6---------/7-7-7-7-| (x2)
E|-----------------4-4-4-4----------|

then "Anything I wanted to I do!!!"
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-2-2-2-2-------------------------|
E|---------2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0-|

then
I Don't have to try !!!
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|-2-2-2-2/6-6-6-6---------/7-7-7-7-|
E|-----------------4-4-4-4----------|


Bridge: Avril screams
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------6(all htroughout)-|
A|-----------------6-------------------|
E|-4(all throuout)---------------------|
then cool riff
G|-------------------------------------------------1-1-1-1-3-3-3-3/11-9-8-|
D|---------------------------------1-1-1-1-4-4-4-4------------------------|
A|---------1-1-1-1-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4----------------------------------------|
E|-4-4-4-4----------------------------------------------------------------|

________________________________________

10.) One Of Those Girls

Key: C#

Tuning: Drop C#

Intro:
F#|-------------------------------|
C#|-------------------------------|
G#|---------------------------9-9-| x2
C#|-0-0--0-2-2--2-5-5--4-5-5------|

Verses:
F#|------------------------------------------------|
C#|------------------------------------------------|
G#|---------------------2-2-2-2----------------5---| x2
C#|-0-0-0-0---5-5-5-5-------------5-5-5-5--5-5---5-|

Refrain:
F#|---------------------------------|
C#|---------------------------------|
G#|---------------------------------|
C#|-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-6-6-6-6-7-7-7-7-|

Chorus 1: x2
F#|---------------------------------|
C#|---------------------------------|
G#|---------------------5-------5---|
C#|-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-5-5---5-5-5---5-|

F#|---------------------------------|
C#|---------------------------------|
G#|-------------------------2-2-0-0-|
C#|-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5---------|

(Repeat Intro)

Bridge:
F#|-------------------------------------------------|
C#|-----9-----9-----5-----5-----0-----0-----7-------|
G#|---9-----9-----5-----5-----0-----0-----7---------| x2
C#|-9-----9-----5-----5-----0-----0-----7-----7-7-8-|

Chorus 2:
F#|-7-7-7-7--9-9-9-9--12-12-12-12-|
C#|-------------------------------|
G#|-------------------------------|
C#|-------------------------------|

F#|--------------------------------------|
C#|--------------------------------------|
G#|-5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7--10-10--------------|
C#|-------------------------5-5--9-9-8-8-|

F#|---------------------------------|
C#|---------------------------------|
G#|---------------------5-------5---|
C#|-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-5-5---5-5-5---5-|

F#|---------------------------------|
C#|---------------------------------|
G#|-------------------------2-2-0-0-|
C#|-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5---------|

Outro:
F#|------------------------------|
C#|------------------------------|
G#|------------------------------|
C#|-0-0--0-5-5--5-9-9--9-5-5-7-7-|

F#|--------------------------------|
C#|--------------------------------|
G#|--------------------------------|
C#|-0-0--0-5-5--5-9-9--9-8-8-7-7-0-|

____________________________________

11.) Contagious

Key: C#

Tuning: Drop C#

Bass doesn't play the intro.

Verses

F#|---------------------------------------------|
C#|---------------------------------------------|  x4
G#|-9-9-9-9-10-10-10-10-------------------------|
C#|---------------------12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|

Pre-Chorus

F#|----
C#|----
G#|-9--
C#|----

F#|------------------------------------|
C#|------------------------------------|
G#|-9------10--------------------------|
C#|---------------12---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|

Chorus

F#|-------------------------------|
C#|-------------------------------| x3
G#|-------------------------------|
C#|-5-5-5---0-0-0---7-7-7---9-9-9-|

G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|---------5-5-5---9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|
E|-5-5-5--------------------------------------------|


Bridge

F#|-------------------------------------7---|
C#|---------------------------------5-4-----|
G#|-10-10----10----10---------5---5---------| x3
C#|-------12----12----12--0-0---0---------0-|

F#|---------------------------------|
C#|---------------------------------|
G#|-----------------9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
C#|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----------------|

__________________________________________

12.) Keep Holding On

* - means harmonics

Intro:
G|-0~----------------5~----5*-|
D|--------4~---2~-------------|
A|----------------------------|
E|----------------------------|

Verse 1:
G|----------------5*-|
D|-------------------|
A|-------------3-----| (x2)
E|-3---2---0---------|


Refrain:
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------0-4-|
A|-----------2-3-3-3-3-3-3-----------2-3-3-3-3-2-0-----|
E|-0-0-0-0-0---------------0-0-0-0-0-------------------|


Chorus:
G|-------------------------------------------5-4-2-|
D|-------------------------------2-4-5-----5-------|
A|-----------------------------2-------3-3---------|
E|-3-3-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0---------------------|

there's nothing you could say
G|----------------------------11-12-11---------9-11-12-------5-4-2-|
D|-------------------------11----------------9-------------5-------|
A|-5/10-10-10-10-10-10-9-9-------------5/7-7-----------3-3---------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|


Verse 2:
G|---------------------|
D|-----------------10~-|
A|-10~---9~---7~-------|
E|---------------------|

Before the doors close
G|----------------5*-|
D|-------------------|
A|-------------3-----|
E|-3---2---0---------|


(Repeat Refrain and Chorus)


Bridge: Nothing's gonna change gonna change...
G|-----------------5-5-5*|-------------------4---5*-|
D|---------------5-------|-------------2-2-4---2----|
A|-0-0-0-0-2-3-3---------|-0-0-0-0-0-2--------------|
E|-----------------------|--------------------------|

Whatever's meant to be will work out perfect ly yeah yeah yeah
G|-----------------5-5-5*|-------------------------|
D|---------------5-------|---------------------2-4-|
A|-0-0-0-0-2-3-3---------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-----|
E|-----------------------|-------------------------|

la da da da
G|---------------------|
D|-----------------10~-|
A|-10~---9~---7~-------|
E|---------------------|

(Repeat Chorus until fade out)

            
            
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