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Haven't seen any other tabs of this song, so here it is. This does omit the short arpeggio at the middle of the song however, and keeps the end simple rather than tabbing out every note precisely. Was this info helpful? Yes No
A tab of Alex Scally's guitar.
TUNING
The tuning:
e B G C# A D
(i.e. two steps down on the E string, one step down on the D string!)

[Intro]
e |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G |--------11----11----11----11----13----13---13---13---13---13----13----11------11----11----11--------------|
C#|--14-----14----14----14----12----12----12---12---14---14---14---14------14------14---14-------------------|
A |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Verse 1]
In a dark winter tokyo, in the mah-jong parlours he waits
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G |--------11----11----11----11----13----13---13---13---13---13----13----11------11----11----11-------------|
C#|--14-----14----14----14----12----12----12---12---14---14---14---14------14------14---14------------------|
A |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Severed past running through his hands, nobody comes to the one who waits]
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G |--------11----11----11----11----13----13---13---13---13---13----13----11------11----11----11-------------|
C#|--14-----14----14----14----12----12----12---12---14---14---14---14------14------14---14---14/------------|
A |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

[In the hallways they’re lying there, in the red blossom of the days]
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |------------------------------------------------------------------9--------------------------------------|
G |-----------8-------------8------------9----------9-------------9----9-----------------8------------------|
C#|------10-----10-----10----10-----10----10----10---10------12---------12----12-----10---10----10-----10---|
A |---11-------------11------------7-----------7-----------12---------------12----11----------11-----11-----|
D |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

[In your arms there is nothing left, ?we are all on the wait? [not sure that’s the right words…]
e |--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G |------11----11----11----11----13----13---13---13---13---13----13----11------11----11----11--|
C#|--14----14----14----14----12----12----12---12---14---14---14---14-----14------14---14-------|
A |--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Middle section]
My whole life is a mystery that I can’t break
e |-----------------------------------------------------|
B |------9/12-16-17-16---9/12-16-17-16---14--12--11--5--|
G |-----------------------------------------------------|
C#|-----------------------------------------------------|
A |-----------------------------------------------------|
D |-----------------------------------------------------|

[Our lings [is that seriously what she sings?](and calvary of our mistakes)
e |-----------------------------------------------------|
B |------9/12-16-17-16---9/12-16-17-16---14--12--11--5--|
G |-----------------------------------------------------|
C#|-----------------------------------------------------|
A |-----------------------------------------------------|
D |-----------------------------------------------------|

(I would love to heal you now
[Haven’t worked this part out yet, sounds like another couple of little arpeggios, if someone else would like
to add it in, much appreciated.)
e |-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G |-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A |-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
[Verse 2]
(In a dark winter Tokyo, in the Mahjong parlours they wait)
e |---|
B |---|
G |---|
C#|---|
A |---|
D |---|

(Severed past sweeping through their hands, nobody comes to the one that waits)
e |---|
B |---|
G |---|
C#|---|
A |---|
D |---|

(In the heart of the young, the blossom of the pain)
[slightly correction to the lyrics posted on AZ etc.]
[This part sounds best picked very close to the bridge to emphasize the change in tone, and requires the
alternate tuning to achieve]
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#|----2----------2---------2------2----2----0------0---------------2---------|
A |---2----2----2----2----2----2------2----0-----0------0----0----2----2------|
D |-----------1---------2--------2------------------2------2----1----------1--|

[Bridge]
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |--------------7----------7--------------------9----------9-----------|
G |----------8--------8----------rep 2x-----9---------9---------rep 2x--|
C#|------10--10---10--10-----------------12--12---12---12--------------|
A |---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |---------------------------------------------------------------------|

[End]
(All I wanted to see is that I am better)
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |-------------7--------7-----------------------9---------9------------|
G |---------8--------8-----------rep 2x------9--------9---------rep 2x--|
C#|-----10--10---10--10------------------12--12---12---12---------------|
A |---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |---------------------------------------------------------------------|

(All I want to believe is that I am better, round and round)
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |-------------7--------7------------------------0-----0-----------------------------5------5--------|
G |---------8--------8-----------rep 2x--------1-----1------rep 1x, then-------6-----6--------rep 1x--|
C#|-----10--10---10--10---------------------2--2--2--2-------------------------8--8--8--8-------------|
A |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

(All I want you to see is that I am better, round and round)
e |----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |-----------------------------------------------9-----------9----------------|
G |-------------8--------8-----------------------------------------------------|
C#|-------10-------10-------------rep 2x-----12--------12----------repeat…-----|
A |-----11---11--11----11------------------12---12--12-----12------------------|
D |----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

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| /  Slide up
| x  Dead note


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