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Black Chandelier Tab

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Acoustic

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                             Black Chandelier Acoustic - Biffy Clyro
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Tabbed by: Miki
E-mail: miki.ross@gmail.com

Tuning: Half Step Down

Drip, drip, drip, drip...

d#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|-------------------0-------------------------------------------------------|
F#|------0------0------------0-----0------------------------------------------|
C#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|-3-3----3-3---3-3----3-3---3-3---------------------------------------------|
D#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse

I shouldn't laugh, but I know I'm a failure in your eyes

d#|-3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3--------------------------------------|
A#|-3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3--------------------------------------|
F#|-0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0--------------------------------------|
C#|-0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----x-x--------------------------------------|
G#|-2-2-----2-2-----0-0-----x-x-----3-3--------------------------------------|
D#|---------0-0-----2-2-----3-3----------------------------------------------|

I know its daft, but I guess I know it deep inside

d#|-3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3--------------------------------------|
A#|-3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3--------------------------------------|
F#|-0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0--------------------------------------|
C#|-0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----x-x--------------------------------------|
G#|-2-2-----2-2-----0-0-----x-x-----3-3--------------------------------------|
D#|---------0-0-----2-2-----3-3----------------------------------------------|

It feels like we're ready to crack these days, you and I

d#|-3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3--------------------------------------|
A#|-3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3--------------------------------------|
F#|-0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0--------------------------------------|
C#|-0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----x-x--------------------------------------|
G#|-2-2-----2-2-----0-0-----x-x-----3-3--------------------------------------|
D#|---------0-0-----2-2-----3-3----------------------------------------------|

When it's just the two of us, only the two of us, I could die

d#|-3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----------------------------------------|
A#|-3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----------------------------------------|
F#|-0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----2-2-4-4-2-2-4-4---------------------|
C#|-0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----x-x-----x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x---------------------|
G#|-2-2-----2-2-----0-0-----x-x-----3-3-----3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---------------------|
D#|---------0-0-----2-2-----3-3-------------------------------------------------|



You left my heart like an abandoned car

d#|----------------------------------------|
A#|----------------------------------------|
F#|-------4----------4---------------------|
C#|-------5----------5---------------------|
G#|-------7----------6---------------------|
D#|----------------------------------------|

Old and worn, and no use it all

d#|----------------------------------------|
A#|----------------------------------------|
F#|--------4---------4---------------------|
C#|--------5---------5---------------------|
G#|--------5---------4---------------------|
D#|----------------------------------------|

But I used to be free

d#|------------------------------------------|
A#|------------------------------------------|
F#|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7----------|
C#|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5----------|
G#|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3----------|
D#|------------------------------------------|

We're gonna separate ourselves tonight

d#|-3-3-----------3-3----------------------|
A#|-3-3-----------3-3----------------------|
F#|-0-0-----------0-0----------------------|
C#|-0-0-----------0-0----------------------|
G#|-2-2-----------x-x----------------------|
D#|---------------3-3----------------------|

We're always running scared but holding knives

d#|-3-3-----------3-3-------------------------|
A#|-3-3-----------3-3-------------------------|
F#|-0-0-----------0-0-------------------------|
C#|-0-0-----------2-2-------------------------|
G#|-2-2-----------2-2-------------------------|
D#|---------------0-0--------------------- ---|


But there's a black chandelier

d#|-3-3-----------3-3-------------------------|
A#|-3-3-----------3-3-------------------------|
F#|-2-2-----------0-0-------------------------|
C#|-0-0-----------x-x-------------------------|
G#|---------------3-3-------------------------|
D#|--------------------------------------- ---|

It's casting shadows and lies

d#|-3-3-----------3-3------------------3-3---|
A#|-3-3-----------3-3------------------3-3---|
F#|-2-2-----------0-0------------------0-0---|
C#|-0-0-----------2-2------------------0-0---|
G#|---------------2-2------------------2-2---|
D#|---------------0-0------------------------|


Drip, drip, drip, drip...

d#|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|-------------------0---------------------------------------------------------|
F#|------0------0------------0-----0--------------------------------------------|
C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|-3-3----3-3---3-3----3-3---3-3-----------------------------------------------|
D#|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|


I'll sit in silence for the rest of my life if you'd like

d#|-3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3--------------------------------------|
A#|-3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3--------------------------------------|
F#|-0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0--------------------------------------|
C#|-0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----x-x--------------------------------------|
G#|-2-2-----2-2-----0-0-----x-x-----3-3--------------------------------------|
D#|---------0-0-----2-2-----3-3----------------------------------------------|

Dressing our wounds with industrial gloves made of wire

d#|-3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3--------------------------------------|
A#|-3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3--------------------------------------|
F#|-0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0--------------------------------------|
C#|-0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----x-x--------------------------------------|
G#|-2-2-----2-2-----0-0-----x-x-----3-3--------------------------------------|
D#|---------0-0-----2-2-----3-3----------------------------------------------|

Feel it penetrating the skin, we begin to relax

d#|-3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3--------------------------------------|
A#|-3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3--------------------------------------|
F#|-0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0--------------------------------------|
C#|-0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----x-x--------------------------------------|
G#|-2-2-----2-2-----0-0-----x-x-----3-3--------------------------------------|
D#|---------0-0-----2-2-----3-3----------------------------------------------|

When it's just the two of us, and a cute little cup of cyanide

d#|-3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----------------------------------------|
A#|-3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----------------------------------------|
F#|-0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----2-2-4-4-2-2-4-4---------------------|
C#|-0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----x-x-----x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x---------------------|
G#|-2-2-----2-2-----0-0-----x-x-----3-3-----3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---------------------|
D#|---------0-0-----2-2-----3-3-------------------------------------------------|


You left my heart like an abandoned car

d#|------------------------------------------|
A#|------------------------------------------|
F#|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----------|
C#|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5----------|
G#|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----------|
D#|------------------------------------------|

Old and worn, and no use it all

d#|------------------------------------------|
A#|------------------------------------------|
F#|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----------|
C#|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5----------|
G#|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----------|
D#|------------------------------------------|

But I used to be free

d#|------------------------------------------|
A#|------------------------------------------|
F#|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7----------|
C#|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5----------|
G#|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3----------|
D#|------------------------------------------|

We're gonna separate ourselves tonight

d#|-3-3-----------3-3----------------------|
A#|-3-3-----------3-3----------------------|
F#|-0-0-----------0-0----------------------|
C#|-0-0-----------0-0----------------------|
G#|-2-2-----------x-x----------------------|
D#|---------------3-3----------------------|

We're always running scared but holding knives

d#|-3-3-----------3-3-------------------------|
A#|-3-3-----------3-3-------------------------|
F#|-0-0-----------0-0-------------------------|
C#|-0-0-----------2-2-------------------------|
G#|-2-2-----------2-2-------------------------|
D#|---------------0-0--------------------- ---|


But there's a black chandelier

d#|-3-3-----------3-3-------------------------|
A#|-3-3-----------3-3-------------------------|
F#|-2-2-----------0-0-------------------------|
C#|-0-0-----------x-x-------------------------|
G#|---------------3-3-------------------------|
D#|--------------------------------------- ---|

It's casting shadows and lies

d#|-3-3-----------3-3-------------------------|
A#|-3-3-----------3-3-------------------------|
F#|-2-2-----------0-0-------------------------|
C#|-0-0-----------2-2-------------------------|
G#|---------------2-2-------------------------|
D#|---------------0-0--------------------- ---|


We're gonna separate ourselves tonight

d#|-3-3-----------3-3----------------------|
A#|-3-3-----------3-3----------------------|
F#|-0-0-----------0-0----------------------|
C#|-0-0-----------0-0----------------------|
G#|-2-2-----------x-x----------------------|
D#|---------------3-3----------------------|

We're always running scared but holding knives

d#|-3-3-----------3-3-------------------------|
A#|-3-3-----------3-3-------------------------|
F#|-0-0-----------0-0-------------------------|
C#|-0-0-----------2-2-------------------------|
G#|-2-2-----------2-2-------------------------|
D#|---------------0-0--------------------- ---|


But there's a black chandelier

d#|-3-3-----------3-3-------------------------|
A#|-3-3-----------3-3-------------------------|
F#|-2-2-----------0-0-------------------------|
C#|-0-0-----------x-x-------------------------|
G#|---------------3-3-------------------------|
D#|--------------------------------------- ---|


d#|-3-3-----------3------------------------|
A#|-3-3-----------3------------------------|
F#|-2-2-----------2------------------------|
C#|-0-0-----------2------------------------|
G#|----------------------------------------|
D#|----------------------------------------|

Sssshhhh




d#|--------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--------------------------------------------------------|
F#|--------------------------------------------------------|
C#|-11-11-x-11-11-11-11-x-11-11-11-11-x-11-11-11-11--------|
G#|--0-0--x--0--0--0--0--x-0--0--0---0-x-0--0--0---0-------|
D#|--------------------------------------------------------|

Aaaiiiii

d#|--------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--------------------------------------------------------|
F#|--------------------------------------------------------|
C#|-11-11-x-11-11-11-11-x-11-11-11-11-x-11-11-11-11--------|
G#|--0-0--x--0--0--0--0--x-0--0--0---0-x-0--0--0---0-------|
D#|--------------------------------------------------------|

Ooohhhh

d#|--------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--------------------------------------------------------|
F#|--------------------------------------------------------|
C#|-11-11-x-11-11-11-11-x-11-11-11-11-x-11-11-11-11--------|
G#|--0-0--x--0--0--0--0--x-0--0--0---0-x-0--0--0---0-------|
D#|--------------------------------------------------------|


Aaaiiii

d#|--------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--------------------------------------------------------|
F#|--------------------------------------------------------|
C#|-11-11-x-11-11-11-11-x-11-11-11-11-x-11-11-11-1---------|
G#|--0-0--x--0--0--0--0--x-0--0--0---0-x-0--0--0---0-------|
D#|--------------------------------------------------------|


You left my heart like an abandoned car

d#|------------------------------------------|
A#|------------------------------------------|
F#|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----------|
C#|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5----------|  PALM MUTE
G#|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----------|
D#|------------------------------------------|

Old and worn, I no use it all

d#|------------------------------------------|
A#|------------------------------------------|
F#|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----------|
C#|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5----------|  PALM MUTE
G#|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----------|
D#|------------------------------------------|

But I used to be free

d#|------------------------------------------|
A#|------------------------------------------|
F#|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7----------|
C#|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5----------|
G#|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3----------|
D#|------------------------------------------|

We're gonna separate ourselves tonight

d#|---------------3-3----------------------|
A#|---------------3-3----------------------|
F#|-4-4-----------0-0----------------------|
C#|-5-5-----------0-0----------------------|
G#|-2-2-----------x-x----------------------|
D#|---------------3-3----------------------|

We're always running scared but holding knives

d#|-3-3-----------3-3-------------------------|
A#|-3-3-----------3-3-------------------------|
F#|-0-0-----------0-0-------------------------|
C#|-0-0-----------2-2-------------------------|
G#|-2-2-----------2-2-------------------------|
D#|---------------0-0--------------------- ---|


But there's a black chandelier

d#|-3-3-----------3-3-------------------------|
A#|-3-3-----------3-3-------------------------|
F#|-2-2-----------0-0-------------------------|
C#|-0-0-----------x-x-------------------------|
G#|---------------3-3-------------------------|
D#|--------------------------------------- ---|

It's casting shadows and lies

d#|-3-3-----------3-3-------------------------|
A#|-3-3-----------3-3-------------------------|
F#|-2-2-----------0-0-------------------------|
C#|-0-0-----------2-2-------------------------|
G#|---------------2-2-------------------------|
D#|---------------0-0--------------------- ---|


We're gonna separate ourselves tonight

d#|-3-3-----------3-3----------------------|
A#|-3-3-----------3-3----------------------|
F#|-0-0-----------0-0----------------------|
C#|-0-0-----------0-0----------------------|
G#|-2-2-----------x-x----------------------|
D#|---------------3-3----------------------|

We're always running scared but holding knives

d#|-3-3-----------3-3-------------------------|
A#|-3-3-----------3-3-------------------------|
F#|-0-0-----------0-0-------------------------|
C#|-0-0-----------2-2-------------------------|
G#|-2-2-----------2-2-------------------------|
D#|---------------0-0--------------------- ---|


But there's a black chandelier

d#|-3-3-----------3-3-------------------------|
A#|-3-3-----------3-3-------------------------|
F#|-2-2-----------0-0-------------------------|
C#|-0-0-----------x-x-------------------------|
G#|---------------3-3-------------------------|
D#|--------------------------------------- ---|


d#|-3-3-----------3------------------------|
A#|-3-3-----------3------------------------|
F#|-2-2-----------2------------------------|
C#|-0-0-----------2------------------------|
G#|----------------------------------------|
D#|----------------------------------------|


Thank you and ENJOY!!
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Coldtrain 222 wrote on December 17 2012, 11:11 am

Correction:

End of verse is

2-2-4-4-2-2-4-4
x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x
3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3

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florent.breilla 209 wrote on May 13 2013, 03:52 pm

I think it's :

"But I used to be free"

d#|------------------------------------------|
A#|------------------------------------------|
F#|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7----------|
C#|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5----------|
G#|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3----------|
D#|------------------------------------------|

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CrispySnowflake 22 wrote on November 12 2013, 11:23 am

Close but not perfekt :) Here you can see how he exactly plays it (you can actually see all the necesseary chords)

Biffy live acoustic video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h13xk-wVPIw

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