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Author
SYMPATHY - Billy Talent
Tabbed by ... Mark M
Email     ... billytalentpunk0@hotmail.com
Tuning    ... Drop D Tuning (DADGBe)

**** Some people are still confused about the INTRO/CHORUS chords, so for
     instructions on how to play them, see the bottom of the tab.

[Intro]
e|-------|----------------------------6-6-6-6--|-----------------------6--6\--|
B|-------|--8-8-8-8----10-10-10-10----8-8-8-8--|--8-8-8----10-10-10----8--8\--|
G|-------|--8-8-8-8----12-12-12-12----7-7-7-7--|--8-8-8----12-12-12----7--7\--|
D|--10\--|--8-8-8-8----13-13-13-13----5-5-5-5--|--8-8-8----13-13-13----5--5\--|
A|--10\--|--6-6-6-6----10-10-10-10----5-5-5-5--|--6-6-6----10-10-10----5--5\--|
D|--10\--|-------------10-10-10-10----5-5-5-5--|-----------10-10-10----5--5\--|

    H                      H
e|--5----------------1-----3--------------------------------------------------|
B|--6-------3--3-----3-----4--------------------------------------------------|
G|--5-------3--3-----2-----3--------------------------------------------------|
D|--3-------3--3-----0-----1--------------------------------------------------|
A|--3-------1--1-----0-----1--------------------------------------------------|
D|--3----------------0-----1--------------------------------------------------|

[Verse]
                                                                                              x2
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------1-----------0-----------|
A|-------------------1-1-1-1-1-1-----------------------3-3-3-3-3-3---------1-----------0--------|
D|--5-5-5-5-5-5-----------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-----------------------------5--1--------4--0--|

Played on top of VERSE the 2nd time:
e|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-----------------------4-4-4-4-4-4--|
G|--3-3-3-3-3-3------3-3-3-3-3-3-----------------------5-5-5-5-5-5--|
D|--5-5-5-5-5-5------3-3-3-3-3-3------7-7-7-7-7-7------5-5-5-5-5-5--|
A|--5-5-5-5-5-5------1-1-1-1-1-1------3-3-3-3-3-3------3-3-3-3-3-3--|
D|--5-5-5-5-5-5-----------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-------------------|

[Pre-Chorus]
e|-----------------------------|--------------------------|--------------------------|
B|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|
G|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|
D|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|
A|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--|
D|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|--------------------------|--------------------------|

                      H
e|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2/-------|
B|--1--1--1--1--1--1--1/-------|
G|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2/-------|
D|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--------|
A|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--------|
D|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--------|

[Chorus]
e|----------------------------6-6-6-6--|-----------------------6--6\-------|
B|--8-8-8-8----10-10-10-10----8-8-8-8--|--8-8-8----10-10-10----8--8\-------|
G|--8-8-8-8----12-12-12-12----7-7-7-7--|--8-8-8----12-12-12----7--7\-------|
D|--8-8-8-8----13-13-13-13----5-5-5-5--|--8-8-8----13-13-13----5--5\-------|
A|--6-6-6-6----10-10-10-10----5-5-5-5--|--6-6-6----10-10-10----5--5\-------|
D|-------------10-10-10-10----5-5-5-5--|-----------10-10-10----5--5\-------|

e|----------------------------6-6-6-6--|-----------------------6--6-6-6-6--|
B|--8-8-8-8----10-10-10-10----8-8-8-8--|--8-8-8----10-10-10----8--8-8-8-8--|
G|--8-8-8-8----12-12-12-12----7-7-7-7--|--8-8-8----12-12-12----7--7-7-7-7--|
D|--8-8-8-8----13-13-13-13----5-5-5-5--|--8-8-8----13-13-13----5--5-5-5-5--|
A|--6-6-6-6----10-10-10-10----5-5-5-5--|--6-6-6----10-10-10----5--5-5-5-5--|
D|-------------10-10-10-10----5-5-5-5--|-----------10-10-10----5--5-5-5-5--|

e|----------------------------6-6-6-6--|-----------------------6--6\-------|
B|--8-8-8-8----10-10-10-10----8-8-8-8--|--8-8-8----10-10-10----8--8\-------|
G|--8-8-8-8----12-12-12-12----7-7-7-7--|--8-8-8----12-12-12----7--7\-------|
D|--8-8-8-8----13-13-13-13----5-5-5-5--|--8-8-8----13-13-13----5--5\-------|
A|--6-6-6-6----10-10-10-10----5-5-5-5--|--6-6-6----10-10-10----5--5\-------|
D|-------------10-10-10-10----5-5-5-5--|-----------10-10-10----5--5\-------|

    H                      H     H     H     H
e|--5----------------1-----3-----3-----3-----3/----------------------------|
B|--6-------3--3-----3-----4-----4-----4-----4/----------------------------|
G|--5-------3--3-----2-----3-----3-----3-----3/----------------------------|
D|--3-------3--3-----0-----1-----1-----1-----1/----------------------------|
A|--3-------1--1--0--0-----1-----1-----1-----1/----------------------------|
D|--3----0--------0--0--0--1-----1-----1-----1/----------------------------|


VERSE: (Same as above)
                                                                                              x2
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------1-----------0-----------|
A|-------------------1-1-1-1-1-1-----------------------3-3-3-3-3-3---------1-----------0--------|
D|--5-5-5-5-5-5-----------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-----------------------------5--1--------4--0--|

Played on top of VERSE the 2nd time:
e|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-----------------------4-4-4-4-4-4--|
G|--3-3-3-3-3-3------3-3-3-3-3-3-----------------------5-5-5-5-5-5--|
D|--5-5-5-5-5-5------3-3-3-3-3-3------7-7-7-7-7-7------5-5-5-5-5-5--|
A|--5-5-5-5-5-5------1-1-1-1-1-1------3-3-3-3-3-3------3-3-3-3-3-3--|
D|--5-5-5-5-5-5-----------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-------------------|

[Pre-Chorus]
e|-----------------------------|--------------------------|--------------------------|
B|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|
G|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|
D|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|
A|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--|
D|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|--------------------------|--------------------------|

                      H
e|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2/-------|
B|--1--1--1--1--1--1--1/-------|
G|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2/-------|
D|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--------|
A|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--------|
D|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--------|

[Chorus] x2
e|----------------------------6-6-6-6--|-----------------------6--6\-------|
B|--8-8-8-8----10-10-10-10----8-8-8-8--|--8-8-8----10-10-10----8--8\-------|
G|--8-8-8-8----12-12-12-12----7-7-7-7--|--8-8-8----12-12-12----7--7\-------|
D|--8-8-8-8----13-13-13-13----5-5-5-5--|--8-8-8----13-13-13----5--5\-------|
A|--6-6-6-6----10-10-10-10----5-5-5-5--|--6-6-6----10-10-10----5--5\-------|
D|-------------10-10-10-10----5-5-5-5--|-----------10-10-10----5--5\-------|

e|----------------------------6-6-6-6--|-----------------------6--6-6-6-6--|
B|--8-8-8-8----10-10-10-10----8-8-8-8--|--8-8-8----10-10-10----8--8-8-8-8--|
G|--8-8-8-8----12-12-12-12----7-7-7-7--|--8-8-8----12-12-12----7--7-7-7-7--|
D|--8-8-8-8----13-13-13-13----5-5-5-5--|--8-8-8----13-13-13----5--5-5-5-5--|
A|--6-6-6-6----10-10-10-10----5-5-5-5--|--6-6-6----10-10-10----5--5-5-5-5--|
D|-------------10-10-10-10----5-5-5-5--|-----------10-10-10----5--5-5-5-5--|

e|----------------------------6-6-6-6--|-----------------------6--6\-------|
B|--8-8-8-8----10-10-10-10----8-8-8-8--|--8-8-8----10-10-10----8--8\-------|
G|--8-8-8-8----12-12-12-12----7-7-7-7--|--8-8-8----12-12-12----7--7\-------|
D|--8-8-8-8----13-13-13-13----5-5-5-5--|--8-8-8----13-13-13----5--5\-------|
A|--6-6-6-6----10-10-10-10----5-5-5-5--|--6-6-6----10-10-10----5--5\-------|
D|-------------10-10-10-10----5-5-5-5--|-----------10-10-10----5--5\-------|

    H                      H     H     H     H
e|--5----------------1-----3-----3-----3-----3/----------------------------|
B|--6-------3--3-----3-----4-----4-----4-----4/----------------------------|
G|--5-------3--3-----2-----3-----3-----3-----3/----------------------------|
D|--3-------3--3-----0-----1-----1-----1-----1/----------------------------|
A|--3-------1--1--0--0-----1-----1-----1-----1/----------------------------|
D|--3----0--------0--0--0--1-----1-----1-----1/----------------------------|

Played again before the [SOLO], without the slide up at the end:
    H                      H     H     H     H
e|--5----------------1-----3-----3-----3-----3-----------------------------|
B|--6-------3--3-----3-----4-----4-----4-----4-----------------------------|
G|--5-------3--3-----2-----3-----3-----3-----3-----------------------------|
D|--3-------3--3-----0-----1-----1-----1-----1-----------------------------|
A|--3-------1--1--0--0-----1-----1-----1-----1-----------------------------|
D|--3----0--------0--0--0--1-----1-----1-----1-----------------------------|

[Solo]
** Compressor is on with very high attack and sustain. Let notes ring
   whenever possible.

e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------5--------5--7--8--------8--7-5-7--------7-/8-/10----------------|
A|--/5--------5--------5-----5---------3-----3----/5-/6-----------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------------------10--------|
B|-------8--------8--11--10-----7---8--10--11--------11--10-8-10--------|
G|---0---8-----8---------7------7---7--7---7------7--7---7--7-7---------|
D|--/10-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------6-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------8-------------8-----6-------------6--8--/10---------------10--/11--/13----------------13\|
G|--/7------7------7------------7------7--------------10-------10----------------12-------12--0--|
D|-------------8-------------------8----------------------10-------------------------13----------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

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

e|--8--8--10--10--10--10--10--10----------------------------------------|
B|--8--8--8---8---8---8---7---7-----------------------------------------|
G|--7--7--7---7---7---7---7---7-----------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------10\-----------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------10\-----------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------10\-----------------------------------|

[Chorus] x2
e|----------------------------6-6-6-6--|-----------------------6--6\-------|
B|--8-8-8-8----10-10-10-10----8-8-8-8--|--8-8-8----10-10-10----8--8\-------|
G|--8-8-8-8----12-12-12-12----7-7-7-7--|--8-8-8----12-12-12----7--7\-------|
D|--8-8-8-8----13-13-13-13----5-5-5-5--|--8-8-8----13-13-13----5--5\-------|
A|--6-6-6-6----10-10-10-10----5-5-5-5--|--6-6-6----10-10-10----5--5\-------|
D|-------------10-10-10-10----5-5-5-5--|-----------10-10-10----5--5\-------|

e|----------------------------6-6-6-6--|-----------------------6--6-6-6-6--|
B|--8-8-8-8----10-10-10-10----8-8-8-8--|--8-8-8----10-10-10----8--8-8-8-8--|
G|--8-8-8-8----12-12-12-12----7-7-7-7--|--8-8-8----12-12-12----7--7-7-7-7--|
D|--8-8-8-8----13-13-13-13----5-5-5-5--|--8-8-8----13-13-13----5--5-5-5-5--|
A|--6-6-6-6----10-10-10-10----5-5-5-5--|--6-6-6----10-10-10----5--5-5-5-5--|
D|-------------10-10-10-10----5-5-5-5--|-----------10-10-10----5--5-5-5-5--|

e|----------------------------6-6-6-6--|-----------------------6--6\-------|
B|--8-8-8-8----10-10-10-10----8-8-8-8--|--8-8-8----10-10-10----8--8\-------|
G|--8-8-8-8----12-12-12-12----7-7-7-7--|--8-8-8----12-12-12----7--7\-------|
D|--8-8-8-8----13-13-13-13----5-5-5-5--|--8-8-8----13-13-13----5--5\-------|
A|--6-6-6-6----10-10-10-10----5-5-5-5--|--6-6-6----10-10-10----5--5\-------|
D|-------------10-10-10-10----5-5-5-5--|-----------10-10-10----5--5\-------|

    H                      H     H     H     H
e|--5----------------1-----3-----3-----3-----3/----------------------------|
B|--6-------3--3-----3-----4-----4-----4-----4/----------------------------|
G|--5-------3--3-----2-----3-----3-----3-----3/----------------------------|
D|--3-------3--3-----0-----1-----1-----1-----1/----------------------------|
A|--3-------1--1--0--0-----1-----1-----1-----1/----------------------------|
D|--3----0--------0--0--0--1-----1-----1-----1/----------------------------|

Played again twice after the [CHORUS]
    H                      H     H     H     H
e|--5----------------1-----3-----3-----3-----3/----------------------------|
B|--6-------3--3-----3-----4-----4-----4-----4/----------------------------|
G|--5-------3--3-----2-----3-----3-----3-----3/----------------------------|
D|--3-------3--3-----0-----1-----1-----1-----1/----------------------------|
A|--3-------1--1--0--0-----1-----1-----1-----1/----------------------------|
D|--3----0--------0--0--0--1-----1-----1-----1/----------------------------|

    H                      H 
e|--5----------------1-----3-----------------------------------------------|
B|--6-------3--3-----3-----4-----------------------------------------------|
G|--5-------3--3-----2-----3-----------------------------------------------|
D|--3-------3--3-----0-----1-----------------------------------------------|
A|--3-------1--1--0--0-----1-----------------------------------------------|
D|--3----0--------0--0--0--1-----------------------------------------------|


| H  hold chord/note until another chord/note is played
| /  slide up
| \  slide down
====================================================================================

ThaRu's suggestion for the INTRO/CHORUS:
e|-------|-------------5-5-5-5----6-6-6-6--|-----------5-5-5-5----6--6\--|
B|-------|--8-8-8-8----4-4-4-4----8-8-8-8--|--8-8-8----4-4-4-4----8--8\--|
G|-------|--8-8-8-8----5-5-5-5----7-7-7-7--|--8-8-8----5-5-5-5----7--7\--|
D|--10\--|--8-8-8-8----x-x-x-x----5-5-5-5--|--8-8-8----x-x-x-x----5--5\--|
A|--10\--|--6-6-6-6----3-3-3-3----5-5-5-5--|--6-6-6----3-3-3-3----5--5\--|
D|--10\--|---------------------------------|-----------------------------|

** Just to clear things up, when Ian plays live, he uses ThaRu's tab. I think my
   version of it sounds better, but it does have pretty weird fingering (it took
   me a couple months to learn to play it smoothly)... Anyway, I know some people
   will want to learn to play it the "correct" way, so I've included it. Choose
   whichever one suits you better.

====================================================================================
INTRO/CHORUS CHORDS EXPLANATION

e|-----------| This is just a regular barre chord, which is D# major. You should be
B|--8-8-8-8--| familiar with these, but if you're not, go to the following webpage
G|--8-8-8-8--| for a great lesson on barre chords.
D|--8-8-8-8--|
A|--6-6-6-6--| http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/lessons/chords/barre_chords.html
D|-----------|

e|---------------| This one is probably causing problems for most people. I think it
B|--10-10-10-10--| is a C6 minor, but correct me if I'm wrong. There are two ways to
G|--12-12-12-12--| play this, both of which are very similar:
D|--13-13-13-13--|
A|--10-10-10-10--| 1: Use your index finger bar across the 10th fret, muting the
D|--10-10-10-10--|    high E string. Use your pinky to hit the 13th fret, and use
                      your ring finger to hit the 12th fret. This is the way that I
                      use, but it is very difficult to get all five strings to ring
                      clearly this way.

                   2: Use your index finger, pinky, and ring finger as directed
                      before. However, use your middle finger to hit the 10th fret
                      on the B string. This method helps ensure that all five
                      strings will ring clearly, but it makes it more difficult to
                      switch to.

                   Choose whichever method suits you, and if you still have any
                   questions, remember to leave a comment or email me!

I'm not going to write out instructions for the rest of the chords, because I think
it was the second one everyone was having trouble with. If you have a question about
any other chord, leave a comment or email me, and I will add it to this section.

Remember to rate, because this tab was a lot of work :P
====================================================================================

            
            
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shoebox_of_lies 2,843 Jun 29, 2006 02:57 PM

awesome tab

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bakuryu399 47 Jun 30, 2006 09:43 AM

great tab
in the third part of your solo though, the 7s and 8s are mixed up in the beginning

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Zuka 403 Jul 05, 2006 02:33 PM

Well, you are right on most things, but you make the intro/chorus MUCH more complicated. Here you go:

e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-8-8-8-8--10-10-10-10--11-11-11-11--8-8-8--10-10-10--11-11--|
G|-8-8-8-8--10-10-10-10--12-12-12-12--8-8-8--10-10-10--12-12--|
D|-8-8-8-8--10-10-10-10--12-12-12-12--8-8-8--10-10-10--12-12--|
A|-6-6-6-6--8--8--8--8---10-10-10-10--6-6-6--8--8--8---10-10--|
D|------------------------------------------------------------|

Try it out. It's much easier, and sounds better. You should change it to this.

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