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If This Ship Sinks (I Give In) - Birds of Tokyo

All guitars tuned standard.


a.

00:00-00:27

Piano (second and third time only)
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|.-------------------------------------------------------|
|.-------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------7---------------------|
|--0-------------------------------0---------------------|


Guitar 1 (reverb and delay)
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|.-4-----4-----4---3-----3-----3---4-----4-----6---8-----9-----9---|
|.---6-6---6-6---6---6-6---6-6---6---6-6---6-6---8---9-9---9-9---9-|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|


Piano
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------.|
|-------------------------------------.|
|-6------------------------------------|
|-4------------------------------------|


Guitar 1                                Third ending (00:28-00:31)
|--------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-4-----4-----4---6---3-----3-----3---.|-4-----4-----4---6---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|
|---6-6---6-6---6---8---6-6---6-6---6-.|---6-6---6-6---6---8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
|--------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|


b.

00:31-00:52

Piano (played same rhythm as the snare drum, not positive on the chords)
|------------------------|
|------------------------|
|.-4---4--4---3---3--3--.|
|.-6---6--6---4---4--4--.|
|------------------------|
|--0---0--0---0---0--0---|

Guitar 1 (distortion, reverb, delay)
|------------------------------------------------------------------
|-1212121212121212111111111111111112121212121212121414141416161717-
|.-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|.-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-91111111113131414-|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2 (distorted)
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|.-----------------------------------------------------------------.|
|.-2--------9------------------------------------------------------.|
|--2-(x8)---7-(x8)--------------------------------------------------|
|--0--------0-------------------------------------------------------|



Piano
|---------------|
|---------------|
|.-4----4---4--.|
|.-6----6---6--.|
|---------------|
|--4----4---4---|

Guitar 1
|--------------------------------------------------|-----|
|-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16--|-16--|
|-------------------------------------------------.|-----|
|-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-.|-13b-|
|--------------------------------------------------|-----|
|--------------------------------------------------|-----|

Guitar 2
|--------------------------------------------------|-----|
|--------------------------------------------------|-----|
|-------------------------------------------------.|-----|
|-6-----------------------------------------------.|-----|
|-6-(x16)------------------------------------------|-----|
|-4------------------------------------------------|-----|


c.

00:52-01:13

Piano
|--------------------|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------|--------------------------------------------|
|.------------------.|-------------------------------------------.|
|.-9----------------.|-6-----------------------------------------.|
|--7-----------------|-6------------------------------------------|
|--0-----------------|-4------------------------------------------|

Guitar 1 (crunch)                1st end  2nd end
|--------------------|----------|--------|-------------------------|
|--------------------|----------|--------|-------------------------|
|.------------------.|----------|-------.|-------------------------|
|.------------------.|----------|-8-8/9-.|-6-----------------------|
|--------------------|----------|--------|-6--(x16)----------------|
|--0-(x13)---2-2-2---|-4-(x13)--|-6-6/7--|-4-----------------------|
  pm          pm

Guitar 2

      (same as 1)



play b once, then c


d.

01:45-1:58

Guitar 1 (reverb and delay)                         (11s and 12s)         b
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------9911~-|
|/999777--------------------------999777-------------------9991111111212------|
|-----------------999888--------------------------999111111-------------------|
|-------9999996699------6664444666------9999996699----------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2 (distorted)
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|4--------6------------------6----------------|
|4--------6----6--------2----6--------6-------|
|2--------4----6--------2----4--------6-------|
|--------------4--------0-------------4-------|


e.

01:59-02:19

Guitar 1 (distortion)
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|.-16-------15-------16-------15--------.|
|.-x--------x--------x--------x---------.|
|--14-(x8)--13-(x8)--14-(x8)--13-(x24)---|
|--0--------0--------0--------0----------|

Guitar 2 (distortion)
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|.-----------------------------------------------.|
|.-2--------9--------2--------9--------6---------.|
|--2--(x8)--7--(x8)--2--(x8)--7--(x8)--6--(x16)---|
|--0--------0--------0--------0--------4----------|


f.

02:20-2:46

Guitar 1 (distortion)                     1st end   2nd end
|----------------------------------------|---------|-------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|---------|-------------------------|
|-9-------11------13------15------16-----|-15------|-15------16------18------|
|-x-(x8)--x-(x8)--x-(x8)--x-(x5)--x-(x3)-|-x-(x16)-|-x--(x8)-x--(x4)-x--(x5)-|
|-7-------9-------11------13------14-----|-13------|-13------14------16------|
|----------------------------------------|---------|-------------------------|

Guitar 2 (distortion) 1st end    2nd end
|-------------------|---------|---------------------------|
|-------------------|---------|---------------------------|
|-------------------|---------|---------------------------|
|-2--------9--------|-6-------|-8-------9999--11111111-11-|
|-2-(x16)--7--(x16)-|-6-(x16)-|-8-(x8)--9999--11111111-11-|
|-0--------0--------|-4-------|-6-------7777--9-9-9-9--9--|


g.

02:47-03:16

Piano
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-5-4-----------------5--------------------------------------------|
|-----6-4-1-----4-----6--------------------------------------------|
|---------2-----6-----6--------------------------------------------|
|---------2-----6-----4--------------------------------------------|
|---------0-----4--------------------------------------------------|


03:16-end

Piano
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------5--------------------------------------------|
|---------1-----4-----6--------------------------------------------|
|---------2-----6-----6--------------------------------------------|
|---------2-----6-----4--------------------------------------------|
|---------0-----4--------------------------------------------------|

Acoustic Guitar (Ian does this live)
|---------0-----4-----4-----------------------------------------------|
|---------0-----4-----5-----------------------------------------------|
|---------1-----4-----6-----------------------------------------------|
|---------2-----6-----6-----------------------------------------------|
|---------2-----6-----4-----------------------------------------------|
|---------0-----4-----4-----------------------------------------------|
          E     G#    C#


I'm not going to tab out the variations to the violin melody, but it is mostly just 
tooling around in E major. I hope someone finds this helpful, it isn't 100% correct but 
pretty close.



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

| .
| .   repeat

| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| +   harmonic
| x   Mute note
| b   Bend


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

            
            
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