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Banquet Bass Tab

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                             Banquet - Bloc Party
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Tabbed By : imessyou
e-mail: standard

Tuning: standard

Contrary to popular belief, there is no real bassline in the intro and first verse, only 
fills and flicky bits. This first part is used in conjunction with some sort of effect 
makes a "hum" sound.

[Intro and verse] (just keep playing this riff over and over)
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|1--/--6-------------------------------------------------------------------|

Around the time Kele sing "why'd you feeel..." this riff is played
G|----------|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|1--/--6---|---1--4--1--6--------------------------------------------------|

[Chorus]
"Turning away from the light..."
G|----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|--------9-9-8----------|
E|6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|6-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-|9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|9-9-9-9-------9--------|

Chorus cont
"Turning into myself..."
G|----------------|----------------|-----------------|----------------------|
D|----------------|----------------|-----------------|----------------------|
A|----------------|----------------|-----------------|----------------------|
E|6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|6-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|2-2-2---4-4-4---------|

[Verse]
"She don't think straight..."
G|--------------|-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------|-----------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------|-----4h6--3h4----------------------------------------------|
E|--6--6--6--6--|6--6-----6-------------------------------------------------|

[Chorus]
"Turning away from the light..."
G|----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|--------9-9-8----------|
E|6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|6-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-|9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|9-9-9-9-------9--------|

Chorus cont
"Turning into myself..."
G|----------------|----------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
D|----------------|----------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
A|----------------|----------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
E|6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|6-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|2-2-2---4-4-4----------|

Fourth time through chorus
[Chorus]
"Turning away from the light..."
G|----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|--------9-9-8----------|
E|6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|6-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-|9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|9-9-9-9-------9--------|

Chorus cont
"Turning into myself..."
G|----------------|----------------|-----------------|----------------------|
D|----------------|----------------|-----------------|----------------------|
A|----------------|----------------|-----------------|----------------------|
E|6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|6-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4------|

[Bridge]
"And if you feel a little left behind..."
G|-----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------------|
D|-----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------------|
A|-----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------------|
E|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-------|

Ending
"Cos I'm on fire..."
G|--------------|-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------|-----------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------|-----4h6--3h4----------------------------------------------|
E|--6--6--6--6--|6--6-----6-------------------------------------------------|

Cheers. Great song. Please rate. I don't seem to have any rates on any of my tabs at the 
would like some feedback


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Bradders53 143 Jun 17, 2005 12:00 AM

When the guitar solo comes in, i think the you should play.
E|6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|6-6-6-6-6-1-4-1-|
Other than that, spot on.

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Misfit66 20 Aug 11, 2006 06:59 AM

good tab, but why not play the Chorus on the A string?

good tab none-the less, right notes and all

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roguebassist 176 Nov 22, 2006 01:56 PM

Ahh, great. I've always been a Bloc Party Fan. I already knew the song :-D
I just feel like commenting people lol

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