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Better Than Heaven Tab

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patch17 3,092
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Great song from the new album.
Thanks to LeeC93 for correcting some of Russells parts
I know the parts are mixed up with who plays what, 
but i thibk they're all correct now

Guitar 1 - Kele Okereke

Verse 1 - Nothing

Verse 2
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------112211-----------112211-----------112211-----------112211----|
D|--2244------4422---2244------4422---2244------4422---2244------4422|
A|44---------------44---------------44---------------44--------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------11------11------112211-------------------------------------|
D|--2244----2244----2244------4422--22--22--22--22--22--22--22--22-|
A|44------44------44--------------44--44--44--44--44--44--44--44---|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

Chorus 2
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|------11------11------112211-----|
D|--2244----2244----2244------4422-|
A|44------44------44---------------|
E|---------------------------------|

"Garden" Bit
Live he plays
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|66x6x66x6x6x-66x6x66x6x6x-|
D|xxxxxxxxxxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx-|
A|44x4x44x4x4x-44x4x44x4x4x-|
E|--------------------------|

Breakdown - needs loads of distortion
e|-------------|
B|-------------|
G|13\------14\-|
D|13\------14\-|
A|11\------12\-|
E|-------------|

tremolo
e|--------------------------------------|
B|14~~~~~~~~~~~~~~16~14~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|x2

e|-----11~~~~-12~~~~-14~~~~-|
B|14~~~---------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|--------------------------|
A|--------------------------|
E|--------------------------|x2

e|---11-12-14-12-11-----------11-12-14-------------|
B|14----------------14-12--14----------------------|
G|-------------------------------------14-13-11-13-|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|x4

Sits out last verse

Guitar 2 - Russell Lissack

Verse 1
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------4--|
D|7-6-4-2-------2-2-4-6---------7-6-4-6------2-2-4-6--2---6|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

Chorus
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------10-9-7-5--10-9-7-9|
G|------------------------------------|
D|7-6-4-2--7-6-4-6--------------------|
A|------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------7------|
B|10-9-7-5--10-9-7-9--10-9-7-5--------|
G|------------------------------9-8-9-|
D|------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|


"Garden Bit"
e|12-11-----9---------|
B|------12-9--12-9-12-|
G|--------------------|
D|--------------------|
A|--------------------|
E|--------------------|

This comes in during the heavy breakdown bit

Leading up to the solo, Russell plays these two notes
e|-------------------------|
B|7b9-----------12v--------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-------------------------|
E|-------------------------|

e|--------------0------------|
B|-------------0-0---7v7v7v9-|
G|44--44----1-2---2----------|
D|------11-4-----------------|
A|--44-----------------------|
E|---------------------------|

e|-------------------|
B|--12-10-9---12-10-9|
G|99-------999-------|
D|-------------------|
A|-------------------|
E|-------------------|

End on "Garden" Bit

Enjoy!!!!!!
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LeeC93 16 wrote on October 31 2008, 09:06 pm

awesome it is a great song but i reackon in guitar 2 russel lissack verse 2 i believe this sounds more correct
e------------------------------------------------
B------------------------------------------------
G------112211----------112211--------------------
D--2244------4422--2244------4422----------------
A44--------------44--------------44--------------
E------------------------------------------------
yea and reapeat.....
thans

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patch17 3,092 wrote on November 3 2008, 10:39 am

Yeah your'e right. Thanks :)

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drummerboi1 11 wrote on May 13 2009, 04:40 pm

amazing song, and good tab, just the russel's heavy breakdown part and the solo didn't sound right to me. here's what i came up with

heavy breakdown.

e-------------------------------------------|-----------------------
B-------------------------------------------|-----------------------
G------------------------------11-11-13-----|-----------------------
D--99-----99-2-4-6---99----99---------------|----X4-----------------
A-----44----------------44------------------|-----------------------
E-------------------------------------------|-----------------------

then the solo-
on the 8th and 16th times
e-------------------------------------|----------------------------
B-----12------------12----------------|-----1210-------------------
G---13--13-11-----13--13-11-----------|---13-----13----------------
D-11---------14-11---------14---------|-11---------14--------------
A-------------------------------------|----------------------------
E-------------------------------------|----------------------------

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