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                          BLUE LIGHT - Bloc Party
----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Tabbed by: Elliot Wenman
I think this song's really under rated, so I tabbed in the hope people would like it a bit more.
Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole
H - half
Q - quarter
E - 8th
S - 16th
T - 32nd
X - 64th
a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous
. - note dotted
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 r   - bend release 
 s   - legato slide
 ~   - vibrato
 <>  - volume swell (louder/softer)

 |   - bar
 |o  - repeat start
 o|  - repeat end

Gtr I  : Kele - Clean 
Gtr II : Russell - Clean
Gtr III: Other - Clean
Gtr IV : Other - Overdriven

 Intro
  Gtr I
    W           W           W           W
|-^-0--------|-^0--------|-----------|-------|
|-^10--------|-^5--------|-^7--------|-^7----|
|-^-0--------|-^0--------|-^0--------|-^0----|
|-^-9--------|-^4--------|-^0--------|-^4----|
|-^10--------|-^5--------|-^x--------|-^5----|
|------------|-----------|-^7--------|-------|
|
| Gtr II
|   <           <           <           <
|   W           W           W           W
|------------|-----------|-----------|-------|
|------------|-----------|-----------|-------|
|------------|-----------|-----------|-------|
|---9--------|--4--------|--0--------|--4----|
|--10--------|--5--------|--2--------|--5----|
|--10--------|--5--------|--2--------|--5----|


    W           W           W           W
|-^-0--------|-^0--------|-----------|-------||
|-^10--------|-^5--------|-^7--------|-^7----||
|-^-0--------|-^0--------|-^0--------|-^0----||
|-^-9--------|-^4--------|-^0--------|-^4----||
|-^10--------|-^5--------|-^x--------|-^5----||
|------------|-----------|-^7--------|-------||
|
|   <           <           <           <
|   W           W           W           W
|------------|-----------|-----------|-------||
|------------|-----------|-----------|-------||
|------------|-----------|-----------|-------||
|---9--------|--4--------|--0--------|--4----||
|--10--------|--5--------|--2--------|--5----||
|--10--------|--5--------|--2--------|--5----||


 Verse 1

 You'll find it hiding in shadows...
    W           W          W          W
|-^-0--------|-^0--------|----------|------|
|-^10--------|-^5--------|-7--------|-7----|
|-^-0--------|-^0--------|-0--------|-0----|
|-^-9--------|-^4--------|-0--------|-4----|
|-^10--------|-^5--------|-x--------|-5----|
|------------|-----------|-7--------|------|
|
|   <           <          <          <
|   W           W          W          W
|------------|-----------|----------|------|
|------------|-----------|----------|------|
|------------|-----------|----------|------|
|---9--------|--4--------|-0--------|-4----|
|--10--------|--5--------|-2--------|-5----|
|--10--------|--5--------|-2--------|-5----|

  
     W          W          W          W     3x
||---0--------|-0--------|----------|-------||
||o-10--------|-5--------|-7--------|-7----o||
||---0--------|-0--------|-0--------|-0-----||
||---9--------|-4--------|-0--------|-4-----||
||o-10--------|-5--------|-x--------|-5----o||
||------------|----------|-7--------|-------||
|
|    <          <          <          <
|    W          W          W          W     3x
||------------|----------|----------|-------||
||o-----------|----------|----------|------o||
||------------|----------|----------|-------||
||---9--------|-4--------|-0--------|-4-----||
||o-10--------|-5--------|-2--------|-5----o||
||--10--------|-5--------|-2--------|-5-----||


   Chorus

  If that's the way it is, then that's the way it is...
    W          W          W           H     H    4x
||--0--------|-0--------|-0--------|--0-----0----||
||o-3--------|-5--------|-7--------|-10----12---o||
||--0--------|-0--------|-0--------|--0-----0----||
||--0--------|-0--------|-0--------|--0-----0----||
||o----------|----------|----------|------------o||
||-----------|----------|----------|-------------||
|
|   W          W          W           W          4x
||-----------|----------|----------|-------------||
||o----------|----------|----------|------------o||
||-----------|----------|----------|-------------||
||--0--------|----------|-0--------|--4----------||
||o-2--------|-4--------|-2--------|--5---------o||
||--3--------|-5--------|-3--------|--5----------||


   Verse 2

  I still feel you and the taste of cigarettes...
      W                W             4x
||--^-0-------------|-^0-------------|----------------|----------------||
||o-^10-------------|-^5-------------|-^7-------------|-^7------------o||
||--^-0-------------|-^0-------------|-^0-------------|-^0-------------||
||--^-9-------------|-^4-------------|-^0-------------|-^4-------------||
||o-^10-------------|-^5-------------|-^x-------------|-^5------------o||
||------------------|----------------|-^7-------------|----------------||
|
|     <                <                <                <
|     W                W                W                W             4x
||------------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
||o-----------------|----------------|----------------|---------------o||
||------------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
||----9-------------|--4-------------|--0-------------|--4-------------||
||o--10-------------|--5-------------|--2-------------|--5------------o||
||---10-------------|--5-------------|--2-------------|--5-------------||
|
|   Gtr III
|     |-3-| |-3-|      |-3-| |-3-|      |-3-| |-3-|      |-3-| |-3-|
|     Q Q Q Q Q Q      Q Q Q Q Q Q      Q Q Q Q Q Q      Q Q Q Q Q Q   4x
||--------------2---|------------2---|------------2---|------------2---||
||o-------3---------|------3---------|------3---------|------3--------o||
||----0-2---0-2-----|--0-2---0-2-----|--0-2---0-2-----|--0-2---0-2-----||
||------------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
||o-----------------|----------------|----------------|---------------o||
||------------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||


   Chorus

  If that's way it is, then that's the way it is...
    W                  W
||--0----------------|-0---------------|
||o-3----------------|-5---------------|
||--0----------------|-0---------------|
||--0----------------|-0---------------|
||o------------------|-----------------|
||-------------------|-----------------|
|
|   W                  W
||-------------------|-----------------|
||o------------------|-----------------|
||-------------------|-----------------|
||--0----------------|-----------------|
||o-2----------------|-4---------------|
||--3----------------|-5---------------|
|
|   E E E E +E  Q  E   Q  E E +E  Q E
||--------0-(0)------|-----------------|
||o-----3-------3----|------3-(3)-2----|
||----2------------2-|----2---------2--|
||--5----------------|-4---------------|
||o------------------|-----------------|
||-------------------|-----------------|


  W                    H        H
|-0-----------------|--0--------0--------||
|-7-----------------|-10-------12-------o||
|-0-----------------|--0--------0--------||
|-0-----------------|--0--------0--------||
|-------------------|-------------------o||
|-------------------|--------------------||
|
| W                    W
|-------------------|--------------------||
|-------------------|-------------------o||
|-------------------|--------------------||
|-0-----------------|--4-----------------||
|-2-----------------|--5----------------o||
|-3-----------------|--5-----------------||
|
| E E E E +E  E E E    E E E E +E  E E E
|-------------------|--------------------||
|-------------------|-------------------o||
|-------0-(0)-------|--------0-(0)-------||
|---7---------7---7-|----7---------7---7-||
|-5---5---------5---|--4---4---------4--o||
|-------------------|--------------------||


 Bridge

...didn't even notice when the sky turned blue...
  W                  W                 W                      H      H
|-0----------------|-0---------------|-0-------------------|--0------0-----|
|-3----------------|-5---------------|-7-------------------|-10-----12-----|
|-0----------------|-0---------------|-0-------------------|--0------0-----|
|-0----------------|-0---------------|-0-------------------|--0------0-----|
|------------------|-----------------|---------------------|---------------|
|------------------|-----------------|---------------------|---------------|
|
| W                  W                 W                      W
|------------------|-----------------|---------------------|---------------|
|------------------|-----------------|---------------------|---------------|
|------------------|-----------------|---------------------|---------------|
|-0----------------|-----------------|-0-------------------|--4------------|
|-2----------------|-4---------------|-2-------------------|--5------------|
|-3----------------|-5---------------|-3-------------------|--5------------|
|
| E E E E +E  Q  E   Q  E E +E  Q  E   Q    +E  E +E  Q  E    Q  Q   Q  Q
|-------0-(0)------|-----------------|---------------------|---------------|
|-----3-------3----|------3-(3)-2----|-7b8r=(7)-5-(5)-3--5-|---------3--5--|
|---2------------2-|----2----------2-|---------------------|--2--4---------|
|-5----------------|-4---------------|---------------------|---------------|
|------------------|-----------------|---------------------|---------------|
|------------------|-----------------|---------------------|---------------|


  W                 W                 W                      H     H
|-0---------------|-0---------------|-0-------------------|--0-----0----|
|-3---------------|-5---------------|-7-------------------|-10----12----|
|-0---------------|-0---------------|-0-------------------|--0-----0----|
|-0---------------|-0---------------|-0-------------------|--0-----0----|
|-----------------|-----------------|---------------------|-------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|---------------------|-------------|
|
| W                 W                 W                      W
|-----------------|-----------------|---------------------|-------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|---------------------|-------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|---------------------|-------------|
|-0---------------|-----------------|-0-------------------|--4----------|
|-2---------------|-4---------------|-2-------------------|--5----------|
|-3---------------|-5---------------|-3-------------------|--5----------|
|
| E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   Q    +E  E +E  Q  E    H     H
|-5-----5-----5---|---5-----5-----2-|---------------------|-------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-7b8r=(7)-5-(5)-3--5-|--5-----7----|
|---7p6---7p6---7p|=6---7p6---7p6---|---------------------|-------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|---------------------|-------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|---------------------|-------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|---------------------|-------------|


   Interlude
    
  ...feeling...
    Gtrs III, IV
    Q.   E +Q   Q    Q.   E +Q   E E   a Q.   E +Q   E E   Q.   E +Q   Q
||--3-----------3--|-5-----------3-5-|-5s7-----------2-3-|-2--------------||
||o------3-(3)-----|------3-(3)------|--------3-(3)------|------3-(3)--5-o||
||-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|----------------||
||-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|----------------||
||o----------------|-----------------|-------------------|---------------o||
||-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|----------------||


                                                                 ~~~
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   a Q.   E +H       E E E E +Q   Q
|-3p2---3p2---2h3-|-5p3---5p3---3-5-|-5s7----3-(3)----|-2-3-2------------|
|-----3-----3-----|-----3-----3-----|-----------------|-------5-(5)--3---|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   a Q.   E +Q   E  E    H    H
|-3p2---3p2---2h3-|-5p3---5p3---3-5-|-5s7----5-(5)--7s10-|-10----7----|
|-----3-----3-----|-----3-----3-----|--------------------|------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|--------------------|------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|--------------------|------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|--------------------|------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|--------------------|------------|


 Chorus
  
 You are the bluest light...
  Gtr I
   W          W          W           H     H
|--0--------|-0--------|-0--------|--0-----0----|
|--3--------|-5--------|-7--------|-10----12----|
|--0--------|-0--------|-0--------|--0-----0----|
|--0--------|-0--------|-0--------|--0-----0----|
|-----------|----------|----------|-------------|
|-----------|----------|----------|-------------|
|
| Gtr II
|  W          W          W           W
|-----------|----------|----------|-------------|
|-----------|----------|----------|-------------|
|-----------|----------|----------|-------------|
|--0--------|----------|-0--------|--4----------|
|--2--------|-4--------|-2--------|--5----------|
|--3--------|-5--------|-3--------|--5----------|
|
| Gtr III
|  W          W          W           W
|-14--------|----------|----------|-------------|
|-----------|----------|----------|-------------|
|-----------|----------|----------|-------------|
|-----------|----------|----------|-------------|
|-----------|----------|----------|-------------|
|-----------|----------|----------|-------------|


    W          W          W           H     H
||--0--------|-0--------|-0--------|--0-----0----||
||o-3--------|-5--------|-7--------|-10----12---o||
||--0--------|-0--------|-0--------|--0-----0----||
||--0--------|-0--------|-0--------|--0-----0----||
||o----------|----------|----------|------------o||
||-----------|----------|----------|-------------||
|
|   W          W          W           W
||-----------|----------|----------|-------------||
||o----------|----------|----------|------------o||
||-----------|----------|----------|-------------||
||--0--------|----------|-0--------|--4----------||
||o-2--------|-4--------|-2--------|--5---------o||
||--3--------|-5--------|-3--------|--5----------||


  W          W
|-0--------|-0----*|
|-3--------|-5----*|
|-0--------|-0----*|
|-0--------|-0----*|
|----------|------*|
|----------|------*|
|
| W          W
|----------|------*|
|----------|------*|
|----------|------*|
|-0--------|------*|
|-2--------|-4----*|
|-3--------|-5----*|

That's it! Hope it's ok. Please rate it!!!




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phil conry 511 wrote on February 25 2008, 08:28 pm

me love you long time.

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Dudeman5000 288 wrote on June 11 2008, 05:56 pm

Holy shit!

How long did this take?!?

I love you man 5*

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joshuahughes34 2,354 wrote on April 13 2012, 07:04 am

I think this song is so underrated too :D awesome tab, even though i know where you got it from ;)

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