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Helicopter Bass Tab

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                             Helicopter - Bloc Party
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Tabbed By : imessyou
e-mail: jimmyloo78@hotmail.com

Tuning: Standard

[Intro Riff]
(Comes in after guitar riff x2)
G|-------------------|------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------|------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------|--5-5-5-5---7-7-7-7-----------------------------------|
E|-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-|------------------------------------------------------|

[Verse Riff]
G|-------------------|------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------|------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------|--5-5-5-5---7-7-7-7-----------------------------------|
E|-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-|------------------------------------------------------|

[Pre-Chorus]
G|----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------------|--|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------------|--|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------------|--|
E|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|7-7---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|--|

G|-----------------|-----------------|--------------------------------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|--------------------------------------|
A|-----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----------------------|
E|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-----------------|--------------------------------------|

[Chorus]
"Are you hoping for a miracle..."
G|-------------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|
D|-------------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|
A|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
E|-------------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|

G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------10-10-9-9------------------------------------------------------|
E|-10-10-9-9----------------------------------------------------------------|

[Fourth time through the chorus]
G|-----------------------|-----------------------|--------------------------|
D|-----------------------|-----------------------|--------------------------|
A|14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14|12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|10-10-10-10-----10-9------|
E|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------10-9-----------|

[Verse Riff]
G|-------------------|------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------|------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------|--5-5-5-5---7-7-7-7-----------------------------------|
E|-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-|------------------------------------------------------|

[Pre-Chorus]
G|----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------------|--|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------------|--|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------------|--|
E|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|7-7---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|--|

G|-----------------|-----------------|--------------------------------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|--------------------------------------|
A|-----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----------------------|
E|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-----------------|--------------------------------------|

[Chorus]
"Are you hoping for a miracle..."
G|-------------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|
D|-------------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|
A|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
E|-------------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|

G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------10-10-9-9------------------------------------------------------|
E|-10-10-9-9----------------------------------------------------------------|

[Breakdown]
G|-------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
A|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14------------------------|
E|-------------------------|------------------------------------------------|

G|---------------------------|---------------------------|------------------|
D|-12-12-12-12---12-12-12-12-|-12-12-12-12---12-12-12-11-|17-17-17-16-------|
A|-14-14-14-14---14-14-14-14-|-14-14-14-14---14-14-14-14-|14-14-14-14-------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|------------------|

[Chorus]
"Are you hoping for a miracle..."
G|-------------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|
D|-------------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|
A|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
E|-------------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|

G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------10-10-9-9------------------------------------------------------|
E|-10-10-9-9----------------------------------------------------------------|

Final 2 times through chorus
"Are you hoping for a miracle..."
G|-------------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|
D|-------------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|
A|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16|17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-|
E|-------------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|

G|---------------------|----------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------|----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------10-10-9-9-|-14-------------------------------------------------|
E|-10-10-9-9-----------|----------------------------------------------------|

The song ends on B. Great tune. I would add that this is just the template bassline, you 
add as many fills as you like (I encourage it).
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Murphy (".) 73 Oct 03, 2006 04:53 PM

excellant tab

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OWENBA1991 31 Aug 03, 2007 03:24 PM

You have missed out the fill between the chorus and pre chorus

PRE chorus/ FILL /Chorus
G--44445555

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timberwulf 30 Aug 22, 2007 06:11 PM

very good tab... sound good

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