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Mercury Tab

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                        Bloc Party.Mercury

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Alrigh! The song has a synthesiser in it so I tabbed it as if you were using just guitars.
I based it on a live vid on the net at Lollapalooza so Russell’s guitar is almost right.

/= slide up
\= slide down


Intro: Singing and Drums


Verse 1:
Synth
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|  repeated x4
D|----11---------11-11-11-----|
A|----------7-----------------|
E|----------------------------|

e|-------------------9--9-----|
B|-------------------9--9-----|
G|-------------------9--9-----|  repeated x4
D|----11---------11-11-11-----|
A|----------7-----------------|
E|----------------------------|


Pre Chorus 1:
Synth
e|----9-----------------------|
B|----9-----------------------|
G|----9-----------------------|  x2
D|------------hold------------|
A|----------------------------|
E|----------------------------|


Chorus 1:
Russell and synth(or bass)
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|---------tremolo picking throughout--------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------| x2
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-9----/12\-4----/12\-5----/12\-2----/15----------|


Verse 2:
Synth
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|  repeated x4
D|----11---------11-11-11-----|
A|----------7-----------------|
E|----------------------------|

e|-------------------9--9-----|
B|-------------------9--9-----|
G|-------------------9--9-----|  repeated x4
D|----11---------11-11-11-----|
A|----------7-----------------|
E|----------------------------|

Russell
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------| x4
D|-----5----------------------|
A|--7-------------------------|
E|----------------------------|

e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------| x4
D|-----5----6-6-5-------------|
A|--7-------------------------|
E|----------------------------|

Pre Chorus 2:
Synth
e|----9-----------------------|
B|----9-----------------------|
G|----9-----------------------|  x2
D|------------hold------------|
A|----------------------------|
E|----------------------------|

Russell
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--|  x2
D|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--|
A|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--|     down strokes
E|-----------------------------------|

Chorus 2:
The same as before

Pre Chorus 3:
Synth
e|----9-----------------------|
B|----9-----------------------|
G|----9-----------------------|  x2
D|------------hold------------|
A|----------------------------|
E|----------------------------|

Russell
e|--18bend---------------- ----21bend----------------|
B|----------15/bend/17---- ------------15/bend/21----|
G|------------------------ --------------------------|
D|------------------------ --------------------------|
A|------------------------ --------------------------|
E|------------------------ --------------------------|


Cool Drum Part:
Russell
(“...that this could be the start of...”)
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|--9-11-10-9-11-10-9---------|  until chorus
D|----------------------------|
A|----------------------------|
E|----------------------------|


Chorus 3:
Synth(or bass)
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|---------tremolo picking throughout--------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------| x2
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-9----/12\-4----/12\-5----/12\-2----/15----------|

Russell
e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|--14-13-12-11-10-9--14-13-12-11-10-9--14-13-12-11--|
G|---------------------------------------------------| x4
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|


 ....And then something like this....
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------11-11-11-11------11-11-11-11—------11-11-11-11—------|
D|--3/--11--11-11-11-11--11--11-11-11-11—--11--11-11-11-11—------|
A|--3/--11---------------11----------------11--------------------|
E|--1/---9----------------9-----------------9--------------------|

  ---------------------------------------------------------------|
  ---------------------------------------------------------------|
  -11-10-9-8------11-11-11-11------11-11-11-11------11-11-11-11--|
  ------------11--11-11-11-11--11--11-11-11-11--11--11-11-11-11--|
  ------------11---------------11---------------11---------------|
  -------------9----------------9----------------9---------------|

  --|keep---|----------------------------------------------------|
  --|bending|----------------------------------------------------|
  --11/-/16\---\13-------11-11-11-11------11-11-11-11------11----|
  -------------------11—-11-11-11-11—-11--11-11-11-11--11--11----|
  -------------------11---------------11---------------11--------|
  --------------------9----------------9----------------9--------|

  --------------5/--------/18-----------------------------------|
  --------------------------------------------------------------|
  --11-11-11----------------------------------------------------|
  --11-11-11----------------------------------------------------|
  --------------------------------------------------------------|
  --------------------------------------------------------------|


....this my first tab.
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kingofli-on wrote on August 22 2008, 05:43 am

good work!

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patch17 wrote on October 24 2008, 11:12 am

Great tab dude

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