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Blow Me Away Tab

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Band: Breaking Benjamin
Song: Blow Me Away
Album: So Cold EP
Tabbed by: innerfears
http://www.shallowbay.com

Drop C tuning (CGCFAD)

Intro
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------------------------------|
C|----12p0-12----12p0-12---------12p0-12----12p0-12------|
G|-0*---------0*---------0-10-0*---------0*---------7-10-|
C|-0*---------0*---------0-10-0*---------0*---------7-10-|

D|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------------------------------|
C|----12p0-12----12p0-12---------12p0-12----12p0-12-----0|
G|-0*---------0*---------0-10-0*---------0*-------------0|
C|-0*---------0*---------0-10-0*---------0*---------3-2-0|

let the open chord ring throughout the whole verse

Pre-Chorus
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------------------|
C|-888888881010101010101010----------------------|
G|-888888881010101010101010----------------------|
C|-888888881010101010101010--00---00-0---00-0----|

D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------------------|
C|------------888888881010101010101010-----------|
G|-------7-10-888888881010101010101010-----------|
C|-00-0--7-10-888888881010101010101010-----------|

Pre-Chorus (lead part playing over open notes)
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-10--5--7-----10--5--7-------------------------|
F|-----------7------------7----------------------|
C|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
C|-----------------------------------------------|

Chorus
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------------------|
C|-0---12\7-8\5-----0---12\7-8-10----------------|
G|-0---12\7-8\5-----0---12\7-8-10----------------|
C|-0---12\7-8\5-----0---12\7-8-10----------------|

D|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------------------------------|
C|----12p0-12----12p0-12---------12p0-12----12p0-12-----0|
G|-0*---------0*---------0-10-0*---------0*-------------0|
C|-0*---------0*---------0-10-0*---------0*---------3-2-0|

once again let open chord sustain throughout the 2nd verse

right before the Pre-Chorus comes in, play this:

C|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
C|-3/5-------------------------------------------|

note: this is a harmonic slide, don't actually play the notes
but run your finger over their positions while picking


Pre-Chorus
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------------------|
C|-888888881010101010101010----------------------|
G|-888888881010101010101010----------------------|
C|-888888881010101010101010--00---00-0-----00-0--|

D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------------------|
C|-------------8888888810101010*-----------------|
G|--------7-10-8888888810101010*-----------------|
C|-00-0---7-10-8888888810101010*-----------------|
* = pause

Pre-Chorus (lead part playing over open notes)
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-10--5--7-----10--5--7-------------------------|
F|-----------7------------7----------------------|
C|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
C|-----------------------------------------------|

Chorus
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------------------|
C|-0---12\7-8\5-----0---12\7-8-10----------------|
G|-0---12\7-8\5-----0---12\7-8-10----------------|
C|-0---12\7-8\5-----0---12\7-8-10----------------|

Post-Chorus
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------------------|
C|-888888881010101010101010----------------------|
G|-888888881010101010101010----------------------|
C|-888888881010101010101010----------------------|

Break
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
F|-------9977-------------------8877-------------|
C|----77------77----55-------77------77----55----|
G|-55------------88----77-55------------88----77-|
C|-----------------------------------------------|
palm mute while gradually loosening up

D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------------------|
C|-----------------------------------7\1---------|
G|-0077-66-5*----66-5*--------66-5*--7\1---------|
C|-0077-------88-------77-00---------7\1---------|

D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------------------|
C|-----------------------------------7*-1*-------|
G|-0077-66-5*----66-5*--------66-5*--7*-1*-------|
C|-0077-------88-------77-00---------7*-1*-------|
* = pause

repeat once

D|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------------|
C|-----------------------------------------8------|
C|-----------------------------------------6------|
C|-00-0--0-000-00-0-00-0--00-0--0-000-0-0--6------|
   x--------------------------------------

D|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------------|
C|-----------------------------------------8------|
G|-00-0--0-000-00-0-00-0--00-0--0-000-0-0--6------|
C|-00-0--0-000-00-0-00-0--00-0--0-000-0-0--6------|
   x-------------------------------------

D|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------------|
C|------------------------------------------------|
G|-00-0--0-000-00-0-00-0--00-0--0-000-0-0---------|
C|-00-0--0-000-00-0-00-0--00-0--0-000-0-0---------|
   x-------------------------------------

x = palm mute

Chorus

Outro
D-----------------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------|
F-----------------------------------------------|
C--------------------------------------------8--|
G-00-0--0-0h1p0-0-0-1p00--00-0--0-0h1p0-0-0--6--|
C-00-0--0-0h1p0-0-0-1p00--00-0--0-0h1p0-0-0--6--|

D-----------------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------|
F-----------------------------------------------|
C-----------------------------------------------|
G-00-0--0-0h1p0-0-0-1p00--00-0--0-0h1p0-0-0-----|
C-00-0--0-0h1p0-0-0-1p00--00-0--0-0h1p0-0-0-----|
                                        * *
x = palm mute
* = pause
\ = slide down

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Vans2639 wrote on December 16 2004, 12:00 am

whoever voted a one star on my version must have done the same to yours. prolly jus some noob who tried to play it but couldnt get it right. they could have at least left a reason why.

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Scorger wrote on January 15 2005, 12:00 am

Great job on a great song!

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DISCONNecktie wrote on September 6 2005, 12:00 am

the intro doesn't sound right is the gain supposed to be real high?

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