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Blow Me Away Tab

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C G C F A D
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:

D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------------------|
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*-----------------|
 

[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*-------|
 
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-------------------------------------
 

[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  Dead note
| h  Hammer-on
| p  Pull-off
| /  Slide up
| \  Slide down
| *  Pause

************************************
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Vans2639 91 Dec 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 10 Jan 15, 2005 12:00 AM

Great job on a great song!

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DISCONNecktie 30 Sep 06, 2005 12:00 AM

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

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