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Artist: Broken Bells (Brian Burton a.k.a. Danger Mouse / James Mercer)
Album: Broken Bells (Self titled)
Song: The Mall and Misery
Track: Track 10(CD) | Side 2 Track 5(Vinyl)
Duration: 4:07
Transcriber: Kevin Burress (mekevin1917@gmail.com)

-Intro-
Rhythm: Play first half x2 then second half x2, repeat (x2 + x2) x4.

 [--------------(x2)-------------]|[--------------(x2)-------------]
 [                               ]|[                               ]
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|--6---6---6---6---6---6---6---6-|--9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9-|
E|11--11--11--11--11--11--11--11--|14--14--14--14--14--14--14--14--|

 Slide: I tried to line it all up right, the first three lines are
correct, the last one is a rest for 5-3/4 beats.. (the 6-11 and 3/4 of
the 14-9 for the rhythm before the slide starts again.)

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|------------------------11/13/11|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|13------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|----13------------------11/13/11|--------------------------------|
A|9/13----------------------------|13------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

e|---------------------------16/18|18----------------------18/xx-11| --*1
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

*1 - Slide down to 11 muting the tone just before plucking 11.

      _ Rest 5-3/4 beats,
     /                 _ Then play this.
    \/                /
                     \/
e|-[]-|----------------------------------------------------|
B|-[]-|----------------------------------------------------|
G|-[]-|--------------11/15-15/11-11-11/13-13/15-15/18-18/20|---*2
D|-[]-|----------------------------------------------------|
A|-[]-|----------------------------------------------------|
E|-[]-|----------------------------------------------------|

*2 - the first slide you can hardly hear, it may be unintentional,
it is there on the album.

-/Intro-
-Verse 1-
Wah accent: F# played 9th fret barred, and d# 6th fret barred(*3):

   F#       d#

e|--x-|  |--x-|
B|--x-|  |--7-|
G|-11-|  |--8-|
D|-11-|  |--8-|
A|--9-|  |--x-|
E|--x-|  |--x-|

Rhythm: (One bar of tab == four beats; 12 bars total.)

(*3 Play chords in time with bars:

 [F#----------------------------F#-----------------------------]

 then:
 
 [d#----------------------------d#-----------------------------])

 While lead #1: 

 [-------------------------(Repeat x12)------------------------]
 [                                                             ]
e|------------------------------|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|------------------------------|
G|--------------8---------------|------------8-----------------|
D|--8---8---11------11--8---8---|8---8---11------11--8---8---8-|
A|------------------------------|------------------------------|
E|------------------------------|------------------------------|

Lead #2: Rest six bars, play pattern x4 (over two bars), rest two bars, play pattern 

x4 in a similar manner.

e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|11--11--11----8---------8-------|
A|------------------11------------|
E|----------------------------11--|


-/Verse 1-
-Chorus-
Lead #1 plays F# and d# light staccato:


 [----F#-----F#-----F#----F#------|----F#-----F#-----F#----F#------]

 [----d#-----d#-----d#----d#------|----d#-----d#-----d#----d#------]

-/Chorus-
-Verse 2-
Lead #1: Same pattern as previous verse x12.

Lead #2: Rest two bars, play pattern x4 similar to previous verse,
rest two bars, play pattern x4 again.

-/Verse 2-
-Chorus-

Same as before.

-/Chorus-
-Outro-

Lead #1: Play verse pattern x12

Lead #2: Rest two bars, Play verse x4, rest two bars, Play verse x4 Then:

Alt pattern x8 over four bars:

e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|13--13--13----11--11----13------|
A|----------------------------13--|
E|--------------------------------|

Fade guitars out last two bars.

Have some synthesized instruments in the background playing along with bass four bars.

Whistle along last four bars, fade out all over last bar.

-/Outro-

            
            
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Sexton Blake 66 Jul 18, 2014 11:13 PM

Lack of accuracy.

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