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Aberdeen Tab

version 2
version 2

Intro

Solo

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                       ABERDEEN - Cage the Elephant
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Tabbed by: HaveSomeGlue
E-mail: economythesedays@yahoo.com

Tuning: Standard (EADGBE)


Intro:

Rhythm:

e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------4-4-4-4-9-9-9-9-5-5-5-5-|
A|-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-7-7-7-7-3-3-3-3-| x4
E|-3-3-3-3-------------------------|

Lead:

e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|-12~-11~-4~-3h4p3h4--12--11--4p3h4p3h4p3h4p3-|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------| x2
E|---------------------------------------------|


Verse 1:

Rhythm: (this is actually the bass part translated to guitar)

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-| x3
E|-3-3-3-5h7-0-0-0-0-3-3-3-5h7-0-0-0-0-3-3-3-3-5h7-----------------|

Lead:

play this part after "I've been trying real hard to realize"

e|-------------5*----|
B|----------5*-------|
G|-------5*----------|
D|-------------------|
A|-------------------|
E|-------------------|

play this part during "a long long time, a long time" mixed in with some feedback

e|---------5*-|
B|---------5*-|
G|--12*----5*-|
D|------------|
A|------------|
E|------------|


Chorus:

Rhythm:

e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------4-4-4-4-9-9-9-9-5-5-5-5-|
A|-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-7-7-7-7-3-3-3-3-| x4
E|-3-3-3-3-------------------------|

Lead:

e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------5~----|
G|-4~------4~------4~-------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------| x3
E|--------------------------------|

During "Aberdeen... way back, way back, way bacK"

e|-12*12*12*12*12*12*12*12*-------|
B|-12*12*12*12*12*12*12*12*-------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|


Verse 2:

Rhythm:

same as verse 1

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-| x3
E|-3-3-3-5h7-0-0-0-0-3-3-3-5h7-0-0-0-0-3-3-3-3-5h7-----------------|

Beginning of verse

e|------------------------------|
B|---------------------15~-14\\-|
G|--------------13~-------------|
D|-----11~-14~------------------|
A|-12~--------------------------|
E|------------------------------|


Solo:

e|-----3--------------------------3-------8~-7~------|
B|-4h5----5~-----------------4h5-----5~--------------|
G|---------------3h4-0---------------------------7b8-|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------3~-2-------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

e|-----3--------------------------3-------10b11------|
B|-4h5----5~-----------------4h5-----5~--------------|
G|---------------3h4-0-------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------3~-2-------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|


Interlude:

Rhythm:

e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------4-4-4-4-9-9-9-9-5-5-5-5-|
A|-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-7-7-7-7-3-3-3-3-| x4
E|-3-3-3-3-------------------------|

Lead:

e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|-12~-11~-4~-3h4p3h4--12--11--4p3h4p3h4p3h4p3-|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------| x2
E|---------------------------------------------|


Final Chorus:

Rhythm:

e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------4-4-4-4-9-9-9-9-5-5-5-5-|
A|-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-7-7-7-7-3-3-3-3-| x4
E|-3-3-3-3-------------------------|

Lead:

play this part during "Aberdeen... Abeerden..."

e|-------3-------|
B|---4h5--5------|
G|---------------|
D|---------------|
A|---------------|
E|---------------|

play this part during "Way back, way back, way back"

e|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-12~-11~-4~--3h4p3h4--12~-11~-4p3h4p3h4p3h4p3h4p3h4p3h4p3h4p3-|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|


Order:

Intro
Verse 1
Chorus
Verse 2
Chorus
Solo
Interlude
Final Chorus


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| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| *   harmonic
| x   Mute note
| b   Bend
| pb  Pre-bend
| br  Bend release
| pbr Pre-bend release
| brb Bend release bend

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SPAZ64 wrote on February 5 2014, 09:08 pm

This tab is literally perfect and dead on, although if you tune it to drop-d you can make some weird mid verse deep chords for fun, but 5 stars!

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xAngelsOfHellx wrote on May 22 2015, 02:24 am

Play the B chord on the E string at the 7th fret, it makes more sense.

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