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                             MESS AROUND - Cage The Elephant
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Tabbed by: Bruno Camargo
E-mail: brunofcamargo@live.com

Tuning: Standard


[Intro]

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-12-12-12-12-12\3-3-3-3-3/12-12-12-12-12\3-3-3-3-3/12-12-12-12-12----------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-3-3-3-3-3/5-5-5/7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-5-5/7-7-7-0---------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-12-12-12-12-12\3-3-3-3-3/12-12-12-12-12\3-3-3-3-3/12-12-12-12-12----------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-3-3-3-3-3/5-5-5/7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-5-5/7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------|


[Verse]

PS: for each chord, strum pattern goes \/, /\, \/, /\; /\, \/, /\; /\, \/, /\; /\, \/.

e|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|
B|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|
G|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13---------------|
D|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14---------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|
B|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|
G|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13---------------|
D|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14---------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|
B|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|
G|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13---------------|
D|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14---------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

PS: for A chord, strum pattern goes:  \/, \/, /\; B: \/, /\, \/, /\; With the third strum being harder. E:
\/, \/, /\, /\, \/, /\.

   A     B       E
e|-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------------------------------------|
B|-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------------------------------------|
G|-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-1-1-1-1-1-1-----------------------------------------------|
D|-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-----------------------------------------------|
A|-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----------------------------------------------|
E|---------------0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------------------------------------|

PS: this time, for both A and B chords, strum pattern goes \/, /\, \/, /\; With the third strum being
harder. The E chord remains the same.

   A       B       E
e|-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------------------------------------|
B|-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------------------------------------|
G|-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-8-1-1-1-1-1-1-----------------------------------------------|
D|-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-2-2-2-2-2-2-----------------------------------------------|
A|-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-2-2-2-2-2-2-----------------------------------------------|
E|-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-12-12-12-12-12\3-3-3-3-3/12-12-12-12-12\3-3-3-3-3/12-12-12-12-12----------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-3-3-3-3-3/5-5-5/7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-5-5/7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------|


[Second verse]

1st guitar:

e|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|
B|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|
G|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13---------------|
D|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14---------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|
B|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|
G|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13---------------|
D|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14---------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|
B|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|
G|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13---------------|
D|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14---------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|
B|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|
G|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13---------------|
D|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14---------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

2nd guitar:

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7-7-5h7-7-5h7-7-5h7-5\2p0-------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------3-----------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7-7-5h7-7-5h7-7-5h7-5\2p0-------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------3-----------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------5-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7-7-5-7-5h7-7-5h7---2p0---------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------3-------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7-7-5h7p5-7-5h7p5-7-5h7p5\2p0---------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-0---------------------|
B|-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-0---------------------|
G|-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-8-1-1-1-1-1-1-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-8-1-1-1-1-1-1---------------------|
D|-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-2-2-2-2-2-2-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-2-2-2-2-2-2---------------------|
A|-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-2-2-2-2-2-2-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-2-2-2-2-2-2---------------------|
E|-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-0---------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-12-12-12-12-12\3-3-3-3-3/12-12-12-12-12\3-3-3-3-3/12-12-12-12-12----------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-3-3-3-3-3/5-5-5/7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-5-5/7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------|


[Solo]

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------15-------------15----15h17-15----------15p12---------15-----------|
G|-9-14h16----16~-9-14h16----16----------14b16/19-------9-14h16----16~-------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-12/14b15~\12-17~------------------------15-17-19-17h19p17----15h17~-------|
G|--------------16~-12b14~-12/14b16~pbr-16-------------------16--------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----15-17-19-17h19p17\15--------15-17-17b19-17p15--------------16b17~------|
E|-16----------------------16~-16-------------------16-16/18b19~-16----------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------15-17-19-17h19p17----15h17~----15-17-19-17h19p17\15----|
E|-13b14~-15b16pbr-16-------------------16--------16----------------------16~|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----15-17-19-17h19p17----15h17~-17b19br17~-15h17~-17b19br17~----15-17-17~--|
E|-16-------------------16-------------------------------------16------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-17b19br17-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|



************************************

| h    Hammer-on
| p    Pull-off
| b    Bend
| br   Bend release
| pbr  Pre-bend release
| /    Slide up
| \    Slide down
| ~    Vibrato

Strumming:
| /\  up
| \/  down

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ruzialex12345 10 Nov 09, 2015 03:12 PM

Thanks for the tabs pal this helped alot I wanted to learn the full album when it's out. The only thing I'm not sure about is the chords for the verse but it will work thanks.

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