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Letter From A Thief - Chevelle
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Tabbed by: Nofear5454
Email: nofear5454@zoominternet.net
Tuning: Drop B

Intro (clean)
C#|--------------------------Distorted----------------------------|
G#|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E |-77777-77-77-7777---------1010/55------------------------------|
B |-77777-77-77-7777---X8----1010/55------------------------------|
F#|-55555-55-55-5555---------8-8-/33------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse(distorted) play twice
C#|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E |-77777-77-77-7777-----77/1010/55-------------------------------|
B |-77777-77-77-7777-X3—-77/1010/55-------------------------------|
F#|-55555-55-55-5555-----55/8-8-/33-------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------|

Here are the chords for the chorus, the strumming isn’t too difficult
C#|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E |-----------7---10---------play this after and mute quickly-----|
B |--8---10---7---10---X2----------8------------------------------|
F#|--8---10---5---8----------------8------------------------------|
B |--8---10------------------------8------------------------------|

Repeat verse

Repeat Chorus (but don’t play that final chord after, play the first two chords of the 
again)

Bridge(clean)- This is the album version: (play twice)
C#|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E |-15-14~--15-14~--15-14~--15-12~--------------------------------|
B |-15-14~--15-14~--15-14~--15-12~--------------------------------|
F#|-13-12~--13-12~--13-12~--13-10~--------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------|

And I’ve seen Pete play this live: (again just the chords, easy strumming)
Play twice
C#|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E |--10--7--5--7--------------------------------------------------|
B |--10--7--5--7--------------------------------------------------|
F#|--8---5--3--5--------------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------|

Solo (distortion and some other effects that make it sound awesome)
C#|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|----------------------------888----------------------------888-|
E |--/9~-10-5v--3-3/9~-10-5v---555--3-3/9~-10-5v--3-3/9-10-5v-555-|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------|

Bass Interlude- It sounds like the guitar is playing here but Pete definitely doesn’t 
anything here live so I’ll skip it

Play this bit palm muted (basically half of the chorus palm muted)
C#|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E |----------------------------77777777-1010101010101010----------|
B |--88888888-1010101010101010-77777777-1010101010101010----------|
F#|--88888888-1010101010101010-55555555-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-----------|
B |--88888888-1010101010101010------------------------------------|

Play Chorus four times

Then end on this
C#|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E |---------------------------------------------------------------|
B |--8~---0~------------------------------------------------------|
F#|--8~---0~------------------------------------------------------|
B |--8~---0~------------------------------------------------------|


| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| v  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
  ~  let ring

            
            
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HGF 205 Sep 02, 2009 03:17 PM

you've got the right idea, but there's some to polish, you know

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NoFear5454 36 Sep 02, 2009 04:00 PM

well any suggestions are welcome. It sounds pretty good to me when I play it this way

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HGF 205 Sep 03, 2009 02:15 AM

and it is!

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