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this is my first tab(: tell me how it could be improved!
p.s.: the strumming pattern may not be accurate but it sounds pretty good to me...

capo on 3rd
standard tuning
(begins with piano part)
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|---------------------------|-------------------------|
|-----1-----1-------1-----1-|-----3-----3-----3-----3-|
|---------------------------|-------------------------|
|-0-----0------0------0-----|-0-----0-----0-----0-----|
|---3-----3------3------3---|---2-----2-----2-----2---|
|-0-----0------0------0-----|-3-----3-----3-----3-----|
heart beats fast.....         promises.....

|------------------------|-------------------------|
|-----1-----1-----3----3-|-----1-----1-----1-----1-|
|------------------------|-------------------------|
|-0-----0-----0-----0----|-0-----0-----0-----0-----|
|---2-----2-----0-----0--|---3-----3-----3-----3---|
|-0-----0-----0-----0----|-0-----0-----0-----0-----|
brave...                  afraid... (play this last riff 3 times)

|-----33-3-333-3333-3-333-3-333-|-3-333-3-333-2-|
|-----33-3-333-3333-3-333-3-333-|-3-000-0-000-3-|
|-----22-2-222-2222-2-222-2-222-|-0-000-0-000-2-|
|-----22-2-222-2222-2-222-2-222-|-0-000-0-000-0-|
|-------------------------------|-2-222-2-222---|
|-------------------------------|-3-333-3-333---|
somehow...                        cloooosssseeer

Chorus:
|-3-333-3-333---3-333--3-333--0-000--0-000--3-333-2-222-|
|-0-000-0-000---3-333--2-222--1-111--1-111--3-333-3-333-|
|-0-000-0-000---2-222--3-333--0-000--0-000--2-222-2-222-|
|-0-000-0-000---0-000--0-000--0-000--0-000--0-000-0-000-|
|-2-222-2-222-----------------2-222--2-222--------------|
|-3-333-3-333-------------------------------------------|
  i...  every.. waiting for...darling..     I have..
|-0-000--0-000--0-000--0-000-|-3-333-3-333--3-333-2-222-|
|-1-111--1-111--1-111--1-111-|-0-000-0-000--3-333-3-333-|
|-0-000--0-000--0-000--0-000-|-0-000-0-000--2-222-2-222-|
|-0-000--0-000--0-000--0-000-|-0-000-0-000--0-000-0-000-|
|-3-333--3-333--3-333--3-333-|-2-222-2-222--------------|
|----------------------------|-3-333-3-333--------------|
 thousand...                  thousand      more...

verse:
|-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-3-333-3-333-3-333-3-333-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-|
|-1-111-1-111-1-111-1-111-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-1-111-1-111-1-111-1-111-|
|-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-|
|-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-|
|-3-333-3-333-3-333-3-333-2-222-2-222-2-222-2-222-2-222-2-222-2-222-2-222-|
|-------------------------3-333-3-333-3-333-3-333-------------------------|
 time..                ...all..                ...brave
|-2-222-3-333-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-3-333-3-333-3-333-3-333-|
|-3-333-0-000-1-111-1-111-1-111-1-111-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-|
|-2-222-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-|
|-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-|
|-------2-222-3-333-3-333-3-333-3-333-2-222-2-222-2-222-2-222-|
|-------3-333-------------------------3-333-3-333-3-333-3-333-|
..let..       take..                  front..
|-0-000-0-000-2-222-3-333-3-333-3-333-3-333-3-333-3-333-3-333-3--|
|-1-111-1-111-3-333-0-000-3-333-3-333-3-333-3-333-0-000-0-000-2--|
|-0-000-0-000-3-333-0-000-2-222-2-222-2-222-2-222-0-000-0-000-3--|
|-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-2-222-2-222-2-222-2-222-0-000-0-000-0--|
|-2-222-2-222-------2-222-------------------------2-222-2-222----|
|-------------------3-333-------------------------3-333-3-333----|
 breath..     hour...     this...                 cloooooossseeer

Just repeat the chorus and verses throughout the song, and the ending is the same riffs 
from the beginning. thank you!
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Sparkling Lace 21 Jul 19, 2012 10:19 AM

The verse sounds way off :(

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