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Penguin Tab

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This tab took a while to figure out then write out- so please enjoy it!
I know it's not gonna be perfect, but I feel i came relatively close.
Also, I based this tab off a live performance... so reference it!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B_EyAu78Q6E

Tuning:Open E (EBEG#Be). He actually tunes it to open D (DADF#Ad) then sticks
a capo on the 2nd fret, which makes it easier on the strings. All notes
are relative to the capo by the way.

Final note- the whole song is finger-picked, which kinda seems necessary for the tone of 
this song.

[Intro] Bass notes help it flow nicely.
e|-12---12---11---11---7--7---9--9---7--7---5--5---5--5---4------|
B|---0----0----0----0---0--0---0--0---0--0---0--0---0--0---0-----|
G|----12--------10-------7------7------7------5------5------3----|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0-------0-0-------0-0----0-0----0-0----0-0----0-0------0------|

[Verse]
e|-------0-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-2/4-0-----------------0--0------------0--0-----------0--5---------------7-|
G|---------0-1-/3-0------1--0-1----------3--5-3-0-------5--5-5----------7--7-|
D|------------------0----0--0---2--------0--0-----------0------5--------7----|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0------------------2-2--2------2-2/4-4--4-----4-4/5-5--5------5-5/7-7--7--|

e|--------------0-------------0---------------------------------------------0-|
B|-----------0----0-----2/4-0----------------0--0------------0--0----------0--|
G|-7---------8------------------0-1/3-0------1--0-1----------3--5-3-0-----4---|
D|---7-------0------0-------------------0----0--0---2--------0--0--------0----|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------x-----|
E|-----7-7/8---8------8-0-----------------2-2--2------2-2/4-4--4-----4-5------|

[Chorus] This is the general idea, I can't say it's for sure note for note
e|----0----------------0----------------0-------0-----------|
B|-5-------10---9---7----7--12---9---2----2--1----1---------|
G|--0---0----0---0---0----0---0---0---0----0--0----0--------|
D|---0---0----0---0---0--------0---0---0-------0------------|
A|-5-------10---9---7-------12---9---2-------1--------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|

e|----0----------------0----------------0-------0--------0---------0--|
B|-5-------10---9---7----7--12---9---2----2--1----1-----0--0------0---|
G|--0---0----0---0---0----0---0---0---0----0--0----0---7----7----4----|
D|---0---0----0---0---0--------0---0---0-------0----------------0-----|
A|-5-------10---9---7-------12---9---2-------1-----------------x------|
E|---------------------------------------------------/7-------5-------|

[Bridge] the 'let go' part. this is the only part he strums so listen for the
pattern, and this is the only part I'm really unsure of (it starts at 2:27
btw)The first 2 chords should be right, but after that I'm wrong- oh well.
e|-12--11--12--11------|
B|-0---0---0---0-------|
G|-12--10--12--10------|
D|-0---0---0---0-------|
A|-0---0---0---0-------|
E|---------------------|

This is my best guess which isn't very good lol
e|-5--4--|
B|-0--0--|
G|-5--3--| repeated a lot
D|-0--0--|
A|-0--0--|
E|-------|

After this he does the chorus once more, then intro to finish it.

Enjoy! and feel free to comment and rate.
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selfishcookie 73 Feb 01, 2012 10:03 PM

By the way, I stupidly wrote down a part wrong... twice... so the chord at the end of the verses and chorus actually goes:

e |------0-|
B |-----0--|
G#|----4---|
E |---0----|
B |--x-----|
E |-5------|
I don't know why I didn't catch that earlier. My bad.

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J-sean 10 Nov 25, 2014 10:26 AM

Lack of accuracy. Clearly wrong. the Third string is the wrong tuning and does not even sound accurate, the alternative tuning broke my third string instantly

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LauraToffano 76 Jul 01, 2015 10:19 PM

You, my friend, have a great earing skills!! :D Congrats!! It's perfection

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