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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

AMSTERDAM (Bassline)
As recorded by Coldplay
(From the 2002 Album A RUSH OF BLOOD TO THE HEAD)

Transcribed by Christian Vásquez
	



Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Bass'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Vocals'

  Moderate  Q=72
 4/4
  Gtr II
  Wx10           Q  E E +Q.   E
|-------------||----------------|
|-------------||----------------|
|-------------||----------------|
|-------------||----3-3-(3)---3-|
|-------------||----------------|
|-------------||----------------|


  E E E E +Q   E E   E. S E Q  Q.     E E E Q  E Q
|------------------|----------------|---------------|
|------------------|----------------|---------------|
|------------------|----------------|-------0-------|
|-3-1-1------------|------1-3--3----|-3-1-1----3-1--|
|-------3-(3)--1-1-|----1-----------|---------------|
|------------------|----------------|---------------|


  E. S E E Q  +E. S   E E E E +Q   E E
|-------------------|------------------|
|-------------------|------------------|
|-------------------|------------------|
|------1-3-3--(3)-1-|-3-1-1------------|
|----1--------------|-------3-(3)--1-1-|
|-------------------|------------------|


  E E E E E E E E   +E  Q  E H       Wx4
|-----------------|---------------||--------|
|-----------------|---------------||--------|
|-----------------|---------------||--------|
|---1-1-3-3-0-----|---------------||--------|
|-------------3-1-|-(1)-3--1-1----||--------|
|-----------------|---------------||--------|


  Q  S E. Q  E E   E E E H    S S   E. S E Q  Q.     E E E Q  E E E
|------1--1------|----------------|--------1--1----|----------------|
|----4-----------|----------------|------4---------|----------------|
|--------------3-|-3-2---1----0---|----3-----------|-3-2---1--0-----|
|----------------|-----3--------1-|----------------|-----3------3-1-|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|


  +E. S E Q  Q  E   E E E H    S S
|---------1--1----|----------------|
|-------4---------|----------------|
|-----3---------3-|-3-2---1----0---|
|-(1)-------------|-----3--------1-|
|-----------------|----------------|
|-----------------|----------------|


                    2/4         4/4
  E E E E E E E E    +E  Q  E    +H.      E E
|-------1-1-------||----------||----------------||
|---4-4-----3-1---||----------||------------1---||
|---------------3-||-(3)-2--3-||-(3)------------||
|-----------------||----------||----------------||
|-----------------||----------||----------------||
|-----------------||----------||----------------||


  H    E E E E   +H     E E E E   +H     +E  Q  E   S E. E E E E E E
|-3----------3-|-(3)----------3-|-(3)----(3)-1----|----------------3--|
|------1-4-1---|--------1-4-1---|---------------2-|-1--------1-4-1----|
|--------------|----------------|-----------------|---3----3----------|
|--------------|----------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|--------------|----------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|--------------|----------------|-----------------|-------------------|


  +H     E E E E   +H     E E E. S   +H     E Q  E
|-(3)----------3-|-(3)-------------|---------------|
|--------1-4-1---|----------1-1----|---------------|
|----------------|---------------3-|-(3)----0------|
|----------------|-----------------|----------1----|
|----------------|-----------------|-------------1-|
|----------------|-----------------|---------------|


                                2/4
  +E  E H.         Wx8           W
|---------------||------------||------||
|---------------||------------||------||
|---------------||------------||------||
|-----0---------||------------||------||
|-(1)-----------||------------||------||
|---------------||------------||------||


 4/4
  Q  E Q.   E E   E E E H    S S   E. S E Q  Q.     E E E Q  E E E
|---------------|----------------|--------1--1----|-----------------|
|---------------|----------------|------4---------|-----------------|
|-------------3-|-3-2---1----0---|----3-----------|-3-2---1--0------|
|----3-3--------|-----3--------1-|----------------|-----3------3-1--|
|---------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------|
|---------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------|


  +E. S E Q  Q  E   E E E H    S S
|---------1--1----|----------------|
|-------4---------|----------------|
|-----3---------3-|-3-2---1----0---|
|-(1)-------------|-----3--------1-|
|-----------------|----------------|
|-----------------|----------------|


                    2/4         4/4
  E E E E E E E E    +E  Q  E    +H.      E E
|-------1-1-------||----------||----------------|
|---4-4-----3-1---||----------||------------1---|
|---------------3-||-(3)-2--3-||-(3)------------|
|-----------------||----------||----------------|
|-----------------||----------||----------------|
|-----------------||----------||----------------|


  H    E E E E   +H     E E E E   +H     +E  Q  E   S E. E E E E E E
|-3----------3-|-(3)----------3-|-(3)----(3)-1----|----------------3--|
|------1-4-1---|--------1-4-1---|---------------2-|-1--------1-4-1----|
|--------------|----------------|-----------------|---3----3----------|
|--------------|----------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|--------------|----------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|--------------|----------------|-----------------|-------------------|


  +H     E E E E   +H     E E E. S   +H     E Q  E   +Q   H.        Wx7
|-(3)----------3-|-(3)-------------|---------------|--------------|--------|
|--------1-4-1---|----------1-1----|---------------|--------------|--------|
|----------------|---------------3-|-(3)----0------|--------------|--------|
|----------------|-----------------|----------1----|--------------|--------|
|----------------|-----------------|-------------1-|-(1)----------|--------|
|----------------|-----------------|---------------|--------------|--------|


  Gtr I
  W               E  E Q    E E E E
|--------------|--------------------|
|--------------|--------------------|
|--------------|--6--8-8----8-6-----|
|--------------|----------------8-6-|
|
| Gtr II
| H    E E E E   +Q    E. S E E E E
|--------------|--------------------|
|------1-4-----|------------1-4-----|
|--------------|------------------0-|
|----------1-3-|-(3)------3-----3---|
|--------------|--------------------|
|--------------|--------------------|


   H        Q   E E    Q   Q.      E S E.
|-------------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------|--6---6---------6-8----|
|--4--------4---4-6-|--------------6--------|
|
| +Q   E. S E E E E   +H       +E  Q      E
|-------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------1-4-----|-----------------------|
|-(0)-------------0-|-(0)------(0)----------|
|---------3-----1---|--------------3--------|
|-------------------|---------------------3-|
|-------------------|-----------------------|


   W                     E  E Q   E E E E
|---------------------|-------------------|
|---------------------|-------------------|
|---------------------|--6--8-8---8-6-----|
|--6------------------|---------------8-6-|
|
| +S  E. +Q   E E E E   +Q.     E E E E E
|---------------------|-------------------|
|-------------1-4-----|-----------1-4-----|
|---------------------|-----------------0-|
|-----------------1-3-|-(3)-----------1---|
|-(3)-1--(1)----------|-------------------|
|---------------------|-------------------|


  H     Q   E E    Q   Q.      E S E.
|---------------|-----------------------|
|---------------|-----------------------|
|---------------|--6---6---------6-8----|
|-4-----4---4-6-|--------------6--------|
|
| Q  Q  E E E E   +H       +E  Q      E
|---------------|-----------------------|
|-------1-4-----|-----------------------|
|-------------0-|-(0)------(0)----------|
|-3---------1---|--------------3--------|
|---------------|---------------------4-|
|---------------|-----------------------|


  W                    E E Q     E E E E
|--------------------|-------------------|
|--------------------|-------------------|
|--------------------|-6-8-8-----8-6-----|
|-6------------------|---------------8-6-|
|
| S E. E S S E E E E   Q   E S S E E E E
|------------------1-|-----------------1-|
|------------1-4-1---|-1-----1---1-4-1---|
|--------------------|---------3---------|
|--------3-3---------|-------------------|
|-3-1----------------|-------------------|
|--------------------|-------------------|


  H      Q   E E    Q   Q.   E  S  E.
|----------------|----------------------|
|----------------|----------------------|
|----------------|--6---6-------6--8----|
|-4------4---4-6-|-----------6----------|
|
| Q  E E E E E E   +H.         +E     E
|----------------|----------------------|
|-1------1-------|--------------------1-|
|------0---3-0-3-|-(3)---------(3)------|
|----------------|----------------------|
|----------------|----------------------|
|----------------|----------------------|


   W                 E E Q  E E E E   H       Q   E E    Q   Q.     E S E.
|------------------|----------------|-----------------|----------------------|
|------------------|----------------|-----------------|----------------------|
|------------------|-6-8-8--8-6-----|-----------------|--6---6--------6-8----|
|--6---------------|------------8-6-|-4-------4---4-6-|-------------6--------|
|
| +E  E Q  E E E E   Q   Q  E E E E   Q  E. S E E E E   +Q   E  E E E E    E
|----------------1-|--------------1-|-----------------|----------------------|
|-(1)-3----1-4-1---|-1------1-4-1---|-1-------1-------|----------------------|
|------------------|----------------|-------0---3-0-3-|-(3)--0--0-0-0--------|
|------------------|----------------|-----------------|---------------3----3-|
|------------------|----------------|-----------------|----------------------|
|------------------|----------------|-----------------|----------------------|


   W             E E Q  E E E E   H    Q   E E    Q   Q.     E S E.
|--------------|----------------|--------------|----------------------|
|--------------|----------------|--------------|----------------------|
|--------------|-6-8-8--8-6-----|--------------|--6---6--------6-8----|
|--6-----------|------------8-6-|-4----4---4-6-|-------------6--------|
|
| +Q   H.        W                H    E E E E   +Q   E  E E E E    E
|--------------|----------------|--------------|----------------------|
|--------------|----------------|------1-------|----------------------|
|--------------|----------------|--------3-0-3-|-(3)--0--0-0-0--------|
|-(3)----------|----------------|--------------|---------------3----3-|
|--------------|----------------|--------------|----------------------|
|--------------|----------------|--------------|----------------------|


   W              E E Q  E E E E   H    Q   E E
|---------------|----------------|--------------|
|---------------|----------------|--------------|
|---------------|-6-8-8--8-6-----|--------------|
|--6------------|------------8-6-|-4----4---4-6-|
|
| +E  H.      E   W                H    E E E E
|---------------|----------------|--------------|
|---------------|----------------|------1-------|
|---------------|----------------|--------3-0-3-|
|-(3)-----------|----------------|--------------|
|---------------|----------------|--------------|
|---------------|----------------|--------------|


   Q   Q.     E S E.    W
|--------------------|------------*|
|--------------------|------------*|
|--6---6--------6-8--|------------*|
|-------------6------|--6---------*|
|
| +Q   E  E E E E E    +Q   H.
|--------------------|------------*|
|--------------------|------------*|
|-(3)--0----0-0------|------------*|
|---------1----------|------------*|
|---------------1-1--|-(1)--------*|
|--------------------|------------*|



Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
 - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <> - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths

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