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Coldplay – Viva La Vida
Tabbed and arranged by: Alejandro Manzano of Boyce Avenue

www.myspace.com/boyceavenue

video of me playing/singing it:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lio0YbTi87g

Tuning: C# G# C# D# G# D#


[Verse 1]

D#|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0----0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-|
G#|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0--|
D#|-5---7---0---0---5---7---0---0----------------------------------|
C#|-4---6---7---4---4---6---7---4--4---6---7---4---4---6---7---4---|
G#|-5---7---0---x---5---7---0---x----------------------------------|
C#|-------------4---------------4----------------------------------|

D#|-----0-------0-------0-------0----|
G#|------0-------0-0-----0---0-0-0-0-|
D#|---5---5--7-7------0---0---4---4--|
C#|--4-4----6-6---6--7-7----4--------| (play 2X slight palm mute)
G#|-5------7--------0----------------|
C#|------------------------4---------|

D#|-----0-------0-------0-------0----|
G#|------0-------0-0-----0---0-0-0-0-|
D#|---5---5--7-7------0---0---4---4--|
C#|--4-4----6-6---6--7-7----4--------| (play 2X open)
G#|-5------7--------0----------------|
C#|------------------------4---------|


[Chorus 1 and 2]

D#|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-|
G#|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-|
D#|-2---0---0---0---2---0---0---0-|
C#|-0---x---2---x---0---x---2---x-|
G#|-0---2---0---4---0---2---0---4-|
C#|-0---2-------4---0---2-------4-|

D#|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-|
G#|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-|
D#|-2---4---0---0---2---0---4---0-|
C#|-0---2---2---x---0---x---2---x-|
G#|-0---2---4---4---0---2---0---4-|
C#|-0---2-------4---0---2-------4-|


[Turnaround]

D#|-0----0---0--0--0--0--|
G#|-9----7---12-11-12-11-|
D#|-10---7---12-12-12-12-|  (play 2X)
C#|----------------------|
G#|----------------------|
C#|----------------------|


[Verse 2]

D#|-----0-------0-------0-------0----|
G#|------0-------0-0-----0---0-0-0-0-|
D#|---5---5--7-7------0---0---4---4--|
C#|--4-4----6-6---6--7-7----4--------| (play 2X slight palm mute)
G#|-5------7--------0----------------|
C#|------------------------4---------|

D#|-----0-------0-------0-------0----|
G#|------0-------0-0-----0---0-0-0-0-|
D#|---5---5--7-7------0---0---4---4--|
C#|--4-4----6-6---6--7-7----4--------| (play 2X open)
G#|-5------7--------0----------------|
C#|------------------------4---------|


[Bridge]

D#|-<12>-|
G#|-<12>-|
D#|-<12>-|
C#|------|
G#|------|
C#|------|


[Chorus 3]

D#|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-|
G#|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-|
D#|-2---0---0---0---2---0---0---0-|
C#|-0---x---2---x---0---x---2---x-|
G#|-0---2---0---4---0---2---0---4-|
C#|-0---2-------4---0---2-------4-|

D#|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-|
G#|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-|
D#|-2---4---0---0---2---0---4---0-|
C#|-0---2---2---x---0---x---2---x-|
G#|-0---2---0---4---0---2---0---4-|
C#|-0---2-------4---0---2-------4-|


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

 X  = mute
< > = harmonics

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11happy11 50 Jun 06, 2008 02:44 AM

finally the tab is posted... nice cover and nice tab..
thumbs up is not enough 4 you guys^^ kip it up^^

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slpbasketballer 91 Jun 06, 2008 01:45 PM

Alejandro you are so sick at guitar. You inspire me. Keep up the great work.

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slpbasketballer 91 Jun 06, 2008 01:48 PM

The same tuning as Beautiful girls... Now it's not a complete waste of time to take the time to tune it differently. Good work!

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