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Great Decay Tab

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Difficulty
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THE GREAT DECAY by CURSIVE

intro a (3.5 times)
e-------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------|
G-------------------------------------|
D-------------------------------------|
A-----7-----7-----7-----7----0-55-----|
E--6-6---6-6---6-6---6-6---6----------|

intro b, guitar 1  (4.5 times)
e------------------------------------------------|
B------------------------------------------------|
G------------------------------------------------|
D-----------------7--7-----------8--5--7---------|
A--0--0----8--8----------5--5------------8-77----|
E------------------------------------------------|

intro b, guitar 2 (first/fourth times, and last half time)
e-----------------------------------------------|
B----------------10-10--------------------------|
G---------10-10---------10-10----7--7--5--5-55--|
D--12-12----------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------|
E------------------------------66-66-66-66-6----|

intro b, guitar 2(beginning parts of second/third)
e--------------|-----------------------|
B--------------|-----------------------|
G--77----77----|----55----55-----------|
D--------------|-----------------------|
A--------------|-----------------------|
E--------------|-----------------------|

verse, guitar 1
e-------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------------------------|
G-------------------------------------------------------------|
D-----------------------------------------------------77------|
A--------------55-55-55-55-------------555555------88----55---|
E-66-66-66-66--------------66-66-66-66----------55------------|

verse, guitar 1
e--------------------------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------------------------------------|
D--------------------------------------------------------------|
A--------------55-55-55-55-------------55555555----------------|
E-66-66-66-66--------------66-66-66-66-----------5-5-5-5-5-5---|

verse, guitar 2
e----5----5---5--------12-10--12-10------|
B----------------------13-----13-13------|
G----------------------------------------|
D----------------------------------------|
A----------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------|

chorus, guitar 1
e-------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------------------------|
G----------9-9------------------------------------------------|
D-----10-10----7-7------0-0--7-0--5-0--3-0--------------------|
A--8-8--------------------------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------|

e----------*-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G----------0------------------0------------------0------------------0--------|
D------3-----3---3--------3-----3---3--------3-----3---3--------3-----3---3--|
A--4-4---4-----4------5-5---5-----5------3-3---3-----3------4-4---4-----4----|
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e---------------------------------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------------------------------------|
G----------0------------------0---------------------------------|
D------3-----3---3--------3-----3---3---33333333--------77------|
A--5-5---5-----5------3-3---3-----3-----11111111------88---55---|
E--------------------------------------------------55-----------|

*noisey parts (pinched harmonics?)
e-------8---------------------------------|
B-----------10----7/6/5------10---10------|
G---7------------------------12---12------|
D-----------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------|

post-chorus, behind cello part
e----------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------------------|
D-----8----5----7-----------------8----5----7--------------|
A--------------------8---77----55---55---55--55-8-5577-----|
E--66---66---66---66---66----------------------------------|

e----------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------------------|
D-----8----5----7-----------------8---5----7---------------|
A--88---88---88---88-8-8877---------------------8---77-----|
E------------------------------88---88--88---88---88-------|

cello part (with guitar also)
e----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B---------------------------10--12-10-9--------------------------------------|
G------------------------12--------------------------------------------------|
D--------------------------------------------8---10-8-7-5-----5-3--2---------|
A-------------8----7-------------------------------------------------3-------|
E---6----5-------------------------------------------------------------------|

buildup, guitar 1 (6 times)
e----------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------|
D----------------------------------------|
A-------------------55--55--55--55-------|
E--66--66--66--66------------------------|

buildup, guitar 2 (4 times)
e-------------|-------------------|
B-------------|-------------------|
G--55-55---5--|-77-77-77-55-------|
D--77-77-77-77|-77-77-77-77-------|
A-------------|-------------------|
E-------------|-------------------|

buildup, guitar 2 (last two times)
e--------------------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------55-55-55-55-55-55-55----|
G--55-55-55-77-77-55-55-55-------88-88-88-88-88-88-88----|
D--77-77-77-77-77-77-77-77-------77-77-77-77-77-77-77----|
A--------------------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------------|

chorus 2, guitar 1
e-----------------------------|
B-----------------------------|
G-----------------------------|
D-----------------------------|
A------------------55555555---|
E--6666666688888888-----------|

chorus, guitar 1
e---------------------------------------|
B------------------------STRUM----------|
G----------9-9--------------------------|
D-----10-10----7-7------7-5-3-2---------|
A--7-7------------------8-7-5-3---------|
E---------------------------------------|

e----------*-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G----------0------------------0------------------0------------------0--------|
D------3-----3---3--------3-----3---3--------3-----3---3--------3-----3---3--|
A--4-4---4-----4------5-5---5-----5------3-3---3-----3------4-4---4-----4----|
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G----------0------------------0------------------0------------------0--------|
D------3-----3---3--------3-----3---3--------3-----3---3--------3-----3---3--|
A--5-5---5-----5------3-3---3-----3------3-3---3-----3------3-3---3-----3----|
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e----------------------|
B----------------------|
G--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----|
D--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----|
A--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----|
E----------------------|


*noisey parts (pinched harmonics?)
e-------8---------------------------------|
B-----------10---------10---10------------|
G---7------------------12---12------------|
D-----------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------|

ending riff, guitar 1
e---------------------------------|
B---------------------------------|
G---------------------------------|
D--7-7---10-10---3-3---5-5--------|
A--8-8---12-12---5-5---7-7--------|
E---------------------------------|

ending riff, guitar 2
e----------------------|---------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
B----------------------|---------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
G----------------------|---------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
D----------------------|---------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
A---12^8-12^8-12^8-12^8|-12^8-13^8-15^8-13^8-|-8^5-8^5-8^5-8^5-|8^5-10^7-12^7-10^8-|
E----------------------|---------------------|-----------------|-------------------|

end
e-------------------------------|
B-------------------------------|
G-------------------------------|
D------------7-7----------------|
A-------8-8-------5-5-----------|
E--5-5--------------------------|


tabbed by andrew bernard
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