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                  Bend and Not Break - Dashboard Confessional
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Tabbed by: Jeremy Keltner
Email: PunkRockBoy6790@aol.com

Tuning:Standard(Capo 2)


  Intro (Guitar 1)Plays 3rd section when finished
e|-----7-------7-------7--------7-------7-------7-------7--------7---|
B|-0-------0-------9-------10-------7-------7-------9-------10-------|
G|---9---9---9---9---9---9----9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9----9---9-|x4
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

  (Guitar 2)comes in 3rd time
e|---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---|
B|-7-------7-------7-------7-------7-------7-------7-------7---------|
G|-----9-------9-------9-------9-------9-------9-------9-------9-----|x4
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

  (Guitar 1)playing along w/ guitar 2
e|-00-0-0-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-|
B|-00-0-0-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-|
G|-99-9-9-9-9-99-9-9-44-4-4-|x2
D|-99-9-9-9-9-99-9-9-66-6-6-|
A|-77-7-7-7-7-xx-x-x-00-0-0-|
E|-00-0-0-0-0-99-9-9-00-0-0-|

  Pre-Verse (Guitar 1)
e|-00-0000-00-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-0000-00-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-|
B|-00-0000-00-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-0000-00-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-|
G|-99-9999-99-99-9-9-99-4-4-44-9999-99-99-9-9-99-4-4-44-|
D|-99-9999-99-99-9-9-99-6-6-66-9999-99-99-9-9-99-6-6-66-|
A|-77-7777-77-77-x-x-xx-0-0-00-7777-77-77-x-x-xx-0-0-00-|
E|-00-0000-00-00-9-9-99-0-0-00-0000-00-00-9-9-99-0-0-00-|

  (Guitar 2)
e|-----0-----0---0-----0-------0-------0-----0---0------0--------0---|
B|---0-----0---------0---0---0---0---0-----0----------0---0----0---0-|
G|-1-----------1---8-------6-------1-----------1---11-------13-------|
D|-------2-------------------------------2---------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

  Verse (Guitar 1)
e|-00-0-0-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-|
B|-00-0-0-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-|
G|-99-9-9-9-9-99-9-9-44-4-4-|x8
D|-99-9-9-9-9-99-9-9-66-6-6-|
A|-77-7-7-7-7-xx-x-x-00-0-0-|
E|-00-0-0-0-0-99-9-9-00-0-0-|

  (Guitar 2)comes in 5th time
e|---0------------0--------0-|
B|-0------------0--------0---|
G|-----16~---20-------18-----|x4
D|---------------------------|
A|---------------------------|
E|---------------------------|

Then play Pre-Verse again

  Verse 2 (Guitar 1)
e|-00-0-0-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-|
B|-00-0-0-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-|
G|-99-9-9-9-9-99-9-9-44-4-4-|x8
D|-99-9-9-9-9-99-9-9-66-6-6-|
A|-77-7-7-7-7-xx-x-x-00-0-0-|
E|-00-0-0-0-0-99-9-9-00-0-0-|

  (Guitar 2)comes in 1 count before 5th time
e|-777-7--------------7--------------7--------------7------------|
B|-777-7--7-----------7--7-----7-----7--7-----------7--7-----7---|
G|-999-9----8-9-8-9---9----8-9---9---9----8-9-8-9---9----8-9---9-|
D|-999-9------------9-9------------9-9------------9-9------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

  Pre-Chorus (Guitar 1) 
e|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0--0--0--0-0-0-0--0--0-0-6--6-6-0--0-0-0--0-0-|
B|-0-0-0-0-9-9-9-9-0--0--0--0--0-0-0-0--0--0-0-6--6-6-2--2-2-1--1-1-|
G|-9-9-9-9-8-8-8-8-9--9--11-11-4-4-1-1--1--1-1-5--5-5-1--1-1-2--2-2-|
D|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-11-11-9--9--6-6-2-2--2--2-2-6--6-6-2--2-2-2--2-2-|
A|-7-7-7-7-6-6-6-6-0--0--0--0--0-0-0-0--2--2-2-6--6-6-0--0-0-0--0-0-|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0--0--0--0-0-0-0--0--0-0-4--4-4-0--0-0-0--0-0-|

  (Guitar 2)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-0---7---0---7---0---7---0---9---0---7---0---7---0---7---0---9---|
G|---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9-|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

  Chorus (Guitar 1)
e|-0-0-0-0-00-4-4-4-4-44-0-0-0-0-00-0-0-0-0-00-|
B|-0-0-0-0-00-4-4-4-4-44-2-2-2-2-22-1-1-1-1-11-|
G|-1-1-1-1-11-5-5-5-5-55-1-1-1-1-11-2-2-2-2-22-|x2
D|-2-2-2-2-22-6-6-6-6-66-2-2-2-2-22-2-2-2-2-22-|
A|-2-2-2-2-22-6-6-6-6-66-0-0-0-0-00-0-0-0-0-00-|
E|-0-0-0-0-00-4-4-4-4-44-0-0-0-0-00-0-0-0-0-00-|

  (Guitar 2)
e|-----0-----0---0-----0-----0---0-----0-----0---0-----0-------0---|
B|-0---------------0---------------0---------------7-------9-------|
G|---9---9-----9-----9---9-----9-----9---9-----9-----9---9---9---9-|x2
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

Then Pre-Verse

  Verse 3 (Guitar 1)
e|-00-0-0-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-|
B|-00-0-0-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-|
G|-99-9-9-9-9-99-9-9-44-4-4-|x8
D|-99-9-9-9-9-99-9-9-66-6-6-|
A|-77-7-7-7-7-xx-x-x-00-0-0-|
E|-00-0-0-0-0-99-9-9-00-0-0-|

  (Guitar 2)comes in on 4th time
e|------7---------777-7-------------7-------------7-------------7-----------|
B|----7-------7---777-7-7-----------7-7-----7-----7-7-----------7-7-----7---|
G|--9-------9---9-999-9---8-9-8-9---9---8-9---9---9---8-9-8-9---9---8-9---9-|
D|9-------9-------999-9-----------9-9-----------9-9-----------9-9-----------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Then play Pre-Chorus, then Chorus.

  Interlude (Guitar 1)
e|-----7-------7-------7--------7-------7-------7-------7--------7---|
B|-0-------0-------9-------10-------7-------7-------9-------10-------|
G|---9---9---9---9---9---9----9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9----9---9-|x4
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

  (Guitar 2)
e|--------------------------------------|
B|---------9-9-9-9--10-10-10-10-7-7-7-7-|
G|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--9--9--9--9--9-9-9-9-|x6
D|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--9--9--9--9--9-9-9-9-|
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7--7--7--7--7-7-7-7-|
E|--------------------------------------|


  (Guitar 3)comes in 3rd time
e|---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---|
B|-7-----------------------7-------7---------------7-------7---------|
G|-----9-------9-------9-------9-------9-------9-------9-------9-----|x4
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

  

  Interlude 2 (Guitar 2)
e|-------2-0---------2-0---------5-4---0---0---|
B|-----0-----------0-----------0-----7---4---0-|
G|---1-------4---4-------6---6-----------------|x2
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------|
  
  (Guitar 1)
e|-0-0-0-0-00-4-4-4-4-44-0-0-0-0-00-0-0-0-0-00-|
B|-0-0-0-0-00-4-4-4-4-44-2-2-2-2-22-1-1-1-1-11-|
G|-1-1-1-1-11-5-5-5-5-55-1-1-1-1-11-2-2-2-2-22-|x2
D|-2-2-2-2-22-6-6-6-6-66-2-2-2-2-22-2-2-2-2-22-|
A|-2-2-2-2-22-6-6-6-6-66-0-0-0-0-00-0-0-0-0-00-|
E|-0-0-0-0-00-4-4-4-4-44-0-0-0-0-00-0-0-0-0-00-|

  Chorus (Guitar 2) 
e|-------2-0---------2-0---------5-4---0---0---|
B|-----0-----------0-----------0-----7---4---0-|
G|---1-------4---4-------6---6-----------------|x2
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------|

  (Guitar 1)
e|-0-0-0-0-00-4-4-4-4-44-0-0-0-0-00-0-0-0-0-00-|
B|-0-0-0-0-00-4-4-4-4-44-2-2-2-2-22-1-1-1-1-11-|
G|-1-1-1-1-11-5-5-5-5-55-1-1-1-1-11-2-2-2-2-22-|x4
D|-2-2-2-2-22-6-6-6-6-66-2-2-2-2-22-2-2-2-2-22-|
A|-2-2-2-2-22-6-6-6-6-66-0-0-0-0-00-0-0-0-0-00-|
E|-0-0-0-0-00-4-4-4-4-44-0-0-0-0-00-0-0-0-0-00-|

  (Guitar 2)comes in 3rd time 
e|-----0-----0---0-----0-----0---0-----0-----0---0-----0-------0---|
B|-0---------------0---------------0---------------7-------9-------|
G|---9---9-----9-----9---9-----9-----9---9-----9-----9---9---9---9-|x2
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

  Outro (Guitar 1)
e|-00-0000-00-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-0000-00-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-|
B|-00-0000-00-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-0000-00-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-|
G|-99-9999-99-99-9-9-99-4-4-44-9999-99-99-9-9-99-4-4-44-|x2
D|-99-9999-99-99-9-9-99-6-6-66-9999-99-99-9-9-99-6-6-66-|
A|-77-7777-77-77-x-x-xx-0-0-00-7777-77-77-x-x-xx-0-0-00-|
E|-00-0000-00-00-9-9-99-0-0-00-0000-00-00-9-9-99-0-0-00-|

  (Guitar 2)
e|-----0-----0---0-----0-------0-------0-----0---0------0--------0---|
B|---0-----0---------0---0---0---0---0-----0----------0---0----0---0-|
G|-1-----------1---8-------6-------1-----------1---11-------13-------|x2
D|-------2-------------------------------2---------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

  (Guitar 1)
E|-0000~--------|
B|-0000~--------|
G|-9999~--------|
D|-9999~--------|
A|-7777~--------|
E|-0000~--------|


This might seem kind of confusing to you, but just listen along to 
the song and you'll get it. Any questions or comments email me at PunkRockBoy6790@aol.com

| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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TheJoeyH Show 108 Jun 20, 2005 08:00 PM

Sounds a lot better with capo on the 1st fret to me .. but other than that - good tab.

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jkerwin 10 Nov 18, 2008 06:48 PM

Capo 1st fret and everything else is correct.

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saved by music 57 Aug 18, 2009 10:23 PM

I think the person who tabbed this may have meant to say that its tuned down a half step, and then with a capo on the second. because i know thats how chris does it.

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