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Date: Sun, 13 Aug 2000 03:01:43 -0400
From: "Scott Taylor" 
Subject: m/matthews_dave_band/seek_up.tab

"Seek Up"

from
Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds
Live at Luther College


Intro

Dave - standard tuning
Figure 1
------------------------
------------------------
---------------------7--
---------------0--------
-----8--8---------------
-10-------10--10--10----

play Figure 1 - 8 times

then

Dave plays Figure 1 - 16 times

with

Tim - Drop-D tuning (throughout)
E-------0---------0--
B---6---------6------  repeat previous bar
G-----5----5----5----    2 times
D--7---------7-------
A--------------------
D--------------------

Tim
-------0------- ---------0----------0-
---6----------- -----6----------6-----
-----5--------- -------5----5-----5---
-7------------- ---7----------7-------
--------------- ----------------------
----------5--7- -0--------------------

Tim                              T  H
-0-----5-----0---8- -------0----10- ---------------------
---6-----6--------- ---------6--10- -6---P-------------T-
-----------5---5--- -----5--------- ---14-5---P----P--12-
-----7------------- ---7----------- ----T---14-7-12-7----
------------------- --------------- ---------T----T------
------------------- -0------------- ---------------------

Tim
-------0---------- ------0------- ---0-------5- -----0---0--3-5-
---6--------6---6- -------------- -----6------- -6-----6----5-6-
-----5------------ ----5--------- -------5----- --5-------------
-7--------7---7--- --7----------- ---------7--- ---7------------
------------------ -------------- ------------- ----------------
------------------ --------5---7- -0----------- ----------------

Tim
---------0-0--5- -5-5--------- ---------0---6-6-
-----6--------6- -6-6--~8-8-8- -8---6-------8-8-
-------5-------- ------~9-9-9- -9-----5---------
---7------------ ------------- ---7-------------
---------------- ------------- -----------------
-0-------------- ------------- -----------------

Tim
-6--6--6--6-----
-8-----6--6--5--
----7--------5--
----------------
----------------
----------------


...Fall back again.....

Dave
Figure 2 (Dave only)
---------------- -----------------
---------------- -----------------
-----7---7---7-- -----7-----------
-----8---8---8-- -----------------
---------------- -------8--8--8---
-6-----6---6---- -8-----8--8--8---
Tim
---------------- ----------------
-------3-------- -------5--------
-----3---------- -----5----------
---3------------ ---5------------
-1-------------- -3--------------
---------------- ----------------

Dave - Figure 1 - 2 times

with

Tim - volume swells
---5--- ----------
------- --8---5---
------- ----------
------- ----------
------- ----------
------- ----------


...Fall back again.....

Dave - Figure 2 with

Tim - volume swells
---------------- -----------------
---------------- -5---------------
-7-------------- -----------------
---------------- -----------------
---------------- -----------------
---------------- -----------------

Figure 1 - 2 times with
Tim
------ ---------
------ ---------
------ ---------
------ ------7--
------ --5------
------ ---------


...Fall back again.....

Dave - Figure 2 with

Tim - volume swells
---------------- -----------------
-3-------------- -5---------------
-3-------------- -5---------------
---------------- -----------------
---------------- -----------------
---------------- -----------------

Figure 1 - 2 times with
Tim
-5---5---P------- ---P-----------------
-6-----15-6---P-- -13-6---P------------
--------T---14-5- --T---12-5---P----P--
-------------T--- -------T---12-7-10-7-
----------------- ------------T----T---
----------------- ---------------------

...Fall back again.....

Dave - Figure 2 with

Tim
---------------- -----------------
-------3-------- -5---------------
-----3---------- -5---------------
---3------------ -5---------------
---------------- -----------------
---------------- -----------------

Figure 1 - 4 times with
Tim
---------0-5----- --------------- ---------0------- ---0----0---
-----6-------6--- -----6--------- -----6-----6----- -6---6----6-
---5---5-------5- ---5---5------- ---5---5-----5--- ------------
-7--------------- -7-----------0- -7-------------7- ------------
----------------- ---------0-5--- ----------------- ------------
----------------- --------------- ----------------- ------------


Verse 1

Oh life, it seems a struggle between.....

Figure 1 - 4 times with

Tim
-0------ --------0--0-0-0-- ------0--0-- --0--0--5--5--
-----6-- ------6----6-6-6-- ------6----- --6--6--6--6--
-------- ----5------5-5-5-- ----5------- --5--5--5--5--
---7---- --7--------------- --7--------- --------------
-------- ------------------ ------------ --------------
-------- ------------------ ------------ --------------

...going to change my ways.....

Dave
Figure 3 (Dave only)
----------------- --------------------
----------------- --------------------
----7-7-7------7- ----7-7-7-----7-7-7-
----------------- --------------------
----------8-8---- ----------8-8-------
-8--------8-8---- -8--------8-8-------
Tim
----------------- --------------------
------3---------- --------------------
----5------------ --------------------
-5--------------- --------------------
----------------- --------------------
----------------- --------------------

Figure 1 - 6 times with

Tim
---------0-0----- --5-5-5-5- ---------0-0-- -------5-5-5-
-----6-------6--- --6-6-6-6- -----6-------- -----6-6-6-6-
---5---5-------5- ---------- ---5---5------ ---5---------
-7--------------- ---------- -7------------ -7-----------
----------------- ---------- -------------- -------------
----------------- ---------- -------------- -------------

Tim
-----H-P---- ----0---------
----5-6-5--- --6---6-------
------------ --------------
--7--------- --------------
------------ --------------
------------ --------------

....weak, strong. Ashes to ashes.....

Dave - Figure 3 with

Tim
----------------- ----0---------------
----------------- -6------------------
--------------5-- --------------------
------------5---- --------------------
-3--------------- --------------------
----------------- --------------------

Figure 1 - 6 times with

Tim
---------0--- -------- -------- ------------ ----0-0--
-----6-----6- -----6-- -------- ------------ --6------
---5---5----- ---5---- ---5--7- ---7-----7-- ---------
-7----------- -7------ -7------ -7-----7---- ---------
------------- -------- -------- ------------ ---------
------------- -------- -------- ------------ ---------

Tim
-12-10--8--6--5--3---
---------------------
-12-10--9--7--5--3---
---------------------
---------------------
---------------------

then Figure 3 with

Tim
--------3--3---- ---------------
------3------3-- --3------------
----5----------- ---------------
--5------------- ---------------
---------------- ---------------
---------------- ---------------

Figure 1 - 2 times with

Tim - volume swells
-------- ----------------
---10--- --13------------
-------- -------12-------
-------- ----------------
-------- ----------------
-------- ----------------


Chorus

(Forget about)....the reasons and the treasons.....

Dave plays Figure 2 with

Tim
Figure 4 (Tim only)
--------------- ----------------
-----3---3---3- -----5---5---5--
--------------- ----------------
---3---3---3--- ---5---5---5----
-1------------- -3--------------
--------------- ----------------

then Dave plays Figure 1 with

Tim - volume swells
---------- -----------------
--------6~~~15----13--------
---------- -----------------
---------- -----------------
---------- -----------------
---------- -----------------


...the notion that our emotions....

Dave plays Figure 2 with
Tim - Figure 4

Figure 1 - 2 times with

Tim - volume swells
------ --------------
------ --------------
------ --------5--7--
------ -5--7---5--7--
----7- -5--7---------
----7- --------------

Figure 2 with

Tim - volume swells
--------- ----------
-5---3--- -5---5----
-5---3--- ----------
--------- -5---5----
--------- ----------
--------- ----------

Figure 1 - 2 times

Tim - volume swells
--------- ------10----
-6---8--- -10---10----
-7---9--- -10---------
--------- ------------
--------- ------------
--------- ------------

Figure 2 with
Figure 4

Figure 1 - 4 times with

Tim
Figure 5 - these 2 bars (Tim only)
---------------------
-----6---6-----8-----  repeat previous bar
-----------5-------6-
---7---7-----7---7---
-5-------------------
---------------------

Tim
-----------0-----5- -----------0-0------
-------6-----6----- -------6---------6--
-----5---5-----5--- -----5---5----------
---7--------------- ---7----------------
------------------- ---------------0----
-0----------------- -0------------------



Verse 2

(Oh, look at)....me in my fancy car.......

Tim plays Verse 2 like Verse 1 with slight variations ad lib

Dave - Figure 1 - 4 times

Figure 3

Figure 1 - 6 times

Figure 3

Figure 1 - 2 times



Chorus

(Forget about)...the reasons and the treasons

Figure 2 with

Tim - Figure 4

Figure 1 - 2 times with
Figure 5 - slight variations


...the notion that our emotions....

Figure 2 with
Figure 4

Figure 1 - 2 times with
Figure 5


...being guilty, we are innocent instead......

Figure 2 with
Figure 4

Figure 1 - 2 times with
Figure 5


...all find our lives swept away....

Figure 2 with
Figure 4

......you know how it is.....

Tim - Figure 5 with
Dave
------ --------
------ --------
--7--- --7-----
--0--- --0-----
--8--- --8-----
-10--- -10-----



Bridge

...You seek up an emotion and your cup is over flowing...

Dave
Figure 6 (Dave only)
----- -2----- -3------ -------
-2--- -3----- -0------ -2-----
-2--- -4----- -0------ -2-----
-2--- -4----- -0------ -2-----
-0--- -2----- -2------ -0-----
----- ------- -3------ -------
Tim
----- -----2- -------- -------
-2--- ----3-- -----3-- -2-----
-2--- ---4--- ---4---- -2-----
-2--- --4---- -------- -2-----
-0--- -2----- -------- -0-----
----- ------- -5------ -------

Figure 6 - 2 times with

Tim
-5-- -7-- -3-- -5-- ----5----- -7--10-- ---3--3-- ---5---
-5-- -7-- -3-- -5-- -4--5--4-- -7--12-- ---3--3-- ---5---
-6-- -7-- -4-- -6-- -5--6--5-- -7--11-- ---4--4-- ---6---
-7-- -9-- -5-- -7-- -7--7--7-- -9------ --------- -------
---- ---- ---- ---- ---------- -------- --------- -0-----
---- ---- ---- ---- ---------- -------- -5------- -------

...but when he find his way to you...

Dave
---------- -2------ -3-- ----- ------ ----------
-2-------- -3------ -0-- -2--- ------ ----------
-2-------- -4------ -0-- -2--- -4---- ----------
-2-------- -4------ -0-- -2--- -4---- ----------
-0-------- -2------ -2-- -0--- -2---- ----------
---------- -------- -3-- ----- ------ -3~~5~~8--
Tim
-5--5--5-- -----7-- -3-- -5--- ------ ----------
-5--5--5-- -----7-- -3-- -5--- ------ ----------
-6--7--6-- -----7-- -4-- -6--- ------ ----------
---------- -----9-- -5-- -7--- ------ ----------
---------- -------- ---- ----- ------ ----------
---------- -------- ---- ----- ------ ----------

Figure 1 - 8 times with

Tim                                          P
---------0---- ---------0--- ---------0-- -15-0--P-------P----------
-----6------6- -----6-----6- -----6------ --T--15-6--P-13-6--P------
---5---------- ---5--------- ---5-------- ---------14-5----12-5--P--
-7-----7------ -7-----7----- -7-----7---- ----------T---T---T--12-7-
-------------- ------------- ------------ ----------------------T---
-------------- ------------- ------------ --------------------------

Tim                                                        P
---------0--------- -----------0--- ------------------ --15-0---
-----6-----6-----6- -----6-------6- ---6---6---6---6-- ---T-----
---5---------5----- ---5---5------- ------------------ ---------
-7-----7-------7--- -7-------7----- -7---7---7---7---- ---------
------------------- --------------- ------------------ ---------
------------------- --------------- ------------------ ---------

Verse 3

...Late at night with TV's hungry child......

play Verse 3 like Verse 2 until Bridge
(slight variations throughout)


Bridge

....You seek up an emotion......

Dave - Figure 6 - 6 times with

Tim
-5--- -7--- -3--- -5-5-5- -5-5-5- -7-10-12- -15-14----- -5-5-5---
-5--- -7--- -3--- -5-5-5- -5-5-5- -7----10- -12-12-15-- -5-5-5---
-6--- -7--- -4--- -6-7-6- -6-7-6- -7-11---- -12-12-12-- -6-7-6---
-7--- -9--- -5--- ------- ------- --------- -12-12-12-- ---------
----- ----- ----- ------- ------- --------- ----------- ---------
----- ----- ----- ------- ------- --------- ----------- ---------

Tim
-5--5-- -----2- -----3--- -5-5-5- -9-10-12- -10-14--9-12- -9-12--9-
-5--5-- -----3- -----3--- -5-5-5- 10-10-10- -12-12-10-10- 10-12-10-
-6--6-- ---4--- -------4- -6-7-6- -9--9--9- -11-11--9--9- -9--9--9-
---7--- -4----- ---5----- ------- --------- ------------- ---------
------- ------- --------- ------- --------- ------------- ---------
------- ------- -5------- ------- --------- ------------- ---------

Tim
-9---5- -7---- ---3- -5-5-5- -5-5-10- -7-- -3-- -5----
10---5- -7--7- ---3- -5-5-5- -5-7-10- -7-- -3-- -5----
-9---6- -7--7- ---4- -6-7-6- -6-7--9- -7-- -4-- -6----
------- ----9- ----- ------- -------- ---- ---- ------
------- ------ ----- ------- -------- ---- ---- ------
------- ------ -5--- ------- -------- ---- ---- ------

....but when he find his way to you......

Dave
---- -2-- -3-- ---- ----- ---- -----------
-2-- -3-- -0-- -2-- -2--- ---- -----------
-2-- -4-- -0-- -2-- -2--- -4-- -----------
-2-- -4-- -0-- -2-- -2--- -4-- -----------
-0-- -2-- -2-- -0-- -0--- -2-- -----------
---- ---- -3-- ---- ----- ---- --3~~5~~8--
Tim                                  strum upward
-9-- 10-- -7-- ---- ----- ---- ---------0-
10-- 12-- -8-- ---- ---2- ---- ---------6-
-9-- 11-- -7-- ---- ---2- ---- ---------7-
---- ---- ---- ---- ---2- ---- ---------0-
---- ---- ---- ---- -0--- ---- -----------
---- ---- ---- ---- ----- ---- -----------

Figure 1 - 4 times
with

Tim
----0-- --0--0- -0--0--------- -0--------------
----6-- --6--6- -6--6----6--6- -----6--6--6--6-
----7-- --7--7- -7--7---7--7-- ----7--7--7--7--
----0-- --0--0- -0--0--0--0--- ---0--0--0--0---
------- ------- -------------- ----------------
------- ------- -------------- ----------------

....Fall back again.....

Dave - Figure 2 with

Tim
-------------------- ---------------
---6--6--6--6--6--6- ---5--5--5-----
--7--7--7--7--7--7-- --5--5--5------
-0--0--0--0--0--0--- -5--5--5-------
-------------------- ---------------
-------------------- ---------------

Figure 1 - 2 times with

Tim - volume swells
----- -15-12----------
----- -------13-------
----- ----------14----
----- ----------------
----- ----------------
----- ----------------

Figure 2 with

Tim - volume swells
---- -----
-3-- -5---
-3-- -5---
-3-- -5---
---- -----
---- -----

Figure 1 - 2 times with

Tim - volume swells
-5--- --------
-6--- --------
-5--- --------
-7--- ----5---
-5--- --------
----- -7------

Figure 2 with

Tim - volume swells
---- -----
-3-- -5---
-3-- -5---
-3-- -5---
---- -----
---- -----

Figure 1 - 2 times with

Tim - volume swells
------ --------
------ --------
------ --------
----5- -3--2---
------ --------
-7---- --------

.....Fall back again.....

Dave
----------- ---------
----------- ---------
-----7----- ---------
-----8----- ---------
----------- ----8----
-6-6---6-6- -8-----0-
Tim - volume swells
----------- ---------
-3--------- -5-------
-3--------- -5-------
-3--------- -5-------
----------- ---------
----------- ---------


Outro

Dave - Figure 1 - 9 times with

Tim
--0-- ----------- ---0-- ---0----- ---0--------
--6-- --6-------- ---5-- ---6----- ---5--------
--5-- --5-------- ---6-- --------- ---6--------
----- --7-------- ---7-- --------- ------------
----- ------H---- ------ -------5- ------H-----
----- -0---5-7-7- -0---- -0---0--- -0---5-7-0--

Tim
---0--------- -----0------- --------------- ----------------
---6--------- -----6------- ---6----------- ----------------
---5--------- -----5------- ---5--P-------- ---7--7---------
------------- ------------- -----7-5------- ---7--7-5-------
--------P---- --------P---- ----------P---- -------P---P----
-0---0-3-0-5- -0-0---5-0-7- -0-------5-0-7- -0--------3-0-5-

Dave
------------------- ----------------- ------------------
------------------- ----------------- ------------------
-----------------7- ---7-7---7-----7- -----7---------7--
---------------0--- ---0-0---0-----0- -----0---------0--
--8--8--8----8----- -8-----8--------- ---8---8-----8----
-10-10-10-8-10----- 10----10---8-10-- 10-------10-10----
Tim
------------------- ----------------- ------------------
------------------- ----------------- -------(5)~8-8-8--
-----7----7~10-10-- ---7-7-7--------- -------(6)~7-7-7--
-----7----7~10-10-- ---7-7-7-5------- -----0-0----------
------------------- --------P---P---- ------------------
-0-0--------------- -0---------3-0-5- -0-0--------------

Dave
----------------- ------------------- --------------
----------------- ------------------- --------------
----7-7--------7- ----7-7---7------7- -7------------
----0-0--------0- ----0-0---0------0- -0------------
-8------8--8----- -------------H----- -8------------
10-----10-10-8--- -8------8---8-10--- 10------------
Tim
--0---0---0-5--5- ---0----0-0-8~10-10 ---0----------
------------6--6- ------------8~10-10 ---5----------
----5---5---7--7- -------5-5--------- ---6----------
----------------- ------------------- --------------
----------------- ------------------- --------H-----
-0--------------- 0-0---------------- -0---0-5-7-0--

Dave
--------------------------- ---------------------
--------------------------- ---------------------
-7-----7----7-------7----7- --------7----------7-
-0-----0----0-------0----0- --------0----------0-
-8---8----8-------8----8--- -8--8------8--8--8---
10--10---10---8--10---10--- 10-10-8---10-10-10---
Tim
--------------------------- ---------------------
--10--10---10-10-12-12-10-- -10-10--10-10-12-----
--10--10---10-10-12-12-10-- -10-10--10-10-12-----
--10--10---10-10-12-12-10-- -10-10--10-10-12-----
--------------------------- ---------------------
-0-------0---------------- -0-----0------------0-

Dave
-------------------------------
-------------------------------
--------7---7---------7---7----
--------0---0---------0---0----
-8----8--------8---------------
10---10-------10----8---8------
Tim
-------------------13-13-10-10-
--10-10------10-10-13-13-10-10-
--10-10------10-10-------------
--10-10------10-10-------------
-------------------------------
0-------0----------------------

Dave
Figure 7 (Dave only)
--------------------------- ---------------------------
--------------------------- ---------------------------
--------7---7--------7---7- --------7---7--------7---7-
--------0---0--------0---0- --------0---0--------0---0-
-8----8-------8----8---8--- -8----8-------8----8---8---
10---10------10---10--10--- 10---10------10---10--10---
Tim
--------------------------- ---------------------------
--10--10------------------- --10---10--10-10--10-------
--10--10-----------10------ --10---10--10-10--10-------
--10--10-10-10--10-10------ --10---10--10-10--10-------
--------------12----------- ---------------------------
-0---------------------0--- -0--------0------------0---


Figure 7 - 4 times with

Tim
-----------5--5-- -0--0--8--0--5--8--- 0--3--0--5--8--5---
--10--10---6--6-- --6--6--6--6--6--6-- -6--6--6--6--6--6--
--10--10---5--5-- ---7--7--7--7--7--7- --7--7--7--7--7--7-
--10--10---5--5-- -------------------- -------------------
----------------- -------------------- -------------------
0---------------- -------------------- -------------------


Tim
-0--3--0--5--8--5--- 10---10---10---10---10---10----
--6--6--6--6--6--6-- --8----8----8----8----8----8---
---7--7--7--7--7--7- ---10---10---10---10---10---10-
-------------------- -------------------------------
-------------------- -------------------------------
-------------------- -------------------------------

Tim
-12--12--12--12--12--12--- -12--13--13--13--13--13---
--10--10--10--10--10--10-- --10--13--13--13--13--13--
---12--12--12--12--12--12- ---12--12--12--12--12--12-
-------------------------- --------------------------
-------------------------- --------------------------
-------------------------- --------------------------

Tim
-12--13--13--13-----
--10--13--13--13----
---12--12--12--12---
--------------------
--------------------
--------------------

Tim - volume swells
13-12------------ ------- ---------- -------
------13-12------ ------- ---------- -------
-------------14-- -12---- ---------- -------
----------------- ------- -10------- -------
----------------- ------- -----12--- -8-----
----------------- ------- ---------- -7-----

Dave
-------------------------- -------------------------
-------------------------- -------------------------
-------------------------- -------------------------
-------0----0-----------0- -------0--0-----------0--
-------------------------- -------------------------
10--10---10---10-10--10--- 10--10-----10--10--10----
Tim - volume swells
-------------------------- -------------------------
-------------------------- -------------------------
-------------------------- -------------------------
-------------------------- -------------------------
---------------8---------- -8-----------------------
---------------7---------- -5-----------------------

Dave
-------------------------- -------------------------
-------------------------- -------------------------
-------------------------- -------------------------
-------0----0-----------0- -------0--0-----------0--
-------------------------- -------------------------
10--10---10---10-10--10--- 10--10-----10--10--10----
Tim - volume swells
-------------------------- -------------------------
-------------------------- -------------------------
-------------------------- -------------------------
-------------------------- -------------------------
-7------------------------ ----10-------------------
-3------------------------ -----7-------------------

Dave
-------------------------- --------------------------
-------------------------- --------------------------
-------------------------- --------------------------
-------0----0-----------0- -------0----0-----------0-
-------------------------- --------------------------
10--10---10---10-10--10--- 10--10---10---10-10--10---
Tim - volume swells
-------------------------- --------------------------
-------------------------- --------------------------
-------------------------- --------------------------
-------------------------- --------------------------
-7------------------------ -8------------------------
-7------------------------ -7------------------------

Dave
--------------------- --------------------- --------------
--------------------- --------------------- --------------
--------------------- --------------------- --------------
----0---------------- --------------------- --------------
--------------------- -----8--8------8---8- --8---8-------
-10---10-10-10-10-10- -10-------10--10--10- -10--10-------
Tim
--------------------- --------------------- --------------
-3------------------- --------------------- --------------
-2------------------- --------------------- --------------
-0------------------- --------------------- --------------
-0------------------- --------------------- --------------
-0------------------- --------------------- --------------


The End


Scott Taylor
School of Music
The Florida State University
http://www.geocities.com/sequenzax
AOL IM: tromba1B
"Eat, drink, and be merry, for tomorrow we shall die." - Epicurus
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