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We Looked Like Giants Tab

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                We Looked Like Giants-Death Cab For Cutie
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amazing song.
please rate/comment, let me know
what you think :)

Standard Tuning

~~~ = let ring

intro riff:

e--------------------------|
B--------------------------|
G--------------------------|
D--------------------------|
A--5~~--4~~~---9--7--------|
E--------------------------|
(piano and drums enter, play 2 more times)

RIFF ONE (guitar 1)
e----------------------|----------------------|
B-----3p2--------------|-----3p2--------------|
G--4------2------------|--4------2------------|
D--4--------4-2-4------|--4--------4-2-4------|
A--2-------------------|--2-------------------|
E----------------------|----------------------|

e-----2-2-2-2-2-2------|----------------------|
B-----2-3-2-3-2-3------|--2--3-5-3-5--3-------|
G--2--2-2-2-2-2-2------|--2-------------------|
D--0-------------------|--2-------------------|
A----------------------|--0-------------------|
E----------------------|----------------------|

(guitar 2, play with guitar 1)
e----------------------|----------------------|
B-------2-2--0---------|-------2-2--0---------|
G--------------2-------|--------------2-------|
D----4-----------------|----4-----------------|
A--2-------------------|--2-------------------|
E----------------------|----------------------|

e----------------------|----------------------|
B----------------------|----------------------|
G-----2--4-4--2--------|----------------------|
D--0------------4------|----2--0-0------------|
A----------------------|--0--------4--0-2-----|
E----------------------|----------------------|
(both guitars play RIFF ONE twice)

VERSE
(guitar 1)
e----------------------|----------------------|
B--3~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|
G--4~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|
D--4~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|
A--2~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|
E----------------------|----------------------|

e----------------------|----------------------|
B--3~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|--2~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|
G--2~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|--2~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|
D--0~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|--2~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|
A----------------------|--0~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|
E----------------------|----------------------|

(guitar 2)
e----------------------|-----------------------------|
B--(P-A-L-M--M-U-T-E)--|--(P-A-L-M--M-U-T-E)---------|
G----------------------|-----------------------------|
D--4444444444444444----|--77777777-------------------|
A--2222222222222222----|--55555555-77777777-5p2-5b-2-|
E----------------------|-----------55555555----------|
(play guitar 2's part twice, with guitar 1)
(both guitars play RIFF ONE once)
(both guitars play VERSE twice)

CHORUS
(both guitars pound out these chords)
e----------------------|----------------------|
B----------------------|----------------------|
G-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4------|----------------------|
D-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4------|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----|
A-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2------|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----|
E----------------------|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----|

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

e----------------------|----------------------|
B----------------------|----------------------|
G-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4------|----------------------|
D-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4------|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----|
A-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2------|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----|
E----------------------|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----|

e----------------------|------------2~~~~~~~~~|
B----------------------|------------2~~~~~~~~~|
G----------------------|------------3~~~~~~~~~|
D--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----|--4--4-4-4--4~~~~~~~~~|
A--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----|--4--4-4-4--4~~~~~~~~~|
E--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----|--2--2-2-2--2~~~~~~~~~|
(then, both guitars play riff one twice)

INTERLUDE (guitar 1, drums and cool keyboard sounds)
e--0000--0-0~~~~~~~~~~~| The open strings are what make
B--0000--0-0~~~~~~~~~~~| this part sound so cool.
G--2222--2-2~~~~~~~~~~~| Play 22 times; the first
D--0000--0-0~~~~~~~~~~~| five times are played along
A--0000--0-0~~~~~~~~~~~| with the singing.
E--------3-3~~~~~~~~~~~|

RIFF TWO/OUTRO (guitar 2, this comes in at 4:29,
as guitar 1 ends)
e--------0~~~~~~~~~~~~~|----------------------|
B----------------------|----------------------|
G----------------------|----------------------|
D----------------------|------2-4-2-----------|
A----5-----------------|----4-------4-5-4-----|
E--3-------------------|--5-------------------|

e--------0~~~~~~~~~~~~~|----------------------|
B----------------------|--2~~~~~~~------------|
G----------------------|--2~~~~~~~------------|
D----------------------|--2~~~~~~~------------|
A----5-----------------|--0~~~~~~~-5-7--------|
E--3-------------------|----------------------|

e--------0~~~~~~~~~~~~~|----------------------|
B----------------------|----------------------|
G----------------------|----------------------|
D----------------------|------2-4-2-----------|
A----5-----------------|----4-------4-5-4-----|
E--3-------------------|--5-------------------|

e--------0~~~~~~~~~~~~~|----------------------|
B----------------------|--2~~~~~~~------------|
G----------------------|--2~~~~~~~------------|
D----------------------|--2~~~~~~~------------|
A----5-----------------|--0~~~~~~~-5-7--------|
E--3-------------------|----------------------|

(drums cut)
e--------0~~~~~~~~~~~~~|----------------------|
B----------------------|----------------------|
G----------------------|----------------------|
D----------------------|------2-4-2-----------|
A----5-----------------|----4-------4-5-4-----|
E--3-------------------|--5-------------------|

e--------0~~~~~~~~~~~~~|----------------------|
B----------------------|--2~~~~~~~------------|
G----------------------|--2~~~~~~~------------|
D----------------------|--2~~~~~~~------------|
A----5-----------------|--0~~~~~~~-5-7--------|
E--3-------------------|----------------------|

e--------0~~~~~~~~~~~~~|----------------------|
B----------------------|----------------------|
G----------------------|----------------------|
D----------------------|------2-4-2-----------|
A----5-----------------|----4-------4-5-4-----|
E--3-------------------|--5-------------------|

e--------0~~~~~~~~~~~~~|----------------------|
B----------------------|----------------------|
G----------------------|-------END------------|
D----------------------|----------------------|
A----5-----------------|----------------------|
E--3-------------------|----------------------|
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Zigler9 155 Jan 22, 2008 04:46 PM

wow sounds just like the song suprise suprise good job

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truexx 10 Mar 12, 2008 06:47 PM

very very nice job :)

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Frankthetank999 20 May 17, 2008 02:01 PM

perfect

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