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                            Human Qualities - Explosions in the Sky
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Tabbed by: smeadows7
Email: smeadows@rc.edu

Tuning: Standard
As always listen to the song for timing.

Guitar 1
(0:14-2:19)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----2-2----2-2----2-2----2--------2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2-------------------|
D|---4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4---4--4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4------------------|
A|--5------0------2------2----4---5------0------2------2-----------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
(0:35-1:15)
e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|--7-77-77-8-8-5-55-55/10-10\3-33-33-2-2-2h3-3-3/-----|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

(Variation)
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|--7-77-77-8-8-5-55-55/10-10\3-33-33-2-2-2h3-3-3/55/------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

(1:16-1:36)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|--7-/-9-\-4---------------------7-/-9-\-4------------------|
A|-------------5-5-5-4-2---------------------5-5-5-4-5-------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|

(1:37-2:18) Add Variation Occasionally
e|------------------------------------------------------|
B|--7-77-77-8-8-5-55-55/10-10\3-33-33-2-2-2h3-3-3/------|
G|------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|

(2:19-Fade Out)
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|--2h3-3-3----2h3-3-3----2h3-3-3----2h3-3-3------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 1
(3:30-6:43)
e|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------|
D|--9--(x6)----7--(x6)----9--(x6)----7--7-\-5-\-4--4--4-----|
A|---10---------9----------10---------9--9\--7\--5--5--5----|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
(4:09-4:16)
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------7----------7--11-12-----|
D|--7h9-9--9-7-7h9-9--------------|
A|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|

(4:22-4:30)
e|------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------12-----|
G|--------7----------7--11-12--12-----|
D|--7h9-9--9-7-7h9-9------------------|
A|------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|

(4:35-5:00)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------12-(x5)--10-(x5)-8-(x5)--10-(x4)----|
G|--------7----------7--11-12--12-------11------9-------11---------|
D|--7h9-9--9-7-7h9-9-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------12-(x5)--10-(x5)-12-(x5)--15-----|
G|--------7----------7--11-12--12-------11------12-------16-----|
D|--7h9-9--9-7-7h9-9--------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|

(5:01-5:26)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------1010-------(x4)-12121212--10101010-----------------------------|
G|-111111-----12-11---------------------------12121212--11\9-9\7-7/------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

(5:27-5:51)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------12-(x5)--10-(x5)-8-(x5)--10-(x4)----|
G|--------7----------7--11-12--12-------11------9-------11---------|
D|--7h9-9--9-7-7h9-9-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------12-(x5)--10-(x5)-12-(x5)--15-----|
G|--------7----------7--11-12--12-------11------12-------16-----|
D|--7h9-9--9-7-7h9-9--------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
(5:52-6:17)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------1010-------(x4)-12121212--10101010-----------------------------|
G|-111111-----12-11---------------------------12121212--11\9-9\7-7/------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 3
e|--8-88-7-5-7-(x4)--10-1010----------(x4)----|
B|---------------------------12-10-12---------|
G|--------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
(6:18-6:43)
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--12-11\------12-11\----7--12-11\-------12--/-16-------------------------------|
D|---------7/9---------7h9----------7/9-/-12--/-17-------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 3
(6:31-6:43)
e|--8-88-7-5-7-(x4)--10-1010----------(x4)----|
B|---------------------------12-10-12---------|
G|--------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
(6:44-6:50)
e|--1010101010-7-10-7-(x2)--88888-7-8-7-(x2)-----|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

This is the part where the song explodes. It's kind of hard to pick out all the parts but I tried.
Lots of distortion and reverb.

Bassline (Some sort of distortion. Probably a Big Muff Pi).
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--3-333-33-(x2)-7-777-77-(x2)-0-000-00-(x3)/-10-101010-1010\----|

Guitar 3 (Using an E-bow)
e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|--/9~---/12~---\5~---|
A|---------------------|
E|---------------------|

Guitar 2 (Delay)
e|---15-14-12--15-14-12--15-14-12--15-14-12------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

Also throughout the song there is a lot of background noise which is created by
using delay and reverb and seems to be centered around the root note of D.
Obviously this is pretty difficult to tab you'll just have to listen.

That's all. Let me know what you think or if you have any corrections.
Thanks!



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| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| +   harmonic
| x   Mute note
| b   Bend
| pb  Pre-bend
| br  Bend release
| pbr Pre-bend release
| brb Bend release bend

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Wayneyguitar11 10 wrote on May 20 2011, 08:38 pm

Hey Wonderful tab please do some more tabbing of take care take care :)

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smeadows7 73 wrote on June 9 2011, 02:40 pm

Thank you. Working on Be Comfortable, Creature.

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