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                           |---------------------|
                           |     QUIET HOUSES    |
                           |                     |
                           |    by Fleet Foxes   |
                           |---------------------|

Tab by Devin Miller 

Tuning: Standard EADGBe

CAPO 4 for all guitars (all transcriptions are made relative to capo)

***********************************************

ACOUSTIC FINGER-PLUCKED RIFFS (from beginning):

e|-3--------3---|--2--------2---|-0--------0---|-2--------2---|
B|------1-------|-------0-------|------1-------|------0-------|
G|----2-------2-|-----0-------0-|----2-------2-|----0-------0-|
D|-0------0-----|--0------0-----|-0------0-----|-0------0-----|
A|--------------|---------------|--------------|--------------|
E|--------------|---------------|--------------|--------------| x 2

VERSE:

e|-3--------3---|--2--------2---|-0--------0---|-2--------2---|
B|------1-------|-------3-------|------1-------|------3-------|
G|----2-------2-|-----4-------4-|----2-------2-|----4-------4-|
D|-0------0-----|--0------0-----|-0------0-----|-0------0-----|
A|--------------|---------------|--------------|--------------|
E|--------------|---------------|--------------|--------------| x 1

e|-3--------3---|--5--------5---|-5--------5---|-7--------7---|
B|------1-------|-------3-------|------5-------|------7-------|
G|----2-------2-|-----4-------0-|----5-------5-|----7-------7-|
D|-0------0-----|--0------0-----|-0------0-----|-0------0-----|
A|--------------|---------------|--------------|--------------|
E|--------------|---------------|--------------|--------------| x 1

e|-7--------7---|--7--------7---|-7--------7---|-7--------7---|
B|------5-------|-------5-------|------5-------|------5-------|
G|----5-------5-|-----5-------5-|----5-------5-|----5-------5-|
D|-0------0-----|--0------0-----|--------------|--------------|
A|--------------|---------------|-0------0-----|-0------0-----|
E|--------------|---------------|--------------|--------------| x 1

e|-0--------0---|
B|------3-------|
G|----4-------4-|
D|--------------|
A|--------------|
E|-3------3-----| x 4

REPEAT VERSE, then:

e|--------------|
B|-1--------1---|
G|------2-------|
D|----2-------2-|
A|-3------3-----|
E|--------------| x 4

e|--------------|---------------|--------------|---------------|
B|-3--------3---|--3--------3---|-1--------1---|--1--------1---|
G|------4-------|-------4-------|------2-------|-------2-------|
D|----4-------4-|-----4-------4-|----2-------2-|-----2-------2-|
A|-5------5-----|--5------5-----|-3------3-----|--3------3-----|
E|--------------|---------------|--------------|---------------| x 1

Repeat those last 2 bars, then ELECTRIC GUITAR comes in with this riff:

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

During the electric guitar riff, acoustic plays this (roughly):

e|--------------|---------------|
B|-1--------1---|--0--------0---|
G|------2-------|-------0-------|
D|----3-------3-|-----3-------3-|
A|-3------3-----|---------------|
E|--------------|--3------3-----| x 4


******************INTERLUDE and VERSE 2*********************


Repeat intro and first verse.

When the electric guitar plays again, add this riff at the end:

e|---------------|------5-s7-----|
B|------6--5-----|-----------8---|
G|------------0--|-------------7-|
D|-3s-5----------|-5s-7----------|
A|---------------|---------------|
E|---------------|---------------| x 2



******************OUTRO*********************

ELECTRIC GUITAR RIFF:

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|-------------2-4-0----2-----------------------|
A|----0--5------------4---2--0--2s--7--6-5-4----|
E|-3--------0-----------------------------------|

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

FINAL FINGER PICKING RIFF AFTER ELECTRIC GUITAR FIRST PLAYS:

e|-3--------3---|--5--------5---|-5--------5---|-7--------7---|
B|------1-------|-------3-------|------5-------|------7-------|
G|----2-------2-|-----4-------0-|----5-------5-|----7-------7-|
D|-0------0-----|--0------0-----|-0------0-----|-0------0-----|
A|--------------|---------------|--------------|--------------|
E|--------------|---------------|--------------|--------------| x 2

RHYTHM GUITAR CHORDS UNDERNEATH RIFF:

e|-0------0------0------2----------|
B|-3------2------1------0----------|
G|-0------0------2------0----------|
D|-0------2------0------0----------|
A|-x------0------0------x----------|
E|-3--------------------3----------| repeat until end.


| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| s  slide
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| x  Mute note
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Les Gibson 498 Jun 20, 2009 03:06 AM

bloody brilliant! together tabbing all the fleet foxes songs we make a great team!

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harrytheblurfan 221 Feb 13, 2012 12:50 AM

I like to play the main riffs like this:

e|-3---------3--|
B|------1-------|
G|----2---------|
D|-0-------0----|
A|--------------|
E|--------------|

I feel it flows better with the song. Just a suggestion though.

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