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Foo Fighters- Learn to Fly
Gavin, Freak_of_Nature1579@yahoo.com
Foo Fighters-Learn to Fly
Transcribed by Gavin (freak_of_nature1579@yahoo.com)
25-11-99
The other versions have not been quite correct,
and after studying Dave play it live I think this
is a pretty accurate version of the song.
I know the lyrics are correct for sure

Standard Tuning

[Intro]

(riff 1)
 (Distortion on)
e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--4--4-4-4-4-4-/-6-6-6--6-6-6/4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----|
D|--4--4-4-4-4-4-/-x-x-x--x-x-x/x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-----|
A|--2--2-2-2-2-2-/-4-4-4--5 4-4/2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|--4--4-4-4-4-4-/-6-6-6-6-6-6/4-4-4-4-4-4-------------|
D|--4--4-4-4-4-4-/-x-x-x-x-x-x/x-x-4-4-4-4-------------|
A|--2--2-2-2-2-2-/-4-4-4-5 4-4/2-2-x-x-x-x-------------|
E|-------------------------------- 4-4-4-4-------------|


[Verse]

(Riff 2)
Played clean
e|-------------2--------------------- 0--------------- 0--|
B|-------------2----------------------2----------------0--|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----4-----------------------4---------------2----------|
A|---2---2-------------------4---4-----------2---2--------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

     Run and tell all of the angels,   that this could take allot
e|-----------0----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------0----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----2----------------------------------------------------|
A|---2---2--------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|

(Play the same)

     Think I'll  need a devil to help me get things right
     Hook me up a new revolution cause this one is a lie

e|-------------2--------------------- 0------------------------------|
B|-------------2----------------------2------------------------------|(distortion on)
G|------------------------------------------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--|
D|-----4-----------------------4------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
A|---2---2-------------------4---4--------- 2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
E|----------------------------------------- 0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|

     We sat around laughing and watched the last one die

Chorus (riff 3)  Guitar 2 plays riff 2 underneath
 (I can't be bothered writing the rhythm it is not too hard to figure out)

e|----2----------------------------------------------------|
B|----2----------------------------2-----------------------|
G|----4----------------------------x-----------1-----------|
D|----4----------------------------4-----------2-----------|
A|----2----------------------------4-----------2-----------|
E|---------------------------------------------0-----------|
        I'm  looking to the sky to save me,  looking
e|--------------------------2-------------------------------|
B|--------------------------2-------------------------------|
G|--------------------------4-------------------------------|
D|--------------------------4-------------------------------|
A|--------------------------2-------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|
        for a sign of life,   looking for something to

e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---2-----------------------------------------------------|
G|---x-------------------1---------------------------------|
D|---4-------------------2---------------------------------|
A|---4-------------------2---------------------------------|
E|-----------------------0---------------------------------|
      help me burn out bright,

e|----2------------------------------------------------------|
B|----2----------------------------2-------------------------|
G|----4----------------------------x-----------1-------------|
D|----4----------------------------4-----------2-------------|
A|----2----------------------------4-----------2-------------|
E|---------------------------------------------0-------------|
      I'm looking for a complication,      looking

e|--------------------------------3-------------------------|
B|--------------------------------3-------------------------|
G|--------------------------------0-------------------------|
D|--------------------------------0-------------------------|
A|--------------------------------2-------------------------|
E|--------------------------------3-------------------------|
     cause I'm tired of lying,  make my way back

                      (trying C2)
e|----------------------------------- ----------------------|
B|--2-------------------------------------------------------|
G|--2-------------------------------------------------------|
D|--2-------------------------------------------------------|
A|--0-------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|
     home when I learn to fly

Play riff 1 again

Verse 2 (riff 2)

I think I'm done nursing patience
I can't wait all night
I'll give it all away if you give me one last try
We'll live happily ever trapped if you just save my life,
Run and tell the angels that everythings alright

[Chorus] (riff 3)


[Bridge] (riff 4) 2X

e|--------------------------------3---------------------------|
B|--2-----------------------------3---------------------------|
G|--2------------------------4----0---------------------------|
D|--2------------------------2--- 0---------------------------|
A|--0------------------------2--- 2---------------------------|
E|--------------------------------3---------------------------|
      home when I learn to fly along with me

e|---2-----------------------------3---------------------------|
B|---3---------------------2-------3---------------------------|
G|---2---------------------2-------0---------------------------|
D|---0---------------------2-------0---------------------------|
A|-------------------------0-------2---------------------------|
E|---------------------------------3---------------------------|
      I can't quite make it alone, try to make this
e|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|--2-------------------------------------------------------|
G|--2-------------------------------------------------------|
D|--2-------------------------------------------------------|
A|--0-------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|
      life my own


[Chorus]  *this time using riff 1 2X


[Outro] 2X

e|--------------------------------3-------------------------|
B|--------------------------------3-------------------------|
G|--------------------------------0-------------------------|
D|--------------------------------0-------------------------|
A|--------------------------------2-------------------------|
E|--------------------------------3-------------------------|
     cause I'm tired of lying,  make my way back
                                  (trying C2)
e|--------------------------------------|---3----------------|
B|--2-----------------------------------|---3----------------|
G|--2----------------------------1------|---0----------------|
D|--2----------------------------2------|---0----------------|
A|--0----------------------------2------|---2----------------|
E|-------------------------------0------|---3----------------|
     home when I learn to fly (high),    make my

e|-------------------------------------2-----------2-------|
B|--2----------------------------------2-----------2-------|
G|--2------------------------------------------------------|
D|--2---------------------------4-----------4--------------|
A|--0-------------------------2---2-------2---2------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|
     home when I learn to

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

There it is, a great song, have fun with it.



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adaly 0 wrote on March 22 2002, 12:00 am

great song, great tab!!!

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srsmith 689 wrote on February 10 2003, 12:00 am

Average tab but you got some stuff wrong e.g
its supposed to be a bend on the intro not 6 6
x to x
4 5
Other wise it sounds crap. And the second guitarist does other stuff which dosen't do that.

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