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40 ft by FRANZ FERDINAND:

Tabbed by Telecaster. Extremely addictive song from a very promissing band.
Straightforward but ear candy nonetheless. Enjoy!

Standard Tuning

h - hammer on 
p - pull off
b - bend string up 
r- release bend
/ - slide up
\ - slide down
x - mutes string



         (palm muted)
E------------------------------
B---4---------4---4---------4--
G-5---5--4--4---3---3--4--4----      x 4  (from begining to 0:18)
D------------------------------   
A------------------------------
E------------------------------

              p  h  p  h             p  h  p  h
E------------------------------------------------
B------------------------------------------------
G----------3--2--3--2--3-------------------------      x 4  (from 0:18 to 0:37)
D----4--5-------------------4--5--3--1--3--1--3--  
A-3----------------------3-----------------------
E------------------------------------------------

"As I glanced once upon the foam
40 feet beneath my feet
The cold has come flows through the molten veins
Cooling all the blood to slush congeals around again


Oh la la la la la la la la la la la..."

      [Cm]        [G]     				                 [F]

E--x--3--3--3-----3--3--3--x-                                          E--1--
B--x--4--4--4-----3--3--3--x-                                          B--1--
G--x--5--5--5-----4--4--4--x- x 6 (from 0:50 to 1:04) and then strum:  G--2-- "Oh, and forty feet remain"
D--x--5--5--5-----5--5--5--x-					       D--3--
A--x--3--3--3-----5--5--5--x-					       A--3--
E-----------------3--3--3----					       E--1--

              p  h  p  h             p  h  p  h
E------------------------------------------------
B------------------------------------------------
G----------3--2--3--2--3-------------------------      x 2  (from 1:08 to 1:17)
D----4--5-------------------4--5--3--1--3--1--3--  
A-3----------------------3-----------------------
E------------------------------------------------

"Soft scales upon my drying arms
Burn my back beneath the sun
I am cold beneath the burning haze
Looking down, looking down, down, down again"

Mess around with Cm chord, eg:							  [G]

E-------------------------------------						E--3--
B--------3-----------3----------3-----						B--3--
G-----4-----4-----4-----4----------4--    (from 1:18 to 1:27)  and then strum:  G--4--
D--4-----------4--------------5-------						D--5--
A--------------------------3----------						A--5--
E-------------------------------------						E--3--

"Oh la la la la la la la la la la la..."

      [Cm]        [G]     						 [F]

E--x--3--3--3-----3--3--3--x--                                          E--1--
B--x--4--4--4-----3--3--3--x--                                          B--1--
G--x--5--5--5-----4--4--4--x-- x 6 (from 1:32 to 1:45) and then strum:  G--2-- "Oh, and forty feet remain"
D--x--5--5--5-----5--5--5--x--						D--3--
A--x--3--3--3-----5--5--5--x--						A--3--
E-----------------3--3--3-----						e--1--

              p  h  p  h 	     p  h  p  h               p  h  p  h  p  h
E---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
B---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
G----------3--2--3--2--3-----------------------------------3--2--3--2--3--2--3--3--3--4- x 2 (from 1:50 to 2:09)
D----4--5-------------------4--5--3--1--3--1--3------4--5-------------------------------   (listen to the track
A-3----------------------3------------------------3-------------------------------------             for timing)
E---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


		       /   /      \
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------3--4--10--13--12--5--5--3--5--5--8--8--5--8--5--8--9--------------------
A--3--3--4--5--5--------------------------------------------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
G----------------------------7--8--7------------------------------------------------------
D--10--10--8--10--10--8--10-----------10--10--8--10--10--8--9-----------------------------
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


			    h	p   h
"La la la la la..."  B--11--13--11--13--  x 3 (with delay)

 
  [F]

E--1--
B--1--
G--2-- "Oh, and forty feet remain" D--3--
D--3--
A--3--
e--1--  


(from 3:00 to end)
                                 /	                              
E--------------------------11-------------------------------------------------------------
B--13--12--11--12--13--13-----11--13--13--13--12--11--11--13--11--13--12--11--12----------
G-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

	                                                              
E------11------------------11---------------------------------------------------------
B--13------13--12--11--13------13--12--11--13--13--12--13--13--12--11--11--12--13-----
G-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
D-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
A-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

						 b	   r

A second guitar is doing some bending sounds:  G--15--(17)--15--


Specially tabbed for FranzFerdinand.org
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Doone 10 May 16, 2004 08:00 PM

This is a great TAB, well done! Doone xxx

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rocker007 74 Dec 31, 2005 03:28 AM

I have the Tab book and this bit is wrong.

Instead of
E------------------------------------------------
B------------------------------------------------
G----------3--2--3--2--3-------------------------
D----4--5-------------------4--5--3--1--3--1--3--
A-3----------------------3-----------------------
E------------------------------------------------


It should be
E------------------------------------------------
B------------------------------------------------
G----------3--2--3--2--3-------------------------
D----4--5-------------------4--5--3--2--3--2--3--
A-3----------------------3-----------------------
E------------------------------------------------

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rocker007 74 Dec 31, 2005 03:29 AM

Apart from that nice one
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