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Floating Boy Tab

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Fugazi
"Floating Boy"
End Hits

I haven't seen any tabs for this one... so enjoy.


Bass (Main Part:)
G------------------|
D-----------8-9-10-|
A-----9-7-8--------|
E---9--------------|


GUITAR 1
at first just something messing around with the high 'e' and the pick-up switch
e---(12)-------|
B--------------|
G--------------|
D--------------|
A--------------|
E--------------|


Riff 1
e--------12p0---12p0-|
B--------------------|
G--9/10--------------|
D--------------------|
A--------------------|
E--------------------|

Riff 2
one guitar is playing this and another sounds like a looped backwards guitar part
e----------------------|
B----------------4-3---|
G--9/10\5--5---4-------|
D-----------6----------|
A----------------------|
E----------------------|

Bass Fill Right before Riff 3(1:05/1:43)
G------------|
D------------|
A------------|
E---9-9--7-9-|

Riff 3 (1:10/1:48)
there are 2 measures of feedback ringing an 'F' note then
Guitar 1 (to me it sounds like the bass follows on this too, it is burried in the mix)
(play most of the notes that are on the same string with pull-off's and hammer-on's for 
more fluid sound)

e----------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------9(ring)--9h10-|
D-------------9----9----11-9-11----------------|
A--11-9-11------11-----------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
enters after guitar 1 plays Riff 3 once alone
e-------------------------|
B-------------------------|
G-------------------------|
D-------------------------|
A-------------------------|
E--9~~~7~~~2~~~0~~~/(16)--|

From 1:56-2:21 there is a lot of feedback from the guitar, while the bass plays the main theme

Part II of the song

Bass (2:22)
G----------------|
D----------------|
A----10-9----9-8-|
E--9-------9-----|

Guitar  1&2 Enter (2:25) Riff 1
e-------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------|
G-------------------------------------|
D--9---6---2--------------9---6-------|
A-------------------------------------|
E--7~~~4~~~0~~~~/16-------7~~~4~~~5---|

Riff 2(2:35)
PALM MUTE
e---------------------|
B---------------------|
G---------------------|
D---------------------|
A---------------------|
E--0-0-0--8-0-10\7~~--|

bass for riff 2(2:54)
G------------------------|
D------------------------|
A----------7--5---5------|
E---0-0-0-------7---5----|

Guitar 2(2:54)
                               (3:07)
e----------12-15---------12-15--15~---------------|
B-------------------------------16~---7~----------|
G--9-13-------------9-13--------15~---7~-6--------|
D-------------------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2(3:12)
Starts to play around with this E triad in a Dub/Reggae feel and the high notes on the B 
High E string
e-x-4-------15--12---------|
B-x-5--------------12--15--|
G-x-4----------------------|
D--------------------------|
A--------------------------|
E--------------------------|
(3:26)Clarinet enters
This riff is thrown around a bit in there
e----------|
B-7~-------|
G-7~-6-----|
D----------|
A----------|
E----------|

"False Ending" (5:04)
then...
Reprise

Guitar 1 Enters at (5:11)
& messes with these octave chords

e----------------|
B----------------|
G----------------|
D--8--10--6------|
A----------------|
E--6--8---4------|

Guitar 2 plays around with
e----------------|
B----------------|
G----------------|
D------18--17----|
A----------------|
E----------------|

it's fairly simple, just has a ton of parts...
if you want me to tab out some more Fugazi songs
e-mail me... jaggedpulpslicedinmyveins@yahoo.com
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aPaThYBaH 76 wrote on January 27 2008, 01:34 am

Switching the 7 and 8 around in the main bass part sounds more accurate to me:


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

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