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                         Mad World - Gary Jules
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Tabbed by: soupey george
Email: im_a_cupcake@hotmail.com
Tuning: standard tuning EADGBe

e|--------------------------------------------------1---------1------------|
B|-------------1-----------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------1----------0--1-----------0---------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------3----------1p0--------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------1--------1------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

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

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------1---1---1-------------------------|
G|-----------------1----1-----------------------------1--------------------|
D|----3-----3----------------3-----3---------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   All around me are familiar faces
   Children waiting for the day they feel good


e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----3------3-----3-----0-----3-----3-----3----1-----0--------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------3--------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  Worn out places, worn out faces
  Happy Birthday, happy Birthday


e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------1---1----1---------------------|
G|------------------1----1---------------------------------1---------------|
D|-----3-----3------------------3-----3------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  Bright and early for their daily races
  And I feel the way that ever child should

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----3----3----3-----0----3----3-----3------1-----0-----------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------3--------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  Going nowhere, going nowhere
  Sit and listen, sit and listen


e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------1----1-----1--------------------|
G|------------------1----1-----------------------------------1-------------|
D|----3------3-----------------3----3--------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  The tears are filling up their glasses
  Went to school and I was very nervous


e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---3-----3-----3-----0-----3------3------3-----1------0------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------3-----------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  No expression, no expression
  No-one knew me, no-one knew me


e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------1------1--------------------1-----1-----1-------------|
G|-----3------3--------------------3------3------------------------1-------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  Hide my head, I want to drown my sorrow
  Hello teacher, tell me what's my lesson


e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----3------3------3------0-----3-----3-----3-----1-----0-----------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------3----------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  No tomorrow, no tomorrow
  Look right through me, look right through me


CHORUS:

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------1----1----3-------------------3-----3----------|
G|----------------1----1-------------------3-----3----3-------------3------|
D|------3-----3------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  And I find it kinda funny, I find it kinda sad

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------1---1---3-----------------3---3----------------|
G|----------------1----1----------------3----3----3-----------3---3--------|
D|------3----3--------------------------------------------------------3----|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  The dreams in which I'm dying are the best I've ever had

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------1----1----3------------------3---3----------------|
G|-------------1----1-------------------3----3----3------------3---3-------|
D|---3----3-------------------------------------------------------------3--|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  I find it hard to tell you, I find it hard to take

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------1---1---3----------------3---3---------------------|
G|-------------1---1-----------------3---3---3-----------3---3-------------|
D|---3----3----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  When people run in circles, it's a very, very

e|-------------------------------------------------1------------1------------|
B|--------1------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---1---------0----1---------0----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------3---------1p0---------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------1-------------1-------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  Mad world...

e|---------------------------------------------1-----------1---------------|
B|--------1----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---1---------0----1----------0----1----3-----------3---------------------|
D|-----------------------3-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  Mad world... (repeat)

| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
===============================================================================

            
            
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Sooper-Dooper 10 Apr 26, 2007 05:55 AM

very good, maybe move it all down by one string

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GBjorlin 10 Mar 03, 2009 08:46 AM

Nice! At last an "easy-to-play-but-sounds-really-good" tab.
Reffering to the previous comment; No, i dont think so. Tried but it didn't sound very well.

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oyvind 15 May 17, 2009 12:54 PM

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

Should be moved one string down, e.g. the 333 and 0 should be on the G, not B. And the note on the G-string moves to the D.

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