Oops, an error
Loading. Please wait.

99 Red Balloons Tab

version 2
version 2
9,695 views 1 this week
2 commentsread comments
1 2 3 4 5
x 9
add to favorites
launch autoscroll
font size
0
reset
how to read this tab
guitar tuner
×
Best way to learn
"99 Red Balloons"
Autoscroll
slow
fast
+/-
esc
set tempo
stop
Song: 99 Red Balloons
Band: Goldfinger
Album: Stomping Ground (2000)
Written by Karges Carlo, Fahrenkrog-Petersen, Joern Mac Alea, Kevin Joseph
Transcribed by Gomer (Gomer188@hotmail.com)

* * * I got this one from  * * * 
GO THERE for official guitar, bass tabs, lyrics and album downloads! * * *
       


x-mute
b-bend
p-pull-off
h-hammer-on
~-vibrato 
   
   D   E   G   A   
 
E--5---7---3---5--
B--7---9---3---5--  MAIN CHORDS
G--7---9---4---6--
D--7---9---5---7--
A--5---7---5---7--
E----------3---5--

INTRO("You and I...")

Guitar 1 mutes MAIN CHORDS 2x (Distortion), then strums MAIN CHORDS 2x  (Clean)
Guitar 2 plays the bass note of each of the MAIN CHORDS 4x muted (Distortion)

BREAK 1

Guitar 1 strums this Octave repeatedly. Listen to song for timing and rhythm.
 
E-----
B----- 
G--9-- 
D--x--
A--7--
E-----

Guitar 2 plays notes (listen to song for timing)

E---------------
B---------------
G---------------
D---------------
A--7-7-----7-7--
E-------0------0

BREAK 2 

Both guitars play the same thing except for the end.
                                                                          A5(muted)
E--------------------|-------------------|-------------------|----------------|
B--------------------|-------------------|-------------------|----------------|
G--------------------|-------------------|-------------------|----------------|
D--2-2---2---2h4-2---|-2-2---2-----------|-2-2---2---2h4-2---|-2-2---2----7x--|
A------4---4-------2-|-----4---4---------|-----4---4-------2-|-----4---4--7x--|
E--------------------|-----------5-5-5-7-|-------------------|------------5x--|

                                                                          A5
E--------------------|-------------------|-------------------|----------------|
B--------------------|-------------------|-------------------|----------------|
G--------------------|-------------------|-------------------|----------------|
D----2---2---2h4-2---|-2-2---2-----------|-2-2---2---2h4-2---|-2-2---2----7---|
A------4---4-------2-|-----4---4---------|-----4---4-------2-|-----4---4--7---|
E--------------------|-----------5-5-5-7-|-------------------|------------5---|

VERSE 1
(During all verses you can use either Barre Chords or Power Chords, they use Barre) 

Guitar 1 plays MAIN CHORDS 4x
Guitar 2 plays MAIN CHORDS 4x, except the 3rd time uses ska upstrokes to strum chords.

SOLO 1

Guitar 1 plays MAIN CHORDS 2x while,
Guitar 2 plays this, 

E----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
B----7---7-------7-----------------|------7---7-------7---------10-7---7--| There are a lot of 
G--9---7---9-7-----9-7-7---7---7-9-|--7-9---7---9-7-----9-7-7--------9----| bends in this solo.
D--------------9---------9---9-----|----------------9---------9-----------| I was too lazy to   
A----------------------------------|--------------------------------------| tab them out.
E----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|

VERSE 2

Guitar 2 plays MAIN CHORDS only with palm muted guitar 2x then,
Both Guitars strum the MAIN CHORDS every beat the 3rd time then,
Guitar 1 plays MAIN CHORDS normally while Guitar 2 strums with ska upstrokes the 4th time.

Then Guitar 1 repeats BREAK 1 (the Octave) while Guitar 2 plays this,

E------------|----------------|
B------------|----------------| Play 2x
G------------|----------------|
D--2-2---2---|-2-2---2---2----|
A------4---4-|-----4---4------|
E------------|-------------2~-|

Then repeat BREAK 2

VERSE 3

Repeat VERSE 1.

SOLO 2

Guitar 1 plays MAIN CHORDS 4x while,
Guitar 2 repeats SOLO 1 and then plays this,

E--------------------------|            
B--------------------------| Repeat 4x
G--9h11-11-11-11-9-9-9-9---|
D--------------------------|
A--------------------------|
E--------------------------|

Then Guitar 2 plays this,

E-----------------------------|-------------------------------------------|  
B--12-12-9-12-12p9-9-9-12-12--|--9-12-12p9-9-9-12p9-12-12-9-12-12p9-9-9\--|
G-----------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
D-----------------------------|-------------------------------------------| 
A-----------------------------|-------------------------------------------| 
E-----------------------------|-------------------------------------------| 

|-------------------------------------------| 
|--9-12-12p9-9-9-12p9-12-12-9-12-12p9-9-9\--| 
|-------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------| 

Both Guitars then play

   B5  E5
E---------|            
B---------| 
G--4---1--|
D--4---2--|
A--2---2--|
E------0--|

OUTRO

Guitar 1 plays MAIN CHORDS 4x with clean guitar.


That's it. Questions, comments, death threats...email me at Gomer188@hotmail.com
Suggest correction
comments
print report bad tab
2 comments total.
0 reply
dumbpunk 10 May 30, 2004 08:00 PM

aweful tab, so wrong

0 reply
jarhead4life 10 May 29, 2008 11:21 AM

the whole thing is in chords. this has single notes and not even the right notes to fit. sounds nothing like it.

guest
You may want to rate the tab now too:
select rating
Wanna post a correction for this tab? Suggest correction