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Author
===========================================================
	Artist: Green Day
	  Song: Are We The Waiting
	 Album: American Idiot (2004)
===========================================================

Tabbed: TheMutts @ Ultimate-Guitar.com
Email: fadetoblack726@yahoo.com

Tuning: Standard

Note: I have alot more detail than the other tabs,
      I added lyrics above each measure where the song plays,
      and to my knowledge, every guitar note I could tab
      is included, enjoy.


Key:

PM----| = palm mute
~ = vibrato
# (#) = let note ring

===========================

Guitar 1 - Lead
Guitar 2 - Rhythem

===========================
Intro
===========================

 Guitar 1
|----------------------------2----------2-------|
|----2-----------2----------3---3------3---3----|
|---2---2-------2---2------2-------2--2-------2-|
|--2-------2---2-------2-0-----------0----------|
|-0----------0----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|


===========================
Verse 1
===========================

      "Stary nights, city lights coming down over me"

 Guitar 1
|------------------------------2----------2---------|
|--------2----------2---------3---3------3---3------|
|-------2---2------2---2-----2-------2--2-------2---|
|------2-------2--2-------2-0----------0------------|
|-----0----------0----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|                                                   |
|Guitar 2                                           |
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|-12s2---(2)----------------------------------------|



"Sky scrapers, star gazers in my head"

 Guitar 1
|--------------------------2----------2---------|
|----2----------2---------3---3------3---3------|
|---2---2------2---2-----2-------2--2-------2---|
|--2-------2--2-------2-0----------0------------|
|-0----------0----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|



"Are we we are, are we we are the waiting unknown"

Guitar 1
|--------------------------2----------2---------|
|----2----------2---------3---3------3---3------|
|---2---2------2---2-----2-------2--2-------2---|
|--2-------2--2-------2-0----------0------------|
|-0----------0----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|



"This dirty town was burning down in my dreams.."

 Guitar 1
|----6----------4----------2----------2-------------|
|---7---7------5---5------3---3------3---3----------|
|--6-------6--4-------4--2-------2--2-------2-------|
|-4----------2----------0----------0----------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|



"Lost and found city bound in my dreams...and screaming"

 Guitar 1
|----6----------4----------2----------2----------------|
|---7---7------5---5------3---3------3---3-------------|
|--6-------6--4-------4--2-------2--2-------2----------|
|-4----------2----------0----------0-------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|                                                      |
|Guitar 2                                              |
|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------12s2-|



===========================
Chorus 1
===========================

"Are we we are, are we we are the waiting and screaming"

 Guitar 1
|--------------------------2----------2---------|
|----2----------2---------3---3------3---3------|
|---2---2------2---2-----2-------2--2-------2---|
|--2-------2--2-------2-0----------0------------|
|-0----------0----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|                                               |
|Guitar 2                                       |
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------3-(3)-------------------|
|-2-(2)-----------------2-(2)-------------------|
|-2-(2)-----------------0-(0)-------------------|
|-0-(0)-----------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------12s2-|



"Are we we are, are we we are the waiting"

 Guitar 1
|--------------------------2----------2---------|
|----2----------2---------3---3------3---3------|
|---2---2------2---2-----2-------2--2-------2---|
|--2-------2--2-------2-0----------0------------|
|-0----------0----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|                                               |
|Guitar 2                                       |
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------3-(3)-------------------|
|-2-(2)-----------------2-(2)-------------------|
|-2-(2)-----------------0-(0)-------------------|
|-0-(0)-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|




===========================
Verse 2
===========================

"Forget me nots and second thoughts live in isolation"

 Guitar 1
|--------------------------2----------2---------|
|----2----------2---------3---3------3---3------|
|---2---2------2---2-----2-------2--2-------2---|
|--2-------2--2-------2-0----------0------------|
|-0----------0----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|                                               |
|Guitar 2                                       |
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------2-(2)------2-(2)--------|
|-2-(2)------2-(2)------0-(0)------0-(0)--------|
|-0-(0)------0-(0)------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|



"Heads or tails and fairytales in my mind"

 Guitar 1
|--------------------------2----------2---------|
|----2----------2---------3---3------3---3------|
|---2---2------2---2-----2-------2--2-------2---|
|--2-------2--2-------2-0----------0------------|
|-0----------0----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|                                               |
|Guitar 2                                       |
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------2-(2)------2-(2)--------|
|-2-(2)------2-(2)------0-(0)------0-(0)--------|
|-0-(0)------0-(0)------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|



"Are we we are, are we we are the waiting unknown"

|--------------------------2----------2---------|
|----2----------2---------3---3------3---3------|
|---2---2------2---2-----2-------2--2-------2---|
|--2-------2--2-------2-0----------0------------|
|-0----------0----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|                                               |
|Guitar 2                                       |
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------3-(3)------3-(3)--------|
|-2-(2)------2-(2)------2-(2)------2-(2)--------|
|-2-(2)------2-(2)------0-(0)------0-(0)--------|
|-0-(0)------0-(0)------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------12s2-|



"The rage and love, the story of my life"

 Guitar 1
|----6----------4----------2----------2-------------|
|---7---7------5---5------3---3------3---3----------|
|--6-------6--4-------4--2-------2--2-------2-------|
|-4----------2----------0----------0----------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|                                                   |
|Guitar 2                                           |
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------2-(2)-----------------------|
|-6-(6)------4-(4)------0-(0)-----------------------|
|-4-(4)------2-(2)----------------------------------|




"The Jesus of Suburbia is a lie....... and screaming"

 Guitar 1
|----6----------4----------2----------2-------------|
|---7---7------5---5------3---3------3---3----------|
|--6-------6--4-------4--2-------2--2-------2-------|
|-4----------2----------0----------0----------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|                                                   |
|Guitar 2                                           |
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------2-(2)-----------------------|
|-6-(6)------4-(4)------2-(2)-----------------------|
|-6-(6)------4-(4)------0-(0)-----------------------|
|-4-(4)------2-(2)-----------------------------12s2-|




===========================
Chorus 2
===========================

"Are we we are, are we we are the waiting and screaming"

 Guitar 1
|--------------------------2----------2---------|
|----2----------2---------3---3------3---3------|
|---2---2------2---2-----2-------2--2-------2---|
|--2-------2--2-------2-0----------0------------|
|-0----------0----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|                                               |
|Guitar 2                                       |
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------3-(3)-------------------|
|-2-(2)-----------------2-(2)-------------------|
|-2-(2)-----------------0-(0)-------------------|
|-0-(0)-----------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------12s2-|



"Are we we are, are we we are the waiting unknown"

 Guitar 1
|--------------------------2----------2---------|
|----2----------2---------3---3------3---3------|
|---2---2------2---2-----2-------2--2-------2---|
|--2-------2--2-------2-0----------0------------|
|-0----------0----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|                                               |
|Guitar 2                                       |
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------3-(3)-------------------|
|-2-(2)-----------------2-(2)-------------------|
|-2-(2)-----------------0-(0)-------------------|
|-0-(0)-----------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------12s2-|



"Are we we are, are we we are the waiting and screaming"

 Guitar 1
|--------------------------2----------2---------|
|----2----------2---------3---3------3---3------|
|---2---2------2---2-----2-------2--2-------2---|
|--2-------2--2-------2-0----------0------------|
|-0----------0----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|                                               |
|Guitar 2                                       |
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------3-(3)-------------------|
|-2-(2)-----------------2-(2)-------------------|
|-2-(2)-----------------0-(0)-------------------|
|-0-(0)-----------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------12s2-|


"Are we we are, are we we are the waiting unknown"

 Guitar 1
|--------------------------2----------2---------|
|----2----------2---------3---3------3---3------|
|---2---2------2---2-----2-------2--2-------2---|
|--2-------2--2-------2-0----------0------------|
|-0----------0----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|                                               |
|Guitar 2                                       |
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------3-(3)-------------------|
|-2-(2)-----------------2-(2)-------------------|
|-2-(2)-----------------0-(0)-------------------|
|-0-(0)-----------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------12s2-|



"Are we we are, are we we are the waiting unknown"

 Guitar 1
|--------------------------2----------2---------|
|----2----------2---------3---3------3---3------|
|---2---2------2---2-----2-------2--2-------2---|
|--2-------2--2-------2-0----------0------------|
|-0----------0----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|                                               |
|Guitar 2                                       |
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------3-(3)-------------------|
|-2-(2)-----------------2-(2)-------------------|
|-2-(2)-----------------0-(0)-------------------|
|-0-(0)-----------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------12s2-|



===========================
The End
===========================

            
            
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TheMutts 10,516 Mar 19, 2005 07:00 PM

Update: When it says 12s2, it should really be more like 15s2, sorry about that..

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deadly_teapot 30 Apr 01, 2005 07:00 PM

You see at this part, and how it repeats?

Shouldn't it be a five instead of a 6 in the first bit?
"This dirty town was burning down in my dreams.."

Guitar 1
|----5-------|---4----------2----------2-------------|
|---7---7----|--5---5------3---3------3---3----------|
|--6-------6-|-4-------4--2-------2--2-------2-------|
|-4----------|2----------0----------0----------------|
|------------|---------------------------------------|
|------------|---------------------------------------|

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TheMutts 10,516 May 18, 2005 08:00 PM

no, its a six

it sounds just like the song so i assume its correct

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