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Holiday
Music: Green Day
Album: American Idiot (2004)
Tab By: reizig (reizig@hotmail.com)

Standard Tuning (E A D G B E)

Kick ass song.

(Intro Riff)        
 
e|--------------------|
B|-10---6----13---8---|
G|-10---6----13---8---|
D|-x----x----x----x---| 
A|-8----4----11---6---|
E|--------------------|

(Main Riff)

   F5  C#5 G#5 D#5 
e|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|-10--6-------8---|
D|-10--6---6---8---|
A|-8---4---6---6---|
E|---------4-------|


[Verse]

   F5  C#5 G#5 D#5    F5  C#5 G#5 C5    F5  C#5 G#5 D#5  C5
e|-----------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------|
G|-10--6-------8------10--6-------5------10--6-------8---5---|
D|-10--6---6---8------10--6---6---5------10--6---6---8---5---|
A|-8---4---6---6------8---4---6---3------8---4---6---6---3---|
E|---------4------------------4------------------4-----------|


[Chorus]

   F5     C#5    G#5    D#5    F5     C#5    G#5    C5  
e|------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------6-------------8-------------6-------------5---|
D|-3------6------6------8------3------6------6------5---|
A|-3------4------6------6------3------4------6------3---|
E|-1-------------4-------------1-------------4----------|


[Bridge]

   F5  G#5 C# A# D# F    F5   G# D# C  F    
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|---------6-----8---------------8-----10---|
D|-3---6---6--8--8--10----3---6--8--10-10---|
A|-3---6---4--8--6--10----3---6--6--10-8----|
E|-1---4------6-----8-----1---4-----8-------|(x2)


[Solo]

Guitar 1:
   C#5       G#5          C5       F5      D#5     
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|-6----------------------5--------10------8------|
D|-6---------6------------5--------10------8------|
A|-4---------6------------3--------8-------6------|
E|-----------4------------------------------------|

Guitar 2:   
e|------------------------------------8------8----|
B|-----------8-9----------8----------------8---8--|
G|-10-10-10------8-6-5--5---9-5--5/10---10--------|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 1:
   C#5       G#5          C5 (strum through)                                       
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-6----------------------5-------------------------------------------------------|
D|-6---------6------------5-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-4---------6------------3-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------4--------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2:                                                                          (let ring)
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------8-9-------------------------13-13-13-13-13-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17/18---|
G|-10-10-10------8-6-5-55/12-12-12-12-12------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
     

[Interlude]

  (Bass transcribed for guitar)                             x6  C5
e|----------------------------------------------------------|-------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------|-------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------|---5---|
D|----------------------------------------------------------|---5---|
A|----------------4-----6----------------------6-----8------|---3---|
E|--1-1-1--4-4-4-----6-----8\1---1-1-1--4-4-4-----8-----\1--|-------|


[Outro]

   F5  G#5 D#5 C5  F5   F5  
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-10--6---8-------10------|
D|-10--6---8---10--10---3--|
A|-8---4---6---10--8----3--|  
E|-------------8--------1--|


Order:

Intro Riff x4
Main Riff x2
[Verse]
[Chorus]
Intro Riff x2
[Verse]
[Chorus]
[Bridge]
[Solo]
[Interlude]
Chorus x2 (Hold last C5)
Main Riff x3
End


Lyrics: (Not entirely correct)

Say! Hey!


[Verse 1]

Hear the sound of the falling rain
Coming down like an Armageddon plague (Hey!)            
The shame, the ones who die without a name


[Verse 2]

There's a song sounding out of key
To a hymn called faith and misery (Hey!)                
A plead, the company lost the war today


[Chorus]

I beg to dream and differ from the hollow lies
This is the dawning of the rest of our lives            
On holiday


[Verse 3]

There's a drum pounding out of time
Another protestor has crossed the line (Hey!)           
The line, the money's on the homicide


[Verse 4]

Can I get another Amen?  (Amen!)
There's a rag wrapped around the score of men (Hey!)    
A gag, A plastic bag on a monument


[Chorus]


[Bridge]


[Interlude]

The representative from California has the floor:
Speak out to the president gasbag
"Bombs away!" is your punishment
Pulverize the Eiffel Towers
You got a choice so don't repent                        
"Bang Bang!" goes the broken glass man 
Kill all the fags that don't agree
Trial by fires, sinners, buyers
I found a way that's meant for me 
Check out... check out our lives on holiday 

I beg to dream and differ from the hollow lies
This is the dawning of the rest of our lives            
I beg to dream and differ from the hollow lies
This is the dawning of the rest of our lives
This is our lives on holiday


************************************

|h   hammer-on
|p   pull-off
|b   bend
|/   slide down
|\   slide up
|v   vibrato

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harm0n20 206 wrote on September 18 2004, 12:00 am

good job man! this song is so sweet!!!! cant wait for the new album!!!!!!

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us3d182 10 wrote on October 6 2004, 12:00 am

hey.. this tab is perfect except for one little note. i thought it sounded weird so i fixed it. the very first chord of the song is this:
x
9
10
x
8
x
other than that right on!!

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random_dispute 10 wrote on October 8 2004, 12:00 am

u idiots it goes
x x x x
x x x x
12 8 15 10
x x x x
10 6 13 8
x x x x

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