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                             Cheating - John Newman
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Tabbed by: ND
E-mail: ndermawan@yahoo.com

Tuning: Standard

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This guy is the singer from Rudimental's song 'Feel the Love'

Really good voice in my opinion and I want to tab this out for myself as much as 
I'm also doing it for those of you who know and want to play this song.

Think he's gonna make it big soon!



Referencing this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dd0WmZS-5OU




Chords progressions are:  Bm, A & E for the Chorus
          basically and:  Bm, E, D & F#7 for verses



Bm = Barre on 2 or 7

A  = Barre on 5 or open strings on 2

E  = open strings

D  = open strings on chord on x5777x

F7 = chord on x 9 11 9 11 x



Intro - you can also play this using the lower chord positions, but I'm too
        lazy to tab that out sorry, should be simple enough - edit. i did it anyway


e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------7--9--7----9p7---------------7--9--7-----------7---------------------|
G|------7--9--7----9p7---------------7--9--7----9p7h9-----7h9p7--------------|
D|----------------------9--7h-8--9-------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---7-----------------------------------------------------------------------|


Alternate ending goes like: In shape of Bm


e|---------2---------------------|
B|--5p3h5-----3h5p3--------------|
G|--------------------4----------|




Chorus
------

         Bm
I could love you
        
A
Better,

E                    E
Better than you once knew


          Bm
If you're cheatin'

       A
cheat on yeah

       E
Cause cheating's just a thing you do,

       E
its just a thing you do yeah




- play 2nd half of intro lick on LOW Bm as the filler

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----3--5--3---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----4--2--4---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----4--4--4----2p0h2--4--0h2p0--------------------------------------------|
A|--2--------------------------------2--    Go straight to verse 2     ------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|



Verse 1
-------

           Bm           E
So you're sunday monday aah

   D                    F#7
Hanging with your boy again

           Bm           E
Came a' back on the tuesday

   D                    F#7
I told him to come here again




        Filler 1st part Bm lick (high)

Well its time to tell you

        Filler 2nd part Bm lick (low)

yeah its time to tell you




Chorus
------

          Bm
I could love you

  A
Better

  E                       E
Better than you once knew na na na


         Bm
If you're cheatin'

 A
cheat on

         E                      
Cause cheating's just a thing you do
 
         E
its just a thing you do yeah




Filler 1st part Bm lick (high)



Verse 2
-------

            Bm              E
So you're friday saturday

  D                             F#7
Groovin' with that boy again

     Bm                 E
You came home a' cryin

   D                      F#7
I told you to leave again' nah na


Bm - lick, same goes.

Time to tell you

Bm

Yeah its time to tell you


Chorus
------

        Bm
I could love you

A
Better aw na

E                        E 
Better than you once knew no no no

            Bm
If you're cheatin'
     
      A
cheat on yeah

E                               E
Cause cheating's just a thing you do


aw yeah



Bridge strumming thing

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----4-44-44-4-----4-44-44-4-----4-44-44-4-----4-44-44-4-------------------|
D|------------------------------2-------------2------------------------------|
A|--2-------------4----------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----4-44-44-4-----4-44-44-4-----4-44-44-4-----4-44-44-4-------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--2-------------4----------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------0-------------0------------------------------|  X2



We need to talk now baby

wooo so serious now alright


you done some things so bad to me o oh



you went behind my back

you made me feel sorry


you went behind my back

you made me feel sorry


you went behind my back

you made me feel sorry



you went behind my back


*Start strumming Bm to go into chorus again*

woooo na



Chorus
------

        Bm
I could love you

A
Better aw na

E                        E 
Better than you once knew nah nah nah

            Bm
If you're cheatin'
     
      A
cheat on yeah

E                               E
Cause cheating's just a thing you do


mmm mmmm mmm


e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|------7--9--7-----------7--9--7b-----------------|
G|------7--9--7-----------7--9--7b-----------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|---------let ring----------------bend up---------|
E|---7-----------------7---------------------------|



As for the adlibs....figure it out yourself, should be easily audible but a pain to tab, sorry.

Hope it makes sense! enjoy.


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| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| +   harmonic
| x   Mute note
| b   Bend
| pb  Pre-bend
| br  Bend release
| pbr Pre-bend release
| brb Bend release bend

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douGuitar89 74 wrote on July 3 2013, 08:54 am

Everything sounds good except every F7 should be F#7

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ndermawan 1,178 wrote on September 14 2013, 11:46 pm

Oh yeah! Thanks for catching that out :D

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