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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
Date: Fri, 20 Oct 95 10:15:50 -0500
From: Dennis Kruep 
Subject: TAB: Mad Season
> E
>This stuff after the semicolon is just the chords.  Listen to the rhythm
>and don't be afraid to hit the high strings to get the treble effect.  In
>the recorded song, there is an acoustic guitar that doubles the electric.
>A#         A       E
>Give me some time to get the solo to you:  I haven't sat down to play
>with it yet.

Date: Sat, 28 Oct 1995 03:54:22 -0400 (EDT)
From: Hector the Bellybutton Lint Collector 
Subject: TAB: I'm Above - Mad Season

Title: I'm Above

Artist: Mad Season

Album: Above

Transcribed by: Bill Durbin (durbin@wpi.edu)

Fig 1.  Distorted

e -------------------------|
B -------------------------|
G -------------------------|
D -2--2--X--2---------0----|
A -2--2--X--2-----0H2------|
E -0--0--X--0---0----------|

Fig 2. Acoustic or clean electric or both (just chords.. no rhythm)

    E  G  A  A(?) A
e --0--3--0---0---0--|
B --0--0--2---0---2--|
G --1--0--2---2---2--|
D --2--0--2---2---2--|
A --2--2--0---0---0--|
E --0--3-------------|

Fig 3. Distorted

e --------------------------------------------|
B --------------------------------------------|
G --X-X-X-X-9------------X-X-X-X-9--------7---|
D --X-X-X-X-9---5-7--5---X-X-X-X-9---9-9--7---|
A --X-X-X-X-7---5-7--5---X-X-X-X-7---9-9--5---|
E --------------3-5--3---------------7-7------|
  How ..feelin' so uneasy...

Fig 4.  Slightly Distorted (again, no rhythm.. just the chords)

   A#  A  E  A#  A  E  A#  A  E   G  F#
e --6--5--0---6--5--0---6--5--0---3--2---|
B --6--5--0---6--5--0---6--5--0---3--2---|
G --7--6--1---7--6--1---7--6--1---4--3---|
D --8--7--2---8--7--2---8--7--2---5--4---|
A --8--7--2---8--7--2---8--7--2---5--4---|
E --6--5--0---6--5--0---6--5--0---3--2---|
   I'm Above..blahblahblah........A-bove..

Solo.  Clean Electric Guitar.. listen for rhythm in song..

e ---------------------------------------------------------|
B ---------7-8--8--8-7---8-7-------------------------------|
G --9--9--9------------9-----9--7--9--7H9-9-9-9-9-9-9-7-9--|
D ---------------------------------------------------------|
A ---------------------------------------------------------|
E ---------------------------------------------------------|

e ----------------------------------------------------------------|
B ----------------------------------------------------------------|
G ----------------------------------------------------------------|
D -9-9-9-9-9-7-9-9p7-----7--7-9-7-9-7-9p7---7-9-7-9-7-9-7-9p7-----|
A -------------------10---------------------------------------10--|
E ----------------------------------------------------------------|

Here's how it goes with the words and all...

Fig 1. - 4X

Fig 2. - 4X with variations on basic rhythm
 E         G         A                A? A
For clear space and soundness of mind
 E        G       A                A? A
I've let you play me for some time
 E       G     A                A? A
One can only recieve and retain
 E       G         A                   A? A
But the lies you recite for your gain

Fig 1. - 2X

Fig 2. - 4X with variations again
 E       G         A                 A? A
So you rely on my faith in your kind
   E         G              A                   A? A
Or rather to continue to pretend that I'm blind
    E      G         A                 A? A
You say I made your life a living hell
   E          G         A --Pause--
And yet still let me pay you when I fell

Fig 3. - 4X
How is it you're feeling so uneasy?
How is it that I feel fine?
Life reveals what's dealt through seasons
Circle comes around each time
I've been blessed with eyes to see this
Behind the unwholsome truth you hide
Bite to remind the bitten, bigger
Mouth repaying tenfold wide

Fig 4. - 1X
A# 4X   A 3X   E
I'm     a-----bove
A#A# A#  A#  A   A    A E
Over you I'm standing above
A#  A#   A# A# A A A    E
Claiming unconditional love
G F#

Fig 2. - 2X random picking/strumming thru chords  *With Solo*

Fig 2. - 4X with rhythm variations again...
 E      G         A                A?  A
Try to keep bad blood in the past
 E                G         A                 A? A
Never thought a chance, a chance it would last
 E             G       A                A? A
I have strength enough enough to forgive
E   G      A --Pause--
I desire peace where I live

Fig 3. - 4X w/same Fig 3. Lyrics, only last four lines are said first

Fig 4. - 3X w/same Fig 4. Lyrics

That's it.. hope you enjoy... send all flames, modifications, comments,
additions, virgin sacrifices, large sums of money, etc etc......
to ME, Bill Durbin.  (durbin@wpi.edu)

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Mor4is 10 Feb 08, 2012 09:40 AM

The second line of the tab for the solo should be like this:

e ----------------------------------------------------------------|
B ----------------------------------------------------------------|
G -------------------------9------9------9-------9----------------|
D -9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9p7-----7--7-9-7---7--7---7-9-7---7-9-7-7-------|
A -------------------10------------------------------------10-----|
E ----------------------------------------------------------------|

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dubbeat 30 Mar 25, 2013 10:02 AM

any idea what that 'a' variation is in the verse?

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