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                WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING - MAN OVERBOARD
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Tabbed by : Boris Paskhaver (bigbadb)
Email     : bp771@nyu.edu

Tuning :    Eb (Half Step Down)
            Eb, Ab, Db, Gb, Bb, eb

Key :       Ab Major

INTRO / VERSE ONE (0:01)
  
   (x2)
eb|------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|--6-6--6--6-6-----4--4--4-4--------------------7--7-7--7-7--|
Db|--7-7--7--7-7-x---6--6--6-6-x--7--7-7--7-7-x---7--7-7--7-7--|
Ab|--0-0--0--0-0-x---0--0--0-0-x--9--9-9--9-9-x---5--5-5--5-5--|
Eb|------------------------------------------------------------|
  1  Shame the      shine on you   Jersey
  2  Broad Street   looking real   bright

   (x2)
eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
Db|--7--7-7-7-7-7-7--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
Ab|--7--7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--|
Eb|--5--5-5-5-5-5-5-------------------------------------------------------------|
        P.M-------------------------------------------------------------------|
  1  Think, that     been a better companion
  2  Wouldn't need   rescuing       tonight

   (x1)
eb|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|--7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7----4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--|
Ab|--7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7----4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--|
Eb|--5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5----2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
        P.M------------------------|      P.M------------------------|
  1       I can hear you breathe            I can smell your sheets

   (x1)
eb|---------------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------------------|
Gb|--7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-------------------|
Db|--7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--3--  LET RING  --|
Ab|--5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5----------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------------------|
        P.M------------------------|
  1  Jersey                    and I got a mind to

   (x1)
eb|------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|--7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--|
Ab|--7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--|
Eb|--5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
        P.M------------------------|    P.M------------------------|
  1  Get out of bed right now                            and come 

   (x1)
eb|------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--------|
Db|--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-x-x-x--|
Ab|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-x-x-x--|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------------x-x-x--|
     P.M----------------------------|
     over                    to see    you

CHORUS (0:44)

   (x2)
eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------7--7-7--7-7-7----------------------------------|
Db|--4--4-4--4-4-4---7--7-7--7-7-7---7--7-7--7-7-7---2--2-2--2-2-2--|
Ab|--4--4-2--4-4-4---5--5-5--5-5-5---7--7-7--7-7-7---2--2-2--2-2-2--|
Eb|--2--2-2--2-2-2-------------------5--5-5--5-5-5---0--0-0--0-0-0--|
  1    I can't      imagine you  all alone 
  2    Who's         going to       protect you? 

eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------7--7-7--7-7-7-------------------9--9-9---------|
Db|--4--4-4--4-4-4---7--7-7--7-7-7---7--7-7--7-7-7---9--9-9---------|
Ab|--4--4-2--4-4-4---5--5-5--5-5-5---7--7-7--7-7-7---7--7-7--x-x-x--|
Eb|--2--2-2--2-2-2-------------------5--5-5--5-5-5-----------x-x-x--|
  1   In the big    city on your    own
  2   I couldn't     be there as    much as I     wanted to

VERSE TWO (1:07)
   
   [Guitar] (x2)
eb|--------------------|
Bb|--------------------|
Gb|--------------------|
Db|--7-----------------|
Ab|--7--  LET RING  ---|
Eb|--5-----------------|
   [Bass] (x4)
Gb|--------------------|
Db|--------------------|
Ab|------5-5-----------|
Eb|--5-5-----0-0-2-2---|

   (x4)                 2nd and 4th run only
eb|--------------------|--------------------|
Bb|--------------------|--------------------|
Gb|-------7------------|--------------------|
Db|--7----7----2----4--|--------------------|
Ab|--7----5----2----4--|--------------------|
Eb|--5---------0----2--|--2-2-2-2-----------|
                          P.M----|
  1                    But you don't need
  2  me                I just need
  3  you               I hope you
  4  want me to come over cause I'm going

   (x1)
eb|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|--7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|
Db|--7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|
Ab|--5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
        P.M-----------------------------------------|
  1  to                    I'm going to                     I hope

OUTRO (1:35):

   (x1)
eb|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------7--7-7--7-7-7--7--7-7--7-7-7--|
Db|--4--4-4--4-4-4--2--2-2--2-2-2--7--7-7--7-7-7--7--7-7--7-7-7--|
Ab|--4--4-4--4-4-4--2--2-2--2-2-2--5--5-5--5-5-5--5--5-5--5-5-5--|
Eb|--2--2-2--2-2-2--0--0-0--0-0-0--------------------------------|
  1   miss the way  feels when we   wake up together

   (x1)
eb|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------7--7--7------7-7-7--------|
Db|--4--4-4--4-4-4--2--2-2--2-2-2------7--7--7------7-7-7--------|
Ab|--4--4-4--4-4-4--2--2-2--2-2-2--5-5-5--5--5--5-5-5-5-5--------|
Eb|--2--2-2--2-2-2--0--0-0--0-0-0--------------------------------|
                                   P.M          P.M
  1                 I'm going to    to

   (x1)
eb|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------7--7-7--7-7-7--7--7-7--7-7-7--|
Db|--4--4-4--4-4-4--2--2-2--2-2-2--7--7-7--7-7-7--7--7-7--7-7-7--|
Ab|--4--4-4--4-4-4--2--2-2--2-2-2--5--5-5--5-5-5--5--5-5--5-5-5--|
Eb|--2--2-2--2-2-2--0--0-0--0-0-0--------------------------------|
  1   Miss the way  feels when we   wake up together

   (x1)
eb|-----------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------------------------|
Db|--4----------------2----------------7----------------|
Ab|--4--  LET RING  --2--  LET RING  --7--  LET RING  --|
Eb|--2----------------0----------------5----------------|
  1                 Together
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DomRusky 537 wrote on September 12 2013, 12:27 pm

This si great, the only thing is that you've mixed the Gb and Db strings up in the intro, they should be the other way round, but the rest is spot on! :)

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bigbadb 870 wrote on September 18 2013, 12:09 pm

Thanks for the help. Fixed.

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