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Hey,
This is basically a more rock/metal-based take on the song that I arranged for a band I played with
Takes inspiration from the original and the Leo Morrachioli version (as can be found on Youtube).

Here's a link:
https://www.facebook.com/ryan.t.evans.50/videos/vb.100000205551877/1173398989343608/?type=3&theater

Apologies for the slight drop out of time. Pretty low-tech recording haha
Just thought I would try to tab it out while I was bored

Tuning: DADGBe
Key:    D


[Intro]

Dum .. Dah Dum dum ....

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| Bass
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--0---0--5--3--0--5--3--0-0----------0--5--3--0--5--3--0-0-----------------|x2

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--18-x-18--xxx--18-x-18--xxx--18-x-18--xxxx--12-12-------------------------|
G|--17-x-17--xxx--17-x-17--xxx--16-x-16--xxxx--10-10-------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|x2


[Verse] - Play the power chords in time to the bass (like the intro)

Guitar 1 + 2
e|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--2------------------------------(2)~-----------------------------|
G|--3------------------------------(3)~-----------------------5-----|
D|--0-------5---3-----5---3------0-(0)~-----5---3-----5---3---5-----|
A|--0----0--5---3--0--5---3--0---0-------0--5---3--0--5---3---3-----|
D|--0----0--5-s-3--0--5-s-3--0---0-------0--5-s-3--0--5-s-3-0-------|x2
PM       .         .         .           .         .        .

Guitar 1
e|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--2------------------------------(2)~-----------------------------|
G|--3------------------------------(3)~-----------------------5-----|
D|--0-------5---3-----5---3------0-(0)~-----5---3-----5---3---5-----|
A|--0----0--5---3--0--5---3--0---0-------0--5---3--0--5---3---3-----|
D|--0----0--5-s-3--0--5-s-3--0---0-------0--5-s-3--0--5-s-3-0-------|x2
PM       .         .         .           .         .        .

Guitar 2 (listen out for this in the 'hot damn' part)
e|-------------------------------------------x-x---10-x-10-x-10-------|
B|-------------------------------------------x-x---10-x-10-x-10-------|
G|--5-xx-5--5--5-/-7~------5-xx-5--5--5-/-7--x-x---10-x-10-x-10-------|
D|--5-xx-5--5--5-/-7~------5-xx-5--5--5-/-7--x-x----------------------|
A|--3-xx----------(5)------3-xx---------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|x2


[Pre-Chorus] - Follows the vocal pattern

   Girls     Hit  yo'  Hallelujah    (wooh)
e|---------------------------------10-10-10-10------|
B|---------------------------------10-10-10-10------|
G|--5----x----5----x---------7-7---10-10-10-10------|
D|-------x---------x---------7-7--------------------|
A|--3----x----3----x----3-3--5-5--------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|x2


   Girls     Hit  yo'   Hal-le-lu-jah     (wooh)
e|---------------------------------------13-13-13-13--------|
B|---------------------------------------13-13-13-13--------|
G|--10---x----10---x----10-10-10-10-------------------------|
D|-------x---------x----10-10-10-10-------------------------|
A|--8----x----8----x----------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------|

   Cuz Up Town Funk Gon' Givvitoyah     
e|---------------------------------------13-13-13-13--------|
B|---------------------------------------13-13-13-13--------|
G|--10--10--10--10--10---10-10-10-10------------------------|
D|--10--10--10--10--10---10-10-10-10------------------------|
A|--8-------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------|x3

  Saturday night and we're in the spot ...         Don't believe me just watch (Come on!) 
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------------10\\-----|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------------10\\-----|
G|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10------------------------------10\\-----|
D|-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x----5--------5------5h6-----------------|
A|-8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8---------8-------8-------8--5-----------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


[Chorus] Follows the verse / intro but with some muted chugs

Guitar 1
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|--0------------3p0--x--5--3-----5--3------------|
A|--0--0-0--0--0-3p0--x--5--3--0--5--3--0---------|
D|--0--0-0--0--0-3p0--x--5--3--0--5--3--0---------|x4
PM     . .  .  .               .        .

Guitar 2 (on 3rd and 4th time)
e|--------------------------x---------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------x---------------------------------------|
G|--7--7-7--7--7---10-/--7--x--12--/--10---7---12--/--10---7--------|
D|--x--x-x--x--x---x--/--x--x--x---/--x----x---x---/--x----x--------|
A|--5--5-5--5--5---8--/--5--x--10--/--8----5---10--/--8----5--------|
D|--------------------------x--------------0---------------0--------|x2

    Don't Believe Me Just Watch!
e|------------------------------xx--10-10-10-10\\-----|
B|------------------------------xx--10-10-10-10\\-----|
G|------------------------------xx--10-10-10-10\\-----|
D|----5--------5-----5h6------------------------------|
A|---------8------8---------8-------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|x3

    Hey ..  Hey ..  Hey ..  HEYY!
e|--10------12------14------15-------------------|
B|--13b15---15b17---17b19---18b20-r18~-----------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|

[Verse]

[Pre-Chorus]

[Chorus]

[Bridge] hold the '18' on the B string until he starts to sing 'Up-town funk you up' and st

e|--------------------------------|
B|---- Hit the wah pedal and -----|
G|---- improvise around the  -----|
D|---- key of D              -----|
A|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|

That's pretty much it.
Fun song.



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

| x    Dead note
| (n)  Ghost note
| h    Hammer-on
| p    Pull-off
| r    Release
| b    Bend
| /    Slide up
| \    Slide down
| ~    Vibrato
| s    Slap

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

            
            
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