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Bent Tab

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Bent By Matchbox 20
Tabbed By Dave Wachala
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Intro:

FB= Full Bend
R=Release to note
HB=Half Bend
h=hammer on

**The trick to the intro is to prebend the 7 to sound
like a 9. then pluck it and return it back to a 7.

(Guitar 2)---------------------------------------------
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FB--R-------------------------------HB------Hb---------
--7-Let ring--7--------------7h9----9---9---9---9---7--
--**----------6----------7h9---------------------------
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I                                                     I
(Guitar 3)---------------------------------------------
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--------------------------------4-4-----4-4-----4-4----
--------------------------------4-4-----4-4-----4-4----
--------------------------------2-2-----2-2-----2-2----


(Guitar 2)---------------------------------------------
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-------------------------HB------HB--------------------
-6-----------------7h9---9---9---9---9---7---6----4----
----7-----9----7h9-----------------------------7--4----
-------9------------------------------------------2----
I                                                     I
(Guitar 3)---------------------------------------------
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----4-4-----------4-4-------4-4-------4-4---------4----
----4-4-----------4-4-------4-4-------4-4---------4----
----2-2-----------2-2-------2-2-------2-2---------2----
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Verse:
   Chords
G1:   Bm-x x x 11 10 9
      E -x x x 9  9  7
G2+3: B5-2 4 4 x  x  x

G1:                      Bm    E
G2+3:                                                     B5-B5  B5-B5  
If I fall along the way            Pick me up and dust me off
G1:                      Bm    E
G2+3:                                                     B5-B5  Stop   
If I get too tired to make it      Be my breath so I can walk 
G1:                      Bm    E
G2+3:                                                     B5-B5  B5-B5 
If I need some of your love again  Give me more than I can stand 
G1:                         Bm    E
G2+3:                              (below)
When my smile gets old and faded .......
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Prechorus:
...wait around I'll smile again. shouldn't be so complicated
(all Guitars)
--0-----------------------------------------------------
--------2-----------------------------------------------
----------------2---------------------------------------
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--------------------------5------------4-----------2---
  just hold me and then.     just hold me again
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---------------------4------------------------9-9------
---------------------4------------------------9-9------
---------------------2--------0---2---4---5---7-7-------
---0---2---4----5--------------------------------------

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Chorus:
can you help me I'm bent. I'm so scared that I'll never
(Guitar 2)---------------------------------------------
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-7------7-----7------7------7------7-----7-------7-----
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I                                                     I
(Guitar 3)---------------------------------------------
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--------9-9----------9-9---------9-9-------------------
--------9-9----------9-9---------9-9--------------7-7--
--------7-7----------7-7---------7-7--------------7-7--
--------------------------------------------------5-5--


get put back together.  you're breaking me in
(Guitar 2)---------------------------------------------
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-7------7-----7------7---0----2----4----5----7-----7---
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I                                                     I
(Guitar 3)---------------------------------------------
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----------7-7------9-9----------9-9--------------------
----------7-7------9-9----------9-9--------------------
----------5-5------7-7----------7-7--------------------


and this is how we will end with you and me bent
(Guitar 2)----------------------------------------------------------------
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------7-------------------------------
------------------------4-----------------7-let Ring-----------------4-4--
-7-----7-----7-----7----4 Let ring--------5--------------------------4-4--
------------------------2--------------------------------------5--4--2-2--
I                                                                        I
(Guitar 3)----------------------------------------------------------------
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
--9-9-------9-9----------------------------7-7-----7-7----7-7-------------
--9-9-------9-9---------4-4-------4-4------7-7-----7-7----7-7--------4-4--
--7-7-------7-7---------4-4-------4-4------5-5-----5-5----5-5--------4-4--
------------------------2-2-------2-2--------------------------5--4--2-2--
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After Second Chorus there is a little riff to lead into the Bridge:
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-----7-9--11--11--11
-7/9----------------
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Bridge:
Acoustic Guitar just strumming From a F#m to a D.(use bar chords)
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Outro:
After last chorus they just keep playing a D chord
and this solo:
M=mute
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-9-m-9-m-9h10p9----------------------------------------
---------------11-9------------------------------------
--------------------11-9-------------------------------
-------------------------12---15p14-12-12-12h14--------
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-------------------------------------------Hb----------
--7h9-/11-11p9----------------7h9-/11-11p9-11----------
---------------7---------------------------------------
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                                  ()Background guitar
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--------------------------------------(/11-13-14)------
-/11-9-11----------------------------------------------
----------11-9-11-9-7-9--------------------------------
------------------------9------------------------------
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--------------------------------------(/11-13-14)------
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--7h9-/11-11p9-----------------------------------------
---------------7---------------------------------------
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