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Artist: Mayday Parade
Song: Walk on Water or Drown
Album: A Lesson in Romantics

Tuning: Drop D (D A D G B E)

First half of the tab is lead, second half is rhythm
Check both and play whichever parts you prefer!

Lead
(0:00 - 0:14)

e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|--7777---6-66-666---12121212---9-99-9/11-11-|
D|-------x---------------------x--------------|
A|--5555-x-4-44-444---10101010-x-7-77-7/-9--9-|
D|-------x---------------------x--------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|--7777---6-66-666---12121212---1414-99-9/11-11-|
D|-------x---------------------x-----------------|
A|--5555-x-4-44-444---10101010-x-1212-77-7/-9--9-|
D|-------x---------------------x-----------------|


(0:15 - 0:28)

e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|--7-6-(6)/7------------|
D|---------------0~-7~---|
A|--5-4-(4)/5----0~-7~---|
D|---------------0~-7~---|

(0:29 - 0:40)
Palm mute this

e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--x2--7-7-7-7--x2--6-6-6-6--x2---|
D|--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9------7-7-7-7------7-7-7-7------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|

(0:41 - 0:52)
Repeat this three times            4th time

e|-------------------------------|-----------|
B|-------------------------------|-----------|
G|--7---9(9)/11-11--1111---11-11-|---9-------|
D|-------------------------------|------x16--|
A|--5---7(7)/9--9----9-9----9--9-|---7-------|
D|-------------------------------|-----------|

(0:53 - 1:05)

e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|--7777---6-66-666---12121212---9-99-9/11-11-|
D|-------x---------------------x--------------|
A|--5555-x-4-44-444---10101010-x-7-77-7/-9--9-|
D|-------x---------------------x--------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|--7777---6-66-666---12121212---1414-99-9/11-11-|
D|-------x---------------------x-----------------|
A|--5555-x-4-44-444---10101010-x-1212-77-7/-9--9-|
D|-------x---------------------x-----------------|

(1:05 - 1:18)

e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|--7-6-(6)/7------------|
D|---------------0~-7~---|
A|--5-4-(4)/5----0~-7~---|
D|---------------0~-7~---|

(1:19 - 1:31)
Palm mute this

e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--x2--7-7-7-7--x2--6-6-6-6--x2---|
D|--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9------7-7-7-7------7-7-7-7------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|

(1:31 - 1:43)
Repeat this three times            4th time

e|-------------------------------|-----------|
B|-------------------------------|-----------|
G|--7---9(9)/11-11--1111---11-11-|---9-------|
D|-------------------------------|------x16--|
A|--5---7(7)/9--9----9-9----9--9-|---7-------|
D|-------------------------------|-----------|

(1:43 - 2:08)
Repeat these bars twice

e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|--7777---6-66-666---12121212---9-99-9/11-11-|
D|-------x---------------------x--------------|
A|--5555-x-4-44-444---10101010-x-7-77-7/-9--9-|
D|-------x---------------------x--------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|--7777---6-66-666---12121212---1414-99-9/11-11-|
D|-------x---------------------x-----------------|
A|--5555-x-4-44-444---10101010-x-1212-77-7/-9--9-|
D|-------x---------------------x-----------------|

(2:08 - 2:20)
Repeat twice

e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-6/7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-4/5-5-5-5-5-5-5--|
D|-----------------------------------|

***Note: I’m unsure if the second half
of the previous part (starting at 2:14)
goes like this...it sounds like it,
but im not 100% sure

e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11---|
D|----------------------------|
A|---9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9---|
D|----------------------------|

(2:20 - 2:26)
Repeat twice

e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|-7777777711111199999--------|
D|----------------------------|
A|-55555555-9-9-977777--------|
D|----------------------------|

(2:26 - 2:32)
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|--777-6/777-6/777-6/777-6/777-6/777-6/777-6/777-|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|--555-4/555-4/555-4/555-4/555-4/555-4/555-4/555-|
D|------------------------------------------------|

(2:32 - 2:44)
Repeat this three times            4th time

e|-------------------------------|-----------|
B|-------------------------------|-----------|
G|--7---9(9)/11-11--1111---11-11-|---9-------|
D|-------------------------------|------x16--|
A|--5---7(7)/9--9----9-9----9--9-|---7-------|
D|-------------------------------|-----------|

(2:44 - 2:56)

e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|-7777--6----------faintly-----------------------|
D|------x---------0000000000-----------777777777--|
A|-5555-x4---9\---0000000000--55555555-777777777--|
D|------x----9\---0000000000--55555555-777777777--|
                              ********
(2:56 - 3:18)
Repeat these bars twice

e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|--7777---6-66-666---12121212---9-99-9/11-11-|
D|-------x---------------------x--------------|
A|--5555-x-4-44-444---10101010-x-7-77-7/-9--9-|
D|-------x---------------------x--------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|--7777---6-66-666---12121212---1414-99-9/11-11-|
D|-------x---------------------x-----------------|
A|--5555-x-4-44-444---10101010-x-1212-77-7/-9--9-|
D|-------x---------------------x-----------------|

(3:18 - end)
End in

e|-------------------|
B|-------------------|
G|--12121212-1414~---|
D|-------------------|
A|--10101010-1212~---|
D|-------------------|

--------------------------------------------------------------


Rhythm

(0:00 - 0:14)
Repeat twice

e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|-9999--0~-00~-000~-5555--7~-77~-777~---|
A|-9999-00~-00~-000~-5555-77~-77~-777~---|
D|-9999-00~-00~-000~-5555-77~-77~-777~---|
        *                 *

(0:15 - 0:40)
Not so sure about that 4…help?

e|---------------|
B|---------------|
G|---------------|
D|-5-4-9~--------|
A|-5-4-9~--------|
D|-5-4-9~--------|

e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|-0---7---9---------0---7----|
A|-0---7---9---------0---7----|
D|-0---7---9---------0---7----|

(0:41 - 0:52)
let the 7 ring a bit and then slide it

e|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-5-7/9-9-99-9-9---0-7/9-9-99-9-9---5-7/9-9-99-9-9---7-----|
A|-5-7/9-9-99-9-9---0-7/9-9-99-9-9---5-7/9-9-99-9-9---7-x16-|
D|-5-7/9-9-99-9-9---0-7/9-9-99-9-9---5-7/9-9-99-9-9---7-----|

(0:53 - 1:05)
Repeat twice

e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|-9999--0~-00~-000~-5555--7~-77~-777~---|
A|-9999-00~-00~-000~-5555-77~-77~-777~---|
D|-9999-00~-00~-000~-5555-77~-77~-777~---|
        *                 *

(1:05 - 1:31)
Unsure about that 4, help?

e|---------------|
B|---------------|
G|---------------|
D|-5-4-9~--------|
A|-5-4-9~--------|
D|-5-4-9~--------|

e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|-0---7---9---------0---7----|
A|-0---7---9---------0---7----|
D|-0---7---9---------0---7----|

(1:31 - 1:43)

e|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-5-7/9-9-99-9-9---0-7/9-9-99-9-9---5-7/9-9-99-9-9---7-----|
A|-5-7/9-9-99-9-9---0-7/9-9-99-9-9---5-7/9-9-99-9-9---7-x16-|
D|-5-7/9-9-99-9-9---0-7/9-9-99-9-9---5-7/9-9-99-9-9---7-----|

(1:43 - 2:08)
Repeat 4 times

e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|-9999--0~-00~-000~-5555--7~-77~-777~---|
A|-9999-00~-00~-000~-5555-77~-77~-777~---|
D|-9999-00~-00~-000~-5555-77~-77~-777~---|
        *                 *

(2:08 - 2:32)
For the first half, play each chord,
but dont let it ring each of the 8 times
(like 8x8x8x8x etc.)

e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------repeat-a-few-times---|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|-5----7----9~----5-----7-----9999-7/9999-7/9999---|
A|-5-x8-7-x8-9~----5-x16-7-x16-9999-7/9999-7/9999---|
D|-5----7----9~----5-----7-----9999-7/9999-7/9999---|

(2:32 - 2:44)

e|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-5-7/9-9-99-9-9---0-7/9-9-99-9-9---5-7/9-9-99-9-9---7-----|
A|-5-7/9-9-99-9-9---0-7/9-9-99-9-9---5-7/9-9-99-9-9---7-x16-|
D|-5-7/9-9-99-9-9---0-7/9-9-99-9-9---5-7/9-9-99-9-9---7-----|

(2:44 - 2:56)

e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------faintly------------------------|
D|-9999--0~---------0000000000-----------777777777--|
A|-9999-00~----9\---0000000000--55555555-777777777--|
D|-9999-00~----9\---0000000000--55555555-777777777--|
        *                       ********

(2:56 - 3:18)
Repeat 4 times

e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|-9999--0~-00~-000~-5555--7~-77~-777~---|
A|-9999-00~-00~-000~-5555-77~-77~-777~---|
D|-9999-00~-00~-000~-5555-77~-77~-777~---|
        *                 *

(3:18 - end)
End in
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|-5555-77~-------------------|
A|-5555-77~-------------------|
D|-5555-77~-------------------|

            
            
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senselesschris 103 Mar 09, 2013 02:08 PM

about the rythm part..

intro & chorus - B, D, G, A
verse - B, D, A (letting it ring)
pre-chorus - G, A, B (3x) & laying on 'A' to get to the chorus
bridge - G, A, B, (laying on 'B' to get to the pre-chorus)

its pretty much it..
awesome job on the lead-guitar!

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