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Madness Tab

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Muse's single from their upcoming album 'The 2nd Law'

Whole song can be played clean with some slight compression!

Turn on the fuzz for the solo!


Verse 1 [0:00 - 0.53]: No Guitar but the chords are A# to D# (quite fun to jam along to)

Chorus 1 [0.53 - 1.15]: Gm -> F -> D#

Verse 2 [1.15 - 2:09]: 

Guitar comes in at [1:26]

e||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G||---3-3-3-3----3-3-3-3-3-3----3-3-|---3-3-3-3----3-3-3-3-3-3----3-3-|
D||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E||---------------------------------|---------------------------------| x 2

e||---------------------------------|
B||---------------------------------|
G||---0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0-0----0-0-|
D||---------------------------------|
A||---------------------------------|
E||---------------------------------| x 2

e||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G||---3-3-3-3----3-3-3-3-3-3----3-3-|---3-3-3-3----3-3-3-3-3-3----3-3-|
D||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E||---------------------------------|---------------------------------| x 1



[1:47] 'When I look back . . .'

Palm Muted

e||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G||---7-7-7-7----7-7-7-7-7-7----7-7-|---7-7-7-7----7-7-7-7-7-7----7-7-|
D||---8-8-8-8----8-8-8-8-8-8----8-8-|---8-8-8-8----8-8-8-8-8-8----8-8-|
A||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E||---------------------------------|---------------------------------| x 2

e||---------------------------------|
B||---------------------------------|
G||---3-3-3-3----3-3-3-3-3-3----3-3-|
D||---1-1-1-1----1-1-1-1-1-1----1-1-|
A||---------------------------------|
E||---------------------------------| x 2

e||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G||---7-7-7-7----7-7-7-7-7-7----7-7-|---7-7-7-7----7-7-7-7-7-7----7-7-|
D||---8-8-8-8----8-8-8-8-8-8----8-8-|---8-8-8-8----8-8-8-8-8-8----8-8-|
A||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E||---------------------------------|---------------------------------| x 1



Chorus 2 [2.09 - 2:30]

Palm Muted

e||----------------------------------------------|
B||----------------------------------------------|
G||---12-12-12-12-----12-12-12-12-12-12----12-12-|
D||---12-12-12-12-----12-12-12-12-12-12----12-12-|
A||----------------------------------------------|
E||----------------------------------------------| x 1

e||----------------------------------------------|
B||----------------------------------------------|
G||---14-14-14-14-----14-14-14-14-14-14----14-14-|
D||---15-15-15-15-----15-15-15-15-15-15----15-15-|
A||----------------------------------------------|
E||----------------------------------------------| x 1

e||----------------------------------------------|
B||----------------------------------------------|
G||---13-13-13-13-----13-13-13-13-13-13----13-13-|
D||---13-13-13-13-----13-13-13-13-13-13----13-13-|
A||----------------------------------------------|
E||----------------------------------------------| x 2

Interlude [2:30 - 2:41] same as verse



Solo [2:41 - 3:02] (fuzz effect)

e||-----------------------|
B||-----------------------|
G||---------17^(19)-------|
D||-----------------------|
A||-----------------------|
E||-----------------------|

e||-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B||-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G||------------15--17^(19)-17--15--17--17^(19)p15--17p15--------------|
D||--------15---------------------------------------------------------|
A||----17-------------------------------------------------------------|
E||-----------------------------------------------------------6(dive)-|


e||-----------------------18-------18-------------------|
B||-----------------------------------------21-------21-|
G||--19-17----------------------------------------------|
D||--------20-------17h18----17h18----17h18----17h18----|
A||-----------------------------------------------------|
E||-----------------------------------------------------|

e||--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B||--------20-------20-------18-------18-------------------------------|
G||--------------------------------------------19-------19-------18\---|
D||--17h18----17h18----17h18----17h18----17h18----17h18----17h18-------|
A||--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E||--------------------------------------------------------------------|

e||-----------------------|
B||-----------------------|
G||-------20--------------|
D||-----------------------|
A||----18----18-----------|
E||--------------10\\\\---|



Chorus 3 [3:02 - 3:44]

Repeat Chorus 2 x 4



Ending [3:44 - 4:27]

same chords as chorus, can beef it up with full chords of Gm -> F -> D# :

e||--10----8----6----------|
B||--11----10---8----------|
G||--12----10---8----------|
D||--12----10---8----------|
A||------------------------|
E||------------------------|

     Gm    F    D#
  

Outro [4.27 - 4:41]



Thank you! Feedback is much appreciated!
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AMorrii wrote on October 8 2013, 09:45 pm



e||--------------------------------------|-----VV This right here VV-|
B||--------20-------20-------18-------18-|-------------------------------|
G||--------------------------------------|-------20-------20-------19\---|
D||--17h18----17h18----17h18----17h18----|-17h18----17h18----17h18-------|
A||--------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
E||--------------------------------------|-------------------------------|

I'd changed this note to an Eb.
e||--------------|--------|
B||--------------|--------|
G||-------20-----|--------|
D||--------------V--------|
A||----18----18-----------|
E||--------------11\\\\---|


Otherwise very nice. Thanks, moby, for putting this together. Saved me alot of time learning it. :D

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edgarurbinaca wrote on November 16 2013, 07:45 pm

the ending (i need your love) verse after the solo its more like this
e||--10---13--13--13-----|
B||--11---13--11--11-----|
G||--12---10--10--12-----|
D||--12---12--x---13-----|
A||---x----x--x---x------|
E||---x----x--x---x------|

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x_hud wrote on January 27 2014, 04:41 pm, edited at 04:43 pm

pretty sure the end chorus is played like thise||--10--13--13--11--|B||--11--13--11--11--|G||--12--14--12--12--|D||--12--15--13--13--|A||------------------|E||------------------|

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTG_M9CQo-8

instrumental version if you want to compare

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