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Thoughts Of A Dying Atheist Tab

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Author
Artist: Muse
Title: Thoughts of a Dying Atheist
Album: Absolution
Transcribed by: Fightmyfoo. (With great thanks to sogekihei From whom I got the
main outline to this song from.)
Tuning: Standard

This song is my faveorite on the new ABSOLOUTION album.


[Intro]

Slight Distortion: 

e|--------10-----10-----10-----10-----10------|
B|----------11-----11-----11-----11-----11----|
G|------------12-----12-----12-----12-----12--|  
D|--11/12-------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------| 
E|--------------------------------------------|(x2)



[Verse]

Slight Distortion:

e|-----------10-----10-----10-----10-----|
B|------11-----11-----11-----11-----11---|
G|----12--12-----12-----12-----12-----12-|
D|--12-----------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|(x2)


e|-----------11-----11-----11-----11-----|
B|------11-----11-----11-----11-----11---|
G|----12--12-----12-----12-----12-----12-|  
D|--13-----------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|

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

e|-----------10----------------11----------------13-----13-----13-----13------|
B|------11-----11--11-----11-----11--11-----13-----13-----13-----13-----13----|
G|----12--12-----12-----12--12-----12-----14--14-----14-----14-----14-----14--|
D|--12----------------13----------------15------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------11-----11-----11-----11-----|
B|------11-----11-----11-----11-----11---|
G|----12--12-----12-----12-----12-----12-| 
D|--13-----------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|

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


[Refrain]

Careful with some of these tricky switches! I always get it wrong. Doh!

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|---17---15---14----15---14---15---16-------|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|---15---13---12----13---12---13---14-------|
E|-------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------|
G|---17---15---14-----15---14---12---11---10---8---7-|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---15---13---12-----13---12---10---9----8----6---5-|
E|---------------------------------------------------|


[Interlude]

Slight Distortion.

e|--10~--11~--10~--10-10-10--10-10-10--10-10-10--10-10-10--|
B|--11~--11~--11~--10-10-10--10-10-10--10-10-10--10-10-10--|
G|--12~--12~--12~--11-11-11--11-11-11--11-11-11--11-11-11--|  
D|--12~--13~--12~--12-12-12--12-12-12--12-12-12--12-12-12--|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

[Solo]

Distortion with Wah-Wah:

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|--12^~-12-10-8-7-8-7--13~-13-15-13-12-13--12/1--15^-13-12-13-12--|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------|
D|--13-12/13-15-13/15-17^-17--17^~ 17^~ 18^~--|
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|



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| /  Slide up
| ~  Vibrato
| ^  bend

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kurtcobain]slam 13 wrote on December 25 2004, 12:00 am

thanks for the tabs..anyone got better than this?

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[a]MUSE 90 wrote on December 9 2005, 08:51 am

the solo is wrong. But is still sort of in key but afterall you did make a good effort. PS. Muse rule!

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fod_666 37 wrote on April 10 2006, 05:26 pm

I read in an interview with Matt Bellemy that he used a Capo on the 10th fret for this song...but nevertheless this is is a pretty accurate tab nice job

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