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Thoughts Of A Dying Atheist Tab

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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--   (X2)
d-|--11/12-------------------------------------
a-|-------------------------------------------- 
E-|--------------------------------------------  



Verse - Slight Distortion:

e-|-----------10-----10-----10-----10-----
b-|------11-----11-----11-----11-----11---
g-|----12--12-----12-----12-----12-----12-   (X2)
d-|--12-----------------------------------
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-|---------------------------------------

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-|--------------------------------------------


All done! Thanks again to sogekihei!
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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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