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Directly transcribed from official single release, helped with Sonic Visualizer. First tab for this song. Was this info helpful? Yes No
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                HAPPY BEING MISERABLE - NEW FOUND GLORY
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Tabbed by : Boris Paskhaver (bigbadb)
Email     : boris.paskhaver@nyu.edu

Tuning :    Drop D
            D, A, D, G, B, e (Low to High)

Key :       D Major

Greatest pop punk band of all time.
New record "Makes Me Sick" out April 28th on Hopeless Records

MAIN RIFF (0:00)

  (x4)
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|-------11/12\11---9\7---7-7---9/11---9\7--|
D|--9-9---x--x--x---x-x---x-x---x--x---x-x--|
A|--9-9---9/10\-9---7\5---5-5---7/-9---7\5--|
D|--9-9-------------------------------------|

VERSE 1 (0:17)

  (x1)
e|------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
G|--4--4--4-4-4---------7--7--7-7-7---------|--4--4--4-4-4---------7--7--7-7-7---------|
D|--4--4--4-4-4---5-5---7--7--7-7-7----7-7--|--4--4--4-4-4---5-5---7--7--7-7-7----7-7--|
A|--2--2--2-2-2---5-5---5--5--5-5-5----7-7--|--2--2--2-2-2---5-5---5--5--5-5-5----7-7--|
D|--------------x-5-5----------------x-7-7--|--------------x-5-5----------------x-7-7--|
 1    Carry your burdens in my heart...           Sidelined your shallow ways…

  (x1)
e|------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
G|--4--4--4-4-4---------7--7--7-7-7---------|--4--4--4-4-4---------7--7--7-7-7---------|
D|--4--4--4-4-4---5-5---7--7--7-7-7----4-4--|--4--4--4-4-4---5-5---7--7--7-7-7----7-7--|
A|--2--2--2-2-2---5-5---5--5--5-5-5----4-4--|--2--2--2-2-2---5-5---5--5--5-5-5----7-7--|
D|--------------x-5-5----------------x-4-4--|--------------x-5-5----------------x-7-7--|
 1    I used to think I was your savior           I see through you now...

CHORUS (0:34)

  (x4)
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|--7--7--7-7-7-----------------------------|
D|--7--7--7-7-7---5-5---9--9--9-9-9----7-7--|
A|--5--5--5-5-5---5-5---9--9--9-9-9----7-7--|
D|--------------x-5-5---9--9--9-9-9--x-7-7--|
 1  I don't want to know you
 2  I want the best for you
 3  I don't want to know you
 4  -selves, I'll save my best

MAIN RIFF (0:52)

  (x2)
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|-------11/12\11---9\7---7-7---9/11---9\7--|
D|--9-9---x--x--x---x-x---x-x---x--x---x-x--|
A|--9-9---9/10\-9---7\5---5-5---7/-9---7\5--|
D|--9-9-------------------------------------|

VERSE 2 (1:00)

  (x1)
e|------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
G|--4--4--4-4-4---------7--7--7-7-7---------|--4--4--4-4-4---------7--7--7-7-7---------|
D|--4--4--4-4-4---5-5---7--7--7-7-7----7-7--|--4--4--4-4-4---5-5---7--7--7-7-7----7-7--|
A|--2--2--2-2-2---5-5---5--5--5-5-5----7-7--|--2--2--2-2-2---5-5---5--5--5-5-5----7-7--|
D|--------------x-5-5----------------x-7-7--|--------------x-5-5----------------x-7-7--|
 1    We can debate our separate views...         Just look at all your roadblocks

  (x1)
e|------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
G|--4--4--4-4-4---------7--7--7-7-7---------|--4--4--4-4-4---------7--7--7-7-7---------|
D|--4--4--4-4-4---5-5---7--7--7-7-7----4-4--|--4--4--4-4-4---5-5---7--7--7-7-7----7-7--|
A|--2--2--2-2-2---5-5---5--5--5-5-5----4-4--|--2--2--2-2-2---5-5---5--5--5-5-5----7-7--|
D|--------------x-5-5----------------x-4-4--|--------------x-5-5----------------x-7-7--|
 1   I've hid in shadows, wrestled demons       But I won't deny it cause I know..

CHORUS TWO (1:17)

  (x4)
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|--7--7--7-7-7-----------------------------|
D|--7--7--7-7-7---5-5---9--9--9-9-9----7-7--|
A|--5--5--5-5-5---5-5---9--9--9-9-9----7-7--|
D|--------------x-5-5---9--9--9-9-9--x-7-7--|
 1  I don't want to know you
 2  I want the best for you
 3  I don't want to know you
 4  -selves, I'll save my best

BRIDGE(1:34)

  (x4)
e|-----------------|----------------|
B|-----------------|----------------|
G|-----------------|----------------|
D|--9-9---4-5---5--|---9---4-5-4-2--|
A|--9-9---4-5---5--|---9---4-5-4-2--|
D|--9-9---4-5---5--|---9---4-5-4-2--|

SOLO (1:52)

Bend and pluck each leading note, then hit the others as you release bend
Rhythm plays chorus chords underneath

e|------------------------------------------|
B|--7^-7-7---7^-7-7---7^-7-7---10^-10-10-8--|
G|---------7--------7--------7--------------|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------|
B|--7^-7-7---7^-7-7---5^-5-5---5^-5-5-------|
G|---------7--------7--------7--------7-----|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------|
B|--7^-7-7---7^-7-7---7^-7-7---10^-10-10-8--|
G|---------7--------7--------7--------------|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------|
B|--7-7---5^-5-5---5---------------|
G|------7--------7-----------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|--------------------5-5-5-5------|
D|--------------------5-5-5-5--4^--|
 |                    P.M----|

FINAL CHORUS (2:09)

 (x1)
e|---------|----------|---------|-----------------------|
B|---------|----------|---------|-----------------------|
G|--7---7--|----------|--7---7--|-----------------------|
D|--7---7--|---9---9--|--7---7--|--9--9--9-9-9----7-7---|
A|--5---5--|---9---9--|--5---5--|--9--9--9-9-9--x-7-7---|
D|---------|---9---9--|---------|--9--9--9-9-9--x-7-7---|
 1 I don’t    think      I want     happy being miserable 

 (x1)
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|--7--7--7-7-7-----------------------------|
D|--7--7--7-7-7---5-5---9--9--9-9-9----7-7--|
A|--5--5--5-5-5---5-5---9--9--9-9-9----7-7--|
D|--------------x-5-5---9--9--9-9-9--x-7-7--|

 (x1)
e|--------------------|
B|--------------------|
G|--------------------|
D|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-5--|
A|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-5--|
D|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-5--|
 |     P.M--------|

  (x4)
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|--7--7--7-7-7-----------------------------|
D|--7--7--7-7-7---5-5---9--9--9-9-9----7-7--|
A|--5--5--5-5-5---5-5---9--9--9-9-9----7-7--|
D|--------------x-5-5---9--9--9-9-9--x-7-7--|

OUTRO (2:43)

  (x1)
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|-------11/12\11---9\7---7-7---9/11---9\7--|
D|--9-9---x--x--x---x-x---x-x---x--x---x-x--|
A|--9-9---9/10\-9---7\5---5-5---7/-9---7\5--|
D|--9-9-------------------------------------|

  (x1)
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|-------11/12\11---9-----------------------|
D|--9-9---x--x--x---x---0-------------------|
A|--9-9---9/10\-9---7---0--LET RING---------|
D|--9-9-----------------0-------------------|

Legend:

/   - Slide up
\   - Slide down
^   - Bend
x   - Muted note
P.M - Palm Mute
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opinionworld 10 Feb 18, 2017 04:28 AM

didn't like this contribution

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hotshane 10 Feb 19, 2017 04:49 PM

This was definitely way off. Nice try though.

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