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Things Behind The Sun Tab

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Artist: Nick Drake
Song: Tthings Behind The Sun
Tuning: Standard
CAPO FOURTH FRET

(It sounds like he is  strumming (without a plectrum) and picking some notes something
Nick Drake does incredible smoothly and well. 
However if you find it easier to just strum the chords then do so. Some parts of the
tabs there are hammer on and pull-off's noted but thats not exactly what hes doing
however its basically the same. 
Also its a lot easier to tab them as that. Those notes are the key to creating that
suspense and tension that this song does so well.
First chord is an Asus4 shape but the song sounds in the key of C# thanks to the capo.     
For More Accurate Nick Drake tabs as well as Bio, Discography, lyrics etc 
http://www.algonet.se/~iguana/DRAKE/DRAKE.html)

[Intro]     
e|--------|--------|--------|--------| 
B|----0---|----0---|----0---|-0------| 
G|----2---|----2---|----2---|---2-2--| 
D|----2-22|----2-22|----2-22|--2-----| 
A|0-0-----|0-0-----|0-0-----|0---0---| 
E|--------|--------|--------|------0-|
         
e|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------| 
B|----1---|----1---|--------|--------|--------|--------| 
G|----2--2|-2--2---|----1---|----1---|----0-0-|-0---0--| 
D|----2-2-|----2---|----2--2|-2--2--2|----0--0|-0-00--0| 
A|0-0-----|0-0---02|----2-2-|----2-2-|----3-3-|--3---3-| 
E|--------|--------|0-0-----|0-0-----|0h1-----|1-------|
     
e|--------|--------|--------|--------| 
B|----0---|----0---|----0---|----0---| 
G|----2---|----2---|----1---|----1---| 
D|----0--0|-0--0--0|----0--0|-0--0--0| 
A|----2-2-|----2-2-|----2-2-|----2-2-| 
E|1p0-----|0-0-----|0-0-----|0-0-----|
     
[Verse]
(basically a simplified version of the above)    
e|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------| 
B|----1---|----1---|--------|--------|---(0)--|---(0)--|----0---|----0---| 
G|----2--2|----2--2|----1---|----1---|----0---|----0---|----2---|----1---| 
D|----2-2-|----2-2-|----2--2|----2--2|----0--0|----0--0|----0--0|----0--0| 
A|0-0-----|0-0-----|----2-2-|----2-2-|----3-3-|----3-3-|02--2-2-|----2-2-| 
E|--------|--------|0-0-----|0-0-----|0-1-----|1-1-----|--0-----|0-0-----|
     
[Second bit]   
e|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------| 
B|----2---|----3---|----2---|----3---|----1---|--0--1--|----1---|--0--1--| 
G|----2---|----4---|----2---|----2---|----0---|--0--0--|----2---|--2--2--| 
D|----2---|----2---|----2---|----4---|----2--2|--0--2--|----0--0|--0--0--| 
A|0-0---00|0-0---00|0-0---00|0-0---00|------3-|----3---|------0-|--------| 
E|--------|--------|--------|--------|0-3-----|3-----3-|3-2-----|2---2-2-|
     
(play above twice, then this:)     
e|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------| 
B|--------|--------|----0---|--0-----|----0---|--0-----| 
G|----0---|--0-----|----2---|--2-----|----1---|--1-----| 
D|----0---|--0-----|----0---|--0-----|----0---|--0-----| 
A|----3-33|--3-333-|02--2-22|--2-222-|----2-22|--2-22--| 
E|0h1-----|1-------|--0-----|0-------|0-0-----|0-----0-|
    
[instrumental bit]     
e|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------| 
B|----2---|--3-----|----2---|----3---|----1---|--0--1--|----1---|--0--1--| 
G|----2---|--4-----|----2---|----2---|----0---|--0--0--|----2---|--2--2--| 
D|----2---|--2-----|----2---|----4---|----2--2|--0--2--|----0--0|--0--0--| 
A|0-0---00|0---000-|0-0---00|0-0---00|------3-|----3---|------0-|--------| 
E|--------|--------|--------|--------|0-3-----|3-----3-|3-2-----|2---2-2-|
     
e|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------| 
B|--------|--------|----0---|----0---|----0---|----0---| 
G|----0---|-0---0--|----2---|----2---|----1---|----1---| 
D|----0--0|---00--0|----0--0|-0--0--0|----0--0|-0--0--0| 
A|----3-3-|--3---3-|----2-2-|----2-2-|----2-2-|----2-2-| 
E|0-1-----|1-------|1-0-----|0-0-----|0-0-----|0-0-----|

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| h    Hammer-on
| p    Pull-off
| (n)  Ghost note

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Les Gibson 498 Nov 10, 2008 09:24 AM

great stuff man: spot on. Thanks

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ISuckOnGuitar 80 Mar 07, 2009 02:01 AM

Perfect, thanks a lot for this. One of my favourite songs of all time, really appreciate this one.

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sydiswatching1 10 Jun 23, 2009 04:22 PM

very nice tab, but also at the beginning after he hammers, he hits the bottom note again

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