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Band: Nickelback
Album: The Long Road
Song: Because of You
Tuning: Drop C (CGCFAD)


Intro (00:00)      fig.1                               fig.1a
|------------------------------------------|-------------------------
|------------------------------------------|-------------------------
|------------------------------------------|-------------------------
|------------------------------------------|-------------------------
|--0—-0-0—-0-3—-0—-0-0—-0-3—-0-0-0-0--0-3--|--------5p0--------------
|--0--0-0--0-3—-0—-0-0—-0-3—-0-0-0-0—-0-3--|-0h3p0-------5p0-4p0-3h5-
   x  x x  x    x  x x  x    x x x x  x

Play fig.1 and 1a three full times then on the fourth time replace fig.1a with the bend below.

  Fig.1b
|-------|
|-------|
|-------|
|--5br--|   br= bend and slow release
|--5br--|    x= palm mute above
|--5br--|

Chorus (00:41)

|------------------------------------|--------------------------|
|------------------------------------|--------------------------|
|------------------------------------|--------------------------|
|------------------------------------|--------------------------|
|--0—0-0—3—-0—-0-0-0-3—-0--0-0-0--3--|--------5p0---------------|
|--0-0-0-3—-0—-0-0—0-3—-0--0-0-0—-3--|-0h3p0-------5p0-4p0-3h5--|

Verse (00:25)
|-----------------|-------|
|-----------------|-------|
|-----------------|-------|
|-----------------|--3-5--|
|--0-0---0-0------|--3-5--|
|--0-0—3-0-0-3/10-|--3-5--|
   x x x x x

Pre-Chorus (00:49) (“You know I can’t be there, each time that you call”) 

|---------------|
|---------------|
|---------------|
|--10---7---3---|
|---8---5---3---|
|---8---5---3---|

Chorus (01:05) – repeat Heavy Part

Bridge (02:05) 3x        4th time          3x               4th time
|--------------------|------------|-------------------|--------------
|--------------------|------------|-------------------|--------------
|--------------------|------------|-------------------|--------------
|--------------------|------------|--0-2-3--10-11-12--|--0-2-3-5-3-0-
|-----------(3-4-5)--|------------|--0-2-3--10-11-12--|--0-2-3-5-3-0-
|--0-2-3---10-11-12--|--0-2-3—5b--|--0-2-3—-10-11-12--|--0-2-3-5-3-0-
                                                               x x x
Last part of bridge
|----------------------------------------------------|-------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|-------------|
|----------7-5-7------------------5-7---------7-5-7--|-------------|
|--0-2-3---7-5-7---0-2-3----------5-7—-0-2-3—-7-5-7--|-------------|
|--0-2-3---5-3-5---0-2-3---x-x-x—-3-5—-0-2-3—-5-3-5--|--0-2-3------|
|--0-2-3-----------0-2-3---x-x-x-------0-2-3---------|--0-2-3—5br--|
                                                        x x x
|-----------|
|--(11)>>>--|
|--(11)>>>--|
|--(11)>>>--| > - echoed scratch
|-----------|
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TheUnholy 228 wrote on April 6 2005, 12:00 am

This is incorrect according to the official tab book - but not complaining, it sounds good this way.

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BadKarma 252 wrote on May 25 2006, 01:56 pm

Fuck Tab Books!

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C_Turton 235 wrote on November 9 2006, 03:49 am

This is much closer than your first effort.
Again, I'd say that the end of the intro riff (fig 1a, as you call it here) is this:

D ------------------------
A ------------------------
F ------------------------
C ------------------------
G -----5------------------
C -0-3---5-3p0-5p0-3h5----

It sounds a little off at first but, if you get it up to speed and play along to the CD, you'll find that it is right.

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