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Closer Tab

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Artist: Nine Inch Nails
Song: Closer
Album: The Downward Spiral
Some of the last few parts are repetative and layered, so here they are as best as I can get them...

[Riff 1] bass w/wah effect
G|-----5---------3-------5-------3-0---|
D|-----------------------------------3-| (x8)
A|-x-3---3-3---3-----x-3---3-3---------|
E|-------------------------------------|

[Riff 2]
G|-------------------|
D|-------------------|
A|-----------x-1-x-2-|
E|-1-----------------|
                     |(x8)
e|-----1-------------|
B|-------------------|
G|-------------------|
D|-3---------3---4---|
A|-3-----------3---4-|
E|-1-1---1-----------|

[Riff 3] (twelve times)
G|-----5---------3-------5-------3-0---|
D|-----------------------------------3-|
A|-x-3---3-3---3-----x-3---3-3---------|
E|-------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------------3-3-3--3-4-4-4-|
B|-4-5-5-5-5-5-4-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--6----------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Riff 4]
G|-------------------|
D|-------------------|
A|-----------x-1-x-2-|
E|-1-----------------|
                     | (x8)
e|-----1-------------|
B|-------------------|
G|-------------------|
D|-3---------3---4---|
A|-3-----------3---4-|
E|-1-1---1-----------|

e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------4---4-| (x4)
D|-------2---3---3---5---5---5---5-|
A|-------3---5---5---6---6---------|
E|---------------------------------|

[Riff 3] (x2 instead of x12)
G|-----5---------3-------5-------3-0---|
D|-----------------------------------3-|
A|-x-3---3-3---3-----x-3---3-3---------|
E|-------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------------3-3-3--3-4-4-4-|
B|-4-5-5-5-5-5-4-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--6----------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Riff 5]
G|---------|
D|---------| (x8)
A|---------|
E|-0-0-0-1-|

(On the fifth repeat, start fading in a guitar:)
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------6-5---------------------|
D|-2-2-3-6-5-6-7-8-5-6-8---6-5-4-|
A|-2-2-3-4-3-6-7-8-5-6-8---6-5-4-|
E|-0-0-1-----4-5-6-3-4-6---4-3-2-|

[Riff 6]
G|---------|
D|---------| (x8)
A|---------|
E|-0-0-0-1-|

e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------| (or something like that, repeat twice for every
D|---3-----3-----3-----1-3-1-| bass measure)
A|-3---3-----------3---------|
E|-----------4---------------|

[Riff 3] (x4 instead of x12)
G|-----5---------3-------5-------3-0---|
D|-----------------------------------3-|
A|-x-3---3-3---3-----x-3---3-3---------|
E|-------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------------3-3-3--3-4-4-4-|
B|-4-5-5-5-5-5-4-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--6----------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

(Adding 2nd bass w/wah:) 
(twice for every bass 1 measure)
G|-----------------------8-|
D|-10-8-10--8-8-10--8-10---|
A|-------------------------|
E|-------------------------|

[Riff 3] (x8 instead of x12) again adding:
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------| (x2) (once for every 4 measures of bass 1)
D|-5---3---5---3---5---3-----------|
A|-------------------------1-1-0-3-|
E|---------------------------------|

[Riff 3] (x8 instead of x12) adding:
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------| (x2)
G|-12---10---10---9-------------------------| (once for every 4 measures of 
D|--------------------13---12------------10-| bass 1)
A|------------------------------13-13-12----|
E|------------------------------------------|

[Riff 7]
e|-15---13---13---12---11---10---6-6-5-8-|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------| (x2)
D|---------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|

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| x  Dead note

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Masquirina 120 Feb 16, 2013 12:43 AM

Thanks, my brother did a karaoke version a few years ago. The older women didn't find it amusing, otherwise it was the Best Christmas Carol Ever!

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