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The Day The Whole World Went Away Tab

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Artist: Nine Inch Nails
Song: The Day The Whole World Went Away
Album: Fragile
Brought to you by: front_rowe_centre 

Standard Tuning: EADGBe

x= pause
\= down slide

Opening (hold note with distortion for 22 seconds)
e|---|
B|---|
G|---|
D|---|
A|---|
E|-4-|

Chorus
gtr. 1 
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----------------------------------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-7-|
A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-7-|
E|---------------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-5-|x4

Gtr. #2, comes in after 2nd, round of chorus with this: 
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-15--12--14--10--15--12--14--10--15--12--14--10--15--12--14--10-|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse (This is usually a bass tab so use it only if you are playing guitar alone
and want to accompany the lyrics with instrumental)
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-5-|x4

After second round of (bass) verse, guitar comes in with this (after "grey")
Slow playing as you progress after bass has ended.
e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|-4-6-6-8--8--9--9--x-|
D|-6-8-8-10-10-11-11-x-|
A|-6-8-8-10-10-11-11-x-|
E|---------------------|x14

For more simple alternitave that sounds pretty much the same this section can be
played:
e|-------------------|
B|-------------------|
G|-6-8-8-9-9-11-11-x-|
D|-------------------|
A|-------------------|
E|-------------------|x14

Lyrics
"I listen to the words he'd say,
but in his voice I heard decay,
the plastic face forced to portray,
I'll be inside left cold, and gray,
there is a place that still remains,
it eats the fear, it eats the pain,
the sweetest price he'll have to pay,
the day the whole world went away"

Chorus 
Gtr. #1
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----------------------------------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-7-|
A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-7-|
E|---------------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-5-|x7

Gtr. #2
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|---6—--4---2---9---8---9---8---|
A|-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------|x10

Gtr. #2 ctd. 
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|-----------------------13-\-11--|
D|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|x4

With chanting of "na na na..."
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nameless_kid04 10 Jun 02, 2006 03:51 PM

the tunning of your tab is differnt then the tunning its says at top of page. on the guitar #2 part at begingin it should be a fret lower then u have written

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Ringleader000 10 Sep 01, 2009 03:03 PM

this is aweful. {0}

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dlowe102 30 Sep 23, 2010 04:34 PM

I think its good

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