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Humdrum Chords

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                Humdrum – Peter Gabriel
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Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: Standard

Peter Gabriel
Humdrum (1977)
(Peter Gabriel)

From: "Peter Gabriel [I / Car]"

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SPECIAL VOICINGS

          E-A-D-G-B-E
C7sus4    x-3-3-3-1-1
C#6add9   x-4-3-3-4(4)
Bb/D      x-5-3-3-3-x
Ebsus2    x-x-1-3-4-1 or
          x-6-8-8-6-6
Gsus4/D   x-x-0-0-1-3 or
          x-5-5-5-3-3
Fsus4  (t)1-3-3-0-1-1
C/E       0(3)2-0-1-0
Bbsus2    x-1-3-3-1-1

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Capo 1st fret

The tab sounds good, I think, but only represents the basic pattern of 
course. The Rhodes on the original recording adds variations here and there 
which are difficult to reproduce exactly on a guitar. Suggestions are 
highly welcome!

Check out my Guitar Pro tab, too:
http://tabs.ultimate-guitar.com/p/peter_gabriel/humdrum_guitar_pro.htm

VERSE
  C7                  (C7sus4)      C7                  (C7sus4)
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
e|0-----0-----0---|----1-----------|0-----0-----0---|----1-----------|
B|1-----1-----1---|--------1-------|1-----1-----1---|--------1-------|
G|3-----3-----3---|------------3---|3-----3-----3---|------------3---|
D|2---------------|----------------|2---------------|----------------|
A|3---------------|----------------|3---------------|----------------|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
CHORUS 1
  Bb    F     Dm Asus4 Am   Bb    F
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  
e|------------1---|0-------|----------------|
B|3-----1-----3---|3---1---|3-----1---------|
G|3-----2-----2---|2-------|3-----2---------|
D|3-----3-----0---|2-------|3-----3---------|
A|1-----3---------|0-------|1-----3---------|
E|------1---------|--------|------1---0-1---|
CHORUS 2
  Bb    F     Dm   Am   Bb    F
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  
e|------------1---|0-------|----------------|
B|3-----1-----3---|1-------|3-----1---------|
G|3-----2-----2---|2-------|3-----2---------|
D|3-----3-----0---|2-------|3-----3---------|
A|1-----3---------|0-------|1-----3---------|
E|------1---------|--------|------1---0-1---|


INTERLUDE (flute)
  Cm7                               C#6add9
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
e|----------------|6-------6--4--3-|----------------|----------------|
B|4---------4-----|--------4-------|4-----------4h6-|6---------------|
G|------3---------|------3-3-------|------3---3-----|------3---3-----|
D|----5-------5---|----5-----------|----3-----------|----3-------3---|
A|3---------------|3-------3-------|4-------4-------|4-------4-------|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
                           [triplet]
  Cm7                               C#6add9
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
e|----------------|6-------6--4--3-|----------------|--------3-4-3---|
B|4---------4-----|--------4-------|4-----------4h6-|--------------6-|
G|------3---------|------3-3-------|------3---3-----|3---------------|
D|----5-------5---|----5-----------|----3-----------|3---------------|
A|3---------------|3-------3-------|4-------4-------|4---------------|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
                           [triplet]

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Capo 1st fret


VERSE + CHORUS 1 (see above)
C7                  (C7sus4)
 I saw the man at J.F.K.
C7                     (C7sus4)
 He took your ticket yesterday
       Bb F     Dm Asus4 Am
In the humdrum
       Bb F     (single notes: E F)
In the humdrum


VERSE + CHORUS 1 (see above)
C7                 (C7sus4)
 I ride tandem with a random
C7                       (C7sus4)
 Things don't run the way I planned them
       Bb F     Dm Asus4 Am
In the humdrum
       Bb F     (single notes: E F)
In the humdrum


VERSE + CHORUS 1 (see above)
C7                         (C7sus4)
 Hey Valentina, do you want me to beg?
C7                            (C7sus4)
 You got me cooking I'm a hard-boiled egg
       Bb F     Dm Asus4 Am
In the humdrum
       Bb F     (single notes: E F)
In the humdrum


MIDDLE 8
Dm Am Dm Am        E    E7 Fmaj7
Empty my mind -- I find it hard to cope
Dm Am      Dm Am             E    E7 A
Li-sten to my heart -- don't need no stethoscope


VERSE (see above) – instrumental
| C7 | C7sus4 | C7 | C7sus4 |


INTERLUDE (flute) - see above
| Cm7 | % | C#6add9 | % | 
| Cm7 | % | C#6add9 | % | 


VERSE + CHORUS 2 (see above)
C7                (C7sus4)
 Seem to me that television
C7                          (C7sus4)
 She come to cut me a deep incision
       Bb F     Dm Am
In the humdrum
       Bb F     (single notes: E F)
In the humdrum


MIDDLE 8
Dm Am Dm Am        E    E7 Fmaj7
Empty my mind -- I find it hard to cope
Dm Am      Dm Am             E    E7 A
Li-sten to my heart -- don't need no stethoscope


CODA

| Bb/D | % | Ebsus2 | % | 
| Bb/D | % | Ebsus2 | % | 
| Gsus4/D | Fsus2 | C/E | % | 


Bb/D
 Out of woman come the man
          Ebsus2
Spend the rest of his life getting back where he can
Bb/D
 As a bow, so a dove
Ebsus2
 As below, so above
Gsus4/D
 From the black hole
Fsus2
 Come the tadpole
C/E
 With the dark soul, in coal she burn


    Bb/D
She burn as I drove into the sun
Ebsus2
Didn't dare look where I had begun
Bb/D 
Lost among echoes of things not there
Ebsus2
Watching the sound forming shapes in the air
Gsus4/D
 From the white star
Fsus2
 Come the bright car
C/E                         F#
 Our amoeba my little liebe schön

| Bbsus2 | % | % | Bb
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