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Song: Happy Bivouac
Album: Happy Bivouac
Artist: The Pillows

Very catchy chord progressions which include a few half-step ups 
and downs and a major minor chord (I don't know how to explain this 
but you'll see). It sounds like they have 3 guitars (with 2 leads). 
To be sure, just listen to the song and you'll get the whole tab.


Intro Riff 1:
Guitar 1(lead)
e|--------------------------------------|
b|------------------------------7--7----|
g|--------------7-6-7-9~~~6~~---9b-9b---|
d|--------7-6-7-9-7-9-11~~7~~-----------|
a|--------9-8-9-------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------|
Guitar 2 (another lead using octave chords)
e|----------------------------------------|
b|-----------------12-10-12-14-10--7--7---|
g|--------11-10-11-----------------9b-9b--|
d|-----------------9--7--9--11-7----------|
a|--------9--8--9-------------------------|
e|----------------------------------------|
Guitar 3 (Rhythm...you can do normal chords D-Db-D-A-Bb-A-G-Bm-A--Bm-F#m)
e|--------------------------------------|
b|--------------------------------------|
g|--------------------------------------|
d|--------7-6-7-----------------4-------|
a|--------5-4-5-7-8-7-5-7-9-77--2--4----|
e|--------------5-6-5-3-5-7-55-----2----|

Intro Riff 2:
Guitar 1
e|--------------------------------------------|
b|------------------------------------10--8---|
g|----------------9--9--------7-9p7-----------|
d|---/9-9-9p7-----11-11----/9-------9-7---5---|
a|------------10------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------|
Guitar 2
e|--------------------------------------------|
b|---8-----------10-10-----12---------10--8---|
g|--------------------------------------------|
d|---5-----------7--7------9----------7---5---|
a|--------------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------|
Guitar 3 (this tab's gonna be long so to cut it short use these bar chords)
(G--A----G--A-G-) 
Make sure you listen so that you could follow these chords.

Repeat both riffs then...

Verse 1 Riff 1:(simply its like intro riff 1 with a few changes)
Guitar 1
e|--------------------------------------|
b|--------------------------------------|
g|--------------6-7-6-4-5-6~~--/11--9---|
d|--------7-6-7-7-8-7-5-6-7~~--/12--11--|
a|--------9-8-9-------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------|
Guitar 2 is absent for now
Guitar 3 (Rhythm...you can do normal chords D-Db-D-A-Bb-A-G-Bm-A--Bm-F#m)
e|--------------------------------------|
b|--------------------------------------|
g|--------------------------------------|
d|--------7-6-7-----------------4-------|
a|--------5-4-5-7-8-7-5-7-9-77--2--4----|
e|--------------5-6-5-3-5-7-55-----2----|

Verse 1 Riff 2:
Guitar 1
e|----------------------------------------------------|
b|----------------------------------------------------|
g|---7--9p7----9--11-9---------11-12p11-----9--11-9---|
d|---9------9--11-11-11----/12----------12--11-11-11--|
a|----------------------------------------------------|
e|----------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 2 (it has this special reverb effect of some sort I don't know)
e|---3----------5---------------------------------|
b|---3----------5---------------------------------|
g|---4----------6---------------------------------|
d|---5----------7---------------------------------|
a|---5----------7---------------------------------|
e|------------------------------------------------|
     G          A        ------rest--------
Guitar 3
(G--A----G--A-G-) Once again, listen to the song to get the 
proper progressions.

Repeat Verse 1 Riff 1 then instead of riff 2..

Verse 1 Riff 3
Guitar 1
e|--------------------------------------------|
b|--------------------------------------------|
g|---7--9p7----9--11-11p9-----7-6-7-6-7-6-7-8-|
d|---9------9--11-11-11-11----7-6-7-6-7-6-7-8-|
a|--------------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------|
Guitar 2 (with effects)
e|---3----------5---------------------------------|
b|---3----------5---------------------------------|
g|---4----------6---------------------------------|
d|---5----------7---------------------------------|
a|---5----------7---------------------------------|
e|------------------------------------------------|
     G          A        ------rest--------
Guitar 3
(G--A----D-C#-D-C#-D-C#-D-D#-)

Chorus
Guitar 1
e|------------------------------------|
b|------------------------------------|
g|--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---|
d|--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|
a|--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|
e|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|
    E               A
Guitar 2 is absent for now
Guitar 3
(E--A--)

Guitar 1
e|--------------------------------------|
b|--------------------------------------|
g|--7-7-xxxx-6-6-xxxx-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8---|
d|--7-7-xxxx-7-7-xxxx-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9---|
a|--5-5-xxxx-7-7-xxxx-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9---|
e|-----------5-5-xxxx-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|
    D        A        B (not minor)
Guitar 2 
e|-----------------------------------|
b|-----------------------------------|
g|-----------------------------------|
d|--------------------/99999999~~~~--|
a|-----------------------------------|
e|-----------------------------------|
Guitar 3
(D--A--B----)

Guitar 1 (to cut this short, just do bar chords, not power chords..)
(G--A--rest)
Guitar 2 is absent for now
Guitar 3 (same as Guitar 1)

PostChorus: (Repeat the whole Intro Riffs once for all guitars then..)

Verse 2: (Repeat the Verse Riff Progressions)

Chorus: (Repeat Chorus then....)

Bridge Riff 1: (Repeat 2x)
Guitar 1
e|-----------------------------------------|
b|-----------------------------------------|
g|-----------------------------------------|
d|-----------------------------------------|
a|----------0h2-2-2-2/5-5-5-5/14-14-14-14--|
e|--3-3-3-3--------------------------------|
Guitar 2 is absent for now
Guitar 3
e|--------------------------------|
b|--------------------------------|
g|--------------------------4--4--|
d|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--4--4--|
a|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--2--2--|
e|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--------|
    G                       B

Bridge Riff 2:
Guitar 1
e|----------------------------------|
b|----------------------------------|
g|--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
d|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
a|----------------------------------|
e|----------------------------------|
Guitar 2 is absent for now
Guitar 3
e|--------------------------------|
b|--------------------------------|
g|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--11-11-|
d|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--11-11-|
a|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--9--9--|
e|--------------------------------|
    D                       F#

Guitar 1
e|--------------------------7-9~~~-|
b|--------------7-8-10-8-10--------|
g|--7-6-7-9-7-9--------------------|
d|---------------------------------| The sound's so faint so 
a|---------------------------------| I'm not really sure but
e|---------------------------------| this is the nearest..
Guitar 2 is still absent
Guitar 3
e|--------------------------------|
b|--------------------------------|
g|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--11-11-|
d|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--11-11-|
a|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--9--9--|
e|--------------------------------|
    D                       F#

Then go back to Bridge Riff 1 (repeating it twice) then..

Bridge Riff 3:
Guitar 1
e|----------------------------------|
b|----------------------------------|
g|--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
d|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
a|----------------------------------|
e|----------------------------------|
Guitar 2 is still absent
Guitar 3
(D--------)

Guitar 1
e|------------------------------7-9~~~-|
b|--------------------8-10-8-10--------|
g|--9--7--9--11--9-11------------------|
d|-------------------------------------|
a|-------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------|
Guitar 2 is still absent
Guitar 3
(D--------)

Break: 
(Repeat Intro Riffs once then..)
Guitar 1
e|----------------------------------|
b|----------------------------------|
g|--7-6-7-6-7-6-7-6-7-6-7-6-7-6-7-8-|
d|--7-6-7-6-7-6-7-6-7-6-7-6-7-6-7-8-|
a|----------------------------------|
e|----------------------------------|
Guitar 2 absent
Guitar 3 
(D-C#-D-C#-D-C#-D-C#-D-C#-D-C#-D-C#-D-D#-)

Chorus: (Repeat Chorus Riffs)

(Repeat Intro once then...)

Outro:
Guitar 1
e|--------------------------------------|
b|--------------------------------------|
g|--6h7-7-7-6h7-7-7-6h7-7-7-11-11-11-11-|
d|--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-11-11-11-11-|
a|--------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------|
Guitar 2
e|----------------------------------|
b|--------------------------7-7-7-7-|
g|----------------------------------|
d|--------------------------4-4-4-4-|
a|----------------------------------|
e|----------------------------------|
Guitar 3
(D----F#--)

Guitar 1
e|--------------------------------------|
b|--------------------------------------|
g|--6h7-7-7-6h7-7-7-6h7-7-7-11-11-11-11-|
d|--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-11-11-11-11-|
a|--------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------|
Guitar 2
e|--------------------------------------|
b|--------------------------12-12-12-12-|
g|--------------------------------------|
d|--------------------------9--9--9--9--|
a|--------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------|
Guitar 3
(D----F#--)

Repeat Outro 4x and after that strum D (power or bar chord it doesn't matter)

Note: After repeating Outro for 2x you'll hear these notes..
e|------------------------------------------------|
b|---------------10b~~~~~~~10---------------------|
g|--9b~~~~~~~9-----------------9v~~~~~---7v~~~~~~-|
d|------------------------------------------------|
a|------------------------------------------------|
e|------------------------------------------------|
I can't put them at a precise location so It's up to you where 
to put them because these are noisy notes.

Lyrics:
VERSE 1
Nee dore kurai tatta no ka nante
honto wa dôdatte ii
aa naritai jibun ni kyô mo
oitsuketai mama

CHORUS 1
Uchi yoserareru ashita ni
bokura tsuma saki nurashite
chojô ni mukatte wa
chotto Happy Bivouac

VERSE 2
Ie nai kurai taku san no itami sae
saikin ja warai tobaseru
Mô ikkai dake tte nando mo
too maeari shiteru

CHORUS 2
Dare no mane mo shitakunai
michi naki michi o ikô
chojô ni chikatzui teru
chotto Happy Bivouac

CHORUS 3
Koko ni aru jinsei de
bokura eta kotae wa
chojô nantenain da 
Yes, Happy Bivouac, Yeah, Wooh!


Translation:
VERSE 1
Hey, how much farther is it?
Not that it really matters
Man, today too
I can't catch up to who I want to be at this rate

CHORUS 1
Tomorrow, we go ashore
Drenched, we tiptoe
Turning to face the summit, a little
Happy Bivouac

VERSE 2
There are a lot of painful, unspeakable things
Lately, I'm a laughingstock
No matter how many times we say "One more time!"
We're just taking detours

CHORUS 2
I don't want to imitate someone's imitation
Let's travel the way without a way
Are we near the summit? A little
Happy Bivouac

CHORUS 3
We asked the people around here
and the answer we received?
"There is no summit."
Yes, Happy Bivouac, Yeah, Wooh!
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