Oops, an error
Loading. Please wait.

What Shall We Do Now Tab

version 1
version 1

Whole song

Interactive

5,889 views 30 this week
1 commentread comment
1 2 3 4 5
not so good
x 1
add to favorites
launch autoscroll
font size
0
reset
how to read this tab
guitar tuner
Tab Pro tools
  • play this tab
  • loop segment
  • change instrument
  • show fretboard
  • metronome
Autoscroll
slow
fast
+/-
esc
set tempo
stop
----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE------------------------------
This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of
the song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or
research.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
TRANSCRIBED BY JEFF SCOTT (jscotts@iinet.net.au)(comments etc welcome)

EMPTY SPACES/WHAT SHALL WE DO NOW?
Pink Floyd
(Roger Waters)

FROM THE MOVIE PINK FLOYD THE WALL

Guitar has distortion and echo, plus lots of use of whammy bar.

|N.C.
E---------|----------|----------|------B---R---|--------|---------|--------|
B--5------|-7--------|8---------|7----7(8)--7--|5-------|---------|--------|
G---------|----------|----------|--------------|--------|---------|--------|
D---------|----------|----------|--------------|--------|---------|--------|
A---------|----------|----------|--------------|--------|---------|--------|
E---------|----------|----------|--------------|--------|---------|--------|

|
E---------|----------|----------|---------|-----------|---------|----------|
B-5-------|/5--------|7-----5-7-|8--------|7----------|---------|----------|
G---------|----------|----------|---------|---------7-|7-9------|----------|
D---------|----------|----------|---------|-----------|---------|----------|
A---------|----------|----------|---------|-----------|---------|----------|
E---------|----------|----------|---------|-----------|---------|----------|

|                     B5                                        F#5
E---------|----------|19-----19-17-19-----|19--19(20)---19-----|14----17-14|
B---------|----------|-(2 guitars)--------|------B-------------|-----------|
G---------|----------|11------------------|--------------------|-----------|
D---------|----------|-9------------------|--------------------|11---------|
A---------|----------|--------------------|--------------------|-9---------|
E---------|----------|--------------------|--------------------|-----------|

|                    B5                                F#5
E---B------17--17/19|19-------19-18|19--18-19----19\--|14----17-14|17(19)--|
B-17(19)------------|--------------|------------------|-----------|--B-----|
G-------------------|-4------------|------------------|-----------|--------|
D-------------------|-4------------|------------------|-4---------|--------|
A-------------------|-2------------|------------------|-4---------|--------|
E-------------------|--------------|------------------|-2---------|--------|

| E5
E----------14(15)|14--------|15--------|17-----17/19|19---19-19-19---------|
B-17---------B---|----------|----------|------------|----------------------|
G--4-------------|-6--------|-7--------|-9----------|11--------------------|
D--2-------------|-4--------|-5--------|-7----------|-9--------------------|
A----------------|----------|----------|------------|----------------------|
E----------------|----------|----------|------------|----------------------|

|
E-------------17/19|---------------|------------|----------------|---------|
B------------------|---------------|------------|----------------|---------|
G-4----2-----------|---------------|------------|----------------|---------|
D-----------4------|3----2---------|------------|----------------|---------|
A-(Bass run)-------|----------3----|2-----------|----------------|---------|
E------------------|---------------|------------|0---------------|2--------|
                                                 What shall   we  use    to

|
E-------------|-------------|--------------|----------|---------|----------|
B-------------|-------------|--------------|----------|---------|----------|
G-------------|-------------|--------------|----------|---------|----------|
D-------------|-------------|--------------|----------|---------|----------|
A-------------|-------------|--------------|----------|---------|----------|
E-3-----------|2------3-2-0-|0-------------|2---------|3--------|2----3-2-0|
  fill    the  empty         spaces  where  waves  of  hunger    roar

|
E-----------------|---------------|----------|----------------|------------|
B-----------------|---------------|----------|----------------|------------|
G-----------------|---------------|----------|----------------|------------|
D-----------------|---------------|----------|----------------|------------|
A-----------------|---------------|----------|----------------|------------|
E-0---------------|2--------------|3---------|2----------3-2-0|0-----------|
  Shall we set out__  across this  sea    of  faces            In search of 

|                                    E5            F#5          G5
E-------------|----------|----------|-------------|------------|-----------|
B-------------|----------|----------|-------------|------------|-----------|
G-------------|----------|----------|-9-9-9-------|11-11-11----|12-12-12---|
D-------------|----------|----------|-9-9-9-------|11-11-11----|12-12-12---|
A-------------|----------|----------|-7-7-7-------|-9--9--9----|10-10-10---|
E-2-----------|3---------|2---------|-------------|------------|-----------|
  more    and  more    ap-plause

|F#5       |E5        |F#5      |G5      |F#5           |G5                |
 sim power chords                              Shall we  buy a new guitar?

|F#5        |G5                   |F#5           |G5                       |
    Shall we drive a more powerful car?  Shall we work straight through the

|F#5                     |G5                       |                       | 
 night?          Shall we get into fights leave the lights on drop bombs do

|                     |                   |B5                       |
 tours of the East con-tract diseases bury bones break up homes send

|                        |                           |                     |

 flowers by phone take to drink go to shrinks give up meat rarely sleep keep

|                    |                       |                    |
 people as pets train dogs race rats fill the attic with cash bury 

|                 |                          |F#5                 |  
 treasure store up leisure but never relax at all

|                       |E5             ||
   With our backs to the wall



--
Updated:  April 10/98
comments
We did not receive enough feedback on this tab! Please rate:
print report bad tab
1 2 3 4 5
1 comment total.
0 reply
pinkphil wrote on March 7 2010, 08:30 pm

The whole second half of the song is in the key of D not E. The album version is in E though which is called empty spaces and not "what shall we do now"

I want to post or [tab]
guest
You may want to rate the tab now too:
select rating
Please do not post tabs as comments. Select "correction" instead!