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                             PLACEBO - Breathe Underwater
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Tabbed by: ZeGuitarist
Email: zeguitarist@ultimate-guitar.com

Tuning: Drop D (DADGBE)


=====
Intro
=====

GUITAR 1: Repeat 4 times:

E||--------------------|--------------------|
B||--------------------|--------------------|
G||--------------------|--------------------|   NOTE: The cluttered up  
D||--------------------|--------------------|   "1414" are two 14's, which
A||-14\9-9-x-9-9/14-14\|\9-9-x-9-9-9-9-1414-|   are both 16th notes.
D||--------------------|--------------------|


=======
Verse 1
=======

GUITAR 1: Repeat 4 times:

E||-----------------|-----------------|
B||-----------------|-----------------|
G||-----------------|-----------------|
D||-----------------|-----------------|
A||-----------------|-----------------|
D||-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|

1. Here comes another fall from grace
2. I'm always falling on my face
3. This attitude that I embrace
4. For the love I'm trying to replace


E||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D||-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|

I try to kill the song, because the melody's all wrong...


E||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D||-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|

And there's a fever coming on...


==========
Pre-chorus
==========

GUITAR 1:

E||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D||-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4/7-7-7-7-|-7/9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
A||-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4/7-7-7-7-|-7/9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
D||-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4/7-7-7-7-|-7/9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|

It's hard to reconcile...


E||-----------------|-----------------|
B||-----------------|-----------------|
G||-----------------|-----------------|
D||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
A||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
D||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|

What I've become...


E||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D||-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4/7-7-7-7-|-7/9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
A||-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4/7-7-7-7-|-7/9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
D||-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4/7-7-7-7-|-7/9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|

With the wounded child...


E||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G||-11--11--11--11--|-11--11--11--11--|-11--11--11--11--|
D||-x---x---x---x---|-x---x---x---x---|-x---x---x---x---|
A||-9---9---9---9---|-9---9---9---9---|-9---9---9---9---|
D||---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---0---0-|

Hiding deep inside...


E||------------------|-----------------|
B||------------------|-----------------|
G||-4-4-7---7-6---44-|-4-4-7-----------|
D||-x-x-x---x-x---xx-|-x-x-x-----------|
A||-2-2-5-x-5-4-x-22-|-2-2-5-----------|
D||------------------|-----------------|


======
Chorus
======

GUITAR 1: Repeat 2 times:

E||-----------------|-----------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
B||-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-------------------------|-------------------------|
G||-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-|-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-|
D||-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-|-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-|
A||-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--|-9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--|
D||-----------------|-----------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|

1. Breathe underwater, I'm coming up for air...
2. Sick of the slaughter, I'm coming up for air...

E||-----------------|-----------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
B||-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-9-|-------------------------|-------------------------|
G||-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-|-11-11-11-11-11-10-10-10-|
D||-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-|-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-|
A||-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--|-9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--|
D||-----------------|-----------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|

1. I wanna see another dawn...
2. 'cause I've been floating here too long...


GUITAR 2: Repeat 4 times:

E||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
D||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|

1. Breathe underwater, I'm coming up for air
2. I wanna see another dawn
3. Sick of the slaughter, I'm coming up for air
4. 'cause I've been floating here too long


=====
Break
=====

GUITAR 1:

E||-----------------|-----------------|
B||-----------------|-----------------|
G||-----------------|-----------------|
D||-----------------|-----------------|
A||-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
D||-----------------|-----------------|


=======
Verse 2
=======

GUITAR 2: Repeat 2 times:

E||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G||-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---|
D||---4---4---4---4-|---4---4---4---4-|---4---4---4---4-|---4---4---4---4-|
A||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D||-4-------4-------|-0-------0-------|-0-------0-------|-4-------4-------|

1. Take my ego for a ride, 'cause there's nobody by my side
2. It's getting hard to justify, and it won't be long 'till I collide


E||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G||-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---|
D||---4---4---4---4-|---4---4---4---4-|---4---4---4---4-|---4---4---4---4-|
A||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D||-2-------2-------|-1-------1-------|-2-------2-------|-4-------4-------|

My weakness is laid bare, as people stop and stare...


E||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G||-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---|
D||---4---4---4---4-|---4---4---4---4-|---4---4---4---4-|
A||-2-------2-------|-----------------|-----------------|
D||-----------------|-0-------0-------|-0-------0-------|

But it's the last time, I swear...


==========
Pre-chorus
==========

GUITAR 1: Same as above, up until the last 5 bars:

E||-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
B||-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
G||-11--11--11--11-13/|/14--14--14--14-16/|/18--18--18--16--|
D||-x---x---x---x--x--|-x---x---x---x--x--|-x---x---x---x---|
A||-9---9---9---9--11/|/12--12--12--12-14/|/16--16--16--14--|
D||---0---0---0-------|---0---0---0---0---|---0---0---0---0-|

Hiding deep inside...


E||------------------|-----------------|
B||------------------|-----------------|
G||-4-4-7---7-6---44-|-4-4-7-----------|
D||-x-x-x---x-x---xx-|-x-x-x-----------|
A||-2-2-5-x-5-4-x-22-|-2-2-5-----------|
D||------------------|-----------------|


GUITAR 2:

E||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G||-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---|
D||---4---4---4---4-|---4---4---4---4-|---4---4---4---4-|---4---4---4---4-|
A||-----------------|-----------------|-2-------2-------|-2-------2-------|
D||-4-------4-------|-4-------4-------|-----------------|-----------------|

It's hard to reconcile...


E||-----------------|-----------------|
B||-----------------|-----------------|
G||-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---|
D||---4---4---4---4-|---4---4---4---4-|
A||-----------------|-----------------|
D||-0-------0-------|-0-------0-------|

What I've become...


E||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G||-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---|
D||---4---4---4---4-|---4---4---4---4-|---4---4---4---4-|---4---4---4---4-|
A||-----------------|-----------------|-2-------2-------|-2-------2-------|
D||-4-------4-------|-4-------4-------|-----------------|-----------------|

With the wounded child...


E||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G||-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---|
D||---4---4---4---4-|---4---4---4---4-|---4---4---4---4-|
A||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D||-0-------0-------|-0-------0-------|-0-------0-------|

Hiding deep inside...


=================
Chorus: see above
=================

======
Bridge
======

GUITAR 1: Repeat 4 times:

E||--------------------|------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
B||-12\7-7---7-7/12-12\|\7-7---7-7-7-7-10-|-12/14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|-14\12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
G||-x--x-x---x-x-x-----|-x-x---x-x-x-x-x--|-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--|-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--|
D||-9\-4-4-x-4-4/9--9\-|\4-4-x-4-4-4-4-7--|-9/-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-|-11\9--9--9--9--9--9--9--|
A||--------------------|------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
D||--------------------|------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|

1. (Start breathing...)
2. (Start breathing...)
3. (Start breathing...)
4. Start breathing...

Guitar 2: Repeat 2 times:


E||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D||-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7/9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
A||-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7/9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
D||-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7/9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|

1. (Start breathing...)
2. (Start breathing...)


E||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------------|
B||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------------|
G||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------------|
D||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-9/11-11-11-11-11-11-11-|
A||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-9/11-11-11-11-11-11-11-|
D||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-9/11-11-11-11-11-11-11-|

1. (Start breathing...)
2. Start breathing...


=================
Chorus: see above
=================

=====
Outro
=====

GUITAR 1: Repeat 4 times:

E||-----------------|-----------------|
B||-----------------|-----------------|
G||-----------------|-----------------|
D||-7-7-7-7-7-9-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-9-7-7-|
A||-----------------|-----------------|
D||-----------------|-----------------|

1. I'm coming, I'm coming
2. I'm coming, coming up for air
3. Coming up for air
3. Coming up for air


E||-----------------|
B||-----------------|
G||-----------------|
D||-7\--------------|
A||-----------------|
D||-----------------|


GUITAR 2: Repeat 2 times:

E||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G||-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---|
D||---4---4---4---4-|---4---4---4---4-|---4---4---4---4-|---4---4---4---4-|
A||-----------------|-----------------|-0-------0-------|-2-------2-------|
D||-4-------4-------|-0-------0-------|-----------------|-----------------|

1. I'm coming, I'm coming, I'm coming, coming up for air
2. Coming up for air, coming up for air

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