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Band- Queen
Song- I want to break free

     So this is 100% correct because i got it from the official queen
Tab book. So dont be hatting on those ratings. lol. I hope
You enjoy :)

[Intro]

E---------------------|-----------------------------------|
B-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-0-----|-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-7-5--|
G-1-1-1-1-1-1-2-1-x-2-|-7-7-7-7-6-6-7-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-7-6--|
D-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
A---------------------|-----------------------------------|
E---------------------|-----------------------------------|

E---------------------|-----------------------------------|
B-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-0-----|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5-7-5--|
G-1-1-1-1-1-1-2-1-x-2-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-9-8--6-6-6-6-6-6-7-6--|
D-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
A---------------------|-----------------------------------|
E---------------------|-----------------------------------|

E---------------------|
B-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-0--0--|
G-1-1-1-1-1-1-2-1--1--|
D-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2--|
A---------------------|
E---------------------|


Electric fill that sounds o so cool
E--4b(1/2)---------------5---------------------|
B--5b(full)--release--3--5---------7--5--5-5---|
G--6b(1/2)------------4--6---------------6-4---|
D----------------------------------------------|
A----------------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------|

E---------------------------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------------------------------|
G---------------------------------------------------------|
D-----------------9---9-9-9-9-----------------------------|
A--pick slide-----9---9-9-9-9-----------------------------|
E--------------0--7---7-7-7-7-----------------------------|

[Verse 1]  "I want to break free"
                       E-------------------|
 This is an amazing    B-------------------|
 Chord to play, and    G--9------| D=Down stroke
 Its really hard to    D--9------| U= up stroke
 explain the strumming A--7----------------|
 pattern but I tried   E--0----------------| 
                          D D U D  D D D REPEAT
           All palm muted.....................

[Verse 1]

E-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------|
B-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------|
G--7--------------|---2-------------|--7--------------|-4----------|
D--7--6 measures--|---2 -2-measures-|--7--2 measures--|-4-1 measure|
A--9--------------|---0-------------|--9--------------|-2----------|  
E--0--------------|-----------------|--0--------------|------------|
   ................................................................

E-----------|----------------|
B-----------|----------------|
G-----------|--7-------------|
D--2-x6-----|--7--1 measure--|
A--0-----7--|--9-------------|
E--------0--|--0-------------| Into [verse]
  ..............
You repeat this pattern throughout the whole song basically 
and if you listen you can easily depict the chords

Electric fill into [chorus]
E-------------------------------------21------------------|
B--14--12--14--10-b full--------------22-all bend full----|
G--14--13--14--11-b full-release--13--21------------------|
D--14--14--14--13-b 1/2-----------14----------------------|
A---------------------------------14----------------------|
E---------------------------------------------------------|


[Chorus]

E--------------------------------|------------------|
B--------------------------------|------------------|
G--------------------------------|-4-4-4-4--3--3-3--|
D--4-x8--2-x8--4-x8--2-x8--6-x8--|-4-4-4-4--4--4-4--|
A--2-----0-----2-----0-----4-----|-4-4-4-4--4--4-4--|
E--------------------------------|-2-2-2-2--2--2-2--|
  ................................................

E----------------|-----------------|----------------------|
B----------------|-----------------|----------------------|
G--2------4------|-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-0-|-2-----4----0---------|
D--2-x-4--2-x-4--|-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-0-|-2-x4--4-x3-0---------|
A--0------2------|-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-0-|-0-----2--------------|
E----------------|-----------------|----------------------|

E-------------|--------------|
B-------------|--------------|
G-6-----4--0--|--2-----4-----|
D-6-x6--4--0--|--2-x4--4-x4--|
A-4-----2--0--|--0-----2-----|
E-------------|--------------|

Actually in the tab book it says "keyboard solo"
but it depicts to guitar
mobscene96 did an amzing job of doing this so i am giving
100% credit to him and just copying it into this tab
This is exactly what it says in the book

[Guitar solo]
E----------------------|------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------|------------------------------------------------|
G----------11--13--13b-|----------11--13--13b----------13b--------------|
D------14--------------|------14---------------14-----------14----------|
A--14------------------|--14-----------------------14-----------14-12---|
E----------------------|------------------------------------------------|

E----------------------------------|
B--14b-----------------------------|
G-------14-------------------------|
D-----------14--12--11-12-11-------|
A-----------------------------12---|
E----------------------------------|

E------------------------------------------|
B--14b(14)(14)-----------------------------|
G--------------14-----13-------------------|
D-----------------14------14---------------|
A-----------------------------14--12--11---|
E------------------------------------------|

E----------|
B--7b(7)---|
G----------| Let this ring for a about 4 seconds
D----------|
A----------|
E----------|

E---------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
B--9b(9)------9-------9-----------|---------------------------------------|
G---------9-------9-------9-------|---------------------------------------|
D-----------9-------9-------9-6-6-|--7---6-----------5b(5)--2-0-----------|
A---------------------------------|--------7--------------------2-0-------|
E---------------------------------|----------7-5-4------------------3-0---|

[Interlude]         just some chords at first
E----|-----|----|---|-------|---------|-----|
B-9--|-10--|-9--|---|-7--5--|-5--5--7-|-9---|
G-9--|--9--|-9--|---|-6--6--|-7--6--6-|-9---|
D-9--|-11--|-9--|---|-7--7--|-7--7--7-|-9---|
A----|-----|----|---|-------|---------|-----|
E----|-----|----|---|-------|---------|-----|

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

He uses octave effects on this part
E--------------------------|
B--------------------------|
G-------------7-7----------|
D--------7-6------6-7------|
A----7-7-------------------|
E--7-----------------------|

Repeats this
E-------------------------|---------------------|
B-------------------------|---------------------|
G-------------------------|---------------------|
D-----9-----9----9-----9--|---7---7---7---7-----|
A-------------------------|---------------------|
E--7-----7----7-----7-----|-5---5---5---5-------|

Does this fill next
E---------------------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------------------------|
G-------------9------------------------7--7---------|
D-----------9---9-----------------6--6-------6--7---|
A---------7-------7----------7--7-------------------|
E--0--0-7-----------7--0----------------------------|

Does this again
E-------------------------|---------------------|
B-------------------------|---------------------|
G-------------------------|---------------------|
D-----9-----9----9-----9--|---7---7---7---7-----|
A-------------------------|---------------------|
E--7-----7----7-----7-----|-5---5---5---5-------|

Then end with this
E--------------------------|------------------------------|
B----------0----0----------|------------------------------|
G--------2----2------------|-1----------------------------|
D-2--2--------2----2----2--|-2--Strum E a lot and your done!
A-2----2------2------2--2--|-2----------------------------|
E-----------------------0--|-0----------------------------|


I hope this was clear, i tried to make it easier than the other 
ones were. Queen is awsome!  :)



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| x  Dead note
| b  Bend
| /  Slide up
| .  Palm mute

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mattman25 21 Mar 20, 2007 12:17 AM

this is a great tab i give it a 5

what guitar do you have i have a fender stratorcaster

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AsILayLiving 412 Mar 20, 2007 03:52 PM

i have a few, i use my schecter damien fr for more metal, gibson les paul standard all around, fender telecaster for more rockish stuff

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guydeitch 31 Feb 05, 2008 07:40 PM

Didn't even check if it's right, i just love this song...

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