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Tangled Up In Plaid Tab

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This is possibly the best song on Lullabies to Paralyze. I'd say it's a toss up between
this and The Blood is Love. In C Tuning, and there's a lot of weird changes in the
rhythm. 

Intro 
Guitar I (this is actually a piano, which returns with the same part right before the 2nd chorus)

|-14-15-14-12-11-12-14-15-12-11-9-11-14-15-14-12-11-12-14-15-14-12-11-12-|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar II (high reverb with slight distortion)
|-14~---------12-14~---15-12~--------12-17~------19-14~---12-11-12--20~--|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar I Cont.
|-14-15-14-----|
|--------------|
|----------9~--|
|----------9~--|
|----------7~--|
|--------------|

Guitar II Cont.
|----------14~-|
|--------------|
|--------------|
|--------------|
|--------------|
|--------------|

Verse
Guitar I (medium distortion)
   G                         G sharp 
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-/7-7^0-7-7^0-7-7^0h7^0-8--8^0-8^0-8--8--8--8^8^8^0--|
  G                     G sharp       C 
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------13~--|
|-------------------------------------14~--|
|-------------------------------------14~--|
|-7-7p0-7^0-7^0-7-0-7-0-8--8^0-8--8^0-12~--|

Guitar II fill
|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|
|-14--12p11/8~~~~-------9~~~~--|
|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|

Guitar I Verse
  I Slipped  Didn't Mean, Didn't Mean to Do it That 
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|-7-7p0-7^0-7^0-7-0-7-0-8--8^0-8--8^0-8-^0-8p0-8p0-|

 Way  Well I Blew in on a Whim  Gone Tomorrow I'm Gone
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|-7-7^0-7-7^0-7-7^0h7^0-8--8^0-8^0-8--8--8--8^8^8^0--|

Guitar II Lead
|-----------11-12--14--19~~~~~--|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|

 Today      Oh Yeah             Oh Yeah 
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|-7-7p0-7^0-7^0-7-0-7-0-8--8^0-8--8^0-8-^0-8p0-8p0-|

Guitar II Lead
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------9^^-11^(harmonic)~~~~~-|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|

  Whoa-oohwhoa-oohwhoa-yeah                Hangin'
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|-7-7p0-7^0-7^0-7-0-7-0-8--8^0-8--8^0-8-^0-8p0-8p0-|

Guitar II
|---------------------------------------14~~~~~~~~-|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
  Low            Hangin' Low          Whoa-ooh-oh
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|-7-7^0-7-7^0-7-7^0h7^0-8--8^0-8^0-8--8--8--8^8^8^0--|

Guitar II lead
|-----------------------------------------12~----15~-17~--12~-|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
               Hangin' Low                  
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------13~--|
|----------------------------------14~--|
|----------------------------------14~--|
|-7-7^0-7-7^0-7-7^0h7^0-8--8^0-8^0-12~--|

Both Guitars (Heavy Distortion)
|------------|
|------------|
|------9-----|
|-9-10-9-10--|
|-9-10-7-10--|
|-7-8----8---|
       Come Let's Play Along and  Let Each Other  
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-10-10--10-10--10---10--10--|
|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-10-10--10-10--10---10--10--|
|-7-7p0-7^0-7^0-7-0-7-0-8--8^0-8--8^0-8-^0-8p0-8p0-|

 Lose A Win Would Cause an Alarm  Don't Matter to Me Don't Matter
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------13-13-13-13-11-11-11-11---|
|----------------------------------9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9----|
|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-10-10--10--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10---|
|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-10-10--10--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10---|
|-7-7^0-7-7^0-7-7^0h7^0-8--8^0-8---8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8----|

 To You      Oh Yeah    Oh Yeah
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-10-10--10-10--10---10--10--|
|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-10-10--10-10--10---10--10--|
|-7-7p0-7^0-7^0-7-0-7-0-8--8^0-8--8^0-8-^0-8p0-8p0-|

  Whoa-oohwhoa-oohwhoa-yeah
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-10-10--10-10--10---10--|
|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-10-10--10-10--10---10--|
|-7-7p0-7^0-7^0-7-0-7-0-8--8^0-8--8^0-8-^0-8p0-|

Chorus (Heavy Distortion)

    A sharp                                                 
                       I Could Keep You All For
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|-3/12---12---12---/14--12---12---12---/14-|
|-3/12---12---12---/14--12---12---12---/14-|
|-1/10p0-10p0-10p0-/12--10p0-10p0-10p0-/12-|
 
  G sharp                    
  Myself           I Know You Gotta Be
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|-10--10--10--/14--10--10--10--/14-|
|-10--10--10--/14--10--10--10--/14-|
|-8p0-8p0-8p0-/12--8p0-8p0-8p0-/12-|

  F                         G sharp                
  Free                      So Free Yourself      
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-7-7-7-7-7--x(7)14--7-7-7-7-7-x(7)9--10---10---10--/14-10---10---10--/14-|
|-7-7-7-7-7--x(7)14--7-7-7-7-7-x(7)9--10---10---10--/14-10---10---10--/14-|
|-5-0-5-0-5--x(5)12--5-0-5-0-5-x(5)7--8p0--8p0--8p0-/12-8p0--8p0--8p0-/12-| 


Verse II
                  Hangin' Low           Ooooohoh
|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|-1/7-7^0-7-7^0-7-7^0h7^0-8--8^0-8^0-8--8--8--8^8^8^0--|


 Hangin' Low
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------9-9/18v--12\-|
|-7-7p0-7^0-7^0-7-0-7-0-8--8^0-8--8^0-0--0-7-7/16v--10\-|

Lead
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------14^/16~~~--|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
         Self-Inflicted Wound Your Gift Impeccable Aim 
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-10-10--10-10--10---10--10--|
|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-10-10--10-10--10---10--10--|
|-7-7p0-7^0-7^0-7-0-7-0-8--8^0-8--8^0-8-^0-8p0-8p0-|

 Can Really Clear a Room, All the Bodies Pile Up in Your Way
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------11~--|
|-----------------------9---11--12--11--9---11--12-------|
|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10---|
|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10---|
|-7-7^0-7-7^0-7-7^0h7^0-8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8----|

 Oh Yeah (It Hurts) Whoah yeah (Well it Must) Whoa Yeah
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-10-10--10-10--10---10--10--|
|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-10-10--10-10--10---10--10--|
|-7-7p0-7^0-7^0-7-0-7-0-8--8^0-8--8^0-8-^0-8p0-8p0-|

Lead
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|-7^/9^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~8^/9^~~~~~~~~~~9^/11^~~~~~~~~~~~~--|
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------|

Chorus II
Chorus (Heavy Distortion)

A sharp                                                 
                       I Could Keep You All For
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|-3/12---12---12---/14--12---12---12---/14-|
|-3/12---12---12---/14--12---12---12---/14-|
|-1/10p0-10p0-10p0-/12--10p0-10p0-10p0-/12-|
 
  G sharp                    
  Myself           I Know You Gotta Be
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|-10--10--10--/14--10--10--10--/14-|
|-10--10--10--/14--10--10--10--/14-|
|-8p0-8p0-8p0-/12--8p0-8p0-8p0-/12-|

  F                         G sharp                
  Free                      So Free Yourself (2nd time "To Kill Yourself)     
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-7-7-7-7-7--x(7)14--7-7-7-7-7-x(7)9--10---10---10--/14-10---10---10--/14-|
|-7-7-7-7-7--x(7)14--7-7-7-7-7-x(7)9--10---10---10--/14-10---10---10--/14-|
|-5-0-5-0-5--x(5)12--5-0-5-0-5-x(5)7--8p0--8p0--8p0-/12-8p0--8p0--8p0-/12-| 

Solos (two leads over bass driven chorus rhythm) not so much dueling,
more walzting leads

Guitar I (the end notes are tremloe picked) 
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|-11^(12)-11~~~-11^(12)-11~~~-11h12p9~~~-9/12\9~~~---------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|

|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|-12/6~~~~--12/6~~~~--5~~~~-5/12\5~~~~~--|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
After This point Guitar I plays chorus rhythm while other guitar pushes out
more lead

Guitar II Lead 

|-14^(15)-14~~-14^(15)-14~~~-14h15p14/12~~~--12/15\12~~~~--|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|

|-15\9~~~~--15\9~~~~------------------------------|
|--------------------10h12-12^(13)~~~-12-10/17~~~-|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|

*Guitar I goes back to rhythm 
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-7-7-7-7-7--x(7)14--7-7-7-7-7-x(7)9--10---10---10--/14-10---10---10--/14-|
|-7-7-7-7-7--x(7)14--7-7-7-7-7-x(7)9--10---10---10--/14-10---10---10--/14-|
|-5-0-5-0-5--x(5)12--5-0-5-0-5-x(5)7--8p0--8p0--8p0-/12-8p0--8p0--8p0-/12-|  3x

Guitar II
|-------15^-15^/9~~-15/9~~~--17h19-19^(20)-19-17-22^(24)-22^(24)~~~--|
|-15h17--------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-\21~~~--21\12~~~--12/17~-15~-19~-12~--|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|

|-12h15p12/9~~~-12h15p12/8~~~-------------------------------|
|------------------------------10h12-12^(13)-12-10/17~~~~~--|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar II 
|------|
|------|
|------|
|-3/9--|
|-3/9--|
|-1/7--|

Enjoy, this is a hell of a song
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Kal Zakath wrote on March 25 2005, 12:00 am

It's 'come lets play alone' instead of 'carpets play along'

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Gaea's_Leige wrote on March 30 2005, 12:00 am

yeah i agree with you about the song being the best off the album, and i def. think that it is a piano in the beggining. Well thanks for the tab it suits me pretty damn good. Goodjob

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feesk8ordie wrote on April 1 2005, 12:00 am

very excellent tab

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