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Electioneering Tab

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                     Radiohead - Electioneering
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tabbed by: stellar_legs
e-mail: uncle_stellar@hotmail.com

tuning: standard

My last attempt at this song was shut down, because it wasn't complete (i think).
Well I figured out the solo for you good people on Ug, and I must say, it's
pretty spot on. Great rockin' song by a great rockin' band. Enjoy

(Intro) Sitar (I believe), arranged for guitar
e-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-----6--8--6------8--6------8--6-----6---------6--8--6-----8--6------8-|
G--------------7---------7---------7---------------------7--------7-----|
D--0-----------------------------------------0--------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

Intro/cont. (distortion)
e-------------------------------------------------------10h12p10----------|
B--------6--8^--6--8^--6--8^--6-------6--8^--6--8^--6---------------10----|
G--///7--------------------------7^------------------------------12----10^|
D-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse/sitar effect that turns to sitortion               (distort.)
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B----6--8--6----8--6-----8--6-----6-----6--8--6----8--6-----8^/---|
G------------7--------7--------7----------------7--------7--7^/---|
D--0----------------------------------0---------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse cont. (dist.) Ska-like start/stop strokes
e--------------------------------------|
B--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|
G--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|
D--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---------------------|
A--------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------|

Pre Chorus after verse (distortion)
e-----------12^---------------|
B--6--8/10------10--12--------|
G----------------------10^^---|
D-----------------------------|
A-----------------------------|
E-----------------------------|
  Ride into Chorus.

The Chorus lick needs an explanation. Johnny Greenwood plays a lick that goes up
the scale of the neck, and when he gets as low as the neck goes, he does the
whole thing backwards, toward the position where he started. It's pretty cool.
Listen for the timing.

Chorus
e--10-10-x--------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------10-10-x------------------------------------------------------|
G------------------10-10-x--7-9-7--5-5-x--2-2-x--0-0-x------------------|
D------------------------------------------------------3-5-3-x--0-0-x---|
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

e----------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------------------|
D----------------------------------------------------------|
A--3-3-X--0-0-x--------------------------------------------|
E----------------3-5-3---1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|

Now let's do this mofo backwards..er, well, I think you can figure that out. 

Repeat Verse and Chorus and whatnot until the solo. There's some jamming on some
the guitar for a minute, but it's just random playing, I really don't need to tab
it. Just jam on what works.

Solo (pick these first notes fast)
e--10-10-10-10--8-8-8-8--7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5---6-6-6-6--5-5-5-5--|
B-------------------------------------------------------------|
G-------------------------------------------------------------|
D-------------------------------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------|

e-------------------------------------------------------------|
B--9-9-9---9~--9h10-9-9~-9h10-9-9~-----9h10-9-9h10-9-9h10-9-9-|
G-------------------------------------------------------------|
D-------------------------------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------|

e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B-----10-----10--------10--------10----10^-x-9^-x-8^---6h8----6^--|
G--9^-----9^-----7-9-9-----7-9-7---------------------------7------|
D-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B--10^-x-9^-x-8^---6h8---6^--10^-x-9^-x-8^---6h8---6^--10^-x-9^-x-8^--|
G----------------------7-------------------------7--------------------|
D---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E---------------------------------------------------------------------|

e-----------|--15^^---15---12--------15^^---15---12-------------------|
B--6-8---6^-|--15^^---15-------12^---15^^---15------12^--repeat until-|
G------7----|---------------------------------------------------------|
D-----------|---------------------------------------------------------|
A-----------|---------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------|---------------------------------------------------------|

e--15^^---15-15-15--15^^---15-15-15---15^^---15-15-15---15^^---15-15-15--|
B--15^^---15-15-15--15^^---15-15-15---15^^---15-15-15---15^^---15-15-15--|
G------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Repeat "Sitar" intro

Fin.
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*Truly Ninja* 540 Dec 07, 2003 07:00 PM

If you tune to simple drop D you can hit all the strings for the "sitar intro" (which sounds more like a strat on its bridge pickup) and make it more jangly-like!

Otherwise, great jorb stellar!

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gamayshark 80 Aug 23, 2006 04:28 PM

Actually, the sitar effect in the intro can be achieved by using a whammy pedal, which both Ed O'Brien and Johnny Greenwood use, and making the notes go up one or two octaves.

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Yiggity Yins 10 Aug 08, 2007 06:45 PM

Yeah its not a sitar intro. At least when they play it live its just Thom on an acoustic guitar.

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