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Hey everyone,

Kid A features alot of unnusual chords so i suppose this is more of a tab for a 
player but i'll put how to play the chords on guitar at the end of each song

1) Everything In Its Right Place
2) Kid A
3) The National Anthem
4) How To Disappear Completely
5) Treefingers
6) Optimistic
7) In Limbo
8) Idiotique
9) Morning Bell
10) Motion Picture Soundtrack


[Intro]
C - Dbmaj13 - Cm/Eb play that 6 times


[Chorus]
C - Dbmaj13

Cm/Eb            F    C      Dbmaj13       Cm/Eb
     everything                                       everything
F    C        Dbmaj13      Cm/Eb
                                      everything
F    C        Dbmaj13      Cm/Eb
                                      everything
F    C        Dbmaj13      Cm/Eb
                                        in its right
C             Dbmaj13      Cm/Eb
place                                   in its right
C             Dbmaj13      Cm/Eb
place                                   in its right
C             Dbmaj13      Cm/Eb
place                                   in its right
C             Dbmaj13      Cm/Eb
place


[Verse]
Db                   C       Cm/Eb  Db
yesterday  i woke up sucking a      lemon
Db                   C       Cm/Eb  Db
yesterday  i woke up sucking a      lemon
Db                   C       Cm/Eb  Db
yesterday  i woke up sucking a      lemon
Db                   C       Cm/Eb  F
yesterday  i woke up sucking a      lemon


[Chorus]
F - C - Dmaj13

Cm/Eb
               everything
C               Dbmaj13         Cm/Eb
                                         everything
C               Dbmaj13         Cm/Eb
                                         everything
C               Dbmaj13         Cm/Eb
                                         in its right
C               Dbmaj13         Cm/Eb
place                                    in its right
C               Dbmaj13         Cm/Eb
place                                    in its right
C               Dbmaj13         Cm/Eb
place                                           right
C               Dbmaj13         Cm/Eb
place


[Verse]
Db            C        Cm/Eb  Db
there are two coloures in my  head
Db            C        Cm/Eb  Db
there are two coloures in my  head
Db            C        Cm/Eb    Db
what, what is that you tried to say?
Db            C        Cm/Eb    Db
what, what is that you tried to say?
Db            C        Cm/Eb    Db
                       tried to say?
Db            C        Cm/Eb    Db
                       tried to say?
Db            C        Cm/Eb    Db
                       tried to say?
Db            C        Cm/Eb
                       tried to say?
F             C        Dbmaj13         Ebadd9
F             C        Dbmaj13         Ebadd9
F             C        Dbmaj13         Ebadd9
F             C        Dbmaj13         Ebadd9
F             C        Dbmaj13         Ebadd9
F             C        Dbmaj13         Ebadd9
F             C        Dbmaj13         Ebadd9

repeat that sequence till fade out


chords (standard tunning):
  C   Dbmaj13  Cm/Eb  F   Db  Ebadd9
E--------------3----------------------|
B-1---1--------1------1---2-----------|
G-0---0--------0------2---1---0-------|
D-2---3--------1------3---3---3-------|
A-3---4---------------3---4---6-------|
E---------------------1---------------|

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

2) Kid A

[Intro]
F - F - F - F

F/A - Gm/Bb - Am/C - Gm/Bb
F/A - Gm/Bb - Am/C - Gm/Bb
F/A - Gm/Bb - Am/C - Gm/Bb
F/A - Gm/Bb - Am/C - Gm/Bb


[Verse]
F/A         Gm/Bb                     Am/C       Gm/Bb
I           slip                      away
F/A         Gm/Bb                     Am/C       Gm/Bb
          I slipped on a little white lie
Gm/Bb  F/A                    C/Bb   F/A
Gm/Bb  F/A                    C/Bb   F/A

F/A         Gm/Bb                     Am/C       Gm/Bb
We've    got          heads    on     sticks
F/A         Gm/Bb                     Am/C       Gm/Bb
you've   got            ventriloquists
F/A         Gm/Bb                     Am/C       Gm/Bb
We've    got          heads    on     sticks
F/A         Gm/Bb                     Am/C       Gm/Bb
you've   got            ventriloquists


[Chorus]
Gm/Bb      F/A                             C/Bb    F/A
  stand    ing   in the shadows  at the end     of    my   bed
Gm/Bb      F/A                             C/Bb    F/A
  stand    ing   in the shadows     at the end     of    my   bed
Gm/Bb      F/A                             C/Bb    F/A
  stand    ing   in the shadows     at the end     of    my   bed
Gm/Bb      F/A                             C/Bb    F/A
  stand    ing   in the shadows     at the end     of    my   bed


[Bridge]
N.C.

C13sus4               C7sus4
C13sus4               C5
hold C5 for quite a while (12 bars)


[Verse]
C5                            C13sus4
  rats  and the children will follow me  out  of town
                              C7sus4
  rats  and the children will follow me  out  of town
              N.C.
c'mon kids!


chords(standard tunning):
  F  F/A  Gm/Bb  Am/C  C13sus4  C7sus4  C5
E-1--------------------8--------8-------8---|
B-1--------------------10-------8-------8---|
G-2-------0------2-----10-------10----------|
D-3--3----0------------8--------8-----------|
A-3--0----1------3-----8--------8-----------|
E-1-----------------------------------------|

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

3) The National Anthem


intro/verse/chorus:
D


[Bridge]
D - C7/D

and that's it for the chords
techniclly this is bass not guitar but there us no other guitar in the song

whole song(Drop-D tunning):
G-----------------------------------------|
D-----------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------|
D-4-0-0-0-4-0-0-0---0-3-0-0-0-2-0-0-0---0-|

chords(Can be played in either standard or Drop-D tunning):
  D    C7/D
E-2----0-------|
B-3----1-------|
G-2----3-------|
D-0----0-------|
A--------------|
E--------------|

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

4) How To Disappear Completely

Capo on 2nd fret to match key of recording

[Intro]
   Cadd9 - Cadd9 - Cadd9 - Cadd9 - Em - Em6- Em - Em6
   Cadd9 - Cadd9 - Cadd9 - Cadd9 - Em - Em6- Em - Em6


[Verse]
     Cadd9                               Em      Em6     Em     Em6
that   there                  that's not me                            I
Cadd9                                    Em      Em6     Em     Em6
go                               where I please                        I
Cadd9                                    Em      Em6     Em     Em6
walk   through walls       I float down   the liffey                 I'm not


[Chorus]
G                  Gsus4               G             Gsus4
   here                                                       this isn't
Em                 Em6                 Em            Em6
happening                                                     I'm not
G                  Gsus4               G             Gsus4
   here                                                       I'm not
Em                 Em6                 Em            Em6
   here                                                         In a


[Verse]
Cadd9                               Em       Em6      Em       Em6
little while                I'll be     gone                    the moment's
Cadd9                               Em       Em6      Em       Em6
already passed          yeah, yeah, it's gone                    and I'm not


[Chorus]
G                  Gsus4               G              Gsus4
  here                                                      this isn't
Em                 Em6                 Em             Em6
happening                                                   I'm not
G                  Gsus4               G              Gsus4
   here                                                     I'm not
Em                 Em6                 Em             Em6
   here


[Verse]
Cadd9                            Em        Em6        Em         Em6
strobe   lights   and blown        speakers
Cadd9                            Em        Em6        Em         Em6
strobe   lights   and blown        speakers                         I'm not


[Chorus]
G                 Gsus4                G              Gsus4
here                                                            this isn't
Em                Em6                  Em             Em6
happening                                                    I'm not
G                 Gsus4                G              Gsus4
here                                                         I'm not
Em                Em6                  Em             Em6
here                                         ah
Em                Em6                  Em             Em6
            ah                               ah                  ah

[Bridge]
D                           Dsus4      D                     Dsus4
                                                                    ah
Em                Em6                  Em             Em6
                          ah                                   ah
Em                Em6                  Em             Em6
                          ah                                   ah
D                           Dsus4      D                     Dsus4

Em                Em(Maj6)             Em             Em6
Em                Em6                  Em


chords(remember - capo on 2nd fret):
  Cadd9  Em  Em6  G    D   Dsus4
E------------0----3----2---2--|
B-3------0---1----3----3---3--|
G-0------0---0----0----2---0--|
D-2------2---2----0----0---0--|
A-3------2---2----2-----------|
E--------0---0----3-----------|

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

5) Treefingers

F#6/9 - F#6/9 - F#6/9 - E6 - E6 - 
- Badd9 - C#add9 - C#add9
F#6/9 - F#6/9 - F#6/9 - E6 - E6 - 
- Badd9 - C#add9 - C#add9
E6 - F#6/9 - F#6/9 - E#7sus4 - F#add9 - F#add9
Badd9 - B9sus4 - B9sus4 - Badd9 - Badd9
F#6 - E6 - E6 - D#add9 - D#add9
F#6 - G#6 - G#6 - G#6
F#6/9 - F#6/9 - F#6/9


chords:
  F#6/9  E6  Badd9  C#add9  E#7sus4  F#add9 
B9sus4  D#add9  G#6
E-4------0---2------4-------4--------4-------0-------6-------------|
B-4------2---2------4-------4--------2-------2-------6-------6-----|
G-3------1---4------6-------3--------3-------4-------8-------5-----|
D-4------2---4------6-------3--------4-------4-------8-------6-----|
A------------2------4------------------------2-------6-------------|
E--------0---------------------------------------------------4-----|

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

6) Optimistic

[Intro]
Am/D          Bm/D     Dadd9
ooh
Bb6/D         C/D      D6/9
ooh
Am/D          Bm/D     Dadd9
ooh
Bb6/D         C/D      D6/9
ooh
Bb6/D         C/D      D6/9
ooh
Dm        C/D*      Em/D      D
Dm        C/D*      Em/D      E


[Verse]
Dm                   C/D
flies are buzzing round my head
Em/D            D
vultures circlin' the dead
Dm         C/D        Em/D         D
picking up every last crumb                   the
Dm               C/D
big fish eat the little ones
Em/D              D
big fish eat the little ones
Dm             C/D           Em/D          D
not my problem give me some                    you can try


[Chorus]
Am                   Asus2            Gm6/9     Gm        D*
     the best you can      if you try    the best  you can             the
Dm                   C/D*             Em/D                D
best you  can  is    good     enough                            you can try
Am                   Asus2            Gm6/9     Gm        D*
     the best you can      if you try    the best  you can             the
Dm                   C/D*             Em/D                D
best you  can  is    good     enough
D                    D                D                   D


[Verse]
Dm             C/D
this one's optimistic
Em/D               D
this one went to market
Dm                 C/D             Em/D           D
this one just came out of the      swamp
Dm                 C/D
this one drops a payload
Em/D            D
fodder for the animals
Dm        C/D         Em/D         D
living on animal      farm                     you can try


[Chorus]
Am                   Asus2            Gm6/9     Gm        D*
     the best you can      if you try    the best  you can             the
Dm                   C/D*             Em/D                D
best you  can  is    good     enough                            you can try
Am                   Asus2            Gm6/9     Gm        D*
     the best you can      if you try    the best  you can             the
Dm                   C/D*             Dm                  C/D
best you  can  is    good     enough                                 oh


[Bridge]
Dm - C/D* - Em/D - D
Dm - C/D* - Em/D - D
Dm - C/D* - Em/D - D
Dm - C/D* - Em/D - D


[Verse]
Dm                 C/D
really like to help you man        I'd
Dm                 C/D           Em/D           D
really like to help you man
Em/D               D
Dm                C/D
nervous messed up marrionette
Dm                  C/D
floating round on a prison ship
Em/D               D              Em/D               D
                                                               if you try

[Chorus]

Am                   Asus2            Gm6/9     Gm        D*
     the best you can      if you try    the best  you can             the
Dm                   C/D*             Em/D                D
best you  can  is    good     enough                            you can try
Am                   Asus2            Gm6/9     Gm        D*
     the best you can      if you try    the best  you can             the
Dm               C/D*                Em/D            D
dinosaurs     roaming      the earth
Dm               C/D*                Em/D            D
dinosaurs     roaming      the earth
Dm               C/D*                Em/D            D
dinosaurs     roaming      the earth                          ah


[Outro]
Dm - C/D* - Em/D - D
Dm - C/D* - Em/D - D
Dm - C/D* - Em/D - D
Dm - C/D* - Em/D - D
Am/C - Bm/D - Dadd9
Bb6 - C/D - D6/9
Bb6 - C/D - D6/9
Dm - C/E - Em/D - D
Dm - C/E - Em/D - D
Dm - C/D - Em/D - D
Dm - C/D - Em/D - D
N.C.


chords(Drop-D tunning):
  Am/C  Bm/D  Dadd9  Bb6/D  
  D6/9  Dm  C/D*  Em/D  D  Am   Asus2
E-------------0------0------0-----0------------------------------------|
B-10----12----7------6------9-----7------------------------10---10-----|
G-9-----11----7------0------0-----9-----7---5-----9-----7--9----9------|
D-10----12----7------8------11----9------------------------10---9------|
A-------------0------0------0-----0-----8---7-----10----9--0----0------|
D-0-----0-----0------0------0-----0-----0---0-----0-----0--------------|

  Gm6/9  Gm  D*
E-------------------|
B-10-----2---7------|
G-9------1---7------|
D-8------2---7------|
A-10---------0------|
D------------0------|

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

7) In Limbo

[Intro]
N.C.

D-|madd4 - Amadd4 - Em7 - G - Fmaj7
D-|madd4 - Amadd4 - Em7 - G - Fmaj7
D-|madd4 - Amadd4 - Em7 - G - Fmaj7
D-|madd4 - Amadd4 - Em7 - G - Fmaj7
D-|madd4 - Amadd4 - Em7 - G - Fmaj7
D-|madd4 - Amadd4 - Em7 - G - Fmaj7

[Verse]
Cm        Gm/Bb      Eb       C         C/E
                                          I'm on your side
Cm        Gm/Bb      Eb       C         C/E
                                           nowhere to hide
Cm        Gm/Bb      Eb       C         C/E
                                          trap doors that open
Cm        Gm/Bb      Eb       C         C/E
                                          I spiral down

[Chorus]
Dmadd4   Amadd4   Em7           G    Fmaj7
Dmadd4   Amadd4   Em7           G    Fmaj7
Dmadd4   Amadd4   Em7           G    Fmaj7
living in a fantasy
Dmadd4   Amadd4   Em7           G    Fmaj7
    world                              you're
Dmadd4   Amadd4   Em7           G    Fmaj7
living in a fantasy
Dmadd4   Amadd4   Em7           G    Fmaj7
    world
Dmadd4   Amadd4   Em7           G    Fmaj7
Dmadd4   Amadd4   Em7           G    Fmaj7
Dmadd4   Amadd4   Em7           G    Fmaj7


[Verse]
Cm        Gm/Bb      Eb       C         C/E
                                          I'm lost at sea
Cm        Gm/Bb      Eb       C         C/E
                                           don't bother me
Cm        Gm/Bb      Eb       C         C/E
                                          I've lost my way
Cm        Gm/Bb      Eb       C         C/E
                                          I've lost my way

[Chorus]
Dmadd4   Amadd4   Em7           G    Fmaj7
Dmadd4   Amadd4   Em7           G    Fmaj7
Dmadd4   Amadd4   Em7           G    Fmaj7
living in a fantasy
Dmadd4   Amadd4   Em7           G    Fmaj7
    world                              you're
Dmadd4   Amadd4   Em7           G    Fmaj7
living in a fantasy
Dmadd4   Amadd4   Em7           G    Fmaj7
    world                              you're
Dmadd4   Amadd4   Em7           G    Fmaj7
living in a fantasy
Dmadd4   Amadd4   Em7           G    Fmaj7
          world                          this


[Outro]
Cm    Gm/Bb     Eb      Cm         Em
beautiful  world
Cm    Gm/Bb     Eb      Cm         Em
Cm    Gm/Bb     Eb      Cm         Em
Cm    Gm/Bb     Eb      Cm         Em
Cm    Gm/Bb     Eb      Cm         Em
                                         can't
Cm    Gm/Bb     Eb      Cm         Em
      read                                    I

N.C.
                      can't read


chords(standard tunning):
  Dmadd4  Amadd4  Em7  G   Fmaj7  Cm  
 Eb  C   C/E  Em
E---------------------------------------------------------0----|
B---------------------------------------------------------0----|
G-0-------------------------------0---0------0---0---0----0----|
D-3-------0-------0----0---2------1---0------5---2---2----2----|
A-5-------3-------2----2---3------3---1------6---3---3----2----|
E---------5-------0----3---1-------------------------0----0----|

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

8) Idiotique

[Intro]

(7 bars drums + fx)

Gm6 - Ebmaj9 - Gm - Ebmaj9
Gm6 - Ebmaj9 - Gm - Ebmaj9
Gm6 - Ebmaj9 - Gm - Ebmaj9

(12 bars solo drums)

[Verse]
Gm6                Ebmaj9
who's in a bunker  who's in a bunker
Gm6                     Ebmaj9
     women and children first

and the children first

and the children      I
Gm6               Ebmaj9
laugh  until  my  head    comes off
Gm              Ebmaj9
I swallow til I burst

until I burst

until I


[Chorus]
Gm6       Ebmaj9        Gm                          Ebmaj9
here  I'm allowed            everything all  of the time
Gm6       Ebmaj9        Gm                          Ebmaj9
here  I'm allowed            everything all  of the time


[Verse]
N.C.
ice age coming
ice age coming
let me hear both sides
let me hear both sides
let me hear both
ice age coming
ice age coming
throw it on the fire
throw it on the fire
throw it on the
mobile's working
mobile's chirping
take the money and run
take the money and run
take the money


[Chorus]
Gm6       Ebmaj9        Gm                          Ebmaj9
here  I'm allowed            everything all  of the time
Gm6       Ebmaj9        Gm                          Ebmaj9
here  I'm allowed            everything all  of the time
Gm6       Ebmaj9        Gm                          Ebmaj9
here  I'm allowed            everything all  of the time
Gm6       Ebmaj9        Gm                          Ebmaj9
here  I'm allowed            everything all  of the time


[Outro]
N.C. (solo drums)

Gm6 - Ebmaj9 - Gm - Ebmaj9
Gm6 - Ebmaj9 - Gm - Ebmaj9
Gm6 - Ebmaj9 - Gm - Ebmaj9
Gm6 - Ebmaj9 - Gm - Ebmaj9
Gm6 - Ebmaj9 - Gm - Ebmaj9
Gsus2


chords(standard tunning):
   Gm6     Ebmaj9     Gm     Gsus2
E--3------------------3------5------|
B--4-------6----------3------8------|
G--3-------7----------3------7------|
D--5-------5----------5------5------|
A--5-------6----------5-------------|
E--3------------------3-------------|

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

9) Morning Bell

[Intro]
Am - Amaj7
Am - Amaj7
Am - Amaj7
Gsus2 - D
Gsus2 - D


[Verse]
Am                Amaj7             Am               Amaj7
morning      bell               the morning     bell
Am                Amaj7             Gsus2            D
light another  candle       release               me           re
Gsus2             D
lease             me
Am                Amaj7             Am               Amaj7
you can keep the furniture        a bump  on the head
Am               Amaj7              Gsus2            D
howling down the chimney          release         me          re
Gsus2            D
lease            me
Am               Amaj7
please

Am               Amaj7

Am               Amaj7
                                re

Gsus2            D
lease            me             re
Gsus2            D
lease            me
Am                                Amaj7
where'd you park         the car?
Am                                Amaj7
where'd you park         the car?
Am                                Amaj7
clothes are on            the lawn             with the
Am
furniture                         Amaj7
                                                now I
Am                                Amaj7
might   as                   well                   I
Am                                Amaj7
might   as                   well
Am                                Amaj7
sleepy jack         the fire         drill
Am                                Amaj7
round and round and round and round     and round  and round  and round

Gsus2                             D
                                                round
Gsus2                             D


Em                       G#m
cut the kids     in half
Em                       G#m
cut the kids     in half
Em                       G#m
cut the kids     in half

D                        A


Am - Amaj7
Am - Amaj7
Am - Amaj7
Am - Amaj7

Am                       Amaj7
dum     dum      dum     dum       dum        dum
Am                       Amaj7
dum     dum      dum     dum       dum        dum
Am                       Amaj7
dum     dum      dum     dum       dum        dum
Am                       Amaj7
dum     dum      dum     dum       dum        dum
Am                       Amaj7
oh                       oh
Am                       Amaj7
oh                       oh
Am                       Amaj7
oh                       oh
Am                       Amaj7
oh                       oh
Am                       Amaj7
oh                       oh
Am                       Amaj7
oh                       oh
Am                       Amaj7
oh                       oh
Am                       Amaj7
oh                       oh


Am - Amaj7  for the rest of the song

end on:
Am


chords (standard tunning):
   Am    Amaj7    Gsus2    D      A     G#m
E--1-----4--------3--------2------0-----4-----|
B--1-----5--------3--------3------2-----4-----|
G--1-----6--------2--------2------2-----4-----|
D--3-----6--------0--------0------2-----6-----|
A--0-----0------------------------0-----6-----|
E-----------------3---------------------4-----|

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

10) Motion Picture Soundtrack

[Intro]
G - C - Bm6 - Cmaj7
G - Csus2 - Bm6 - Cmaj7


[Verse]
G                      C
red        wine    and sleeping pills
Bm                        C
help  me get back to your arms
G          Gsus4       C
cheap      sex     and sad   films
Bm                               C
help  me get back where I belong            I think you're


[Chorus]
Em        C        G           D/F#
craaaaaaaazy       maaaaaaaaaaybe     I think you're
Em        C        G           D/F#
craaaaaaaazy       maaaaaaaaaaybe


[Verse]
G                    C
stop        sending  letters
Bm                     C
letters always get burned             It's
G           Gsus4               Bm
not         like           the  movies         they
Bm                     C
fed us on little white lies             I think you're


[Chorus]
Em        C        G           D/F#
craaaaaaaazy       maaaaaaaaaaybe     I think you're
Em        C        G           D/F#
craaaaaaaazy       maaaaaaaaaaybe
B                  Bsus4
          I  will  see      you
Em                 Bm/D
          in  the  next     life

C#m7b5
Cmaj9
G


chords (standard tunning):
   G    C    Bm6  Cmaj7  Csus2  Bm 
 Gsus4  Em   D/F#  B   Bsus4
E--3----0----2----0------3------2----3------0--------------------|
B--0----1----0----0------3------3----1------0----3-----4---4-----|
G--0----0----0----0------0------4----0------0----2-----4---3-----|
D--0----2----0----2------0------4----0------2----0-----4---3-----|
A-------3----2----3------3------2-----------2----------2---2-----|
E--3---------------------------------3------0----2---------------|

   Bm/D  C#m7b5  Cmaj9
E--2-----0-------0-----|
B--3-----0-------3-----|
G--4-----0-------4-----|
D--0-------------2-----|
A--------4-------3-----|
E----------------------|

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

...And that is Kid A

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FakePlasticMan 101 wrote on August 11 2006, 12:05 pm

im going to sit down with a guitar and play through this, one of my favorite albums. looks like a pretty good job to me, some of the parts look a little "squished" but ill play through it before i judge.

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Mortigi Tempo 20 wrote on January 7 2007, 08:15 pm

its very very good

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the piper 1,413 wrote on February 12 2007, 06:34 pm

Dude, I love you. Especially since you tabbed How to Dissapear Completely. This album is the shit.

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