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RADIOHEAD
THE PRESENT TENSE

Unlike the other tabs, this one is for the album version rather than the solo version Thom played ages ago.
This one has a different, more samba-like groove(and is also a half-step higher). 
I  tabbed the main guitar exclusively. 
Enjoy!

CAPO 1 (Everything relative to capo - Imagine your capo is now the nut of your guitar)

You can also play along with Thom's Paris solo show, but remove the capo.

[Intro]

   Gm                                    Cm                               D
e|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|-----11--------11----------11--------|--------------------------------|----10--------10----------10--------|
G|-------------------------------------|-----8-------8---------8--------|------------------------------------|
D|--------12----------12--------12-----|--------------------------------|-------12----------12--------12-----|
A|-10---------10----------10--------10-|-------10--------10-------10----|-9---------9-----------9--------9---|
E|-------------------------------------|--8--------8--------8---------8-|------------------------------------|

   Bm                                 Bb                                    Db
e|----------------------------------|------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|------------------------------------|------8---------8---------8--------|
G|------7--------7---------7--------|------7---------7-----------7-------|----------0---------0---------0----|
D|----------------------------------|------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
A|---------9---------9--------9-----|---------8-----------8---------8----|--6----------6---------6--------6--|
E|-7-----------7--------7---------7-|-6-----------6-----------6--------6-|-----------------------------------|

   Ab                                    Fm                                Bb
e|------------------------------------|----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|----9---------9---------9---------|-----------------------------------|
G|-----5---------5------------5-------|----------------------------------|------7---------7----------7-------|
D|------------------------------------|--------10--------10--------10----|-----------------------------------|
A|---------6-----------6---------6----|-8---------8---------8----------8-|---------8----------8---------8----|
E|-4----------4------------4--------4-|----------------------------------|-6-----------6----------6--------6-|

Play those 9 bars twice. Then:

   Gm*                                    Cm              Csus2                             
e|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------| (x2)
B|-----11--------11----------11--------|-----8--------8-------------8----|
G|--------0-----------0---------0------|--------8--------8----7--------7-|
D|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-10---------10----------10--------10-|---------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|--8--------8-------------8-------|


[VERSE 1] |Starts with the same pattern as the last two bars from the intro|


   Gm*                                    Cm              Csus2                             
e|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|-----11--------11----------11--------|-----8--------8-------------8----|
G|--------0-----------0----------0-----|--------8--------8----7--------7-|
D|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-10---------10----------10--------10-|---------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|--8--------8-------------8-------|
                           This dance...


   Gm*                                    Cm              Csus2                             
e|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|-----11--------11----------11--------|-----8--------8-------------8----|
G|--------0-----------0----------0-----|--------8--------8----7--------7-|
D|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-10---------10----------10--------10-|---------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|--8--------8-------------8-------|
                          This dance...

   Eb                                     Dm(add11)
e|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
B|----8----------8-----------8---------|----6---------6--------6----------|
G|------0------------0-----------0-----|-------0---------0---------0------|
D|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
A|-6---------6------------6---------6--|--5--------5---------5----------5-|
E|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
                        ...is like a weapon...

   Eb                                     Dm(add11)
e|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
B|----8----------8-----------8---------|----6---------6--------6----------|
G|------0------------0-----------0-----|-------0---------0---------0------|
D|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
A|-6---------6------------6---------6--|--5--------5---------5----------5-|
E|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
                        ...is like a weapon...


   Gm*                                    Cm              Csus2                             
e|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|-----11--------11----------11--------|-----8--------8-------------8----|
G|--------0-----------0----------0-----|--------8--------8----7--------7-|
D|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-10---------10----------10--------10-|---------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|--8--------8-------------8-------|
                        ...of self-defense...


   Gm*                                    Cm              Csus2                             
e|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|-----11--------11----------11--------|-----8--------8-------------8----|
G|--------0-----------0----------0-----|--------8--------8----7--------7-|
D|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-10---------10----------10--------10-|---------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|--8--------8-------------8-------|
                        ...of self-defense...


   Eb                                     Dm(add11)
e|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
B|----8----------8-----------8---------|----6---------6--------6----------|
G|------0------------0-----------0-----|-------0---------0---------0------|
D|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
A|-6---------6------------6---------6--|--5--------5---------5----------5-|
E|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
                        ...against the present...

   Eb                                     Dm(add11)
e|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
B|----8----------8-----------8---------|----6---------6--------6----------|
G|------0------------0-----------0-----|-------0---------0---------0------|
D|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
A|-6---------6------------6---------6--|--5--------5---------5----------5-|
E|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
                        ...against the present...


   Eb                                     Fsus2
e|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
B|----8----------8-----------8---------|----8---------8--------8----------|
G|------0------------0-----------0-----|-------0---------0---------0------|
D|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
A|-6---------6------------6---------6--|--8--------8---------8----------8-|
E|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
                         ...present tense.



[VERSE 2] (Pretty much the same but with one little change. See if you can spot it.)


   Gm*                                    Cm              Csus2                             
e|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|-----11--------11----------11--------|-----8--------8-------------8----|
G|--------0-----------0----------0-----|--------8--------8----7--------7-|
D|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-10---------10----------10--------10-|---------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|--8--------8-------------8-------|
                             I won't get heavy


   Gm*                                    Cm              Csus2                             
e|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|-----11--------11----------11--------|-----8--------8-------------8----|
G|--------0-----------0----------0-----|--------8--------8----7--------7-|
D|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-10---------10----------10--------10-|---------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|--8--------8-------------8-------|
                               Don't get heavy

   Eb                                     Dm(add11)
e|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
B|----8----------8-----------8---------|----6---------6--------6----------|
G|------0------------0-----------0-----|-------0---------0---------0------|
D|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
A|-6---------6------------6---------6--|--5--------5---------5----------5-|
E|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
                               Keep it light and...

   Eb                                     Dm(add11)/B
e|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
B|----8----------8-----------8---------|----6---------6--------6----------|
G|------0------------0-----------0-----|-------0---------0---------0------|
D|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
A|-6---------6------------6---------6--|----------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|--7--------7--------7-----------7-|
                        ...keep it moving.


   Eb                                     Dm(add11)
e|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
B|----8----------8-----------8---------|----6---------6--------6----------|
G|------0------------0-----------0-----|-------0---------0---------0------|
D|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
A|-6---------6------------6---------6--|--5--------5---------5----------5-|
E|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
                               I am doing...


   Eb                                     Fsus2
e|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
B|----8----------8-----------8---------|----8---------8--------8----------|
G|------0------------0-----------0-----|-------0---------0---------0------|
D|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
A|-6---------6------------6---------6--|--8--------8---------8----------8-|
E|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
                              ...no harm.

[VERSE 3] 


   Gm*                                    Cm              Csus2                             
e|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|-----11--------11----------11--------|-----8--------8-------------8----|
G|--------0-----------0----------0-----|--------8--------8----7--------7-|
D|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-10---------10----------10--------10-|---------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|--8--------8-------------8-------|
                               As my world...


   Gm*                                    Cm              Csus2                             
e|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|-----11--------11----------11--------|-----8--------8-------------8----|
G|--------0-----------0----------0-----|--------8--------8----7--------7-|
D|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-10---------10----------10--------10-|---------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|--8--------8-------------8-------|
                       ...comes crashing down

   Eb                                     Dm(add11)
e|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
B|----8----------8-----------8---------|----6---------6--------6----------|
G|------0------------0-----------0-----|-------0---------0---------0------|
D|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
A|-6---------6------------6---------6--|--5--------5---------5----------5-|
E|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
                               I'll be dancing....

   Eb                                     Dm(add11)/B
e|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
B|----8----------8-----------8---------|----6---------6--------6----------|
G|------0------------0-----------0-----|-------0---------0---------0------|
D|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
A|-6---------6------------6---------6--|----------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|--7--------7--------7-----------7-|
                           ...freaking out


   Eb                                     Fsus2
e|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
B|----8----------8-----------8---------|----8---------8--------8----------|
G|------0------------0-----------0-----|-------0---------0---------0------|
D|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
A|-6---------6------------6---------6--|--8--------8---------8----------8-|
E|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
                               Deaf, dumb...                         ... and blind



[INTERLUDE] (Don't get confused with the rhythm of the electric guitar. Same rhythm as before).
   Gm                               Gm             F6
e|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
G|----3---------3----------3------|----3-------3---------2------|
D|------0----------0-----------0--|------0---------0---------0--|
A|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
E|-3--------3----------3----------|-3-------3---------1---------|

   Bb
e|----------------------------|----------------------------|
B|----3-------3--------3------|----3-------3---------3-----|
G|-------3-------3---------3--|-------3-------3---------3--|
D|----------------------------|----------------------------|
A|-1--------1--------1--------|-1--------1--------1--------|
E|----------------------------|----------------------------|

   Eb                                     C
e|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
B|----8----------8-----------8---------|----5---------5--------5----------|
G|------0------------0-----------0-----|-------0---------0---------0------|
D|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
A|-6---------6------------6---------6--|--3--------3---------3---------3--|
E|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|

   Gm                               Gm             F6
e|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
G|----3---------3----------3------|----3-------3---------2------|
D|------0----------0-----------0--|------0---------0---------0--|
A|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
E|-3--------3----------3----------|-3-------3---------1---------|
                                                    In you I'm lost...

   Bb
e|----------------------------|----------------------------|
B|----3-------3--------3------|----3-------3---------3-----|
G|-------3-------3---------3--|-------3-------3---------3--|
D|----------------------------|----------------------------|
A|-1--------1--------1--------|-1--------1--------1--------|
E|----------------------------|----------------------------|
                                                   In you I'm lost...

   Eb                                     C
e|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
B|----8----------8-----------8---------|----5---------5--------5----------|
G|------0------------0-----------0-----|-------0---------0---------0------|
D|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
A|-6---------6------------6---------6--|--3--------3---------3---------3--|
E|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|


[BRIDGE]
  
   Gm                                     Cm                          D
e|-------------------------------------|----------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|-----11--------11----------11--------|-----8--------8--------8----|----10--------10----------10--------|
G|--------0-----------0----------0-----|--------8--------8--------8-|------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|----------------------------|-------12----------12--------12-----|
A|-10---------10----------10--------10-|----------------------------|-9---------9-----------9--------9---|
E|-------------------------------------|--8--------8---------8------|------------------------------------|
                        I won't turn around           when the penny drops                    I won't stop now

   Bm                                 Bb                                    Db
e|----------------------------------|------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|------------------------------------|------8---------8---------8--------|
G|------7--------7---------7--------|------7---------7-----------7-------|----------0---------0--------0-----|
D|----------------------------------|------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
A|---------9---------9--------9-----|---------8-----------8---------8----|--6----------6---------6--------6--|
E|-7-----------7--------7---------7-|-6-----------6-----------6--------6-|-----------------------------------|
                             I won't slack off                      Or all this love             will be in...

   Ab                                    Fm                                Bb               Ab
e|------------------------------------|----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|----9---------9---------9---------|-----------------------------------|
G|-----5---------5------------5-------|----------------------------------|----7--------7---------13-------13-|
D|------------------------------------|--------10--------10--------10----|--------------------------x--------|
A|---------6-----------6---------6----|-8---------8---------8----------8-|-------8-----------11--------11----|
E|-4----------4------------4--------4-|----------------------------------|-6---------6-----------------------|
...vain

   Gm                                     Cm                          D
e|-------------------------------------|----------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|-----11--------11----------11--------|-----8--------8--------8----|----10--------10----------10--------|
G|--------0-----------0----------0-----|--------8--------8--------8-|------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|----------------------------|-------12----------12--------12-----|
A|-10---------10----------10--------10-|----------------------------|-9---------9-----------9--------9---|
E|-------------------------------------|--8--------8---------8------|------------------------------------|
                         Stop from falling                         Down a mine          It's no one's busi... 

   Bm                                 Bb                                    Db
e|----------------------------------|------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|------------------------------------|------8---------8---------8--------|
G|------7--------7---------7--------|------7---------7-----------7-------|----------0---------0--------0-----|
D|----------------------------------|------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
A|---------9---------9--------9-----|---------8-----------8---------8----|--6----------6---------6--------6--|
E|-7-----------7--------7---------7-|-6-----------6-----------6--------6-|-----------------------------------|
 ,,,ness                         but mine                             That all this love        Could be in...

   Ab                                    Fm                                Bb
e|------------------------------------|----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|----9---------9---------9---------|-----------------------------------|
G|-----5---------5------------5-------|----------------------------------|------7---------7----------7-------|
D|------------------------------------|--------10--------10--------10----|-----------------------------------|
A|---------6-----------6---------6----|-8---------8---------8----------8-|---------8----------8---------8----|
E|-4----------4------------4--------4-|----------------------------------|-6-----------6----------6--------6-|
  ...vain


[INTERLUDE]

   Gm                               Gm             F6
e|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
G|----3---------3----------3------|----3-------3---------2------|
D|------0----------0-----------0--|------0---------0---------0--|
A|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
E|-3--------3----------3----------|-3-------3---------1---------|
                                                      In you I'm lost...

   Bb
e|----------------------------|----------------------------|
B|----3-------3--------3------|----3-------3---------3-----|
G|-------3-------3---------3--|-------3-------3---------3--|
D|----------------------------|----------------------------|
A|-1--------1--------1--------|-1--------1--------1--------|
E|----------------------------|----------------------------|
                                                         In you I'm lost...

   Eb                                     C
e|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
B|----8----------8-----------8---------|----5---------5--------5----------|
G|------0------------0-----------0-----|-------0---------0---------0------|
D|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
A|-6---------6------------6---------6--|--3--------3---------3---------3--|
E|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|

   Gm                               Gm             F6
e|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
G|----3---------3----------3------|----3-------3---------2------|
D|------0----------0-----------0--|------0---------0---------0--|
A|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
E|-3--------3----------3----------|-3-------3---------1---------|
                                                    In you I'm lost...

   Bb
e|----------------------------|----------------------------|
B|----3-------3--------3------|----3-------3---------3-----|
G|-------3-------3---------3--|-------3-------3---------3--|
D|----------------------------|----------------------------|
A|-1--------1--------1--------|-1--------1--------1--------|
E|----------------------------|----------------------------|
                                                   In you I'm lost...

   Eb                                     C
e|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
B|----8----------8-----------8---------|----5---------5--------5----------|
G|------0------------0-----------0-----|-------0---------0---------0------|
D|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
A|-6---------6------------6---------6--|--3--------3---------3---------3--|
E|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|

[OUTRO]

   Gm*                                    Cm              Csus2                             
e|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|-----11--------11----------11--------|-----8--------8-------------8----|
G|--------0-----------0---------0------|--------8--------8----7--------7-|
D|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-10---------10----------10--------10-|---------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|--8--------8-------------8-------|

   Gm*                                    Cm              Csus2                             
e|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|-----11--------11----------11--------|-----8--------8-------------8----|
G|--------0-----------0---------0------|--------8--------8----7--------7-|
D|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-10---------10----------10--------10-|---------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|--8--------8-------------8-------|

   Gm*                                    Cm              Csus2                             
e|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|-----11--------11----------11--------|-----8--------8-------------8----|
G|--------0-----------0---------0------|--------8--------8----7--------7-|
D|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-10---------10----------10--------10-|---------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|--8--------8-------------8-------|

   Gm*                                    Cm              Csus2                             
e|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|-----11--------11----------11--------|-----8--------8-------------8----|
G|--------0-----------0---------0------|--------8--------8----7--------7-|
D|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-10---------10----------10--------10-|---------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|--8--------8-------------8-------|


            
            
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jamesedwardha1 10 Oct 05, 2016 03:57 PM

This should probably be set as Thom Yorke, and not Radiohead.

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