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This is the best transcription of this song you'll find on the 'net. This is close
to how Frusciante plays it - especially the Chorus. 12-string acoustic, tuned down
a half-step. No Capo. And most importantly: hit the strings as hard as humanly possible.

Original tab by Louis L.


[VERSE 1]

 I                   am a man                         cut from      the
 rarely              do friends                       come and      then
 she                 was a girl                       soft          but
 we                  were the two                     our lives     re-
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-2--2--2-------2--2--2--2--4--5--5-------5--5--5--5---7--7--7--------7--7--7--|
G|-2--2--2-------2--2--2--2--4--5--5-------5--5--5--5---7--7--7--------7--7--7--|
D|-2--2--2-------2--2--2--2--4--5--5-------5--5--5--5---7--7--7--------7--7--7--|
A|-0--0--0--4p0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--6p0--0--0--0--0---0--0--0--10p0--0--0--0--|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

know
go
estranged
arranged
e|-------9---9---9---9---9---9--------------------------------------------------|
B|-7--9--10--10--10--10--10--10-------------------------------------------------|
G|-7--9--9---9---9---9---9---9--------------------------------------------------|
D|-7--9--11--11--11--11--11--11-------------------------------------------------|
A|-0--0--0---0---0---0---0---0--------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


[PRE-CHORUS]

   C         G        Am
Feeling so good that day
   C         G         F
A feeling of love that day


[Chorus]

Twisting and turning your feelings are burning your
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-5--5--5--5--7--7--7--7--9--9--9--9--12--12--12--12---------------------------|
D|-5--5--5--5--6--6--6--6--7--7--7--7---9---9---9---9---------------------------|
A|-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x---x---x---x---x---------------------------|
E|-5--5--5--5--7--7--7--7--8--8--8--8--10--10--10--10---------------------------|

breaking the girl
e|-10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10---|
B|--9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---|
G|--9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---|
D|--9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---|
A|--7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---|
E|--0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---|

She          meant       you         no
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-5--5--5--5--7--7--7--7--9--9--9--9--12--12--12--12---------------------------|
D|-5--5--5--5--6--6--6--6--7--7--7--7---9---9---9---9---------------------------|
A|-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x---x---x---x---x---------------------------|
E|-5--5--5--5--7--7--7--7--8--8--8--8--10--10--10--10---------------------------|

harm
e|-8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8--------|
B|-10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10-------|
G|-8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8--------|
D|-10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10-------|
A|-8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8--------|
E|-x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x--------|


Think your   so clever but now you must sever your
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-5--5--5--5--7--7--7--7--9--9--9--9--12--12--12--12---------------------------|
D|-5--5--5--5--6--6--6--6--7--7--7--7---9---9---9---9---------------------------|
A|-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x---x---x---x---x---------------------------|
E|-5--5--5--5--7--7--7--7--8--8--8--8--10--10--10--10---------------------------|

breaking the girl...
e|-10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10---|
B|--9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---|
G|--9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---|
D|--9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---|
A|--7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---|
E|--0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---|

He          loves        no          one
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-5--5--5--5--7--7--7--7--9--9--9--9--12--12--12--12---------------------------|
D|-5--5--5--5--6--6--6--6--7--7--7--7---9---9---9---9---------------------------|
A|-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x---x---x---x---x---------------------------|
E|-5--5--5--5--7--7--7--7--8--8--8--8--10--10--10--10---------------------------|

else
e|-8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8--------|
B|-10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10-------|
G|-8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8--------|
D|-10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10-------|
A|-8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8--------|
E|-x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x--------|


[VERSE 2]

Raised by my dad
Girl of the day
He was my man
That was the way
She was the girl
Left alone
Feeling the need
To make me her home


[PRE-CHORUS 2]

   C         G             Am
I don't know what, when or why
 C               G          F
The twilight of love had arrived


Repeat Chorus with this fill at the end, right before the "pots and pans" break:

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-6--6--6--6--5--5--5--5-------------------------------------------------------|
G|-8--8--8--8--7--7--7--7-------------------------------------------------------|
D|-7--7--7--7--6--6--6--6-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-8--8--8--8--7--7--7--7-------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  "Pots and pans" break: (play this 8 times)
e|-----------------8-----------------------------15--15--15---------------------|
B|--5--x--x--x--x--5--x--x--x--x--5--x--x--x--x--15--15--15---------------------|
G|--5--x--x--x--x--5--x--x--x--x--5--x--x--x--x--15--15--15---------------------|
D|--7--x--x--x--x--7--x--x--x--x--7--x--x--x--x--14--14--14---------------------|
A|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--15--15--15---------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


[Outro] is the same as the Chorus with this fill played over top, fading out:

e|-12-----12------12------12----------------------------------------------------|
B|-13-13--13--13--13--13--13--13---12---13---12---13---12---13---12---13--------|
G|----14------14------14------14---13---14---13---14---13---14---13---14--------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|



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| x  Dead note
| p  Pull-off

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pete_mack 70 Nov 11, 2004 07:00 PM

nice.
perfection.

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Buckan 135 Mar 18, 2006 01:29 AM

very nice!

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Ultraturtle0 150 Aug 22, 2006 07:38 AM

Umm... boldaslove...

And I quote from boldaslove on the 5 star chord tab:

"to tejada3, frusciante used a 12-string on this song, and when you play it on a regular 6-string it doesn't sound right the way frusciante plays it, and also there was more than one guitar, so my guess is that he a layer with the capo and a layer without where it shows on funky monks. but i think this sounds so much truer to the recording than doing it:

--------------------------------------------------------------------
-2--2--2-------2--2--2--2--4--5--5-------5--5--5--5---7--7--7-------
-2--2--2-------2--2--2--2--4--5--5-------5--5--5--5---7--7--7-------
-2--2--2-------2--2--2--2--4--5--5-------5--5--5--5---7--7--7-------
-0--0--0--4p0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--6p0--0--0--0--0---0--0--0--9p0--
--------------------------------------------------------------------"

That's exactly what this tab is... and you're saying that this tab is wrong? WTF?

And yes, this tab is great, aside from a few mistakes in the chorus I think, or maybe I'm just playing it wrong. GJ, 4 stars

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