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Talking In Your Sleep
The Romantics

Standard Tuning

Three dashes = 1/8 note

I'm not sure how many guitars there really are but I've
tabbed this song with three guitar parts:
Guitar 1 -- Clean, thin telecaster-like sound
Guitar 2 -- Clean, thin telecaster-like sound
Guitar 3 -- Clean but fuller sound with Chorus effect

For the intro, there are definitely three guitars.

For the prechorus, it sounds like two but the fingering seems
impossible so I've indicated three guitars. 

Playing this song with one guitar is a challenge. I've tabbed out
what I actually play on one guitar below the "correct" tab.


[INTRO]

< guitars 1 and 2 >
< play 2x ---------------------------------------------------- >

 Dm                       Dm            
|------10----10----------|------10----10----------|  \
|------10----10----------|------10----10----------|   guitar 1
|------10----10----------|------10----10----------|  /
|------------------------|------------------------|  \
|5--------------0--3--5--|------------------------|   guitar 2
|------------------------|------------------0--1--|  /
 ^
 |
 +-- first time only

 G           C             Dm            
|---12-12-------8--8-----|------10----10----------|  \
|---12-12-------8--8-----|------10----10----------|   guitar 1
|---12-12-------9--9-----|------10----10----------|  /
|------------------------|------------------------|  \
|---------5--3--------7--|5--------------0--3--5--|   guitar 2
|3-----------------------|------------------------|  /

< ------------------------------------------------------------- >



< guitar 3 enters >
< guitar 1 and 2 continue >
< play 2x ----------------------------------------------------- >

 Dm                       Dm            
|------10----10----------|------10----10----------|  \
|------10----10----------|------10----10----------|   guitar 1
|------10----10----------|------10----10----------|  /
|------------------------|------------------------|  \
|---------------0--3--5--|------------------------|   guitar 2
|------------------------|------------------0--1--|  /

|------------------------|------------------------|  
|5--5--5--6--6--6--6--6--|5--5--5--6--6--6--6--6--|  \  
|5--5--5--7--7--7--7--7--|5--5--5--7--7--7--7--7--|   guitar 3
|5--5--5--7--7--7--7--7--|5--5--5--7--7--7--7--7--|  /
|------------------------|------------------------| 
|------------------------|------------------------| 


 G           C             Dm            
|---12-12-------8--8-----|------10----10----------|  \
|---12-12-------8--8-----|------10----10----------|   guitar 1
|---12-12-------9--9-----|------10----10----------|  /
|------------------------|------------------------|  \
|---------5--3--------7--|5--------------0--3--5--|   guitar 2
|3-----------------------|------------------------|  /

|------------------------|------------------------|  
|8--8--8--5--5--5--5--5--|5--5--5--6--6--6--6--6--|  \  
|7--7--7--5--5--5--5--5--|5--5--5--7--7--7--7--7--|   guitar 3
|5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|5--5--5--7--7--7--7--7--|  /
|------------------------|------------------------| 
|------------------------|------------------------| 

< ------------------------------------------------------------- >


[VERSE1]

   When you close your eyes and go to sleep
 N.C.                      N.C.            
|------------------------|------------------------|  \
|------------------------|------------------------|   guitar 1
|------------------------|------------------------|  /
|------------------------|------------------------|  \
|---------------0--3--5--|------------------------|   guitar 2
|------------------------|------------------0--1--|  /

 G           C             Dm            
|---12-12-------8--8-----|------10----10----------|  
|---12-12-------8--8-----|------10----10----------|  
|---12-12-------9--9-----|------10----10----------|  
|------------------------|------------------------|  \
|---------5--3--------7--|5--------------0--3--5--|   guitar 2
|3-----------------------|------------------------|  /

< guitars continue with the same four bars over lyrics below >
"And it's down to the sound of a heartbeat"
"I can here the things that you're dreaming about"
"When you open up your heart and the truth comes out"


[PRE-CHORUS]

  "You tell me that you want me"
 Dm
|---------10-------------|------------------------|  - guitar 3 (let ring)
|------10----------------|------------------------|  \
|---10-------------------|------------------------|   guitar 1 (let ring)
|12----------------------|------------------------|  /
|5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|  - guitar 2 (palm mute)
|------------------------|------------------------|  

 "You tell me that you need me"
 C
|---------10-------------|------------------------|  - guitar 3 (let ring)
|------8-----------------|------------------------|  \
|---9--------------------|------------------------|   guitar 1 (let ring)
|10----------------------|------------------------|  /
|3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|  - guitar 2 (palm mute)
|------------------------|------------------------|  

 "You tell me that you love"
 G
|---------10-------------|---------10-------------|  - guitar 3 (let ring)
|------3-----------------|------3-----------------|  \
|---4--------------------|---4--------------------|   guitar 1 (let ring)
|5-----------------------|5-----------------------|  /
|------------------------|------------------------|  
|3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|  - guitar 2 (palm mute)

 "And I know that I'm right 'cause I hear it in the night"
 Bb                       C
|---------10-------------|---------12-------------|  - guitar 3 (let ring)
|------6-----------------|------8-----------------|  \
|---7--------------------|---9--------------------|   - guitar 1 (let ring)
|8-----------------------|10----------------------|  /
|1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--|3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|  - guitar 2 (palm mute)
|------------------------|------------------------|  


[CHORUS]

< play all three guitar parts from the INTRO section >
"I hear the secrets that you keep"
"When you're talking in your sleep"
"I hear the secrets that you keep"
"When you're talking in your sleep"

[VERSE2]

< guitars same as verse 1 >

"When I hold you in my arms at night"
"Don't you know you're sleeping the spotlight"
"And all the dreams that you keep inside"
"You're telling me the secrets that you just can't hide"

[PRECHORUS]

< same as before>

[CHORUS]

< play chorus twice >

[VERSE3]

< guitars same as verse 1 >
< verse is half the length of verses1 and 2 >

"When you close your eyes and you fall asleep"
"Everything about you is a mystery"

[PRECHORUS]

< same as before >

[CHORUS]

< repeat until fade >

==============================================================================

Here's a tab of the song for single guitar (this is what I play when I 
perform it).

[INTRO PART 1]

 Dm                       Dm            
|------5-----5-----------|------5-----5-----------|  
|------6-----6-----------|------6-----6-----------|  
|------7-----7-----------|------7-----7-----------|  
|------------------------|------------------------|  
|5--------------0--3--5--|------------------------|  
|------------------------|------------------0--1--|  
 ^
 |
 +-- first time only

 G           C             Dm            
|---3--3-----------------|------5-----5-----------|  
|---3--3--------5--5-----|------6-----6-----------|  
|---3--3--------5--5-----|------7-----7-----------|  
|------------------------|------------------------|  
|---------5--3--------7--|5--------------0--3--5--|  
|3-----------------------|------------------------|  

< repeat above four bars 2x>

[INTRO PART 2]

|------------------------|------------------------|  
|5--5--5--6--6--6--6--6--|5--5--5--6--6--6--6--6--|    
|5--5--5--7--7--7--7--7--|5--5--5--7--7--7--7--7--|  
|5--5--5--7--7--7--7--7--|5--5--5--7--7--7--7--7--|  
|------------------------|------------------------| 
|------------------------|------------------------| 

|------------------------|------------------------|  
|8--8--8--5--5--5--5--5--|5--5--5--6--6--6--6--6--|    
|7--7--7--5--5--5--5--5--|5--5--5--7--7--7--7--7--|  
|5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|5--5--5--7--7--7--7--7--|  
|------------------------|------------------------| 
|------------------------|------------------------| 

< repeat above four bars 2x >

[VERSE]

   When you close your eyes and go to sleep
 N.C.                      N.C.            
|------------------------|------------------------|  
|------------------------|------------------------|  
|------------------------|------------------------|  
|------------------------|------------------------|  
|---------------0--3--5--|------------------------|  
|------------------------|------------------0--1--|  

 G           C             Dm            
|---3--3-----------------|------5-----5-----------|  
|---3--3--------5--5-----|------6-----6-----------|  
|---0--0--------5--5-----|------7-----7-----------|  
|------------------------|------------------------|  
|---------5--3--------7--|5--------------0--3--5--|  
|3-----------------------|------------------------|  


[PRECHORUS]

  "You tell me that you want me"
 Dm
|---------5--------------|------------------------|  
|------6-----------------|------------------------|  
|---7--------------------|------------------------|  
|7-----------------------|------------------------|  
|5-----------5--5--5--5--|5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|  
|------------------------|------------------------|  

 "You tell me that you need me"
 C
|---------5--------------|------------------------|  
|------5-----------------|------------------------|  
|---5--------------------|------------------------|  
|5-----------------------|------------------------|  
|------------3--3--3--3--|3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|  
|------------------------|------------------------|  

 "You tell me that you love"
 G
|---------5--------------|---------5--------------|  
|------3-----------------|------3-----------------|  
|---0--------------------|---0--------------------|  
|0-----------------------|0-----------------------|  
|------------------------|------------------------|  
|------------3--3--3--3--|------------3--3--3--3--|  

 "And I know that I'm right 'cause I hear it in the night"
 Bb                       C
|---------5--------------|---------5--------------|  
|------3-----------------|------5-----------------|  
|---3--------------------|---5--------------------|  
|3-----------------------|5-----------------------|  
|------------1--1--1--1--|------------3--3--3--3--|  
|------------------------|------------------------|  

[CHORUS]

< play part 2 of the INTRO >
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