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Careless Whisper Tab

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D A D G B E
~Careless Whisper~
                                       ~Seether~

Tuning~Drop D

For the VERY beginning, just play random harmonics around the 4th fret.
I doubt that's what they do, but I'm sure it will sound fine.


[Main Riff] x2

E|--12-------12-------8--------8--------6-----------------------------------|
B|--15br-----15br-----11br-----11br-----9br-6-------------------------------|
G|------14-------14-------10-7----10-7-------7-------------9-10-12-14-------|
D|--------15-------15-------------------------8--7-8-10-12------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|


[Verse] x2

   "I feel so unsure..."
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--3-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--2---2-----------5----------------------------10---9---------------------|
D|--0---0--0----5-----8-7-5-8----10--8---7---7---7----7---------------------|
A|--0-----------5-----------8----8----8--7-----7----------------------------|
D|--0--0--0--0--5--5--------8--8----8----7--7-------7----7------------------|

   "As the music dies..."
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------0-0h2---0h2p0-----------------------------------|
D|--------------------0-2-3---------------0---------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|


[Chorus]

     "I'm never gonna dance..."                                     "You-u"
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--3-----------------------------------3-----------------------------------|
G|--2-----------------------------------2-----------------------------------|
D|--0-----5----5-7--8--10-8---7----0-3--0-----5----5-7--8--10-8---7---3--2--|
A|--0-----5----5-7--8--8--8---7----0-3--0-----5----5-7--8--8--8---7---3--2--|
D|--0-----5----5-7--8--8--8---7----0-3--0-----5----5-7--8--8--8---7---3--2--|
             pm                  pm

Before second verse

E|---------------------------------12-13--12-9--15--17----------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--7--9-10-9--10-3---10-9--10-12--9--10--9--7--12--14----------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--5--7-8--7--8--1---8--7--8--10-------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|


[Verse]
[Chorus]
[Main riff]

[Bridge] x2

 "Tonight the music..."                               | Only play 1st time
E|-----------------------------------------------------|---------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|---------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|---------------------|
D|--0--2-3--5-3-5--5--5-5-3-5--5-7--8-10-8--8--8-8-10-8|-7-5-7--7--7-7-5-7--3|
A|--0--2-3--5-3-5--5--5-5-3-5--5-7--8-10-8--8--8-8-10-8|-7-5-7--7--7-7-5-7--3|
D|--0--2-3--5-3-5--5--5-5-3-5--5-7--8-10-8--8--8-8-10-8|-7-5-7--7--7-7-5-7--3|
                 pm---|      pm           pm---|              pm---|

                       "Please..."
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--2-2-2-2----2-2-2-2-------------------------------------------------------|
D|--2-2-2-2----2-2-2-2--3b---------------------------------------------------|
A|--0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0--3b---------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------3b---------------------------------------------------|


[Chorus]
Main riff

Okay, I can't tell you how many times I must have listened
to this part to figure out what he's doing. It sounds 
pretty close, but
I'm not 100% sure. I'm sorry if you learn 
this and then later meet the dude who wrote it 
and he tells you that it's wrong. My bad...


E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------10-11-13-13b-----------------------------------------|
G|--------------9-10-12-----------------------------------------------------|
D|--------7-8-10------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--7-8-10------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    pm-----------------|

      2x                                                     |only 1st time
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|---------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------|---------------|
G|--7/9\7--7/9\7---7/9\7--7/9/10-10--7/9\7--7/9\7-6---14--12-|-10--7---------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------|---------------|
A|--5/7\5--5/7\5---5/7\5--5/7/8--8---5/7\5--5/7\5-4---12--10-|-8---5---------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------|---------------|


Alright, now the outro solo thing everyone wants to learn but know one tabs...until now.


E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------10v------------10-12-10-12-13-14v--12-10--10br-|
D|-------10-12---------10--------12-10-12---------------------------12-----|
A|--10/12------10h12------12-----------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|----10----10--------10----------10-----------15b-------10-----------------|
B|------------13p10-----13p10-13b----13p10-13b-15b--15br---13p10------------|
G|--12b--12--------12b-------------------------------------------12br-10----|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------12-|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

You...are...DONE!
  

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| h   Hammer-on
| p   Pull-off
| b   Bend
| br  Bend release
| /   Slide up
| \   Slide down
| pm  Palm mute 
| v   Vibrato

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Flexus13 98 Sep 09, 2012 02:27 PM

The studio version of that song is definitely played with doublestops at the beginning. All other tabs did not consider that. 5 stars, dude!

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GarbageBoy 183 Jun 24, 2014 05:24 AM

Thank you :)

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roddy1977 20 Jun 21, 2015 03:04 PM

Dead right Flexus13 - or unison bends, whatever you want to call them! Also the fast guitar run near the end is also tabbed perfectly, great stuff! :-)

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