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Author
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Artist:    Silverchair
  Song:    Emotion Sickness
 Album:    Neon Ballroom
Tabbed By: Jim Osmun 2/5/2012

Author's Note: Much of this tab was taken from Scott Brady's tab of the live version.  
I've made my own adjustments (tabs, formatting, lyrics, etc.) where needed, but I want to 
credit and thank Scott very much for helping me learn this amazing song.

Tuning: Db Ab Db Ab Db Db

From Standard E:
 -E Down 1.5 steps
 -A Down 0.5 step
 -D Down 0.5 step
 -G Up   0.5 step
 -B Up   1.0 step
 -E Down 1.5 steps

[Intro]

(Clean)                           (x2)
Db|-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0-|
Db|-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---3-3-3-|
Ab|-0-0-0---3-3-3---3-3-3---3-3-3-|
Db|-0-0-0---3-3-3---3-3-3---3-3-3-|
Ab|-0-0-0---x-x-x---1-1-1---0-0-0-|
Db|-0-0-0---3-3-3-----------------|



[Verse 1]

Db|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----3-------3-------3-------3-------3-------3-------0-------0---|
Db|---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3-|
Ab|-----------------1-------0-------1-------1-------1-------1-------|
Db|-0-------3-------------------------------------------------------|
        Erupt again ignore the pill

Db|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----3-------3-------3-------3-------3-------3-------3-------3---|
Db|---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---2---2-|
Ab|-----------------1-------0-------1-------1-------3-------3-------|
Db|-0-------3-------------------------------------------------------|
        And I won't let it show

Db|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------0-------0-------0-------0---|
Ab|-----3-------3-------3-------3---------3-------3-------3-------3-|
Db|---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3-------3-------3-------3-----|
Ab|-----------------1-------0-------1-------1-------1-------1-------|
Db|-0-------3-------------------------------------------------------|
        Sacrifice the tortures

Db|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----3-------3-------3-------3-------3-------3-------3-------3---|
Db|---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---2---2-|
Ab|-----------------1-------0-------1-------1-------3-------3-------|
Db|-0-------3-------------------------------------------------------|
        Orchestral tear cash-flow

Db|-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0-|
Db|-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---3-3-3-|
Ab|-0-0-0---3-3-3---3-3-3---3-3-3-|
Db|-0-0-0---3-3-3---3-3-3---3-3-3-|
Ab|-0-0-0---x-x-x---1-1-1---0-0-0-|
Db|-0-0-0---3-3-3-----------------|



[Verse 2]

Db|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------0-------0-------0-------0---|
Ab|-----3-------3-------3-------3---------3-------3-------3-------3-|
Db|---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3-------3-------3-------3-----|
Ab|-----------------1-------0-------1-------1-------1-------1-------|
Db|-0-------3-------------------------------------------------------|
        Increase, delete, escape, defeat. It's all that matters to you

Db|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----3-------3-------3-------3-------3-------3-------3-------3---|
Db|---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---2---2-|
Ab|-----------------1-------0-------1-------1-------3-------3-------|
Db|-0-------3-------------------------------------------------------|
        Cotton case for an iron pill

Db|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-----2-------2-------0-------0--------------------5--------------|
Ab|-------0-------0-------0-------0-----4-------4----4--------------|
Db|---2-------2-------2-------2-------2---2---2---2--2--------------|
Ab|-0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0--------0--------------|
Db|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
        Distorted eyes when everything is clearly dying



[Chorus 1]
                                                                      (x4)
Db|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-----7-------8--------8--------7-------7-------7-------7-------7---|
Ab|---8---8---7---7---10---10---8---8---7---7---7---7---4---4---4---4-|
Db|-0-------0-------0---------0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
        Burn my knees and...
        Burn my knees and...
        Burn my knees and...

(Distorted)
Db|-------------0---------------0---|
Db|-----7---------7-----7---------0-|
Ab|---4---4---4-------4---4---4-----|
Db|-0-------0-------0-------0-------|
Ab|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
   *       *       *       *



[Bridge 2]
(Clean)                   (x4)
Db|-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-|
Db|-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-|
Ab|-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-|
Db|-7-7-7-7-7---5-5-5-5-5-|
Ab|-5-5-5-5-5---3-3-3-3-3-|
Db|-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-|
        Emotion sickness
        Addicts with no heroin
        Emotion sickness

Db|----------------------------------------------------|
Db|-----2-------2-------0-------0--------------------5-|
Ab|-------0-------0-------0-------0-----4-------4----4-|
Db|---2-------2-------2-------2-------2---2---2---2--2-|
Ab|-0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0--------0-|
Db|----------------------------------------------------|
        Distorted eyes when everything is clearly dying



Breakdown 1
(Distorted)                                     (x2)
Db|---------------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------------|
Db|-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7----5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5----|
Ab|-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5----3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3----|
Db|---------------------------------------------|
       * *      * *          * *      * *

                                                (x4)
Db|---------------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------------|
Db|-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7----3---3-3-3-4---4-4-4-4-|
Ab|-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5----1---1-0-1-2---2-2-2-2-|
Db|---------------------------------------------|
       * *      * *                      * *



[Chorus 2]
(Clean)                                                             (x4)
Db|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-----7-------8--------8--------7-----------0-------------2-----0-|
Ab|---8---8---7---7---10---10---8---8-----0-------0-----3-----3-----|
Db|-0-------0-------0---------0---------5---5---5-----0---0-----0---|
Ab|-----------------------------------3-------------3---------------|
Db|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
        Burn my knees and...
        Burn my knees and pray
        Burn my knees and...
        Burn my knees and pray



Breakdown 2
                          (x4)
Db|-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-|
Db|-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-|
Ab|-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-|
Db|-7-7-7-7-7---5-5-5-5-5-|
Ab|-5-5-5-5-5---3-3-3-3-3-|
Db|-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-|
        Get up
        Get up
        Get up
        Get up
        Get up
        Get up
        Get up
        Won't you stop my...

Db|-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0-|
Db|-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---3-3-3-|
Ab|-0-0-0---3-3-3---3-3-3---3-3-3-|
Db|-0-0-0---3-3-3---3-3-3---3-3-3-|
Ab|-0-0-0---x-x-x---1-1-1---0-0-0-|
Db|-0-0-0---3-3-3-----------------|
        ...pain

Db|-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0-|
Db|-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0-|
Ab|-0-0-0---3-3-3---3-3-3---5-5-5-|
Db|-0-0-0---3-3-3---3-3-3---5-5-5-|
Ab|-0-0-0---x-x-x---1-1-1---3-3-3-|
Db|-0-0-0---3-3-3-----------------|

Db|-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0-|
Db|-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---3-3-3-|
Ab|-0-0-0---3-3-3---3-3-3---3-3-3-|
Db|-0-0-0---3-3-3---3-3-3---3-3-3-|
Ab|-0-0-0---x-x-x---1-1-1---0-0-0-|
Db|-0-0-0---3-3-3-----------------|

Db|-0-0-0---0-0-0---0--0--0-------|
Db|-0-0-0---0-0-0---0--0--0-------|
Ab|-3-3-3---3-3-3---3--3--3-------|
Db|-3-3-3---3-3-3---2--2--2-------|
Ab|-1-1-1---3-3-3---3--3--3-------|
Db|-------------------------------|



[Outro]
                                                                     (x2)
Db|---------8-----10-----8-----0-------------------------------------|
Db|-----7-----7------7-----7-----7-----------0-------------2-----0---|
Ab|---8---8-----8------8-----8-----0-----4-----4-------3-----3-----3-|
Db|-0----------------------------------4---4-----4---3---3-----3-----|
Ab|----------------------------------2-------------1-----------------|
Db|------------------------------------------------------------------|

Db|---------8-----10-----8-----0-------------------------------------|
Db|-----7-----7------7-----7-----7-----------0-------------2---------|
Ab|---8---8-----8------8-----8-----0-----4-----4-------3-------------|
Db|-0----------------------------------4---4-----4---3---3-----------|
Ab|----------------------------------2-------------1-----------------|
Db|------------------------------------------------------------------|

                                                    (x6)
Db|-0---0---0---0-0--------0---0---0-0-0-0-0--------|
Db|-7---7---7---5-5--------0---0---0-2-2-2-0--------|
Ab|-8---8---8---5-5--------3---3---3-3-3-3-3--------|
Db|-0---0---0---0-0--------3---3---3-3-3-3-3--------|
Ab|-0---0---0---0-0--------1---1---1-1-1-1-1--------|
Db|-0---0---0---0-0--------0---0---0-0-0-0-0--------|
        Emotion sickness
        Addicts with no heroin
        Good things will pass (It helps with excess access)
        Lessons learned
        Emotion sickness
        Lessons learned

Db|---------8-----10-----8-----0-------------------------------------|
Db|-----7-----7------7-----7-----7-----------0-------------0-----0---|
Ab|---8---8-----8------8-----8-----0-----3-----3-------4-----4-----4-|
Db|-0----------------------------------3---3-----3---4---4-----4-----|
Ab|----------------------------------1-------------2-----------------|
Db|------------------------------------------------------------------|

Db|---------8-----10-----8-----0---------------------0---------------|
Db|-----7-----7------7-----7-----7-----------0-------0---------------|
Ab|---8---8-----8------8-----8-----0-----3-----3-----4---------------|
Db|-0----------------------------------3---3-----3---4---------------|
Ab|----------------------------------1---------------2---------------|
Db|------------------------------------------------------------------|


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| b  Bend
| x  Dead note

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labinnak 10 Jun 20, 2013 07:02 PM

Great job man! this sounds pretty much flawless!

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willhiltonmitch 10 May 26, 2014 04:27 AM

this is phenomenal!

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aghtooke 10 Aug 01, 2016 12:08 AM

Awesome tab!

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