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Silverchair, Paint Pastel Princess
Ross A, scattered77@hotmail.com
Song-Paint Pastel Princess
Band-silverchair
Album-Neon Ballroom

Transcribed by Ross Arundale
--------------------------------------------------

Tablature explanation

b   : bend
s   : slide
h   : hammer-on
p   : pull-off
x   : muffled string
P.M.: palm mute

Dropped D tuning one half step down (from low to high:Db-Ab-Db-Gb-Bb-Eb), written chords are relative to a
"normal" Dropped-D

[0:00]
eb|-----2---3---5-----------5---|
Bb|---3-----------3---3---3---3-|
Gb|-----------------2---2-------|
Db|-0-----0---0-----------------|
Ab|-----------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------|

|-----2---3---5---3-----3-----|
|---3---------------------3---|
|---------------------2-----2-|
|-0-----0---0---0---0---------|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|

|-----2---3---5-----------5---|
|---3-----------3---3---3---3-|
|-----------------2---2-------|
|-0-----0---0-----------------|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|

|-----2---3---5---------3---------------3---------------3-------------3-------|
|---3---------------3-----3---3-----3-----3---3-----3-----3-------3-----3---3-|
|-----------------2---2-----2-----2---2-----2-----2---2-----2---2---2-----2---|
|-0-----0---0---0---------------0---------------0-------------0---------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

[0:19]
   D       F  E
|--2----|--------|
|--3----|--6--5--|
|--2----|--5--4--|
|--0----|--3--2--|
|--0----|--3--2--|
|--0----|--3--2--|
It's only self rejection
With a mean left

   D  D-    F  E  F  F  E
|--2--2--|--------------2--|
|--3--3--|--6--5--6--8--3--|
|--2--1--|--5--4--5--7--2--|
|--0--0--|--3--2--3--5--0--|
|--0--0--|--3--2--3--5--0--|
|--0--0--|--3--2--3--5--0--|
Cold carbon copied coping
And it's mean theft
That's been left behind 

[0:41] Acoustic guitar (doubled by an electric playing the first notes)
  B  C# D A  F#    B  C# D  C# D  C#
|---------------|--------------------|
|---------------|--------------------|
|-4--6--7-------|--4--6--7--6--7--6--|
|---------7--4--|--------------------|
|-2--4--5-------|--2--4--5--4--5--4--|
|---------7--4--|--------------------|
Paint pastel princess
Bo and arapax

  B  C# D A  F# A    B  C# D  B  C# D
|-----------------|--------------------|
|-----------------|--------------------|
|-4--6--7---------|--4--6--7--4--6--7--|
|---------7--4--7-|--------------------|
|-2--4--5---------|--2--4--5--2--4--5--|
|---------7--4--7-|--------------------|
The shelves when they're broken
I'll beg you, beg you

[1:04]
|-----2---3---5-----------5---|
|---3-----------3---3---3---3-|
|-----------------2---2-------|
|-0-----0---0-----------------|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|

|-----2---3---5---3-----3-----|
|---3---------------------3---|
|---------------------2-----2-|
|-0-----0---0---0---0---------|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|

[1:10]
   D  D-    F  E
|--2--2--|--------|
|--3--3--|--6--5--|
|--2--1--|--5--4--|
|--0--0--|--3--2--|
|--0--0--|--3--2--|
|--0--0--|--3--2--|
Waste life when youth is sweeter, neater
Content with contents

   D  D-    F  E  F  F  E
|--2--2--|--------------2--|
|--3--3--|--6--5--6--8--3--|
|--2--1--|--5--4--5--7--2--|
|--0--0--|--3--2--3--5--0--|
|--0--0--|--3--2--3--5--0--|
|--0--0--|--3--2--3--5--0--|
Cultures cringing at accents
And it's too tense, camp out

[1:33]
  B  C# D A  F# A    B  C# D  B  C# D
|-----------------|--------------------|
|-----------------|--------------------|
|-4--6--7---------|--4--6--7--4--6--7--|
|---------7--4--7-|--------------------|
|-2--4--5---------|--2--4--5--2--4--5--|
|---------7--4--7-|--------------------|
She tastes the candy
Sugarless, cancerous

  B  C# D A  F# A    B  C# D  B  C# D
|-----------------|--------------------|
|-----------------|--------------------|
|-4--6--7---------|--4--6--7--4--6--7--|
|---------7--4--7-|--------------------|
|-2--4--5---------|--2--4--5--2--4--5--|
|---------7--4--7-|--------------------|
Crave cocaine cop shows
I'll beg you, beg you

[1:55]
||----2--2-3--3-5--5-5-5--|--5--5-3--3--0----|| x4
||----3--3-3--3-3--3-3-3--|--3--3-3--3--2----||
||-o--2--2-2--2-2--2-2-2--|--2--2-2--2--2--o-||
||-o--0--0-0--0-0--0-0-0--|--0--0-0--0--2--o-||
||------------------------|------------------||
||------------------------|------------------||
But it's all the same to me (x4)

[2:18]
|-4--4-2-4--4-2-4-5-|-4--4-2-4--4-2-4-2-|
|-3--3-3-3--3-3-3-3-|-3--3-3-3--3-3-3-3-|
|-2--2-2-2--2-2-2-2-|-2--2-2-2--2-2-2-2-|
|-0--0-0-0--0-0-0-0-|-0--0-0-0--0-0-0-0-|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|

|-4--4-2-4--4-2-4-5-|-4--4-2-4------------|
|-3--3-3-3--3-3-3-3-|-3--3-3-3------------|
|-2--2-2-2--2-2-2-2-|-2--2-2-2------------|
|-0--0-0-0--0-0-0-0-|-0--0-0-0--3-5-7-7-0-|
|-------------------|-----------3-5-7-7-0-|
|-------------------|-----------3-5-7-7-0-|

[2:29]
      F G A   D     x4 F G A F D
||------------------||-----------|
||------------------||-----------|
||-o--------------o-||-----------|
||-o--3-5-7-7-0---o-||-3-5-7-3-0-|
||----3-5-7-7-0-----||-3-5-7-3-0-|
||----3-5-7-7-0-----||-3-5-7-3-0-|

      D               F G A   D    x3 D               F G A
||---------------------------------||-------------------------|
||---------------------------------||-------------------------|
||-o-----------------------------o-||-------------------------|
||-o--0-0-0-0--0-0-0--3-5-7-7-0--o-||-0-0-0-0--0-0-0--3-5-7-7-|
||----0-0-0-0--0-0-0--3-5-7-7-0----||-0-0-0-0--0-0-0--3-5-7-7-|
||----0-0-0-0--0-0-0--3-5-7-7-0----||-0-0-0-0--0-0-0--3-5-7-7-|
        *****  ***                      *****    ***           *:palm mute

[3:05]
|-----2---3---5-----------5---|
|---3-----------3---3---3---3-|
|-----------------2---2-------|
|-0-----0---0-----------------|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|

|-----2---3---5---3-----3-----|
|---3---------------------3---|
|---------------------2-----2-|
|-0-----0---0---0---0---------|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|

|-----2---3---5-----------5---|
|---3-----------3---3---3---3-|
|-----------------2---2-------|
|-0-----0---0-----------------|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|

|-----2---3---5---3-----3-----|
|---3---------------------3---|
|---------------------2-----2-|
|-0-----0---0---0---0---------|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|

[3:16]
|-2--2-3--3-5-----|-2--2-3--3-5--3-3-3-|
|-3--3-3--3-3-----|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3-3-|
|-2--2-2--2-2-7-7-|-2--2-2--2-2--2-2-2-|
|-0--0-0--0-0-7-7-|-0--0-0--0-0--0-0-0-|
|-------------5-5-|--------------------|
|-----------------|--------------------|

|-2--2-3--3-5-----|-2--2-3--3-5--3-3-3-|
|-3--3-3--3-3-----|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3-3-|
|-2--2-2--2-2-7-7-|-2--2-2--2-2--2-2-2-|
|-0--0-0--0-0-7-7-|-0--0-0--0-0--0-0-0-|
|-------------5-5-|--------------------|
|-----------------|--------------------|

[3:28]
||----2--2-3--3-5--5-5-5--|--5--5-3--3--0----|| x4
||----3--3-3--3-3--3-3-3--|--3--3-3--3--2----||
||-o--2--2-2--2-2--2-2-2--|--2--2-2--2--2--o-||
||-o--0--0-0--0-0--0-0-0--|--0--0-0--0--2--o-||
||------------------------|------------------||
||------------------------|------------------||
But it's all the same to me (x4)

[3:57]
  B  C# D A  F# A    B  C# D  B  C# D
|-----------------|--------------------|
|-----------------|--------------------|
|-4--6--7---------|--4--6--7--4--6--7--|
|---------7--4--7-|--------------------|
|-2--4--5---------|--2--4--5--2--4--5--|
|---------7--4--7-|--------------------|
Paint pastel princess
Bo and arapax

  B  C# D A  F# A    B  C# D  B  C# D
|-----------------|--------------------|---|
|-----------------|--------------------|---|
|-4--6--7---------|--4--6--7--4--6--7--|-4-|
|---------7--4--7-|--------------------|---|
|-2--4--5---------|--2--4--5--2--4--5--|-2-|
|---------7--4--7-|--------------------|---|
The shelves when they're broken
I'll beg you, beg you
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macq226 10 Apr 04, 2002 07:00 PM

uumm wrong buddy in the intro he is sliding up the neck of the guitar sorry wrong u fucked up

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FungusInMyMilk 10 Jan 15, 2014 12:45 AM

macg226 is right, but very rude.

The tuning should be Dd Ad Dd Ad Dd Dd

Open D flat tuning. Same tuning silverchair use for Without You and Petrol and Chlorine. Tune to Open D flat and you'll work out the tab in no time.

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