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The Optimist Tab

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Author
band:skinless
album: foreshadowing our demise 2001
song the optimist


   0:02 guitar1
b |-----------------------------------------------------|
f#|-----------------------------------------------------|
d |-----------------------------------------------------|
a |-----------------------------------------------7--8--|
e |-7-4----------5-4----------7-4----------5-4-3--5--6--|
B |-5-2----------3-2----------5-2----------3-2-1--5--6--|


   0:02 guitar2 / 0:08 both guitars
b |-----------------------------------------------------|
f#|-----------------------------------------------------|
d |-----------------------------------------------------|
a |-----------------------------------------------7--8--|
e |-7-4-5--4--3--5-4-3--5--4--7-4-5--4--3--5-4-3--5--6--|
B |-5-2-3--2--1--3-2-1--3--2--5-2-3--2--1--3-2-1--5--6--|


   0:19
b |-----------------------------------------------------------|
f#|-----------------------------------------------------------|
d |-----------------------------------------------------------|
a |----3/5---------------------------3------------------------|
e |-3--3/5-7---5---3-5-3--5-6-5---3--3/5-7---5---3-5-3--6--5--|
B |-1------5---3---1-3-1--3-4-3---1------5---3---1-3-1--4--3--|
    .      .   .   . . .  . . .   .      .   .   . . .  .  .

 0:30
b |------------------------------------------------------------------|
f#|------------------------------------------------------------------|
d |------------------------------------------------------------------|
a |------------------------------------------------------------------|
e |-3---------------6-------5-------4---------------7-------6--------|
B |-1---------------4-------3-------2---------------5-------4--------|


   0:42
b |------------------------------------------------------------------|
f#|------------------------------------------------------------------|
d |------------------------------------------------------------------|
a |------------------------------------------------------------------|
e |-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-6-6-6-6-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-6-6-6-6--|
B |-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4--|
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

   0:52
b |---------------------------------------------------------------|
f#|---------------------------------------------------------------|
d |---------------------------------------------------------------|
a |-3---------------6-------5-------4---------------643---643-----|
e |-3---------------6-------5-------4------------------643---643--|
B |-1---------------4-------3-------2-----------------------------|


   1:37 (short fill, chords don't ring)
b |-------------|
f#|-------------|
d |-------------|
a |-------------|
e |-8----6----5-|
B |-6----4----3-|


   1:38
b |---------------------------------------------------------|
f#|---------------------------------------------------------|
d |---------------------------------------------------------|
a |---------------------------------------------------------|
e |-6---5-5-5-5-5-5-6---5-5-5-5-5-5-8--6--5--6--5--3--5--3--|
B |-4---3-3-3-3-3-3-4---3-3-3-3-3-3-6--4--3--4--3--1--3--1--|
        . . . . . .     . . . . . . .  .     .  .  .  .  .

   1:53 (end of 1:38 riff repeating)
b |-------------------------|
f#|-------------------------|
d |-------------------------|
a |-------------------------|
e |-8--6--5--6--5--3--5--3--|
B |-6--4--3--4--3--1--3--1--|
    .  .     .  .  .  .  .

 2:00                 *(Slower on 4th repeat to transition to next riff)
b |---------------------------------------------------------|
f#|---------------------------------------------------------|
d |---------------------------------------------------------|
a |---------------------------------------------------------|
e |-6---5---5-5-5---6---5---5-5-5-*(8--6--5--6--5--3--5--3)-|
B |-4---3---3-3-3---4---3---3-3-3--(6--4--3--4--3--1--3--1)-|
        .   . . .       .   . . .   .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .

   2:15  (slower)
b |-------------------------------------------------------------------|
f#|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
d |-------------------------------------------------------------------|
a |-----6-6------------6-6/8-8-------6-6-------------------------(4~)-| (Pinch Harmonics)
e |-5---4-4------------4-4/6-6---5---4-4------8--6--5--6--5--3--------|
B |-3---4-4------------4-4/6-6\1/3---4-4------6--4--3--4--3--1--------|
                                              .  .  .  .  .  .

   2:15  (continued)
b |-------------------------------------------------------------------|
f#|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
d |-------------------------------------------------------------------|
a |-----6-6------------6-6/8-8-------6-6------------------------------|
e |-5---4-4------------4-4/6-6---5---4-4------------------------------|
B |-3---4-4------------4-4/6-6\1/3---4-4------6--4--3--4--1--3--1^----|


   2:59  (first only guitar1, every other with both)
b |----------------------------------------------------------------|
f#|----------------------------------------------------------------|
d |----------------------------------------------------------------|
a |-----------------------------4-------------------------------4--|
e |-2---6---4---3---2---3---4---2---2---6-6-4-4-3-3-2---3---4---2--|
B |-0---4---2---1---0---1---2-------0---4-4-2-2-1-1-0---1---2------|
    .   .   .   .   .   .   .       .   . . . . . . .   .   .

   3:15
b |-------------------------------|----------------------------|
f#|-------------------------------|----------------------------|
d |-------------------------------|----------------------------|
a |----------------------------^--|----------------------------|
e |----------------------------2~-|--------------------4----4--|
B |-1--1-1-2p1-4p1-2p1-4p1-2p1----|-1--1-1-2p1-4p1-2p1-2----2--|


   3:46 (slower, 2nd and 3rd chords in [ ] are not played the first time the riff is played)
b |--------------------------------------------------------------|
f#|--------------------------------------------------------------|
d |--------------------------------------------------------------|
a |----[----5]-----------------------------5-----------(4-4^4~)--| (Pinch Harmonics)
e |-2--[2---3]--5---4--------------2---2---3---5---4-------------|
B |-0--[0----]--3---2-----(2-2^2~)-0---0-------3---2-------------|


   4:41
b |---------------------------------|
f#|---------------------------------|
d |---------------------------------|
a |----3/5--------------------------|
e |-3--3/5-7---5---3-4-3------------|
B |-1------5---3---1-2-1--1//11\\1--|
    .      .   .   . . .


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