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Expressway To Your Skull Tab

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Artist: Sonic Youth
Album: EVOL (ha ha it's "love" spelled backwards!)
Song: Expressway To Your Skull
Tuning: E G# E G# E G#
6th string the same
5th string down 1/2 step
4th string up 1 step
3rd string up 1/2 step
2nd string=4th
1st string=3rd

I'd like to thank the person who made the Sonic Youth guitar tuning guide on this site. 
really helped my interpretation.

Beginning Chord:
-0-
-0-
-0-
-0-
-0-
-0-

Intro:
-12-12-13-12-8-7/8-8-13-12-|
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Verse:
-0000000000000000000000-13-12-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-000000-|
-0000000000000000000000-------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-000000-|
-0000000000000000000000-------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-000000-|
-7777777755555555999900-------1111111111111111444424-|
-0000000000000000000000-------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-000000-|
-7777777755555555999900-------1111111111111111444424-|

Chorus:               (here below sounds awesome with a metal slide)
-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--24slide1slide12-|
-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--24slide1slide12-|
-15-17-15-15-17-15-14-24slide1slide12-|
-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--24slide1slide12-|
-15-17-15-15-17-15-13-24slide1slide12-|
-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--24slide1slide12-|

Solo:
start with improv. with these notes in any order
-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|
-0-2-4-5-7-9-11-12-14-16-17-19-21-23-24-|
-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|
-0-2-4-5-7-9-11-12-14-16-17-19-21-23-24-|
-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|
-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|

Gradually get a little more chromatic
Then, gradually go to BLARING NOISE!!

Super Dreamy Outro:
This part is a little weird, but it matches up. I have a Digitech Whammy Pedal that 
the guitar down one octave completely. If you have something like that, that'll do.
--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
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-0-0-0-0-1212121212-0-0-1111111111-0-0-1010101010-0-0-99999-0-0-88888-0-0-|
-0-0-0-0-1212121212-0-0-1111111111-0-0-1010101010-0-0-99999-0-0-88888-0-0-|

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-77777-0-0-66666-0-0-55555-0-0-44444-0-0-33333-0-0-22222-0-0-11111-0-0-|
-77777-0-0-66666-0-0-55555-0-0-44444-0-0-33333-0-0-22222-0-0-11111-0-0-|

Then, just do random harmonics until the end.

This song is a lot different from their other songs. It's so AWHSUM!

THE END
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