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Schizophrenia Tab

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Tuning - U=up D=Down S=Standard (Relative to standard tuning)
Thurston Moore - F#F#GGAA (Eu2 Ad3 Du5 Gs Bd2 Ed7)
Lee Ranaldo - DDDDAA (Ed2 Ad7 Ds Gd5 Bd2 Ed7)

Sonic Youth - Sister (album) 

Intro 
0 - 1:30 

[Thurston](Chords)           0:36-0:50 (slight variation) 

A|---9---0---5---0-|          A|---9---0---5---7|--5|---0---|   
A|---9---0---5---0-|          A|---9---0---5---7|--5|---0---|
G|---0---9---0---7-|          G|---0---9---0---0|--0|---7---|
G|---0---9---0---7-|          G|---0---9---0---0|--0|---7---|
F#|----------------|          F#|---------------------------|
F#|----------------|          F#|---------------------------|

[Lee] (Lee comes in at 0:22)

A|----9---7---5---5-----------9||||-9|\7|-7||||-7||\5|||||||/7||\5||-----------------------|
A|----9---7---5---5-----------9||||-9|\7|-7||||-7||\5|||||||/7||\5||-----------------------|
D|----------------7--------------------------------------------------------7||||||||||-----| X2
D|----------------7--------------------------------------------------------7||||||||||-----|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

A|----9---7---5----5---|
A|----9---7---5----5---|
D|-----------------7---| X1
D|-----------------7---|
D|---------------------|
D|---------------------|

1:30 - 1:45

[Thurston]

A|---------------------------|
A|---------------------------|
G|-----6--6------6b|||||||---| X4
G|-----6--6------6b|||||||---|
F#|----0--0------------------|
F#|----0--0------------------|

[Lee]

A|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|
D|----11--11-11||------12||||||---| X4
D|----11--11-11||------11||||||---|
D|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|

1:45 - 2:15

[Thurston] (All harmonics)

A|-------------------12-12-----------------------12-12-------------------7-7----------------|
A|-------------------12-12-----------------------12-12-------------------7-7----------------|
G|------------12-12---------12-12---------12-12---------12-12-------7-7-------7|||||||------| X4
G|------------12-12---------12-12---------12-12---------12-12-------7-7-------7|||||||------|
F#|----12-12-----------------------12-12-----------------------7-7--------------------------|
F#|----12-12-----------------------12-12-----------------------7-7--------------------------|

[Lee] (All harmonics)

A|---------7-7-------7-7-------7-7-|------7-7-------7-7-------7-7~---| 
A|---------7-7-------7-7-------7-7-|------7-7-------7-7-------7-7~---| 
D|----7-7-------7-7-------7-7------|-7-7-------7-7-------7-7----7~---| 
D|----7-7-------7-7-------7-7------|-7-7-------7-7-------7-7----7~---|
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

(After this one Lee plays harmonics at irregular intervals but the tremolo is in time)

A|---------7-7-------7-------7-|-------7-7-----7-7-------7-7~---| 
A|---------7-7-------7-------7-|-------7-7-----7-7-------7-7~---|
D|----7-7-------7-7-----7-7----|--7-7-------7-7-----7-7----7~---|  
D|----7-7-------7-7-----7-7----|--7-7-------7-7-----7-7----7~---|
D|-----------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------|--------------------------------|

1:45 - 2:43

[Thurston] (All harmonics)

A|---------------12-------------12-|------------7--------------|
A|---------------12-------------12-|------------7--------------|
G|----------12-------------12------|-------7---------7---7~----| X4
G|----------12-------------12------|-------7---------7---7~----|
F#|----12-------------12-----------|--7------------------------|
F#|----12-------------12-----------|--7------------------------|

[Lee]

A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|----------9--------(9)-----------12-12b---------17---------17---17\14|\12|/14--12~---| 
D|----/11-----(11)----------/12--------------/16-----16\14-----------------------12~---| X2
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


2:43 - 3:40

[Thurston]                                             [Tremolo Pick](Listen to song to get picking rhythm)

A|-------------------------------------------------------/19--17--16-----------12---------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------/19--17--16-----------12---------------|   
G|-----14|||||||||||--12|||--11||||||||||||||----- X2 ------------------ X2 -------12------ X4 -|
G|-----14|||||||||||--12|||--11||||||||||||||--------------------------------------12-----------|
F#|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------12--------|
F#|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------12--------|

[Lee]

A|-----19*|||||||||||--17*|||--16*||||||||||||||---------------------------------------------------------| 
A|-----19*|||||||||||--17*|||--16*||||||||||||||---------------------------------------------------------| 
D|-----19*|||||||||||--17*|||--16*||||||||||||||-- X2 ----19|||||||||||--17|||--16*||||||||||||||- X2 ---| 
D|-----19*|||||||||||--17*|||--16*||||||||||||||----------19|||||||||||--17|||--16*||||||||||||||--------|
D|-----19*|||||||||||--17*|||--16*||||||||||||||---------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

(Tremolo Pick)

A|----16|-17|-16|-19|||||||||-------16|-17|-16|-21|||||||||-------|
A|----16|-17|-16|-19|||||||||-------16|-17|-16|-21|||||||||-------|
D|--------------------------- X2 --------------------------- X2 --| X2
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|

A|----17|||-19|||||||-17|||-16|-17|-19|||||-17|||||||-16||||-17||||||\\\\////21|||||||||||---|
A|----17|||-19|||||||-17|||-16|-17|-19|||||-17|||||||-16||||-17||||||------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

A|-----16|-17|-19|||||-17|||||||-------------16|-17|-19|||||\\\\\\\\\\---|
A|-----16|-17|-19|||||-17|||||||-------------16|-17|-19|||||\\\\\\\\\\---|
D|------------------------------- X2 ------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|



3:40 - 3:55

[Thurston]

(Lightly strum)
 
A|----0---|       
A|----0---|       
G|----6---|       
G|----6---|       
F#|---0---|       
F#|---0---|

[Lee]

(Lightly Strum and timed tremolo)

A|----0----|
A|----0----|
D|----11---|
D|----11---|
D|----0----|
D|----0----|


3:55- 4:39

[Thurston]

A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|       
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|      
G|----0|--3---3||-2-3-5-2----2||- X3 -----0|--3---3||-2-3-5-2----2||--0|-3~---|    
G|----0|--3---3||-2-3-5-2----2||----------0|--3---3||-2-3-5-2----2||--0|-3~---|      
F#|-------0---0||-0-0-0-0----0||--------------0---0||-0-0-0-0----0||-----0~---|       
F#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|  

[Lee]

(Lightly Strum and timed tremolo)

A|----0----|
A|----0----|
D|----11---|
D|----11---|
D|----0----|
D|----0----|

(Slight Dives with the whammy bar, this starts at 4:12 till the end of the song)

A|-------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------|
D|----0|||||||||||||||||||-0~----|
D|----0|||||||||||||||||||-0~----|

*************************************
|= Last note played
~= Tremelo (With use of whammy bar)
/= Slide up
\= Slide down
( )= Lightly pick 
*= Harmonic 
b= Bend
*************************************

   
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