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Room A Thousand Years Wide tab

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Soundgarden - 'Room a Thousand Years Wide'
Album : 'Badmotorfinger'
Drop-D tuning
tabbed by jjhand

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Riff 1 (Intro & Verses)

   D    F  D  Bbmaj9
e|---------------------------|
B|------------1-1-1----------|
G|------------2-2-2----------|
D|------------3-3-3----------|
A|-0----3--0--1-1-1----------|
D|-0----3--0---------0-0-0-0-|
                     PM*****

Lyrics:
"Listen, hear, he is inside
One who lives while others lie
I close my eyes and walk a thousand years
A thousand years that aren't mine"


Riff 2 (0:52)  - lyrics stop

                         PM*****
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-7----10-----------------------| play 4x
D|-7----10------10-10-10---------|
A|-5----8----0--8--8--8--5-5-5-5-|
D|--------------8--8--8----------|

(1:05) Riff 1 returns for a few with Kim Thayil playing NH's and bends:
e|-------------------------------          |------------------------|
B|-----------NH-NH-NH-NH---------          |-4b5_______________r4---|
G|-----------12-12-12-12---------          |------------------------|
D|-----------12-12-12-12---------          |------------------------|
A|-------------------------------          |------------------------|
D|-----------------------0-0-0-0-          |------------------------|
   before lyrics (played 4x)                 during lyrics**

Lyrics:
"It seems he's near me as I walk
One who loved what love denied
He lives these years that I walk blind
All these years cannot be mine"

(1:43) Chorus
e|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
B|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
G|-2---2-----2--5--5---|-2---2-----2--7--7---|-2---2-----2--5--5---|
D|-3---3-----3--5--5---|-3---3-----3--7--7---|-3---3-----3--5--5---|
A|-1---1-----1--3--3---|-1---1-----1--5--5---|-1---1-----1--3--3---|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|

"Tomorrow Begat Tomorrow, Tomorrow Begat Tomorrow, Tomorrow Begat Tomorrow"


Play Riff 1 again with Kim's NH part and bend part

Lyrics:
"A thousand doors a thousand lies
Rooms a thousand years wide
He walks in the cold sun and wind
All these years will not begin"

(2:31) Play Chorus again


(2:42) Play Riff 2 8x, and continue through to ending

(3:07) Ending Part 1 (abstract saxophone part comes in)
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|  repeat as needed
D|-10-10-10--------10-10-10--------------|  (8 beats per bar)
A|-8--8--8--0-0-0--8--8--8--0-0-0--------|
D|-8--8--8--0-0-0--8--8--8--0-0-0--0--0--|
            PM***           PM***


Ending Pt 2 (3:41)

   play 4x                        End!
e|-------------------------|     -----------------|
B|-------------------------|     -----------------|
G|-------------------------|     -----------------|
D|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|     --10-10-10-------|
A|-8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--|     --8--8--8--0-----|
D|-8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--|     --8--8--8--0-----|
 (4 beats/bar)


Key:
PM  = palm mute
b   = bend note
r   = release bent note
NH  = Natural Harmonic

            
            
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