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The Day I Tried To Live Tab

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THE DAY I TRIED TO LIVE

tabbed by dan

TUNING (low to high): E E(down) B(down) B(up) B B(down)

|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|---15--14---12-15-14-\-9---9--9-/-12-12-----|
|----0---0----0--0--0---9---9--9-/-12-12--0--|
|-----------------------0---0--0-/--0--0-----|
|--------------------------------------------|
intro g1     repeat as necessary

|-------14-\-9--9--9-|-/-12--12-/-14-\-9--9-------9-/-|
|--------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------|--------------------------------|
intro g1  w/slide

|--/-12---12-/-14-\-9---9----9--/--|-/-12--12-/-14--14-\12---12-/-|
|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
intro g1 continued

|--/--22-\--17---17-/-22-\-17--17-/--|--/-22-\-17--17-/-22-\-12---12--|
|------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
intro g1 continued
    
    PM----------------|
|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|
|------5--5--0----12------|
fill into verse  

PM-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------12-------------------------------8-----------------5-/-|
|--12-12-12-12-12---12-11-0-10-0-9-0----8-8-8-8-8---7-6-0-5-5-5-5-5-/-|
verses                                |----no PM last time-------------|

|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|--12-12-12-12-12---12-11-------10-------9-------|
|--12-12-12-12-12---12-11-------10-------9-------|
|--12-12-12-12-12---12-11-11-11-10-10-10-9-9-9---|
g1

|--12-12-12-12-12---12-11-------10-------9-------|
|--12-12-12-12-12---12-11-------10-------9-------|
|--12-12-12-12-12---12-11-------10-------9-------|
|--12-12-12-12-12---12-11-11-11-10-10-10-9-9-9---|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
g2

|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|--8-8-8-8-8---7--6-----5-5-5-5-5-5---|
|--8-8-8-8-8---7--6-----5-5-5-5-5-5---|
|--8-8-8-8-8---7--6-6-6-5-5-5-5-5-5---|
g1

|--8-8-8-8-8---7--6-----5-5-5-5-5-5---|
|--8-8-8-8-8---7--6-----5-5-5-5-5-5---|
|--8-8-8-8-8---7--6-----5-5-5-5-5-5---|
|--8-8-8-8-8---7--6-6-6-5-5-5-5-5-5---|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
g2

|---------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------|
|--7--7--7--7---8--8--8--8---12--12-12--12--9--9---9--9---|
|--7--7--7--7---8--8--8--8---12--12-12--12--9--9---9--9---|
|--7--7--7--7---8--8--8--8---12--12-12--12--9--9---9--9---|
|--7--7--7--7---8--8--8--8---12--12-12--12--9--9---9--9---|
g1 chorus  (one more time around...)

|--15--14--12--15-14--8--8-8-8--11--11--|
|--15--14--12--15-14--8--8-8-8--11--11--|
|--15--14--12--15-14--8--8-8-8--11--11--|
|--15--14--12--15-14--8--8-8-8--11--11--|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
g2 chorus

|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|---12--12--12--12--12--12---7---7--7-7--7---|
|---12--12--12--12--12--12---7---7--7-7--7---|
|---12--12--12--12--12--12---7---7--7-7--7---|
|---12--12--12--12--12--12---7---7--7-7--7---|
g1 chorus end  (the day, i tried to.....)

|--15--14--12--15-14---7---7--7--7---10--10----|
|--15--14--12--15-14---7---7--7--7---10--10----|
|--15--14--12--15-14---7---7--7--7---10--10----|
|--15--14--12--15-14---7---7--7--7---10--10----|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
g2 chorus end

|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|---9-9-9-9-9--9--8-------7-------6--------|
|---9-9-9-9-9--9--8-------7-------6--------|
|---9-9-9-9-9--9--8--8-8--7--7-7--6--6-6---|
g1 then play this  (liiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiive......)

|---9-9-9-9-9--9--8-------7-------6--------|
|---9-9-9-9-9--9--8-------7-------6--------|
|---9-9-9-9-9--9--8-------7-------6--------|
|---9-9-9-9-9--9--8--8-8--7--7-7--6--6-6---|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
g2

|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|---5-5-5-5-5--4--3-------2-2-2-2-2-2----|
|---5-5-5-5-5--4--3-------2-2-2-2-2-2----|
|---5-5-5-5-5--4--3--3-3--2-2-2-2-2-2----|
g1

|---5-5-5-5-5--4--3-------2-2-2-2-2-2----|
|---5-5-5-5-5--4--3-------2-2-2-2-2-2----|
|---5-5-5-5-5--4--3-------2-2-2-2-2-2----|
|---5-5-5-5-5--4--3--3-3--2-2-2-2-2-2----|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
g2

|----------------7---------|
|-------------5------------|
|---0-----------------0----|
|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|
g1 interlude repeat as necessary

   harmonics
|---12---|
|---12---| play this twice, then play g1 intro part a few times
|---12---|
|---12---|
|---12---|
|--------|
g2 interlude

the rest is just repeats. easy to figure out what goes where.


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Izzyplatypus73 wrote on May 11 2013, 10:55 am

I would just like to say that this is a very funky tuning. It sounds pretty cool though. Very accurate tab, in my opinion.

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