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ALBUM : SUEDE
WRITTEN BY: BRETT ANDERTON – VOX. AND BERNARD BUTLER - GUITARS


INTRO (For the double bends he is probably using a bigsby or whammy)

F#5 G#5      C#5          B5           D#   C# D#
D-4/6x66x6666--------------------------1---------|
A-4/6x66x66664x44x4x4-----2x22xx4h6--------------|
D-4/6x66x66666x66x6x66b8r64x44xx---4-4-----------|
G------------6x66x6x66b8r64x44xx----4--------1b3-|
B---------------------------------------4p0--2b4-|
E------------------------------------------------|

    G#5      C#5          B5           D#   C# D#        D#sus4 D#
D---6x66x6666--------------------------1--------------------------|
A---6x66x66664x44x4x4-----2x22xx4h6-------------------------------|
D---6x66x66666x66x6x66b8r64x44xx---4-4----------------------------|
G------------6x66x6x66b8r64x44xx----4--------1b3-1-1h3--3----3b---|
B---------------------------------------4p0--2b4-------4----------|
E-----------------------------------------------------3---4-3-----|

VERSE 1:

The same as intro:

WON'T SOMEONE GIVE ME A GUN?
OH, WELL IT'S FOR MY BROTHER

    G#5      C#5          B5           D#   C# D#
D---6x66x6666--------------------------1---------|
A---6x66x66664x44x4x4-----2x22xx4h6--------------|
D---6x66x66666x66x6x66b8r64x44xx---4-4-----------|
G------------6x66x6x66b8r64x44xx----4--------1b3-|
B---------------------------------------4p0--2b4-|
E------------------------------------------------|


HE WRITES THE LONG LINE RIGHT DOWN MY SPINE
"OH, DO YOU BELIEVE IN LOVE?"

    G#5      C#5          B5           D#   C# D#        D#sus4 D#
D---6x66x6666--------------------------1----------------------------|
A---6x66x66664x44x4x4-----2x22xx4h6---------------------------------|
D---6x66x66666x66x6x66b8r64x44xx---4-4------------------------------|
G------------6x66x6x66b8r64x44xx----4--------1b3-1-1h3--3-----3b----|
B---------------------------------------4p0--2b4-------4------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------3---4-3-------|

CHORUS:(Very Crouded)

SO SLOW DOWN, SLOW DOWN, YOU'RE TAKING ME OVER (PART A)

RHYTHM

  G#5 C5  C#5 D#5
D-6666------------
A-6666333344446666
D-6666555566668888
G-----555566668888-|
B------------------|
E------------------|

LEAD


D-66-----------------------|
A-66-----------------------|
D-66---------------6-------|
G-----35355-5h6--64-46-6b8-|
B---9\---------4-------6b8-|
E--------------4-----------|
AND SO WE DROWN, SO WE DROWN, STOP TAKING ME OVER

RHYTHM (Same)

LEAD


D-66--------------------------------|
A-66--------------------------------|
D-66--------------------------------|
G-----35355-5h6----6b6b6b6b6b6b6b6b-|
B---9\---------4-4-6b6b6b6b6b6b6b6b-|
E---------------4-------------------|

(PART A AGAIN)

D-66-------------------|
A-66-------------------|
D-66-------------------|
G-----35355-5h6---6b8--|
B---9\---------4--6----|b8 hold
E---------------4------|

VERSE 2
- Include the F# at beginning of riff
- Same as first Verse

WON'T SOMEONE GIVE ME SOME FUN?
AS THE SKIN FLIES AROUND US
WE KISS IN HIS ROOM TO A POPULAR TUNE
OH, REAL DROWNERS

CHORUS 2
-Same as chorus 2 but synth comes up on (AND SO...)
SO SLOW DOWN, SLOW DOWN, STOP TAKING ME OVER
AND SO WE DROWN, SO WE DROWN
STOP TAKING ME OVER

MID 8
                                            (HOLD BEND)
D-1h363x33x3h5------------------------------------------------------|
A-----3x33x---1h3---------------------------------------------------|
D-----3x33x------1h333/4/8888---------------------------------------|
G----------------1h311/3/6666-8b10-8b10--86-8b10101010101010r888888-|
B---------------------------------6----6----8b10101010101010r888888-|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------|

With phase, flange etc.

  G#  F#   C#
D-----------------------|
A-----------------------|
D---10--8--6----------6-|
G--88--6-6-66b8--66664--|
B-9-9-7---766b8--6666---|
E-----------------------|

CHORUS 3 - Same as others

AND SO WE DROWN, SO WE DROWN
STOP TAKING ME OVER
AND SO WE DROWN, SO WE DROWN

CODA
YOUR TAKING ME OVER AH AH AH AH
YOUR TAKING ME OVER AH AH AH AH

^(Guitar here very low in mix but similar to next part)

YOU'RE TAKING ME OVER AH AH AH AH

D-6-6---------------------------|
A-----2-3-----------------------|
D--------1-3---------3-3-3------|
G-----------1-3b5r3p1-1-1-1-3b5-|
B-------------------------------|
E-------------------------------|

YOU'RE TAKING ME OVER AH AH AH AH

D-6-6-------------------------------|  (This one sounds like mucked up)
A-----2-3---------------------------|
D--------1-3-------------3----------|
G-----------1-3b(ph)5r3p1--3333-340-|
B-----------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------|

STOP TAKING ME OVER OH OH

D-6-6---------------------------|
A-----2-3-----------------------|
D--------1-3---------3-1h3-3----|
G-----------1-3b5r3p1-----1-3b5-|
B-------------------------------|
E-------------------------------|

YOUR TAKING ME OVER OH OH

D-6-6---------------------------|
A-----2-3-----------------------|
D--------1-3---------3-33333333-|
G-----------1-3b5r3p1--11111111-|
B-------------------------------|
E-------------------------------|

FADES

ALGORITHM

          LEAD      RHYTHM
INTRO:    RIFF x2
VERSE 1:  RIFF x2
CHORUS 1: LICKS x2  CHORDS x2
VERSE 2:  RIFF x2
CHORUS 2: LICKS x 2 CHORDS x2
MIDDLE 8: SOLO
CHORUS 3: LICKS x 2 CHORDS x2 2nd TIME WITH SYNTH
CODA:               CHORDS x2
          RIFF x 5  CHORDS x5

CHORDS

INTRO:

F# G#     C#    B   D# Db
   G#     C#    B   D# Db D# D# Dbsus4 D#

VERSE1:

G#             C#
WON'T SOMEONE GIVE ME A GUN?
B                          D#  Db
OH, WELL IT'S FOR MY BROTHER
G#             C#
HE WRITES THE LONG LINE RIGHT DOWN MY SPINE
B                          D#  Db D# Dsus4 D#
"OH, DO YOU BELIEVE IN LOVE?"

CHORUS 1:
G#      C     C#     D#  G#     C         C#  D#
SO SLOW DOWN, SLOW DOWN, YOU'RE TAKING ME OVER
    G#     C     C#     D#    G#   C         C# D#
AND SO WE DROWN, SO WE DROWN, STOP TAKING ME OVER

VERSE 2:
G#            C#
WON'T SOMEONE GIVE ME SOME FUN?
B                     D#  Db
AS THE SKIN FLIES AROUND US
G#                C#
WE KISS IN HIS ROOM TO A POPULAR TUNE
B         D# Db D# D~sus4 D#
OH, REAL DROWNERS

CHORUS 2:

G#      C     C#     D#  G#     C         C#  D#
SO SLOW DOWN, SLOW DOWN, YOU'RE TAKING ME OVER
    G#     C     C#     D#    G#   C         C# D#
AND SO WE DROWN, SO WE DROWN, STOP TAKING ME OVER

MID 8:

Fm  Gb Bbm
G#  F# C# D#

CHORUS 3.

    G#     C     C#     D#    G#   C         C# D#
AND SO WE DROWN, SO WE DROWN, STOP TAKING ME OVER
    G#     C     C#     D#    G#   C         C# D#
AND SO WE DROWN, SO WE DROWN, STOP TAKING ME OVER

CODA:
G#   C         C# D# G#   C         C# D#
STOP TAKING ME OVER, AH   AH      AH AH
G#   C         C# D# G#   C         C# D#
STOP TAKING ME OVER, AH   AH      AH AH
G#   C         C# D# G#   C         C# D#
STOP TAKING ME OVER, AH   AH      AH AH
G#   C         C# D# G#   C         C# D#
STOP TAKING ME OVER, AH   AH      AH AH
G#   C         C# D# G#   C         C# D#
STOP TAKING ME OVER, O>>>OH
G#   C         C# D# G#   C         C# D#
STOP TAKING ME OVER, O>>>OH

            
            
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Repitition 10 Jul 12, 2007 08:27 PM

Reasonably accurate, but you got the Tab upside down!

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pdrok2 1,120 Jan 31, 2014 02:28 PM

I really wonder HOW can someone write a tab upside down

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vincent_tutu 10 Feb 13, 2016 09:57 AM

The strings of the tabs are inverted. Lowest string is at the top... It's impossible to read without rewriting it all

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