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Meant To Live Bass

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Author
Band - Switchfoot
Song - Meant to Live
Album - The Beautiful Letdown
Year - 2003
Track - 1
Tabber - BuffysGuy
E-Mail - buffysguy@shaw.ca

Tuned to Drop D

b = Bend the String
\ = slide down
/ = slide up
x = mute note

the other guys got most of it right. but the ending was way off. at least thats what i heard. enjoy

(0:07) Intro: ( Wait till Guitar goes thru this intro once then proceed )
g|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|-999--777--222--555-777-999--777--222--555777------------------------------|

(0:19)Fumbling in his confidence....
g|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|---5~----------------------------------------------------------------------|

(0:26)
g|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|-40-20-40-454-40-20-40-457-5~----------------------------------------------|

(0:32)
g|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|-40-20-40-454-40-20-40-457-------------------------------------------------|

(0:45) Chorus: (We were meant to live....)
g|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|-555xxx777xxx999xxx0222-5b-555xxx0222----555xxx0222------------------------|

(0:57)
g|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|-9/5-555xxx777xxx999xxx0222-5b-555xxx0222----------------------------------|

(1:07)
g|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|-40-20-40-454-40-20-40-457-5~----------------------------------------------|

(1:20)
g|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|-40-20-40-454-40-20-40-457-5~----------------------------------------------|

(1:33)
g|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|-40-20-40-454-40-20-40-457-------------------------------------------------|

(1:39) Chorus:
g|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|-555xxx777xxx999xxx0222-5b-555xxx0222---555xxx0222-------------------------|

(1:52)
g|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|-2/555xxx777xxx999xxx0222-5b-555xxx0222------------------------------------|

(2:01)
g|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|-999--777--222--2422242-999--777--222--555555-7~---------------------------|

(2:17) 
g|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|-9-----7-------9------7-------5--------------------------------------------|

(2:33) 
g|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|--7777777777777777--5555555555555555---------------------------------------|

(2:40)
g|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|those are 6 11's
d|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| not 12 1's
a|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|--9\1--1/99999999-9\1--1/111111111111--------------------------------------|

(2:46)
g|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|those are 6 11's
d|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| not 12 1's
a|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|--9\1--1/9-999999-9\1---111111111111---------------------------------------|

(2:53)
g|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|those are 6 11's
d|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| not 12 1's
a|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|--9\1--1/9-999999-9\1---1/1111111111111------------------------------------|

(2:59)
g|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|those are 6 11's
d|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| not 12 1's
a|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|--9\1--1/9-999999-9\1---1/1111111111111------------------------------------|

(3:05)
g|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|--999--777--2~-------------------------------------------------------------|

And Thats it between 2:40 and 3:05 the timin may be a little off. but this is what i hear
in the song. the one tabs i found messed up the ending pretty bad. E-Mail me if you see
any correction that need to be made. Plz Vote. Thx I hope you enjoy it!
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Treyko 320 Apr 27, 2004 08:00 PM

Not that i am sayin this tab sucks, because it is closer than version 1, since it is in dropped D, but can no one but me hear the slide on the A string during the intro????

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ballasu 10 Jul 16, 2004 08:00 PM

i cant hear it..

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saturns_bassman 789 Aug 03, 2004 08:00 PM

me too what is up with that man!!?!?

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