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Song: Meant to Live
Artist: Switchfoot
Album: The Beautiful Letdown

guitars 1 & 2, Drop D tuing: D-A-D-G-B-E (low to high)
guitar 3 (acoustic), DADGAD tuning: D-A-D-G-A-D (low to high)


Guitar 1
Drop D tuning: D-A-D-G-B-E (low to high)

E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------0----------------0----------------0-----------|
D|----------4b--4r-----------4b--4r-----------4b--4r------|
A|-2--2--2----------0--0--0----------2--2--2--------------|
D|-----------------------------------2--2--2--------------|

E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|-5--5--5--5---7--7--------------------------------------|
A|-5--5--5--5---7--7--------------------------------------|
D|-5--5--5--5---7--7--------------------------------------|

E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------0----------------0----------------0-----------|
D|-4--4--4--4b--4r--2--2--2--4b--4r--2--2--2--4b--4r------|
A|-2--2--2----------0--0--0----------2--2--2--------------|
D|-----------------------------------2--2--2--------------|

E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|-0--2--0--0--0--2--7--7---------------------------------|
A|-0--2--0--0--0--2--7--7---------------------------------|
D|-0--2--0--0--0--2--7--7---------------------------------|

E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------0----------------0----------------0-----------|
D|-4--4--4--4b--4r--2--2--2--4b--4r--2--2--2--4b--4r------|
A|-2--2--2----------0--0--0----------2--2--2--------------|
D|-----------------------------------2--2--2--------------|

E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|-4--4--4--4--4--4--4-/5--5------------------------------|
A|-4--4--4--4--4--4--4-/5--5------------------------------|
D|-4--4--4--4--4--4--4-/5--5------------------------------|


Guitar 2 
Drop D tuning: D-A-D-G-B-E (low to high)

E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|--4b---4----------4-------------------------------------|
A|----------7---5-------5---4-----------------------------|
D|------------------------------7---7b--------------------|


Guitar 1
Drop D tuning: D-A-D-G-B-E (low to high)

E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|-4-------2-------4-------4-/5--4------------------------|
A|-x--0----x--0----x--0----x-----x------------------------|
D|-4--0----2--0----4--0----4-/5--4------------------------|

E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|-4-------2-------4-------4-/5-/7------------------------|
A|-x--0----x--0----x--0----x------------------------------|
D|-4--0----2--0----4--0----4-/5-/7------------------------|

              harm---|               harm---| 
E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|-5--5--5-------------0--7--7--7----------5----9--9--9---|
A|-5--5--5-------------0--7--7--7----5--5-------9--9--9---|
D|-5--5--5----5--5--5--0--7--7--7---------------9--9--9---|

   harm--| 
E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------0-----------------------------|
D|-9--9--9----0--2--2--2----4b----------------------------|
A|------------0--2--2--2----------------------------------|
D|------------0--2--2--2----------------------------------|

              harm---|                               harm---|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------0-------------------------|
D|-5--5--5-------------0--2--2--2----4b---5--5--5--------------|
A|-5--5--5-------------0--2--2--2---------5--5--5--------------|
D|-5--5--5----5--5--5--0--2--2--2---------5--5--5----5--5--5---|


E|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-0--2--2----2--0--0----------------------------|
A|-0--2--2----2--0--0----------------------------|
D|-0--2--2----2--0--0----------------------------|

E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------0----------------0----------------0-----------|
D|-4--4--4--4b--4r--2--2--2--4b--4r--2--2--2--4b--4r------|
A|-2--2--2----------0--0--0----------2--2--2--------------|
D|-----------------------------------2--2--2--------------|

E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------7------------------------------------|
G|-------------------7------------------------------------|
D|-0--2--0--0--0--2--5------------------------------------|
A|-0--2--0--0--0--2---------------------------------------|
D|-0--2--0--0--0--2---------------------------------------|

E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------0----------------0----------------0-----------|
D|-4--4--4--4b--4r--2--2--2--4b--4r--2--2--2--4b--4r------|
A|-2--2--2----------0--0--0----------2--2--2--------------|
D|-----------------------------------2--2--2--------------|

E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|-4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4---------------------------------|
A|-4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4---------------------------------|
D|-4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4---------------------------------|


Guitar 3 (acoustic)
DADGAD tuning: D-A-D-G-A-D (low to high)

E|-0---0--0--0--0---0--0--0---0---0--0--0--0--------------|
B|-0---0--0--0--0---0--0--0---0---0--0--0--0--------------|
G|-0---0--0--0--0---0--0--0---0---0--0--0--0--------------|
D|-0---0--0--0--0---0--0--0---0---0--0--0--0--------------|
A|-0---0--0--0--0---0--0--0---0---0--0--0--0--------------|
D|-0---0--0--0--0---0--0--0---0---0--0--0--0--------------|

E|-0--0--0--0---0--0--0---0---0--0--0--0-----|
B|-0--0--0--0---0--0--0---0---0--0--0--0-----|
G|-0--0--0--0---0--0--0---0---0--0--0--0-----|
D|-5--5--5--5---5--5--5---5---5--5--5--5-----|
A|-5--5--5--5---5--5--5---5---5--5--5--5-----|
D|-5--5--5--5---5--5--5---5---5--5--5--5-----|

E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--------|
A|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--------|
D|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--------|

E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|-5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5---------|
A|-5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5---------|
D|-5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5---------|

outro
guitar 1

E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------3b-3--3--3--3--3--3r------------------|
G|------------------5b-5--5--5--5--5--5r------------------|
D|-0--0---0--0---0----------------------------------------|
A|-0--0---0--0---0----------------------------------------|
D|-0--0---0--0---0----------------------------------------|

E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------7b-7--7--7--7--7--7r------------------|
G|------------------9b-9--9--9--9--9--9r------------------|
D|-0--0---0--0---0----------------------------------------|
A|-0--0---0--0---0----------------------------------------|
D|-0--0---0--0---0----------------------------------------|

E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------0----------------0----------------------------|
D|-4--4--4--4b--4r--2--2--2--4b--4r--2--------------------|
A|-2--2--2----------0--0--0----------2--------------------|
D|-----------------------------------2--------------------|

b = bend
r = release
/ = slide
harm = harmonic

            
            
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lilmonkeyman134 20 May 04, 2004 08:00 PM

actually UGstranger^^^^^^^ if u listen to the cd u can tell that it is 2's at first and then it changes to power chords, anyways great tab!

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unplugged22 10 Jun 23, 2004 08:00 PM

this tab is perfect.

it matches exactly with the one in Guitar World , in which Switchfoot's guitarist shows how to play it.

AMAZING JOB!!

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sexy-man 40 Oct 24, 2004 08:00 PM

ug stranger is right its just 2's then power chords

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