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                           Playing For Keeps - Switchfoot
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Song: Playing For Keeps
Band: Switchfoot
Album: Learning To Breathe
Tabbed by: timmy3125


This song is one off of Switchfoot's 2000 album, Learning To Breathe. Its got a nice 
to it and I just like the song in general. Nobody tabbed it but I think it's one of the 
songs on this album so I decided to give it a shot. Hope ya like it and please rate!

Guitar 1: Make sure you have plenty of distortion here for the best sound.
Play 2x.
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|------------------9-----9-9-x9-9-999---9999---|
D|-9-9-x9-9-999----999----9-9-x9-9-999---9999---|
A|-7-7-x7-7-777----777----7-7-x7-7-777---7777---|
E|----------------------------------------------|
Guitar 2: Make sure you get a full bend.
e|--------------|
B|--------------|
G|--13b--13b----|
D|--------------|
A|--------------|
E|--------------|

VERSE 1: Basically the same thing the whole way through until the prechorus. Also, this 
is played clean.
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|--9-9-x999-99----9-9-x999-99------|
A|--7-7-x777-77----7-7-x777-77------|
E|----------------------------------|


PRECHORUS: "Would you do it for me?" Bring back your distortion.
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|-555555--999999--777777--999999--xxxxx----|
A|-555555--999999--777777--999999--xxxxx----|
E|-333333--777777--555555--777777--xxxxx----|


CHROUS: Both guitars play the same thing during this part. Distortion on.
Play 4x and on the the 4th time through you finish with this:
e|-------------------------------------||----------|
B|-------------------------------------||----------|
G|-9-9-999-----------------------------||----------|
D|-9-9-999--9-9-999--7-7-777-7777777---||-----9~---|
A|-7-7-777--9-9-999--7-7-777-7777777---||-----9~---|
E|----------7-7-777--5-5-555-5555555---||-----7~---|

INTERLUDE: "Yeeaahhh, time for movin on..."
e|-0~~~---0~~~---0~~~---0~~~------|
B|-0~~~---0~~~---0~~~---0~~~------|
G|-9~~~---9~~~---9~~~---9~~~------|
D|-9~~~---9~~~---9~~~---9~~~------|
A|-7~~~---7~~~---7~~~---7~~~------|
E|--------------------------------|
Guitar 2: It's pretty soft and uses a kind of wah effect and some feedback.
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|-13b~---13b~---13b~--13b~-------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|

VERSE 2: Same strumming as VERSE 1. Make sure you turn off the distortion.
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|--9-9-x999-99----9-9-x999-99------|
D|--x-x-xxxx-xx----x-x-xxxx-xx------|
A|--7-7-x777-77----7-7-x777-77------|
E|----------------------------------|
Guitar 2: Listen for when it comes in because it doesnt play the whole time.
e|----------------|
B|----------------|
G|-8888---666-----|
D|-xxxx---xxx-----|
A|-6666---444-----|
E|----------------|


BRIDGE: This is the slow part after the 2nd chorus where Jon sings "Do me a favor, Do me 
favor..." Strum the first part until "Cuz I'm playin for Keeeeepss" Then play this 
part in the place of a Prechorus.
e|-0-0-0000-0000---|-----------------------------|
B|-0-0-0000-0000---|-----------------------------|
G|-9-9-9999-9999---|-----------------------------|
D|-9-9-9999-9999---|---999999999999--xxxxx-------|
A|-7-7-7777-7777---|---999999999999--xxxxx-------|
E|-----------------|---777777777777--xxxxx-------|
Then go to the Chorus.


OUTRO: A lot like the Interlude except for the ending.
Guitar 1: Same as the Interlude until the end when you strum it a little bit, hit the 
chord, and let that ring.
e|-0~~~---0~~~---0~~~---0~~~----------0~-----|
B|-0~~~---0~~~---0~~~---0~~~----------0~-----|
G|-9~~~---9~~~---9~~~---9~~~-----9999-9~-----|
D|-9~~~---9~~~---9~~~---9~~~-----9999-9~-----|
A|-7~~~---7~~~---7~~~---7~~~-----7777-7~-----|
E|-------------------------------------------|
Guitar 2: Same as the Interlude with the wah and feedback until the very end where you 
an extra part.
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|-13b~---13b~---13b~--13b~---11/13--9~-----|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|


That's all. Pretty simple and I hope you like it!
Rock On.
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