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                         Tame Impala - Skeleton Tiger
                        from their 2008 self-titled EP

Intro:
Guitar 1:
e|-7-7-7--5-5-5--5-5-5--10-10-10--|
B|-9-9-9--7-7-7--5-5-5--12-12-12--|
G|-9-9-9--7-7-7--6-6-6--12-12-12--| x4
D|-9-9-9--7-7-7--7-7-7--12-12-12--|
A|-7-7-7--5-5-5--7-7-7--10-10-10--|
E|---------------5-5-5------------|


Guitar 1 then plays the last chord of the progression in the lower octave:
e|-7-7-7--5-5-5--5-5-5--3-3-3--|
B|-9-9-9--7-7-7--5-5-5--3-3-3--|
G|-9-9-9--7-7-7--6-6-6--4-4-4--| x2
D|-9-9-9--7-7-7--7-7-7--5-5-5--|
A|-7-7-7--5-5-5--7-7-7--5-5-5--|
E|---------------5-5-5--3-3-3--|


Synth guitar comes in:
Guitar 1:
e|-7-7-7--5-5-5--5-5-5--3-3-3--|
B|-9-9-9--7-7-7--5-5-5--3-3-3--|
G|-9-9-9--7-7-7--6-6-6--4-4-4--| x2
D|-9-9-9--7-7-7--7-7-7--5-5-5--|
A|-7-7-7--5-5-5--7-7-7--5-5-5--|
E|---------------5-5-5--3-3-3--|

Synth guitar:
e|---------------------|
B|-7b9r7--5------------|
G|-----------6b8r6--4--| x2
D|---------------------|
A|---------------------|
E|---------------------|


Verse:
Guitar 1:
e|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--7.-7.-7.--|
B|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--8.-8.-8.--|
G|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--9.-9.-9.--| x2
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--9.-9.-9.--|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--7.-7.-7.--|
E|--------------------------------|

Guitar 2 plays this small fill:
e|-5h7-/9-/10--|
B|-------------|
G|-------------|
D|-------------|
A|-------------|
E|-------------|


"Now that all these walls are down,
Wonder what I'll tell you"
Guitar 1:
e|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--7.-7.-7.--|
B|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--8.-8.-8.--|
G|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--9.-9.-9.--| x2
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--9.-9.-9.--|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--7.-7.-7.--|
E|--------------------------------|


Chorus:
"You can do what you want as long,
As the cotton is high and strong,
We should be like this all the time,
For the earth one day will die"
Guitar 1 plays the last chord of the progression in the higher octave:
e|-7-7-7--5-5-5--5-5-5--10-10-10--|
B|-9-9-9--7-7-7--5-5-5--12-12-12--|
G|-9-9-9--7-7-7--6-6-6--12-12-12--| x4
D|-9-9-9--7-7-7--7-7-7--12-12-12--|
A|-7-7-7--5-5-5--7-7-7--10-10-10--|
E|---------------5-5-5------------|

Guitar 2 plays the last chord of the progression in the lower octave:
e|-7-7-7--5-5-5--5-5-5--3-3-3--|
B|-9-9-9--7-7-7--5-5-5--3-3-3--|
G|-9-9-9--7-7-7--6-6-6--4-4-4--| x4
D|-9-9-9--7-7-7--7-7-7--5-5-5--|
A|-7-7-7--5-5-5--7-7-7--5-5-5--|
E|---------------5-5-5--3-3-3--|


Verse:
Guitar 1:
e|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--7.-7.-7.--|
B|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--8.-8.-8.--|
G|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--9.-9.-9.--| x2
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--9.-9.-9.--|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--7.-7.-7.--|
E|--------------------------------|

Guitar 2 plays this small fill:
e|-5h7-/9-/10--|
B|-------------|
G|-------------|
D|-------------|
A|-------------|
E|-------------|


"Count the number of beings you are,
See how long it takes you"
Guitar 1:
e|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--7.-7.-7.--|
B|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--8.-8.-8.--|
G|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--9.-9.-9.--| x2
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--9.-9.-9.--|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--7.-7.-7.--|
E|--------------------------------|


Chorus:
"You can do what you want as long,
As the cotton is high and strong,
We should be like this all the time,
For the earth one day will die"
Guitar 1:
e|-7-7-7--5-5-5--5-5-5--3-3-3--|
B|-9-9-9--7-7-7--5-5-5--3-3-3--|
G|-9-9-9--7-7-7--6-6-6--4-4-4--| x4
D|-9-9-9--7-7-7--7-7-7--5-5-5--|
A|-7-7-7--5-5-5--7-7-7--5-5-5--|
E|---------------5-5-5--3-3-3--|

Guitar 2:
e|-7-7-7--5-5-5--5-5-5--10-10-10--|
B|-9-9-9--7-7-7--5-5-5--12-12-12--|
G|-9-9-9--7-7-7--6-6-6--12-12-12--| x4
D|-9-9-9--7-7-7--7-7-7--12-12-12--|
A|-7-7-7--5-5-5--7-7-7--10-10-10--|
E|---------------5-5-5------------|


Instrumental:
Guitar 1:
e|-7-7-7--5-5-5--5-5-5--10-10-10--|
B|-9-9-9--7-7-7--5-5-5--12-12-12--|
G|-9-9-9--7-7-7--6-6-6--12-12-12--| x4
D|-9-9-9--7-7-7--7-7-7--12-12-12--|
A|-7-7-7--5-5-5--7-7-7--10-10-10--|
E|---------------5-5-5------------|

Synth guitar:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-7b9r7--5--------------7b9r7--5--------------7b9r7--5--------------7b9r7--5------------|
G|-----------6b8r6--4--------------6b8r6--4--------------6b8r6--4--------------6b8r6--2--|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Solo section:
It's a bit hard to tab out both guitars together and time them out perfectly, but I've
tried to roughly show when each guitar plays what part, in relation to each other.

Guitar 1:
e|-7-7-7--5-5-5--5-5-5--3-3-3--|
B|-9-9-9--7-7-7--5-5-5--3-3-3--|
G|-9-9-9--7-7-7--6-6-6--4-4-4--|
D|-9-9-9--7-7-7--7-7-7--5-5-5--|
A|-7-7-7--5-5-5--7-7-7--5-5-5--|
E|---------------5-5-5--3-3-3--|

Synth guitar:
e|-------------------------|
B|-7b9r7---5----------3-5--|
G|-------------2--4-6------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-------------------------|
E|-------------------------|


Guitar 1:
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------| x4
D|-2---------------------------------|
A|-2---------------------------------|
E|-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|

Synth guitar:
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-7b9r7--5---------3-------------------------3----|
G|-----------6b6.5-------2----4--1-b2----2---------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|


Guitar 1:
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--|
D|-9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--|
A|-7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|
E|-------------------------|

Synth guitar:
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-3-----------------------|
A|-------------------------|
E|-------------------------|


Guitar 1:
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|
D|-7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|
A|-5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|
E|-------------------------|

Synth guitar:
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-4-/2-2------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-------------------------|
E|-------------------------|


Guitar 1:
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|
E|-0~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|

Synth guitar:
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|------------------4-/7-/9----------------|
D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------|


Guitar 1:
e|-----------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------5-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------7b9---------------------------|
D|-----5~~~~~~~~~~-------------------------------------------|
A|-/7--------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------3--------------------3------------0--------|

Synth guitar:
e|------------------------5---------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------5-6-8-----12\--6-5----6\5-3-3/5---1-/3--0-h1/3------------|
G|----------------7-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Guitar 1:
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------7---|
G|---------7p5h7p5-7p5-7---------7---|
D|---------------------------0---0---|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|

Synth guitar:
e|--------------------------------------11\---|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|-6pb7-r6---------------7--/10---------------|
D|--------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|


Guitar 1:
e|--------------------------------------------5--------|
B|-------------------------------------------7---------|
G|----7-7------------7-7--------------------7----------|
D|----7-7------------7-7-------------------7-----------|
A|-5------5-5-5-5-5------5-5-5-5-5--------5------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

Synth guitar:
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-7-----------------0---------------|
G|-------------------2b4-------------|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|


Guitar 1:
e|----------------------5-----------------------------------|
B|----------------------7---------------7-------------------|
G|----------------------7---------------7-------------------|
D|----------------------7---------------7-------------------|
A|----------------------5------5----------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|

Synth guitar:
e|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------3----------------------------3--|
G|-2-4-2-4-2-4--2-4-2-4-2-4-----2-4-2-4-2-4--2-4-2-4-2-4----|
D|----------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|


Guitar 1:
e|------0--------------0----------------------|
B|-----0---------------0----------------------|
G|----1----------------1------------1b2-------|
D|---2-----------------2----------------------|
A|--2------------------2----------------------|
E|-0-------------------0-----------------0----|

Synth guitar:
e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|-2h4-2h4-2h4-2h4-2h4-2h4-2-1----------------|
D|-----------------------------2--3b4---------|
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|


Guitar 1:
e|-----------0-----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------0------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------1-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------2--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------7-------------------------5----------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

Synth guitar:
e|---------------------8-------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------8----8-----8---8---8---8---8--------------------|
G|-2------------------------------10--10--10--10--10------6-7-6-7-6-7-6--|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|


Guitar 1:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-7p5-7p5-7p5-7p5-7p5-7p5-7p5-7p5---7p5-7p5-7p5-7p5-7p5-7p5-7p5---7p5-7-b9---0----|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------0----|
A|---------------------------------5-----------------------------5-----------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Synth guitar:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-7p5-7p5-7p5-7p5-7p5-7p5-7p5-7p5-------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Guitar 1:
e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|-7---7--7--/19-------|
D|---------------------|
A|------------------17-|
E|---------------------|

Synth guitar:
e|---------------------|
B|-7b9r7--5------------|
G|-----------6b8r6--4--|
D|---------------------|
A|---------------------|
E|---------------------|


Chorus:
Guitar 1:
e|-7-7-7--5-5-5--5-5-5--10-10-10--|
B|-9-9-9--7-7-7--5-5-5--12-12-12--|
G|-9-9-9--7-7-7--6-6-6--12-12-12--| x4
D|-9-9-9--7-7-7--7-7-7--12-12-12--|
A|-7-7-7--5-5-5--7-7-7--10-10-10--|
E|---------------5-5-5------------|

Synth guitar - slight variation on the riff:
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|-7b9r7--5--------------7b9r7--5--------------|
G|-----------6b8r6--4--------------6b8r6--4-2--| x2
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------|


"You can do what you want as long,
As the cotton is high and strong"
Guitar 1:
e|-7-7-7--5-5-5--5-5-5--3-3-3--7-7-7--5-5-5--5-5-5--10-10-10--|
B|-9-9-9--7-7-7--5-5-5--3-3-3--9-9-9--7-7-7--5-5-5--12-12-12--|
G|-9-9-9--7-7-7--6-6-6--4-4-4--9-9-9--7-7-7--6-6-6--12-12-12--|
D|-9-9-9--7-7-7--7-7-7--5-5-5--9-9-9--7-7-7--7-7-7--12-12-12--|
A|-7-7-7--5-5-5--7-7-7--5-5-5--7-7-7--5-5-5--7-7-7--10-10-10--|
E|---------------5-5-5--3-3-3----------------5-5-5------------|

Synth guitar moves up and octave and then back:
e|-14b16r14--12----------------------------------------|
B|---------------14b16r14--12----7b9r7--5--------------|
G|-----------------------------------------6b8r6--4-2--|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|


"We should be like this all the time,
For the earth one day will die"
Guitar 1:
e|-7-7-7--5-5-5--5-5-5--3-3-0--0-0-0--5-5-5--5-5-5--10-10-10--|
B|-9-9-9--7-7-7--5-5-5--3-3-0--0-0-0--7-7-7--5-5-5--12-12-12--|
G|-9-9-9--7-7-7--6-6-6--4-4-1--1-1-1--7-7-7--6-6-6--12-12-12--|
D|-9-9-9--7-7-7--7-7-7--5-5-2--2-2-2--7-7-7--7-7-7--12-12-12--|
A|-7-7-7--5-5-5--7-7-7--5-5-2--2-2-2--5-5-5--7-7-7--10-10-10--|
E|---------------5-5-5--3-3-0--0-0-0---------5-5-5------------|

Synth guitar:
e|----------------------------------------|
B|-7b9r7--5--------------7b9r7--5---------|
G|-----------6b8r6--4--------------6b8----|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|


Guitar 1:
e|-7-7-7--5-5-5--5-5-5--10-10-10--|
B|-9-9-9--7-7-7--5-5-5--12-12-12--|
G|-9-9-9--7-7-7--6-6-6--12-12-12--|
D|-9-9-9--7-7-7--7-7-7--12-12-12--|
A|-7-7-7--5-5-5--7-7-7--10-10-10--|
E|---------------5-5-5------------|

Synth guitar:
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|-2------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|


Outro:
Synth guitar:
e|-------8b10---------------------|
B|---5-6--------------------------|
G|-7--------------2---------------|
D|----------------3---------------|
A|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|


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| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| +   harmonic
| x   Mute note
| .   staccato
| b   Bend
| pb  Pre-bend
| br  Bend release
| pbr Pre-bend release
| brb Bend release bend

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