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The Sun Tab

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                              Tame Impala - The Sun
                           from their unreleased demos

Fuzz intro:
e|-/4-4-4-/4-4-4-2-4-7-4-|
B|-/4-4-4-/4-4-4-2-4-7-4-|
G|-----------------------|
D|-----------------------|
A|-----------------------|
E|-----------------------|


Main riff:
e|----------------|
B|----------------|
G|-6------9---6---| x4
D|-6------9---6---|
A|-4------7---4---|
E|----------------|


Verse:
"The sun rose on the wrong side of the Earth this morning,
Nobody noticed but you,
So you winked at the sun and the sun winked back"
e|----------------|
B|----------------|
G|-6------9---6---| x9
D|-6------9---6---|
A|-4------7---4---|
E|----------------|

"And you kept it to yourself"
e|----------------|
B|----------------|
G|-6------9-------|
D|-6------9---9---|
A|-4------7---9---|
E|------------7---|


Pre-solo:
Guitar 1:
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------5.--|
D|-7--7--7-7--7--7-7--7--7--7-7--7--7-7--7--7--7-7--7--7-7--7--7--7-7--7.--5.--|
A|-7--7--7-7--7--7-7--7--7--7-7--7--7-7--7--7--7-7--7--7-7--7--7--7-7--7.--3.--|
E|-5--5--5-5--5--5-5--5--5--5-5--5--5-5--5--5--5-5--5--5-5--5--5--5-5--5.------|

Guitar 2:
e|-------------------15-b17---17--15b17---15b17--17.--|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|-12-b14---12-b14------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|


Solo:
Guitar 1:
e|--------------------|
B|--------------------|
G|-7--7--7-7--7--7-7--| x4
D|-7--7--7-7--7--7-7--|
A|-5--5--5-5--5--5-5--|
E|--------------------|

Guitar 2:
e|-20-b22--22--20-b22--22-22-22-22--20b22\--10h13p10--13p10-10h13p10h13p10-|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|-10-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-------10-12-12b14-10h12p10h12p10h12p10h12p10--14h17p14-|
D|----12--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|


Verse:
"The stars are gonna give up hope this evenin',
Nobody knows this but you,
When the small ones have imploded and red giants have supernovaed"
e|----------------|
B|----------------|
G|-6------9---6---| x9
D|-6------9---6---|
A|-4------7---4---|
E|----------------|

Guitar 2:
e|-------------------------------------12b14-12.-9---------------------------|
B|-9-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------9b9.5-----------------------------11pb13-r11\----------|
D|--------------9-11--------11-9h11------------------------------------------|
A|---------9h11--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Wait for two repeats of the main riff after the playing the above lead before playing this one:
e|----------------------------------------------------------9--12b14-12-9---|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------9b9.5--------------9------------------------------------------|
D|------9-11--------11-9h11--------11-9-11----------------------------------|
A|-9h11------------------------------------9-11-----------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------12--------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-11b13---10---10---10-10-10----10/13---10~~~~~~~~~~~~|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|


"Then sorry the earth will be"
e|----------------|
B|----------------|
G|-6------9-------|
D|-6------9---9---|
A|-4------7---9---|
E|------------7---|


Pre-solo:
Guitar 1:
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------5.--|
D|-7--7--7-7--7--7-7--7--7--7-7--7--7-7--7--7--7-7--7--7-7--7--7--7-7--7.--5.--|
A|-7--7--7-7--7--7-7--7--7--7-7--7--7-7--7--7--7-7--7--7-7--7--7--7-7--7.--3.--|
E|-5--5--5-5--5--5-5--5--5--5-5--5--5-5--5--5--5-5--5--5-5--5--5--5-5--5.------|

Guitar 2:
e|------------------------------------------------15.--|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-12-b14---12-b14---12-b14---12b14---12b14r12\--------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|


Solo:
Guitar 1:
e|--------------------|
B|--------------------|
G|-7--7--7-7--7--7-7--| x4
D|-7--7--7-7--7--7-7--|
A|-5--5--5-5--5--5-5--|
E|--------------------|

Guitar 2:
e|-20-b22---20-b22---22\---20b22-----------------------------13------------------------|
B|--------------------------------15-18-15--18b20-18b20-18------15--13-----------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------14-12--10h12-10-|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Dual guitar solo - guitar 1 stops playing rhythm at this stage:
Guitar 2:
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-18-b20-20---15-h18p15p13-13b15-13b15--13-10-----------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------12-10-----10~---10-12b14-12b14-12-10----|
D|---------------------------------------------------12-----12----------------------12-|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 1:
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-18-b20-20-20-20r18-15----15-------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------17----17-14-17b19-19-17b19-19-19r17-14----------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------17-15----15-17-|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------17-------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Guitar 2:
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------5h7------------5h7---10b12r10--10h12p10----10-12-10b12----10h12p10-----|
D|-------5h7------------5h7--------------------------12-------------12----------12--|
A|-5.-5-----------5.-5--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 1:
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-17-15-----17-15-----17-15-----17-15-----1515151515151515-15-17p15-----------------15151515-|
A|-------17--------17--------17--------17----------------------------17-15----15-h17----------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------17-----------------|


Guitar 1 and 2 with wah:
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|-7--7--7-7--7--7-7--7--7--7-7--7--7-7--7--|
D|-7--7--7-7--7--7-7--7--7--7-7--7--7-7--7--|
A|-5--5--5-5--5--5-5--5--5--5-5--5--5-5--5--|
E|------------------------------------------|


Guitar 2:
e|----------------------13------------------------------|
B|-------------------------15-15--15-13-----------------|
G|-10b12-7-7-7h10p7---------------------14-12-10h12/14--|
D|------------------10----------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 1:
e|-15--13--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------15-13----------12b13----13-12121212121212121212--|
G|--------------14-12-14-------14--------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|


Outro:
"The sun rose on the wrong side of the earth"
Guitar 2:
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-6------9---6---6--------|
D|-6------9---6---6--------|
A|-4------7---4---4--------|
E|-------------------------|

Guitar 1:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-11-\10---13-b15r13--10--\8-10~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~\-|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Sustain the last note and mess with the wah pedal for the ending.


************************************

| /   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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