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About this tab version
Two guitar version of the song based on the original recording. Was this info helpful? Yes No
Song: Colours To Life
Artist: Temples
Album: Sun Structures

Tuning: Standard
Capo 6th fret

[Intro]
Guitar 1:
e|---0-------------0-----------|
B|-----0-------0-----0---------|
G|-----------0---------------0-|x4 
D|-2-----2s4-----2---------0---|
A|---------------------2s4-----|
E|-----------------------------|
   +             +

[Pre Verse] 
Guitar 1:
e|---0-------------0-----------|
B|-----0-------0-----0---------|
G|-----------0---------------0-|x8 
D|-2-----2s4-----2---------0---|
A|---------------------2s4-----|
E|-----------------------------|
   +             +

Gutiar 2:
   A7              Em              A7              Em                          
e|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0--|   
B|-2---2---2---2---0---0---0---0---2---2---2---2---0---0---0---0--|   
G|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0--|
D|-2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2--|   
A|-0---0---0---0---2---2---2---2---0---0---0---0---2---2---2---2--|   
E|-x---x---x---x---0---0---0---0---x---x---x---x---0---0---0---0--|  
   +   +   +   +   +   +   +   +   +   +   +   +   +   +   +   +
[Verse 1]
Guitar 1+2:
e|-0---0---0---0--|
B|-0---0---0---0--|
G|-0---0---0---0--|
D|-2---2---2---2--|
A|-2---2---2---2--|
E|-0---0---0---0--|
   +   +   +   +

Move, rest in tombs of sleep. Choose visions, wake from deep
+             +               +               +

Guitar 1:
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-----0-----0-----0-----0-|
A|---2-----4-----3-----2---|
E|-3-----2-----1-----0-----|
   +     +     +     +
Guitar 2:
   G    F#m    F7    Em         
e|-3-----2-----0-----0-----|
B|-0-----2-----1-----0-----|
G|-0-----2-----2-----0-----|
D|-0-----4-----3-----2-----|
A|-2-----4-----0-----2-----|
E|-3-----2-----x-----0-----|
   +     +     +     +

Painting ourselves on a stained glass floor
+           +           +             + 

The things we discuss are disguised until unveiled
    +         +            +          +

Guitar 1:
e|---0-------------0-----------|
B|-----0-------0-----0---------|
G|-----------0---------------0-|x2
D|-2-----2s4-----2---------0---|
A|---------------------2s4-----|
E|-----------------------------|
   +             +
Guitar 2:
   Em              
e|-0---0---0---0--| 
B|-0---0---0---0--|   
G|-0---0---0---0--|
D|-2---2---2---2--|
A|-2---2---2---2--| 
E|-0---0---0---0--|
   +   +   +   +

[Verse 2]
Guitar 1+2:
   Am
e|-0---0---0---0--|
B|-2---2---2---2--|
G|-0---0---0---0--|
D|-2---2---2---2--|
A|-0---0---0---0--|
E|-x---x---x---x--|
   +   +   +   +

In the hour of night, we take from ourselves, we replace and reward
+              +                   +                         +

Guitar 1:
e|---0-------------0-----------|
B|-----0-------0-----0---------|
G|-----------0---------------0-|x2
D|-2-----2s4-----2---------0---|
A|---------------------2s4-----|
E|-----------------------------|
   +             +
Guitar 2:
   Em              
e|-0---0---0---0--| 
B|-0---0---0---0--|   
G|-0---0---0---0--|
D|-2---2---2---2--|
A|-2---2---2---2--| 
E|-0---0---0---0--|
   +   +   +   +

Guitar 1+2:
   Am
e|-0---0---0---0--|
B|-2---2---2---2--|
G|-0---0---0---0--|
D|-2---2---2---2--|
A|-0---0---0---0--|
E|-x---x---x---x--|
   +   +   +   +

It's the balance of thoughts, seeks to find affirmation, speaking in tongues
+                   +                       +                        +

[Bridge]
Guitar 1+2:
   C?    C7    B7sus4  B7
e|-2-----0-----2-------2-----|
B|-0-----0-----5-------4-----|
G|-0-----0-----2-------2-----|
D|-2-----2-----4-------4-----|
A|-3-----3-----2-------2-----|
E|-x-----x-----x-------x-----|
   +     +     +       +

Sing the words through you
+        +     +       +

[Chorus]
Guitar 1+2:
   Em  A7  Em  A7
e|-0---0---0---0--|
B|-0---2---0---2--|
G|-0---0---0---0--|
D|-2---2---2---2--|
A|-2---0---2---0--|
E|-0---x---0---x--|
   +   +   +   +

Dawn of creation, blessed in devotion
+          +      +             +

Guitar 1:
   Em  Bm/F# A7
e|-0---2-----0---------------------|
B|-0---3-----2---2-2-0-2-5-3-2---0-|
G|-0---3-----2-----------------2---|
D|-2---4-----2---------------------|
A|-2---0-----0---------------------|
E|-0---x-----x---------------------|
   +   +     +   +
Guitar 2:
   Em  Bm/F# A7(Continue strumming A7)
e|-0---2-----0---0-----------------|
B|-0---3-----2---2-----------------|
G|-0---4-----0---0-----------------|
D|-2---4-----2---2-----------------|
A|-2---0-----0---0-----------------|
E|-0---x-----x---x-----------------|
   +   +     +   +

Love, lost spaces in time, bring the colours to life
+                    +               +          +

Guitar 1+2:
   Em  A7  Em  A7
e|-0---0---0---0--|
B|-0---2---0---2--|
G|-0---0---0---0--|
D|-2---2---2---2--|
A|-2---0---2---0--|
E|-0---x---0---x--|
   +   +   +   +

Spectrums defy us, left to remind us
+            +     +          +
Guitar 1:
   Em  Bm/F# A7
e|-0---2-----0---------------------|
B|-0---3-----2---2-2-0-2-5-3-2---0-|
G|-0---3-----2-----------------2---|
D|-2---4-----2---------------------|
A|-2---0-----0---------------------|
E|-0---x-----x---------------------|
   +   +     +   +
Guitar 2:
   Em  Bm/F# A7(Continue strumming A7)
e|-0---2-----0---0-----------------|
B|-0---3-----2---2-----------------|
G|-0---4-----0---0-----------------|
D|-2---4-----2---2-----------------|
A|-2---0-----0---0-----------------|
E|-0---x-----x---x-----------------|
   +   +     +   +

Love, lost spaces in time, bring the colours to life
+                    +               +          +

[Intro]
Guitar 1:
e|---0-------------0-----------|
B|-----0-------0-----0---------|
G|-----------0---------------0-|x4 
D|-2-----2s4-----2---------0---|
A|---------------------2s4-----|
E|-----------------------------|
   +             +

[Pre Verse]
Guitar 1:
e|---0-------------0-----------|
B|-----0-------0-----0---------|
G|-----------0---------------0-|x8 
D|-2-----2s4-----2---------0---|
A|---------------------2s4-----|
E|-----------------------------|
   +             +

Gutiar 2:
   A7              Em              A7              Em                          
e|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0--|   
B|-2---2---2---2---0---0---0---0---2---2---2---2---0---0---0---0--|   
G|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0--|
D|-2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2--|   
A|-0---0---0---0---2---2---2---2---0---0---0---0---2---2---2---2--|   
E|-x---x---x---x---0---0---0---0---x---x---x---x---0---0---0---0--|  
   +   +   +   +   +   +   +   +   +   +   +   +   +   +   +   +

[Verse 1(Different Lyrics)]
Guitar 1+2:
e|-0---0---0---0--|
B|-0---0---0---0--|
G|-0---0---0---0--|
D|-2---2---2---2--|
A|-2---2---2---2--|
E|-0---0---0---0--|
   +   +   +   +

Loose words when voices speak, New shades of darkness seek
+                 +            +             +

Guitar 1:
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-----0-----0-----0-----0-|
A|---2-----4-----3-----2---|
E|-3-----2-----1-----0-----|
   +     +     +     +
Guitar 2:
   G    F#m    F7    Em         
e|-3-----2-----0-----0-----|
B|-0-----2-----1-----0-----|
G|-0-----2-----2-----0-----|
D|-0-----4-----3-----2-----|
A|-2-----4-----0-----2-----|
E|-3-----2-----x-----0-----|
   +     +     +     +

Staining ourselves on a painted floor
+           +           +       +

The things we have done are exposed unto ourselves
      +            +        +                +

Guitar 1:
e|---0-------------0-----------|
B|-----0-------0-----0---------|
G|-----------0---------------0-|x2
D|-2-----2s4-----2---------0---|
A|---------------------2s4-----|
E|-----------------------------|
   +             +
Guitar 2:
   Em              
e|-0---0---0---0--| 
B|-0---0---0---0--|   
G|-0---0---0---0--|
D|-2---2---2---2--|
A|-2---2---2---2--| 
E|-0---0---0---0--|
   +   +   +   +

[Verse 2(Same Lyrics)]
Guitar 1+2:
   Am
e|-0---0---0---0--|
B|-2---2---2---2--|
G|-0---0---0---0--|
D|-2---2---2---2--|
A|-0---0---0---0--|
E|-x---x---x---x--|
   +   +   +   +

In the hour of night, we take from ourselves, we replace and reward
+              +                   +                         +

Guitar 1:
e|---0-------------0-----------|
B|-----0-------0-----0---------|
G|-----------0---------------0-|x2
D|-2-----2s4-----2---------0---|
A|---------------------2s4-----|
E|-----------------------------|
   +             +
Guitar 2:
   Em              
e|-0---0---0---0--| 
B|-0---0---0---0--|   
G|-0---0---0---0--|
D|-2---2---2---2--|
A|-2---2---2---2--| 
E|-0---0---0---0--|
   +   +   +   +

Guitar 1+2:
   Am
e|-0---0---0---0--|
B|-2---2---2---2--|
G|-0---0---0---0--|
D|-2---2---2---2--|
A|-0---0---0---0--|
E|-x---x---x---x--|
   +   +   +   +

It's the balance of thoughts, seeks to find affirmation, speaking in tongues
+                   +                       +                        +

[Bridge(Same Lyrics)]
Guitar 1+2:
   C?    C7    B7sus4  B7
e|-2-----0-----2-------2-----|
B|-0-----0-----5-------4-----|
G|-0-----0-----2-------2-----|
D|-2-----2-----4-------4-----|
A|-3-----3-----2-------2-----|
E|-x-----x-----x-------x-----|
   +     +     +       +

Sing the words through you
+        +     +       +

[Chorus(Same Lyrics)]
Guitar 1+2:
   Em  A7  Em  A7
e|-0---0---0---0--|
B|-0---2---0---2--|
G|-0---0---0---0--|
D|-2---2---2---2--|
A|-2---0---2---0--|
E|-0---x---0---x--|
   +   +   +   +

Dawn of creation, blessed in devotion
+          +      +             +

Guitar 1:
   Em  Bm/F# A7
e|-0---2-----0---------------------|
B|-0---3-----2---2-2-0-2-5-3-2---0-|
G|-0---3-----2-----------------2---|
D|-2---4-----2---------------------|
A|-2---0-----0---------------------|
E|-0---x-----x---------------------|
   +   +     +   +
Guitar 2:
   Em  Bm/F# A7(Continue strumming A7)
e|-0---2-----0---0-----------------|
B|-0---3-----2---2-----------------|
G|-0---4-----0---0-----------------|
D|-2---4-----2---2-----------------|
A|-2---0-----0---0-----------------|
E|-0---x-----x---x-----------------|
   +   +     +   +

Love, lost spaces in time, bring the colours to life
+                    +               +          +

Guitar 1+2:
   Em  A7  Em  A7
e|-0---0---0---0--|
B|-0---2---0---2--|
G|-0---0---0---0--|
D|-2---2---2---2--|
A|-2---0---2---0--|
E|-0---x---0---x--|
   +   +   +   +

Spectrums defy us, left to remind us
+            +     +          +
Guitar 1:
   Em  Bm/F# A7
e|-0---2-----0---------------------|
B|-0---3-----2---2-2-0-2-5-3-2---0-|
G|-0---3-----2-----------------2---|
D|-2---4-----2---------------------|
A|-2---0-----0---------------------|
E|-0---x-----x---------------------|
   +   +     +   +
Guitar 2:
   Em  Bm/F# A7(Continue strumming A7)
e|-0---2-----0---0-----------------|
B|-0---3-----2---2-----------------|
G|-0---4-----0---0-----------------|
D|-2---4-----2---2-----------------|
A|-2---0-----0---0-----------------|
E|-0---x-----x---x-----------------|
   +   +     +   +

Love, lost spaces in time, bring the colours to life
+                    +               +          +

[Outro]
Guitar 1:
e|---0-----------|
B|-----0-------0-|
G|-----------0---| Repeat and fade out or strum Em ones and let ring.
D|-2-----2s4-----|
A|---------------|
E|---------------|
   +
Guitar 2:
   Em(Hit ones and let ring)
e|-0-------------|
B|-0-------------|
G|-0-------------|
D|-2-------------|
A|-2-------------|
E|-0-------------|
   +


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

| +   Where two guitars and vocals rhythm match
| s   Slide
| x   Dead note

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