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                The Phrase That Pays - The Academy Is…
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Tabbed by: Alex Barrera
Email: alexishxc1337@aol.com

Here Is A Tab For the third single off of The Academy Is…’ excellent debut, Almost Here.

Tuning: standard

Intro: guitar 1 only

“my eyes can’t believe what they have seen”
Gtr 1:
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|--------------55-77---------------55-77-------|
A|-777777777777-33-55--777777777777-33-55-------|
E|-555555555555--------555555555555-------------|4x
   ************ ** **  ************ ** **

Intro part 2: 
“Is it serious? I’m afraid It is.”
Gtrs 1 and 2:
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|------9999-5555-7777-------9999-5555-7777------|
A|-7777-7777-3333-5555--7777-7777-3333-5555------|
E|-5555-----------------5555---------------------|4x
   **** **** **** ****  **** **** **** ****
(pick slide after 4th time)     
Pre-chorus:
“Some things I may have taken for granted, again and again…”
Gtrs 1 and 2
e|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|------------------------|
D|-55555555---------------|
A|-55555555---------------|
E|-33333333---------------|4x

Chorus:
“hold your head high heavy heart”
Gtrs 1 and 2:
e|------------|
B|------------|
G|-6~~-5~~----|
D|-7~~-5~~----|
A|-7~~-3~~----|
E|-5~~--------|




e|---------------------xxx--|
B|---------------------xxx--|
G|---------------------xxx--|
D|-33-x-333-x-333-x-33-xxx--|
A|-33-x-333-x-333-x-33-xxx--|
E|-11-x-111-x-111-x-11-xxx--|

“so take a chance and make it big, ‘cause it’s the last you’ll ever get…”
Gtrs 1 and 2:
e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------55---555---555---555-x-55---|
D|-55-x-555-x-577-x-777-x-755-x-555-x-555-x-555-x-55---|
A|-55-x-555-x-577-x-777-x-733-x-333-x-333-x-333-x-33---|
E|-33-x-333-x-355-x-555-x-5---x-----x-----x-----x------|2x

Pre verse:
Gtrs 1 and 2:
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------
G|-555555555555--9-\----------9-\-------------------------------------
D|-555555555555--x-\-77-x-777-x-\-------------------------------------
A|-000000000000--7-\-77-x-777-7-\-------------------------------------
E|-------------------55-x-555-----------------------------------------
   ************
Verse 2:
“I never to tried to make the best of my time…”
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|--------------55-77---------------55-77-------|
A|-777777777777-33-55--777777777777-33-55-------|
E|-555555555555--------555555555555-------------|2x
   ************ ** **  ************ ** **

“Is it serious? I don’t know what to think.”
Gtrs 1 and 2:
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|------9999-5555-7777-------9999-5555-7777------|
A|-7777-7777-3333-5555--7777-7777-3333-5555------|
E|-5555-----------------5555---------------------|4x
   **** **** **** ****  **** **** **** ****

“now my life is one big make it or break it…”
Gtrs 1 and 2:
e|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|------------------------|
D|-55555555---------------|
A|-55555555---------------|
E|-33333333---------------|4x



Chorus:
“hold your head high heavy heart”
Gtrs 1 and 2:
e|------------|
B|------------|
G|-6~~-5~~----|
D|-7~~-5~~----|
A|-7~~-3~~----|
E|-5~~--------|


e|---------------------xxx--|
B|---------------------xxx--|
G|---------------------xxx--|
D|-33-x-333-x-333-x-33-xxx--|
A|-33-x-333-x-333-x-33-xxx--|
E|-11-x-111-x-111-x-11-xxx--|

“so take a chance and make it big, ‘cause it’s the last you’ll ever get…”
Gtrs 1 and 2:
e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------55---555---555---555-x-55---|
D|-55-x-555-x-577-x-777-x-755-x-555-x-555-x-555-x-55---|
A|-55-x-555-x-577-x-777-x-733-x-333-x-333-x-333-x-33---|
E|-33-x-333-x-355-x-555-x-5---x-----x-----x-----x------|4x

Bridge:
gtrs 1 and 2
e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-5-xx-5-xx-5-x-5555-7-9-\--5-xx-5-xx-5-x-5555-7-9-\--|
D|-x-xx-x-xx-x-x-xxxx-x-x-\--x-xx-x-xx-x-x-xxxx-x-x-\--|
A|-3-xx-3-xx-3-x-3333-5-7-\--3-xx-3-xx-3-x-3333-5-7-\--|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------|
G|-5-xx-5-xx-5-x-5555-7-9-\-5-xx-5-xx-5-x-------------------|
D|-x-xx-x-xx-x-x-xxxx-x-x-\-x-xx-x-xx-x-x-5555555555555555--|
A|-3-xx-3-xx-3-x-3333-5-7-\-5-xx-5-xx-3-x-3333333333333333--|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|

Chorus:
“hold your head high heavy heart”
Gtrs 1 and 2:
e|------------|
B|------------|
G|-6~~-5~~----|
D|-7~~-5~~----|
A|-7~~-3~~----|
E|-5~~--------|





e|---------------------xxx--|
B|---------------------xxx--|
G|---------------------xxx--|
D|-33-x-333-x-333-x-33-xxx--|
A|-33-x-333-x-333-x-33-xxx--|
E|-11-x-111-x-111-x-11-xxx--|

“so take a chance and make it big, ‘cause it’s the last you’ll ever get…”
Gtrs 1 and 2:
e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------55---555---555---555-x-55---|
D|-55-x-555-x-577-x-777-x-755-x-555-x-555-x-555-x-55---|
A|-55-x-555-x-577-x-777-x-733-x-333-x-333-x-333-x-33---|
E|-33-x-333-x-355-x-555-x-5---x-----x-----x-----x------|4x

Outro:
e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-5-xx-5-xx-5-x-5555-7-9-\-5-xx-5-xx-5-x------------------5--|
D|-x-xx-x-xx-x-x-xxxx-x-x-\-x-xx-x-xx-x-x-5555555555555555-x--|
A|-3-xx-3-xx-3-x-3333-5-7-\-5-xx-5-xx-3-x-3333333333333333-3--|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|


| *  Palm mute
| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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GuitarAmp58 104 Sep 02, 2006 09:48 AM

Great Tab

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Alex Barrera 31 Sep 04, 2006 01:17 PM

why thank you. its just the bridge that is probably the most inaccurate part, i cant really tell if its power chords octaves.

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Alex Barrera 31 Sep 05, 2006 04:56 PM

power chords *OR octaves, not power chords octaves, sorry.

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