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Headcase Tab

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                             Headcase - The Fratellis
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Tabbed by: A.J. Conner
Email: ajconner123@gmail.com

This new song can be downloaded FREE from the Fratellis website, if you become a member 
free).
Enjoy.

Guitar 1 and guitar 2 are always played with each other when you see them
labeled in the same section. Please keep an eye out for repeat signs.

Tuning: Standard
Guitar 1: Rhythm
Guitar 2: Lead

   Intro Riff 1 - Guitar 1:
e|-------------|------------|-------------|-------------------------------|
B|-------------|------------|-------------|-------------------------------|
G|-------------|------------|-------------|-------------------------------|
D|-5--5--55--5-|-5--5--55-5-|-------------|-3--3--33--3-------------------|
A|-3--3--33--3-|-3--3--33-3-|-5--5--55--5-|-5--5--55--5-------------------|
E|-------------|------------|-3--3--33--3-|-------------------------------|

  Guitar 2:
e|-------------|------------|-------------|-------------------------------|
B|-------------|------------|-------------|-------------------------------|
G|--REST-------|--REST------|--REST-------|-------------5-7-5-------------|
D|-------------|------------|-------------|-----------5-------------------|
A|-------------|------------|-------------|-------6h7---------------------|
E|-------------|------------|-------------|-------------------------------|

  Intro Riff 2 - Guitar 1:
e|-----------------------|-------------------------|----------------------|
B|O---------------------O|-------------------------|----------------------|
G|-----------------------|-------------------------|----------------------|
D|O--5--5--5--5-55------O|-------------------------|---5--5--5--5-55------|
A|---3--3--3--3-33-------|-5--5--5--5-55-----------|---3--3--3--3-33------|
E|-----------------------|-3--3--3--3-33-----------|----------------------|

  Guitar 2:
e|-----------------------|-------------------------|----------------------|
B|O---------------------O|-------------------------|----------------------|
G|-----------------------|---------------------0-5-|----------------5-7-5-|
D|O--5/7-5-7--5/7-5-7-5-O|---4/5-4-3-1h2-3-1-2-----|--5/7-5-7-----5-------|
A|--3--------3-----------|-------------------------|-3--------6h7---------|
E|-----------------------|-3-----------------------|----------------------|

  Verse - Guitar 1: (3 times)
e|-----------------------|-------------------------|----------------------|
B|O----(Twice)-----------|-------------------------|---------------------O|
G|-----------------------|-------------------------|----------------------|
D|O--5--5--5--5-55-------|-------------------------|---5--5--5--5-55-----O|
A|---3--3--3--3-33-------|-3--3--3--3-33-----------|---3--3--3--3-33------|
E|-----------------------|-1--1--1--1-11-----------|----------------------|

  Guitar 2: (3 times)
e|-----------------------|-------------------------|----------------------|
B|O----------------------|-------------------------|---------------------O|
G|--REST-----------------|--REST-------------------|---------------5-7-5--|
D|O----------------------|-------------------------|-------------5-------O|
A|-----------------------|-------------------------|---------6h7----------|
E|-----------------------|-------------------------|----------------------|

  Bridge - Guitar 1:
 (The 11 below isn't "eleven," it's two quick plays of the first fret.
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------1-3-33-1------1--------------1-3-33-1------1-(go-straight-back)---|
A|-3-33----------1-11---3~~~1-2-3-33----------1-11----into-verse)---------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  Guitar 2:
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------4-6-66-4------4--------------4-6-66-4------4-(straight-into-verse)|
G|-5-55----------3-33---5~~~3-4-5-55----------3-33------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 (Play verse 3 times, then bridge again.)
  At end of bridge: (once again, those are "ones," not "elevens").
  Guitar 1:
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------(REST-during-solo)---------------------|
D|-------1----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-3~~11---3~~3-11--------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------3~~~---------------------------------------------------|

  Guitar 2: (solo included, this time they are elevens :])
e|--------------------------11p8h11-8-------------------------------------|
B|-------4---------6b8~~~-------------11p8--------------------------------|
G|-5~~33---5~~5-33-------------------------10p8~10p8----------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------10p8------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------10p8\6------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

(Both guitars then play "Intro Riff 2")

  Breakdown (w/ wah pedal, Guitar 1 plays muted strings)
  Guitar 2:
e|---------------------------------8--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------8--11-8---------------------------------|
G|------------------(rest)-------8--------10-8~~~\------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--3-3-3-3h5-3-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----REST--------------------5-7-5---------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------5---------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------6h7-----------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------8----------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------8---11-8----------------------------|
G|--3/5-5-5-5-7-5\-------(rest)------8---------10-8~~~\-------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  Both guitars then play the verse again, then back to "Intro Riff 2."

  Ending
  Guitar 1:
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---(3-times)------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------5-7-5-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|------5-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--6h7-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  Guitar 2:
e|--------8-10-8----------------------------------------------------------|
B|------8-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--8h9-------------------------(END-guitar-1-finishes-song)--------------|
D|-------(3-times)--------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  Guitar 1: (4 times, end on C power chord)
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------5------------END------------------------------------------|
D|--5--5--55--5-----------------------------------------------------------|
A|--3--3--33--3-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 END


| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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Airyo 31 wrote on May 1 2008, 10:09 am

FUCKIN AMAZING!!!!!!!

u wrote this yourself??? its amazing

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hendrixfreak93 835 wrote on May 1 2008, 04:01 pm

Thank you very much :)
Yes I figured this out a few days after the song was released.
Can't wait for this band's new album.

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