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Happiness - The Fray
Tabbed By - PatsyCoconut
patsycoconut@live.ca


Standard tuning Capo on 1st fret

Finger picking
Thumb for E and A strings, index on D, middle on G, and ring on B

notes can be ghosted as desired(examples are the ones in parenthesis)

|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|---------0-------0|--------0-------0|-------0-------0|-------0-------0|
|-----2-------2----|----0------(0)---|---0------(0)---|---0-------0----|
|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|-3---3----------|
|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|

                                                    (0:11)Happiness
|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|---------3--------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|-----------------0|-----------0---0-|-------0-------0|-------0-------0|
|-----2-------2----|----0---0h2------|---0------(0)---|---0-------0----|
|------------------|--3---3------3---|----------------|-3---3----------|
|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|

                    was just outside my window       I thought it'd crash
|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|---------3--------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|-----------------0|--------0-------0|-------0-------0|-------0-------0|
|-----2-------2----|----0------(0)---|---0------(0)---|---0-------0----|
|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|----------------|
|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|-3---3---3---3--|

               blowin' 80 miles an hour              Happiness
|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|---------0--------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|-----------------0|--------0-------0|-------0-------0|-------0-------0|
|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|-3---3----------|
|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|

                     a little more like knockin'      on your door
|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|---------3--------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|-----------------0|--------0-------0|-------0-------0|-------0-------0|
|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|-3---3----------|
|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|

                   you just let it in
|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|---------0--------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|-----------------0|--------0-------0|-------0-------0|-------0-------0|
|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|-3---3----------|
|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|

                                                 (0:44)Happiness
|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|---------3--------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|-----------------0|-----------0---0-|-------0-------0|-------0-------0|
|-----2-------2----|----0---0h2------|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
|------------------|--3---3------3---|----------------|-3---3----------|
|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|


                  feels alot like sorrow             let it be
|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|---------3--------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|-----------------0|--------0-------0|-------0-------0|-------0-------0|
|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|----------------|
|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|-3---3---3---3--|

                 you can't make it come or go         but you are gone
|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|---------0-------0|--------0-------0|-------0-------0|-------0-------0|
|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|-3---3----------|
|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|

                  not for good but for now           and gone for now 
|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|---------0--------|-----------------|---------------3|----------------|
|-----------------0|--------0-------0|-------0--------|-------0-------0|
|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|----------------|
|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|-3---3---3---3--|

              feels alot like gone for good
|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|---------3--------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|-----------------0|--------0-------0|-------0-------0|-------0-------0|
|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|----------------|
|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|-3---3---3---3--|

|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|------------------|-----------------|---------------0|----------------|
|---------0-------0|--------0-------0|-------0--------|-------0-------0|
|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|----------------|
|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|-3---3---3---3--|

                                                (1:24)Happiness
|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|---------0-------0|--------0-------0|-------0-------0|-------0-------0|
|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|----------------|
|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|-3---3---3---3--|

              is a firecracker sittin' on my headboard  Happiness
|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|---------3--------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|-----------------0|--------0-------0|-------0-------0|-------0-------0|
|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|----------------|
|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|-3---3---3---3--|

                    was never mine to hold            careful child
|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|------------------|-----------------|-------3--------|----------------|
|---------0-------0|--------0-------0|---------------0|-------0-------0|
|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|-3---3----------|
|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|
                    light the fuse and get away      cause happiness
|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|---------3--------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|-----------------0|--------0-------0|-------0-------0|-------0-------0|
|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|-3---3----------|
|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|

                 throws a shower of sparks
|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|---------3--------|-----------------|-------3--------|----------------|
|-----------------0|--------0-------0|---------------0|-------0-------0|
|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|----------------|
|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|-3---3---3---3--|

   yeaa--------------------------------ahh
|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|---------0-------0|--------0-------0|-------0-------0|-------0-------0|
|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|----------------|
|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|-3---3---3---3--|

   yea----------------------------------ah        (2:02)Happiness
|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|------------------|-----------------|-------0--------|----------------|
|---------0-------0|--------0-------0|---------------0|-------0-------0|
|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|-3---3----------|
|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|

             damn near destroys you                  breaks your faith 
|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|---------3--------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|-----------------0|--------0-------0|-------0-------0|-------0-------0|
|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|----------------|
|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|-3---3---3---3--|

              to pieces on the floor               so you tell yourself
|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|------------------|-----------------|-------0--------|----------------|
|---------0-------0|--------0-------0|---------------0|-------0-------0|
|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|-3---3----------|
|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|

          that's enough for now                     happiness
|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|---------3--------|-----------------|-------0--------|----------------|
|-----------------0|--------0-------0|---------------0|-------0-------0|
|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|-3---3----------|
|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|

               has a violent roar                    happiness
|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|---------3--------|--------0--------|-------3--------|----------------|
|-----------------0|----------------0|---------------0|-------0-------0|
|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|-3---3----------|
|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|

                   is like the old man told me        look for it
|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|---------3--------|-----------------|-------0--------|----------------|
|-----------------0|--------0-------0|---------------0|-------0-------0|
|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|-3---3----------|
|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|

               you'll never find it all               but let it go
|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|---------3--------|--------0--------|-------3--------|----------------|
|-----------------0|----------------0|---------------0|-------0-------0|
|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|-3---3----------|
|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|

                  live your life and leave it         then one day
|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|---------3--------|-----------------|-------0--------|----------------|
|-----------------0|--------0-------0|---------------0|-------0-------0|
|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|-3---3----------|
|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|

             you'll wake un and she'll be             home---
|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|---------3--------|--------0--------|----------------|----------------|
|-----------------0|----------------0|----------------|----------------|
|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|----------------|----------------|
|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|----------------|
|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3--------------|----------------|

home    she'll be    she'll be     she'll be home....

this is what I like to replace the piano chords
|-3----3----3--------|
|-3----3----3--------|
|-0----0----0--------|
|-2----0----0--------|
|-2----3----2--------|
|-0----x----x--------|




for the rest it plays around with these chords

           E  A  D  G  B  E
Cadd9      x  3  2  0  3  3
G          3  2  0  0  3  3
Em7        0  2  2  0  3  3



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nap519 10 Apr 13, 2012 10:24 AM

pristine tab! great job!!

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patsycoconut 51 Apr 13, 2012 10:28 AM

Just looked it over

Missing an open note on the 3rd stirng under(2:02) and "so" you tell yourself.

also the 4th note in the 2nd bar, underneath "violent roar" should be an open on the 2nd string, not the 3rd.

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connorschall 10 Feb 21, 2015 11:09 AM

Think this is wonderful.

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