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Hey Guys! this is my first tab and I'm going to do how to save a life by the 
Fray. I have added in the little solo that comes from the piano, and i have 
converted it to guitar! So i hope you find this tab useful

Song:How To save a life By:The Fray
Tabbed by:Shaun Falconer



Piano Intro:(optional to play)
e|---6---1-----1---1----8--1---1---1----10--1---1---1----5----8--------------|
B|-----------3---3---3-------3---3---3--------3---3--------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
After that it's played throughout the entire song
Then We move on to the verse, for this you need to put a capo over the 3rd fret! 
And then it goes like this:

VERSE 1
========

  |       G      |      D/F#    |      Em      |      D/F#            |
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------3--------------3--------------0--------------------3--------|
G|----0-----0--------2-----2----------0---0--------2-------2---2------|
D|------0-----0----0---0-----0------2-------2----0---0---0------------|
A|--------------2--------------0--2-----------2-----------------------|
E|--3--------------------------------------------------2--------------|

Step one you say we need to talk, He walks you say sit down its just a talk


  |       G      |      D/F#    |      Em      |      D/F#            |
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------3--------------3--------------0--------------------3--------|
G|----0-----0--------2-----2----------0---0--------2-------2---2------|
D|------0-----0----0---0-----0------2-------2----0---0---0------------|
A|--------------2--------------0--2-----------2-----------------------|
E|--3--------------------------------------------------2--------------|

He smiles politely back at you, You stare politely right on through


       G        D/F#       Em       D/F#
e|--3333-333--2222-222--0000-000--222-22222---------------------------|
B|--3333-333--3333-333--0000-000--333-33333---------------------------|
G|--0000-000--2222-222--0000-000--222-22222---------------------------|
D|--0000-000--0000-000--2222-222--000-00000---------------------------|
A|--2222-222--0000-000--2222-222--000-00000---------------------------|
E|--3333-333--2222-222--xxxx-xxx--xxx-22222---------------------------|

Some sort of window to your right, As he goes left and you stay right

       G        D/F#       Em       D/F#
e|--3333-333--2222-222--0000-000--222-22222---------------------------|
B|--3333-333--3333-333--0000-000--333-33333---------------------------|
G|--0000-000--2222-222--0000-000--222-22222---------------------------|
D|--0000-000--0000-000--2222-222--000-00000---------------------------|
A|--2222-222--0000-000--2222-222--000-00000---------------------------|
E|--3333-333--2222-222--xxxx-xxx--xxx-22222---------------------------|

Between the lines of fear and blame, And you begin to wonder why you came

CHORUS
======

       C          D       Em       G    D
e|--0000-000--2222-222--0000-000--333-22222---------------------------|
B|--1111-111--3333-333--0000-000--333-33333---------------------------|
G|--0000-000--2222-222--0000-000--000-22222---------------------------|
D|--2222-222--0000-000--2222-222--000-00000---------------------------|
A|--3333-333--xxxx-xxx--2222-222--222-xxxxx---------------------------|
E|--0000-000--xxxx-xxx--xxxx-xxx--333-xxxxx---------------------------|

Where did I go wrong, I lost a friend, Somewhere along in the bitterness

       C          D       Em       G    D
e|--0000-000--2222-222--0000-000--333-22222---------------------------|
B|--1111-111--3333-333--0000-000--333-33333---------------------------|
G|--0000-000--2222-222--0000-000--000-22222---------------------------|
D|--2222-222--0000-000--2222-222--000-00000---------------------------|
A|--3333-333--xxxx-xxx--2222-222--222-xxxxx---------------------------|
E|--0000-000--xxxx-xxx--xxxx-xxx--333-xxxxx---------------------------|

And I would have stayed up with you all night, Had I known how to save a life

  |       G      |      D/F#    |      Em      |      D/F#            |
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------3--------------3--------------0--------------------3--------|
G|----0-----0--------2-----2----------0---0--------2-------2---2------|
D|------0-----0----0---0-----0------2-------2----0---0---0------------|
A|--------------2--------------0--2-----------2-----------------------|
E|--3--------------------------------------------------2--------------|


VERSE 2
=======

       G        D/F#       Em       D/F#
e|--3333-333--2222-222--0000-000--222-22222---------------------------|
B|--3333-333--3333-333--0000-000--333-33333---------------------------|
G|--0000-000--2222-222--0000-000--222-22222---------------------------|
D|--0000-000--0000-000--2222-222--000-00000---------------------------|
A|--2222-222--0000-000--2222-222--000-00000---------------------------|
E|--3333-333--2222-222--xxxx-xxx--xxx-22222---------------------------|

  Let him know that you know best, Cause after all you do know best

        G        D/F#       Em       D/F#
e|--3333-333--2222-222--0000-000--222-22222---------------------------|
B|--3333-333--3333-333--0000-000--333-33333---------------------------|
G|--0000-000--2222-222--0000-000--222-22222---------------------------|
D|--0000-000--0000-000--2222-222--000-00000---------------------------|
A|--2222-222--0000-000--2222-222--000-00000---------------------------|
E|--3333-333--2222-222--xxxx-xxx--xxx-22222---------------------------|

    Try to slip past his defense, Without granting innocence

        G        D/F#       Em       D/F#
e|--3333-333--2222-222--0000-000--222-22222---------------------------|
B|--3333-333--3333-333--0000-000--333-33333---------------------------|
G|--0000-000--2222-222--0000-000--222-22222---------------------------|
D|--0000-000--0000-000--2222-222--000-00000---------------------------|
A|--2222-222--0000-000--2222-222--000-00000---------------------------|
E|--3333-333--2222-222--xxxx-xxx--xxx-22222---------------------------|

    Lay down a list of what is wrong, The things you’ve told him all along

        G        D/F#       Em       D/F#
e|--3333-333--2222-222--0000-000--222-22222---------------------------|
B|--3333-333--3333-333--0000-000--333-33333---------------------------|
G|--0000-000--2222-222--0000-000--222-22222---------------------------|
D|--0000-000--0000-000--2222-222--000-00000---------------------------|
A|--2222-222--0000-000--2222-222--000-00000---------------------------|
E|--3333-333--2222-222--xxxx-xxx--xxx-22222---------------------------|

    And pray to God he hears you, And pray to God he hears you


CHORUS
======
       C          D       Em       G    D
e|--0000-000--2222-222--0000-000--333-22222---------------------------|
B|--1111-111--3333-333--0000-000--333-33333---------------------------|
G|--0000-000--2222-222--0000-000--000-22222---------------------------|
D|--2222-222--0000-000--2222-222--000-00000---------------------------|
A|--3333-333--xxxx-xxx--2222-222--222-xxxxx---------------------------|
E|--0000-000--xxxx-xxx--xxxx-xxx--333-xxxxx---------------------------|

Where did I go wrong, I lost a friend, Somewhere along in the bitterness

       C          D       Em       G    D
e|--0000-000--2222-222--0000-000--333-22222---------------------------|
B|--1111-111--3333-333--0000-000--333-33333---------------------------|
G|--0000-000--2222-222--0000-000--000-22222---------------------------|
D|--2222-222--0000-000--2222-222--000-00000---------------------------|
A|--3333-333--xxxx-xxx--2222-222--222-xxxxx---------------------------|
E|--0000-000--xxxx-xxx--xxxx-xxx--333-xxxxx---------------------------|

And I would have stayed up with you all night, Had I known how to save a life

  |       G      |      D/F#    |      Em      |      D/F#            |
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------3--------------3--------------0--------------------3--------|
G|----0-----0--------2-----2----------0---0--------2-------2---2------|
D|------0-----0----0---0-----0------2-------2----0---0---0------------|
A|--------------2--------------0--2-----------2-----------------------|
E|--3--------------------------------------------------2--------------|


VERSE 3
=======

        G        D/F#       Em       D/F#
e|--3333-333--2222-222--0000-000--222-22222---------------------------|
B|--3333-333--3333-333--0000-000--333-33333---------------------------|
G|--0000-000--2222-222--0000-000--222-22222---------------------------|
D|--0000-000--0000-000--2222-222--000-00000---------------------------|
A|--2222-222--0000-000--2222-222--000-00000---------------------------|
E|--3333-333--2222-222--xxxx-xxx--xxx-22222---------------------------|

    As he begins to raise his voice, You lower yours and grant him one last choice

        G        D/F#       Em       D/F#
e|--3333-333--2222-222--0000-000--222-22222---------------------------|
B|--3333-333--3333-333--0000-000--333-33333---------------------------|
G|--0000-000--2222-222--0000-000--222-22222---------------------------|
D|--0000-000--0000-000--2222-222--000-00000---------------------------|
A|--2222-222--0000-000--2222-222--000-00000---------------------------|
E|--3333-333--2222-222--xxxx-xxx--xxx-22222---------------------------|

    Drive until you lose the road, Or break with the ones you’ve followed

        G        D/F#       Em       D/F#
e|--3333-333--2222-222--0000-000--222-22222---------------------------|
B|--3333-333--3333-333--0000-000--333-33333---------------------------|
G|--0000-000--2222-222--0000-000--222-22222---------------------------|
D|--0000-000--0000-000--2222-222--000-00000---------------------------|
A|--2222-222--0000-000--2222-222--000-00000---------------------------|
E|--3333-333--2222-222--xxxx-xxx--xxx-22222---------------------------|

    He will do one of two things, He will admit to everything

        G        D/F#       Em       D/F#
e|--3333-333--2222-222--0000-000--222-22222---------------------------|
B|--3333-333--3333-333--0000-000--333-33333---------------------------|
G|--0000-000--2222-222--0000-000--222-22222---------------------------|
D|--0000-000--0000-000--2222-222--000-00000---------------------------|
A|--2222-222--0000-000--2222-222--000-00000---------------------------|
E|--3333-333--2222-222--xxxx-xxx--xxx-22222---------------------------|

    Or he’ll say he’s just not the same, And you’ll begin to wonder why you came

CHORUS
======
       C          D       Em       G    D
e|--0000-000--2222-222--0000-000--333-22222---------------------------|
B|--1111-111--3333-333--0000-000--333-33333---------------------------|
G|--0000-000--2222-222--0000-000--000-22222---------------------------|
D|--2222-222--0000-000--2222-222--000-00000---------------------------|
A|--3333-333--xxxx-xxx--2222-222--222-xxxxx---------------------------|
E|--0000-000--xxxx-xxx--xxxx-xxx--333-xxxxx---------------------------|

Where did I go wrong, I lost a friend, Somewhere along in the bitterness

       C          D       Em       G    D
e|--0000-000--2222-222--0000-000--333-22222---------------------------|
B|--1111-111--3333-333--0000-000--333-33333---------------------------|
G|--0000-000--2222-222--0000-000--000-22222---------------------------|
D|--2222-222--0000-000--2222-222--000-00000---------------------------|
A|--3333-333--xxxx-xxx--2222-222--222-xxxxx---------------------------|
E|--0000-000--xxxx-xxx--xxxx-xxx--333-xxxxx---------------------------|

And I would have stayed up with you all night, Had I known how to save a life

       C          D       Em       G    D
e|--0000-000--2222-222--0000-000--333-22222---------------------------|
B|--1111-111--3333-333--0000-000--333-33333---------------------------|
G|--0000-000--2222-222--0000-000--000-22222---------------------------|
D|--2222-222--0000-000--2222-222--000-00000---------------------------|
A|--3333-333--xxxx-xxx--2222-222--222-xxxxx---------------------------|
E|--0000-000--xxxx-xxx--xxxx-xxx--333-xxxxx---------------------------|

 Where did I go wrong, I lost a friend, Somewhere along in the bitterness

       C          D       Em       G    D
e|--0000-000--2222-222--0000-000--333-22222---------------------------|
B|--1111-111--3333-333--0000-000--333-33333---------------------------|
G|--0000-000--2222-222--0000-000--000-22222---------------------------|
D|--2222-222--0000-000--2222-222--000-00000---------------------------|
A|--3333-333--xxxx-xxx--2222-222--222-xxxxx---------------------------|
E|--0000-000--xxxx-xxx--xxxx-xxx--333-xxxxx---------------------------|

 And I would have stayed up with you all night, Had I known how to save a life

  |       G      |      D/F#    |      Em      |      D/F#            |
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------3--------------3--------------0--------------------3--------|
G|----0-----0--------2-----2----------0---0--------2-------2---2------|
D|------0-----0----0---0-----0------2-------2----0---0---0------------|
A|--------------2--------------0--2-----------2-----------------------|
E|--3--------------------------------------------------2--------------|


For that little piece played on the piano quite near the end and some places in the verses

e|----13--13--13--13--8---11--10--6---|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|




            
            
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modestblink 10 Aug 27, 2010 09:51 AM

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