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Bones Tab

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This is the way I play it, i've listened to the song many times and I think it's right. Enjoy!

Song: Bones
Artist: The Killers
Tabber: Tiggy Tiggemann

Intro keyboard:
e(-17----------|-17----------|-17----------------17-|-17----------)
b(----19-17----|----19-17----|----19-17----17h19-19-|----19-17----)
g(----------18-|-------------|----------18----------|----------16-)
D(-------------|----------19-|----------------------|-------------)
A(-------------|-------------|----------------------|-------------)
E(-------------|-------------|----------------------|-------------)

Intro/chorus guitar
e(------------------------------------------------)
b(------------------------------------------------)
g(-5-55-55-5-5-5-55-55-55-7-77-77-7-x-2-22-x-0-00-)
D(-7-77-77-7-7-7-77-77-77-9-99-99-9-x-4-44-x-2-22-)
A(-7-77-77-7-7-7-77-77-77-9-99-99-9-x-4-44-x-2-22-)
E(-5-55-55-5-5-5-55-55-55-7-77-77-7-x-2-22-x-0-00-)

e(-------------------------------------------------------------)
b(-------------------------------------------------------------)
g(-10-1010-1010-10-10-10-1010-1010-1010-7-77-77-7-7-7-77-77-77-)
D(-12-1212-1212-12-12-12-1212-1212-1212-9-99-99-9-9-9-99-99-99-)
A(-12-1212-1212-12-12-12-1212-1212-1212-9-99-99-9-9-9-99-99-99-)
E(-10-1010-1010-10-10-10-1010-1010-1010-7-77-77-7-7-7-77-77-77-)

Verse guitar
e(------------------------------------------------------------)
b(------------------------------------------------------------)
g(------------------------------------------------------------)
D(-11-----11-----11---12-------12-------12----9-----9-----9---)
A(-11-----11-----11---12-------12-------12----9-----9-----9---)
E(----9-9----9-9----9----10-10----10-10----10---7-7---7-7---7-)

e(---------------------------------------------------------------------)
b(---------------------------------------------------------------------)
g(---------------------------------------------------------------------)
D(-4-----4-----4---9-----9-----9---7-----7-----7---11---11---11---11---)
A(-4-----4-----4---9-----9-----9---7-----7-----7---11---11---11---11---)
E(---2-2---2-2---2---7-7---7-7---7---5-5---5-5---5----9----9----9----9-)


Chorus lead-in
e(
b(
g(-10----10----10----10----10----10----|-10-9--7-5-2-22-22-22-2-x-0000000-)
D(-12----12----12----12----12----12----|-12-11-9-7-4-44-44-44-4-x-2222222-)
A(-12----12----12----12----12----12----|-12-11-9-7-4-44-44-44-4-x-2222222-)
E(-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-9--7-5-4-44-44-44-4-x-0000000-)

Interlude 1, part 1(in second verse) guitar
e(---------------------------)
b(---------------------------)
g(-----10----7------9-----10-)
D(---12-----9-----11-----12--)
A(--12-----9-----11----12----)
E(-10-----7-----9-----10-----)

Interlude 1, part 2 guitar
e(------------------------------------------------------------)
b(------------------------------------------------------------)
g(-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--1010101010101010-77777777-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-)
D(-1111111111111111-1212121212121212-99999999-111111111111111-)
A(-1111111111111111-1212121212121212-99999999-111111111111111-)
E(-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--1010101010101010-77777777-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-)

e(--------------------------------------------)
b(--------------------------------------------)
g(-22222222-77777777-55555555-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-)
D(-44444444-99999999-77777777-111111111111111-)
A(-44444444-99999999-77777777-111111111111111-)
E(-22222222-77777777-55555555-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-)

Interlude 2, part 1 (after second chorus) guitar
e(-------------------------)
b(-------------------------)
g(----10-----9----10-----7-)
D(---12----11----12-----9--)
A(--12----11----12-----9---)
E(-10----9-----10-----7----)

Interlude 2, part 2 guitar
e(---------------------------------------)
b(---------------------------------------)
g(-7--------7--------7--------7--------7-)
D(-9--------9--------9--------9--------9-)
A(-9--------9--------9--------9--------9-)
E(-77777777-77777777-77777777-77777777-7-)

Beggining of last chorus keyboard
e(-------------------)
b(-------------------)
g(-5~-7~-2-0~-10~-7~-)
D(-7~-9~-4-2~-12~-9~-)
A(-7~-9~-4-2~-12~-9~-)
E(-5~-7~-2-0~-10~-7~-)

Beggining of last chorus guitar (NOTE: comes in a bar after keyboard)
e(-14--12------14-12----)
b(---------10--------10-)
g(----------------------)
D(----------------------)
A(----------------------)
E(----------------------)

That's it. Here's the order of the song:
Intro x1 (guitar and keyboard)
Verse x2
Chorus lead-in x1
Chorus x1
Verse x2
Interlude 1, Pt. 1 x1
Interlude 1, Pt. 2 x1
Chorus lead-in x1
Chorus x2
Interlude 2, Pt. 1 x2
Interlude 2, Pt. 2 x1
Last chorus x2 (keyboard)/Last chorus x4 (guitar)
Chorus x2/Last chorus x4 (guitar)

Have fun. Feel free to post comments and/or corrections.
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freddiejones wrote on July 3 2008, 02:09 pm

Sounds pretty wrong.

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twat wrote on July 4 2009, 04:38 pm

I the chords are right, but you have put them all as minor chords when half should be major, A,E and D should be major normally, Csharp, B and Fsharp minor. It's really pretty easy to work out which ones should be major or minor.

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