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                             The Way It Was - The Killers
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Uploaded by: Country Bass
E-mail: aaron.white8@education.nsw.gov.au

Tuning: Standard/Half-Step Down

The Killers play this song in Half-Step Down Tuning but if you don't want to take 
the effort to tune down
There is no real need to



Credits for this tab go too Chris Khalife

His bass cover for the song is at: 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVjsKQswIag 

This site shows the tab along with his cover video:
https://sites.google.com/site/chriskhalifebasstabs/home/the-killers/the-way-it-was-bass-tab 

And this is a link to his facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Chris-Khalife/347247391986312


I take no credit for this tab

Tabbed By: Chris Khalife



Intro

G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-6-7-----------------------------------------| x2
E|---------------------------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7---------|

Verse 1

G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-6-7-----------------------------------------| x3
E|---------------------------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7---------|

Pre-Chorus 

G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-7---------------|

Chorus 1

G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----7---6-4---------4---6-4---------------------------------------------| 
A|-------------7-6-7-7---7-----7-6-4-4-6-4-7-6-4-6---------------4---------|
E|-5-5---5-----------------------------------------7-----7-7---7-----------|

G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----7---6-4---------4---6-4---------------------------------------------| 
A|-------------7-6-7-7---7-----7-6-------------------------------4---------|
E|-5-5---5-------------------------7-7---7-7-7---7-7-7---7-7-7-7-----------|

Verse 2

G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-6-------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------7-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7---------|

G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-12-12-12-12-14-14-14-14-|
E|-----------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----------------------------------------|

G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-6-7-----------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7---------|

Chorus 2

G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----7---6-4---------4---6-4---------------------------------------------| 
A|-------------7-6-7-7---7-----7-6-4-4-6-4-7-6-4-6---------------4---------|
E|-5-5---5-----------------------------------------7-----7-7---7-----------|

G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----7---6-4---------4---6-4---------------------------------------------| 
A|-------------7-6-7-7---7-----7-6-----------------------------------------|
E|-5-5---5-------------------------7-7---7-7-7---7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7---------|

Bridge

G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------6-----------------------------------------------| 
A|-----------------------4----4----4-------6--7--6--------/11-9-7-9--------|
E|-2-----------------------------4-----------------7-----------------------|

G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-2---------------------------2/--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---------|

G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----------------------------------------|

G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----7---6-4---------4---6-4---------------------------------------------| 
A|-------------7-6-7-7---7-----7-6----------------/14-14-14-14-14----------|
E|-5-5---5-------------------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-------------------------|

 Chorus 3

G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----7---6-4---------4---6-4---------------------------------------------| 
A|-------------7-6-7-7---7-----7-6-4-4-6-4-7-6-4-6---------------4---------|
E|-5-5---5-----------------------------------------7-----7-7---7-----------|

G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----7---6-4---------4---6-4---------------------------------------------| 
A|-------------7-6-7-7---7-----7-6-------------------------------4---------|
E|-5-5---5-------------------------7-7---7-7-7---7-7-7---7-7-7-7-----------|

G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----7---6-4---------4---6-4---------------------------------------------| 
A|-------------7-6-7-7---7-----7-6-4-4-6-4-7-6-4-6---------------4---------|
E|-5-5---5-----------------------------------------7-----7-7---7-----------|

G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----7---6-4---------4---6-4---------------------------------------------| 
A|-------------7-6-7-7---7-----7-6-----------------------------------------|
E|-5-5---5-------------------------7-7---7-7-7---7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7---------|

Outro

G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-6-7-----------------------------------------| x2
E|---------------------------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7---------|

 G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 A|-----------------4-4-4-4-4-4-6-7-----------------------------------------|
 E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-4-----------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7---------|







| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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Chrisistheazn 858 Nov 21, 2013 04:05 PM

Cool! Thanks for sharing my tab :D

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Lotrq 32 Jun 22, 2015 03:04 PM

Awesome tab for a great song! Thank you!

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