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                             The Maccabees - Precious time
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Tabbed by: Ollie Drummond
Email: ollie_is_safe@hotmail.co.uk

Tuning: Standard

I worked this out with the xfm session of the song and it sounds fine it should be ok 
the album version too though

Intro:

GUITAR 1
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|-1010101010101010-------------------------------| x4
E|------------------------------------------------|
PM..................


GUITAR 2
e|------12--------12-15-----12-----12----12------------------|
B|----- ---15-----------------12------15----15---------------|
G|---12-------12--------12------12---------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|

VERSE:

GUITAR 1
e|---------------|----------|----------------------------|
B|---------------|----------|----------|-----------------| play twice then
G|---------------|----------|----------|-----------------| release palm mute
D|-----12--------|-12-------|-9--------|--7--------------| & play 2x more
A|-----10--(X12)-|-9---(x4)-|-7--(x12)-|--5-----(x4)-----|
E|---------------|----------|----------|-----------------|
 PM .....................................................

GUITAR 2
e|----10-----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----12-----------------------15-17-15----------------------------|
G|----12-------let ring----------------16--------------------------|
D|----12-----------------------------------------------------------| x2
A|----10-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
then:
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------15----15----15----15----15----15----14----14-----------------|
G|---12----12----12----12----12----12----12----12--------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------| x2
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|


BRIDGE:

GUITAR 1
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|--7777777777777777-----------------------------|
D|--7777777777777777-7777777777777777------------|
A|--5555555555555555-7777777777777777------------|
E|-------------------5555555555555555------------|

GUITAR 2
e|-----------------------17--------------------------|
B|----15---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

BRIDGE PART 2

GUITAR 1  (only played once)
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----8888888888888888-10101010101010101010101010101010---------------|


GUITAR 1 (three times)
e|-------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------5555555555555555--------------|
E|-----88888888-777-555-33-------------------------------| (crescendo)

GUITAR 2 (four times)
e|------12--------12-15-----12-----12----12------------------|
B|----- ---15-----------------12------15----15---------------|
G|---12-------12--------12------12---------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|

CHORUS "lets.. take.. our.. precious.. time"

BOTH GUITARS

e|--10----------|---8--------------|
B|--12----------|---8--------------|
G|--12----------|---9--------------|
D|--12----------|---10-------------|
A|--10----------|---10-------------|
E|--------------|---8--------------|
let ring but strum second chord in 16ths on the last repeat

THEN PLAY:

VERSE
BRIDGE (parts 1 & 2)
CHORUS

then:

BOTH GUITARS

e|--12----------|---8-----------------------------------------|
B|--14----------|---8-----------------------------------------|
G|--14----------|---9-----------------------------------------|
D|--14----------|---10----------------------------------------|
A|--12---(x16)--|---10--(x16)---------------------------------|
E|--------------|---8-----------------------------------------|

SOLO PART 1:

GUITAR 1:

e|---------------|----------|----------------------------|
B|---------------|----------|----------|-----------------|
G|---------------|----------|----------|-----------------|
D|-----12--------|-12-------|-9--------|--7--------------| x2
A|-----10--(X12)-|-9---(x4)-|-7--(x12)-|--5-----(x4)-----|
E|---------------|----------|----------|-----------------|

GUITAR 2

e|------------10-10-10-10-----------999--------------------|
B|-------------------------------------1010-----------------|
G|---11-11-11-------------11-11-11-------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------10-10-10-10-----------999--------------------|
B|--------------------------------------1010-----------------|
G|---11-11-11-------------11-11-11-------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

e|----12-------12------12----12-----12---------------------|
B|-------14-------14-----14----14-------14-----------------|
G|----------14-------14----14----14---------14-------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---121212121212121212/1515151515151515-------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

SOLO PART 2:

GUITAR 1
e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------7777777777777777-|
D|-----1010101010101010-999-777-55-------------------|  x2
A|----------------------------------5555555555555555-|
E|-----8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--777-555-33-------------------|

dont play for 3rd & 4th repeats of guitar 2 (below)


GUITAR 2 (four times)
e|------12--------12-15-----12-----12----12------------------|
B|----- ---15-----------------12------15----15---------------|
G|---12-------12--------12------12---------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------| x4
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|


then repeat solo part 1

ending:

GUITAR 1
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|--7--------------------------------------------|
D|--7-------------------------------7------------| x3
A|--5-------------------------------7------------|
E|----------------------------------5------------|

GUITAR 2
e|-----------------------17--------------------------|
B|----15---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------| x3
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

GUITAR 1:

e|---------------------------3------------------------|
B|---------------------------3------------------------|
G|---------------------------4------------------------|
D|---------------------------5------------------------|
A|---------------------------5------------------------|
E|---------------------------3------------------------|

GUITAR 2:

e|--17-15-12-----------------3------------------------|
B|---------------------------3------------------------|
G|---------------------------4------------------------|
D|---------------------------5------------------------|
A|---------------------------5------------------------|
E|---------------------------3------------------------|

END

| pm palm mute
| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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robsuj 92 Jan 09, 2010 07:47 AM

wat does guitar 1 play during the verse while guitar 2 is playing:
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------15----15----15----15----15----15----14----14-----------------|
G|---12----12----12----12----12----12----12----12--------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

grate tab btw!! ;)

(apart from tht)

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