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Conjugal Burns Bass Tab

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			     Conjugal Burns (Bass Tab) - The Mars Volta
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Tabbed By : Wallnut

Tuning: EADG


*Intro* (0:00 - 0:08)

6/8
   8. 8. 8. 8.   8. 8. 4.      2.           2.
G|-------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
D|-------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
A|-5-----------|-0-----------|------------|-------------|
E|----5--6--3--|----1--3-----|------------|-------------|


*Verse* (0:08 - 0:42)

   2      (8) 8   4.    4.      2.            4.    4    8
G|--------------|-------------|-------------|---------------|
D|------------2-|-3---/-7-----|-6-----\-----|-3-----5-/-(7)-|
A|-5------------|-------------|-------------|---------------|
E|--------------|-------------|-------------|---------------|

(Play 4x)


*Riff A* (0:42 - 0:51)

  6/8         9/8              6/8
   8. 8. 4.    1           8    2.            2.
G|-----------|----------------|-------------|-------------|
D|-----------|----------------|-------------|-------------|
A|-5---------|----------------|-------------|-------------|
E|----5--6---|----------------|-3-----------|-------------|


[Then play Verse 4x] (0:51 - 1:25)



*Riff B* (1:25 - 1:39)

  6/8         9/8             6/8
   8. 8. 4.    1           8   2.          2.           2.          2.
G|-----------|--------------|------------|------------|-----------|----------|
D|-----------|--------------|------------|------------|-----------|----------|
A|-5---------|--------------|------------|------------|-----------|----------|
E|----5--6---|--------------|-3----------|------------|-5---------|----------|


[Then play Verse 4x] (1:39 - 2:13)


*Post Verse* (2:13 - 2:17)

 (^ = 16th Beat)

   ^^^^^^^^^^^^   ^8 8. 8. 8.
G|--------------|--------------|
D|--------------|--R-----------|
A|-555555555555-|-5------------|
E|--------------|----3--5--1---|


*Bridge* (2:17 - 2:32)
   ^^^^^^^^^^^^   ^^^^^^^^^^^^
G|--------------|--------------|
D|--------------|--------------|
A|-555----------|--------------|
E|----555666333-|-555111333000-|

(Play x4)


*Bridge Pt2* (2:32 - 2:36)

   8. 8. 8. 8.   8. 8. 4.
G|-------------|-------------|
D|-------------|-------------|
A|-5-----------|-------------|
E|----5--6--3--|-5--1--3-----|


*Chorus A* (2:36 - 2:50)

(Same riff as bridge)

   ^^^^^^^^^^^^   ^^^^^^^^^^^^
G|--------------|--------------|
D|--------------|--------------|
A|-555----------|--------------|
E|----555666333-|-555111333000-|

Play x4

[Then its the break before the next Chorus.
Play the Bridge/Chorus A riff 18x]  (2:50 - 3:58)

[Then Play Chorus A 4x] (3:58 - 4:13)

[Then a little break down. Play the Bridge/Chorus riff 4x] (4:13 - 4:28)

***Crazy Interlude****  (4:13 - 5:30)
Mostly random hits of the 'A' note.

***Snare build*** (5:30 - 5:51)
Start to play very fast 'A' notes in time with the snare, building in intensity and volume.


*Riff 2* (5:51 - 5:55)

   8. 8. 8. 8.   8. 8. 8. 8.
G|-------------|-------------|
D|-------------|-------------|
A|-5-----------|-------------|
E|----5--6--3--|-5--1--3--0--|

*Chorus B* (5:55 - 6:10)
(Single hits, instead of 3 16ths)

   8. 8. 8. 8.   8. 8. 8. 8.
G|-------------|-------------|
D|-------------|-------------|
A|-5-----------|-------------|
E|----5--6--3--|-5--1--3--0--|

Play 4x


*Outro* (6:10 - 6:32)
(Same as Chorus B)
Play 6x

The End

| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note

I'm open to criticism or suggestions. Leave a comment :)
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Masquirina wrote on January 27 2013, 03:28 am

Hey there's no guitar tab, and no conjugal visits! Pretty under-appreciated by fans for being the most awesomely deranged part of an awesomely deranged album.

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