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Cotopaxi Tab

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                             Cotopaxi - The Mars Volta
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Tabbed by: o Guitar o
Email: oguitaro@yahoo.com

Tuning: Standard

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


Main Riff
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|--------------------x-5-6-3-|
A|------------x-3-x-4---------|
E|--33333-x-6-----------------|


Chorus- I'm not sure exactly on the strumming pattern, but the power chord version has 
chords in this order, and there is some wah-wah going on as well.
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---7------5------7------5------7-------------------------------|
D|---7------5------7------5------7------8------7-hold last chord-|
A|---5------3------5------3------5------8------7-----------------|
E|--------------------------------------6------5-----------------|


Breakdown- Mute this part in the beginning, but as it gets louder, stop muting.
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------3-3-5-5-|
A|-------------------------3-3-3-3-5-5-6-6---------|
E|-3-3-3-3-x-5-5-6-6-------------------------------|

Order:
Main Riff x12
Chorus x1
Main Riff x8
Chorus x1
Breakdown x16
Chorus x1
Main Riff x8

That's it, there's no solo in this one, which is pretty strange for something composed 
Omar, but regardless, this is the tab.  Pretty simple in comparison to most TMV, although 
timing is kind of weird, but just play with it a little and you'll get it.

Enjoy =]

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liveforguitar wrote on June 9 2009, 06:04 pm

Somebody showed me this... and they were right... on this part...
Main Riff
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|--------------------X-5-6-3-|
A|------------x-3-x-5---------|
E|--33333-x-6-----------------|

it should be

Main Riff
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|--------------------X-5-6-3-|
A|------------x-3-x-4---------|
E|--33333-x-6-----------------|

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liveforguitar wrote on June 9 2009, 06:05 pm

My apologies for the typo in the tab.

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Gugnums wrote on July 1 2009, 11:35 pm

you can edit your tab to fix that

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