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Message In A Bottle Tab

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HI
Tabbed my boyofmystery
This is message in a bottle by the police
any questions? email tombilly76@hotmail.com

Tuning
E A D G B E


Inro riff
|------------------------------------------------| For intro play x2 at the 
|------------------------------------------------|start.For each verse play
|--------8---------------------------------------|x8.
|-----6-------------9----------11----------6\7---|
|--4-------------7----------9-----------4--------|
|-------------5----------7-----------2-----------|

Pre-chorus play this x2 (palm muted)
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------7--7--7--9----9--9--|
|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--9----9--9--|
|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--5--5--5--7----7--7--|
|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5----------------------|
Pre-chorus continued (play this x3 palm muted)
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------7--7--7--7--7--7--7------|
|--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4---7--7--7--7--7--7--7------|
|--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4---5--5--5--5--5--5--5------|
|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2-------------------------0--|

Chorus #1 Play this bit x3
       
|--4-------5-------| 
|--5-------5-------| 
|--4-------6-------| 
|--6-------7-------| 
|--4-------7-------| 
|----------5-------| 
Finish each chorus with...
|--2---|
|--2---|
|--2---|
|--2---|
|--4---|
|--2---|

Solo #1 (both solos are played over the 1st two chorus chords...C#m7 and A by
repeating the 2 chords, from * use F#m7 till the end of the solo)
(both solos are quite hard to hear aswell)
|------------------------------------------------------9-------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--11b13~~~~~--(13)rb11--9-----------------------11b13----11b13~~~~--|
|----------------------------11--11-9---11~~~------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
                         
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--(13)rb11---11b13~~~~---(13)rb11-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------11-11--11-9--11~~~---------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--9--11b13--11--9---------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------11~~---11p9-------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------11/9---7~----------------7---9\11--|
|---------------------------------------------9~~~----7h9------------|
                                             *--with flanger--------|
|-------------------------------------------||--------------------9--|
|----------------------9--------------------||------------10---------|
|-------9~------------(13)rb11---9~---------||-----9-----------9-----|
|-9h11------11~~~---------------------11~~--||--------11-------------|
|-------------------------------------------||--9--------------------|
|-------------------------------------------||-----------------------|

Solo #2
|--------------------------------------------9-----------------------|
|---------------(14)rb12--10/9---------------------------------------|
|--11b13~~~~----------------------11b13~~~------11b13--(13)rb11p9--11|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------9---12/10--10/9~~|
|-----9~-------------------------------------9--11-------------------|
|-11------11-----9h11~~~--11~~~------11--13--------------------------|
|-------------11-----------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--(13)rb11p9-----11----9~~~~----------------------------------------|
|--------------11-------------11~~~-----9---------------------------9|
|------------------------------------------11/9--7--7------------11--|
|------------------------------------------------------9p7h9---------|
                                                    *
|-------------------------------------9------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------12b14----9---------------------|
|------9---11b13---9~--------------------------11b13---(13)rb11--9h11|
|--11-------------------11~~~----------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

|------------------------|
|------------------------|
|--11b13~~~--(13)rb11p9--|
|------------------------|
|------------------------|
|------------------------|

Harmony guitar part for intro riff and verse riff
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|--------11---------8----------9-----------8\9--|
|-----9----------6----------7-----------6-------|
|--7----------4----------6-----------4----------|
|-----------------------------------------------|

Order of song...
Intro
verse 1
Pre chorus
chorus
verse 2
pre chorus
solo 1 
verse 3
per chorus
solo 2
Outro (play the intro till fade)

Thats it folks! please rate and all comments to tombilly76@hotmail.com
Thanks!!!!!!!
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+1 reply
tman4000 wrote on June 7 2007, 06:14 pm

its ok

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SickorSaneSF wrote on July 9 2007, 10:57 pm

good job man. and nice job including the solos. some parts seem a bit off. 4 stars.

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guitarkenny wrote on November 19 2007, 02:11 pm

that's exactly how the intro's played if you watch the video

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