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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


[Intro riff]

e|------------------------------------------------| For intro play x2 at the 
B|------------------------------------------------|start.For each verse play
G|--------8---------------------------------------|x8.
D|-----6-------------9----------11----------6\7---|
A|--4-------------7----------9-----------4--------|
E|-------------5----------7-----------2-----------|


[Pre-chorus] play this x2 (palm muted)

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------7--7--7--9----9--9--|
D|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--9----9--9--|
A|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--5--5--5--7----7--7--|
E|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5----------------------|


[Pre-chorus continued] (play this x3 palm muted)

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------7--7--7--7--7--7--7------|
D|--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4---7--7--7--7--7--7--7------|
A|--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4---5--5--5--5--5--5--5------|
E|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2-------------------------0--|


[Chorus #1] Play this bit x3
       
e|--4-------5-------| 
B|--5-------5-------| 
G|--4-------6-------| 
D|--6-------7-------| 
A|--4-------7-------| 
E|----------5-------| 

Finish each chorus with...

e|--2---|
B|--2---|
G|--2---|
D|--2---|
A|--4---|
E|--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)

e|------------------------------------------------------9-------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--11b13~~~~~--(13)rb11--9-----------------------11b13----11b13~~~~--|
D|----------------------------11--11-9---11~~~------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
                         
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--(13)rb11---11b13~~~~---(13)rb11-----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------11-11--11-9--11~~~---------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--9--11b13--11--9---------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------11~~---11p9-------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------11/9---7~----------------7---9\11--|
E|---------------------------------------------9~~~----7h9------------|
 
                                               *--with flanger--------|
e|-------------------------------------------||--------------------9--|
B|----------------------9--------------------||------------10---------|
G|-------9~------------(13)rb11---9~---------||-----9-----------9-----|
D|-9h11------11~~~---------------------11~~--||--------11-------------|
A|-------------------------------------------||--9--------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------||-----------------------|


[Solo #2]

e|--------------------------------------------9-----------------------|
B|---------------(14)rb12--10/9---------------------------------------|
G|--11b13~~~~----------------------11b13~~~------11b13--(13)rb11p9--11|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------9---12/10--10/9~~|
G|-----9~-------------------------------------9--11-------------------|
D|-11------11-----9h11~~~--11~~~------11--13--------------------------|
A|-------------11-----------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--(13)rb11p9-----11----9~~~~----------------------------------------|
D|--------------11-------------11~~~-----9---------------------------9|
A|------------------------------------------11/9--7--7------------11--|
E|------------------------------------------------------9p7h9---------|
                                                    *
e|-------------------------------------9------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------12b14----9---------------------|
G|------9---11b13---9~--------------------------11b13---(13)rb11--9h11|
D|--11-------------------11~~~----------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|--11b13~~~--(13)rb11p9--|
D|------------------------|
A|------------------------|
E|------------------------|

Harmony guitar part for intro riff and verse riff
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|--------11---------8----------9-----------8\9--|
D|-----9----------6----------7-----------6-------|
A|--7----------4----------6-----------4----------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|


[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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| h  Hammer-on
| p  Pull-off
| b  Bend
| /  Slide up
| \  Slide down
| ~  Vibrato

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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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