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Meet Me In The Bathroom Tab

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                       Artist: The Strokes
                 Title: Meet Me In the Bathroom
                 Album: Room On Fire (RCA 2003)
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* First, a big thanks to Ryan Ragsdale who originally tabbed the lines
  when this song came out two years ago.


Chords:
       G    C     D    Am
E||----3---------------5---|
B||----3----5-----7----5---|
G||----4--- 5-----7----5---|
D||----5----5-----7----7---|
A||----5----3-----5----7---|
E||----3---------------5---|


D Line - Guitar 1

E||-----------------------5--|--------------------------|
B||--8-----8-----8-----8-----|-----8-----8-----8--6-----|
G||-----7-----7-----7--------|--7-----7-----7--------7--|
D||--------------------------|--------------------------|
A||--------------------------|--------------------------|
E||--------------------------|--------------------------|

-----------------------5--|-----5-----5-----7--5-----||
--5-----5-----5-----5-----|--5-----5-----5--------5--||
-----5-----5-----5--------|--------------------------||
--------------------------|--------------------------||
--------------------------|--------------------------||
--------------------------|--------------------------||


Verse - Guitar 1

  When they say promises, they mean promises.
     G
E||--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|
B||--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|
G||--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--|
D||--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|
A||--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|
E||--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--| (x8)

 They say that's okay, long as we can celebrate.
  C
--------------------------|
--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|
--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|
--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|
--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|
--------------------------|
--------------------------| (x6)

 My uncle would say, things will change, when he's dead.
  D                                
--------------------------||
--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--||
--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--||
--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--||
--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--||
--------------------------|| (x4)


Verse - Guitar 2

E||--------------------------|--------------------------|
B||--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|
G||--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|
D||--------------------------|--------------------------|
A||--------------------------|--------------------------|
E||--------------------------|--------------------------|

--------------------------|--------------------------|
--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|
--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|
--------------------------|--------------------------|
--------------------------|--------------------------|
--------------------------|--------------------------| (x2)

--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--|--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--||
--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--||
--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--||
--------------------------|--------------------------||
--------------------------|--------------------------||
--------------------------|--------------------------|| (x3)

* Guitar 2 repeats first four bars to complete verse.


Chorus - Guitar 1

    Meet me in the bathroom that's what she said.
E||----------------------|-----------------------||
B||-------8---------7----|-------5----------7----||
G||--5---------5---------|--5-------5----5-------||
D||----------------------|-----------------------||
A||----------------------|-----------------------||
E||----------------------|-----------------------|| (x3)

Chorus - Guitar 2

   Meet me in the bathroom...
     C
E||--------------------------|
B||--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|
G||--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|
D||--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|
A||--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|
E||--------------------------| (x2)
  
 I don't mind...
  Am
--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|
--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|
--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|
--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|
--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|
--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--| (x2)

 It's true.
  D                                
--------------------------||
--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--||
--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--||
--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--||
--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--||
--------------------------|| (x2)


Break - Guitar 1 & 2

E||--------------------------|--------------------------|
B||--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--0--|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--0--|
G||--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|
D||--------------------------|--------------------------|
A||--------------------------|--------------------------|
E||--------------------------|--------------------------|
                                                       
--------------------------|--------------------------||
--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--0--|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--0--||
--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--||
--------------------------|--------------------------||
--------------------------|--------------------------||
--------------------------|--------------------------||

* There is a subtle variation between Guitar 1 & 2 during
  the break. The chords are the same but strumming is 
  slightly different between chord changes.

Break 2 - Guitar 2

E||--------------------------|--------------------------|
B||--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--7--|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|
G||--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|
D||--------------------------|--------------------------|
A||--------------------------|--------------------------|
E||--------------------------|--------------------------|

----------------------------------|--------------------------||
--7/10-10--10--10--10--10--10--8--|--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--||
--7/9--9---9---9---9---9---9---9--|--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--||
----------------------------------|--------------------------||
----------------------------------|--------------------------||
----------------------------------|--------------------------||

Out 1 - Guitar 1

E||---------------|---------------|-----------------|---------------||
B||--5------------|--7------------|--5------/7------|--7------------||
G||--7------------|--7------------|-----------------|--7------------||
D||---------------|---------------|-----------------|---------------||
A||---------------|---------------|-----------------|---------------||
E||---------------|---------------|-----------------|---------------||

Out 2 - Gutar 2

E||---------------|---------------|-----------------|---------------||
B||--5------------|--7------------|--5------h7------|--7------------||
G||--7------------|--7------------|--7-------7------|--7------------||
D||---------------|---------------|-----------------|---------------||
A||---------------|---------------|-----------------|---------------||
E||---------------|---------------|-----------------|---------------||


Song Structure

 Guitar 1           Guitar 2
 - D Line (x1)      - (Tacet)
 - Verse  (x1)      - Verse   (x1)
 - Chorus (x1)      - Chorus  (x1)
 - Break  (x2)      - Break   (x2)
 - D Line (x4)      - Break 2 (x4)
 - Verse  (x1)      - Verse   (x1)
 - Chorus (x1)      - Chorus  (x1)
 - D Line (x4)      - Break 2 (x4)
 - Out 1  (x1)      - Out 2   (x2)



* This song seems to be a G Mixolydian / D Major meld
  (in case you were wondering why seems thing to be out of scale).
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jha wrote on July 10 2006, 01:26 am

everything sounds correct except for the chorus for guitar 1

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dan81 wrote on October 24 2008, 03:39 pm

i think the chords are g am7 d7 for the verse

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harrytheblurfan wrote on August 3 2009, 08:59 pm

i've got the room on fire tab book, and its completely different to this. from what i can remember the outro is:

E-------------------------------------------------------
B--3--7--5--8--7----------------------------------------
G-------------------------------------------------------
D-------------------------------------------------------
A-------------------------------------------------------
E-------------------------------------------------------

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