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One Way Trigger Bass Tab

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One Way Trigger - The Strokes
Tabbed by: Radagast27 [http://www.youtube.com/user/Radagast27]
E-mail: christopher.willett@gmail.com
Tuning: standard

Intro [play multiple strikes per note (applies throughout this tab), a fairly steady 
rhythm]:
     E      A       F#      G
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------7-------4-------5------------------------------------------------|
A|---7-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Verse "Get dressed in your bed, while she's asleep…" [repeat 4 times]:
     E      A       F#      G
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------7-------4-------5------------------------------------------------|
A|---7-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Bridge "you ask me to stay…" [play with a more swinging rhythm]:
     E      C#       D       B
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---7------4--------5-------2-----------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

     E      C#       D      (B  A  G)
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------11-------12------9--7--5-----------------------------------------|
A|---7-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

     E      C#       D       B
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---7------4--------5-------2-----------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

     E
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---7~~~~-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Chorus "Find a job, find a plan, find a home, find a dog…" [repeat 2 times]:
     E      A       F#      G
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------4-------5------------------------------------------------|
A|---7-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------5----------------------------------------------------------------|


Guitar Solo (play with a more driving rhythm):
     E       A       F#       G      
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---7---------------9-------10----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------5---------------------------------------------------------------|

     E       A       F#       G       (E F# G)
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------7---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---7---------------9-------10--------7-9-10--------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Verse "Please, please don't point it that way…" 
[Repeat 6 times, play fewer strikes per note the first time 
then increase number of strikes per note; last time hit a lower octave A]:
     E      A       F#      G
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------7-------4-------5------------------------------------------------|
A|---7-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Bridge "if you ask me to stay…":
     E      C#       D       B
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---7------4--------5-------2-----------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

     E      C#       D      (B  A  G)
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------11-------12------9--7--5-----------------------------------------|
A|---7-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

     E      C#       D       B
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---7------4--------5-------2-----------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

     E      C#       D      (B  A  G  F#)
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------11-------12------9--7--5--4--------------------------------------|
A|---7-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|



Bass rests for next couple verses "Show me what to say, show me what to be…"



Verse "find a job, find a plan, find a home, find a dog…"
     E      A       F#      G
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------7-------4-------5------------------------------------------------|
A|---7-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

     E      A       F#      G
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------7-------4-------5------------------------------------------------|
A|---7-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse "I don't wanna be in there with you…" (same notes, lower octave, heavier)
     E      A       F#      G
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---7-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------5-------2-------3------------------------------------------------|

     E      A       F#      G
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---0-------5-------2-------3-----------------------------------------------|


Final notes:
     B
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---7~~~~----7~~~~-----7----------------------------------------------------|


| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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mmcguire1095 wrote on March 19 2013, 02:36 pm

Excellent tab. Well done!

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mathos.brook wrote on June 29 2015, 03:46 pm

Lack of accuracy. The main riff, a7 e5 a5 e3, is wrong, sounds right but in the song it sonuds more like a7 e5 a9 a10

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Radagast27 wrote on July 4 2015, 03:36 am

Yeah, I know there are many errors, my post was basically lazy. I'll fix it. Thanks for actually suggesting how to fix it. That's always much more appreciated than merely saying "it sucks" which is not constructive at all. Haha.

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