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Author
Artist: The Used
Song: The taste of ink
Vocals: Bert McCracken
Guitar: Quinn Allman
Tab by: Kevin Smith , email: tcheshire@sympatico.ca
URL: www.theused.net

The FINAL, CORRECT tab of this GREAT song!


Recorded version is played in drop D (Low D): Listen to song for struming patterns
D,A,D,G,B,E

I've also seen them play this song (live) drop C (Full step down & Drop the low string to C)

Intro/Verse:
Guitar (Clean)

"Is it worth it........................"

E------------------------------------------------------------|
B------------------------------------------------------------|
G----7--7----------------------------------------7--7--7--7--|
D----x--x--10--9--/--12--12--10--9---7--7--7--5--5--5--5--5--|
A----7--7--7---7--/--10--10--10--10--5--5--5--5--7--7--7--7--|
D----7--7--7---7--/--10--10--10--10--5--5--5--5--0--0--0--0--|

Guitar(distortion)
E------------------------------------------------------------|
B------------------------------------------------------------|
G----7--7----------------------------------------7--7--7--7--|
D----x--x--10--9--/--12--12--10--9---7--7--7--5--5--5--5--5--|
A----7--7--7---7--/--10--10--10--10--5--5--5--5--7--7--7--7--|
D----7--7--7---7--/--10--10--10--10--5--5--5--5--0--0--0--0--|

Right before the chorus (from what i hear) are harmonics on the 5th fret (lower strings)

Chorus:

"So here Iam .........."
E--------------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------------------------|
G--7------------------------------------(repeat)---|
D--5----0----7----9--10----xxxxxxx-----------------|
A--5----0----7----9--10----xxxxxxx-----------------|
D--5----0----7----9--10----xxxxxxx-----------------|

Semi-Chorus:

E---------------------------------------------------|
B-(0)(0)--------------------------------------------|
G--7--7--------0-----------------0(12)----0(12)-----|
D--9--9------9---9----9-/-----12-------12-------12--|
A-10--9---12-------12---/--15-----------------------|
D---------------------------------------------------|

There's one guitar playin octave's higher up during this slower part:

E--------------------------------|
B--------------------------------|
G-12-/--14--\--12--/--17--\--16--|
D--------------------------------|
A-10-/--12--\--10--/--15--\--14--|
D--------------------------------|


Back to Chorus:

            
            
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Iceman_2000_ 0 Feb 15, 2003 07:00 PM

the only thing I see wrong is the verse dude.....try this I promise it sounds a lot better but I'll let you decide...and great job with the semi chorus....I never could figure that out!

---------------------------------------
---------------------------------------
-----------7(5)--------9(7)------------
-----9(7)--5-----7(5)--7---------------
-----7-----3-----5-----5---------------
-----7-----------5---------------------

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SockersGK1 10 Mar 04, 2003 07:00 PM

Good job.

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fender512 1,316 Aug 04, 2004 08:00 PM

I don't buy the last chord in the verse. I think you meant
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-5-
-7-
-5-
-0-
that's it; everything else sounds fan-friggin-tastic

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