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Breakneck Speed Tab

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Breakneck Speed
Tokyo Police Club
Champ

Intro
(p.m)
e ---------------------------------------------------------------|
B ---------------------------------------------------------------|
G ---------------------------------------------------------------|
D -3-------------------------------------------------------------|
A ---------------------------------------------------------------|
E ---------------------------------------------------------------|

"Breakneck speed..."
(p.m)
e ---------------------------------------------------------------|
B ---------------------------------------------------------------|
G ---------------------------------------------------------------|
D -33333333/77777777---------------------------------------------|
A ------------------55555555/11111111----------------------------|
E ---------------------------------------------------------------| x3

After "You know what I mean..."
(p.m)
e ---------------------------------------------------------------|
B ---------------------------------------------------------------|
G ---------------------------------------------------------------|
D -33333333/77777777---------------------------------------------|
A ------------------5555555555555--------------------------------|
E ---------------------------------------------------------------|

"Vowel change,
I remember when our voices used to sound the same
Now we just translate..."
e ---------------------------------------------------------------|
B ---------------------------------------------------------------|
G -22222222------------------------------------------------------|
D ---------2222222233333333--------------------------------------|
A -------------------------33331111------------------------------|
E ---------------------------------------------------------------| x4

"'Cause I'm still amazed you made it out alive after what you did...
Born on your feet, running, forest fires underneath your bed..."
e ---------------------------------------------------------------|
B ---------------------------------------------------------------|
G ---------------------------------------------------------------|
D ---------------------------------------------------------------|
A -11111111111111113333333333333333------------------------------|
E ---------------------------------------------------------------|
(then)
e -8/10--------------8/10----------------------------------------|
B ---------10/8----------10/8------------------------------------|
G ---------------------------------------------------------------|
D ---------------------------------------------------------------|
A ---------------------------------------------------------------|
E ---------------------------------------------------------------|

"'Cause it's goo to be back
Good to be back
Good to be...
e ---------------------------------------------------------------|
B ---------------------------------------------------------------|
G ---------------------------------------------------------------|
D -3 (let ring) -------------------------------------------------|
A ---------------------------------------------------------------|
E ---------------------------------------------------------------|

"...back..."
(synth's part)
e -13--------13---------12-------12-17---------------------------|
B ------13--------13----------13---------13----------------------|
G ---------------------------------------------------------------|
D ---------------------------------------------------------------|
A ---------------------------------------------------------------|
E ---------------------------------------------------------------|

e -13--------13---------15-------13-17---------------------------|
B ------13--------13----------13---------13----------------------|
G ---------------------------------------------------------------|
D ---------------------------------------------------------------|
A ---------------------------------------------------------------|
E ---------------------------------------------------------------| x2

"Spell it out
I always skip the words
'cause all the pictures are so bright and loud
Better of than now..."
e ---------------------------------------------------------------|
B ---------------------------------------------------------------|
G -22222222------------------------------------------------------|
D ---------2222222233333333--------------------------------------|
A -------------------------33331111------------------------------|
E ---------------------------------------------------------------| x4
(while synth's riff continues)

"'Cause I'm still amazed you made it out alive after what you did...
Born on your feet, running, forest fires underneath your bed..."
e ---------------------------------------------------------------|
B ---------------------------------------------------------------|
G ---------------------------------------------------------------|
D ---------------------------------------------------------------|
A -11111111111111113333333333333333------------------------------|
E ---------------------------------------------------------------|
(then)
e -8/10--------------8/10----------------------------------------|
B ---------10/8----------10/8------------------------------------|
G ---------------------------------------------------------------|
D ---------------------------------------------------------------|
A ---------------------------------------------------------------|
E ---------------------------------------------------------------|

"'Cause it's goo to be back
Good to be back"
(bass)
G ---------------------------------------------------------------|
D ---------------------------------------------------------------|
A -333333333333333333333333333333333-----------------------------|
E ---------------------------------------------------------------|

"Super fun
At the movies drunk and young
Double knots that came undone..."

 (synth's part)
e -13--------13---------12-------12-17---------------------------|
B ------13--------13----------13---------13----------------------|
G ---------------------------------------------------------------|
D ---------------------------------------------------------------|
A ---------------------------------------------------------------|
E ---------------------------------------------------------------|

e -13--------13---------15-------13-17---------------------------|
B ------13--------13----------13---------13----------------------|
G ---------------------------------------------------------------|
D ---------------------------------------------------------------|
A ---------------------------------------------------------------|
E ---------------------------------------------------------------| x2

"But the big, bad years are gone...
Yeah the big, bad years are done and..."

"...and gone away
I remember when our voices used to sound the exact same
now we just translate..."

(synth)
e -13--------13---------12-------12-17---------------------------|
B ------13--------13----------13---------13----------------------|
G ---------------------------------------------------------------|
D ---------------------------------------------------------------|
A ---------------------------------------------------------------|
E ---------------------------------------------------------------|

e -13--------13---------15-------13-17---------------------------|
B ------13--------13----------13---------13----------------------|
G ---------------------------------------------------------------|
D ---------------------------------------------------------------|
A ---------------------------------------------------------------|
E ---------------------------------------------------------------| x2

(guitar)
e ---------------------------------------------------------------|
B ---------------------------------------------------------------|
G -22222222------------------------------------------------------|
D ---------2222222233333333--------------------------------------|
A -------------------------33331111------------------------------|
E ---------------------------------------------------------------| x3

(slight variation of guitar's last part)
e -----------------------------------------------------------------|
B ----------------11111111----------------111111111111111111111111-|
G --------22222222--------00000000---------------------------------|
D -3333333------------------------33333333-------------------------|
A -----------------------------------------------------------------|
E -----------------------------------------------------------------|

"'Cause I'm still amazed you made it out alive after what you did...
Born on your feet, running, forest fires underneath your bed..."
e ---------------------------------------------------------------|
B ---------------------------------------------------------------|
G ---------------------------------------------------------------|
D ---------------------------------------------------------------|
A -11111111111111113333333333333333------------------------------|
E ---------------------------------------------------------------|
(then)
e -8/10--------------8/10----------------------------------------|
B ---------10/8----------10/8------------------------------------|
G ---------------------------------------------------------------|
D ---------------------------------------------------------------|
A ---------------------------------------------------------------|
E ---------------------------------------------------------------|

"'Cause it's goo to be back
Good to be back
Good to be..."
(bass)
G -----------------------------------------------------------------|
D -----------------------------------------------------------------|
A -333333333333333333333333333333333-------------------------------|
E -----------------------------------------------------------------|

"...back..."
e -13--------13---------12-------12-17---------------------------|
B ------13--------13----------13---------13----------------------|
G ---------------------------------------------------------------|
D ---------------------------------------------------------------|
A ---------------------------------------------------------------|
E ---------------------------------------------------------------|

e -13--------13---------15-------13-17---------------------------|
B ------13--------13----------13---------13----------------------|
G ---------------------------------------------------------------|
D ---------------------------------------------------------------|
A ---------------------------------------------------------------|
E ---------------------------------------------------------------| x2

(weird synth ending ;) )

so that's "Breakneck Speed"
pretty awesome song, I'm sure you can't wait either for CHAMP to arrive to stores... I 
CAN'T!!! hahaah

so have fun, Tokyo Police Club is a band to have fun with!!!
DAVE + GRAHAM + JOSH + GREG ROCK!!!

(( AlX ))


ps: I don't own this song, this is just my interpretation of how they play it, ok?
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forstringwonder 1,093 wrote on June 4 2010, 07:46 pm

this is spot on as ****. great job.

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