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Refugee Tab

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version 2

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Please rate this high. I worked on it
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*Standard tuning E,A,D,G,B,e
*I have tabbed the lead (Guitar 2) and rhythym
 (Guitar 1), as well as some of the synth parts
*All solos/leads in the key of F# minor

[Intro/Chorus]
Guitars 1&2
   F#         A       E
e|----2~~-------------------|
B|----2~~----------2---5~~--|
G|----2~~------2~~-2---4~~--| play 4x
D|--4-4~~------2~~-2---2~~--|
A|--4-4~~------0~~-0--------|
E|--2-2~~-2-4---------------|

 After 2 measures, the lead guitar plays this...
e|-----------------------------|-------------------2-------|
B|-----------------------------|------------------2--5b7v--|
G|---------1-2v--4b6r----------|---1-2v--2/4-2--4b---------|
D|--/4v--4-------------2--2/4v-|-4-------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|---------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|---------------------------|

[Verses 1&2]
Guitar 1
e|----2---------------|
B|----2--------2---5--|
G|----2------2-2---4--| play 4x, similar to intro,
D|--4-4------2-2---2--| but dont let chords ring
A|--4-4------0-0------|
E|--2-2-2-4-----------|

Guitar 2
|---------| note held  |-------------|
|--(7)~~--| from       |--5/7\5/7~~--|
|---------| previous   |--4/6\4/6~~--|
|---------|            |-------------|
|---------|            |-------------| [Solo]

 Synth arranged for guitar:
e|-----------------------|---------------------------------|
B|-----------------------|-------------------------9-10~~--|
G|--11~~~~--9~~--11~~~~--|--11~~~~--9~~--11~~~~--11--------|
D|-----------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-----------------------|---------------------------------|
E|-----------------------|---------------------------------|

 [Prechorus](all)
 Guitars 1&2
    D            B
e|---------------------------|
B|--7~~--77777---4~~--44444--|
G|--7~~--77777---4~~--44444--|
D|--7~~--77777---4~~--44444--|
A|--5~~--55555---2~~--22222--|
E|---------------------------|

[Chorus]

Guitar 1 (chords same as intro) (play 2x)

Guitar 2
e|----2~~-------------------|-------------------------2-------|
B|----2~~----------2---5~~--|------------------------2--5b7v--|
G|----2~~------2~~-2---4~~--|---------1-2v--2/4-2--4b---------|
D|--4-4~~------2~~-2---2~~--|--/4v--4-------------------------|
A|--4-4~~------0~~-0--------|---------------------------------|
E|--2-2~~-2-4---------------|---------------------------------|

See [Verse 2] above

See [Pre-chorus] above

[Chorus 2]
Guitar 1 (exact same as intro, chords 4x)

Guitar 2
e|----2~~-------------------|-------------------------2--|
B|----2~~----------2---5~~--|------------------------2---|
G|----2~~------2~~-2---4~~--|--------1-2~~--2/4-2--4b----| play
D|--4-4~~------2~~-2---2~~--|--/4--4---------------------| 2x
A|--4-4~~------0~~-0--------|----------------------------|
E|--2-2~~-2-4---------------|----------------------------|

 [Bridge]
 Guitar 1
    E              A              D              E
e|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|
B|--9~~--99999--|--------------|--7~~--77777--|--9~~--99999--|
G|--9~~--99999--|--6~~--66666--|--7~~--77777--|--9~~--99999--|
D|--9~~--99999--|--7~~--77777--|--7~~--77777--|--9~~--99999--|
A|--7~~--77777--|--7~~--77777--|--5~~--55555--|--7~~--77777--|
E|--------------|--5~~--55555--|--------------|--------------|

 Guitar 2
e|------------------|--------------------|-------------------------|
B|--12-br--10-9-----|------5-br--3-2-----|--10-br--9-7-------------|
G|--------------9\--|--2v------------4\--|-------------7v-7/9v--\--|
D|------------------|--------------------|-------------------------|
A|------------------|--------------------|-------------------------|
E|------------------|--------------------|-------------------------|

[Solo]
Guitar 1 (rhythym = same as chorus, play 4x)

 Synth arranged for guitar
e|--------------------------|--12/14----14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--|
B|--7--5/7-7--5/7-7--5/7-7--|--12/14----14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--|
G|--6--4/6-6--4/6-6--4/6-6--|------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------|------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------|------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------|------------------------------------|

 Guitar 2
e|-----2----2----0----0------0-----0------0-------------------------|
B|----2---5---5--5/7--7/9----9/12--12/14--14/15--15/17-14--17bv--\--|
G|--4b--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|--4brp2-----------------|
D|--------4-2--------/4v--|
A|------------4-2---------|
E|----------------2-------|

[Verse 3]
Guitar 1 (same as before)

 Guitar 2
e|---------|------5------|---------------------|
B|---------|--5/7-5-7~~--|---------------------|
G|---------|--4/6---6~~--|------2--4brp2--4~~--|
D|--(4)~~--|-------------|--2h4----------------|
A|---------|-------------|---------------------|
E|---------|-------------|---------------------|

 Synth arranged for guitar
e|-----------------------|--17~~~~--16~~--17~~--16--14~~~~--|
B|-----------------------|----------------------------------|
G|--11~~~~--9~~--11~~~~--|----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------|----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------|----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------|----------------------------------|

[Pre-chorus]= same

[Chorus]
Guitar 1 (same as previous, play 4x)

Guitar 2
e|----2~~-------------------|--0------0------0------0-----0----|
B|----2~~----------2---5~~--|--12/14--12/14--12/10--10/9--9/7--| play
G|----2~~------2~~-2---4~~--|----------------------------------| 2x
D|--4-4~~------2~~-2---2~~--|----------------------------------|
A|--4-4~~------0~~-0--------|----------------------------------|
E|--2-2~~-2-4---------------|----------------------------------|
                              ^not sure about this part

[Outro]

Guitar 1 (play chorus many times)

 Guitar 2
e|-----2----2----2----2----2--|--0----0----0-----0------0------|
B|----2----2----2----2----2---|--5/7--7/9--9/10--10/12--12/14--|
G|--4b---4b---4b---4b---4b----|--------------------------------|
D|----------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|----------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|----------------------------|--------------------------------|

e|--0------0------0------|--14--14-14-14-14-14--14--14-14-14-14-14--|
B|--14/15--15/17--17/19--|--17--14-14-14-14-14--17--14-14-14-14-14--|
G|-----------------------|------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------|------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------|------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------|------------------------------------------|

e|--14--14-14-14-14-14--14--14-14-14-14-14--|-----14----14----14----14--|
B|--17--14-14-14-14-14--17--14-14-14-14-14--|--17b---17b---17b---17b----|
G|------------------------------------------|---------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------|---------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|---------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|---------------------------|

e|-----14----14----14----14----14----14----14----14----14--|
B|--17b---17b---17b---17b---17b---17b---17b---17b---17b----| fade out,
G|---------------------------------------------------------| feel free
D|---------------------------------------------------------| to improv.
A|---------------------------------------------------------| from here
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

That's about it. Like I said, it took a long time.
Classic song by a great artist

-Z

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h = hammer on
p = pull off
b = bend
r = release bend
~ = let ring
v = vibrate
/ = slide up
\ = slide down
()= sustain

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Sloopy 1,141 Dec 08, 2007 10:32 PM

Very well done.

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Goth_Guitarist_ 41 Mar 28, 2008 08:22 PM

Awesome tab!

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royaltenenbaum 10 Jan 16, 2011 04:43 PM

excellent job

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