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Author
Artist: 3 Doors Down
Title: Better Life
Album: Better Life

tabed by Jonas Ostmeyer
DarkSoul83@t-online.de

Key:
* = palm mute
h = hammer on
p = pull of
b = full bend
^ = hold bend
v = vibrato
~ = "vibrato-time"
\ = slide down

Use Metal-Distortion

Standart tuned (EADGHe)


Intro:
(only 1st guitar)
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-2-4--4-4-4-2-4--4-4-4-7-4--4-4-4-2-4--4-4-4----------------------------------
-0-2--2-2-2-0-2--2-2-2-5-2--2-2-2-0-2--2-2-2----------------------------------
      *   *      *   *      *   *      *   *

(then 1st + 2nd guitar)
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-9-4--4-4-4-2-4--4-4-4-7-4--4-4-4-2-4--4-4------------------------------------
-7-2--2-2-2-0-2--2-2-2-5-2--2-2-2-0-2--2-2------------------------------------
      *   *      *   *      *   *      *

Verse:
(only 2nd guitar)
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------7-----------------------------7--------9p7-----------------------
-7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9---------------------------
----------------------------7-------------------------------------------------
            
(then 1st + 2nd guitar)
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------7-----------------------------7----------------------------------
-7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7---7-9-------------------
----------------------------7-------------------------7-----------------------


------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------7-----------------------------7--------9p7-----------------------
-7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9---------------------------
----------------------------7-------------------------------------------------
 * * * * * *   * * * * * *   * * * * * *   * * * *

------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------7-----------------------------7----------------------------------
-7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7---7-9-------------------
----------------------------7-------------------------7-----------------------
 * * * * * *   * * * * * *   * * * * * *   * * * *

Chorus:  (2x)
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-4--5--7--5--4--7-7-7-7--9-9-9-9----------------------------------------------
-4--5--7--5--4--7-7-7-7--9-9-9-9----------------------------------------------
-2--3--5--3--2--5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7----------------------------------------------
  
                                                                            
Verse:
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------7-----------------------------7--------9p7-----------------------
-7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9---------------------------
----------------------------7-------------------------------------------------


------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------7-----------------------------7----------------------------------
-7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7---7-9-------------------
----------------------------7-------------------------7-----------------------


------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------7-----------------------------7--------9p7-----------------------
-7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9---------------------------
----------------------------7-------------------------------------------------
 * * * * * *   * * * * * *   * * * * * *   * * * *

------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------7-----------------------------7----------------------------------
-7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7---7-9-------------------
----------------------------7-------------------------7-----------------------
 * * * * * *   * * * * * *   * * * * * *   * * * *

Chorus:  (2x)
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-4--5--7--5--4--7-7-7-7--9-9-9-9----------------------------------------------
-4--5--7--5--4--7-7-7-7--9-9-9-9----------------------------------------------
-2--3--5--3--2--5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7----------------------------------------------
   
                                                                           
Verse:
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------7-----------------------------7--------9p7-----------------------
-7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9---------------------------
----------------------------7-------------------------------------------------


------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------7-----------------------------7----------------------------------
-7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7---7-9-------------------
----------------------------7-------------------------7-----------------------


Brige: (2x;clean)
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-2--4--5--7--9--11-2--4--5--11-9--7-------------------------------------------
-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x-------------------------------------------
-0--2--3--5--7--9--0--2--3--9--7--5-------------------------------------------
 

Solo:
(1st guitar)
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------12-10---------------------------
-b12^^^^-b12^^^^^^-v14~~~~14\\\\\\---11-------------12-11-v9~-v7~-v9~~~~~~~~~~
----------------------------------------11-12---------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------

(2nd guitar clean)
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-2--4--5--7--9--11-2--4--5--11-9--7--2--4--5--7--9--11----9----7---4----------
-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x-----x----x---x----------
-0--2--3--5--7--9--0--2--3--9--7--5--0--2--3--5--7--9-----7----5---2----------

Verse:
(only 2nd guitar)
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------7-----------------------------7--------9p7-----------------------
-7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9---------------------------
----------------------------7-------------------------------------------------

(then 1st + 2nd guitar)
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------7-----------------------------7----------------------------------
-7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7---7-9-------------------
----------------------------7-------------------------7-----------------------


------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------7-----------------------------7--------9p7-----------------------
-7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9---------------------------
----------------------------7-------------------------------------------------


------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------7-----------------------------7----------------------------------
-7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7-9p7----7h9-9-7---7-9-------------------
----------------------------7-------------------------7-----------------------

Chorus:  (4x)
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-4--5--7--5--4--7-7-7-7--9-9-9-9----------------------------------------------
-4--5--7--5--4--7-7-7-7--9-9-9-9----------------------------------------------
-2--3--5--3--2--5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7----------------------------------------------

outro:
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-2-4--4-4-4-2-4--4-4-4-7-4--4-4-4-2-4--4-4-4----------------------------------
-0-2--2-2-2-0-2--2-2-2-5-2--2-2-2-0-2--2-2-2----------------------------------
      *   *      *   *      *   *      *   *                

------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-9-4--4-4-4-2-4--4-4-4-7-4--4-4-4-2-4--4-4------------------------------------
-7-2--2-2-2-0-2--2-2-2-5-2--2-2-2-0-2--2-2------------------------------------
      *   *      *   *      *   *      *

            
            
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guano wape 30 Apr 26, 2002 08:00 PM

yeah this the real better life, good job.

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joelios 10 Apr 27, 2002 08:00 PM

Basically fine, although there is the odd mistake with the fine tuning

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hardrockker917 41 Mar 22, 2006 04:37 PM

very nice tabbing!

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