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Kickstart My Heart Tab

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D G C F A D
drop d tuninG|- DGCFAD

[Intro]
play with bar prebent and release after you pick each note
D|----------------------|
G|----------------------|
C|----------------------|
F|--0^------------------|
A|------0^--------------|
D|-----------0^-\/\/\/\-|

D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------2------2------2-----------2------2------2-----------2------2------2---|
F|---------2------2------2-----------2------2------2-----------2------2------2---|
A|--5-6/7--0--0-0-0--0-0-0-0--5-6/7--0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-5-6/7--0--0-0-0--0-0-0-0-|
D|--3-4/5---------------------3-4/5---------------------3-4/5--------------------|

D|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
C|---------2------2------2---|
F|---------2------2------2---|
A|--5-6/7--0--0-0-0--0-0-0-0-|
D|--3-4/5--------------------|

D|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------8---7------------8---7\------------------|
C|--------2------------------------7---7---7------------7---7\---2--------------|
F|--------2-----------5------------7---7---7------------7---7\---2--------------|
A|--5-6/--0-3p0-3p0-0-5--2p0-3p0-3-5-----5----5-5-5-5-5---5------0--3p0-3p0-0-3-|
D|--3-4/--------------3----------------------------------------3----------------|

             ba ba ba ba oh                      yeah...
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|------8---7------------------------------------------|
C|--7---7---7--------------2-------------------------7-|
F|--7---7---7--------------2------------5------------7-|
A|--5-----5------------0-3-0--3p0-3p0-0-5--2p0-3p0-3-5-|
D|-------------0-2-3-4------------------3--------------|

[Verse]
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|--5-6--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--5-6-7---------------------------5-6--------------------------5-6-|
D|--3-4-5--5-5--5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5--5-3-4-5-5--5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5--5-3-4-|

D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------8---7------------8----7------------------------------------|
C|--5~-------7-----7---7------------7----7------------------------------------|
F|--5~--5~---7-----7---7------------7----7------------------------------------|
A|--3~--5~---5--5----5---5-5-5-5-5-----5----5-6---------------------------5-6-|
D|------3~----------------------------------3-4--5-5--5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5--5-3-4-|

D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------8---7------------8---7---|
C|-----------------------------5~-------7---7---7------------7---7---|
F|-----------------------------5~--5~---7---7---7------------7---7---|
A|--7--------------------------3~--5~---5-5---5----5-5-5-5-5---5-----|
D|--5--5-5--5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-------3~--------------------------------|

[Chorus]
 ..ooh are you ready girls, ooh are you ready now..
D|--------8~^------------------8^~--------------------|
G|--------8~^------------------8^~--------------------|
C|--------x~^------------------x^~--------------------|
F|--------7~^------------------7^~--------------------|
A|--5--5--0~^-----------5--5---0^~---------------0-\/-|
D|--3--4----------------3--4--------------------------|

D|------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------8---7-------------8----7\-|
C|--2----------------------------7--7---7-------------7----7\-|
F|--2--------------5-------------7--7---5-------------7----7\-|
A|--0--3p0-3p0-----5--2p0--3p0-3-5----5----5-5-5-5-5-----5----|
D|--------------0--3------------------------------------------|

D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------8---7------7--------------------|
C|-----2---------------------------7--7---7------7------------------2-|
F|-----2--------------5------------7--7---7------7------------------2-|
A|-----0--3p0-3p0-----5--2p0-3p0-3-5----5----5-5----------------0-3-0-|
D|--3--------------0--3------------------------------0--2--3--4-------|

D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------8---7-------------7-----7\--------------------|
C|--------------------------7--7---7-------------7-----7\-----2--------------|
F|-------------5------------7--7---7-------------7-----7\-----2------------5-|
A|--3p0-3p0----5--2p0-3p0-3-5----5----5-5-5-5-5-----5---------0--3p0-3p0---5-|
D|-----------0-3-------------------------------------------3-------------0-3-|

D|------------|
G|------------|
C|------------|
F|------------|
A|--2p0-3p0-3-|
D|------------|

[Verse]
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
C|--------------------------------------------------------------2-|
F|-----3-3-------------------------3-3--------------------------2-|
A|--3--3-3-------------------------3-3----------------------0-3-0-|
D|-----1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-0-2-3-4------|

D|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------10---------------------|
C|-2-2---------2-------2---------2-----------------------9----------------------|
F|-2-2---------2-------2---------2---------2-------2-----7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-6-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-6------------------------|
D|-----------------------3-4-------------------------3-4------------------------|

D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|--------2---------9-------9---------2---------2---------2---------2---------|
F|----5-6-2---------7-------7---------2---------2---------2---------2---------|
A|--0-5-6-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-5-6-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-6-0-0-0-0-0-|
D|----3-4-------------------------3-4---------------------------3-4-----------|

D|---------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------5^--5^-5^--5^--5^-5^-|
C|--2--------------5~-------7------------------------|
F|--2--------------5~--5~---7------------------------|
A|--0-0-0-0-0-5-6--3~--5~---5------------------------|
D|------------3-4------3~----------------------------|

D|--------------------------------------------19(19)--19--17----------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------20---5\/-|
C|------2---------2---------2--------------7--------------------------|
F|------2---------2---------2--------------7--------------------------|
A|--5-6-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-6--5--------------------------|
D|--3-4-------------------------------3-4-----------------------------|

[Chorus]
 ..yea are you ready girls, yea are you ready now..
D|--------8~^------------------8^~--------------------|
G|--------8~^------------------8^~--------------------|
C|--------x~^------------------x^~--------------------|
F|--------7~^------------------7^~--------------------|
A|--5--5--0~^-----------5--5---0^~---------------0-\/-|
D|--3--4----------------3--4--------------------------|

D|------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------8---7-------------8----7\-|
C|--2----------------------------7--7---7-------------7----7\-|
F|--2--------------5-------------7--7---5-------------7----7\-|
A|--0--3p0-3p0-----5--2p0--3p0-3-5----5----5-5-5-5-5-----5----|
D|--------------0--3------------------------------------------|

D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------8---7------7-7-------------------|
C|-----2---------------------------7--7---7------7-7-----------------2-|
F|-----2--------------5------------7--7---7------7-7-----------------2-|
A|-----0--3p0-3p0-----5--2p0-3p0-3-5----5----5-5-----------------0-3-0-|
D|--3--------------0--3-------------------------------0--2--3--4-------|

D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------8---7-------------7-----7\----------------|
C|--------------------------7--7---7-------------7-----7\-----2----------|
F|-------------5------------7--7---7-------------7-----7\-----2----------|
A|--3p0-3p0----5--2p0-3p0-3-5----5----5-5-5-5-5-----5---------0--3p0-3p0-|
D|-----------0-3-------------------------------------------3-------------|

D|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
C|----2---------2---------2------------|
F|----2---------2---------2---------3~-|
A|----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3~-|
D|--0-------------------------------1~-|

[interlude] clean tone
D|-----------------------------------------3p2-2~-|
G|------2----3(3)------3(3)----2(2)--3(3)--3---3~-|
C|------2----2(2)------2(2)----2(2)--2(2)--2---2~-|
F|--9~--2----5(5)------0(0)----2(2)--5(5)---------|
A|--7~--------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|

 ..when we started this band..   ..years gone by..
D|----------------------------------------------3p2-2-|
G|--2(2)------3(3)-------3(3)-------2(2)--3(3)--3---3-|
C|--2(2)------2(2)-------2(2)-------2(2)--2(2)--2---2-|
F|--2(2)------5(5)-------0(0)-------2(2)--5(5)--------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|

distortion
 ..when im enraged or hittin the stage, adrenaline rushing..
D|---------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------3----------------3--|
C|-------------------------2----------------2--|
F|-------------------------5----------------0--|
A|--------------0--3--0------------------------|
D|--0--2--3--4---------------------------------|

 ..id say we are still kickin ass..
D|--------------------------------3-|
G|--2--------------3--------------2-|
C|--2--------------2--------------0-|
F|--2--------------5----------------|
A|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|

 ..say ooh,      ah,       kickstart my heart,  and to think..
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
G|--2---------------3(3)-----3(3)---------------2--------|
C|--2------2--------0(0)-----2(2)---------------2-----2--|
F|--2------2--------0(0)-----0(0)---------------2-----2--|
A|---------0--------x(x)------------------------------0--|
D|------------------3(3)---------------------------------|

 ..we did,     all of this to rock..
D|-------------------------------------------------|
G|----------3(3)-----------------3----x^-\--\/\/-\-|
C|----------0(0)-----------------2----x^-\--\/\/-\-|
F|----------0(0)-----------------0----x^-\--\/\/-\-|
A|----------x(x)-----------------------------------|
D|----------3(3)-----------------------------------|

[solo/ chorus]
gtr 1 plays the regular chorus throughout the solo
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------8----7------7-7-----------------------------------------------------|
C|--2---7----7------7-7----------------------2----------------------------7-|
F|--2---7----7------7-7----------------------2--------------5-------------7-|
A|--0------5----5-5--------------------0--3--0--3p0-3p0-----5--2p0-3p0-3--5-|
D|-----------------------0--2--3--3-3--------------------0--3---------------|

gtr 2 starts solo after gtr 2 plays the above part twice,
then plays the solo with a talk box where indicated

                      play with arm pre bent and release to get the ghost notes
D|-----------------------------------------------8----8---8-------------------|
G|-----8----7--------8^-----(8)-------8-----8--------------------10^-----(10)-|
C|--2--7----7------------------------------------5----5---5-------------------|
F|--2--7----7--------5^-----(5)-------5-----5--------------------7^------(7)--|
A|--0-----5----5-5------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
{ T    A    L    K    B     O     X     }

D|--8--8--10--8-------8----------8--8--8----------------8--8--10---11--10--8\-8-|
G|----------------10------10---------------10--10--10---------------------------|
C|--5--5--7---5-------5-------9--5--5--5----------------5--5---7---8---7---5\-5-|
F|-----------------7------7----------------7---7----7---------------------------|
A|----------------------------7-------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

D|--8---------8----------8--8----------8----------8--8--8---------8----------8-|
G|-----10--------10------------10---------10---------------10--------10--------|
C|--5------7--5-------9--5--5-------9--5------9---5--5--5------9--5-------9--5-|
F|------7---------7-------------7----------7---------------7----------7--------|
A|---------7----------7-------------7---------7----------------7----------7----|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

D|--------8-------8-------5--0-0-7--0-0--8-0-0-7--0-0-8-8-0-0-10-10-0-0-8-8-0-0-|
G|-10-------10-------10---------------------------------------------------------|
C|----9--5-----9--5-------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-7--------7--------7----------------------------------------------------------|
A|----7--------7----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

D|--10-10-0-0-12-12-0-0-10-10-0-0-8-8-0-0-10-10-0-0-7-7-0-0-8-8-0-0-5----|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------8-|
C|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

D|----------------------------------8--8--8------------8-----------8---------8-|
G|-------------------------------------------10------------10---------10-------|
C|--5-5--4--7-7--4--5-5--4--7-7--4--5--5--5-------9----5-------9---5------9--5-|
F|--5-5-----7-7-----5-5-----7-7---------------7------------7----------7--------|
A|------------------------------------------------7------------7----------7----|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
{ T A  L  K       B   O  X   }

D|---------8---------------5-5-----------7-7----------------------------5-5-|
G|--10--------10--------8--8-8-------10-10-10----1-1--1~--1----------8--8-8-|
C|------9--5-----------------------------------3-3-3--3~--3--2--------------|
F|--7---------7--7--7----------7-7---------------------------0--7-7---------|
A|------7-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

D|-------------7--7--7-----------------------------10---------------5-5-|
G|----------10-10-10-10-------------8--8---8-10-10----10-8-10h10--8-8-8-|
C|------------------------------7-9------9------------------------------|
F|--7--7-7---------------9--10------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

D|------------7--7------8---8--8^---8-----5-5------7-7--7-------8-8--8--|
G|--x-x-x-10-10-10--11-11--11-11^--11---5-8-8--10-10-10-10--11-11-11-11-|
C|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

                       with feed back
D|--8^-8^-8^-8^----8^-8^-8^-8^---8^-8^-8^--8^8^8^8^--8^8^8^8^--8\/----------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------------------------------5\/-5\/-|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

right here is where gtr 1 stops playing the chorus and the solo goes into full swing
gtr 1
D|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------|
F|--------7--5--6--7--5--6--7----2-|
A|--5--6--7--5--6--7--5--6--7----2-|
D|--3--4--5--3--4--5--3--4--5----0-|

after the above, gtr 2 uses the talk box for pretty much the rest of the solo

gtr 2
D|-----------------------------5-------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------8-8^--8---8-7-5-----5-------------------------------------|
C|--5-5-5---7-7-7--5~------------------8p7---8p7-5----5h7p5----------------------|
F|--5-5-5---7-7-7--5~-------------------------------7--------7p5---5-------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------7---7\5-3---3---|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------5---5-|

gtr 1 plays this chord at a free tempo under this part of the solo
D|----|
G|----|
C|--2-|
F|--2-|
A|--0-|
D|----\

gtr 2
D|------------------------------------------------8h10-8h10----8-10-10-10-8----|
G|-----------------------------------5h8p5-5-8/10-----------10--------------10-|
C|---------------5h7-7-7-7-5-7-5-7-7-------------------------------------------|
F|-------5h79h-7---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-3-5/7-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

gtr 1 plays this chord at a free tempo under this part of the solo
D|----|
G|----|
C|--4-|
F|--4-|
A|--2-|
D|----|

gtr 2
D|-8h10------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------10-8h10p8---8----------------------------------------------------------|
C|----------------9----9\7-5h7p5---7-7--7-5-7-5-7---5--------------------------|
F|-------------------------------7----------------7---7-5----5-----------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------7----7\5-3-------3-0-|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------5-5-5-----|

gtr 1, plays this chord at a free tempo under this part of the solo
D|----|
G|----|
C|--5-|
F|--5-|
A|--3-|
D|----|

gtr 2
D|--20-20-20-20-17-20-17--20-17--------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------20-17-----20p17---------------------------------|
C|--------------------------------------19--------19--19-19-17----17-------------|
F|-------------------------------------------------------------19----19-17-19-17-|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

gtr 1, play this chord at a free tempo under this part of the solo
D|-----|
G|-----|
C|--7\-|
F|--7\-|after the umpteenth time slide down to a5 to finish off with
A|--5\-|
D|-----|

  a5
D|----|
G|----|
C|--2-|
F|--2-|
A|--0-|
D|----|

                                          (..kick start my heart..)
gtr 2                     |--keep arm bent down-----------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|--------------------------------------------------------------2------|
F|--------------------------------------------------------------2------|
A|--19-17\15----15-17-19--19------------3----3----0-----19--3---0--0^--|
D|-----------17--------------------------------------------------------|
                          { T    A    L    K    B     O     X     }

************************************

h- hammer on
p- pull off
b- bend
^- use bar
~- let ring
x- palm mute
\- slide up
/- slide down
(#)- let ring
\/- dive with bar
\/\/\/\- random trilling

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+15 reply
dbzrage3k 703 Apr 02, 2005 07:00 PM

he doesn't have it in drop d...he's got it in standard d, he just named the tuning wrong.

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r_lightning 270 Jul 12, 2005 08:00 PM

5stars dude;)

hail the kings of glory and glam \m/Motley Crue\m/

+6 reply
shadow51t 112 Aug 11, 2005 08:00 PM

It's standard D not drop D; and the dude got the tuning backwards.
- D G C F A D -
(^from low to high^)
still an excelent tab, great work

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