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BROKEN WINGS- Alter Bridge
mark-tremonti.com and alterbridgeband.net
Tabbed by:reuben
Email:rubes_intheleast88@hotmail.com
Any corrections or questions about the tab, email me


Tuning: drop B(tune the low E string down to B, two octaves below 5th string, or the
same as the low B string on a 7string guitar) w/ all strings tuned down 1/2 a step

Enjoy!


[Intro]

gtr1(clean) neck pickup
eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
bb|-------10---------------------0---------0-----------0------------|
gb|-------9b11b9-7-------------7---6---------------6h7---7----------|
db|----------------9~~~~--------------------------------------7-----|
Ab|-------------------------/9-----0-------------0------------------|
Bb|-0-------------------------------------------------------------0-|

gtr1
eb|--------10p0-----------------------------9p0---0-----------------|
bb|-0------------10-10/12--1210-------------------------------------|
gb|-----0----------------------12~~~----------------9/11--11p9------|
db|---------------------------------8-------------------------12~~~~|
Ab|-------------------------------------9---------------------------|
Bb|-8-----8-----8-----------------0-7-----7-----7-------------------|

gtr1
eb|--------10-9-7---------------------------------------------------|
bb|---------------7---------------0---------0-----------------------|
gb|-----------------------------7---6---------------7---7-9b11-9~~--|
db|----------------------------------------------7h9--9-------------|
Ab|--------------------------/9-----0-------------------------------|
Bb|-0-------------------------------------------------------------0-|

gtr1
eb|--------10p0-------------------------------9p0---0---------------|
bb|-0------------10-10/12-12p10-------------------------------------|
gb|-----0----------------------12~~--------------------9/11~~~~~~~~~|
db|-----------------------------------8-----------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------9-------------------------|
Bb|-8-----8----8--------------------0-7-----7-----8-----------------|


[Pre -Verse]

gtr1
eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
bb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
gb|---------0---------------0---------------0---------------0-------|
db|---4-------4---4---4-------4---4---4-------4---4---4-------4---4-|
Ab|-----5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5---|
Bb|-3-----3---------5-----5---------0-----0---------0-----0---------|

gtr1
eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
bb|---------------------------------------------------------0-------|
gb|---------0---------------0---------------0-----------------0-----|
db|---4-------4---4---4-------4---4---4-------4---4---4---------4---|
Ab|-----5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5---------5-|
Bb|-3-----3---------5-----5---------0-----0---------0-----0---------|


[Verse 1]

    Fight the fight alone           when the world is full of victims
gtr1
eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
bb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
gb|---------0---------------0---------------0---------------0-------|
db|---4-------4---4---4-------4---4---4-------4---4---4-------4---4-|
Ab|-----5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5---|
Bb|-3-----3---------5-----5---------0-----0---------0-----0---------|

    dims a fading   light   in our souls
gtr1
eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
bb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
gb|---------0---------------0---------------0---------------0-------|
db|---4-------4---4---4-------4---4---4-------4---4---4-------4---4-|
Ab|-----5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5---|
Bb|-3-----3---------5-----5---------0-----0---------0-----0---------|

    Leave the peace alone          Now we are   all slowly changing
gtr1
eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
bb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
gb|---------0---------------0---------------0---------------0-------|
db|---4-------4---4---4-------4---4---4-------4---4---4-------4---4-|
Ab|-----5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5---|
Bb|-3-----3---------5-----5---------0-----0---------0-----0---------|

    Dims  a fading  light   in our souls                          In
gtr1
eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
bb|---------------------------------------------------------0-------|
gb|---------0---------------0---------------0-----------------0-----|
db|---4-------4---4---4-------4---4---4-------4---4---4---------4--/|
Ab|-----5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5---------5/|
Bb|-3-----3---------5-----5---------0-----0---------0-----0---------|


[Pre-Chorus]

     my    opinion  seeing  is   to know
gtr1
eb|---------0---------------0---------------------------------------|
bb|-----------0---------------0-------------------------------------|
gb|-------------0---------------0-----------0---------------0-------|
db|/--11---------11\--9-----------9---4-------4---4---4-------4---4/|
Ab|/----12---------\----10--------------5-------5-------5-------5--/|
Bb|/10----10-------\8-----8---------0-----0---------0-----0--------/|

Things we hold are always first to go
gtr1
eb|---------0---------------0---------------------------------------|
bb|-----------0---------------0-------------------------------------|
gb|-------------0---------------0-----------0---------------0-------|
db|/--11---------11\--9-----------9---4-------4---4---4-------4---4/|
Ab|/----12---------\----10--------------5-------5-------5-------5--/|
Bb|/10----10-------\8-----8---------0-----0---------0-----0---------|

    Who's to say we won't end up alone       On broken wings I'm  fall-
gtr1
eb|---------0---------------0-------0-------------------------------|
bb|-----------0---------------0-----0-------------------------------|
gb|-------------0---------------0---6-------------------------------|
db|/--11---------11\--9-------------8-------------------------------|
Ab|/----12---------\----10----------9-------------------------------|
Bb|-10----10-------\8-----8---------7-------------------------------|
                                         gtr2
                                        eb|-------------------------|
                                        bb|-------------------------|
                                        gb|--------------------*7*7-|
                                        db|--------------------*7*7-|
                                        Ab|--------------------*5*5-|
                                        Bb|-------------------------|


[Chorus]

   ing        and it won't  be   long              The skin on me is
gtr2
eb|-0-------0-----0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-------0-----0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-|
bb|-3-------3-----3-3-3-3-----3-3-3-5-------5-----5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-|
gb|-2-------2-----2-2-2-2-----2-2-2-6-------6-----6-6-6-6---6-6-6-6-|
db|-0-------0-----0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-7-------7-----7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-|
Ab|-0-------0-----0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-------0-----0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-|
Bb|-3-------3-----3-3-3-3-----3-3-3-5-------5-----5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-|

    burning By the fires  of  the   sun    On skinned   knees    I'm
gtr2
eb|-2-------2-----2-2-2-2-----2-0-0---------------------------------|
bb|-3-------2-----2-3-3-2-----2-0-0-0-----0-0----0---0-0-0-0----0-0-|
gb|-4-------4-----4-4-4-4-----4-4-4-0-----0-0----0---0-0-0-0----0-0-|
db|-4-------4-----4-4-4-4-----4-4-4-0-----0-0----9h1010101010p9-0-0-|
Ab|-2-------2-----2-2-2-2-----2-2-2-10----1010---10--10101010---1010|
Bb|-0-------0-----0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-8-----8-8----8---8-8-8-8----8-8-|

  bleeding  And  it  won't  be   long            I've got to find that
gtr2
eb|---------------------------------0-----0-0-----0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-|
bb|---------------------------------5-----5-5-----5-5-5-5-----5-5-0-|
gb|-7-------7-----7-7-7-7---7/9-9-9-6-----6-6-----6-6-6-6-----6-6-0-|
db|-7-------7-----7-7-7-7---x---x-0-7-----7-7-----7-7-7-7-----7-7---|
Ab|-5-------5-----5-5-5-5---5/7-7-0-0-----0-0-----0-0-0-0-----0-0---|
Bb|---------------------------------5-----5-5-----5-5-5-5-----5-5---|

   meaning   And I'll search for so long
gtr2
eb|-2-------2-----2-2-2-2-----2-2-2---------------------------------|
bb|-3-------3-----3-3-3-3-----3-3-3-0-------0-----0-0-0-0-----------|
gb|-4-------4-----4-4-4-4-----4-4-4-0-------0-----0-0-0-0-----------|
db|-4-------4-----4-4-4-4-----4-4-4-9-------10----10101212--------\-|
Ab|-2-------2-----2-2-2-2-----2-2-2-10------10----10101010--------\-|
Bb|-0-------0-----0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-8-------8-----8-8-8-8---------\-|


[Pre-Verse]

gtr2  fade out
eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
bb|-0---------------------------------------------------------------|
gb|-0---------------------------------------------------------------|
db|-4---------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-5---------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-3---------------------------------------------------------------|
gtr1
eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
bb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
gb|---------0---------------0---------------0---------------0-------|
db|---4-------4---4---4-------4---4---4-------4---4---4-------4---4-|
Ab|-----5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5---|
Bb|-3-----3---------5-----5---------0-----0---------0-----0---------|

      yeeeeeeeaaaaeeeeeeaaaaaaeeeeeeaaaaaaaa...aeeeeeeaaaahhhhhh.....lol
gtr1
eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
bb|---------------------------------------------------------0-------|
gb|---------0---------------0---------------0-----------------0-----|
db|---4-------4---4---4-------4---4---4-------4---4---4---------4---|
Ab|-----5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5---------5-|
Bb|-3-----3---------5-----5---------0-----0---------0-----0---------|


[Verse 2]

   Cry   ourselves to sleep        We  will  sleep alone forever
gtr1
eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
bb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
gb|---------0---------------0---------------0---------------0-------|
db|---4-------4---4---4-------4---4---4-------4---4---4-------4---4-|
Ab|-----5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5---|
Bb|-3-----3---------5-----5---------0-----0---------0-----0---------|

   will you lay me down  in the same place with all the love
gtr1
eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
bb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
gb|---------0---------------0---------------0---------------0-------|
db|---4-------4---4---4-------4---4---4-------4---4---4-------4---4-|
Ab|-----5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5---|
Bb|-3-----3---------5-----5---------0-----0---------0-----0---------|

   Mend the broken homes           Care for them they are our brothers
gtr1
eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
bb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
gb|---------0---------------0---------------0---------------0-------|
db|---4-------4---4---4-------4---4---4-------4---4---4-------4---4-|
Ab|-----5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5---|
Bb|-3-----3---------5-----5---------0-----0---------0-----0---------|

   Save the fading light   in  our souls                          In
gtr1
eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
bb|---------------------------------------------------------0-------|
gb|---------0---------------0---------------0-----------------0-----|
db|---4-------4---4---4-------4---4---4-------4---4---4---------4--/|
Ab|-----5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5---------5/|
Bb|-3-----3---------5-----5---------0-----0---------0-----0---------|


[Pre-Chorus]

   my     opinion  seeing   is  to know                            And
gtr1
eb|---------0---------------0---------------------------------------|
bb|-----------0---------------0-------------------------------------|
gb|-------------0---------------0-----------0---------------0-------|
db|/--11---------11\--9-----------9---4-------4---4---4-------4---4/|
Ab|/----12---------\----10--------------5-------5-------5-------5--/|
Bb|/10----10-------\8-----8---------0-----0---------0-----0--------/|

   what  you give will always carry you
gtr1
eb|---------0---------------0---------------------------------------|
bb|-----------0---------------0-------------------------------------|
gb|-------------0---------------0-----------0---------------0-------|
db|/--11---------11\--9-----------9---4-------4---4---4-------4---4/|
Ab|/----12---------\----10--------------5-------5-------5-------5--/|
Bb|/10----10-------\8-----8---------0-----0---------0-----0---------|

  who's to say we won't survive it too       On broken  wings I'm fall-
gtr1
eb|---------0---------------0-------0-------------------------------|
bb|-----------0---------------0-----0-------------------------------|
gb|-------------0-------------------6-------------------------------|
db|/--11-----------\--9-------------8-------------------------------|
Ab|/----12---------\----10----------9-------------------------------|
Bb|-10----10-------\8-----8---------7-------------------------------|
gtr2
eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
bb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
gb|--------------------------------------------------------*5*5*5*5-|
db|--------------------------------------------------------*5*5*5*5-|
Ab|--------------------------------------------------------*5*5*5*5-|
Bb|--------------------------------------------------------*5*5*5*5-|


[Chorus]

   ing       and it won't    be   long           the skin on me  is
gtr2
eb|---------------------------------0-----0-0-----0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-|
bb|-3-------3-----3-3-3-3-----3-3-0-5-----5-5-----5-5-5-5-----5-5-5-|
gb|-2-------2-----2-2-2-2-----2-2-0-6-----6-6-----6-6-6-6-----6-6-6-|
db|-0-------0-----0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-7-----7-7-----7-7-7-7-----7-7-7-|
Ab|-0-------0-----0-0-0-0-----0-0---0-----0-0-----0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-|
Bb|-3-------3-----3-3-3-3-----3-3---5-----5-5-----5-5-5-5-----5-5-5-|

   burning   by the fires of  the  sun     On skinned  knees  I'm
gtr1
eb|-2-------2-----2-2-2-2-----2-0-0---------------------------------|
bb|-3-------2-----2-3-3-2-----2-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
gb|-4-------4-----4-4-4-4-----4-4-4-0-----0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
db|-4-------4-----4-4-4-4-----4-4-4-0-----9-9-9-9---10101010109-0-0-|
Ab|-2-------2-----2-2-2-2-----2-2-2-10----10101010--1010101010101010|
Bb|-0-------0-----0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-8-----8-8-8-8---8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|

    bleeding  And it won't be     long      I've got to find that
gtr1
eb|---------------------------------0-------0-----0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-|
bb|---------------------------------5-------5-----5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-|
gb|-7-----7-7-----7-7-7-7---7/9~9~9-6-------6-----6-6-6-6---6-6-6-6-|
db|-7-----7-7-----5-5-5-5---x---x-0-7-------7-----7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-|
Ab|-5-----5-5-----5-5-5-5---5/7~7-0-0-------0-----0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-|
Bb|-3-----x-x-----------------------5-------5-----5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-|

   meaning  And I'll search for so long
gtr1
eb|-2-------2-----2-2-2-2-----2-0-0---------------------------------|
bb|-3-------2-----2-3-3-2-----2-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------|
gb|-4-------4-----4-4-4-4-----4-4-4-0-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------|
db|-4-------4-----4-4-4-4-----4-4-4-0-----9-10101012121212-11b12b11-|
Ab|-2-------2-----2-2-2-2-----2-2-2-10----1010101010101010--------12|
Bb|-0-------0-----0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-8-----8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-----------|


[Bridge]
     set 'em free   all            Relying on their will To make me
gtr1
eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
bb|-----------10~~~~------------------------------------------------|
gb|---------------------------------4-4-4-4-6-6-6-6-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-|
db|-11111112--------9-9-9-10--9-----x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|
Ab|-0-0-0-0---------10101010--10----2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-|
Bb|(10)-------------8-8-8-8---8---0---------------------------------|

    all that I am      And all I'll be
gtr1
eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
bb|-----------10~~~~------------------------------------------------|
gb|-------------------------------444---------444---------444-------|
db|-11111112--------9-9-9-10--9---xxx---------xxx---------xxx-------|
Ab|-0-0-0-0---------10101010--10--222---------222---------222-------|
Bb|(10)-------------8-8-8-8---8-------0-----0-----0-----0-----0---0-|

     set 'em free   all   we'll fall between the cracks With memories of
gtr1                                                        PH
eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
bb|-----------10~~~~------------------------------------------------|
gb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
db|-11111112--------9-9-9-10--9---\---------4-5~~~4p2---2-4-5-420---|
Ab|-0-0-0-0---------10101010--10--\-----0h2----------------------420|
Bb|(10)-------------8-8-8-8---8---\-0h3-----------------------------|

     all that  I  am  and all I'll be        On broken wings I'm fall-
gtr1
eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
bb|-----------10~~~~------------------------------------------------|
gb|-----------------------------------------------------1111111112\-|
db|-11111112--------9-9-9-10--9---8-8-8---9-9-9-9-111111111111x-x---|
Ab|-0-0-0-0---------10101010--10--9-9-9---9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9/10\-|
Bb|(10)-------------8-8-8-8---8---7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----------|


[Chorus]

     ing      and it won't   be  long            the skin  on  me is
gtr1
eb|-------------------------------0-0-------0-----0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-|
bb|-------------------------------5-5-------5-----5-5-5-5-----5-5-5-|
gb|-7-------7-----7-7-7-7---7-7-7-6-6-------6-----6-6-6-6-----6-6-6-|
db|-7-------7-----7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7-------7-----7-7-7-7-----7-7-7-|
Ab|-5-------5-----5-5-5-5---5-5-7-0-0-------0-----0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-|
Bb|-------------------------------5-5-------5-----5-5-5-5-----5-5-5-|

    burning   by the fires  of  the sun          On skinned knees I'm
gtr1
eb|-2-------2-----2-2-2-2-----2-0-0---------------------------------|
bb|-3-------3-----3-3-2-2-----2-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
gb|-4-------4-----4-4-4-4-----4-4-4-0-----0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
db|-4-------4-----4-4-4-4-----4-4-4-0-----9-9-9-10----101010109-0-0-|
Ab|-2-------2-----2-2-2-2-----2-2-2-10----10101010----10101010101010|
Bb|-0-------0-----0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-8-----8-8-8-8-----8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|

     Bleeding   and it wont   be   long       I've got  to  find that
gtr1
eb|---------------------------------0-------0-----0---0-0---0-0-----|
bb|---------------------------------10------10----10--1010--1010----|
gb|-7-----7-7/9-9/11--1112--1211119-9-------9-----9---9-9---9-9-----|
db|-x-----x-x---x-----------x-x-x-0-11------11----11--1111--1111----|
Ab|-5-----5-5/7-7/9---9/10--109-9-0-0-------0-----0---0-0---0-0-0-0-|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------------------0-0-|

   meaning And I'll search for so long                     hmmmmm..|
gtr1
eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
bb|---------------------------------0-------0-0---0----0-0----------|
gb|444--------444---------444-------0-------0-0---0----0-0----------|
db|xxx--------xxx---------xxx-------9-------1010--10/121212-------\-|
Ab|222--------222---------222-------10------1010--10---1010-------\-|
Bb|---0-----0-----0-----0-----0---0-8-------8-8---8----8-8--------\-|


[Outro]

gtr1
eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
bb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
gb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
db|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-2~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---------------0--------------------------------|
Bb|-0---------------------------------------------------------------|
gtr1(clean)
eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
bb|-------10---------------------0---------0-----------0------------|
gb|-------9b11b9-7-------------7---6---------------6h7---7----------|
db|----------------9~~~~--------------------------------------7-----|
Ab|-------------------------/9-----0-------------0------------------|
Bb|-0-------------------------------------------------------------0-|

gtr1
eb|--------10p0-----------------------------9p0---0-----------------|
bb|-0------------10-10/12--1210-------------------------------------|
gb|-----0----------------------12~~~----------------9/11--11p9------|
db|---------------------------------8-------------------------12~~~~|
Ab|-------------------------------------9---------------------------|
Bb|-8-----8-----8-----------------0-7-----7-----7-------------------|

gtr1
eb|--------10-9-7---------------------------------------------------|
bb|---------------7---------------0---------0-----------------------|
gb|-----------------------------7---6---------------7---7-9b11-9~~--|
db|----------------------------------------------7h9--9-------------|
Ab|--------------------------/9-----0-------------------------------|
Bb|-0-----------------/12-----------------------------------------0-|

gtr1                                                            rit.
eb|--------10p0-------------------------------9p0---0---------------|
bb|-0------------10-10/12-12p10-------------------------------------|
gb|-----0----------------------12~~--------------------9/11~~~~~~~~~|
db|-----------------------------------8-----------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------9-------------------------|
Bb|-8-----8----8--------------------0-7-----7-----8-----------------|

gtr1
eb|--------------------------------------------------0---------------
bb|-----------------------11-12-14p12p11-12--11-------------14-------
gb|------------------11-12-----------------12--11-12---9/11----------
db|----------11-12-14------------------------------------------------
Ab|------------------------------------------------------------------
Bb|-0----------------------------------------------------------------


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

/  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| * harmonic
| x  Mute note
| PM Palm mute
| PH pinch harmonic

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

            
            
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mikiedaman 60 Mar 21, 2005 07:00 PM

awesome, sounds perfect to me :)

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good work man, mark tremonti would be hard to tab.

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