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Song: Potion Approaching
Band: Arctic Monkeys
Album Humbug

INTRO:

  +   1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +   1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +
e|--|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--|-----------------------------------------------------------------|  
D|--|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|2-|-------------2---------------2---------------2---------------2---|
E|0-|-2-------x---0---3-------x---0---2-------x---0---3-------x---0---|

repeat from "1"

VERSE:

repeat riff, then:

  1       2  +  +  3       4  +  +
e|----------------------------------3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---|
B|----------------------------------3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---|
G|----------------------------------x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---|
D|7-------7--7--7--7-------7--7--7--5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5---|
A|7-------7--7--7--7-------7--7--7--5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5---|
E|5-------5--5--5--5-------5--5--5--3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---|

the thing going up and down at the G chord is the bass not the guitar

bass for guitar: (E-3-2-0-2-3-2-0-3-2.........)

repeat riff, play A-G riff, repeat riff play A-G riff ->

CHORUS:

gtr. 1:
e|2-------2--2--2--2-------2--2--2--2-------2--2--2-----------------|
B|2-------2--2--2--2-------2--2--2--2-------2--2--2-----------------|
G|2-------2--2--2--2-------2--2--2--2-------2--2--2-----------------|
D|4-------4--4--4--4-------4--4--4--4-------4--4--4-----------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|

gtr. 2:
e|-----------------------------------------------------5---4---5----|
B|-----------------------------------------------------5---4---5----|
G|-----------------------------------------------------6---5---6----|
D|-----------------------------------------------------7---6---7----|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|

gtr. 1:
e|2-------2--2--2--2-------2--2--2--2-------2--2--2-----------------|
B|2-------2--2--2--2-------2--2--2--2-------2--2--2-----------------|
G|2-------2--2--2--2-------2--2--2--2-------2--2--2-----------------|
D|4-------4--4--4--4-------4--4--4--4-------4--4--4-----------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|

gtr. 2: lets chord ring

e|2--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|2--------------------------------------------------------------|
G|2--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|4--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|


in the last bar gtr. 2 changes to Am and lets the chord ring out

gtr. 2
e|-----------------------------------------------------5---4---5----|
B|-----------------------------------------------------5---4---5----|
G|-----------------------------------------------------6---5---5----|
D|-----------------------------------------------------7---6---7----|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|

BREAK: (gtr. 1 plays main riff)

gtr. 2:
e|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|5/7--5/8--5/7--5/8--5/7--5/8---5--7--5----------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------6--4--2--------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------2--4-----2------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------3----|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|

end on this = start of Verse 2:

e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|2--------------------------------------------------------------|

- Chorus 2

SOLO:

gtr. 1: repeated throughout the whole solo

e|2-------2--2--2--5---4---5----|
B|2-------2--2--2--5---4---5----|
G|2-------2--2--2--6---5---6----|
D|4-------4--4--4--7---6---7----|
A|------------------------------|
E|------------------------------|

gtr. 2:
                                                all 1/4 step bends
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------5b-------------|
G|------------------------4-4-4-4-4-4-6---6---6--------6b-5b-6b--|
D|4-4-4-4-4-4-7---7---7------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|
                
           hold 1/4 bend  
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------5-6-7---7-7-7-7-5---5---5--------------5--|
G|-----------6-6-6-6-r---------------------------4b(5)r4---------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|6~~~---6-6-6-6~~~------------6~~~~--6-6-6-6~~~-----------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|
 
CHORUS:

gtr. 1: same as in solo

gtr. 2: almost the same
                                                all 1/4 step bends
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------5b-------------|
G|------------------------4-4-4-4-4-4-6---6---6--------6b-5b-6b--|
D|4-4-4-4-4-4-7---7---7------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|
                
         hold 1/4 bend  
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------5-6-7---7-7-7-7-5-------------------------|
G|-----------6-6-6-6-r---------------------------4b(5)r4---2-----|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------2~----4~--------------------2-------------|
D|4------4--4--4--4-------------4------------------2-------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

BREAK 2:

gtr. 1:
e|2--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|2--------------------------------------------------------------|
G|2--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|4--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

gtr. 2:
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|0h2---5-0----5-2---5-0---5-2---5-0---5-2---5-0--5-|

e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------5-----4-------|
E|2---5-0---5-2---5-0---5-2---5-0---5-----5------0--|

BRIDGE:

gtr. 1 starts playing at C# note of guitar 2 in previous bar
                                                         
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|(9)r-7-------9b10r9----7\2-----2-3--2--0--2--------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|  x2
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

gtr. 2:
                                                  
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------4b~~~~~-----|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|2--------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                    
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------9b10~r-9---6~~~~---|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

When the vocals come in:

gtr. 2:
e|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|-----------------|
D|4---7------------| the last two notes are harmonics
A|x---x---5*-------|
E|2---5-------5*---|

- LAST VERSE SHORT

====================================================================

x ... mute note
/ ... slide up
\ ... slide down 
h ... hammer-on
p ... pull-off
b ... bend
r ... release
~ ... vibrato
* ... harmonic

            
            
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