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Song: Up Against The Wall 
Band: Boys Like Girls
Album: Boys Like Girls[2006]
Tabbed by: pigeonfarmer(peter.walsh33@ntlworld.com)

Drop D tuning

Intro - Very straight forward, so work it out yourself! :)


Verse 1(muted)

First time through no guitar, then...
            C#m                   A                     E                     B
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-5555-5555-5555-5555-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-6666-6666-6666-6666----------------------------------------------------9999-9999-9999-|x2
D|-6666-6666-6666-6666---7777-7777-7777-7777---2222-2222-2222-2222---9999-9999-9999-9999-|
A|-4444-4444-4444-4444---7777-7777-7777-7777---2222-2222-2222-2222---9999-9999-9999-9999-|
D|-----------------------7777-7777-7777-7777---2222-2222-2222-2222---9999-9999-9999-9999-|


Pre-Chorus

(Can also be played as 7th and 9th fret drop D bar chords)
      A(Open)      B(Open)       A        B
E|---0----0---0---0----0---0----(0)------(0)-------|
B|--x-xxxx--x----4-4440--0-------x--------0--------|
G|--2-2222--2~---4-4444--4~------2--------4--------|
D|--2-2222--2~---4-4444--4~------2-(x16)--4-(x16)--|
A|--0-0000--0~---2-2222--2~------0--------2--------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|


Chorus
         E                C#m                A(Open)         B(Open)
E|-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0----0-----0-0--00-000--|
B|--x-x--xxxx-xxxx----5-5--5555-5555----x-x--xxxx-xxxx---4-4--4400-0000--|
G|--x-x--xxxx-xxxx----6-6--6666-6666----2-2--2222-2222---4-4--4444-4444--| x2
D|--2-2--2222-2222----6-6--6666-6666----2-2--2222-2222---4-4--4444-4444--| 
A|--2-2--2222-2222----4-4--4444-4444----0-0--0000-0000---2-2--2222-2222--|
D|--2-2--2222-2222-------------------------------------------------------|

After Chorus
         C#m        E       B
E|--------------------------------|
B|-5555-5555-5555---------[7777]--|
G|-6666-6666-6666-999999-777777---|
D|-6666-6666-6666-999999-777777---|
A|-4444-4444-4444-777777-777777---|
D|-----------------------777777---|


Verse 2
            C#m                   A                     E                     B
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-5555-5555-5555-5555-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-6666-6666-6666-6666----------------------------------------------------9999-9999-9999-|x2
D|-6666-6666-6666-6666---7777-7777-7777-7777---2222-2222-2222-2222---9999-9999-9999-9999-|
A|-4444-4444-4444-4444---7777-7777-7777-7777---2222-2222-2222-2222---9999-9999-9999-9999-|
D|-----------------------7777-7777-7777-7777---2222-2222-2222-2222---9999-9999-9999-9999-|


Chorus
         E                C#m                A(Open)         B(Open)
E|-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0----0-----0-0--00-000--|
B|--x-x--xxxx-xxxx----5-5--5555-5555----x-x--xxxx-xxxx---4-4--4400-0000--|
G|--x-x--xxxx-xxxx----6-6--6666-6666----2-2--2222-2222---4-4--4444-4444--|(x2)
D|--2-2--2222-2222----6-6--6666-6666----2-2--2222-2222---4-4--4444-4444--| 
A|--2-2--2222-2222----4-4--4444-4444----0-0--0000-0000---2-2--2222-2222--|
D|--2-2--2222-2222-------------------------------------------------------|


Bridge

Riff: 1

This riff is definitely played continuously through the bridge.
             E                                       E
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-9-9-99--9-9-99999--9-9-99--9-9-99999----9-9-99--9-9-99999--9-9-99-9---999-999-|
D|-9-9-99--9-9-99999--9-9-99--9-9-99999----9-9-99--9-9-99999--9-9-99-9---999-999-|x2
A|-7-7-77--7-7-77777--7-7-77--7-7-77777----7-7-77--7-7-77777--6-6-66-6---777-777-|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Riff: 2

It sounds like there's a 2nd riff carrying the melody, maybe second guitar though 
I might just be hearing the bass; either way an alternate riff for 2 guitars is...
      A        E        F#       A            A        E         F#       A   A
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-7-7-77--2-2-22222--4-4-44--7-7-77777----7-7-77--2-2-22222--4-4-44-4---777-777-| 
A|-7-7-77--2-2-22222--4-4-44--7-7-77777----7-7-77--2-2-22222--4-4-44-4---777-777-|
D|-7-7-77--2-2-22222--4-4-44--7-7-77777----7-7-77--2-2-22222--4-4-44-4---777-777-|

     A         E        F#       A            A  
E|------------------------------------------------|...
B|------------------------------------------------|...
G|------------------------------------------------|...
D|-7-7-77--2-2-22222--4-4-44--7-7-77777----7-7-77-|...
A|-7-7-77--2-2-22222--4-4-44--7-7-77777----7-7-77-|...
D|-7-7-77--2-2-22222--4-4-44--7-7-77777----7-7-77-|...

     E             F#          G#        E(or A)     
E|---------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|-2-2-22222--4444444444444444-6666-2222222222222222-|
A|-2-2-22222--4444444444444444-6666-2222222222222222-|
D|-2-2-22222--4444444444444444-6666-2222222222222222-|


Pre-Chorus

(Soft Strumming/slightly muted)
  C#m       B        Em      B(Open)          
E|-x--------0--------0-------0-------|
B|-5--------4--------0-------0-------|
G|-6--------4--------2-------4-------|
D|-6-(x16)--4-(x16)--2-(x16)-4-(x16)-|
A|-4--------2--------0-------2-------|
D|-----------------------------------|


Chorus
         E                C#m                A(Open)         B(Open)
E|----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0----0-----0-0--00-000--|
B|-x-x--xxxx-xxxx----5-5--5555-5555----x-x--xxxx-xxxx---4-4--4400-0000--|
G|-x-x--xxxx-xxxx----6-6--6666-6666----2-2--2222-2222---4-4--4444-4444--|(x3)
D|-2-2--2222-2222----6-6--6666-6666----2-2--2222-2222---4-4--4444-4444--| 
A|-2-2--2222-2222----4-4--4444-4444----0-0--0000-0000---2-2--2222-2222--|
D|-2-2--2222-2222-------------------------------------------------------|


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