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                                ALWAYS AND NEVER
                        As recorded by Coheed and Cambria

Words and Music by Coheed and Cambria
Transcribed by sprinklerthief

Gtr I (C# G# C# F# A# D#) - 'acous.'
Gtr II (C# G# C# F# A# D#) - 'acous.'

    Moderately Q=140
    Gtrs I, II
    E E E E E E   E E Q  Q    E E E E E E   E E Q  Q

  E E E E E E   Q  Q  Q    E E E E E E   Q  Q  Q

  (G)                  (Gm(Dsus(G)                  (Gm(Dsus4)
  Q  E E E  E    E  E  Q  Q    Q  E E E  E    E  E  Q  Q

  Q  E E E E   Q  E E E E   Q  E E E E   Q  E E E E  3x

     Q  E E  E E    Q  E E  E E   Q  E E  E E    Q  E E  E E   3x

   Q  E E  E E    Q  E E  E E   Q  E E  E E    Q  E E E E

                   1.,2.,3.         4.
    (G)                                   (Gm(Dsus4)
    Q  E E E  E    Q  E E E  E   4x E  E  Q  Q

                 1.,2.,3.       4.
    Q  E E E E   Q  E E E E  4x Q  E E E E

                   1.,2.,3.         4.
    (G)                                   (Gm(Dsus4)
    Q  E E E  E    Q  E E E  E   4x E  E  Q  Q

    (D)                         D5
    Q  E E E E   Q  E E E E     H.

Duration Legend
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
  - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <>  - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths

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CherrySG33 72 Jul 09, 2007 07:12 AM

not exactly a bad tab, its kinda just another way to play version 1.

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Gloom 10 Oct 21, 2007 12:56 PM

I like the opening for version one, but the chorus seems more accurate on this one. The 2 0 002 part on this one. The 11,001200 part is fine on both.

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Atb43 31 Oct 21, 2009 02:15 PM

This tab is more like the way that Claudio plays it. This tab is a bit better than Version 1 in my opinion.

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