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The Prettiest Star bass

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David Bowie - The Prettiest Star
from Aladdin Sane (1973)

Bowie´s been a part of me almost all my life. His death encouraged me to write down these bass tabs
which I'll upload from time to time.

Tabbed by Leo Chiurco

[Intro]
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|------------/10.-----7-----------|
A|-8-----------8---------------7---|-8-----------------------10--8---|
E|-----------------8---------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|-----------------10--------------|
D|---------------------------------|---------7---------------10.-10.-|
A|-5-----------5-----------4---5---|-6-------------------------------|
E|-----------------5---------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-7-----------7---------------5---|-7-------5-----------------------|
A|-----------------7---------------|-----------------8-------7-------|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-3-----------3---------------2---|-3-------.-----------------------|
E|-----------------3---------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

[Verse 1] "Cold fire ..."
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|------------/10.-----7-----------|
A|-8-----------8---------------7---|-8-----------------------10--8---|
E|-----------------8---------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|-----------------10--------------|
D|---------------------------------|---------7---------------10.-10.-|
A|-5-----------5-----------4---5---|-6-------------------------------|
E|-----------------5---------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-7-----------7---------------5---|-7-------5-----------------------|
A|-----------------7---------------|-----------------8-------7-------|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-3-----------3---------------2---|-3-------.-----------------------|
E|-----------------3---------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

{Verse 2] "So tired ..."
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|------------/10.-----7-----------|
A|-8-----------8---------------7---|-8-----------------------10--8---|
E|-----------------8---------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|-----------------10--------------|
D|---------------------------------|---------7---------------10\-----|
A|-5-----------5---------------5---|-6-------------------------------|
E|-----------------5---------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

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

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-3-----------3---------------2---|-3-------.-----------------------|
E|-----------------3---------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

[Chorus 1] "Staying back in your memory ..."
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-8-----------8-----------7---8---|-7-----------7-----------7---10--|
A|-----------------8---------------|-----------------7---7---------7-|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|-----------------8---------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------8---------------8\------|-3-------2-------3-------4-------|
A|-6-------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|------------/9-------7-----------|---------------------------------|
D|-5-----------------------9\------|-----------------5-------7\------|
A|---------------------------------|-5-------8-----------------------|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-3-------------------------------|-1-------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-7-----------7---------------5---|-7-------5-----------------------|
A|-----------------7---------------|-----------------8-------7-------|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

[Verse 3] "One day ..."
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|------------/10.-----7-----------|
A|-8-----------8---------------7---|-8-----------------------10--8---|
E|-----------------8---------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|-----------------3-----------5---|
A|-5-----------5-----------4---5---|-------------------------3-------|
E|-----------------5---------------|-1-------1-----------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-7-----------7-------------------|-7-------5-----------------------|
A|-----------------7---------------|-----------------8-------7-------|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-3-----------3---------------2---|-3-------------------------------|
E|-----------------3---------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-8-----------8---------------7---|-8-----------8-------8.----------|
E|-----------------8---------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

[Chorus 2] "Staying back in your memory ..."
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-8-----------8-------7---8-------|-7-----------7-----------7---10--|
A|---------------------------------|-----------------7---7---------7-|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|-----------------8-----------8---|---------------------------------|
D|---------8---------------8-----8-|---------------------------------|
A|-6-------------------------------|-8-------7-------8-------9-------|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|------------/9-------7-----------|---------------------------------|
D|-------------------------9\------|-----------------5-------7\------|
A|-10------------------------------|-5-------8-----------------------|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-3-------------------------------|-1-------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-7-----------7---------------5---|-7-------5-----------------------|
A|-----------------7---------------|-----------------8-------7-------|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +


[Verse 4] "One day ..."
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|------------/10.-----7-----------|
A|-8-----------8---------------7---|-8-----------------------10--8---|
E|-----------------8---------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|-----------------10--------------|
D|---------------------------------|---------7---------------10\-----|
A|-5-----------5---------------5---|-6-------------------------------|
E|-----------------5---------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

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

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-3-----------3---------------2---|-3-------------------------------|
E|-----------------3---------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

[Coda]
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|------------/10.-----7-----------|
A|-8-----------8---------------7---|-8-----------------------10--8---|
E|-----------------8---------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|-------------8-------8---8-------|
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-5-----------5---------------5---|-6-------------------------------|
E|-----------------5---------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-7-----------7---------------5---|-7-------5-----------------------|
A|-----------------7---------------|-----------------8-------7-------|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-3-----------3---------------2---|-3-------------------------------|
E|-----------------3---------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|------------/10.-----7-----------|
A|-8-----------8---------------7---|-8-----------------------10--8---|
E|-----------------8---------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|-----------------10--------------|
D|---------------------------------|---------7---------------10\-----|
A|-5-----------5---------------5---|-6-------------------------------|
E|-----------------5---------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-7-----------7---------------5---|-7-------5-----------------------|
A|-----------------7---------------|-----------------8-------7-------|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-3-----------3---------------2---|-3-------------------------------|
E|-----------------3---------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|------------/10.-----7-----------|
A|-8-----------8---------------7---|-8-----------------------10--8---|
E|-----------------8---------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|-----------------3-----------3-3-|
A|-5-----------5---------------5---|-------------------------3-------|
E|-----------------5---------------|-1-------1-----------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-7-----------7---------------5---|-7-------5-----------------------|
A|-----------------7---------------|-----------------8-------7-------|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-3-----------3---------------2---|-3-------------------------------|
E|-----------------3---------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|------------/10.-----7-----------|
A|-8-----------8---------------7---|-8-----------------------10--8---|
E|-----------------8---------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|---------------------7-------7---|
A|-5-----------5---------------5---|-6-----------6-----------6-------|
E|-----------------5---------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-7-----------7---------------5---|-7-------5-----------------------|
A|-----------------7---------------|-----------------8-------7-------|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-3-----------3---------------2---|-3-------------------------------|
E|-----------------3---------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|------------/10.-----7-----------|
A|-8-----------8---------------7---|-8-----------------------10--8---|
E|-----------------8---------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|-----------------10.-10.---------|
D|---------------------------------|---------7---------------10.-10.-|
A|-5-----------5---------------5---|-6-------------------------------|
E|-----------------5---------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-7-----------7---------------5---|-7-------5-----------------------|
A|-----------------7---------------|-----------------8-------7-------| (Fade)
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +   1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

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 | .  End note
 | /  Slide up
 | \  Slide down

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