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Total Life Forever tab

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  • Both guitars are played clean, but Guitar 2 uses reverb during the bridge.

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---------------------------------------------------------------------------
                         TOTAL LIFE FOREVER - Foals
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Tabbed by: DaveS

Tuning: Standard
 
Guitar 1 (LEFT)
Intro and verse (slightly muted)
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15---------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Chorus
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-15--17---------------15----------------15-17---------15----------------|
G|---------17--14-17-17----17-14--1717-17-------14--17------17------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-15--17-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------17--14-17-17-17-14-14--17-17-14-14--17--17-14------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse (as before)

Chorus

‘Singularity...’ (These are offbeat, listen for timing)
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--15--15--15--15--15--15--15--15--15--15--15--15--15--15----------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------etc-------------|

Verse

Last chorus and end section
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------13------------------------|
G|-14-14-14--1414141414-16-16-16-1616161616-16------16--14----------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2 (RIGHT)
Intro and Verse (after G1 plays)
e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|-10--1010-----10--1010-----------------------------|
G|-7---7-7------10--1010-------------9---------------|
D|-7---7-7------10--1010----10101010---10------------|
A|--------------------------10101010---10------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------1212121212-8-------------|
B|-10--1010-----10--1010----1010101010-10------------|
G|-7---7-7------10--1010----9-9-9-9-9--9-------------|
D|-7---7-7------10--1010-----------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|-10--1010-----10--1010-----------------------------|
G|-7---7-7------10--1010-------------9---------------|
D|-7---7-7------10--1010----10101010---10------------|
A|--------------------------10101010---10------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------12-12-12----------------|
B|-10--1010-----10--1010-----10-10-10----------------|
G|-7---7-7------10--1010-----9--9--9-----------------|
D|-7---7-7------10--1010-----------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|


There’s also this loop in the background
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-17--12~~---15--12~~--12-15-12------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Chorus
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-12--14---------------12---------------12-14---------12-----------------|
A|---------15--12-15-15----15-12--151515-------12--15------15-------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-12--14-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------15--12-15-15-15-12-12--151515-12-12--15-15-12------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse (as before)

Chorus

‘Singularity...’ (This is played at different times throughout, so listen out for it)
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---17--13~~~~-----------13----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------14~~~~--------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Last time
e|---------------17~~~----------------------------------------------------|
B|-18~~~--20~~~-----------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Back into verse

Last chorus and end section

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-12--12--12--12-12-12-12-14-14--14141414-14-14--15--14--12--------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

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

| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| +   harmonic
| x   Mute note
| b   Bend
| pb  Pre-bend
| br  Bend release
| pbr Pre-bend release
| brb Bend release bend

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


            
            
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Ryan15693 52 May 19, 2010 08:11 AM

Pretty good, but I think the second guitar part for the verse sounds closer to this

----------------------------------------
-10--1010-----10--1010------------------
-7---7-7------10--1010-------------9----
-7---7-7------10--1010----10101010---10-
--------------------------10101010---10-
----------------------------------------

--------------------------1212121212-8--
-10--1010-----10--1010----1010101010-10-
-7---7-7------10--1010----9-9-9-9-9--9--
-7---7-7------10--1010------------------
----------------------------------------
----------------------------------------

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DaveS9 165 May 22, 2010 02:27 AM

I listened to some of the demo tracks for the guitar loops... and yeah, your version does sound a lot closer.

thanks for the correction :)

+2 reply
patch17 3,377 May 30, 2010 01:30 AM

that sounds good, another way of playing it which i think sounds nice is like this

e|--------------------------|
B|x10-10-x10-10-------------|
G|x10-10-x10-10---------9---|
D|x12-12-x10-10-10101010-10-|
A|-------x12-12-10101010-10-|
E|--------------------------|

e|------------------------------|
B|x10-10-x10-10-1717171717-x-13-|
G|x10-10-x10-10-1414141414-x-14-|
D|x12-12-x10-10-----------------|
A|-------x12-12-----------------|
E|------------------------------|

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