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                             Houdini (Acoustic) - Foster the People
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Tabbed by: Koalabj

Timing can be tricky. Listen to acoustic version for picking.

[Intro/Verses/Riff A]
e|------------------------------2-------------------------------------------|
B|------3----------0---0---------3------0h3---------------------------------|
G|--------4--------0---0-----(2)------------0-------------------------------|
D|----4-----4--------------0----------0-------0-----------------------------|
A|--2-------------------------------2---------------------------------------|
E|---------------2---3------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------2-------------------------------------------|
B|------3----------0---0---------3------0h3---------------------------------|
G|--------4--------0---0-----(2)------------0-------------------------------|
D|----4-----4--------------0----------0-------------------------------------|
A|--2-------------------------------2---------------------------------------|
E|---------------2---3------------------------------------------------------|

[Chorus]
e|-----2-------2---2--------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------3-----3---3-------2--------2---4-----------------------------------|
G|---2-----2---2---2---------3------3---5-----------------------------------|
D|-0---------0-----------3-----3----3---5-----------------------------------|
A|---------------2-----1----------1---3-------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Riff B]
e|------------------------------2-------------------------------------------|
B|------3----------0---0---------3------3---3-------------------------------|
G|--------4--------0---0------2----2----2---2-------------------------------|
D|----4-----4--------------0----------0---2---------------------------------|
A|--2-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------2---3------------------------------------------------------|

[Verse 1]
Rise above gonna start a war
e|------------------------------2-------------------------------------------|
B|------3----------0---0---------3------0h3---------------------------------|
G|--------4--------0---0-----(2)------------0-------------------------------|
D|----4-----4--------------0----------0-------0-----------------------------|
A|--2-------------------------------2---------------------------------------|
E|---------------2---3------------------------------------------------------|
Whatcha want whatcha need whatcha come here for
e|------------------------------2-------------------------------------------|
B|------3----------0---0---------3------0h3---------------------------------|
G|--------4--------0---0-----(2)------------0-------------------------------|
D|----4-----4--------------0----------0-------------------------------------|
A|--2-------------------------------2---------------------------------------|
E|---------------2---3------------------------------------------------------|
Well an eye for an eye and an F for fight
e|------------------------------2-------------------------------------------|
B|------3----------0---0---------3------0h3---------------------------------|
G|--------4--------0---0-----(2)------------0-------------------------------|
D|----4-----4--------------0----------0-------0-----------------------------|
A|--2-------------------------------2---------------------------------------|
E|---------------2---3------------------------------------------------------|
Takin me down is a prisoners right
e|------------------------------2-------------------------------------------|
B|------3----------0---0---------3------0h3---------------------------------|
G|--------4--------0---0-----(2)------------0-------------------------------|
D|----4-----4--------------0----------0-------------------------------------|
A|--2-------------------------------2---------------------------------------|
E|---------------2---3------------------------------------------------------|

[Chorus]
                       Got shackles on my wings on tight
e|-----2-------2---2--------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------3-----3---3-------2--------2---4-----------------------------------|
G|---2-----2---2---2---------3------3---5-----------------------------------|
D|-0---------0-----------3-----3----3---5-----------------------------------|
A|---------------2-----1----------1---3-------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                       Beggin makin compromise
e|-----2-------2---2--------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------3-----3---3-------2--------2---4-----------------------------------|
G|---2-----2---2---2---------3------3---5-----------------------------------|
D|-0---------0-----------3-----3----3---5-----------------------------------|
A|---------------2-----1----------1---3-------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                       Fast enough it's hard to hide
e|-----2-------2---2--------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------3-----3---3-------2--------2---4-----------------------------------|
G|---2-----2---2---2---------3------3---5-----------------------------------|
D|-0---------0-----------3-----3----3---5-----------------------------------|
A|---------------2-----1----------1---3-------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                       Sometimes I want to disappear
e|-----2-------2---2--------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------3-----3---3---2----------------------------------------------------|
G|---2-----2---2---2---3----------------------------------------------------|
D|-0---------0---------3----------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------2-----1----------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Verse 2]
When I feel good I play under warm distress
Pass it up on a better day
Well you got whatcha want you never knew
Perfect gift from me to you

Yeah yeah yeah

[Chorus]
Got shackles on my wings on tight
Beggin makin compromise
Fast enough it's hard to hide
Sometimes I want to disappear

[Riff A]
e|------------------------------2-------------------------------------------|
B|------3----------0---0---------3------0h3---------------------------------|
G|--------4--------0---0-----(2)------------0-------------------------------|
D|----4-----4--------------0----------0-------0-----------------------------|
A|--2-------------------------------2---------------------------------------|
E|---------------2---3------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------2-------------------------------------------|
B|------3----------0---0---------3------0h3---------------------------------|
G|--------4--------0---0-----(2)------------0-------------------------------|
D|----4-----4--------------0----------0-------------------------------------|
A|--2-------------------------------2---------------------------------------|
E|---------------2---3------------------------------------------------------|

[Riff B]
(Raise up to your ability),  You never knew what I could find
e|------------------------------2-------------------------------------------|
B|------3----------0---0---------3------3---3-------------------------------|
G|--------4--------0---0------2----2----2---2-------------------------------|
D|----4-----4--------------0----------0---2---------------------------------|
A|--2-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------2---3------------------------------------------------------|

What could come when we realize, Don't no one want to compromise 
e|------------------------------2-------------------------------------------|
B|------3----------0---0---------3------3---3-------------------------------|
G|--------4--------0---0------2----2----2---2-------------------------------|
D|----4-----4--------------0----------0---2---------------------------------|
A|--2-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------2---3------------------------------------------------------|


[Riff B]
(Raise up to your ability)
Yeah I'm scared but I'll disappear
Run around before I'll come with you
Like he's from an 

[Riff B]
(Raise up to your ability) 
I know that you wanna 
Cause it was easy to see 
Of my ability

[Riff B]
(Raise up to your ability) 
Yeah you're undecided
Yeah so I can see it
Yeah I'm gonna wipe your mind

[Riff B]
Focus on your ability 
Focus on your ability 
Now focus on your ability 
Focus on your ability 

[Riff B]
Gain again what they want to steal
Gain again what they want to steal
Gonna gain again what they want to steal
Gain again what they want to steal  


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| h   hammer-on
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brandonZZZ 202 Nov 15, 2011 08:05 AM

i believe the verse is played like this:
e|------------------------------2----------(0)--------------
B|------3----------3---3---------3------2h3---3-------------
G|--------4--------2---0-----(2)--------------2-------------
D|----4-----4--------------0----------2---------------------
A|--2-------------------------------0-----------------------
E|---------------2---3--------------------------------------

and the chorus is like this:
e|-----2-------2--------------------------------------------
B|-------3-----3---3-------3--------3---5-------------------
G|---2-----2---2---2---------3------3---5-------------------
D|-0---------0-----------3-----3----3---5-------------------
A|---------------2-----1----------1---3---------------------
E|------------------------------------------

but u were very close

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laaie 21 Dec 09, 2011 12:40 AM

what does the numbers in brackets mean?

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landoftheliving 10 Jan 12, 2013 12:52 PM

This very, very hard to play.

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