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                             SEX ON FIRE - Kings of Leon                   
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Tabbed by: Matt
Email: wardy_333@hotmail.co.uk
Tuning: Standard

Saw KOL last year and this is how they played it!

Intro: To get the right sound use alternate picking, with the downstrum on the E-
string and the upstrum on the A and D strings.

Caleb
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------| x2
D|---11p9--9---9---9---11p9--9---9---9-|
A|---7-----7---7---7---7-----7---7---7-|
E|-0-----0---0---0---0-----0---0---0---|

Matthew
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|

Caleb
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------| x2
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|---12p11---11---11---11---12p11---11---11---11-|
E|-9-------9----9----9----9-------9----9----9----|


Matthew
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|----------9-----9-----9----9-----9-----9-----9-|
G|----------9-----9-----9----9-----9-----9-----9-| x2 the second time its 
D|----------9-----9-----9----9-----9-----9-----9-|    two sets of four (not
A|-----------------------------------------------|    one of three and one 
E|-----------------------------------------------|    of four)

Caleb
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------| x2
D|---11p9--9---9---9---11p9--9---9---9-|
A|---7-----7---7---7---7-----7---7---7-|
E|-0-----0---0---0---0-----0---0---0---|


Matthew
e|-------------------------------------|
B|----9---9---9---9-----9---9---9---9--|
G|----9---9---9---9-----9---9---9---9--| x2
D|---11--11--11--11----11--11--11--11--|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|

Caleb
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------| x2
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|---12p11---11---11---11---12p11---11---11---11-|
E|-9-------9----9----9----9-------9----9----9----|


Matthew
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|----9-----9-----9-----9----9-----9-----9-----9-|
G|----9-----9-----9-----9----9-----9-----9-----9-| x2
D|----9-----9-----9-----9----9-----9-----9-----9-|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

Verse 1:

Caleb
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------| x2
D|---11p9---9---9---9---11p9---9---9---9-|
A|-7------7---7---7---7------7---7---7---|
E|---------------------------------------|

Matthew
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|

Caleb
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------| x2
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|---12p11---11---11---11---12p11---11---11---11-|
E|-9-------9----9----9----9-------9----9----9----|

Matthew, PM .........   .........   .........
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|--------4-----------4-----------4-----------4--|
G|---------4-----------4-----------4-----------4-| x2
D|--4-6-4---4-7-4-6-4---4-7-4-6-4---4-7-4-6-4----|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

Caleb
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------| x2
D|---11p9---9---9---9---11p9---9---9---9-|
A|-7------7---7---7---7------7---7---7---|
E|---------------------------------------|

Matthew, PM .........   .........   .........
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|--------4-----------4-----------4-----------4--|
G|---------4-----------4-----------4-----------4-| x2
D|--4-6-4---4-7-4-6-4---4-7-4-6-4---4-7-4-6-4----|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

Caleb
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------| x2
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|---12p11---11---11---11---12p11---11---11---11-|
E|-9-------9----9----9----9-------9----9----9----|

Matthew, PM .........   .........   .........
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|--------4-----------4-----------4-----------4--|
G|---------4-----------4-----------4-----------4-| x2
D|--4-6-4---4-7-4-6-4---4-7-4-6-4---4-7-4-6-4----|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

Chorus 1:

Caleb
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|-9---9---9---9---9---9---14--14--| x6
D|-x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---|
A|-7---7---7---7---7---7---12--12--|
E|---------------------------------|

Matthew
e|---4---4---4---4---0---0---0---0-|
B|-5---5---5---5---12--12--12--12--|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|

e|----11---11---11---11---7---7---7---7-|
B|--12---12---12---12---9---9---9---9---|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|

e|-11------11-------11~------------|
B|-14b16---14b16----14~------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|

e|-11------11----------------------|
B|-14b16---14b16---9~--------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|

Verse 2: Same as Verse 1 (Caleb and Matthew)
Chorus 2: Same as Chorus 1 (Caleb and Matthew) except play twice
Verse 3: Same as Verses 1 and 2 (Caleb and Matthew)

Chorus 3:

Caleb
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|-9---9---9---9---9---9---14--14--| x6
D|-x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---|
A|-7---7---7---7---7---7---12--12--|
E|---------------------------------|

Matthew
e|---4---4---4---4---0---0---0---0-|
B|-5---5---5---5---12--12--12--12--|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|

e|----11---11---11---11---7---7---7---7-|
B|--12---12---12---12---9---9---9---9---|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|

e|-11------11-------11~------------|
B|-14b16---14b16----14~------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|

e|-11------11----------------------|
B|-14b16---14b16---9~--------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|

Bridge:

Caleb
e|---------------------------------|         e---------------|
B|---------------------------------|         B---------------|
G|-9--9----------------------------|x3 then  G-9--9---14--14-| as in 
D|-x--x----------------------------|         D-x--x---x---x--| Chorus
A|-7--7----------------------------|         A-7--7---12--14-|
E|---------------------------------|         E---------------|

Matthew
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|

Caleb
e|---------------------------------|         
B|---------------------------------|        
G|-9--9----------------------------| x2
D|-x--x----------------------------|         
A|-7--7----------------------------|        
E|---------------------------------|         

Matthew
e|-11------11-------11~------------|
B|-14b16---14b16----14~------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|

Caleb
e|---------------------------------|         e---------------|
B|---------------------------------|         B---------------|
G|-9--9----------------------------| x1 then G-9--9---14--14-| 
D|-x--x----------------------------|         D-x--x---x---x--|
A|-7--7----------------------------|         A-7--7---12--14-|
E|---------------------------------|         E---------------|

Matthew
e|-11------11----------------------|
B|-14b16---14b16---9~--------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|

Caleb
e|---------------------------------|         e---------------|
B|---------------------------------|         B---------------|
G|-9--9----------------------------|x3 then  G-9--9---14--14-|  
D|-x--x----------------------------|         D-x--x---x---x--|
A|-7--7----------------------------|         A-7--7---12--14-|
E|---------------------------------|         E----------------                               
Matthew
e|---4---4---4---4---0---0---0---0-|
B|-5---5---5---5---12--12--12--12--|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|

e|----11---11---11---11---7---7---7---7-|
B|--12---12---12---12---9---9---9---9---|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|                                   
                                             
Caleb
e|---------------------------------|         
B|---------------------------------|        
G|-9--9----------------------------| x2
D|-x--x----------------------------|         
A|-7--7----------------------------|        
E|---------------------------------|         

Matthew
e|-11------11-------11~------------|
B|-14b16---14b16----14~------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|                                            
Caleb
e|---------------------------------|         e---------------|
B|---------------------------------|         B---------------|
G|-9--9----------------------------| x1 then G-9--9---14--14-| 
D|-x--x----------------------------|         D-x--x---x---x--|as Matthew
A|-7--7----------------------------|         A-7--7---12--14-|plays 9~
E|---------------------------------|         E---------------|

Matthew
e|-11------11----------------------|
B|-14b16---14b16---9~--------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|

End Chorus: Same as Chorus 1(Caleb and Matthew) except play twice

End on:

Caleb
e|-------|         
B|-------|        
G|-9--9--| 
D|-x--x--|         
A|-7--7--|        
E|-------|         

I've tried my best to sync the guitar parts but in case i've gone wrong listen to 
the song for the correct timings!

Thanks guys!
 :-)

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

 /   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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Tomj1 209 Jun 05, 2010 10:07 AM

this is terrible.

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meltard 10 Nov 03, 2015 08:08 PM

this makes way more sense than the other version. nice tab!

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