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Bright Lights tab

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     She got outta town           on a railway new york
E|-0---------------------------------------------------||
B|-0------------------4--------------------------------||
G|-1------------------4------2-------------------------||
D|-x------------------4------4-------------------------||
A|-x------------------2---4--4-------------------------||
E|-0-------------------------2-------------------------||
    bound                     took all except my name
E|-----------------------0----------------------------------||
B|--------------3----2---0-----------------------------4----||
G|--------------2----2---1-----------------------------4----||
D|-----------------2-----x-----------------------------4----||
A|------0----------------x-----------------------------2----||
E|-----------------------0----------------------------------||
              another alien on broadway
E|-------------------------------------------5----------||
B|--------5-----------4----5--------2-------------------||
G|--------6-----------4----4--------2-------------------||
D|--------6-----------4-------------2-------------------||
A|--2--3--4-----------2-------------0-------------------||
E|------------------------------------------------------||
   some things in this world you just cant change
E|---------------------------------------------------------------||
B|----------------------------------------------4-----------5----||
G|-1--------------------------------------------4-----------4----||
D|-2--------------------------------------------4----------------||
A|-2--------------------------------------------2----------------||
E|-0-------------------------------------------------------------||
   some things you cant see until it gets too late
E|--------------------------------------------------------------||
B|------------------------------------2------2----------3--2----||
G|--2---------------------------------2------2----------2--2----||
D|--4---------------------------------4------2------------------||
A|--4------------------------------4---------0------------------||
E|--2-----------------------------------------------------------||
   baby baby baby when all your love is gone
E|------------------------7-----9----------------------||
B|-0----------------------5-----7----------------------||
G|-1--------------------4-------7----------------------||
D|-2----------------------------7----------------------||
A|-x---------------------------------------------------||
E|-0---------------------------------------------------||
   who will save me from all im up against out in this world
E|---------------9--------------------------------------------------||
B|---------------7--------2-------------------3------2------0-------||
G|---------------7--------2-------------------2------2------1-------||
D|------------7-----------2----------------------2----------2-------||
A|------------------------0---------------------------------x-------||
E|----------------------------------------------------------0-------||
           maybe maybe maybe youll find somethin thats enough
E|-5----5--4------------------------7---9----------------||
B|-5----5--5------------------------5---7----------------||
G|----4----4-------------------4--------7----------------||
D|--------------------------------------7----------------||

A|-------------------------------------------------------||
E|-------------------------------------------------------||
   to keep you      but if the bright lights dont
E|------------------9----------------------------------||
B|------------7-----7-----------2----------------------||
G|------------7-----------------2----------------------||
D|---------------7--------------2----------------------||
A|------------------------------0----------------------||
E|-----------------------------------------------------||
   receive you         you should turn your self around
E|----------------------------------------------------||
B|------------------5---------------4-----------------||
G|------------------2---------------4-----------------||
D|---------------2------------------4-----------------||
A|----------------------------------2-----------------||
E|----------------------------------------------------||
 and come on home
E|-----------0----------------------||
B|-----------0----------------------||
G|-----------1----------------------||
D|-----------x----------------------||
A|-----------x----------------------||
E|-----------0----------------------||

Drums Enter

Two Guitars Now

Im not puttin the strummin patterns its easy to figure out
Lead        I got a hole in me now
E|----------------------------------------------------------------||
B|----------------------------------------------------------------||
G|----------------------------------------------------------------||
D|---------------------------------------4------------------------||
A|--------------------------------4/6-----------------------------||
E|----------------------------------------------------------------||
Rhythm
E|---0--------------------0--------------------------------------------||
B|---0--------------------0--------------------------------------------||
G|---1--------------------4--------------------------------------------||
D|---2--------------------4--------------------------------------------||
A|---2--------------------2--------------------------------------------||
E|---0-----------------------------------------------------------------||
Lead        yeah i got a scare i can talk about
E|--------------------------------------------------||
B|--------------------------------------------------||
G|--------------------------------------------------||
D|---2----------------------------------------------||
A|--------------------------------------------------||
E|--------------------------------------------------||
Rhythm
E|--0------------------------------------0------------||
B|--0------------------------------------0------------||
G|--2------------------------------------2------------||

D|--2------------------------------------2------------||
A|--x------------------------------------0------------||
E|--2-------------------------------------------------||
Lead     And she keeps a picture of me
E|-------------------------------------------------------------||
B|-------------------------------------------------------------||
G|-------------------------------------------------------------||
D|-------------------------------------------4---4^--4--2------||
A|-------------------------------------4/6-----------------4---||
E|-------------------------------------------------------------||
Rhythm
E|--0------------------------------0------------------||
B|--0------------------------------0------------------||
G|--1------------------------------4------------------||
D|--2------------------------------4------------------||
A|--2------------------------------2------------------||
E|--0------------------------------------------------||
Lead        in her apartment in the city
E|--------------------------------------------------||
B|--------------------------------------------------||
G|--------------------------------------------------||
D|---2----------------/4------------2---------------||
A|--------------------------------------------------||
E|--------------------------------------------------||
Rhythm
E|---0------------0----------------0-------------------||
B|---0------------0----------------0-------------------||
G|---6------------4----------------2-------------------||
D|---6------------4----------------2-------------------||
A|---4------------2----------------0-------------------||
E|-----------------------------------------------------||
Lead  Some things in this world man they dont make sense
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------||
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------||
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------||
D|---------------------------------------------------------4--4^-4-2---||
A|-----------------------------------------------------4/6----------4--||
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------||
Rhythm
E|-0-----------------------------------------------0--||
B|-0-----------------------------------------------0--||
G|-1-----------------------------------------------4--||
D|-2-----------------------------------------------4--||
A|-2-----------------------------------------------2--||
E|-0--------------------------------------------------||
 some things you dont need until they leave you then theyre........
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------||
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------||
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------||
D|-2-----------------------------------------------------------------||
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------||
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------||

E|-0---------------------------------------0---------------------------||
B|-0---------------------------------------0---------------------------||
G|-2---------------------------------------2---------------------------||
D|-2---------------------------------------2---------------------------||
A|-x---------------------------------------0---------------------------||
E|-2-------------------------------------------------------------------||

Chorus

Lead  Baby baby baby when all your love is gone who will save me from
E|--------7----------9p7--------------5------------------7p5---------||
B|----7h9----------------9p7----5h7-------------------------7p5------||
G|---------------------------x----------------------------------x----||
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------||
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------||
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------||
Rhythm
E|---0-----------------------------0-----------------------------------||
B|---0-----------------------------3-----------------------------------||
G|---1-----------------------------2-----------------------------------||
D|---2-----------------------------0-----------------------------------||
A|---2-----------------------------0-----------------------------------||
E|---0-----------------------------------------------------------------||
lead  all im up against out in this world
E|---------------------------------------4-5-7----4-5-7------||
B|--------5------------------------------5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5----||
G|----4h6----------------------------------------------------||
D|-----------------------------------------------------------||
A|-----------------------------------------------------------||
E|-----------------------------------------------------------||
rhythm
E|---0-----------------------------------0------------||
B|---2-----------------------------------0------------||
G|---2-----------------------------------1------------||
D|---2-----------------------------------2------------||
A|---0-----------------------------------2------------||
E|---------------------------------------0------------||
Lead maybe maybe maybe youll find somethin thats enough to keep you
E|--------7------------9p7----------5---------------||
B|----7h9-----------------9p7---5h7-----------------||
G|----------------------------x---------------------||
D|--------------------------------------------------||
A|--------------------------------------------------||
E|--------------------------------------------------||
Rhythm
E|--0----------------------------0--------------------||
B|--0----------------------------3--------------------||
G|--1----------------------------2--------------------||
D|--2----------------------------0--------------------||
A|--2----------------------------0--------------------||
E|--0-------------------------------------------------||
Lead   but if the bright lights dont recieve you
E|--7p5-------------------------------------------------||
B|-----7p5-----------5----------------------------------||
G|---------x-----4h6------------------------------------||
D|------------------------------------------------------||
A|------------------------------------------------------||
E|------------------------------------------------------||
Rhythm
E|----------------0----------------------------------||
B|----------------2----------------------------------||
G|----------------2----------------------------------||
D|----------------2----------------------------------||
A|----------------0----------------------------------||
E|---------------------------------------------------||
Lead  turn yourself around and come on home
E|---------7---7----7-------------------------------||
B|----7----7---7p9--7-----7-7-----------------------||
G|----6h8-----------------6h8-----------------------||
D|--------------------------------------------------||
A|--------------------------------------------------||
E|--------------------------------------------------||
Rhythm
E|----0----------------------------------------------||
B|----4----------------------------------------------||
G|----4----------------------------------------------||
D|----4----------------------------------------------||
A|----2----------------------------------------------||
E|---------------------------------------------------||

Bridge
Lead Let that city take you in   (come on home)
E|------------------------------9-9-11^--9----9-9----9-9v------||
B|------------------------------------------------12-----------||
G|----------------------------9--------------------------------||
D|-------------------------------------------------------------||
A|-------------------------------------------------------------||
E|-------------------------------------------------------------||
Rhythm       I didnt put the strumming pattern
E|------------------------------------------------------||
B|------------------------------2-----------------------||
G|-6---------4------------------2--------------4--------||
D|-6---------4------------------2--------------4--------||
A|-4---------2---------------------------------2--------||
E|------------------------------------------------------||
Lead Let that city spit you out      (come on home)
E|-------------------------------9-9-11^--9----9-9----9-11^-----||
B|-------------------------------------------------12-----------||
G|-----------------------------9--------------------------------||
D|--------------------------------------------------------------||
A|--------------------------------------------------------------||
E|--------------------------------------------------------------||
Rhythm
E|------------------------------------------------------||
B|------------------------------------------------------||
G|-6----------4----------------------------------4------||
D|-6----------4---------------7------------------4------||
A|-4----------2---------------7------------------2------||
E|----------------------------5-------------------------||
Lead  Let that city take you down             yeah
E|---------------------------------------------------------||
B|---------------------------------------------------------||
G|-------------------------------7--9--9/11----9-----------||
D|-------------------------------x--x--x/x-----x-----------||
A|-------------------------------5--7--7/9-----7-----------||
E|---------------------------------------------------------||
Rhythm
E|-------------------------------2----------------------||
B|-------------------------------3-------2--------------||
G|--6----------4-----------------2-------2--------------||
D|--6----------4-----------------0-------2--------------||
A|--4----------2-------------------------0--------------||
E|------------------------------------------------------||
Lead                               for gods sake turn around
E|-------------------------------------------------------------||
B|-------------------------------------------------------------||
G|----7---9----9/11---11/14------------------------------------||
D|----x---x----x/-x----x/-x------------------------------------||
A|----5---7----7/-9----9/12------------------------------------||
E|-------------------------------------------------------------||
Rhythm
E|---2-------------------------------------------------||
B|---3-------------------2-----4-----------------------||
G|---2-------------------2-----4-----------------------||
D|---0-------------------2-----4-----------------------||
A|-----------------------0-----2-----------------------||
E|-----------------------------------------------------||

Solo

E|-12^---12--12-12-----------------------------------------15^---------||
B|-15^-------15-15-----15--15--12---------------15---15-12-------------||
G|---------------------------------14^---14--12------------------------||
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------||
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------||
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------||

E|15---15--15-12--------12---------------------------------------------||
B|----------------15-12----15----14-12---------------------------------||
G|----------------------------12-14-12---------------------------------||
D|-------------------------------------14-14-12------------------------||
A|---------------------------------------------12-10-12-10-------------||
E|---------------------------------------------------------12-12-12-5-3||

Do chorus again then go to this
                        turn yourself around girl come on home
E|-----7--7-----7-------------------------------------------||
B|-7---7--7h9---7--7-7--------------------------------------||
G|-6h8-------------6h8--------------------------------------||
D|----------------------------------------------------------||
A|----------------------------------------------------------||
E|----------------------------------------------------------||

And the rest of the song is the outro where you do this over and over again
lead
E|---------------------------------------------------||
B|--14^-14--12--10-10--8-8----14^--14-12-10-10-12-12-||
G|---------------------------------------------------||
D|---------------------------------------------------||
A|---------------------------------------------------||
E|---------------------------------------------------||
rhythm
E|--------------------------------------------------------||
B|--------------------------------------------------------||
G|-------------------------2-2-2--------------------------||
D|--2-------2-----2--------2-2-2--------------------------||
A|--2----------------------0-0-0--------------------------||
E|--0---3p0---3p0---3p0------------3-3-3-3-3--------------||

The fade and then your done

Then fade out and your done

            
            
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dudewithguitar 87 Jan 06, 2004 07:00 PM

Hey i just wanted to tell yall that the words follow the notes

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humanclay1214 10 Jan 06, 2004 07:00 PM

Hey im a big fan of Matchbox 20 and i dont tell this to every one , but u did an awesome job on this tab it sound ust like the song, keep it up!!

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Guild King 110 Aug 27, 2008 04:11 PM

this is one of my alltime favorite songs by probably my alltime favorite band... as far as i can tell this is perfectly done. really impressed with the piano part... keep up the good work

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