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Starlight - Muse - Black Holes and Revelations

This tab is based on the live version performed by Muse at Radio One's Big Weekend 2006. 
Song has a 4/4 rhythm and has a very anthemic feel to it.

Tuning: DADGBE

INTRO

Rhythm is taken up on a synthed up bass.  When the lead guitar isn't playing you can 
up the rhythm melody by playing one fingered powerchords.

G||--------------------------|  Repeat 4 times
D||--------------------------|
A||--------------------------|
D||--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--|
____________________________________________________________________________
CHORUS

Bass
G||--------------------------|--------------------------|
D||--------------------------|--------------------------|
A||--------------------------|--------------------------|
E||--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--|--10-10-10-10-10-9-10s12--|

G||--------------------------|--------------------------| Times 2
D||--------------------------|--------------------------|
A||--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|
E||--------------------------|--------------------------|

Lead:  Guitar on high echo or reverb played directly over bassline
E||--------------------------|--------------------------|
B||--------------------------|--------------------------|
G||--8--------------------8--|--9--------------------9--|
D||--------9-----------------|--------11----------------|
A||--------------9-----------|---------------11---------|
E||--------------------------|--------------------------|

E||--------------------------|--------------------------| Times 2
B||--------------------------|--------------------------|
G||--8------8-------------8--|--9-------------------(9)-|Repeat () on repeat
D||-----11-------9-----------|--------9-----------------|
A||--------------------11----|--------------11----------|
E||--------------------------|--------------------------|
____________________________________________________________________________
VERSE 1

Bass
G||--------------------------|--------------------------|
D||--------------------------|--------------------------|
A||--------------------------|--------------------------|
E||--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--|--10-10-10-10-10-9-10s12--|

G||--------------------------|--------------------------| Times 4
D||--------------------------|--------------------------|
A||--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|
E||--------------------------|--------------------------|
____________________________________________________________________________
CHORUS

Bass
G||--------------------------|--------------------------|
D||--------------------------|--------------------------|
A||--------------------------|--------------------------|
E||--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--|--10-10-10-10-10-9-10s12--|

G||--------------------------|--------------------------| Times 2
D||--------------------------|--------------------------|
A||--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|
E||--------------------------|--------------------------|

Lead

E||--------------------------|--------------------------|
B||--------------------------|--------------------------|
G||--8--------------------8--|--9--------------------9--|
D||--------9-----------------|--------11----------------|
A||--------------9-----------|---------------11---------|
E||--------------------------|--------------------------|

E||--------------------------|--------------------------| Times two
B||--------------------------|--------------------------|
G||--8------8-------------8--|--9-------------------(9)-|
D||-----11-------9-----------|--------9-----------------|
A||--------------------11----|--------------11----------|
E||--------------------------|--------------------------|
____________________________________________________________________________

VERSE 2:

Rhythm
G||--------------------------|--------------------------|
D||--------------------------|--------------------------|
A||--------------------------|-----------------------6--|
E||--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|--9--9--9--9--9--7--9-----|

G||--------------------------|--------------------------|
D||--------------------------|--------------------------|
A||--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|
E||--------------------------|--------------------------|

Lead: Plays this lightly over the bass

E||--------------------------|--------------------------|
B||---12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
G||--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-|--------------------------|
D||--------------------------|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--|
A||--------------------------|--------------------------|
E||--------------------------|--------------------------|

E||--------------------------|--------------------------|
B||--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
G||--------------------------|--------------------------|
D||-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13--|-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11--|
A||--------------------------|--------------------------|
E||--------------------------|--------------------------|
____________________________________________________________________________

BRIDGE

G||--------------------------|--------------------------|
D||--------------------------|--------------------------|
A||--------------------------|--------------------------|
E||--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--|

G||--------------------------|--------------------------|
D||--------------------------|--------------------------|
A||--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--|--------------------------|
E||--------------------------|--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--|

G||--------------------------|--------------------------|
D||--------------------------|--------------------------|
A||--------------------------|--------------------------|
E||--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--|

G||--------------------------|--------------------------|
D||--------------------------|--------------------------|
A||--------------------------|--------------------------|
E||--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--|

Following the bass, quitar goes along for a bit of a quiet spaced out moment, not quite 
about this bit, but it is typical muse, deconstructing a chord somewhere around a b

E||--7------7-------7--------|--6-------6------6---------|
B||---9---9---9---9----------|----9---9---9---9----------|
G||-----8-------8------------|------8-------8------------|
D||--------------------------|---------------------------|
A||--------------------------|---------------------------|
E||--------------------------|---------------------------|

E||------7-------7-------7---|------7-------7-------7----|
B||----9---9---9---9---9-----|----7---7---7---7---7------|
G||--9-------9-------9-------|--9-------8-------9--------|
D||--------------------------|---------------------------|
A||--------------------------|---------------------------|
E||--------------------------|---------------------------|
____________________________________________________________________________
PRE CHORUS

Bass:
G||--------------------------|  Repeat 4 times
D||--------------------------|
A||--------------------------|
E||--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--|
____________________________________________________________________________
CHORUS

Bass
G||--------------------------|--------------------------|
D||--------------------------|--------------------------|
A||--------------------------|--------------------------|
E||--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--|--10-10-10-10-10-9-10s12--|

G||--------------------------|--------------------------| Times 2
D||--------------------------|--------------------------|
A||--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|
E||--------------------------|--------------------------|


Lead:  Guitar on high echo or reverb played directly over bassline
E||--------------------------|--------------------------|
B||--------------------------|--------------------------|
G||--8--------------------8--|--9--------------------9--|
D||--------9-----------------|--------11----------------|
A||--------------9-----------|---------------11---------|
E||--------------------------|--------------------------|

E||--------------------------|--------------------------| Times 2
B||--------------------------|--------------------------|
G||--8------8-------------8--|--9-------------------(8)-|
D||-----11-------9-----------|--------9-----------------|
A||--------------------11----|--------------11----------|
E||--------------------------|--------------------------|
____________________________________________________________________________
VERSE 3

Bass
G||--------------------------|--------------------------|
D||--------------------------|--------------------------|
A||--------------------------|--------------------------|
E||--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--|--10-10-10-10-10-9-10s12--|

G||--------------------------|--------------------------| Times 4
D||--------------------------|--------------------------|
A||--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|
E||--------------------------|--------------------------|

Lead
E||--------------------------|--------------------------|
B||---12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
G||--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-|--------------------------|
D||--------------------------|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--|
A||--------------------------|--------------------------|
E||--------------------------|--------------------------|

E||--------------------------|--------------------------|
B||--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
G||--------------------------|--------------------------|
D||-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13--|-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11--|
A||--------------------------|--------------------------|
E||--------------------------|--------------------------|
____________________________________________________________________________
ENDING

G||--------------------------|--------------------------|
D||--------------------------|--------------------------|
A||--------------------------|--------------------------|
E||--11--11--11--11--11--11--|--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--|

G||--------------------------|--------------------------|
D||--------------------------|--------------------------|
A||--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--|--------------------------|
E||--------------------------|--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--|

G||--------------------------|--------------------------|
D||--------------------------|--------------------------|
A||--------------------------|--------------------------|
E||--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--|

G||--------------------------|--------------------------|
D||--------------------------|--------------------------|
A||--------------------------|--------------------------|
E||--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--|

G||--------------------------|--------------------------|
D||--------------------------|--------------------------|
A||--------------------------|--------------------------|
E||--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--|--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--|

G||--------------------------|--------------------------| Repeat last 4 bars
D||--------------------------|--------------------------| 4 times
A||--------------------------|--------------------------|
E||--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--|--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--|
____________________________________________________________________________
CHORUS

Bass
G||--------------------------|--------------------------|
D||--------------------------|--------------------------|
A||--------------------------|--------------------------|
E||--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--|--10-10-10-10-10-9-10s12--|

G||--------------------------|--------------------------| Times 2
D||--------------------------|--------------------------|
A||--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|
E||--------------------------|--------------------------|

Lead
E||--------------------------|--------------------------|
B||--------------------------|--------------------------|
G||--8--------------------8--|--9--------------------9--|
D||--------9-----------------|--------11----------------|
A||--------------9-----------|---------------11---------|
E||--------------------------|--------------------------|

E||--------------------------|--------------------------| Times 2
B||--------------------------|--------------------------|
G||--8------8-------------8--|--9-------------------(8)-|
D||-----11-------9-----------|--------9-----------------|
A||--------------------11----|--------------11----------|
E||--------------------------|--------------------------|

And end on

E||--------------------------|
B||--------------------------|
G||--8-----------------------|
D||-----11--9/---------------|
A||--------------------------|
E||--------------------------|

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punk2k6 157 Sep 15, 2006 01:44 PM

I think that this is bang out of tune m8!

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jpatrick 31 Dec 10, 2006 07:24 AM

So the guitar magically changes from DADGBE to EADGBE?

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