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Guitar 1 is lead

Guitar 2 is rythem

Intro
                         (-------This part can be bass or guitar---------|
E|------------7~---------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------7~-7-------------------------------------------------------|
G|--(drums)---7~---7-----------------------------------------------------|
D|------------9~-----9~--9-9--9-9-9--9-9-9--9-9-9--9-9-9--9-9-9--9-9-9-9-|
A|------------9~---------9-9--9-9-9--9-9-9--9-9-9--9-9-9--9-9-9--9-9-9-9-|
E|------------7~---------7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7-7-|
                                                   1      2      1 2 3 go!
Pre-verse Horns (for guitar) (All Eigth notes and a few dotted Eigths)
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------1-1-2-4-2-2---------------------------------------|
D|----4-4-------2-2-------------2-----4-4-4--2-2-4-2------------------|
A|--------5-2-2-------------------4-4---------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

           Pre-verse and Verse
I tried to match this up with the horns because it is the same Rythem (ska)
E|----7-7-x-7-7x7-7--x-3-3---7-7-x-7-7-x-7-7---x-3-3------------------|
B|----7-7-x-7-7x7-7--x-4-4---7-7-x-7-7-x-7-7---x-4-4------------------|
G|----8-8-x-8-8x8-8--x-3-3---8-8-x-8-8-x-8-8---x-3-3------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse

We're talking away
I don't know what's left to say
I'm sayin' it anyway
Today's not my day to find you
Shying away

Small pre-chorus

E|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|----4~------------------------------------|
A|----4~------------------------------------|(Pick scrape until chorus starts)
E|----2~------------------------------------|
      I'll be coming for your love o.k.?

Chorus

E|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------9----------11---7--6-6-7--------------|
D|------------7----------9----------11---7--6-6-7--------------|
A|------------7--7-7-7-7-7--9-9-9-9-9----5--4-4-5--------------|
E|----5-5-5-5-5------------------------------------------------|x2
    Pm-------|   -------|   -----------------------------------|
           Take      On       Me
           Take      Me       On
     (Then Play this)
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------7--6-6-7-|
G|--------------------9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-7--6-6-7-|
D|----5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-5--4-4-5-|
A|----5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9-----------|
E|----7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--------------------------------------------------|
           I'll           Be                 Gone
     End Chorus
E|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------7-----7---9-----9-----|
A|------------------5-----5---4-----4-5---5-5---7---7-7-------|
E|----------------7---7-7---6---6-6---------------------------|
    Pm--------------------------------------------------------|
      In a day or two~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Verse

So needless to say
I'm odds and ends
But i've been stolen away
Slowly learning that life is o.k.
Say it after me

Small Pre-chorus

It's no better to be safe than sorry

Chorus

End-chorus

Bridge
(Guitar 2)
E|----4~---3-----|
B|----5~-----3---|
G|----6~-------4-|
D|----6~---------|
A|---------------|
E|---------------|

(Guitar 1) Solo 1
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------13-11-9-11-13-11-9-11-13-11-9-11-13-11-9-11-13-|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

(Continued)


Guitar 1
E|---------------------------------------------------------21b-19-------|
B|----13-11-9-11-13-11-9-17-15-13-17-19-17-20-22-22---------------19----|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------21-|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------4-4-4-4-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
D|-------------------------------------------------4-4-4-4-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
A|-------------------------------------------------2-2-2-2-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

     (Horns)Right after the bridge and solo horns play this
E|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------1-1-2-4----------------1-1-2-4-|
D|----4-4-------2-2----------4-4-------2-2---------|
A|--------5-2-2------------------5-2-2-------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

             (Play along with the horn thing above)
E|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|----7-7--------------------7-7-------------------|
A|----7-7--------------------7-7-------------------|
E|----5-5--------------------5-5-------------------|

Pre-verse

Verse

Things that you say
yeah is it life or just to play my
Worries away
You're all the things I've got to remember
Shying away

Pre-chorus

I'll be coming for your love anyway

Chorus

Repeat  chorus (with out end-chorus)

solo 2 play (this along with the repeated chorus) (listen to song for timing)

E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----2/9~-7-6-7-6-7-9-7-6-7-6-7-6/14-13-14-13-14-16-14-13-14-13-14-16-14-|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----/19-17-15-15-14-15-14-15-17-15-14-15-14----15-14----15-14----15-14----|
G|--------------------------------------------14-------14-------14-------14-|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|--------------------------------------------------9/16-12/18---------------|
B|----15-14----15-14-----15-14-10-12-10-10/15-12/17--------------------------|
G|----------14-------14------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                        |------------------------------------|
(For this part pick really fast when you slid so it sound like its more than 1 note.)


E|----17-17-14-16-14-17-17-17-17-16-17-16-17/19-17/19-17~-|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2 just strums this power chord for the whole solo.
E|------------|
B|------------|
G|------------|
D|----7-------|
A|----7-------|
E|----5-------|

And thats it!

Skank on!

            
            
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NoobMuncher3000 41 Sep 15, 2007 12:09 AM

Great.

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reelbigfish432 355 Sep 22, 2007 07:42 AM

its alright, the verse has 4 chords in though

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james10111991 42 Oct 06, 2007 02:36 AM

good tab but i think the verse chords are:
e|--22x22---77x77---66x66---33x33x---------|
B|--33x33---99x77---55x55---22x22x---------|
G|--44x44---99x99---55x55---33x33x---------|
D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------|

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