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Like a Knife - Secondhand Serenade
Album - A Twist In My Story
Tabbed By : Culkin Licarte

Tuning : One-half Step down (Eb)

Intro: According to their concert and in their album, there are two ways of making the 
part.. 1st is in their concert at Deep Rock Drive and the 2nd one is i their Album. 
whichever you prefer. But i rather prefer the concert intro. Watch the video for more Information.

Intro : (Deep Rock Drive Intro/Acoustic Intro)
Gtr1.

Eb|------------------------------------------------------7------7----|
Bb|--------------------------------7---------------------------------|
Gb|----9--------9-----8--8----9------9-----9--8---9----9---9--9--9-9-|
Db|--9---9----9---9-----9--9----9--------9------9----9-------9----9--|
Ab|7--------7--------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------9-----------------------------|

---------------------------------------------------------------------|
---------------------------------------------------------------------|
------9--8---9--9-----9--8---9--9------8--9---8--9------8-9---8---9--|
----9------9---9----9------9---9-----9------9---9-----9-----9---9----|
--0---------------0--------------------------------------------------|
-----------------------------------7----------------7----------------|


Gtr2. (Done during the middle part of gtr1. intro)

Eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------12+~-----------------------------|
Ab|-------12+~------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|


Gtr2. (After Gtr1.)
      (Down Strumming)

                  E
Eb|------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|--9999999999999999999999999999999---------------------------------|
Db|--9999999999999999999999999999999---------------------------------|
Ab|--7777777777777777777777777777777---------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------------------------|


Gtr1.  (In their concert, they didn't do this... but in the album, they did)


eb-----------------19~-----19-17-16-16-17-16-------------------------|
Bb-----------16-17----16-17-----------------17--(3x)-----------------|
Gb-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Db-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb-------------------------------------------------------------------|

eb-----------------19-----19------------19-----19------16------------|
Bb-----------16-17---16-17--16-17-16-17---16-17--16-17---------------|
Gb-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Db-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb-------------------------------------------------------------------|


Gtr2.

         E              B            C#m             A
Eb|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|--999999999999----------------------------------------------------------|
Db|--999999999999--999999999999--1111111111111--777777777777---------------|
Ab|--777777777777--999999999999--1111111111111--777777777777---------------|
Eb|----------------777777777777--9999999999999--555555555555---------------|


Gtr3(optional). (In the "A" Chord of Gtr2.)


Eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|--14-/-12-/-10-/-8~----14-/-12-/-10-/-8888~----------------------|
Db|--14-/-12-/-10-/-8~----14-/-12-/-10-/-8888~----------------------|
Ab|--12-/-10-/-8--/-6~----12-/-10-/-8--/-6666~----------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|


Verse 1:

Gtr 2&3.

        C#m              A              E              B
Eb|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------9999999999999------------------------|
Db|--111111111111--777777777777---9999999999999--999999999999----------|
Ab|--111111111111--777777777777---7777777777777--999999999999----------|
Eb|--999999999999--555555555555------------------777777777777----------|

     "I Dream..."  "Youve got.."  "The World.."  "is all you ever say.."

        C#m              A              E              B
Eb|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------9999999999999------------------------|
Db|--111111111111--777777777777---9999999999999--999999999999----------|
Ab|--111111111111--777777777777---7777777777777--999999999999----------|
Eb|--999999999999--555555555555------------------777777777777----------|

     "i know.."   "but promise.." "coz if i..." "you'll see me wasting away"


Gtr1. In the part "i know i'm not the best for you...", listen carefully for the timing...

eb------------------18~---16~---15-----------------------------------|
Bb-------------16~--------------------16-----------------------------|
Gb-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Db-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb-------------------------------------------------------------------|


Chorus:

Gtr 1&2

        E              B            C#m             A          E
Eb|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|--999999999999-----------------------------------------------9 break----|
Db|--999999999999--999999999999--1111111111111--777777777777----9-break----|
Ab|--777777777777--999999999999--1111111111111--777777777777----7-Break----|
Eb|----------------777777777777--9999999999999--555555555555---------------|

   "Coz today.."    "...life"   "Coz today..."   "...knife" "im not living.."


Verse 2

Gtr1.(before the 2nd verse, you will hear the lead... Listen for the timing.)


eb------------16~---18~---16-15~------15-----------------------------|
Bb------------------------------16-15----15~-------------------------|
Gb-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Db-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb-------------------------------------------------------------------|


Gtr2.
        C#m              A              E              B
Eb|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------9999999999999------------------------|
Db|--111111111111--777777777777---9999999999999--999999999999----------|
Ab|--111111111111--777777777777---7777777777777--999999999999----------|
Eb|--999999999999--555555555555------------------777777777777----------|

  "goodbyes are."  "standing in.."  "and no..."   "pouring all the same!"


        C#m              A              E              B
Eb|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------9999999999999------------------------|
Db|--111111111111--777777777777---9999999999999--999999999999----------|
Ab|--111111111111--777777777777---7777777777777--999999999999----------|
Eb|--999999999999--555555555555------------------777777777777----------|

  "these streets.." "both perf.." "and all i.."  "..only one to blame!"


Gtr1. there's a lead in the part "these streets are filled with memories.." listen to the timing.

Eb|-------------------------19--19--19--19--19--19...---------------|
Bb|---1616161616161616161616--16--16--16--16--16--...---------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|


Chorus:


Gtr 1&2

        E              B            C#m             A
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|--999999999999---------------------------------------------|
Db|--999999999999--999999999999--1111111111111--777777777777--|
Ab|--777777777777--999999999999--1111111111111--777777777777--|
Eb|----------------777777777777--9999999999999--555555555555--|

   "Coz today.."    "...life"   "Coz today..."   "...knife"


Gtr3(optional). (In the "A" Chord of Gtr2.) listen to the timing..


Eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|--14-/-12-/-10-/-8~----14-/-12-/-10-/-8888~----------------------|
Db|--14-/-12-/-10-/-8~----14-/-12-/-10-/-8888~----------------------|
Ab|--12-/-10-/-8--/-6~----12-/-10-/-8--/-6666~----------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

Bridge:


          B             C#m             B             A
Eb|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|--999999999999--111111111111----9999999999999---777777777777----------|
Ab|--999999999999--111111111111----9999999999999---777777777777----------|
Eb|--777777777777--999999999999----7777777777777---555555555555----------|

  "but what do.." "but dz scars." "and dz words.." "..held on to together.."

Gtr2.
        E              B            C#m             A
Eb|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|--999999999999----------------------------------------------------------|
Db|--999999999999--999999999999----1111111111111--777777777777-------------|
Ab|--777777777777--999999999999----1111111111111--777777777777-------------|
Eb|----------------777777777777----9999999999999--555555555555-------------|

   "stay with me"  "or watch me"   "i need you just to.. breath!"


Gtr1. Start with the part "Stay with me..."

eb-----------------19~-----19-17-16-16-17-16-------------------------|
Bb-----------16-17----16-17-----------------17--(3x)-----------------|
Gb-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Db-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb-------------------------------------------------------------------|

eb-----------------19-----19------------19-----19------16------------|
Bb-----------16-17---16-17--16-17-16-17---16-17--16-17---------------|
Gb-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Db-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb-------------------------------------------------------------------|


Final Chorus:

Gtrs.1&2.
        E              B            C#m             A
Eb|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|--999999999999----------------------------------------------------------|
Db|--999999999999--999999999999----1111111111111--777777777777-------------|
Ab|--777777777777--999999999999----1111111111111--777777777777-------------|
Eb|----------------777777777777----9999999999999--555555555555-------------|

   "stay with me"  "or watch me"   "i need you just to.. breathe!"
   "Coz today.."   "...life"       "Coz today..."   "...knife"

Gtr3(optional). (In the "A" Chord of Gtr2, in the part after
"..Like a Knife!) listen to the timing..


Eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|--14-/-12-/-10-/-8~----14-/-12-/-10-/-8888~----------------------|
Db|--14-/-12-/-10-/-8~----14-/-12-/-10-/-8888~----------------------|
Ab|--12-/-10-/-8--/-6~----12-/-10-/-8--/-6666~----------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|


Breakdown: (SOFT STRUMMING ONLY)

Gtr2. (Soft Strumming)

       E              B            C#m             A
Eb|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|--999999999999----------------------------------------------------------|
Db|--999999999999--999999999999----1111111111111--777777777777-------------|
Ab|--777777777777--999999999999----1111111111111--777777777777-------------|
Eb|----------------777777777777----9999999999999--555555555555-------------|

Gtr1. (just after the last chorus... listen for the timing)

eb------------------18~---16~-15~---15~---18~----18~--------------------|
Bb--------------16~--------------16-----------15~-----------------------|
Gb-------------------------------------15~------------------------------|
Db----------------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab----------------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb----------------------------------------------------------------------|

Gtr3. (optional)listen for the timing...

Eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|--14-/-12-/-10-/-8~----14-/-12-/-10-/-8888~----------------------|
Db|--14-/-12-/-10-/-8~----14-/-12-/-10-/-8888~----------------------|
Ab|--12-/-10-/-8--/-6~----12-/-10-/-8--/-6666~----------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

-END-

This tab is 100% accurate and clear! for any comments/suggestions/violent 
comments and suggestions, post it in my facebook account
lovejuice_14@yahoo.com    And Please rate! Thanks a lot and long live Secondhand Serenade!

            
            
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