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                             MODERN GIRL - Sleater-Kinney
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Tuning: Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb

The band play in entirely different tuning, but playing with half a step down sounds the same as the record.

There are just four simple riffs in 2/4:

INTRO

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------1---1---1--|
G|--5---5----5---5---5---5---5----5----4---4----2---2---4---4-----0---0---0--|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|3---3----3---3---0---0----------------------------------------3---3--------|
E|-------------------------4----4----3---3----1---1---3---3------------------|

You may find it easier to play the final B in the intro riff as a power chord on the 3rd fret of the Ab string.

VERSE

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--1---1---1---1---3---3---5---5--------------------------------------------|
G|--0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0--------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|3---3---3---3---5---5---7---7----------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Again, this riff can be played with power chords on the Ab flat string, with roots on the 3rd, 5th, & 7th 
frets. 

MY WHOLE LIFE...

Here, you can play C Am F G chords (B G#m E F# in this tuning) or you can do the following:

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--1---1---1---1---1---1---1---1----3---3---3---3---5---5---5---5-----------|
G|--0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0----0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-----------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|3---3---3---3---0---0---0---0----5---5---5---5---7---7---7---7-------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Again, these can be play with power chords if preferred. For the second chords, just drop your finger from the 
root on the 3rd fret, and keep your other two fingers on the 5 frets of the Db and Gb strings.

HARMONICA

This little sequence is only repeated once during the harmonica solo. It's also power chord-able.

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--1---1---1---1---1---1---1---1----3---3---3---3---------------------------|
G|--0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0----0---0---0---0---2---2----4---4----------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|3---3---3---3---0---0---0---0----5---5---5---5-----------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------1---1---3----3------------|

That's about it. For order, rhythm, style, etc. listen to the record - it's pretty easy to hear what's
going on.

Enjoy!

            
            
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