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Swim (To Reach The End) - Surfer Blood
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Tabbed by: Steven Thomas Kent
Email: steven.t.kent@gmail.com

Key of E

Verse

(Gtrs. 1 and 2)

     E             A             E             A
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---9-9-9-9-9-----6-6-6-6-6-----9-9-9-9-9-----6-6-6-6-6---------------------|
D|---9-9-9-9-9-----7-7-7-7-7-----9-9-9-9-9-----7-7-7-7-7---------------------|
A|---7-7-7-7-7-----7-7-7-7-7-----7-7-7-7-7-----7-7-7-7-7---------------------|
E|---0-0-0-0-0-----5-5-5-5-5-----0-0-0-0-0-----5-5-5-5-5---------------------|

("Quit hangin' over me...")

(Gtr. 2)

(I tried to put the "6-4-7" close together to indicate that he does a quick "sweep" of the pick.)

     Eadd9             Amaj7          Eadd9           Amaj7
e|--------------------------9--7--9------------------------9--7--9-----------|
B|---7-----7---7------------9---------------7---7----------9-----------------|
G|---4----4--4----4------------------------4--4---4--------------------------|
D|-------6-----------6/11-----------------6---------6/11---------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

("Standing up on rooftops...")

Chorus

(Gtrs. 1 and 2)

     A  C#m   B      E               A   C#m  B      E
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------9-9---9-9-9---------------------9-9---9-9-9-------------|
G|---6---9----8------9-9---9-9-9-----6---9----8------9-9---9-9-9-------------|
D|---7---11---9------9-9---9-9-9-----7---11---9------9-9---9-9-9-------------|
A|---7---11---9------7-7---7-7-7-----7---11---9------7-7---7-7-7-------------|
E|---5---9----7----------------------5---9----7------------------------------|

("Swim to reach the end / 'Cause I'm steady not to offend," etc.)

(Gtr. 1)

     E   G#m  F#m   A         G#m  F#m   E   G#m  F#m   A         G#m   F#m
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---2---6----4-----7-7---7-7-6----4-----2---6----4-----7-7---7-7-6-----4----|
A|---2---6----4-----7-7---7-7-6----4-----2---6----4-----7-7---7-7-6-----4----|
E|---0---4----2-----5-5---5-5-4----2-----0---4----2-----5-5---5-5-4-----2----|

("Swim to reach the end / Swim to reach the end," etc.)

(Gtr. 2)

(Rapid strumming where I put >)

e|--------------------------------------------------12->---------------------|
B|-12-9--12-9--12-9--12-9--------12-12-12-12--------12->---------------------|
G|-9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--etc.--9--9--9--9---etc.--9-->---------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

(Gtrs. 1 and 2)

    A  C#m   B      E               A   C#m  B      E
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------9-9---9-9-9---------------------9-9---9-9-9-------------|
G|---6---9----8------9-9---9-9-9-----6---9----8------9-9---9-9-9-------------|
D|---7---11---9------9-9---9-9-9-----7---11---9------9-9---9-9-9-------------|
A|---7---11---9------7-7---7-7-7-----7---11---9------7-7---7-7-7-------------|
E|---5---9----7----------------------5---9----7------------------------------|

Instrumental Break

(Gtr. 2)

    E           B7/D#       C#m         B6
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------6-----------6--7--------6--7--------6------------------------------|
A|--7--7-----7--6--6--------4--4---------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------7--7-----7---------------------------|

(Gtr. 1)

(I watched a video of them doing this live to tab it, but it sounds a bit different live 
than on the album. It might even be two separate tracks on the album. Otherwise, you would 
have to pick the top notes with your ring finger while hitting the lower notes with the pick. 
I prefer to play this part the live way, but you can decide how you want to do it.)

(Playing tip: keep your pinky on the high melody note the whole time and make
your other fingers jump around to do the rest.)

Album (I think?):

    E            B7/D#            C#m                B6
e|-----4--4--4---4--4/5---5---5---7----7---7---9---------9/11---11----11-----|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--2------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------2----------------4------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------7-----------------------|

Live (definitely):

    E            B7/D#            C#m                B6
e|-----4-----4------4/5-------5--------7-------9---------9/11--------11------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------4------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--2---------------------4-------6------------------7----------9------------|
A|---------------2-------------------------7---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Bridge

(Gtrs. 1 and 2)

     E   B  E   B  E   B7/D#             E   B  E   B  E   B7/D#
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8---------------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8---|
D|---9---9--9---9--9---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---9---9--9---9--9---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|
A|---7---9--7---9--7---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---7---9--7---9--7---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---|
E|---7---7--7---7--7---------------------7---7--7---7--7---------------------|

("Lucid afternoon dream," etc.)

(Gtr. 2)

(He's rapidly strumming on these where I put >. Not going to write out every strum.)

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---13->-------14---16->---------16--16--16------14---13---11->-------------|
D|---x-->-------x----x-->---------x---x---x-------x----x----x-->-------------|
A|---11->-------12---14->---------14--14--14------12---11---9-->-------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Repeat one more time.

And then...

     G#  A   B

e|---4---5---7/---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---4---5---7/---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---5---6---8/---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---6---7---9/---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---6---7---9/---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---4---5---7/---------------------------------------------------------------|

One more verse, one more chorus and then out.


| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note

* Chord symbols reflect overall/implied harmony.
===============================================================================

            
            
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