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Song: Swing
Artist: Taking Back Sunday
Album: New Again
Tabbed by: benjwashere (phoenxb@gmail.com)

ok. so here's what i think the song is played like. not sure of some parts. but i think 
relatively right. let me know what u guys think. any help to correct the tab is 
thanks.


Tunings:
Guitar 1: 1/2 Step Down (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb)
Guitar 2: 1/2 Step Down (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb)

Legend:
. - Palm mute
~ - Hold note(s)/ Let ring


INTRO:

Guitar 1:
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------2--------6-------9-------7-------11------9----------------|
|-4-4-4-4-(x16)--7-(x8)--9-(x8)--7-(x16)-11-(x8)-9-(x8)-----------|
|-4-4-4-4--------7-------7-------5--------9------7----------------|
|-2-2-2-----------------------------------------------------------|
        . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Guitar 2:
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------7~------14~-----13~--------------|
|-4-4-4--------------------------7~------14~-----14~--------------|
|-4-4-4--------------------------5~------12~-----11~--------------|
|-2-2-2-----------------------------------------------------------|


Guitar 1:
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|---2--------6-------9-------7-------11------9----------------|
|---4-(x16)--7-(x8)--9-(x8)--7-(x16)-11-(x8)-9-(x8)-----------|
|---4--------7-------7-------5--------9------7----------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Guitar 2:
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|--11~------14~-----13~-----11~------14~-----13~--------------|
|--11~------14~-----14~-----11~------14~-----14~--------------|
|---9~------12~-----11~------9~------12~-----11~--------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 1:
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------9-------7-------11------9----------------|
|---4-(x16)--7-(x8)--9-(x8)--7-(x16)-11-(x8)-9-(x8)-----------|
|---4--------7-------7-------5--------9------7----------------|
|---2--------5------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2:
|--------12-----9-----------------------------9-------------9-------------|
|-----10------9--------10---9-10-9-10------10-----9~-----10-----9~--------|
|--11-------9-----9-11----9-------------11------9-----11------9-----------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--------12-----9-----------------------------9-----------------------------|
|-----10------9--------10---9-10-9-10------10-----9~-----10----9-10---------|
|--11-------9-----9-11----9-------------11------9-----11----11------11-9----|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                     [----played fast-------|

End on

Guitar 1:
|-------------|
|-------------|
|---4---------|
|---4---------|
|---2---------| which is the start of the verse


Guitar 2:
|-------------|
|--9--9--10~--|
|-------------|
|-------------|
|-------------| which is also the start of the verse

VERSE 1:

Guitar 1:

Come in 2nd time round on fix (“to FIX the listless nagging......”)

|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|---2--------6-------9-------7-------11------9----------------|
|---4-(x16)--7-(x8)--9-(x8)--7-(x16)-11-(x8)-9-(x8)-----------|
|---4--------7-------7-------5--------9------7----------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Guitar 2:

Come in after Choke-hold molding (“To leave the choke-hold molding..”)

|----------------0---------------2---|
|----2---0---2-------2---0---2-------|
|--2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2-----| (x 3)
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|


CHORUS:

Guitar 1:
|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------7-------------------9----------------------------|
|---4-(x16)---7-(x16)---7-(x16)---9-(x16)----------------------| (x2)
|---4---------5---------7---------7----------------------------|
|---2-------------------5--------------------------------------|


Guitar 2:
|-------------------------9-------|
|-----10----9-----------10---10---|
|--11----11-----------11---11-----| (x 2) (Can’t decide whether the last note)
|-------------9--11---------------|       (is a 9 or 10 on the string        )
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|

then
|-------------------|
|-------------------|
|--6--7--6---4~-----|
|-------------------|
|-------------------|
|-------------------|

|-------------------------9-------|
|-----10----9-----------10---10---|
|--11----11-----------11---11-----| (x 2) (Can’t decide whether the last note)
|-------------9--11---------------|       (is a 9 or 10 on the string        )
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|

then
|-------------------|
|-------------------|
|--9--9--9--9~------|
|-------------------|
|-------------------|
|-------------------|


POST CHORUS 1:

Guitar 1:
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------9-------7-------11------9----------------|
|---4-(x16)--7-(x8)--9-(x8)--7-(x16)-11-(x8)-9-(x8)-----------|
|---4--------7-------7-------5--------9------7----------------|
|---2--------5------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2:
|--------12-----9-----------------------------9-------------9-------------|
|-----10------9--------10---9-10-9-10------10-----9~-----10-----9~--------|
|--11-------9-----9-11----9-------------11------9-----11------9-----------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--------12-----9-----------------------------9-------------------------------|
|-----10------9--------10---9-10-9-10------10-----9~-----10----9-10------9~---|
|--11-------9-----9-11----9-------------11------9-----11----11------11-9------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                      [-----played fast-------|

VERSE 2:

Guitar 1:

Come in on the 2nd choice (“I never had a choice, I never had a CHOICE......”)

|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|--7--------11-------9----------------|
|--7-(x16)--11-(x8)--9-(x8)-----------| then str8 into next part
|--5---------9-------7----------------|
|-------------------------------------|
   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|---2--------6-------9-------7-------11------9----------------|
|---4-(x16)--7-(x8)--9-(x8)--7-(x16)-11-(x8)-9-(x8)-----------|
|---4--------7-------7-------5--------9------7----------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .


Guitar 2:

Come in with the 2nd palm mute chord guitar 1 plays in the FIRST part

|--------------------------0---------------2---|
|--------------2---0---2-------2---0---2-------|
|------------2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2-----| (x 2)
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|

|--------------------------0---|
|--------------2---0---2-------|
|------------2---2---2---2-----|
|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|

CHORUS


POST CHORUS 2:

Guitar 1 & 2:

|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|---7-(a few times. Listen)-----|
|---7-(for strumming pattern)---|
|---5---------------------------|
|-------------------------------|

or could be (not sure here)

|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|--11-(a few times. Listen)-----|
|--11-(for strumming pattern)---|
|---9---------------------------|
|-------------------------------|

then str8 to

|------------|
|------------|
|------------|
|---4-4-4----|
|---4-4-4----|
|---2-2-2----|


BRIDGE: (Not sure about this part, but this sounds okay with the song)

Guitar 1:

Only Guitar 2 first 2 times. Then 2nd time play this:

|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|--11-(x16)--13-(x8)--14-(x8)---|
|---9--------11-------12--------|
|-------------------------------|
   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|---------------------14~-------|
|--11-(x16)--13-(x8)—-14~-------|
|---9--------11-------12~-------|
|-------------------------------|
   . . . . . . . . .


Guitar 2:

|--------------------------------------------------|
|-10----10----10----10----12----12----12----12-----|
|----11----11----11----11----11----11----11----11--|
|--------------------------------------------------| \
|--------------------------------------------------|  \
|--------------------------------------------------|   \
  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .     \
                                                      (Repeat thrice)
|----------------------------------------------------|    /
|-14----14----14----14----12----12----12----12-------|   /
|----11----11----11----11----11----11----11----11----|  /
|----------------------------------------------------| /
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

End with

|----------------------------------------------------9~--|
|-10----10----10----10----12----12----12----12------10~--|
|----11----11----11----11----11----11----11----11---11~--|
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------|
  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .


CHORUS

BIT AFTER CHORUS: (“Just swing, swing, swing...”)

Guitar 1: Plays chorus chords

Guitar 2:
|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|--11---------7-------------------9----------------------------|
|--11-(x16)---7-(x16)---7-(x16)---9-(x16)----------------------| (x2)
|---9---------5---------7---------7----------------------------|
|-----------------------5--------------------------------------|


END:

Guitar 1: End with post chorus 2

Guitar 2:
|--------12-----9-----------------------------9-------------9-------------|
|-----10------9--------10---9-10-9-10------10-----9~-----10-----9-9-9-----|
|--11-------9-----9-11----9-------------11------9-----11------9-----------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


And that's it. hope this helps and it's right. enjoy!

            
            
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apeman08 10 Aug 06, 2009 12:42 PM

Awesome tab bro thanks :).

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MyOwnDisaster1 10 Mar 24, 2014 08:25 AM

The lead guitar parts don't seem right to me...I've listened to them over and over again and the tab just seems off.

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