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Artist: The B-52's
Album: Cosmic Thing (1989)
Song: Topaz
Guitar: Lead Guitar (right speaker guitar)
Tuning: Standard EADGBE with capo on the 3rd fret
*Listen to the song very carefully.I'm trying to make this as accurate and orderly as possible for you guys :)
*Notes in parenthesis are optional and can be used to add flavor
*The muted notes might not make sense to you at first. It's definitely a feel kind of funk thing

[Intro] 
(distorted)
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--15-15------------------------------------------------------------------- |
G|--14-14--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------0-(let ring)-------------------------------------------------------|
   
or could be played like:
 
e|--10-10--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--10-10--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------0-(let ring)-------------------------------------------------------|

Everything from here down is clean 

[Verse 1]
e|----10---10-10-10---x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x--x--x------|
B|----10---10-10-10---x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x--x--x------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                                                                       
e|-7--7-7-7---7-----x-x---5--5-5-5---5-0-------------------------------------|
B|-7--7-7-7---7-----x-x---5--5-5-5---5-0-------------------------------------|
G|----------7---7------------------7--(7)------------------------------------| (x3)
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

[End Verse 1]
e|----10---10-10-10---x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x--x--x---7--7-7-7--(let ring)-----|
B|----10---10-10-10---x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x--x--x---7--7-7-7--(let ring)-----|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-6-----6-----6--7----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-4--7--4-----4--7----------------------------------------------------------| (x1)
A|----------5-----5----------------------------------------------------------| 
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                                                                       
[Verse 2]  
   Toooooopppaaaaazzzzz
e|----10---10-10-10---x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x--x--x------|
B|----10---10-10-10---x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x--x--x------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                    
e|-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--6--5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--0------10--10--10---x-x--x--x---12---x-x-x---x-x---12---------|
B|-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--6--5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--0------10--10--10---x-x--x--x---12---x-x-x---x-x---12---------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------0---------------------------------------------------------|

e|-x-x-x---x--x--x---7--7-7-7---7-----x-x---5--5-5-5---5-0--------------|
G|-x-x-x---x--x--x---7--7-7-7---7-----x-x---5--5-5-5---5-0--------------|
G|----------------------------7---7------------------7--(7)-------------| (x1)
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Verse 2 continued]
e|----10---10-10-10---x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x--x--x------|
B|----10---10-10-10---x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x--x--x------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                                                                       
e|-7--7-7-7---7-----x-x---5--5-5-5---5-0-------------------------------------|
B|-7--7-7-7---7-----x-x---5--5-5-5---5-0-------------------------------------|
G|----------7---7------------------7--(7)------------------------------------| (x2)
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Verse 1]
e|----10---10-10-10---x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x-x---12(12)---x-x-x---x--x--x--|
B|----10---10-10-10---x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x-x---12(12)---x-x-x---x--x--x--|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                                                                       
e|-7--7-7-7---7-----x-x---5--5-5-5---5-0-------------------------------------|
B|-7--7-7-7---7-----x-x---5--5-5-5---5-0-------------------------------------|
G|----------7---7------------------7--(7)------------------------------------| (x4)
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Verse 3]  
   Toooooopppaaaaazzzzz
e|----10---10-10-10---x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x--x--x------|
B|----10---10-10-10---x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x--x--x------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                    
e|-7--7--7---7-7-7--6--5--5--5--5-5-5--5-5-5--0------10---10-10-10---x--x--x-x--12---x-x-x---x-x---12(12)----|
B|-7--7--7---7-7-7--6--5--5--5--5-5-5--5-5-5--0------10---10-10-10---x--x--x-x--12---x-x-x---x-x---12(12)----|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------0---------------------------------------------------------|

e|-x-x-x---x--x--x---7--7-7-7---7-----x-x---5--5-5-5---5-0--------------|
G|-x-x-x---x--x--x---7--7-7-7---7-----x-x---5--5-5-5---5-0--------------|
G|----------------------------7---7------------------7--(7)-------------| (x1)
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Chorus] 
          awwwwwwww... plaaaaaneeets caaaalled ci i i ties
e|-----------------------------------------10--------------------------------|
B|-----0-(let ring)-----7-----------8------8----------7----------------------|
G|---4------------------7-----------7------7----------7----------------------|
D|-5--------------------9-----------9------9----------9----------------------|
A|----------------------9-----------10----------------9----------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
*Nothing is actually played during this part. I just made something up.

[Verse 4]  
e|----10---10-10-10---x---12---x-x-x---x-x---12---x-x-x----x--x--------------|
B|----10---10-10-10---x---12---x-x-x---x-x---12---x-x-x----x--x--------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                    
e|-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--6--5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--0(0)-----10---10-10-10---x--x--x-x---12--x-x--10--x-x--12-----|
B|-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--6--5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--0(0)-----10---10-10-10---x--x--x-x---12--x-x--10--x-x--12-----|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------0---------------------------------------------------------|

e|-x-x--10/12---x--x--7--7-7-7--7-7-7--6--5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--0-----|
G|-x-x--10/12---x--x--7--7-7-7--7-7-7--6--5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--0-----| (x1)
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Verse 5]
e|----10---10-10-10---x--x---12---x-x-x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x--x---7--7-7-7---x--x--x---5--5-5-5---5-0----|
B|----10---10-10-10---x--x---12---x-x-x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x--x---7--7-7-7---x--x--x---5--5-5-5---5-0----|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------7---7)---|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|----10---10-10-10---x--x---12---x-x-x---x-x---12---x---x-x---7--7-7-7------------------------------------|
B|----10---10-10-10---x--x---12---x-x-x---x-x---12---x---x-x---7--7-7-7------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-6-----6-----6--7----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-4--7--4-----4--7----------------------------------------------------------| 
A|----------5-----5-(let ring)-----------------------------------------------| (x1)
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
oO..Space Noise..Oo

[Outro Verse] 
e|----10---10-10-10---x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x--x--x------|
B|----10---10-10-10---x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x--x--x------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

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

e|----10---10-10-10---x--x--x-x---14---x-x-x---x-x---12-10-12/---x--x---7--7-7-7---x--x--x------------------|
B|----10---10-10-10---x--x--x-x---14---x-x-x---x-x---12-10-12/---x--x---7--7-7-7---x--x--x------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

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

e|----10---10-10-10---x--x--x-x---12---x-x-x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x--x--x----|
B|----10---10-10-10---x--x--x-x---12---x-x-x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x--x--x----|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                                                                       
e|-7--7-7-7---7-----x-x---5--5-5-5---5-0-0-----------------------------------|
B|-7--7-7-7---7-----x-x---5--5-5-5---5-0-0-----------------------------------|
G|----------7---7------------------7--(7-7)----------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|----10---10-10-10---x--x--x-x---12--x-x--10--x-x--12----10/12---x-x--7--7-7-7---7-----x-x---5--5-5-5---5-0--
B|----10---10-10-10---x--x--x-x---12--x-x--10--x-x--12----10/12---x-x--7--7-7-7---7-----x-x---5--5-5-5---5-0--
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------------7---7------------------7--(7)-
D|-----------------------------------------------------12-----------------------------------------------------
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
E|-0----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

e|----10---10-10-10----x-x--x--x-x----10---10-10-10-----12------x-x----7--7-7-7----x---x-x---5--5-5-5---5/----
B|----10---10-10-10----x-x--x--x-x----10---10-10-10-----12------x-x----7--7-7-7----x---x-x---5--5-5-5---5/----
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------7-------
D|---------------------------------------------------12----12-------------------------------------------------
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
E|-0----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

e|----10---10-10-10---x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x--x--x------|
B|----10---10-10-10---x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x-x---12---x-x-x---x--x--x------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                                                                       
e|-7--7-7-7---7-----x-x---5--5-5-5---5-0-------------------------------------|
B|-7--7-7-7---7-----x-x---5--5-5-5---5-0-------------------------------------|
G|----------7---7------------------7--(7)------------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|----10---10-10-10----x----x-x----10---10-10-10-----12------x-x---------------------------------------------|
B|----10---10-10-10----x----x-x----10---10-10-10-----12------x-x---------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------12----12---------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

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

e|----10---10-10-10---x--x--x-x---12--x-x--10--x-x--12----10/12---x--x------------------------------|
B|----10---10-10-10---x--x--x-x---12--x-x--10--x-x--12----10/12---x--x------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------12-------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

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

e|----10---10-10-10----x----x-x----10---10-10-10-----12------x-x---------------------------------------------|
B|----10---10-10-10----x----x-x----10---10-10-10-----12------x-x---------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------12----12---------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

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


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