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Manic Monday
the Bangles
Bass tabs by: LazyDogPeachy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SsmVgoXDq2w
Standard; 4/4

Note: Before any negative reactions, please LISTEN to the song PROPERLY. There are two bass lines.
      This tab will demonstrate the Michael Steele's BASS GUITAR LINES alongside a PIANO BASS.

[Intro] 

Piano Bass (transcribed for bass guitar)
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|-----------------2---|
D|---------------------|----5~---------------|---------------------|----5----4---2-------|
A|-----5---5-5~-----5--|-------------7~------|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|2x
Bass Guitar
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---3----2----0~----x-|---------------------|---3----2----0~----5-|2x

Piano Bass
G|---------------------|
D|---------------------|
A|---5~----------------|
E|---------------------|
Bass Guitar
G|---------------------|
D|---------------------|
A|---5~----------------|
E|---------------------|


[Verse1]
Piano Bass
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|----5~---------------|
A|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|-----5---5-5~-----5--|-------------7~------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
Bass Guitar
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|
E|---------------------|-----3---3-3~-----3--|---------------------|---3----2----0~----x-|
    Six o'clock already   just in a middle
            I was            of a dream.

Piano Bass
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|----5----4---2~------|
A|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
Bass Guitar
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|
E|---------------------|-----3---3-3~-----3--|---------------------|---3----2----0~----x-|
  I was kissing Vale     by a crystal blue                                          But I
      lentino               Italian stream.

Piano Bass
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|----5~---------------|
A|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|-----5---5-5~-----5--|-------------7~------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
Bass Guitar
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|
E|---------------------|-----3---3-3~-----3--|---------------------|---3----2----0~----x-|
   cant be late           guess I won't get
  'Cause then I                   paid.

Piano Bass
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|-----7---7-7~--------|-----7---7-7~--------|-----0---0-0~-----7--|---7~----------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
Bass Guitar
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|
E|-----5---5-5~--------|-----5---5-5~--------|---------------------|---5~----------------|
   These are the days    wish your bed was                                   It's just another manic
      When you                already made.

[Chorus]
Piano Bass
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|----5----4---2~------|---------------------|----5----4---2~------|
A|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
Bass Guitar
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|-----5---5-5-5-5--5--|---------------------|-----5---5-5-5-5--5--|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---3----2----0~----x-|---------------------|---3----2----0~----x-|
       Monday  oh   oh     woh       Wish it       Sunday  oh oh       woh       Cause that's
                                       was                                           my
Piano Bass
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|----5----4---2~------|---------------------|----5------7---7-----|
A|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
Bass Guitar
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------4-----|
A|-----5---5-5-5-5--5--|---------------------|-----5---5-5~--------|---0---4---7---------|
E|---------------------|---3----2----0~----x-|---------------------|---------------------|
       fun day oh  oh      woh       My, I         run day   oh       It's just another manic
                                  don't have to
Piano Bass
G|---------------------|
D|---------------------|
A|---5~----------------|
E|---------------------|
Bass Guitar
G|---------------------|
D|---------------------|
A|---5-5~--------------|
E|---------------------|
     Monday.

[Verse 2]
Piano Bass
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|---5~------5---------|
A|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|-----5---5-5~-----5--|-------------7~------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
Bass Guitar                                    (make each note pop)
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|------------5p4.-----|---------------------|
A|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|--5--7.--x--------x--|---------------------|
E|---------------------|-----3---3-3~-----3--|---------------------|---3----2----0~----x-|
     Have to catch an      Got to be to work 
         early train               by nine.

Piano Bass
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|---------------------|
A|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---3----2----0~------|
Bass Guitar                                    (make each note pop)
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|------------5p4.-----|---------------------|
A|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|--5--7.--x--------x--|---------------------|
E|---------------------|-----3---3-3~-----3--|---------------------|---3----2----0~----x-|
      And if I had an       I still couldn't  
          aeroplane           make it on time.

Piano Bass
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|---5~----------------|
A|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|-----5---5-5~-----5--|-------------7~------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
Bass Guitar                                    
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|------------5p4.--0--|---------------------|
A|-----5---5-5-5-5--5--|---------------------|--5--7.--x-----------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|-----3---3-3~-----3--|---------------------|---3----2----0~------|
      'Cause it takes      Just to figure out
         me so long       what I'm gonna wear.  

Piano Bass
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|-----7---7-7~--------|-----7---7-7~--------|-----0---0-0~-----7--|---7~----------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
Bass Guitar
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---7~----------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|-----5---5-5~--------|---------------------|
E|-----5---5-5~--------|-----5---5-5~--------|------------------5--|---------------------|
    Blame it on the          boss is already                           It's just another manic
     train  But the            there.                                            


[Chorus]
Piano Bass
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|----5----4---2~------|---------------------|----5----4---2~------|
A|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
Bass Guitar
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|-----5---5-5-5-5--5--|---------------------|-----5---5-5-5-5--5--|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---3----2----0~----x-|---------------------|---3----2----0~----x-|
       Monday  oh   oh     woh       Wish it       Sunday  oh oh       woh       Cause that's
                                       was                                           my
Piano Bass 
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|----5----4---2~------|---------------------|----5------7---7-----|
A|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
Bass Guitar
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------4-----|
A|-----5---5-5-5-5--5--|---------------------|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---0---4---7---------|
E|---------------------|---3----2----0~----x-|---------------------|---------------------|
       fun day oh  oh      woh       My, I         run day   oh       It's just another manic
                                  don't have to
Piano Bass
G|---------------------|
D|---------------------|
A|---5~----------------|
E|---------------------|
Bass Guitar
G|---------------------|
D|---------------------|
A|---5-5~--------------|
E|---------------------|
     Monday.

[Bridge]
Piano Bass
G|---4~-------4~-------|---4~-----4--4----4--|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|-----7---7-7~-----7--|-----7---7-7~--------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
Bass Guitar                                               (make each note pop)
G|---------------------|---------------------|--9.-10h10.-10h10.---|-9.-10h10.-10h10.-9-9|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|----7~------7~-------|---7~-----7--7----7--|---------------------|---------------------|
    All of the nights     lover have to pick    night to get down?
        why did my                  last
 
Piano Bass
G|---------------------|---------------------|-----4---4-4~--------|---4---6---7---4-----|
D|-----5---5-5~--------|-----7---7-7~--------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
Bass Guitar
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|----10---10-10~------|----12---12-12~------|---------------------|---------------9-----|
E|---------------------|---------------------|-----7---7-7~--------|---7---9---10--------|
    Doesn't it matter       have to feed the      employment's 
           that I           both of us                down.

Piano Bass
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|--------------12-12\0|
D|---------------------|---------------------|-----7.--7.--7~------|---------------------|
A|-----5---5-5~--------|-----7---7-7~--------|---------------------|----r----------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
Bass Guitar
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|----------R----------|
E|-----3---3-3~--------|-----4---4-4~--------|-----5.--5.--5~------|---------------------|
       He tells me in        voice,   C'mon        honey let's go      noise.
       his bedroom                                make some 

Piano Bass
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|------7~-------------|
A|---------R-----------|---------R-----------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
Bass Guitar
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------R-----------|---------R-----------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|------5~-------------|
   Time it goes so fast (When you're having    It's just another
                                     fun)               manic

[Chorus]
Piano Bass
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|----5----4---2~------|---------------------|----5----4---2~------|
A|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
Bass Guitar
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---3----2----0~----x-|---------------------|---3----2----0~----x-|
       Monday  oh   oh     woh       Wish it       Sunday  oh oh       woh       Cause that's
                                       was                                           my
Piano Bass 
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|----5----4---2~------|---------------------|----5----4---2~------|
A|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
Bass Guitar
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|-----5---5-5-5-5--5--|---------------------|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---3----2----0~----x-|---------------------|---3---2---0---5-----|
       fun day oh  oh      woh       My, I         run day   oh       It's just another manic
                                  don't have to
Piano Bass
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|----5----4---2~------|---------------------|----5----4---2~------|
A|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
Bass Guitar
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---3----2----0~----x-|---------------------|---3----2----0~----x-|
       Monday  oh   oh     woh       Wish it       Sunday  oh oh       woh       Cause that's
                                       was                                           my
Piano Bass 
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|----5----4---2~------|---------------------|----5----4---2~------|
A|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
Bass Guitar
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------4-----|
A|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---------------------|-----5---5-5~-----5--|---0---4---7---------|
E|---------------------|---3----2----0~----x-|---------------------|---------------------|
       fun day oh  oh      woh       My, I         run day   oh       It's just another manic
                                  don't have to
Piano Bass
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---5~----------------|---------R-----------|---------R-----------|---------R-----------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
Bass Guitar
G|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---5-5~--------------|---------R-----------|---------R-----------|---------R-----------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
     Monday.

***************************
| ~  - vibrato
| x  - dead note/muted
| R  - whole rest
| r  - half rest
| \  - slide down
| .  - staccato
***************************

            
            
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