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Tabbed by: El Doof
Email: el_doof@hotmail.com

Tuning: Standard

*This is the exact version of the song that I played for my final school music exams
year. I arrived at this after months of studying the song with a professional guitarist, so
pretty damn close to the original recording. There are a few modifications here and 
to allow the song to be played by one guitar, but it's all there. Any feedback is
and appreciated.

INTRO 1 (x3)
e||--------------------7-----7----7--||
B||--8-8-8-7-7-7-8-8-8-----8----8----||
G||--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9---9----9------||
D||----------------------------------||
A||----------------------------------||
E||----------------------------------||

Then, on the 4th time, play

e||------------------------------||
B||------------------------------||
G||------------------------------||
D||--9-LET-RING-------PICKSLIDE--||
A||--9---------------------------||
E||--7---------------------------||

INTRO 2 (x2)
e||---------------------------------------------------------------------||
B||--8-8-7-7------------------------------------------------------------||
G||----------9-9-7-7----------------------------------------------------||
D||------------------9-9-7-7--------------------------------------------||
A||--------------------------10-10-9-9-----2-2-3-3---------2-2-3-3------||
E||------------------------------------0-0---------3-2-0-0---------3-2--||

VERSE PART 1 (x1)
e||--0---------------------------------------------------||
B||--0---------------------------------------------------||
G||--0---------------------------------------------9-9---||
D||--2-LET-RING------------FEEDBACK----------------9-9---||
A||--2---------------------------------------------7-7---||
E||--0---------------------------------------------------||
                                                   ^ ^

Verse
(1)
There's a kid who was born and was raised in the west,
There's a kid from the east that never really fit in with the rest.

(2)
See a bum on the street that you'd think you'd recognise,
Young kid never looked so bad when he was only four-foot high.

VERSE PART 2 (x8)
e||--------------------||
B||--------------------||
G||--------------------||
D||--------------------||
A||--7-7---------10-9--||
E||------7-7-8-8-------||
PM.  . . . . . .  . .

(1)
Every week they would meet in the street with their friends,
With the guns that they made and the caps that they stole,
They would fight to their deaths.

(2)
6 o-clock, running home, I don't wanna be late,
Another Saturday of sun and war,
Shared with our mates.

PRE-CHORUS PART 1 (x3)
e||-------------------------------||
B||--5-5--------------------------||
G||--4-4-5-5---------4-4-5-5------||
D||--2-x-5-5-5-5-2-2-4-4-5-5-5-5--||
A||----2-3-3-5-5-2-2-2-2-3-3-5-5--||
E||----------3-3-0-0---------3-3--||
PM.      . . . . . . . . . . . .

This time, we'll have victory
Last time, ended in defeat
Our town, becomes a...

PRE-CHORUS PART 2 (x1)
e||--6--7-7----6--7-7----6--7-7--------------------||
B||--6--7-7----6--7-7----6--7-7--------------------||
G||--7--8-8----7--8-8----7--8-8--------------------||
D||--8--9-9----8--9-9----8--9-9--999999999999999\--||
A||--8--9-9----8--9-9----8--9-9--999999999999999\--||
E||--6--7-7----6--7-7----6--7-7--777777777777777\--||
PM.                     (Tremelo)...............

Battleground,
Battleground,
Battleground.

CHORUS PART 1 (x2)
e||--0-0-------------0-0-------------0-0------------------------------||
B||--0-0-------------0-0-------------0-0------------------------------||
G||--0-0-4-4-5-5-----0-0-4-4-5-5-----0-0-4-4-5-5-----7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--||
D||--2-2-4-4-5-5-5-5-2-2-4-4-5-5-5-5-2-2-4-4-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--||
A||--2-2-2-2-3-3-5-5-2-2-2-2-3-3-5-5-2-2-2-2-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-6-6-6-6--||
E||--0-0---------3-3-0-0---------3-3-0-0---------3-3------------------||

West end riot! Riot!
West end riot! Riot!

CHORUS PART 2 (x1)
e||--2-----2-2-2-0-0-2-3---------0------------0-----||
B||--3----3--3-3-0--------------1------------3-3----||
G||--4---4---4-4-0--------------0-----------0---0---||
D||--4--4----4-4-2-------------2-----------0-----0--||
A||--2-2-----2-2-2-------0-2-3-----------2----------||
E||--------------0-----------------0-2-3------------||
       (Rake)      ^ ^ ^         ^            ^

We'll be here next Saturday,
With our guns and our heads held high,

*For those who don't know, a rake is where you palm-mute the bass notes of the chord,
drag the pick across the strings fast enough to avoid the riff becoming an arpeggio.
the muting as you reach the higher notes.

POST-CHORUS 1 (x1)
e||------0------2------3------5--7--7--------------------------------||
B||------1------3------5------7--8--8--------------------------------||
G||------2------4------5------7--9--7----------------0h2h3b4br3p2p0--||
D||------2------4------5------7--9--9-LET-RING---0-2-----------------||
A||--0-0-0--2-2-2--3-3-3--5-5-5--7--7--------------------------------||
E||------------------------------------------------------------------||
PM.  . .    . .    . .    . .

So listen up boys,
You'd better not cry this time.

*Just to avoid any confusion, the change in the E Minor chord, from the octave E to D,
not a typo.

VERSE PART 1 (x1)
VERSE PART 2 (x8)
PRE-CHORUS PART 1 (x3)
PRE-CHORUS PART 2 (x1)
CHORUS PART 1 (x2)
CHORUS PART 2 (x1)

POST CHORUS 2 (x1)
e||------0------2------3------5--||
B||------1------3------5------7--||
G||------2------4------5------7--||
D||------2------4------5------7--||
A||--0-0-0--2-2-2--3-3-3--5-5-5--||
E||------------------------------||
PM.  . .    . .    . .    . .

So listen up boys,
You'd better not cry...

INTERLUDE (x1)
e||------3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3----------||
B||------3-----5-----3-----5-----3-----5-----3----------||
G||------4-----5-----4-----5-----4-----5-----4----------||
D||-----------------------------------------------------||
A||--------3-3---------3-3---------3-3-----------0-2----||
E||--3-3---------3-3---------3-3---------3-3---3-----3--||
PM.  . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .

Boys will be boys playing,
Out there making lots of noise.

e||------5-----5-----5-----5-----5-----5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--||
B||------5-----7-----5-----7-----5-----7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--||
G||------6-----7-----6-----7-----6-----7-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--||
D||--------------------------------------9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--||
A||--------5-5---------5-5---------5-5---9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--||
E||--5-5---------5-5---------5-5---------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--||
PM.  . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .

Never used to talk about the future,
Never thought that we'd have to care.

*The best way to play the interlude is simply arpeggio the notes into chords, so
its G Major, C Major, A Major and D Major.

PRE-SOLO/ VOCAL SOLO (x1)
e||--------------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5------------------||
B||--------------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--||
G||--9--4--5-----------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--||
D||--9--4--5-LET-RING--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--||
A||--7--2--3-----------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5------------------||
E||-----------------------------------------------------||

So we-e-e-e-est end riot!

SOLO (x1)
e||-------------------------3------------------------------||
B||-----------3----------/4---3----------------------------||
G||--0--0-2-3---3-2-0--------------------------3-2-0----0--||
D||-------------------------------------0-3-0--------4~----||
A||--------------------------------------------------------||
E||-------------------------------3-3-3--------------------||

e||---------------------------------------10h11p10--||
B||---------------------11-11-11-13-13-13-----------||
G||--/12-12-12-14-14-14-----------------------------||
D||-------------------------------------------------||
A||-------------------------------------------------||
E||-------------------------------------------------||

e||---------------------15-15-15-17-17-17-17h18p17--||
B||--/16-16-16-18-18-18-----------------------------||
G||-------------------------------------------------||
D||-------------------------------------------------||
A||-------------------------------------------------||
E||-------------------------------------------------||

e||-----------------------------------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------------------------------||
G||--5-5-5/8-7/10-10-10\8/13-12---5-5-5/8-7/10-10-10\8/13-12--||
D||--x-x-x/x-x/x--x--x-\x/x--x----5-5-5/x-x/x--x--x-\x/x--x---||
A||--3-3-3/6-5/8--8--8-\6/11-10---3-3-3/6-5/8--8--8-\6/11-10--||
E||-----------------------------------------------------------||

e||----10-------------10-10-----------||
B||-------11----------11-11-----------||
G||--12------10h12-10-------10h12p10--||
D||-----------------------------------||
A||-----------------------------------||
E||-----------------------------------||

e||--15------14------13------12------11----10-----||
B||--------0-------0-------0-------0--------------||
G||-----17------16------15------14------13----12--||
D||-----------------------------------------------||
A||-----------------------------------------------||
E||-----------------------------------------------||

e||-----------------------------------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------------------------------||
G||--------------------------6-6-6-6-----------------5-5-5-5--||
D||----------4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--||
A||--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--||
E||-----------------------------------------------------------||
PM.  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (gradually release)

e||------x-----x-----x-----x--||
B||------x-----x-----x-----x--||
G||--(9+)x-(9+)x-(9+)x-(9+)x--||
D||--(9+)x-(9+)x-(9+)x-(9+)x--||
A||--(7+)x-(7+)x-(7+)x-(7+)x--||
E||------x-----x-----x-----x--||

*This rather confusing part (on behalf of my tabbing skills, or lack of) is a harmonic
It's the same as scratching, but since it's over the A, D, and G string harmonics, they
out differently.

e||--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--------------||
B||--8-8-7-7-5-5-3-3-0-0-5-5-5-5-5-5-8-8-7-7-5-5-3-3-0-0-5-5-5-5-5-5--||
G||----------------------2-2-0-0-x-x---------------------2-2-0-0-x-x--||
D||------------------------------4-4-----------------------------4-4--||
A||-------------------------------------------------------------------||
E||-------------------------------------------------------------------||

VERSE 3 PART 1 (x1)
e||--0-------------------------------||
B||--0-------------------------------||
G||--0-------------------------------||
D||--2---2-2-------------------------||
A||--2-----------2-2-----3-3----5-5--||
E||--0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----||

VERSE 3 PART 2 (x4)
e||-----------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------||
G||-----------------------------------||
D||------2-2--------------------------||
A||--------------2-2-----3-3-----5-5--||
E||--0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0------||

There's a man born in the west
Working at a factory,

VERSE PART 3 (x1)
e||-----------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------||
G||------------------------------7-9--||
D||------2-2---------------------7-9--||
A||--------------2-2-----3-3-----5-7--||
E||--0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0------||

There's a man from the east
Who now runs the whole company.

VERSE PART 4 (x1)
e||------2-----3-----5-----7-----2-----3-----5-----7-----2-----3-----5--||
B||------3-----5-----7-----8-----3-----5-----7-----8-----3-----5-----7--||
G||------4-----5-----7-----9-----4-----5-----7-----9-----4-----5-----7--||
D||------4-----5-----7-----9-----4-----5-----7-----9-----4-----5-----7--||
A||--2-2-2-3-3-3-5-5-5-7-7-7-2-2-2-3-3-3-5-5-5-7-7-7-2-2-2-3-3-3-5-5-5--||
E||---------------------------------------------------------------------||
PM.  . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .

Now they're grown, on their own,
Unlike the kids they used to be,
Saturdays of sun and war, just...

e||--7---5------------------------------||
B||--8---7---5--------------------------||
G||--9---7---4--------------------------||
D||--9---7---2-LET-RING------PICKSLIDE--||
A||--7---5------------------------------||
E||-------------------------------------||

...fond memories.

CHORUS PART 1 (x2)
CHORUS PART 2 (x1)

OUTRO PART 1 (x2)
e||------0------2------3------5--||
B||------1------3------5------7--||
G||------2------4------5------7--||
D||------2------4------5------7--||
A||--0-0-0--2-2-2--3-3-3--5-5-5--||
E||------------------------------||
PM.  . .    . .    . .    . .

So listen up boys you'd better not cry,
Listen up boys you'd better not cry,

OUTRO PART 2 (x1)
e||--0-0-0--2-2-2--3-3-3--5-5-5--7----------------------||
B||--1-1-1--3-3-3--5-5-5--7-7-7--8-------------------7--||
G||--2-2-2--4-4-4--5-5-5--7-7-7--9-------------------7--||
D||--2-2-2--4-4-4--5-5-5--7-7-7--9-LET-RING----------7--||
A||--0-0-0--2-2-2--3-3-3--5-5-5--7----------------------||
E||------------------------------0----------------------||

So listen up boys you'd better not cry this time.

| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| +   harmonic
| x   Mute note
| ^   Upstroke
| PM. Palm-mute
| ()  Scratching

            
            
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rocklee1431 91 May 13, 2013 11:31 AM

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