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Author
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                             Love You Better - the Maccabees
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Tabbed by: James gonsalves
Email: helpme_5@hotmail.co.uk

Tuning: Standard

Orlando plays this with a very light strumming pattern at a very fast speed,
if you strum where the neck and the body of the guitar are connected,
you can get achieve the same sound as Orlando.
e|1515151515151515-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|1515151515151515-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|1616161616161616-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|1717171717171717-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|1717171717171717-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|1515151515151515-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Hugo plays this simultaneously when Orlando starts (let the slide ring,
but then play the next section as soon as Sam starts on the drums
with the snare).       | x4
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|15\12----------------151515-121212121212-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------121212-141414-141414--------------|
D|12\9-----------------121212--9-9-9-9-9-9-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------101010-121212-121212--------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                       |

When everthing comes in, Felix plays this (let each note ring
until you pluck the next).
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------12--------------12----------------------------------------------|
D|-------12--------------12--------------------------------------------------|
A|10-------------10----------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 -

Hugo then stops playing his previous part and plays this when
everyone comes in.
e|15-15-15-15-12-12-12-12-15-15-15-15-12-12-10-10----------------------------|
B|15-15-15-15-12-12-12-12-15-15-15-15-12-12-12-12----------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  1  -  2  -  3   -  4  -  1  -  2  -  3  -  4 -

Orlando then strums this in the chorus', then gose back to strumming
what he plays in the verses at the end of "i will love you betteeerrrr".
e|12---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|13---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|14---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|14---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|12---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 "and i will love you better i will love you better......."

Hugo plays this in the chrous', then just like Orlando
goes back to playing what he plays in the intro (not the verse).
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|12(let ring)1012(let ring)12/15(let ring)17----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Felix plays this in the chorus', but doesnt start untill Orlando
sings "i will love you better" the third time and on the word
better (if you listen to the song you can hear when he comes in).
Then after Orlando has sung in the chorus, Felix plays what he
plays in the verses.
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--13-----------------------8-------------------------------------------------|
G|14(let both notes ring)14\9--------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Then in the second section of the chorus, Hugo doesnt play the
same bit, when Orlando sings "i will love you better", on the
third time and on the word better (just like Felix), tremelo
picks this (Hugo uses an RV-5 Boss Stomp Box pedal to get the
long sustained reverb/Hall reverb).
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|13\8-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

The rest of the song plays all the above, up until the bridge.

Orlando strums this in the same pattern.
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|16----------------------------------------------------------------16---------|
D|17---(when everyone drops down to the minor chord, he strums this)17---------|
A|17----------------------------------------------------------------17---------|
E|15----------------------------------------------------------------14---------|
 "and the thought, the though, the thought of you....."        "together...."


e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|16---------------------------------------------------------16--------------|
D|17---------------------------------------------------------17--------------|
A|17---------------------------------------------------------17--------------|
E|15---------------------------------------------------------14--------------|
 "and the though of you it was crystal clear....."          "You....."

Felix plays this in the bridge and repeats this over and over
until the end of the bridge (it is quite nackering).
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------14h16h17-----------------------------------|
A|14h16h1714h16h1714h16h1714h16h17-------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Hugo plays this in the bridge.
Then in the second section of the 
bidge, Hugo plays this>>>>>>>>>>>>|
e|-------------------------------------------1414-12-121212------------------|
B|1515-1414-1212-10----------------1515-1414---------------1514--------------|
G|------------------12129h1111-----------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                  |

After the bridge, everyone plays the intro and then it
finishes (Hugo finshes on th 4rd octave chord he plays).

If theres any problem, jsut add me on Facebook, my names
up top, im from the UK. Thank you

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

            
            
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Geeeeezer 173 Dec 03, 2009 08:16 AM

Dont really see what was wrong with my original tab but hey this is right i suppose so cant give it less than 5 stars. I suppose you put a bit of counting in there...

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