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Author
The Strokes-Welcome to Japan
Song: Welcome to Japan
Album: Comedown Machine
Artist: The Strokes
Tuning: Standard
Tabbed By: Tim Van de Voorde

NOTE: I did this just very fast, if I find new parts, I will update it!
Special thanks to danielcvt!
Gtr I (E A D G B E)
Gtr II (E A D G B E)

[Intro]
Gtr I (listen to get the rhythm!)
   Dm   G#   Gm   C          Dm   G#   Gm   F  Em
E|-5----4----3----3----------5----4----3----8--7-|
B|-6----4----3----5----------6----4----3----10-8-|
G|-7----5----3----5----------7----5----3----10-9-|
D|-7----6----5----5----------7----6----5----10-9-|
A|-5----6----5----3----------5----6----5----8--7-|
E|------4----3--------------------4----3---------|


“I didn’t want to notice”
Gtr I (quite fast, use alternate picking and listen to get the rhythm)
E|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------| (8x)
D|----------------------------------|
A|-13-13-12-12-13-12-12-13-15-13-12-|
E|----------------------------------|

“Come here and go get with me”
Gtr I
   Gm    F    C           F     Em   Dm
E|-10----8----8-----------8-----7----5-|
B|-11----10---8-----------10----8----6-|
G|-12----10---9-----------10----9----7-|  (2x)
D|-12----10---10----------10----9----7-|
A|-10----8----10----------8-----7----5-|
E|------------8------------------------|

Interlude/Solo
Gtr I
E|--------------------------------------|
B|------------10------------------------|
G|------10-12----12-10----10-12-12b13~--|
D|--/12----------------12---------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|

E|------------------------------------------|
B|------------13-10-------------------------|
G|------10-12-------12-10----------10-9-----|
D|--/12-------------------12-10-12------10--|
A|------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|

E|--------------------------------------|
B|------------10------------------------|
G|------10-12----12-10----10-12-12b13~--|
D|--/12----------------12---------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|

E|---------------------------------------------------|
B|------------13-10----------------------------------|
G|------10-12-------10h12p10-------------------------|
D|--/12---------------------12-10h12p10--------------|
A|-------------------------------------12-10h12p10---|
E|------------------------------------------------13-|

“Oh oh oh, welcome to Japan”
Gtr I (listen to get the rhythm!)
   Dm   G#   Gm   C          Dm   G#   Gm   F  Em
E|-5----4----3----3----------5----4----3----8--7-|
B|-6----4----3----5----------6----4----3----10-8-|
G|-7----5----3----5----------7----5----3----10-9-|
D|-7----6----5----5----------7----6----5----10-9-|
A|-5----6----5----3----------5----6----5----8--7-|
E|------4----3--------------------4----3---------|

“I didn’t want to notice”
Gtr I (quite fast, use alternate picking and listen to get the rhythm)
E|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------| (8x)
D|----------------------------------|
A|-13-13-12-12-13-12-12-13-15-13-12-|
E|----------------------------------|

“I didn’t want to bore you”
Gtr I
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-10-7-10-7-10-7-10-7-12-10-12-10--14-12---10-7-10-7-10-7-10-7-14-14-14-14-14-12-|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-10-7-10-7-10-7-10-7-12-10-12-10--14-12---10-7-10-7-10-7-10-7-14-14-14-14-14-|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|


“Come here and go get with me”
Gtr I
   Gm    F    C           F     Em   Dm
E|-10----8----8-----------8-----7----5-|
B|-11----10---8-----------10----8----6-|
G|-12----10---9-----------10----9----7-|  (2x)
D|-12----10---10----------10----9----7-|
A|-10----8----10----------8-----7----5-|
E|------------8------------------------|

“You did it alone”
Gtr I
E|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-10~--12~--14-12-10~--14~-14-12-10-| (Repeat as many as necessary)
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|

Gtr II
E|-13---13---13---13-----15---15---17---15-|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|---14---14---14---14-----17---17---17----| (Repeat as many as necessary)
D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------|

“Comes in once a month”
Gtr I
   Dm   C    Bb   F
E|-5----3----1----1-|
B|-6----5----3----1-|
G|-7----5----3----2-|
D|-7----5----3----3-|
A|-5----3----1----3-|
E|----------------1-|

Gtr II
E|-13---13---13---13-----15---15---17---15-|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|---14---14---14---14-----17---17---17----| (Repeat as many as necessary)
D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------|


[Outro]
Gtr I
E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|---10-----------13-----------11-----------10------------|
G|------10-----------12-----------10-----------10-----10~-|
D|-12------12--/14------14--/12------12--/10------10--12~-|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

Tabbed by Tim Van de Voorde.



************************************

| b  Bend
| ~  Vibrato
| /  Slide up
| h  Hammer-on
| p  Pull-off

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Harryzeld 10 Mar 29, 2013 08:05 PM

it's G# major instead of A in the verse :)

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danielcvt 10 Apr 02, 2013 10:15 PM

The Chords for the Pre-Chorus and the last part are Dm C Bb F over and over

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danielcvt 10 Apr 02, 2013 10:24 PM

Not sure about the Chorus, this Fm isnt sounding right... I'm almost sure its Gm Dm C then F Em Dm

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