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Author/Artist: Third Eye Blind
Song: Graduate
Album: Self-Titled
Transcribed by: Mark Rarang
Email: rzeznik08@yahoo.com

Tuning: Open D (D A D F# A D)
This song is in Open D tuning but like Semi-Charmed
Life, it's tuned to different vibrations. 445

Play intro only pressing, with no picking.

  [Intro]
D |--|----------------------------|-----------------------------|------------------|
A |--|5---9-5-9----5-9-5-9---5----|-----9-5-9----5-9-5-9---5----|-----9-5-9----5-9-|
F#|--|5---8-5-8----5-8-5-8---5----|-----8-5-8----5-8-5-8---5----|-----8-5-8----5-8-|
D |--|5---7-5-7----5-7-5-7---5----|-----7-5-7----5-7-5-7---5----|-----7-5-7----5-7-|
A |-7|5----------------------5-7--|-5----------------------5-7--|-5----------------|
D |-7|5----------------------5-7--|-5----------------------5-7--|-5----------------|

D |------------|-----------------9p5-----5----------5-||
A |-5-9---5----|-----9-5-9----5-------9-----9p5--9----||
F#|-5-8---5----|-----8-5-8----5-----------------------||
D |-5-7---5----|-----7-5-7----5-----------------------||
A |-------5-7--|-5------------------------------------||
D |-------5-7--|-5------------------------------------||

  Guitar Two:
D |-----------|--------------------------------------||
A |-----------|--------------------------------------||
F#|----rest---|----------------------------5/7-------||
D |-----for---|----------------------------5/7-------||
A |---5-------|----------------------------5/7-------||
D |---measures|----------------------------5/7-------||

  [Chorus]
D |------------------------------------||------------||--------------------------|
A |-------9p5--9----5--9--5--9---------||------------||-----9p5-9---5-9-5-9------|
F#|-------8p5--8----5--8--5--8---------||play-12times||-----8p5-8---5-8-5-8--5-7/|
D |---5---7p5--7----5--7--5--7---5--7--||------------||-5---7p5-7---5-7-5-7--5-7/|
A |---5--------5-------5---------5--7--||------------||-5-------5-----5------5-7/|
D |---5--------5-------5---------5--7--||------------||-5-------5-----5------5-7/|

  Verse:                                                                                  */w Fill 1
D |-----0----0-------------10---10|-x----------0----0----0------5------0-|--------|
A |-----0----0-------------10---10|-x----------0----0----0------5-5----0-|--------|
F#|-----x----x----13-13-13-13---13|-x----------x----x----x------5-5-5--x-|--------|
D |12---12---12-x-12-12-12-12---12|-x-12-12-12-12---12---12-x-5-5-5-5--7-|--------|
A |12---12---12-x-10-10-10-10---10|---12-12-12-12---12---12-x-5-5-5-5--5-|--------|
D |12---12---12-x-10-10-10-10---10|---12-12-12-12---12---12-x-5-5---5--5-|--------|

D |-0----0---------------10--10-|-x----------0----0--------5------0--|--------0----|
A |-0----0---------------10--10-|-x----------0----0--------5-5----0--|--------0----|
F#|-x----x------13-13-13-13--13-|-x----------x----x--------5-5-5--x--|--------x----|
D |-12---12---x-12-12-12-12--12-|-x-12-12-12-12---12--x--5-5-5-5--7--|--12-12-12---|
A |-12---12---x-10-10-10-10--10-|---12-12-12-12---12--x--5-5-5-5--5--|--12-12-12---|
D |-12---12---x-10-10-10-10--10-|---12-12-12-12---12--x--5-5---5--5--|--12-12-12---|

D |-0--------------10---10-|--x----------0----0------5------0-|------------0---0----|
A |-0--------------10---10-|--x----------0----0------5-5----0-|------------0---0----|
F#|-x----13-13-13--13---13-|--x----------x----x------5-5-5--x-|------------x---x----|
D |-12-x-12-12-12--12---12-|--x-12-12-12-12---12-x-5-5-5-5--7-|-x-12-12-12-12--12-x-|
A |-12-x-10-10-10--10---10-|----12-12-12-12---12-x-5-5-5-5--5-|-x-12-12-12-12--12-x-|
D |-12-x-10-10-10--10---10-|----12-12-12-12---12-x-5-5---5--5-|-x-12-12-12-12--12-x-|

D |----------10--10-|-x--------------------------------||
A |----------10--10-|-x--------------------------------||
F#|-13-13-13-13--13-|-x--------------------------------||
D |-12-12-12-12--12-|-x-12-12-12-12---12-x-8-8-8-8-7---||
A |-10-10-10-10--10-|---12-12-12-12---12-x-8-8-8-8-7p0-||
D |-10-10-10-10--10-|---12-12-12-12---12-x-8-8-8-8-7p0-||

  *Fill 1 (bass arr. for gtr.)
D |----------------|-----------------|---------|--------|------------|----------||
A |----------------|-----------------|---------|--------|------------|----------||
F#|----------------|-----------------|---------|--------|------------|----------||
D |-16\5/7---------|-----------------|-16\5----|--------|/16\5-------|----------||
A |----------------|-----------------|---------|--------|------------|----------||
D |----------------|-----------------|---------|--------|------------|----------||

Guitar Solo (/w Guitar Two) /w wah-wah
                           fdbk.-----------|                1/2-----|1|1.5------|
|---------9-|---------------------------|---------------------------------------|
|---------9-|---9----9vvv------9------9-|-9-------------------------------------|
|-----------|---8-----------------------|-9------------------9b9b9b9b9b9b9b9b9b-|
|-----------|---------------------------|-9-------------------------------------|
|-----------|---------------------------|---------------------------------------|
|-----------|---------------------------|------------9--9--9--------------------|

---------|            1---------|                   1/4   1/4 1/2 1--------------|
-----|----------------12--------------------|------------------------0-----0-----|
-----|----------------12--------------------|------------------------------------|
9b9b-|9b9b9r--------9----10bbbbb10b10rp9h10-|-9-----------9-----10-b---10b-b-----|b
-----|-------9-9----9-----------------------|----9--9--9--9---9------------------|
-----|---------9--9-------------------------|----9--9--9--9---9------------------|
-----|---------9--9-------------------------|----9--9--9--9---9------------------|

                    1/2---|     1-|                 1/2--------------------------|
-0---0-|-----------------14-16-14-16b--16r-14-----|----------------14-16-14-16b--|
---0---|-0--14---17vv-17----------------------17b-|-17vv--14--17-----------------|
-------|------------------------------------------|------------------------------|
-------|------------------------------------------|------------------------------|
-------|------------------------------------------|------------------------------|
-------|------------------------------------------|------------------------------|

--|                                                       1/2-|
-16r-14-------|-------------------------------------|---------------------9\-|--|
--------17-14-|-------------------------------------|------------------------|--|
--------------|-------------8------10-10-10-10-9--9b|-9r---------8-----------|--|
--------------|/9--9--9--9--7------7--7--7--7--7----|--------7---7-----------|--|
--------------|/9--9--9--9--9------9-----9-----9----|----9---9---------------|--|
--------------|/9-----9-----9------9-----9-----9----|----9---9---------------|--|

                1/2---|     1-|                1/2-------------------------------|
|-----------------14-16-14-16b--16r-14-----|-------------14-16-14-16b--16r-14----|
|-----14--17vv-17----------------------17b-|17v---14-17v----------------------17-|
|/x----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|

      1-----------------|  1/2------------------------------------|
----|----------------------14---|-14-14--14-14-14-14-14--14-------|
-14-|-17b--17--17--17--17--17---|-17-17--17-17-16-16-16--14-16----|
----|---------------------------|---------------------------------|
----|---------------------------|---------------------------------|
----|---------------------------|---------------------------------|
----|---------------------------|---------------------------------|

  Guitar Two (with Guitar Solo)
D |--x---------------------------------------|---------------------------------|--|
A |--x---------------------------------------|---------------------------------|--|
F#|--x---------------------------------------|-----------9--9h10-10--10--9h10--|--|
D |--x--12-12-12-12-----12-x-8--8--8--8--7---|--9---9----9--9----9---9---9-----|--|
A |-----12-12-12-12-----12-x-8--8--8--8--7p0-|--9---9----9--9h11-11--11--9h11--|--|
D |-----12-12-12-12-----12-x-8--8--8--8--7p0-|--9---9----9--9----9---9---9-----|--|

D |-------9--------------------|----------------------------------|---------9-----|
A |-------9--------------------|----------------------------------|---------9-----|
F#|-------9---------8----------|-------------9--9h10-10--10--9h10-|---------9-----|
D |-9--9--9--9---9--9----9---9-|-9--9---9----9--9----9---9---9----|-9---9---9--9--|
A |-9--9--9--9---9--9----9---9-|-9--9---9----9--9h11-11--11--9h11-|-9---9---9--9--|
D |-9--9--9--9---9-------9---9-|-9--9---9----9--9----9---9---9----|-9---9---9--9--|

D |----------------|-----------------------------0-|-----------------------------0|
A |----------------|-----------------------------0-|-----------------------------0|
F#|----8-----------|---------5---5-----------0---0-|---------5---5-----------0---0|
D |----9-----9---9-|-0-5-5-5-5---5-5-7-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-5-5-5-5---5-5-7-0-0-0-0-0-0|
A |--9-9-----9---9-|-0-5-5-5-5---5-5-7-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-5-5-5-5---5-5-7-0-0-0-0-0-0|
D |--9-------9---9-|-0-5-5-5-5---5-5-7-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-5-5-5-5---5-5-7-0-0-0-0-0-0|

D |-------------------------------|-------------------------------|---------------|
A |-------------------------------|-------------------------------|---------------|
F#|----------9--9h10-10---10-9h10-|-------------8---8---8---8-8-8-|---------5---5-|
D |/9----9---9--9----9----9--9----|-9---9--9----9---9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-0-5-5-5-5---5-|
A |/9----9---9--9h11-11---11-9h11-|-9---9--9--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-0-5-5-5-5---5-|
D |/9----9---9--9----9----9--9----|-9---9--9--9-9-9---9---9---9---|-0-5-5-5-5---5-|

D |---------------------|----------------------------|----------------------------|
A |--------------12-12\-|----------------------12-12\|----------------------------|
F#|-5------------12-12\-|---------5--5-5-------12-12\|--------7--7--------7-------|
D |-5-7-0-0----0-12-12\-|-0-5-5-5-5--5-5-7-0-0-12-12\|-7----7-7--7--7--7--7---7--7|
A |-5-7-0-0----0-0--0---|-0-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-0-0-0--0--|-7--7-7-7--7--7--7--7---7--7|
D |-5-7-0-0----0----0---|-0-5-5-5-5--5-5-7-0-0----0--|-7--7-7-7--7--7--7--7---7--7|

D |----------------------------||
A |----------------------------||
F#|-8------8--8--7--7--7-7-7-7-||
D |-7--7-7-7--7--7--7--7-7-7-7-||
A |-7--7-7-7--7--7--7--7-7-7-7-||
D |-7--7-7-7--7--7--7--7-7-7-7-||

[Interlude]

Guitar One
  1/2----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
|-16b-vvv--(16)\----|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------------|------------------------------|

  Guitar Two (/w misc. gtr. noise)
D |--------------------------|------------------------|----------------------|-----|
A |--------------------------|------------------------|----------------------|-----|
F#|--------------------------|------------------------|----------------------|-----|
D |-----------0---------0----|-------0---------0-0----|-------0---------0----|-----|
A |-----0-5-3-0---0-5-3-0----|-0-5-3-0---0-5-3-0-0----|-0-5-3-0---0-5-3-0----|-0-5-|
D |-----0-5-3-0---0-5-3-0----|-0-5-3-0---0-5-3-0-0----|-0-5-3-0---0-5-3-0----|-0-5-|

D |------------------------||
A |------------------------||
F#|------------------------||
D |---0-------0---x-x-5-7--||
A |-3-0-0-5-3-0---x-x-5-7--||
D |-3-0-0-5-3-0---x-x-5-7--||

[Outro]

  After "I'm not waiting here for you to die____."
D |---5-5-9--5-----9-----|--5-5-9-5-----9-----|--5-5-9---5-----9------|--5-5-9--5-|
A |---5-5-9--5-5-5-9-----|--5-5-9-5-5-5-9-----|--5-5-9---8-5-5-9------|--5-5-9--5-|
F#|---8-8-8--8-8-8-8-5-7-|--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-5-7-|--8-8-8---5-8-8-8--5-7-|--8-8-8--8-|
D |-5-5---7--5-5-5-7-5-7-|5-5---7-7-5-5-5-5-7-|5-5---7-----5-5-5--5-7-|5-5---7--5-|
A |-5-----5----5-----5-7-|5-----5---5-----5-7-|5-----5-----5------5-7-|5-----5----|
D |-5-----5----5-----5-7-|5-----5---5-----5-7-|5-----5-----5------5-7-|5-----5----|

D |-----9-----|---5-5-9---5-----9-----|---5-5-9---5-----9------|-0----------|----||
A |-5-5-9-----|---5-5-9---5-5-5-9-----|---5-5-9---5-5-5-9------|-0----------|----||
F#|-8-8-8-5-7-|---8-8-8---8-8-8-8-5-5-|---8-8-8---8-8-8-8--5-7-|-0----------|----||
D |-5-5-5-5-7-|-5-5---7---7-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5---7---5-5-5-5--5-7-|/9------(9)\|----||
A |-5-----5-7-|-5-----5-----5-----5-5-|-5-----5-----5------5-7-|/9------(9)\|----||
D |-5-----5-7-|-5-----5-----5-----5-5-|-5-----5-----5------5-7-|/9------(9)\|-0--||


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Notation Guide
h = hammer on
p = pull off
b = bend
r = release bend
/ = slide up
\ = slide down
x = muted (muffled) note
()= with held note
v = vibrato
^ = harmonic

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dostacysmom69 31 Feb 18, 2007 10:47 AM

nicee

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mitchrushton182 174 Dec 03, 2007 01:01 PM

good job. the tuning is pretty crazy. i have no idea how u figured that out.

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ninja_cupcakes4 176 Dec 12, 2009 08:13 PM

nice tab, but it doesn't really sound much like the song it sounds a little messy in the verse....but it is a great tab that you put on here...also it looks like you forgot the chorus after the 1st verse and then the 2nd verse (which is the 1st verse)........but that's just my opinion....it's still a great tab....

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