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Vertical Horizon - Better When You're Not There
Bonus Track
Eb Tuning
Tabbed by jjhand for ultimate-guitar.com


Acoustic Intro
    Ebm                   B                    Db6
eb|-3-------------------|--------------------|---------------------|
Bb|-5-------------------|--------------------|-0-------------------|
Gb|-4-------------------|-0------------------|-7-------------------|
Db|-2------4b5r4-2------|-5------4b5r4-2-----|-7------4b5r4-2------|
Ab|-------------------3-|-3--------------3/5-|-5-----------------0-|
Eb|---------------------|--------------------|---------------------|

|---0-----0-------|
|-2-----2-----2---|
|-----4-----4-----|
|---------------2-|
|-----------------|
|-----------------|




Verse 1 (Acoustic) - palm mute single notes, then creshendo in each bar 
eb|-3----------3----|------------0----|-----------------|-----------------|
Bb|-5----------5----|------------0----|-0---------------|-----------------|
Gb|-4--------4-4----|-0----------0----|-7----------7----|-6----------6----|
Db|-2----2-2-2-2----|-5--------5-5----|-7--------7-7----|-7----------7----|
Ab|---------------3-|-3----3-3-3-3--5-|-5----5-5-5-5----|-7--------7-7----|
Eb|-----------------|-----------------|---------------5-|-5----5-5-5-5--0-|




PreChorus 1: play 2x, but hold 3rd chord on repeat
|-0------------|-0----------|------------|-0----------|
|-0------------|-1----------|-3----------|-2----------|
|-0------------|-0----------|-0----------|-2----------|
|-2------------|-2----------|-4----------|-2----------|
|-2------------|-3----------|-5----------|-0----------|
|-0------------|-3----------|------------|------------|

"I wanted      to tell you there are times when I think of your face"


Chorus - Dist. Guitar, Acoustic
  Badd9      Gb
|-----------|-3---------|-----------|-3----------|-0---------|----------|
|-3---------|-3---------|-3---------|-3----------|-0---------|-3--------|
|-0---------|-0---------|-0---------|-0----------|-0---------|-2--------|
|-2---------|-0---------|-2---------|-0----------|-2---------|-0--------|
|-3---------|-2---------|-3---------|-2----------|-2---------|-0--------|
|-----------|-3---------|-----------|-3----------|-0---------|----------|
   "Its better when you're not there"...

|-----------|-----------|
|-3---------|-3---------|
|-0---------|-2---------|
|-2---------|-0---------|
|-3---------|-0---------|
|-----------|-----------|


Added bend in last four bars (guitar 2, w/ chorus)
|----------------------|
|-7b8r7----------------|
|----------------------|
|----------------------|
|----------------------|
|----------------------|




Play Acoustic Intro on Dist. Electric


Verse 2 - Clean Electric, played 3x
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------0-------|
|-------3---------|-------3---------|-------3---------|-------3-------3---|
|-----0-----0---0-|-----0-----0---0-|-----0-----0---0-|-----0-------------|
|---4---------4---|---4---------4---|---4---------4---|---4---------------|
|-----------------|-3---------------|-5---------------|-0-----------------|
|-0---------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|





Prechorus 2- Dist Electric plays Prechorus 1 Riff, 

Second Electric with wah Plays this 2x
|----------------|----------------|---5-----5----5-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
|-5-7---5-7----7-|-7-8---7-8----8-|-8-----8--------|-----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------|





Play Chorus Again




Short Solo (Rhythm Chords indicated above)

  Ab            Bb              Badd9              Db
|-------------|-----------5---|-5/7-----7---10---|-(10)---------|
|-5~~~----7h8-|-7__b8-------8-|------8--------10-|-(10)---------|
|-7b9~--------|---------------|------------------|--------------|
|-------------|---------------|------------------|--------------|
|-------------|---------------|------------------|--------------|
|-------------|---------------|------------------|--------------|





(2:45) Prechorus Variation - play 2x
|-0------------|-0----------|------------|-0----------|
|-0------------|-1----------|-3----------|-2-----0--2-|
|-0------------|-0----------|-2----------|-2----------|
|-2------------|-2----------|-0----------|-2----------|
|-2------------|-3----------|------------|-0----------|
|-0------------|------------|------------|------------|


 Continue (clean Guitar): 
|-----0-----0-----|-----------------|-----------------|---0-----0-------|
|---0---0-----0---|-------0---------|-----------------|-------2-----2---|
|-----------------|-----0-----5-----|-----7p0---7-----|-----4-----4-----|
|-2---------------|---5---------5---|---7---------5---|-----------------|
|-----------------|-3---------------|-5---------------|-0---------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

|-----0-----0-----|-----------------|--------------|
|---0---0-----0---|-------0---------|-3------------|
|-----------------|-----0-----5-----|-2------------|
|-2---------------|---5---------5---|-0------------|
|-----------------|-3---------------|--------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|--------------|


Play Prechorus Again without variations

Play Chorus

Play Acoustic intro on Dist. Electric again, end on Ebm chord 




KEY
************************************

| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| +   harmonic
| x   Mute note
| b   Bend
| pb  Pre-bend
| r  Bend release
| pbr Pre-bend release
| brb Bend release bend
| __  hold note before bend or while other string is played
************************************

            
            
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