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Standard tuning. Capo on 1. Everything is relative to the capo.

G5 :  3  5  5  -  -  -
A5 :  5  7  7  -  -  -
A#5:  6  8  8  -  -  -
C5 :  8 10 10  -  -  -
D5 : 10 12 12  -  -  -
A# :  6  8  8  7  6  6
D  : 10 12 12 11 10 10

Riff 1:
e|----------------------------------------
b|----------------------------------------
G|----------------------------------------
D|--5-5-5---5-5-5---5-5-5---5-5-5---------
A|--5-5-5---4-4-4---2-2-2---0-0-0---------
E|--3-3-3---3-3-3---3-3-3---3-3-3---2--0--

Filler after Riff 1:
E|--0--0--0--0--

Riff 2:
A|---------0-0--
E|--2--3---5-5--

Filler after Riff 2:
A|--0--0--0--0--
E|--5--5--5--5--


Intro: G5  Riff 1  Riff 2

G5		  Riff 1
beachfront hotel,
		Riff 2
twenty dollars a night
G5		      Riff 1  Riff 2
nineteen seventy-two,

sun yellow and bright

A#5			 A5
	too exhausted to think or to talk
A#5				  C5
	young boys from bangledesh breakdancing on the sidewalk
	D5			       A#5    A5
and the waves will tear them all to pieces
    D5				   A#5     A5
the waves will tear them all to pieces.

G5  Riff 1  Riff 2

G5			     Riff 1
twinkling waterford crystal
Riff 2
in the banquet hall
G5			       Riff 1
childlike religious paintings
Riff 2
lining the wall

A#5			A5
	i will try to gather my strength
A#5			      A5
	and i will rest up all week
A#5			     A5
	all i can say to them, now 
A#5				C5
	when i open my mouth to speak
	    D5			      A#5    A5
is that the waves will tear us all to pieces
    D5				 A#5    A5
the waves will tear us all to pieces.

D A# (x4)
D
tabs/bad_waves.txt · Last modified: 2012/02/18 23:13 by badposture