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Mess Around by Cage The Elephant

Mess Around bass tab by Cage The Elephant

Bass tabs

Tuning: Standard (E A D G)

Intro: Bass comes in at 16 seconds

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7-6-7-6-7-6-7-6-10-9-10-9-10-9-10-9---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| x2


Verse 1:

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7-6-7-6-7-6-7-6-10-9-10-9-10-9-10-9-12--12-12-14--14-14---------------12--|
E|---------------------------------------------------------12--12--12-12-----|

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-12-12-14--14-14-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------12--12--12-12---------------------------------------------|

Chorus:

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------|x2

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-5--5-5-7--|

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|7-7-0--0-0-5--5-5-7--7-7-0--0--0-0-----------------------------------------|

Verse 2:
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7-6-7-6-7-6-7-6-10-9-10-9-10-9-10-9---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| x2

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7-6-7-6-7-6-7-6-10-9-10-9-10-9-10-9-12--12-12-14--14-14---------------12--|
E|---------------------------------------------------------12--12--12-12-----|

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-12-12-14--14-14-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------12--12--12-12---------------------------------------------|

Chorus:

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-2-1-----|x3

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-2-1-5--5|

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-5-7--7-7-0--0-0-5--5-5-7--7-7-0--0--0-0-----------------------------------|

Verse 3:

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7-6-7-6-7-6-7-6-10-9-10-9-10-9-10-9---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| x2

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7-6-7-6-7-6-7-6-10-9-10-9-10-9-10-9-12--12-12-14--14-14---------------12--|
E|---------------------------------------------------------12--12--12-12-----|

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-12-12-14--14-14-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------12--12--12-12---------------------------------------------|

Bridge:

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7-6-7-6-7-6-7-6-10-9-10-9-10-9-10-9---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| x2

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7-6-7-6-7-6-7-6-10-9-10-9-10-9-10-9-12--12-12-14--14-14---------------12--|
E|---------------------------------------------------------12--12--12-12-----|

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-12-12-14--14-14-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------12--12--12-12---------------------------------------------|

Verse 4:

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7-6-7-6-7-6-7-6-10-9-10-9-10-9-10-9---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| x2

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7-6-7-6-7-6-7-6-10-9-10-9-10-9-10-9-12--12-12-14--14-14---------------12--|
E|---------------------------------------------------------12--12--12-12-----|

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-12-12-14--14-14-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------12--12--12-12---------------------------------------------|
Outro:

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7-6-7-6-7-6-7-6-10-9-10-9-10-9-10-9---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| x2

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7-6-7-6-7-6-7-6-10-9-10-9-10-9-10-9-12--12-12-14--14-14---------------12--|
E|---------------------------------------------------------12--12--12-12-----|

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-12-12-14--14-14-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------12--12--12~-----------------------------------------------|

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🏷Legend:
x_ = play that many times (ex: x2= play twice)
~ = let note ring
******************************************************************************

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