Why I Like The Robins by Hum

Why I Like The Robins bass tab by Hum

Bass tabs

Tuning: Drop D (D A D G)

Key: D

Difficulty: Intermediate

Artist : Hum
Album : You'd Prefer An Astronaut
Song : Why I Like The Robins

Use a pick. Once you get the strumming it's not very complicated, is goes like this (u : up, d : down) :

1  +  +  2  +  +  3  +  +  4  +  +
d  d u d u d  d u d u d  d u d u d  d u d u
v      v      v      v

Intro: (0:03)
 12/8
G|----7-----------7-----------7-----------7-------|----7-----------7-----------7-----------7-------|
D|0-------0---0-------0---0--------0--0-------0---|5-------5---5-------5---5--------5--5-------5---|
A|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------| (x4)
D|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|


Verse 1:

G|7---7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-|7---7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-|
D|0---0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-|5---5-5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-|
A|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------| (x4)
D|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|

G|0-----0--0--0--0--9-----9--9--9--9--12----12-12-12-12-14----14-14-14-14-|
D|0-----0--0--0--0--0-----0--0--0--0--0-----0--0--0--0--0-----0--0--0--0--|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------| (x4)
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

G|14----14-14-14-14-16----16-16-16-16-16----16-16-16-16-14----12----14----|
D|0-----0--0--0--0--0-----0--0--0--0--0-----0--0--0--0--0-----0-----0-----|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------| (x4)
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Verse 2:

G|7---7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-|7---7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-|
D|0---0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-|5---5-5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-|
A|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------| (x4)
D|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|


Interlude 1:

G|7---7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-|7---7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-|
D|0---0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-|0---0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-|
A|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------| (x2)
D|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|

G|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------| (x2)
D|0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------|5-----------5--------/--7-----------7-----------|

G|7---7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-|7---7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-|
D|0---0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-|5---5-5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-|
A|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------| (x4)
D|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|


Verse 3:

G|0-----0--0--0--0--9-----9--9--9--9--12----12-12-12-12-14----14-14-14-14-|
D|0-----0--0--0--0--0-----0--0--0--0--0-----0--0--0--0--0-----0--0--0--0--|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------| (x4)
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Interlude 2:

G|14----14-14-14-14-16----16-16-16-16-16----16-16-16-16-14----12----14----|
D|0-----0--0--0--0--0-----0--0--0--0--0-----0--0--0--0--0-----0-----0-----|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------| (x3)
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

G|14----14-14-14-14-16----16-16-16-16-14----14-14-14-14-16----16-16-16-16-|
D|0-----0--0--0--0--0-----0--0--0--0--0-----0--0--0--0--0-----0--0--0--0--|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

G|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------| (x2)
D|0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------|5-----------5---------/-7-----------7-----------|


Outro:

G|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------| (x2)
D|0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------|5-----------5-----------7-----------7-----------|

G|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------11--11--11--|------------------------------------12--12--12--|
A|------------9-------9---12------12--------------|------------9-------9---12------12--------------|-|
D|9---9---12--------------------------------------|9---9---12--------------------------------------| |
                                                   | (x4)
G|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------| |
D|------------------------------------11--11--11--|11----------------------------------------------|-|
A|------------9-------9---12------12--------------|----12------12----------12--9-------9-----------|
D|9---9---12--------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|

G|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------||
D|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------||
A|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------||
D|0-----------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------||


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