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Difficulty: Intermediate


Standard tuning
. = palm mute
~ = let ring
v = vibrato
b = bend
s = slide to note
\ = slide down
/ = slide up

Intro: (slowly release palm mute towards end)
e------------------------------------------------------|
B chord diagramBB------------------------------------------------------|
G chord diagramGG------------------------------------------------------|
D chord diagramDD------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramAA------------------------------5-7-7-5-7-7-5-7-7-5-7-7-|
E chord diagramEE-\15--3-5-5-3-5-5-3-5-5-3-5-5-------------------------|
       . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

e-----------------------------|
B chord diagramBB-----------------------------|
G chord diagramGG-----------------------------|
D chord diagramDD-5-7-7-5-7-7-5-7-7-5-7-7-12~-|
A chord diagramAA-----------------------------|
E chord diagramEE-----------------------------|

Verse:
No Guitar

Pre Chorus:
e--------------------------------------------------|
B chord diagramBB--15--13------13----------------------------------|
G chord diagramGG------------------14v~----------------------------|
D chord diagramDD----------------------------12--12-12-12--10-10---|
A chord diagramAA--------------------------------------------------|
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------------------|

Chorus: x4 (don’t play notes in : on first measure)
e--------------------------------                       e----|
B chord diagramBB--------------------------------                       B chord diagramBB----|
G chord diagramGG--------9-7------7-------------- After 4 measures play G chord diagramGG-7~-|
D chord diagramDD-7--7:-----10-7----10-----7-10-                       D chord diagramDD----|
A chord diagramAA------------------------10------                       A chord diagramAA----|
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------                       E chord diagramEE----|






Verse 2: (Split into 4 fills)
Fill 1:
No Guitar

Fill 2:
e-------------|
B chord diagramBB-------------|
G chord diagramGG----7---5----|
D chord diagramDD-/7---7---7\-|
A chord diagramAA-------------|
E chord diagramEE-------------|

Fill 3:
e-15b-------|
B chord diagramBB-----13----|
G chord diagramGG--------14-|
D chord diagramDD-----------|
A chord diagramAA-----------|
E chord diagramEE-----------|

Fill 4:
e-------------------|
B chord diagramBB----8----8---------|
G chord diagramGG-7b---7b---7p5---5-|
D chord diagramDD---------------7---|
A chord diagramAA-------------------|
E chord diagramEE-------------------|

Pre Chorus:
e----------------------------------|
B chord diagramBB-13-------------------------------|
G chord diagramGG----14v~--------------------------|
D chord diagramDD--------------12--12-12-12--10-10-|
A chord diagramAA----------------------------------|
E chord diagramEE----------------------------------|

Chorus: x4 (don’t play notes in : on first measure
e--------------------------------                       e----|
B chord diagramBB--------------------------------                       B chord diagramBB----|
G chord diagramGG--------9-7------7-------------- After 4 measures play G chord diagramGG-7~-|
D chord diagramDD-7--7:-----10-7----10-----7-10-                       D chord diagramDD----|
A chord diagramAA------------------------10------                       A chord diagramAA----|
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------                       E chord diagramEE----|

Bridge part 1: x2 (needs to be played right to sound good)
e--------|
B chord diagramBB--------|
G chord diagramGG-x-7--5-|
D chord diagramDD-x-7--7-|
A chord diagramAA--------|
E chord diagramEE--------|

Bridge part 2:
e-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B chord diagramBB-10--10-10-8--8-8-7--7-7-6--6-6-5--5-5--5-5--5-5--5-5--5-5--5-5--5-|
G chord diagramGG-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 chord diagramDD-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramAA-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E chord diagramEE-------------------------------------------------------------------|

Solo (kinda): x4 (a lot a string bending, bends work on any note on this bit)
e-----------------------------|
B chord diagramBB-----------------------------|
G chord diagramGG----5-5-7--5--7--7--7--5-----|
D chord diagramDD-7-----------------------7-5-|
A chord diagramAA-----------------------------|
E chord diagramEE-----------------------------|





Chorus: x8
e--------------------------------|
B chord diagramBB--------------------------------|
G chord diagramGG--------9-7------7--------------|
D chord diagramDD-7--7:-----10-7----10-----7-10-|
A chord diagramAA------------------------10------|
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------|

After 8 measures finish on:
e----------------------|
B chord diagramBB----------------------|
G chord diagramGG-7--7--7--------------|
D chord diagramDD----------10-7--5-5s7-|
A chord diagramAA----------------------|
E chord diagramEE----------------------|

Guitar 2: x4 (4 measures into the last chorus a second guitar joins in playing the same
on the octave above)
e---------12-10-------10---------------|
B chord diagramBB-10--10--------13-10-----13-----10-13-|
G chord diagramGG-----------------------------12-------|
D chord diagramDD--------------------------------------|
A chord diagramAA--------------------------------------|
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------|

After 4 measures, finish on:
e-10--10--10----------------|
B chord diagramBB-------------13-10--8-8s10-|
G chord diagramGG---------------------------|
D chord diagramDD---------------------------|
A chord diagramAA---------------------------|
E chord diagramEE---------------------------|

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