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BECAUSE OF YOU
As recorded by Nickelback
(From the 2003 Album THE LONG ROAD)

Transcribed by DragonHUL
with help from another users tab named Nickeldude


Words by Chad Kroeger Music by Nickelback
Arranged by Nickelback

Gtr I (C chord diagramCC G chord diagramGG C chord diagramCC F chord diagramFF A chord diagramAA D chord diagramDD) - 'Left'
Gtr II (C chord diagramCC G chord diagramGG C chord diagramCC F chord diagramFF A chord diagramAA D chord diagramDD) - 'Right'
Gtr III (C chord diagramCC G chord diagramGG C chord diagramCC F chord diagramFF A chord diagramAA D chord diagramDD) - 'Middle'

 Intro
  Q=126
 4/4
  Gtr I
            PM----------------------------------|
  H chord diagramHH..       e   S S S e. e S S S e. S S   S S S e S S S S S S S S S S S
|-------------|-------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-------------|-------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-------------|-------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-------------|-------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-----------0-|-0-0-0-3--0-0-0-0-3--0-0-|-0-0-0-3-----0h5p0-------------|
|-----------0-|-0-0-0-3--0-0-0-0-3--0-0-|-0-0-0-3-0h3-------6p0h3p0h3h5-|


  Gtrs I, II
  PM------------------------------|
  S S S e. e S S S e. S S   S S S e S S S S S S S S S S S
|-------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-0-0-0-3--0-0-0-0-3--0-0-|-0-0-0-3-----0h5p0--------------|
|-0-0-0-3--0-0-0-0-3--0-0-|-0-0-0-3-0h3-------6p0h3p0h3h5--|


  Gtrs I, II, III
  PM------------------------------|
  S S S e. e S S S e. S S   S S S e S S S S S S S S S S S
|-------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-0-0-0-3--0-0-0-0-3--0-0-|-0-0-0-3-----0h5p0--------------|
|-0-0-0-3--0-0-0-0-3--0-0-|-0-0-0-3-0h3-------6p0h3p0h3h5--|


                                          Gtrs I, II
  PM------------------------------|
  S S S e. e S S S e. S S   S S S e S S S Q      +Q
|-------------------------|-----------------------------||
|-------------------------|-----------------------------||
|-------------------------|-----------------------------||
|-------------------------|-----------------------------||
|-0-0-0-3--0-0-0-0-3--0-0-|-0-0-0-3---------------------||
|-0-0-0-3--0-0-0-0-3--0-0-|-0-0-0-3-0h3p0-4pb5===(4)b6--||


   Pre-Verse
    $
    Gtrs I, II, III
    S e e. e S e e. e   S e e S S S S S S S S S S S
||--------------------|------------------------------||
||o-------------------|-----------------------------o||
||--------------------|------------------------------||
||--------------------|------------------------------||
||o-0-0-3--0-0-0-3--0-|-0-0-3-----0h5p0-------------o||
||--0-0-3--0-0-0-3--0-|-0-0-3-0h3-------6p0h3p0h3h5--||


 Verse
  PM-------------------------------------
  e. e.  e e. e.  e   e. e.  e e. e.  e
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-0--0---0-0--0---0-|-0--0---0-0--0---0-|
|-0--0---0-0--0---0-|-0--0---0-0--0---0-|


 ------------------------------|
  e. e.  e e. e.  e   e. e.  e e. E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------3--3--|
|-0--0---0-0--0---0-|-0--0---0-0--3--3--|
|-0--0---0-0--0---0-|-0--0---0-0--3--3--|


  $$
  PM-------------------------------------
  e. e.  e e. e.  e   e. e.  e e. e.  e
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-0--0---0-0--0---0-|-0--0---0-0--0---0-|
|-0--0---0-0--0---0-|-0--0---0-0--0---0-|


 ------------------------------|
  e. e.  e e. e.  e   e. e.  e e. E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE
|-------------------|-------------------||
|-------------------|-------------------||
|-------------------|-------------------||
|-------------------|-------------------||
|-0--0---0-0--0---0-|-0--0---0-0--------||
|-0--0---0-0--0---0-|-0--0---0-0--------||


   Pre-Chorus
    S e e. e S e e. e   S e e S S S S S S S S S S S
||--------------------|------------------------------||
||o-------------------|-----------------------------o||
||--------------------|------------------------------||
||--------------------|------------------------------||
||o-0-0-3--0-0-0-3--0-|-0-0-3-----0h5p0-------------o||
||--0-0-3--0-0-0-3--0-|-0-0-3-0h3-------6p0h3p0h3h5--||


   Chorus
    Q=123
                                                                       D chord diagramDD.S.
     E chord diagramEE.  E chord diagramEE.   E chord diagramEE  H chord diagramHH     E chord diagramEE.  E chord diagramEE.   E chord diagramEE  H chord diagramHH    E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE.  E chord diagramEE H chord diagramHH      E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE.  E chord diagramEE H chord diagramHH
||------------------|-----------------|---------------|-----------------||--|
||o-----------------|-----------------|---------------|----------------o||--|
||------------------|-----------------|---------------|-----------------||--|
||--10--10---10-10--|-10--10---10-10--|-7--7---7-7----|-3--3---3-3------||--|
||o--8---8----8--8--|--8---8----8--8--|-5--5---5-5----|-3--3---3-3-----o||--|
||---8---8----8--8--|--8---8----8--8--|-5--5---5-5----|-3--3---3-3------||--|


   Guitar Break
    Q=126
                          (2nd time on D chord diagramDD.S.S.) To Coda
    S e e. e S e e. e   S e e S S S S S S S S S S S
||--------------------|------------------------------||
||o-------------------|-----------------------------o||
||--------------------|------------------------------||
||--------------------|------------------------------||
||o-0-0-3--0-0-0-3--0-|-0-0-3-----0h5p0-------------o||
||--0-0-3--0-0-0-3--0-|-0-0-3-0h3-------6p0h3p0h3h5--||


 Interlude
  Q=121
  Gtr II
  E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE  E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE   E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE  E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE
|------------------|------------------|
|------------------|------------------|
|------------------|------------------|
|------------------|------------------|
|---------/3--4--5-|---------/3--4--5-|
|-0--2--3----------|-0--2--3----------|


                             Gtrs I, II
  E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE  E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE   E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE Q      +Q
|------------------|-----------------------|
|------------------|-----------------------|
|------------------|-----------------------|
|------------------|-----------------------|
|---------/3--4--5-|-----------------------|
|-0--2--3----------|-0--2--3-3pb5===(3)b5--|


 Breakdown
  Gtrs I, II, III
  E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE   E chord diagramEE.  E chord diagramEE.  E chord diagramEE   E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE   E chord diagramEE.  E chord diagramEE.  E chord diagramEE
|---------------------|---------------------|
|---------------------|---------------------|
|---------------------|---------------------|
|-0--2--3-/10--11--12-|-0--2--3-/10--11--12-|
|-0--2--3-/10--11--12-|-0--2--3-/10--11--12-|
|-0--2--3-/10--11--12-|-0--2--3-/10--11--12-|


                                PM----|
  E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE   E chord diagramEE.  E chord diagramEE.  E chord diagramEE   E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE e. e. e
|---------------------|------------------|
|---------------------|------------------|
|---------------------|------------------|
|-0--2--3-/10--11--12-|-0--2--3-5--3--2--|
|-0--2--3-/10--11--12-|-0--2--3-5--3--2--|
|-0--2--3-/10--11--12-|-0--2--3-5--3--2--|


 Bridge
                                                            2/4
                                                             PM----|
  E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE  E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE   E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE S S S E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE   E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE  E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE   e. e. e
|------------------|--------------------|------------------|---------|
|------------------|--------------------|------------------|---------|
|---------/7--5--7-|---------------5--7-|---------/7--5--7-|---------|
|-0--2--3-/7--5--7-|-0--2--3-------5--7-|-0--2--3-/7--5--7-|---------|
|-0--2--3-/5--3--5-|-0--2--3-x-x-x-3--5-|-0--2--3-/5--3--5-|-0--2--3-|
|-0--2--3----------|-0--2--3-x-x-x------|-0--2--3----------|-0--2--3-|


 4/4
  H chord diagramHH        +H            +H       +H
|----------------------|----------------||
|----------------------|----------------||
|----------------------|----------------||
|----------------------|----------------||
|----------------------|----------------||
|-4pb5=====(4)b5.5=====|=(4)b6r===(4)---||


 Verse
  Q=126
                                       D chord diagramDD.S.S. al Coda
                                        <
                                     Gtr III  Gtrs I, II, III
  W          W          W          Q    Q.     E chord diagramEE. E chord diagramEE.
|----------|----------|----------|--------------------||
|----------|----------|----------|--------------------||
|----------|----------|----------|----(11)/-----------||
|----------|----------|----------|----(11)/---3--3----||
|----------|----------|----------|----(11)/---3--3----||
|----------|----------|----------|------------3--3----||

                                       /\
                                Place finger over 11th
                                frets and pickslide


   Outro
    &
    PM----------------------------------------|
    S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
||----------------------------------|-----------------------------------||
||o---------------------------------|----------------------------------o||
||----------------------------------|-----------------------------------||
||----------------------------------|-----------------------------------||
||o-3-0-0-3-0-0-3-0-3-0-0-3-0-0-3-0-|-3-0-0-3-0-----0h5p0--------------o||
||--3-0-0-3-0-0-3-0-3-0-0-3-0-0-3-0-|-3-0-0-3-0-0h3-------6p0h3p0h3h5---||


 4/4            2/4
   q   H chord diagramHH.        H chord diagramHH
|--------------|------*|
|--------------|------*|
|--------------|------*|
|-(0)----------|------*|
|--0-----------|------*|
|--0-----------|------*|



Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H chord diagramHH - half; Q - quarter; E chord diagramEE - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
<n> - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <> - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers - <E/E chord diagramEE./Q/Q./H chord diagramHH/H chord diagramHH.> = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths


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