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The Bitter End.

At least over 95% correct.  Brian uses his Gibson SG and Stefan uses his Gibson Les Paul
Custom.  This will be a mixture between the live and the studio versions.

BRIAN TUNING:  A chord diagramFF  A chord diagramBb majorBb  A chord diagramEb MajorEb  A chord diagramAbAb  A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramC majorC  (down-tune your high A chord diagramE MajorE string to match
                                    your A chord diagramBB string and stick a capo on the
                                    1st fret)

STEFAN TUNING:  A chord diagramEb MajorEb  A chord diagramBb majorBb  A chord diagramEb MajorEb  A chord diagramAbAb  A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramC majorC (down-tune your low A chord diagramE MajorE string to a A chord diagramD MajorD
                                     and then your high A chord diagramE MajorE string to the A chord diagramBB
                                     again and stick a capo on the 1st fret)
Intro (Stefan; distorted):
|--5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5--|
|--6-6---6-6---6-6---6-6--|
|--7-7---7-7---7-7---7-7--|
|--7-7---7-7---7-7---7-7--|
|--5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5--|
|-------------------------| (x4)


Verse (Stefan; distorted):
|--5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5--|
|--6-6---6-6---6-6---6-6--|
|--7-7---7-7---7-7---7-7--|
|--7-7---7-7---7-7---7-7--|
|--5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5--|
|-------------------------|

|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|
|-10------8------7------5------|
|--8(x8)--8(x8)--8(x8)--8(x8)--|
|--8------8------8------8------|  Fast downstrokes.

Chorus (Stefan; distorted):
|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|
|-10------9------7------5------|
|--x(x6)--x(x6)--x(x6)--x(x6)--|
|--8------7------5------3------|
|------------------------------|

|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|
|-17-----15-----14-----12------|
|--x(x6)--x(x6)--x(x6)--x(x6)--|
|-15-----13-----12-----10------|
|------------------------------|


Chorus (Brian; distorted):
|----------------------|
|----------------------|
|----------------------|
|-12-------8-------12--|
|-12(x32)--8(x32)--12--|
|-10-------6-------10--|


Break (Stefan; distorted):
|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|
|-10------9------7------5------|
|--x(x6)--x(x6)--x(x6)--x(x6)--|
|--8------7------5------3------|
|------------------------------|

|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|
|-17-----15-----14-----12------|
|--x(x6)--x(x6)--x(x6)--x(x6)--|
|-15-----13-----12-----10------|
|------------------------------|


Break (Brian; distorted; after Stefan plays his bit twice):
|------------------|
|------------------|
|------------------|
|-12-------8-------|
|-12(x32)--8(x32)--|
|-10-------6-------|


Outro (Stefan; distorted):
|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|
|--7------10------11-------|
|--x(x64)--x(x32)--x(x32)--|
|--5-------7-------8-------|
|--------------------------|

|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|-17------22-21-22-21-22-21-22-21-22-21-22-21-22-21-22-21--|
|--x(x16)--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--|
|-15------20-19-20-19-20-19-20-19-20-19-20-19-20-19-20-19--|
|----------------------------------------------------------|

End On (Stefan):
|-----|
|-----|
|-17--|
|--x--|
|-15--|
|-----|


Outro (Brian; distorted):
|------------------|
|------------------|
|------------------|
|-12-------8-------|
|-12(x32)--8(x32)--|
|-10-------6-------| (Same rhythm as chorus)

|------------------|
|------------------|
|------------------|
|-12-------8-------|
|-12(x16)--8(x16)--|
|-10-------6-------| (Stacatto beat)

End On (Brian):
|-----|
|-----|
|-----|
|-12--|
|-12--|
|-10--|

Order of Riffs:

Intro

Verse

Chorus (Brian + Stefan)

Verse

Break (Second part Brian + Stefan; First part just Stefan)

Outro (Brian + Stefan)

Key/🏷Legend:
x = Palm mute

Thanks for reading; hope you get at least some us out of it.
ⓘ Guitar tab for 'The Bitter End' by Placebo, an alternative rock band formed in 1994 from London, England. Placebo is known for their bittersweet rock/pop music.

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