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Julian Plenti tabs for Skyscraper

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"Skyscraper"
                                   by
                             Julian Plenti


NOTE: Ok, so when I play this song, I tune the my guitar to drop D.
Then I place my capo onto the FIRST fret. Enjoy.

(Main melody, REMEMBER CAPO, FIRST FRET)
e|---0------0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0----|
A chord diagramBB|-----2------2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2--|
A chord diagramG+G|-2-----1------------------1-----1-----------1------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|--------------4-----2-----------------4------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|---------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|---------------------------------------------------|

e|---0------0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0------0-----| (Play the melody as
A chord diagramBB|-----2------2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2------2---|  many times as
A chord diagramG+G|-2-----1------------------1-----1-----1------1-------|  needed.)
A chord diagramD MajorD|--------------4-----2--------------------------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-----------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-----------------------------------------------------|

(At about 0:40 seconds into the song)
e|-------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramBB|---4-----4-----4----4---------4-----4-----4-----4------| (Not too sure
A chord diagramG+G|-----6-----6-----6----6---------6-----6-----6-----6----| about the bass
A chord diagramD MajorD|-------7-----7-----7----7---------7-----7-----7-----7--| notes!)
A chord diagramA augmentedA|----------------------------0--------------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-4-----------------------------------------------------|

e|---0------0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0----|
A chord diagramBB|-----2------2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2--|
A chord diagramG+G|-2-----1------------------1-----1-----------1------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|--------------4-----2-----------------4------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|---------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|---------------------------------------------------|

e|---0------0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0------0-----| (Keep playing the
A chord diagramBB|-----2------2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2------2---|  melody as many
A chord diagramG+G|-2-----1------------------1-----1-----1------1-------|  times as needed)
A chord diagramD MajorD|--------------4-----2--------------------------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-----------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-----------------------------------------------------|

(Then at about 1:04 into the song)
e|-------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramBB|---4-----4-----4----4---------4-----4-----4-----4------|
A chord diagramG+G|-----6-----6-----6----6---------6-----6-----6-----6----|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-------7-----7-----7----7---------7-----7-----7-----7--|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|----------------------------0--------------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-4-----------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------|
A chord diagramBB|---4-----4-----4----4------|
A chord diagramG+G|-----6-----6-----6----6----|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-------7-----7-----7----7--|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|---------------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-6-------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramBB|---4-----4-----4----4---------4-----4-----4-----4------|
A chord diagramG+G|-----6-----6-----6----6---------6-----6-----6-----6----|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-------7-----7-----7----7---------7-----7-----7-----7--|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|----------------------------0--------------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-4-----------------------------------------------------|

e|---0------0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0----|
A chord diagramBB|-----2------2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2--|
A chord diagramG+G|-2-----1------------------1-----1-----------1------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|--------------4-----2-----------------4------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|---------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|---------------------------------------------------|

e|---0------0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0------0-----| (Keep playing
A chord diagramBB|-----2------2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2------2---|  the melody
A chord diagramG+G|-2-----1------------------1-----1-----1------1-------|  as many times
A chord diagramD MajorD|--------------4-----2--------------------------------|  as needed.)
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-----------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-----------------------------------------------------|

(Then at about 1:42 into the song)
e|-------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramBB|---4-----4-----4----4---------4-----4-----4-----4------|
A chord diagramG+G|-----6-----6-----6----6---------6-----6-----6-----6----|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-------7-----7-----7----7---------7-----7-----7-----7--|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|----------------------------0--------------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-4-----------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------|
A chord diagramBB|---4-----4-----4----4------|
A chord diagramG+G|-----6-----6-----6----6----|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-------7-----7-----7----7--|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|---------------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-6-------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramBB|---4-----4-----4----4---------4-----4-----4-----4------|
A chord diagramG+G|-----6-----6-----6----6---------6-----6-----6-----6----|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-------7-----7-----7----7---------7-----7-----7-----7--|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|----------------------------0--------------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-4-----------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramBB|---4-----4-----4----4--------4-----4-----4-----4-------|
A chord diagramG+G|-----6-----6-----6----6--------6-----6-----6-----6-----|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-------7-----7-----7----7--------7-----7-----7-----7---|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-6-------------------------6---------------------------|

            "Shake me, shake me, skyscraper..."
e|----------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramBB|----4-----4-----5------4------4-----5-----4---------|
A chord diagramG+G|------6-----6-----6------6------6-----6-----6-------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|--7------7-----7-----7------7-----7-----7-----7-----|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|----------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramBB|----4-----4-----5------4------4-----5-----4---------|
A chord diagramG+G|------6-----6-----6------6------6-----6-----6-------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|--6------6-----6-----6------6-----6-----6-----6-----|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|----------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----------------------------------------------------|

             "Shake me, shake me, skyscraper..."
e|----------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramBB|----4-----4-----5------4------4-----5-----4---------|
A chord diagramG+G|------6-----6-----6------6------6-----6-----6-------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|--7------7-----7-----7------7-----7-----7-----7-----|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|----------------------------------------------------|  (Keep on playing
A chord diagramD MajorD|----------------------------------------------------|   this until about
                                                          2:50)
e|----------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramBB|----4-----4-----5------4------4-----5-----4---------|
A chord diagramG+G|------6-----6-----6------6------6-----6-----6-------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|--6------6-----6-----6------6-----6-----6-----6-----|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|----------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----------------------------------------------------|

(Then at 2:50 into the song, go back the the main melody)
e|---0------0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0----|
A chord diagramBB|-----2------2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2--|
A chord diagramG+G|-2-----1------------------1-----1-----------1------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|--------------4-----2-----------------4------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|---------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|---------------------------------------------------|

e|---0------0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0------0-----|
A chord diagramBB|-----2------2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2------2---|
A chord diagramG+G|-2-----1------------------1-----1-----1------1-------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|--------------4-----2--------------------------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-----------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-----------------------------------------------------|

e|---0------0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0------0--------|
A chord diagramBB|-----2------2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2------2------|
A chord diagramG+G|-2-----1------------------1-----1-----1------1----------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|--------------4-----2-----------------------------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|----------------------------------------------------4---|
A chord diagramD MajorD|--------------------------------------------------------|


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