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Album: How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb
Tabbed by: Jase Warner (trip_through_your_wires@hotmail.com)

Down Half A Step (Eb,Ab,Db,Gb)

Intro (when paino begins, play softly and gradually increase loudness):

Gb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Db|*------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Ab|*12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|
then listen out for this part (drums will begin to fade in):
Gb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Db|*------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Ab|*12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|-19-19-19-19-19-19-19-19|-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-|-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17*|
Eb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|

(drums begin)

Gb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Db|*------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Ab|*12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Eb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|

Gb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Db|*------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Ab|*12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|-14-14-14-14-19-19-19-19|-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-|-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17*|
Eb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|

Gb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Db|*------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Ab|*12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Eb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|

Gb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Db|*------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Ab|*12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|-19-19-19-19-19-19-19-19|-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-|-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17*|
Eb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|

First Verse:

Gb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Db|*------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Ab|*12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|-14-14-14-14-------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Eb|-------------------------|-------------14-14-14-14-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10/12-12-12-12-|

Gb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Db|*------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Ab|*12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|-14-14-14-14-------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Eb|-------------------------|-------------14-14-14-14-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10/12-12-12-12-|

Gb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Db|*------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Ab|*12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|-14-14-14-14-------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Eb|-------------------------|-------------14-14-14-14-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10/12-12-12-12-|

Gb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Db|*------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Ab|*12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|-14-14-14-14-------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Eb|-------------------------|-------------14-14-14-14-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10/12-12-12-12-|

Pre-Chorus

Gb|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
Db|*----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------*|
Ab|*3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3/|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5h7*|
Eb|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

Gb|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
Db|*----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------*|
Ab|*3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3/|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5*|
Eb|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

Chorus:

Gb|---------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|-------------|
Db|*--------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|------------*|
Ab|*7-7-7-7/|-9-9-9-9/|-11-11-11-11-|-12-12-12-12|-5-5-5-5/|-7-7-7-7/|-9-9-9-9-|------------*|
Eb|---------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|-10-10-10-10-|

Gb|---------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|-------------|
Db|*--------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|------------*|
Ab|*7-7-7-7/|-9-9-9-9/|-11-11-11-11-|-12-12-12-12|-5-5-5-5/|-7-7-7-7/|-9-9-9-9-|------------*|
Eb|---------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|-10-10-10-10-|

Gb|---------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|-------------|
Db|*--------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|------------*|
Ab|*7-7-7-7/|-9-9-9-9/|-11-11-11-11-|-12-12-12-12|-5-5-5-5/|-7-7-7-7/|-9-9-9-9-|------------*|
Eb|---------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|-10-10-10-10-|

Break:

Gb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Db|*------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Ab|*12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|

Gb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Db|*------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Ab|*12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|-19-19-19-19-19-19-19-19|-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-|-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17*|
Eb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|

Second Verse:

Gb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Db|*------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Ab|*12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|-14-14-14-14-------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Eb|-------------------------|-------------14-14-14-14-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10/12-12-12-12-|

Gb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Db|*------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Ab|*12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|-14-14-14-14-------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Eb|-------------------------|-------------14-14-14-14-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10/12-12-12-12-|

Gb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Db|*------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Ab|*12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|-14-14-14-14-------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Eb|-------------------------|-------------14-14-14-14-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10/12-12-12-12-|

Gb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Db|*------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Ab|*12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|-14-14-14-14-------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Eb|-------------------------|-------------14-14-14-14-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10/12-12-12-12-|

Gb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Db|*------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Ab|*12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|-14-14-14-14-------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Eb|-------------------------|-------------14-14-14-14-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10/12-12-12-12-|

Pre-Chorus:

Gb|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
Db|*----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------*|
Ab|*3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7*|
Eb|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

Gb|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
Db|*----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------*|
Ab|*3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5*|
Eb|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

Chorus:

Gb|---------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|-------------|
Db|*--------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|------------*|
Ab|*7-7-7-7/|-9-9-9-9/|-11-11-11-11-|-12-12-12-12|-5-5-5-5/|-7-7-7-7/|-9-9-9-9-|------------*|
Eb|---------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|-10-10-10-10-|

Gb|---------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|-------------|
Db|*--------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|------------*|
Ab|*7-7-7-7/|-9-9-9-9/|-11-11-11-11-|-12-12-12-12|-5-5-5-5/|-7-7-7-7/|-9-9-9-9-|------------*|
Eb|---------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|-10-10-10-10-|

Gb|---------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|-------------|
Db|*--------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|------------*|
Ab|*7-7-7-7/|-9-9-9-9/|-11-11-11-11-|-12-12-12-12|-5-5-5-5/|-7-7-7-7/|-9-9-9-9-|------------*|
Eb|---------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|-10-10-10-10-|

Break:

Gb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Db|*------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Ab|*12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|

Gb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Db|*------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Ab|*12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|-19-19-19-19-19-19-19-19|-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-|-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17*|
Eb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|

Interlude:

Gb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Db|*------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Ab|*------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|----------------------5-*|
Eb|--7--7---5--7~~~--------|--7--7---5--7~~~--------|--7--7---5--7~~~--------|--7--7---5--7~~~--------|

Chorus:

Gb|---------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|-------------|
Db|*--------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|------------*|
Ab|*7-7-7-7/|-9-9-9-9/|-11-11-11-11-|-12-12-12-12|-5-5-5-5/|-7-7-7-7/|-9-9-9-9-|------------*|
Eb|---------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|-10-10-10-10-|

Gb|---------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|-------------|
Db|*--------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|------------*|
Ab|*7-7-7-7/|-9-9-9-9/|-11-11-11-11-|-12-12-12-12|-5-5-5-5/|-7-7-7-7/|-9-9-9-9-|------------*|
Eb|---------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|-10-10-10-10-|

Gb|---------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|-------------|
Db|*--------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|------------*|
Ab|*7-7-7-7/|-9-9-9-9/|-11-11-11-11-|-12-12-12-12|-5-5-5-5/|-7-7-7-7/|-9-9-9-9-|------------*|
Eb|---------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|-10-10-10-10-|

Gb|---------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|-------------|
Db|*--------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|------------*|
Ab|*7-7-7-7/|-9-9-9-9/|-11-11-11-11-|-12-12-12-12|-5-5-5-5/|-7-7-7-7/|-9-9-9-9-|------------*|
Eb|---------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|-10-10-10-10-|

Gb|---------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|-------------|
Db|*--------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|------------*|
Ab|*7-7-7-7/|-9-9-9-9/|-11-11-11-11-|-12-12-12-12|-5-5-5-5/|-7-7-7-7/|-9-9-9-9-|------------*|
Eb|---------|---------|-------------|-------------|---------|---------|---------|-10-10-10-10-|

Break:

Gb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Db|*------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Ab|*12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|

Gb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Db|*------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Ab|*12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|-19-19-19-19-19-19-19-19|-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-|-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17*|
Eb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|

Gb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Db|*------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Ab|*12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|

Gb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Db|*------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Ab|*12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|-19-19-19-19-19-19-19-19|-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-|-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17*|
Eb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|

Outro:

Gb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Db|*------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Ab|*12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|-14-14-14-14-------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Eb|-------------------------|-------------14-14-14-14-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10/12-12-12-12-|

Gb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Db|*------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Ab|*12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|-14-14-14-14-------------|-------------------------|------------------------*|
Eb|-------------------------|-------------14-14-14-14-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10/12-12-12-12-|

Gb|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Db|*----14------14------14----14-----|-----14------14------14----14-----|
Ab|*12-----12------12------12------12|-12-----12------12------12-----12-|
Eb|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|

Gb|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Db|*----14------14------14----14-----|-----14------14------14----14-----|
Ab|*12-----12------12------12------12|-12-----12------12------12-----12~|
Eb|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|

That's it. like I said, real damn good song! Any comments welcome as usual.

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