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U2 guitar tabs for Ultra violet

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Ultra Violet (Light My Way) by U2.

Transcribed by Javier Cayuela.
e-mail: p0423@albeniz.eui.upm.es
I saw Sergio's TAB at Nevada and it's okay, but it's not the way the Edge
plays it live. Here's my version:



Riff 1 is the main riff played during the first two verses:


      (E chord diagramEE*)        (A9 chord diagramA9A9*)      (D chord diagramDD*) (A4 chord diagramA4A4*)
E|------X-----------X----------X----X-------|
B|-----12----------12---------15---14-------|
G|-----13----------14---------14---14-------|
D|-----14----------14---------12---12-------|
A|------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|




Riff 2 is played during the pre-chorus. This might not be the exact timming,
but it's easy to figure it out if you listen to the song.

\ means to slide down and / means to slide up.

Be careful when playing the A5 chord diagramA5A5 position, because your index finger is also on
the 3rd string and this one isn't involved in the slides.



Riff 2

      E5 chord diagramE5E5
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----17-17-17-17-17-----17-17-17-17-17-----17-17-17-----17-17-17-17-------|
G|----16-16-16-16-16-----16-16-16-16-16-----16-16-16-----16-16-16-16-------|
D|----14-14-14-14\13-/14-14-14-14-14\13-/14-14-14\13-/14-14-14-14-14-------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

      A5 chord diagramA5A5
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----17-17-17-17-17-----17-17-17-17-17-----17-17-17-----17-17-17-17-------|
G|----14-14-14-14-14-----14-14-14-14-14-----14-14-14-----14-14-14-14-------|
D|----14-14-14-14\13-/14-14-14-14-14\13-/14-14-14\13-/14-14-14-14-14-------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|




Riff 3 is played during the chorus. Bono sings "Oooh, oooh...", while the Edge
sings "Ultra violet... Ultra violet...":

       E chord diagramEE                                      B chord diagramBB

E|----12-----12-----12-----12-----12------------12\11----------------------|
B|-----9-h10p-9-h10p-9-h10p-9-h10p-9-h10p9---------------------------------|
G|-----9------9------9------9------9----------11---------------------------|
D|-----9------9------9------9------9-----------9---------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


       C#m chord diagramC#mC#m                                     A chord diagramAA

E|-----9------9------9------9------9------------------12-------------------|
B|-----9-h10p-9-h10p-9-h10p-9-h10p-9-h10p----------------10----------------|
G|-----9------9------9------9------9----------------9-------9--------------|
D|----11-----11-----11-----11-----11-------------11------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------0---------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|



Finally, Riff 4 is played during the third verse instead of Riff 1:

E|------------------------------------------------------10p9---------------|
B|----12p9----9----------12p9----9-----------12p10-9h10------12-10---------|
G|---------11---9-------------11---9---------------------------------------|
D|--9------------------9-------------------9-------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|



That's it!. Now let's see it all together:


(Intro. This goes with keyboards and a pre-recorded guitar. At the end, Edge
plays Fill 1.)


E chord diagramEE
Sometimes ...                                  Fill 1
E chord diagramEE                              G#m chord diagramG#mG#m              E|----------------------|
Sometimes ...                                   B|----------------------|
               Dbm chord diagramDbmDbm                              G|----------------------|
I wanna ...                                     D|----------------------|
                 F# chord diagramF#F#                             A|-1---3--/4----/8------|
Can't ...                                       E|----------------------|
                     Fill 1
And ..






Riff 1 twice


Verse 1 (Riff 1)
-------

  E chord diagramEE*
        Oh ..
  A9 chord diagramA9A9*                     D chord diagramDD*              A4 chord diagramA4A4*
        Oh ..
  E chord diagramEE*
        You ..
  A9 chord diagramA9A9*                                 D chord diagramDD*         A4 chord diagramA4A4*
        And ..



Pre-chorus (Riff 2)
----------

  E5 chord diagramE5E5
        Feel ..
  A5 chord diagramA5A5
        I'm ..
  E5 chord diagramE5E5
        Baby ..
  A5 chord diagramA5A5
        Baby ..


(Verse 2: Riff 1, just the like verse 1)

        You ..
        But ..
        There ..

(Pre-chorus: Riff 2)

        I ..
        Oh ..
        Oh ..


(Chorus: Riff 3)

        E chord diagramEE     B chord diagramBB             C#m chord diagramC#mC#m      A chord diagramAA
        Oooh, ..
                 E chord diagramEE        B chord diagramBB
        Ultra ..
                 C#m chord diagramC#mC#m      A chord diagramAA          E5 chord diagramE5E5(from Riff 2)
        Ultra ..Fill 2
                           (Bono-->) Baby,...


Fill 2
------

    E chord diagramEE              A2 chord diagramA2A2

E|--0-------0-------0----------------------------|
B|--0---------0-----0----------------------------|
G|--1-----------1---2-------2p1h2-1--------------|
D|--2---------------2----------------2/----------| --> slide up to riff 4
A|--2---------------0----------------------------|
E|--0---------------0----------------------------|
    let ring        let ring



(Verse 3: Riff 4)


(Pre-chorus: Riff 2)

        Oooh, ooh
        Ultra ..
        Ultra ..
        Ultra ..

        Baby, ..
        Baby, ..
        Baby, ..




In some live versions (as in Achtung Baby) there's also a pre-recorded guitar
during the chorus:

         E|----------------------|
         B|--4h5--------4h5------|
         G|------6----------6----|
         D|----------------------|
         A|----------------------|
         E|----------------------|



Enjoy it!.

Any comment? (Some U2 tabs coming soon.!!!)

Javier Cayuela.  e-mail: p0423@albeniz.eui.upm.es


1&>
A chord diagramAA modest contribution from Sergio Lucero
      (opc1@gauss.dim.uchile.cl)
down here in the polluted heart of Santiago, Chile.

	U2: Ultraviolet

"Sometimes I feel like I don't know, sometimes I feel like checking out
I wanna get it wrong, can't always be strong, and love it won't be long"

Intro: E chord diagramEE G#m chord diagramG#mG#m A chord diagramAA (this is structure (1))

(1)     Oh ..
	oh ..
	You ..
	and ...

	 C#m chord diagramC#mC#m                        B chord diagramBB
(2)     Feel ..
	 A chord diagramAA
	I'm ..
	Baby, ...
        Baby..

(1)     You ..
	But ..
	There ..
(2)     I ..
	Oh, ..
	Oh, ..
	E chord diagramEE  B chord diagramBB  C#m chord diagramC#mC#m   A chord diagramAA   (twice)
(3)     Ooooh..
	C#m chord diagramC#mC#m              B chord diagramBB                    E chord diagramEE     A chord diagramAA
	Baby...

(1)     I ..
	But ..
	When ..
(2)     Your ..
	Baby..
	Baby..
(3)     Ooooh..
	G#m chord diagramG#mG#m               A chord diagramAA    E chord diagramEE                B chord diagramBB
(4)     Baby, ..,
	Baby..

P.S: My first impression was that this was the best track on the "Achtung Baby" album.
	A chord diagramAA year later I keep this one as my favourite just on top of the overrated "One".A

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