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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*)        (A9*)      (D*) (A4*)
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 A chord diagramA5A5 position, because your index finger is also on
the 3rd string and this one isn't involved in the slides.



Riff 2

      A 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|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


      A 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...":

       A chord diagramE MajorE                                      A 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|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


       A chord diagramC# minorC#m                                     A chord diagramA majorA

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.)


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





Riff 1 twice


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

  E*
        Oh ..
  A9*                     D*              A4*
        Oh ..
  E*
        You ..
  A9*                                 D*         A4*
        And ..



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

  A chord diagramE5E5
        Feel ..
  A chord diagramA5A5
        I'm ..
  A chord diagramE5E5
        Baby ..
  A 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)

        A chord diagramE MajorE     A chord diagramBB             A chord diagramC# minorC#m      A chord diagramA majorA
        Oooh, ..
                 A chord diagramE MajorE        A chord diagramBB
        Ultra ..
                 A chord diagramC# minorC#m      A chord diagramA majorA          E5(from Riff 2)
        Ultra ..Fill 2
                           (Bono-->) Baby,...


Fill 2
------

    A chord diagramE MajorE              A2

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 diagramA majorA 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: A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramG# minorG#m A chord diagramA majorA (this is structure (1))

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

	 A chord diagramC# minorC#m                        A chord diagramBB
(2)     Feel ..
	 A chord diagramA majorA
	I'm ..
	Baby, ...
        Baby..

(1)     You ..
	But ..
	There ..
(2)     I ..
	Oh, ..
	Oh, ..
	E  A chord diagramBB  A chord diagramC# minorC#m   A chord diagramA majorA   (twice)
(3)     Ooooh..
	C#m              A chord diagramBB                    A chord diagramE MajorE     A chord diagramA majorA
	Baby...

(1)     I ..
	But ..
	When ..
(2)     Your ..
	Baby..
	Baby..
(3)     Ooooh..
	G#m               A chord diagramA majorA    A chord diagramE MajorE                A chord diagramBB
(4)     Baby, ..,
	Baby..

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

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