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Avril Lavigne - Complicated tab

Avril Lavigne – Complicated
As heard on Avril’s  Let Go
Tabbed by kirk@ukr.net
The timing is almost exact but you’d better to listen it first.
Intro (without drums)

Acoustic Guitar (strumming everywhere)
/        
|E-1----1----1----0----1----1----1----0------------------
|B-3----3----1----1----3----3----1----1------------------
|G-2----3----2----0----2----3----2----0------------------
|D-0----3----3----2----0----3----3----2------------------
|A-0----1----3----3----0----1----3----3------------------
|E-x----1----1----0----x----3----1----0------------------
|
|Electric Guitar1 (with light drive)
| fast silent slow     slow fast     HPH
|E-------------------------------------------------------
|B-----------------------------------565-----------------
|G-5/7--7\5---2/5-----5----5/7-----5---------------------
|D---------------------5/7-------------------------------
|A-------------------------------------------------------
|E-------------------------------------------------------
|
|Electric Guitar2 (with light drive)
|
|E-------------------------------------------------------
|B--------------5--------------------5-------------------
|G-------------5--------------------5--------------------
|D----------778------------------778---------------------
|A-------------------------------------------------------
|E-------------------------------------------------------
|Fill 1
|E-----------------       E------------
|B-----------------       B------------
|G--------------5--       G----------5-         
|D------------57---       D--------57--                             
|A----------88-----       A------88----                                   
|E-----------------       E------------ 
\                                       
Intro (continuing with drums)

Acoustic Guitar
/
|E-1----1----1----0----1----1----1----0------------------
|B-3----3----1----1----3----3----1----1------------------
|G-2----3----2----0----2----3----2----0------------------
|D-0----3----3----2----0----3----3----2------------------
|A-0----1----3----3----0----1----3----3------------------
|E-x----1----1----0----x----3----1----0------------------
|
|Electric Guitar1  (with medium drive)
|                                                                        bends here
|E----8--------13-12-------------------------------------
|B-10--------------------13~~~------13\5b6r5~~6----------
|G---------10--------------14~~~-------------------------
|D-------------------------------------------------------
|A-------------------------------------------------------
|E-------------------------------------------------------
|
|Electric Guitar1  (with heavy drive)
|
|
|E-------------------------------------------------------
|B-8b10-b10-1068-8b10----8b10-b10-1068-8b10--------------
|G-------------------------------------------------------
|D-------------------------------------------------------
|A-------------------------------------------------------
|E-------------------------------------------------------
\

Verse (Acoustic Guitar)
  F        Dm       Bb        C
E-1--------1--------1---------0--------------------------
B-1--------3--------3---------1--------------------------
G-2--------2--------3---------0--------------------------
D-3--------0--------3---------2--------------------------
A-3--------0--------1---------3--------------------------
E-1--------x--------1---------0--------------------------

F
Chill out, whatcha yelling for?
Dm
Lay back, it's all been done before
Bb                     C
And if, you could only let it be, you will see
F
I like, you the way you are
Dm
When we're, driving in your car
Bb                       C
And you're, talking to me one on one, but you become

Prechorus

Acoustic Guitar
/  Bb          Dm           Bb             C
|E-1------------1------------1-------------0--------------
|B-3------------3------------3-------------1--------------
|G-3------------2------------3-------------0--------------
|D-3------------0------------3-------------2--------------
|A-1------------0------------1-------------3--------------
|E-1------------x------------1-------------0--------------
|
|Electric Guitar (with medium drive)
| Sharply                                 let ring                                                                                                              
|E--------------------------------------------------------
|B--------------------------------------------------------
|G/7---7--7-7--/7---7--7-7--/7---7--7-7---/5--------------
|D--------------------------------------------------------
|A/5---5--5-5--/5---5--5-5--/5---5--5-5---/3--------------
|E--------------------------------------------------------
\                                                                                                           
Bb
Somebody else, round everyone else
Dm
Watchin' your back, like you can't relax
Bb
You try to be cool, you look like a fool to
C  (let it ring)
Me, tell me

Chorus (Listen it first to determine the rhythm patterns) 

Electric Guitar (with medium drive) 

Lightly
first time
Chorus1(x1)
  Dm    Bb    F         C 
E-------------------------------------------------------
B------------------11-----------------------------------
G--7-----------10--10-----------------------------------
D--7-----8-----10—-10----10-----------------------------
A-5-5----8----8--8-------10--810------------------------
E-------6-6-------------8--8----------------------------

Then 
Chorus2 (x2)
  Dm    Bb    F         C 
E-------------------------------------------------------
B--------------------11---------------------------------
G--7--7-7--------10--10---------------------------------
D--7--7-7-8--8-8-10--10---10----------------------------
A-5-5-5---8--8-88--8------10--810-----------------------
E--------6-6-6-----------8--8---------------------------

Last Chorus (x1)                        let ring
  Dm    Bb    F         C
E---------------------------------------6~~~~-----------
B-------------------11---------------3--6~~~~-----------
G--7--7---------10--10-------------3----7~~~~-----------
D--7--7--8--8---10--10--10--------5-----8~~~~-----------
A-5-5-5--8--8--8--8-----10--810--5------8~~~~-----------
E-------6-6-6----------8--8-----3-------6~~~~-----------

Dm                            Bb               F
Why'd you have to go and make things so complicated?
C
I see the way you're
Dm                          Bb                 F
Actin' like you're somebody else, gets me frustrated
C
And life's like this you
Dm                    Bb
You fall, and you crawl, and you break
         F                         C
And you take, what you get, and you turn it into
Gm                                                   Bb (let ring)
Honestly you promised me I'm never going to find you fakin'
No no no

Bridge1 &   Verse2 (x2)
  F         F        Dm       Bb        C
E-1--------|1--------1--------1---------0----------------
B-1--------|1--------3--------3---------1----------------
G-2--------|2--------2--------3---------0----------------
D-3--------|3--------0--------3---------2----------------
A-3--------|3--------0--------1---------3----------------
E-1--------|1--------x--------1---------0----------------

F
You come, over unannounced
Dm
Dressed up, like you're something else
Bb                            C
Where you, are and where it's at you see, you're making me

Acoustic Guitar
/  
|  F        Dm       Bb        C
|E-1--------1--------1---------0--------------------------
|B-1--------3--------3---------1--------------------------
|G-2--------2--------3---------0--------------------------
|D-3--------0--------3---------2--------------------------
|A-3--------0--------1---------3--------------------------
|E-1--------x--------1---------0--------------------------
|
|Electric Guitar (without drive)
|                                                                                                             
|E--------------------------------------------------------
|B--------------------------------------------------------
|G--------------------------------------------------------
|D7-77--8-10-77--8-10-77--8-10--77--8-10------------------
|A8-88-10-12-88-10-12-88-10-12--88-10-12------------------
|E--------------------------------------------------------
\                                                                                                           

F
Laugh out, when you strike a pose
Dm
Take off, all you're preppy clothes
Bb                           C
You know, you're not fooling anyone, when you become

Prechorus

Acoustic Guitar
/  Bb          Dm           Bb             C
|E-1------------1------------1-------------0--------------
|B-3------------3------------3-------------1--------------
|G-3------------2------------3-------------0--------------
|D-3------------0------------3-------------2--------------
|A-1------------0------------1-------------3--------------
|E-1------------x------------1-------------0--------------
|
|Electric Guitar (with medium drive)
| Sharply                                 let ring                                                                                                              
|E--------------------------------------------------------
|B--------------------------------------------------------
|G/7---7--7-7--/7---7--7-7--/7---7--7-7---/5--------------
|D--------------------------------------------------------
|A/5---5--5-5--/5---5--5-5--/5---5--5-5---/3--------------
|E--------------------------------------------------------
\                                                                                                           
Bb
Somebody else, round everyone else
Dm
Watchin' your back, like you can't relax
Bb
You try to be cool, you look like a fool to
C  (let ring)
Me, tell me

Chorus 

Electric Guitar (with medium drive) 
first time
Chorus1(x1)
  Dm    Bb    F         C 
E-------------------------------------------------------
B------------------11-----------------------------------
G--7-----------10--10-----------------------------------
D--7-----8-----10—-10----10-----------------------------
A-5-5----8----8--8-------10--810------------------------
E-------6-6-------------8--8----------------------------

Then 
Chorus2 (x2)
  Dm    Bb    F         C 
E-------------------------------------------------------
B--------------------11---------------------------------
G--7--7-7--------10--10---------------------------------
D--7--7-7-8--8-8-10--10---10----------------------------
A-5-5-5---8--8-88--8------10--810-----------------------
E--------6-6-6-----------8--8---------------------------

Last Chorus (x1)                        let ring
  Dm    Bb    F         C
E---------------------------------------6~~~~-----------
B-------------------11---------------3--6~~~~-----------
G--7--7---------10--10-------------3----7~~~~-----------
D--7--7--8--8---10--10--10--------5-----8~~~~-----------
A-5-5-5--8--8--8--8-----10--810--5------8~~~~-----------
E-------6-6-6----------8--8-----3-------6~~~~-----------

Bridge2

Acoustic Guitar
/  F            Dm           Bb           C
|E-1------------1------------1------------0-------------
|B-1------------3------------3------------1-------------
|G-2------------2------------3------------0-------------
|D-3------------0------------3------------2-------------
|A-3------------0------------1------------3-------------
|E-1------------x------------1------------0-------------
|
|Electric Guitar (with medium drive)
| 
|E------------------------------------------------------
|B------11--10-------11--10-------11--10--11-----10-----
|G-10-----------10-----------10-------------------------
|D------------------------------------------------------
|A------------------------------------------------------
|E------------------------------------------------------
\                                                                                                           

Acoustic Guitar(staring lirycs)
/  F            Dm           Bb           C
|E-1------------1------------1------------0-------------
|B-1------------3------------3------------1-------------
|G-2------------2------------3------------0-------------
|D-3------------0------------3------------2-------------
|A-3------------0------------1------------3-------------
|E-1------------x------------1------------0-------------
|
|Electric Guitar (with medium drive)
|  let ring with light feedback
|E------------------------------------------------------
|B------------------------------------------------------
|G-10~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~------
|D------------------------------------------------------
|A------------------------------------------------------
|E------------------------------------------------------
\                                                                                                           
F
Chill out, whatcha yelling for?
Dm
Lay back, it's all been done before
Bb                     C
And if, you could only let it be, you will see

Prechorus

Acoustic Guitar only
  Bb          Dm           Bb             C
E-1------------1------------1-------------0--------------
B-3------------3------------3-------------1--------------
G-3------------2------------3-------------0--------------
D-3------------0------------3-------------2--------------
A-1------------0------------1-------------3--------------
E-1------------x------------1-------------0--------------

Bb
Somebody else, round everyone else
Dm
Watchin' your back, like you can't relax
Bb
You try to be cool, you look like a fool to
C  (let ring)
Me, tell me

Chorus (x2)

Electric Guitar (with medium drive) 
first time
Chorus1(x1)
  Dm    Bb    F         C 
E-------------------------------------------------------
B------------------11-----------------------------------
G--7-----------10--10-----------------------------------
D--7-----8-----10—-10----10-----------------------------
A-5-5----8----8--8-------10--810------------------------
E-------6-6-------------8--8----------------------------

Then 
Chorus2 (x2)
  Dm    Bb    F         C 
E-------------------------------------------------------
B--------------------11---------------------------------
G--7--7-7--------10--10---------------------------------
D--7--7-7-8--8-8-10--10---10----------------------------
A-5-5-5---8--8-88--8------10--810-----------------------
E--------6-6-6-----------8--8---------------------------

Last Chorus (x1)                        let ring
  Dm    Bb    F         C
E---------------------------------------6~~~~-----------
B-------------------11---------------3--6~~~~-----------
G--7--7---------10--10-------------3----7~~~~-----------
D--7--7--8--8---10--10--10--------5-----8~~~~-----------
A-5-5-5--8--8--8--8-----10--810--5------8~~~~-----------
E-------6-6-6----------8--8-----3-------6~~~~-----------
Dm                            Bb               F
Why'd you have to go and make things so complicated?
C
I see the way you're
Dm                          Bb                 F
Actin' like you're somebody else, gets me frustrated
C
And life's like this you
Dm                    Bb
You fall, and you crawl, and you break
         F                         C
And you take, what you get, and you turn it into
Gm                                                   Bb (let ring)
Honestly you promised me I'm never going to find you fakin'
No no no


Tab Legend
/ - slide up
\ - slide down
b – bend
r – release bend
h – hummer
p – pull
x – muting

Questions or comments mail me kirk@ukr.net 

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