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Bad Books - Forest Whitaker tab

This is the basic tablature for playing it solo, like Andy does in a few videos!
The other tabs I saw had it really weirdly off, this one should be pretty spot on,
I've compared it to videos rather closely.
First things first, you should have your guitar tuned
a half-step down (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb).

Intro / Verse (You can either play it with the intro open
and the verse palm-muted,
or all palm-muted, it is up to your personal discretion.)

Eb--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x------------------------------------|
Db------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--|
Ab------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--|
Eb------x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--|

"We, started a fire..."


Chorus (This first part: in some versions I've heard,
it's played as 8th notes,
or else-wise;
so I'll just put the chords here.
It is really easy to play along with, so try it out!)

Eb-------------------|
Bb-------------------|
Gb-------------------|
Db------3------5-----|
Ab------3------5-----|
Eb------1------3-----|

"I know.."

Slightly trickier bit:

Eb--------------------------------------------|
Bb--------------------------------------------|
Gb------5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5----|
Db------5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5----|
Ab------3-3-3-3--2-2-2-2--0-0-0-0--x-x-x-x----|
Eb------x-x-x-x--x-x-x-x--x-x-x-x--3-3-3-3----|

"That you hate me too.."

Then repeat the first half of the chorus:

Eb-------------------|
Bb-------------------|
Gb-------------------|
Db------3------5-----|
Ab------3------5-----|
Eb------1------3-----|

"You always say you do."

Then repeat the intro/verse! Pretty gosh-darned simple!

Lyrics:

*whistle*

We, started a fire,
that was never supposed to burn out.
You, started a band,
that was cool for a while but it turned pretty bland.
I, started a fight,
with a neighbor next door and his pesky wife.
You, started a job,
that you hate when you're sober and hate even more when you're not.

I know
you hate me too.
Always say you do.

*whistle*

And you, moved to Japan,
thought a clean bill of health and a camera could you show you the plan.
I bought a bird,
that repeats what I say but "I'm lonely." is all that it's heard.
You found a guy,
that is clearly the opposite me with a black motorbike.
I dicked (digged?) around,
but it's just like a movie that's picture is off with the sound.

I know
you hate me too.
You always say you do.

*guitar lead solo* OR *whistle*

You, started to write,
it was subtle at first but the danger was clearly in sight.

I don't reply,
due to lack of an ego and laziness cuts like a knife.

You say that you're good,
had a baby with biker and named him Forest Whitaker.
I'm laying low,
on the probable chance you convince me to give him a home.

I know,
you hate me too.
You always say you do.
And I know,
that you hate me too.
You always say you do.

*whistle*
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