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Ben Folds - Rockin The Suburbs tab

Artist: Ben Folds
Song: Rockin' The Suburbs
Tabbed By: Leo J. A.K.A Cruelgirlfriend
E-Mail: cruelgirlfriend3@gmail.com

I'm pretty surprised to see that there aren't many tabs for this at all; it's not 
that hard of a song either,
honestly. It's an amazing song, and I'm glad I took the time out of my day to make a tab for it.

Tuning: Standard

Legend(On tab):
x - Mute
/ - Slide up to
\ - Slide down from

Below Tab:
h - Hammer-on
p - Pull-off
* - Pinch harmonic

Line Dividers:

() - Appears in two lines, play both lines simultaneously
[] - Play this line alone

Guitar 1: Distorted
Guitar 2: Clean

-Intro-

[Guitar 1]

  C               D               F               C
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-7---x-7---x-x-------------x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-|
D|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-7---x-7---x-x-3---x-x-3---x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-|
A|3---x-x-3---x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-3---x-x-3---x-x-x-3---x-3---x-x-|
E|----------------------------x-x-1---x-x-1---x-x-----------------|

(Guitar 1)

  C               D               F               C
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-7---x-7---x-x-------------x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-|
D|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-7---x-7---x-x-3---x-x-3---x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-|
A|3---x-x-3---x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-3---x-x-3---x-x-x-3---x-3---x-x-|
E|----------------------------x-x-1---x-x-1---x-x-----------------| X3

(Mellotron)

e|--------5-8---10--5\--------------------5-8---8-----------------|
B|------8-----------------------------5-8-----------5\------------|
G|----5-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------| X3
                     
[Guitar]

  D                               F
e|---------------------------------------------------------13-----|
B|--------------------------------8-10---------------1110---------|
G|7-------------------7---7------------------------10----10-------|
D|7-------------------7---7---------------------------------------|
A|5-------------------5---5-----8---------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
                                    h                  p   *
-Verse-

[Guitar 2]

  C               D               F
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|2---------------4---------------7-------------------------------|
A|3---------------5---------------8-------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

  C               D               F
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|2---------------4-----------------------------------------------|
A|3---------------5---------------0-------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------1-------------------------------| X3

[Mellotron]

e|--------5-8---10--5\--------------------5-8---8-----------------|
B|------8-----------------------------5-8-----------5\------------|
G|----5-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------| X2

-Chorus-

[Guitar 1]

  D                               F               C
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|7-------7---x-7---x-7---7-7---x-10------10----x-5-5---x-5-5---x-|
D|7-------7---x-7---x-7---7-7---x-10------10----x-5-5---x-5-5---x-|
A|5-------5---x-5---x-5---5-5---x-8-------8-----x-3-3---x-3-3---x-|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------| X3

  D                               F
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|7-------------------------------10------------------------------|
D|7-------------------------------10------------------------------|
A|5-------------------------------8-------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

-Break-

(Guitar 1)

  C               D               F               C
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-7---x-7---x-x-------------x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-|
D|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-7---x-7---x-x-3---x-x-3---x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-|
A|3---x-x-3---x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-3---x-x-3---x-x-x-3---x-3---x-x-|
E|----------------------------x-x-1---x-x-1---x-x-----------------| X2

(Mellotron)

e|--------5-8---10--5\--------------------5-8---8-----------------|
B|------8-----------------------------5-8-----------5\------------|
G|----5-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------| X2

-Verse-

[Guitar 1]

  C               D               F               C
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-7---x-7---x-x-------------x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-|
D|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-7---x-7---x-x-3---x-x-3---x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-|
A|3---x-x-3---x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-3---x-x-3---x-x-x-3---x-3---x-x-|
E|----------------------------x-x-1---x-x-1---x-x-----------------| X2

  D                               F
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|7-------7---x-7---7---x-7-7---x-101010101010--x-101010101010--x-|
D|7-------7---x-7---7---x-7-7---x-101010101010--x-101010101010--x-|
A|5-------5---x-5---5---x-5-5---x-8-8-8-8-8-8---x-8-8-8-8-8-8---x-|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

  C                               D
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-x-7---x-7-7---x-7---------------|
D|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-x-7---x-7-7---x-7---------------|
A|3---x-x-3---x-x-x-3---x-3---x-x-x-5---x-5-5---x-5---------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

-Repeat Chorus-

-Middle 8-

(Guitar 2)
[ Tab from: http://www.guitaretab.com/b/ben-folds/181430.html ]
  C               F               C               F
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------0---2---2---0-2---4-------------0---2---2---5-5-5-4---|
D|2-----2-2-2---3---3---2-3---5---2-----2-2-2---3---3---7-7-7-5---|
A|3-----3-3-----------------------3-----3-3-----------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

(Guitar 1)

e|8\--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

[Guitar 2]

  C               F               C               F
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------0---2---2---0-2---4-------------0---2---2---5-5-5-4---|
D|2-----2-2-2---3---3---2-3---5---2-----2-2-2---3---3---7-7-7-5---|
A|3-----3-3-----------------------3-----3-3-----------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------| X5

(Guitar 2)

  C               F               C               F
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------0---2---2---0-2---4-------------0---2---2---5-5-5-4---|
D|2-----2-2-2---3---3---2-3---5---2-----2-2-2---3---3---7-7-7-5---|
A|3-----3-3-----------------------3-----3-3-----------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------| X2

(Guitar 1)

  C               F               C               F
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-----------x-x-5---x-x-5---x-x-x---------------|
D|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-3---x-3---x-x-5---x-x-5---x-x-x-3---x-3---x-x-|
A|3---x-x-3---x-x-x-3---x-3---x-x-3---x-x-3---x-x-x-3---x-3---x-x-|
E|--------------x-x-1---x-1---x-x---------------x-x-1---x-1---x-x-| X2

[Guitar 1]

  D                               F
e|---------------------------------------------------------13-----|
B|--------------------------------8-10---------------1110---------|
G|7-------------------7---7------------------------10----10-------|
D|7-------------------7---7---------------------------------------|
A|5-------------------5---5-----8---------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
                                    h                  p   *
-Breakdown-

[Guitar 2]

  C               D               F
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|2---------------4---------------7-------------------------------|
A|3---------------5---------------8-------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

  C               D               F
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|2---------------4-----------------------------------------------|
A|3---------------5---------------0-------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------1-------------------------------|

[Both Guitars]

  C               D               F
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|2---------------4---------------7-------------------------------|
A|3---------------5---------------8-------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

  C               D               F
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|2---------------4-----------------------------------------------|
A|3---------------5---------------0-------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------1-------------------------------|

[Guitar 1]

  C               D               F               C
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-7---x-7---x-x-------------x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-|
D|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-7---x-7---x-x-3---x-x-3---x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-|
A|3---x-x-3---x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-3---x-x-3---x-x-x-3---x-3---x-x-|
E|----------------------------x-x-1---x-x-1---x-x-----------------| X3

  C               D
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-7---x-7---------------------------------------|
D|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-7---x-7---------------------------------------|
A|3---x-x-3---x-x-x-5---x-5---------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

-Repeat Chorus-

-Pre Outro-

[Guitar 1]

  F               C               G             F
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|10----1010--x-5---5---x-5-5---x-12----1212--x-10--10--x-1010--x-|
D|10----1010--x-5---5---x-5-5---x-12----1212--x-10--10--x-1010--x-|
A|8-----8-8---x-3---3---x-3-3---x-10----1010--x-8---8---x-8-8---x-|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------| X3

  D                               F
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|7-------------------------------10------------------------------|
D|7-------------------------------10------------------------------|
A|5-------------------------------8-------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

Let the feedback grow, and just hold that note until the...

-Outro-

[Bass Guitar, distorted]

G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|108-108-108-1010--8---------------------------------------8-9-10|
E|--------------------109-8-7-6-1-3---3-6---6-8---8-9---10--------|

G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--8-108-108-1010--8---------------------------------------8-9-10|
E|--------------------109-8-7-6-1-3---3-6---6-8---8-9---10--------|

G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--8-108-108-1010--8---------------------------------------8-9-10|
E|--------------------109-8-7-6-1-3---3-6---6-8---8-9---10--------|

G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--8-108-108-1010--8---------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------109-8-7-6-1-1-------------------------------|

You'll probably have a fun time with this song. If there's any mistakes I may have made, just 
e-mail me, thanks.
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