Black Keys - Tighten Up tab

The Black Keys

Tighten Up

Key

 ^ : Bend [1/4, 1/2, 1, etc.]
 v : Bring bend back down
 / : Slide into
 \ : Slide out of
 h : Hammer on
 p : Pull off
(-): Ghost note
 ~ : Vibrato
 x : Mute
 T : Fret with thumb

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Intro/Verse

*During the intro he does not hit the bass notes, instead he percussively 
strikes the chords. 

  F#m             C#m7          Bm            C#m 

e|----9------9---|----9-----9--|----7-----7--|----9------9---|
B|----10-----10--|----9-----9--|----7-----7--|----9------9---|
G|----11-----11--|----9-----9--|----7-----7--|----9------9---|
D|----11-----11--|----9-----9--|----9-----9--|----11-----11--|
A|9--------9-----|7-------7----|-------------|---------------|
E|---------------|-------------|7-------7----|9--------9-----|
                                T             T 
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Bridge

He's using an octave effect. 

e|-----------------------|--------------------|----------------------|
B|5/7~~~5h7~~~5h7-5------|-----5--------------|----------------------|
G|------------------6\4--|/6~~~----6\4-2-4\2--|/4~~~4~~~2h4-2--------|
D|-----------------------|--------------------|-----------------4-2--|
A|-----------------------|--------------------|----------------------|
E|-----------------------|--------------------|----------------------|

                    [1/4]
e|----------------------|-------------------|
B|----------------------|-------------------|
G|----------------------|-------------------|
D|2/4~~~2~~~2-----------|-------------------|
A|------------4~~~2-----|-------------------|
E|------------------5^--|2~~~---------------|

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Chorus

e|---------------------|-----------------------|----------------------|
B|/7~~~7~~~5h7-5-------|5/7~~~7~~~5h7-5--------|----------------------|
G|----------------6\4--|------------------6\4--|4/6~~~6---6-4\2-------|
D|---------------------|-----------------------|-----------------4-2--|
A|---------------------|-----------------------|----------------------|
E|---------------------|-----------------------|----------------------|
                                             X2

e|---------------------|----------------------|-------------5------|
B|/7~~~7~~~5h7-5-------|--/7-7~~~5h7-5--------|--/7-7~~~5h7---7-5--|
G|----------------6\4--|-----------------6\4--|--------------------|
D|---------------------|----------------------|--------------------|
A|---------------------|----------------------|--------------------|
E|---------------------|----------------------|--------------------|


e|-------------------|
B|-------------------|
G|/6-6~~~4\2-4-2-----|
D|---------------4~~~|
A|-------------------|
E|-------------------|

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Breakdown

The rhythm of the last 2 chords vary, here's just a basic pattern. 

  F#m            C#m                       A           B 

e|9----9----9-----------------------------|---------------------------|
B|10---10---10----------------------------|---------------------------|
G|11---11---11---9----9----9----9----9----|6---6-6-6---8------8-8-8---|
D|11---11---11---11---11---11---11---11---|7---7-7-7---9------9-9-9---|
A|9----9----9----11---11---11---11---11---|7---7-7-7---9------9-9-9---|
E|---------------9----9----9----9----9----|5---5-5-5---7------7-7-7---|
                                        x3
  
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