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Bombay Bicycle Club - Many Ways tab

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                             Many Ways – Bombay Bicycle 
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Tabbed by: Neil Wicker
Email: wicker101@hotmail.co.uk

Tuning: (EADGCE) tune the B to a C to avoid some tricky stretches and make it a 
lot easier, if you don’t want to retune then add 1 to all the B string notes. 


This song is meant to be played on a banjo but I tried my best to transcribe it for guitar. 


I tabbed it using the audio from this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cfSPfdA8KoQ
So it won’t match up perfectly to the recording (some of the fills just sound too 
empty on one guitar) but it sounds pretty good.
In my opinion this is the best way to play it with just one guitar.

Main Riff:

e|--------0--------0-----0-----0---------0----------0-----0-----0---------|
C|-----0--------0----------------------0---------0------------------------|
G|--4--------2--------4-----2-----0--------------------0------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------2h4---------------2------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------0------------0------------0------------0-----------0---------|
C|-----0------------0------------0------------0-----------0---------------|
G|--------0------------0------------0------------0-----------0------------|
D|--4------------2------------0-------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------2-----------0------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

(where the drums come in at the intro)

e|-----------0-----------0-----------0----|
C|-----0-----------0-----------0----------|
G|--------0-----------0-----------0-------|
D|--2-----------2-----------2-------------|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|

e|----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0---|
C|----0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0---------|
G|-------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0------|
D|--4----------2-----------0------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------2-----------0------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------0-----------0-----------0---|
C|-----0-----------0-----------0---------|
G|--------0-----------0-----------0------|
D|--2-----------2-----------2------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|

Intro: main riff x1

Verse 1: (main riff x2)
one spur in the fire, burning
now we're clearing the embers away
there are many ways this way
so I tell you like you're meant to
and you're quick to guess my choice

    |  |  |    ||  |  |  |  |    
e|--------------0---------------|
C|-------------0----------------|
G|-----0-----------4--2--0------|
D|--2-----2h4---------------2---|  (this fill is played here istead, listen 
A|------------------------------|   to the recording for timing) 
E|------------------------------|

was it my trembling hand or my voice?


Break:

e|-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0--|
C|-----0-----------0-----------0-----------0--------|
G|--------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----|
D|--2-----------2-----------2-----------2-----------|  x2
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|


Verse 2: (Main riff x1)
she said you're stirring
tossing, turning
just like you were in the night
I am sure your choice is right


main riff x1

Verse 3: (main riff x2)
I've always been a coward
been a coward to this day
there are many ways this way
and your fortune taken from you
by men that always say
there are many ways this way


Outro:


e|---------0---------0----------0------------------|
C|-------0---------0----------0--------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|--3h5-------5h7-------7h9--------9--7--5—3h5-----|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0--|
C|-----0-----------0-----------0-----------0--------|
G|--------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----|  
D|--2-----------2-----------2-----------2-----------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

e|----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0---|
C|----0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0---------|
G|-------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0------|
D|--4----------2-----------0------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------2-----------0------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0--|
C|-----0-----------0-----------0-----------0--------|
G|--------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----|  
D|--2-----------2-----------2-----------2-----------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|


Main riff x1

End on 


e|-----|
C|--0--|
G|--0--|
D|--2--|
A|--0--|
E|-----|

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| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| +   harmonic
| x   Mute note
| b   Bend
| pb  Pre-bend
| br  Bend release
| pbr Pre-bend release
| brb Bend release bend

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