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Coldplay - Viva La Vida tab

VIVA LA VIDA
As recorded by Coldplay
(Released as a Single in 2008)




 Words and Music by Coldplay

 Transcribed by B.J. Evans


C
x 3 2 0 1 0 D
x x 0 2 3 2 G
3 2 0 0 3 3 Em
0 2 2 0 0 0 
C(type 2)
x 3 5 5 5 3 D(type 2)
x 5 7 7 7 5 G(type 2)
3 5 5 4 3 3 B
x x x x 0 x 


Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Untitled'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Untitled'


  C            D              G            Em
  Gtr I
  Q  Q  Q  E   Q  Q  E Q  Q   Q  Q  Q  E   Q  Q  E  Q   Q
  |  |  |  |   |  |  | |  |   |  |  |  |   |  |  |  |   |
  /  /  /  /   /  /  / /  /   /  /  /  /   /  /  /  /   /

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  C          D              G            Em
  Q  Q  Q  E Q    Q  E Q  Q Q    Q  Q  E Q  Q    E Q  Q
  |  |  |  | |    |  | |  | |    |  |  | |  |    | |  |
  /  /  /  / /    /  / /  / /    /  /  / /  /    / /  /

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  C          D               G            Em
  Q  Q  Q  E Q    Q  E Q  Q  Q    Q  Q  E Q  Q    E Q  Q
  |  |  |  | |    |  | |  |  |    |  |  | |  |    | |  |
  /  /  /  / /    /  / /  /  /    /  /  / /  /    / /  /

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| Gtr II
| Q  Q  Q  E Q    Q  E Q  Q  Q    Q  Q  E Q  Q    E Q  Q
|-3--3--3--3-5--|-5--5-5--5--3--|-3--3--3-0--0--|-0-0--0--|--|
|-5--5--5--5-7--|-7--7-7--7--3--|-3--3--3-0--0--|-0-0--0--|--|
|-5--5--5--5-7--|-7--7-7--7--4--|-4--4--4-0--0--|-0-0--0--|--|
|-5--5--5--5-7--|-7--7-7--7--5--|-5--5--5-2--2--|-2-2--2--|--|
|-3--3--3--3-5--|-5--5-5--5--5--|-5--5--5-2--2--|-2-2--2--|--|
|---------------|------------3--|-3--3--3-0--0--|-0-0--0--|--|


  C          D               G            Em
  Q  Q  Q  E Q    Q  E Q  Q  Q    Q  Q  E Q  Q    E Q  Q
  |  |  |  | |    |  | |  |  |    |  |  | |  |    | |  |
  /  /  /  / /    /  / /  /  /    /  /  / /  /    / /  /

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| Q  Q  Q  E Q    Q  E Q  Q  Q    Q  Q  E Q  Q    E Q  Q
|-3--3--3--3-5--|-5--5-5--5--3--|-3--3--3-0--0--|-0-0--0--|
|-5--5--5--5-7--|-7--7-7--7--3--|-3--3--3-0--0--|-0-0--0--|
|-5--5--5--5-7--|-7--7-7--7--4--|-4--4--4-0--0--|-0-0--0--|
|-5--5--5--5-7--|-7--7-7--7--5--|-5--5--5-2--2--|-2-2--2--|
|-3--3--3--3-5--|-5--5-5--5--5--|-5--5--5-2--2--|-2-2--2--|
|---------------|------------3--|-3--3--3-0--0--|-0-0--0--|


  C                D                G                  Em
  E E E Q  E   E E E E E   Q  E E E E   E E Q  E E   E E E E   Q  E E E
  | | | |  |   | | | | |   |  | | | |   | | |  | |   | | | |   |  | | |
  / / x /  /   / / / / x   /  / / / /   / x /  / /   / / x /   /  / / /

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| E E E Q  E   E E E E E   Q  E E E E   E E Q  E E   E E E E   Q  E E E
|-3-3-x-3--3-|-3-3-5-5-x-|-5--5-5-5-3-|-3-x-3--3-3-|-3-0-x-0-|-0--0-0-0-|
|-5-5-x-5--5-|-5-5-7-7-x-|-7--7-7-7-3-|-3-x-3--3-3-|-3-0-x-0-|-0--0-0-0-|
|-5-5-x-5--5-|-5-5-7-7-x-|-7--7-7-7-4-|-4-x-4--4-4-|-4-0-x-0-|-0--0-0-0-|
|-5-5-x-5--5-|-5-5-7-7-x-|-7--7-7-7-5-|-5-x-5--5-5-|-5-2-x-2-|-2--2-2-2-|
|-3-3-x-3--3-|-3-3-5-5-x-|-5--5-5-5-5-|-5-x-5--5-5-|-5-2-x-2-|-2--2-2-2-|
|------------|-----------|----------3-|-3-x-3--3-3-|-3-0-x-0-|-0--0-0-0-|


  C                 D                 G                 Em
  E E E Q E E E     E E E Q E E E     E E E Q E E E     E E E Q E E E
  | | | | | | |     | | | | | | |     | | | | | | |     | | | | | | |
  / / x / / / /     / / x / / / /     / / x / / / /     / / x / / / /

  E E E Q   E E E   E E E Q   E E E   E E E Q   E E E   E E E Q   E E E
|-3-3-x-3---3-3-3-|-5-5-x-5---5-5-5-|-3-3-x-3---3-3-3-|-0-0-x-0---0-0-0-|
|-5-5-x-5---5-5-5-|-7-7-x-7---7-7-7-|-3-3-x-3---3-3-3-|-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-|
|-5-5-x-5---5-5-5-|-7-7-x-7---7-7-7-|-4-4-x-4---4-4-4-|-0-0-x-0---0-0-0-|
|-5-5-x-5---5-5-5-|-7-7-x-7---7-7-7-|-5-5-x-5---5-5-5-|-2-2-x-2---2-2-2-|
|-3-3-x-3---3-3-3-|-5-5-x-5---5-5-5-|-5-5-x-5---5-5-5-|-2-2-x-2---2-2-2-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-3-3-x-3---3-3-3-|-0-0-x-0---0-0-0-|


  C
  E E E Q  E E E   E E E Q  E E E   E E E Q  E E E   E E E Q  E E E
|-3-3-x-3--3-3-3-|-5-5-x-5--5-5-5-|-3-3-x-3--3-3-3-|-0-0-x-0--0-0-0-|
|-5-5-x-5--5-5-5-|-7-7-x-7--7-7-7-|-3-3-x-3--3-3-3-|-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-|
|-5-5-x-5--5-5-5-|-7-7-x-7--7-7-7-|-4-4-x-4--4-4-4-|-0-0-x-0--0-0-0-|
|-5-5-x-5--5-5-5-|-7-7-x-7--7-7-7-|-5-5-x-5--5-5-5-|-2-2-x-2--2-2-2-|
|-3-3-x-3--3-3-3-|-5-5-x-5--5-5-5-|-5-5-x-5--5-5-5-|-2-2-x-2--2-2-2-|
|----------------|----------------|-3-3-x-3--3-3-3-|-0-0-x-0--0-0-0-|




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Duration Legend
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W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
 - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <> - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
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 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths

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