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Coldplay - The Scientist tab

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[ A r t i s t ][ Coldplay (UK)                                                  ]
[ S o n g     ][ The scientist [05:11]                                          ]
[ A l b u m   ][ A rush of blood to the head (2001)                             ]
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[ T a b b e r ][ Goran Kalamiza from Bjelovar, Croatia (wes7boiler@hotmail.com) ]
[ T u n i n g ][ E-A-D-G-B-E (both the acoustic and electric guitar)            ]
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[ ! N O T E ! ][ Ive transcribed the intro part on piano for acoustic guitar.  ]
[ ! R e a d ! ][ You can play it in E-A-D-G-C-E tuning on acoustic guitar too,  ]
[ ! t h i s ! ][ its easier to play and it sounds better.                      ]
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I saw Coldplay live at "Tonight with Jooles Holland" show. This is how they play
this song (except the piano part, I just transcribed it for guitar), especialy
the electric guitar part at the end of the song. I saw it with my own two eyes
so believe me, thats the way how they play it.

If you wanna play whole piano part in normal tuning, just play the first fret of
the B-string instead opened C-string ( C[-0-] = B[-1-] )


[[[ I n t r o / v e r s e   ( o n   p i a n o ) ]]]

E[---------------------------------|---------------------------------]
C[-------------------------------0-|---------------------------------]
G[-2---2---2---2---3---3---3---3---|-2---2---2---2---0---0---0---0---] play this
D[-3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3---2---] 6 times,
A[-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---]
E[---------------------------------|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-]

E[---------------------------------|---------------------------------]
C[-------------------------------0-|---------------------------------]
G[-3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---|-2---2---2---2---0---0---0---0---] play this
D[-3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---] 2 times
A[-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---]
E[---------------------------------|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-]

E[---------------------------------|---------------------------------]
C[-------------------------------0-|---------------------------------]
G[-3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---|-2---2---2---2---0---0-----------]
D[-3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---|-3---3---3---3---2---2---3---3---]
A[-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---|-3---3---3---3---3---3---5---5---]
E[---------------------------------|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-]
[ Tab from: http://www.guitaretab.com/c/coldplay/23491.html ]
E[---------------------------------|---------------------------------]
C[---------------------------------|----------Start-playing----------]
G[-0---0---0---0---0-----------0---|----------chorus-chords----------]
D[-2---2---2---2-0-2-----------2---|-----------on-acoustic-----------]
A[-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---3-----------3---|-----------guitar-here-----------]
E[---------------------------------|---------------------------------]


[[[ C h o r d s   o v e r   t h e   s o n g ]]]

      F        Bb       C        C7      Dm
E[---1----|---6----|---8----|---8---|---10---]
B[---1----|---6----|---8----|---8---|---10---] Hold the frets
G[---2----|---7----|---9----|---9---|---10---] on the low E-string
D[---3----|---8----|---10---|---8---|---12---] with your thumb
A[---3----|---8----|---10---|---10--|---12---]
E[---1----|---6----|---8----|---8---|---10---]
( these are samples of how to play each chord )

   Chorus: F,  Bb, F, F (repeated)
           Dm, Bb, F, F

    Verse: Dm, Bb, F, F (repeated)

Prechorus: Bb, Bb, F, F (repeated)
           C,  C7


[[[ E l e c t r i c   g u i t a r   p a r t ]]]

    F                                 Bb
E[---------------------------------|---------------------------------]
B[---------------------------------|---------------------------------]
G[---------10--------------10------|---------------------------------]
D[---------10--------------10------|-10--12--12--10--12--10--12--10--]
A[-12--12--12b-12--12--12--12b-12--|-12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--]
E[---------------------------------|---------------------------------]

    F                                 F
E[---------------------------------|---------------------------------]
B[---------------------------------|---------------------------------]
G[---------10--------------10------|---------10--------------10------]
D[---------10--------------10------|---------10--------------10------]
A[-12--12--12b-12--12--12--12b-12--|-12--12--12b-12--12--12--12b-12--]
E[---------------------------------|---------------------------------]

    Dm                                Bb
E[---------------------------------|---------------------------------]
B[---------------------------------|---------------------------------] \
G[---------10----------------------|---------------------------------] |
D[---------12--------------12------|-10--12--12--10--12--10--12--10--] |
A[-12--12--12b-12--12--12--12b-12--|-12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--] |
E[---------------------------------|---------------------------------] |
                                                                         \ play this
    F                                 F                                  / 4 times
E[---------------------------------|---------------------------------] |
B[---------------------------------|---------------------------------] |
G[---------10--------------10------|---------10--------------10------] |
D[---------10--------------10------|---------10--------------10------] |
A[-12--12--12b-12--12--12--12b-12--|-12--12--12b-12--12--12--12b-12--] /
E[---------------------------------|---------------------------------]
  ( A[-12b-] = bend 12th fret on the A-string for a 1/2 tone )
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