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Garbage - Not My Idea tab

Band: Garbage
Song Title: Not My Idea
Tuning: Normal


This is a fairly easy song to play a great one for beginers. The chords are easy but 
as bar chords. I will note an

easier way to play this song for beginners.


Chords Used For This Song (Normal Chords)

      A5    Bb5    C5  Cmaj7      D     
    G    Dmaj7
E|-----------6-----------0-------------------------2----------|
B|-----------6-----------0-----7------------12-----2----------|
G|-----------7-----5-----0-----7-----10-----12-----2----------|
D|-----7-----8-----5-----2-----7-----10-----12-----0----------|
A|-----7-----8-----3-----3-----5-----8------10-----X----------|
E|-----5-----6-----------X-------------------------X----------|

Easier Chords For This Song

       A5   Bb5    F     C   Cmaj7   
  Dmaj7   G
E|-----------------1-----------0-----2-----2-----3-----------------|
B|-----2-----3-----1-----1-----0-----3-----2-----3-----------------|
G|-----2-----3-----2-----0-----0-----3-----2-----0-----------------|
D|-----2-----3-----3-----2-----2-----0-----0-----0-----------------|
A|-----------1-----------3-----3-----X-----X-----2-----------------|
E|-----------------------------X-----X-----X-----3-----------------|

Intro Riff Guitar1:
You can use either the easy chords or the normal chords. For the intro the chords are A5 
Bb5.

E|-------------------------------|----------|
B|-------------------------------|----------|
G|-------------------------------|----------|
D|---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---|--8---8---|
A|---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---|--8---8---|
E|---5---5---5---5---5---5---5---|--6---6---|

Intro Guitar Lead Guitar 2:

E|------------------------------|----------------------------|
B|-------------------------12---|----------------------------|
G|---------------12-------------|------------12---------15---|
D|----------14--------14--------|---14-------------14--------|
A|---12-------------------------|----------------------------|
E|------------------------------|----------------------------|

E|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|---------------12--------15---(15)-b-17---|
D|----------14--------14--------------------|
A|---12-------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|

For the Do Do Do Do Do Part Strum the following Chords F, C, F, Cmaj7 Listen to the song 
strumming pattern.

Verse 1:

[F5]I bit my tongue[C] and stood in line[F5]

With not much to[Cmaj7] believe in

[F5]I bought into[C] what I was sold[F5]

And ended up[Cmaj7] with nothing

Chorus:

[A5]This is not my idea of a good time [Bb5]
[A5]This is not my idea of a good time [Bb5]
[A5]This is not my idea of a good time [Bb5]
[A5]This is not my idea


Verse 2:
For the Do Do Do Do Do Part Strum the following Chords F, C, F, Cmaj7 Listen to the song 
strumming pattern.

[F5]You thought that [C]I would never see [F5]

What was meant for you[Cmaj7] was meant for me

[F5]I was distracted[C] at the time [F5]

Forget about yours [Cmaj7]now what about mine

Chorus:

[A5]This is not my idea of a good time [Bb5]
[A5]This is not my idea of a good time [Bb5]
[A5]This is not my idea of a good time [Bb5]
[A5]This is not my idea

Verse 3:
The Third Verse Is Played The Same Way As The First two But At A Higher Pitch. Strumming 
Are The Same
For The Do Do Do Do Part here Same Strumming Pattern But Play G, D, G, Cmaj7

For The Third Verse Play The Chords Like This

       G      D   Dmaj7
E|------------------2-----|
B|-----12-----7-----2-----|
G|-----12-----7-----2-----|
D|-----12-----7-----0-----|
A|-----10-----5-----X-----|
E|------------------X-----|

[G]You thought I was[D] a little girl[G]
You thought I was[Dmaj7] a little mouse
[G]You thought you'd take[D] me by surprise [G]
Now I'm here burning[Dmaj7] down your house

Chorus:
For This Chorus Play Chords Like This

       B5    C5
E|------------------|
B|------------------|
G|------------------|
D|-----9-----10-----|
A|-----9-----10-----|
E|-----7-----8------|

[B5]This is not my idea of a good time [C5]
[B5]This is not my idea of a good time [C5]
[B5]This is not my idea of a good time [C5]
[B5]This is not my idea[C5]
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