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Maximo Park - Karaoke Plays tab

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			     Karaoke Plays - Maximo Park
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Tabbed by: Gunnar Matzen
e-mail: elektroakustik@gmx.de

tuning: standard


Intro 0:00-0:12
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------6----------------------------6------------------------------------|
A|---6h7p6---9---6---6---4---4----6h7p6---9---6---6---4---4------------------|
E|-0-----------0---0---0---0---00-----------0---0---0---0---0----------------|


e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------6----------------------------6------------------------------------|
D|---6h7p6---9---6---6---4---4----6h7p6---9---6---6---4---4------------------|
A|-0-----------0---0---0---0---00-----------0---0---0---0---0----------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse 0:12-0:38 

   "You write a list of things to do"            "To occupy your time that.."
    
e|------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|----------------------"slide----------|
G|------------------------------------|--13-11-14-13--6--4----between--------|
D|------------------------------------|--X--X--X--X---X--X----each-----------|
A|-777777777777679\44444444\22222222--|--11-9--12-11--4--2----cord"----------|
E|-000000000000000-00000000-00000000--|--------------------------------------|

   "But in my mind it's never final"         "And when you sleep I try not.."     
e|------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|--13-11-14-13--6--4-------------------|
D|------------------------------------|--X--X--X--X---X--X-------------------|
A|-777777777777777\44444444-----------|--11-9--12-11--4--2-------------------|
E|-000000000000000-00000000-----------|--------------------------------------|

Pre Chorus 0:38-0:55
   
   "Oh, I waited up for you"   "But you didn't come back home"        
   "Oh, I waited up for you"   "Couldn't you come back home?"
   A                         Bm
e|-5-5--55555-555---------|-2-2--22222-222-----------------------------------|
B|-5-5--55555-555---------|-3-3--33333-333--7-7-777-8\-----------------------|
G|-6-6--66666-666---------|-4-4--44444-444------------7-7-777\6-6-6-666-7/2-2|
D|-7-7--77777-777---------|-4-4--44444-444-----------------------------------|
A|-7-7--77777-777---------|-2-2--22222-222-----------------------------------|
E|-5-5--55555-555---------|-x-x--xxxxx-xxx-----------------------------------|


e|--------|
B|--------|
G|-2-222--| 
D|--------|
A|--------|
E|--------|

Chorus 0:55-1:17

                 "If someone gets run down"       "Karaoke plays..."
                 "..somewhere in the background"  "But there is no explanation
                 "What makes a grown man cry"     "Karaoke plays!"
                 "If someone gets run down"
    Fmajor                                   Am
e|-x-------------------------------------|---0-------------------------------|
B|-1-------------------------------------|---1-------------------------------|
G|-2--fast-------------------------------|---2--fast-------------------------| 
D|-3--strumming--------------------------|---2--strumming--------------------|
A|-3-------------------------------------|---0-------------------------------|
E|-1-------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|

2nd Verse 1:17-1:31

  the first 14 seconds are the same as in the 1st Verse

e|------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|----------------------"slide----------|
G|------------------------------------|--13-11-14-13--6--4----between--------|
D|------------------------------------|--X--X--X--X---X--X----each-----------|
A|-777777777777679\44444444\22222222--|--11-9--12-11--4--2----cord"----------|
E|-000000000000000-00000000-00000000--|--------------------------------------|

   1:31-1:56

   "We never did want the dawn..."       "Decided from the sheets in which.."
   "U know I changed my ways forever"*   "The North Sea crashes through.."**
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|--13-11-14---slightly-----------------|
D|------------------------------------|--X--X--X----palm-muted---------------|
A|-777777777777777\44444444-----------|--11-9--12----------------------------|
E|-000000000000000-00000000-----------|--------------------------------------|

 *               **
e|--------|     e|----------------------|    
B|--------|     B|----------------------|
G|--13~~~-|     G|--13-11-14-13--6--4---| 
D|--X-----|     D|--X--X--X--X---X--X---|
A|--11----|     A|--11-9--12-11--4--2---|
E|--------|     E|----------------------|

Pre Chorus 1:56-2:14

Chorus 2:14-2:39 

               "If someone gets run down"       "Karaoke plays..."
               "..somewhere in the background"* "But there is no explanation"
               "What makes a grown man cry"     "Karaoke plays!"
               "If someone gets run down"
    Fmajor                                   Am
e|-x-------------------------------------|---0-------------------------------|
B|-1-------------------------------------|---1-------------------------------|
G|-2--fast-------------------------------|---2--fast-------------------------| 
D|-3--strumming--------------------------|---2--strumming--------------------|
A|-3-------------------------------------|---0-------------------------------|
E|-1-------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|


   *( here I'm switching to a C instead an Am, I thought it gives this
      section a little bit more punch:-)
  
 *  C 
e|--3-----|
B|--5-----|
G|--5-----| 
D|--5-----|
A|--3-----|
E|--------|


Bridge 2:39-3:23

    "I came home, there were radio waves"  "I heard voices through the..."
 
   Guitar 1 + Guitar 2(Intro Riff)                    "I came home, you were 
e|---------0-------0-----0---------0-------0-----0-|----------0-------0-----0|
B|----5/7-9-9-2/4-4-4/5-5-----9\7-5-5-5\4-4-4\2-2--|---14\12-9-9-9\7-7-7\5-5-|
G|-------------------------------------------------|-------------------------| 
D|-------------------------------------------------|-------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|-0-----------------------|
E|--0-----------------------0----------------------|-------------------------|

  ..nowhere to be found" etc.
e|-----------0-------0-----0|                    
B|----14\12-9-9-9\7-7-7\5-5-|
G|--------------------------|     
D|--------------------------|                    
A|--0-----------------------|                    
E|--------------------------|                    
   
   play bridge 2 times
   and then this:

e|-------------------------------------5-5-777-8~~-|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-6-6-7-6-6-666-4-4-444--6-6-7-6-6-666------------| 
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

Chorus 3:23-3:53 

  Chorus is the same as above but let Am ring till 3:53, then play slightly:
   
       3:53-4:07
e|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|--9~-------6--4~-| 
D|--9~-------6--4~-|
A|--7~-6-7-9-4--2~-|
E|-----------------|

End

Hope you enjoy it as much as I did! Thanks


| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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