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Modest Mouse - Polar Opposites tab

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		POLAR OPPOSITES - Modest Mouse
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Tabbed by: devin miller

Email: irish__nugget@hotmail.com

Tuning: EADGBe


MAIN RIFF (palm-muted)

e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|-----------------------7--7-7-7--|
D|--4-4-0-7--7-7-0-----5-7--7-7-7--|
A|--5-5-0-7--7-7-0---5-5-5--5-5-5--|
E|--------5--5-5-0---3-3-----------|

when he plays it live, he sometimes does this:

e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------7--7--------|
D|--4-4-0-7--7-7-0-----5-7--7--------|
A|--5-5-0-7--7-7-0---5-5-5--5-5/7-5--|
E|--------5--5-5-0---3-3-------------|

CHORUS (overdrive on)

e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--7--7--x-x----------------------------7--x-x-7-7--x-x--|
D|--7--7--x-x-7--x-x-7--7--x-x-5--5--x-x-7--x-x-7-7--x-x--|
A|--5--5--x-x-7--x-x-7--7--x-x-5--5--x-x-5--x-x-5-5--x-x--|
E|------------5--x-x-5--5--x-x-3--3--x-x------------------|


GUITAR SOLO (begins during chorus)

e|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-7h8p7--7h8-10p8-7h8-10p8-7h8-7h8-7h8p7-------------5-5/8-0-------|
G|----------------------------------------9--7--7-------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------9----------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|

  ------------------------------------------------------------------|
  -----------------------------------------------3----------3-------|
  -/9-9-11-9-9-11-9-9-11-9-\7-7~--7-7-7-7-7-\4-4---4-4-4--4---4--4--|
  ------------------------------------------------------------------|
  ------------------------------------------------------------------|
  ------------------------------------------------------------------|

  ------------------------------------------------------------------|
  ------------------------------------------------------------------|
  -4--2--0----------------------------------------------------------|
  ----------2----2-/4-2-0-------------------------------------------|
  ------------------------------------------------------------------|
  ------------------------------------------------------------------|

GUITAR SOLO 2 (begins again during chorus)

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-7h8p7-7h8p7-7h8p7-7h8p7h8-7h8p7h8-7--7h8-5--5--7p5---5--7h8p7-7h8p7-----|
G|----------------------------------------------------7--------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  -------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  -7h8p7-7h8p7h8-8p7---7-8p7---7-8p7---7-8p7---7-7h8p7-8-------------------|
  -------------------9-------9-------9-------9-----------9--9-9-7--7-7-----|
  ---------------------------------------------------------------------9--9|
  -------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  -------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  -------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  -------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  -7-----7-----7--7---7---/9~----------------------------------------------|
  ----9-----9-------9---9--------------------------------------------------|
  -------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  -------------------------------------------------------------------------|

OUTRO

e|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7--7-7--7-7-9----------------5--5-5-5--5-5/7-9\7-7\5-5/7-7---|
E|---------------7\5-5-5--5-5-5---------------------------------|

OUTRO VARIATION

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-7--7-7--7-7-9-------------------7--7-7-7--7-7-9-11-9-9-7-7-9-9--|
D|-7--7-7--7-7-9-9-7-7-7--7-7-7----7--7-7-7--7-7-9-11-9-9-7-7-9-9--|
A|-5--5-5--5-5-7-9-7-7-7--7-7-7----5--5-5-5--5-5/7-9-\7-7\5-5/7-7--|
E|---------------7\5-5-5--5-5-5------------------------------------|

OUTRO (solo guitar)

randomly plays these harmonics, and press behind the bridge to get the
vibrato

e|--------------------|
B|--7+~------5+~------|
G|--7+~------5+~------|
D|--7+~------5+~------|
A|--7+~------5+~------|
E|--------------------|

usually the 7th fret one he dips with the whammy bar
for the 5th fret ones, rapidly vibrate your hand against the bridge strings


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