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Muse - Time Is Running Out tab

SONG: TIME IS RUNNING OUT
ARTIST: MUSE
ALBUM: ABSOLUTION

TUNING: STANDARD

I’ve seen other tabs for this on the net, but all the other ones aren’t really 
100% accurate to the studio recording and are really long and awkward to print 
off. This one should be more accurate and easier to use. 

No guitar in intro or verse, only bass plays. 

PRE-CHORUS
“And bury it...”
e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-0-0-0-1-1-1-1-1-|-1-1-3-3-1-1-0-0-|-0-0-0-1-1-1-1-1-|-1-1-3-3-1-1-0-0-|
G|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
D|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
PM. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -|
e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-0-0-0-1-1-1-1-1-|-1-1-3-3-1-1-0-0-|-0-0-0-1-1-1-1-1-|-----------------|
G|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-12-12-10-10-9-9-|
D|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-x--x--x--x--x-x-|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-10-10-8--8--7-7-|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
PM. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -| open out <
CHORUS
“Running out...”
e|-------------------------|-------------------------|-----------------|
B|-------------------------|-------------------------|-6-6-6-5-5-5-5-5-|
G|-9--9--9--10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-7--7--9--9--10-10-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
D|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
A|-8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
E|-8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--|-------------------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|

“You can’t push it underground...
e|--------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
B|--------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
G|----12-12-10-10-9-9-|-9--9--9--10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-7--7--9--9--10-10-|
D|-10-x--x--x--x--x-x-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
A|-10-10-10-8--8--7-7-|-8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
E|-8------------------|-8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--|-------------------------|

“Screaming out...”
e|-----------------|                      e|-----------------------|
B|-6-6-6-5-5-5-5-5-|                      B|-----------------------|
G|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|      then play-----  G|-------------0-0-------|
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|      after chorus    D|-3--3-------------0----|
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|                      A|-------3---------------|
E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|                      E|-1--1-----1--3-3-----3-|

POST-CHORUS
e|-12~----8~--5~-|-11~----8~--5~-|-4~~----7~--12~-|-13~~----10~--7~-|
B|-x------x---x--|-x------x---x--|-x------x---x---|-x-------x----x--|
G|-9~~----5~--2~-|-8~~----5~--2~-|-1~~----4~--9~--|-10~~----7~~--4~-|
D|---------------|---------------|----------------|-----------------|
A|---------------|---------------|----------------|-----------------|
E|---------------|---------------|----------------|-----------------|

VERSE 2
“I wanted freedom...”
“Now that you know I’m trapped...”
e|------------|------------|------------|------------------------|
B|------------|------------|------------|------------------------|
G|------------|------------|------------|------------------------| x2
D|------------|------------|------------|-3--3--------5--5-------|
A|-------3----|------------|-------7----|-------3-----------5----|
E|-5--5-----5-|-7--7--5--7-|-0--0-----0-|-1--1-----1--3--3-----3-|

“You will squeeze the life out of me...”
e|------------|------------|------------|------------------------|
B|------------|------------|------------|------------------------|
G|------------|------------|------------|------------------------| 
D|------------|------------|------------|------------------------|
A|-------3----|------------|-------7----|-------3-----------5----|
E|-5--5-----5-|-7--7--5--7-|-0--0-----0-|-1--1-----1--3--3-----3-|

Then repeat the pre-chorus but without palm-muting.

Then go into chorus and bridge.

BRIDGE/EXTENDED CHORUS
“How did it come to this?...Ooh ooh ooh yeah yeah yeah yeah...”
e|----------------------|        ||--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--||
B|--------------------0-|        ||--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-0--||
G|----12-12-10-10-9-9-0-|        ||--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0--|| x2
D|-10-x--x--x--x--x-x-0-|        ||--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0--|| 
A|-10-10-10-8--8--7-7-0-|        ||----------------0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--||
E|-8--------------------|        ||------------------|------------------||

                                        “Yeah______________”
e|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-0-|-0-0-0-0-00-0-0---|-----0-0-----0-0-|-----0-0-----0-0-|
B|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0-|-1-1-1-1-11-1-1---|-----0-0-----0-0-|-----0-0-----0-0-|
G|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-|-0-0-0-0-00-0-0-0-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|
D|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-22-2-2-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
A|---------------0-|-0-0-0-0-00-0-0-0-|-2-2-----2-2-----|-2-2-----2-2-----|
E|-----------------|----------------0-|-0-0-----0-0-----|-0-0-----0-0-----|

(Clean)
e|-12----8-12----8-12----|-8-11----8-11----8-11-|---7-10---7-10---7-|
B|----10------10------10-|------10------10------|-9------9------9---|
G|-----------------------|----------------------|-------------------|
D|-----------------------|----------------------|-------------------|
A|-----------------------|----------------------|-------------------|
E|-----------------------|----------------------|-------------------|

                “Yeah you, will suck the life out of me...”
e|-8-------8-10----8-10-|-12----8-12----8-12----|-8-11----8-11----8-11--|
B|---10-12------12------|----10------10------10-|------10------10-------|
G|----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
D|----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
A|----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
E|----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|

e|---7-10---7-10---7-|-8-------8-10----8-10-|
B|-9------9------9---|---10-12------12------|
G|-------------------|----------------------|
D|-------------------|----------------------|
A|-------------------|----------------------|
E|-------------------|----------------------|

Repeat pre-chorus without mutes.

Then play chorus + extended chorus/bridge again.

Outro
e|------------|------------|--------------------|-------------|
B|------------|------------|--------------------|-------------|
G|------------|------------|--------------------|-------------|
D|------------|------------|--------------------|-------------|
A|------------|------------|--------------------|-------------|
E|-5--5--8--5-|-5--5--8--5-|-5-5-8-5--5-\14/-12-|-5--5--8--5--|
                                      (w/bar)
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