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Nirvana - About A Girl tab

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Song: About a Girl
Artist: Nirvana 
Album: Bleach
Tab by: De Lucca Charles (http://nirvanatabs.multimania.com) 
Date: 09/13/01
Rev. 1.1

Standard Tuning (E A D B E)

****************CHORD USED****************

   Em  G  C#5 G#5 F#5  E5  A   C5  E5' A5'
 |-0---3-------------------x--------------
 |-0---0---------------x---2---5----------
 |-x---0---6---6-------x---2---5---9------
 |-2---0---6---6---4---2---2---5---9---7--
 |-2---x---4---4---4---2---0---3---7---7--
 |-0---3-------4---2---0---x-----------5--

******************************************

 d= down strokes 
 u= up strokes 

MAIN RIFF:

  [Em] \  [G] \\\
 1:-----0--3---3-3-3-
 2:-----0--0---0-0-0-
 3:-x---x--0---0-0-0-
 4:-2----------0-0---
 5:-2----------x-x---
 6:-0----------3-3---
    d   d  u   u d u

MAIN RIFF':

   [Em] \  [G] \\\
 1:---0----3---3-3-3-
 2:---0----0---0-0-0-
 3:-x-x-x--0---0-0-0-
 4:-2---2------0-0---
 5:-2---2------x-x---
 6:-0---0------3-3---
    d u d  u   u d u

MAIN RIFF'':

   [Em] \  [G] \\\
 1:---0----3---3-3-3-
 2:---0----0---0-0-0-
 3:-x-x-x--0---0-0-0-
 4:-2---2------0-0---
 5:-2---2------x-x---
 6:-0---0------3-3---
    d d u  d   u d u

BRIDGE 1:

   C#5\   G#5\  F#5 \\\ \\   
 1:-----------------------------
 2:-----------------------------
 3:--6--6--6--6-----------------
 4:--6--6--6--6--4--4-x-4---4-4-
 5:--4--4--4--4--4--4-x-2---4-4-
 6:--------4--4--2--2-x-2---2-2-

BRIDGE 2: 

     [E5] \\ \\        [A]\\    [C5] \\         
 1:--0---0--0---0-0-0--0--0--0------------
 2:--0---0--0---0-0-0--2--2--2--5----5--5-
 3:--x---x--x---x-x-x--2--2--2--5----5--5-
 4:--2---2--2----------2--2--2--5----5--5-
 5:--2---2--2----------0--0--0--3----3--3-
 6:--0---0--0----------x--x--x------------

BRIDGE END:

 [C5] about 12 times       
 (with a slow down for the last 3 chords)

SOLO:

 1:--------------------------------------
 2:---------------------9--9/12-12-12-12-   
 3:------------7--7/9---9--9/12-12-12-12-   
 4:----------5-7--7/9---9--9/12-12-12-12-   
 5:------5-7-----------------------------
 6:-0------------------------------------

BRIDGE SOLO:

   C#5\   G#5\  F#5 \\\ \\   
 1:-----------------------------
 2:-----------------------------
 3:--6--6--6--6----------------- (x2)
 4:--6--6--6--6--4--4-x-4---4-4-
 5:--4--4--4--4--4--4-x-2---4-4-
 6:--------4--4--2--2-x-2---2-2-

  [E5]\\     [E5']\\\  [A5']\\\ [C5] \\        
 1:----------------------------------------
 2:--x---x---------------------------------
 3:--x---x--3/-9--9-9-------------5---5--5-
 4:--2---2--3/-9--9-9----7--7--7--5---5--5-
 5:--2---2--1/-7--7-7----7--7--7--3---3--3-
 6:--0---0---------------5--5--5-----------

END:

 1:---
 2:---
 3:-x-
 4:-2-
 5:-2-
 6:-0-

**********SONG STRUCTURE*************

[MAIN RIFF + MAIN RIFF'] (x4)

MAIN RIFF (x8)
  "I need an easy friend"
  "I do ... with an ear to lend"
  "I do ... think you fit this shoe"
  "I do ... won't you have a clue"

BRIDGE 1 (x2)
  "I'll take advantage while"
  "You hang me out to dry"
BRIDGE 2 
  "But I can't see you every night"
MAN RIFF (x3)
  "Free..."
  "I do..."
MAIN RIFF''

MAIN RIFF (x8)
  "I'm standing in your line"
  "I do ... hope you have the time"
  "I do ... pick a number too"
  "I do ... keep a date with you"

BRIDGE 1 (x2)
  "I'll take advantage while"
  "You hang me out to dry"
BRIDGE 2
  "But I can't see you every night"
MAIN RIFF (x3)
  "Free..."
  "I do..."
MAIN RIFF''

SOLO (x4)  /Distorded/
BRIDGE SOLO /Distorded/

MAIN RIFF (x3)
MAIN RIFF''

MAIN RIFF (x8)
  "I need an easy friend"
  "I do ... with an ear to lend"
  "I do ... think you fit this shoe"
  "I do ... won't you have a clue"

BRIDGE 1 (x2)
  "I'll take advantage while"
  "You hang me out to dry"
BRIDGE 2 (x2) 
  "But I can't see you every night" (x2)
BRIDGE END

[MAIN RIFF + MAIN RIFF'] (x3)
  "Free..."
  "I do..."
  "I do..."

MAIN RIFF + MAIN RIFF''
  "I do..."

END
  "I do..."
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