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Our Lady Peace - Consequence Of Laughing tab

'Consequence of Laughing'  by  Our Lady Peace
From the album 'Happiness ... Is Not a Fish'
Eb tuning
tabbed by jjhand  (Ultimate-Guitar.com)


Boackground Verse part sounds like synth, but you could play 
this chord repeatedly through a fast flanger to sound similar
eb|-7-----------------------|
Bb|-8-----------------------|
Gb|-7-----------------------|
Db|-------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------|


Verse 1 Lyrics:
"Take all your pills and divide them by color & size.
 Take all your problems and advise them that everything's fine
 Since you ran away you've been beating your habits to death
 But if you were to stay would you feed them this white happiness"


Guitar comes in:                     
  (0:39)                 Prechorus - play 2x
eb|------------------|   |---------------|-----------------------------|
Bb|------------------|   |---------------|-----------------------------|
Gb|------------------|   |---------------|-----------------------------|
Db|-5-5-5-6-6-/7-7-7-|   |---------------|-----------------------------|
Ab|------------------|   |-3**-----------|-----------------x-x-x-------|
Eb|-3-3-3-4-4-/6-6-6-|   |-----------10\-|-1h3-1-3---1-3-1-x-x-x-1-1-1-|

                          "Nobody wants to harm you when your inside"
                          "But its hard to believe when everyone's killing time"

** this note above is a 2nd guitar with a wah rocked from bass to treble position. 



Chorus 1
eb|-----------------|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Gb|-5---5-----------|-10101010101010101010101010101010|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
Db|-5---5---7-7-7---|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Ab|-3---3---7-7-7---|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
Eb|---------5-5-5---|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  "But somebody knows that you're not laughing, you're not laughing...           hey"



Verse 2 (1:03)-  
eb|----------------------------|------------------------------|------------|
Bb|----------------------------|------------------------------|------------|
Gb|----------------------------|------------------------------|------------|
Db|----------------------------|------------------------------|- rest -----|
Ab|----------------------------|------------------------------|------------|
Eb|-1h3--1-3---1-3-1---3/5-3/5-|-1h3--1-3---1-3-1-1p0-1---1p0-|--------10\-|
                                                           "Take all your pills and divide 
                                                             them By number and might"


eb|----------------------------|------------------------------|--------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------|------------------------------|--------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------|------------------------------|--------------------------|
Db|----------------------------|------------------------------|--------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------|------------------------------|--------------------------|
Eb|-1h3--1-3---1-3-1---3/5-3/5-|-1h3--1-3---1-3-1-1p0-1---1p0-|-1h3--1-3---1-3-3/4-4-6-6-|

                 "Take all your problems chastise them Because everything's fine"


eb|------------------------------|--------------------------|--------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|--------------------------|--------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------|--------------------------|--------------------------|
Db|------------------------------|--------------------------|--------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------|--------------------------|-----rest-------------x-x-|
Eb|-1h3--1-3---1-3-1-1p0-1---1p0-|-1h3--1-3---1-3-3/4-4-6-6-|----------------------x-x-|

 "Since you've ran away you've                               "But if you were to stay, would 
   been beating those ladders instead"                         you feed them With violence?"



Play Prechorus Riff Again


Play Chorus Again


Bridge - muted strings have some slight harmonic squeaks
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|  play 4x
Db|-5-----5-5-----5-------5-------|  similarly
Ab|-5-x-x-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-x-5-x-x-x-|
Eb|-3-x-x-3-3-x-x-3-x-x-x-3-x-x-x-|



Solo
eb|-------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------5---------------------|---------5-----------5-7-5-------|
Db|-5h7-5h7---7-5h7-5h7-7b8r7-5h7-|-5h7-5h7---7-5h7-5h7-------7-5h7-|
Ab|-------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------|---------------------------------|

eb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|---7-7b8-b8-b8-b8-b8-b8-9-9-10-10-11-11-12-12-|
Gb|---------5-------------5---5-----|-5-7-7b8-b8-b8-b8-b8-b8-9-9-10-10-11-11-12-12-|
Db|-5h7-7-----7-7---5h7-----7---5h7-|----------------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|


Play Prechorus


Final Chorus          * tenth fret is shown below
eb|-----------------|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Gb|-5---5-----------|-10101010101010101010101010101010|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
Db|-5---5---7-7-7---|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Ab|-3---3---7-7-7---|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
Eb|---------5-5-5---|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  "But somebody knows that you're not laughing, you're not laughing...       you're not"

eb|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Gb|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-7-7-7-7-|
Db|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Ab|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-|
Eb|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
 "laughing,               you're not laughing                       hi..."


Ending:
    play 4x                           Final Chord 
eb|-------------------------------|    -----------|
Bb|-------------------------------|    -----------|
Gb|-------------------------------|    -----------|
Db|-------------------------------|    ---5-------|
Ab|-------------------------------|    ---5-------|
Eb|-1h3--1-3---1-3--1-1-1---1-1-1-|    ---3-------|





key
| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| b  bend note
| r  release bend
| ~  vibrato
| x  Mute note
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