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Pinback - Penelope tab

Pinback - Penelope
Guitar & Bass
Tabbed by: Luke Wait (bear_rides)

Howdy y'all, i recently decided to do a cover of Penelope in my audio production coarse
and after viewing numerous tabs on the net i realised none of them were very accurate.
Generally speaking people had the main riff down but the rest of the song was severely
lacking - confusing the piccolo bass (bass with light strings that is an octave higher 
than usual)
lines for guitar and vice versa. I also found people were combining the bass during the
verse/chorus with the kick drum groove as they have a very similar sound. I haven't bothered
to check YouTube to try and match what they're playing live - this sounds extremely 
close to
the album version, which is what you want ;) There are a number of inversions that are just
as easy to play but this worked well for me.
Hope you enjoy it!


Guitar 1:
Intro/verse/chorus (alternate picking makes the string skipping easier, you want to let 
it ring out)
e |------------0------------------0-------------------0--------------------------|
B |--------3-------3----------3--------3----------3-------3-----------3---0---3--|
G |----------0---0---0----------0---0----0----------0---0---0-----------0---0----|
D |--2p0h2--------------2p0h2---------------2p0h2--------------2p0h2-------------|
A |------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E |------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Bridge (this first bit sounds like all downstrokes to me)
e |----------------------------------------------------------|
B |----------------------------------------------------------|
G |--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-5-4-4---0-----0-0-0-0-----------------|
D |--------------------------4---4-2---------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
A |----------------------------------------------------------|
E |----------------------------------------------------------|

e -------------------------------------------------------------|
B -------------------------------------------------------------|
G ---0------------0------------0------------0------------0-----|
D -4---4-2-4/5--4---4-2-4/5--4---4-2-4/5--4---4-2-4/5--4---4-2-|
A -------------------------------------------------------------|
E -------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2:
Outro/bridge-overdub (you'll have to listen to get the timing on this one)
e |----------------------------------------------------|
B |------0---------0-----------------------------------|
G |----0-----2---2/5---5-4-----0---0------0------------|
D |--5-----5---5-----5-----5-4---4---44/5---5-0---0-2--|
A |----------------------------------------------------|
E |----------------------------------------------------|

e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G |----0---0-------0---0---0-------0---0---0-------0---0---0-------0---0---0--|
D |--4---4---4/5-2---4---4---4/5-0---4---4---4/5-2---4---4---4/5-0---4---4----|
A |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


As mentioned earlier the bass lines are played on a piccolo bass. If you don't have one 
it still
sounds fine and if you really wanted you could use a pitch shifter to move it up an octave.

Bass 1:
Verse/chorus (you can add extra plucks on the first 7, 10 and 8
              but its the kick drum that gives that impression)
G |--------------------------7----|
D |---------------------/7h9---9--|
A |--/7----5--/10-----------------|
E |----------------8--------------|

Bridge (there is a piano line that mimics most of these notes, listen for the timing, 
its quite slow)
G |----------------0-----------------------------------------------------|
D |----------4-------------------------9~----10~--12~--------------------|
A |--7~----7---7-----------------7---------------------10~----9~---------|
E |----------------------7~----7---7------------------------------7h8-7--|

Bass 2:
Bridge-overdub (its a steady continuous pluck here, i just added spaces to make counting easier)
G |------------------------------------------|
D |------------------------------------------|
A |--7777-7777-7777-7777-6666-6666-6666-6666-|
E |------------------------------------------|

G ----------------------------------------------------------|
D ----------------------------------------------------------|
A -10101010-10101010-10101010-10101010-7777-7777-6666-------|
E ----------------------------------------------------7777--|

Thats it, I'll leave it to you to figure out when to play all these parts, its pretty 
obvious. Peace!



| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| +   harmonic
| x   Mute note
| b   Bend
| pb  Pre-bend
| br  Bend release
| pbr Pre-bend release
| brb Bend release bend

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