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Placebo - Too Many Friends tab

Placebo
Too Many Friends
D standard tuning (DGCFAD)
For this song, I use a Les Paul with both pickups on
Listen to the song for timings

Intro/verse 1:
(no guitar, just piano and vocals)

First chorus:
No guitar is played, but I like to play this (w/ cleanish tone):

D|-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------------------|
C|-10-----5-----7-----3----------------------|
G|-10-x16-5-x16-7-x16-3-x16------------------|
D|-8------3-----5-----1----------------------|
  P.M    P.M   P.M   P.M

Verse 2:

There are two guitar parts, one played by Brian (guitar 1) and the one played by Nick (guitar 2)

Guitar 1: w/distortion
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
F|--------------------------------------|
C|-7-----5-----3------------------------| x2
G|-7-x16-5-x16-3-x16--------------------|
D|-5-----3-----1------------------------|

Guitar 2: w/distortion
D|-------------------|
A|-------------------|
F|-------5-----------|
C|----5-7--x3--------| x2
G|-5-7---------------|
D|-------------------|

Chorus:

Guitar 1:
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------------------|
C|-10-----5-----7-----3----------------------|
G|-10-x16-5-x16-7-x16-3-x16------------------|
D|-8------3-----5-----1----------------------|

Guitar 2:
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-*------------------------*----------------------------|
F|----7-9r--9-7---------7--------------------------------|
C|--9-----------9r----9---7r--7-9-10r--9-10--------------|
G|-*------------------------*----------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|


Guitar 2: repeat the part above marked between the *'s Then play this
at the end
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---10-10---12-12---10-10---12-12---10-10------10-10----12-12--10-10--12-12-----|
F|-9-------9-------9-------9-------9-------9-10-------10------10-----10----------|
C|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Bridge part

Guitar 2:
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-13-12--4-5--13-12--4-5--9-10--13-12--4-5--13-12--4-5--13-12r------|
F|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 1:
D|-----
A|-----
F|-----
C|--2-- Repeat until the 3rd verse
G|--2--
D|--0--

Verse 3:

Guitar 1: Clean with phaser/flanger
D|--------------------|
A|--------------------|
F|--------------------|
C|-7-----5-----3------| At the end, repeat the last chord until the chorus comes in
G|-7-x16-5-x16-3-x16--|
D|-5-----3-----1------|
  P.M   P.M   P.M

Chorus:

Both guitars repeat twice

Final part:

I presume guitar 1 plays the same chords as the chorus. Not too sure about that.

Guitar 2:
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-12/17x16-15\12x16-13-15-10x16-12-13--12-13-[12]r------------------|
F|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

Key:
P.M = Palm Mute
/ = slide up
\ = slide down
r = ring out
[] = harmonic

That's pretty much it. Hope this helps. This is my cover of this song:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15DD3K6bH1s
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