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Radiohead - Staircase tab

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                               STAIRCASE - Radiohead
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   This tab is mainly for giving my ideas about this song. I used the 
  	'From the Basement'-version for this. So when you read this while in 
  	the meantime a new version is released, the variations may be different

-->  Main (verse) riffs
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------| 1
A|-3-x-5-x-x--3-x-5-x-3-x-5-x-x--3-x-5--|
E|--------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------| 2
A|-3-x-2-x-x--3-x-2-x-3-x-2-x-x--3-x-2--|
E|--------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------| 3
A|--------------------------------------|
E|-3-x-5-x-x--3-x-5-x-3-x-5-x-x--3-x-5--|

 They vary this order, like 1-3-2 etc., and play bars multiple time ofcourse.


  
-->  Arpeggi.
e|-----15-------|----|-----15-------|----|-----15--------|----|
B|-----------13-|----|-----------11-|----|-----------10--|----|
G|--------------|-x4-|--------------|-x4-|---------------|-x4-|
D|-13-----13----|----|-12-----12----|----|-10-----10-----|----|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|

  
e|----8---7------5--7------5--3------2--3--|
B|----10--8------7--8------7--5------3--5--|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|
E|-0----------0---------0---------0--------|

 This last part varies a lot and is really hard to hear, because Jonny uses
 a delay here. Some other versions I was thinking about, used throughout
 the song:

e|----8---7------5--7------5--3------2--0--|
B|----10--8------7--8------7--5------3--1--|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|
E|-0----------0---------0---------0--------|

e|----20--19------17--15------14--12------10--8---|
B|----20--20------19--17------15--13------12--10--|
G|------------------------------------------------| This one goes on, using
D|------------------------------------------------| the notes given in the
A|------------------------------------------------| other bars.
E|-0----------0-----------0-----------0-----------|

  At the very end, it sounds like he also uses this one:
e|-0-|
B|-5-|
G|---|
D|---|
A|---|
E|---|



-->  Tremolo-part. This one is used the first time.
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-10-----8-----5---8--5--3----(5)-1----10-----8-----5---8--5--3----1--------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


  Second time Jonny does tremolo picking, he plays it a bit different.
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-10-----8-----5---8--5--3--------1----10-----12----13---12--15----17-------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
	It sometimes sounds like he bends a string slightly, or puts a 
	different note in shortly. I don't really know if these are mistakes
	or small variations. I think you just have to play with it.



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| /   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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