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Silverchair - Emotion Sickness tab

Artist:    Silverchair
  Song:    Emotion Sickness
 Album:    Neon Ballroom
Tabbed By: Jim Osmun 2/5/2012

Author's Note: Much of this tab was taken from Scott Brady's tab of the live version.  
I've made my own adjustments (tabs, formatting, lyrics, etc.) where needed, but I want to 
credit and thank Scott very much for helping me learn this amazing song.

Tuning: Db Ab Db Ab Db Db

From Standard E:
 -E Down 1.5 steps
 -A Down 0.5 step
 -D Down 0.5 step
 -G Up   0.5 step
 -B Up   1.0 step
 -E Down 1.5 steps

Legend:
 x - muted, struck string
 * - palm mute



Intro
(Clean)                           (x2)
Db-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0-|
Db-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---3-3-3-|
Ab-0-0-0---3-3-3---3-3-3---3-3-3-|
Db-0-0-0---3-3-3---3-3-3---3-3-3-|
Ab-0-0-0---x-x-x---1-1-1---0-0-0-|
Db-0-0-0---3-3-3-----------------|



Verse 1

Db-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Db-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab-----3-------3-------3-------3-------3-------3-------0-------0---|
Db---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3-|
Ab-----------------1-------0-------1-------1-------1-------1-------|
Db-0-------3-------------------------------------------------------|
        Erupt again ignore the pill

Db-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Db-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab-----3-------3-------3-------3-------3-------3-------3-------3---|
Db---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---2---2-|
Ab-----------------1-------0-------1-------1-------3-------3-------|
Db-0-------3-------------------------------------------------------|
        And I won't let it show

Db-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Db-------------------------------------0-------0-------0-------0---|
Ab-----3-------3-------3-------3---------3-------3-------3-------3-|
Db---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3-------3-------3-------3-----|
Ab-----------------1-------0-------1-------1-------1-------1-------|
Db-0-------3-------------------------------------------------------|
        Sacrifice the tortures

Db-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Db-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab-----3-------3-------3-------3-------3-------3-------3-------3---|
Db---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---2---2-|
Ab-----------------1-------0-------1-------1-------3-------3-------|
Db-0-------3-------------------------------------------------------|
        Orchestral tear cash-flow

Db-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0-|
Db-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---3-3-3-|
Ab-0-0-0---3-3-3---3-3-3---3-3-3-|
Db-0-0-0---3-3-3---3-3-3---3-3-3-|
Ab-0-0-0---x-x-x---1-1-1---0-0-0-|
Db-0-0-0---3-3-3-----------------|



Verse 2

Db-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Db-------------------------------------0-------0-------0-------0---|
Ab-----3-------3-------3-------3---------3-------3-------3-------3-|
Db---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3-------3-------3-------3-----|
Ab-----------------1-------0-------1-------1-------1-------1-------|
Db-0-------3-------------------------------------------------------|
        Increase, delete, escape, defeat. It's all that matters to you

Db-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Db-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab-----3-------3-------3-------3-------3-------3-------3-------3---|
Db---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---2---2-|
Ab-----------------1-------0-------1-------1-------3-------3-------|
Db-0-------3-------------------------------------------------------|
        Cotton case for an iron pill

Db-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Db-----2-------2-------0-------0--------------------5--------------|
Ab-------0-------0-------0-------0-----4-------4----4--------------|
Db---2-------2-------2-------2-------2---2---2---2--2--------------|
Ab-0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0--------0--------------|
Db-----------------------------------------------------------------|
        Distorted eyes when everything is clearly dying



Chorus 1
                                                                      (x4)
Db-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Db-----7-------8--------8--------7-------7-------7-------7-------7---|
Ab---8---8---7---7---10---10---8---8---7---7---7---7---4---4---4---4-|
Db-0-------0-------0---------0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------|
Ab-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Db-------------------------------------------------------------------|
        Burn my knees and...
        Burn my knees and...
        Burn my knees and...

(Distorted)
Db-------------0---------------0---|
Db-----7---------7-----7---------0-|
Ab---4---4---4-------4---4---4-----|
Db-0-------0-------0-------0-------|
Ab---------------------------------|
Db---------------------------------|
   *       *       *       *



Bridge 2
(Clean)                   (x4)
Db-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-|
Db-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-|
Ab-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-|
Db-7-7-7-7-7---5-5-5-5-5-|
Ab-5-5-5-5-5---3-3-3-3-3-|
Db-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-|
        Emotion sickness
        Addicts with no heroin
        Emotion sickness

Db----------------------------------------------------|
Db-----2-------2-------0-------0--------------------5-|
Ab-------0-------0-------0-------0-----4-------4----4-|
Db---2-------2-------2-------2-------2---2---2---2--2-|
Ab-0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0--------0-|
Db----------------------------------------------------|
        Distorted eyes when everything is clearly dying



Breakdown 1
(Distorted)                                     (x2)
Db---------------------------------------------|
Db---------------------------------------------|
Ab---------------------------------------------|
Db-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7----5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5----|
Ab-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5----3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3----|
Db---------------------------------------------|
       * *      * *          * *      * *

                                                (x4)
Db---------------------------------------------|
Db---------------------------------------------|
Ab---------------------------------------------|
Db-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7----3---3-3-3-4---4-4-4-4-|
Ab-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5----1---1-0-1-2---2-2-2-2-|
Db---------------------------------------------|
       * *      * *                      * *



Chorus 2
(Clean)                                                             (x4)
Db-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Db-----7-------8--------8--------7-----------0-------------2-----0-|
Ab---8---8---7---7---10---10---8---8-----0-------0-----3-----3-----|
Db-0-------0-------0---------0---------5---5---5-----0---0-----0---|
Ab-----------------------------------3-------------3---------------|
Db-----------------------------------------------------------------|
        Burn my knees and...
        Burn my knees and pray
        Burn my knees and...
        Burn my knees and pray



Breakdown 2
                          (x4)
Db-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-|
Db-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-|
Ab-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-|
Db-7-7-7-7-7---5-5-5-5-5-|
Ab-5-5-5-5-5---3-3-3-3-3-|
Db-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-|
        Get up
        Get up
        Get up
        Get up
        Get up
        Get up
        Get up
        Won't you stop my...

Db-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0-|
Db-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---3-3-3-|
Ab-0-0-0---3-3-3---3-3-3---3-3-3-|
Db-0-0-0---3-3-3---3-3-3---3-3-3-|
Ab-0-0-0---x-x-x---1-1-1---0-0-0-|
Db-0-0-0---3-3-3-----------------|
        ...pain

Db-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0-|
Db-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0-|
Ab-0-0-0---3-3-3---3-3-3---5-5-5-|
Db-0-0-0---3-3-3---3-3-3---5-5-5-|
Ab-0-0-0---x-x-x---1-1-1---3-3-3-|
Db-0-0-0---3-3-3-----------------|

Db-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0-|
Db-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---3-3-3-|
Ab-0-0-0---3-3-3---3-3-3---3-3-3-|
Db-0-0-0---3-3-3---3-3-3---3-3-3-|
Ab-0-0-0---x-x-x---1-1-1---0-0-0-|
Db-0-0-0---3-3-3-----------------|

Db-0-0-0---0-0-0---0--0--0-------|
Db-0-0-0---0-0-0---0--0--0-------|
Ab-3-3-3---3-3-3---3--3--3-------|
Db-3-3-3---3-3-3---2--2--2-------|
Ab-1-1-1---3-3-3---3--3--3-------|
Db-------------------------------|



Outro
                                                                     (x2)
Db---------8-----10-----8-----0-------------------------------------|
Db-----7-----7------7-----7-----7-----------0-------------2-----0---|
Ab---8---8-----8------8-----8-----0-----4-----4-------3-----3-----3-|
Db-0----------------------------------4---4-----4---3---3-----3-----|
Ab----------------------------------2-------------1-----------------|
Db------------------------------------------------------------------|

Db---------8-----10-----8-----0-------------------------------------|
Db-----7-----7------7-----7-----7-----------0-------------2---------|
Ab---8---8-----8------8-----8-----0-----4-----4-------3-------------|
Db-0----------------------------------4---4-----4---3---3-----------|
Ab----------------------------------2-------------1-----------------|
Db------------------------------------------------------------------|

                                                    (x6)
Db-0---0---0---0-0--------0---0---0-0-0-0-0--------|
Db-7---7---7---5-5--------0---0---0-2-2-2-0--------|
Ab-8---8---8---5-5--------3---3---3-3-3-3-3--------|
Db-0---0---0---0-0--------3---3---3-3-3-3-3--------|
Ab-0---0---0---0-0--------1---1---1-1-1-1-1--------|
Db-0---0---0---0-0--------0---0---0-0-0-0-0--------|
        Emotion sickness
        Addicts with no heroin
        Good things will pass (It helps with excess access)
        Lessons learned
        Emotion sickness
        Lessons learned

Db---------8-----10-----8-----0-------------------------------------|
Db-----7-----7------7-----7-----7-----------0-------------0-----0---|
Ab---8---8-----8------8-----8-----0-----3-----3-------4-----4-----4-|
Db-0----------------------------------3---3-----3---4---4-----4-----|
Ab----------------------------------1-------------2-----------------|
Db------------------------------------------------------------------|

Db---------8-----10-----8-----0---------------------0---------------|
Db-----7-----7------7-----7-----7-----------0-------0---------------|
Ab---8---8-----8------8-----8-----0-----3-----3-----4---------------|
Db-0----------------------------------3---3-----3---4---------------|
Ab----------------------------------1---------------2---------------|
Db------------------------------------------------------------------|

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