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Slint - Good Morning Captain tab

Artist: Slint
Song: "Good Morning, Captain"
Album: Spiderland (1991)


Drop D Tuning: DADGBE



Guitar I (David Pajo)
Intro:
* Play by picking up the neck and behind the fretted notes
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-14-14-14-14-14-14-14|
G|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-15-15-15-15-15-15-15| x 6
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|
|
Guitar II (Brian McMahan)
Verse:
* comes in after 2 Guitar I/Intro measures
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10---------------------|
G|-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-10-10-10-10-10-10-10| x 4
D|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|
A|----------------------------13-13-13-13-13-13-13|
D|------------------------------------------------|



Let me in, the voice cried softly,
from outside the wooden door.
Scattered remnants of the ship could be seen in the distance,
Blood stained the icy wall of the shore.



Guitars I & II
Verse:
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10---------------------|
G|-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-10-10-10-10-10-10-10| x 4
D|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|
A|----------------------------13-13-13-13-13-13-13|
D|------------------------------------------------|



I'm the only one left. The storm, took them all,
He managed as he tried to stand.
The tears ran down his face.
Please, it's cold.



Guitars I & II
Verse x 2



Guitars I & II
Chorus:
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|-------0--------0--------0--------0--------0----|
A|----5-----5--5-----5--5-----5--5-----5--5-----5-|
D|-0----------------------------------------------|
+
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|-------0--------0--------------0--------0-------|
A|----5-----5--5-----5--5-----5-----5--5-----5--5-|
D|-4-----------------------6----------------------|
+
Guitar I
Distorted Chorus:
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------<5>---------<5>------<5>------------|
A|---------<5>---<5>---<5>---<5><5>------<5><5><5>|
D|-0----------------------------------------------|
+
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|---<5>---<5>---<5>------------<5>------<5>------|
A|------<5>---<5>---<5><5>---<5>---<5><5>---<5><5>|
D|<4>----------------------6----------------------|
|
|
Guitar II
Distorted Chorus:
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|-------0--------0--------0--------0--------0----|
A|----5-----5--5-----5--5-----5--5-----5--5-----5-|
D|-0----------------------------------------------|
+
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|-------0--------0--------------0--------0-------|
A|----5-----5--5-----5--5-----5-----5--5-----5--5-|
D|-4-----------------------6----------------------|



Guitars I & II
Lead I:
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------| x 4
D|-3--3-----0--0--0--0--0--3--3-----0--0--0--0--0-|
A|-0--0-----4--3--4--3--4--0--0-----4--4--3--3--4-|
D|------------------------------------------------|



When he woke, there was no trace of the ship.
Only the dawn was left behind by the storm.
He felt the creaking of the stairs beneath him.
That rose, from the sea, to the door.



Guitars I & II
Verse:
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10---------------------|
G|-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-10-10-10-10-10-10-10| x 4
D|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|
A|----------------------------13-13-13-13-13-13-13|
D|------------------------------------------------|



There was a sound at the window then.
The captain started, his breath was still.
Slowly,
He turned.



Guitar I
Lead II:
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|-2--2-----3--2--1-----1--2--2-----3--3--2-----1-|
D|-------------------3-----------------------3----|
A|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|
|
|
Guitar II
Lead II:
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|-3--3-----1--0-----0--1--3--3-----1--1--0--0--1-|
A|----------------4-------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|



Chorus x 1
+
Distorted Chorus x 3



Guitar I
Harmonic Lead:
* Play over Guitar II - Verse Riff I x 9
* Play this natural harmonic double time and slowly move fret finger down to the 
artificial harmonic on the 6th fret, then reverse slowly back to the 7th fret natural harmonic
E|------------|
B|------------|
G|<7>\<6>/<7>-
D|------------|
A|------------|
D|------------|



From behind the edge of the windowsill,
There appeared the delicate hand of a child.
His face was flush and timid.
He stared at the captain through frightened eyes.
The captain reached for something to hold on to,
Help me, he whispered, as he rose slowly to his feet.


Guitars I & II
Lead II x 4



The boy's face went pale,
He recognized the sound.
Silently, he pulled down the shade against the shadow.
Lost in the doorstep of the empty house.



Chorus x 1



I'm trying to find my way home.
I'm sorry...and I miss you.



Distorted Chorus x 4



I miss you.
I've grown taller now.
I want the police to be notified.
I'll make it up to you,
I swear, I'll make it up to you.

Last Distorted Chorus measure (lead into Outro)
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|-------0--------0--------------0----------------|
A|----5-----5--5-----5--5-----5-----5--5----------|
D|-4-----------------------6-------------<4><4><4>|



Guitars I & II
Outro:
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|-4--------4--------4--0-------------------------|
A|-4--------4--------4--0----<5><5><5><5><4><4><4>|
D|-4-<4><4>-4-<4><4>-4--0----<5><5><5><5><4><4><4>|
+
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|-4--------4--------4--0----------------<5><5><5>|
A|-4--------4--------4--0----<5><5><5><5>---------|
D|-4-<4><4>-4-<4><4>-4--0-------------------------|
+
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|-4--------4--------4--0----------------<5><5><5>|
A|-4--------4--------4--0----<5><5><5><5>---------|
D|-4-<4><4>-4-<4><4>-4--0-------------------------|
+
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|-4--------4--------4--0----<5><5><5><5>---------|
A|-4--------4--------4--0----<5><5><5><5><4><4><4>|
D|-4-<4><4>-4-<4><4>-4--0----------------<4><4><4>|
+
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|-4--------4--------4--0-------------------------|
A|-4--------4--------4--0----<5><5><5><5><4><4><4>|
D|-4-<4><4>-4-<4><4>-4--0----<5><5><5><5><4><4><4>|
+
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|-4--------4--------4--0----------------<5><5><5>|
A|-4--------4--------4--0----<5><5><5><5>---------|
D|-4-<4><4>-4-<4><4>-4--0-------------------------|
+
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|-4--------4--------4--0----------------<5><5><5>|
A|-4--------4--------4--0----<5><5><5><5>---------|
D|-4-<4><4>-4-<4><4>-4--0-------------------------|
+
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|-4--------4--------4--0-------------------------|
A|-4--------4--------4--0-------------------------|
D|-4-<4><4>-4-<4><4>-4--0-------------------------|



That's it.  This song is deceptively simple while in turn being very difficult to figure 
out.  I picked up the "behind the fret strumming" Intro and everything else I wasn't 
sure about from watching live footage of Slint reunion shows.

This have to be the most accurate tab version yet, but feel free to leave any questions, 
comments, or requests.  Cheers!
-Bennyshambles78-
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