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Strokes - Slow Animals tab

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                             SLOW ANIMALS - The Strokes
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Tabbed by: Matt

Tuning: Standard

Guitar 1: Nick Valensi (panned left on recording)
Guitar 2: Albert Hammond Jr (panned right on recording)

I was originally only trying to figure out Guitar 1's part, but by doing so I also
stumbled upon some of Guitar 2.  I haven't figured out all of guitar 2, so I'll just
include what I do know as an extra.


INTRO (0:00-0:16):
Guitar 1
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|7-7---7-7-7---4-4---4-4-4---2-2---2-2-2---2-2---2-2-2----------------------|
D|7-7---7-7-7---6-6---6-6-6---4-4---4-4-4---4-4---4-4-4----------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 2
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----3-------------5-----------7--------------------------------------------|
G|----4-------------6-----------7--------------------------------------------|
D|----4-------------6-----------7--------------------------------------------|
A|2-------------4------------5-----------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|7-7---7-7-7---4-4---4-4-4---2-2---2-2-2---2-2---2-2-2---4-2---2------------|
D|7-7---7-7-7---6-6---6-6-6---4-4---4-4-4---4-4---4-4-4-------4---4-2-4------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----3-------------5-----------7--------------------------------------------|
G|----4-------------6-----------7--------------------------------------------|
D|----4-------------6-----------7--------------------------------------------|
A|2-------------4------------5-----------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


VERSE 1 (0:16-0:44)
Guitar 1
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|7-7---7-7-7---4-4---4-4-4---2-2---2-2-2---2-2---2-2-2----------------------|
D|7-7---7-7-7---6-6---6-6-6---4-4---4-4-4---4-4---4-4-4----------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 2
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|(repeats
throughout entire verse)
A|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 1
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|7-7---7-7-7---9-9---9-9-9---2-2---2-2-2---4-2---2--------------------------|
D|7-7---7-7-7---9-9---9-9-9---4-4---4-4-4-------4--4-2-4---------------------|x2
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 1
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|7-7---7-7-7---9-9---9-9-9---11-11----11-11-11---11-11---11-11-11-----------|
D|7-7---7-7-7---9-9---9-9-9---11-11----11-11-11---11-11---11-11-11-----------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

PRE-CHORUS (0:44-0:59)
Guitar 1 (all palm-muted):
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----9-------9-----------10------10--------10------10-----------------------|
G|--9---9---9---9-------9----9--9---9-----11--11--11--11---------------------|
D|9-------9-------9--11-------11-----11-12------12------12-------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----14--------12------12-------9-----9------10----10-----------------------|
G|--14--14----13--13--13--13----9-9---9-9----9--9--9--9----------------------|
D|14-------14-------14------14-9---9-9---9-11----11----11--------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----10-------10---------10---------10--------------------------------------|
G|--11--11---11--11-----11--11-----11--11------------------------------------|
D|12------12-------12-12------12-12------12----------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

CHORUS (0:59-1:14)
Guitar 1 (palm-muted).  These chords are strummed/arpeggiated in a weird way.  Try get
the upstroke accented more.  These are the chords:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|7--7--5--0-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|7--7--6--1-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|7--9--7--2-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  D  Bm A  E
Guitar 2:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------7------------6-------------6----------4--------------------------|
D|9-9-9-7------9-9-9-9-7-------7-7-7------7-7-7-6----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------7---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

POST-CHORUS (1:14-1:28)
Same as the intro.
Guitar 1
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|7-7---7-7-7---4-4---4-4-4---2-2---2-2-2---2-2---2-2-2----------------------|
D|7-7---7-7-7---6-6---6-6-6---4-4---4-4-4---4-4---4-4-4----------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 2
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----3-------------5-----------7--------------------------------------------|
G|----4-------------6-----------7--------------------------------------------|
D|----4-------------6-----------7--------------------------------------------|
A|2-------------4------------5-----------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|7-7---7-7-7---4-4---4-4-4---2-2---2-2-2---2-2---2-2-2---4-2---2------------|
D|7-7---7-7-7---6-6---6-6-6---4-4---4-4-4---4-4---4-4-4-------4---4-2-4------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----3-------------5-----------7--------------------------------------------|
G|----4-------------6-----------7--------------------------------------------|
D|----4-------------6-----------7--------------------------------------------|
A|2-------------4------------5-----------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

VERSE 2 (1:28-1:43)
Guitar 1
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|7-7---7-7-7---4-4---4-4-4---2-2---2-2-2---2-2---2-2-2----------------------|
D|7-7---7-7-7---6-6---6-6-6---4-4---4-4-4---4-4---4-4-4----------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|(repeats
throughout entire verse)
A|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 1
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|7-7---7-7-7--9-9---9-9-9--11-11---11-11-11--4-2---2------------------------|
D|7-7---7-7-7--9-9---9-9-9--11-11---11-11-11------4---4-2-4------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

PRE-CHORUS 2 (1:43-2:12)
Guitar 1 (all palm-muted):
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|----|
B|----9-------9-----------10------10--------10------10-----------------------|    |
G|--9---9---9---9-------9----9--9---9-----11--11--11--11---------------------|    |
D|9-------9-------9--11-------11-----11-12------12------12-------------------|    |
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|    |
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|    |
                                                                                  |
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|    |
B|----14--------12-----------------------------------------------------------|    |
G|--14--14----13--13---------------------------------------------------------|    |
D|14-------14-------14-------------------------------------------------------|x2  |
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|    |
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|----|
Then same chords as before, but use your pinky to hit the extra notes.
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--9--12-9-10-9-----10--12-10-14-10-15----10---15-10-14-10-12---------------|
G|-9-9--------------9--9-----------------11--11------------------------------|
D|9---------------11-------------------12------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----14-------12----------12---14-12-15-12-17-------14--15-14-17-14-15-14---|
G|--14--14---13--13------13--13-------------------14---14--------------------|
D|14-------14------14--14----------------------14----------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Then gradually relax the palm mute to let the notes ring
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----15------15---------15------15------------------------------------------|
G|--14--14--14--14-----14--14--14--14----------------------------------------|
D|16------16------16-16------16----------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

CHORUS 2 (2:12-2:27):
Same as chorus 1.
Guitar 1 (palm-muted).  These chords are strummed/arpeggiated in a weird way.  Try get
the upstroke accented more.  These are the chords:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|7--7--5--0-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|7--7--6--1-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|7--9--7--2-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  D  Bm A  E
Guitar 2:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------7------------6-------------6----------4--------------------------|
D|9-9-9-7------9-9-9-9-7-------7-7-7------7-7-7-6----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------7---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

SYNTH-BRIDGE (2:27-2:42)
No guitar parts.

BRIDGE (2:42-2:55)
No Guitar 1 -- synth continues

Guitar 2
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------11----------11-----------------------------------|
D|------7--------------9------11--11--11--11--11\----------------------------|x2
A|9-9-9---9---11-11-11---11-----12--12------12-------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

CHORUS 3 (2:55-3:07):
Same as chorus 1.
Guitar 1 (palm-muted).  These chords are strummed/arpeggiated in a weird way.  Try get
the upstroke accented more.  These are the chords:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|7--7--5--0-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|7--7--6--1-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|7--9--7--2-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  D  Bm A  E
Guitar 2:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------7------------6-------------6----------4--------------------------|
D|9-9-9-7------9-9-9-9-7-------7-7-7------7-7-7-6----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------7---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

PRE-CHORUS 3 (3:07-3:22):
Guitar 1 (no palm-mute this time):
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----9-------9-----------10------10--------10------10-----------------------|
G|--9---9---9---9-------9----9--9---9-----11--11--11--11---------------------|
D|9-------9-------9--11-------11-----11-12------12------12-------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----14--------12----------12--14-12-15-12-17-----14--15-14-17-14-15-14-----|
G|--14--14----13--13------13--13-----------------14--14----------------------|
D|14-------14-------14--14---------------------14----------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----15------15---------15------15------------------------------------------|
G|--14--14--14--14-----14--14--14--14----------------------------------------|
D|16------16------16-16------16----------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2 plays these chords on a steady downstroke rhythm:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|9---10---10---14---12------------------------------------------------------|
G|9---9----11---14---13------------------------------------------------------|
D|9---11---12---14---14------------------------------------------------------|
A|7---9----12---12---14------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  E   F#m7 D    A    E

SOLO (3:22-3:38)
Guitar 1 (palm-muted).  These chords are strummed/arpeggiated in a weird way.  Try get
the upstroke accented more.  These are the chords:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|7--7--5--0-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|7--7--6--1-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|7--9--7--2-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  D  Bm A  E

Guitar 2
e|-----------10b12----------------9b11------------9b11--------------7b9------|
B|12-12-12-10------12-12-12-12-10------10-10-10--------10-10-10-10-9---------|
G|----------------------------------------------9----------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|x2
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


CHORUS 4 (3:38-3:52)
Guitar 1 (palm-muted).  These chords are strummed/arpeggiated in a weird way.  Try get
the upstroke accented more.  These are the chords:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|7--7--5--0-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|7--7--6--1-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|7--9--7--2-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  D  Bm A  E

Guitar 2 is different to normal choruses.

OUTRO:
(3:52-4:21)
Guitars 1 and 2:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|7--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|7--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|7--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|5--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  D
THEN LAUGHTER.
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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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