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Switchfoot - Meant To Leave tab

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                                MEANT TO LIVE                 SWITCHFOOT     
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Tabbed by:hurricaneherman
Tuning:Standard NOTE: This song is supposed to be in drop D tuning, but since
you requested it in standard, here you go.

Here is the tab for Switchfoot's most popular song "Meant To Live".

~INTRO~

This beginning has two guitars trading off.

Guitar 1
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------0---------------------------------2-2--|
D|-------------------------4b-r---2-2-2-----------5-5-5-5----2-2--|
A|2-2-2---------------------------2-2-2-----------5-5-5-5----0-0--|
E|--------------------------------0-0-0-----------3-3-3-3---------|
Guitar 2                                                          |
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------0-------------------------------0-----------------2-2--|
D|---------4b-r----------------------------4b-r---5-5-5-5----2-2--|
A|----------------0-0-0---------------------------5-5-5-5----0-0--|
E|------------------------------------------------3-3-3-3---------|

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Guitar 1
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|4-4-4-----------2-2-2-------------------------------------2-----|
D|4-4-4----4b-r---2-2-2----4b-r---2-2-2----4b-r---2-0-0-0-2-2-----|
A|2-2-2-----------0-0-0-----------2-2-2-----------2-0-0-0-2-0-----|
E|--------------------------------0-0-0-----------0-------0-------|
Guitar 2                                                          |
E|---------2b-r------------2b-r------------2b-r-------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|4-4-4-----------2-2-2-------------------------------------2-2---|
D|4-4-4-----------2-2-2-----------2-2-2-----------2-0-0-0-2-2-2---|
A|2-2-2-----------0-0-0-----------2-2-2-----------2-0-0-0-2-0-0---|
E|--------------------------------0-0-0-----------0-------0-------|
Guitar 3                                                          |
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------4---|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

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Guitar 1
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|4-4-4-----------2-2-2-------------------------------------------|
D|4-4-4----4b-r---2-2-2----4b-r---2-2-2----4b-r---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-|
A|2-2-2-----------0-0-0-----------2-2-2-----------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-|
E|--------------------------------0-0-0-----------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-|
Guitar 2                                                          |
E|---------2b-r------------2b-r------------2b-r-------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|4-4-4-----------2-2-2-------------------------------------------|
D|4-4-4-----------2-2-2-----------2-2-2-----------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-|
A|2-2-2-----------0-0-0-----------2-2-2-----------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-|
E|--------------------------------0-0-0-----------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-|
Guitar 3                          grad. bend                      |
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|4b--4-----------4-p-0-------------------------------------------|
A|---------7-p5------------4--------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------5---(5)b----------------------------|

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~VERSE~

Guitars 1, 2, and 3
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|5---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|5---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|3---------------------------------------------------------------|
  Fumbling his confidence and wondering why the world has passed him
  Hoping that he's bent for more than arguments and failed attempts to
 ~Second verse lyrics:
  Dreaming about providence and whether mice and men have second
  Maybe we've been living with our eyes half open maybe we're bent and

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Guitar 1
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|4-0-----2-0-----4-0-------------4-0-----2-0-----4-0-------------|
A|4-0-----2-0-----4-0-------------4-0-----2-0-----4-0-------------|
E|2-------0-------2-------2-h3-2--2-------0-------2-------2-h3-/5-|
Guitar 2, and 3                                                   |Back to
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|beginning
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|of verse.
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|4-0-----2-0-----4-0-----4-h5-4--4-0-----2-0-----4-0-----4-h5-/7-|
A|4-0-----2-0-----4-0-------------4-0-----2-0-----4-0-------------|
E|2-------0-------2---------------2-------0-------2---------------|
  By
  Fly                            fly
 ~Second verse lyrics:
  Tries
Broken                     broken                           oh

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~CHORUS~

Guitar 1
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------x-x-x-----------------|
B|--------------x---------------x-------------x-------------------|
D|5-5-5-x-x-x-x---7-7-7---x-x-x---9-9-9-----------0-2-2-2---4b----|
A|5-5-5-x-x-x-x---7-7-7-----------9-9-9-----------0-2-2-2---------|
E|3-3-3-x-x-x-x---5-5-5-----------7-7-7-------------0-0-0---------|
Guitar 2, and 3                                                   |
E|----------------------harm.--|----------------------------2b----|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|5-5-5---------x-7-7-7-----------9-9-9---x-x-x-x-0-2-2-2---------|
A|5-5-5---------x-7-7-7-7-7-7-----9-9-9-----------0-2-2-2---------|
D|3-3-3-x-x-x-x-x-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-x-7-7-7-------------0-0-0---------|
  We were meant to live for so much more  have we lost ourselves

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Guitar 1, 2, and 3
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-5--5-5-x-x-x-x-0-2-2-2---4b-----5--5-5-x-x-x-x-0-2-2-2---2-0---|
A|-5--5-5-x-x-x-x-0-2-2-2----------5--5-5-x-x-x-x-0-2-2-2---2-0---|
E|-3--3-3-x-x-x-x---0-0-0----------3--3-3-x-x-x-x---0-0-0---0-----|
  Somewhere we live inside        somewhere we live inside

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Guitar 1
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------x-x-x-----------------|
B|--------------x---------------x-------------x-------------------|
D|5-5-5-x-x-x-x---7-7-7---x-x-x---9-9-9-----------0-2-2-2---4b----|
A|5-5-5-x-x-x-x---7-7-7-----------9-9-9-----------0-2-2-2---------|
E|3-3-3-x-x-x-x---5-5-5-----------7-7-7-------------0-0-0---------|
Guitar 2, and 3                                                   |
E|----------------------harm.--|----------------------------2b----|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|5-5-5---------x-7-7-7-----------9-9-9---x-x-x-x-0-2-2-2---------|
A|5-5-5---------x-7-7-7-7-7-7-----9-9-9-----------0-2-2-2---------|
D|3-3-3-x-x-x-x-x-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-x-7-7-7-------------0-0-0---------|
  We were meant to live for so much more  have we lost ourselves

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Guitar 1
E|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-5--5-5-x-x-x-x-0-2-2-2----------|
A|-5--5-5-x-x-x-x-0-2-2-2-x-x-x----|
E|-3--3-3-x-x-x-x---0-0-0-x-x-x/17\|
Guitar 2, and 3                    |
E|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-5--5-5---------0-2-2-2----------|
A|-5--5-5---------0-2-2-2----------|
E|-3--3-3-x-x-x-x---0-0-0-0/17--17\|
 Somewhere we live inside

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~INTERLUDE~

E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|4-0-----2-0-----4-0-------------4-0-----2-0-----4-0-------------|
A|4-0-----2-0-----4-0-------------4-0-----2-0-----4-0-------------|
E|2-------0-------2-------2-p3-2--2-------0-------2-------2-h3-/5-|
Guitar 2, and 3                                                   |
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|4-0-----2-0-----4-0-----4-p5-4--4-0-----2-0-----4-0-----4-h5-7--|
A|4-0-----2-0-----4-0-------------4-0-----2-0-----4-0-------------|
E|2-------0-------2---------------2-------0-------2---------------|

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~REPEAT VERSE~

~REPEAT CHORUS~

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~INTERLUDE~

Guitar 1
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|4-4-4-----------2-2-2-------------------------------------2-----|
D|4-4-4----4b-r---2-2-2----4b-r---2-2-2----4b-r---2-0-0-0-2-2-----|
A|2-2-2-----------0-0-0-----------2-2-2-----------2-0-0-0-2-0-----|
E|--------------------------------0-0-0-----------0-------0-------|
Guitar 2                                                          |
E|---------2b-r------------2b-r------------2b-r-------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|4-4-4-----------2-2-2-------------------------------------2-2---|
D|4-4-4-----------2-2-2-----------2-2-2-----------2-0-0-0-2-2-2---|
A|2-2-2-----------0-0-0-----------2-2-2-----------2-0-0-0-2-0-0---|
E|--------------------------------0-0-0-----------0-------0-------|
Guitar 3                                                          |
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------4---|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

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Guitar 1
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|4-4-4-----------2-2-2-------------------------------------------|
D|4-4-4----4b-r---2-2-2----4b-r---2-2-2----4b-r---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-|
A|2-2-2-----------0-0-0-----------2-2-2-----------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-|
E|--------------------------------0-0-0-----------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-|
Guitar 2                                                          |
E|---------2b-r------------2b-r------------2b-r-------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|4-4-4-----------2-2-2-------------------------------------------|
D|4-4-4-----------2-2-2-----------2-2-2-----------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-|
A|2-2-2-----------0-0-0-----------2-2-2-----------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-|
E|--------------------------------0-0-0-----------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-|
Guitar 3                          grad. bend                      |
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|4b--4-----------4-p-0-------------------------------------------|
A|---------7-p5------------4--------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------5---(5)b----------------------------|

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~BRIDGE~

It goes in to acoustic guitar.
        D5                           G5
We want more than this worlds got to offer
        D5                           G5
We want more than this worlds got to offer
        D5                        G5
We want more than the wars of our fathers
                 C5                      G5
And everything inside screams for second life  yeah

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~OUTRO-CHORUS~

Guitar 1
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------/7-7-7-7-7-7--------------------/111111111111----|
D|12\0------------x-x-x-x-x-x-----12\0------------x-x-x-x-x-x-----|
A|12\0-----------/5-5-5-5-5-5-----12\0-----------/9-9-9-9-9-9-----|
E|10\0----------------------------10\0----------------------------|
Guitar 2, and 3                                                   |
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------3---3---3---3-------------------7---7---7---7---|
G|----------------5b--5b--5b--5b------------------9b--9b--9b--9b--|
D|12\0----------------------------12\0----------------------------|
A|12\0----------------------------12\0----------------------------|
E|10\0----------------------------10\0----------------------------|
 We were meant to live for so much more have we lost ourselves
 We were meant to live for so much more have we lost ourselves
 We were meant to live for so much more have we lost ourselves
 We were meant to live                  we were meant to live

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Guitar 1
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|4-4-4-----------2-2-2-------------------------------------------|
D|4-4-4----4b-r---2-2-2----4b-r---2-------------------------------|
A|2-2-2-----------0-0-0-----------2-------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------0-------------------------------|
Guitar 2, and 3                                                   |
E|---------2b-r------------2b-r-----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|4-4-4-----------2-2-2-------------------------------------------|
D|4-4-4-----------2-2-2-----------2-------------------------------|
A|2-2-2-----------0-0-0-----------2-------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------0-------------------------------|

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b = bend
r = release
p = pull-off
h = hammer-on
/ = slide up
\ = slide down

This song is a lot easier to play detuned, so If you decide you want to play
it with the drop D tuning, all you have to do is take all the notes on the
E(D) string, and move them up two frets.
I hope you enjoy my interpretation of this song.
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