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Tame Impala - Vital Signs tab

              Tame Impala - Vital Signs (Midnight Juggernauts cover)
            from Midnight Juggernauts' 2010 EP 'The Surplus Maximus EP'

This song was released as a bonus track on Midnight Juggernauts' 2010 EP
'The Surplus Maximus EP', it has never been released on a Tame Impala album,
it isn't written by Tame Impala. It's a cover version of a Midnight
Juggernauts song.

Phased guitar intro:
Guitar 1:
e|-4----4--\0----0---0--2--4------|
B|-6----6--\2----2---2--4--6------|
G|-6----6--\2----2---2--4--6------|
D|-6----6--\2----2---2--4--6------|
A|-4----4--\0----0---0--2--4------|
E|--------------------------------|


2nd guitar comes in:
Guitar 1:
e|-4----4--\0----0---0--2--4------|
B|-6----6--\2----2---2--4--6------|
G|-6----6--\2----2---2--4--6------|
D|-6----6--\2----2---2--4--6------|
A|-4----4--\0----0---0--2--4------|
E|--------------------------------|

Guitar 2 - palm muted:
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------| x2
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|-4.--4.--4-4-.-4.--4.--4-4-.-4.--4.--4-4-.-4.--4.--4-4-.-|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|


Verse:
"You'd always try to hide in the night and blink at the dawn,
You'd let it go, but you'll never know when it all may be gone,
We close our hearts and shut down our worlds, surrenders you know,
Throw down the shields, the future reveals who your feel's yet to come"
Guitar 1:
e|-4----4--\0----0---0--2--4------|
B|-6----6--\2----2---2--4--6------|
G|-6----6--\2----2---2--4--6------| x2
D|-6----6--\2----2---2--4--6------|
A|-4----4--\0----0---0--2--4------|
E|--------------------------------|

Guitar 2 - palm muted:
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------| x4
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---4.--4.--4-4-.---4.--4.--4-4-.---4.--4.--4-4-.---4.--4.--4-4-.-|
E|-/7--------------/7--------------/7--------------/7--------------|

A third guitar plays this note in time with the riff above:
e|------------------------------9.------------------------------9.--|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------| x4
D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|


Chorus:
"You've gotta open up your mind and feel the love in your life,
You've gotta open up your heart and feel the love in your life,
You've gotta open up your mind and feel the love in your life,
You've gotta open up your heart and feel the love in your life"
Guitar 1:
e|-2----5----4----2----|
B|-2----5----5----4----|
G|-2----6----6----4----| x2
D|-4----7----6----4----|
A|-4----7----4----2----|
E|-2----5--------------|

And start strumming the chords:
e|-2--2-2-2--2--2-2--5--5-5-5--5--5-5--4--4-4-4--4--4-4--2--2-2-2--2--2-2--|
B|-2--2-2-2--2--2-2--5--5-5-5--5--5-5--5--5-5-5--5--5-5--4--4-4-4--4--4-4--|
G|-2--2-2-2--2--2-2--6--6-6-6--6--6-6--6--6-6-6--6--6-6--4--4-4-4--4--4-4--| x2
D|-4--4-4-4--4--4-4--7--7-7-7--7--7-7--6--6-6-6--6--6-6--4--4-4-4--4--4-4--|
A|-4--4-4-4--4--4-4--7--7-7-7--7--7-7--4--4-4-4--4--4-4--2--2-2-2--2--2-2--|
E|-2--2-2-2--2--2-2--5--5-5-5--5--5-5--------------------------------------|


Short transitional bit:
e|-------4-------|
B|----------4----|
G|---------------|
D|-6--4-------6--|
A|---------------|
E|---------------|


Verse:
"They won't decide, watch time passing by, and float away,
You can't give in, just dive right on in, to new rules we can play,
The satisfied always would try to flirt with goodbyes,
Through what you see, who knows, it could be right in front of your eyes"
Guitar 1:
e|-4----4--\0----0---0--2--4------|
B|-6----6--\2----2---2--4--6------|
G|-6----6--\2----2---2--4--6------| x2
D|-6----6--\2----2---2--4--6------|
A|-4----4--\0----0---0--2--4------|
E|--------------------------------|

Guitar 2 - palm muted:
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------| x4
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---4.--4.--4-4-.---4.--4.--4-4-.---4.--4.--4-4-.---4.--4.--4-4-.-|
E|-/7--------------/7--------------/7--------------/7--------------|

Guitar 3:
e|------------------------------9.------------------------------9.--|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------| x4
D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|


Chorus:
"You've gotta open up your mind and feel the love in your life,
You've gotta open up your heart and feel the love in your life,
You've gotta open up your mind and feel the love in your life,
You've gotta open up your heart and feel the love in your life"
Guitar 1 plays the chord once each:
e|-2----5----4----2----|
B|-2----5----5----4----|
G|-2----6----6----4----| x4
D|-4----7----6----4----|
A|-4----7----4----2----|
E|-2----5--------------|

Guitar 2 strums the chords:
e|-2--2-2-2--2--2-2--5--5-5-5--5--5-5--4--4-4-4--4--4-4--2--2-2-2--2--2-2--|
B|-2--2-2-2--2--2-2--5--5-5-5--5--5-5--5--5-5-5--5--5-5--4--4-4-4--4--4-4--|
G|-2--2-2-2--2--2-2--6--6-6-6--6--6-6--6--6-6-6--6--6-6--4--4-4-4--4--4-4--| x4
D|-4--4-4-4--4--4-4--7--7-7-7--7--7-7--6--6-6-6--6--6-6--4--4-4-4--4--4-4--|
A|-4--4-4-4--4--4-4--7--7-7-7--7--7-7--4--4-4-4--4--4-4--2--2-2-2--2--2-2--|
E|-2--2-2-2--2--2-2--5--5-5-5--5--5-5--------------------------------------|


Instrumental part:
Guitar 1:
e|-4----2----|
B|-5----4----|
G|-6----4----| x3
D|-6----4----|
A|-4----2----|
E|-----------|


Start strumming the chords:
e|-4-4-4--4-4-4--2-2-2--2-2-2--|
B|-5-5-5--5-5-5--4-4-4--4-4-4--|
G|-6-6-6--6-6-6--4-4-4--4-4-4--| x4
D|-6-6-6--6-6-6--4-4-4--4-4-4--|
A|-4-4-4--4-4-4--2-2-2--2-2-2--|
E|-----------------------------|

Guitar 2 - palm muted:
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------| x2
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---4.--4.--4-4-.---4.--4.--4-4-.---4.--4.--4-4-.---4.--4.--4-4-.-|
E|-/7--------------/7--------------/7--------------/7--------------|


Guitar 1:
e|-4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--|
B|-4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--|
G|-4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4--6-6-6--6-6-6--6-6-6--6-6-6--|
D|-6-6-6--6-6-6--6-6-6--6-6-6--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--|
A|-6-6-6--6-6-6--6-6-6--6-6-6--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--|
E|-4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--|

Guitar 2 - palm muted:
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-/6--------------/6------------------------------------------------|
E|---4.--4.--4-4-.---4.--4.--4-4-.-/4-5.--5.--5-5-.-/4-5.--5.--5-5-.-|


Guitar 1:
e|-4-4-4--4-4-4--2-2-2--2-2-2--|
B|-5-5-5--5-5-5--4-4-4--4-4-4--|
G|-6-6-6--6-6-6--4-4-4--4-4-4--| x2
D|-6-6-6--6-6-6--4-4-4--4-4-4--|
A|-4-4-4--4-4-4--2-2-2--2-2-2--|
E|-----------------------------|

Guitar 2 - palm muted:
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---4.--4.--4-4-.---4.--4.--4-4-.---4.--4.--4-4-.---4.--4.--4-4-.-|
E|-/7--------------/7--------------/7--------------/7--------------|

Guitar 3:
e|------------------------------------------9--9-------9---------|
B|---------------------------------9h12--12------12b14---12b14---|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|


Guitar 1:
e|-4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--|
B|-4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--|
G|-4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4--6-6-6--6-6-6--6-6-6--6-6-6--|
D|-6-6-6--6-6-6--6-6-6--6-6-6--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--|
A|-6-6-6--6-6-6--6-6-6--6-6-6--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--|
E|-4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--|

Guitar 2 - palm muted:
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-/6--------------/6------------------------------------------------|
E|---4.--4.--4-4-.---4.--4.--4-4-.-/4-5.--5.--5-5-.-/4-5.--5.--5-5-.-|

Guitar 3:
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|-12pb14r12p9----9h12p9----9\7---------------------|
G|-------------11--------11-------6h8-8h9p8-6-8-----|
D|-----------------------------------------------9--|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|


Guitar 1:
e|-4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4--|
B|-5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--|
G|-6-6-6--6-6-6--6-6-6--6-6-6--| x4
D|-6-6-6--6-6-6--6-6-6--6-6-6--|
A|-4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4--|
E|-----------------------------|

Guitar 2 - palm muted:
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------| x2
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---4.--4.--4-4-.---4.--4.--4-4-.---4.--4.--4-4-.---4.--4.--4-4-.-|
E|-/7--------------/7--------------/7--------------/7--------------|

Guitar 3:
e|------------------------------9.------------------------------9.--|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------| x2
D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|


Chorus:
Key change:
"You've gotta open up your mind and feel the love in your life,
You've gotta open up your mind and feel the love in your life,
You've gotta open up your mind and feel the love in your life,
You've gotta open up your mind and feel the love in your life, love in your life"
Guitar 1:
e|-4----7----6----4----|
B|-4----7----7----6----|
G|-4----8----8----6----| x4
D|-6----9----8----6----|
A|-6----9----6----4----|
E|-4----7--------------|


Outro:
Guitar 1:
e|-4----7----6----4----|
B|-4----7----7----6----|
G|-4----8----8----6----|
D|-6----9----8----6----|
A|-6----9----6----4----|
E|-4----7--------------|

And then this palm muted:
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------| x5
D|-------------------------------------------------4------------------|
A|--------------------------------4--6.--6.--6-6-.----4.--4.--4-4.-6--|
E|-4.--4.--4-4-.-6--7.--7.--7-7-.-------------------------------------|

Synth:
e|-11---/14--11---/14--11---/14--13--9--7----6---/14--11---14--13--9--7--|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-/9--6---------------------------------------------|
B|--------7\4-4---4/7-\6---2-------------------------|
G|----------------------------4----------------------|
D|---------------------------------8--\4------3--///-|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

e|-/14--11---/14--11---11-/14-/16-13--13-/14-\11--9-/11---\6--|
B|------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|

End with synth arpeggiator.


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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
| .   Staccato (mute note after playing it)

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