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The Police - Hole In My Life tab

                                  The Police
                           "Hole in my life" (Sting)
                            Album: Outlandos dAmour
 
                  transcribed by torsten lasse (t.lasse@web.de)
 
 
 
When you use this tab you should listen to the record (to get this funny
little differences that made The Police excellent and others not)
 
...and of course to get the right rhytmn of the guitar part and the song
!
 
Feel free to vary the parts e.g. combine it with the bass line.
 
 
 

Standard Tuning EADGBe (EADGHe for germans;-)
4/4
 

Intro
                                   (Yeah)
           |------------|------------|
           |------------|------------|
           |-6--6--6--6-|-6--6--6--6-|
           |-6--6--6--6-|-5--5--5--5-|
           |------------|------------|
           |-6--6--6--6-|-6--6--6--6-|     4x
 
 
 
                      Yeah        (yeah)
           |------------|------------|
           |------------|------------|
           |-6--6--6--6-|-6--6--6--6-|
           |-6--6--6--6-|-5--5--5--5-|
           |------------|------------|
           |-6--6--6--6-|-6--6--6--6-|     4x
 
(1)
 
"There´s a hole...
 
           |------------|------------|
           |------------|------------|
           |-6--6--6--6-|-6--6--6--6-|
           |-6--6--6--6-|-5--5--5--5-|
           |------------|------------|
           |-6--6--6--6-|-6--6--6--6-|     4x
 
 
 
        shadow in....
        be a happy....
|-------------|-------------|
|-------------|-------------|
|-11-11-11-11-|-11-11-11-11-|
|-11-11-11-11-|-10-10-10-10-|
|-------------|-------------|
|-11-11-11-11-|-11-11-11-11-|      3x
 
 
 
 staaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaarsss....
 muuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuch....
|-------------|------------|-----------|------------|
|-------------|------------|-----------|------------|
|-10-10----10-|-8--8-----8-|-6--6----6-|-5-----4----|
|-10-10----10-|-8--8-----8-|-6--6----6-|-5-----4----|
|-8--8-----8--|-6--6-----6-|-4--4----4-|-3-----2----|
|-------------|------------|-----------|------------|  1x
 

=> repeat (1)
 
 
 
(2)
 
        there´s something...
|------------|------------|------------|------------|
|------------|------------|------------|------------|
|-8--8--8--8-|-8--8--8--8-|-8--8--8--8-|-8--8--8--8-|
|-8--8--8--8-|-8--8--8--8-|-8- 8--8--8-|-8--8--8--8-|
|------------|------------|-6--6-------|-8--8-------|
|-6--6-------|-8--8-------|------------|------------|   2x //
(Variation!)
 

     
       it leaves....
|-------------|-------------|
|-------------|-------------|
|-11-11-11-11-|-11-11-11-11-|
|-11-11-11-11-|-10-10-10-10-|
|-------------|-------------|
|-11-11-11-11-|-11-11-11-11-|      2x
 
 
 
       I shake....
|-------------|------------|-----------|------------|
|-------------|------------|-----------|------------|
|-10-10----10-|-8--8-----8-|-6--6----6-|-5-----4----|
|-10-10----10-|-8--8-----8-|-6--6----6-|-5-----4----|
|-8--8-----8--|-6--6-----6-|-4--4----4-|-3-----2----|
|-------------|------------|-----------|------------|  1x
 
 
 
=> repeat (1) (with the 1st part twice and with funny Yeahs)
   P.S. no lyrics there...
 
=> then (2)
 
=> typical Police fading on
 
           |------------|------------|
           |------------|------------|
           |-6--6--6--6-|-6--6--6--6-|
           |-6--6--6--6-|-5--5--5--5-|
           |------------|------------|
           |-6--6--6--6-|-6--6--6--6-|      Xx
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