Alice In Chains - Brush Away tab

Alice in Chains - "Brush Away"
From the "Alice in Chains" 1995 Album
Eb tuning
tabbed by jjhand

I noted the beats in the main Intro & verse parts to get timing right.
Ths song has nice layered guitar/bass rhythms that make a spooky heavy 
sound, and a eerie harmonized part in the solo. Please rate/comment.


Intro (Main Riff) - Rhythm Guitar 

play 4x clean, then add distortion for verse 1 2 3 4 |-------------------------||-------------------------||----------0h6p0--------6-||----6------------6-------||-4-----4------------4----||-------------------------|
Verse - Lead Guitar 'Bend part', play along with Main riff
1 2 3 4|-------------------------| during the intro the first note fades in|----------8b9r8~---------| |-(6)-------------------6-||-------------------------||-------------------------||-------------------------|
Play Main riff 4x (4 bars) for each vocal line: "I could use some time to curl away My aggression is where you stake your claim Why I question this curve on which you grade? My conception, a joke or latest craze?"
(0:43) Last time before chorus, Rhythm changes the last note |-------------------------||-------------------------||----------0h6p0----------||----6------------6-----5-||-4-----4------------4----||-------------------------|
Chorus - play 2x
Rhythm with palm mutes throughout (lead bends continue)|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|------------------||-----------------|----------------|-----------------|------------------||-----------------|----------------|-----------------|------------------||-----------------|----------------|-----------------|------------------||-2-4-4-4-4/5-5-5-|-2-4-4-4-4~-----|-2-4-4-5-5-7-7-7-|-7-9-9-9-9--------||-0-2-2-2-2/3-3-3-|-0-2-2-2-2~-----|-0-2-2-3-3-5-5-5-|-5-7-7-7-7--------|
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| Very Distorted 3rd Guitar - plays off beat chords|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|------------------||-----------------|----------------|-----------------|------------------||-----------------|----------------|-----------------|------------------||-----------2-----|----------------|-----------2-----|---4--------4-----||-2-4-4-5-5-0-----|---2---4---2----|-2-4-4-5-5-0-----|---2--------2-----||-0-2-2-3-3-------|---0---2---0----|-0-2-2-3-3-------|------------------|
"I try to get away, and yet I stick around" "So fall and crawl away, and brush away loose ground" Guitars Resume Main Riff & Bend Part Verse 2 (only play Main Riff 6x this time): "My intention, I arrive at eight? Lie and dream some, surprise you guys I'm late. All right, correction, forgetting something... wait" Play Chorus Again After Layne says "Yeah.....", play Main Riff & bends through solo part (2:20) Start Solo - HARMONIZER USED LATER
|--------|---------|-----------------------------------|----13__b14-b14-b14--||--------|---------|------------------------9-13b14-13-|-b14-----------------||-9~~~---|-(9~)----|-9b10r9----9h10-pb11r10------------|---------------------||--------|---------|--------11-------------------------|---------------------||--------|---------|-----------------------------------|---------------------||--------|---------|-----------------------------------|---------------------|
|-(b14)------------------|----------------------------||--------9-------9-9-----|-12--9-----9\-9-----9\--9\--||----------11b13-----r11-|-----11b13----11b13---------||------------------------|----------------------------||------------------------|----------------------------||------------------------|----------------------------|
use harmonizer set for +3rd in C minor to end of solo
|----b15_b15_b14_b14_13-12-9PH-| play 3x|-12---------------------------||------------------------------| |------------------------------||------------------------------||------------------------------|
Ending:|----b15_b15_b14_b14_b14-13-13-|-13-13-13-9PH-------||-12---------------------------|--------------------||------------------------------|--------------------||------------------------------|--------------------||------------------------------|--------------------||------------------------------|--------------------|
Play Chorus Again Play Main Riff as song ends KEY: | / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | p pull-off | ~ vibrato | PH pinch harmonic | x Mute note | b Bend | pb Pre-bend | br Bend release
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