Andrew Bird - Plasticities tab version 1

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			     “Plasticities” - Andrew Bird
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Tabbed by: Justin Weleski
Email: jmw59@pitt.edu

Tuning: Standard

This is my favorite song off the new album, “Armchair Apocrypha”.  Enjoy!

Andrew Bird plays this song differently live, but all the notes are the same in this tab.

Intro/Verse (slight palm-mute) (pick each note singly)e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|---7--7--7--7--7-----7--7--7--7--7-----7--7--7--7--7-------------------------|A|--5--5--5--5--5-----5--5--5--5--5-----8--8--8--8--8--------------------------|E|-6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--8--8--8--8--8--8------------------------|
Verse (piano riff) (watch the timing, it is tricky at first)e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|---------7--------------7-8-7--------------2---------------------------------|A|---5--8----8-----5--8---------8---------3----3-------------------------------|E|-6-------------6-------------------1--5--------------------------------------|
Verse (when Andrew sings, “Chin, chin”, play this)e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|----------10-7---------------------------------------------------------------|A|----5--8-------10-8----------------------------------------------------------|E|--6--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Pre-Choruse|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|---5----8----5----8----------------------------------------------------------|A|---5----8----5----8----------------------------------------------------------|E|---3----6----3----6----------------------------------------------------------|
Choruse|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-----10--7-----10--7--5--10--7--5-----5--7-7--7-8-7-5------------------------|A|------------------------------------8-------------------8--------------------|E|--6----------1---------------------------------------------------------------|
Post-Choruse|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------8-------------------------------------|E|--6p5-6p5--6-5-3-1----8-8-8-10-12--------------------------------------------|
Post Chorus (second post-chorus, end with this fill)e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------8-------------------------------------------------|A|----------------8--10-12----12-10-8------------------------------------------|E|--8-8-8-10-12------------------------12--------------------------------------|
Bridge (part 1)e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|--6-----1-----8-----13--12---------------------------------------------------|
Bridge (part 2)e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-----7--5------5--3----------------7---8-7-----------------------------------|A|----------------------------7-8-10---------10--8-7---------------------------|E|--6----------1---------8-----------------------------10----------------------|
Bridge (riff at the very end)e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--9h10----10p8--6--8h10------------------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Go back to the verse after the bridge. | / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | p pull-off | ~ vibrato | + harmonic | x Mute note =============================================================
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