Ben Folds - Rockin The Suburbs tab

Artist: Ben Folds
Song: Rockin' The Suburbs
Tabbed By: Leo J. A.K.A Cruelgirlfriend
E-Mail: cruelgirlfriend3@gmail.com

I'm pretty surprised to see that there aren't many tabs for this at all; it's not 
that hard of a song either,
honestly. It's an amazing song, and I'm glad I took the time out of my day to make a tab for it.

Tuning: Standard

Legend(On tab):
x - Mute
/ - Slide up to
\ - Slide down from

Below Tab:
h - Hammer-on
p - Pull-off
* - Pinch harmonic

Line Dividers:

() - Appears in two lines, play both lines simultaneously
[] - Play this line alone

Guitar 1: Distorted
Guitar 2: Clean

-Intro-

[Guitar 1]

C D F Ce|----------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------------------|G|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-7---x-7---x-x-------------x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-|D|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-7---x-7---x-x-3---x-x-3---x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-|A|3---x-x-3---x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-3---x-x-3---x-x-x-3---x-3---x-x-|E|----------------------------x-x-1---x-x-1---x-x-----------------|
(Guitar 1)
C D F Ce|----------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------------------|G|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-7---x-7---x-x-------------x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-|D|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-7---x-7---x-x-3---x-x-3---x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-|A|3---x-x-3---x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-3---x-x-3---x-x-x-3---x-3---x-x-|E|----------------------------x-x-1---x-x-1---x-x-----------------| X3
(Mellotron)
e|--------5-8---10--5\--------------------5-8---8-----------------|B|------8-----------------------------5-8-----------5\------------|G|----5-----------------------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------| X3
[Guitar]
D Fe|---------------------------------------------------------13-----|B|--------------------------------8-10---------------1110---------|G|7-------------------7---7------------------------10----10-------|D|7-------------------7---7---------------------------------------|A|5-------------------5---5-----8---------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------| h p *-Verse-
[Guitar 2]
C D Fe|----------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------------------------|D|2---------------4---------------7-------------------------------|A|3---------------5---------------8-------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
C D Fe|----------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------------------------|D|2---------------4-----------------------------------------------|A|3---------------5---------------0-------------------------------|E|--------------------------------1-------------------------------| X3
[Mellotron]
e|--------5-8---10--5\--------------------5-8---8-----------------|B|------8-----------------------------5-8-----------5\------------|G|----5-----------------------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------| X2
-Chorus- [Guitar 1]
D F Ce|----------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------------------|G|7-------7---x-7---x-7---7-7---x-10------10----x-5-5---x-5-5---x-|D|7-------7---x-7---x-7---7-7---x-10------10----x-5-5---x-5-5---x-|A|5-------5---x-5---x-5---5-5---x-8-------8-----x-3-3---x-3-3---x-|E|----------------------------------------------------------------| X3
D Fe|----------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------------------|G|7-------------------------------10------------------------------|D|7-------------------------------10------------------------------|A|5-------------------------------8-------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
-Break- (Guitar 1)
C D F Ce|----------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------------------|G|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-7---x-7---x-x-------------x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-|D|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-7---x-7---x-x-3---x-x-3---x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-|A|3---x-x-3---x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-3---x-x-3---x-x-x-3---x-3---x-x-|E|----------------------------x-x-1---x-x-1---x-x-----------------| X2
(Mellotron)
e|--------5-8---10--5\--------------------5-8---8-----------------|B|------8-----------------------------5-8-----------5\------------|G|----5-----------------------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------| X2
-Verse- [Guitar 1]
C D F Ce|----------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------------------|G|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-7---x-7---x-x-------------x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-|D|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-7---x-7---x-x-3---x-x-3---x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-|A|3---x-x-3---x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-3---x-x-3---x-x-x-3---x-3---x-x-|E|----------------------------x-x-1---x-x-1---x-x-----------------| X2
D Fe|----------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------------------|G|7-------7---x-7---7---x-7-7---x-101010101010--x-101010101010--x-|D|7-------7---x-7---7---x-7-7---x-101010101010--x-101010101010--x-|A|5-------5---x-5---5---x-5-5---x-8-8-8-8-8-8---x-8-8-8-8-8-8---x-|E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
C De|----------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------------------|G|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-x-7---x-7-7---x-7---------------|D|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-x-7---x-7-7---x-7---------------|A|3---x-x-3---x-x-x-3---x-3---x-x-x-5---x-5-5---x-5---------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
-Repeat Chorus- -Middle 8- (Guitar 2)
C F C Fe|----------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------------------|G|----------0---2---2---0-2---4-------------0---2---2---5-5-5-4---|D|2-----2-2-2---3---3---2-3---5---2-----2-2-2---3---3---7-7-7-5---|A|3-----3-3-----------------------3-----3-3-----------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
(Guitar 1)
e|8\--------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 2]
C F C Fe|----------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------------------|G|----------0---2---2---0-2---4-------------0---2---2---5-5-5-4---|D|2-----2-2-2---3---3---2-3---5---2-----2-2-2---3---3---7-7-7-5---|A|3-----3-3-----------------------3-----3-3-----------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------| X5
(Guitar 2)
C F C Fe|----------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------------------|G|----------0---2---2---0-2---4-------------0---2---2---5-5-5-4---|D|2-----2-2-2---3---3---2-3---5---2-----2-2-2---3---3---7-7-7-5---|A|3-----3-3-----------------------3-----3-3-----------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------| X2
(Guitar 1)
C F C Fe|----------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------------------|G|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-----------x-x-5---x-x-5---x-x-x---------------|D|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-3---x-3---x-x-5---x-x-5---x-x-x-3---x-3---x-x-|A|3---x-x-3---x-x-x-3---x-3---x-x-3---x-x-3---x-x-x-3---x-3---x-x-|E|--------------x-x-1---x-1---x-x---------------x-x-1---x-1---x-x-| X2
[Guitar 1]
D Fe|---------------------------------------------------------13-----|B|--------------------------------8-10---------------1110---------|G|7-------------------7---7------------------------10----10-------|D|7-------------------7---7---------------------------------------|A|5-------------------5---5-----8---------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------| h p *-Breakdown-
[Guitar 2]
C D Fe|----------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------------------------|D|2---------------4---------------7-------------------------------|A|3---------------5---------------8-------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
C D Fe|----------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------------------------|D|2---------------4-----------------------------------------------|A|3---------------5---------------0-------------------------------|E|--------------------------------1-------------------------------|
[Both Guitars]
C D Fe|----------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------------------------|D|2---------------4---------------7-------------------------------|A|3---------------5---------------8-------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
C D Fe|----------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------------------------|D|2---------------4-----------------------------------------------|A|3---------------5---------------0-------------------------------|E|--------------------------------1-------------------------------|
[Guitar 1]
C D F Ce|----------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------------------|G|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-7---x-7---x-x-------------x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-|D|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-7---x-7---x-x-3---x-x-3---x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-|A|3---x-x-3---x-x-x-5---x-5---x-x-3---x-x-3---x-x-x-3---x-3---x-x-|E|----------------------------x-x-1---x-x-1---x-x-----------------| X3
C De|----------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------------------|G|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-7---x-7---------------------------------------|D|5---x-x-5---x-x-x-7---x-7---------------------------------------|A|3---x-x-3---x-x-x-5---x-5---------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
-Repeat Chorus- -Pre Outro- [Guitar 1]
F C G Fe|----------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------------------|G|10----1010--x-5---5---x-5-5---x-12----1212--x-10--10--x-1010--x-|D|10----1010--x-5---5---x-5-5---x-12----1212--x-10--10--x-1010--x-|A|8-----8-8---x-3---3---x-3-3---x-10----1010--x-8---8---x-8-8---x-|E|----------------------------------------------------------------| X3
D Fe|----------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------------------|G|7-------------------------------10------------------------------|D|7-------------------------------10------------------------------|A|5-------------------------------8-------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
Let the feedback grow, and just hold that note until the... -Outro- [Bass Guitar, distorted]
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------------------------|A|108-108-108-1010--8---------------------------------------8-9-10|E|--------------------109-8-7-6-1-3---3-6---6-8---8-9---10--------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------------------------|A|--8-108-108-1010--8---------------------------------------8-9-10|E|--------------------109-8-7-6-1-3---3-6---6-8---8-9---10--------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------------------------|A|--8-108-108-1010--8---------------------------------------8-9-10|E|--------------------109-8-7-6-1-3---3-6---6-8---8-9---10--------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------------------------|A|--8-108-108-1010--8---------------------------------------------|E|--------------------109-8-7-6-1-1-------------------------------|
You'll probably have a fun time with this song. If there's any mistakes I may have made, just e-mail me, thanks.
Tap to rate this tab
 
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z