Better Than Ezra - King Of New Orleans tab version 2

Better than Ezra - 'King of New Orleans'
From the Album 'Friction, Baby'
Standard Tuning
Tabbed by jjhand

 Intro

Guitar 1 A F#m e|---------------------------|-2------------------------|B|-2-------------------------|-2------------------------|G|-2----8x-------------------|-2---8x-------------------|D|-2-------------------------|-4------------------------|A|-0-------------------------|-4------------------------|E|---------------------------|-2------------------------|
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| Guitar 2e|---------------------------|-----------------------------------|B|-7--7--7/10-10-10--7-7--7--|-7/10-10-10-10---10-10-------------|G|-6--6--6/9--9--9---6-6--6--|-6/9--9---9-9h11-11-11-11-11-11----|D|---------------------------|-----------------------12-12-11h12-|A|---------------------------|-----------------------------------|E|---------------------------|-----------------------------------|
Bm Ee|-2---2---2--2-2---2---2----|-0--------------|B|-3---3---3--3-3---3---3----|-0--------------|G|-4---4---4--4-4---4---4----|-1---8x---------|D|-4---4---4--4-4---4---4----|-2--------------|A|-2---2---2--2-2---2---2----|-2--------------|E|---------------------------|-0--------------|
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e|---------------------------|------------------------------------------|B|-----7---------------------|-9h10-10-10-10p9-9-9-10-10-10-10-10p9-9---|G|-6h7-7--7h9-9-9--7--6h7----|-9-----9--9----9-9-9--9--9--9--9----9-9---|D|-9---9--9---9-9--9----9----|------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------|------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------|------------------------------------------|
Verse 1 - Guitar 1
e|-------------------------------|-------------------------|B|-2---2-------------------------|-2-----------------------|G|-2---2-------------------------|-2--%--%---%-%-%--%--%---|D|-2---2-------------------------|-4-----------------------|A|-0---0-------------------------|-4-----------------------|E|-------------------------------|-2-----------------------|
"There's an angel on the stairs as if you'd even"
e|----------------------------------|------------------------------|B|-3---------------3p2-3--3---------|-------3-3-3-3--2--0-0--------|G|-4---%--%----%-%-4---4--4---------|-1--1--1-1-1-1--1--1-1--------|D|-4---------------4---4--4---------|-2--2--2-2-2-2--2--2-2--------|A|-2---------------2---2--2---------|-2--2--2-2-2-2--2--2-2--------|E|----------------------------------|-0--0--0-0-0-0--0--0-0--------|
"care. When the lights go up, and the sun has nearly gone down." Repeat Intro w/ both guitars: "Did you see him on the street? Did you pass him at your feet? Did you think at all, until he even looked me in the eye" ______________________________________________________________________________ Pre-Chorus
Guitar 1 - listen for strum patterne|--2----------------------|-0--0--------------------|-2-----------------------|B|--3----------------------|-0--0--3-3-3-3--2--0-0-0-|-3-----------------------|G|--2----------------------|-1--1--1-1-1-1--1--1-1-1-|-4-----------------------|D|--0----------------------|-2--2--2-2-2-2--2--2-2-2-|-4-----------------------|A|-------------------------|-2--2--2-2-2-2--2--2-2-2-|-2-----------------------|E|-------------------------|-0--0--0-0-0-0--0--0-0-0-|-------------------------|
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| Guitar 2 w/ fast chorus effecte|-------------------------|-----------------------|-------------------------B|--8----7-----------------|-----------------------|--8----7-----------------G|------------9---7------7-|-(7)-------------------|------------9---7------7-D|--------------------9----|-----------------------|--------------------9----A|-------------------------|-----------------------|-------------------------E|-------------------------|-----------------------|------------------------- "And he loves the girls And he loves the boys Going to make twenty"
e|--2-----------x---0--------------|B|--3--%--%---%-x---0---%---%-%-%--|G|--2-----------x---1--------------|D|--0-----------x---2--------------|A|------------------2--------------|E|------------------0--------------|
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e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|-7/9--------------7--------------|D|---------------------------------|A|---------------------------------|E|---------------------------------| "dollars before the weekends over"
______________________________________________________________________________ Chorus - listen to strum pattern
e|-------------------2---2-----------|--2--------------2------------|B|---2--2------------2---2-----------|--3--------------3------------|G|---2--2------------2---2-----------|--4--%--%--%-----2---%--%--%--|D|---2--2------------4---4-----------|--4--------------0------------|A|---0--0------------4---4-----------|--2---------------------------|E|-----------------0-2-0-2-----------|------------------------------|
1. "So set him up, then let him fall Turn him over in your hands. 2. "God save the King of New Orleans" Chorus 1 Ending -
Guitar 1e|-------------0-----|-------------------------|B|-2---2----3--------|-2b3r2b3r2-0-----3--3----|G|-2---2----2--------|--------------2--2--2----|D|-2---2----3--------|--------------2--0--0----|A|-0---0-------------|--------------0----------|E|-------------------|-------------------------|
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| Guitar 2e|-8\7------7--5-----|-----------------5-------|B|-------------------|-7b8r7b8r7----5----------|G|-------------------|-------------------------|D|-------------------|-------------------------|A|-------------------|-------------------------|E|-------------------|-------------------------|
___________________________________________________________ Verse 2 (Same Riffs as Verse 1) "Got a ticket to a show. Going to see him take a blow. When the drunk one said, 'Cat Stevens was the greatest singer!' And did you kick him in the head? Did you see the blood run down? Did you laugh at all when the people walked right by and said aloud,' Play PreChorus Again, with Lyrics: "You gutter punks are all the same. Probably make twenty dollars 'fore the weekends over." Play Chorus Again, no ending this time Break (2:01) - Timing is different throughout, play 2x
6/8 time 7/8 6/8e|--------------------|------------------------|--------------------|B|--------------------|------------------------|--------------------|G|--------------------|------------------------|--------------------|D|--------------------|------------------------|--------------------|A|-5----5----5----5-4-|-5----5----5----5-4-5-4-|-5----5----5----5-4-|E|---2----3----5------|---2----3----5----------|---2----3----5------|
4/4 time
e|-2---2-2---2-2--3-3-3---3-3--|B|-3---3-2h3-3-3--0-0-0---0-0--|G|-4---4-4---4-4--0-0-0---0-0--|D|-4---4-4---4-4--0-0-0---0-0--|A|-2---2-2---2-2--x-x-x---x-x--|E|----------------3-3-3---3-3--|
Interlude - back to 4/4 time throughout
Guitar 1e|---3---2----------------|--3---2-----------------|--3---2--------------|B|---0---3---2-----2--2---|--0---3--2-----2--2-----|--0---3---2----2--2--|G|---0---2---2-----2--2---|--0---2--2-----2--2-----|--0---2---2----2--2--|D|---0---0---2-----2--2---|--0---0--2-----2--2-----|--0---0---2----2--2--|A|---2-------0-----0--0---|--2------0-----0--0-----|--2-------0----0--0--|E|---3--------------------|--3---------------------|--3------------------|
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| Guitar 2e|---7--------------------|--7------10~------------|--7------------------|B|-------10---8---7-------|-----10-----------------|------10---8---7-----|G|------------------------|------------------------|---------------------|D|------------------------|------------------------|---------------------|A|------------------------|------------------------|---------------------|E|------------------------|------------------------|---------------------| "Radio in my head Radio in that car"
e|-2---------------------|-2----------------------|B|-3---------------------|-3----------------------|G|-4--%--%-%-%-%--%--%---|-2--%--%-%-%-%--%--%----|D|-4---------------------|-0----------------------|A|-2---------------------|------------------------|E|-----------------------|------------------------|
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| Guitar 2e|-----------------------|------------------------|B|---7-7--7h8-8-8--7---7-|------------------------|G|-6h7-7--7h9-9-9--7-6h7-|---same as last bar-----|D|-----------------------|------------------------|A|-----------------------|------------------------|E|-----------------------|------------------------ "Going down again he's going down again."
Play Chorus 1 Ending Again _____________________________________________________________________ Play Verse Again (listen to changes in rhythm)
e|-----------------|----------------|---------------|----------------|B|-2--2----------x-|-2--2---------x-|-3--3----------|----------------|G|-2--2----------x-|-2--2---------x-|-4--4----------|/-9-------------|D|-2--2----------x-|-4--4---------x-|-4--4----------|/-9-------------|A|-0--0----------x-|-4--4---------x-|-2--2----------|/-7-------------|E|-----------------|-2--2-----------|---------------|----------------|
"Anywhere you look, anyway you talk it over It's easier to let it slip out of your mind"
e|-----------------|---------------|---------------|----------------|B|-xxxx-2----------|---------------|-xxxx-3--------|----------------|G|-xxxx-2----------|-xxxx-2--------|-xxxx-4--------|-x--x--9--------|D|-xxxx-2----------|-xxxx-4--------|-xxxx-4--------|-x--x--9--------|A|-xxxx-0----------|-xxxx-4--------|-xxxx-2--------|-x--x--7--------|E|-----------------|-xxxx-2--------|---------------|----------------|
"But it rips your heart out, then it kicks your head in. Just give him one more chance, try to see the beauty in his world." Play Pre-Chorus Again "All the way in on my hands, in on my feet and shoulders, gonna make $20 before the weekend's over" Play Chorus and Chorus 1 Ending Again Play Intro
For Ending Play Chorus 1 ending, and end on Guitar 1e|-------------------|---------------------|B|-2---2----3--------|--------------3------|G|-2---2----2--------|--------------2------|D|-2---2----3--------|---------0----0------|A|-0---0-------------|-----0h2------0------|E|-------------------|-3-------------------|
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| Guitar 2e|-8\7------7--5-----|---------------------|B|-------------------|-7-------------------|G|-------------------|---------------------|D|-------------------|---------------------|A|-------------------|---------------------|E|-------------------|---------------------|
Key | / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | p pull-off | ~ vibrato | x Mute note | b Bend | % Repeat/strum chord in that bar in shown rhythm
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