Biffy Clyro - Convex Concave tab

CONVEX CONCAVE
As recorded by Biffy Clyro
(From the 2002 Album BLACKENED SKY)

Transcribed by Adam Hutchison

Words and Music by Biffy Clyro
Arranged by Adam Hutchison

 Intro
  E=255
  Dm    Fm        Dm    Fm        Dm    Fm
 7/8
  Gtr I
  E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E   E E E q  q
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Dm Fm Dm Fm Dm Fm 1/4 3/4 7/8 6/8 Q E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E q E|----|-------------|---------------|--------------||----|-------------|---------------|--------------||----|-------------|---------------|--------------||----|-------------|---------------|--------------||----|-0---5-5-5---|---0---5-5-5---|---0---5--5---||----|---0-3-3-3---|-0---0-3-3-3---|-0---0-3--3---|
Pre-Verse Q=128 Dm Fm Dm Fm Dm Fm Dm Fm 4/4 E E E E E E Q E E E E E E Q E E E E E E Q E E E E E E Q|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||---0---5-5-5----|---0---5-5-5----|---0---5-5-5----|---0---5-5-5----||-0---0-3-3-3----|-0---0-3-3-3----|-0---0-3-3-3----|-0---0-3-3-3----|
Verse Wx8|--------||--------||--------||--------||--------||--------|
Bridge G A E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|---------------------------|---------------------------||---------------------------|---------------------------||-(6)-(6)-6-(6)-(6)-6-6h=7--|-(6)-(6)-6-(6)-(6)-6-6h=7--||--0---0--0-(0)-(0)-0-0-(0)-|--0---0--0-(0)-(0)-0-0-(0)-||---------------------------|---------------------------||--5---5--5-(5)-(5)-5-5-(5)-|--7---7--7-(7)-(7)-7-7-(7)-|
G D A E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|---------------------------|-----------------------||---------------------------|-----------------------||-(6)-(6)-6-(6)-(6)-6-6h=7--|-7-7-7-(7)--7--7-7p=6--||--0---0--0-(0)-(0)-0-0-(0)-|-0-0-0--0--(0)-0-0-(0)-||---------------------------|-5-5-5-(5)--5----------||--5---5--5-(5)-(5)-5-5-(5)-|-0-0-0-(0)-(0)-7-7-(7)-|
G A E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|---------------------------|---------------------------||---------------------------|---------------------------||-(6)-(6)-6-(6)-(6)-6-6h=7--|-(6)-(6)-6-(6)-(6)-7-7--6S=||--0---0--0-(0)-(0)-0-0-(0)-|--0---0--0-(0)-(0)-0-0-(0)-||---------------------------|---------------------------||--5---5--5-(5)-(5)-5-5-(5)-|--7---7--7-(7)-(7)-7-7-(7)S|
B C# E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|-----------------|-------------------------||-----------------|-------------------------||-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7S=9--9--9--9--9--9--9\-||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--||-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|-xS=x--x--x--x--x--x--x\-||-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-9S11-11-11-11-11-11-11\-|
Pre-Verse Dm Fm Dm Fm Dm Fm Dm Fm N.C. 4/4 GtGtr I E E E E E E Q E E E E E E Q E E E E E E Q E E E E E E Q|----------------|----------------|----------------|------------------||----------------|----------------|----------------|------------------||----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------9------||----------------|----------------|----------------|------------------||---0---5-5-5----|---0---5-5-5----|---0---5-5-5----|---0---5---7------||-0---0-3-3-3----|-0---0-3-3-3----|-0---0-3-3-3----|-0---0-3-----<0>--|
Verse Wx8|--------||--------||--------||--------||--------||--------|
Bridge G A E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|---------------------------|---------------------------||---------------------------|---------------------------||-(6)-(6)-6-(6)-(6)-6-6h=7--|-(6)-(6)-6-(6)-(6)-6-6h=7--||--0---0--0-(0)-(0)-0-0-(0)-|--0---0--0-(0)-(0)-0-0-(0)-||---------------------------|---------------------------||--5---5--5-(5)-(5)-5-5-(5)-|--7---7--7-(7)-(7)-7-7-(7)-|
G D A E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|---------------------------|-----------------------||---------------------------|-----------------------||-(6)-(6)-6-(6)-(6)-6-6h=7--|-7-7-7-(7)--7--7-7p=6--||--0---0--0-(0)-(0)-0-0-(0)-|-0-0-0--0--(0)-0-0-(0)-||---------------------------|-5-5-5-(5)--5----------||--5---5--5-(5)-(5)-5-5-(5)-|-0-0-0-(0)-(0)-7-7-(7)-|
G A E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|---------------------------|---------------------------||---------------------------|---------------------------||-(6)-(6)-6-(6)-(6)-6-6h=7--|-(6)-(6)-6-(6)-(6)-7-7--6S=||--0---0--0-(0)-(0)-0-0-(0)-|--0---0--0-(0)-(0)-0-0-(0)-||---------------------------|---------------------------||--5---5--5-(5)-(5)-5-5-(5)-|--7---7--7-(7)-(7)-7-7-(7)S|
B C# E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|-----------------|-------------------------||-----------------|-------------------------||-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7S=9--9--9--9--9--9--9\-||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--||-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|-xS=x--x--x--x--x--x--x\-||-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-9S11-11-11-11-11-11-11\-|
B C# E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|------------------|-------------------------||------------------|-------------------------||-\7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7S=9--9--9--9--9--9--9\-||--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--||-\x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|-xS=x--x--x--x--x--x--x\-||-\9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-9S11-11-11-11-11-11-11\-|
Chorus AmDm D AmDm D G Gtrs III, IV E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E||------------------|-------------------|-----------------|-------------------||||o-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|------------------o||||------------------|----------------7--|---------------6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---||||--7-0-0-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-(7)-|-7-0-0-7-7-7-7-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---||||o-7-0-0-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-(5)-|-7-0-0-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--o||||--7-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-(0)-|-7-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---||
Dm A#m E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E||------------------|-----------------|||o-----------------|-----------------|||------------------|-----------------|||--0-0-0-8-8-8-8-8-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|||o-0-0-0-8-8-8-8-8-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|||--0-0-0-8-8-8-8-8-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
1.,2.,3. Fm Em DmCm E S E S E E E E E E E E E E E E E 4x|-----------------------|--------------------------|||-----------------------|-------------------------o|||-----------------------|--------------------------|||-3-x-2-x-0-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--|||-3-x-2-x-0-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-o|||-3-x-2-x-0-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--||
Verse 4. Am Gtr I < E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E
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A# E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E||--------------------------|-------------------------|||o-------------------------|-------------------------|||--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|||---8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-|--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-|||o--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-|
C E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|-------------------------|-------------------------||-------------------------|-------------------------||-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-||-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-||-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-||-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
1.,2.,3. Dm E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E 4x|-------------------------|--------------------------|||-------------------------|-------------------------o|||-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--|||--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x-|--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--|||--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-|--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-o|||--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--||
Interlude 4. Dm E Q T T T T T Q +S +T +E E Q T T T T T Q +S +T +E|------(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)--(0)-(0)-(0)-|------(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)--(0)-(0)-(0)-||-----------x--(x)-(x)-(x)-(x)--(x)-(x)-(x)-|-----------x--(x)-(x)-(x)-(x)--(x)-(x)-(x)-||---------------7--(7)-(7)-(7)--(7)-(7)-(7)-|---------------7--(7)-(7)-(7)--(7)-(7)-(7)-||-------------------x--(x)-(x)--(x)-(x)-(x)-|-------------------x--(x)-(x)--(x)-(x)-(x)-||-----------------------8--(8)--(8)-(8)-(8)-|-----------------------8--(8)--(8)-(8)-(8)-||-0-0----------------------(0)--(0)-(0)-(0)-|-0-0----------------------(0)--(0)-(0)-(0)-|
Em E Q T T T T T Q +S +T +E E Q T T T T T Q +S +T +E|------(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)--(0)---(0)--(0)--(0)-|------(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)--(0)---(0)--(0)--(0)----||-----------x--(x)-(x)-(x)--(x)---(x)--(x)--(x)-|-----------x--(x)-(x)-(x)--(x)---(x)--(x)--(x)----||---------------9--(9)-(9)--(9)---(9)--(9)--(9)-|---------------9--(9)-(9)--(9)---(9)--(9)--(9)----||-------------------x--(x)--(x)---(x)--(x)--(x)-|-------------------x--(x)--(x)---(x)--(x)--(x)----||----------------------10--(10)--(10)-(10)-(10)-|----------------------10--(10)--(10)-(10)-(10)----||-0-0-----------------------(0)---(0)--(0)--(0)-|-0-0-----------------------(0)---(0)--(0)--(0)----|
Cm E Q T T T T T Q +S +T +E E Q T T T T T Q +S +T +E|------(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)--(0)-(0)-(0)-|------(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)--(0)-(0)-(0)-||-----------x--(x)-(x)-(x)-(x)--(x)-(x)-(x)-|-----------x--(x)-(x)-(x)-(x)--(x)-(x)-(x)-||---------------5--(5)-(5)-(5)--(5)-(5)-(5)-|---------------5--(5)-(5)-(5)--(5)-(5)-(5)-||-------------------x--(x)-(x)--(x)-(x)-(x)-|-------------------x--(x)-(x)--(x)-(x)-(x)-||-----------------------7--(7)--(7)-(7)-(7)-|-----------------------7--(7)--(7)-(7)-(7)-||-0-0----------------------(0)--(0)-(0)-(0)-|-0-0----------------------(0)--(0)-(0)-(0)-|
A#m Am Cm E Q T T T T T Q +S +T E E Q E E E E S S|------(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)--(0)-(0)-----|-------------------------------------||-----------x--(x)-(x)-(x)-(x)--(x)-(x)-----|-------------------------------------||---------------3--(3)-(3)-(3)--(3)-(3)--3--|--3---2----2---2---5---5---x---x-----||-------------------x--(x)-(x)--(x)-(x)--x--|--x---x----x---x---x---x---x---x-----||-----------------------5--(5)--(5)-(5)--5--|--5---4----4---4---7---7---x---x-----||-0-0----------------------(0)--(0)-(0)-(0)-|-(0)-(0)--(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)-(x)-(x)----|
Dm E +S E S E Q +E S S E +S E S E Q +E S S|-------------!0--(0)-----|-------------!0--(0)-----||-x-(x)-x-x-x-!x--(x)-x-x-|-x-(x)-x-x-x-!x--(x)-x-x-||-7-(7)-7-7-7-!7--(7)-x-x-|-7-(7)-7-7-7-!7--(7)-x-x-||-x-(x)-x-x-x-!x--(x)-x-x-|-x-(x)-x-x-x-!x--(x)-x-x-||-8-(8)-8-8-8-!8--(8)-x-x-|-8-(8)-8-8-8-!8--(8)-x-x-||-----------0-!0--(0)-----|-----------0-!0--(0)-----|
Em E +S E S E Q +E S S E +S E S E Q +E S S|------------------!-0---(0)-----|------------------!-0---(0)------||--x--(x)--x--x--x-!-x---(x)-x-x-|--x--(x)--x--x--x-!-x---(x)-x-x--||--9--(9)--9--9--9-!-9---(9)-x-x-|--9--(9)--9--9--9-!-9---(9)-x-x--||--x--(x)--x--x--x-!-x---(x)-x-x-|--x--(x)--x--x--x-!-x---(x)-x-x--||-10-(10)-10-10-10-!10--(10)-x-x-|-10-(10)-10-10-10-!10--(10)-x-x--||----------------0-!-0---(0)-----|----------------0-!-0---(0)------|
Cm E +S E S E E Q E E +S E S E Q +Q|---------------------|---------------------||---------------------|---------------------||-5-(5)-5-5-5-5\------|-5-(5)-5-5-5-5--(5)--||-x-(x)-x-x-x-x-------|-x-(x)-x-x-x-x--(x)--||-7-(7)-7-7-7-7\------|-7-(7)-7-7-7-7--(7)--||---------------------|---------------------|
Am < PM------------------------|
E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|-----------------|-------------------||-----------------|-------------------||-----------------|-------------------||-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---||-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-8-8-8-8-7-7-7---||-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|
Outro Dm Gtrs III, IV Q Q +E Q +E Q +E Q E E E||-----------------------|-----------------------|||o----------------------|-----------------------|||-----19--(19)-17--(17)-|-14--(14)-15--14-14-14-|||--0---0---(0)--0---(0)-|--0---(0)--0---0--0--0-|||o-0---0---(0)--0---(0)-|--0---(0)--0---0--0--0-|||--0---0---(0)--0---(0)-|--0---(0)--0---0--0--0-|
Am E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|-------------------------|----------------------|||-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-11-10-8-8-8-8-8--o|||-------------------------|----------------------|||--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7-|--7--7--7-7-7-7-7-7---|||--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7-|--7--7--7-7-7-7-7-7--o|||--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7-|--7--7--7-7-7-7-7-7---||
A#m Q Q E Q E Q E Q E E E|---------------------|-------------------------||---------------------|-------------------------||-----12------12------|-12------10------10--10--||-10--10---10-10---10-|-10---10-10---10-10--10--||--8--(8)---8-(8)---8-|-(8)---8-(8)---8-(8)-(8)-||--8--(8)---8-(8)---8-|-(8)---8-(8)---8-(8)-(8)-|
Cm Q Q E Q E Q E Q E E E|-----------------------|-----------------------------||-----------------------|-----------------------------||------12-------12------|--12-------10-------10---10--||-10---10---10--10---10-|--10---10--10---10--10---10--||-10--(10)--10-(10)--10-|-(10)--10-(10)--10-(10)-(10)-||-10--(10)--10-(10)--10-|-(10)--10-(10)--10-(10)-(10)-|
A#m Q Q E Q E Q E Q E E E|---------------------|-------------------------||---------------------|-------------------------||-----12------12------|-12------10------10--10--||-10--10---10-10---10-|-10---10-10---10-10---8--||--8--(8)---8-(8)---8-|-(8)---8-(8)---8-(8)-(8)-||--8--(8)---8-(8)---8-|-(8)---8-(8)---8-(8)-(8)-|
Am E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|-----------------------|-------------------------||-10-10-10-8-10-10-10-8-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-||-----------------------|-------------------------||--7--7--7-7--7--7--7-7-|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7-||--7--7--7-7--7--7--7-7-|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7-||--7--7--7-7--7--7--7-7-|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7-|
Dm Q Q +E Q +E Q +E Q E E E||-----------------------|-----------------------|||o----------------------|-----------------------|||-----19--(19)-17--(17)-|-14--(14)-15--14-14-14-|||--0---0---(0)--0---(0)-|--0---(0)--0---0--0--0-|||o-0---0---(0)--0---(0)-|--0---(0)--0---0--0--0-|||--0---0---(0)--0---(0)-|--0---(0)--0---0--0--0-|
Am E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|-------------------------|----------------------|||-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-11-10-8-8-8-8-8--o|||-------------------------|----------------------|||--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7-|--7--7--7-7-7-7-7-7---|||--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7-|--7--7--7-7-7-7-7-7--o|||--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7-|--7--7--7-7-7-7-7-7---||
A#m Q Q E Q E Q E Q E E E|---------------------|-------------------------||---------------------|-------------------------||-----12------12------|-12------10------10--10--||-10--10---10-10---10-|-10---10-10---10-10--10--||--8--(8)---8-(8)---8-|-(8)---8-(8)---8-(8)-(8)-||--8--(8)---8-(8)---8-|-(8)---8-(8)---8-(8)-(8)-|
Cm Q Q E Q E Q E Q E E E|-----------------------|-----------------------------||-----------------------|-----------------------------||------12-------12------|--12-------10-------10---10--||-10---10---10--10---10-|--10---10--10---10--10---10--||-10--(10)--10-(10)--10-|-(10)--10-(10)--10-(10)-(10)-||-10--(10)--10-(10)--10-|-(10)--10-(10)--10-(10)-(10)-|
A#m Q Q E Q E Q E Q E E E|---------------------|-------------------------||---------------------|-------------------------||-----12------12------|-12------10------10--10--||-10--10---10-10---10-|-10---10-10---10-10---8--||--8--(8)---8-(8)---8-|-(8)---8-(8)---8-(8)-(8)-||--8--(8)---8-(8)---8-|-(8)---8-(8)---8-(8)-(8)-|
Am E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q|-----------------|----------------*||-----------------|----------------*||-9-9-9-9-9---9-9-|-9---9-9-9-9----*||-7-7-7-7-7---7-7-|-7---7-7-7-7----*||-7-7-7-7-7---7-7-|-7---7-7-7-7----*||-7-7-7-7-7---7-7-|-7---7-7-7-7----*|
Duration Legend --------------- W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura + - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration) Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the duration for. Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests. Multi- bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for. Low melody durations appear below the staff Tablature Legend ---------------- h - hammer-on p - pull-off b - bend pb - pre-bend r - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately) /\ - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere") s - legato slide S - shift slide - natural harmonic [n] - artificial harmonic n(n) - tapped harmonic ~ - vibrato tr - trill T - tap TP - trem. picking PM - palm muting \n/ - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip \n - tremolo bar down n/ - tremolo bar up /n\ - tremolo bar inverted dip = - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls <> - volume swell (louder/softer) x - on rhythm slash represents muted slash o - on rhythm slash represents single note slash Misc Legend ----------- | - bar || - double bar ||o - repeat start o|| - repeat end *| - double bar (ending) : - bar (freetime) $ - Segno & - Coda Tempo markers - = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths
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