Billy Idol – Rat Race tab

Billy idol Rat race
From the album Devils playground
Track: 3
Tabbed by Liam
Email: guitar_rocker_47@hotmail.com
Tuning half a step down

The verse 1 is not tabbed out as played but those are definitely the chords that are
it is mostly improvised so don’t worry but as a simple guideline for picking the chords,
with picking the lower notes then move on to the higher ones.

Verse 1 (these chords picked out as notes)E|---------------------3-------2---|B|-1---------1---------3-------3---|G|-2---------0---------0-------2---|D|-2---------2---------0-------0---|A|-0---------3---------2-----------|E|---------------------3-----------|
ChorusE|-------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-xx-xx---2~~-----------5~~-----------------------------------------|D|-xx-xx---2~~-----------5~~-----------5~~-----------7~~----------7--|A|-xx-xx---0~~-00000000--3~~-33333333--5~~-----------7~~--------7777-|E|-------------------------------------3~~-33333333--5~~-555555-5555-|PM ****
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------|G|-2~~-----------5~~------------------------------------xxxx-|D|-2~~-----------5~~-----------5~~-----------7~~--------xxxx-|A|-0~~-00000000--3~~-33333333--5~~-----------7~~--------xxxx-|E|-----------------------------3~~-33333333--5~~-555555------|
Verse 2(these chords picked out as notes)E|---------------------3-------2---|B|-1---------1---------3-------3---|G|-2---------0---------0-------2---|D|-2---------2---------0-------0---|A|-0---------3---------2-----------|E|---------------------3-----------|
Then...E|---------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|G|----------55---5/----------------------|----------55---5/-----------------99-|D|-22---2/--55-5-5/--55---5/--77-7/------|-22---2/--55-5-5/--55---5/--77----99-|A|-22-2-2/--33-3-3/--55-5-5/--77-7/-7777-|-22-2-2/--33-3-3/--55-5-5/--77-00-77-|E|-00-0-0/-----------33-3-3/--55-5/-5555-|-00-0-0/-----------33-3-3/--55-------|PM **** **
Pre ChorusE|-----------------------|-----------------------|B|-----------------------|-----------------------|G|----9-9-----9-9-----97-|----9-9-----9-9-----97-|D|----9-9-----9-9-----97-|----9-9-----9-9-----97-| x4A|-00-7-7--00-7-7--00-77-|-00-7-7--00-7-7--00-77-|E|-----------------------|-----------------------|PM ** ** ** ** ** **
Chorus 2E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-xx-xx---2~~-----------5~~-----------------------------------------|D|-xx-xx---2~~-----------5~~-----------5~~-----------7~~----------7--|A|-xx-xx---0~~-00000000--3~~-33333333--5~~-----------7~~--------7777-|E|-------------------------------------3~~-33333333--5~~-555555-5555-|PM ****
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------|G|-2~~-----------5~~------------------------------------xxxx-|D|-2~~-----------5~~-----------5~~-----------7~~--------xxxx-|A|-0~~-00000000--3~~-33333333--5~~-----------7~~--------xxxx-|E|-----------------------------3~~-33333333--5~~-555555------|
BridgeE|-------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------|G|------xx-xx-xx-xx---------------xx-xx-xx-xx------------|D|-2~~~-xx-xx-xx-xx--2~~~---------xx-xx-xx-xx--2~~~------|A|-2~~~-xx-xx-xx-xx--2~~~---------xx-xx-xx-xx--2~~~------|E|-0~~~--------------0~~~----------------------0~~~------|
E|-----------------------|-----------------------|B|-----------------------|-----------------------|G|----9-9-----9-9-----97-|----9-9-----9-9-----97-|D|----9-9-----9-9-----97-|----9-9-----9-9-----97-| x4A|-00-7-7--00-7-7--00-77-|-00-7-7--00-7-7--00-77-|E|-----------------------|-----------------------|PM ** ** ** ** ** **
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------------------------------|D|------2~~-------2~~-------2~~---7----7---7------------------------|A|------2~~-------2~~-------2~~---7--7777--7------------------------|E|-12-0~~--12-0~~--12-0~~---5--5555--5-/6/7/8/9/10/11/12------------|PM ****
Chorus 3E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-xx-xx---2~~-----------5~~-----------------------------------------|D|-xx-xx---2~~-----------5~~-----------5~~-----------7~~----------7--|A|-xx-xx---0~~-00000000--3~~-33333333--5~~-----------7~~--------7777-|E|-------------------------------------3~~-33333333--5~~-555555-5555-|PM ****
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------|G|-2~~-----------5~~------------------------------------xxxx-|D|-2~~-----------5~~-----------5~~-----------7~~--------xxxx-|A|-0~~-00000000--3~~-33333333--5~~-----------7~~--------xxxx-|E|-----------------------------3~~-33333333--5~~-555555------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------|G|-2~~-----------5~~-----------------------------------------|D|-2~~-----------5~~-----------5~~-----------7~~----------7--|A|-0~~-00000000--3~~-33333333--5~~-----------7~~--------7777-|E|-----------------------------3~~-33333333--5~~-555555-5555-|PM ****
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------|G|-2~~-----------5~~-----------------------------------------|D|-2~~-----------5~~-----------5~~-----------7~-7~-7~-7~---7-|A|-0~~-00000000--3~~-33333333--5~~-----------7~-7~-7~-7~-7777|E|-----------------------------3~~-33333333--5~-5~-5~-5~-5555|PM ****
OutroE|-----------------------|-----------------------|--------------|B|-----------------------|-----------------------|--------------|G|----9-9-----9-9-----97-|----9-9-----9-9-----97-|--------------|D|----9-9-----9-9-----97-|----9-9-----9-9-----97-|------2~~-----|A|-00-7-7--00-7-7--00-77-|-00-7-7--00-7-7--00-77-|------2~~-----|E|-----------------------|-----------------------|-12-0~~-------|PM ** ** ** ** ** **
Have fun with that tab, it was surprisingly easy to tab, I was thinking that would be at my computer but literally was about 20mins! Have fun and please rate and leave comments. Liam
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