Counting Crows - Children In Bloom tab

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Date: Tue, 19 Nov 1996 19:57:15 -0800
From: "Michael A. Mazur" 
Subject: TAB: Counting Crows, "Children in Bloom"

Tab: "Children in Bloom" Counting Crows
Transcribed by Michael A. Mazur (mmazur@wpi.edu)


All guitars tuned down 1/2 step (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb)

Intro: Guitar 2 plays a Dsus2/A and sustains it with feedback
       Guitar 1 plays the part below:

||--------------------------------|-----------0-----0-----|||------3-----3-----3\2--------2--|--0-----0-----------0--|||*--2-----2-----2-------2--2-----|-----2--------2--------|||*-------------------------------|-----------------------|||--------------------------------|-----------------------|||--------------------------------|-----------------------|
( First ending )|-------------------------------|---------------------------|||-----3-----3-----3\2--------2--|--0-----0--0-----0-----0---|||--2-----2-----2-------2--2-----|-----2--------2-----2-----*|||-------------------------------|--------------------------*|||-------------------------------|---------------------------|||-------------------------------|---------------------------||
( Second ending )|-----------------||--0-----0--------||-----2-----------||-----------------||-----------------||-----------------|
Verse: (Guitar 1 just plays E-D, Guitar 2 doubles it, then picks through Dmaj7sus2 at the end) (Dmaj7sus2 = xx0220) E D Dmaj7sus2 Children in bloom cooking in the sun waiting for a room of our own leave my sister alone she don't deserve this she is a flower and I am a flower and we are all alone Chorus: Guitar 1 plays intro riff Bm A Esus4 I gotta get out on my own I gotta get up from this waiting at home I gotta get out of this sunlight It's melting my bones I gotta get up from this slumber and get myself home All these wasted dreams waiting for the sun to open up my heart to anyone bring me some rain because i'm dying and i can't get this damn thing closed again I gotta get out on my own I gotta get up from this waiting at home I gotta get out of this sunlight It's melting my bones I gotta get up from this slumber and get myself home
Solo: (Guitar 1 plays E D, guitar 2 plays solo)|----------7-------------------------------------------||--7----------7----------------------------------------||--9b(11)--------(11)r9--9~~~--9~~~--9~~~--9h11--7~~~--||------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------||---------7---------7---------0--||--6b(7)-----6b(7)-----(7)r6--4--||--------------------------------||--------------------------------||--------------------------------|
|----------------------------|---------------------------------||--7b(9)r7--9b(10)r9--10~~~--|--10h12~~~--12~~~--12~~~--10h12--||----------------------------|---------------------------------||----------------------------|---------------------------------||----------------------------|---------------------------------||----------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------||--12b(14)--12b(14)--12b(14)--(14)r12p10--||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------|
|--12----------12----------12----------12----------12----------||--15b(17)~~~--15b(17)~~~--15b(17)~~~--15b(17)~~~--15b(17)~~~--||--------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------|
|--14-------14-------14-------19p14----------|--17b(19)--------||--17b(19)--17b(19)--17b(19)---------17--15--|-----------------||--------------------------------------------|-----------------||--------------------------------------------|-----------------||--------------------------------------------|-----------------||--------------------------------------------|-----------------|
Bass interlude, both guitars tacet eight measures Guitar 1 plays E D as usual, guitar 2 plays the part below: Where's the funhouse this year? The fairground's deserted and the skies don't seem as near Nicole's my oldest friend but the altar is empty and she'll never be a little girl again
Guitar 2's part over third verse: (Begins just before the verse)|--------|------------------------||--------|--9--10--9--9--10p9--9--||--------|--9--9---9--9--9--9--9--||--------|------------------------||--x--x--|------------------------||--------|------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|----------------------------||--10h12--12--12--12p10--10--10p9--9--|--9h10--10--10--10p9--9h10--||--9------9---9---9--9---9---9--9--9--|--9-9---9---9---9--9--9-9---||-------------------------------------|----------------------------||-------------------------------------|----------------------------||-------------------------------------|----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|--7--7--------||--5/7--7--7--7\5--5--5--5h7--|--9--9--------||--7/9--9--9--9\7--7--7--7----|--9--9--------||-----------------------------|--------------||-----------------------------|--------------||-----------------------------|--------------|
|----------10------------------|--7--7-----||------------------------------|--9--9-----||--9b(11)------9b(11)--(11)r9--|--9--9-----||------------------------------|-----------||------------------------------|-----------||------------------------------|-----------|
|--7\5-----------------|----||--9\7-----------------|----||--9\7-----7b(9)r7-----|----||-------------------7--|/9--||----------------------|----||----------------------|----|
I gotta get out on my own I gotta get up from this waiting at home I gotta get out of this sunlight It's melting my bones I gotta get up from this slumber and get myself... Guitar 1 plays Bm A E until end * (Guitar 2 begins the outro solo here) Home, home, home... I can't find my way home...
Guitar 2 plays this, starting where marked:|--------------------------|----------0------------------||--------3-----------------|-------------0-------0-------||-----------4--------2-----|-----------------------------||-----4-----------2-----2--|-------6--------6h7-----6\2--||--2-----------4-----------|--4/7------------------------||--------------------------|-----------------------------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------||--------3-----------------|--------------------------||-----------4--------2-----|----------9-------9--7h9--||-----4-----------2-----2--|-------6--9--6/7--9--7h9--||--2-----------4-----------|--4/7---------------------||--------------------------|--------------------------|
|------7-------------5--------|----7-------------5\---0--||---------7-------------5-----|-------9------------0-----||--/7--------7--7\6--------6--|/9--------9---/7----------||-----------------------------|--------------------------||-----------------------------|--------------------------||-----------------------------|--------------------------|
|--10-------------5--------|-------7--------7-----||------10------------5-----|----------9--------9--||----------11--6--------6--|--6/9--------9--------||--------------------------|----------------------||--------------------------|----------------------||--------------------------|----------------------|
|---------------------------------|------------------------------||--9b(10)--9b(10)--9b(10)--9--7\5h|--7~~~--7~~~--7p5~~~--5p3~~~--||---------------------------------|------------------------------||---------------------------------|------------------------------||---------------------------------|------------------------------||---------------------------------|------------------------------|
|--------------------------|---------------------------||--------------------------|---------------------------||--4--4/6--6--6/7--7/9--9--|--9--9/11--11--11\9--9/11--||--------------------------|---------------------------||--------------------------|---------------------------||--------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------||---------------------------||--11/13--13\11--11--11/13--||---------------------------||---------------------------||---------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------||--13/14--14\13--13/14--14/16--16\14--14/16--16--| *This measure and|------------------------------------------------| the next are |------------------------------------------------| tremlo picked|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------|--14/16--16--14/16--16--14/16--16--14/16--16--14/16--16--14/16--16|------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------
|-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||--14/16--16--14/16--16--14/16--16--||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------||--19b(22)--19--17--19b(22)r19--17--19--17--19~~~--||--------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------||--19p17--17p15--15--15p14--14\12--12h14--||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------|
|-----------14-----------16-----------17---------------||--14b(16)------14b(16)------14b(16)------14b(16)--14--||------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------|-----------10---------------------------------||--14~~~--14~~~\|--10b(12)------(12)r10p8--10b(12)r10p8-----8--||---------------|----------------------------------------9-----||---------------|----------------------------------------------||---------------|----------------------------------------------||---------------|----------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------||--9p7-----7~~~--9p7-----7~~~--7p9--7-----7--||-------9-------------9----------------9-----||--------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------||--9--7------------------7-------------||--------9--8--7\5--7/9-----9\7--5-----||-----------------------------------7--|
|--------------------------------------------|-----------||-------------------------10b(12)r10---------|--10b(12)--||----------------7/9--11--------------11--9--|-----------||----------7--9------------------------------|-----------||--5--7/9------------------------------------|-----------||--------------------------------------------|-----------|
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