Dark Star - About 3am tab

Song:	ABOUT 3AM
Artist:	DARK STAR
Album:	TWENTY TWENTY SOUND

Tab for guitar transcribed by Ben Wilkinson (benwilko_faster@yahoo.com)


INTRO & VERSE ONE

Riff 1 - Play TWICE.

"Time is..."e ----------------------------------------------------------------|B ----------------------------------------------------------------|G ----8-----8-----8-----8-------13-------13-------13-------13-----|D ------9-----9-----9-----9--------14-------14-------14-------14--|A --7-----7-----7-----7------12-------12-------12-------12--------|E ----------------------------------------------------------------| 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 1 - 2 - 3 - 4
Riff 2 - Play ONCE.
"Where's all the colour gone..."e ----------------------------------------------------------------|B ------------------------------------------------14-------0------|G ----8-----8-----8-----8-------13-------13----------13-------13--|D ------9-----9-----9-----9--------14-------14--------------------|A --7-----7-----7-----7------12-------12-------12-------12--------|E ----------------------------------------------------------------| 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 1 - 2 - 3 - 4
Riff 3 - Play ONCE.
"Caving in..."e -----------------------------------------------0----|B -----------------------------------0---------0---0--|G ----8-----8-----8-----8------1-------1-----1--------|D ------9-----9-----9-----9------2---------2----------|A --7-----7-----7-----7------0-----0-----0------------|E ----------------------------------------------------| 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 1 - 2 - 3 - 4
Repeat Riff 1 (x1) Repeat Riff 2 (x1) Repeat Riff 1 (x2) CHORUS B Amaj7 B Amaj7 VERSE TWO Repeat Riff 1 (x2) Repeat Riff 2 (x1) Repeat Riff 1 (x1) Repeat CHORUS BRIDGE
"We sit in our homes..."e --0------|B --0------|G --8------|D --9-(7)--|A --9------|E --7------|(B add11)
MIDDLE 8 - At this point, another guitar comes in...
GUITAR ONE - Chorus effecte ---------------------------------------------------|B ---------------------------------------------------|G ------4-----4-----4-----4-----3-----3-----3-----3--|D ----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2----|A --4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----4------|E ---------------------------------------------------| 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 1 - 2 - 3 - 4
e ---------------------------------------------------|B ------------------------------2-----2-----2-----2--|G ------4-----4-----4-----4--------------------------|D ----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2----|A --4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----4------|E ---------------------------------------------------| 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 1 - 2 - 3 - 4e ---------------------------------------------------|B ------4-----4-----4-----4--------------------------|G ------------------------------3-----3-----3---3----|D ----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-------2--|A --4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----4------|E ---------------------------------------------------| 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 1 - 2 - 3 - 4
e ---------------------------------------------------|B ---------------------------------------------------|G ------2---2---1-----1-----2-----2-----1-----1------|D ----2---2---2---2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2----|A --0---------------0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0--|E ---------------------------------------------------| 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 1 - 2 - 3 - 4
GUITAR TWO (over the top of ONE)e ----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0----|B ------0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0--|G --4-----4-----4-----4-----3-----3-----3-----3------|D ---------------------------------------------------|A ---------------------------------------------------|E ---------------------------------------------------| 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 1 - 2 - 3 - 4
Bic hammers the 3rd (on G) back onto the 4th. This line is played 3 times and then stops (after, "Searching for something...") SOLO
Play this line TWICE...e --------------------------------------------------16-strum----9--strum---|B --7--77-7-----7--77-7-----7--77-7-----7--77-7-----17-really---10-really--|G --------------------------------------------------16-fast!----9--fast!---|D -------------------------------------------------------------------------|A --9--99-9-----9--99-9-----9--99-9-----9--99-9----------------------------|E -----------00----------00----------00------------------------------------| 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 1 - 2 - 3 - 4
...then this onwards.e -----------------------------------------------|B --7--77-7-----7--77-7-----7--77-7--------------|G --------------------------------------8--------|D --------------------------------------9--------|A --9--99-9-----9--99-9-----9--99-9-----9--------|E -----------00----------00----------00-7--------| 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 1 - 2 - 3 - 4
e --16-strum----9--strum----16-strum----9--strum---|B --17-really---10-really---17-really---10-really--|G --16-fast!----9--fast!----16-fast!----9--fast!---|D -------------------------------------------------|A -------------------------------------------------|E -------------------------------------------------| 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 1 - 2 - 3 - 4
ENDING - Two guitars again...
GUITAR ONE - Chorus effect "We've all been here..."e ---------------------------------------------|B ---------------------------------------------|G ---------------------------------------------|D ---------------------------------------------| x4 then...A ------2-----2-----2-----------7-----7-----6--|E --0-------0---0-----------5-------5---5------| 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 1 - 2 - 3 - 4
e ---------------|B ---------------|G ---------------|D ---------------|A ------6-----4--|E ---------------| 1 - 2 -
GUITAR TWO (over the top of ONE) "We've all been here..."e ----4-----4-----4-----4----------------------------|B ----------------------------2-----2-----2-----2----|G ------4-----4-----4-----4--------------------------|D --2-----2-----2-----2---------2-----2-----2-----2--| x3 then...A --------------------------0-----0-----0-----0------|E ---------------------------------------------------| 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 1 - 2 - 3 - 4
e ----4-----4-----4-----4-----9-----9-----9-----9------|B -----------------------------------------------------|G ------4-----4-----4-----4-----9-----9-----9-----9----|D --2-----2-----2-----2-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7--|A -----------------------------------------------------|E -----------------------------------------------------| 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 1 -
THE END B.
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