Death Cab For Cutie - For What Reason tab

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			     FOR WHAT REASON - Death Cab for Cutie
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Tabbed by: A.J. Conner
Email: ajconner123@gmail.com

From their album, "We Have the Facts and We're Voting Yes".

Tuning: Standard

Guitar 1: Clean
Guitar 2: Clean, tremolo effect. 
*I just fixed the chorus and the ending, I'm confident that it's 99% accurate.
 

Intro riff: Guitar 1 (Play 3 times)e|----------------------------------10---10---------------------------------|B|------------10----------12---12-------------------------------------------|G|-------12-----12---0------------------------------------------------------|D|----10---10-----10----9----9----10---10-----------------------------------|A|--0~----------------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 1 continued - 4th time:e|-------------------------------------10-10--------------------------------|B|------------10----------12---12-------X--X--------------------------------|G|-------12-----12---0------------------X--X--------------------------------|D|----10---10-----10----9----9----10---10-10--------------------------------|A|--0~----------------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Intro riff: Guitar 2 (Sort of harmonizes with guitar 1, play 3 times)e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------13---12---12---15------15-15-------------------------------|G|--9-10-12-10-9----9----9----9---------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------14-------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Intro Guitar 2 continued - 4th time:e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------13---12---12---15---15-15----------------------------------|G|--9-10-12-10-9----9----9----9-------X--X----------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------14-14----------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Verse 1: Main Riff - 4 times. Guitar 1 (This riff is played very fast, listen to the song) (Guitar 2 rests)e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------0--0--0--------------------------|G|----0----0----9---0----0----0----9----0--0--0--0---7--7--7----------------|D|------10---10-------10---10---10---10----9--9--9--9--9--9--9/10-----------|A|--0~------------0~-----------------------X--X--X--------------------------|E|----------------------------------------10-10-10--------------------------| "This won't be the last you hear from me, it's just the start. I hope that he keeps you up for weeks, like you did to me."
Guitar 1: Mini-interlude (No vocals, played once)e|--0~----------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--0~------------------------------------0--0------------------------------|G|--0~------9---0----0----0----9----0-----0--0---7--7--7--------------------|D|--10~--10-------10---10---10---10----9--9--9--9--9--9--9/10---------------|A|--0~--------0------------------------X--X--X------------------------------|E|------------------------------------10-10-10------------------------------|
(Guitar 2 just plays an A minor at the start of the mini-interlude, with tremolo effect) Verse 1 continued: Guitar 2 alternates between A minor and G major, with tremolo effect. "I will hold a candle up to you, to singe your skin. Brace yourself, I'm bent with bitterness, you can't foresee..."
Guitar 1: Chorus part one: Played 4 times. Guitar 2 plays A minor and G maj.e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------15-15-15--------------------------------------------|G|--16-16-14-14-12-12----X--X--X--------------------------------------------|D|---X--X--X--X--X--X---12-12-12--------------------------------------------|A|--14-14-12-12-10-10-------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| "...When your apologies fail to ring true, So slick with that sarcastic slew of phrases Like 'I thought you knew,' While keeping me in hot pursuit."
Guitar 1: Chorus part two: 3 timese|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|------8----8------8-----8------8-----8-10-8--8----------------------------|G|--------------0-0----00---------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------7-7----77-------7------------------------------|A|--8-8----88---------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| "Tracing the plot finds skin touching skin, absence follows."
Guitar 1: cont. 4th time:e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|------8----8------8-------------------------------------------------------|G|--------------0-0---00--------------14-12-12-12---------------------------|D|------------------------12-12-10-10--X--X--X--X---------------------------|A|--8-8----88--------------X--X--X--X-12-12-12-12---------------------------|E|------------------------12-12-12-12---------------------------------------|
Guitar 2: Chorus, play along with guitar 1 during part two. (4 times) v ^v ^v^ v ^v ^v^ v ^v ^v^v ^v ^v^e|--3-33-333-3-33-333-3-33-3333-33-333--------------------------------------|B|--1-11-111-0-00-000-1-11-1111-11-111--------------------------------------|G|--2-22-222-0-00-000-2-22-2222-22-222--------------------------------------|D|--3-33-333-0-00-000-2-22-2222-22-222--------------------------------------|A|-----------X-XX-XXX-0-00-0000-00-000--------------------------------------|E|-----------3-33-333-------------------------------------------------------|
Mini Interlude 2: (twice as long) Guitar 1 just plays the first interlude riff twice, no vocals. Guitar 2 strums A minor a single time, then G a single time after the first chord rings out. Verse two: same as first verse. (Guitar 2: Amin and G) "In the end I win every time, this ink remains. Sour tastes prevail as you play back the tape machine." Last Chorus, same as first.
End with: (Guitar 1)e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--------------14-12-12-12-------------------------------------------------|D|--12-12-10-10--X--X--X--X-------------------------------------------------|A|---X--X--X--X-12-12-12-12-------------------------------------------------|E|--12-12-12-12-------------------------------------------------------------|
| v downstroke | ^ upstroke | / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | p pull-off | ~ vibrato | + harmonic | x Mute note ===============================================================================
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