Nine Lives tab with lyrics by Def Leppard - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

Def Leppard – Nine Lives tab

Def Leppard

"Nine Lives" - Songs from the Sparkle Lounge

Transcribed by:  Dustin Ayars 

*Note:  Standard Tuning - Recorded guitars are approx. 1/4 step flat,
        (remember to tune down if you want to match the CD recording).

  riff a (intro)                                    E
           
e|--0--0--0--0--0--0-----0--0--0--0--0--0-----0--0--0--0--0--0---------------|B|--0--3--0--3b/5--5~----0--3--0--3b/5--5~----0--3--0--3b/5--5~--------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E E D Ae|--0--0--0--0--0--0-----0--0--0--0--0--0------------------------------------|B|--0--3--0--3b/5--5~----0--3--0--3b/5--5------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
riff b (*fingerpick entire section)e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----5--5-----5-----5-----5-----5--5-----3-----3-----3--3------------------|G|-----4--4-----4-----4-----4-----4--4-----2-----2-----2--2-----2-----2------|D|--------------------------------------------0-----0-----------2-----2------|A|-----------------------------------------------------------------0---------|E|--0--------0-----0-----0-----0---------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------5-----5-----5-----5-----5--5---3-----3-----3--3-------|G|---------------------4-----4-----4-----4-----4--4---2-----2-----2--2---2---|D|---------2---------------------------------------------0-----0---------2---|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|--0--/4-----3b--0-------0-----0-----0-----0--------------------------------|
riff c *play twicee|------------------------------------------2-----2-----2--2-----------------|B|-----5-----5-----5--------5-----5--5------3-----3-----3--3-----------------|G|-----4-----4-----4--------4-----4--4------2-----2-----2--2---2-----2-------|D|-----2-----2-----2--------2-----2--2---0-----0-----0---------2-----2-------|A|-------------------------------------------------------------0--0--0-------|E|--0-----0-----0-----0--0-----0---------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|---------2-----------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|--0--/4-----3b--0----------------------------------------------------------|
riff d (*palm mute chord arpeggios) *play twice B C# F# De|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------3--------3----------|G|--------4--------6----------------------------------2--------2--------2----|D|-----4--------6-----------4--------4-------------0--------0--------0-------|A|--2--------4-----------4--------4--------4---------------------------------|E|--------------------2--------2--------2------------------------------------|
Ee|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------5--------5---------------------------------------------------------|G|-----4--------4--------4---------------------------------------------------|D|--2--------2--------2------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
riff ee|--0--0--0--0--0--0-----0--0--0--0--0--0-----0--0--0--0--0--0---------------|B|--0--3--0--3b/5--5~----0--3--0--3b/5--5~----0--3--0--3b/5--5~--------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|--0--0--0--0--0--0-----0--0--0--0--0--0-----0--0--0--0--0--0---------------|B|--0--3--0--3b/5--5~----0--3--0--3b/5--5~----0--3--0--3b/5--5~--------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
(phase effect)e|--0--0--0--0--0--0-----0--0--0--0--0--0------0--0--0-----5--5--4--4--------|B|--0--3--0--3b/5--5~----0--3--0--3b/5--5~-----0--3--0-----5--5--5--5--------|G|---------------------------------------------------------4--4--4--4--------|D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
play riff c again, *twice play riff d again, *twice play riff e, then to riff f below
riff f (chord fill) D Ae|--2--2--2------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--3--3--3------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--2--2--2------2-----------------------------------------------------------|D|--0--0--0------2-----------------------------------------------------------|A|-----------3b--0-----------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
riff g (solo)e|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0------8b--7h9p7-5h7p5--4--5--7--10b-|B|--0--3--0--3--5--5--5--0--3--0--3--5--5--7b--------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------12b--12b-----------------|G|--------------------------------------9b~---------12b--12b-----------------|D|----------------9--------------9--11-------12h14------------14--12--14~----|A|---------9--11-----11---9--11----------------------------------------------|E|--9--12--------------------------------------------------------------------|
*fingerpick remainder of soloe|-------12--11--9--7--7--9--9-----------10-------12------17b--14--17--17b~--|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--/13------11--9--8--8--9--9------/11------/13------13---------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
The song will repeat the appropriate sections above, so I will let you take it from here to jam it out! Have fun! Thanks, Dustin Ayars. ================================ TAB Legend =================================== | / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | p pull-off | b bend note | ~ vibrato | H harmonic | PH pinch harmonic | x Muted string ===============================================================================
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