Foo Fighters – Back And Forth tab ver. 2

Foo Fighters - 'Back & Forth'
From 'Wasting Light'
Standard Tuning
Tabbed by jjhand, thanks to epiphoneconnal as well


Intro - Heavy Guitar 1e-----------------|B-----------------|G-----------------|D------4/5-----7--|A--4/5-2/3-6/7-5--|E--2/3-2/3-4/5-5--|
(0:02) Verse Riff 1 - Guitar 2, W/ Palm Mutes, played 2x
A5*E------------------|------------------| Guitar 1 plays A5B------------------|------------------| here and as vocals startG------------------|------------------|D--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|A--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|E------------------|------------------|
A5*E------------------|------------------|B------------------|------------------|G------------------|------------------|D--7-7-7-7-6-6-6-6-|-4-4-4-2-2-2-2----|A--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3--|E------------------|------------------|
"Once upon a time I was somebody else" Verse Riff 2 (0:08) - Guitar 2 (Palm mutes)
e------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|B------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|G------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|D--5-5-5-5-4-4-4---|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|A--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-5-|E----------------0-|---------------3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---| "In another life, I saw myself Way back then, back when I was you"
e------------------|-----------------|B------------------|-----------------|G------------------|-----------------|D--4-4-4-4-5-5-5-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|A--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|E------------------|-----------------|
Uptempo Verse:
e------------------|---------------|-----------------|-----------------|B------------------|---------------|-----------------|-----------------|G------------------|---------------|-----------------|-----------------|D--7---7-7-6-6-6-6-|-4-4-4-2-2-2-5-|-5---5-5-4-4-4-4-|-2-2-2-4-4-4-4---|A--0---0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-|-3---3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-|E------------------|---------------|-----------------|---------------3-| A5 C5 C5 G51. "Somewhere down the line I started to slip Years gone by, biting my lip"2. ""Now your on your own, one for the pages Over the hill and through the ages" 3. "Out beneath the cracks & coming in waves Rolling like an earthquake under the pavement
e------------------|-----------------|-----------------|---B------------------|-----------------|-----------------|---G------------------|-----------------|-----------------|---D------------------|/5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-7-|-7- play IntroA--2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-|/5-5-5-5-7-7-7-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-E--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-----------------|-----------------|--- G5 G5 D5 D5 D5
1. "All the while, all this time I knew" 2. "Does my heaven burn like hell on you?" 3. "Heavy now, tell me Mr.Truth You got a lot of" Pre Chorus
play this 2xe------------------|------------------|B------------------|------------------|G------0-------0---|-----0-------0----|D------0-------0---|-----0-------0----|A------------------|------------------|E--5~----4-4~----3-|-3~----4-4~----5--|"Nerve"
endinge------------------|-----------------|B------------------|-----------------|G------------------|-----------------|D--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|A--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|E--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
"Now show a little backbone why don't you"
Chorus - pt 1 play 2xe--------------------------------------------------|B--------------------------------------------------|G--------------------------10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|D--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|A--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--|E--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--------------------------|
1. "I'm lookin' for some back and forth with you" 2. "Are you feeling the same as I do"
endinge--------------------------|-------------------------|B--------------------------|-------------------------|G--------------------------|-------------------------|D--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|A--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|-8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--|E--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-------------------------|1. "now and now and then?"2. "Down and out"
Repeat Chorus End with Intro Chords Verse 2 - Play Uptempo Verse Lyrics: "Holding my breath I waited & waited How'd the simple life get so complicated? Shoes to fill, secrets to spill down you" "Deer in the headlights, spoke in the wheel You want pretend I need for real I'm taking it back, all my IOU's"
Verse Ending - let off palm mutes, get loudere------------------|------------------|B------------------|------------------|G------------------|------------------|D--4-4-4-4-5-5-5-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|A--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--|E------------------|------------------| "You got a lot of nerve"
Repeat Pre-Chorus Repeat Chorus Solo Section - With Verse Guitar part added (guitar 2)
Guitar 1 - pick each note multiple times if shown 4x 3x 3x 4x 3x 3x 3x e--------------|-----------|------------|-----------|B--10----9-----|-7----5----|-8-----7----|-5----7----|G--12b---11b---|-9b---7b---|-10b---9b---|-7b---9b---|D--------------|-----------|------------|-----------|A--------------|-----------|------------|-----------|E--------------|-----------|------------|-----------|
4x 4x 4x 4x 3x 3x 2x 2xe--7-----8-----|-10----12----|---------------|---------------|B--10b---11b---|-13b---15b---|-7-----8---10--|-7----8---9----|G--------------|-------------|-9b----10b-12b-|-9b---10b-11b--|D--------------|-------------|---------------|---------------|A--------------|-------------|---------------|---------------|E--------------|-------------|---------------|---------------|
Solo pt 2:
Guitar 1 4x 3x 3x 4x 3x 3x 3x e|--------------|-----------|------------|-----------|B|--10----9-----|-7----5----|-8-----7----|-5----7----|G|--12b---11b---|-9b---7b---|-10b---9b---|-7b---9b---|D|--------------|-----------|------------|-----------|A|--------------|-----------|------------|-----------|E|--------------|-----------|------------|-----------|
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|Guitar 3 comes in (same rhythm as above part)e|--9-----7-----|-5----5----|-12----10---|-8----10---|B|--12b---10b---|-8b---8b---|-15b---13b--|-11b--13b--|G|--------------|-----------|------------|-----------|D|--------------|-----------|------------|-----------|A|--------------|-----------|------------|-----------|E|--------------|-----------|------------|-----------|
Guitar 1 4x 4x 4x 4x 3x e|--7-----8-----|-10----12----|---------------|---------------|B|--10b---11b---|-13b---15b---|-7-----8-------|-10--10--10~~--|G|--------------|-------------|-9b----10b-----|-12b-12b-12b~--|D|--------------|-------------|---------------|---------------|A|--------------|-------------|---------------|---------------|E|--------------|-------------|---------------|---------------|
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| Guitar 3e|--12----13----|-15----15----|---------------|-10--10--10~~--|B|--15b---16b---|-18b---18b---|-10-----12-----|-13b-13b-13b~--|G|--------------|-------------|-12b----14b----|---------------|D|--------------|-------------|---------------|---------------|A|--------------|-------------|---------------|---------------|E|--------------|-------------|---------------|---------------|
Repeat Pre-Chorus Repeat Chorus (3x through this time) Key - b bend ~ vibrato / slide
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