Kinks - Victoria tab

>>Victoria, by The Kinks<<
From the album Arthur, released in 1969.
Music and words by Raymond Douglas Davies. Tabbed by Carlo Basso.

This tab isn't 100% correct but its pretty close. 

h - Hammer on
p - Pull off
b - bend (mainly 1/4 bends, but you can decide how much to bend for yourself)
br- bend and then return to original note
v - downstroke
r - rest
^ - upstroke
| - barline
|:- repeat sign
' - not a barline or any measurement of time, just to seperate music
P.M.- Palm Muting
s - slide                    

-In the key of G-
                   
Chords* used: G      D      Dsus2  Dsus4  C      Em     Bm     Bmsus2 O
             EADGBe                      
             320003 200232 200230 200233 332010 022000 224432 224422 000000

*Here i have only listed the simplest chord positions,
 guitar 2 would probably be more likely to use bar chords.

INTRO:
Guitar 1 (rhythm guitar)  (acoustic steel 6 string)

Rhythm Fig. 1
|G     O G     O | G   O G         | repeat 4 times 
|1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + | 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +:| 
|v   v ^ v   v ^ | v ^ v ^ r r r r |

Guitar 2 (lead guitar)  (clean electric 6 string, set on the neck pick-up)
-Comes in on the 3rd beat of the second bar-                         
                                                                          
                                                                          
|                |       E-0-2-3   | G               |       E-0-2-3   |  
|1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + | 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + | 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + | 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + |
|                |                 | ^   v ^ v   v ^ | v ^ r r         |

|G               |         Melody  |
|1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + | 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + |
|^   v ^ v   v ^ | v ^ r r         |

 
Guitar 1 (rhythm)

Rhythm Fig 2.
|1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + |same rhythm for verse.
|v ^ v r v ^ v r |

|D|G|C|G|D|G|  


Guitar 2 (lead)Melody -Comes in on 3rd beat of 6th bar-(two guitars arranged for one)e-------'-------'-----3-'-------'-------'-------'B-----3-'-------'-3-5---'-3-5-3-'-----3-'-------' Once for Intro.G-2-4---'-4-2-0-'-----0-'-------'-2-4---'-4-2-0-' Twice for Verse.D-----0-'-------'-0-2---'-0-2-0-'-----0-'-------'A-0-2---'-2-0---'-------'-------'-0-2---'-2-0---'E-------'-----3-'-------'-------'-------'-----3-'
VERSE: Guitar 1 - Rhythm Fig. 2 Guitar 2 - plays melody in tandem with words D G Long ago, life was clean, C G Sex was bad, and obscene, D G And the rich, were so mean, D G Stately homes, for the Lords, C G Croquet lawns, village greens, D G Victoria, was my Queen. CHORUS: Guitar 1 (rhythm) Rhythm Fig. 3 |1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +| |v v v v v v v v| Guitar 2 (lead) Fill 1 Fill 2 Fill 3 Fill 4 Fill 5
D Dsus2 D Bm Bmsus2 Bm D Dsus4 De---------' '-2-----0-2-' '---------' '-----------' '-2-----2h3p2-------'B---------' '---3-------' '---------' '-3-----2-3-' '---3---------3-----'G---------' '-----2-----' '---------' '---4-------' '-----2---------2---'D-------0-' '-----------' '---------' '-----4-----' '-0-----0---------0-'A---0-2---' '-----------' '-----0-2-' '-----------' '-------------------'E-3-------' '-----------' '-0-3-----' '-----------' '-------------------'
Guitar 1} Fill 1 Fill 2 Fill 3 Fill 4 Fill 5 Guitar 2} G D Em Bm D G Lyrics} Victor____ia, Victor____ia, Victoria, Victoria POST CHORUS: Guitar 1 (rhythm) Rhythm Fig. 1 |G O G O | G O G | |1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + | 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + | |v v ^ v v ^ | v ^ v ^ r r r r | Guitar 2 (lead) Rhythm Fig. 4 |G | Vocals | |1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + | 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + | |r ^ r v ^ ^ | v ^ v ^ r r r r | VERSE: Guitar 1 (rhythm) - Rhythm Fig. 2 Guitar 2 (lead) - strum chords to Rhythm Fig. 5 Rhythm Fig. 5 |1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + | |v ^ v ^ r r r r | D G I was born, lucky me, C G In a land, that i love, D G Though I am poor, I am free, D G When I grow, I shall fight, C G For this land, I shall die, D G Let her sun, never set. DOUBLE CHORUS: Guitar 1 (rhythm) Rhythm Fig. 3 |1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +| |v v v v v v v v| Guitar 2 (lead) Fill 1 Fill 2 Fill 3 Fill 4 Fill 5
D Dsus2 D Bm Bmsus2 Bm D Dsus4 De---------' '-2-----0-2-' '---------' '-----------' '-2-----2h3p2-------'B---------' '---3-------' '---------' '-3-----2-3-' '---3---------3-----'G---------' '-----2-----' '---------' '---4-------' '-----2---------2---'D-------0-' '-----------' '---------' '-----4-----' '-0-----0---------0-'A---0-2---' '-----------' '-----0-2-' '-----------' '-------------------'E-3-------' '-----------' '-0-3-----' '-----------' '-------------------'
Guitar 1} Fill 1 Fill 2 Fill 3 Fill 4 Fill 5 Guitar 2} G D Em Bm D G x 2 Lyrics} Victor____ia, Victor____ia, Victoria, Victoria POST CHORUS 2: Guitar 1 (rhythm): strum G chord with Rhythm Fig. 6. Rhythm Fig. 6 |1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +| |v v v r v v v r| Guitar 2 (lead) : strum G chord with Rhythm Fig. 2. BRIDGE: (Brass Band Backing) Guitar 1 (rhythm): strums chords with Rhythm Fig. 7 Rhythm Fig. 7 |1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +| |v v | Guitar 2 (lead): Fingerpicks chords. Fill 6
D Dsus4 De-2h3p2-----'B-------3---'G---------2-'D-----------'A-----------'E-----------'
Guitar 1} Em D D C Guitar 2} Em D Fill 6 x2 Lyrics } Land of hope and gloria, Land of my Victoria Guitar 1} D G Guitar 2} D G Lyrics } Victoria, 'Toria. 2 and a half bars of rest, while bass does octave climb. Guitar 2 comes in playing G chord with Rhythm Fig. 2 for two bars, then... SOLO: Guitar 1: Verse chords with Rhythm Fig. 2
Guitar 2:e-----------------'----------'---------------'-----------'---------'B-----------------'----------'---------------'-----------'---------'G---7b-10h11p10-8-'-----10-8-'-10br-10h11p8--'----10-8-7-'-7b-7b-8-'D-----------------'-7h9------'---------------'-7h9-------'-7b-7b---'A-0---------------'----------'---------------'-----------'---------'E-----------------'----------'---------------'-----------'---------'
e----------------------'-----------------------'----------'-------------'B----------------------'-----------------------'----------'-------------'G-7b-7b-7b-10b-10h11p8-'-8b-8b-8b-10br-10h11p8-'-7b-7b-7b-'-10b-10h11p8-'D-7b-7b-7b-------------'-7b-7b-7b--------------'-7b-7b-7b-'-------------'A----------------------'-----------------------'----------'-------------'E----------------------'-----------------------'----------'-------------'
CHORUS: This Chrous is slightly different. Hold the first 2 "victoria"'s for 2 bars instead of one, and wallop the D after Fill 7 and then slide up into nothing, and do the sme with the Bm and the D immediately after it. Fill 7 E-15-15-15-15s12-12-12-12s|s10-10-10-10s7-7-7-7s|s5-' Fill 8 E-12-12-12-12s10-10-10-10s|s7-7-7-7s5-5-5-5s|s2' Guitar 1} G D Em Bm Guitar 2} Fill 7 D Fill 8 Bm Lyrics } Victo________ria, Victo________ria Guitar 1} D G Guitar 2} D G Lyrics } Victoria, 'Toria. POST CHORUS:
Fill 9e--------'B--------'G--------'D------5-'A--3h5---'E--------'
Guitar 2} G (upstrokes on the +'s, for 2 bars) Fill 9 G (rhythm fig. 2 for 2 bars) VERSE: Guitar 1: Rhythm Fig. 2 Guitar 2: Rhythm Fig. 8 Rhythm Fig. 8 |1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +| |v ^ v ^ v | D G Canada, to India, C G Australia, to Cornwall, D G Singapore, to Hong Kong, D G From the West, to the East, C G From the rich, to the poor, D G Victoria, loved them all. CHORUS Guitar 1} Fill 1 Fill 2 Fill 3 Fill 4 Fill 5 Guitar 2} G D Em Bm D G Lyrics } Victor____ia, Victor____ia, Victoria, Victoria Guitar 1} Fill 1 Fill 2 Fill 3 Fill 4 Guitar 2} G D Em Bm Lyrics } Victor____ia, Victor____ia, CODA
Fill 10 D Dsus4 D5 Dsus4 D D7 D Dsus4 D5e-2-----3-----5-----3-----2-----2-----2----3-----5-----5-'B---3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----1-----3----3-----3-----'G-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2----2-----2-----2---'D-0------------------------------------------------------'A--------------------------------------------------------'E--------------------------------------------------------'
Guitar 1} D G|| Guitar 2} Fill 10 G|| That's it. Fill 10 might be a bit wrong. Lyrics } Victoria_________ || Play around with it and see what you can do.
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