Maria Mckee - Absolutely Barking Stars tab

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                   ABSOLUTELY BARKING STARS - Maria McKee
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Tabbed by: Anne Drury
Email: zerofret_ad@hotmail.com
Date: October 25, 2005

Written by: Maria McKee
CD: "Life Is Sweet"     (1996, Geffen Records)

Notes:

-Tuning: Standard
-for the single line lead during the Chorus, slide from each note to the
 next (listen to recording to hear how this part is played) 
-for the Intro, chord forms are shown, but not strum pattern (the G and
 Dm aren't just single downstrokes)



INTRO:


    G            D     Dsus4 D  Dsus2      Dm           C            (G)

E -3----------|-2---2--2h3--2--0-----0--|-5----------|-0-----------|----| B -0----------|-3---3--3----3--3--3--3--|-6----------|-1-----------|----| G -0----------|-2---2--2----2--2--2--2--|-7----------|-0-----------|----| D -0----------|-0-----------------------|-7----------|-2-----------|----| A -2----------|-------------------------|-5----------|-3---3\2--0--|----| E -3----------|-------------------------|------------|-------------|-3--|
1ST VERSE:
G D D Dsus4 D Dsus2Her apron strings are trailing out like sparks E -2--2h3--2--0-----| B -3--3----3--3--3--| G -2--2----2--2--2--|
Dm CHer comet tail is whipping, slicing up the dark G ----------------0--| D ---0------0-0h2----| A -------------------|
G D D Dsus4 D Dsus2I'm her twin, I live in the other half E -2--2h3--2--0-----| B -3--3----3--3--3--| G -2--2----2--2--2--|
Dm CI'm tearing at the seam but it never comes apart G ----------------0--| D ---0------0-0h2----| A -------------------|
Cm G And we've a chain to keep alive Dm Am And it's all this noise that makes us thrive Cm I've tried to trap her in my head Gm Eb But she knows where the light comes in
Eb E ---|------------------------| B ---|------------------------| G ---|------------------------| D ---|------------------------| A -5-|-6-5-6-5-6-5-6/8-8/(10)-| E ---|------------------------| And those rays live to make her spin
CHORUS:
G D Em D A E ----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------| B ----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------| G ----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------| D ----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------| A -10~----9---7---|-9---7---5---6---|-7~------5~-----|-4~-----------4--| E ----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------| And she's wound up Shooting burning Tearing up off, out, the midnight
C G D E ----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------| B ----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------| G ----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------| D ----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------| A -3~-------------|-3~----2~----0---|-10~----9---7---|-5---4---5---6---| E ----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------| heart, whoa whoa Stayed alive, stayed alive so far
Em D A C G E ----------------|-----------------|----------------|--------------|----| B ----------------|-----------------|----------------|--------------|----| G ----------------|-----------------|----------------|--------------|----| D -5------4-------|-----------------|----------------|--------------|----| A -7------5-------|-7~--------------|-3~-------------|-3~---2~---0--|----| E ----------------|-----------------|----------------|--------------|-3--| It's alright, we know what we are Absolutely barking stars
G D Dm C (1 measure each) 2ND VERSE:
G D D Dsus4 D Dsus2The bitch is quick, I've tried to trip her up E -2--2h3--2--0-----| B -3--3----3--3--3--| G -2--2----2--2--2--|
Dm C She is full of tricks and blends so sticky in my blood G D But she can fly Dm C And I can only run from everything and after her Cm G I'm wired and tired and full of holes Dm Am And she plays Pandora with my soul Cm Gm I'll never let her go -- it's so quiet here without her
Eb E ---|------------------------| B ---|------------------------| G ---|------------------------| D ---|------------------------| A -5-|-6-5-6-5-6-5-6/8-8/(10)-| E ---|------------------------| I don't wanna feel myself
Play CHORUS GUITAR SOLO: (each staff is 1 measure)
Am Em E -----------------------------------------------------------------------| B -12^(13)--(13)-(13)-(13)-(13)-------11^(12)--(12)-(12)-(12)-(12)-------| G -----------------------------------------------------------------------| D ------------------------------14-14------------------------------14-14-| A -----------------------------------------------------------------------| E -----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D E -----------------------------------------------------------------------| B -----------------------------------------------------------------------| G -12^(14)--(14)-(14)--(14)r12----12--12^(14)--(14)-(14)r12--------------| D -----------------------------14---------------------------12-----------| A -----------------------------------------------------------------------| E -----------------------------------------------------------------------|
Repeat 1st 2 measures
Am Em|-------------------------------------------------------------------------||13^(15)-(15)-(15)-(15)-(15)-(15)-(15)-----12^(13)-(13)-(13)-(13)-(13)----||-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------14-14--------------------------14-14||-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D E -----------------------------------------------------------------------| B -----------------------------------------------------------------------| G -12^(14)-(14)-(14)-(14)-(14)-(14)-(14)-(14)-(14)-(14)-(14)r12----------| D --------------------------------------------------------------14-------| A -----------------------------------------------------------------------| E -----------------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-15^(16)-(16)-(16)-(16)-(16)-(16)-(16)-(16)-(16)-(16)-(16)-(16)-(16)-(16)||-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F E -----------------------------------------------------------------------| B -17^(18)-(18)-(18)-(18)-(18)-(18)r17-17^(18)-(18)-(18)-(18)r17-/19-19^s| G -----------------------------------------------------------------------| D -----------------------------------------------------------------------| A -----------------------------------------------------------------------| E -----------------------------------------------------------------------|
CHORUS:
G D Em D A E ----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------| B ----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------| G ----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------| D ----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------| A -10~----9---7---|-9---7---5---6---|-7~------5~-----|-4~-----------4--| E ----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------| And she's wound up Shooting burning Tearing up off, out, the midnight
C G D E ----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------| B ----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------| G ----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------| D ----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------| A -3~-------------|-3~----2~----0---|-10~----9---7---|-5---4---5---6---| E ----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------| heart, whoa whoa Stayed alive, stayed alive so far
Em D A C E ----------------|-----------------|----------------| B ----------------|-----------------|----------------| G ----------------|-----------------|----------------| D -5------4-------|-----------------|----------------| A -7------5-------|-7~--------------|-3~-------------| E ----------------|-----------------|----------------| It's alright, we know what we are
----------------------------------------------------------------------------- ^...bend /...slide up r...release bend \...slide down h...hammer on ~...vibrato (This file is the transcriber's own work and represents their interpretation of the song.)
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