Nine Inch Nails - The Good Soldier tab

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THE GOOD SOLDIER
As recorded by Nine Inch Nails
(From the 2007 Album YEAR ZERO)

Transcribed by Mitchell Gardner
	

Words and Music by Trent Reznor

Gtr I (C F Bb Eb G C) - 'Gtr. I (Heavy Dist.)'
Gtr II (C F Bb Eb G C) - 'Synth I'
Gtr III (C F Bb Eb G C) - 'Synth II'

 Intro
  Q=88
  N.C.
 4/4
  Gtr I
  Wx4
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Verse I N.C. Wx4|--------||--------||--------||--------||--------||--------|
N.C. Q E E E E Q E E H. Q E E E E Q E E H.|------------------------|-------------|------------------------|-----------|||------------------------|-------------|------------------------|-----------|||------------------------|-------------|------------------------|-----------|||------------------------|-------------|------------------------|-----------|||------------------------|-x-----------|------------------------|-x---------|||-0----3b3.5-0-/6b6.5-0--|-x-----------|-0----3b3.5-0-/6b6.5-0--|-x---------||
Verse II N.C. Q E E E E Q E E H E E|------------------------|------------------||------------------------|------------------||------------------------|------------------||------------------------|------------------||------------------------|-x----------------||-0----3b3.5-0-/6b6.5-0--|-x--------3b3.5-0-|
PM-| PM-| Q E E E E Q E E Q S S E S S S S|-------------------|-------------------------------||-------------------|-------------------------------||-------------------|-------------------------------||-------------------|-------------------------------||----------7b7.5----|-x------(7)-(7)---(7)-(5)-x-x--||-0----3-0-------0--|-x-----------------------------|
N.C. Q E E E E Q E E H.|------------------------|-------------||------------------------|-------------||------------------------|-------------||------------------------|-------------||------------------------|-x-----------||-0----3b3.5-0-/6b6.5-0--|-x-----------|
Q E E E E Q E E H E. +S|------------------------|----------------------|||------------------------|----------(8)b9.5-(8)-|||------------------------|----------------------|||------------------------|----------------------|||------------------------|-x--------------------|||-0----3b3.5-0-/6b6.5-0--|-x--------------------||
Pre-Chorus N.C. W W W W|----------|----------|----------|------|||----------|----------|----------|------|||----------|----------|----------|------|||----------|----------|----------|------|||----------|----------|----------|------|||----------|----------|----------|------||
Chorus Esus4/A A Am/G Esus4/A W W W W|-----------|--------------|-----------|-------||-----------|--------------|-----------|-------||-----------|--------------|-----------|-------||-----------|--------------|-----------|-------||-----------|--------------|-----------|-------||-----------|--------------|-----------|-------|
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| Gtr II| W H H W W|-----------|---------9----|-----------|-------||-10--------|-(10)---------|-10--------|-10----||--9--------|--(9)---------|--9--------|--9----||--9--------|--11----------|-10--------|--9----||-12--------|-(12)---------|-10--------|-12----||-----------|--------------|-----------|-------|
Esus4/A A Am/G Esus4/A PM-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|------------------|--------------------|------------------|------------------|||------------------|--------------------|------------------|------------------|||------------------|--------------------|------------------|------------------|||------------------|--------------------|------------------|------------------|||------------------|--------------------|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|||--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|---5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|------------------|------------------||
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| W H H W W|------------------|------------9-------|------------------|------------------|||-10---------------|-(10)---------------|-10---------------|-10---------------|||--9---------------|--(9)---------------|--9---------------|--9---------------|||--9---------------|--11----------------|-10---------------|--9---------------|||-12---------------|-(12)---------------|-10---------------|-12---------------|||------------------|--------------------|------------------|------------------||
Break N.C. Wx2|--------|||--------|||--------|||--------|||--------|||--------||
Verse III N.C. Gtr I Q E E E E Q E E H.|------------------------|-------------||------------------------|-------------||------------------------|-------------||------------------------|-------------||------------------------|-x-----------||-0----3b3.5-0-/6b6.5-0--|-x-----------|
PM-| PM-| Q E E E E Q E E Q S S E S S S S|------------------------|-------------------------------||------------------------|-------------------------------||------------------------|-------------------------------||------------------------|-------------------------------||--------------/7b7.5----|-x------(7)-(7)---(7)-(5)-x-x--||-0----3b3.5-0--------0--|-x-----------------------------|
N.C. Q E E E E Q E E H E. +S|------------------------|--------------------||------------------------|--------------------||------------------------|--------------------||------------------------|----------5b6.5-(5)-||------------------------|-x------------------||-0----3b3.5-0-/6b6.5-0--|-x------------------|
Q E E E E Q E E H.|------------------------|-----------|||------------------------|-----------|||------------------------|-----------|||------------------------|-----------|||------------------------|-x---------|||-0----3b3.5-0-/6b6.5-0--|-x---------||
Chorus Esus4/A A Am/G Esus4/A Gtr I PM-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|------------------|--------------------|------------------|------------------||------------------|--------------------|------------------|------------------||------------------|--------------------|------------------|------------------||------------------|--------------------|------------------|------------------||------------------|--------------------|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-||--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|---5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|------------------|------------------|
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| Gtr II| W H H W W|------------------|------------9-------|------------------|------------------||-10---------------|-(10)---------------|-10---------------|-10---------------||--9---------------|--(9)---------------|--9---------------|--9---------------||--9---------------|--11----------------|-10---------------|--9---------------||-12---------------|-(12)---------------|-10---------------|-12---------------||------------------|--------------------|------------------|------------------|
Esus4/A A Am/G Esus4/A PM-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|------------------|--------------------|------------------|------------------|||------------------|--------------------|------------------|------------------|||------------------|--------------------|------------------|------------------|||------------------|--------------------|------------------|------------------|||------------------|--------------------|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|||--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|---5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|------------------|------------------||
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| W H H W W|------------------|------------9-------|------------------|------------------|||-10---------------|-(10)---------------|-10---------------|-10---------------|||--9---------------|--(9)---------------|--9---------------|--9---------------|||--9---------------|--11----------------|-10---------------|--9---------------|||-12---------------|-(12)---------------|-10---------------|-12---------------|||------------------|--------------------|------------------|------------------||
Pre-Solo Esus4/A A Am/G Esus4/A W W W W|-----------|--------------|-----------|-------|||-----------|--------------|-----------|-------|||-----------|--------------|-----------|-------|||-----------|--------------|-----------|-------|||-----------|--------------|-----------|-------|||-----------|--------------|-----------|-------||
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| W H H W W|-----------|---------9----|-----------|-------|||-10--------|-(10)---------|-10--------|-10----|||--9--------|--(9)---------|--9--------|--9----|||--9--------|--11----------|-10--------|--9----|||-12--------|-(12)---------|-10--------|-12----|||-----------|--------------|-----------|-------||
Solo Esus4/A A E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|------------------|----------------------||------------------|----------------------||--9-9-9-----------|--11--11-11-----------||--------5-5-5-5-5-|------------7-7-7-7-7-||------------------|----------------------||------------------|----------------------|
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| W H H|------------------|--------------9-------||-10---------------|-(10)-----------------||--9---------------|--(9)-----------------||--9---------------|--11------------------||-12---------------|-(12)-----------------||------------------|----------------------|
Am/G Esus4/A E E E E E E E E E E E E E E S S E|-------------------------|---------------------------||-------------------------|---------------------------||-16-16-16----------------|---------------------------||----------12-12-12-14-14-|-------------------14p12---||-------------------------|-12-12-12-11-11-11---------||-------------------------|-------------------------0-|
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| W W|-------------------------|---------------------------||-10----------------------|-10------------------------||--9----------------------|--9------------------------||-10----------------------|--9------------------------||-10----------------------|-12------------------------||-------------------------|---------------------------|
Esus4/A A E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|------------------|----------------------||------------------|----------------------||--9-9-9-----------|--11--11-11-----------||--------5-5-5-5-5-|------------7-7-7-7-7-||------------------|----------------------||------------------|----------------------|
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| W H H|------------------|--------------9-------||-10---------------|-(10)-----------------||--9---------------|--(9)-----------------||--9---------------|--11------------------||-12---------------|-(12)-----------------||------------------|----------------------|
Am/G Esus4/A |--3--|
E E E E E E E E E. E. E. E +E E S S E|-------------------------|------------------------------|||-------------------------|------------------------------|||-16-16-16----------------|------------------------------|||----------12-12-12-14-14-|------------------------------|||-------------------------|-12h14p12--11-(11)-11---------|||-------------------------|----------------------12p10-0-||
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| W W|-------------------------|------------------------------|||-10----------------------|-10---------------------------|||--9----------------------|--9---------------------------|||-10----------------------|--9---------------------------|||-10----------------------|-12---------------------------|||-------------------------|------------------------------||
Instrumental Out-Chorus Esus4/A A E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|-----------------------|---------------------------||-----------------------|---------------------------||--9-9--9---------------|--11--11--11---------------||-----------5--5--5-5-5-|---------------7--7--7-7-7-||-----------------------|---------------------------||-----------------------|---------------------------|
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| W H H|-----------------------|------------------9--------||-10--------------------|-(10)----------------------||--9--------------------|--(9)----------------------||--9--------------------|--11-----------------------||-12--------------------|-(12)----------------------||-----------------------|---------------------------|
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| Gtr III| Q +E E +H Q +E E +H|-----------------------|---------------------------||-----------------------|---------------------------||-/9---(9)--------------|-/11-----(11)--------------||----------\5-(5)-------|--------------\7-(7)-------||-----------------------|---------------------------||-----------------------|---------------------------|
Am/G Esus4/A |--3--|
E E E E E E E E E. E. E. E +E E S S E|-------------------------------|------------------------------||-------------------------------|------------------------------||--16-16--16--------------------|------------------------------||--------------12--12--12-14-14-|------------------------------||-------------------------------|-12h14p12--11-(11)-11---------||-------------------------------|----------------------12p10-0-|
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| W W|-------------------------------|------------------------------||--10---------------------------|-10---------------------------||---9---------------------------|--9---------------------------||--10---------------------------|--9---------------------------||--10---------------------------|-12---------------------------||-------------------------------|------------------------------|
| | |--3--|
| Q +E E +Q Q E. E. E. E +E E S S E|-------------------------------|------------------------------||-------------------------------|------------------------------||-/16----(16)-------------------|------------------------------||-------------\12-(12)----14----|------------------------------||-------------------------------|-12h14p12--11-(11)-11---------||-------------------------------|----------------------12p10-0-|
Esus4/A A E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|-----------------------|---------------------------||-----------------------|---------------------------||--9-9--9---------------|--11--11--11---------------||-----------5--5--5-5-5-|---------------7--7--7-7-7-||-----------------------|---------------------------||-----------------------|---------------------------|
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| W H H|-----------------------|------------------9--------||-10--------------------|-(10)----------------------||--9--------------------|--(9)----------------------||--9--------------------|--11-----------------------||-12--------------------|-(12)----------------------||-----------------------|---------------------------|
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| Q +E E +H Q +E E +H|-----------------------|---------------------------||-----------------------|---------------------------||-/9---(9)--------------|-/11-----(11)--------------||----------\5-(5)-------|--------------\7-(7)-------||-----------------------|---------------------------||-----------------------|---------------------------|
Am/G Esus4/A |--3--|
E E E E E E E E E. E. E. E +E E S S E|-------------------------------|------------------------------|||-------------------------------|------------------------------|||--16-16--16--------------------|------------------------------|||--------------12--12--12-14-14-|------------------------------|||-------------------------------|-12h14p12--11-(11)-11---------|||-------------------------------|----------------------12p10-0-||
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| W W|-------------------------------|------------------------------|||--10---------------------------|-10---------------------------|||---9---------------------------|--9---------------------------|||--10---------------------------|--9---------------------------|||--10---------------------------|-12---------------------------|||-------------------------------|------------------------------||
| | |--3--|
| Q +E E +Q Q E. E. E. E +E E Q|-------------------------------|------------------------------|||-------------------------------|------------------------------|||-/16----(16)-------------------|------------------------------|||-------------\12-(12)----14----|------------------------------|||-------------------------------|-12h14p12--11-(11)-11---------|||-------------------------------|----------------------12------||
Outro Esus4/A N.C. Gtr II > W +H H W W|-----------|--------------|----------|------*||-10--------|-(10)---------|----------|------*||--9--------|--(9)---------|----------|------*||--9--------|--(9)---------|----------|------*||-12--------|-(12)---------|----------|------*||-----------|--------------|----------|------*|
Duration Legend --------------- W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura + - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration) Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the duration for. Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests. Multi- bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for. Low melody durations appear below the staff Tablature Legend ---------------- h - hammer-on p - pull-off b - bend pb - pre-bend r - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately) /\ - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere") s - legato slide S - shift slide - natural harmonic [n] - artificial harmonic n(n) - tapped harmonic ~ - vibrato tr - trill T - tap TP - trem. picking PM - palm muting \n/ - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip \n - tremolo bar down n/ - tremolo bar up /n\ - tremolo bar inverted dip = - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls <> - volume swell (louder/softer) x - on rhythm slash represents muted slash o - on rhythm slash represents single note slash Misc Legend ----------- | - bar || - double bar ||o - repeat start o|| - repeat end *| - double bar (ending) : - bar (freetime) $ - Segno & - Coda Tempo markers - = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths
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