Nirvana - All Apologies tab version 1

#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##

                                  ALL APOLOGIES
                             As recorded by Nirvana
                         (From the 1993 Album IN UTERO)

Words and Music by Kurt Cobain


          C/G                   G                   G5
      5 7 5 5 x x          5 5 5 4 x x          5 5 5 x x x

Gtr I (Db Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Untitled'
Gtr II (Db Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Untitled'
Gtr III (Db Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Untitled'
Gtr IV (Db Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Untitled'

Intro Moderately Q=112 4/4 Gtr I E E E E a E E E E E E E E a E E E E|------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|----------10s12-12-10-9-||-9-9-10-9-10s12-12-10-9-|-----10-9---------------||-0----------------------|-0-0----0---------------|
E E E E a E E E E E E E E E E E E|------------------------|----------------------||------------------------|----------------------||------------------------|----------11-11-9-----||------------------------|--------------0-0-12--||---9-10---10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10-9-------------||-0------0-----0---------|-0------0-------------|
E E E E a E E E E E E E E a E E E E|------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|----------10s12-12-10-9-||---9-10---10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10-9-----------0---||-0------0---------------|-0------0---------------|
E E E E a E E E E E E E E E E E E|------------------------|---------------------|||------------------------|---------------------|||------------------------|----------11-11-9----|||------------------------|------------------12-|||---9-10-9-10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10-9------------|||-0------0---------------|-0------0------------||
Verse E E E E S S E E E E E E E a E E E E|------------------------|--------------------------||------------------------|--------------------------||------------------------|----------------<12>------||------------------------|----------10s12--12--10-9-||---9-10---10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10-9-----------------||-0------0---------------|-0------0-----------------|
E E E E a E E E E E E E E a E E E E|------------------------|--------------------------||------------------------|--------------------------||------------------------|--------------------------||------------------------|----------10s12-12-10-9---||---9-10-9-10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10-9-----------------||-0-0----0-----0---------|-0-0----0-----------0-----|
E E E E a E E E E E E E E a E E E E|-------------------------|--------------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------||-------------------------|------------10s12-12-10-9-||---9-10-9-10s12--12-10-9-|-----9-10-9--------0------||-0------0----------------|--0-------0---------------|
|
| Gtr II| < <| H +Q. E +W|-------------------------|--------------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------||-5-----------(5)---------|--------------------------||-----------------------7-|-(7)----------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------|
E E E E a E E E E E E E E a E E E E|-------------------------|------------------------------||-------------------------|------------------------------||-------------------------|------------------<12>--------||-------------------------|------------10s12--12--10-9---||-9-9-10---10s12--12-10-9-|-----9-10-9-------------0-----||-0------0-----0----------|--0--0----0-------------------|
|
| < <| H +Q. E +W|-------------------------|------------------------------||-------------------------|------------------------------||-5-----------(5)-------7-|-(7)--------------------------||-------------------------|------------------------------||-------------------------|------------------------------||-------------------------|------------------------------|
E E E E a E E E E E E E E a E E E E|-------------------------|--------------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------||-------------------------|------------10s12-12-10-9-||-9-9-10---10s12--12-10-9-|-----9-10-9-----------0---||-0------0-----0----------|--0-------0---------------|
|
| < <| H +Q. E +W|-------------------------|--------------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------||-5-----------(5)---------|--------------------------||-----------------------7-|-(7)----------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------|
E E E E a E E E E E E E E a E E E E|-------------------------|----------------------------||-------------------------|----------------------------||-------------------------|----------------------------||-------------------------|------------10s12-12-10-9---||-9-9-10-9-10s12--12-10-9-|-----9-10-9-----------0-----||-0------0-----0----------|--0--0----0-----------------|
|
| < <| H +Q. E +W|-------------------------|----------------------------||-------------------------|----------------------------||-5-----------(5)-------7-|-(7)------------------------||-------------------------|----------------------------||-------------------------|----------------------------||-------------------------|----------------------------|
E E E E a E E E E E E E E a E E E E|------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|----------10s12-12-10-9-||-9-9-10---10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10-9-----------0---||-0------0-----0---------|-0-0----0---------------|
Gtr IV E E E E a E E E E E E E E E E S S E|------------------------|--------------------------|||------------------------|--------------------------|||------------------------|-------------11-11\-------|||------------------------|-----------------0--------|||---9-10-9-10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10-9-10-----0--0-----|||-0-0----0---------------|-0-0----0-------------5---||
Bridge C/G G C/G G G5 Gtr III E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | x / x / x / x / x / x / x / x /
Gtr IV Q Q E E E E +E E Q E E E S S|-----------------|---------------------||-----------------|---------------------||-----------------|---------------------||-----5---5-5-x-5-|-(5)-5-5---5-5-x-5-5-||-----5---5-5-x-5-|-(5)-5-5---5-5-x-5-5-||-5---5---5-5-x-5-|-(5)-5-5---5-5-x-5-5-|
C/G G C/G G G5 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | x / / / x / x / x / x / x / x /
Q Q E E E E +E E Q E E Q|-----------------|---------------------||-----------------|---------------------||-----------------|---------------------||-5---5---5-5-x-5-|-(5)-5-5---5-5-------||-5---5---5-5-x-5-|-(5)-5-5---5-5-10\---||-5---5---5-5-x-5-|-(5)-5-5---5-5-------|
C/G G C/G A5 E E E E E E E E E E E E H W | | | | | | | | | | | | x / / / x / x / x / / /
Q Q E E E E +E E E E E E E E W|-----------------|-------------------|----------||-----------------|-------------------|----------||-----------------|-------------------|-2--------||-5---5---5-5---5-|-(5)-5-x-5-5-5-5-5-|-2--------||-5---5---5-5---5-|-(5)-5-x-5-5-5-5-5-|-0--------||-5---5---5-5-5-5-|-(5)-5-x-5-5-5-5-5-|----------|
D5 W W W +W W +H. Q|------------|----------|--------------|||------------|----------|--------------|||-(2)--------|-2--------|-(2)----------|||-(2)--------|-2--------|-(2)----------|||-(0)--------|-0--------|-(0)------0---|||------------|----------|----------0---||
Verse Gtr I E E E E a E E E E E E E E a E E E E|------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|----------10s12-12-10-9-||-9-9-10-9-10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10-----------------||-0----------------------|-0------0---------------|
E E E E a E E E E E E E E E E E E|------------------------|---------------------||------------------------|---------------------||------------------------|----------11-11-9----||------------------------|--------------0---12-||---9-10---10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10--------------||-0------0---------------|-0------0------------|
E E E E a E E E E E E E E a E E E E|------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|----------10s12-12-10-9-||---9-10---10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10-9---------------||-0------0---------------|-0------0---------------|
E E E E a E E E E E E E E a E E E E|------------------------|----------------------------||------------------------|----------------------------||------------------------|----------------<12>--------||------------------------|----------10s12--12--10-9---||-----10-9-10s12-12-10-9-|-----10-9-------------------||-0-0----0---------------|-0-0----0-------------------|
E E E E a E E E E E E E E a E E E E|-------------------------|--------------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------||-------------------------|------------10s12-12-10-9-||-9-9-10---10s12--12-10-9-|-----9-10-----------------||-0------0-----0----------|--0-------0---------------|
|
| Gtr II| < <| H +Q. E +W|-------------------------|--------------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------||-5-----------(5)---------|--------------------------||-----------------------7-|-(7)----------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------|
E E E E a E E E E E E E E a E E E E|-------------------------|----------------------------||-------------------------|----------------------------||-------------------------|------------------12--------||-------------------------|------------------12-10-9---||-9-9-10---10s12--12-12-9-|-------10-9-10s11-----------||-0------0----------------|--0--0----0-----------------|
|
| < <| H +Q. E +W|-------------------------|----------------------------||-------------------------|----------------------------||-5-----------(5)-------7-|-(7)------------------------||-------------------------|----------------------------||-------------------------|----------------------------||-------------------------|----------------------------|
E E E E a E E E E E E E E a E E E E|-------------------------|---------------------------||-------------------------|---------------------------||-------------------------|---------------------------||-------------------------|------------10s12--12-10-9-||-9-9-10---10s12--12-12-9-|-----9-10-9---------0------||-0------0----------------|--0-------0----------------|
|
| < <| H +Q. E +H +Q. E|-------------------------|---------------------------||-------------------------|---------------------------||-5-----------(5)---------|---------------------------||-----------------------7-|-(7)-----------(7)-------7-||-------------------------|---------------------------||-------------------------|---------------------------|
E E E E a E E E E E E E S S E E E E|----------------------------|------------------------|||----------------------------|------------------------|||----------------------------|----------------4-4-----|||------------------<12>------|----------------5-5-----|||----9-10---10s12---12--10-9-|-----9-10-------5-5-----|||--0------0-----0------------|--0-------0-0-0-5-5p0---||
|
| Q E E +Q E E +E E E E E E Q|----------------------------|------------------------|||----------------------------|------------------------|||----------------------------|------------------------|||-/4-------------------------|------------------------|||-------7-5----(5)-------3---|------------------------|||--------------------------7-|-(7)-7--7-5---4-2-0-----||
Bridge G5 Gtr IV Q Q E E E E +E E Q E E E E E S S Q Q E E|---------------|------------------|-----------------||---------------|------------------|-----------------||---------------|------------------|-----------------||-5--5--5-5-5-5-|-(5)-5-5--5-5-5---|-5-5-5-5--5--5-5-||-5--5--5-5-5-5-|-(5)-5-5--5-5-5---|-5-5-5-5--5--5-5-||-5--5--5-5-5-5-|-(5)-5-5--5-5-5p0-|-5-5-5-5--5--5-5-|
E E Q E E E E Q E E Q E S S E E E E E E E E|----------------|-----------------|-----------------||----------------|-----------------|-----------------||----------------|-----------------|-----------------||-5-5-5--5-5-5---|-5--5-5-5--5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---||-5-5-5--5-5-5---|-5--5-5-5--5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5p0-||-5-5-5--5-5-5-0-|-5--5-5-5--5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5p0-|
A5 W +W W +Q. E +Q Q|----------|------------|------------|--------------------||----------|------------|------------|----------------2---||-2--------|-(2)--------|------------|--------------------||-2--------|-(2)--------|------------|---------2-(2)------||-0--------|-(0)--------|-[0]--------|-([0])--------------||----------|------------|------------|--------------------|
W +Q. E +E Q E W +H E. S E E|----------|------------------|----------|------------------|||----------|-------2-(2)------|----------|------------------|||-2--------|-(2)---------2--2-|----------|--------2--2------|||-2--------|-(2)---------2--2-|----------|--------2--2------|||-0--------|-(0)---------0--0-|-0--------|-(0)-----------9--|||----------|------------------|----------|---------------0--||
Chorus E E E E a E E E E E E E E a E E E E|------------------------|--------------------------||------------------------|--------------------------||------------------------|----------------<12>------||------------------------|----------10s12--12--10-9-||-9-9-10-9-10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10-9-----------------||--------0---------------|-0------0-----------------|
E E E E a E E E E E E E E E E E E|------------------------|---------------------||------------------------|---------------------||------------------------|----------11-11-9----||------------------------|------------------12-||---9-10---10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10--------------||-0------0---------------|-0------0------------|
E E E E a E E E E E E E E a E E E E|------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|----------10s12-12-10-9-||-9-9-10-9-10s12-12-10-9-|-----10-9---------------||-0------0---------------|-0-0----0---------------|
E E E E a E E E E E E E E E E E E|--------------------------|---------------------||--------------------------|---------------------||--------------------------|----------11-11-9----||----------------<12>------|------------------12-||---9-10---10s12--12--10-9-|---9-10-9------------||-0------0-----------------|-0------0------------|
E E E E a E E E E E E E E a E E E E|------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|----------10s12-12-10-9-||-9-9-10-9-10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10-9---------------||-0------------0---------|-0----------------------|
E E E E a E E E E E E E E E E E E|------------------------|---------------------||------------------------|---------------------||------------------------|----------11-11-9----||------------------------|------------------12-||---9-10-9-10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10--------------||-0------0-----0---------|-0------0------------|
E E E E a E E E E E E E E a E E E E|------------------------|--------------------------||------------------------|--------------------------||------------------------|----------------<12>------||------------------------|----------10s12--12--10-9-||-9-9-10---10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10-9-------------0-0-||-0------0-----0---------|-0------0-----------------|
E E E E a E E E E E E E E a E E E E|------------------------|----------------------------||------------------------|----------------------------||------------------------|----------------------------||------------------------|----------------<12>--------||---9-10---10s12-12-10-9-|---9-10-9-10s12--12--10-9---||-0------0-----0---------|-0------0-----0-------------|
E E E E a E E E E E E E E a E E E E|------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------||---9-10---10s12-12-10-9-|-----10---10s12-12-10-9-||-0------0-------------0-|-0-0----0-----0---------|
E E E E Q. E Q. E +H|----------------|---------------||----------------|---------------||----------------|---------------||----------------|---------------||-----9----------|---------------||-0-0---0-0----0-|-0----0-(0)----|
+W +W W +W|------------|------------|----------|--------||------------|------------|----------|--------||------------|------------|----------|--------||------------|------------|----------|--------||------------|------------|----------|--------||-(0)--------|-(0)--------|-0--------|-(0)----|
+W +W +W +H. Q|------------|------------|------------|--------------||------------|------------|------------|--------------||------------|------------|------------|--------------||------------|------------|------------|--------------||------------|------------|------------|--------------||-(0)--------|-(0)--------|-(0)--------|-(0)------0---|
+E E Q +E E Q +Q Q +H|-------------------------|------------------||-------------------------|------------------||-------------------------|------------------||-------------------------|------------------||-------------------------|------------------||-(0)-0-(0)--(0)-(0)-(0)--|-(0)--(0)--(0)----|
+E E Q +E E Q +H. Q|-------------------------|----------------||-------------------------|----------------||-------------------------|----------------||-------------------------|----------------||-------------------------|----------------||-(0)-(0)-(0)--(0)-(0)-0--|-(0)------<1>---|
+Q Q +Q Q +Q Q Q E E|-------------------------|------------------------||-------------------------|------------------------||-------------------------|------------------------||-------------------------|------------------------||-------------------------|------------------------||-(<1>)--<1>--(<1>)--<1>--|-(<1>)--<3>--<3>--<1>-0-|
+E. S E E Q Q +Q Q +Q Q|-------------------|-----------------------------||-------------------|--------<12>--(<12>)---------||-------------------|--------<12>--(<12>)---------||-------------------|-----------------------------||-------------------|-----------------------------||-(0)-0-0-0-0--<3>--|-(<3>)----------------<12>---|
W +W +W +W|----------|------------|------------|--------||----------|------------|------------|--------||----------|------------|------------|--------||----------|------------|------------|--------||----------|------------|------------|--------||-0--------|-(0)--------|-(0)--------|-(0)----|
Wx4|--------*||--------*||--------*||--------*||--------*||--------*|
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 Kurt Cobain 1967-1994
Tap to rate this tab
 
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z