Our Lady Peace - Happiness And The Fish tab

"Happiness and the Fish" by Our Lady Peace
From the "Happiness is not a fish you can catch" Album
Eb tuning
tabbed by jjhand

This song has a good vibe in the verse and solo section. Please
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Verse 1 - the slide is played first time through only (0:24)eb|-------------------|-----------------|Bb|-------------------|-----------------|Gb|-2/6---6---6---6---|-5---5---5---4---| play 2xDb|-----7---7---7---7-|---7---7---7---7-|Ab|-------------------|-----------------|Eb|-------------------|-----------------|
on second time, distorted guitar 2 addseb|-------------------|---5------5----5-5-5-5-|Bb|-------------------|---5------5----5-5-5-5-|Gb|-------------------|---5------5----5-5-5-5-|Db|-------------------|---7------7----7-7-7-7-|Ab|---rest------------|-7---7--7---7--7-7-7-7-|Eb|-------------------|-5---5--5---5--5-5-5-5-|
Verse 1 Lyrics: "I confess, everyone is overweight And I'm obsessed, Talking is just masturbating Without the mess, Addiction leaves you sad today and unimpressed, I can't remember all the names
PreChorus (2 guitars)eb|-------------------------|-----------------/15~-----|Bb|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-8--8--8--8--8---/17~-----|Gb|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-9--9--9--9--9---/16~-----|Db|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-9--9--9--9--9------------|Ab|-8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--|-7--7--7--7--7------------|Eb|-------------------------|--------------------------|
"Everyone you meet today Is just so fucking vain" Chorus - play each 4 bars 2x
Guitar 1 - strum these chords to music Badd2 Gbadd2 Aadd2 Eadd2eb|-3----------------|-10---------------|-1---------------|-8-----------------|Bb|-3----------------|-10---------------|-1---------------|-8-----------------|Gb|-5----------------|-12---------------|-3---------------|-10----------------|Db|-5----------------|-12---------------|-3---------------|-10----------------|Ab|-3----------------|-10---------------|-1---------------|-8-----------------|Eb|------------------|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
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| Guitar 2 - Leadeb|-------------------------17---|-17---17---17---17---17-17-18p17p15-|Bb|---15---15---15---15---15-----|---15---15---15---15----------------|Gb|-17---17---17---17---17----17-|------------------------------------| continued belowDb|------------------------------|------------------------------------|Ab|------------------------------|------------------------------------|Eb|------------------------------|------------------------------------|
Guitar 2 Continuedeb|----------------------------|---12---12---12---12--12b13r12---|Bb|---13---13---13---13---13---|-13---13---13---13------------15-|Gb|-15---15---15---15---15-----|---------------------------------|Db|----------------------------|---------------------------------|Ab|----------------------------|---------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------|---------------------------------|
"Bored again by happiness All those friends I've lost in there"
End of Chorus 1: clean w/ amp tremeloeb|---------------|------------------|Bb|---------------|------------------|Gb|---------------|------------------|Db|-8-------------|-10----<<<--------|Ab|-8-------------|-8-----<<<--------|get louderEb|-6-------------|------------------|"I lost in there..."
(1:15) Verse Riff 2eb|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|Bb|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------5---5---|Gb|-5---5---5---4---|-6---6---6---6---|-5---5---5---4---|-6---6---6---6---|-5---5-----------|Db|---7---7---7---7-|---7---7---7---7-|---7---7---7---7-|---7---7---7---7-|---5---5---4---4-|Ab|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|Eb|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
Verse 2 Lyrics: "I'm upset, Happiness is not a fish That you can catch, Imagination can't resist The laziness, That pins you down, get on your knees" "Everyone you meet today Is feeling useless & ashamed" Play PreChorus & Chorus End of Chorus 2 - play 2x (5/8 time, beats as shown) third time through
1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 5 & 1 & 2 & 3 &eb|-----------------------------------------------| |------------------------------|Bb|-----------------------------------------------| |------------------------------|Gb|-----------------------------------------------| |------------------------------|Db|-----------------------------------------------| |------------------------------|Ab|----5/7---7-7/9---9-9/10---10-10/12--12-12/14\-| |-----5/7---7-7/9---9-9/10--10-|Eb|----3/5---5-5/7---7-7/8-----8--8/10--10-10/12\- |-----3/5---5-5/7---7-7/8---8--|
Soloeb|----------------------------------|----------------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------|----------------------------------------|Gb|-7-9---7-9---7-9---7-9-7-9b10r9-7-|-7-7---7-7---7-7--/12-12-12-10-10-10----|Db|-7-7---7-7---7-7---7-7-7-7------7-|-7-9---7-9---7-9--/12-12-12-12-12-12----|Ab|----------------------------------|------------------/12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|Eb|----------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
slide & pick fasteb|----------------------------------|-----------------------------------22-|Bb|----------------------------------|-----------------------------------22-|Gb|-7-9---7-9---7-9---7-9-7-9b10r9-7-|-7-7---7-7---7-7--7/10/12/14/17/19----|Db|-7-7---7-7---7-7---7-7-7-7------7-|-7-9---7-9---7-9--7/10/12/14/17/19----|Ab|----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
eb|----------------------------------|-------------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------|-------------------------------------|Gb|-7-9---7-9---7-9---7-9-7-9b10r9-7-|-7-7---7-7---7-7--/12---14-10---12---|Db|-7-7---7-7---7-7---7-7-7-7------7-|-7-9---7-9---7-9--/12---12-12---12---|Ab|----------------------------------|-------------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
eb|----------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------|Gb|-7-9---7-9---7-9---7-9-7-9b10r9-7-|Db|-7-7---7-7---7-7---7-7-7-7------7-|Ab|----------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------|
Solo Rhythm Guitar - play 3 1/2 timese|------------------------------|--------------------------------|B|-3-3---3-3--------------------|--------------------------------|G|-2-2---2-2---0------0--0--0---|-0-0----0-0---------------------|D|-0-0---0-0---2------2--2--2---|-0-0----0-0-----3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|A|-0-0---0-0---3------3--3--3---|-2-2----2-2-----3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|E|------------------------------|-3-3----3-3-----1-1-1-1-1-1-1---|
After Solo, Play Prechorus. Play Chorus again with repeats as needed to finish the song. key | / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | p pull-off | ~ vibrato | x Mute note | b bend note | r release bend
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