Our Lady Peace - Story About A Girl tab

Author/Artist: Our Lady Peace
Title: A Story About A Girl
Album: Gravity
Tuning: Standard Half Step Down (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb eb)
Transcribed by: Izzy

This is a great emo song off 'Gravity'. I think it oughta be their next single.

Key:

~~~ = Vibrato
(no.) = Natural harmonic
b(no.) = Bend note to match pitch of (no.)
r = release bent note to original pitch
h = Hammer on
p = Pull off
x = Fret Hand mute
/ = Slide down


Intro riff (Clean electric, let ring)

-------------------------------|------------------3----------------|-------------------------------|-----------------------------------|-----5-----4----5-----4-----5--|------5-----4------------5-----4---| x2-------3-----3----3-----3------|----5---5-----5------5-----5-------|---5-----5-----5----5-----5----|--3-------3-----3------3-----3-----|-3-----------------------------|-----------------------------------|
there is a slight variation on the third time at the end of this riff:
-------------------------------|------------------3----------------|-------------------------------|-----------------------------------|-----5-----4----5-----4-----5--|------5-----4------------4-----5---|-------3-----3----3-----3------|----5---5-----5------5-----5-------|---5-----5-----5----5-----5----|--3-------3-----3------3-----3-----|-3-----------------------------|-----------------------------------|
Verse (Clean electric, hit the lower bass notes louder)
-------------------|-------------------------|-------------------|-------------------------|-------------------|-------------------------|--5-5-x-x-5-5-x-x--|--7/--3-3-x-x-3-3-x-x-3--| x4--5-5-x-x-5-5-x-x--|--7/--3-3-x-x-3-3-x-x-3--|--3-3-x-x-3-3-x-x--|--5/--1-1-x-x-1-1-x-x-1--| G A F
Prechorus is divided into 2 parts: Guitar 1 (Clean electric) plays intro riff x2 Guitar 2 (Dirty/distorted electric) plays verse riff x2 Chorus (exact rhythm not included, has some palm muting)
-------------------------------------------------|---------1---------------------------------------|--5------2---------------------------------------|--5------2-----3-----5------------x--5/3--3------| x2--3------0-----3-----5------------x--5/3--3------|--3------------1-----3---(pause)--x--3/1--1------| G/C Am F G F
Post 1st chorus riff Guitar 1 (Dirty/distorted electric)
---------------x--------------x------------------------------|---------------x--------------x---8b(10)--6h8p6--6~~-6~~~-6/-|--10h12--10h12-x-10h12--10h12-x------------------------------|---------------x--------------x------------------------------|---------------x--------------x------------------------------|---------------x--------------x------------------------------|
---------------x--------------x--------------------------------------------|---------------x--------------x---8b(10)--6h8p6--6~~-6b(8)r6---6-----------|--10h12--10h12-x-10h12--10h12-x------------------------------7---7--4b5r4/-|---------------x--------------x--------------------------------------------|---------------x--------------x--------------------------------------------|---------------x--------------x--------------------------------------------|
Guitar 2 (Dirty/distorted electric) plays the verse twice. I'll update this tab for the rest of the song soon, cuz i'm not a good lead guitar player, and this song too many licks going in the background. Also, there's a solo somewhere, so I'll need more time. But you can with these parts for now!
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