Placebo - Special K tab version 2

|-----------------| |-----------------| |----SPECIAL K----| |-----------------| |-----------------|
SONG: Special K ALBUM: Black Market Music BAND: Placebo I've based this tab on a mixture between the studio and live version of this song. I've split this up between Brian and Stefan's parts. Brian uses his Gretsch G6128 and Stefan uses his Gibson Les Paul Custom. STANDARD PLACEBO TUNING: F Bb Eb Ab C C (or just put a capo on the 1st fret) Brian:
Intro / Verse:|-000-0-0-0-0-0-||-000-0-0-0-0-0-||-999-9-9-9-9-9-||-999-9-9-9-9-9-||-000-0-0-0-0-0-||---------------| (x2 for intro, repeat for verse)Not exact strumming order, but listen to the song to get the idea.
Pre-Chorus:|---------------------||---------------------||---------------------||-5(x16)-7(x8)-10(x8)-||-3------5------8-----||---------------------| (x4)
Break:|-----------------||-----------------||-----------------||-----------------||-----------------||-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-| Use a phaser or volume pedal for this bit
Chorus 1:|--------0------||--------0------||-5------2------||-5(x16)-2(x16)-||-3------0------||--------0------|Repeat that for entire chorus.
Verse Pre-Chorus Chorus
Outro 1 (studio version):|-----------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-||-----------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-||-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-||-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-||-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-||-----------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-| (x8)
|-----------------||-----------------||-10-10-10--9-----||--x--x--x--x--2~-||--8--8--8--7--3~-||-----------------|
Outro 2 (live version):|-----------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-||-----------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-||-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-||-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-||-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-||-----------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-| (x8)
|----------------------||----------------------||-10-10-10--9----------||--x--x--x--x--2TP~-2\-||--8--8--8--7--3TP~-3\-||----------------------|
Stefan (same tuning):
Verse:|----------------------||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------||-3-3~-3-3-5-x-2-3-3-3-||-1-1~-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-3-| (x2)During the "Badda-bap-bap-bad-da-da-da" bits
Pre-Chorus:|------------------||------------------||------------------||-5~--7(x8)-10(x8)-||-3~--5------8-----||------------------| (x4)Sorry, I don't know the bit Stefan plays.
Chorus:|--------0------||--------0------||-5------2------||-5(x16)-2(x16)-||-3------0------||--------0------| (x2)
|-----------||-----------||-----------||-----------||-8-8-8-7b~-||-----------| (x4)
|--------------||--------------||-10-10-10--9b-||--x--x--x--x--||--8--8--8--7b-||--------------|
Verse Pre-Chorus Chorus
Outro 1 (studio version):|-----------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-||-----------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-||-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-||-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-||-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-||-----------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-| (x4)
|-----------||-----------||-----------||-----------||-8-8-8-7b~-||-----------| (x4)
|------------------||------------------||-10-10-10--9------||--x--x--x--x--10~-||--8--8--8--7--10~-||---------------8~-|
Outro 2 (live version):|-----------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-||-----------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-||-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-||-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-||-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-||-----------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-| (x4)
|-----------||-----------||-----------||-----------||-8-8-8-7b~-||-----------| (x4)
|-------------------------||-------------------------||-10-10-10--9---9TP~~--9\-||--x--x--x--x--10TP~~-10\-||--8--8--8--7--10TP~~-10\-||---------------8TP~~--8\-|
Legend: * = Harmonics x = Palm mute ~ = Ring out b = Bend TP = Tremolo Pick \ = Slide Down Lyrics: Comin' up beyond belief, On this cornonary thief, More than just a leitmotif, More chaotic, no relief, I'll describe the way I feel, Weeping wounds that never heal, Can the saviour be for real, Or are you just my seventh seal? No hesitation, no delay, You come on just like special K, Just like I swallowed half my stash, I never, ever wanna crash, No hesitation, no delay, You come on just like special K, Now you're back for dope demand, I'm on sinking sands. Gravity, No escaping, Gravity, Gravity, No escaping, Not for free, I fall down, To the ground, I make a heavy sound, Every time, You seem to come around. I'll describe the way I feel, You're my new Achilles heel, Can the saviour be for real, Or are you just my seventh seal? No hesitation, no delay, You come on just like special K, Just like I swallowed half my stash, I never, ever wanna crash, No hesitation, no delay, You come on just like special K, Now you're back for dope demand, I'm on sinking sands. Gravity, No escaping, Gravity, Gravity, No escaping, Not for free, I fall down, To the ground, I make a heavy sound, Every time, You seem to come around. No escaping gravity, No escaping gravity, No escaping gravity, No escaping gravity, Gravity, gravity, gravity, gravity. Phew, that's it! Any compliments or adjustments will be welcomed, so please rate and comment!
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