Rem – Time After Time tab

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The tune is in E flat, but uses standard RES chord shapes.

Play the main riff and chorus on a guitar tuned to F, or tuned normally and
capoed to the first fret, or tuned to E flat and capoed on the second fret.

Play the 2nd guitar part on a guitar tuned to E flat, so you can get the drone
effect.  You can just play the 1st and 2nd strings if you want.

Play the 3rd guitar part (ringing chords) on a guitar tuned to E flat, using
this shape:
Eb chord shape:  079900

Main riff (tune to F or capo 1st fret)F--|-0----0-0-0---3-3-sl-5-0-----| This is the main riff and repeats many timesC--|-3----3-3-3---3-3--------0---| throughout the song. I believe that the mainAb-|-2----2-2-2---2-2------------| chord here is Dsus2 with some extra pickingEb-|-0----0-0-0---0-0------------| thrown in. Wierd, but not so hard once you getBb-|-----------------------------| the hang of it. Tune to F to maximize ringingF--|-----------------------------| of open strings. (Or play in standard tuning with capo on 1st fret).
2nd guitar (tune to E flat)Eb-|-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0---| This is the droning heard through most of the song.Bb-|-5-5-5-5----5-5-5-5---| Play with either two or three strings, your choice.Gb-|-9-9-9-9--------------|Db-|----------------------|Ab-|----------------------|Eb-|----------------------|
Eb Ask the girl of the hour by the water tower's watch If your friends took a fall, are you obligated to follow Time after Time section (guitar 1, F tuning)
Fm Ab Eb (main riff)F--|-----0---------------3-0-------0----0-0-0---3-3-sl-5-----------|C--|-------0---0------0------3-0---3----3-3-3---3-3--------0-------|Ab-|---0-----0------0--------------2----2-2-2---2-2----------------|Eb-|-2-----------------------------0----0-0-0---0-0----------------|Bb-|---------------------------------------------------------------|F--|---------------------------------------------------------------|
Fm Ab Eb Time after time after time Time after time after time Eb when the bull's on his hooves, when you gather friends by the tower If you try to refuse, will they judge your worth by the hour? Fm Ab Eb Time after time after time Time after time after time Eb If your tired and you're tried you can find me in my room You can stay if you want and the third time you can't lose Fm Ab Eb Time after time after time Time after time after time Guitar solo (2 times)
Eb Ask the girl of the hour, by the water tower's watch We can fight if you want but who will turn out the light Fm Ab Eb Time after Time after Time Time after time after time End on Eb chord (7th fret) Notes: There are three guitars on this song. One (tuned to F?) plays the main riff. The second basically drones on Eb notes, played on two strings at once. A 12 string would be ideal for this part. A third guitar plays the Eb chord on the seventh fret (with open Eb and Bb strings). It sounds like there's more going on due to the interaction of these parts.
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