Say Anything - The Writhing South tab

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                       THE WRITHING SOUTH: Say Anything
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Tabbed by: TheThirdDay
Email: TheThirdDaySH@gmail.com

This tab is of the album version, on one guitar. I'm pretty sure there are 

actually two guitars on the record. Standard tuning.

For the most up to date Say Anything tabs, go to playsa.net.

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INTRO:
   Order: Riff A
          Ending A
          Riff A
          Ending B
          Riff B
          Ending A
          Riff B
          Ending C

E E E E E E E S S E E E E E E E SS E E E E E E E SSe|--------------------------|------------------|------------------|b|--------------------------|------------------|------------------|g|--------------------------|------------------|------------------| d|-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-1111|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-77-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-77-|a|-9--11-9--7--7--7--7--7-7-|-5-7-5-4-4-4-4-44-|-5-7-5-4-4-4-4-44-| Riff Ae|--------------------------|------------------|------------------|
E E E E E E E S S E E E E E E E SS E E E E E E E SSe|----------0~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-|-------0~~~~~~~~~-|-------0~~~~~~~~~-|b|----------0~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-|-------0~~~~~~~~~-|-------0~~~~~~~~~-|g|--------------------------|------------------|------------------| d|-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-1111|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-77-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-77-|a|-9--11-9--7--7--7--7--7-7-|-5-7-5-4-4-4-4-44-|-5-7-5-4-4-4-4-44-| Riff Be|--------------------------|------------------|------------------|
E E E E Q Q E E E Q. Qe|---------2-------| e|------------------|b|---------2-------| b|------------------|g|---------2-------| g|------------------|d|-4-4-4---4---4---| d|-4-4-4-4-----4/---|a|-2-2-2---4---4---| Ending A a|-2-2-2-4-----2/---| Ending Be|-------2-2---2---| e|-------2----------|
E E E E +H +W +H Q Qe|-------------------|-----------------|-------------------|b|-------------------|-----------------|-------------------|g|-------------------|-----------------|-------------------|d|-4-4-4-4-(4)-------|-(4)-------------|-(4)---------------|a|-2-2-2-4-(4)-------|-(4)-------------|-(4)---------------| Ending Ce|-------2-(2)-------|-(2)-------------|-(2)-------2/------|pm . . . ^Vibrato like crazy
VERSE 1: E E E E E E E E E E E * E E E SSEe|-----------------|-------------------|b|-----------------|-------------------|g|-----------------|-----2~------------|d|---7~~~~~7~~~7~~-|-----------7~~~67~-|a|-5~~~5-4~~~4~~~4-|---4~~~4/7~~~7~~~7-| x3e|-----------------|-2~~~~~------------|
E E E E E E E E E E E * E Q Qe|-----------------|--------------<12>--|b|-----------------|--------------<12>--|g|-----------------|-----2~-------<12>--|d|---7~~~~~7~~~7~~-|--------------------|a|-5~~~5-4~~~4~~~4-|---4~~~4/7----------|e|-----------------|-2~~~~~-------------|
E E E E E E Q E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q E E E E E E E Ee|-------------0---|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|b|-------------0---|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|g|-7-7-7-6-6---0---|-------9-9-9-9-9-|-7-7-7-6-6-------|-------9-9-9-9-9-|d|-7-7-7-7-7-------|-4-4---9-9-9-9-9-|-7-7-7-7-7-------|-4-4---9-9-9-9-9-|a|-5-5-5-4-4-------|-4-4---7-7-7-7-7-|-5-5-5-4-4-------|-4-4---7-7-7-7-7-|e|-----------------|-2-2-------------|-------------15\-|-2-2-------------|
E E E E E E Q E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Ee|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|b|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|g|-7-7-7-6-6-------|-------9-9-9-9-9-|-----------------|-----2-----------|d|-7-7-7-7-7-------|-4-4---9-9-9-9-9-|-----7~~~7~~~7~~-|------~~~7~~~6~~-|a|-5-5-5-4-4-------|-4-4---7-7-7-7-7-|-5-5~~~4~~~4~~~4-|-------7~~~7~~~7-|e|-------------15\-|-2-2-------------|-----------------|-2-2-------------|
PRE-CHORUS 1: E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Qe|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------7---|b|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------7---|g|-7-7---7-7-7---7-|-7-7---7-7-7---7-|-----------------|-7-7---7-7-7-7---|d|-----------------|-6-6---6-6-6---6-|-6-6-6-6-9-9-9-9-|-----------------|a|-5-5---5-5-5---5-|-7-7---7-7-7---7-|-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-|-5-5---5-5-5-5---|e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E +E E Q E E E Ee|-----------------|------------------|---------------------------|b|-----------------|------------------|---------------------------|g|-7-7---7-7-7---7-|------------------|---------------------------|d|-6-6---6-6-6---6-|-6-6-6-9---9---11-|-(11)-11-11----11-11-11-11-|a|-7-7---7-7-7---7-|-4-4-4-7---7---9--|-(9 )-9--9-----9--9--9--9--|e|-----------------|------------------|---------------------------|pm . . .
CHORUS 1: Q E E Q E E Q E E E E E E Q E E Q E E Q E E E E E Ee|-----0-------0---|-----0---------0-|-----0-------0---|-----0---------0-|b|-----0-------0---|-----0---------0-|-----0-------0---|-----0---------0-|g|-7-------------7-|-7---------------|-7-------------9-|-9---------------|d|-7-----7-7-----7-|-7-----7-7-6-6---|-7-----7-7-----9-|-9-----7-7-6-6---|a|-5-----7-7-----5-|-5-----7-7-7-7---|-5-----7-7-----7-|-7-----7-7-7-7---|e|-------5-5-------|-------5-5-4-4---|-------5-5-------|-------5-5-4-4---|
Q E E Q E E Q E E E E E E Q E E Q E E E E E E E E E Ee|-----0-------0---|-----0-------------|-----0-------0---|-------0---------|b|-----0-------0---|-----0-10-10-9-9\--|-----0-------0---|-------0---------|g|-7-------------7-|-7---------------7-|-7-------------9-|-9-9-9-----------|d|-7-----7-7-----7-|-7---------------7-|-7-----7-7-----9-|-9-9-9---7-7-7-7-|a|-5-----7-7-----5-|-5---------------5-|-5-----7-7-----7-|-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-|e|-------5-5-------|-------------------|-------5-5-------|---------5-5-5-5-|
INTERLUDE: W W W E E E E E E Q E E E E E E E S Se|---|---|---|-----------0-----|--------------------------|b|---|---|---|-----------0-----|--------------------------|g|---|---|---|-----------------|--------------------------|d|---|---|---|-------------4/--|-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-1111|a|---|---|---|-------------2/--|-9--11-9--7--7--7--7--7-7-|e|---|---|---|-----------------|--------------------------|
E E E E E E E SS E E E E E E E SS E E E E E E Qe|------------------|------------------|-------------<12>--|b|------------------|------------------|-------------<12>--|g|------------------|------------------|-----------x-<12>--|d|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-77-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-77-|-4-4-4-4-4-x-------|a|-5-7-5-4-4-4-4-44-|-5-7-5-4-4-4-4-44-|-2-2-2-2-2-x-------|e|------------------|------------------|-----------x-------|
VERSE 2: E E E E E E Q E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q E E E E E E E Ee|-------------<12>--|-----------------|------------<7>--|-----------------|b|-------------<12>--|-----------------|------------<7>--|-----------------|g|-7-7-7-6-6---<12>--|-------9-9-9-9-9-|-7-7-7-6-6-------|-------9-9-9-9-9-|d|-7-7-7-7-7---------|-4-4---9-9-9-9-9-|-7-7-7-7-7-------|-4-4---9-9-9-9-9-|a|-5-5-5-4-4---------|-4-4---7-7-7-7-7-|-5-5-5-4-4-------|-4-4---7-7-7-7-7-|e|-------------------|-2-2-------------|-----------------|-2-2-------------|
E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Ee|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|b|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|g|-7-7-7-6-6-6-6-6-|-------9-9-9-9-9-|-----------------|-----------------|d|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-4-4-4-9-9-9-9-9-|-----7~~~7~~~7~~-|-----7~~~7~~~6~~-|a|-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-7-|-5-5~~~4~~~4~~~4-|-------7~~~7~~~7-|e|-----------------|-2-2-2-----------|-----------------|-2-2-------------|
H. Q H E E Q H. Q H. Qe|---------<12>--|--------<12>-------|---------<7>---|---------------|b|---------<12>--|--------<12>-------|---------<7>---|---------------|g|---------<12>--|-------------<9>---|---------------|---------------|d|---------------|-------------<9>---|---------------|---------------|a|---------------|-------------------|---------------|---------------|e|---------------|-------------------|---------------|----------12\--|
E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E SSSSSSSSe|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|b|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|g|-----------------|-----2-----------|-----------------|-----2---xxxxxxxx|d|---7~~~~~7~~~7~~-|---------7~~~6~~-|---7~~~~~7~~~7~~-|---------xxxxxxxx|a|-5~~~5-4~~~4~~~4-|---4~~-7~~~7~~~7-|-5~~~5-4~~~4~~~4-|---4---7-xxxxxxxx|e|-----------------|-2~~~~-----------|-----------------|-2~~-----xxxxxxxx|
PRE-CHORUS 2: E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Qe|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------7---|b|-7-7---7-7-7---7-|-7-7---7-7-7---7-|-----------------|-7-7---7-7-7-7---|g|-7-7---7-7-7---7-|-7-7---7-7-7---7-|-6-6-6-6-9-9-9-9-|-7-7---7-7-7-7---|d|-----------------|-6-6---6-6-6---6-|-6-6-6-6-9-9-9-9-|-----------------|a|-5-5---5-5-5---5-|-7-7---7-7-7---7-|-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-|-5-5---5-5-5-5---|e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E +E E Q E E E Ee|-----------------|------------------|-------------------|b|-7-7---7-7-7-7-7-|------------------|-------------------|g|-7-7---7-7-7-7-7-|-6-6-6-9---9------|-------------------|d|-6-6---6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-9---9----4-|-(4)-4-4---4-4-4-4-|a|-7-7---7-7-7-7-7-|-4-4-4-7---7----4-|-(4)-4-4---4-4-4-4-|e|-----------------|----------------2-|-(2)-2-2---2-2-2-2-|pm . . .
CHORUS 2: Q E E Q E E Q E E E E E E Q E E Q E E Q E E E E E Ee|-----0-------0---|-----0---------0-|-----0-------0---|-----0---------0-|b|-----0-------0---|-----0---------0-|-----0-------0---|-----0---------0-|g|-7-------------7-|-7---------------|-7-------------9-|-9---------------|d|-7-----7-7-----7-|-7-----7-7-6-6---|-7-----7-7-----9-|-9-----7-7-6-6---|a|-5-----7-7-----5-|-5-----7-7-7-7---|-5-----7-7-----7-|-7-----7-7-7-7---|e|-------5-5-------|-------5-5-4-4---|-------5-5-------|-------5-5-4-4---|
Q E E Q E E Q E E E E E E Q E E Q E E E E E E E E E Ee|-----0-------0---|-----0---------0-|-----0-------0---|-------0---------|b|-----0-------0---|-----0---------0-|-----0-------0---|-------0---------|g|-7-------------7-|-7---------------|-7-------------9-|-9-9-9-----------|d|-7-----7-7-----7-|-7-----7-7-6-6---|-7-----7-7-----9-|-9-9-9---7-7-7-7-|a|-5-----7-7-----5-|-5-----7-7-7-7---|-5-----7-7-----7-|-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-|e|-------5-5-------|-------5-5-4-4---|-------5-5-------|---------5-5-5-5-|
BREAK-DOWN: Most people seem to play this routed on 5 on the the A string, but I think the heavy bass of playing it at 10 on the E string sounds better. It can be played either way, but always play the harmonics in the same play.
E S S S S E E E E E E S S S S S S S S S S S S Ee|---------------------------|--------------------------------|b|---------------------------|--------------------------------|g|---------------------------|--------------------------------|d|------------------9--------|----11--11--11--11--11--9-1011--|a|--------------------/12-11-|-9------------------------------| x2e|-10-101010109--7-----------|--------------------------------|
E S S S S E E E E E E S S S S S S S S S S S S Ee|---------------------------|--------------------------------|b|---------------------------|--------------------------------|g|---------------------------|--------------------------------|d|------------------9--------|-11-11--11--11--11--11--9-1011--|a|-12-1212121211-9----/12-11-|-9------------------------------| x2e|-10-101010109--7-----------|--------------------------------|
E S S S S E E E E E E S S S S E E E E E e|-----------------<5>---<5>-| e|---------------------------|b|-----------------<5>---<5>-| b|---------------------------|g|---------------------------| g|---------------------------|d|---------------------------| d|------------------9--------|b|-12-1212121211-9-----------| x2 a|-12-1212121211-9----/12-11-|e|-10-101010109--7-----------| e|-10-101010109--7-----------|
S S E S S E S S E S S E S S H Q Ee|---------------------------------| e|-----------------0-----0--|b|---------------------------------| b|-----------------0-----0--|g|---------------------------------| g|--------------------------|d|-----11------11------11------11--| d|-3/4-4~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-|a|-9-9-----9-9-----9-9-----9-9-----| x3 a|-3/4-4~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-| x2e|---------------------------------| e|-1/2-2~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-|
S S E S S E S S E S S E S S E S S E S S E S S S Se|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|b|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|g|---------------------------------|-------------------------x-x-x-x-|d|-3/4-4---3/4-4---3/4-4---3/4-4---|-3/4-4---3/4-4---3/4-4---x-x-x-x-|a|-3/4-4---3/4-4---3/4-4---3/4-4---|-3/4-4---3/4-4---3/4-4---x-x-x-x-|e|-1/2-2---1/2-2---1/2-2---1/2-2---|-1/2-2---1/2-2---1/2-2---x-x-x-x-|
S S E S S E S S E S S E S S E S S E S S S S S S S Se|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|b|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|g|---------3-3-3-----------3-3-3---|---------3-3-3---x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|d|-3/4-4---3-3-3---3/4-4---3-3-3---|-3/4-4---3-3-3---x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|a|-3/4-4---1-1-1---3/4-4---1-1-1---|-3/4-4---1-1-1---x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|e|-1/2-2-----------1/2-2-----------|-1/2-2-----------x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|
PRE-CHORUS 3: E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Qe|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|b|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-----------------|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|g|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-6-6-6-6-9-9-9-9-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|d|-----------------|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-9-9-9-9-|-----------------|a|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E +E E Q E E E Ee|-----------------|------------------|-------------------|b|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|----------------7-|-(7)-7-7---7-7---7-|g|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-6-6-6-9---9----7-|-(7)-7-7---7-7---7-|d|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-9---9------|-----------------6-|a|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-4-4-4-7---7----5-|-(5)-5-5---5-5---7-|e|-----------------|------------------|-------------------|pm . . .
+E E Q E E E E E E E E E E E Ee|-------------------|-----------------|b|-(7)-7-7---7-7-7-7-|-----------------|g|-(7)-7-7---7-7-7-7-|-6-6-6-6-9-9-9-9-|d|-(6)-6-6---6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-9-9-9-9-|a|-(7)-7-7---7-7-7-7-|-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-|e|-------------------|-----------------|
CHORUS 3: Q E E Q E E Q E E E E E E Q E E Q E E Q E E E E E Ee|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|b|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|g|-----6-------6---|-----6-----6---6-|-----6-------6---|-----6-----x-x-x-|d|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------x-x-x-|a|-5-------------7-|-5-----------7---|-5-------------7-|-7---------x-x-x-|e|-------5-5-------|-------5-5-------|-------5-5-------|-------5-5-x-x-x-|
Q E E Q E E Q E E E E E E Q E E Q E E Q E Ee|-----0-------0---|-----0---------0-|-----0-------0---|-------0-|b|-----0-------0---|-----0---------0-|-----0-------0---|-------0-| (This lastg|-7-------------7-|-7---------------|-7-------------9-|-9---9---| measured|-7-----7-7-----7-|-7-----7-7-6-6---|-7-----7-7-----9-|-9---9---| is in 2/4a|-5-----7-7-----5-|-5-----7-7-7-7---|-5-----7-7-----7-|-7---7---| time.)e|-------5-5-------|-------5-5-4-4---|-------5-5-------|---------|
Q E E E E E E E E E SSSSSSSSe|---------------|-----------------|b|---------------|-----------------|g|---------------|-----------------|d|-4---4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-44444444|a|-4---4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-44444444|e|-2---2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-22222222|
Q E E E E E E Q E E E E E E Q E E E E E E Q E E E E E Ee|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|b|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|g|-6---6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6---6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6---6-6-6-6-6-6-|-9---9-----------|d|-7---7-----------|-7---7-----------|-7---7-----------|-9---9-7-7-7-7-7-|a|-5---5-7-7-7-7-7-|-5---5-7-7-7-7-7-|-5---5-7-7-7-7-7-|-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-|e|-------5-5-5-5-5-|-------5-5-5-5-5-|-------5-5-5-5-5-|-------5-5-5-5-5-|
Q E E E E E E Q E E E E E Ee|-----------------|-----------------|b|-----------------|-----------------|g|-6---6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6---6-6-6-6-6-6-|d|-7---7-----------|-7---7-----------|a|-5---5-7-7-7-7-7-|-5---5-7-7-7-7-7-|e|-------5-5-5-5-5-|-------5-5-5-5-5-|
OUTRO: The tempo from here out is pretty much non existant, so I'll just write the chords lol. Strum the last two like crazy.e|-----------------------------------------------|b|-----------------------------------------------|g|----6--------6----------9----------------------|d|----7-------------------9---------7--------10--|a|----5--------7----------7---------7------------|e|-------------5--------------------5--------8---| "I hope to watch you writhe again soon." "Dah-dah-dah..."
--- Legend: W: Whole Note H: Half Note Q: Quarter Note E: Eighth Note S: Sixteenth Note *: Grace note x.: Note is dotted (Equal to 1.5x the note's normal duration) +x: Note is tied to the previous note /: Slide up \: Slide down ~: Let note ring out : Natural harmonic A note with no number underneath denounces a rest
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