Staind - The Bottom tab

--STAIND - THE BOTTOM--

This is, in my opinion, Staind's best song, from their best album. It was written on a
baritone guitar, and is played live on a 7-string, but this tab is for a standard
6-string for the rest of us.

Intro (dist.) 4x E E q Q E E q Q Q. EEb|--------------|------------|Bb|O-------------|-----------O|Gb|--------------|------------|Db|--------------|------------|Ab|O-0-0---x-0-0-|---0-x---0-O|Db|--0-0---x-0-0-|---0-x---0--|uppercase = notelowercase = restx = press down hard on the string above the bridge pickup
Verse (slight dist.) QEQE E E QEQE E E QEQE E E QEQE E EEb|-----------|----------|----------|-----------|Bb|O----------|-3--------|----------|----------O|Gb|--2-2------|---3------|-5-0------|-----------|Db|-----------|----------|----------|-4-0-------|Ab|O----------|----------|----------|----------O|Db|---0-0-0-0-|--0-0-0-0-|--0-0-0-0-|--0-0-0-0--| . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .the Intro riff is played twice with that the second time.
the Pre-Chorus is just the Intro 2x.
Chorus 4x E S S E S S S S S S E S S E S S E S S S S S S E EEb|---------------------------|--------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------|--------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------|--------------------------------|Db|-0-----0-------0-----0-----|-8-----8-------5----------------|Ab|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-8-8-8-8-5-5-5-5-5-5------<2.6>-|Db|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-8-8-8-8-5-5-5-5-5-5-<2.6>------| . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .<3.6> = natural harmonic 6/10 between 3rd and 4th frets
Intro riff 2x Verse Pre-Chorus Chorus
Bridge Pt. 1 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E EDb|------------------|------------------|Ab|O-----------------|-----------------O|E-|------------------|------------------|B-|------------------|------------------|Gb|O-----------------|-----------------O|B-|--0-2-2-2-0-2-2-2-|-0-2-2-2-2-3-3-3--| . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Bridge Pt. 2 8x E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E EDb|------------------|------------------|Ab|O-----------------|-----------------O|E-|------------------|------------------|B-|--0-2-2-2-0-2-2-2-|-0-2-2-2-2-3-3-3--|Gb|O-0-2-2-2-0-2-2-2-|-0-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-O|B-|--0-2-2-2-0-2-2-2-|-0-2-2-2-2-3-3-3--|
Bridge Pt. 3 S S S S E S S S S E E EDb|--------------------------------|Ab|--------------------------------|E-|--------------------------------|B-|---------0---------0------------|Gb|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0------<2.6>-|B-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-<2.6>------| . . . . . . . .
S S S S E S S S S E E EDb|--------------------------------|Ab|--------------------------------|E-|--------------------------------|B-|---------8---------5------------|Gb|-8-8-8-8-8-5-5-5-5-5------<2.6>-|B-|-8-8-8-8-8-5-5-5-5-5-<2.6>------| . . . . . . . .
Chorus Intro riff 4x Verse (repeat, but cut the last measure the second time)
Last Chord _ WEb|----------|Bb|-(3-------|Gb|-(2-------|Db|-(0-------|Ab|-(0-------|Db|-(0-------|_W = play and hold( = arpeggiate
Enjoy!
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