Stavesacre – Acquiesce tab

Song: Acquiesce
Artist: Stavesacre
Album: Absolutes
1997 Spinning Audio Vortex Publishing (BMI)/Car Seven Tractor (BMI)
Tabbed by: William Giacchi

Drop D Tuning

Intro:E----------------|B----------------|G----------------|D-7-0-10-0-5-8-0-|A-7-0-10-0-5-8-0-|D-7-0-10-0-5-8-0-|
Main bass riff (repeated throughout song):G--10-10-10-10-9-9-9-9--9--9--9--9--12--12--12--12-|D-0--0--0--0--0-0-0-0-10-10-10-10-10--10--10--10---|A--------------------------------------------------|D--------------------------------------------------|
While the bass is playing in the intro, just let the low D power chordring out. The transition into the verse is this:E-----------------|B-----------------|G-----------------|D-8---8---10---10-|A-8---8----8----8-|D-8---8----8----8-|
In the verse, the bass is emphasized more than the rhythm guitarprogression; the bass plays the main riff and the guitar plays thisprogression, letting each ring out with feedback:E------------|B------------|G------------|D-3--2--2--5-|A-0--0--3--3-|D-0--0--0--0-|
After a few repetitions, play the intro guitar riff x4; then play theverse progression a few more times. The pre-chorus is the intro guitarriff played x2. Here is the chorus:E-------------------------------------------|B-------------------------------------------|G-------------------------------------------|D-7-7-7--0-0-0--10-10-10--0-0-0--1010101010-|A-7-7-7--0-0-0--10-10-10--0-0-0--1010101010-|D-7-7-7--0-0-0--10-10-10--0-0-0--1010101010-|
From here on, it's just the second verse, the intro guitar riff, the final chorus and end on the intro riff. Thatโ€™s it. One of the best songs ever written, in music and lyrics (Thank you Mark, Jeff, Dirk, and Sam :-). Have fun and God bless.
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