Strokes – The Rhythm Song tab

The Rhythm Song by The Strokes (Unreleased by the way)

Guitar 1 (Nick Valensi)
Guitar 2 (Albert Hammond Jr)

Standard Tuning (E A D G B e)

GUITAR 1- Nick Valensi

INTROE|-----------------|B|-----------------|G|-----------------| D|2-0--------------|x12A|--------0-1-2----|E|-----3-----------|
On the 4th, 8th, and 12th time, plays it like:E|-----------------|B|-----------------|G|-----------------| D|2-0-4-0---0------|A|--------2--------|E|-----------------|
VERSEE|----------------------------------|------------------|------------------| B|----------------------------------|------------------|------------------| G|----------------------------------|------------------|------------------| D|-2~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---|-2-0--------------|-2-0--------------|A|----------------------------------|---------0-1-2----|---------0-1-2----|E|----------------------------------|------3-----------|------3-----------|"I'm tired of the lost so left alone, Yeah.""Arriving just in time to see the earth destroyed, yeah"
E|----------------------------------|------------------|------------------| B|----------------------------------|------------------|------------------| G|----------------------------------|------------------|------------------| D|----------------------------------|-2-0--------------|-2-0-4-0---0------|A|----------------------------------|---------0-1-2----|---------2--------|E|--3~~~~~~~~~~~~~~2~~~~~~~~~~~~~---|------3-----------|------------------|"Surrounded by the souls I've thrown""I said drag me there, or just take me home"
Play Verse twice.
CHORUSE|-----------------|B|-----------------|G|-----------------|D|-5-------7-------|A|-5-(x16)-7-(x16)-|E|-3-------5-------|"(Julian mumbles, can't understand what he says)"
SECOND VERSEE|-----------------|B|-----------------|G|-----------------| D|2-0--------------|x8A|--------0-1-2----|E|-----3-----------|
E|----------------------------------|------------------|------------------| B|----------------------------------|------------------|------------------| G|----------------------------------|------------------|------------------| D|-2~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---|-2-0--------------|-2-0--------------|A|----------------------------------|---------0-1-2----|---------0-1-2----|E|----------------------------------|------3-----------|------3-----------|"Protected by the saints in all 50 states""I'm from around here so I should know, yeah, I said yeah"
E|----------------------------------|------------------|------------------| B|----------------------------------|------------------|------------------| G|----------------------------------|------------------|------------------| D|----------------------------------|-2-0--------------|-2-0-4-0---0------|A|----------------------------------|---------0-1-2----|---------2--------|E|--3~~~~~~~~~~~~~~2~~~~~~~~~~~~~---|------3-----------|------------------|"American minds destined to be great""Blame it all on the Eskimos"
Play Verse twice (not first riff).
SECOND CHORUSE|-----------------|B|-----------------|G|-----------------|D|-5-------7-------|A|-5-(x16)-7-(x16)-|E|-3-------5-------|"(Julian mumbles, can't understand what he says)"
SOLOE|-----------------|B|-----------------|G|-7-7-4-4-4-2-7-4-|D|-----------------| x8 on the 5th time, throw in a 9b A|-----------------| (on the G String)as the first noteE|-----------------|
E|------------|B|------------|G|---9--7--9--|(tremolo picking)D|------------|A|------------|E|------------|
E|-----------------|B|-----------------|G|-----------------| D|2-0--------------|x4A|--------0-1-2----|E|-----3-----------|
THIRD VERSEE|-----------------|B|-----------------|G|-----------------| D|2-0--------------|x8A|--------0-1-2----|E|-----3-----------|
E|----------------------------------|------------------|------------------| B|----------------------------------|------------------|------------------| G|----------------------------------|------------------|------------------| D|-2~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---|-2-0--------------|-2-0--------------|A|----------------------------------|---------0-1-2----|---------0-1-2----|E|----------------------------------|------3-----------|------3-----------|"I'm tired of the lost so left alone""Arriving just in time to see the earth destroyed, yeah"
E|----------------------------------|------------------|------------------| B|----------------------------------|------------------|------------------| G|----------------------------------|------------------|------------------| D|----------------------------------|-2-0--------------|-2-0-4-0---0------|A|----------------------------------|---------0-1-2----|---------2--------|E|--3~~~~~~~~~~~~~~2~~~~~~~~~~~~~---|------3-----------|------------------|"Surrounded by the souls I've thrown""I said drag me there, or just, just take me home"
Play Verse twice (not first riff).
THIRD CHORUSE|-----------------|B|-----------------|G|-----------------|D|-5-------7-------|A|-5-(x16)-7-(x16)-|E|-3-------5-------|"(Julian mumbles, can't understand what he says)"
SECOND SOLOE|-----------------------------------------|B|-10b (x14)---10-8---10-8-10-8---10-8-----| mess around with those notes,G|------------------9-----------9------9---| you know, a little improve.. itD|-----------------------------------------| practically impossible to tackA|-----------------------------------------| the solo perfect, nick probablyE|-----------------------------------------| plays it different every time. oh, and throw some 17's and 15's on the G String for high notes..GUITAR 2- Albert Hammond Jr
(guitar 1 plays four times by self) on third time guitar 2 comes in
E|---------|B|---------|G|-9~~~----|D|-9~~~----| hold for 2 measuresA|-7~~~----|E|---------|
E|-----------|B|-----------|G|-9--12-----|D|-9--12--7--| x8A|-7--10--7--|E|--------5--|**not exact strum pattern (listen to song to figure out)
VERSEE|-------------|------------|B|-------------|------------|G|-9~~~--------|--9--12-----|D|-9~~~--------|--9--12--7--| x4A|-7~~~--------|--7--10--7--|E|-------------|---------5--|"I'm tired of the lost so left alone""Surrounded by the souls I've thrown""Arriving just in time to see the earth destroyed, yeah""I said drag me there, or just take me home"
CHORUSE|-------------------|B|-------------------|G|-12-------14-------|D|-12-(x16)-14-(x16)-|A|-10-------12-------|E|-------------------|"(Julian mumbles, can't understand what he says)"
SECOND VERSEE|-----------|B|-----------|G|-9--12-----|D|-9--12--7--| x8A|-7--10--7--|E|--------5--|
E|-------------|------------|B|-------------|------------|G|-9~~~--------|--9--12-----|D|-9~~~--------|--9--12--7--| x4A|-7~~~--------|--7--10--7--|E|-------------|---------5--|"Protected by the saints in all 50 states""American minds destined to be great""I'm from around here so I should know, yeah, I said yeah""I said drag me home or just, take me home"
SECOND CHORUSE|-------------------|B|-------------------|G|-12-------14-------|D|-12-(x16)-14-(x16)-|A|-10-------12-------|E|-------------------|"(Julian mumbles, can't understand what he says)"
SOLOE|-------------------------------------------|-----------------|B|-------------------------------------------|-----------------|G|-9-9-9-------------12-12-12-12-11-11-11-11-|-9-9b-9-9b-9-9b--|D|-9-9-9-10-10-10-10-12-12-12-12-11-11-11-11-|-9-9b-9-9b-9-9b--|A|-7-7-7-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-9--9--9--9--|-7-7b-7-7b-7-7b--|E|-------8--8--8--8--------------------------|-----------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-14-14-14-14-14-|D|9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-14-14-14-14-14-|A|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9--9--9--9--9--9--9--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-12-12-12-12-12-|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------|B|----------------|G|-14-14-14-14-14-|D|-14-14-14-14-14-|A|-12-12-12-12-12-|E|----------------|
**all the strumming in the solo needs listening to for speed...
THIRD VERSEE|-----------|B|-----------|G|-9--12-----|D|-9--12--7--| x8A|-7--10--7--|E|--------5--|
E|-------------|------------|B|-------------|------------|G|-9~~~--------|--9--12-----|D|-9~~~--------|--9--12--7--| x4A|-7~~~--------|--7--10--7--|E|-------------|---------5--|"I'm tired of the lost so left alone""Surrounded by the souls I've thrown""Arriving just in time to see the earth destroyed, yeah""I said drag me there, or just, just take me home"
THIRD CHORUSE|-------------------|B|-------------------|G|-12-------14-------|D|-12-(x16)-14-(x16)-|A|-10-------12-------|E|-------------------|"(Julian mumbles, can't understand what he says)"
SECOND SOLOE|-----------|B|-----------|G|-9--12-----|D|-9--12--7--| play this until the end or solo is finished, end on barred 7..A|-7--10--7--|E|--------5--|
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