Strokes – Under Cover Of Darkness tab ver. 7

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UNDER COVER OF DARKNESS - The Strokes
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Tabbed by: Frank Truei
Email: truei.frank@gmail.com

Tuning: Standard (EADGBe)  
I worked hard and fast on this tab... its ACCURATE!
Note that each part is retabbed because of subtle differences.


Guitar 1 - Introe|------11~-------------------11~---------------------12-12--11-11------|B|-----------11----11-------------11----11------------------------14--12|G|--------------11-------------------11---------------------------------| D|9--9-----------------9--9-----------------11--11----------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|E|7--7-----------------7--7-----------------9---9-----------------------|
e|-------7h9-7-----9|B|-------7-------9--|G|------------------|D|11-11-------------|A|------------------| x2E|9--9--------------|
Guitar 2 - Introe|7--7-----------------7--7-----------------9--9------------------9--9|B|7--7-----------------7--7-----------------9--9------------------9--9|G|4--4-----------------4--4-----------------6--6------------------6--6|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|7--7---11b12-11-9-7--7--7--18b19-14-16----9--9--12-12-11-11-9-7-9--9|B|7--7-----------------7--7--------------16-9--9--12-12-11-11-9-7-9--9|G|4--4-----------------4--4-----------------6--6------------------6--6|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|9--9----11h12-11--------11|B|9--9----12--------12s14---|G|6--6----------------------|D|--------------------------|A|--------------------------| E|--------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------ Guitar 1 - Verse
e|7-7----7-7----7-7----7-7----6-6----6-6----6-6----6-6-----|B|7-7----7-7----7-7----7-7----4-4----4-4----4-4----4-4-----|G|4-4----4-4----4-4----4-4----3-3----3-3----3-3----3-3-----|D|---------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------|
e|11-11---11-11---11-11---11-11---7-7---7-7---7-7---9-9-9-9|B|12-12---12-12---12-12---12-12---9-9---9-9---9-9---9-9-9-9|G|13-13---13-13---13-13---13-13---9-9---9-9---9-9---9-9-9-9|D|---------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------|
e|7-7----7-7----7-7----7-7----6-6----6-6----6-6----6-6-----|B|7-7----7-7----7-7----7-7----4-4----4-4----4-4----4-4-----|G|4-4----4-4----4-4----4-4----3-3----3-3----3-3----3-3-----|D|---------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------|
e|7--7-7--7-7-7--9--9-9--9-9-9--7--7-7--7-7-7--9-9-9-9-----|B|9--9-9--9-9-9--9--9-9--9-9-9--9--9-9--9-9-9--9-9-9-9-----|G|9--9-9--9-9-9--9--9-9--9-9-9--9--9-9--9-9-9--9-9-9-9-----|D|---------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------|
e|7-7----7-7----7-7----7-7|B|7-7----7-7----7-7----7-7|G|4-4----4-4----4-4----4-4|D|------------------------|A|------------------------|E|------------------------|
Guitar 2 - Verse hint: play the 7 on E with your pinky firste|----------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------|G|---------------4-------3--------------3-------|D|-----------------4---4---4----------4---4-----|A|-------------------6-------6-2--2-6-------6-2/|E|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-------------------------------|
PMe|----------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------|G|---------------8-------6--------------6-------|D|-----------------8---8---8----------8---8-----|A|6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----9-------9-6--6-9-------9-6/|E|----------------------------------------------|
PMe|----------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------|D|---------------6-------4--------------4-------|A|-----------------6---6---6----------6---6-----|E|4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----7-------7-4--4-7-------7-4-|
PMe|--------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------|D|---------------4s6-----4--------------|A|----------------------------4----2----|E|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------------|
PMe|----------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------|G|---------------4-------3--------------3-------|D|-----------------4---4---4----------4---4-----|A|-------------------6-------6-2--2-6-------6-2\|E|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-------------------------------|
PMe|----------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------|G|---------------8-------6--------------6-------|D|-----------------8---8---8----------8---8-----|A|6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----9-------9-6--6-9-------9-6\|E|----------------------------------------------|
PMe|-----------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------------|A|2-2-2-2/4-4-4-4/6-6-6-6---------2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|E|------------------------4-4-4-4----------------|
-------------------------------------------------------------------------Guitar 1 - ChorusKeeps strumming this short for the next 2 bars:e|--------------|B|--------------|G|--------------|D|9--9-9--9-9-9-|A|--------------|E|7--7-7--7-7-7-|
At the same time a 3rd track has at each accented beat
e|6--6--6--6--8--8--8--8--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6-|B|6--6--6--6--8--8--8--8--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6-|G|4--4--4--4--6--6--6--6--4--4--4--4--3--3--3--3-|D|-----------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------|
Then when it picks up same strum in the background:
e|7-----------------------9----------------------|B|7-----------------------9----------------------|G|4-----------------------6----------------------|D|-----------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------|
Guitar 2 - Chorus (short notes)
e|------------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------------------|G|8-11-8--8-11--8-11-8--8-11--9--13-9---9--13--9--13-9---9--13|D|9-9--9--9-9---9-9--9--9-9---11-11-11--11-11--11-11-11--11-11|A|------------------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------------------|
(short notes)e|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------|G|8-11-8--8-11--8-11-8--8-11--6-11-6--6-11-6-11-6--6-11|D|9-9--9--9-9---9-9--9--9-9---8-8--8--8-8--8-8--8--8-8-|A|-----------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------|
e|------------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------------------|G|8-11-8--8-11--8-11-8--8-11--9--13-9---9--13--9--13-13--13-13|D|9-9--9--9-9---9-9--9--9-9---11-11-11--11-11--11-11-11--11-11|A|------------------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------------------|
(short notes)e|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------|G|8-11-8--8-11--8-11-8--8-11--6-11-6--6-11-11-11-11-11-|D|9-9--9--9-9---9-9--9--9-9---8-8--8--8-8--8--8--8--8--|A|-----------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------|
e|-----------------------------------------------|B|7--7-7--7-7-7-7--7-7--7-7-7/9---9--9---9--9--9-|G|8--8-8--8-8-8-8--8-8--8-8-8/9---9--9---9--9--9-| \D|9--9-9--9-9-9-9--9-9--9-9-9/11--11-11--11-11-11| \A|-----------------------------------------------| \E|-----------------------------------------------| \
\e|------------------------------------------------------------|B|11--11-11--11-11-11/12--12-12--12-12-12--12--12-12--12-12-12| x2G|9---9--9---9--9--9-/11--11-11--11-11-11--11--11-11--11-11-11| / D|11--11-11--11-11-11/13--13-13--13-13-13--13--13-13--13-13-13| /A|------------------------------------------------------------| /E|------------------------------------------------------------|/
/e|----------------------------------------| /B|14--14-14--14-14-14--14--14-14--14-14-14| /G|11--11-11--11-11-11--11--11-11--11-11-11| /D|11--11-11--11-11-11--11--11-11--11-11-11| /A|----------------------------------------| /E|----------------------------------------| /
-------------------------------------------------------------------- INTRO again -------------------------------------------------------------------- Short verse before verse 2 Guitar 1-
e|7-7----7-7----7-7----7-7----6-6----6-6----6-6----6-6-----|B|7-7----7-7----7-7----7-7----4-4----4-4----4-4----4-4-----|G|4-4----4-4----4-4----4-4----3-3----3-3----3-3----3-3-----|D|---------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------|
e|7--7-7--7-7-7--9--9-9--9-9-9--7--7-7--7-7-7--9-9-9-9-----|B|9--9-9--9-9-9--9--9-9--9-9-9--9--9-9--9-9-9--9-9-9-9-----|G|9--9-9--9-9-9--9--9-9--9-9-9--9--9-9--9-9-9--9-9-9-9-----|D|---------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------|
e|7-7----7-7----7-7----7-7|B|7-7----7-7----7-7----7-7|G|4-4----4-4----4-4----4-4|D|------------------------|A|------------------------|E|------------------------|
Guitar 2 -
hint: play the 7 on E with your pinky firste|----------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------|G|---------------4-------3--------------3-------|D|-----------------4---4---4----------4---4-----|A|-------------------6-------6-2--2-6-------6-2/|E|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-------------------------------|
PMe|----------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------|G|---------------8-------6--------------6-------|D|-----------------8---8---8----------8---8-----|A|6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----9-------9-6--6-9-------9-6/|E|----------------------------------------------|
PMe|-------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------------------|A|2-2-2-2/4-4-4-4/6-6-6-6/7-7-7-7/2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2|E|-------------------------------------------------------------|
--------------------------------------------------------------------- Guitar 1 - Chorus 2 Same as Chorus 1 Guitar 2 - Chorus 2
(short notes)e|------------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------------------|G|8-11-8--8-11--8-11-8--8-11--9--13-9---9--13--9--13-9---9--13|D|9-9--9--9-9---9-9--9--9-9---11-11-11--11-11--11-11-11--11-11|A|------------------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------------------|
(short notes)e|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------|G|8-11-8--8-11--8-11-8--8-11--6-11-6--6-11-6-11-6--6-11|D|9-9--9--9-9---9-9--9--9-9---8-8--8--8-8--8-8--8--8-8-|A|-----------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------|
(let notes ring) e|-------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------|G|8--8-9--8--8--8-9--8--9---13-9---9--13--9--13-9---9--13|D|9--9-9--9--9--9-9--9--11--11-11--11-11--11-11-11--11-11|A|-------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------|
(let notes ring)e|----------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------------------|G|8-11-8--8-11--8-11-8--8-11--6-11-6--6-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11|D|9-9--9--9-9---9-9--9--9-9---8-8--8--8-8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-|A|----------------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
e|-----------------------------------------------|B|7--7-7--7-7-7-7--7-7--7-7-7/9---9--9---9--9--9-|G|8--8-8--8-8-8-8--8-8--8-8-8/9---9--9---9--9--9-| \D|9--9-9--9-9-9-9--9-9--9-9-9/11--11-11--11-11-11| \A|-----------------------------------------------| \E|-----------------------------------------------| \
\e|------------------------------------------------------------| \B|11--11-11--11-11-11/12--12-12--12-12-12--12--12-12--12-12-12| x2G|9---9--9---9--9--9-/11--11-11--11-11-11--11--11-11--11-11-11| /D|11--11-11--11-11-11/13--13-13--13-13-13--13--13-13--13-13-13| /A|------------------------------------------------------------| /E|------------------------------------------------------------|/
/e|11----------------------------------------| /B|12-14-14-14--14-14-14--14--14-14--14-14-14| /G|11-11-11-11--11-11-11--11--11-11--11-11-11| / D|---11-11-11--11-11-11--11--11-11--11-11-11| /A|------------------------------------------| /E|------------------------------------------|
SOLO --------------------------------------------------------- Guitar 2 - Lead
e|x-x-x-x----------------------------------------------------|B|x-x-x-x------11-12---11-12-11-------11-12----11-12-11------|G|x-x-x-x--9---------9----------9--11-------11----------11---|D|x-x-x-x----------------------------------------------------|A|x-x-x-x----------------------------------------------------|E|x-x-x-x----------------------------------------------------|
e|------------------------------9--7--12--11s7-7---7-11-11/12|B|----11-12---11-12-11-------11------------------8-----------|G|9---------9----------9--8----------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------------|
e|11/-----------------------------------------------|B|----7---7s12--12s16----------14-16--14------------|G|--------------------13-15s16-----------16p15p13s11|D|--------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------------|B|----11-12---11-12-11--------11-12----11-12-11-----|G|9---------9----------9---11-------11----------11--|D|--------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------|
e|-----------------------------------------------------------|B|----11-12---11-12-11---------------------------------------|G|9---------9----------9--8---------6----------4-------------|D|-----------------------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 1 - Rhythm (follow the rhythm of the first power chord so I dont keep repeating)e|--------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------|G|6--6-4--6-4-6--6--6-6--6-6-6/8\6\4----------|D|6--6-6--6-6-6--6--6-6--6-6-6/8\6\4----------|A|4--4-4--4-4-4--4--4-4--4-4-4/6\4\2----------|E|--------------------------------------------|
PM (with chuck here)e|---------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------|G|4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-44--------------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5|D|4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-44-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5555-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5|A|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-22-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6666-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5|E|-------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3333-----------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3|
(follow the CHANGED rhythm of the first power chord so I dont keep repeating)e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|6--6-6--6-6-6-6-6--6--6-6-6/8/6--|D|6--6-6--6-6-6-6-6--6--6-6-6/8/6--|A|4--4-4--4-4-4-4-4--4--4-4-4/6/4--|E|---------------------------------|
(ring)e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|4-----------4--4-----------------|D|4-----------4--4-----------------|A|2-----------2--1-----------------|E|---------------------------------|
-------------------------------------------------------------------------- FINAL CHORUS -All parts same as Chorus 2
OUTROe|------11-----------|B|-----------11----11|G|--------------11---| D|9--9---------------|A|-------------------|E|7--7---------------|
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