Surfer Blood - Swim To Reach The End tab

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Swim (To Reach The End) - Surfer Blood
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Tabbed by: Steven Kent
Email: steven.t.kent@gmail.com

Key of E

Verse

("Quit hangin' over me...")

E A E Ae|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|---9-9-9-9-9-----7-7-7-7-7-----9-9-9-9-9-----7-7-7-7-7---------------------|A|---7-7-7-7-7-----7-7-7-7-7-----7-7-7-7-7-----7-7-7-7-7---------------------|E|---0-0-0-0-0-----5-5-5-5-5-----0-0-0-0-0-----5-5-5-5-5---------------------|
(Gtr.2) ("Standing up on rooftops...") (I tried to put the "6-4-7" close together to indicate that he does a sort of quick, "sweeped" arpeggio of the Eadd9 chord each time.)
Eadd9 Amaj7 Eadd9 Amaj7e|---------------------------9--7--9-------------------------9--7--9---------|B|---7-----7-----7-----------9----------7---7------7---------9---------------|G|-----4--4--4-------4/6---------------4--4---4---------4/6------------------|D|-------6-----6----------------------6---------6----------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Chorus ("Swim to reach the end / 'Cause I'm steady not to offend")
A C#m B E A C#m B Ee|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------9-9---9-9-9---------------------9-9---9-9-9-------------|G|---6---9----8------9-9---9-9-9-----6---9----8------9-9---9-9-9-------------|D|---7---11---9------9-9---9-9-9-----7---11---9------9-9---9-9-9-------------|A|---7---11---9------7-7---7-7-7-----7---11---9------7-7---7-7-7-------------|E|---5---9----7----------------------5---9----7------------------------------|
("Swim to reach the end / Swim to reach the end")
E G#m F#m A G#m F#m E G#m F#m A G#m F#me|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|---2---6----4-----7-7---7-7-6----4-----2---6----4-----7-7---7-7-6-----4----|A|---2---6----4-----7-7---7-7-6----4-----2---6----4-----7-7---7-7-6-----4----|E|---0---4----2-----5-5---5-5-4----2-----0---4----2-----5-5---5-5-4-----2----|
(Gtr. 2) (Picking eighth notes, and then the last bar is rapid 16th notes where I put >)
e|--------------------------------------------------12->---------------------|B|-12-9--12-9--12-9--12-9--------12-12-12-12--------12->---------------------|G|-9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--etc.--9--9--9--9---etc.--9-->---------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
And then back to the first part... Instrumental Break
E B7/D# C#m B7e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|--------6-----------6--7--------6--7--------6------------------------------|A|--7--7-----7--6--6--------4--4---------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------7--7-----7---------------------------|
Gtr. 2 - Lead
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--9--9--9--9--9/10--10--10--12--12--12--14-----14/16--16--16---------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
(I saw a video of them doing this live on pitchfork.tv and he played a different, more take on the lead here. I decided to include a tab of the live version because it's more fun to play. Although doesn't sound like this is on the album, I think the recorded version might include a third guitar track playing the root of the chords. So, this might be his way of combining the lead melody and that third guitar track into one part.)
E B7/D# C#m B7e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----9-----9------9/10-----10--------12-------14-------14/16-------16------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|--------9------------------------------------------------------------------|A|--7------------6--------9-------11-----------------12----------14----------|E|------------------------------------------12-------------------------------|
Bridge ("Lucid afternoon dream...")
E B E B E B7/D# E B E B E B7/D#e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8---------------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8---|D|---9---9--9---9--9---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---9---9--9---9--9---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|A|---7---9--7---9--7---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---7---9--7---9--7---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---|E|---7---7--7---7--7---------------------7---7--7---7--7---------------------|
Gtr. 2 - Solo (He's rapidly strumming 16th notes where I put >. Not going to tab them all.)
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|---13->-------14---16->---------16--16--16------14---13---11->-------------|D|---x-->-------x----x-->---------x---x---x-------x----x----x-->-------------|A|---11->-------12---14->---------14--14--14------12---11---9-->-------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Repeat one more time. And then... G# A B
e|---4---5---7/---------------------------------------------------------------|B|---4---5---7/---------------------------------------------------------------|G|---5---6---8/---------------------------------------------------------------|D|---6---7---9/---------------------------------------------------------------|A|---6---7---9/---------------------------------------------------------------|E|---4---5---7/---------------------------------------------------------------|
One more verse, one more chorus and then out. | / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | p pull-off | ~ vibrato | + harmonic | x Mute note * Chord symbols reflect overall/implied harmony. ===============================================================================
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