The Academy Is – Black Mamba tab

Black Mamba
The Academy Is…
Almost There

Tuning Drop D or Top to Low (e-b-g-d-a-d)

Intro Guitar 1 (very fast strum)E-----------------------------------|B-----------------------------------|G-----------------------------------|D-13-13-13--12-12--13-13--12-12-12--|A-10-10-10--10-10--10-10--10-10-10--|D-10-10-10--10-10--10-10--10-10-10--|
E----------------------------------|B----------------------------------|G-10-10-10--8-8--10-10---8-8-8-----|D-8--8--8---8-8--8--8----8-8-8-----|A-6--6--6---6-6--6--6----6-6-6-----|D----------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------I--------------|B--------------------------------------------I--------------|G--------------------------------------------I--------------|D--10-10-10--12--12---10-10----12-12---------I---8----------|A--8--8--8---8----8---8---8----8---8---------I---6---x------| 8, then hold 4 beatsD--8--8--8---8----8---8---8----8---8---------I---6----------|
Verse 1 Guitar 2 comes in acoustic over Intro (fast strum again)E---------------------------------------------------|B----------8----------------------------------------|G--12-----8------10------8--------------------------|D--10-----8------8--------6------------------- x 2-|A--10-----6------8--------6-------------------------|D--10-------------8-------6-------------------------|
Pre chorus “Oh Mr. Magazine..” Guitar 1, (guitar 2 does some sliding)E--------------------------------------------------------|B--------------------------------------------------------|G--------------------------------------------------------|D--666---6----555---5------------------------------------|A--666---6----666---6----x-------------------------------| 2 hold last chord on last timeD--666---6----555---5------------------------------------|
Chorus “pick it up…” Both GuitarsE---------------------------------------------------|B---------------------------------------------------|G------------8--------------------------------------|D--10-------8---------6---------8------------ x 4-|A--10--hit--6---hit---6--hit---8----hit-------------|D--10-----------------6---------8-------------------|
Diddly right before the 2nd verseE--------------------------------------------------------|B--------------------------------------------------------|G--------------------------------------------------------|D—6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----------------------------------|Just hit the 8 for 4 beatsA—8-6-8-6-8-6-8-6-8-6-8----------------------------------|D—6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----------------------------------|
Verse 2, Guitar 2 doesn’t come in until “What if the critics hate you”, but still the same chords Pre-chorus x2 Chorus x4
“So save your breathe and the money you’ll spend”E--------------------------------------------------------|B--------------------------------------------------------|G--------------------------------------------------------|D--10----6--8--------------------------------------------|A--10----6--8---x 4--------------------------------------|D--10----6--8--------------------------------------------|
Do the little diddly section one time
“So afraid of anything…” (Organ Written out for guitar)E---------------------|B---------------------|G---------------------|D--5-----6----8-------|A--6-----6----8----x--| 2, then same notes except staccato with distortion x2.D--5-----6----8-------|
Chorus x4 “So save your breath” x8 Little Diddly part x1
End onE---------------------------------------------------------|B---------------------------------------------------------|G--8------------------------------------------------------|D--6------------------------------------------------------|A--6------------------------------------------------------|D--6------------------------------------------------------|
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