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The Background by Third Eye Blind

tabbed by: neverenough
email: cox147@aol.com

tunning: d - b - g - d - a - d

v - downstroke
^ - upstroke
h - hammer on
p - pull off
s - slide
x - muted string

intro part 1:

d-----------------------------------------|b-----------------------------------------|g-----------------------------------------|d--0h4p0----------------0h4p0-------------|a---------4--4s5--0------------4--4s5-----|d--------------------0-----------------5--|
intro part 2: v ^ v ^d--0h4p0----------------0--0--0h4p0----------------0--0--0h4p0---------------|b---------2--2h3--------3--3---------2--2h3--------3--3---------2--2h3-------|g-----------------2-----2--------------------------0--------------------2----|d--------------------0--0--------------------5--5--5-----------------------0-|a----------------------------------------------------------------------------|d----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
v ^ v ^d--0--0--0h4p0----------------0--0--0h40-------------|b--3--3---------2--2h3--------3--3--------2--2h3-----|g--2--------------------------0-------------------2--|d--0--------------------5--5--5----------------------|a----------------------------------------------------|d----------------------------------------------------|
verses: finger positioning for the verses can be a little tricky so here's a little help with the chords -
d--0-- d--0-- d--7---|first finger barb--3--second finger b--3--second finger b--7---|first finger barg--2--first finger g--2--first finger g--7---|first finger bard--0-- d--0-- d--7---|first finger bar a--x-- a--9---|pinky finger d--5--pinky finger d--9---|third finger
d--0--b--2--third fingerg--2--second fingerd--2--first fingera--0--
"everything is quiet.... since you're not a- v ^ v ^ ^ v v v v v v ^ v ^ v ^ ^d-----0--0-----0--0--0--------0--0----0--0----0--0--0-----0--0-----0--0--0---|b-----3--3-----3--3--3--------3--3----3--3----3--3--3-----3--3-----3--3--3---|g-----2--------2--------------2--0h2--2--0h2--2--0--0-----2--------2---------|d--0--0-----0--0--------------0--0----0--0----0--0--4--0--0-----0--0---------|a-----------------------------x----------------------------------------------|d-----------------------5--5--5----------------------------------------------|
round.... v v v v v v ^ v ^ v ^ ^ v v v vd--------0--0----0--0----0--0--0-----0--0-----0--0--0--------0--0----0--0----|b--------3--3----3--3----3--3--3-----3--3-----3--3--3--------3--3----3--3----|g--------2--0h2--2--0h2--2--0--0-----2--------2--------------2--0h2--2--0h2--|d--------0--0----0--0----0--0--4--0--0-----0--0--------------0--0----0--0----|a--------x---------------------------------------------------x---------------|d--5--5--5---------------------------------------------5--5--5---------------|
!(2nd part to verse 1): ! i do the things..... v v ^ v ^ v ^ ^ v ^ v v ! v ^ v ^ ^d--0--0--0-----0--0-----0--0--0--------7--7--0--0-!---0--0-----0--0--0-------|b--3--3--3-----3--3-----3--3--3--------7--7--2--2-!---3--3-----3--3--3-------|g--2--0--0-----2--------2--------------7--7--2--2-!---2--------2-------------|d--0--0--4--0--0-----0--0--------------7--7--2--2-!0--0-----0--0-------------|a--------------------------------------9--9--0--0-!--------------------------|d--------------------------------9--9--9--9-------!---------------------5--5-|
v v v v v v ^d--0--0----0--0----0--0--0---------------------------------------------| repeat this 4 times for the second part tob--3--3----3--3----3--3--3-- verse one -----------------------------| this part is repeated anotherg--2--0h2--2--0h2--2--0--0-- four times in the song during verse 2 -| itd--0--0----0--0----0--0--4---------------------------------------------| is repeated yet again as the "solo" by simplya--x-------------------------------------------------------------------| clicking on distortiond--5-------------------------------------------------------------------|
chorus: "And the plans i make still have you in them...."
d--0--b--2--g--2-- strummedd--2--a--0--d-----
"you come swimmin' into.... view and i'm on your words like i always used to do the words they use so lightly i only feel for you i only know because i v ^ v v v ^ v v ^ v ^d--0-------------------------0--5--5--5--4--4--4--2--2--2--0-----|b--3-------------------------3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3-----|g--4--- strummed ------------2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2-----|d--4-------------------------0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-----|a--2-------------------------------------------------------------|d----------------------------------------------------------------|
"carry you around...." "in the background"d--0------------------|b--3------------------|g--2------------------|d--0------------------| strummeda--x------------------|d--5------------------|
Song Order: intro part 1 intro part 2 verse 1 second part to verse 1 chorus intro part 2 second verse (second part to verse 1) chorus solo chorus
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