U2 - Cedars Of Lebanon tab

U2 - Cedars Of Lebanon
(No Line On The Horizon, 2009)


chords used:

Ebm		x68876
Bbm		688666
Db/Ebm7	        968676
Ebm*        	6988xx
Db 		x46664

N.B. It’s easier to play this song with a capo on 1

Dm		xx0231
Am		x02210
G/Am7		302210
Dm*		x0323x
C		x32010


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===== Intro =====
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guitar 1 (capo on 1):e-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|B-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|G-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|D-0---0---0---0---|-0---0---0---0---|-0---0---0---0---|-0---0---0---0---|A---3---3---3---3-|---3---3---3---3-|---3---3---3---3-|---3---3---3---3-|E-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
guitar 2 (no capo):e-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|B-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|G-8---------------|-6---------------|-----------------|-----------------|D-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|A-6---------------|-4---------------|-----------------|-----------------|E-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
guitar 1:e-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|B-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|G-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|D-0---0---0---0---|-0---0---0---0---|-0---0---0---0---|-0---0---0---0---|A---3---3---3---3-|---3---3---3---3-|---3---3---3---3-|---3---3---3---3-|E-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
guitar 2:e-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|B-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|G-8---------------|-6---------------|-3---------------|-----------------|D-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|A-6---------------|-4---------------|-1---------------|-----------------|E-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
guitar 1:e-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|B-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|G-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|D-0---0---0---0---|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2--2/-----------|A---3---3---3---3-|-----------------|-------3--3/---0-|E-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
guitar 2:e-----------------|-----------------|----------------|B-----------------|-----------------|----------------|G-8---------------|-10--------------|-------6--------|D-----------------|-----------------|----------------|A-6---------------|-8---------------|-------4--------|E-----------------|-----------------|----------------|
guitar 1:e-----------------|-----------------|B-----------------|-----------------|G-----------------|-----------------|D-----------------|-----------------|A-0---0---0---0---|-0---0---0---0---|E---3---3---3---3-|---3---3---3---3-|
guitar 2:e-----------------|-----------------|B-----------------|-----------------|G-3---------------|-----------------|D-----------------|-----------------|A-1---------------|-----------------|E-----------------|-----------------|
------------------- ===== Verse 1 ===== ------------------- N.B. Each chord has its own “riff”:
Ebm Bbm Db/Ebm7 Ebm* Dbe--------------||--------------||-------------||-------------||-------------|B--------------||--------------||-------------||-------------||-------------|G------8-----8-||------6-----6-||-------------||-------------||-----6-----6-|D----8-----8---||----8-----8---||-----8-----8-||-----8-----8-||---6-----6---|A-/6-----6-----||-/8-----8-----||---6-----6---||---9-----9---||-4-----4-----|E--------------||--------------||-9-----9-----||-6-----6-----||-------------|
Ebm Bbm Yesterday I spent asleep Ebm Db/Ebm7 Woke up in my clothes in a dirty heap Ebm Bbm Spent the night trying to make a deadline Ebm* Squeezing complicated lives into a simple headline Ebm Bbm I have your face here in an old Polaroid Ebm Db/Ebm7 Tidying the children’s clothes and toys Ebm* Bbm You’re smiling back at me, I took the photo from the fridge Ebm* Can’t remember what then we did Ebm Bbm I haven’t been with a woman, it feels like for years Ebm Db/Ebm7 Thought of you the whole time, your salty tears Ebm* Bbm This shitty world sometimes produces a rose Ebm Ebm* Ebm The scent of it lingers and then it just goes ------------------ ===== Chorus ===== ------------------ Ebm Db/Ebm7 Ebm* Ebm* Ebm Db/Ebm7 Return the call to home
Guitar riff 1:e-----------------------------------------------------------------|B-/16-----14----14-----------------/16-----14----(14)-------------|G-----15-----13-------------------------15-----13-----------------|D--------------------16-15--13------------------------16-15--(13)-|A-----------------------------------------------------------------|E-----------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------- ===== Verse 2 ===== ------------------- Ebm* Bbm The worst of us are a long drawn out confession Ebm Ebm* The best of us are geniuses of compression Ebm* Bbm You say you’re not going to leave the truth alone Ebm Ebm* I’m here ‘cos I don’t want to go home Ebm Bbm Child drinking dirty water from the river bank Ebm Ebm* Soldier brings oranges he got out from a tank Ebm Db/Ebm7 I’m waiting on the waiter, he’s taking a while to come Ebm* Watching the sun go down on Lebanon ------------------ ===== Chorus ===== ------------------ Ebm* Db/Ebm7 Ebm* Bbm Return the call to home |Ebm* |Bbm |Ebm* |Ebm* |Ebm* |Bbm |Ebm* |Ebm* |
Guitar riff 2:e----------------------------------------------|B-1~~~---------------4-----/6--7-----/12---11--|G----------------------------------------------|D----------------------------------------------|A----------------------------------------------|E----------------------------------------------|
---------------------------- ===== Verse 3 ===== ---------------------------- Db Bbm Now I’ve got a head like a lit cigarette Ebm Ebm* Unholy clouds reflecting in a minaret Db Bbm You’re so high above me, higher than everyone Ebm* Where are you in the Cedars of Lebanon?
Interlude:e---------------------------------------|B---------------------------------------|G--------6---8--------------------------|D----/8-------8--------8--6-------------|A-6----------------6--9--------9--6-4-6-|E---------------------------------------|
Db (guitar riff 1) Bbm Choose your enemies carefully ‘cos they will define you Ebm Ebm Make them interesting ‘cos in some ways they will mind you They’re not there in the beginning but when your story ends Gonna last with you longer than your friend
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