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Street Spirit (Fade Out) guitar tab

STREET SPIRIT (FADE OUT)

FIG. 1
    Am              Asus4           Am              Asus2                      
e ----------0---------------0---------------0----------------------
B ------------------3---------------1---------------0--------------
G ------2-------2-------2-------2-------2-------2-------2-------2--
D ----------------------------------------------------------2------
A --0--------------------------------------------------------------
E -----------------------------------------------------------------
                                                                     

FIG. 2 

    Em              Em7             Em6             Em               
E- ---------0---------------0---------------0----------------------- 
B- -----------------3---------------1---------------0--------------- 
G- -----0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0--- 
D- ---------------------------------------------------------2------- 
A- ----------------------------------------------------------------- 
E- -0--------------------------------------------------------------- 


FIG. 3
                                                                     
    C               Cadd9           C               Cmaj7            
E- ---------0---------------0---------------0----------------------- 
B- -----------------3---------------1---------------0--------------- 
G- -----0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0--- 
D- ---------------------------------------------------------2------- 
A- -3--------------------------------------------------------------- 
E- ----------------------------------------------------------------- 
                                                                               


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This is Jonny's powerful part in "Street spirit"
(The high notes)
Well check it out...

*******Ok ! put the capo on the 12th fret.**********

this part begins  at 2:19 "cracked eggs ..."

E----------------------------------------------------------------------
B----13---12---------12--13-----13--12--------------12------13---------
G-------------12--12-------------------12------12----------------------
D---------------14--------------------------14-------------------------
A----------------------------------------------------------------------
E--12-----------12-----------12-------------12-------------------------

E------------------12---------------
B--------13--12--------13--12-------
G--14------------14------------14---
D------14---------------------------
A-----------------------------------
E----------------------------------- 2 TIMES

E----------------------------------- 
B--------13--12------------12--13---
G--12------------12-----12----------
D------14------------14-------------
A-----------------------------------
E----------------------------------- 2 TIMES

E-----------------------12------------------------------------------------
B----------13--12------------13--12-----------------13------12------------
G-14--------------14-----------------14-------14---------14------14---12--
D-----14--------------------------------14--------14--------------------14
A-------------------------------------------------------------------------
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                                 
+G--12----14---

E--------------------------------------------------------------------------
B----------13--12----------------12--13--------13--12------------------12--13G------------------12--------12------------------------12-------12-----------D-----14-----------------14---------------------------------12---------------A--15------------------------------------------------------------------------E-----------------------------------------12----------------12---------------
E----------------------12--------------------------------12-----------------
B----------13--12----------13--12------------13--12----------13--12---------
G--14--------------14--------------14----------------14----------------14--12D------14------------------------------14------------------------------------A----------------------------------------------------------------------------E----------------------------------------------------------------------------
These are the main riffs just try them out, if you listen to the song you won't have any problem to fugure this out.



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Tabs to RADIOHEAD's "Street Spirit (Fade Out)" from the album "The Bends" (1995)
by Igal Gorlach.


part 1: (I'll call it Am on the lyrics)

    Am              Asus4           Am              Asus2                      
E- ---------0---------------0---------------0----------------------- 
B- -----------------3---------------1---------------0--------------- 
G- -----2-------2-------2-------2-------2-------2-------2-------2--- 
D- ---------------------------------------------------------2------- 
A- -0--------------------------------------------------------------- 
E- ----------------------------------------------------------------- 

Its easy to play and to skip your fingers. Play it like this: put your 2nd and 3rd fingers on the second riff, on strings 3 and 4. And when u play it just put and remove your 1st and 4th fingers. very easy to play. like the whole song.

                                                                     
part 2: (I'll call it Em on the lyrics)

    Em              Em7             Em6             Em               
E- ---------0---------------0---------------0----------------------- 
B- -----------------3---------------1---------------0--------------- 
G- -----0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0--- 
D- ---------------------------------------------------------2------- 
A- ----------------------------------------------------------------- 
E- -0--------------------------------------------------------------- 

Same as the 1st part except this time put just your 2nd finger on the 4th string, on the second riff. And, again, just put and remove your 4th and 1st fingers. Make sure that the 6th string is well heard thru all this part.

part 3: (I'll call it C on the lyrics)
                                                                     
    C               Cadd9           C               Cmaj7            
E- ---------0---------------0---------------0----------------------- 
B- -----------------3---------------1---------------0--------------- 
G- -----0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0--- 
D- ---------------------------------------------------------2------- 
A- -3--------------------------------------------------------------- 
E- ----------------------------------------------------------------- 

This is is a bit harder but still very simple to play. This time put your 2nd finger on the 4th string like at part 2, and put your 3rd finger on the fifth string on the third riff. Again, put and remove only the 1st and the 4th finger.

Here's how it goes with the lyrics:
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STREET SPIRIT [FADE OUT]


Am                        Am
Rows of houses all bearing down on me
Am                    Am
I can feel their blue hands touching me
Em
All these things in all positions
Em                                                                                  Am
All these things we'll one day swallow whole _______
Cm             Em    Am 
And fade out again
Cm             Em
And fade out

Am
This machine will
Am
Will not communicate
Am
These thoughts
                               Am
And the strain i am under
Em                                               Em
Be a world child form a circle before we all
Am
Go under
C                Em  Am
And fade out again
C                Em  Am
And fade out again

C            Em            Am
oooh...    oooh... oooh...
C            Em
oooh... oooh
Am
Cracked eggs, dead birds
Am
Scream as they fight for life
Am                         Am
I can feel death, can see it's beady eyes
Em
All these things into frution
Em                                                                               Am
All these things we'll one day swallow whole________
C                Em   Am
And fade out again
C                Em  Am
And fade out again

C                Em               Am
Immerse your soul in love
C               Em              Am
Immerse your soul in love
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OK, thats the e-asy part of the song.
When Thom sings "Cracked eggs dead birds..." there are 3 (!) guitars playing... The first one is the one above, and from the other two I created a part for just one guitar, not too easy tho.
 It goes like this:

 PART I:  This one is an Am chord: (play it twice). Just like in the lyrics, it played from "Cracked eggs..." to "...it's beady eyes"

                                                     (play
                                                        together)                                                                         a short
                                                         \/                                                                                     pause
E-------8--------7--------------:--------5---------------7-------8------:-----------8-------7--------------p-------5------7-----8--- 
B---------------------5-------5-:------------5------5-------5------5----:------------------------5-------5-p-------------------------- 
G---5-----5-------------5------:----------------5----------------------:-------5-------5-----------5------p----5-----5-----5-------5-   
D-------------------------------:----------------------------------------:-----------------------------------p----------------------------- 
A-0-----------------------------:--------0-------------------------------:---0------------------------------p--0------------------------- 
E----------------------------------:-----------------------------------------:--------------------------------p---------------------------- 
x2


ok, that one will give your fingers some training, and will prepare them to the 4th part (u don't wanna know about it...). Here's how u play it:  first, u must cover  the 1st, 2nd and 3rd strings with your 1st finger on the fifth riff. The fingers that move here are the 3rd and the 4th fingers wich should be placed on the 7th and 8th riffs (6th string).

PART II: this one is an Em chord: (play twice). Again, just like its in the lyrics, from "All those things..." to "..swallow whole"

		                   (together)
			           \/
E---------8--------7--------------:--------8-----------7-------3---------0- 
B------------------------0-------0-:-----------------------------------------  
G------0-----0--------------0------:---------------0--------0--------0-----  
D-------------------------------:------------------------------------------ 
A-------------------------------:------------------------------------------ 
E-0----------------------------:-----------0-------------------------------- 
x2

This one is easy. Make sure that the 6th string heard thru the whole part.



PART III: an Am chord. played one time. played somewhere after "swallow whole...", Like in the lyrics.

							                      (play together)
                                                                                                                                                     \/
E-------8--------7--------------:------------5---------7-------8------:------------8-------7--------------:-12-----8------7-----3------- 
B---------------------5-------5-:--------------------------------------:-------------------------5-------5-:-------------------------------- 
G---5-----5--------------5------:------5---------5--------5--------5-:--------5-------5-----------5-----:------0-----0-----0-------0---   
D-------------------------------:----------------------------------------:-----------------------------------:-------------------------------- 
A-0-----------------------------:---0-----------------------------------:---0------------------------------:-------------------------------- 
E--------------------------------:----------------------------------------:----------------------------------:--0----------------------------- 
x1

this part starts like the first one but have other, great end. Again, cover the 1st, 2nd and 3rd, like at the 1st part, except at the end. An easy part actualy.



PART IV: ohoh. played  twice. not for beginners. Not for people with weak heart... C and Em chords. Played when Thom sings "and fade...".

	C				C			Em		Em	
E---------8------------------------:-------------------------------------8--:------------8-------7------3-----:--------8------7------8--- 
B-----------------12--------------:------------12----------12-------------:----------------------------------:---------------------------- 
G-----9------9--------9--------9-:-------9----------9------------9--------:-------0-------0-------0------0-:-----0-----0------0----0-- 
D----------------------------------:-----------------------------------------:----------------------------------:----------------------------- 
A----------------------------------:-----------------------------------------:----------------------------------:----------------------------- 
E--8-----------------------8------:---8-------------------------------------:---0------------------------------:-0--------------------------- 
x2

well... thats the hardest part of the song.
cover with you 1st finger all the strings on the 8th riff, (it hurt, it hurts, it will hurt...). Then put your 2nd finger on the 3rd string on the 9th riff. And your 4th finger- on the 2nd string on the 12th riff, (auch).
Thats the C chord. The Em chord is much easier.
After those 4 parts Jonny starting repeating them.
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