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Always bass tab

Always Bass Tab
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U2 --> B side of BD single
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Tabbed by victor alcoceba.spain
e-mail u2nation@yahoo.es
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here is the cool oponing riff of this earlier version of BEAUTIFUL DAY
normal tuning

g|----------------------------------------|
d|----------------------------------------|
a|----17---17---17---17-17-15----15-17----|
e|----------------------------17----------|

you also can play it at 5th fret, but it sound better at 17th
the riff appers again in the middle of the song after chorus #1


for the verse part it's almost the same as in 'with or without you' but faster:

g|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
d|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
a|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-----------------|
e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|

g|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
d|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
a|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-----------------|-----------------|
e|-----------------|-----------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|


for the chorus part it's the same as in BD:

g|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
d|-----------------|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-----------------|-----------------|
a|-------------5-5-|-5---------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-----|-----------------|
e|-5-5-5-7-7-7-----|-----------------|-------------5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|



for the interlude it's hard to hear what's the rhytym, i think it can be like this:

repeat 2x
g|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
d|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
a|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
e|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|


g|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|   
d|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
a|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|     
e|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|



g|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|   
d|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
a|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-----------------|-----------------|     
e|-----------------|-----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|


and then again with the chorus (note that the end of the interlude it's the same chord
structure
as the end of the interlude of BD, another clue to think 'always' a earlier version of BD)

for the last ending:

g|-----------------|-----------------|
d|-----------------|-----------------|
a|-5-5-5-5-5-5-----|-----------------|
e|-------------5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|


======================================================================
     Song:  Always - bass
    Group:  U2
    Album:  Beautiful Day single
Tabbed by:  Murph 


Intro:
G---7---7---7---7---7-5---5---|
D-----------------------------| x7
A-----------------------5-----|
E-----------------------------|



Verse 1:
G--------------------------------------------------------------|
D--------------------------------------------------------------| x4
A---5--5--5-5-5------------------2--2--2-2-2-------------------|
E---------------7--7-7--7-7-7-7--------------3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3--|


Chorus 1:*
G--------------------------------------------------------------|
D--------------------------------------------------------------| x3
A---7---9---12---5--5-5-5-5-5-5---10---9---7-------------------|
E----------------------------------------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|


Post-chorus 1:
same as intro riff, but only twice

Verse 2:
same as verse 1

Chorus 2:
same as chorus 1, 4 times

Bridge: ("I want you")
G---------------------------------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------------------------------------| x2
A---------------------------------------------------------------|
E---1--1--1-1-1-1--1-1--1-1-1-1---3--3--3-3-3-3--3-3--3-3-3-3---|

G---------------------------------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------------------------------------|
A---2--2--2-2-2-2--2-2--2-2-2-2---------------------------------|
E---------------------------------3--3--3-3-3-3--3-3--3-3-3-3---|

G---------------------------------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------------------------------------|
A---2--2--2-2-2-2--2-2--2-2-2-2---0--0--0-0-0-0--0-0--0-0-0-0---|
E---------------------------------------------------------------|


Chorus 3/Outro:
same as chorus 1, 6 times, then just the second half of the chorus,
repeat until fade-out

/********************************************************************/
*this chorus isn't quite what's played in the song; I apologize for
the heresy inherant in modifying a U2 song, but it's just more fun to
play.  The real chorus riff is more like:

G----------------------------------------------|
D----------------------------------------------|
A---------------9--9-9-9-9---------------------|
E---5---7---9----------------9---9---5-5-5-5-5-|
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