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I Threw A Brick Through A Window guitar tab

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I Threw A Brick Through A Window
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nigelolympus@tinet.ie

Tune your guitar normally.
There is just one guitar for most of the song. 
For the final verse and chorus, there
is also a part for a second guitar with distorion.

Following five bars of drums:
                                  -----
                                  Intro
                                  -----
                                  (0:13)
1|--------------------------------||-------------------------------|
2|--------------------------------||-------------------------------|
3|--------------------------------||-------------------------------|
4|--------------------------------||-------7-----------------------|
5|-------------------------12\----||---7-------7---5---------------|
6|--------------------------------|0---------------------------0---|
   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &

1|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
2|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
3|-----------------6---------------|---------------6---------------|
4|---------7-----------------------|-------7-----------------------|
5|-----7-------7-----------5---7---|---7-------7-----------5---7---|
6|---------------------------------0-------------------------------|
   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &

1|---------------------7-7-7-7-7---|-------------------------------|
2|---------------------8-8-8-8-8---|-------------------------------|
3|---------------------7-7-7-7-7---|-------------------------------|
4|---------7-----------------------|-------7-----------------------|
5|-----7-------7-------------------|---7-------7---5---------------|
6|-0-------------------------------0---------------------------0---|
   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &

1|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
2|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
3|-----------------6---------------|-------------------------------|
4|---------7-----------------------|-------7-----------------------|
5|-----7-------7-----------5---7---|---7-------7---5---------------|
6|---------------------------------0---------------------------0---|
   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &

                                   -----
                                   Verse
                                   -----
                                   (0:31)
1|---------------------7-7-7-7-7--|7-------------------------------|
2|---------------------8-8-8-8-8--|8-(Let-ring)--------------------|
3|---------------------7-7-7-7-7--|7-------------------------------|
4|---------7----------------------||-------------------------------|
5|-----7-------7------------------||-------------------------------|
6|--------------------------------||-------------------------------|
   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &
                        1. I   was tal    -    king.
                        2. I   was wal    -    king.

1|-----101010--9-9-9---7-7-7-------8---------------------------0---|
2|-----8-8-8---8-8-8---8-8-8-------8---------------------------0---|
3|-----7-7-7---7-7-7---7-7-7-------9---------------------------9---|
4|---------------------------------10--------------------------10--|
5|---------------------------------10--------------------------10--|
6|---------------------------------8---------------------------8---|
   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &
           I   was tal-king to my  -   self.               Somebo -
           I   was wal-king in-to  walls.                  I'm back

1|-----------------------------7---|-------------------------------|
2|-----------------------------8---|-------------------------------|
3|-----------------------------7---|-------------------------------|
4|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
5|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
6|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &
     - dy  else,   talk,   talk,   talk   -    king.
   again,      I   just    keep    wal    -    king.

1|-----101010--9-9-9---7-7-7-------8---------------------------0---|
2|-----8-8-8---8-8-8---8-8-8-------8---------------------------0---|
3|-----7-7-7---7-7-7---7-7-7-------9---------------------------9---|
4|---------------------------------10--------------------------10--|
5|---------------------------------10--------------------------10--|
6|---------------------------------8---------------------------8---|
   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &
               I   couldn't hear a word.                   A   word
               I   walk in-to  a   window,                 to  see

                                   ------
                                   Chorus
                                   ------
                                   (0:51)
1|--------------------------------||-------------------------------|
2|--------------------------------|12-\10------10----------10-/12--|
3|--------------------------------|12-\10------10----------10-/12--|
4|--------------------------------|12-\10------10----------10-/12--|
5|--------------------------------|10-\8-------8-----------8--/10--|
6|--------------------------------||-------------------------------|
   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &
       he      said.   He  was my  bro-ther.
       my  -   self,   and my  re- flection.

1|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
2|-12\10-------10----------10------10-/12------12----------10------|
3|-12\10-------10----------10------10-/12------12----------10------|
4|-12\10-------10----------10------10-/12------12----------10------|
5|-10\8--------8-----------8-------8--/10------10----------8-------|
6|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &
               I  said there was no o -ther    way     out     of
               When I              thought    about    it.

1|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
2|-10-/12------12----------12------12-\10------10----------10-/12--|
3|-10-/12------12----------12------12-\10------10----------10-/12--|
4|-10-/12------12----------12------12-\10------10----------10-/12--|
5|-8--/10------10----------10------10-\8-------8-----------8--/10--|
6|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &
   here.           Be      my      bro-ther.
                   My      di  -   rection.

1|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
2|-12-\10------10----------10\-----|-------------------------------|
3|-12-\10------10----------10\-----7-----------7-----------7-------|
4|-12-\10------10----------10\-----7-----------7-----------7-------|
5|-10-\8-------8-----------8-\-----5-----------5-----------5-------|
6|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &
                                   Gotta get out,  gotta get out.
                                   Going nowhere,  going nowhere.

1|--------------------------------||-------------------------------||
2|--------------------------------||-------------------------------|| 1st time
3|-7------------------------------||-------------------------------||
4|-7------------------------------||-------------------------------|| Repeat intro, then
5|-5------------------------------||---------------------------12\-|| gointo Verse and
6|--------------------------------||-------------------------------|| Chorus again.
   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &

--------
2nd time
--------
   (2:13)
1|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
2|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
3|---------------------------------|---------------6---------------|
4|---------7-----------------------|-------7-----------------------|
5|-----7-------7---5---------------|---7-------7-----------5---7---|
6|-0---------------------------0---|-------------------------------|
   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &

1|---------------------------------|-------------------7-7-7-7-7-7-|
2|---------------------------------|-------------------8-8-8-8-8-8-|
3|-----------------0-------0-------|-------------------7-7-7-7-7-7-|
4|---------7-----------------------|-------7-----------------------|
5|-----7-------7-------------------|---7-------7-------------------|
6|-0-------------------------------0-------------------------------|
   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &

1|-7\------------------------------|-------------------------------|
2|-8\------------------------------|-------------------------------|
3|-7\------------------------------|-------------------------------|
4|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
5|---------------------------------|-----------------------10p9----|
6|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &

1|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
2|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
3|---------------------------------|----------------(snap-strings)-|
4|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
5|---------------------------------|-------------------3---3-------|
6|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &

   Use a slide here.
   (2:31)
1||---------------------------------|-------------------------------||
2||---------------------------------|-----------9-----------12------||
3||-9--\7---7/9-----9--\7---7/9-----9--\7---7/9---------9/12--------|| (x2)
4||---------------------------------|-------------------------------||
5||---------------------------------|-------------------------------||
6||---------------------------------|-------------------------------||
    1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &

1|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
2|---------------------------------|-----------9-----------12------|
3|-9--\7---7/9-----9--\7---7/5-----9--\7---7/9---------9/12--------|
4|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
5|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
6|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &

1|---------------------------------|-----------------------12\-----|
2|---------------------------------|-----------9-----------12\-----|
3|-9--\7---7/9-----9--\7---7/9-----9--\7---7/9---------9/12--------|
4|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
5|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
6|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &

1|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
2|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
3|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
4|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
5|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
6|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &

1|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
2|---------------------------------|---------------(quietly)-------|
3|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
4|---------------------------------|---------------5---4---5---4---|
5|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
6|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &

   (3:00)
   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &
   No    -     one.                                no  one is

   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &
   blind    -      er,                             than        he___

   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &
   _________________________,              who     will    not

   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &
               see_________________________.

   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &
   No    -     one.                                no  one is

   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &
   blind    -      er,                             than        me___

1|---------------------------------|-------------------------------||
2|-----------------(palm-muted)----|-------------------------------||
3|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|| Repeat intro, then
4|-----------------5---------------|-------------------------------|| go to Final Verse 
5|---------------------------------|-----------------------12\-----|| part below.
6|---------------------------------|-------------------------------||
   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &
   ________.

-----------
Final Verse
-----------

A second guitar, with lots of distortion, enters for this part.

     (3:51)
  1|-7-------------------------------|---101010--9-9-9---7-7-7-------|
  2|-8-------------------------------|---8-8-8---8-8-8---8-8-8-------|
1 3|-7-------------------------------|---7-7-7---7-7-7---7-7-7-------|
  4|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  5|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  6|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
     1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &
  1|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  2|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
2 3|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  4|-------------------------5-------|---------------4---------------|
  5|-7-------------------------------|-----------------------7-------|
  6|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
     1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &
     tal    -    king,                       I   was tal-king in my

  1|-8---------------------------0---|---------------------------7---|
  2|-8---------------------------0---|---------------------------8---|
1 3|-9---------------------------9---|---------------------------7---|
  4|-10--------------------------10--|-------------------------------|
  5|-10--------------------------10--|-------------------------------|
  6|-8---------------------------8---|-------------------------------|
     1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &
  1|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  2|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
2 3|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  4|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  5|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  6|---------6---------------5-------3-------------------------------|
     1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &
         sleep.                  I       can't stop  talk,   talk,

     (4:00)
  1|---------------------------------|---101010--9-9-9---7-7-7-------|
  2|---------------------------------|---8-8-8---8-8-8---8-8-8-------|
1 3|---------------------------------|---7-7-7---7-7-7---7-7-7-------|
  4|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  5|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  6|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
     1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &
  1|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  2|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
2 3|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  4|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  5|-5---------------6-------7-------|---------------------------3---|
  6|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
     1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &
     talk   -    ing.                            I'm  tal - king  to

  1|-8---------------------------0---|-------------------------------|
  2|-8---------------------------0---|-------------------------------|
1 3|-9---------------------------9---|-------------------------------|
  4|-10--------------------------10--|-------------------------------|
  5|-10--------------------------10--|-------------------------------|
  6|-8---------------------------8---|-------------------------------|
     1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &
  1|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  2|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
2 3|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  4|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  5|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  6|-3-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
     1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &
     you.                    It's up     to  you.



U2 * I Threw A Brick Through A Window (live version)

Transcribed by Javier Cayuela. 



I saw the transcription to this song on the Archive and I think it has some 
mistakes. This is how Edge plays it (I think I'm quite close).
I transcribed it from the Under a Blood Red Sky video. The studio version is
very similar.
Tune down half a step.
h = hammer on           / = slide up            \ = slide down


INTRO1:

                                                                       (x4)
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------12--|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------12--|
G|------------------------------6-----------------6---------------------12--|
D|-----------7--------------7-----------------7-----------------7-------12--|
A|---------7---7--5-------7---7---5h7-------7---7---5h7-------7---7---------|
E|-12\--0--------------0-----------------0-----------------0----------------|



                                                                       
INTRO2: (A slight variation of INTRO1)

                                                                       
(x4)
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------12--|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------12--|
G|-------------------------6-----------------0--------------------------12--|
D|------7--------------7-----------------7-----------------7------------12--|
A|----7---7--5-------7---7---5h7-------7---7-------------7---7--------------|
E|-0--------------0-----------------0-----------------0---------------------|



VERSE:



    let ring                                            let ring

e|--12-------------15-15-15--14-14-14--12-12-12---------8-------0-----------|
B|--12-------------15-15-15--14-14-14--12-12-12---------8-------0-----------|
G|--12-------------12-12-12--12-12-12--12-12-12---------9-------9-----------|
D|--12-------------12-12-12--12-12-12--12-12-12--------10------10-----------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------10------10-----------|
E|------------------------------------------------------8-------8-----------|

                                                       



    let ring                                            let ring
e|--12-------------15-15-15--14-14-14--12-12-12---------8-------0-----------|
B|--12-------------15-15-15--14-14-14--12-12-12---------8-------0-----------|
G|--12-------------12-12-12--12-12-12--12-12-12---------9-------9-----------|
D|--12-------------12-12-12--12-12-12--12-12-12--------10------10-----------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------10------10-----------|
E|------------------------------------------------------8-------8-----------|

                                                      

CHORUS:

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---12\10--10--10/12--12\10--10--10----10/12--12--10----10/12--12----------|
D|---12\10--10--10/12--12\10--10--10----10/12--12--10----10/12--12----------|
A|---10\8----8---8/10--10\8----8---8-----8/10--10---8-----8/10--10----------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|



                                       Palm Mute
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---12\10--10--10/12--12\10--10--10------11----11--11--11------------------|
D|---12\10--10--10/12--12\10--10--10--------12--12--12--12---10--12\--------|
A|---10\8----8---8/10--10\8----8---8----12------12--12--12---10--12\--------|
E|--------------------------------------10------10--10--10---10--10\--------|

                                                                     

SOLO (Use a slide): Transcribed by Steve Ford and Peter Schenk. 

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------9------12-------------------------9-----12--|
G|--9\7-7/9-9\7-7/9----9\7-7/9--9----9/12----9\7-7/9-9\7-7\5-7/9--9---9/12--|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|



e|-----------------------------------------------12\------------------------|
B|--------------------------------9------12------12\------------------------|
G|---9\7-7/9-9\7-7/9-----9\7-7/9--9----9/12------12\------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|


(Intro1)

(Verse)

I was talking 
I was talking to myself, somebody else
Talk, talk, talking
I couldn't hear a word
A word you said

(Chorus)

He was my brother
I said there was no other way out of here
Be my brother
I got to get out

(Intro1)

(Verse)

I was walking 
I was walking into walls
I'm back again, just keep walking
I walk into a window to see myself
And my reflection
When I thought about it
My direction
Going nowhere, nowhere

(Intro2)

(Solo)
No one, no one is blinder
Than he who will not see
No one, no one is blinder than me

(Intro1)

(Verse)

I was talking 
I was talking in my sleep
I can stop talk talk talking
I'm talking to you
It's up to you

(Chorus)

Be my brother
There is no other way out of here
Be my brother
Gonna get out, gonna get out, out of here

Javier Cayuela 





I THREW A BRICK THROUGH A WINDOW
                                        U2

|--------------|----------------|----------------|----------3-3-3--| 

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