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Miami guitar tab

Miami

Music by U2
Lyrics by Bono and The Edge
Transcribed by Brandon Leniart 

This song is TUNED DOWN 1/2 STEP, but I LEAVE the 2ND STRING at a B 
natural to get the harmonics right.  Once again, I think Edge has a 
special machine to do this, but I can't think of a better way of getting 
the right sound.  It looks harder than it is--just make sure you've got 
it on the bridge pickup and lots of distortion, and it sounds real cool. 
I think it's in A minor.  With Larry's drum beat, I could just imagine 
them using "Miami" to segue into "Bullet The Blue Sky"...and I take it 
Ali wasn't with Bono on this Miami trip.


Weather 'round here choppin' and changin'
Surgery in the air
Print shirts and southern accents, cigars and big hair
We got the whells and petrol is cheap
Only went there for a week
Got the sun, got the sand
Got the batteries in the handicam

feedback
1---<5>--
2--------
3--------
4--------
5--------
6--------

palm mute:
1---------------------
2---------------------
3---------------------
4---------------------
5---0--0--0--0--0--0--
6---------------------

Her eyes all swimming pool blue
Dumb bells on a diving board
Baby's always attracted to the things she's afraid of 

heavily distorted:
1--------
2--------
3--------
4--------
5---<3>--
6--------

Big girl with a sweet tooth

this is the weird sound--don't forget to leave the 2nd string at B
1-------------------
2---<12>------------
3-------------------
4-------------------
5--------------<9>--
6-------------------

Watches the skinny girl in the photo shoot
Freshmen squeaky clean, she tastes like chlorine
Miami, my mammy
Love the movies, love to walk those movie sets
Get to shoot someone in the foot
Get to smoke some cigarettes
No big deal, we know the score
Just back from the video store 
What's he got inside the case?
I want a close up of that face
Here comes the car chase

1--------------------------------
2--------------------------------
3--------------------------------
4--------------------------------
5---0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--<3>--
6--------------------------------

Miami, my mammy
I bought two new suits, Miami
Pink and blue, Miami
I took a picture of you, my mammy
Getting hot in a photo booth, Miami
I said you looked like a madonna
You said, "Maybe said I wanna have your baby."
We could make something beautiful

1-------------
2-------------
3-------------
4-------------
5---<3>--<3>--
6-------------

Something that wouldn't be a problem
Least not in Miami
Some places are like your auntie
But there's no place like...MIAMI









Miami
from: "Dan Bodeman" 


There is just some feedback that sounds like feedback coming from his Vox
AC30s.  This goes until the lyrics "here comes the car chase" Then it does this
on the low E string.

E---5-5-5-5-555-5(7)-5(7)------------

It goes along with the beat of the drums.  The 5(7) is called something like
harp harmonics.  What you do to get this is press on the 5th  fret with you
index finger then reach over to the 7th fret with you pinky but you just rest
it on the string lightly.  Get a really fuzzy distortion to make this work. 
Use the same harp harmonics during the rest of the song.  



                            Dan-d-man-Bodeman


From: AGRIGGSY@aol.com

the edge uses volume swells and on the guitar part its just a little
distortion with a heavy delay around 50 milliseconds. if you have a DD5 put
it on 1 and turn the effect level all the way up.
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