Dark Star - About 3am Chords & Tabs

 

About 3am Chords & Tabs

Dark Star Chords & Tabs

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About 3am Tab

   
About 3am - Written and performed by DARK STAR
Tab for guitar transcribed by by Ben Wilkinson [ben@fastersound.com]
MY "DARK STAR" WEBSITE: http://www.geocities.com/darkstar_wilko/
MY HOMEPAGE: http://www.fastersound.com


INTRO & VERSE ONE

Riff 1 - Play TWICE.

                                                        "Time is..."
e ----------------------------------------------------------------
B ----------------------------------------------------------------
G ----8-----8-----8-----8-------13-------13-------13-------13-----
D ------9-----9-----9-----9--------14-------14-------14-------14--
A --7-----7-----7-----7------12-------12-------12-------12--------
E ----------------------------------------------------------------
    1  -  2  -  3  -  4       1   -    2   -    3   -    4


Riff 2 - Play ONCE.

              "Where's all the colour gone..."
e ----------------------------------------------------------------
B ------------------------------------------------14-------0------
G ----8-----8-----8-----8-------13-------13----------13-------13--
D ------9-----9-----9-----9--------14-------14--------------------
A --7-----7-----7-----7------12-------12-------12-------12--------
E ----------------------------------------------------------------
    1  -  2  -  3  -  4       1   -    2   -    3   -    4


Riff 3 - Play ONCE.

                            "Caving in..."
e -----------------------------------------------0----
B -----------------------------------0---------0---0--
G ----8-----8-----8-----8------1-------1-----1--------
D ------9-----9-----9-----9------2---------2----------
A --7-----7-----7-----7------0-----0-----0------------
E ----------------------------------------------------
    1  -  2  -  3  -  4      1  -  2  -  3  -  4


Repeat Riff 1 (x1)
Repeat Riff 2 (x1)
Repeat Riff 1 (x2)


CHORUS

B	Amaj7		B	Amaj7


VERSE TWO

Repeat Riff 1 (x2)
Repeat Riff 2 (x1)
Repeat Riff 1 (x1)


Repeat CHORUS


BRIDGE

     "We sit in our homes..."
e --0------
B --0------
G --8------
D --9-(7)--
A --9------
E --7------
(B add11)


MIDDLE 8 - At this point, another guitar comes in...

GUITAR ONE - Chorus effect
e ---------------------------------------------------
B ---------------------------------------------------
G ------4-----4-----4-----4-----3-----3-----3-----3--
D ----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2----
A --4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----4------
E ---------------------------------------------------
    1  -  2  -  3  -  4     1  -  2  -  3  -  4

e ---------------------------------------------------
B ------------------------------2-----2-----2-----2--
G ------4-----4-----4-----4--------------------------
D ----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2----
A --4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----4------
E ---------------------------------------------------
    1  -  2  -  3  -  4     1  -  2  -  3  -  4
e ---------------------------------------------------
B ------4-----4-----4-----4--------------------------
G ------------------------------3-----3-----3---3----
D ----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-------2--
A --4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----4------
E ---------------------------------------------------
    1  -  2  -  3  -  4     1  -  2  -  3  -  4
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/d/dark_star/about_3am_tab.html ]
e ---------------------------------------------------
B ---------------------------------------------------
G ------2---2---1-----1-----2-----2-----1-----1------
D ----2---2---2---2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2----
A --0---------------0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0--
E ---------------------------------------------------
    1  -  2  -  3  -  4     1  -  2  -  3  -  4


GUITAR TWO (over the top of ONE)
e ----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0----
B ------0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0--
G --4-----4-----4-----4-----3-----3-----3-----3------
D ---------------------------------------------------
A ---------------------------------------------------
E ---------------------------------------------------
    1  -  2  -  3  -  4     1  -  2  -  3  -  4

Bic hammers the 3rd (on G) back onto the 4th.
This line is played 3 times and then stops (after, "Searching for something...")


SOLO

Play this line TWICE...
e --------------------------------------------------16-strum----9--strum---
B --7--77-7-----7--77-7-----7--77-7-----7--77-7-----17-really---10-really--
G --------------------------------------------------16-fast!----9--fast!---
D -------------------------------------------------------------------------
A --9--99-9-----9--99-9-----9--99-9-----9--99-9----------------------------
E -----------00----------00----------00------------------------------------
    1  -  2  -  3  -  4     1  -  2  -  3  -  4     1  -  2  -  3  -  4


...then this onwards.
e -----------------------------------------------
B --7--77-7-----7--77-7-----7--77-7--------------
G --------------------------------------8--------
D --------------------------------------9--------
A --9--99-9-----9--99-9-----9--99-9-----9--------
E -----------00----------00----------00-7--------
    1  -  2  -  3  -  4     1  -  2  -  3  -  4

e --16-strum----9--strum----16-strum----9--strum---
B --17-really---10-really---17-really---10-really--
G --16-fast!----9--fast!----16-fast!----9--fast!---
D -------------------------------------------------
A -------------------------------------------------
E -------------------------------------------------
    1  -  2  -  3  -  4     1  -  2  -  3  -  4


ENDING - Two guitars again...

GUITAR ONE - Chorus effect
                                           "We've all been here..."
e ---------------------------------------------
B ---------------------------------------------
G ---------------------------------------------
D ---------------------------------------------    x4 then...
A ------2-----2-----2-----------7-----7-----6--
E --0-------0---0-----------5-------5---5------
    1  -  2  -  3  -  4     1  -  2  -  3  -  4

e ---------------
B ---------------
G ---------------
D ---------------
A ------6-----4--
E ---------------
    1  -  2  -


GUITAR TWO (over the top of ONE)
                                           "We've all been here..."
e ----4-----4-----4-----4----------------------------
B ----------------------------2-----2-----2-----2----
G ------4-----4-----4-----4--------------------------
D --2-----2-----2-----2---------2-----2-----2-----2--    x3 then...
A --------------------------0-----0-----0-----0------
E ---------------------------------------------------
    1  -  2  -  3  -  4     1  -  2  -  3  -  4


e ----4-----4-----4-----4-----9-----9-----9-----9------
B -----------------------------------------------------
G ------4-----4-----4-----4-----9-----9-----9-----9----
D --2-----2-----2-----2-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7--
A -----------------------------------------------------
E -----------------------------------------------------
    1  -  2  -  3  -  4     1  -  2  -  3  -  4     1  -


THE END
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