Finger Eleven - Swallowtail Chords & Tabs

 

Swallowtail Chords & Tabs

Finger Eleven Chords & Tabs

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Swallowtail Tab

   
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BAND-  FINGER ELEVEN 
ALBUM- TIP (1998 on Mercury, now on WIND-UP) 
SONG-  SWALLOWTAIL 
TABBED BY- KEVIN JACK (wicked_44@hotmail.com) 

TUNING- Dropped D, and tuned 1/2 step down 
     - Db Ab Db Gb Bb Eb 

Notes- Probably one of the best songs on the album. Its really 
simple so just follow along and listen to the cd while u play this 
to get the timing down cause i cant do everything for you. 


INTRO- Guitar1: clean electric, with phaser or flanger 
====== 
e----------------------------------- 
b--------^-------^------^---^-------   *Play once, bend those notes 
g-14-14-14b-14--14b-14-14b-14b------    heavily. Might need to use 
d--0--0--0--0----0---0--0---0-------    two fingers. Play this once 
a----------------------------------- 
d----------------------------------- 

VERSE 1- G1:Same 
        G2:Chorus pedal, organ like clean tone, with slow delay 
        (Ill write G1's part out, underneath will be G2) 
G1 
e----------------------------------------------------- 
b----------------------------------------------------- 
g-----14-14---14-14--12-12---9------9--9-//-12-12-12-- 
d-0-0--0--0----0--0---0--0---0------0--0-//--0--0--0-- X4 (Throw some 
a-----------------------------------------------------      bends in) 
d----------------------------------------------------- 
| 
| 
G2 
|                                   1  2,3,4th time 
e---------------------------------|---|--- 
b---------------------------------|---|--- 
g---------------------------------|---|--- 
d-0-----------------------9-/////-|---|12-    X 4 
a-0-0---12-12---8-8---7-7-7-/////-|10-|10- 
d-0-0---12-12---8-8---7-7-7-/////-|10-|10- 

       "Let me in........" 


BRIDGE 1- G1-same 
========= G2-same 

G1 
e------------------------------------------------- 
b------------------------------------------------- 
g--15---10-----14----14---14---14----17---17---17- 
d--15---10-----14----14---14---14----17---17---17-  X
a-(13)--(8)---(12)--(12)-(12)-(12)--(15)-(15)-(15) 
d------------------------------------------------- 
| 
| 
G2 
e---------------------------- 
b---------------------------- 
g----------------------------       *Make sure you have delay on 
d---------------------------- X2     this part. 
a--8--3-/--7-7--//--10-10-10- 
d--8--3-/--7-7--//--10-10-10- 
   "Swallow the key" 

VERSE 2- G1, G2, same, play the same as Verse 1 
======= 

BRIDGE 2- G1: Same 
========  G2: clean, start with mild distortion, as it builds to 
             chorus slowly crank it up. 

CHORUS 1- G1: Heavy Distortion 
========= G2: Heavy Distortion 
G1 
e--------------------------------          ----------------- 
b--------------------------------          ----------------- 
g--4-4------------9--9--9--7--6--          ----------------- 
d--4-4---5---0----x--x--x--x--x-- X3, then --3-3----7-7----0 
a--2-2---5---0----7--7--7--5--4--          --3-3----7-7----0 
d--------5---0-------------------          --3-3----7-7----0 
| 
| 
G2 
e-------------------------------          ------------------ 
b-------------------------------          ------------------ 
g-------------------------------          ------------------ 
d--9----5---0------------------- X3, then --3-3-----7-7----0 
a--9----5---0-------------------          --3-3-----7-7----0 
d--9----5---0-------------------          --3-3-----7-7----0 
"We   all know.....                      an ugly butterfly" 

VERSE 3- Same as verse 1 
======== 
BRIDGE 3- Same notes except heavy dist. 
======== 

CHORUS 2- Same as Chorus 1 
======== 

BREAKDOWN- G1: Heavy flanger, mild dist. play riff 2 1/2 times 
========== G2: Distortion. play riff 2 1/2 times 
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/f/finger_eleven/swallowtail_tab.html ]
G1 
                                    1                    2 
e----------------------------|-^--------------|--^------------------ 
b-----^----------------------|15b1715-13-15-17|-17b1817--15-17-18--- 
g-16-16b1716p-14-16 (3 times)|----------------|--------------------- 
d----------------------------|----------------|--------------------- 
a----------------------------|----------------|--------------------- 
d----------------------------|----------------|--------------------- 
| 
| 
G2 
e---------------------------------------------- 
b---------------------------------------------- 
g--5--5--5-----4--4--4------------------------- 
d--5--5--5-----4--4--4------3--3--3-----2--2--2 
a--3--3--3-----2--2--2------3--3--3-----2--2--2 
d---------------------------3--3--3-----2--2--2 
" I'm sorry......" 

SOLO: G1- Distortion, an flanger 
====  G2- Heavy distortion 

G2 
e------------------------------------------------------------- 
b------------------------------------------------------------- 
g------2--4--6--7--9---11---12--11--9------------------------- 
d-0----x--x--x--x--x---x-----x---x--x-----8--10--8-----3--5--3 X3 
a-0----0--2--4--5--7---9----10---9--7-----8---8--8-----3--3--3 
d-0---------------------------------------8---8--8-----3--3--3 
| 
| 
G1 
                                                1 
e-----------------------------------|--------------------------- 
b-----------------------------------|--------------------------- 
g------2--4--6--7--9---11--12---11-9|-10--12--14--12--14--12--10 
d-0----x--x--x--x--x---x----x---x--x|--------------------------- 
a-0----0--2--4--5--7---9---10---9--7|--------------------------- 
d-0---------------------------------|--------------------------- 
                                               2 
                                   |-------------------------------- 
                                   |10-13-13-13-10-13-13-10-13-15-13 
                                   |-------------------------------- 
                                   |-------------------------------- 
                                   |-------------------------------- 
                                   |-------------------------------- 
                                              3 
                                   |--^--------------------------- 
                                   |-13b-11-10-10-13-13-13-15-15-- 
                                   |------------------------------ 
                                   |------------------------------ 
                                   |------------------------------ 
                                   |------------------------------ 

VERSE 4- same as verse one 
======= 

BRIDGE 4- Same as bridge three 
========= 

CHORUS 3- G1, G2 same 
========  G3 plays these little riffs with flanger and distortion 

e-------------------------------------------------------------------- 
b-------------------------------------------------------------------- 
g-14~----11~-12-11-11-12-11-------14-16-14-------11-12--11----------- 
d-------------------------------------------------------------------- 
a-------------------------------------------------------------------- 
d-------------------------------------------------------------------- 
We all know.....                and we cant ask why 

e-------------------------------------------------------------------- 
b---------------------------------------------17~----17~---17~---17~- 
g-14~-------------11---12-12-11-12-11-----14~-----14~---14~---14~---- 
d-------------------------------------------------------------------- 
a-------------------------------------------------------------------- 
d-------------------------------------------------------------------- 
You turned into                       such an ugly butterfly. 

                **play that two and 1/2 times. 

END ON 
======= 

G1         G2 
e---       ----------0 
b---       ----------5 
g---       -------5--5 
d-3-       3---3-----3 
a-3-       3---------- 
d-3-       3---------- 


THATS ALL FOR ME,IT SHOULD SOUND RIGHT, IF IT DOESNT IT MEANS I 
WROTE SOMETHING DOWN WRONG. ANY QUESTIONS COMMENTS, REQUESTS, SEND 
EM TO ME, BUT ILL ONLY DO YOUR REQUEST IF I LIKE THE BAND. IF I DONT 
LIKE THEM, I WILL LAUGH AT YOU. 

kevin jack : wicked_44@hotmail.com

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