Fuel - Bittersweet Chords & Tabs

 

Bittersweet Chords & Tabs

Fuel Chords & Tabs

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Bittersweet Tab

   
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From: "Eric Mechling" 
Subject: f/fuel/bittersweet.tab
Date: Sun, 18 Apr 1999 12:52:03 PDT

Artist:     Fuel
Album:      Sunburn
Song:       2-Bittersweet (3:50)
Tabbed By:  Eric Mechling (E-Mail: MeckMan234@hotmail.com) 
                          (AOL IM: MeckMan234)
                          (ICQ #:  15253319)
Revised by: Todd Colligan (E-Mail: Punkfan6@aol.com)
                          (AOL IM: Punkfan6)
                          (ICQ#:   30632391)
                                                  
---Each measure its 4 beats long.
---Do not pay attention to where the chorus says Chorus, my order is different
   from the songs order.



Riff 1 (Solo)
---Play flowingly.
---Not 2 hard;not 2 soft.     
---" is used in place of bar line.         
                                                           play for 2 beats
                                                                  ||
                                                                  || 
                                                                  || 
            play as 1 note                       play as 1 note   || 
                 |---|                                |---|      \/\/
                 |tie|                                |tie|       \/ 
|E|-7--7--7-8-7-10|--10--10-10--10\8-8\7|-7--7--7-8-7-5|--5-3-3-5-3|
|B|---------------|---------------------|--------------|-----------|
|G|---------------|---------------------|--------------|-----------|
|D|---------------|---------------------|--------------|-----------|
|A|---------------|---------------------|--------------|-----------|
|E|---------------|---------------------|--------------|-----------|

                                play on upbeat of beat 1
                                           ||
                                           ||
                                           ||          
          play as 1 note     play as 1 note||
               |---|            |---|---| \/\/
               |tie|            |tie|tie|  \/
|E|-3-2-2-3-2--0|--0-----0------|"--|"--|---------------|
|B|-------------|----3-3---3--3-2"--2"--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2|
|G|-------------|----------------"---"------------------|
|D|-------------|----------------"---"------------------|
|A|-------------|----------------"---"------------------|
|E|-------------|----------------"---"------------------|


[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/f/fuel/bittersweet_tab_ver_5.html ]
Riff 2 (Bridge(1))
---Pause between the 5-5-3 chord & 10-10-8 chord.
---Strum X's very fast; strum using chord next to X's.
---Every tie in the song is played as 1 note, except 4 this 1 and a couple 
   others, slide up to the note, then strum it again.
|E|--------------|---------------------|
|B|--------------|---------------------|
|G|--------------|---------------------|
|D|-2--2--5-5--10|-10-10-10xxxx-12-12xx|
|A|-2--2--5-5--10|-10-10-10xxxx-12-12xx|
|E|-0--0--3-3---8|--8--8--8xxxx-10-10xx|
                |tie|
                |---|



Riff 3 (Verse)
---Play EVERY chord, even if slid 2, with the exception of the 9-9-7 chord, 
   which is just slid 2.
---Play all chords on downbeat, except 9-9-7 chord, which is on upbeat of 
   beat 4.
---Seperate each chord with pause, except chords that are slid 2.
---Every tie in the song is played as 1 note, except 4 this 1 and a couple 
   others, slide up to the note, then strum it again.
---Play X's on last time ONLY, but NOT the last time the verse is played,
   then just skip them.
|E|---------|------------------|
|B|---------|------------------|
|G|---------|------------------|
|D|-2-2-5-5/|-10-10-10-10\9xxxx|
|A|-2-2-5-5/|-10-10-10-10\9xxxx|
|E|-0-0-3-3/|--8--8--8--8\7xxxx|
           |tie|            /\
           |---|           /\/\
                            ||
                            || 
                            ||
                            ||
                    play last time only



Riff 4 (Chorus(1))
---Play both sets of X's using chord 9-9-7.
---Palm-mute both sets of X's.
|E|---------------|-------------|
|B|---------------|-------------|
|G|---------------|-------------|
|D|-7--8-9xx-xxx-7|--7-8-9xx-xxx|
|A|-7--8-9xx-xxx-7|--7-8-9xx-xxx|
|E|-5--6-7xx-xxx-5|--5-6-7xx-xxx|
                 |tie|
                 |---|
            play as 1 note



Riff 5 (Bridge(2))
---Play with same sound as Verse 1.
---1st 2 chords are played the same, then the rhythm after that changes.
|E|-------------|------------------------|---------------|
|B|-------------|------------------------|---------------|
|G|-------------|------------------------|---------------|
|D|-2--2--5-5-10|-10--10-10-10-10-10-10-9|-9--9-9-9-9-9-9|
|A|-2--2--5-5-10|-10--10-10-10-10-10-10-9|-9--9-9-9-9-9-9|
|E|-0--0--3-3--8|--8---8--8--8--8--8--8-7|-7--7-7-7-7-7-7|
               |---|                    |---|
               |tie|                    |tie|
          play as 1 note           play as 1 note



Riff 6 (Chorus(2))
---Play both sets of X's using chord 9-9-7, on the D-A-E strings.
---Palm-mute both sets of X's.
---Make the slide @ the end of this riff long.
---At the end of this riff, slow it down just a little bit, the 2nd to last 
   measure, the last couple beats.
|E|----------------|------------------|---------------|--|
|B|----------------|--------9~--------|---------------|--|
|G|----------------|--------9~--------|---------------|--|
|D|-7--78-9xx-xxx-7|--7--78-7~xx-xxx-7|--7--78-12/////|14|
|A|-7--78-9xx-xxx-7|--7--78---xx-xxx-7|--7--78-12/////|14|
|E|-5--56-7xx-xxx-5|--5--56---xx-xxx-5|--5--56-10/////|12|
                  |---|              |---|          |---|
                  |tie|              |tie|          |tie|
             play as 1 note     play as 1 note play as 1 note




Order of Song:


Solo-------1x                                 Solo-------1x

Bridge(1)--2x          Bridge(1)--2x          Verse------1x        
Verse------4x          Verse------4x          Bridge(2)--1x                 
Chorus(1)--1x          Chorus(1)--1x          Bridge(1)--3x
                                              Chorus(1)--1x 
Bridge(1)--3x          Bridge(1)--3x          
Chorus(1)--1x          Chorus(1)--1x          Bridge(1)--3x
                                              Chorus(1)--1x
                                              Chorus(2)--1x
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