Jimmy Eat World - Middle Chords & Tabs

 

Middle Chords & Tabs

Jimmy Eat World Chords & Tabs

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Middle Bass Tab

        Artist: Jimmy Eat World
          Song: The Middle
Transcribed by: Jeff Perrin
   Featured in: Guitar World
  Submitted by: Derrick Ellis
     Edited by: Derrick Ellis (dre_2001_@hotmail.com)

Guitars tuned to eBGDAD Bass tuned to GDAD

|A| Intro (0:00)
1
 Gtr. 1 (elec. W/light dist.) P.M.
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|-4—4-0—0—0-0—0—0-|--0—0—0-4—4—4—4--|-2—2-------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----4—4—4—4—4—4-|-4—4—4—4—4—4—4—4-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
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|Gtr 2 (elec. W/slight dist.) P.M.
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|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
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|Bass—-none--

5
 Gtr. 1 P.M.
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|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|-----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
|---------------4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-----------------|-----------------|
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|Gtr. 2 P.M.
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|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
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|Bass—-none—

|B| Verses (0:12, 0:47, 1:58)
1.Hey           don’t write yourself off   yet      it’s only in your head you
2.Hey           you know they’re all the   same     you know you’re doing better
3.Hey           don’t write yourself off   yet      it’s only in your head you

	Gtrs. 1 plays Rhy fill 2 on 3rd verse
	Gtr. 2 plays Riff A eight times on 2nd verse
9      Rhy. Figure 1
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|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
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|Bass  ,Bass Figure 1
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|-----------------|-----------------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
|.0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-----------------|-----------------|
 feel left out     or looked down  on                  Just try your best
 on  your own      so don’t buy    in                  Live right now
 feel left out     or looked down  on                  Just try you best

13 P.M.
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|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
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|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|

                 Try everything you can              and don’t you worry what they
                 You just be yourself                It doesn’t matter if it’s
                 Do  everything you can              And don’t you worry what their
 (just do your best)                (everything you can)   
   Gtr. 1 plays Rhy. Fill 1 eight times on repeats
   Gtr. 2 Rhy Fig. 1
17 Gtr.1
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|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-6-6-6-6-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
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  Bass plays Bass Fig.1

Tell themselves       when  you’re   away                    It just
Good enough           for someone   else                     It just
Bitter hearts         are gonna say                          It just

21   Gtr. 1
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|-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-6-6-6-6-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
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|    Bass
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|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-12\-|
 ________________________________________________________________________________________
| Riff A (0:47)              | Rhy. Fill 1         |  Rhy. Fill 2 (1:58)                |
|                            | (0:59,2:10)         |  Gtr. 2                            |
| Gtr 2. Elec. W/ Dist       |  Gtr. 1             |  P.M.                              |
| P.M.                       |  P.M.               |                                    |
||----7—----7—----7—-7—-7---|| |-----------------| | |-----------------|---------------||
||--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|| |-----------------| | |-----------------|---------------||
||-7-----7-----7------------|| |-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-| | |-----------------|---------------||
||--------------------------|| |-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-| | |-----------------|---------------||
||--------------------------|| |-----------------| | |-----------------|---------------||
||--------------------------|| |-----------------| | |-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0||
|				     |                     | Gtr. 1 plays same thing only with  |
|____________________________|_____________________|Clean tone w/phase shifting effect__|
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/j/jimmy_eat_world/middle_btab.html ]
|C| Chorus (0:35, 1:11, 2:22)
    
Takes some time little girl you’re in the middle of the ride Everything will
25       Gtr. 1 & 2
|---2---(2)—-2—-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-----------------|-----------------|
|---3---(3)—-3—-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|----2---(2)--2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|---2---(2)—-2—-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|----2---(2)—-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|---0---(0)—-0—-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|----2---(2)—-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|---0---(0)—-0—-0-|-----------------|-0-—0---(0)—-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
|---0---(0)—-0--0-|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
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|Bass
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|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|---------------5-|(5)--------------|-0-0-0---0---0-0-|(0)-0-0---0-0-0--|
|---0---0----0----|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-----------------|-----------------|

be just fine     everything    will  be  all  right all right    it just

29 
|----3---(3)-3-3--|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|----2--(2)--2-2--|-2---2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|----3---(3)-3-3--|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|----3--(3)--3-3--|-3---3-3-3-3-3-3-|
|----0---(0)-0-0--|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|----2--(2)--2-2--|-2---2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|----0---(0)-0-0--|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|----0--(0)--0-0--|-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-|
|----x---(x)-x-x--|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|----0--(0)--0-0--|-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-|
|-5—-5---(5)-5-5--|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-0—-0—-(0)--0-0--|-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-|
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|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----5------5----|-----------5-5-5-|
|--5-5-5—-5—-5-5--|--5-5-5---5-5-5--|-0-0----0-0---0--|--0-0-0—-0-------|

Takes some time little girl you’re in the middle of the ride everything will

33
|---2---(2)—-2—-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-----------------|-----------------|
|---3---(3)—-3—-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|----2---(2)--2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|---2---(2)—-2—-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|----2---(2)—-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|---0---(0)—-0—-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|----2---(2)—-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|---0---(0)—-0—-0-|-----------------|-0-—0---(0)—-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
|---0---(0)—-0--0-|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
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|Bass
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|---------------5-|(5)--------------|-0-0-0---0---0-0-|(0)-0-0---0-0-0--|
|---0---0----0----|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-----------------|-----------------|

be just fine     everything    will  be  all  right all right    it just

37
|----3---(3)-3-3--|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|----2--(2)--2-2--|-2---2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|----3---(3)-3-3--|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|----3--(3)--3-3--|-3---3-3-3-3-3-3-|
|----0---(0)-0-0--|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|----2--(2)--2-2--|-2---2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|----0---(0)-0-0--|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|----0--(0)--0-0--|-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-|
|----x---(x)-x-x--|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|----0--(0)--0-0--|-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-|
|-5—-5---(5)-5-5--|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-0—-0—-(0)--0-0--|-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-|
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|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----5------5----|-----------5-5-5-|
|--5-5-5—-5—-5-5--|--5-5-5---5-5-5--|-0-0----0-0---0--|--0-0-0—-0-------|

|D| Guitar Solo
41 [2320] means 2h3p2p0 (just not enough room to write that)
 Gtr. 1
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|-[2320]------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------|
|-----[2420]--------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------|
|---------[4540]----|-[40]-0(0)----0--|-----------------|----------------|
|-------------[2420]|----------4(4)—-4|-/7—-5—4-5—-4—-5-|-[4540]---------|
|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------0-----|
|Gtr. 2
|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------|
|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------|
|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------|
|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------|
|-7---7-7-7--7--7---|-7—-7—-7—7-7-7---|-0---0-0-0—-0-0--|-0—0—-0-0-0-0-0-|
|-7—--7-7-7--7—-7---|-7—-7—-7—7-7-7---|-0---0-0-0—-0-0--|-0—0—-0-0-0-0-0-|
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|-0—-0-0—0-0-0—-0---|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-|-----------------|-----------------|
|-------------------|-----------------|-0—-0-0-0-0-0-0--|-0—-0-0-0-0-0-0--|

45
Gtr. 1
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|-[2320]------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----[2420]--------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|---------[4540]----|-[40]-0(0)----0--|--0—-0—--2—-2----|--4---5-(5)---5--|
|-------------[2420]|----------4(4)—-4|-----------------|-----------------|
|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
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|Gtr 2
|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------|
|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------|
|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------|
|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------|
|-7---7-7-7--7--7---|-7—-7—-7—7-7-7---|-0---0-0-0—-0-0--|-0—0—-0-0-0-0-0-|
|-7—--7-7-7--7—-7---|-7—-7—-7—7-7-7---|-0---0-0-0—-0-0--|-0—0—-0-0-0-0-0-|
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|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|--0—0-0—-0-0-0-0---|--0-0-0—-0-0-0-0-|-----------------|-----------------|
|-------------------|-----------------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-2-2-2-4-4-|

49 gtr.1
|-------------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------|------------------|-7----7--7/9—-9--|-9/11---11-11/12-11-12-|
|-5/7—-5-4-5—-4-5---|-5/7—5-4-[45]—4-0-|----0--------0---|------0----------------|
|-------------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
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|Gtr.2
|-------------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
|--5—--5-5-5—--5-5--|--5—--5-5-5—--5-5-|-0—--0-0-0—--0-0-|---0—---0-0-0—---0-0---|
|--5—--5-5-5—--5-5--|--5—--5-5-5—--5-5-|-0—--0-0-0—--0-0-|---0—---0-0-0—---0-0---|
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|Bass
|-------------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------|------------------|-----------5-5---|---5-5-5-5--5-5—-5-----|
|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-0-0-0-0-0-----0-|-----------------------|

53 tremlo pick
|-------------------|------------------|-0---0--(0)-—0---|---(0)—-0---0---0------|
|--15—-15—-14—-14---|--12—-12—-10—-10--|-8---7—-(7)—-5---|---(5)—-3---2---0------|
|-------------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
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|-----------------|-----------------|---0---0-0---0—--|--0-0----0-0--|
|-----------------|-----------------|---0---0-0---0—--|--0-0----0-0--|
|-----------------|-----------------|---2---2-2---2—--|--2-2----2-2--|
|-----------------|-----------------|---2---2-2---2—--|--2-2----2-2--|
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|---0---0-0---0—--|--0-0----0-0--|
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-----------------|--------------|
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|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-0-0-0-0—-0-0-0--|-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-|-12—--12—-12---12|-12-12--12-12-12-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|



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