Placebo - Special K Chords & Tabs

 

Special K Chords & Tabs

Placebo Chords & Tabs

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Special K Tab

   
Tuning (Thickest to Thinest)
Please note: Thick F becomes F#, Thin C up to F
F#, Bb, Eb, G#, C, F.

Intro/Verse: (Acoustic on album, electric live).
(Brian)

F  -----------------------------------------
C  -0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0--0--0-0--0-0-0--------
G# -9-9--9-9-9-9--9-9--9--9-9--9-9-9--------
Eb -9-9--9-9-9-9--9-9--9--9-9--9-9-9--------
Bb -0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0--0--0-0--0-0-0--------
F# -----------------------------------------

F  ------------------------------------------------
C  ------------------------------------------------
G# ------------------------------------------------
Eb -10--10-10-10--9---10-10--12--10--9-9-9--10-10--
Bb -8---8--8--8---8---8--8---8---8---8-8-8--8--8---
F# -0---0--0--0---0---0--0---0---0---0-0-0--0--0--- (X2)
*


Stefan verse: (): note is an harmonic
Let notes ring.

F  -0------------ Open F -0--------0--------
C  -------------- Live, he adds -------------------
G# -------------- whammy. ----(12)-----(12)--
Eb -------------- Play twice then: -------------------
Bb -------------- -------------------
F# -------------- -------------------

F  ------------------------------------------------
C  ------------------------------------------------
G# ------------------------------------------------
Eb -10--10-10-10--9---10-10--12--10--9-9-9--10-10--
Bb -8---8--8--8---8---8--8---8---8---8-8-8--8--8---
F# -0---0--0--0---0---0--0---0---0---0-0-0--0--0--- (X2)


"No hesitation, no delay..." bit:
Main guitar part: (X4)
(Brian) 

F  ----------------------------------
C  ----------------------------------
G# ----------------------------------
Eb ----------------------------------
Bb ----------------------------------
F# --7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-


F  -------------------------------------------------
C  -------------------------------------------------
G# -------------------------------------------------
Eb -------------------------------------------------
Bb -------------------------------------------------
F# -9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------


"No hesitation, no delay...." bit:
(Stefan)
Twice....

F  ---------------------------------
C  ---------------------------------
G# -5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-
Eb -5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-
Bb -3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-
F# ---------------------------------

[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/p/placebo/special_k_tab_ver_3.html ]
F  ------------------------------------------
C  ------------------------------------------
G# -7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--
Eb -7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--
Bb -5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8---
F# ------------------------------------------ 
Then....


F  -------------------------------------------------------------------------
C  -------------------------------------------------------------------------
G# -5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-0-0-0-0-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-
Eb -------------------------------------------------------------------------
Bb -------------------------------------------------------------------------
F# ------------------------------------------------------------------------- (X2)


Chorus: ("Gravity...")
(Brian)


F  ---------------------------------------------------------
C  ---------------------------------------------------------
G# -5-5--5-5-5-5--5-5--5-5-5-5--2-2--2-2-2-2--2-2--2-2-2-2--
Eb -5-5--5-5-5-5--5-5--5-5-5-5--2-2--2-2-2-2--2-2--2-2-2-2--
Bb -3-3--3-3-3-3--3-3--3-3-3-3--0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0--0-0-0-0--
F# --------------------------------------------------------- (X2)


F  ---------------------------------
C  ---------------------------------
G# ---------------------------------
Eb ---------------------------------
Bb -3--3--3--3-3--8-8-8--8-8--7-7-7-
F# -0--0--0--0-0-------------------- (X4)


Chorus: Stefan

F  -----------------------------------------------------------------------
C  -8--8----8--8--8--8---8--8---8--8--8---10-10--10-10-10-10-10--10-10-10-
G# -9--9----9--9--9--9---9--9---9--9--9---9--9---9--9--9--9--9---9--9--9--
Eb -10-10---10-10-10-10--10-10--10-10-10--7--7---7--7--7--7--7---7--7--7--
Bb ---------------------------------------0--0---0--0--0--0--0---0--0--0--
F# ----------------------------------------------------------------------- (X2)


F  -----------------------------------------
C  -----------------------------------------
G# -5-5-5--5--5---10-10--10-10-10-9-9-9-----
Eb -5-5-5--5--5---10-10--10-10-10-9-9-9-----
Bb -3-3-3--3--3---8--8---8--8--8--7-7-7-----
F# ----------------------------------------- (X3)


On last one (before going back into verse/very last chorus) play:


F  ------------------------------------------- ---
C  ------------------------------------------- --- 
G# -5-5-5--5--5---14-14--14-14-14--12-12-12-9- -5- 
Eb -5-5-5--5--5---14-14--14-14-14--12-12-12-9- -5- 
Bb -3-3-3--3--3---12-12--12-12-12--10-10-10-7- -3- 
F# ------------------------------------------- (X1) --- Last chord of the song.
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