Powderfinger - The Metre Chords & Tabs

 

The Metre Chords & Tabs

Powderfinger Chords & Tabs

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The Metre Tab

The Metre
Tabbed by Ben harper

Any comments or suggestions to Wahooti_custaro@yahoo.com

KEY

7h9             - hammer
7p9             - pull off
11b12           - 11 bend to 12
11b12b11        - 11 bend to 12 and back to 11
/               - slide up
\               - slide down
<12>            - harmonic
|---|           - a bar
 ~              - vibrato
 X              - block

This song has 3 guitars in it. Please note that guitar 2 has a capo
on the second fret. the only use for this capo is to do the harmonics
in Verse 2

INTRO (0:13)
GUITAR 1 (mute when you strum)
e------------------------------------------
b--------------------7-7-7-7--3-3-3-3------
G--7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7--6-6-6-6--4-4-4-4------
D--7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7--4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4------x4
A--5-5-5-5--4-4-4-4-----------2-2-2-2------
E------------------------------------------

PRE-CHORUS (0:36)
GUITAR 1
e------------------------------------------
b------------------------------------------
G--7-7-7-7--6-6-6-6--7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7------
D--7-7-7-7--6-6-6-6--7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7------
A--5-5-5-5--4-4-4-4--5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5------
E------------------------------------------

GUITAR 2
e----------------------------------------------------------
b----------------------------------------------------------
G--7---9--11-10---11-13--7----7-6-7--7-6-7--7-6-7--7-6-7---
D--X---X--X--X----X--X---X----X-X-X--X-X-X--X-X-X--X-X-X---
A--5---7--9--8----9--11--5----5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5---
E----------------------------------------------------------

CHORUS
GUITAR 1
Play each chord for a bar. the middle chord is hard but it follows
the bass
"Welcome to the saving grace"
e|-5-|-0-|-2-|-2-|------------
b|-5-|-5-|-2-|-2-|------------
G|-6-|-4-|-2-|-2-|------------
D|-7-|-2-|-4-|-4-|------------X2
A|-7-|-X-|-4-|-4-|------------
E|-5-|-4-|-2-|-2-|------------

"There's a sunset on the road"
e|-5-|-5-|-5-|-5-|------------
b|-7-|-7-|-7-|-7-|------------
G|-7-|-7-|-7-|-7-|------------
D|-7-|-7-|-7-|-7-|------------
A|-5-|-5-|-5-|-5-|------------
E|---|---|---|---|------------

"Reappering as we go..."
e|-5-|-0-|-2-|-0-|-5-|-0-|-2-|-2-|------------
b|-5-|-5-|-2-|-5-|-5-|-5-|-2-|-2-|------------
G|-6-|-4-|-2-|-4-|-6-|-4-|-2-|-2-|------------
D|-7-|-2-|-4-|-2-|-7-|-2-|-4-|-4-|------------
A|-7-|-X-|-4-|-X-|-7-|-X-|-4-|-4-|------------
E|-5-|-4-|-2-|-4-|-5-|-4-|-2-|-2-|------------

CHORUS for GUITAR 2
"Welcome to the saving grace"
e------------------------------------------
b------5-------5-------2-------------------
G------------------------------------------
D----7---7---2---2---4---4-------4---------x2
A------------------------------------------
E--5-------4-------2----------2-----4------

"There's a sunset on the road"
e------------------------------------------
b------------------------------------------
G--7----7--9----9-11---11-11---------------
D--X----X--X----X-X----X--X----------------
A--5----5--7----7-9----9--9-0--------------
E------------------------------------------
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/p/powderfinger/the_metre_tab.html ]
"Reappearing as we go..."
e------------------------------------------------------------------
b------5-------5-------2-------5-------5-------5-------4-------4---
G------------------------------------------------------------------
D----7---7---2---2---4---4---2---2---7---7---2---2---4---4---4---4-
A------------------------------------------------------------------
E--5-------4-------2-------4-------5-------4-------2-------2-------

VERSE 2
GUITAR 1 - REPEAT VERSE 1 X4

GUITAR 2
e--<14>-------------------<9>--------------
b--------<14>-----------------<9>----------
G------------------------------------------
D------------------------------------------X4
A------------------------------------------
E------------------------------------------

REPEAT PRE-CHORUS

REPEAT CHORUS

INSTRUMENTAL BIT
Guitar 1 comes in first, followed by the second, followed by the third

Guitar 1 (2:35)
first time
e--------------------------------------------
b--------------------------------------------
G--------------------------------------------
D--------------------------------------------
A--5----4---2--2p0-----4----2--0--2--2p0----
E------------------2---------------------2--

every other time
e--------------------------------------------
b--------------------------------------------
G--------------------------------------------
D--------------------------------------------
A--5----4--0--2--2p0-----4----2--0--2--2p0----
E--------------------2---------------------2--

GUITAR 2 comes in (2:46)
Play all this for however many times
e--------------------------------------------
b--------------------------------------------
G--7-7-7-7-7-7-6---4-4-4-4-4-----------------
D--7-7-7-7-7-7-6---4-4-4-4-4-4---------------
A--5-5-5-5-5-5-4---0-2-0-2-0-4-0-------------
E----------------------------2---------------

e--------------------------------------------
b--------------------------------------------
G--6-6-6-6-6-6-4---4-4-4-4-4-----------------
D--6-6-6-6-6-6-4---4-4-4-4-4-4---------------
A--4-4-4-4-4-4-2---0-2-0-2-0-4-0-------------
E----------------------------2---------------

GUITAR 3 comes in (2:58)
Play all this for however many times
e--------------------------------------------
b--------------------------------------------
G--7-7-7-7-7-7-6---4-4-4-4-4-----------------
D--6-6-6-6-6-7-6---4-4-4-4-4-4---------------
A--5-5-5-5-5-5-4---0-2-0-2-0-4---------------
E----------------------------2---------------

e--------------------------------------------
b--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----------------------------
G--6-6-6-6-6-6-6---4-4-4-4-4-----------------
D--6-6-6-6-6-6-6---4-4-4-4-4-4---------------
A--4-4-4-4-4-4-4---0-2-0-2-0-4-0-------------
E----------------------------2---------------

REPEAT PRE-CHORUS

REPEAT CHORUS

END (3:58)
continually repeat this for however many times
e|-5-|-0-|-2-|-0-|
b|-5-|-5-|-2-|-5-|
G|-6-|-4-|-2-|-4-|
D|-7-|-2-|-4-|-2-| 
A|-7-|-X-|-4-|-X-|
E|-5-|-4-|-2-|-4-|

Finish on
e--5--
b--5--
G--6--
D--7--
A--7--
E--5--
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