Siouxsie And The Banshees - The Staircase Chords & Tabs

 

The Staircase Chords & Tabs

Siouxsie And The Banshees Chords & Tabs

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The Staircase Tab

   
#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#
From: Gavin Inglis 

The net seems a bit short of Banshees tab so here's one. I'm keen
to hear from anybody who's done other songs...

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THE STAIRCASE (MYSTERY) - Siouxsie & the Banshees
from "Once Upon A Time - The Singles"

transcribed by Gavin D. Inglis (krynoid@tardis.ed.ac.uk)


INTRO RIFF

E-----------------------|
B-----------------------|
G-----------------------|
D--------2-----3---2-0--|
A--0--------------------|
E-----------------------|

The main part of the song has three beats to a bar...


MAIN RIFF
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/s/siouxsie_and_the_banshees/the_staircase_tab.html ]
E--8--8--8--8--------|--8--8--8--8--------|   \
B--10-10-10-10-------|--10-10-10-10-------|    |
G--9--9--9--9--------|--9--9--9--9--------|    |
D--------------------|--------------------|    |
A--------------------|--------------------|    |
E--------------------|--------------------|     \
                                                 > play 3 times
E--------------------|--------------------|     /
B--3--3--3--3--------|--5--5--5--5--------|    |
G--2--2--2--2--------|--4--4--4--4--------|    |
D--3--3--3--3--------|--5--5--5--5--------|    |
A--------------------|--------------------|    |
E--------------------|--------------------|   /

then

E--7--7--7--7--------|--6--6--6--6--------|
B--9--9--9--9--------|--9--9--9--9--------| 
G--8--8--8--8--------|--8--8--8--8--------|    (play twice)
D--------------------|--------------------| 
A--------------------|--------------------| 
E--------------------|--------------------| 




Repeat MAIN RIFF once then into verse:

    C         F#    A    E
    Staircase lying face up
    C        F#         A           E
    Staircat sat on the mat looking down
    C  F#   A  E    C  F#  A  E                        
    Looking down______________


INTRO RIFF under first 3 lines of next part,
sit on D for last line:

MAIN RIFF x1

ARPEGGIOS:

E--0--0--0--0---|-0--0--0--0---|-0--0--0--0---|-0--0--0--0---|
B---1--1--3--3--|--1--1--3--3--|--1--1--3--3--|--1--1--1--1--|
G----2--2--2--2-|---2--2--2--2-|---2--2--2--2-|---2--2--2--2-|
D---------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|
A---------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|
E---------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|


MAIN RIFF x1

MAIN RIFF x1

Finish on Em.
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