The Living End - Second Solution Chords & Tabs

 

Second Solution Chords & Tabs

The Living End Chords & Tabs

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Second Solution Tab

   
Second Solution
Band=The Living End
Ep/Lp=Second Solution/Prisoner of Society Ep, The Living End Album
Tabbed by=Me, John
Tuning=Standard Tuning 1=e 2=B 3=G 4=D 5=A 6=E
Effects Used=Distortion


Intro/Riff 1 (Lightly Distorted)
NOTE!=keep fingers positioned for Bm
  bass notes    high notes
st=d u  d         u   u
e|----------------2---2-----------|
B|---3--------3---3---3-----------|
G|-4-4------4-----4---4-----------|
D|-4-4----4-----------------------|
A|-0-2--2-------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|x7, then heavily strum
       pm-------------------------|                 Bm 3 times
Oi!

Theme/Riff 2 (Crank up distortion)
NOTE!=include octave note with these chords
B5 B5 F#5 F#5 G5 G5 C5 X C5 X   x4

Verse/Riff 3
NOTE=strum palm muted notes using a down upstroke to 4/4 timing
playing the down stroke on the beat and the upstroke on the offbeat
  Bm                  C5 F#5
   d  d u d u d u d u  d d
e|-2--------------------------|
B|-5--------------------------|
G|-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--5------|
D|-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--5-4----|
A|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--3-4----|
E|-----------------------2----| x3
    pm------------------------|
V1=Standen on a street light trying to get away,
Guilty, guilty, I hear want you say,
Counting down the hours but I haven't got the time...

V2=It was never meant to end this way,
What shot at violence I hear what you say,
Standing on a street light trying to get away...

Riff 4
NOTE=Strum last chord for 8 beats strumming bass notes then high notes and back and
forth

   B5   A5    G5  F#5    G5 A5 B5      E5 E5 F#major
V1=21st Prescient jumping on the line   on the line
V2=Guilty, guilty I hear what you say  what you say

Chorus/Riff 5
NOTE=On each chord play from the bass to high notes as shown, or work the strum out
for yourself
for example using Bm, play all chords the same way

e|-------2-2-------2-2-|
B|------3--3------3--3-|
G|-4-4-4---4-4-4-4---4-|
D|-4-4-------4-4-------|
A|-2-2-------2-2-------|
E|---------------------|
 Play half this strum for the last three notes.

Bm                                Emii
And I what I want to know, Is will I get deathrow,
Bm                   F#
Or is there a second solution,
Bm                          G        d
What I want to say, Is will I die today,
F#       F#Stab n stop      Riff 1
Or will I get, Second Solution

Riff 1

Verse

Chorus

Riff 6
Notes used before but in different neck positions
For Bm chord palm mute bass notes on beat and stab high notes on the offbeat
   Bm      B A G F#G A B
   d u       (all 5ths)
e|---7---|---------------|
B|---7---|---------------|
G|---7---|---------------|
D|-9---x4|-9-7-5-4-5-7-9-|
A|-9-----|-9-7-5-4-5-7-9-|
E|-7-----|-7-5-3-2-3-5-7-|
  pm
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/t/the_living_end/second_solution_tab_ver_3.html ]
Leadbreak/Solo
NOTE=I've divided it into sections to make it easier to learn
                                trill
e|-----7------------------|---7h8p7----------------14-13-12-|
B|-----7-9^hold-9^-9p-----|--8------10-8-7-------12---------|
G|-------9^hold-9^-9p-7---|-9--------------9-9s12-----------|
D|-7s9------------------9-|---------------------------------|
A|------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|------------------------|---------------------------------|

e|-7-10-7------------------------|
B|--------10-7-------------------|
G|-------------9-7---9-7---------|
D|-----------------9-----9-7-9-9-|
A|-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------14---|
G|-------------------------------------15------|
D|-------------8-8-8-11-11-11-14-14-16---------|
A|-7-7-7-9-9-9---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------|
 pm--------------------------------------------|

e|-7-10^p7-10p7----7-----------------------------------|
B|-7------------10---h10p7-10p7---7--------------------|
G|------------------------------9---h9p-7-9p7---7------|
D|--------------------------------------------9---h9p7-|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------10----10----|
B|-----------------------------10----10----|
G|--------------------------12^---12^---12-|
D|-5p4---5p4----------------------------12-|
A|-----7-----7-5p4---5p4-------------------|
E|-----------------7-----7-----------------|
   d u d u d
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|-------------4^-------stab--------------------|
G|---------3---4^---------3-----3---------------|
D|-4-4-4-4-4------4-4-4-4-4-----4---------------|
A|-4-4-4-4-4------4-4-4-4-4-----4-strum fast----|
E|-2-2-2-2-2------2-2-2-2-2-----2-for 2 beats---|
  pm------|      pm-----------------------------|

Riff 2
x2 with guitar alone and then another 2 times with bass/drums

Verse
Lyrics from first verse

Chorus
Stop after "Will I get..."

Riff 7 (lightly distorted)
Picking
   Bm           G7   F#7
e|-------2---------------5-|
B|---------3-------------5-|
G|-----4-----4----4----3---|
D|---4------------3----2---|
A|-2--------------5----4---|
E|--------------3----2-----|x4
 Second         sol-u-tion

Riff 8 (crank up distortion)
-Pick slide-

Play really heavily
B5 B5 B5 B5 G5 G5 F5 F5 x3
l=Second   b=solution!

Riff 9
B5 B5 D5 D5 G5 G5 F5 F5
l=second  b=solution!   x3

Riff 4
Finish earlier on a B5 stab


Great song, I hope I've worked it out right. Learn with the recording to get the feel
of the song. This tab has been worked out from Second Solution off The Living End,
which is slightly different to Second Solution on the original EP, but it can still
be used for both.
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