Modest Mouse - Lives Chords & Tabs


Lives Chords & Tabs

Modest Mouse Chords & Tabs

Version: 5 Type: Tab

Lives Tab

Modest Mouse - Lives
Tuning: EADGBe
Time Signature: 6/8

This is basically a combination of the other tabs of this song and the corrections on 
Thanks to Cory M. (ver 2), bbkeen (ver 3), mcnelligen (corrections to ver 3), and 
(ver 5).
Ver 5 on this site has the background eletric guitar parts if you really want them. I
also added some strumming patterns and changed the chords on the “It’s hard to remember 
little bit. My version sounds a little better to me, but I’m not exactly sure how Isaac plays

E ----------------------------------------------------|
B ----------------------------------------------------|
G -------------------2b-------------------------------|
D -------2-0-----0-4----4-------2-0-------------------|
A ---0-4-----4-2------------0-4-----4-2-4\7-4-2-0-----|
E -2----------------------2-----------------------0---|

[Play this intro riff 4 times]

“You were the dull sound”
E ---------|
B ---------|
G ---------|
D -----4---|
A --4--2---|
E --2------|
The strumming pattern changes throughout this section. Play:
E E E E SSSS (x4)

F#                         B
You were the dull sound of sharp math when you were alive”

F#                          B
and no one's gonna play the harp when you die,

F#                        B
and if I had a nickel for every damn time, I'd have

F#                    B
half the time, do you mind?
[ Tab from: ]
[Play intro riff 3 times]

[Then play this transition] (thanks to onlymodestmouse’s version for this)
    E.  E  S E.  E  S    E.  E  S E  S S E

“It’s hard to remember”
E ----------------------------------------|
B -15-15-15-12-12-12-15-15-15-12-10-8--3--|
G -0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|
D ----------------------------------------|
A -17-17-17-14-14-14-17-17-17-14-12-10-5--|
E ----------------------------------------|
[Play this part 5 times]

E -------------------------------------|
B -15-15-15-12-12-12-15-15-15-12-10-8--|
G -0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|
D -------------------------------------|
a -17-17-17-14-14-14-17-17-17-14-12-10-|
E -------------------------------------|
[This is mostly the same as before. Just take off the last G and transition into the 

E -----------------------|
B -3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-------|
G -0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------|
D ---------0-0-0-0-------|
A -3-3-2-2-------------0-|
E ---------3-3-2-2-2-3---|
The strumming pattern for each set of chord is E SE SE SSSS;
the 2-3-0 is E E E
[Play this part 5 times. Isaac starts singing the second time through]

[Play the intro riff twice, end on the low F#]