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Banquet Bass

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Bloc Party
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Tuning: standard

Contrary to popular belief, there is no real bassline in the intro and first verse, only 
fills and flicky bits. This first part is used in conjunction with some sort of effect 
makes a "hum" sound.
Intro and verse(just keep playing this riff over and over)
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|1--/--6-------------------------------------------------------------------|

Around the time Kele sing "why'd you feeel..." this riff is played
G|----------|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|1--/--6---|---1--4--1--6--------------------------------------------------|

Chorus
"Turning away from the light..."
G|----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|--------9-9-8----------|
E|6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|6-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-|9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|9-9-9-9-------9--------|

Chorus cont
"Turning into myself..."
G|----------------|----------------|-----------------|----------------------|
D|----------------|----------------|-----------------|----------------------|
A|----------------|----------------|-----------------|----------------------|
E|6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|6-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|2-2-2---4-4-4---------|

Verse
"She don't think straight..."
G|--------------|-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------|-----------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------|-----4h6--3h4----------------------------------------------|
E|--6--6--6--6--|6--6-----6-------------------------------------------------|

Chorus
"Turning away from the light..."
G|----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|--------9-9-8----------|
E|6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|6-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-|9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|9-9-9-9-------9--------|

Chorus cont
"Turning into myself..."
G|----------------|----------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
D|----------------|----------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
A|----------------|----------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
E|6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|6-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|2-2-2---4-4-4----------|

Fourth time through chorus
Chorus
"Turning away from the light..."
G|----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|--------9-9-8----------|
E|6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|6-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-|9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|9-9-9-9-------9--------|

Chorus cont
"Turning into myself..."
G|----------------|----------------|-----------------|----------------------|
D|----------------|----------------|-----------------|----------------------|
A|----------------|----------------|-----------------|----------------------|
E|6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|6-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4------|

Bridge
"And if you feel a little left behind..."
G|-----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------------|
D|-----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------------|
A|-----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------------|
E|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-------|

Ending
"Cos I'm on fire..."
G|--------------|-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------|-----------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------|-----4h6--3h4----------------------------------------------|
E|--6--6--6--6--|6--6-----6-------------------------------------------------|

Cheers. Great song. Please rate. I don't seem to have any rates on any of my tabs at the 
would like some feedback

| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
            
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