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Cage The Elephant - Mess Around Tabs

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Mess Around Tabs

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Cage The Elephant
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                Tuning: Standard

Intro:

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-12-12-12-12-12\3-3-3-3-3/12-12-12-12-12\3-3-3-3-3/12-12-12-12-12----------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-3-3-3-3-3/5-5-5/7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-5-5/7-7-7-0---------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-12-12-12-12-12\3-3-3-3-3/12-12-12-12-12\3-3-3-3-3/12-12-12-12-12----------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-3-3-3-3-3/5-5-5/7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-5-5/7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------|

Verse

************************************
| /\  up
| \/  down
************************************

PS: for each chord, strum pattern goes \/, /\, \/, /\; /\, \/, /\; /\, \/, /\; /\, \/.

e|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|
B|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|
G|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13---------------|
D|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14---------------|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14---------------|
E|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|

e|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|
B|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|
G|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13---------------|
D|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14---------------|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14---------------|
E|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|

e|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|
B|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|
G|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13---------------|
D|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14---------------|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14---------------|
E|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|

PS: for each chord, strum pattern goes  \/, \/, /\; except for E, which has 2 more strums after the first 3
ones: /\, \/.

   A     B     E
e|-0-0-0-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-------------------------------------------------|
B|-2-2-2-4-4-4-0-0-0-0-0-------------------------------------------------|
G|-2-2-2-4-4-4-1-1-1-1-1-------------------------------------------------|
D|-2-2-2-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-------------------------------------------------|
A|-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------0-0-0-0-0-------------------------------------------------|

PS: this time, for both A and B chords, strum pattern goes \/, /\, \/, /\; With the third strum being
harder. The E chord remains the same.

   A       B       E
e|-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-------------------------------------------------|
B|-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-------------------------------------------------|
G|-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-8-1-1-1-1-1-------------------------------------------------|
D|-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-2-2-2-2-2-------------------------------------------------|
A|-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-2-2-2-2-2-------------------------------------------------|
E|-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-12-12-12-12-12\3-3-3-3-3/12-12-12-12-12\3-3-3-3-3/12-12-12-12-12----------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-3-3-3-3-3/5-5-5/7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-5-5/7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------|

Second verse:

1st guitar:

e|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|
B|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|
G|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13---------------|
D|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14---------------|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14---------------|
E|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|

e|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|
B|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|
G|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13---------------|
D|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14---------------|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14---------------|
E|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|

e|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|
B|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|
G|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13---------------|
D|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14---------------|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14---------------|
E|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|

e|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|
B|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|
G|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13---------------|
D|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14---------------|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14---------------|
E|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------|

2nd guitar:

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7-7-5h7-7-5h7-7-5h7-5\2p0-------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------3-----------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7-7-5h7-7-5h7-7-5h7-5\2p0-------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------3-----------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------5-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7-7-5-7-5h7-7-5h7---2p0---------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------3-------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7-7-5h7p5-7-5h7p5-7-5h7p5\2p0---------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-----------------------|
B|-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-----------------------|
G|-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-8-1-1-1-1-1-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-8-1-1-1-1-1-----------------------|
D|-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-2-2-2-2-2-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-2-2-2-2-2-----------------------|
A|-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-2-2-2-2-2-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-2-2-2-2-2-----------------------|
E|-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-----------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-12-12-12-12-12\3-3-3-3-3/12-12-12-12-12\3-3-3-3-3/12-12-12-12-12----------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-3-3-3-3-3/5-5-5/7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-5-5/7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------|

Solo:

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------13-------------13----13h15-13----------15p12---------13-----------|
G|-9-14h16----16~-9-14h16----16----------14b16/19-------9-14h16----16~-------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-12/14b15\12-17~----------------------15-17-19-17h19p17----15h17~----------|
G|-------------16~-12b14-12/14b16pbr-16-------------------16-----------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----15-17-19-17h19p17\15--------15-17-19-17p15-------------16b17-----------|
E|-16----------------------16~-16----------------16-16/18b19-16----13b14-----|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------15-17-19-17h19p17----15h17~----15-17-19-17h19p17\15-----------|
E|-15b16pbr-16-------------------16--------16----------------------16~-------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----15-17-19-17h19p17----15h17~-17b19br17~-15h17~-17b19br17~----15-17-17~--|
E|-16-------------------16-------------------------------------16------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-17b19br17-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|            
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