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Finger Eleven - Quicksand Tabs

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Quicksand Tabs

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Finger Eleven
 Rating:
4/5 (4 votes)
                
Tuning: 1/2 step down

This may not be right but it sounds right and is good enough.

CHORDS USED
------------
E5 - 022xxx also high E5 - x799xx
C5 - x355xx
B5 - x244xx
D5 - x577xx
G5 - 355xxx
C#5- x466xx

INTRO
-----
Drums begin and pre intro riff comes in at 0.05 seconds

PRE INTRO RIFF    Guitars 1 and 2

e---------------
b---------------
g-----5-4-4-4---
d---2-5-4-4-4---
a---2-3-2-2-2---
e---0-----------

INTRO RIFF   Guitars 1 and 2
e--------------------------------------
b--------------------------------------
g-----------9\7--7-7-----------5\4-4--4
d---2--2-2--9\7--7-7---5--5-5--5\4-4--4    X 4
a---2--2-2--7\5--5-5---5--5-5--3\2-2--2
e---0--0-0-------------3--3-3----------

VERSE 1 - No Guitar
"Slow, sinking feeling, kills the mood, your conveying
And it pulls me far down below, it might be best if you go

[WEIRD EFFECTS ENTER HERE]
Can it not wait and hope for the best, will it not stop a while to rest

I need to get up, yeah need to get up
e-------------10--12----------------
b-----------------------------------
g-----------------------------------

Nevermind cause I've, I've done enough
e----------------------------------
b----------------------------------
g--------------------------////-9-9
d---------------2-2-2-2-2-2////-9-9
a---------------2-2-2-2-2-2////-7-7
e---------------0-0-0-0-0-0--------
              pm= gradually lift off

CHORUS 1  Guitars 1 and 2

          E5    C5        G5 B5
Cause the world waits around but i keep

  E5        High E5 \ C5  G5     B5
Slipping and      losing ground, do I not

E5     C5       G5   B5
Try so hard so good, I can't keep

E5       High E5 \ C5   G5         B5
Changing       just   because, you think i should.

TRIPPY RIFFS after bass at  (1.15 seconds)
G1- with wah pedal (tremelo picking)
e--7/8/9/10
b----------
g--4/5/6/7

G2- slight distortion
e-5~\\\\-1~////--5
b-5~\\\\-1~////--5
g-5~\\\\-1~////--5
d-5~\\\\-1~////--5    then repeat both again

VERSE 2- weird effects throughout

"Said, all I need to, and you dont understand still
wish you saw,picture my minds eyes are deep
and their cynical
e-----------------------------
b-----------------------------
g---------------------7/9--9-9
d---------------------7/9--9-9
a---------------------5/7--7-7
e-----------------------------

One, taken four more, kills the pain healing that sore
e--------------------10-12----------------------------
b-----------------------------------------------------
g-----------------------------------------------------

  Ive taken whats left i took it all
e-10~~------------------------------
b-----------------------------------
g-----------------------------------

now you won't let me forget forget forget now that the
e----------------------------------------------------
b----------------------------------------------------
g-------------------------------------//9-9----------
d--------------------------2-2-2-2-2-2//9-9----------
a--------------------------2-2-2-2-2-2//7-7----------
e--------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0---------------
                         pm=gradulaly lift off

CHORUS 2- Same as chorus 1

BRIDGE - Guitar1 plays the E5 and G5, Guitar2 plays these riffs over it
   E5                    G5
                            Stop your talking down
e-------------------------------------------------
b------------------------------------------------
g--13-13-13-13-13/14--///19~---------------------
d------------------------------------------------
a--11-11-11-11-11/12--///17~---------------------
e------------------------------------------------

   E5                    G5
                             I lack the strenght to sit or stand
e----------------------------------------------------------------
b----------------------------------------------------------------
g--13-13-13-13-13/14--///19~-----------------------------21~-----
d----------------------------------------------------------------
a--11-11-11-11-11/12--///17~-----------------------------19~-----
e----------------------------------------------------------------

   E5                    G5
                            I lost my self confidence
e----------------------------------------------------------------
b----------------------------------------------------------------
g--13-13-13-13-13/14--///19~-----------------------18~-----------
d----------------------------------------------------------------
a--11-11-11-11-11/12--///17~-----------------------16~-----------
e----------------------------------------------------------------
e----------------------------------------------------------------

   D5  C#5         E5
   In the Quicksand
e------------------------
b------------------------
g--19~-18~---------21~---
d------------------------  X4 (on fourth, do not play the high note)
a--17~-16~---------19~---
e------------------------

INTERLUDE-  Guitar 1 holds the E5 while guitar 2 plays little riff
 Riff 1-no distortion, weird effects pedal
e----------------------------------------------------
b----------------------------------------------------
g----------------------------------------------------
d----6~------------6~---------6~-----------6~-0-6/9-9  X2
a---------5-5-7---------5-7--------5-5-7-------------
e--0----0--------0----0-----0----0-------0-----------

   1st time- no lyrics
   2nd time- "Not now, or ever, sink slowly my treasure"

After 2x Guitar 1 plays same riff with distortion  X2

After those 2 Guitar one plays same riff with wah
              Guitar two plays this riff
  Riff 2
e--------------------------------------------------------------
b-----9~------------9~-----------9~-------------9~-0-9/12-12~--
g----------7-7-9----------7-9----------7-7-9-------------------
d-------------------------------------------------------------- X2
a--------------------------------------------------------------
e--0-----0--------0-----0------0-----0--------0----------------

         On 2nd time, guitar one plays this (tremelo picking)
e---------------
b---------------
g-13-14-16-19-21
d---------------
a-11-12-14-17-19
e---------------

CHORUS 3 - Same as chorus 1 and 2


ENDING

Riff 1- with distortion, Guitar 1 X2
Riff 2- with distortion, Guitar 2 X2
            
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