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Turning Japanese Tabs

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Turning Japanese Tabs 


The opening starts with a teriyaki-flavored riff like so: 

E --15-15-15-15-13-13-10-10-13---15-15-15-15-13-13-10-10-13------ 
B --15-15-15-15-13-13-10-10-13---15-15-15-15-13-13-10-10-13------ 
G --------------------------------------------------------------- 
D --------------------------------------------------------------- 
A --------------------------------------------------------------- 
E --------------------------------------------------------------- 

The bass can either double the high-E string line on its low E at 
the 15h fret, or better yet, detune the bass' E to D and play: 

E(D) ---5--5--5--5--3--3--0--0--3-------------------------------- 

The verse riff is as follows (don't forget the nice rhythmic 
stops in here, 'cause that's what gives the song that "hook"): 

G Em 

E --------------------------------------------------------------- 
B --12-12--------13-12------------------------------------------- 
G --12-12--------------12----14-14------------------------------- 
D --12-12--12-12-------------14-14-----12-13-14------------------ 
A --10-10--------------------14-14--14--------------------------- 
E ---------------------------12-12------------------------------- 


This is the main riff and gets played under the "I've got your 
picture" lyrics, until "I sit there starin' and there's nothing 
else to do" which features this: 

A C D 

E ---------------------------------- 
B --2-----5--7---------------------- 
G --2-----5--7---------------------- 
D --2-----5--7---------------------- 
A --0-----3--5---------------------- 
E ---------------------------------- 
A C D 

I see you star-in' and there's noth-ing I can do 


Next time around (after "I often kiss you when there's no one 
else around"), this is added: 


E -------------------------------------------------------------- 
B --2----5--7--------------------------------------------------- 
G --2----5--7------5--9--7--5--5--9--9--7--7-------------------- 
D --2----5--7---5--5--9--7--5--5--9--9--7--7-------------------- 
A --0----3--5---5--3--7--5--3--3--7--7--5--5-------------------- 
E --------------3----------------------------------------------- 


E -------------------------------------------------------------- 
B --12-12-12---------------------------------------------------- 
G --12-12-12---5--9--7--5--5--9--7--------------7-7-7-7-5-5-2-5- 
D --12-12-12---5--9--7--5--5--9--7--------------7-7-7-7-5-5-2-5- 
A --10-10-10---3--7--5--3--3--7--5--------------5-5-5-5-3-3-0-3- 
E -------------------------------------------------------------- 

..and back into the main riff. Granted, that jump to the barred 
G at the 10th fret is a big one, but that's how it is on the 
record, and with a little practice, it can be done. If you have 
trouble, or if you wanna squeeze a second guitar in there, play 
that G as a power chord on the 3rd fret instead of/in addition to 
the 10th barre. 

For the refrain, play this: 

G 

E --------------------------------------------------------------- 
B --12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-------------- 
G --12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-------------- 
D --12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-------------- 
A --10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-------------- 
E --------------------------------------------------------------- 
Turning Japanese... ...I really 

D 

E --------------------------------------------------------------- 
B --------------------------------------------------------------- 
G --12----12----------------------------------------------------- 
D --12----12-----------12-10-9----------------------------------- 
A --12----12------9-12---------12-------------------------------- 
E --10----10---10------------------------------------------------ 
think so... 


F 

E -------------------------------------------------------------- 
B --10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10------------- 
G --10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10------------- 
D --10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10------------- 
A ---8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8------------- 
E -------------------------------------------------------------- 
Turning Japanese... ...I really 

C 

E -------------------------------------------------------------- 
B -------------------------------------------------------------- 
G --10----10---------------------------------------------------- 
D --10----10------------10-9-7---------------------------------- 
A --10----10------7-10---------10------------------------------- 
E ---8-----8----8----------------------------------------------- 
think so... 

Play that twice, then this: 

G F# F F# G C E D C E D 

E -------------------------------------------------------------- 
B ----(a quick down/up/down strum)------------------------------ 
G --------------------------------------5--9--7--5--5--9--7----- 
D ---5-5-5--4-4-4--3-3-3--4-4-4--5-5-5--5--9--7--5--5--9--7----- 
A ---5-5-5--4-4-4--3-3-3--4-4-4--5-5-5--3--7--5--3--3--7--5----- 
E ---3-3-3--2-2-2--1-1-1--2-2-2--3-3-3-------------------------- 

D C A C 

E -------------------------------------------------------- 
B -------------------------------------------------------- 
G ------------------------7--7--7--7--5--5--2--5---------- 
D ------------------------7--7--7--7--5--5--2--5---------- 
A ------------------------5--5--5--5--3--3--0--3---------- 
E -------------------------------------------------------- 
I've got your... 

The bridge after the second verse ("No sex, no drugs, etc") is 
basically the same chord structure as the main riff, with a 
rhythm change. The drum beat (hi-hat, actually) is on 
"sex...drugs...wine...women" but the chord is played with 
upstrokes on the word "no." 

E --------------------------------------------------------------- 
B -----------12--------12-------12------------------------------- 
G -----------12--------12-------12------------------------------- 
D -----------12--------12-------12------------------------------- 
A -----------10--------10-------10------------------------------- 
E --------------------------------------------------------------- 
No sex, no drugs, no wine, no women... 
Follow the same G - D - F - C chord pattern with that new rhythm 
up to "everyone..." Then kick into the refrain and leave out the 
full D and C riffs -- that space is taken up by the keyboard 
chime sounds. You can throw in harmonics to fill the keyboard 
gap, if you like. Over the "space" of the D, the following works 
kinda nice: 

D (Natural Harmonics) 

E -------------------------------------------------------------- 
B -----------------------7-------------------------------------- 
G --10--10------------7-----7----------------------------------- 
D --10--10-----12--7-----------7-------12----------------------- 
A --10--10-------------------------12--------------------------- 
E ---8---8------------------------------------------------------ 

think so Turning Japanese... 

I haven't found any harmonics that sound nice over the C chord, 
but a pickslide will do in the meantime. Those of you with 
tremelo prowess might want to divebomb on an F chord there. Just 
a thought. 

The solo is a little tricky at first, but worth it when executed 
properly. It's played over the refrain riff. 

E --12--10--12--10---7--10---7--7--5--5--3--5------------------- 
B --12--10--12--10---8--10---8--8--7--7--5--7------------------- 
G -------------------------------------------------------------- 
D -------------------------------------------------------------- 
A -------------------------------------------------------------- 
E -------------------------------------------------------------- 

E --5--3--5--3---0--3------------------------------------------- 
B --6--5--6--5---1--5----1--3--5--7--8--10--12------------------ 
G -------------------------------------------------------------- 
D -------------------------------------------------------------- 
A -------------------------------------------------------------- 
E -------------------------------------------------------------- 

It's repeated twice, then back into the original refrain. It 
sneaks in one more time near the end of the song; you'll hear it. 

The end of the song is a variant of the riff after the 1st 
refrain with a mega-cold ending: 

G F# F F# G F# F 

E -------------------------------------------------------------- 
B ----(a quick down/up/down strum)------------------------------ 
G -------------------------------------------------------------- 
D ---5-5-5--4-4-4--3-3-3--4-4-4--5-5-5--4-4-4--3-3-3-3---------- 
A ---5-5-5--4-4-4--3-3-3--4-4-4--5-5-5--4-4-4--3-3-3-3---------- 
E ---3-3-3--2-2-2--1-1-1--2-2-2--3-3-3--2-2-2--1-1-1-1---------- 
FOR TWO GUITARS 

The whole song is actally done by TWO guitars (you can tell 
because they're stereo panned left and right) so the above 
arrangement is correct for ONE guitar. A more accurate 
transcription for two guitars (if you really want it) is: 

E --15-15-15-15-13-13-10-10-13---15-15-15-15-13-13-10-10-13------ 
B --------------------------------------------------(Guitar One) 
G --------------------------------------------------------------- 
D --12-12-12-12-10-10--7--7-10---12-12-12-12-10-10--7--7-10------ 
A --------------------------------------------------(Guitar Two)- 
E --------------------------------------------------------------- 

The second guitar (left channel) basically reinforces the riff 
guitar by playing the same structure with power chords, or barre 
chords with all downstrokes, all an octave or two lower, so it 
sounds very aggressive. 

The "lead" guitar can do this at the end: 

E -------------------------------------------------------------- 
B -------------------------------------------------------------- 
G -------12--11--10--11--12--11--10-10-10-10-------------------- 
D -------------------------------------------------------------- 
A -------------------------------------------------------------- 
E --------------------------------------------------------------
            
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