» » »

The Wombats - 1996 Tabs

Artists:  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z # 

1996 Tabs

(ver. 2) Click to play this song!
The Wombats
 Rating:
4/5 (4 votes)

 1996 lessons Tabs too difficult? Try these video lessons and learn fast
 
                The Song doesn't actually have any guitar in it until the bridge but I've tabbed the 
appropriate chords for purposes such as singing along to it :)

VERSE 1 (Slight Distortion Until Bridge)

  E                       B
  I had no cares in the 1990s
|-7-----------------------7---|
|-9-----------------------7---|
|-9-----------------------8---|
|-9-----------------------9---|
|-7-----------------------9---|
|-------------------------7---|

  G#m               F#
  I knew of no downfalls
|-4-----------------2---|
|-4-----------------2---|
|-4-----------------3---|
|-6-----------------4---|
|-6-----------------4---|
|-4-----------------2---|

  E                                      B
  Though war was breaking out all around me
|-7--------------------------------------7---|
|-9--------------------------------------7---|
|-9--------------------------------------8---|
|-9--------------------------------------9---|
|-7--------------------------------------9---|
|----------------------------------------7---|

  G#m                         F#
  My concerns were with prank calls
|-4---------------------------2---|
|-4---------------------------2---|
|-4---------------------------3---|
|-6---------------------------4---|
|-6---------------------------4---|
|-4---------------------------2---|

  E
  She kissed me on the cheek, she kissed me on the cheek
|-7---------------------------7-----------------------------|
|-9---------------------------9-----------------------------|
|-9---------------------------9-----------------------------|
|-9---------------------------9-----------------------------|
|-7---------------------------7-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|

  B             G#m           F#
  Right in front of the older kids
|-7-------------4-------------2---|
|-7-------------4-------------2---|
|-8-------------4-------------3---|
|-9-------------6-------------4---|
|-9-------------6-------------4---|
|-7-------------4-------------2---|

  E                                 B
  Well our self belief, our self belief
|-7---------------------7-----------7---|
|-9---------------------9-----------7---|
|-9---------------------9-----------8---|
|-9---------------------9-----------9---|
|-7---------------------7-----------9---|
|-----------------------------------7---|

           G#m                 C#
  Wasn't scarred by the modern itch
|----------4-------------------[4]-x8-|
|----------4-------------------[6]----|
|----------4-------------------[6]----|
|----------6-------------------[6]----|
|----------6-------------------[4]----|
|----------4-------------------[-]----|

  C#
  Cos now it feels like...
|-[4]-x8-|
|-[6]----|
|-[6]----|
|-[6]----|
|-[4]----|
|-[-]----|

CHORUS

  E                 B            G#m
  We kiss with one eye on our TV set
|-7-----------------7------------4---|
|-9-----------------7------------4---|
|-9-----------------8------------4---|
|-9-----------------9------------6---|
|-7-----------------9------------6---|
|-------------------7------------4---|

                 F#              E
  And the more I give the less I get
|----------------2---------------7---|
|----------------2---------------9---|
|----------------3---------------9---|
|----------------4---------------9---|
|----------------4---------------7---|
|----------------2-------------------|

                     B                     G#m
  Needing fairground rides just to spark a smile
|--------------------7---------------------4---|
|--------------------7---------------------4---|
|--------------------8---------------------4---|
|--------------------9---------------------6---|
|--------------------9---------------------6---|
|--------------------7---------------------4---|

                         F#
  There's little here to miss...
|------------------------2------|
|------------------------2------|
|------------------------3------|
|------------------------4------|
|------------------------4------|
|------------------------2------|

             E
  Bring back 1996
|------------7---|
|------------9---|
|------------9---|
|------------9---|
|------------7---|
|----------------|

  B           G#m
  Bring back 1996
|-7-----------4---|
|-7-----------4---|
|-8-----------4---|
|-9-----------6---|
|-9-----------6---|
|-7-----------4---|

  F#                               E
  So hard to beat those teenage kicks
|-2--------------------------------7---|
|-2--------------------------------9---|
|-3--------------------------------9---|
|-4--------------------------------9---|
|-4--------------------------------7---|
|-2------------------------------------|

  B            G#m    C#
  Bring back 1996
|-7------------4------4---|
|-7------------4------6---|
|-8------------4------6---|
|-9------------6------6---|
|-9------------6------4---|
|-7------------4----------|

VERSE 2

  E                              B
  We were cloning sheep in the 1990's
|-7------------------------------7---|
|-9------------------------------7---|
|-9------------------------------8---|
|-9------------------------------9---|
|-7------------------------------9---|
|--------------------------------7---|

  G#m                  F#
  We were building telescopes
|-4--------------------2-----|
|-4--------------------2-----|
|-4--------------------3-----|
|-6--------------------4-----|
|-6--------------------4-----|
|-4--------------------2-----|

  E                                   B
  And sugar filled the whole of my body
|-7-----------------------------------7---|
|-9-----------------------------------7---|
|-9-----------------------------------8---|
|-9-----------------------------------9---|
|-7-----------------------------------9---|
|-------------------------------------7---|

  G#m                   F#
  As I urged it on to grow
|-4---------------------2---|
|-4---------------------2---|
|-4---------------------3---|
|-6---------------------4---|
|-6---------------------4---|
|-4---------------------2---|

  E
  I kissed her on the cheek, I kissed her on the cheek
|-7--------------------------7-----------------------------|
|-9--------------------------9-----------------------------|
|-9--------------------------9-----------------------------|
|-9--------------------------9-----------------------------|
|-7--------------------------7-----------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|

  B       G#m                 F#
  Just to impress the older kids
|-7-------4-------------------2---|
|-7-------4-------------------2---|
|-8-------4-------------------3---|
|-9-------6-------------------4---|
|-9-------6-------------------4---|
|-7-------4-------------------2---|

  E                              B
  Well my self belief, my self belief
|-7--------------------7---------7---|
|-9--------------------9---------7---|
|-9--------------------9---------8---|
|-9--------------------9---------9---|
|-7--------------------7---------9---|
|--------------------------------7---|

          G#m                  C#
  Wasn't lost in the modern glitch
|---------4-------------------[4]-x8-|
|---------4-------------------[6]----|
|---------4-------------------[6]----|
|---------6-------------------[6]----|
|---------6-------------------[4]----|
|---------4-------------------[-]----|

  C#
  Cos now it feels like...
|-[4]-x8-|
|-[6]----|
|-[6]----|
|-[6]----|
|-[4]----|
|-[-]----|

CHORUS

  E                 B            G#m
  We kiss with one eye on our TV set
|-7~----------------7~-----------4~--|
|-9~----------------7~-----------4~--|
|-9~----------------8~-----------4~--|
|-9~----------------9~-----------6~--|
|-7~----------------9~-----------6~--|
|-------------------7~-----------4~--|

                 F#              E
  And the more I give the less I get
|----------------2---------------7---|
|----------------2---------------9---|
|----------------3---------------9---|
|----------------4---------------9---|
|----------------4---------------7---|
|----------------2-------------------|

  E                 B                      G#m
  Needing fairground rides just to spark a smile
|-7-----------------7----------------------4---|
|-9-----------------7----------------------4---|
|-9-----------------8----------------------4---|
|-9-----------------9----------------------6---|
|-7-----------------9----------------------6---|
|-------------------7----------------------4---|

                         F#
  There's little here to miss...
|------------------------2------|
|------------------------2------|
|------------------------3------|
|------------------------4------|
|------------------------4------|
|------------------------2------|

             E
  Bring back 1996
|------------7---|
|------------9---|
|------------9---|
|------------9---|
|------------7---|
|----------------|

  B           G#m
  Bring back 1996
|-7-----------4---|
|-7-----------4---|
|-8-----------4---|
|-9-----------6---|
|-9-----------6---|
|-7-----------4---|

  F#                               E
  So hard to beat those teenage kicks
|-2--------------------------------7---|
|-2--------------------------------9---|
|-3--------------------------------9---|
|-4--------------------------------9---|
|-4--------------------------------7---|
|-2------------------------------------|

  B            G#m    C#
  Bring back 1996
|-7------------4------4---|
|-7------------4------6---|
|-8------------4------6---|
|-9------------6------6---|
|-9------------6------4---|
|-7------------4----------|

BRIDGE

  E                      B
  Stop talking, stop talking
|-7----------------------7---|
|-9----------------------7---|
|-9----------------------8---|
|-9----------------------9---|
|-7----------------------9---|
|------------------------7---|

  G#m                     F#
  I need a lover not a friend tonight
|-4-----------------------2---|
|-4-----------------------2---|
|-4-----------------------3---|
|-6-----------------------4---|
|-6-----------------------4---|
|-4-----------------------2---|

  E                   B
  I'm leaving, I'm leaving
|-7-------------------7---|
|-9-------------------7---|
|-9-------------------8---|
|-9-------------------9---|
|-7-------------------9---|
|---------------------7---|

  G#m                       C#
  I'm not cut out for the modern life
|-4-------------------------[4]x8----|
|-4-------------------------[6]------|
|-4-------------------------[6]------|
|-6-------------------------[6]------|
|-6-------------------------[4]------|
|-4-------------------------[-]------|

OUTRO (Plenty of overdrive and high tone)

  B*       E      B*       G#m       B*       B      B*       D#m... ect x7
|-14-14-14\7--7-7/14-14-14\11--11-11/14-14-14\7--7-7/14-14-14\11--11-11/14-|
|-16-16-16\9--9-9/16-16-16\12--12-12/16-16-16\7--7-7/16-16-16\11--11-11/16-|
|-16-16-16\9--9-9/16-16-16\13--13-13/16-16-16\8--8-8/16-16-16\11--11-11/16-|
|-16-16-16\9--9-9/16-16-16\13--13-13/16-16-16\9--9-9/16-16-16\13--13-13/16-|
|-14-14-14\7--7-7/14-14-14\11--11-11/14-14-14\9--9-9/14-14-14\13--13-13/14-|
|---------------------------------------------7--7-7----------11--11-11----|

On the 3rd repeat the lyrics:
"I'll never beat those teenage kicks" are sang over for the next 3 repeats

On the 6th repeat the lyrics:
"Bring back 1996" are sang

On the 7th time it's just the guitar and drums
Guitar begins to fade out gradually from the 3rd repeat

B* is a normal B just an octave higher than a usual one performed on the second fret
            
Submit corrections


        1996 lessons Hard to play? Try these video lessons and learn fast 1996 lessons
        
↑ Back to top | Tablatures and chords for acoustic guitar and electric guitar, ukulele, drums are parodies/interpretations of the original songs. You may use it for private study, scholarship, research or language learning purposes only