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U2 - City Of Blinding Lights Tabs

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City Of Blinding Lights Tabs

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                Intro Guitar 3X (00:12s)
e|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
b|-10-x--x--10—-x—-x-10—-x—-x-10--x--x-10--x—10—-x-|
g|-------------------------------------------------|
d|-------------------------------------------------|
a|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|
Gently mute the b-string and let the e-string ring
The delay will do the rest

REST OF INTRO 4X
e|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-----------------------------|
b|-10-x--x--10—x—-x--10—10—10--9--9--9--9-12-12-9—9-10—10-|
g|--------------------------------------------------------|
d|--------------------------------------------------------|
a|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

e|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
b|-10-x--x--10—-x—-x-10—-x—-x-10--x--x-10-x—-x—-10-|
g|-------------------------------------------------|
d|-------------------------------------------------|
a|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|
Gently mute the b-string and let the e-string ring
The delay will do the rest (it’s important to keep up the rithem of the delay ) listen 
the song how much the edge plays this because I’m not sure!


MELODY 2X
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VERSE
e|--------------------------------------------------|
b|-10-10-10—10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10—10-10-10--|
g|--------------------------------------------------|
d|--------------------------------------------------|
a|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|
Play this palm muted

e|--------------------------------------------------|
b|-10----10—10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10—10-10-10--|
g|--------------------------------------------------|
d|--------------------------------------------------|
a|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|
NOT palm   / from here palm muted again
muted

e|--------------------------------------------------|
b|-10-10-10—10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10—10-10-10--|
g|--------------------------------------------------|
d|--------------------------------------------------|
a|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|
Play this palm muted

e|----------------------------------12---12---12----|
b|-10-10-10—10-10-10-10-10-10-10--10---10—-—10—-----|
g|--------------------------------------------------|
d|--------------------------------------------------|
a|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|
Play this palm muted	    / FROM HERE NOT PALM MUTED

e|------------------------------------------------------|
b|-10-10-10—10-10-10-10-10--9—-9—-9--9-12-12—9--9-10-10-|
g|------------------------------------------------------|
d|------------------------------------------------------|
a|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|
First note not palm muted, rest is palm muted

e|------------------------------------12------------|
b|-10-10-10—10--------10-/-12-(12)-10----10—10-10---|
g|-------------11-(11)------------------------------|
d|--------------------------------------------------|
a|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|
Play this palm muted 			/ NOT Palm Muted from here

e|--------------------------------------------------------|
b|-10-10-10—10-10-10-10-10-10-9—-9—-9--9-12-12—9--9-10-10-|
g|--------------------------------------------------------|
d|--------------------------------------------------------|
a|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|
First note not palm muted, rest is palm muted


e|-------------------------------------------12-----|
b|-10-10-10—10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10—10----10--|
g|--------------------------------------------------|
d|--------------------------------------------------|
a|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|
Play this palm muted 			/ NOT Palm Muted from here

PRE-CHORUS 2X
e|-10---------------------------------------------------------------|
b|--------13------12---13---12---10--12-----10----------------------|
g|--------------------------------------------------12-11--9--------|
d|----0------0-------0---------0--------0------0--------------0-----|
a|------0------0----------0---------------0------0--------------0---|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|

LET THE d and a string RING, the edge plays it like this because otherwise it sounds 
tender, and that is not the intention.

CHORUS 3X
e|-0—-0--0--0--0—-0--0—-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|
b|-12-12-12-9--12-12-12-9--12-12-12-9—-12-12-12-9--|
g|-------------------------------------------------|
d|-------------------------------------------------|
a|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

e|-10-10-10-10-12-12-12-12-14-14-14-14-10-10-10-10-|
b|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
g|-------------------------------------------------|
d|-------------------------------------------------|
a|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|


MELODY 1X
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-15-----14--------10--/12--/15------14------10----------10--/12---/15----|
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VERSE2
e|---12---12---12----12------------------------------------------------|
b|-10---10—-—10—--10---10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
g|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
			/ from here palm muted but gently and sometimes let
		    A not ring , it will create and nice tone with the delay


e|-------------------------------------------------------12----|
b|-10-10-10—10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10----10-|
g|-------------------------------------------------------------|
d|-------------------------------------------------------------|
a|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|


e|---12---------------------------------------------------------------|
b|-10--10—10—10—10-10-10—10-10-10-10-10--9—-9—-9--9-12-12—9--9-10-10--|
g|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
  NOT PM   / Play this palm mute  / FROM HERE NOT PALM MUTED


e|-------------------12-12----12----12------------------------------|
b|-10-10-10—10-10-10-------10----10---10-(10)-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--|
g|------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|
					/ PALM MUTED
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
b|—10—10-10-10—10-10-10-10-10--9—-9—-9--9-12-12—9--9-10-10-|
g|---------------------------------------------------------|
d|---------------------------------------------------------|
a|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|
			/ NOT PALM MUTED

e|-------------------------------------------------------12----|
b|-10-10-10—10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10----10-|
g|-------------------------------------------------------------|
d|-------------------------------------------------------------|
a|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|
/ AGAIN PALM MUTED				/NOT P.M.


THIS NEXT TWO BARS 2X (make sure that the strings ring like hell)
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
g|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|-11--/--12-11----9------11--/--12-11----9-------------------------------|
a|------------------------------------------------7----/--9---------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------|
b|-----------------|
g|-----------------|
d|----2---2--------|
a|---0---0---------|
E|--0---0----------|


PRE-CHORUS 2X
e|-10---------------------------------------------------------------|
b|--------13------12---13---12---10--12-----10----------------------|
g|--------------------------------------------------12-11--9--------|
d|----0------0-------0---------0--------0------0--------------0-----|
a|------0------0----------0---------------0------0--------------0---|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|

LET THE d and a string RING, the edge plays it like this because otherwise it sounds 
tender, and that is not the intention.

CHORUS 3X
e|-0—-0--0--0--0—-0--0—-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|
b|-12-12-12-9--12-12-12-9--12-12-12-9—-12-12-12-9--|
g|-------------------------------------------------|
d|-------------------------------------------------|
a|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

e|-10-10-10-10-12-12-12-12-14-14-14-14-10-10-10-10-|
b|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
g|-------------------------------------------------|
d|-------------------------------------------------|
a|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|


MELODY 1X
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-15-----14--------10--/12--/15------14------10----------10--/12---/15----|
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--14-------10-/-12\---7--------------------------------------------------|
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BRIDGE 4X
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-1/14--1/9---1/14\\|
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If possible use 2 distortions at the same time,


CHORUS 5X
e|-0—-0--0--0--0—-0--0—-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|
b|-12-12-12-9--12-12-12-9--12-12-12-9—-12-12-12-9--|
g|-------------------------------------------------|
d|-------------------------------------------------|
a|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|


e|-10-10-10-10-12-12-12-12-14-14-14-14-10-10-10-10-|
b|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
g|-------------------------------------------------|
d|-------------------------------------------------|
a|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

MELODY 2X
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-15-----14--------10--/12--/15------14------10----------10--/12---/15----|
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OUTRO
e|---12--------------------------------------------------------------|
b|-10--10—12—10—12-10-12—10-12-10-12-10--9—-9—-9--9-12-12—9--9-10-10-|
g|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------|
b|-10-10-10—10—10—10-10-10—10-10-10-10-10-10—10—10--|
g|--------------------------------------------------|
d|--------------------------------------------------|
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e|------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|-10-10—12—10—12-10-12—10-12-10-12-10--9—-9—-9--9-12-12—9--9-10-10-|
g|------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------|
b|-10-10-10—10—10—10-10-10—10-10-10-10-10-10—10—10--|
g|--------------------------------------------------|
d|--------------------------------------------------|
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e|------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|-10-10—12—10—12-10-12—10-12-10-12-10--9—-9—-9--9-12-12—9--9-10-10-|
g|------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|


e|--------------------------------------------------|
b|-10-10-10—10—10—10-10-10—10-10-10-10-10-10—10—10--|
g|--------------------------------------------------|
d|--------------------------------------------------|
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FADE OUT OR END WITH :

e|---12---12---12----|
b|-10--10—--10----10-|
g|-------------------|
d|-------------------|
a|-------------------|
E|-------------------|
            
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