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modest mouse - willful suspension of disbelief

modest mouse - willful suspension of disbelief tabbed by: esco One of my favorite Modest Mouse songs. I tried my best to tab the whole song and i got all of the parts. I'm pretty certain of all of them, except for the scratchy guitar sliding noise that you can hear right at the beginning. I couldn't tell whether Isaac's bending the strings or using a whammy bar. Unfortunately i don't have a whammy bar but im pretty sure i got the notes right. The tuning im uncertain of too. im really sure it's standard, which is what i based the tab off of, but i dont know. i'm still experimenting with the tab. but for now, it's standard. There's a lot of effects in this song that make the guitar sound a certain way. I'm not sure which effects he uses but i know the notes are right. Make sure you look at the time counter for parts of the song. Enjoy :) questions/corrections: sleepyfishstick@hotmail.com Tuning: Standard Intro 1x (0:00) e|----------------------------------------------| B|----------------------------------------------| G|--//3---5--3--2h3-----------------------------| D|------------------4---------------------------| A|--------------------3/6-----------------------| E|----------------------------------------------| The notes sound right. I'm not sure. Bend the notes to try to get the same sound. (0:07) pick with your fingers e|----4-------------------------4------------------------| B|--------5---4---------------------5---4---7---4h5------| G|----------------6--------------------------------------| D|--6---6---6---6---6/5/6-----6---6---6---6---6----------| A|-------------------------------------------------------| E|-------------------------------------------------------| ^^^^^ that part is tricky. listen closely e|---------------------------------------------| B|---------------------------------------------| G|---------11~~~~--11h9h11h9--8----------------| D|--11h13------------------------11--13--9~----| A|---------------------------------------------| E|---------------------------------------------| Played at various parts of the song. e|-----------------------------| B|-------4--2------------------| G|--//3--------3//-------------| D|-----------------------------| A|-----------------------------| E|-----------------------------| You hear this throughout the song. Similar to the intro. Try bending the notes. (1:17) All of these parts are in order. Just repeat them when necessary. e|--------------------------------------------| B|--------------------------------------------| G|-------------6-----------6-----------6------| D|--6-x-x-x-6-----x-x-x-6-----x-x-x-6---------| A|--------------------------------------------| E|--------------------------------------------| ^ ^ ^ bend them or use a whammy bar e|-----------------------------| B|-----------------------------| G|--x-6--6h4h6--8--6/4---------| D|-----------------------------| A|-----------------------------| E|-----------------------------| again, just bend the notes and try to get the sound right. e|-----------------------------| B|-----------------------------| G|--x-6--6h4/3h4h3-------------| D|-----------------------------| A|-----------------------------| E|-----------------------------| (2:18) the little echoey solo. Bend the notes. e|---------------------------------------------------| B|--11-12~~-14-14~~~-12-14-12-11~~-9~-11~-7~~~~------| G|---------------------------------------------------| D|---------------------------------------------------| A|---------------------------------------------------| E|---------------------------------------------------| Then just repeat everything else until the song ends. | / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | p pull-off | ~ vibrato | + harmonic | x Mute note Everywhere everywhere everywhere It's all so plain it's all a plan The sky doesn't ever end The air just gets much thinner further up You could keep diggin' down and down A thousand graves down without turnin' Around or finding hell You find you're digging up again Everywhere everywhere everywhere Willful suspension of disbelief
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