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Counting Stars   Sugarcult



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Artist: Sugarcult
Song: Counting Stars


Title – Counting Stars
Artist- Sugarcult
Album – Palm Trees and Power Lines

Tabbed by: Larry A

Tuning: Half-Step Down
Guitar 1 – Slight Distortion
Guitar 2 – Slight Distortion

 _________________
|Intro (0:00-0:13)|
|_________________|

Guitar 1
eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|-0~~~-----------|
Bb| |-----3------(0)-|----(0)-----(0)-|----(3)-----(0)-|-0~~~-----------|
Gb| |-----4-------4--|-----4-------4--|-----4-------4--|-0~~~-----------|
Db| |---4-4-----4-4--|---4-4-----4-4--|---4-4-----4-4--|-2~~~-----------|
Ab| |-2-----0-------0|---------------0|-2-----0-------0|-2~~~-----------|
Eb| |---------3------|-0-----2-3------|---------3------|-0~~~-----------|

 __________________
|Verse 1(0:13-0:40)|
|__________________|

Guitar 1
eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Bb| |-----3------(0)-|----(0)-----(0)-|----(3)-----(0)-|----(0)-----(0)-|
Gb| |-----4-------4--|-----4-------4--|-----4-------4--|-----4-------4--|
Db| |---4-4-----4-4--|---4-4-----4-4--|---4-4-----4-4--|---4-4-----4-4--|
Ab| |-2-----0-------0|---------------0|-2-----0-------0|---------------0|
Eb| |---------3------|-0-----2-3------|---------3------|-0-----2-3------|
      Hey...           I want to crawl out off my skin     Apologize for 

Guitar 1
eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|-0~~~-----------|
Bb| |-----3------(0)-|----(0)-----(0)-|----(3)-----(0)-|-0~~~-----------|
Gb| |-----4-------4--|-----4-------4--|-----4-------4--|-0~~~-----------|
Db| |---4-4-----4-4--|---4-4-----4-4--|---4-4-----4-4--|-2~~~-----------|
Ab| |-2-----0-------0|---------------0|-2-----0-------0|-2~~~-----------|
Eb| |---------3------|-0-----2-3------|---------3------|-0~~~-----------|
      all my sins        All the things I should've 
                                            said to you
 ______________________
|Pre-Chorus (0:40-1:07)|
|______________________|

Guitar 1
eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Bb| |-----3------(0)-|----(0)-----(0)-|----(3)-----(0)-|----(0)-----(0)-|
Gb| |-----4-------4--|-----4-------4--|-----4-------4--|-----4-------4--|
Db| |---4-4-----4-4--|---4-4-----4-4--|---4-4-----4-4--|---4-4-----4-4--|
Ab| |-2-----0-------0|---------------0|-2-----0-------0|---------------0|
Eb| |---------3------|-0-----2-3------|---------3------|-0-----2-3------|
      Hey...             I can't make it go away           Over and over|
Guitar 2                                                                |
eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Bb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Gb| |11111111-7-7-7-7|/9-9-9-9-4-4-4-4|11111111-7-7-7-7|/9-9-9-9-4-4-4-4|
Db| |-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|
Ab| |-9-9-9-9-5-5-5-5|/7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2|-9-9-9-9-5-5-5-5|/7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2|
Eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Guitar 1
eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|-0~~~-----------|
Bb| |-----3------(0)-|----(0)-----(0)-|----(3)-----(0)-|-0~~~-----------|
Gb| |-----4-------4--|-----4-------4--|-----4-------4--|-0~~~-----------|
Db| |---4-4-----4-4--|---4-4-----4-4--|---4-4-----4-4--|-2~~~-----------|
Ab| |-2-----0-------0|---------------0|-2-----0-------0|-2~~~-----------|
Eb| |---------3------|-0-----2-3------|---------3------|-0~~~-----------|
      in my brain again All the things I should've                      |
                                                     said to you        |
Guitar 2                                                                |
eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Bb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Gb| |11111111-7-7-7-7|/9-9-9-9-4-4-4-4|11111111-7-7-7-7|-9~~~-----------|
Db| |-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x--------------|
Ab| |-9-9-9-9-5-5-5-5|/7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2|-9-9-9-9-5-5-5-5|-7~~~-----------|
Eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

 __________________
|Chorus (1:08-1:33)|
|__________________|

Guitar 1
eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Bb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Gb| |111111-9-71111-7|/9-9-9-7-4-4-4-3|111111-9-71111-7|/9-9-9-7-4-4-4-3|
Db| |-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|
Ab| |-9-9-9-7-5-9-9-5|/7-7-7-5-2-2-2-1|-9-9-9-7-5-9-9-5|/7-7-7-5-2-2-2-1|
Eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
     Counting stars wishing I was okay Crashing down was my biggest     |
                                                                 mistake|
Guitar 2                                                                |
eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Bb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Gb| |11111111-7-7-7-7|/9-9-9-9-4-4-4-4|11111111-7-7-7-7|/9-9-9-9-4-4-4-4|
Db| |-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|
Ab| |-9-9-9-9-5-5-5-5|/7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2|-9-9-9-9-5-5-5-5|/7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2|
Eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Guitar 1
eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Bb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Gb| |111111-9-71111-7|/9-9-9-7-4-4-4-3|111111-9-71111-7|-9~~~-----------|
Db| |-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x--------------|
Ab| |-9-9-9-7-5-9-9-5|/7-7-7-5-2-2-2-1|-9-9-9-7-5-9-9-5|-7~~~-----------|
Eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
    I never ever meant to hurt you I only did what I had to             |
                                        Counting stars again            |
Guitar 2                                                                |
eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Bb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Gb| |11111111-7-7-7-7|/9-9-9-9-4-4-4-4|11111111-7-7-7-7|-9~~~-----------|
Db| |-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x--------------|
Ab| |-9-9-9-9-5-5-5-5|/7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2|-9-9-9-9-5-5-5-5|-7~~~-----------|
Eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

 __________________
|Verse 2(1:34-2:01)|
|__________________|

Guitar 1
eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Bb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Gb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Db| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Ab| |-2~-------------|----------------|-2~-------------|-------------2-0|
Eb| |---------3~-----|-0~-------------|---------3~-----|-0~------3~-----|
      Pain...          I'll take this day by day by day Under the covers|
                                                                        |
Guitar 2                                                                |
eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Bb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Gb| |(9)~~~----------|-------------Continue------------|-------(----End)|
Db| |-x--------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Ab| |(7)~~~----------|-------------Sustain-------------|-------(Sustain)|
Eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Guitar 1
eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Bb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Gb| |-911-9---7-9-7--|-7-9-7----------|-911-9---7-9-7--|-9~~~-----------|
Db| |----------------|-------7-9-7----|----------------|----------------|
Ab| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
    I'm okay I guess   Life too short and I feel small                  |
Guitar 2                                                                |
eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Bb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Gb| |11111111-7-7-7-7|/9-9-9-9-4-4-4-4|11111111-7-7-7-7|-9~~~-----------|
Db| |-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x--------------|
Ab| |-9-9-9-9-5-5-5-5|/7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2|-9-9-9-9-5-5-5-5|-7~~~-----------|
Eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

 __________________
|Chorus (2:02-2:55)|
|__________________|

Guitar 1
eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Bb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Gb| |111111-9-71111-7|/9-9-9-7-4-4-4-3|111111-9-71111-7|/9-9-9-7-4-4-4-3|
Db| |-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|
Ab| |-9-9-9-7-5-9-9-5|/7-7-7-5-2-2-2-1|-9-9-9-7-5-9-9-5|/7-7-7-5-2-2-2-1|
Eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
   1. Counting stars wishing I was okay Crashing down was my biggest    |
                                                                 mistake|
   2. I never ever meant to hurt you I only did what I had to           |
                                        Counting stars again            |
   3. Counting stars again              Counting stars again            |
  (3)                Counting stars...                 Crashing down... |
   4. Counting stars again              Counting stars again            |
  (4)                Counting stars...                 Crashing down... |
Guitar 2                                                                |
eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Bb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Gb| |11111111-7-7-7-7|/9-9-9-9-4-4-4-4|11111111-7-7-7-7|/9-9-9-9-4-4-4-4|
Db| |-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|
Ab| |-9-9-9-9-5-5-5-5|/7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2|-9-9-9-9-5-5-5-5|/7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2|
Eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

 ________________
|Outro (2:56-3:40|
|________________|

Guitar 1
eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Bb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Gb| |1616161616161516|1616161516161616|1616161616161516|1616161516161616|
Db| |-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|
Ab| |1414141414141314|1414141314141414|1414141414141314|1414141314141414|
Eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
   1. Counting stars again...                                           |
  (1)                Counting stars...                                  |
   2.                                                                   |
Guitar 2                                                                |
eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Bb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Gb| |111111-9-71111-7|/9-9-9-7-4-4-4-3|111111-9-71111-7|/9-9-9-7-4-4-4-3|
Db| |-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x|
Ab| |-9-9-9-7-5-9-9-5|/7-7-7-5-2-2-2-1|-9-9-9-7-5-9-9-5|/7-7-7-5-2-2-2-1|
Eb| |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Guitar 1
eb| |----------------|
Bb| |----------------|
Gb| |161616~~~-------|
Db| |-x-x-x----------|
Ab| |141414~~~-------|
Eb| |----------------|
                     |
Guitar 2             |


eb| |----------------|
Bb| |----------------|
Gb| |-----4~~~-------|
Db| |-----x----------|
Ab| |-----2~~~-------|
Eb| |----------------|

 ________
| Legend |
|________|

/   - Slide Up
(0) - Slightly Played
x   - Mute
~   - Sustain
(1) - Backup Vocals (for in between the measures)

 _______
| Notes |
|_______|

Lyrics might be off from what you play but I tried to put them in the same measure it
is played so I hope you guys understand when and what play and sing.

END

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