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A Song for the Optimists    Atreyu



Band: Atreyu

Song: A song for the Optimists

Tabbed by: Nick Swiney

*palm mute   /slide up   \\slide down
   	This is my second tab and I love atreyu.

This song is in Drop C tuning bee hatches.

**Fixed some little stuff on guitar 2's part, rate this people.

		GUITAR ONE PARTS

		INTRO
   D--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C----0~~---8~~---0~~---10-8~--7--------------------------------------------------
   G----0~~---8~~---0~~---10-8~--7-------X2------------------------------------------
   C----0~~---8~~---0~~---10-8~--7------------------------------------------------




                INTRO (CONTINUED)		
   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C---7-----------9----------5------------10--------9--------10---------7----------
   G---x--X-12-----x-X-12-----x--X-12------x--X-6----x--X4----x--X-4-----x-X12------
   C---5-----------7----------3------------8---------7--------8----------5---------
 	

   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C----9----------10----------------------------------------------------------------
   G----x-X-12------x-X-20-----------------------------------------------------------
   C----7-----------8---------------------------------------------------------------


	VERSE X2       (All triplets except for the ones with stars)

   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   G----5--7--8--10--8--7--5--5--5--7--8--7--5--3--1--0--5--7--8--10--8--7----------
   C--------------------------------------------------------------------------------


   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   G-----5--4--4--13--13--12--12--7--7--8*------------------------------------------
   C---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
	(Second time do not play the last 8)
	


		CHORUS     X 4
   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   G-----8~--10h12--8~--10h12--7~--8~--10--8--7--------------------------------------
   C---------------------------------------------------------------------------------



	PART AFTER CHORUS
   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C-----8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8----10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10------------
   G-----8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8----10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10------------
   C-----8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8----10-10-10-10-10-10-10–10-10-10-10-10------------
           * * * * * * * *               *  *  *  *  *	
			Fade out with the palm mutes.


   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------------------10--10-10-10--3--3-3-2-------------
   G-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------------------10--10-10-10--3--3-3-2--X4---------
   C-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-000--000--000-----10--10-10-10--3--3-3-2-------------
           * * * * * * * * * * ***  ***  ***

	SOLO THING
   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F-----10--7~-9-10-7~-9-10-9~–9h10p9-9h10p9-9h10p9-5-7----------------------------
   C--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   G--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

   D--------------------------------------------------17~----------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F------10-7~-9-10-5~-12b-9h10p9-9h10p9-9h10p9-5-----------------------------------
   C---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   G---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C---------------------------------------------------------------------------------

   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A-----------------------------12p11----------------------------------------------
   F-------9-10-7~-9-10-12-10~---------12h13p12-14-12-10-12-14-10~-----------------
   C---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   G---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
	not sure about these two little parts :(

   D--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F-----9--9h10p9-9h10p9--5-7~~~~~------------------------------------------------
   C---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   G---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C---------------------------------------------------------------------------------



	BRIDGE   X3     Not sure about this part either :(
   D--8--------8--------10--------10----10--8-------8--------10--------10----10-----
   A----10-10----10-10-----10-10-----10-------10-10---10-10-----10-10-----10--------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   G---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C---------------------------------------------------------------------------------

   D---8--------12--------10---------8-------------8---8--------8-------------------
   A-----10-10------10-10-----10-10----10-10----10-------10-10----10-10--------------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   G---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C---------------------------------------------------------------------------------



   D---10----------10------10-------------------------------------------------------
   A-------10-10-------10------------------------------------------------------------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   G---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C---------------------------------------------------------------------------------


	PART AFTER BRIDGE	
   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C-----8~~---10~------------------------------------------------------------------
   G-----8~~---10~------------------------------------------------------------------
   C-----8~~---10~-------------------------------------------------------------------
 									

 		X4
   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   G-------8---------10----------12----------777-888-101010-888-777------------------
   C----------00-00------00-00------00-00-------------------------------------------
	     ** **      ** **      ** **

								
   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   G-----8----------10---------12----------10-8-7------------------------------------
   C--------00-00------00-00------00-00----------------------------------------------
            ** **      ** **      ** **


	END PART
   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   G-----8~--10h12---8~--10h12---7~--8~–10-8-7------X7-------------------------------
   C---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 	(On seventh time let the 7 ring out)

   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C-------0~~~~~~~------------------------------------------------------------------
   G-------0~~~~~~-------------------------------------------------------------------
   C-------0~~~~~~-------------------------------------------------------------------






		GUITAR TWO PARTS

 		INTRO
   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C----0~~---8~~---0~~---10-8~--7---------------------------------------------------
   G----0~~---8~~---0~~---10-8~--7-------X3------------------------------------------
   C----0~~---8~~---0~~---10-8~--7---------------------------------------------------

   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C--0~--8~--7777777-3333333--------------------------------------------------------
   G--0~--8~--7777777-3333333--------------------------------------------------------
   C--0~--8~--7777777-3333333--------------------------------------------------------

	VERSE   X2
   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8------------------
   G----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-----------------
   C----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-----------------

   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C----10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-----------------
   G----10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12----------------
   C----10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-----------------


   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C----15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-10-10-10-10-10–10-10-10-10-10-10---------------
   G----15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15--8--8--8---8---8--10-10-10-10-10--------------
   C----15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15--8--8--8---8---8--10-10-10-10-10-------------



	CHORUS   X4
   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   G--5~-7h8-5~-7h8-3~-0~-3-0-3------------------------------------------------------
   C---------------------------------------------------------------------------------


	PART AFTER CHORUS
   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C-----8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8----10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--10-10-10
   G-----8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8----10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--10-10-10
   C-----8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8----10-10-10-10-10-10-10–10-10--10-10-10
           * * * * * * * *                *  *  *  *  *  * 	
			Fade out with the palm mutes.




   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------10--10-10-10--3--3-3-2----------------
   G-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------10--10-10-10--3--3-3-2--X4------------
   C-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-000--000--000---10--10-10-10--3--3-3-2---------------
           * * * * * * * * * * ***  ***  ***

	RYTHYM DURING SOLO PART
   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C----2-0-0-0--10-8-8--3-0-0-0--8-10-8-8-8--3-0-0-0--10-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--------------
   G----2-0-0-0--10-8-8--3-0-0-0--8-10-8-8-8--3-0-0-0--10-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-------------
   C----2-0-0-0--10-8-8--3-0-0-0--8-10-8-8-8--3-0-0-0--10-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--------------



   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C--10-10-10-10-10-10--0-0-0-0--10-8-8-8--3-0-0-0--8-12-10-10-10-------------------
   G--10-10-10-10-10-10--0-0-0-0--10-8-8-8--3-0-0-0--8-12-10-10-10-----------------
   C--10-10-10-10-10-10--0-0-0-0--10-8-8-8--3-0-0-0--8-12-10-10-10-------------------


   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C----3-0-0-0--10-8-8-8-8-8-8-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--3-3-3--0~~~--------------------
   G----3-0-0-0--10-8-8-8-8-8-8-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--3-3-3--0~~~--------------------
   C----3-0-0-0--10-8-8-8-8-8-8-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--3-3-3--0~~~--------------------


	BRIDGE    X4   (1rst and 2nd time are palm muted)
   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10---
   G----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10---
   C----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10---

   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C----12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15--------------------------
   G----12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12–-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15--------------------------
   C----12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12–-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-------------------------


   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C----8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10------------------------------------
   G----8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10------------------------------------
   C----8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10------------------------------------


	PART AFTER BRIDGE
   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C-----8~~~~----10~~~~~-----------------------------------------------------------
   G-----8~~~~----10~~~~~~----------------------------------------------------------
   C-----8~~~-----10~~~~~~----------------------------------------------------------

  	X4
   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   G-----5--------7--------8---------000-111-333-111-000-----------------------------
   C-------00-00----00-00----00-00---------------------------------------------------
           ** **    ** **    ** **

   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C----------------------------------------------------------------0~~--------------
   G---5---------7----------8---------3--1--0------(ON FOURTH TIME)-0~~--------------
   C------00-00----00-00-----00-00----------------------------------0~~--------------

	X6
   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   G--3~-4~-----5~-7h8-5~-7h8-3~-0~-3-0-3--------------------------------------------
   C---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
	(Only play the 3 and 4 the first time)


   D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   C------------0~~~~~~~-------------------------------------------------------------
   G----3~~~—---0~~~~~~~-------------------------------------------------------------
   C------------0~~~~~~~-------------------------------------------------------------
										
	That took me all night to do....


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