Blacking Out the Friction

Death Cab For Cutie

-"Blacking out the Friction" --By Death Cab for Cutie --Tabbed by Williston Dye
INTRO: (its easy to finger pick at first then create your own variations)
play over keyboard part (improvise here) e---------------------| B-------8--------8----| G-----9---9--------9--| D---------------------| A---7----------7------| E---------------------|
this is mostly the keyboard part. . . light distortion sounds good here --------------------------------------| ----------12----10---8----------------| ---------9-----------9-------10p9-----| -------10------------10-----------10--| -----7-------7-------8-----8----------| --------------------------------------|

"I don't mind the weather...." heavy distortion 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--x--x--x--x--x--x--| 9--9--9--9--9--9---9---9--9--9--9---9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--| 10-10-10-10-10-10--10--10-10-10-10--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-| 7--7--7--7--7--7---7---7--7--7--7---8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--| x--x--x--x--x--x---x---x--x--x--x---x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--|
"the hardest part is yet to.... come..." (and also "you will cross the country . . . ALONE")
--x~-----x~~------ --x--| ETC.. back to verse --x~-----x~~------ --x--| --7~-----4~~------ --9--| --7~-----5~~------ --10-| --5~-----x~~------ --7--| --x~-----3~~------ --x--|
End with variations of the intro.
This song is not difficult once you listen to it to figure out the timing. Play it along with it.
Also listen to the John Byrd EP for some sweet variations especially on the intro/outro. can figure them out it's a fun song.
Let me know what you think. This is the first tab I ever made. -Williston Dye

variations - click chord images
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