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California Waiting   Kings Of Leon

Tuning:                 Standard - [EADGBe]
Tabbed By: Dean Hill - Comments, Suggestions? the.scotsman@blueyonder.co.uk


[Cbords Used]   G(355433); D([10] [12] [12] [11] [10] [10]); Bm(799777); A(577655)
[Intro]         ("One, Two, One, Two, Three, Four.")
| G | G | D | D |
                |  G  |  G  |  D  |  D  |<----------------------------(GUITAR DROPS OUT)



[Verse 1]       N.C
Little Mona Lisa laying by my side,
N.C.
'Crimson and Clover' pullin? overtime,
N.C
I feel too close to be a losin? touch,
                By [Bm]givin? in, what am I givin? up?,
                [A]Am I losin? way too much?


[Cborus]          G               D
A hey, California Waiting,
                Eve[G]ry little thing's a gotta be just right, [D]
                But [G]say, while you tryin? to [D]save me,
                A [G]can a get back a my lonely life? [D]
                                    [Verse 2]           G                                    D
I?m goin? so fast and I can?t slow down,
                It?s [G]hard to get up when you?re spinnin? round and r[D]ound,
                I?d [G]give you the news a but nothin?s changed,[D]
                I?d [Bm]sing you a song but they flew it away,
                A[A]ll wrapped up in this stupid ass game.


[Cborus]          G               D
A hey, California Waiting,
                Eve[G]ry little thing?s a gotta be just right, [D]
                But [G]say, while you tryin? to [D]save me,
                A [G]can a get back my lonely life? [D]
                                    [Solo]          |  A  |  A  |  A  |  A  |
| A | A | A | A |


[Outro]           G               N.C.
A Hey, California Waiting,
N.C. N.C.
Every little thing?s gotta be just right,
G(PM) D(PM)
Well say, while you?re tryin? to save me,
G(PM) D
A can a get back my lonely life?
                A [G]hey, California [D]Waiting,
                Eve[G]ry little thing?s a gotta be just ri-ght,[D]
                But say,[G] while you tryin? to save[D] me,
                A [G]can a get back my lonely life? [D]
                A [G]can a get back a my lonely life? A [D]can I get back...(Tell me Tell me!)
| G | G | D | D | A can a get back...ETC. (Ad Lib.)
| G | G | D | D | A can a get back...ETC. (Ad Lib.)
| G | G | D | D | A can a get back...ETC. (Ad Lib.)
A said a...
| G | G(.)
...can I get back a my lonely life?


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*KINGS OF LEON - CALIFORNIA WAITING LEAD PARTS*
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b - Bend
() - Bracketed numbers are the note you bend up to
h - Hammer On
p - Pull Off
r - Return
/ - Slide Up
\ - Slide Down
d - Strum Down
u - Strum Up
PM - Palm Mute
NH - Natural Harmonics
^ - Vibrato


[INTRO] 
e -----------------------------------------------------------------------
B -----------------------------------------------------------------------
G -----------------------------------------------------------------------
D -----------------4-------------------4--------------------4------------
A -7--5-\-2--7-5-7---7--7--5--0--7-5-7---7--7--5-\-2--7-5-7---7--7--5--0-
E -----------------------------------------------------------------------



[VERSE 1] - NOTHING IS PLAYED
[CBORUS]X4 - Matthew alternates between G(3554XX) & Dmaj7(XX022X) with a
gentle palm muted style, played on every beat and half beat.
I.E. 8 strums to a bar! with some beats accentuated. Shown by a *
(Hope that's not too confusing!) SEE BELOW FOR TAB.
* * * * * * *
1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &
e -----------------------------------------------------------------
B ---------------------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-
G -4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-
D -5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-
A -5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---------------------------------
E -3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---------------------------------



[VERSE 2] - NOTHING PLAYED 'TIL [01:12] - (BELOW)
e ----------------------------------------------------------------------
B ----------------------------------------------------------------------
G -7----/11--/14--\7------------7----/11--/14--\7------------6----------
D ----------------------------------------------------------------------
A -5----/9---/12--\5------------5----/9---/12--\5------------4----------
E ----------------------------------------------------------------------



[CBORUS] - REPEAT CHORUS
[SOLO] 
e ----0-------00-----2-0----------0-------0------0-----0------0-2-2p0---
B -0h2--2--0h2---2p0-----2p0-2--2----2p0-----2p0----2p0---5p2-----------
G ----------------------------------------------------------------------
D ----------------------------------------------------------------------
A ----------------------------------------------------------------------
E ----------------------------------------------------------------------

                                                 [OUTRO] 
  ---------------------0-0-------0---2-2----------------
  -0h2p0---2p0-0-2p0-0-----2p0-0---0-----4p2p0----0-----
  -------2----------------------------------------0-----
  ------------------------------------------------0-----
  ------------------------------------------------2-----
  ------------------------------------------------3-----



[OUTRO] - (continued) @ [02:22]
e ------5-----7p5---------5-----------5-----7p5---------5-----
B -7p5----7p5----7p5-7p5----7p5--7p5----7p5----7p5-7p5----7p5-
G ----7-----------------7-----------7-----------------7-------
D ------------------------------------------------------------
A ------------------------------------------------------------
E ------------------------------------------------------------


(PLAY THIS 5 TIMES) * * * * * * *
1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &
e -----------------------------------------------------------------
B ---------------------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-
G -4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-
D -5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-
A -5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---------------------------------
E -3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---------------------------------


THEN @ [02:58]
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  -------------------7--------------------------7-----------------------
  -9-7-9-7--9--9-7-9---9-7----9-7-9-7--9--9-7-9---9-7-------------------
  ----------------------------------------------------------------------
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  -------------------7--------------------------7-----------------------
  -9-7-9-7--9--9-7-9---9-7----9-7-9-7--9--9-7-9---9-7-------------------
  ----------------------------------------------------------------------
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  ----------------------------------------------------------------------
  -------------------7--------------------------7-----------------------
  -9-7-9-7--9--9-7-9---9-7----9-7-9-7--9--9-7-9---9-7-------------------
  ----------------------------------------------------------------------
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  -------------------7--------------------------------------------------
  -9-7-9-7--9--9-7-9---9-7-7--------------------------------------------
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