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California Waiting  Kings of Leon

Group/Singer Name: Kings Of Leon
Song: "California Waiting"
Additional Info: Youth & Young Manhood - Track 06
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-----
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[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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 -9-7-9-7--9--9-7-9---9-7----9-7-9-7--9--9-7-9---9-7-------------------
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 -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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 -9-7-9-7--9--9-7-9---9-7-7--------------------------------------------
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