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Precious Declaration  Collective Soul

From Sun May 4 09:56:34 1997
Date: Sat, 26 Apr 1997 15:44:57 PDT
From: Nathanael Burton
Subject: Precious Declaration
"Precious Declaration"
By: Collective Soul
On the Album "Disciplined Breakdown"
Transcribed by Guitar boy
Main Riff:

That's all I have. It's pretty close because when they were on "Jay Leno"
that's what it looked like.

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From Sun May 4 10:27:42 1997
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 1997 11:08:59 -0600 (CST)
Subject: TAB:Precious Decleration; Collective Soul, from disciplined breakdown
Precious Decleration by Collective Soul
tabbed by Michael Brooks
I tabbed this song out after recording Collective Soul
on Jay Leno,and with the help of slow motion on my VCR and
a little patience.
Well here it is as best as I could do, I hope it works.
first tune down half a step (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb eb)
G C D A B !=Bend full
 eb-3--0--5--5--7-- h=hammer
 Bb-0--1--5--5--7-- p=pull
 Gb-0--0--5--6--8-- (?)=harmonics
 Db-0--2--5--7--9-- /-slide up
 Ab-2--3--3--7--9-- \slide down
 Eb-3--------5--7-- ~=vibrate 

Intro (riff 1) only on E and A strings.
 Eb---0--6h7--------3-0--0-0--(3)-(3)- repeat 4x

The verse (Hitch a ride...) is just a G chord
strum and let off palm mute slightly throughout.
Pre chorus alternate between G and C chords.
The Pre chorus lead is played using an Ebow which
increases the sustain of the string, however with the
right kind of distortion, you can get away with it.
It is all played on the Gb string.
~~~~~~~ 3x
 Gb--0--2/4------4\2\-: --/9\7--/9\7\4 repeat full riff 2x

The chorus (Precious Decleration...) is the same as pre
chorus (G and C chords) but ends with a sudden D strummed
three times.
The lead line over the chorus I can't quite figure out
as far as I can tell it is on the Db, Gb, and Bb strings.
Somwhere between the 12 and 14 frets. If you figure this
out E-mail me. If I do figure it out, I'll get it posted.
The Bridge (Once I jumped...) is a Barre chord A and
a barre chord B muted. Ending with the same D as above.
The solo (from Jay Leno) is also on the Gb string.
~~~~~~~ ~~~~
 Gb--0--2/4------4\2\- 0--2/4--/9-11-9---7\4-4\2\0- 

! ~~~~

Here is the whole song.
(riff 1)2x
[G]Hitched a ride to the peaceful side of town.
(riff 1)2x
[G]Then proceeded where theives were no longer found.
(riff 1)2x
[G]Can't crash [C]now, I've been waiting for this.
[G]Won't crash [C]now, I found some encouragement.
[G]Precious Decleration reads,
[C]yours is yours and mine you leave [G]alone now.[C]
[G]Precious Decleration says,
[C]I believe all hope is dead no [G]longer.[C] [D]
(riff 1)2x (follow as above
New meanings to the words I feed upon.
Wake within my veins elements of freedom.
Can't break now, I've been living for this.
Won't break now, I'm cleansed with hopefullness.
Precious Decleration reads,
yours is yours and mine you leave alone now.
Precious Decleration says,
I believe all hope is dead no longer.
[A]Once I jumped through hoops of fire,
[B]high and far as you required.
[A]I was blind but now I see,
[B]salvation has discovered me.
[D] Yeah!
(riff 1) w/out harmonics
Chorus 2x
(riff 1) out.
Note: the bass follows guitar extensivel.
Well, I hope this works for you please send comments
or questions to
/___\ /____
\ / \
Date: Thursday, April 24
From: David Harrison
Subject: TAB: "Precious Declaration" by "Collective Soul"
Album: "Disciplined Breakdown"(1997)
This is the newest release by collective soul off there new
album and it's a pretty cool song. If you have any questions,
comments, corrections, or additions feel free to e-mail me.
Main Riff:
 E -------------------
 B -------------------
 G ------------------- ************* Play this 4x
 D ----------------xx- * The mutes *
 A ------5-5-------xx- * are quiet *
 E -0-5/7-7-3-00-0-xx- *************

Fill 1:
[E]B [-----]----- ********************
G ----- *Progressive and * Play this 1x
D --5-- *muted at beginning*
A --5-- ********************
[E] [--3--]  
Main riff:2x
Fill 1: 1x
Main riff:2x
 E --------------------------------------------------
 B --------------------------------------------------
 G -4~~~~~4/5-4~~~~4\2-0~4~~~4\2-0~~/9\7-/9-4\2-0~~~- Play
 D -------------------------------------------------- 2x
 A --------------------------------------------------
 E -------------------------------------------------- 

 E ----- -----
 B ----- -----
 G ----- --5--
 D --5-- --5-- 2x
 A --5-- --3--
 E --3-- ----- 

Background Chorus:
 E ------------------------------------------------
 B -13-p-12~~13-p-12~~----------13p12~13p12~-------
 G -------------------14-p-12~~-------------14p12~-
 D ------------------------------------------------
 A ------------------------------------------------
 E ------------------------------------------------ 

*It's quicker than shown here and there is more to it*
*than what I have put in here but this sounds O.K. *
Fill 2:
 E ------
 B ------ 

G -8-88-
D -8-88-
[A] [-6-66-]  
 E ------ 

Main riff: 4x
Fill 1: 1x
Main riff: 2x
Fill 1: 1x
Main riff: 2x
Chorus: 2x
Fill 2: 1x
 E ----- -----
 B ----- -----
 G ----- ----- Play
 D --7-- --9-- 2x
 A --7-- --9--
 E --5-- --7-- 

Fill 3:
 E ------
 B ------
 G ------ 

[D] [-5-55-]  
[A] [-5-55-]  
[E] [-3-33-]  
Main riff: 4x -without last open and no mutes
 E ------------------------------------------------------
 B 8~~~~7~~8~~~~5~~7~~5~~~~~5\3-5---------8~~~7/8\7-8~~~~
 G -------------------------------4\2-0~~~---------------
 D ------------------------------------------------------
 E ----------------/12\10-12------------
 B -/10~12-12~~8~~~---------12\10~8~~~~-
 G -------------------------------------
 D ------------------------------------- 

Chorus: 4x
Fill 2: 1x
Main riff:4x
From Thu May 8 10:14:18 1997
Date: Sat, 19 Apr 1997 21:52:51 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: precious declaration
song name:precious declaration
artist name: collective soul
transcribed by punx2777
I am not sure if this is right but it sounds good weather it is or not
h = hammer on
p = pull off
x = scratch muffle



that is all that i can figure out but if you know the rest e-mail it to me
thanks you silly phepers

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