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Every Breath You Take  The Police

Subject: p/police/every_breath_you_take.tab
Date: Thu, 18 Jan 1996 11:42:00 +0000 (GMT)
Every Breath You Take - The Police
 
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Tabbed by Howard Wright
H.Wright@astro.cf.ac.uk
Most of this is based on 'add9' chords, with a nice picking
pattern too. Use the right hand palm to damp the strings and get
a dry staccato feel. Use a delay set to one quaver note length
so that the delay is echoing the picked note, but one note behind.
You can play this by fingering only three notes of the chord to start
with and moving your first finger across to get the top note. I'll mark
the notes to play with the first finger with a '*' then you can see how
this finger moves between strings to get the notes.
(You only need this for the first two shapes)
The basic chord progression is :
Intro : Aadd9 F#madd9 Dadd9 D Eadd9 E Aadd9
Verse : Aadd9 F#madd9 Dadd9 D Eadd9 E F#madd9
[Aadd9] [F#madd9] [Dadd9] [D] [Eadd9] [E] [Aadd9] 
INTRO:
 
 -------

[Aadd9]  
 
 E--------------------------------------------------------
 B--------------------------------------------------------
 G------------6-------------------6-----------------------
 D-------9------9----9-------9------9----9---------------
 A-----7----7------7-------7----7------7------------------
 E---5-------------------5--------------------------------

* * * *
[F#madd9]  
 
 E--------------------------------------------------------
 B--------------------------------------------------------
 G----------2-----------------2---------------------------
 D------6-----6---6-------6-----6---6---------------------
 A----4---4-----4-------4---4-----4-----------------------
 E--2-----------------2-----------------------------------

* * * *
[Dadd9] [D] [Eadd9] [E]  
 
 E--------------------------------------------------------
 B--------------------------------------------------------
 G-------9----7-------------11---9------9-----------------
 D-----7--------7---7-----9--------9----9-----------------
 A---5------------5-----7-------------7-------------------
 E--------------------------------------------------------

* * * *
[Aadd9]  
 
 E--------------------------------------------------------
 B--------------------------------------------------------
 G-----------6----------------6-----------------------
 D-------9-----9---9------9-----9---9---------------
 A-----7---7-----7------7---7-----7------------------
 E---5----------------5--------------------------------

* * * *
(Carry on picking in the same style for the verse...)
VERSE 1:
 
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Every breath you [Aadd9]take and every move you [F#madd9]make
Every bond you [Dadd9]break every st[D]ep you [Eadd9]take I'll be w[E]atching [F#madd9]you
Every single [Aadd9]day and every word you [F#madd9]say
Every game you [Dadd9]play every ni[D]ght you [Eadd9]stay I'll be w[E]atching [Aadd9]you
CHORUS :
 
 --------

[Dadd9] [D] [Cadd9] [C] 
 
 E---------------------------------------------------------
 B---------------------------------------------------------
 G-----------------9----7-------------7---5----------------
 D---------------7--------7---7-----5-------5---5----------
 A-------------5------------5-----3-----------3------------
 E---------------------------------------------------------

..Oh can't you see you belong to
[Aadd9]  
 
 E---------------------------------------------------------
 B---------------------------------------------------------
 G------------6-------------------6------------------------
 D-------9------9----9-------9------9----9-----------------
 A-----7----7------7-------7----7------7-------------------
 E---5-------------------5---------------------------------

me how my poor heart
[Badd9]  
 
 E---------------------------------------------------------
 B---------------------------------------------------------
 G----------------8-----------------------8----------------
 D----------11-------11----11-------11-------11----11------
 A-------9-----9--------9--------9-----9---------9---------
 E-----7-----------------------7---------------------------

aches with every step you
[Eadd9] [E] [Eadd9] [E] 
 
 E---------------------------------------------------------
 B---------------------------------------------------------
 G---------11----9----------------11----9-------9----------
 D------9-----------9----9-----9-----------9---------------
 A----7----------------7-----7----------------7------------
 E---------------------------------------------------------

take
Every move you[Aadd9] make every vow you[F#madd9] break
Every smile you [Dadd9]fake every [D]claim you s[Eadd9]take
I'll be [E]watching you[F#madd9]
MIDDLE EIGHT :
 
 ---------------

[(F)] [(G)] 
 
 E--1---------------------------------------------3----------
 B--1---------------------------------------------3----------
 G--2---------------------------------------------0----------
 D--3---------------------------------------------0----------
 A--3--------------------------------------------------------
 E--1---------------------------------------------3----------

Since you've gone I've been lost without a trace
[(F)] 
 
 E--------------------------------------1------------
 B--------------------------------------1------------
 G--------------------------------------2------------
 D--------------------------------------3------------
 A--------------------------------------3------------
 E--------------------------------------1------------

I dream at night I can only see your face
[(G)] 
 
 E-------------------------------------------3----------
 B-------------------------------------------3----------
 G-------------------------------------------0----------
 D-------------------------------------------0----------
 A------------------------------------------------------
 E-------------------------------------------3---------- 

I look around but it's you I can't replace
[(F)] 
 
 E-----------------------------------------1---------------
 B-----------------------------------------1---------------
 G-----------------------------------------2---------------
 D-----------------------------------------3---------------
 A-----------------------------------------3----------------
 E-----------------------------------------1---------------

I feel so cold and I long for your embrace
[(Aadd9)]  
 
 E----------------------------------------------
 B----------------------------------------------
 G-----------------------------------6----------
 D-------------------------------9-----9---9---- etc
 A-----------------------------7---7-----7-------
 E---------------------------5-------------------

I keep crying baby baby please
[Aadd9] [F#madd9] [Dadd9] [D] [Eadd9] [E] [F#madd9]  
[Aadd9] [F#madd9] [Dadd9] [D] [Eadd9] [E] [Aadd9]  
CHORUS :
 
 ---------

Oh can't you [Dadd9]see [D] [Cadd9]you bel[C]ong to [Aadd9]me
How my poor heart [Badd9]aches with every step you [Eadd9]take
Every move you [Aadd9]make
And every vow you [F#madd9]break
Every smile you [Dadd9]fake
Every cl[D]aim you s[Eadd9]take
I'll be [E]watching yo[F#madd9]u
Every move you [Dadd9]make
Every s[D]tep you ta[Eadd9]ke
I'll be w[E]atching y[F#madd9]ou
I'll be wat[E]ching [Aadd9]you
OUTTRO:
 
 -------

[Aadd9]Every breath you take
Every move you m[F#madd9]ake
Every bond you [Dadd9]break
Every [D]step you t[Aadd9]ake
[Aadd9]Every single day
Every word you s[F#madd9]ay
Every game you [Dadd9]play
Every n[D]ight you st[Aadd9]ay
...etc to fade.
From: snerd
Subject: TAB: Every Breath You Take The Police
Date: Mon, 23 Oct 1995 04:17:24 GMT
Every Breath You Take
The Police from the album "Synchronicity"
The chords, except for the Eb & F in the bridge,
should be played in these positions
[G2] [Em2] [C] [D2] [C7] [A2]  
 
 e:---X------X------X------O------X------X-----
 B:---0------X------1------3------1------0-----
 G:---2------0------0------2------0------2-----
 D:---0------4------X------0------2------2-----
 A:---X------2------3------X------1------0-----
 E:---3------0------X------X------0------X----- 

Using the above positions, play these patterns for each of
the chords
[G2] [Em2]  
 
 e:-------------------------- --------------------------
 B:--------------0----------- --------------------------
 G:--------2--------2-----2-- --------------0-----------
 D:-----0-----0-------------- --------4--------4-----4--
 A:-------------------------- -----2-----2--------------
 E:--3-----------------3----- --0-----------------0----- 

[C2] [D2]  
 
 e:-------------------------- --------0-----------------
 B:--------3-----1----------- --------------3-----------
 G:-----0-----0-----0-----0-- -----2-----2-----2-----2--
 D:-------------------------- --0-----------------0-----
 A:--3-----------------3----- --------------------------
 E:-------------------------- -------------------------- 

For the verses, the progression is
[G](r[G]pt[Em])[Em] [C] [D] [Em] [Em]
[C] [C7] [G] [G] [A] [A] [D] [D]  
[G] [G] [Em] [Em] [C] [D] [Em] [Em]  
The Bridge is
[Eb] [Eb] [F] [F] [Eb] [Eb] [F] [F] [Eb] [Eb] [G] [G]  
"Snerd"

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A A2 Aadd9 Badd9 C C2 C7 Cadd9 D D2 Dadd9 E Eadd9 Eb Em F F#madd9 G G2
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