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Matchbox  The Kooks

As tabbed by Tom Corley (tomcorley55@hotmail.com)
CHORDS USED
[D#7] [Bmaj7] [A#7sus4] [D#m7] [G#7sus4] [A#7] [F#] [C] [G#m7] [D#m]  
 
 e|--6----2------6--------9-----4---------6----9---4--11----11--||
 B|--7----4------6--------7-----4---------6----11--6--12----11--||
 G|--6----3------8--------6-----6---------7----11--x--11----11--||
 D|--8----4------6--------8-----4---------6----11--6--13----13--||
 A|--6----2------8--------6-----6---------8----9---4--11----13--||
 E|--x----x-----(6)-------x----(4)-------(6)--------------------||

-times are indicated in brackets eg (0:00)
INTRO/FIGURE 1. NB?only the root chord is indicated
[D#] [B] [A#] [D#] [G#] [A#]  
 
 e|--xxx-6--6-x2--2-2-xxx-6--6-x6--6-6-xxx-9--9-x4--4-4-xxx-6--6-x6--6-6--||
 B|--xxx-7--7-x4--4-4-xxx-6--6-x6--6-6-xxx-7--7-x4--4-4-xxx-6--6-x6--6-6--||
 G|--xxx-6--6-x3--3-3-xxx-8--8-x7--7-7-xxx-6--6-x6--6-6-xxx-8--8-x7--7-7--||
 D|--xxx-8--8-x4--4-4-xxx-6--6-x6--6-6-xxx-8--8-x4--4-4-xxx-6--6-x6--6-6--||
 A|--xxx-6--6-x2--2---xxx-8--8-x8--8---xxx-6--6-x6--6---xxx-8--8-x8--8----||
 E|----------------------(6)(6)(6)(6)-----------(4)(4)-----(6)(6)(6)------||

U U UD D U U U UD D U U U UD D U U U UD D U
-play Figure 1 twice through. On the third time, instead of the D#7, play this chord as
vocals begin. (0:20)
[F#]  
 
 e|--13--------------------13-13x--|
 B|--11--------------------11-11x--|

G|--11~~~~~~~hold~~~~~~~~~11-11x--|
 
 D|--11--------------------11-11x--|
 A|--9---------------------9--9-x--|
 E|--x---------------------x--x----|

D D U
?Viciously she sleeps??
PRE-CHORUS ?play with a syncopated rhythm and lots of muted strumming (0:40)
[D#7] [Bmaj7] [C]  
 
 e|--6-----------------2-------4---------------|
 B|--7-----------------4-------6---------------|
 G|--6-----------------3-------x---------------| play 4 times
 D|--8-----------------4-------6---------------|
 A|--6-----------------2-------4---------------|
 E|--------------------------------------------|

?don?t come too close? ?see my ghost?
CHORUS ?strum, smooth and fast (1:00)
[D#m7] [F#] [G#m7] [F#] [C]  
 
 e|--6-------9-----------11--------------9-------4---------|
 B|--7-------11----------12--------------11------6---------|
 G|--6-------11----------11--------------11------6---------| play 4 times
 D|--8-------11----------13--------------11------6---------|
 A|--6-------9-----------11--------------9-------4---------|
 E|--------------------------------------------------------|

?all of us? ?going out tonight? ?walk all over your?
FIGURE 2 ?strum staccato; punchy chords (1:20)
[F#] [C] [F#] [C]  
 
 e|--9--------4---------9---------------4--|
 B|--11-------6---------11--------------6--|
 G|--11-------6---------11--------------6--| play twice
 D|--11-------6---------11--------------6--|
 A|--9--------4---------9---------------4--|
 E|----------------------------------------|

?im sorry, that I let you go whoa?
FIGURE 3 ?off beat reggae-like rhythm (x?s indicate palm mute)(1:30)
[F#] [G#m7]  
 
 e|----x9--x9-----x---11---x---11---------------------|
 B|----x11-x11----x---12---x---12---------------------|
 G|----x11-x11----x---11---x---11---------------------|
 D|----x11-x11----x---13---x---13---------------------| play 4 times
 A|----x9--x9-----x---11---x---11---------------------|
 E|---------------------------------------------------|

?I al--wa-ys seem to play these games?-|
-Repeat CHORUS
-Then; (2:03)
[D#m] [F#]  
 
 e|--6------------9--------------|
 B|--7------------11-------------|

G|--6~~~~hold~~~~11~~~~hold~~~~-|
 
 D|--8------------11-------------|
 A|--6------------9--------------|
 E|------------------------------|

OUTRO/FIGURE 4 (2:07)
[D#m] [F#] [G#m7] [F#]  
 
 e|--11-x-11-x-11-x-11-x-9--x-9--x-11-x-9---|
 B|--11-x-11-x-11-x-11-x-11-x-11-x-12-x-11--|
 G|--11-x-11-x-11-x-11-x-11-x-11-x-11-x-11--|
 D|--13-x-13-x-13-x-13-x-11-x-11-x-13-x-11--|
 A|--13-x-13-x-13-x-13-x-9--x-9--x-11-x-9---|
 E|-----------------------------------------|

- play OUTRO with an off beat reggae-like rhythm 5 times through, varying the strumming
slightly each time (listen to the record) until 2:33. After that, revert back to the
strumming rhythm (as in the CHORUS)until the end

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A# A#7 A#7sus4 B Bmaj7 C D# D#7 D#m D#m7 F# G# G#7sus4 G#m7
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