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American English  Idlewild

American English - from The Remote Part
Tabbed by: Mark Bryce 23rd Feb 2005
Email: Brycey81a@hotmail.com
Web: www.brycey.co.uk
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Tuning: EADGBe
Legend
h - hammer on
p - pull off
/ - slide up
\ - slide Down
( ) - let ring
Guitar 1: Rhythm Guitar (acoustic)
Guitar 2: Lead Guitar
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Intro:
Guitar 2 (w/ delay and tremelo)
 
 e|-7--------7--------7--------7---------|
 B|---7-5-4----7-5-4----7-5-4----7-5-4---|
 G|--------------------------------------|
 D|--------------------------------------|
 A|--------------------------------------|
 E|--------------------------------------|

Verse 1:
Guitar 1
Songs when they're true are all dedicated to you
[B] [Abm]  
 
 e|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----|
 B|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----|
 G|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----|
 D|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----|
 A|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----|
 E|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----|

Guitar 2
 
 e|-7--------7--------7--------7---------|
 B|---7-5-4----7-5-4----7-5-4----7-5-4---|
 G|--------------------------------------|
 D|--------------------------------------|
 A|--------------------------------------|
 E|--------------------------------------|

Guitar 1
In this invisible world I choose to live in
[E] [B]  
 
 e|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|
 B|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|
 G|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8---|
 D|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9---|
 A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9---|
 E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|

Guitar 2
 
 e|-7--------7--------7--------7---------|
 B|---7-5-4----7-5-4----7-5-4----7-5-4---|
 G|--------------------------------------|
 D|--------------------------------------|
 A|--------------------------------------|
 E|--------------------------------------|

[B]And if you believe that for now I un[Abm]derstand
Why words mean so much t[E]o you
They'll never be about y[B]ou
[B]Maybe you're young without youth
Maybe you're [Abm]old without knowing anything's tru[E]e
I think you're young wit[B]hout youth
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Pre-chrous 1:
Then you contract the American dream
Guitar 1
[F#] [E]  
 
 e|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|
 B|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|
 G|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1----|
 D|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----|
 A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----|
 E|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|

Guitar 2
 
 e|----------------------------------|
 B|-------------------------7-7------|
 G|-3-3-4-4-6-6-4-4-3-3-4-4-----4-4--|
 D|----------------------------------|
 A|----------------------------------|
 E|----------------------------------|

You never look up once
Guitar 1
[Abm] [F#]  
 
 e|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
 B|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
 G|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--|
 D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--|
 A|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--|
 E|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|

Guitar 2
 
 e|----------------------------------|
 B|-------------------------7-7------|
 G|-3-3-4-4-6-6-4-4-3-3-4-4-----4-4--|
 D|----------------------------------|
 A|----------------------------------|
 E|----------------------------------|

[F#] [E]  
You've contracted American dreams
[Abm] [F#]  
I require you to stop and look up.
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Chrous 1:
Sing a song about myself, Keep singing a song about myself
Guitar 1:
[B] [F#] [Abm] [E] 
 
 e|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|
 B|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|
 G|-8-8-8-8---3-3-3-3----4-4-4-4----1-1-1-1---|
 D|-9-9-9-9---4-4-4-4----6-6-6-4----2-2-2-2---|
 A|-9-9-9-9---4-4-4-4----6-6-6-6----2-2-2-2---|
 E|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|

Guitar 2:
 
 e|-------------------------------------------|
 B|-----------11--(11)-12-11-12-11--9--(9)----|
 G|-8-(8)-----11--(11)--------------9--(9)----|
 D|-9-(9)-----11--(11)--------------9--(9)----|
 A|-9-(9)-----9---(9)---------------7--(7)----|
 E|-7-(7)-------------------------------------|

Not some invisible world
Guitar 1:
[B] [F#] [Abm] [E] 
 
 e|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|
 B|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|
 G|-8-8-8-8---3-3-3-3----4-4-4-4----1-1-1-1---|
 D|-9-9-9-9---4-4-4-4----6-6-6-4----2-2-2-2---|
 A|-9-9-9-9---4-4-4-4----6-6-6-6----2-2-2-2---|
 E|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|

Guitar 2:
 
 e|-------------------------------------------|
 B|-----------11--(11)-12-11-12-11--9--(9)----|
 G|-8-(8)-----11--(11)--------------9--(9)----|
 D|-9-(9)-----11--(11)--------------9--(9)----|
 A|-9-(9)-----9---(9)---------------7--(7)----|
 E|-7-(7)-------------------------------------|

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Verse 2:
Guitar 1
Constantly searching to find something new
[B] [Abm]  
 
 e|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----|
 B|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----|
 G|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----|
 D|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----|
 A|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----|
 E|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----|

Guitar 2
 
 e|-7--------7--------7--------7---------|
 B|---7-5-4----7-5-4----7-5-4----7-5-4---|
 G|--------------------------------------|
 D|--------------------------------------|
 A|--------------------------------------|
 E|--------------------------------------|

Guitar 1
But what will you find when you think that nothing's true
Maybe it's that nothing is new
[E] [B]  
 
 e|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|
 B|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|
 G|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8---|
 D|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9---|
 A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9---|
 E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|

Guitar 2
 
 e|-7--------7--------7--------7---------|
 B|---7-5-4----7-5-4----7-5-4----7-5-4---|
 G|--------------------------------------|
 D|--------------------------------------|
 A|--------------------------------------|
 E|--------------------------------------|

[B] [Abm] 
So you let me hear songs that were written all about you
[E]  
Because songs weren't written for you
[B]  
They'll never be about you
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Pre-chrous 2:
Then you contract the American dream
Guitar 1
[F#] [E]  
 
 e|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|
 B|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|
 G|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1----|
 D|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----|
 A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----|
 E|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|

Guitar 2
 
 e|----------------------------------|
 B|-------------------------7-7------|
 G|-3-3-4-4-6-6-4-4-3-3-4-4-----4-4--|
 D|----------------------------------|
 A|----------------------------------|
 E|----------------------------------|

You never look up once
Guitar 1
[Abm] [F#]  
 
 e|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
 B|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
 G|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--|
 D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--|
 A|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--|
 E|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|

Guitar 2
 
 e|----------------------------------|
 B|-------------------------7-7------|
 G|-3-3-4-4-6-6-4-4-3-3-4-4-----4-4--|
 D|----------------------------------|
 A|----------------------------------|
 E|----------------------------------|

[F#] [E]  
You've contracted American dreams
[Abm] [F#]  
I require you to stop and look up.
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Chrous 2:
Sing a song about myself, Keep singing a song about myself
Guitar 1:
[B] [F#] [Abm] [E] 
 
 e|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|
 B|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|
 G|-8-8-8-8---3-3-3-3----4-4-4-4----1-1-1-1---|
 D|-9-9-9-9---4-4-4-4----6-6-6-4----2-2-2-2---|
 A|-9-9-9-9---4-4-4-4----6-6-6-6----2-2-2-2---|
 E|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|

Guitar 2:
 
 e|-------------------------------------------|
 B|-----------11--(11)-12-11-12-11--9--(9)----|
 G|-8-(8)-----11--(11)--------------9--(9)----|
 D|-9-(9)-----11--(11)--------------9--(9)----|
 A|-9-(9)-----9---(9)---------------7--(7)----|
 E|-7-(7)-------------------------------------|

Not some invisible world
Guitar 1:
[B] [F#] [Abm] [E] 
 
 e|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|
 B|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|
 G|-8-8-8-8---3-3-3-3----4-4-4-4----1-1-1-1---|
 D|-9-9-9-9---4-4-4-4----6-6-6-4----2-2-2-2---|
 A|-9-9-9-9---4-4-4-4----6-6-6-6----2-2-2-2---|
 E|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|

Guitar 2:
 
 e|-------------------------------------------|
 B|-----------11--(11)-12-11-12-11--9--(9)----|
 G|-8-(8)-----11--(11)--------------9--(9)----|
 D|-9-(9)-----11--(11)--------------9--(9)----|
 A|-9-(9)-----9---(9)---------------7--(7)----|
 E|-7-(7)-------------------------------------|

Repeat:
[B] [F#] [Abm] [E] 
Sing a song about myself, Keep singing a song about myself
[B] [F#] [Abm] [E] 
Not some invisible world
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Bridge:
Piano (transsciption)
I won't tell you what this means, cause you already know
 
 e|--6--7--9--9--7--6----6--7-------4--6--7--------4------|
 B|------------------------------------------7--4---------|
 G|-------------------------------------------------------|
 D|-------------------------------------------------------|
 A|-------------------------------------------------------|
 E|-------------------------------------------------------|

I won't tell you what this means, cause you already know
 
 e|--6--7--9--9--7--6----6--7-------4--6--7--------4------|
 B|------------------------------------------7--4---------|
 G|-------------------------------------------------------|
 D|-------------------------------------------------------|
 A|-------------------------------------------------------|
 E|-------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2:
 
 e|-------------------------------------------------------|
 B|-------------------------------------------------------|
 G|------------------------------------------------9---9--|
 D|------------------------------------------------9---9--|
 A|------------------------------------------------7---7--|
 E|-------------------------------------------------------|

_____________________________________________________
Chrous 3:
Sing a song about myself, Keep singing a song about myself
Guitar 1:
[B] [F#] [Abm] [E] 
 
 e|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|
 B|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|
 G|-8-8-8-8---3-3-3-3----4-4-4-4----1-1-1-1---|
 D|-9-9-9-9---4-4-4-4----6-6-6-4----2-2-2-2---|
 A|-9-9-9-9---4-4-4-4----6-6-6-6----2-2-2-2---|
 E|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|

Guitar 2:
 
 e|-------------------------------------------|
 B|-----------11--(11)-12-11-12-11--9--(9)----|
 G|-8-(8)-----11--(11)--------------9--(9)----|
 D|-9-(9)-----11--(11)--------------9--(9)----|
 A|-9-(9)-----9---(9)---------------7--(7)----|
 E|-7-(7)-------------------------------------|

Not some invisible world
Guitar 1:
[B] [F#] [Abm] [E] 
 
 e|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|
 B|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|
 G|-8-8-8-8---3-3-3-3----4-4-4-4----1-1-1-1---|
 D|-9-9-9-9---4-4-4-4----6-6-6-4----2-2-2-2---|
 A|-9-9-9-9---4-4-4-4----6-6-6-6----2-2-2-2---|
 E|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|

Guitar 2:
 
 e|-------------------------------------------|
 B|-----------11--(11)-12-11-12-11--9--(9)----|
 G|-8-(8)-----11--(11)--------------9--(9)----|
 D|-9-(9)-----11--(11)--------------9--(9)----|
 A|-9-(9)-----9---(9)---------------7--(7)----|
 E|-7-(7)-------------------------------------|

***************
[B] [F#] [Abm] [E] 
You came along with a weak spot that you've always wanted
(Small variation) Guitar 2:
 
 e|-------------------------11----------------|
 B|----------11--(11)-12-11----11--9--(9)-----|
 G|-8-(8)----11--(11)--------------9--(9)-----|
 D|-9-(9)----11--(11)--------------9--(9)-----|
 A|-9-(9)----9---(9)---------------7--(7)-----|
 E|-7-(7)-------------------------------------|

[B] [F#] [Abm] [E]  
Let yourself be everything that you've always wanted
[B] [F#] [Abm] [E]  
It doesn't have to be so excited, that you've always wanted
[B] [F#] [Abm] [E]  
No need for explanations, you've always wanted
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Outro:
You'll find what you find when you find there's nothing (x2)
Guitar 1:
[B] [F#] [Abm] [E] 
 
 e|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|
 B|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|
 G|-8-8-8-8---3-3-3-3----4-4-4-4----1-1-1-1---|
 D|-9-9-9-9---4-4-4-4----6-6-6-4----2-2-2-2---|
 A|-9-9-9-9---4-4-4-4----6-6-6-6----2-2-2-2---|
 E|-7-7-7-7---2-2-2-2----4-4-4-4----0-0-0-0---|

The End

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