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Black Cadillacs  Modest Mouse

BLACK CADILLACS
As recorded by Modest Mouse
(From the 2004 Album GOOD NEWS FOR PEOPLE WHO LOVE BAD NEWS)
Transcribed by Robyeah1
Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Guitar 1'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Guitar 2'
Intro Part
Q=140(8=s8)
[4/4] Gtr I
Q Q Q Q W +W +W
 
 |-10------------|-7--------|-(7)--------|-(7)--------|
 |-----8--10-----|----------|------------|------------|
 |------------7--|----------|------------|------------|
 |---------------|----------|------------|------------|
 |---------------|----------|------------|------------|
 |---------------|----------|------------|------------|

Q Q Q Q W +W +W
 
 |-10------------|-7--------|-(7)--------|-(7)----|
 |-----8--10-----|----------|------------|--------|
 |------------7--|----------|------------|--------|
 |---------------|----------|------------|--------|
 |---------------|----------|------------|--------|
 |---------------|----------|------------|--------|

Chorus part, Play staccato and with a triplet feel.
q q E E q q q E E q q q E E q q q E E q
 
 ||--0--0--0-0-0--|-0--0--0-0-0--|-0--0--0-0-0--|-0--0--0-0-0----||
 ||o-1--1--1-1-1--|-1--1--1-1-1--|-1--1--1-1-1--|-0--0--0-0-0---o||
 ||--2--2--2-2-2--|-2--2--2-2-2--|-0--0--0-0-0--|-0--0--0-0-0----||
 ||--2--2--2-2-2--|-3--3--3-3-3--|-2--2--2-2-2--|-2--2--2-2-2----||
 ||o-0--0--0-0-0--|-3--3--3-3-3--|-3--3--3-3-3--|-2--2--2-2-2---o||
 ||---------------|--------------|--------------|-0--0--0-0-0----||

This is the part after the first chorus.
 
 |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|

E E E h. E E E h. E E E h. q E E q E E
 
 ||--1-1-1-1-------|-1-1-1-1-------|-0-0-0-0-------|-0--0-0-0--0-0--||
 ||o-1-1-1-1-------|-1-1-1-1-------|-1-1-1-1-------|-1--1-1-0--0-0-o||
 ||--2-2-2-2-------|-2-2-2-2-------|-2-2-2-2-------|-0--0-0-0--0-0--||
 ||--3-3-3-3-------|-3-3-3-3-------|-2-2-2-2-------|-2--2-2-2--2-2--||
 ||o-3-3-3-3-------|-3-3-3-3-------|-0-0-0-0-------|-3--3-3-2--2-2-o||
 ||--1-1-1-1-------|-1-1-1-1-------|---------------|--------0--0-0--||

Second Part of the post chorus
 
 |--3--| |--3--|

E E E H. E E E H.
 
 ||----------------------|--------------------|
 ||o---------------------|--------------------|
 ||----------------------|--------------------|
 ||----------------------|--------------------|
 ||o-13-12-10------------|--------------------|
 ||-----------13---------|-13-12-10-8---------|

|
| Gtr II
| q q q q q q q q
 
 ||---1--------1---1--1--|--1-------1---1--1--|
 ||o--1--------1---1--1--|--1-------1---1--1--|
 ||---2--------2---2--2--|--2-------2---2--2--|
 ||---3--------3---3--3--|--3-------3---3--3--|
 ||o--3--------3---3--3--|--3-------3---3--3--|
 ||---1--------1---1--1--|--1-------1---1--1--|

H H W
 
 |---------------|-----------------||
 |---------------|----------------o||
 |---------------|-----------------||
 |---------------|-----------------||
 |---------------|----------------o||
 |-12-----13-----|-8---------------||

|
| q q q q q E E q E E
 
 |--0--0---0--0--|-0--0-0-0--0-0---||
 |--1--1---1--1--|-1--1-1-0--0-0--o||
 |--2--2---2--2--|-0--0-0-0--0-0---||
 |--2--2---2--2--|-2--2-2-2--2-2---||
 |--0--0---0--0--|-3--3-3-2--2-2--o||
 |---------------|--------0--0-0---||

Duration Legend
 
 ---------------
 W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura

+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for. Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests. Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for. Low
melody durations appear below the staff
Tablature Legend
 
 ----------------

h - hammer-on
p - pull-off
b - bend
pb - pre-bend
r - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
/\ - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
s - legato slide
S - shift slide
<n> - natural harmonic
(n) - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
~ - vibrato
tr - trill
T - tap
TP - trem. picking
PM - palm muting
\n/ - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
\n - tremolo bar down
n/ - tremolo bar up
/n\ - tremolo bar inverted dip
= - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
<> - volume swell (louder/softer)
x - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
o - on rhythm slash represents single note slash
Misc Legend
 
 -----------

| - bar
|| - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*| - double bar (ending)
: - bar (freetime)
$ - Segno
& - Coda
Tempo markers - <E/E./Q/Q./H/H.> = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths
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* Generated using Power Tab Editor by Brad Larsen - http://powertab.guitarnetwork.org *
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Modest Mouse - Black Cadillacs
Tabbed By: Pseudo
Email: acook1@attbi.com
Tuning: Standard (E A D G B E)
Any place where I put "ect." just means that you play the same chords
from that section underneath different words that I didn't feel like
writing out.
Verse
And it's [G]true we named our children after [Am]towns
[Am]That we'd never been to
And it's [G]true that the clouds just hung around
Like [Am]Black Cadillacs outside a funeral
Chorus
And we were [Am]done, done, done,
With all the [C]fuck, fuck, fuckin' around[G]
You were so [Am]true to yourself. You were [C]true to no one
'n that's why I should put you in the [G]ground
ect.
Bridge
[Bb]I didn't die, and I ain't complaining
[F]I ain't blamin' [C]you[C/B]
[Am]I didn't know that the words you said to me
Meant more [C]to me than they ever could [C]you[G]
ect.
That's it.

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