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A Story About a Girl  Our Lady Peace

Author/Artist: Our Lady Peace
Title: A Story About A Girl
Album: Gravity
Tuning: Standard Half Step Down (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb eb)
Transcribed by: Izzy
This is a great emo song off 'Gravity'. I think it oughta be their next single.
Key:
~~~ = Vibrato
(no.) = Natural harmonic
b(no.) = Bend note to match pitch of (no.)
r = release bent note to original pitch
h = Hammer on
p = Pull off
x = Fret Hand mute
/ = Slide down
Intro riff (Clean electric, let ring)
 
 -------------------------------|------------------3----------------|
 -------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
 -----5-----4----5-----4-----5--|------5-----4------------5-----4---| x2
 -------3-----3----3-----3------|----5---5-----5------5-----5-------|
 ---5-----5-----5----5-----5----|--3-------3-----3------3-----3-----|
 -3-----------------------------|-----------------------------------|

there is a slight variation on the third time at the end of this riff:
 
 -------------------------------|------------------3----------------|
 -------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
 -----5-----4----5-----4-----5--|------5-----4------------4-----5---|
 -------3-----3----3-----3------|----5---5-----5------5-----5-------|
 ---5-----5-----5----5-----5----|--3-------3-----3------3-----3-----|
 -3-----------------------------|-----------------------------------|

Verse (Clean electric, hit the lower bass notes louder)
 
 -------------------|-------------------------|
 -------------------|-------------------------|
 -------------------|-------------------------|
 --5-5-x-x-5-5-x-x--|--7/--3-3-x-x-3-3-x-x-3--| x4
 --5-5-x-x-5-5-x-x--|--7/--3-3-x-x-3-3-x-x-3--|
 --3-3-x-x-3-3-x-x--|--5/--1-1-x-x-1-1-x-x-1--|

[G] [A] [F]  
Prechorus is divided into 2 parts:
Guitar 1 (Clean electric) plays intro riff x2
Guitar 2 (Dirty/distorted electric) plays verse riff x2
Chorus (exact rhythm not included, has some palm muting)
 
 -------------------------------------------------|
 ---------1---------------------------------------|
 --5------2---------------------------------------|
 --5------2-----3-----5------------x--5/3--3------| x2
 --3------0-----3-----5------------x--5/3--3------|
 --3------------1-----3---(pause)--x--3/1--1------|

[G/C] [Am] [F] [G] [F] 
Post 1st chorus riff
Guitar 1 (Dirty/distorted electric)
 
 ---------------x--------------x------------------------------|
 ---------------x--------------x---8b(10)--6h8p6--6~~-6~~~-6/-|
 --10h12--10h12-x-10h12--10h12-x------------------------------|
 ---------------x--------------x------------------------------|
 ---------------x--------------x------------------------------|
 ---------------x--------------x------------------------------|
 ---------------x--------------x--------------------------------------------|
 ---------------x--------------x---8b(10)--6h8p6--6~~-6b(8)r6---6-----------|
 --10h12--10h12-x-10h12--10h12-x------------------------------7---7--4b5r4/-|
 ---------------x--------------x--------------------------------------------|
 ---------------x--------------x--------------------------------------------|
 ---------------x--------------x--------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2 (Dirty/distorted electric) plays the verse twice.
I'll update this tab for the rest of the song soon, cuz i'm not a good lead guitar player, and this song has too many licks going in the background. Also, there's a solo somewhere, so I'll need more time. But you can survive with these parts for now!

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