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Incubus

Megalomaniac

 

Album: A Crow Left Of The Murder

 

Tabbed by Andres

la_laker83@hotmail.com

 

 

This is the studio version of Megalomaniac off the new Incubus record,

NOT the live Lollapalooza version.

 

Hope this is close enough =)

 

 

 

INTRO

 

E---------------------------------------------------

B---------------------------------------------------

G--0--0--0--0--0--0--0------------------------------

D--5--5--5--5--5--5^-5------------------------------

A---------------------------------------------------

E--------------------------------------------------- 3 times

 

 

E---------------------------------------------------

B---------------------------------------------------

G--0--0--0--0-----0---------------------------------

D--5--5--5--5^----5^--------------------------------

A---------------------------------------------------

E---------------------------------------------------

 

 

 

Then it changes into this riff:

 

E---------------------------------------------------

B---------------------------------------------------

G--0----0--0----0--0---------0--0--------0----------

D--3/5--5--5/8--8--8--0------8--8--8--8--8--0-------

A------------------------6---6--6--6--6--6----------

E---------------------------------------------------

 

Play the above 4 times and then start playing this slight variation:

 

E---------------------------------------------------

B---------------------------------------------------

G--0----0--0----0--0---------0--0--------0----------

D--3/5--5--5/8--8--8--0------8--8--8--8--8--0-------

A------------------------6---6--6--7--7--7----------

E---------------------------------------------------

 

 

 

Then play the chorus riff 4 times:

 

E---------------------------------------------------

B---------------------------------------------------

G--------------------------8-8-8--3-3-3-------------

D--5----3--5---5/8--8--x---8-8-8--2-2-2-------------

A--5----3--5---5/8--8--x---6-6-6--3-3-3-------------

E--3----1--3---3/6--6--x----------------------------

 

 

 

VERSE 1

 

E--------------------------------------1---------------------3------------

B----------6---------------------3--------3------------6--------6---6-----

G-------0-----------------------------------------------------------------

D--3/5--------------------------------------------------------------------

A-----------------------------3-----3--------3/6----6-----6-------6-------

E-------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

I hear you on the radio

 

E--------------------------------------3---------------------1------------

B--0-------0---------------------6--------6------------3--------3---3-----

G--0-------0--------------------------------------------------------------

D--5\3--3--3^-------------------------------------------------------------

A-----------------------------6-----6--------6\3----3-----3-------3-------

E-------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

You burn me in my skin, it's unkind but

 

E--------------------------------------1---------------------3------------

B--0-------6---------------------3--------3------------6--------6---6-----

G--0----0-----------------------------------------------------------------

D--3/5--------------------------------------------------------------------

A-----------------------------3-----3--------3/6----6-----6-------6-------

E-------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

If I met you in a scissor fight

 

E--------------------------------------3---------------------1------------

B--0-------0---------------------6--------6------------3--------3---3-----

G--0-------0---------0----------------------------------------------------

D--5\3--3--3^------1------------------------------------------------------

A----------------2------2-----6-----6--------6\3----3-----3-------3-------

E--------------------------3----------------------------------------------

 

I'd cut off both your wings on principle alone

 

E---------------------------------------------------

B----------------------------8--8--------8----------

G--0----0--0----0--0---------0--0--------0----------

D--3/5--5--5/8--8--8--0------8--8--8--8--8--0-------

A------------------------6---6--6--7--7--7----------

E---------------------------------------------------

 

On principle alone

 

E---------------------------------------------------

B---------------------------------------------------

G--0----0--0----0--0-------8-8-8--3-3-3-------------

D--3/5--5--5/8--8--8--0----8-8-8--2-2-2-------------

A--------------------------6-6-6--3-3-3-------------

E---------------------------------------------------

 

 

 

CHORUS

 

E---------------------------------------------------

B---------------------------------------------------

G--------------------------8-8-8--3-3-3-------------

D--5----3--5---5/8--8--x---8-8-8--2-2-2-------------

A--5----3--5---5/8--8--x---6-6-6--3-3-3-------------

E--3----1--3---3/6--6--x----------------------------

 

Hey megalomaniac, you're no Jesus...

 

 

 

VERSE 2

 

 

This riff is like a bridge really, verse 2 starts right after this

 

E---------------0---0---0--------------3---------------------1------------

B----------6------6---6---6------6--------6------------3--------3---3-----

G-------0-----------------------------------------------------------------

D--3/5--------------------------------------------------------------------

A-----------------------------6-----6--------6\3----3-----3-------3-------

E-------------------------------------------------------------------------

[--Flanged--]

 

 

Start of verse:

E--------------------------------------1---------------------3------------

B----------6---------------------3--------3------------6--------6---6-----

G-------0-----------------------------------------------------------------

D--3/5--------------------------------------------------------------------

A-----------------------------3-----3--------3/6----6-----6-------6-------

E-------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

 

E--------------------------------------3---------------------1------------

B--0-------0---------------------6--------6------------3--------3---3-----

G--0-------0--------------------------------------------------------------

D--5\3--3--3^-------------------------------------------------------------

A-----------------------------6-----6--------6\3----3-----3-------3-------

E-------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

 

E---------------0---0---0--------------1---------------------3------------

B--0-------6------6---6---6------3--------3------------6--------6---6-----

G--0----0-----------------------------------------------------------------

D--3/5--------------------------------------------------------------------

A-----------------------------3-----3--------3/6----6-----6-------6-------

E-------------------------------------------------------------------------

[--Flanged--]

 

 

E--------------------------------------3---------------------1------------

B--0-------0---------------------6--------6------------3--------3---3-----

G--0-------0---------0----------------------------------------------------

D--5\3--3--3^------1------------------------------------------------------

A----------------2------2-----6-----6--------6\3----3-----3-------3-------

E--------------------------3----------------------------------------------

 

...And there was never meant to be only one

 

E---------------------------------------------------

B----------------------------8--8--------8----------

G--0----0--0----0--0---------0--0--------0----------

D--3/5--5--5/8--8--8--0------8--8--8--8--8--0-------

A------------------------6---6--6--7--7--7----------

E---------------------------------------------------

 

To be only one

 

E---------------------------------------------------

B---------------------------------------------------

G--0----0--0----0--0-------8-8-8--3-3-3-------------

D--3/5--5--5/8--8--8--0----8-8-8--2-2-2-------------

A--------------------------6-6-6--3-3-3-------------

E---------------------------------------------------

 

 

 

CHORUS:

Same as before but double length, flanger on 2nd half.

 

 

 

BRIDGE

 

This is the part with no lyrics, play it twice

 

E-----------10---------10---------10--------------------------------------

B--------13---------13---------13----13----13-----------------------------

G-----10---------10---------10----------10----10--------------------------

D-------------------------------------------------------------------------

A-------------------------------------------------------------------------

E-------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

 

E-----------10---------10---------10---------------|----------------------

B--------13---------13---------13----13----13------|----------------------

G--10-12---------12---------12----------12----12---|----------------------

D--------------------------------------------------|--12p10---------------

A--------------------------------------------------|----------------------

E--------------------------------------------------|----------------------

 

 

 

Then this kind of a solo, repeat like this:

 

-Part A 3x

-Part B

-Part A 4x with flanger

 

 

Part A

E-------------------------------------------------------------------------

B---------------------------------------------------10--------------------

G--12--12--10--12-----12--10--12----12--12--10--12------12--10------------

D--10--10--10--10-----10--10--10----10--10--10--10------10--10------------

A-------------------------------------------------------------------------

E-------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

You're no Jesus, you're no Elvis...

 

 

Part B

E-----------------------------------10--10--10----------------------------

B-----------------------------------10--10--10------10--------------------

G--12--12--10--12-----12--10--12----12--12--12--12------12--10------------

D--10--10--10--10-----10--10--10----10--10--10--10------10--10------------

A-------------------------------------------------------------------------

E-------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

 

 

This comes right before the last Chorus

 

E--------------------------------------------------

B--------------------------------------------------

G--------------------------------------------------

D--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----------------

A--------------------------------------------------

E--------------------------------------------------

 

 

CHORUS

Same length as 2nd chorus, flanger on 2nd half

Bend the last chord.

 

 

 

 

Well that's it!

I hope it's clear, although you can mail questions, corrections and such to

la_laker83@hotmail.com

 

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