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No Surprises - Radiohead

Bass Tab

 

Tabbed by Conan Thorogood (errolschmidt@powerup.com.au)

 

Intro:

1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

G|:------------------------------------3---3----2--:|

D|:3-----------3--3--------3-----------------------:|

A|:------------------------------------------------:|

E|:------------------------------------------------:| x4

 

Verse:

1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

G|-------------------------------------------------

D|-3-----------3--3--------3-----------3--3--------

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

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

 

1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

G|-------------------------------------------------

D|-0-----------0--0--------0-----------0--2--3--5--

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

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

 

1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

G|------------------------------------------------------------------

D|(5)---------------5---5-------7\----------------------------------

A|---------------------------------3----3----------3----3-----------

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

 

1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

G|-------------------------------------3---3----2--

D|-3-----------3--3--------3--3--------------------

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

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

 

This is repeated, but with some variations:

 

1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

G|-------------------------------------------------

D|-3-----------3--3--------3-----------3--3--------

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

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

 

1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

G|-------------------------------------------------

D|-0-----------0--0--------0-----------0--0--2--3--

A|----------------------0--------------------------

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

 

1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

G|-------------------------------------------------------------------

D|-5----------------5---5-------7\-----------------------------------

A|---------------------------------3----3----------3/5\3-------------

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

 

1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

G|-------------------------------------3---3----2--

D|-3-----------3--3--------3--3--------------------

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

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

 

then,

"I'll take a quiet life..."

1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

G|-------------------------5--------3--------2------

D|-3-----------3--3-----3---------------------------

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

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

 

1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

G|--------------------------------------------------

D|-0-----------0--0--------0-----------0--0---------

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

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

 

 

(Chorus) "No alarms and no surprises..."

1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

G|--------------------------------------------------

D|--------------------------------------------------

A|----------------1-----3---------------------------

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

 

1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

G|--------------------------------------------------

D|--------------------------------------------------

A|----------------1-----3---------------------------

E|-3-----------------------------------------12\----

 

1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

G|--------------------------------------------------

D|--------------------------------------------------

A|----------------1-----3---------------------------

E|-3------------------------------------------------

 

"Silent..."

1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

G|--------------------------------------------------

D|-3------------------------------------------------

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

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

 

2nd Chorus (different from 1st...)

 

1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

G|--------------------------------------------------

D|--------------------------------------------------

A|----------------1-----3--------------1-----0------

E|-3------------------------------------------------

 

1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

G|--------------------------------------------------

D|--------------------------------------------------

A|----------------1-----3--------------1-----0------

E|-3------------------------------------------------

 

1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

G|--------------------------------------------------

D|-------------------------------------0-----2------

A|----------------1-----3---------------------------

E|-3------------------------------------------------

 

1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

G|-------------------------------------------------

D|-3-----------3--3--------3-----------------------

A|-------------------------------------1--0--1--2--

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

 

Bridge:

1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

G|--------------------------------------------------

D|--------------------------------------------------

A|-3-----------3--3--------1-----------1--1--0--1---

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

 

1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

G|--------------------------------------------------

D|--------------------------------------------------

A|-3-----------3--3-----3--1-----------1-----0--1---

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

 

1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

G|--------------------------------------------------

D|-------------------------------------------1------

A|----------------------0--1-----3-----4------------

E|-3-----------3--3---------------------------------

 

Last Verse:

(This bit i'm extremely uncertain about, any suggestions would be highly welcome...)

"Such a pretty house..."

1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

G|--------------------------------------------------

D|--------------------------------------------------

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

E|-1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1/--

 

1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

G|--------------------------------------------------

D|--------------------------------------------------

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

E|/10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-12-12-12-13\----

 

Last Chorus:

1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

G|:-------------------------------------------------:|

D|:-------------------------------------------------:|

A|:---------------1--1--3--3--3--3--3--1--1--0--0---:|

E|:3--3--3--3--3------------------------------------:| x3

 

1

G|-------

D|-------

A|-------

E|-1-----

 

 

Last Bit:

(rit.)

1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

G|-------------6--3--------------------------------||

D|-------------------------3-----------------------||

A|-------------------6--4--------------------------||

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

 

Bloody great song, this, one of their best, and the bass part has some great moments,

particularly towards the end of the first verse.

Please enjoy, i hope at least most of it's right... :-)

Any comments or whatever, please email me at errolschmidt@powerup.com.au.

 

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