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OPTIMISTIC

 

this is probably the poorest tab ever made but i hope its something to

work with

 

johan.mickelin@abc.se

 

/=slide

h=hammer on

p=pull off

*=let ring

 

during the intro this fits in pretty good

 

e -5/-7/--2*-1/-3-2---

 

chords: F G D C#(or maybe F instead) D# D

 

this is kinda of what i mean

 

F G D F D# D

 

-----5----7-----2-----1-----3-----2-----

-----6----8-----3-----1-----4-----3-----

-----5----7-----2-----2-----3-----2-----

----------------------------1---------------

--------------------------------------------

--------------------------------------------

 

or this way

 

 

F G D F D# D

----------------------------------------------

----10----12----7----6----8----7--------

----10----12----7----5----8----7--------

----10----12----7----7----8----7--------

----(8)--(10)--(5)--(8)--(6)--(5)-------

---------------------------------------------

 

 

 

i think the second guitar is playing along using the G Major scale...

 

----------------------------2-3-5-

-----------------------3-5--------

------------------2-4-5-----------

------------2-4-5-----------------

------2-3-5-----------------------

-3-5------------------------------

 

NOTE: this is not how to play it! this is just the scale.. listen to

the song and use this..

 

there is one chord that (jonny?) plays with just a slow upstroke im

not sure which one

but i think its some sort of F chord..

 

im sure i got lots of things really wrong but i hope i at least helped

you guys out..

 

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RADIOHEAD - Optimistic

 

Ezequiel Claverie

injektilo@uol.com.ar

 

Ok, as there isn't any good quality recording of this song so I wasn't able to tab it perfectly. Anyway, here you have some chord so you can play and sing... enjoy!!

 

CHORDS

 

NAME EADGBe

F x00565

G 320033

D xx0232

A# x13331

C x32010

Dm xx0231

Dsus2 xx0230

Dsus4 xx0233

 

INTRO:

 

F-G-D A#-C-D --> 2 times

 

A#-C-D

 

Dm Dsus2 Dsus4 D --> 2 times

VERSE

 

Dm Dsus2

Flies are buzzing around my head

Dsus4 D

Vultures circling my bed

A# C D

Picking up every last crumb

Dm Dsus2

The big fish eat the little ones

Dm Dsus2

The big fish eat the little ones

A# C D

Not my problem give me some

 

CHORUS

F

You can try the best you can

G G

If you try the best you can

A# C D

The best you can is good enough

 

Then theres a little lick that goes like this...

 

e--------------------------------------

B--3----1------------------------------

G---------3-2----0-3-2----------------- It goes over and over during

D----------------------0--------------- the Dm Dsus2... chords on

A-------------------------------------- the verse.

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

 

During the chorus theres some kind of scale playing that i won't bother to tab, it's fairly easy.

 

This was all i could do... this is just a simple version so you can play and sing with your acoustic guitar...

 

 

 

 

 

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