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Even Better Than the Real Thing

U2

 

 

b=bend

r=release

/=slide up

\=slide down

Note: The intro is actually played on another guitar and it continues into

the middle of the first verse.

 

Intro: (8x) | Riff 1

E--------5-5-----|------------------------------------------

B----------------|------------------------------------------

G----------------|-----------6br----------------------------

D----------------|--------------------4--5--4---------------

A----------------|----------------5-------------------------

E--5-5-----------|------5-----------------------------------

 

-Riff 1-

A Dsus4 D/A A

Give me one more chance, and you'll be satisfied

D Dsus4 D A

Give me two more chances you won't be denied

 

-Riff 2-

 

e----------10-10-|----10----10-10--|----10--10-10-9-9-9-9\7-|

B--8-8---8-------|-12----12--------|-10----10---------------|

 

 

Gadd9

Well my heart is where it's always been

Bm7

My head is somewhere in between

D Dsus4 D A

Give me one more chance let me be your lover tonight

 

(Check it out)

 

-Riff 3-

 

e-12-12-12---10-9-7-|

B-10-10-10---8--7-5-|

 

A G D A G D

You're the real thing, yeah the real thing

A G D

You're the real thing

A G D A

Even better than the real thing

 

(Riff 1)

Give me one last chance and I'm gonna make you sing

Give me half a chance to ride on the waves that you bring

(Riff 2)

You're honey child to a swarm of bees

Gonna blow right through you like a breeze

Give me one last dance, we'll slide down the surface of things

 

(Riff 3)

You're the real thing, yeah the real thing

You're the real thing

Even better than the real thing

 

Solo:

B-6/10-8/10--/13-12\10-10-10---/8-5-3-5/10--/13-13-13-13-12-12-12-10-

 

e----------------------------------------------17--17--17--17-

B-/13-13-13-13/15-15-13-10---/15-15-15-13-15-17--17--17--17---

 

e--17-20-17-20-17-20-17-20-

 

Bridge:

e-/10-/8-8-8-7-8/10-10--/8-8-8-7-8-7-7\5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-

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

D G

We're free to fly the crimson sky

D G

The sun won't melt our wings tonight

A G D

Oh now, here she comes

 

-Riff 3-

Take me higher, take me higher

Can you take me higher?

Will you take me higher?

 

You're the real thing, yeah the real thing

You're the real thing

 

Even better than the real thing

Even better than the real thing

Even better than the real thing.

 

***************************************************************************

Even Better Than the Real Thing

 

Heavy distortion

 

Intro: (Riff below is repeated during verses)

E--------5-5-----|------------------------------------------

B----------------|------------------------------------------

G----------------|-----------6/7\6--------------------------

D----------------|------------------5--4--------------------

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

E--5-5-----------|------5-----------------------------------

 

A Dsus4 D/A A

Give me one more chance, and you'll be satisfied

D Dsus4 D A

Give me two more chances you won't be denied

Gadd9

Well my heart is where it's always been

Bm7

My head is somewhere in between

D Dsus4 D A

Give me one more chance let me be your lover tonight

 

(Check it out)

 

A G D A G D

You're the real thing, yeah the real thing

A G D

You're the real thing

A G D A

Even better than the real thing

 

Give me one last chance and I'm gonna make you sing

Give me half a chance to ride on the waves that you bring

You're honey child to a swarm of bees

Gonna blow right through you like a breeze

Give me one last dance, we'll slide down the surface of things

 

You're the real thing, yeah the real thing

You're the real thing

Even better than the real thing

 

 

***************************************************************************

Even Better Than the Real Thing - SOLO

 

 

|-----------------8-8-8-7-5-5--------------10--10/12---10-----|

|-3/5/10---8/10----------------8/5-3-5/10-----------------10--|

|-------------------------------------------------------------|

|-------------------------------------------------------------|

|-------------------------------------------------------------|

|-------------------------------------------------------------|

 

 

|-8/10--10/12--8/5--------------------5----5----5----5--------|

|--------------------3-3-3-3-3-1-3-5----5----5----5----5------|

|-------------------------------------------------------------|

|-------------------------------------------------------------|

|-------------------------------------------------------------|

|-------------------------------------------------------------|

 

 

|-8-5----8-5----8-5----8-5------------------------------------|

|-----5------5------5------5----------------------------------|

|-------------------------------------------------------------|

|-------------------------------------------------------------|

|-------------------------------------------------------------|

|-------------------------------------------------------------|

 

D G

We're free to fly the crimson sky

D G

The sun won't melt our wings tonight

A G D

Oh now, here she comes

 

Take me higher, take me higher

Can you take me higher?

Will you take me higher?

 

You're the real thing, yeah the real thing

You're the real thing

 

Even better than the real thing

Even better than the real thing

Even better than the real thing.

 

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