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Better Living Through Chemistry
tabbed by Jeroen Duller
tuning - STANDARD! (sounds a tone lower so you can put a capo on the 1st fret)

riff 1:
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----7-7---7--15-15--15--14-14--14--11-11---11-11--11---|
--0-0---0-0--0-----0---0-------0--0-------0-------0-----|

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---10-10--10--9-9--9--7--|
--0-----0----0---0--0----|

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--7---7-7--7--15-15--15--14-14--14--11-11---11-11--11--10-10--10--|
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---12-12-12-12h14---|
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-----7-7---7--15-15--15--14-14--14--11-11---11-11--11--|
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---10-10--10--9-9--9--7--|
--0-----0----0---0--0----|

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------7-7---7--15-15--15--14-14--14--11-11---------------|
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play variations of riff 1 over the verse:
The blue pill opens your eyes
Is there a better way
A new religion prescribed
To those without the faith
The hero holding a knife
And blood is not enough
Is it too late to go back?
Is it too late to go?

riff 2: 7x
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---7-5-7-9-7-5-4-5---|
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verse:
Thereís no one here
And people everywhere, youíre on your own

riff 3:
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---7-5-4-2-4-2-4-5-7---|
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hold the final note and let it feedback

riff 4: play 4x
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-----------10-10-10-10---------10-10-10-10---|
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-----------9-9-9-9---------9-9-9-9---|
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-----------12-12-12-12---------12-12-12-12---|
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-----------14-14-14-14---------14-14-14-14---|
---0-0-0-0-------------0-0-0-0---------------|

riff 5:
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-------------------------12h14---------|
------------10h12--12h14---------------|
---12p10h12----------------------------|

solo:
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--14b---12-14----------12--14b--|
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-12-14----------------14b---12-14---14-12--------|
------12-14-------14-----------------------12-14-|
------------12-14--------------------------------|

guitar fade out

solo continued: 3:18-3:21 2x
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3:22-3:25 2x
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------14-12-14----14-12-14-12-14-12-14-12-14---|
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3:26-3:29 5x
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3:30-3:38
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--19b---17-19-17-------------19b--|
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3:39-3:48:
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riff 5 4x

end of solo: 3x
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play riff 2 3x and riff 3 1x

play variations of riff 1 over the verse:
Letís see if Iím hearing this right
You suggest I should take
And never endings are glad
(right channel - A never-ending supply)
To carry out the dead
Your idols burn in the fire
The mob comes crawling out (take us down and out)
Iím reclaiming my mind
Destroying everyone

riff 2 7x:
Thereís no one here
And people everywhere, youíre all alone

riff 3 1x

riff 2 until the end

end on:
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