Coldplay - A whisper

Tabber: Hound_Of_Winter eMail: pattonr@students.sou.edu Tuning: Standard | / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | ~ note is held for a noticeably long time The funnest Coldplay bass part to play, in my humble opinion. It's actually in 4/4, it or not, the triplets really throw you of though, so I just count like it's in 3/4. The a total whirlwind of sound, you can hear like 5 guitar parts at any given time! Anyways, we're here to tab out the bass. I got the song down a while ago and have had adding to it since. I'll show a few of these throughout the tab, they'll either be in ( ) or be represented as an alternative the actual tones with [OR]. Intro: No bass for 8 Bars, then... Intro/Chorus: Ebmaj7 G5 G|------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| D|------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| A|-6--6-6---6-|-6---6-6---6-|-------------|-------------| E|------------|-------------|-3---3-3---3-|-3---3-3---3-| G|------------|-------------||-------------|--------------------------------| Repeat X D|------------|-------------||.------------|------------.-------------------| Number of Times A|-6--6-6---6-|-6---6-6---6-||.------------|------------.||(Varies through--| E|------------|-------------||-3---3-3---3-|-3---3-3---3--------------------| -out the song) Verse Csus4 C Csus4 C Csus4 C Csus4 Csus2 E|-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-| [OR] E|-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-8-8-8-6-6-5-| _____________________________ / (Play this on the 1st verse only) G|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| D|----h3/15~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~\-|----h3/15~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~\-| A|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| E|-3-----------|-------------|-3-----------|-------------| Verse Intro/Chorus X2 Then... Bridge: Dm Bb6 C5 G|-------------|-------------|-------------| D|-----------7-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-------------| A|-5-5-5-5-8---|-------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-| E|-------------|-------------|-------------| Dm Bb6 C5 G|-------------|-------------|-------------------| D|-----------7-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-| A|-5-5-5-5-8---|-------------|-------------------| E|-------------|-------------|-------------------| Dm Bb6 C5 G|-------------|-------------|--------------------|-------|-------| D|-----------7-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-10-10-10-10-10-10--|-------|-------| A|-5-5-5-5-8---|-------------|----------(10-10-10)|-------|-------| E|-------------|-------------|----------(8--8--8-)|-3~~~~~~~~~~~~-| Bridge Lyrics: Night turns to day when I still had these questions. Who could just blame, shall I go forwards or backwards' And not since today and I still get no answers. Rest 2 Bars Intro/Chorus X2 Verse X2 Intro/Chorus X2 Then... Outro Bb6 C5 G5 Bb6 C5 G5 G|-------|-------|-------|-------| D|-------|-------|-------|-------| Repeat to fade... A|-------|-------|-------|-------| E|-6-/8--|-15~~~\|-6-/8--|-15~~~\| I usually play around with octaves here, just to keep things interesting: Bb6 C5 G5 Bb6 G|--------------|-------------| |--------------|------------------| D|---8-----10---|---5-----5---| O |---8-----10---|----17------------| A|--------------|-------------| R |--------------|------------------| E|-6---6/8----8-|-3---3-3---3-| |-6---6/8----8-|-15----15-15-15---| Alright, that's it. If'n you spot any mistakes, feel free to email me or make Have a good one.
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