Tame Impala

Island Walking

Tame Impala

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Island Walking

	  		

Main riff/verse 1: 
"I could never see your eyes, 
and I can't see past the lies, 
which is why..." 
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------10---| 
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------12---| 
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------12---| x3 
D|-----9--12------10-9---------9--12------10-9---------9--12------10-9-----12---| 
A|-10----------8-------10--10----------8-------10--10----------8-------10--10---| 
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 

Pre-chorus: 
"...I still long for us" 
e|-------------------------| 
B|-------------------------| 
G|-------------------------| x2 
D|-----9--12------10-9-----| 
A|-10----------8-------10--| 
E|-------------------------| 

Main riff goes an octave lower: 
"And in the meantime..." 
e|---------------------| 
B|---------------------| 
G|---------------------| 
D|---------------------| 
A|----2--5------3-2----| 
E|-3---------1------2--| 

"...here comes the chorus" 
e|-3---| 
B|-3---| 
G|-4---| 
D|-5---| 
A|-5---| 
E|-3---| 

Chorus: 
For the chorus you have one guitar playing the lower octave 
and one playing the higher octave. Occasionally the higher 
octave guitar will play a variation while the lower octave 
guitar stays the same. 
Guitar 1: 
e|---------------------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------------------| 
A|-----------------------5-3-5-3-5--3-1-3-1-3--| 
E|-5-3-5-3-5--3-1-3-1-3------------------------| 

Guitar 2: 
e|---------------------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------| 
G|-----------------------7-5-7-5-7--5-3-5-3-5--| 
D|-7-5-7-5-7--5-3-5-3-5------------------------| 
A|---------------------------------------------| 
E|---------------------------------------------| 

Guitar 1: 
e|---------------------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------| 
G|-----------------------------------10--10----| 
D|-----------------------------------10--10----| 
A|-----------------------5-3-5-3-5----8---8----| 
E|-5-3-5-3-5--3-1-3-1-3------------------------| 

Guitar 2: 
e|--------------------------------------------| 
B|--------------------------------------------| 
G|-----------------------7-5-7-5-7--10--10----| 
D|-7-5-7-5-7--5-3-5-3-5-------------10--10----| 
A|-----------------------------------8---8----| 
E|--------------------------------------------| 

Guitar 1: 
e|---------------------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------------------| 
A|-----------------------5-3-5-3-5--3-1-3-1-3--| 
E|-5-3-5-3-5--3-1-3-1-3------------------------| 

Guitar 2: 
e|---------------------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------| 
G|-----------------------4-2-4-2-4--5-3-5-3-5--| 
D|-7-5-7-5-7--5-3-5-3-5------------------------| 
A|---------------------------------------------| 
E|---------------------------------------------| 

Guitar 1: 
e|---------------------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------| 
G|-----------------------------------10--10----| 
D|-----------------------------------10--10----| 
A|-----------------------5-3-5-3-5----8---8----| 
E|-5-3-5-3-5--3-1-3-1-3------------------------| 

Guitar 2: 
e|---------------------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------| 
G|-----------------------4-2-4-2-4---10--10----| 
D|------------5-3-5-3-5--------------10--10----| 
A|------------------------------------8---8----| 
E|-5-3-5-3-5-----------------------------------| 

Guitar 3: 
While Guitar 1 and 2 play the stuff above, a third guitar plays this lead: 
e|--------------------------------------------|           \ 
B|--------------------------------------------|            \ 
G|-14b16--14p12p11~~~~-------12h14-14b16-14---|             \ 
D|---------------------12h14------------------|              \ 
A|--------------------------------------------|               | 
E|--------------------------------------------|               | 
                                                              | x2 
e|------------------------------------------------------|     | 
B|------------------------------------------------------|     | 
G|-14b16--14p12p11~~~~-11b12-11b12--11b12-11b14--14-14--|    / 
D|------------------------------------------------------|   / 
A|------------------------------------------------------|  / 
E|------------------------------------------------------| / 

Main riff/verse 2: 
"I know you like your own kind, 
and that pulls me out of line, 
which is why..." 
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------10---| 
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------12---| 
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------12---| x3 
D|-----9--12------10-9---------9--12------10-9---------9--12------10-9-----12---| 
A|-10----------8-------10--10----------8-------10--10----------8-------10--10---| 
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 

Pre-chorus: 
"...I get drunk to make up for all of the..." 
e|-------------------------| 
B|-------------------------| 
G|-------------------------| x2 
D|-----9--12------10-9-----| 
A|-10----------8-------10--| 
E|-------------------------| 

Main riff goes an octave lower: 
"time, when I am drunk..." 
e|---------------------| 
B|---------------------| 
G|---------------------| 
D|---------------------| 
A|----2--5------3-2----| 
E|-3---------1------2--| 

Weird noise, whammy bar way: 
Just hit the open high E string and lower your whammy bar 
three semitones to the C# note. I'm not really sure how 
to tab it. W means lower the whammy bar: 
"...and I feel fine" 
e|-0---w--| 
B|--------| 
G|--------| 
D|--------| 
A|--------| 
E|--------| 

Weird noise, non-whammy bar way: 
If you don't have a whammy bar and want to make that noise, 
simply pre-bend and then gradually lower the bend: 
"...and I feel fine" 
e|--------------| 
B|--------------| 
G|-4pb7---pbr4--| 
D|--------------| 
A|--------------| 
E|--------------| 

Chorus: 
Guitar 1: 
e|---------------------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------------------| 
A|-----------------------5-3-5-3-5--3-1-3-1-3--| 
E|-5-3-5-3-5--3-1-3-1-3------------------------| 

Guitar 2: 
e|---------------------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------| 
G|-----------------------7-5-7-5-7--5-3-5-3-5--| 
D|-7-5-7-5-7--5-3-5-3-5------------------------| 
A|---------------------------------------------| 
E|---------------------------------------------| 

Guitar 1: 
e|---------------------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------| 
G|-----------------------------------10--10----| 
D|-----------------------------------10--10----| 
A|------------------------------------8---8----| 
E|-5-3-5-3-5--3-1-3-1-3------------------------| 

Guitar 2: 
e|-----------------------19-17-19-17-19b19.5------------| 
B|------------------------------------------------------| 
G|--------------------------------------------10--10----| 
D|-7-5-7-5-7--5-3-5-3-5-----------------------10--10----| 
A|---------------------------------------------8---8----| 
E|------------------------------------------------------| 

"Yeah, I feel fine" 
Guitar 1: 
e|---------------------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------------------| 
A|-----------------------5-3-5-3-5--3-1-3-1-3--| 
E|-5-3-5-3-5--3-1-3-1-3------------------------| 

Guitar 2: 
e|---------------------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------| 
G|-----------------------4-2-4-2-4--5-3-5-3-5--| 
D|-7-5-7-5-7--5-3-5-3-5------------------------| 
A|---------------------------------------------| 
E|---------------------------------------------| 

Guitar 1: 
e|---------------------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------| 
G|-----------------------------------10--10----| 
D|-----------------------------------10--10----| 
A|-----------------------5-3-5-3-5----8---8----| 
E|-5-3-5-3-5--3-1-3-1-3------------------------| 

Guitar 2: 
e|---------------------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------| 
G|-----------------------4-2-4-2-4---10--10----| 
D|------------5-3-5-3-5--------------10--10----| 
A|------------------------------------8---8----| 
E|-5-3-5-3-5-----------------------------------| 

Bridge: 
e|--------------------------------------------------| 
B|--------------------------------------------------| 
G|-7-5-7-5-7--7-5-7-5-7--7-5-7-5-7--7-5-5h7p5-5h7p5-| 
D|--------------------------------------------------| 
A|--------------------------------------------------| 
E|--------------------------------------------------| 

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|-5h7p5-5h7p5-5h7p5-5h7p5-5h7p5-5h7p5-5h7p5-5h7p5-5h7p5-5h7p5-5h7p5-5h7p5--| 
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 

e|-5---| 
B|-7---| 
G|-7---| 
D|-7---| 
A|-5---| 
E|-----| 

Outro: 
e|--8------6------11-------9----9\8--------6-------11---------9-----------| 
B|--8------6------11-------9----9\8---10---6---8---11---13----9---9--9\8--| 
G|--9------7------12------10---10\9--------7-------12--------10-----------| 
D|-10------8------13------11---11\10-------8-------13--------11-----------| 
A|-10------8------13------11----------------------------------------------| 
E|--8------6------11-------9----------------------------------------------| 

e|-------8\6------------------------9---9--9\8--------6-------11-------------| 
B|-10----8\6--------------11-13-----9---9--9\8---10---6---8---11---11-13-----| 
G|-------9\7--------------------12-10--10-10\9--------7-------12---------12--| 
D|------10\8---8-------------------11--11-11\10-------8-------13-------------| 
A|---------------8--------13-15----------------------------------------------| 
E|-----------------6/11------------------------------------------------------| 

e|--9----9\8-------| 
B|--9----9\8-------| 
G|-10---10\9-------| 
D|-11---11\10------| 
A|-----------------| 
E|-----------------| 

 
		  

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