The Joy Formidable

A Heavy Abacus

The Joy Formidable

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A Heavy Abacus

	  		

Tuning: DADGBe 

Intro Lead Part 
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|--9-----\4/9\4/16---    ----9----\4/9\4/16\13------------------------------| 
D|-------------------- x3 ---------------------------------------------------| 
A|--7-----\2/7/2\14---    ----7----\2/7\2/14\11------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 

Intro Lead Part Alternative with a POG or something 
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|-----------------    ------------------------------------------------------| 
D|--------------9-- x3 ------------------9/6---------------------------------| 
A|--7------7-------    ------7-------7---------------------------------------| 
D|-------9---9---------------------9---9-------------------------------------| 


Intro Rhythm 
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------------------------4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7---------| 
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7---------| 
D|---------------------------------------------------4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7---------| 

Verse Bass 

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------------------| 
D|-------------------------------------------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----------| 


G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-------------------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----------| 

Pre Chorus Ring out (uses tremolo) 

"Now your world is here" 
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B|---6--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|---6--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|---4--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|---4--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 

"Watch it Disappear" 
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B|---10----------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|---9-----------------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|---7-----------------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|---7-----------------------------------------------------------------------| 

Rhythm Chorus Part 
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|----------------------------------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--------------------------| 
D|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7----------| 
A|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7----------| 
D|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7----------| 

Lead Chorus Part 
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|-9~9-9~9-9-9-9-9b119/4/911-9-9-9-\4/9-9-9~~--------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|-7~7-7~7-7-7-7-7b9-7/2/7b9-7-7-7-\2/7-7-7~~--------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 

Bridge Bass 

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7------------------------------------------| 
D|----------------------------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9----------| 

Entro Guitar: 
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9---------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-------------------| 
D|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-7-7-7-7-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-----------| 
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----------| 
D|-------------------------7-7-7-7-------------------------4-4-4-4-----------| 

Structure: 
Intro x 2 
Verse x 2 
Intro x 1 
Verse x 1 
Pre Chorus x 1 
Chorus x 2 
Intro x 1 
Bridge x 2 
Noise break (which is just the Chorus riff x1) 
Chorus x 2 
Endtro x 2 (Leave off on the C#) 

Lyrics: 
Here we are bending feet 
In the dark before dreamless sleep 
Cloaks that spot, that shiver, that breeze 
Throws you in the dark 

Happiness, it won't last long 
And this child behind stores it all 
The failed man's curse 
And the cost of nonchalance 

I thank you sly, watchful gene 
A plastic life up my sleeve 
If you've followed this far 
You've realized nothing 

Now your world is here 
Watch it disappear 

Abacus haunting me 
Abacus watching me 
Abacus haunting me 
Abacus watching me 

And it all plays out 
And it always comes around 
The message fades but the mess prevails 
You reckless thing leaving you in our hands 

Abacus haunting me 
Abacus watching me 
Abacus haunting me 
Abacus watching me 

All we have is this chance called memory 
(Haunting me) 
All we have is this chance called memory 
(Watching me) 
All we have is this chance called memory 
(Haunting me) 
All we have is this chance called memory 

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| /   slide up 
| \   slide down 
| h   hammer-on 
| p   pull-off 
| ~   vibrato 
| +   harmonic 
| x   Mute note 
| b   Bend 
| pb  Pre-bend 
| br  Bend release 
| pbr Pre-bend release 
| brb Bend release bend 

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