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CURE - THREE IMAGINARY BOYS

From: mrgreen@mullian.ee.mu.OZ.AU (matthew green)

	3 Imaginary Boys 	The Cure.
	================


The chords are..

Intro:    Em   G    B    D#dim
Bridge:   Am   G    B    B
Chorus:   G    F#m  F    Eb   Em

Em     022000
G      320033
B      x24442
D#dim  x21003
Am     x02210
F#m    244222
Eb     x221xx

The bass is like this:


First time..

g -|--------------------------|--------------------------|-
d -|--------------------------|--------------1--1--2--4--|-
a -|--------------------------|--2-----------------------|-
e -|--0-----------3--3--------|--------------------------|-
   |  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  |  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  |

Verse.

g -|--------------------------|--------------------------|-
d -|--2--2--4--2--------------|--------------1--1--2--4--|-
a -|--------------------------|--2--2--1--2--------------|-
e -|--------------3--3--5--3--|--------------------------|-
   |  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  |  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  |

Bridge

g -|--------------------------|--------------------------|-
d -|--------------------------|--------------------------|-
a -|--0--0--2--0--------------|--2--2--2--2-2-2-2--3--5--|-
e -|--------------3--3--5--3--|--------------------------|-
   |  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  |  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  |

Chorus

g -|--------------------------|--------------------------|-
d -|--5--5--7--5--4--4--5--4--|--3--3--4--3--1--1--2--4--|-
a -|--------------------------|--------------------------|-
e -|--------------------------|--------------------------|-
   |  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  |  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  |

This is pretty much what the solo is..  I'm a tiny bit unsure
of some of the timing - I was too lazy to listen to it to
check...

e -|--------------------------|--------------------------|-
b -|--------------------------|--------------------5--7--|-
g -|-----------------0-----2--|--4-----------7--7--------|-
d -|--2-----------------------|--------------------------|-
a -|--------------------------|--------------------------|-
e -|--------------------------|--------------------------|-
   |  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  |  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  |

e -|--------------------------|--------------------------|-
b -|--5-----------------------|--------------------------|-
g -|--------------7--7-----4--|--4-----------2--2-0------|-
d -|--------------------------|--------------------4-----|-
a -|--------------------------|--------------------------|-
e -|--------------------------|--------------------------|-
   |  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  |  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  |

e -|--------------------------|--------------------------|-
b -|--------------------------|--------------------5--7--|-
g -|-----------------0-----2--|--4-----------7--7--------|-
d -|--2-----------------------|--------------------------|-
a -|--------------------------|--------------------------|-
e -|--------------------------|--------------------------|-
   |  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  |  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  |

e -|--------------------------|--------11----12----14----|-
b -|--5-----7-----8-----10----|--12----------------------|-
g -|--------------------------|--------------------------|-
d -|--------------------------|--------------------------|-
a -|--------------------------|--------------------------|-
e -|--------------------------|--------------------------|-
   |  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  |  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  |

e -|--15----------------------|--------------------------|-
b -|--------------------------|--------------------------|-
g -|--------------------------|--------------------------|-
d -|--------------------------|--------------------------|-
a -|--------------------------|--------------------------|-
e -|--------------------------|--------------------------|-
   |  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  |  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  |

Singing starts again on the e-15 ...


..  blah.  so much for just fixing up Chris's mistakes.  :)

l8r..

---
Transcribed by Matthew Green.
"Oh, I wasn't expecting this.  Now everything is destroyed."


The Cure albums
2004 The Cure
2000 Bloodflowers
1996 Wild Mood Swings
1992 Wish
1989 Disintegration
1987 Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me
1986 Staring At The Sea (The Singles)
1985 Head on the Door
1984 Japanese Whispers
1982 Pornography
1981 Faith
1980 Boys Don't Cry
1980 Seventeen Seconds
1979 Three Imaginary Boys
Boys Don't Cry tabs
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09Fire In Cairo tabbass tab
10Another Day tabbass tab
11Grinding Halt tabbass tab
12Three Imaginary Boys tabbass tab

 

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