• Song:

    Swallowtail

  • Artist:

    Finger Eleven

  • Album:

    Tip

Tabbed By: Mit (sendintheklowns@hotmail.com) 
 
TUNING- Dropped D, and tuned 1/2 step down  
     - Db Ab Db Gb Bb Eb  
 
Notes- Probably one of the best songs on the album. Its really  
simple so just follow along and listen to the cd while u play this  
to get the timing down cause i cant do everything for you.  
 
 
INTRO- Guitar1: clean electric, with phaser or flanger  
======  
e-----------------------------------  
b--------^-------^------^---^-------   *Play once, bend those notes  
g-14-14-14b-14--14b-14-14b-14b------    heavily. Might need to use  
d--0--0--0--0----0---0--0---0-------    two fingers. Play this once  
a-----------------------------------  
d-----------------------------------  
 
VERSE 1- G1:Same  
        G2:Chorus pedal, organ like clean tone, with slow delay  
        (Ill write G1's part out, underneath will be G2)  
G1  
e-----------------------------------------------------  
b-----------------------------------------------------  
g-----14-14---14-14--12-12---9------9--9-//-12-12-12--  
d-0-0--0--0----0--0---0--0---0------0--0-//--0--0--0-- X4 (Throw some  
a-----------------------------------------------------      bends in)  
d-----------------------------------------------------  
|  
|  
G2  
|                                   1  2,3,4th time  
e---------------------------------|---|---  
b---------------------------------|---|---  
g---------------------------------|---|---  
d-0-----------------------9-/////-|---|12-    X 4  
a-0-0---12-12---8-8---7-7-7-/////-|10-|10-  
d-0-0---12-12---8-8---7-7-7-/////-|10-|10-  
 
       "Let me in........"  
 
 
BRIDGE 1- G1-same  
========= G2-same  
 
G1  
e-------------------------------------------------  
b-------------------------------------------------  
g--15---10-----14----14---14---14----17---17---17-  
d--15---10-----14----14---14---14----17---17---17-  X 
a-(13)--(8)---(12)--(12)-(12)-(12)--(15)-(15)-(15)  
d-------------------------------------------------  
|  
|  
G2  
e----------------------------  
b----------------------------  
g----------------------------       *Make sure you have delay on  
d---------------------------- X2     this part.  
a--8--3-/--7-7--//--10-10-10-  
d--8--3-/--7-7--//--10-10-10-  
   "Swallow the key"  
 
VERSE 2- G1, G2, same, play the same as Verse 1  
=======  
 
BRIDGE 2- G1: Same  
========  G2: clean, start with mild distortion, as it builds to  
             chorus slowly crank it up.  
 
CHORUS 1- G1: Heavy Distortion  
========= G2: Heavy Distortion  
G1  
e--------------------------------          -----------------  
b--------------------------------          -----------------  
g--4-4------------9--9--9--7--6--          -----------------  
d--4-4---5---0----x--x--x--x--x-- X3, then --3-3----7-7----0  
a--2-2---5---0----7--7--7--5--4--          --3-3----7-7----0  
d--------5---0-------------------          --3-3----7-7----0  
|  
|  
G2  
e-------------------------------          ------------------  
b-------------------------------          ------------------  
g-------------------------------          ------------------  
d--9----5---0------------------- X3, then --3-3-----7-7----0  
a--9----5---0-------------------          --3-3-----7-7----0  
d--9----5---0-------------------          --3-3-----7-7----0  
"We   all know.....                      an ugly butterfly"  
 
VERSE 3- Same as verse 1  
========  
BRIDGE 3- Same notes except heavy dist.  
========  
 
CHORUS 2- Same as Chorus 1  
========  
 
BREAKDOWN- G1: Heavy flanger, mild dist. play riff 2 1/2 times  
========== G2: Distortion. play riff 2 1/2 times  
 
G1  
                                    1                    2  
e----------------------------|-^--------------|--^------------------  
b-----^----------------------|15b1715-13-15-17|-17b1817--15-17-18---  
g-16-16b1716p-14-16 (3 times)|----------------|---------------------  
d----------------------------|----------------|---------------------  
a----------------------------|----------------|---------------------  
d----------------------------|----------------|---------------------  
|  
|  
G2  
e----------------------------------------------  
b----------------------------------------------  
g--5--5--5-----4--4--4-------------------------  
d--5--5--5-----4--4--4------3--3--3-----2--2--2  
a--3--3--3-----2--2--2------3--3--3-----2--2--2  
d---------------------------3--3--3-----2--2--2  
" I'm sorry......"  
 
SOLO: G1- Distortion, an flanger  
====  G2- Heavy distortion  
 
G2  
e-------------------------------------------------------------  
b-------------------------------------------------------------  
g------2--4--6--7--9---11---12--11--9-------------------------  
d-0----x--x--x--x--x---x-----x---x--x-----8--10--8-----3--5--3 X3  
a-0----0--2--4--5--7---9----10---9--7-----8---8--8-----3--3--3  
d-0---------------------------------------8---8--8-----3--3--3  
|  
|  
G1  
                                                1  
e-----------------------------------|---------------------------  
b-----------------------------------|---------------------------  
g------2--4--6--7--9---11--12---11-9|-10--12--14--12--14--12--10  
d-0----x--x--x--x--x---x----x---x--x|---------------------------  
a-0----0--2--4--5--7---9---10---9--7|---------------------------  
d-0---------------------------------|---------------------------  
                                               2  
                                   |--------------------------------  
                                   |10-13-13-13-10-13-13-10-13-15-13  
                                   |--------------------------------  
                                   |--------------------------------  
                                   |--------------------------------  
                                   |--------------------------------  
                                              3  
                                   |--^---------------------------  
                                   |-13b-11-10-10-13-13-13-15-15--  
                                   |------------------------------  
                                   |------------------------------  
                                   |------------------------------  
                                   |------------------------------  
 
VERSE 4- same as verse one  
=======  
 
BRIDGE 4- Same as bridge three  
=========  
 
CHORUS 3- G1, G2 same  
========  G3 plays these little riffs with flanger and distortion  
 
e--------------------------------------------------------------------  
b--------------------------------------------------------------------  
g-14~----11~-12-11-11-12-11-------14-16-14-------11-12--11-----------  
d--------------------------------------------------------------------  
a--------------------------------------------------------------------  
d--------------------------------------------------------------------  
We all know.....                and we cant ask why  
 
e--------------------------------------------------------------------  
b---------------------------------------------17~----17~---17~---17~-  
g-14~-------------11---12-12-11-12-11-----14~-----14~---14~---14~----  
d--------------------------------------------------------------------  
a--------------------------------------------------------------------  
d--------------------------------------------------------------------  
You turned into                       such an ugly butterfly.  
 
                **play that two and 1/2 times.  
 
END ON  
=======  
 
G1         G2  
e---       ----------0  
b---       ----------5  
g---       -------5--5  
d-3-       3---3-----3  
a-3-       3----------  
d-3-       3----------  
 
 
THATS ALL FOR ME,IT SHOULD SOUND RIGHT, IF IT DOESNT IT MEANS I  
WROTE SOMETHING DOWN WRONG. ANY QUESTIONS COMMENTS, REQUESTS, SEND  
EM TO ME, BUT ILL ONLY DO YOUR REQUEST IF I LIKE THE BAND. IF I DONT  
LIKE THEM, I WILL LAUGH AT YOU.  
 
kevin jack : wicked44@hotmail.com
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