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Submitted by: mmmskittles

Song: The One I'm Waiting For
Artist: Relient K
Album: mmHmm
Tabbed by: Deborah Chan
Email: skemo_the_fish@hotmail.com

Tuning: *DOWN a half-step* 

   Intro (lead guitar) 
eb|------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-14-------14-------14----(x2)-11-------11-------11----(x2)--|
Db|----12-12----12-12----12---------12-12----12-12----12-------|
Ab|-----*--*-----*--*-----*----------*--*-----*--*-----*-------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-12-------12-------12----(x2)-9-------9-------9--------------|
Db|----12-12----12-12----12--------12-12---12-12-----7--7--7-7--|
Ab|-----*--*-----*--*-----*---------*--*----*--*-----7--7--7-7--|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------5--5--5-5--|

eb|------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-14-------14-------14----(x4)-11-------11-------11----(x2)--|
Db|----12-12----12-12----12---------12-12----12-12----12-------|
Ab|-----*--*-----*--*-----*----------*--*-----*--*-----*-------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|-9-------9-------9------------|
Db|---12-12---12-12---7--7--7-7--|
Ab|----*--*----*--*---7--7--7-7--|
Eb|-------------------5--5--5-5--|

eb|-----------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-14-------14-------14----(x4)-11-------11-------11----(x2)-|
Db|----12-12----12-12----12---------12-12----12-12----12------|
Ab|-----*--*-----*--*-----*----------*--*-----*--*-----*------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-xx-------xxxxxx----|
Bb|-xx-------xxxxxx----|
Gb|-xx-------xxxxxx----|
Db|-xx-7-7-7-xxxxxx-7--|
Ab|-xx-7-7-7-xxxxxx-7--|
Eb|-xx-5-5-5-xxxxxx-5--|

   Intro (rhythm guitar) _______________________ ____________________
                                            1.  |                  2.|
eb|---------------------------------------------|-xx-------xxxxxx----|
Bb|------------------------------------|-(x3)-|-|-xx-------xxxxxx----|
Gb|-o------------------------|-(x4)-|--77777777-|-xx-------xxxxxx----|
Db|-o-(lead ditty)-7--7--7-7-55555555--77777777-|-xx-7-7-7-xxxxxx-7--|
Ab|----------------7--7--7-7-55555555--55555555-|-xx-7-7-7-xxxxxx-7--|
Eb|----------------5--5--5-5-33333333-----------|-xx-5-5-5-xxxxxx-5--|

   Verse (Guitar 1)
eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------------------------------------o-|
Db|-----4-------4-5-----4-------4-5-777-4---777-0045-777-4----7--7--7-7-o-|
Ab|-555---5-555-----555---5-555-----555---5-555------555---5--7--7--7-7---|
Eb|-333-----333-----333-----333-----***-----***------***------5--5--5-5---|
    ***     ***     ***     ***     
    Verse (Guitar 2 comes in on Guitar 1's second time around)
eb|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-----2-------2-4-----2-------2-4-----2---------24-----2---------------|
Db|-------4---------------4---------777---4-777-44---777---4--7--7--7-7--|
Ab|-555-----555-----555-----555-----555-----555------555------7--7--7-7--|
Eb|-333-----333-----333-----333-----***-----------------------5--5--5-5--|
    ***     ***     ***     ***

 Both Guitars:
eb|-----------|
Bb|-----------|
Gb|-----------|
Db|-5~----7~--|
Ab|-5~----7~--|
Eb|-3~----5~--|

   Prechorus:
eb|-5--5--5--5-5-5--5--5--5-5-5--5--5--5-5--------|
Bb|-3--3--3--3-3-3--3--3--3-3-3--3--3--3-3--------|
Gb|-4--4--4--4-4-2--2--2--2-2-0--0--0--0-0------o-| (x2)
Db|-0--0--0--0-0-0--0--0--0-0-0--0--0--0-0--2~~-o-|
Ab|-----------------------------------------2~~---|
Eb|-----------------------------------------0~~---|

  Chorus 1
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|------------------------o-| (x4)
Db|-----0-------0-------0--o-|
Ab|---5-------7-------9------|
Eb|-3-------5-------7--------|

  Verse 2
eb|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------------------------------------o-|x2
Db|------------------------------------5555555555555555555555555---------o-|
Ab|-5555555555555555555555555555555555-7777777777777777777777777-7-7-7-7---|
Eb|-3333333333333333333333333333333333---------------------------5-5-5-5---|

  Prechorus 2:
eb|---------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------------|
Db|------4-------4--------------4-------4-------|
Ab|-5-5-----5-5-----5-5----5-5-----5-5-----5/7--|
Eb|-3-3-----3-3-----3-3----3-3-----3-3-----3/5--|
   * *     * *     * *    * *     * *
  Chorus 2:
eb|-------------------------------------------------5-5-5-5-5.-|
Bb|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3.-|
Gb|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0.-|
Db|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0.-|
Ab|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-x-x-x-x-x.-|
Eb|-----------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-3-3-3-3.-|

  After chorus:
eb|----------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-14-------14-------14---(x2)-11-------11-------11---(x2)--|
Db|----12-12----12-12----12--------12-12----12-12----12------|
Ab|----------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------------|

eb|------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-12-------12-------12---(x2)-12---12---11-------------|
Db|----12-12----12-12----12-------------------------11~--|
Ab|--------------------------------------------12--------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------------|

o play prechorus
o play chorus

That is the whole song. You can't see it, but the intros are supposed to be 
played super-fast. Just listen to the song and you'll understand. I'm pretty 
sure that most of this is right, but some of it's probably wrong since my 
computer hates purevolume. E-mail me if you have corrections.

| *  palm-mute
| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
===============================================================================

Comments about this tab

RcKn'Rll247 - 2004-10-04

Im not sure how the heck you figured this out, but you did a pretty good job from what i can tell so far,,ill post something if i have any corrections..


RcKn'Rll247 - 2004-10-04

Hey could you possibly figure out I so hate consequences???


rkeman - 2004-10-05

so i was going to tab out be my escape when i got home but it wasn't on pure vol. anymore:(.....


thechan - 2004-10-09

um, thanks RcKn'Rll247. I would try to figure out that song, but my computer is doing this crazy thing right now where it will only let me hear windows media player and nothing else. But I'll definitely try when I find out what's wrong.


melz_rkfan - 2004-10-11

hey person who did this its awesum. thanks for getting striaght to it. im gutted be my escape wernt off the purevolume website. ive been trying to preorder the cd but the cnt send it 2 my country so i mite not b able to get it until early nxt year. thanks


RcKn'Rll247 - 2004-10-12

Hey i was wondering, are the chords on chorus two real chords? the reason i ask is because they sound ok, but there's something missing. If you know what i mean, but besides that, it's good!!


Ganner - 2004-10-12

Its not a chord that you play. just single notes. Looks good, I ahven't tried it yet, but I'm glad you got on the ball to post this, because I know I speak for many when I say that I look on here to check out the sogns becuase I'm too lazy to figure it out on my own :P


RcKn'Rll247 - 2004-10-13

um.... i knew that.... ok so i didn't but thnx anyways. Actually i figured it out shortly after i posted that comment. But i still wasn't sure thank u!!! aloha


snipr - 2004-10-28

Hey, on www.mxtabs.net , they have two songs from Mmhmm, "I So Hate Consequences" and "Who I Am Hates Who I've Been." And they're good tabs, too.

P.S. Great job on the tab


thechan - 2004-10-30

Gaah!!! That Derek M stole my tab!


erej - 2004-11-03

Does anyone think this song has wah in it?


i'm a freak - 2004-11-04

ur face has wah in it!!!!


cohara22 - 2004-11-07

hey could someone tab "Be My Escape"? that would be much appreciated


cotton-I-joe07 - 2004-11-09

If possible could you tab More than Useless, or any other song from mmhmm? RK is the coolest


RcKn'Rll247 - 2004-11-10

i have more than useless it's really easy... ill post it later, but can't now sooo oh well


cotton-I-joe07 - 2004-11-10

Sweet!Please, Post it as soon as possible. Thanks


guitarsticks22 - 2004-11-29

All i have to say is . . . WOW! that was awsome! Thanks dude. Keep rockin! JO!!


llymborocker - 2004-12-07

ive got i so hate consequences.. but i need to write them down when i get home... email me anyone who wants it cuz i figured it out......i also have life after death and taxes too.. with the exception of like 2 riffs but thats it....


bhadden - 2004-12-11

What are some good amp settings for the same sound as reliet K? Is it a crunch or what is the sound that they use?


lady6stringzz - 2004-12-23

Relient K sounds like theyre just going through an amp with some regular saturated distorion, you can get that from most amps, but if you cant you can just use a distortion pedal.

Great job on the tab!!!
This is an awesome tab, but if your lazy like me, and dont really want to tune your guitar down it sounds great if you just move everything down a half step (one fret down) and on the oped notes you can play the same thing on a diffrent string. Still an awesome job!

God Bless you all!


mmggppmgp - 2005-01-04

ummm to the guy who asked if the thingy in the chorus are chords... i noe there is a comment bout it but i thought it kinda sounds pretty cool playin them as a chord and all but i saw tabs with like same chords but with out the zero(m i confusing?) ye... but i think when he said sumthin is missing i think its the octave the like same note but like one octave higher... get it??? ne ways im kinda confusing myself again and I thoght this tab is AWESUM its like sooo kool... oh yah to kinda make the intro a little easier... i dunno how to explain but i found out a way .... ahhh im confusin myself even more... GOD BLESS!!! :D


mmggppmgp - 2005-01-04

ne ways there is a chunk rythm in before the last choruses and i think it is an a5... i pretty sure


Thechort14 - 2005-01-08

Great Jaerb


spider_man - 2005-01-24

i think the intro sounds off, the first string u hit i think is right though, because on the cd it sounds like they are hitting almost exactly the same note,but for this tab, they sound way different


thechan - 2005-01-29

how do you mean?


RcKn'Rll247 - 2005-02-12

Let's see... the distortion used in all relient k songs comes from two different ones,,, from what i know frum interviews, and such... Matt T. (rhythm) uses a Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier half stack, w/ a jekyl and hyde distortion, but you can get his sound by just using the rectifier setting on whatever you have. Matt H. uses a marshall stack w/ an Ibabnez Tube Screamer for distortion, simple enuf... i think so!


Takamine06 - 2005-02-26

hey, umm whats pure vol???


thechan - 2005-03-07

pure vol is www.purevolume.com.


JesusFreak492 - 2005-03-24

nice job on tab, thx for doing it cause i am to lazy to figure out how to play it on my own! Keep rockin' for Jesus
-Jesusfreak492
peace out


jamforchrist123 - 2005-10-05

I finaly got the book and heres the official intro:

Palm Mute = .

Eb|--5------5------5------5------5------5----|
Bb|----3-3----3-3----3------3-3----3-3----3--|
Gb|------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------|
. . . . . . . . . .


Eb|--2------2------2------2------2------2----|
Bb|----3-3----3-3----3------3-3----3-3----3--|
Gb|------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------|
. . . . . . . . . . .


Eb|--3------3------3------3------3------3----|
Bb|----3-3----3-3----3------3-3----3-3----3--|
Gb|------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------|
. . . . . . . . . . .


Eb|--0------0------0-|
Bb|----3-3----3-3----|
Gb|------------------|
Db|------------------|
Ab|------------------|
Eb|------------------|

Then So On. This Is Alot Easier Than What He Had.
Also, I Would Put More, But I am Pretty Sure It Is Illeagle.


jamforchrist123 - 2005-10-18

And When The Rythym Comes In:

E|-10-10-10--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-
B|-10-10-10---8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-
G|-
D|-
A|-
E|-


satori - 2005-10-30

great --thanks---i was waiting for someone to post this song


Dare - 2005-11-29

you did an awesome job on this song...especially from just hearing it on purevolume.


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