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Submitted by: Jagster

Dare you to Move: Written by Switchfoot: 
"The Beautiful Letdown" version.

All right, I have studied this song for a while now. I guarantee this
is very accurate. Iíve taken into consideration all of the other posts
of this song and tried every which way possible in which I think this
song can be played. Please note that there are multiple guitars playing
in the recording. This, I believe, is the best/most accurate tab that 
can be compiled for one guitar. Also note that some chords may sound
weird on their own, but believe me, when played with the CD, they sound
spot on. Sorry in advance for not including the lyrics. The board 
doesnít allow lyrics but you can email me (which can be found at the end
of the post) and Iíll send you the tab that I typed up on Microsoft Word.
In fact, I suggest you email me because I believe it will be easier to 
read on Microsoft Word, and a little clear as well (since I am able to
do a few things more, such as bolding certain numbers/words etc). I also 
have a cool "lick" that I believe can be heard in their live versions.

/=Slide
b=Bend
h=Hammer
x=mute string
-- (blank)=donít play string
~~~=let ring

The rhythm (or the easiest way that I think you should count in your head,
at least until you get the rhythm, which eventually comes naturally) is as 
follows and corresponds to the tab down below it: The song starts with 
sixteenth notes. Intro/first verse

  1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

eó7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-
Bó0-0-0-0-0-0-9-9-9-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0- 
G-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-  x4
D-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-
A-----------------------------------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------

  1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4  

e-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-
B-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-
G-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-
D-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-
A-----------------------------------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------

  1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

e-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-
B-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-
G-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-  x2
D-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7- 
A-----------------------------------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------

  1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

e-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-
B-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-
G-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-
D-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-
A-----------------------------------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------


Chorus- The first chord is an E, so naturally the fingering would be 
079900 but it sounds much more powerful when you bar it at the top, 
making it 779900. The chorus should be counted in quarter notes (each
number is a quarter note, not a sixteenth note).
  
  1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

e-0~~~~~~~0~~~~~~~0~~~~~~~~~~~~~0-0~~~~~~~0~~~~~~~0~~~~~~~0~~~~~~~
B-0~~~~~~~0~~~~~~~0~~~~~~~~~~~~~0-0~~~~~~~0~~~~~~~0~~~~~~~0~~~~~~~
G-9~~~~~~~8~~~~~~~9~~~~~~~~~~~~~8-9~~~~~~~8~~~~~~~9~~~~~~~8~~~~~~~
D-9~~~~~~~9~~~~~~~9~~~~~~~~~~~~~9-9~~~~~~~9~~~~~~~9~~~~~~~9~~~~~~~
A-7~~~~~~~9~~~~~~~0~~~~~~~~~~~~~9-7~~~~~~~9~~~~~~~0~~~~~~~9~~~~~~~
E-7~~~~~~~7~~~~~~~0~~~~~~~~~~~~~7-7~~~~~~~7~~~~~~~0~~~~~~~7~~~~~~~

Now go back and play through the intro twice.

Second verse: The counting now switches to sixteenth notes again 
(actually you can count however you want, but this seemed to have worked
well for me as I started to learn the song). There are basically two 
parts to this verse. The first part is directly below and the second part
is directly below the first part.
  
  1 2 3 4 1 2 1 2 3 4 1 2 1 2 3 4 1       2       3       4
  
e-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------
G-4-6-6-6-----4-6-6-6-----6-6-4-4--------------------------------- x2
D-4-6-6-6-----4-6-6-6-----6-6-4-4---------------------------------
A-2-4-4-4-----2-4-4-4-----4-4-2-2---------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------            

  1 2 3 4 1 2 1 2 3 4 1 2 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 1 2 3 4 1 2 1 2 3 4

e-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------------------
D-4-2-2-2-----4-2-2-2-----4---6---7-7-7-7-----7-7-7-7-----7---9---
A-4-2-2-2-----4-2-2-2-----2---6---7-7-7-7-----7-7-7-7-----7---9---
E-2-0-0-0-----2-0-0-0-----2---4---5-5-5-5-----5-5-5-5-----5---7---

Now repeat the first part once, then repeat the second part once. 
That should lead you back to the chorus, which is exactly the same as
the one given before.

Bridge: There are a few ways that this can be done. You can use the 
chords from the chorus (going from 779900 to 007900 or 009900 (very
similar chords)) or you can use the one that is posted below. The 
reason I choose this way is (1), it will allow for an easier transition
at the end of the bridge, (2), the weird chord that I have added will 
be much easier to transition to and (3) it gives some variety. The only
negative I suppose is that the other way (779900 to 007900/009900) 
allows for an easier transition from the last chord of the chorus to the 
first chord of the bridge. Eh, you can decide what you like better. 

  1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 

e-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-
B-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-
G-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2- x2
D-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-
A-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-
E-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-

Hereís the weird chord. Itís some form of E, but I donít know its name
exactly. If you canít figure the fingering out just email me. If you 
find that you donít like this chord then just use the same chord (022400)
again on the third time through.


  1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 

e-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-
B-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-
G-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-
D-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-
A-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-
E-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-


  1       2       3       4       1       2       3       4
e-0~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~0~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
B-0~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~0~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
G-3~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~6~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
D-4~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~7~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
A-4~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~7~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
E-2~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~5~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Solo: This is actually quite easy. The strumming pattern sounds a little
tricky on the CD, but thatís because two guitars (one playing the main 
part and one adding some off beat notes) are playing. So I have tried to
incorporate both guitars into one by accenting different beats. So 
instead of counting 1234 and accenting on 1 every time, I have done things
a little differently. All the 1ís below are the accents:(All sixteenth notes)  


Note: The bend on the 15th fret is one big bend, not multiple bends.

  1 2 3 4  1 - 1 2 3 4 1 Ė 1 2 3 Ė  1  2  3  1  2  3  1  2  

e----------0---0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0----0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--
B-7-7-7-h9-5---5-5-5-5-5---5-5-5---/10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-

  1  2  3  1  2  3  1  2   1  2  3  1  2  3  1  2  

e-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0---0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-- 
B-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-/12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-

  1  2  3  1  2  3  1  2   1   2   3   4   1   2   3   4

e-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---
B-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-/15b-15b-15b-15b-15b-15b-15b-15b-

  1   2   3   4   1   2   3   4

e-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---
B-15b-15b-15b-15b-15b-15b-15b-15b-


So basically you are playing 7 7 7 h9, then moving to the 5th fret, then
sliding up to the 10th fret, then sliding up to the 12th fret, and 
finally sliding up to the 15th fret. On the 15th fret you want to bend the
B string upwards (toward your face). Make sure you bend it slowly and
gradually upwards so that by the end itís bent more than it was in the 
beginning. I hope this makes sense, lol. 

And if you donít want to do all the weird strumming/counting, then just 
play 7 7 7 h9, then play on the 5th fret 12 times, the 10th fret 16 times,
12th fret 16 times, and the 15th fret 16 times (with the bend). Just make
sure that you only hit the bottom two strings (except for the 7 7 7 h9 part)
otherwise it doesnít sound very good.

Thatís it. I did my best to make this as clear as possible, but if you guys
have any questions concerning strumming patterns, counting, chords, 
confusing tabs, lyrics or anything else that gives you problems feel free
to email me at jagster531@comcast.net. I can also send you this tab in 
Microsoft Word if you want as mentioned before. Thanks and God Bless.











Comments about this tab

Jagster - 2005-02-20

This version of the intro may even sound better than the one I posted above
but the problem is that the transitions are harder therefore it may not sound as smooth. But if you can do it, than my advice would be to do it this way.

eó0--0--0--0--0--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-
Bó12-12-12-0--0--0--9-9-9-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-
G-9--9--9--9--9--9--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-
D-11-11-11-11-11-11-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------


Joe_I_Am - 2005-03-06

Nice job, but I think the end of the solo sounds better bent from the 14th fret instead of the 15th fret. Its gives it that screetching sound like on the cd.


teens4God7 - 2005-05-14

Good job,but Jagsters rite i submitted a tab intro wit the version jag gave, but other then that you did an excellent job.


Ryan Freeland - 2005-06-03

I agree with Jag.


Jagster - 2005-06-12

Yeah Joe, I believe the 14th fret is a little more accurate. Thanks.

Another great site to find Switchfoot tabs is powertabs.net. Go there and click on "Search tablature" and type in Switchfoot. It's a site where people write their own tablature in a program so you will have to download the program but it's really easy. There's some extremely accurate tablature over there so I definitely suggest checking it out.

Thanks for the compliments/comments everybody.


sam da man - 2005-06-15

i like jagster's way but i have one that sounds a little better...like a twist
just add a finger on the 9th fret of the A string..

eó0--0--0--0--0--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-
Bó12-12-12-0--0--0--9-9-9-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-
G-9--9--9--9--9--9--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-
D-11-11-11-11-11-11-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-
A-------------------------------------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------
i think thats a little better. :)


Jagster - 2005-06-16

Did you mean to add a finger to the ninth fret or seventh fret on the A string? You wrote ninth fret but tabed seventh.


sam da man - 2005-06-16

oops i meant to add a finger to the 7th...Yeah...


hihihisteel9 - 2005-10-29

THis is not about the tab but popcorn is realy good ><> ><> ><> ???????????


Switchfoot_ - 2007-01-09

Nice Job,But I think it sounds better tuned haf/step down.Just my oppinion though.


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