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Submitted by: Adam K

Anberlin-Paperthin Hymn
 2005 Tooth & Nail Records
Drop D Tuning D-A-D-G-B-E

b=Bend
rb=Return Bend
sd=Slide down
P.M...=Palm Mute

Intro
(Play this during the bass part)
B[-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-]
G[-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-]
D[-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-]
Then
D[-----------3/3----------3/3-----5/5/5---5/5/5-----5/5-]
A[------0/0/0--------0/0/0------------------------------]x2
D[-0/0/0--------0/0/0--------3/3/3-----3/3-----3/3/3----]

Verse 1
Play this the whole verse.
B[-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-]
G[-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-]
D[-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-]
Then before the Pre-Chorus do this
A[-------8/7-----]
D[-0/8/10---10/7-]

Pre-Chorus
G[10----9--------10--------------]
D[10----7----3---10--10----------]
A[-8----0----3----8--10--8/7-----]
D[-8----0----3----8--10-----10/7-]

Chorus
G[------------------7-5----]
D[-0---2-3---7-10---7-5--3-]
A[-0---3-3---8--8---5-3--3-]x2
D[-0---2-3---7--8--------3-]
Then
B[------5b/rb/b/rb/b/rb/b/rb-]
G[---------------------------]
D[-0-------------------------]
A[-0-------------------------]
D[-0-------------------------]

Verse 2
Play this the whole verse.
B[-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-]
G[-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-]
D[-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-]
Then before Pre-Chorus 2 do this.
G[----2-10----]
D[-0--3-10--5-]
A[-0--0--8--3-]
D[-0--0--8--2-]

Pre-Chorus 2
G[10----9---------9---9---9---10---10----]
D[10----7----3-----7/7-7/7-7/7--7/7--7/7-]
A[-8----0----3---------------------------]
D[-8----0----3---------------------------]

Chorus 2
G[------------------7-5----]
D[-0---2-3---7-10---7-5--3-]
A[-0---3-3---8--8---5-3--3-]x2
D[-0---2-3---7--8--------3-]

Post-Chorus
G[10---------------------------------------]
D[10---------------------------------------]
A[-8---------------------------------------]
D[-8----10/10/10-0/0/0-10/10/10-0/0/0-10sd-]

Bridge
D[-----------3/3----------3/3-----5/5/5---5/5/5-----5/5-]
A[------0/0/0--------0/0/0------------------------------]x3
D[-0/0/0--------0/0/0--------3/3/3-----3/3-----3/3/3----]

G[10----5-----]
D[10----5---3-]
A[-8----3---3-]
D[-8--------3-]

Chorus 3
D[-----------3/3----------3/3-----5/5/5---5/5/5-----5/5-]
A[------0/0/0--------0/0/0------------------------------]
D[-0/0/0--------0/0/0--------3/3/3-----3/3-----3/3/3----]
P.M.....................................................
Then
G[-----7-5----]
D[10---7-5--3-]
A[-8---5-3--3-]
D[-8--------3-]

G[------------------7-5----10-----------10---10-------]
D[-0---2-3---7-10---7-5--7-10----10---7-10---10----10-]
A[-0---3-3---8--8---5-3--8--8----10---8--8----8----10-]
D[-0---2-3---7--8--------7--8----10---7--8----8----10-]


Tabbed by Adam K





Comments about this tab

Staplefan - 2005-05-03

Thnx for tabbin this song. i love it and now i can play it. more ppl need to tab staple.


guitarfreaker - 2005-05-24

Hey great job on this song! Could you tab Masterpiece Conspiracy by P.O.D.? If you can that would be awesome! Thanks


Tyran001 - 2005-06-10

i love this song, its my girlfriends fav, and now i can play it! i agree w/ the other dude about ppl tabbin staple...


sXcountry - 2005-06-16

dude, yes! i love this song, and have been trying to tab it, but apparently, i am an idiot because mine sounded nothing like this! Great Job


Demios - 2005-08-28

Could you tab the other guitar too please? I think it's only the octave chords in the chorus, and some odd notes in the verses...


ephesians5:14 - 2005-09-16

DUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUDE!!!!!!!!!
that's all...


Isaiah1992 - 2005-09-30

noice
thats awsum dude u caught so much more than me heh heh
great job and keep tabbing!
GOD ROCKS!!!


Anberlin_Rocks - 2006-02-04

hey Demios theres actually 4 guitars in this song


Anberlin_Rocks - 2006-02-04

the odd notes in da chorus are:

||-----------------------|----------------------|
||-----------------------|----------------------|
||--10-10-10-9-9-9-------|-10-10-10-9-9-9-------|
||-----------------10-10-|----------------10-10-|
||-----------------------|----------------------|
||-----------------------|----------------------|


Adam K - 2006-02-13

actually there's 2 guitars.


Seffer - 2006-03-15

Awesome tab!!! This is one of my most favorite tabs. Could someone help me understand that little bend thing after the first chorus? How do you do a bend?


bronxbomber - 2006-05-16

In case anyone was wondering, the bass intro is basically the same as the chorus. Kinda... Here it is:

A----------[0]-1-[5]-3-
D--0-[2]-3-------------

The notes in the brackets are the shorter fills between the other notes. I couldn't think of an easier way to show it. Just listen to the CD for the changes.


Rockhisname - 2006-05-25

hey guys i play the verse like this VVVVV
g[-7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x
d[-7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3
a[-5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3
d[-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3
when you only friends are hotel rooms, hands are distant lullibys, if i could
g[-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x
d[-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5
a[-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5
d[-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5
turn around i would tonight

and instead of the 9-7 thingy just go from
10 14
10 to 14
8 12
8 12


HolyRockJfreak - 2006-08-10

you could play it like that but its the wrong note and it sounds too low....the actual note is a F during the verse not a D....but it probably could work...


Adam K - 2006-09-07

During the end of the verses the 2nd guitar plays this

E[-----8------8-----------
B[---6------6----6-5------
G[-7------7----------5----
D[------------------------
A[------------------------
D[------------------------


haste_The_Day - 2007-06-01

The intro sounds better if you play it like this(This is not the beging of the song)
e------------------------------------------
B------------------------------------------
G------------------------------------------ (2x)
D------------------------------------------
A----------88------88----101010--101010--10
D--000-777---000-777--000------00------00--

Those are tens not ones and zeros.


RJRuiz - 2007-06-03

in the begining you have to play
b-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6
g-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5
ther is no three i'v seen the real guitar tabs for this but the rest is okay. i think i'll stick 2 mine.


Oh!Gravity - 2007-09-03

Amazing. It all sounds perfect.


theaj - 2008-03-10

This is how Anberlin really plays it.

e|---------------------------------------------------
B|---------------------------------------------------
G|---------------------------------------------------
D|-----------------------------------555--555----55--
A|------------88--------------88---------------------
D|-000---777------000---777------333----33----333----


theaj - 2008-03-10

My comment above got messed up so I spaced it out, this, is how Anberlin really plays it.

e|-------------------------------
B|-------------------------------
G|-------------------------------
D|-------------------------------
A|------------88--------------88-
D|-000---777------000---777------

e|---------------------
B|---------------------
G|---------------------
D|---555--555----55----
A|---------------------
E|333----33----333-----


theaj - 2008-03-10

So that one got messed up too but you get the idea.


theaj - 2008-03-10

e|-----------------------------------
B|----------------------------------
G|----------------------------------
D|----------------------------------
A|-------------88--------------88-
D|-000-777-------000-777------

e|-------------------------------
B|-------------------------------
G|-------------------------------
D|-----555----555------55----
A|-------------------------------
D|333------33------333-------


theaj - 2008-03-21

Hey Adam, Where do you live?


Adam K - 2009-01-08

KS


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