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Submitted by: Choysauce

Song: Apathetic Way To Be
Album: mmhmm
Artist: Relient K
Label: Gotee Records
Tabbed By: Choysauce

i think i got most of it down, (help me out with the flanger part plz?)
gotta love RK! can't get enough of them! ^__^

(SUPER damped sound)
Intro Lead
eb---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Bb-----5-5-5--7-7-7--5-5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7--10-10-10--7-7-7-8~------------------
Gb---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Db---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Ab---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Db---------------------------------------------------------------------------

Rythm Guitar (single strums, figure out time length)
eb---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Bb---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Gb---------------------------------7~----------------------------------------
Db-----2~---------4~-------5~------7~------7~-------5~-----------------------
Ab-----2~---------4~-------5~------5~------7~-------5~-----------------------
Db-----2~---------4~-------5~--------------7~-------5~-----------------------

===========

Verse (take note of palm mutes (*))
eb--------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
Bb---------------------------------------------------------------------------	
Gb------------7-7-7-7--------------------------7-7-7-7-------------------------	
Db-----5-5-5--7-7-7-7--9-9-9---7-7-7-7--5-5-5--7-7-7-7--5-5-5---4-4-4-4--------	
Ab-----5-5-5--5-5-5-5--9-9-9---7-7-7-7--5-5-5--5-5-5-5--5-5-5---4-4-4-4--------	
Db-----5-5-5-----------9-9-9---7-7-7-7--5-5-5-----------5-5-5---4-4-4-4--------
       * * *  * * *    * * *   * * * *  * * *  * * * *  * * *   * * * *   	
eb---------------------------------------------------------------------------	
Bb---------------------------------------------------------------------------	
Gb------------7-7-7-7--------------------------7-7-7-7------------------------	
Db-----5-5-5--7-7-7-7--9-9-9---7-7-7-7--5-5-5--7-7-7-7--9-9-9---7-7-7-7--------
Ab-----5-5-5--5-5-5-5--9-9-9---7-7-7-7--5-5-5--5-5-5-5--9-9-9---7-7-7-7--------	
Db-----5-5-5-----------9-9-9---7-7-7-7--5-5-5-----------9-9-9---7-7-7-7-------- 
       * * *  * * * *  * * *   * * *    * * *  * * * *  * * *   * * * *

eb--------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
Bb---------------------------------------------------------------------------	
Gb------------7-7-7-7--------------------------7-7-7-7-------------------------	
Db-----5-5-5--7-7-7-7--9-9-9---7-7-7-7--5-5-5--7-7-7-7--5-5-5---4-4-4-4--------	
Ab-----5-5-5--5-5-5-5--9-9-9---7-7-7-7--5-5-5--5-5-5-5--5-5-5---4-4-4-4--------	
Db-----5-5-5-----------9-9-9---7-7-7-7--5-5-5-----------5-5-5---4-4-4-4--------
       * * *  * * *    * * *   * * *    * * *  * * * *  * * *   * * * *   	
eb---------------------------------------------------------------------------	
Bb---------------------------------------------------------------------------	
Gb-------------7-7-7-7--------------------------------------------------------
Db-----5-5-5---7-7-7-7--9-9-9---7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-------
Ab-----5-5-5---5-5-5-5--9-9-9---7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-------
Db-----5-5-5------------9-9-9---7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-------
       * * *   * * * *  * * *   * * *   * * * * * * * *  * * * *
=============

Chorus (Figure out the Rythm)
eb-----------------------------------------
Bb-----------------------------------------
Gb---------7-------------------------------
Db-----5---7---9-9-9--7-7-7----------------
Ab-----5---5---9-9-9--7-7-7----------------
Db-----5-------9-9-9--7-7-7----------------x3
	       ^----------^ Triplets

eb-----------------------------------------
Bb-----------------------------------------
Gb---------7-------------------------------
Db-----5---7----7--------------------------
Ab-----5---5----7--------------------------
Db-----5--------7--------------------------

=============

Interlude

Lead Guitar
eb---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Bb-----5-5-5--7-7-7--5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-10--7-7-7-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--
Gb---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Db---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Ab---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Db---------------------------------------------------------------------------

Rythm Guitar (single strums, figure out time length)
eb---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Bb---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Gb---------------------------------7~----------------------------------------
Db-----2~---------4~-------5~------7~------7~-------5~-----------------------
Ab-----2~---------4~-------5~------5~------7~-------5~-----------------------
Db-----2~---------4~-------5~--------------7~-------5~-----------------------

Lead Guitar
eb---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Bb-----5-5-5--7-7-7--5-5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7--10-10-10--7-7-7-8~------------------
Gb---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Db---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Ab---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Db---------------------------------------------------------------------------


===============

Verse Again

===============

Chorus Again

===============

Bridge

Rythm (Figure out strum)
eb---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Bb---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Gb----7---6---4--------------------------------------------------------------
Db----7---6---4---5----------------------------------------------------------
Ab----5---4---2---5----------------------------------------------------------
Db----------------5----------------------------------------------------------

Pause 4 measures

Rythm (figure out strum)
eb---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Bb---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Gb-----------------7---------------------------------------------------------
Db-----2---4---5---7---7---5-------------------------------------------------------
Ab-----2---4---5---5---7---5-------------------------------------------------------
Db-----2---4---5-------7---5------------------------------------------------------
       *   *   *   *   *   *

eb---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Bb---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Gb---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Db-----------------------------8-8-8-8---------------------------------------
Ab---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Db---------------------------------------------------------------------------

=================

Another Interlude
Rythm Guitar (single strums, figure out time length)
eb---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Bb---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Gb---------------------------------7~----------------------------------------
Db-----2~---------4~-------5~------7~------7~-------5~-----------------------
Ab-----2~---------4~-------5~------5~------7~-------5~-----------------------
Db-----2~---------4~-------5~--------------7~-------5~-----------------------

Lead Guitar
eb---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Bb-----5-5-5--7-7-7--5-5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7--10-10-10--7-7-7-8~------------------
Gb---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Db---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Ab---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Db---------------------------------------------------------------------------

=================

Bridge #2    (theres a flanger here, dunno if its the lead or rythm)
Rythm (on the Db palm mutes, play till end of the measures) 
eb---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Bb---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Gb----7---6---4------------7-7------7-7------7-7-7-----7-7-7--------------------
Db----7---6---4---5----5---7-7--5---7-7--5---7-7-7--5--7-7-7---------------------------
Ab----5---4---2---5----5---5-5--5---5-5--5---5-5-5--5--5-5-5---------------------------
Db----------------5----5--------5--------5----------5--------------------------
      *   *   *   *                              *         *

(Figure out when chords are not PALM MUTED)
eb---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Bb---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Gb----7---6---4--------------------------------------------------------------
Db----7---6---4---5----5--7--9--12---5---7------------------------------------------
Ab----5---4---2---5----5--7--9--12---5---7------------------------------------------
Db----------------5----5--7--9--12---5---7-----------------------------------------
      *   *   *   *    *  *  *  *    *   *
======================

Chorus x2

======================

Outro
(Play Long Interlude x3) (extend Gb 4 times at end and stop [for lead])


Comments about this tab

Dare - 2005-10-13

Thank you so much for tabbing this song.It's such an awesome song.


Adam K - 2005-11-15

Verse
eb----------------------------------------------------------------------
Bb----------------------------------------------------------------------
Gb-----9-9-9--7-7-7-7--------------------------7-7-7-7------------------
Db-----9-9-9--7-7-7-7--9-9-9---7-7-7-7--5-5-5--7-7-7-7--7-7-7---6-6-6-6-
Ab-----7-7-7--5-5-5-5--9-9-9---7-7-7-7--5-5-5--5-5-5-5--7-7-7---7-7-7-7-
Db---------------------9-9-9---7-7-7-7--5-5-5-----------7-7-7---6-6-6-6-
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

eb----------------------------------------------------------------------
Bb----------------------------------------------------------------------
Gb------------7-7-7-7-------------------9-9-9--7-7-7-7------------------
Db-----5-5-5--7-7-7-7--9-9-9---7-7-7-7--9-9-9--7-7-7-7--9-9-9---7-7-7-7-
Ab-----5-5-5--5-5-5-5--9-9-9---7-7-7-7--7-7-7--5-5-5-5--9-9-9---7-7-7-7-
Db-----5-5-5-----------9-9-9---7-7-7-7------------------9-9-9---7-7-7-7-
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Repeat all

That's just the first verse.
Adam K


Adam K - 2005-11-15

The palm mutes were messed up. But the rest is fine.


Adam K - 2005-11-16

Oops!
Verse
eb----------------------------------------------------------------------
Bb----------------------------------------------------------------------
Gb-----9-9-9--7-7-7-7--------------------------7-7-7-7------------------
Db-----9-9-9--7-7-7-7--9-9-9---7-7-7-7--5-5-5--7-7-7-7--7-7-7---6-6-6-6-
Ab-----7-7-7--5-5-5-5--9-9-9---7-7-7-7--5-5-5--5-5-5-5--7-7-7---7-7-7-7-
Db---------------------9-9-9---7-7-7-7--5-5-5-----------7-7-7---6-6-6-6-
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

eb----------------------------------------------------------------------
Bb----------------------------------------------------------------------
Gb------------7-7-7-7-------------------9-9-9--7-7-7-7------------------
Db-----5-5-5--7-7-7-7--9-9-9---7-7-7-7--9-9-9--7-7-7-7--5-5-5---7-7-7-7-
Ab-----5-5-5--5-5-5-5--9-9-9---7-7-7-7--7-7-7--5-5-5-5--5-5-5---7-7-7-7-
Db-----5-5-5-----------9-9-9---7-7-7-7------------------5-5-5---7-7-7-7-
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *


Adam K - 2005-11-16

Intro Lead
eb---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Bb-----5-5-5--7-7-7--5-5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7--10-10-10--7-7-7-8~------------------
Gb---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Db---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Ab---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Db---------------------------------------------------------------------------

Rythm Guitar (single strums, figure out time length)
eb---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Bb---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Gb-------------------------------7~----------------------------------------
Db--------------4~-------5~------7~------7~-------5~-----------------------
Ab--------------5~-------5~------5~------7~-------5~-----------------------
Db--------------4~-------5~--------------7~-------5~-----------------------


Adam K - 2005-11-16

Intro Lead
eb-----------------------------------------------------------
Bb-----5-5-5--7-7-7--5-5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7--10-10-10--7-7-7-8~--
Gb-----------------------------------------------------------
Db-----------------------------------------------------------
Ab-----------------------------------------------------------
Db-----------------------------------------------------------

Rythm Guitar (single strums, figure out time length)
eb---------------------------------------------------------
Bb---------------------------------------------------------
Gb-------------------------------7~------------------------
Db--------------4~-------5~------7~------7~-------5~-------
Ab--------------5~-------5~------5~------7~-------5~-------
Db--------------4~-------5~--------------7~-------5~-------


Adam K - 2005-11-16

Maybe I Should Re-Do the whole song, but this way is easier.


Adam K - 2005-11-17

Bridge

Rythm (Figure out strum)
(The second time they pluck different strings of these chords)
eb------------------------------------------------
Bb------------------------------------------------
Gb----7---6---4-----------------------------------
Db----7---7---4---5-------------------------------
Ab----5---4---2---5-------------------------------(x2)
Db----------------5-------------------------------



Rythm (figure out strum)
eb--------------------------------------------
Bb--------------------------------------------
Gb----------------7--------------------------
Db--------4---5---7---7---5------------------
Ab--------5---5---5---7---5------------------
Db--------4---5-------7---5------------------
* * * * *

eb------------------------------------------------------
Bb------------------------------------------------------
Gb------------------------------------------------------
Db-----------------------------8-8-8-8------------------
Ab------------------------------------------------------
Db------------------------------------------------------


Adam K - 2005-11-17

He really messed this one up.
Bridge #2
eb------------------------------------------------------------
Bb------------------------------------------------------------
Gb-------------------------7-7------7-7------7-7-7-----7-7-7--
Db----9---8---7---6----5---7-7--5---7-7--5---7-7-7--5--7-7-7--
Ab----9---9---7---7----5---5-5--5---5-5--5---5-5-5--5--5-5-5--
Db----9---8---7---6----5--------5--------5----------5---------
* * * * * *

(Figure out when chords are not PALM MUTED)
eb--------------------------------------------------------------
Bb--------------------------------------------------------------
Gb--------------------------------------------------------------
Db----9---8---7---6----5--7--9--12---5---7----------------------
Ab----9---9---7---7----5--7--9--12---5---7----------------------
Db----9---8---7---6----5--7--9--12---5---7----------------------
* * * * * * * * * *
======================

Chorus x2

There, that oughta do it.
I'm gonna put all my corrections together and submit them.

Adam K.


LuminousFlux - 2005-11-25

Those are pretty good tabs, but you dont really need to tune it down to Db. You can still use standard tuning for the most part. I think it's in the key of F# for standard tuning. So, for a Db tuning, this tab is really easy as you dont have to move around your hands as much as standard tuning. But still, standard tuning reduces the annoyance of having to tune down.


MOMOluvsU - 2005-12-10

I'm sorry to be a pest but Apethetic Way To Be is not on the Mmhmm CD. It is on their new release called Apethetic. Like I said, sorry to be meticulous about that.


gotexans289 - 2005-12-31

This song was on the vinyl copy of this cd.


neonboy - 2006-02-08

will he or she tabbed it before the cd came out so stop dogin him or her.


godsmusicgeek - 2011-04-22

im totally agreeing w/ neonboy leaving them alone


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