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Submitted by: demonhunter38

Song: Politicians
Artist: Switchfoot
Album Nothing is sound

Great song by a great band. 
I made a new tab because I didn’t think the other ones were correct. I’ve been p
laying this song for awhile and I think it’s pretty much right. I just did the m
ain guitar not the other one so if anyone wants to tab the second guitar that’s 
cool. Have fun playing!

b=bend
/=slide
( ),* =harmonics
x=palm mute
h=hammer on
p=pull off


Intro
E-000000000000-0-0-0-0----
B-000000000000-0-0-0-0----
G-444444444444-4b4b4b4b---
D-------------------------
A-------------------------
D-------------------------


Main Riff
E-------------------------------
B-------------------------------
G-------------------------------
D-22020-555/999-----------------
A-22020-555/999-----------------
D-22020-555/999-----------------3x


Then add to the end… (that’s a ten, by the way)
E----------------------------
B----------------------------
G----------------7---7-------
D-101010-10/5-55-7-5-75-554--
A-101010-10/5-55---5--5-554--
D-101010-10/5-55---5--5-554--


Verse
E---------------------------------
B---------------------------------
G---------------------------------
D-02202---------------------------
A-02202---------------------------
D-02202---------------------------3x

E-----------------------------
B-----------------------------
G----------------7----7-------
D-101010-10/5-55-7--5-7-5-554-
A-101010-10/5-55----5---5-554-
D-101010-10/5-55----5---5-554-


Chorus (I’m a little shaky on this part)
E---------------------------------------------------------------
B---------------------------------------------------------------
G---------------------------------------------------------------
D-22222222/55555555/1010101010101010/33333333/22222222/00000000-
A-22222222/55555555/1010101010101010/33333333/22222222/00000000-
D-22222222/55555555/1010101010101010/33333333/22222222/00000000-

E-----------------------------
B-----------------------------
G----------------7----7-------
D-101010-10/5-55-7--5-7-5-554-
A-101010-10/5-55----5---5-554-
D-101010-10/5-55----5---5-554-  the chorus 2x

Main riff 2x without ending

Then…
E------------------------------
B------------------------------
G------------------------------
D-(2)2--xxxx(2)2--xx(2)2-------
A-(2)2--xxxx(2)2--xx(2)2-------
D-(2)2--xxxx(2)2--xx(2)2-------

E-----------------------------
B-----------------------------
G----------------7----7-------
D-101010-10/5-55-7--5-7-5-554-
A-101010-10/5-55----5---5-554-
D-101010-10/5-55----5---5-554- 

Verse

Chorus

Do Main riff w/out ending on the 2nd “Come on and break me”

Bridge, I guess 

E---------------------------------
B---------------------------------
G---------------------------------
D-2202-(4)-4p0-4p0-4h55-----------
A-2202-(4)------------------------ 
D-2202-(4)------------------------6x

E-------------------------------
B-------------------------------
G-555/999/111111/121212---------
D-xxx/xxx/-x-x-x/-x-x-x---------
A-333/777/-9-9-9/101010---------
D-------------------------------3x

E--------------------------------------
B--------------------------------------
G--------------------------------------
D-9999999999999999/33333333-(4*******)-
A-9999999999999999/33333333-(4*******)-
D-9999999999999999/33333333-(4*******)-


Chorus 1x

Main Riff 3x, 3rd time add…

E-----------------------------
B-----------------------------
G-----------------------------
D-2202/-----------------------
A-2202/-----------------------
D-2202/-----------------------

…to the end

Comments about this tab

ditysock777 - 2006-07-14

Dude! This is a Great Tab!Thanks dude


GregHizzouse - 2006-08-08

good job the only changes i would make is:

on the ending part try

D 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
A 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
D 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 instead of 9

and for the verses the high part, I play:

1st verse

G11 11 11 11 14 12 16 16 16 17 17 16
D x x x x x x x x x x x x
A 9 9 9 12 12 10 14 14 14 15 15 14 repeat first portion.
D

2nd verse

G 9 9 4 5 4 9 9 9 4 5 4 9 9 9 11 11 12
D X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
A 7 7 2 3 2 7 7 7 2 3 2 7 7 7 9 9 10
D


switchfootprson - 2006-08-14

Polititions is a good song and switchfoot rocks. heeheedheeeeeee


switchfootprson - 2006-08-14

Polititions is a good song and switchfoot rocks. heeheedheeeeeee


Guitar4GOD rio - 2006-10-01

You did pretty good job. ROCK ON!!!


GUITAR MASTA - 2007-02-11

nice man! ROCK ON this tab is sweet


WashburnGuitar9 - 2007-04-09

everything is good except for 2 things...the beggining is:

E[
B[-000000000000]
G[-444444444444-4b-4b-4b-4b] dont play anytihng but those strings
D[
A[
E[
and then this

E[]
B[]
G[-------------------7----7]
D[9/10-10-10-10/5-5-5--5-----5-5-5-4]
A[9/10-10-10-10/5-5-5--5-----5-5-5-4]play only those strings
E[9/10-10-10-10/5-5-5--5-----5-5-5-4]
i posted this tab on the one that the date is 3-20som2-07 and has a 5.00
rating....the bad part is i only have the beggining but put a comment
on there with the whole thing! check it out and God bless


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