Superenigmatix

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Superenigmatix - Be Bop Deluxe

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Tabbed by twilightcapers

 

From the Drastic Plastic album, a quirky little number.

 

Tuning: EADGBe

 

| /  slide up

| \  slide down

| h  hammer-on

| p  pull-off

| ~  sustain

| +  harmonic

| x  Mute note

| D/A chord/bass note

| t = thumb ( fretting hand )

| i = index finger ( fretting hand )

| m = middle finger ( fretting hand )

| r = ring finger ( fretting hand )

| p = pinky  ( fretting hand )

 

 

 

Intro: (electric guitar, clean...)

 

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             (+ harmonics +)                 (+ harmonics +)

e|----------------------------------------------------------------|

B|----------------------------------------------------------------|

G|---------0----------+7+------------------0--+7+-----------------|

D|-----------+12+-+7+-----------------------------+7+-------------|

A|-----9-------------------------------9--------------------------|

E|9h10-------------------------9--h10-----------------------------|

 

 | 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & - 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -|

 

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             (+ harmonics +)                 (+ harmonics +)

e|----------------------------------------------------------------|

B|----------------------------------------------------------------|

G|---------0----------+7+------------------0--+7+-----------------|

D|-----------+12+-+7+-----------------------------+7+-------------|

A|-----9-------------------------------9--------------------------|

E|9h10-------------------------9--h10-----------------------------|

  m r  m      p    i   i       m   r   m       i   i

 

 

Repeat four times, then:

 

 

Verse: (palm mute chords slightly...)

 

 

___A_______________A/G#____________A/F#____________A/G#___________

 " su -per-en- ig- matix there's one hiding in the attic and it's... "

e|----------------------------------------------------------------|

B|----------------------------------------------------------------|

G|-----2-------2-------2-------2-------2-------2-------2-------2--|

D|-----2-------2-------2-------2-------2-------2-------2-------2--|

A|-0-------0------------------------------------------------------|

E|-----------------4-------4-------2-------2-------4-------4------|

                   r       r       t       t       r       r

 

___A_______________A/G#____________A/F#____________A/G#___________

 " getting  all ecstatic 'cause it goes    on auto - matic when the... "

e|----------------------------------------------------------------|

B|----------------------------------------------------------------|

G|-----2-------2-------2-------2-------2-------2-------2-------2--|

D|-----2-------2-------2-------2-------2-------2-------2-------2--|

A|-0-------0------------------------------------------------------|

E|-----------------4-------4-------2-------2-------4-------4------|

 

 

(power chords for this bit...)

 

___F_______G_______F___________F___________G_______F______________

" lights go out... "

e|----------------------------------------------------------------|

B|----------------------------------------------------------------|

G|----------------------------------------------------------------|

D|-3---3---5---5---3-----------3-3-3---3---5---5---3-----------3-3-

A|-3---3---5---5---3-----------3-3-3---3---5---5---3-----------3-3-

E|-1---1---3---3---1-----------1-1-1---1---3---3---1-----------1-1-

 

 | 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & - 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -|

 

 

___F_______G_______F_______G_______F_______G_______F_

 

e|----------------------------------------------------------------|

B|----------------------------------------------------------------|

G|----------------------------------------------------------------|

D|-3---3---5---5---3---3---5---5---3---3---5---5---3--------------|

A|-3---3---5---5---3---3---5---5---3---3---5---5---3--------------|

E|-1---1---3---3---1---1---3---3---1---1---3---3---1--------------|

 

 

Repeat verse section.

 

Chorus:

 

___D_______________A/D_____________G/D_____________G5/D____D______

 " in   -  side,   out  -  side    watching me both night  and... "

e|-5-------5-------5-------5-------3---3---3---3---3-------5------|

B|-7-------7-------5-------5-------3---3---3---3---3-------7------|

G|-7-------7-------6-------6-------4---4---4---4---0-------7------|

D|-0-------0-------0-------0-------0---0---0---0---0-------0------|

A|----------------------------------------------------------------|

E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

 

 

___A_______________G/A_____D/A_____A________________

" day... "

e|----------------------------------------------------------------|

B|-5---5---5---5---3-------7-------5---5---5---5---5--------------|

G|-6---6---6---6---4-------7-------6---6---6---6---6--------------|

D|-7---7---7---7---5-------7-------7---7---7---7---7--------------|

A|-0---0---0---0---0-------0-------0---0---0---0---0--------------|

E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

 

 

___D_______________A/D_____________G/D_____________G5/D____D______

 " some  - times   I       wish    I could make it go      a - ... "

e|-5-------5-------5-------5-------3---3---3---3---3-------5------|

B|-7-------7-------5-------5-------3---3---3---3---3-------7------|

G|-7-------7-------6-------6-------4---4---4---4---0-------7------|

D|-0-------0-------0-------0-------0---0---0---0---0-------0------|

A|----------------------------------------------------------------|

E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

 

 

___A_______________G/A_____D/A_____A________________

" - way... "

e|----------------------------------------------------------------|

B|-5---5---5---5---3-------7-------5---5---5---5---5--------------|

G|-6---6---6---6---4-------7-------6---6---6---6---6--------------|

D|-7---7---7---7---5-------7-------7---7---7---7---7--------------|

A|-0---0---0---0---0-------0-------0---0---0---0---0--------------|

E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

 

 

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(riff...)

e|----------------------------------------------------------------|

B|----------------------------------------------------------------|

G|----------------------------------------------------------------|

D|----------------------------------------------------------------|

A|----------------------------------------------------------------|

E|-1---0---1---2---3---2---3---4---5---4---5---4---5--------------|

 

 

Repeat intro, verse and chorus.

 

Ending:

 

 

___A_______________A/G#____________A/F#____________A/G#___________

 " super   en  ig  matix    always amateur      dramatic and they're... "

e|----------------------------------------------------------------|

B|----------------------------------------------------------------|

G|-----2-------2-------2-------2-------2-------2-------2-------2--|

D|-----2-------2-------2-------2-------2-------2-------2-------2--|

A|-0-------0------------------------------------------------------|

E|-----------------4-------4-------2-------2-------4-------4------|

 

 

___A_______________A/G#____________A/F#_________

" trying to get me at it but I think I'm going to kick them in!!! "

e|----------------------------------------------------------------|

B|----------------------------------------------------------------|

G|-----2-------2-------2-------2-------2-------2------------------|

D|-----2-------2-------2-------2-------2-------2------------------|

A|-0-------0------------------------------------------------------|

E|-----------------4-------4-------2-------2----------------------|

 

 

Lyrics:

 

Superenigmatix, there's one hiding in the attic

And it's getting all ecstatic 'cause it goes on automatic

When the lights go out...

There's one in the TV and it's waiting there to please me,

And I've got to take it easy 'cause I know that it can see me

When the lights go out...

 

Inside, outside, watching me both night and day...

Sometimes I wish I could make them go away...

 

Sometimes when I'm dreaming 

I awake to find I'm screaming

'Cause they've taken all the meaning

From the book that I was reading

When the lights went out...

 

I know it seems outspoken 

But I'd love to see them broken,

No more orders,

No more slogans,

No more keeping my eyes open

When the lights go out...

 

Inside, outside, watching me both night and day...

Sometimes I wish I could make them go away...

 

Superenigmatix, always amateur dramatic

And they're trying to get me at it 

But I think I'm going to kick them in!!!

 

 

Words & Music by Bill Nelson.

© Bill Nelson 2019

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