Surreal Estate

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Surreal Estate by Be Bop Deluxe

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Tabbed by twilightcapers

 

From the Drastic Plastic album.  Arranged for guitar. 

 

 

Tuning: EADGBe

 

Riff 1 and intro:

 

 

___Db______________Ab_______________Db_____________________________

 

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

B|---------6---------------4------|---------6-------7-------6------|

G|---------6---------------5------|---------6-------8-------6------|

D|-----6---------------6----------|-----6--------------------------|

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

E|-9---------------4--------------|-9------------------------------|

 

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

 

 

Riff 2:

 

___Bbm_____________Fm7______________Bbm____________________________

 

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

B|---------6----------------------|---------6-------7-------6------|

G|---------6---------------8------|---------6-------8-------6------|

D|-----8---------------10--10-----|-----8--------------------------|

A|-----------------8--------------|--------------------------------|

E|-6------------------------------|-6------------------------------|

 

 

Lead guitar, intro: 

 

___________________________________________________________________

 

e|--------------------------------|-----------------------------4/~~

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

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

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

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

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

 

 

___Db______________Ab_______________Db_____________________________

 

e|/13~~---------------------------|-9-8h9p8------------------------|-

B|---------16~~~~~\9---9~~~~~~~---|---------11--9---7--------------|-

G|--------------------------------|-------------------10-8-6-------|-

D|--------------------------------|-------------------------10-8-6---

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

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

 

___Db______________Ab_______________Db_____________________________

 

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

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

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

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

A|-8~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---------------|--------------------------------|

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

 

 

verse:

 

Riff 1:

 

Db____Ab_______Db______Ab______

  " I bought you surreal estate,

Hanging gardens for your gate... "

 

 

Riff 2:

 

Bbm____Fm7_____Bbm_____Fm7_____

" You said that I could stay,

See you through to another day "

 

 

Riff 1:

 

Db____Ab_______Db______Ab______

" That day became a year

Time flies in this atmosphere "

 

 

Riff 2:  

 

Bbm____Fm7_____Bbm_____Fm7_____

" Aeroplanes and crashing cars

Automatic in the head my dreams of... "

 

 

Pre-chorus:

 

___Ab_(466544)_____Dbm_(x46654)_____Ab_(466544)_____Ebm_(x68876)___

" You... "             (whistling melody...)

e|-4---------------4--------------|-4---------------6--------------|

B|-4---------------5--------------|-4---------------7--------------|

G|-5---------------6--------------|-5---------------8--------------|

D|-6---------------6--------------|-6---------------8--------------|

A|-6---------------4--------------|-6---------------6--------------|

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

 

 

___Ab_(466544)_____Dbm_(x46654)_____Ab_(466544)_____Ebm_(x68876)___

 

e|-----------------9--------------|-8------------------------------|

B|--------------------------------|-------------9---7--------------|

G|-------------6--(8)-------------|-------------------------8------|

D|-6---8---10---------------------|--------------------------------|

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

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

 

 

Repeat until:

 

___Ab_(466544)_____Dbm_(x46654)_____Ab_(466544)____________________

         (whistling melody...)

e|-4---------------4--------------|-4------------------------------|

B|-4---------------5--------------|-4------------------------------|

G|-5---------------6--------------|-5------------------------------|

D|-6---------------6--------------|-6------------------------------|

A|-6---------------4--------------|-6------------------------------|

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

 

e|-----------------9--------------|-8---9-------11-----------------|

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

G|-------------6--(8)-------------|--------------------------------|

D|-6---8---10---------------------|--------------------------------|

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

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

 

 

Repeat verse, then:

 

 

 

Chorus:

 

 

_Db_(x4666x)_______Ebm_(x68876)_____Db______________B_(x2444x)_____

1)  " It's worth the wait, surreal estate... "

2)  " Surreal estate,   no time, no date... "

3)  " Accept  no  fake    surreal estate... "

4)  " Design by fate,     surreal estate... "

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

B|-6-------6-------7-------7------|-6-------6-------4-------4------|

G|-6-------6-------8-------8------|-6-------6-------4-------4------|

D|-6-------6-------8-------8------|-6-------6-------4-------4------|

A|-4-------4-------6-------6------|-4-------4-------2-------2------|

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

 

 

Repeat parts.  

 

 

Ending:

 

" The long and winding... "

 

 

___B_______________________________________________________________

 " road... "

e|-11--------------9--------------|-6------------------------------|

B|--------------------------------|-----------------7--------------|

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

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

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

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

 

 

___B_______________________________________________________________

 

e|-7~~~--------6------------------|--------------------------------|

B|-----------------9~~~---------7-|-5------------------------------|

G|--------------------------------|-------8-6-----4----------------|

D|--------------------------------|-----------------8---6---4------|

A|--------------------------------|-----------------------------7--|

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

 

 

___B_______________________________________________________________

 

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

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

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

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

A|-6~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---------------|--------------------------------|

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

 

 

Then:

 

___B______________________________________________________________

 

e|---------19------16h19p16---------------------------------------|

B|-------------------------19------16h19p16-----------------------|

G|-----------------------------------------18------16h18p16-------|

D|---------------------------------------------------------18-----|

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

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

 

 

Repeat a few time then:

 

___________________________________________________________________

 

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

B|--------------------------------|---------------------19-16h19p16--

G|-16-----------------------------|--------------------------------18

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

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

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

 

 

___B_______________________________________________________________

 

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

B|-16~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---------------|--------------------------------|

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

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

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

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

 

Repeat a few times then:

 

 

___B_______________________________________________________________

 

e|-------------18--19-------------|--------------------------------|

B|-16--17--19---------------------|--------------------------------|

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

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

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

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

 

Repeat to end.

 

 

 

Words & Music by Bill Nelson

© Bill Nelson 2019

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