Alkaline Trio — Rooftops

Author/Artist: Alkaline Trio
Title: Rooftops
Album: Alkaline Trio/Hot Water Music Split
Transcribed by: Jim Taone
Email: j_bro124@hotmail.com


Oddly, even though it's a hwm cover, i think it's alk3's
best song on the album it's fun as hell to play and dan
and matt always sound great singing harmony parts...
enough rambling, here's the song

jim

Intro:
Guitar 1
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-7--7--------|
-7--7----7---|
-5--6----7---|
---------5---|
Guitar 2
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-7--6--7/9---|
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Verse:
palm mute
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-------------------------7-7-7-7-7---|
-7-7-7-7-7---4-4-4-4-4---7-7-7-7-7---|
-7-7-7-7-7---4-4-4-4-4---5-5-5-5-5---|
-5-5-5-5-5---2-2-2-2-2---------------|


Chorus:
Timing on this is not exact, so play along with the c.d.
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-----------------------------------7-7---|
-7-7-7---7-7-7--9-9-9---4-4-4------7-7---|
-7-7-7---7-7-7--9-9-9---4-4-4------5-5---|
-5-5-5---5-5-5--7-7-7---2-2-2------------|


Outro;
Guitar 1
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-------------------------7-7-7-7-7---|
-7-7-7-7-7---4-4-4-4-4---7-7-7-7-7---|play 4x
-7-7-7-7-7---4-4-4-4-4---5-5-5-5-5---|
-5-5-5-5-5---2-2-2-2-2---------------|

Guitar 2:
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-6h7--7/9--7--6---|
------------------| play approximately 10 times then go on to the below riff
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-6-6-6--7-7-7--6-6-6--5-5-5--6-6-6--4-4--2---|
-x-x-x--x-x-x--x-x-x--x-x-x--x-x-x--x-x--x---|
-4-4-4--5-5-5--4-4-4--7-7-7--4-4-4--2-2--0---|
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-6-6-6--7-7-7--9-9-9--7-7-7--6-6-6--4----6---|
-x-x-x--x-x-x--x-x-x--x-x-x--x-x-x--x----x---|
-4-4-4--5-5-5--7-7-7--5-5-5--4-4-4--2----4---|
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Songflow:
Intro
Verse (4x)
Chorus (2x)
Verse (4x)
Chorus (4x)
Outro


Questions, comments, corrections... e-mail me at j_bro124@hotmail.com