Afi

Afi - Synesthesia guitar tab

Artist: AFI

Title: Synesthesia

Album: Unreleased (Sing the Sorrow Secret Site)

Tabbed by: Luke

Email: strikethetrip@hotmail.com

This is my first Tab. This is a very detailed, simple and straightforward tab.

I figured since this song was pretty easy, then a lot of beginners would be

looking at this. I set it up so that the musician can pretty much read along

with the song straight through. There are sections such as the INTRO, VERSEs,

CHORUSes, etc. which are followed by the time interval in which the section

takes place AS WELL AS the first and last lyrics of the section to eliminate

ANY confusion. Also, I've lined up other lyrics (as close as I can) with the

notes as they are in the song in case you have trouble singing and playing at

the same time. Like I said, these tabs are dumbed down pretty well. Maybe if

you were smarter I wouldn't have to do this.

Here's the notation I'll be using:

h - hammer on

p - pull off

b - bend string up

r - release bend

/ - slide up

- slide down

~ - vibrato

t - right hand tap

x - play 'note' with heavy damping

* - let ring

**NOTE**

Before you begin playing "Synesthesia" you have to retune your guitar. Like

most of AFI's songs are tuned a half step down (that's one fret tuned down in

'I suck at guitar terms' terms). Mmmkay, here's the song:

INTRO & CHORUS 1 (0:01 - 0:17) "Heartbreak, incarnate... ...Enjoyin' your pain"

Play 1x without singing first and then 1x with singing

"Heart break Incar -- nate

eb-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|

Bb-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|

Gb-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|

Db-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|

Ab-2--2--2-2-2-|-2--2-2--2-2-|-2--2--2-2-2-|-2--2-2--2-2-|

Eb-0--0--0-0-0-|-0--0-0--0-0-|-0--0--0-0-0-|-0--0-0--0-0-|

{. . . . . . . . palm muted . . . . . . . .}

I'm nothing if not your me -- mories

eb-------------|-------------|-------------|-0--0-0--0-0-|

Bb-------------|-------------|-------------|-0--0-0--0-0-|

Gb-------------|-------------|-0--0--0-0-0-|-0--0-0--0-0-|

Db-------------|-------------|-2--2--2-2-2-|-2--2-2--2-2-|

Ab-2--2--2-2-2-|-2--2-2--2-2-|-2--2--2-2-2-|-2--2-2--2-2-|

Eb-0--0--0-0-0-|-0--0-0--0-0-|-0--0--0-0-0-|-0--0-0--0-0-|

{. . . palm muted . . .}

Heart break please let me be ejoyin'

eb-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|

Bb-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|

Gb-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|

Db-2-2---------|-2-2---------|-2-2---------|-2-2r0-------|

Ab-2-2---------|-2-2---------|-2-2---------|-2-2r0-------|

Eb-0-0---------|-0-0---------|-0-0---------|-0-0-0-------|

your pa -- in."

eb-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|

Bb-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|

Gb-------------|-------------|-0-----------/----------12-|

Db-2-2-2-2-----|-2-2-2-2-----|-2-----------/----------14-|

Ab-2-2-2-2-----|-2-2-2-2-----|-2-----------/----------14-|

Eb-0-0-0-0-----|-0-0-0-0-----|-0-----------0-----------0-|

{. pm.} {. pm.} (strum in rythm while sliding up)

VERSE 1 (0:17 - 0:31) "Someday I will be... ...Where all remaining failed"

The fourth chord in the progression is played a half beat early

and so it will be shown in the tabs. Also, since almost everything will be

ringing out in this section, I'm not going to take the time to add the (*)

after every note. Finally, the notes aren't played as rigidly as they are

tabbed, they're finessed a little more. However this is for beginners and

will be tabbed out accordingly. What're you gonna do, fight me?

(Also it's okay if you accidentally hit the open D string - still sounds good)

"Some day I will be I'll be

eb------------------|------------------|------------------|-----------------|

Bb------------------|------------------|------------------|-----------------|

Gb------0-----------|------0-----------|------0-----------|-----0-----------|

Db------------------|------------------|------------------|-----------------|

Ab-10---------------|-10---------------|--9-------------9-|-----------------|

Eb-12---------------|--8---------------|-10-------------7-|-----------------|

Those common words spoken unique -- ly. Because

eb------------------|------------------|------------------|-----------------|

Bb------------------|------------------|------------------|-----------------|

Gb------0-----------|------0-----------|------0-----------|-----------------|

Db------------------|------------------|------------------|-----------------|

Ab-10---------------|-10---------------|--9---------------|-/12h14-14-14-14-|

Eb-12---------------|--8---------------|-10---------------|-/12-12-12-12-12-|

I'm a man who'll fore -- ver be where all Re-

eb------------------|------------------|------------------|-----------------|

Bb------------------|------------------|------------------|-----------------|

Gb------0-----------|------0-----------|------0-----------|-----0-----------|

Db------------------|------------------|------------------|-----------------|

Ab-10---------------|-10---------------|--9-------------9-|-----------------|

Eb-12---------------|--8---------------|-10-------------7-|-----------------|

maining fail -- ed."

eb------------------|------------------|------------------|-----------------|

Bb------------------|------------------|------------------|-----------------|

Gb------0-----------|------0-----------|------0-----------|-----0-----------|

Db------------------|------------------|------------------|-----------------|

Ab-10---------------|-10---------------|--9----9----------|-------9---------|

Eb-12---------------|--8---------------|-10------10-------|---------10------|

eb-------------------------|-------------------------|

Bb-------------------------|-------------------------|

Gb-------------------------|--0*---------------------|

Db-------------------------|--x----------------------|

Ab-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|--9h10--9*---------------|

Eb-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10*------10*------------|

{ . . palm muted. . .}

CHORUS 2 - PART 1 (0:31 - 0:46) "Please let me... ...stained and wrinkled"

The words in this section are typed as closely to the rythm of the song as I

can get them, it just so happened to be that they were one space apart. Use

the same rythm as from the intro if you are confused. The slide is also a

bit different in the fact that has set notes you will play on the beat. In

the fourth measures I know the fifth fret on the D and A strings is the same

as an open G and D, but by playing them at the same time you can get that nice

disonant effect which is presest here.

"Please let me haunt as scent on your pillow.

eb-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|

Bb-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|

Gb-------------|-------------|-------------|-4h5~4~0-----|

Db-------------|-------------|-------------|-------5~----|

Ab-2--2--2-2-2-|-2--2-2--2-2-|-2--2--2-2-2-|-------------|

Eb-0--0--0-0-0-|-0--0-0--0-0-|-0--0--0-0-0-|-------------|

{. . . . . palm muted . . . . .}

Letters of past so tear-stained and wrinkled.

eb-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|

Bb-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|

Gb-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|

Db-------------|-------------|-------------|-4h5~4~0-----|

Ab-5--5--5-5-5-|-5--5-5--5-5-|-5--5--5-5-5-|-------5~----|

Eb-3--3--3-3-3-|-3--3-3--3-3-|-3--3--3-3-3-|-------------|

{. . . . . palm muted . . . . .}

"Please let me haunt as scent on your pillow.

eb-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|

Bb-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|

Gb-------------|-------------|-------------|-4h5~4~0-----|

Db-------------|-------------|-------------|-------5~----|

Ab-2--2--2-2-2-|-2--2-2--2-2-|-2--2--2-2-2-|-------------|

Eb-0--0--0-0-0-|-0--0-0--0-0-|-0--0--0-0-0-|-------------|

{. . . . . palm muted . . . . .}

Letters of past so tear-stained and wrink - led."

eb-------------|-------------|-5--5--------|-5-----------|

Bb-------------|-------------|-5-----------|----7--------|

Gb-------------|-------------|-7----7------|-------------|

Db-------------|-------------|-7-------7---|-------------|

Ab-5--5--5-5-5-|-5--5-5-5-5r0|-5-----------|-------2-2-2-|

Eb-3--3--3-3-3-|-3--3-3-3-3r0|-5-----------|-------0-0-0-|

{. . palm muted . .} {.pm .}

"(Just

eb-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|

Bb-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|

Gb-------------|-------------|-4--/--7-----/-8--/--9-----|

Db-------------|-------------|-x-----x-----|-x-----x-----|

Ab-2-----------*-------------|-2--/--5-----/-6--/--7-----|

Eb-0-----------*-------------|-0-----0-----|-0-----0-----|

CHORUS 2 - PART 2 (0:46 - 1:01) "Just say... ...that long forgotten song"

Stick to the rythm that's been used throughout the song. Since these notes

aren't palm muted, it won't matter as much. Besides, if you haven't got it

by now, you need more practice... Snap.

Say) Say you will follow me (Follow me). In --

eb---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|

Bb-8-------------|-8-------------|-5-------------|-5-------------|

Gb-9-------------|-9-------------|-5-------------|-5-------------|

Db-9-------------|-9-------------|-5-------------|-5-------------|

Ab-7-------------|-7-------------|-3-------------|-3-------------|

Eb---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|

vite me to your me -- mo - ry. Just

eb---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|

Bb-7-------------|-7-------------|-5-------------|-7-------------|

Gb-7-------------|-7-------------|-5-------------|-7-------------|

Db-7-------------|-7-------------|-5-------------|-7-------------|

Ab-5-------------|-5-------------|-3-------------|-5-------------|

Eb---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|

Sing) Sing a--gain for me (For me). That

eb---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|

Bb-8-------------|-8-------------|-5-------------|-5-------------|

Gb-9-------------|-9-------------|-5-------------|-5-------------|

Db-9-------------|-9-------------|-5-------------|-5-------------|

Ab-7-------------|-7-------------|-3-------------|-3-------------|

Eb---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|

long for -- got - ten song."

eb---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|

Bb-7-------------|-7-------------|---------------|---------------|

Gb-7-------------|-7-------------|------0*-------|------0*-------|

Db-7-------------|-7-------------|-12------------|-12------------|

Ab-5-------------|-5-------------|-10--------10--|--9--------9--|

Eb---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|

Play this (in rythm) 4x

eb-0-------------|

Bb-0-------------|

Gb-0-------------|

Db-2-------------|

Ab-2-------------|

Eb-0-------------|

CHORUS 3 (1:01 - 1:13) "Heartbreak, incarnate... ... Enjoyin your pain"

Same as the INTRO & CHORUS 1. The only difference is there's another guitar

part played along with the first four measures. The vibrato is VERY slight,

just enough so that it creates a little bit of disonance. You could also strum

the strings harder to create the same effect.

"Heart break Incar -- nate..."

eb-0--0--0--0--|-0--0--0--0--|-0--0--0--0--|-0--0--0--0--|

Bb-5~-5~-5~-5~-|-5~-5~-5~-5~-|-5~-5~-5~-5~-|-5~-5~-5~-5~-|

Gb-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|

Db-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|

Ab-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|

Eb-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|

{palm muted}

VERSE 2 (1:13 - 1:28) "Someday, I will be... ...as low as you feel."

Same as VERSE 1 except for the lyrics, which I'll post.... NOW!:

"Someday I will be, I'll be that waking warmth from a fading dream

Because I will, I may at best, be as low as you feel."

CHORUS 4 - PART 1 (1:13 - 1:41) " "Please let me... ...stained and wrinkled"

Same as CHORUS 2 - PART 1.

CHORUS 4 - PART 2 (1:41 - 2:07)

Same as CHORUS 2 - PART 2 except for two things: You play the pattern 2x now

and on the second time there's this additional guitar part which starts at 1:55

eb--17r15---------|--15*-----------|--17r15---------|--15*-----------|

Bb----------17----|----------------|----------17----|----------------|

Gb----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Db----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Ab----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Eb----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

eb--17r15---------|--15*-----------|--0--0--0--0-0--|--0*-------0----|

Bb----------17----|----------------|--5--5--5--5-5----3--3--3--5----|

Gb----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Db----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Ab----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Eb----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

eb--17r15---------|--15*-----------|--17r15---------|--15*-----------|

Bb----------17----|----------------|----------17----|----------------|

Gb----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Db----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Ab----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Eb----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

eb--17r15---------|--15*-----------|----------------|----------------|

Bb----------17----|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Gb----------------|----------------|-------0*-------|-------0*-------|

Db----------------|----------------|-12-------------|-12-------------|

Ab----------------|----------------|-10---------10--|--9---------9--|

Eb----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

(this is the same as last time)

OUTRO - PART 1 (2:07 - 2:24) "Let me be all the words" x4

Let this chord ring out while another guitar plays the harmonics denoted

in parentheses. Harmonics also ring out.

eb--0-------------|

Bb--0-------------|

Gb--0-------------|

Db--2-------------|

Ab--2-------------|

Eb--0-------------|

eb--(12)-------------------------------|--(12)-------------------------(12)---|

Bb---------------(7)---------(7)-------|---------------(7)---------(7)--------|

Gb---------(5)---------(7)-------(5)---|---------(5)---------(7)--------------|

Db-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|

Ab-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|

Eb-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|

eb-------------------------------------|----0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-----|

Bb-------------------------------------|----5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5-----|

Gb-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|

Db-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|

Ab-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|

Eb-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|

(played quietly and gradually gets loud)

OUTRO - PART 2 (2:24 - 3:32) "Let me be all the words... that you'd unsay."

The rythm here consists of a few pick up notes and offbeats so pay attention to

that, but since it is played consistently like that through the rest of the

song it should be easy to pick up on. If you're having trouble, just know it

it starts at the end of the 2 measure (pick up to the third) and ends at the

end of the third measure (pick up to fourth) in each stanza. I'll designate

the area with brackets at the the top and use it for the remaining measures.

Also the The part in parentheses is an additional guitar part that's not worth

writing out a whole other section.

[pickups & offbeat]

| |

| |

"Let me be all the words | echoing

eb----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Bb----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Gb----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Db-9--------------|-5--------------|-------------7--|-7---7---7---7--|

Ab-7--------------|-3------------5-|------5------5--|-5---5---5---5--|

Eb----------------|--------------3-|------3---------|----------------|

| |

comfort. | |

eb----------------|----------------|----------------|(0---0--0--0--0-|

Bb----------------|----------------|----------------|(5---5--5--5--5-|

Gb----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Db-9--------------|-5-----5--------|-------------7--|-7---7---7---7--|

Ab-7--------------|-3-----3------5-|------5------5--|-5---5---5---5--|

Eb----------------|--------------3-|------3---------|----------------|

| |

Let me be all the words | that you'd un-

eb-0*)------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Bb-5*)------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Gb----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Db-9--------------|-5--------------|-------------7--|-7---7---7---7--|

Ab-7--------------|-3------------5-|------5------5--|-5---5---5---5--|

Eb----------------|--------------3-|------3---------|----------------|

| |

say." | |

eb----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Bb----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Gb----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Db-9--------------|-5-----5--------|-------------7--|-7---7---7---7--|

Ab-7--------------|-3-----3------5-|------5------5--|-5---5---5---5--|

Eb----------------|--------------3-|------3---------|----------------|

| |

| |

Play this 3x [pickups & offbeat]

eb---0--0--0--0---|---3--3--3----7-|------7------5--|---5--5--5--5---|

Bb---5--5--5--5---|---5--5--5----8-|---8--8--8---3--|---3--3--3--3---|

Gb----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Db----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Ab----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Eb----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Then on the fourth time play this (there are no pickups or offbeats here)

eb---0--0--0--0---|---0--0--0--0---|---0--0--0--0---|---0--0--0--0---|

Bb---5--5--5--5---|---8--8--8--8---|--10-10-10-10---|--12-12-12-12---|

Gb----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Db----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Ab----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Eb----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Play this 4x - It's the same rythm as earlier except you let it all ring out

instead the sticatto you were using on previous notes.

[pickups & offbeat]

eb-7--------------|-3-----3------3-|------3---------|----------------|

Bb-8--------------|-5-----5------3-|------3---------|-7---7---7---7--|

Gb-9--------------|-5-----5------4-|------4---------|-7---7---7---7--|

Db-9--------------|-5-----5------5-|------5------7--|-7---7---7---7--|

Ab-7--------------|-3-----3------5-|------5------5--|-5---5---5---5--|

Eb-7--------------|-3-----3------3-|------3------4--|-5---5---5---5--|

Play this 4x and you're almost done. Let all the notes ring out. Only the

third measure pickups early this time. Play the fourth on the beat.

eb----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Bb----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Gb---------0------|---------0------|---------0------|---------0------|

Db-----0----------|-----0----------|-----0----------|-----0----------|

Ab-7--------------|-3--------------|----------------|-5--------------|

Eb----------------|--------------3-|----------------|----------------|

Ending

eb----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Bb----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Gb----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Db-9--------------|-5-----5--------|-------------7--|-7---7---7---0--|

Ab-7--------------|-3-----3------5-|------5------5--|-5---5---5---5-|

Eb----------------|--------------3-|------3---------|----------------|

eb----------------|

Bb----------------|

Gb-0*-------------|

Db-4*-------------|

Ab-2*-------------|

Eb-0*-------------|

That's it, if you have any question, requests for tabs, or want to point

out some mistakes (yeah right, I never make mistakes) just email me at

strikethetrip@hotmail.com

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