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/ The Police / Outlandos d'Amour (1978) / Roxanne bass tab

ROXANNE (Bassline)
As recorded by The Police
(From the 2003 Album EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE: THE CLASSICS)



 Words and Music by Sting



Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Standard'


 4/4
  Gtr I
  W          W            E E Q  H
|----------|----------||--------------|
|----------|----------||o---5-5-------|
|----------|----------||o-------------|
|----------|----------||--------------|


  E E Q  H      E E Q  H      E E Q  H
|-------------|-------------|-------------|
|---3-3-------|---1-1-------|-------------|
|-------------|-------------|---5-5-------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|


  E E Q  H      E E Q  Q  E E   +W
|-------------|---------------|--------|
|-------------|---------------|--------|
|---3-3-------|---------------|--------|
|-------------|---1-1-----1-3-|-(3)----|


  +W          3x E E Q  H      E E Q  H
|-------------||-------------|-------------|
|------------o||-------------|-------------|
|------------o||---3-3-------|-------------|
|-(3)---------||-------------|---1-1-------|


  E E Q  H      E E Q  H      E E Q  H
|-------------|-------------|-------------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|
|-------------|-------------|---3-3-------|
|---3-3-------|---3-3-------|-------------|


  E E Q  Q  E E   +E  E E E E E E E   E E E E E Q  E
|---------------|-------------------|----------------|
|---------------|-------------------|----------------|
|---------------|-------------------|-----------3--1-|
|---1-1-----1-3-|-(3)-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3--------|


  +E  E E E E E E E   E E E E E Q  E   +E  E E E a E E E E
|-------------------|----------------|----------------------|
|-------------------|-----------1--3-|-(3)-3-3-3-2h3-3-3-3--|
|-(1)-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-1-1-1-1--------|----------------------|
|-------------------|----------------|----------------------|


  E E E E E Q  E   +E  E E E E E E E   E E E E E Q  E
|----------------|-------------------|----------------|
|-2h3-3-3--------|-------------------|----------------|
|----------------|-------------------|-----------3--1-|
|-----------1--3-|-(3)-3-3-3-2h3-3-3-|-2h3-3-3--------|


  +E  E E E E E E E   E E E E E Q  E   +E  E E E E E E E
|-------------------|----------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-----------1--3-|-(3)-3-3-3-2h3-3-3-|
|-(1)-1-1-1-0h1-1-1-|-0h1-1-1--------|-------------------|
|-------------------|----------------|-------------------|


  E E E E E Q  E   +W           +W
|----------------|------------|--------|
|-2h3-3-3--------|------------|--------|
|----------------|------------|--------|
|---------1-1--3-|-(3)--------|-(3)----|


  E E Q  H      E E Q  H      E E Q  H
|-------------|-------------|-------------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|
|---1-3-------|---3-1-------|---1-3-------|


  E E Q  H        E E Q  H      E E Q  H
|-------------||--------------|-------------|
|-------------||o---5-5-------|---3-3-------|
|-------------||o-------------|-------------|
|---3-1-------||--------------|-------------|


  E E Q  H      E E Q  H      E E Q  H
|-------------|-------------|-------------|
|---1-1-------|-------------|-------------|
|-------------|---5-5-------|---3-3-------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|


  E E Q  Q  E E   +W           +W
|---------------|------------|---------||
|---------------|------------|--------o||
|---------------|------------|--------o||
|---1-1-----1-3-|-(3)--------|-(3)-----||


  E E Q  H      E E Q  H      E E Q  H
|-------------|-------------|-------------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|
|---3-3-------|-------------|-------------|
|-------------|---1-1-------|---3-3-------|


  E E Q  H      E E Q  H      E E Q  Q  E E
|-------------|-------------|---------------|
|-------------|-------------|---------------|
|-------------|---3-3-------|---------------|
|---3-3-------|-------------|---1-1-----1-3-|


  +E  E E E E E E E   E E E E E Q  E     +E  E E E E E E E
|-------------------|----------------||--------------------|
|-------------------|----------------||o-------------------|
|-------------------|-----------3--1-||o-(1)-1-1-1-0h1-1-1-|
|-(3)-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3--------||--------------------|


  E E E E E Q  E   +E  E E E E E E E   E E E E E Q  E
|----------------|-------------------|----------------|
|-----------1--3-|-(3)-3-3-3-2h3-3-3-|-2h3-3-3--------|
|-0h1-1-1--------|-------------------|----------------|
|----------------|-------------------|-----------1--3-|


  +E  E E E E E E E   E E E E E Q  E
|-------------------|-----------------||
|-------------------|----------------o||
|-------------------|-----------3--1-o||
|-(3)-3-3-3-2h3-3-3-|-2h3-3-3---------||




--------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
 - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \\n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <> - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths


The Police albums
1983 Synchronicity
1981 Ghost in the Machine
1980 Zenyatta Mondatta
1979 Reggatta de Blanc
1978 Outlandos d'Amour
Outlandos d'Amour tabs
01Next to You tabbass tab
02So Lonely tabbass tab
03Roxanne tabbass tab
06Can't Stand Losing You tabbass tab
07Truth Hits Everybody tabbass tab
09Be My Girl - Sally tabbass tab

 

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