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/ The Police / Reggatta de Blanc (1979) / Message in a Bottle guitar tab

Message in a Bottle--The Police
This is the really basic way of playing the song.

Intro/Verse

:--------------------------------------------:
:--------------------------------------------:
:----------8--------4--------6---------------:
:-------6--------2--------4-----------6--7---:       (x*)
:----4--------0--------2-----------4---------:
:-------------------------------2------------:

Chorus
:--------------------------------------:
:----------------------7-7-7-7--9-9-9--:
:----------------------7-7-7-7--7-7-7--:   (x2)
:----7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---5-5-5-5--7-7-7--:
:----7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-------------------:
:----5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-------------------:

:---------------------------------------:
:----------------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--:
:----------------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--:  (x2)
:----4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--:
:----4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--------------------:
:----2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--------------------:

Verse 2

:--------------------------------------------:
:--------------------------------------------:
:----------8--------4--------6---------------:
:-------6--------2--------4-----------6--7---:       (x*)
:----4--------0--------2-----------4---------:
:-------------------------------2------------:


Play Chorus again, then repeat the intro for the 3rd verse and then just keep playing the intro and fade.
 There’s some overdubbed stuff in the outro, but I haven’t figured that out yet.


The Police albums
1983 Synchronicity
1981 Ghost in the Machine
1980 Zenyatta Mondatta
1979 Reggatta de Blanc
1978 Outlandos d'Amour
Reggatta de Blanc tabs
01Message in a Bottle tabbass tab
04Bring on the Night tabbass tab
05Deathwish tabbass tab
06Walking on the Moon tabbass tab
07On Any Other Day tabbass tab
08The Bed's Too Big Without You tabbass tab
09Contact tabbass tab
11No Time This Time tabbass tab

 

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