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/ The Cure / Staring At The Sea (The Singles) (1986) / A Forest bass tab

                      By THE cURE
Transcribed by: Le Vampyre, M.W., Psc (address varies)
          As of Jan, 13 '94  <>
The bass line to A Forest is pretty simple.  There isn't a whole lot to it.
To start with, we have the main guitar riff:
(Main Guitar Riff:)
E|>------------------    Eventually in the song, the drums come in.
B|>------------------    It's after two repeats of this guitar riff,
G|>------------------    AFTER the drums come in, that the Bass comes in
And in the Bass comes: On only two strings (Yes, those are repeat signs.)
||     G A A   G A A   A C C   A C C   E F F   E F F   C D D   C D D    ||
||* A>-------------------3-3-----3-3-------------------3-5-5---3-5-5-- *||
||* E>-3-5-5---3-5-5---5-------5-------0-1-1---0-1-1------------------ *||
||                                                                      ||
This bass line repeats (over and over and over) until in the "peakish"
feeling in the bridge (you can hear where) it changes into this:
I've written it parallel to the main line to show the timing relationship
between the two.  To end the song, just rapidly plung the A(fretted: E>-5-).
I'm not sure if there are any variations on the main bassline anywhere.
I didn't hear any striking or noticeable: Corrections always welcome.

The Cure albums
2004 The Cure
2000 Bloodflowers
1996 Wild Mood Swings
1992 Wish
1989 Disintegration
1987 Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me
1986 Staring At The Sea (The Singles)
1985 Head on the Door
1984 Japanese Whispers
1982 Pornography
1981 Faith
1980 Boys Don't Cry
1980 Seventeen Seconds
1979 Three Imaginary Boys
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