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The Stranglers - Genetix
Tabbed By: Reecy
Email: Bushhead81@Hotmail.com

Tuning: Standard (E A D G B E)



GENETIX
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Transcription by: Richard Stanforth (rtstanforth@hotmail.com)
Date of Transcription: 1st April 2002

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drum intro with main riff:
(listen to the recording for the rhythm)

E-------------------------------
B-------4-5------------8-8p5----
G-----6-----6-------6--------6--
D-5-7----------5-7--------------
A-------------------------------
E-------------------------------

keyboards and bass enter (underlying chord is A):


F              G    F   G
See the little nuclei
F                G    F    G
Bursting full of information

A (main riff)

E                 D   E    D
There's a need to regulate
E                D         E     D
Bring it down to cells and plasma

E (second riff):

E----------------------------
B----------------------------
G-------3-4---------7-7p4----
D-----6-----6-----6-------6--
A-5-7---------5-7------------
E----------------------------

F                     G     F   G
Tell you what they're gonna do
F             G    F     G
Started doing it already

A (main riff)

E           D         E   D
Got to find something new
E              D    E     D
Looking for it in genetix

E (second riff)

(as a sort of bridge, there is a kinda 'question and answer'
section where the guitar plays a riff followed by the bass)

E-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
B-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
G-7-7p4---7p4---7p4---7--*bass*-|-7-7p4---7p4---7p4---7--*bass*-|
D-------6-----6-----6----*bass*-|-------6-----6-----6----*bass*-|
A-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
E-------------------------------|-------------------------------|

E------------------------------------------|
B-15-15p12----15p12----15p12----15--*bass*-|
G----------12-------12-------12-----*bass*-|
D------------------------------------------|
A------------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------------|

E----------------------------------|
B-------15---------15---------15---|
G-------12---------12---------12---|
D-12-13-13---12-13-13---12-13-13---| <-- keep playing this riff for however
A----------------------------------|     long neccessary while the bass descends
E----------------------------------|


F           G       F    G
Found a new game to play
F                 G      F    G
Think it's impossible to lose

A (main riff)

E                 D       E    D
Messing around at playing God
E           D      E     D
Easy way to play genetix

E (second riff)

(question and answer section)


<..theres now an outro bit where there's a bass solo, the rest of the instruments
(especially the keyboards) jam on the two chord riff of the verses (F and G) and the
guitar plays a little riff (not 100% sure about this one, though)..>

  F        G
E--------------|
B--------------|
G--------------|
D--------------|
A------------2-|
E-1--1-1-1-3---|

<..after JJ has done his little bass solo, he plays a one note riff (which is just G),
 over which Hugh plays the following..>

E-------------------|
B-------------------|
G-------------------|
D-------------------| <- this is repeated a number of times before he follows the
A--------------2--1-|    bassline
E-3--3-3--3-3-------|

E------------------|
B------------------|
G------------------|
D------------------|
A------------------|
E--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-|


G          F              Bb              A   C   D
Gene regulation, gene regulation, gene regulation

(repeat the chord sequence: G F Bb A C D, over Hugh's "laws of Segragation" speech)

Final outro chords:

G F G Bb G Bb G F (x4)

G F-F#-G F-F#-G F-F#-G

Song ends on a keyboard chord of G, which gets slowed down to exactly an octave
lower.


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