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Never Tab
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                             Never - The Cure

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Tabbed by: sattelitecity
Email: [email protected]

This is the studio version, live version coming hopefully very soon. Any comments, 
or suggestions would be greatly appreciated :)

Tuning: standard

Notation :

w : whole    When there's no number below one of these, that's to be
h : half     taken as a rest.
q : quarter
e : 8th


Intro/verse:
Guitar 1:

   ^      ^     ^   ^    ^ ^ ^
   H H H  H H H H H H  H W W W
e|-4-4-4--2-2-2-2-2-2--0-0-0-0--|
B|-4-4-4--2-2-2-2-2-2--0-0-0-0--|
G|-4-4-4--2-2-2-2-2-2--1-1-1-1--| x 4
D|-6-6-6--4-4-4-4-4-4--2-2-2-2--|
A|-6-6-6--4-4-4-4-4-4--2-2-2-2--|
E|-4-4-4--2-2-2-2-2-2--0-0-0-0--|
   #Gm    #Fm          E

Then, halfway through the verse, the two guitars start harmonising.

Guitar 1:

   ^      ^     ^   ^    ^ ^ ^
   H H H  H H H H H H  H W W W
e|-4-4-4--2-2-2-2-2-2--0-0-0-0--|
B|-4-4-4--2-2-2-2-2-2--0-0-0-0--|
G|-4-4-4--2-2-2-2-2-2--1-1-1-1--| x 4
D|-6-6-6--4-4-4-4-4-4--2-2-2-2--|
A|-6-6-6--4-4-4-4-4-4--2-2-2-2--|
E|-4-4-4--2-2-2-2-2-2--0-0-0-0--|
   #Gm    #Fm          E

Guitar 2:

   ^      ^     ^   ^    ^ ^ ^
   H H H  H H H H H H  H W W W
e|-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7--|
B|-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7--|
G|-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7--| x 4
D|-9-9-9--7-7-7-7-7-5--9-9-9-9--|
A|-9-9-9--7-7-7-7-7-7--9-9-9-9--|
E|-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7--|
   Bm     Am

The lyrics start on the third accented note of the riff.

She wants so much to please me,
She always does it right,
She wants so much to please me,
All day and every night,


Pre-Chorus(.27):

   ^ ^   ^   ^      ^   ^    ^
   W H Q H Q H H H  H H H Q  H Q H H H
e|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-x--7-7-7-7-7-----|
B|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-x--9-9-9-9-9-----|
G|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-x--9-9-9-9-9-----| x 3
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-x--9-9-9-9-9-----|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-x--7-7-7-7-7-----|
E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-x--7-7-7-7-7-----|
   D                         E

   ^ ^   ^   ^      ^   ^    ^
   W H Q H Q H H H  H H H Q  H Q H H H
e|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-x--7-------------|
B|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-x--9-------------|
G|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-x--9-------------|
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-x--9-------------|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-x--7-------------|
E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-x--7-------------|
   D                         E

Lyrics start on the third note of the riff.

She doesn't read the stars,
She has no time for fate,
She doesn't read the signs,
She has no time to wait,


Chorus(.41):
Guitar 1:

   W H  W W  W W  W H H Q Q
e|-0-0--2-2--3-3--5-5-5-5-5-----|
B|-0-0--2-2--3-3--5-5-5-5-5-----|
G|-0-0--2-2--3-3--5-5-5-5-5-----| x 8
D|-2-2--4-4--5-5--7-7-7-7-7-----|
A|-2-2--4-4--5-5--7-7-7-7-7-----|
E|-0-0--2-2--3-3--5-5-5-5-5-----|
   Em   #Fm  Gm   Am

Guitar 2:

   W H  W W  W W  W H H Q Q
e|-0-0--2-2--3-3--7-7-7-7-7-----|
B|-0-0--2-2--3-3--7-7-7-7-7-----|
G|-0-0--2-2--3-3--7-7-7-7-7-----| x 8
D|-2-2--4-4--5-5--9-9-9-9-9-----|
A|-2-2--4-4--5-5--9-9-9-9-9-----|
E|-0-0--2-2--3-3--7-7-7-7-7-----|
   Em   #Fm  Gm   Bm

At the end of the chorus, play the last chord only once.
Lyrics start on the first note of the riff.

She is trying to be the one for me,
Trying to be enough for me,
She is trying to be the one for me,
Trying to be in touch,
She is trying to be the one for me,
Trying to be in love for me,
She is trying to be the one for me,
Trying to be in lo-o-o-o-ove


Verse 2 (1.08):
Guitar 1:

   ^      ^     ^   ^    ^ ^ ^
   H H H  H H H H H H  H W W W
e|-4-4-4--2-2-2-2-2-2--0-0-0-0--|
B|-4-4-4--2-2-2-2-2-2--0-0-0-0--|
G|-4-4-4--2-2-2-2-2-2--1-1-1-1--| x 8
D|-6-6-6--4-4-4-4-4-4--2-2-2-2--|
A|-6-6-6--4-4-4-4-4-4--2-2-2-2--|
E|-4-4-4--2-2-2-2-2-2--0-0-0-0--|
   #Gm    #Fm          E

Guitar 2:

   ^      ^     ^   ^    ^ ^ ^
   H H H  H H H H H H  H W W W
e|-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7--|
B|-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7--|
G|-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7--| x 8
D|-9-9-9--7-7-7-7-7-5--9-9-9-9--|
A|-9-9-9--7-7-7-7-7-7--9-9-9-9--|
E|-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7--|

I want so much to need her,
I never turn away,
I want so much to need her,
All night and every day,


Pre-Chorus(1.36):

   ^ ^   ^   ^      ^   ^    ^
   W H Q H Q H H H  H H H Q  H Q H H H
e|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-x--7-7-7-7-7-----|
B|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-x--9-9-9-9-9-----|
G|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-x--9-9-9-9-9-----| x 3
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-x--9-9-9-9-9-----|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-x--7-7-7-7-7-----|
E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-x--7-7-7-7-7-----|
   D                         E

   ^ ^   ^   ^      ^   ^    ^
   W H Q H Q H H H  H H H Q  H Q H H H
e|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-x--7-------------|
B|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-x--9-------------|
G|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-x--9-------------|
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-x--9-------------|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-x--7-------------|
E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-x--7-------------|
   D                         E

Lyrics start on the third note of the riff.

I never read the stars,
I have no time for fate,
I never see the signs,
I have no time to wait,


Chorus(1.49):
Guitar 1:

   W H  W W  W W  W H H Q Q
e|-0-0--2-2--3-3--5-5-5-5-5-----|
B|-0-0--2-2--3-3--5-5-5-5-5-----|
G|-0-0--2-2--3-3--5-5-5-5-5-----| x 8
D|-2-2--4-4--5-5--7-7-7-7-7-----|
A|-2-2--4-4--5-5--7-7-7-7-7-----|
E|-0-0--2-2--3-3--5-5-5-5-5-----|
   Em   #Fm  Gm   Am

Guitar 2:

   W H  W W  W W  W H H Q Q
e|-0-0--2-2--3-3--7-7-7-7-7-----|
B|-0-0--2-2--3-3--7-7-7-7-7-----|
G|-0-0--2-2--3-3--7-7-7-7-7-----| x 8
D|-2-2--4-4--5-5--9-9-9-9-9-----|
A|-2-2--4-4--5-5--9-9-9-9-9-----|
E|-0-0--2-2--3-3--7-7-7-7-7-----|
   Em   #Fm  Gm   Bm

At the end of the chorus, play the last chord only once.
Lyrics start on the first note of the riff.

I am trying to be the one for her,
Trying to be enough for her,
I am trying to be the one for her,
Trying to be in touch,
I am trying to be the one for her,
Trying to be enough for her,
I am trying to be the one for her,
Trying to be in lo-o-o-o-ove,


Verse 2 (2.17):
Guitar 1:

   ^      ^     ^   ^    ^ ^ ^
   H H H  H H H H H H  H W W W
e|-4-4-4--2-2-2-2-2-2--0-0-0-0--|
B|-4-4-4--2-2-2-2-2-2--0-0-0-0--|
G|-4-4-4--2-2-2-2-2-2--1-1-1-1--| x 8
D|-6-6-6--4-4-4-4-4-4--2-2-2-2--|
A|-6-6-6--4-4-4-4-4-4--2-2-2-2--|
E|-4-4-4--2-2-2-2-2-2--0-0-0-0--|
   #Gm    #Fm          E

Guitar 2:

   ^      ^     ^   ^    ^ ^ ^
   H H H  H H H H H H  H W W W
e|-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7--|
B|-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7--|
G|-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7--| x 8
D|-9-9-9--7-7-7-7-7-5--9-9-9-9--|
A|-9-9-9--7-7-7-7-7-7--9-9-9-9--|
E|-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7--|

We want so much to have this,
Hold each other tight,
Yeah we want so much to have this,
Always and every time,


Pre-Chorus(2.44):

   ^ ^   ^   ^      ^   ^    ^
   W H Q H Q H H H  H H H Q  H Q H H H
e|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-x--7-7-7-7-7-----|
B|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-x--9-9-9-9-9-----|
G|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-x--9-9-9-9-9-----| x 3
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-x--9-9-9-9-9-----|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-x--7-7-7-7-7-----|
E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-x--7-7-7-7-7-----|
   D                         E

   ^ ^   ^   ^      ^   ^    ^
   W H Q H Q H H H  H H H Q  H Q H H H
e|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-x--7-------------|
B|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-x--9-------------|
G|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-x--9-------------|
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-x--9-------------|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-x--7-------------|
E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-x--7-------------|
   D                         E

Lyrics start on the third note of the riff.

We don't need to read the stars,
We don't need the time for fate,
We don't need to see the signs,
To know it's all too late,


Chorus(2.58):
Guitar 1:

   W H  W W  W W  W H H Q Q
e|-0-0--2-2--3-3--5-5-5-5-5-----|
B|-0-0--2-2--3-3--5-5-5-5-5-----|
G|-0-0--2-2--3-3--5-5-5-5-5-----| x 8
D|-2-2--4-4--5-5--7-7-7-7-7-----|
A|-2-2--4-4--5-5--7-7-7-7-7-----|
E|-0-0--2-2--3-3--5-5-5-5-5-----|
   Em   #Fm  Gm   Am

Guitar 2:

   W H  W W  W W  W H H Q Q
e|-0-0--2-2--3-3--7-7-7-7-7-----|
B|-0-0--2-2--3-3--7-7-7-7-7-----|
G|-0-0--2-2--3-3--7-7-7-7-7-----| x 8
D|-2-2--4-4--5-5--9-9-9-9-9-----|
A|-2-2--4-4--5-5--9-9-9-9-9-----|
E|-0-0--2-2--3-3--7-7-7-7-7-----|
   Em   #Fm  Gm   Bm

At the end of the chorus, play the last chord only once.
Lyrics start on the first note of the riff.

She will never be the one for me,
She wil never be enough,
She wil never be the one for me,
We wil never be in touch,
I will never be the one for her,
I will never be enough,
I will never be the one for her,
We will never be in love,


Outro(3.25):
Guitar 1:

   W H  W W  W W  W H H Q Q
e|-0-0--2-2--3-3--5-5-5-5-5-----|
B|-0-0--2-2--3-3--5-5-5-5-5-----|
G|-0-0--2-2--3-3--5-5-5-5-5-----| x 7
D|-2-2--4-4--5-5--7-7-7-7-7-----|
A|-2-2--4-4--5-5--7-7-7-7-7-----|
E|-0-0--2-2--3-3--5-5-5-5-5-----|
   Em   #Fm  Gm   Am

Guitar 2:

   W H  W W  W W  W H H Q Q
e|-0-0--2-2--3-3--7-7-7-7-7-----|
B|-0-0--2-2--3-3--7-7-7-7-7-----|
G|-0-0--2-2--3-3--7-7-7-7-7-----| x 7
D|-2-2--4-4--5-5--9-9-9-9-9-----|
A|-2-2--4-4--5-5--9-9-9-9-9-----|
E|-0-0--2-2--3-3--7-7-7-7-7-----|
   Em   #Fm  Gm   Bm

The lyrics start on the first note of each riff.

We will never be in love,
We will never be,
We will never be,
We will never be in lo-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-ove,
We will never be,
We will never be-eh-hey,

Guitar 1:

   W H  W W  W W  (Let ring.)
e|-0-0--2-2--3-3--5-5-5-5-5-----|
B|-0-0--2-2--3-3--5-5-5-5-5-----|
G|-0-0--2-2--3-3--5-5-5-5-5-----|
D|-2-2--4-4--5-5--7-7-7-7-7-----|
A|-2-2--4-4--5-5--7-7-7-7-7-----|
E|-0-0--2-2--3-3--5-5-5-5-5-----|
   Em   #Fm  Gm   Am

Guitar 2:

   W H  W W  W W  W H H Q Q
e|-0-0--2-2--3-3---------------|
B|-0-0--2-2--3-3---------------|
G|-0-0--2-2--3-3---------------|
D|-2-2--4-4--5-5---------------|
A|-2-2--4-4--5-5---------------|
E|-0-0--2-2--3-3---------------|
   Em   #Fm  Gm

We will never be-eh-he-he-he-e-e-he-eh-eh-hey,
(here Am is played seven times, very faintly in the background as if the guitar is 
down, then silence)

In love


| ^  accent
| .  staccato
| /  slide up
|   slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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About the artist behind Never Tab:

The Cure are an English rock band that formed in Crawley, Sussex in 1976. The band have experienced several lineup changes, with frontman, guitarist and main songwriter Robert Smith—known for his iconic wild hair, pale complexion, smudged lipstick and frequently gloomy and introspective lyrics—being the only constant member.

The members of The Cure first started releasing music in the late 1970s. Their first album, Three Imaginary Boys (1979), and early singles placed them as part of the post-punk and New Wave movements that had sprung up in the wake of the punk rock revolution in the United Kingdom. During the early 1980s the band's increasingly dark and tormented music helped form the gothic rock genre. After the release of 1982's Pornography, the band's future was uncertain and frontman Robert Smith was keen to move past the gloomy reputation his band had cultivated. With the 1982 single "Let's Go to Bed" Smith began to inject more of a pop sensibility into the band's music. The Cure's popularity increased as the decade wore on, especially in the United States, where the songs "Just Like Heaven", "Lovesong" and "Friday I'm in Love" entered the Billboard Top 40 charts. By the start of the 1990s, The Cure were one of the most popular alternative rock bands in the world and have sold an estimated 27 million albums as of 2004.[1] As of 2007, The Cure have released twelve studio albums and over thirty singles, with a thirteenth album due in September 2008.

Indexed at Wikipedia.

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