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The Metro Tab
Here's my shot at "The Metro" by Berlin from their 1983 Geffen Album "Pleasure Victim"
transposed to guitar).
Please listen to the song for the timing values.

Boy, that Teri Nunn was hot, eh?

I=Index/M=Middle/R=Ring/P=Pinky
INTRO
1)-----------------------------------------------------------------|
2)-----------------------------------------------------------------|
3)-----------------------------------------------------------------|
4)-----------------------------------------------------------------|
5)-----------------------------------------------------------------|
6)-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-------------------------------|


MAIN RIFF
1)-----------------------------------------------------------------|
2)-----------------------------------------------------------------|
3)-----------------------------------------------------------------|
4)-----------------------------------------------------------------|
5)------2-2------------5-5--0-0--2-2-------------------------------|
6)-0-0-------2-2--3-3-----------------3-3--------------------------|
   O O  I I  I I  M M  P P  O O  I I  M M

I'm alone, sitting with my empty glass
My four walls follow me through my past
I was on a Paris train.  I emerged in London rain
and you were waiting there, swimming through apologies

CHORUS
A5         B5                G5           D5
I remember searching for the perfect words

A5           B5                    G5
I was hoping you might change your mind

A5           B5              G5         D5
I remember a soldier sleeping next to me

A5            B5  G5  A5   B5
Riding on the Metro

Lead Riff                            Hold thru second half of verse.
1)--12---7---8---5---7---3---5---2---0-------------------------------|
2)-------------------------------------------------------------------|
3)-------------------------------------------------------------------|
4)-------------------------------------------------------------------|
5)-------------------------------------------------------------------|
6)-------------------------------------------------------------------|

You wore white, smiling as you took my hand
and so we moved, we spoke of wintertime in France
Minutes passed with shallow words.  Years have passed and still the hurt
I can see you now, smiling as you pulled away.

CHORUS
I remember the letter wrinkled in my hand
"I'll love you always" filled my eyes
I remember the night we walked along the Seine
Riding on the Metro
                                            SOLO
B5 (fake Euro police siren segue)          (Main Verse Riff)
1)--12------12--------12------12-----12----+---7----5--7----|
2)------10-------10-------10-----10--------+----------------|
3)-----------------------------------------+----------------|
4)-----------------------------------------+----------------|
5)-----------------------------------------+----------------|
6)-----------------------------------------+----------------|
    R    I   R   I   R    I   R  I   R         R    I  R

1)---7----------12--7-------12---7--8---5---7---3-----------|
2)----------------------------------------------------------|
3)----------------------------------------------------------|
4)----------------------------------------------------------|
5)----------------------------------------------------------|
6)----------------------------------------------------------|
     I          P  I        P    I  M   I   R   I

                                 .slide            .hold to chorus
1)-12---7--8--5--7--3----12--7--/17--15--14--15--12---------|
2)----------------------------------------------------------|
3)----------------------------------------------------------|
4)----------------------------------------------------------|
5)----------------------------------------------------------|
6)----------------------------------------------------------|
   P    I  M  I  R   I    P  I   P   R   M   R   I

CHORUS
I remember a feeling coming over me
The soldier turned and walked away
I remember hating you for loving me
Riding on the Metro

I'm alone, sitting with a broken glass
My four walls follow me through my past
I was on a Paris train.  I emerged in London rain
and you were waiting there, swimming through apologies
(sorry)

BACK TO FIRST CHORUS

MAIN VERSE TWICE

Fake Euro-police siren outro
B5
1)--12--------12-------12--------12------|  Repeat
2)------10---------10------10--------10--|
3)---------------------------------------|   to
4)---------------------------------------|
5)---------------------------------------|  Fade
6)---------------------------------------|

 
 
Berlin - The Metro Tab :: indexed at Ultimate Guitar.
The Metro tabs @ 911Tabs

About the artist behind The Metro Tab:

The Berlin School of electronic music, or just Berlin School, was a development of electronic music in the 1970s, shaped by Berlin-based artists like Klaus Schulze, Tangerine Dream and Ash Ra Tempel. The style is characterized by soaring electric guitar or synthesizer melodies in high-register accompanied by complex, shifting analog sequencer bass lines. The lead soloist's warm, human improvisations were a counterpoint to the cold, robotic precision of the bass-lines. Sound effects such as wind, and washes of Mellotron choir, flute, or strings were often added for color. Experimental or ambient stretches were not rare either, especially as intros. Most works were instrumental, vocals were used sparingly.

Vintage Berlin School tracks typically ran about twenty or thirty minutes, filling one side of a vinyl LP. The genre was so thoroughly identified with the long form that a general shift to shorter pieces in the 1980s seemed to herald the death of the movement. After the coming of the compact disc "retro" artists were no longer limited by the need to flip over a vinyl record. Some newer works run continuously as a single track for almost 80 minutes.

An outgrowth of Krautrock, Berlin School was so named because most of its early practitioners were based out of Berlin, Germany. The genre's identification with space music made it distinct from the more percussive and rhythm-oriented Düsseldorf School which included Can, Cluster, Kraftwerk, and Neu!.

Berlin School was and still is a relatively self-contained style that has not had nearly the impact on music in general that Kraftwerk has had on synth pop and techno, but ambient, electronica, New Age, and trance are partially rooted in Berlin School. The genre is sometimes considered a sub-branch of New Age or ambient, though it predates the widespread usage of both terms.

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