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Scared To Death
HIM
"Scared to Death"
Screamworks: Love in Theory and Practice

--I ranked this tab as intermediate because of
the solos, but the chords are actually as basic
as novice chords. Enjoy ^_^

Updated: 03/28/10
- Added tabs for the piano intro

Guitars:
G1: Lead
G2: Bass

Intro:
[Piano] A-E-Bm OR this tab:
   |A|        |E|       |Bm|
e|----9------------------------|
B|------12-10----12-10-9-------|
G|--9----------9---------11----|
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|

Man Riff: A-E-Bm-F#m-Em
          A-E-Bm

Verse 1:
[G1 Palm mute/G2]
F#m               D                A 
In the biblical sense and sensibility
         E
let me know you
F#m              D
I'll kiss that smile off your face
 A            E-D
just say when
              D-E
(just say when...)

Pre chorus:
[Acoustic]
D-C#m-Bm

[...or THIS tab]
     D      C#m    Bm
e|-------|-------|---|
B|-------|-------|---|
G|-----2-|-----2-|---|
D|---4---|---2---|---|
A|-5-----|-4-----|-2-|
E|-------|-------|---|

Chorus:
A        E        Bm     F#m  E
I'm not afraid to say 'I love you'
   A            E
any more than I used to be, babe
Bm             F#m    Bm             F#m
I am scared to death, I am scared to death
   D      E      D(hold)
to fall in love

Verse 2:
F#m               D
All these people blast from hell
A             E
ice break is infernal
F#m              D
from a heart so black and blue
A            E-D
only for you
                D-E
(just say when, again)

[Repeat Pre-chorus]

Chorus:
A        E        Bm     F#m  E
I'm not afraid to say 'I love you'
   A            E
any more than I used to be, babe
Bm             F#m    Bm             F#m
I am scared to death, I am scared to death
   D      E
to fall in love...

Post-chorus:
        A-Bm-C#m-D
...with you... ...
[2x]

Interlude:
[G1 Guitar solo]
[G2] F#m-D-A-E (2x)
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|------9b---------7-9-10--12/14\12-10-14--10--|
G|--11------9-6--9-----------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------|

[G1]
[G2] E (hold)
e|------------------12------------------12--|
B|---10---12---10--------10---12---10-------|
G|-9----9----9----9----9----9----9----9-----|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|

Pre-chorus 2:
[G1(tab) and G2(chords)]
   D   C#m Bm        D   C#m Bm       A(to chorus)
e|------------------/14--12--14h12-10-17~~~-|
B|-15--14--15h14-12-------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|

Chorus:
A        E        Bm     F#m  E
I'm not afraid to say 'I love you'
   A            E
any more than I used to be, babe
Bm             F#m    Bm             F#m
I am scared to death, I am scared to death
   D      E
to fall in love...

Chorus 2:
A        E          Bm      F#m E
I'm not afraid to admit I adore you
   A            E
any more than I was before, babe
Bm             F#m    Bm             F#m
I am scared to death, I am scared to death
   D      E
to fall in love...

Outro:
        A-Bm-C#m-D
...with you... ...
[2x]
        A-Bm-D-A
with you... scared to death...
A-Bm-C#m-D
 I'm scared to death... I'm scared to death...

Coda:
D (hold)
  And you're sweet like poison...
 
 
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Quick tip, so you can enjoy Scared To Death even more:

If you don't really know how to deal with "Absus4" chord and his equally confusing brothers, just put the mouse cursor over them and you will be shown a helpful chord diagram.

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