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Electrical Language
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Electrical Language - Be Bop Deluxe
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Tabbed by: axe victim

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Tuning: EADGBe

| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| s  slur ( very quick slide with emphasis on the last note )
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| b  bend
| ^  slight or quarter-tone bend
| r  relax bend
| pb pre-bend note to pitch
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
|(0) optional note



First track from Drastic Plastic, circa 1977/78.  Some nice little 
guitar solo's hidden in here.



Intro:  Drums and synths, C# chord (x466xx)

Vocal part: 00:29

___F#_(244322)_____________________________________________________
1)   " I   speak to you    through electrical       language,
2)     sometimes you hear me when our frequencies meet...
3)     you try to listen but you don't understand it,
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|-4------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|-4------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|-2------------------------------|--------------------------------|

___F#______________________________________________________________ 
4)     turn up the rhythm and you'll pick up the beat. "
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|-4------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|-4------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|-2------------------------------|-----------------------------6-h8-



Guitar solo 1:

___D#_(x6888x)______________________Cm_(x3554x)____________________ 
00.43
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|-------------10~----------------|
A|-6-------6-------6-------6---8^~~-----8---6-----------8^--6------|
E|-----8-------8-------8----------|-----------------------------6-h8-

| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -|



___D#_(x6888x)______________________Cm_(x3554x)____________________

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|-------------10~~~~~~-----------|
A|-6-------6-------6-------6---8^~~-----8---6----------------------|
E|-----8-------8-------8----------|-----------------------------6-h8-



___D#_(x6888x)______________________Cm_(x3554x)____________________

e|--------------------------------|-------------11~~---------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|-------------------------8---10^~-----10--8-----------10^~8------|
D|---------8-------8---8h10-------|--------------------------------|
A|-6---8h10----8h10---------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|



___D#_(x6888x)______________________C#_(x4666x)____________________

e|------8-------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|-11--8-11p8--8------------------|--------------------------------|
G|-----------10-11-10-8----10p8---|-10^r10p8-10~~---8--------------|
D|----------------------10-----10-|-------------------10-8---------|
A|--------------------------------|-------------------------10-9-8-|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|



___F#_______________________________F#_____________________________ 
                             ( rake chord slightly... )
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|-4------------------------------|-4------------------------------|
A|-4------------------------------|-4------------------------------|
E|-2------------------------------|-2------------------------------|

___F#__________________________________________________________________

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|----
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|-7~~
G|--------------------------------|-----------------------------6--|----
D|-4------------------------------|-----------------4---6--/8------|----
A|-4------------------------------|-------------4------------------|----
E|-2------------------------------|-2---4--/6----------------------|----



Repeat Vocal section.

Synth solo, over C# chord (x4666x)

Guitar solo 2:

01:34

___D#_(x6888x)______________________Cm_(x3554x)____________________

e|-11~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-----10----|--------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------11~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~----9p8--------|
G|--------------------------------|-------------------------10--8--|
D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

___D#_(x6888x)______________________Cm_(x3554x)____________________

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|-10/12~~~~~~~~~~~--------12s10-8---------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|-10~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---------------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

___D#_(x6888x)______________________Cm_(x3554x)____________________

e|--------------------------------|-------------------------11--13~~
B|-------------------------11--13~~-----11--13p11---11--13---------|
G|-----8---10p8----8--10/12-------|--------------12----------------|
D|-8h10--------10-----------------|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

___D#_(x6888x)______________________C#_(x4666x)____________________

e|-13b15---13b15--13b15--13b15r13p11h13~~---11---------------------|
B|--------------------------------|-------------13~~~~~~~~~~11\----|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|



Repeat vocal section, with this riff.

___F#______________________________________________________________ 
Riff:
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|-2h3----------------------------|-2h3----------------------------|
D|-----4-------2~~~----4----------|-----4---------------2-3-4------|
A|--------------------------------|-------------2-3-4--------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -|

Guitar solo 3:

02:38

___D#_(x6888x)______________________Cm_(x3554x)____________________

e|-11------11~~~~~~~~~~----10-----|--------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------11~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~----9p8--------|
G|--------------------------------|-------------------------10~p8--|
D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

___D#_(x6888x)______________________Cm_(x3554x)____________________

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|-10~/12~~~~~~~~~~--------12\10p8---------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|-10~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

___D#_(x6888x)______________________Cm_(x3554x)____________________

e|-----------------------------8--|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|-11-8--8------------------------|
G|-----------------8~~h10~b12-----|-----10--10-8----10-8-----------|
D|---------8---10-----------------|-------------10-8----10-8-10-8~~~
A|-8~~h10-------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

___D#_(x6888x)______________________C#_(x4666x)____________________

e|-----11b13~~~----11-8-----------|--------------------------------|
B|----------------------11-8----8-|--------------------------------|
G|---------------------------10---|-11-10-8-----10-8---------------|
D|--------------------------------|---------10------10-8-----------|
A|--------------------------------|----------------------10-9\-----|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

Synth plays over F# chord (244xxx)

Repeat Vocal part.

Synth solo over F# chord (244xxx)

Guitar solo 4:

03:35

___F#______________________________________________________________ 
 
e|--------------------------------|-------------9~~~----7---6h7p6-6-
B|-----------------------------7---6h7p6-------------------------9-|
G|---------------------6--h8------|-----8--p6----------------------|
D|---------4--h6--/8--------------|--------------------------------|
A|-4--h6--------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

___F#______________________________________________________________

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|-9-7-6---6----------------------|--------------------------------|
G|-------8---8-h10-p6-h8---6\4-4\3--4p3-4p3-4p3-4p3-4p3-4p3-4p3----|
D|-----------------------8----6---|-----------------------------4--|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

___F#______________________________________________________________

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|-------------4~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~/--------------|
A|-4--\2---1----------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

___F#______________________________________________________________

e|-----------------14-------------|--------------------------------|
B|---------17b19~----17p14----14--|--------------------------------|
G|-------------------------16----17-16p14---16-14------------------|
D|--------------------------------|------16------16-14-------------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------16-15-14\13~~
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

___F#______________________________________________________________

e|--------------------------------|---------------------21~~-------|
B|--------------------------------|---------19--21~b23~~----21b23~~~
G|--------------------------------|-18--20-------------------------|
D|-16~~~~~~~~~~--------16--18-/20-|--------------------------------|
A|-------------16-/18-------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

___F#______________________________________________________________

e|-21~~--------21~~--------21~~---|-----21~~--------21~~-----------|
B|-----21b23~~~----21b23~~~----21b23~~~~----21b23~~~----21b23r21p19~
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

___F#______________________________________________________________

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|---------21b23~~-23--21---------|
G|-20~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~------------------------20\----|
D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

04:00

___F#______________________________________________________________

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|-4------------------------------|-----------------------------4--|
A|-4------------------------------|-----------------------------4--|
E|-2------------------------------|-----------------------------2--|

___F#______________________________________________________________
|
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|-4------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|-4------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|-2------------------------------|--------------------------------|

___F#______________________________________________________________

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|-4------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|-4------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|-2------------------------------|--------------------------------|



Ending: Synth, arr.for guitar...

___F#______________________________________________________________ 
 
e|-----14--13--11-----------------|--------------------------------|
B|-----------------14--12--11-----|--------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------13-|-11--11--10---------------------|
D|--------------------------------|-------------13--11--9----------|
A|--------------------------------|-------------------------13--11-|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

___F#______________________________________________________________

e|-----14--13--11-----------------|--------------------------------|
B|-----------------14--12--11-----|--------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------13-|-11--11--10---------------------|
D|--------------------------------|-------------13--11--9----------|
A|-9------------------------------|-------------------------13--11-|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

Repeat and fade out...

Words & Music by Bill Nelson
 
 
Be Bop Deluxe - Electrical Language :: indexed at Ultimate Guitar.
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About the artist behind Electrical Language:

Be Bop Deluxe were an English progressive rock band who achieved critical acclaim and moderate commercial success during the mid to late 1970s.

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