Beautiful Day

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BEAUTIFUL DAY ------------- Artist: U2 Album: All That You Can't Leave Behind Drummer: Larry Mullen Jr. Timing: 4/4 Tabbed by: Joe Tucker ([email protected]) This is but my suggestion as to how it's played, because it's hard to decipher a few parts of this song. This is really a tab for how they play it live, with a lot of help from the original album version. Key: C: Crash R: Ride H: High hat (x = closed; o = opened) T: Tom S: Snare drum FT: Floor tom B: Bass drum DT: Drumset tambourine For the 1st verse, i've tabbed how it's played live. If you want to get a sound like on the album, don't open the hats at all. And, in case you're wondering, it's a "German drum" in the background. If you wanna play something that sounds similar, just translate that rythym to the bass drum. H |x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|x-x-x-x-x-x-x-o-| repeat DT|----o-------o---|----o-------o---| 10x H |x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|x-x-x-x---------| DT|----o-------o---|----o-----------| T |----------------|---------o------| S |----------------|------------O---| FT|----------------|--------o-------| B |----------------|----------o-----| Chorus 1 C |X-x-x-X-x-x-X-x-|x-X-x-x-X-x-X-x-| S |o-----o-----o---|--o-----o---o---| repeat 3x B |o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-|o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-| Verse 2 on the album sounds the same as verse 1, but when they play it live, he plays something like this for the 2nd verse: DT|o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-| S |o---O---o---O---| repeat 15x B |o-o---o-o-o---o-| C |----o-----------| DT|o-o-------------| T |---------o------| S |o---O-------O---| FT|--------o-------| B |o-o-------o-----| Chorus 2 C |X-x-x-X-x-x-X-x-|x-X-x-x-X-x-X-x-| S |o-----o-----o---|--o-----o---o---| repeat 7x B |o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-|o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-| R |x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-| S |----o-------o--o|----o-------o---|----o-------o--o|----o-------o---| B |o-o---o-o-o-----|o-o---o-o-o---o-|o-o---o-o-o-----|o-o---o-o-o---o-| Verse 3 - as played live ("See the world..") H |x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|x-x-x-x-x-x-x-o-| repeat DT|----o-------o---|----o-------o---| 7x H |o---------------|----------------|----------------|----------------| T |----------------|----------------|----------------|---------o------| S |----------------|----------------|----------------|------------O---| FT|----------------|----------------|----------------|--------o-------| B |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------o-----| Chorus 3 seems to change a lot. The album repeats this 15 times, but on the live recordings i have, it sounds like these 2 bars repeat 21 times. C |X-x-x-X-x-x-X-x-|x-X-x-x-X-x-X-x-| S |o-----o-----o---|--o-----o---o---| repeat 15x (Til' the song ends) B |o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-|o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-| C |X---------------| B |o---------------|

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