Muse - Sunburn Acoustic Text Guitar Tab

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This song uses arpeggios, chords and standard playing.
You can play this with one, or two guitars (they use two), so I've included both guitar parts.
To play the arpeggios, hold the chord shown in and pick the corresponding strings.

The picking pattern is the same all the way through

E |----------x--------|
B |------x-----x---x--|
G |----x---x-----x----|
D |--x----------------|
A |-------------------|
E |-------------------|

Intro
Guitar 1

    Em                          Am
E||--------------0-----------|--------------0-----------|
B||--------0--------0-----0--|--------1--------1-----1--|
G||-----0-----0--------0-----|-----2-----2--------2-----|
D||--2-----------------------|--2-----------------------|
A||--------------------------|--------------------------|
E||--------------------------|--------------------------|

     C                          Am
E |--------------0-----------|--------------0-----------||
B |--------1--------1-----1--|--------1--------1-----1--||
G |-----0-----0--------0-----|-----2-----2--------2-----||
D |--2-----------------------|--2-----------------------||
A |--------------------------|--------------------------||
E |--------------------------|--------------------------||

(Repeat X2)

Intro
Guitar 2

Nothing for the first 4 bars, then,

E||--12--14--------|-------|--14--15--14--15--------|-------||
B||----------------|-------|------------------------|-------||
G||----------------|-------|------------------------|-------||
D||----------------|-------|------------------------|-------||
A||----------------|-------|------------------------|-------||
E||----------------|-------|------------------------|-------||

Verse
Guitar 1

    Em                          Am
E||--------------0-----------|--------------0-----------|
B||--------0--------0-----0--|--------1--------1-----1--|
G||-----0-----0--------0-----|-----2-----2--------2-----|
D||--2-----------------------|--2-----------------------|
A||--------------------------|--------------------------|
E||--------------------------|--------------------------|

     C                          Am
E |--------------0-----------|--------------0-----------||
B |--------1--------1-----1--|--------1--------1-----1--||
G |-----0-----0--------0-----|-----2-----2--------2-----||
D |--2-----------------------|--2-----------------------||
A |--------------------------|--------------------------||
E |--------------------------|--------------------------||

(Repeat X6)

Verse 1
Guitar 2

Nothing for first 4 bars, then,

And I feel....
     Em                          Am11
E||-----7--------7-----------|-------7--------7-----------|
B||--------8--------8-----8--|----------5--------5-----5--|
G||-----------9--------9-----|-------------5--------5-----|
D||--9-----------------------|--7-------------------------|
A||--------------------------|----------------------------|
E||--------------------------|----------------------------|

A guilty conscience grows....
   Cadd11                        Am11
E |---------8--------8-----------|-------7--------7-----------||
B |------------8--------8-----8--|----------5--------5-----5--||
G |---------------9--------9-----|-------------5--------5-----||
D |--10--------------------------|--7-------------------------||
A |------------------------------|----------------------------||
E |------------------------------|----------------------------||

(Repeat X2)

Chorus

Both Guitars:
     Em                        Am
E||--0----0--0----0-0-0-0-|--0----0--0--0--0--0----||
B||--0----0--0----0-0-0-0-|--1----1--1--1--1--1----||
G||--1----1--1----1-1-1-1-|--2----2--2--2--2--2----||
D||--2----2--2----2-2-2-2-|--2----2--2--2--2--2----||
A||--2----2--2----2-2-2-2-|--0----0--0--0--0--0----||
E||--0----0--0----0-0-0-0-|------------------------||

(Repeat X4)

Fill In: Guitar 1

Same as Intro

Fill In: Guitar 2

E||-------------------------9--10--|--11--10--9--------------------|
B||--10--11--10--9--10--11---------|-------------11--10--9--10--9--|
G||--------------------------------|-------------------------------|
D||--------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A||--------------------------------|-------------------------------|
E||--------------------------------|-------------------------------|

E |-------------------------9--10--|--11--10--9--------------------|
B |--10--11--10--9--10--11---------|-------------11--10--9--10--9--|
G |--------------------------------|-------------------------------|
D |--------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A |--------------------------------|-------------------------------|
E |--------------------------------|-------------------------------|

Verse 2
Guitar 1

Same as Verse 1 [Repeat X4, not 6]

Verse 1
Guitar 2

E||--12-------------7-----7-------||
B||-------------------5-----5---5-||
G||---------------------5-----5---||
D||------------7------------------||
A||-------------------------------||
E||---0---------------------------||

   Cadd11                        Am11
E |---------8--------8-----------|-------7--------7-----------||
B |------------8--------8-----8--|----------5--------5-----5--||
G |---------------9--------9-----|-------------5--------5-----||
D |--10--------------------------|--7-------------------------||
A |------------------------------|----------------------------||
E |------------------------------|----------------------------||

   Cadd11                        Am11
E |---------8--------8-----------|-------7--------7-----------||
B |------------8--------8-----8--|----------5--------5-----5--||
G |---------------9--------9-----|-------------5--------5-----||
D |--10--------------------------|--7-------------------------||
A |------------------------------|----------------------------||
E |------------------------------|----------------------------||

(Repeat from * X3)

Chorus
Both Guitars

Same as before

Solo
Guitar 2

E||--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-||
B||--------------------------------------------------||
G||--------------------------------------------------||
D||--------------------------------------------------||
A||--------------------------------------------------||
E||--------------------------------------------------||
(Repeat X 2)

Solo P2
Guitar 1

Verse Pattern

Solo P2
Guitar 2

E||--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
B||--------------------------------------------------|
G||--------------------------------------------------|
D||--------------------------------------------------|
A||--------------------------------------------------|
E||--------------------------------------------------|

E |--15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-14-14-14-14-12-12-12-12-|
B |--------------------------------------------------|
G |--------------------------------------------------|
D |--------------------------------------------------|
A |--------------------------------------------------|
E |--------------------------------------------------|

E |--11-11-11-11-8-8-8-8-7-7-7-7-3-3-3-3s-|
B |---------------------------------------|
G |---------------------------------------|
D |---------------------------------------|
A |---------------------------------------|
E |---------------------------------------|

E |--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
B |--------------------------------------------------|
G |--------------------------------------------------|
D |--------------------------------------------------|
A |--------------------------------------------------|
E |--------------------------------------------------|

E |--15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-14-14-14-14-12-12-12-12-|
B |--------------------------------------------------|
G |--------------------------------------------------|
D |--------------------------------------------------|
A |--------------------------------------------------|
E |--------------------------------------------------|

E |--11-11-11-11-8-8-8-8-7-7-7-7-3-3-3-3s-||
B |---------------------------------------||
G |---------------------------------------||
D |---------------------------------------||
A |---------------------------------------||
E |---------------------------------------||

Final Chorus: Both Guitars

Same as Chorus (Play through Twice)

That's all of it.

If you want a bass playing something you can have it play:

G||-------|-------|--------|-------||
D||--9----|--7----|--10----|--7----||
A||-------|-------|--------|-------||
E||-------|-------|--------|-------||
NOTE: This is the progression from the bass note of the Guitar 2 Verse Riff.

You could also get the bass to improvise upon that and the Chorus would be different.

If there's anything wrong with the tab, let me know,
Ben