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Jimmy Eat World - Better Than Oh

Standard Tuning (E A D G B E)

X = tremelo (fast) picking

Intro:
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|-2-2--2-2--2-2--2-2--2-2-2-2--2-2--2-2--2-2--2-2--2-2-2-2--2-2--2-2--2-2--2-2--2-2-2-2--
|-0-0--0-0--0-0--0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0--0-0--0-0--0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0--0-0--0-0--0-0--0-0-0-0--

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|-2-2--2-2--2-2--2-2--2-2-2-2--0-0--0-0--0-0--0-0--0-0-0-0--2-2--2-2--2-2--2-2--2-2-2-2--

Verse:
Guitar 1
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|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-

Guitar 2
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|-7---5---4-------7---5---4h5-------7---5---4-------7---5---4h5-------

Guitar 1
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|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-

Guitar 2
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|-9X--7X--6X------9X--7X--6-7X------9X--7X--6X------9X--7X--6-7X------
|-x---x---x-------x---x---x-x-------x---x---x-------x---x---x-x-------
|-7X--5X--4X------7X--5X--4h5X------7X--5X--4X------7X--5X--4h5X------
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Pre-Chorus:
both guitars
  G5              A5              G5              B5
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|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-

Guitar 1
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|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-

Guitar 2
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|-6---7---6---7---6---7---6---7---6---7---6---7---9---8---6---8---
|-x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---
|-4---5---4---5---4---5---4---5---4---5---4---5---7---6---4---6---
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Chorus:
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|-------------3-3-------------8-8-
|-------------4-4-------------9-9-
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-4-4-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-
|-4-4-4-4-5-5-2-2-4-4-4-4-5-5-7-7-

Bridge:
Guitar 1 (palm-muted)
  E5                           D5
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|-9-9--9-9--9-9--9-9--9-9-9-9--7-7--7-7--7-7--7-7-7-7-
|-7-7--7-7--7-7--7-7--7-7-7-7--5-5--5-5--5-5--5-5-5-5-
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|-------------------------------------------------------- 2x
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|-------6-----------6-------6-------7----------7-------7-
|-7-777---7-7-7-0h7---7-7-7---5-555---5-5-5-05---5-5-5---
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Guitar 1
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|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----------------

Guitar 2
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|-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-
|-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--
|-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-
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|-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-
|-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--
|-19-19-19-19-19-19-19-19-
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Ending:
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|-2-2--2-2--2-2--2-2--2-2-2-2-
|-0-0--0-0--0-0--0-0--0-0-0-0-

Structure + Lyrics

Intro

Verse

totem pole, signs of death
preach my mind, breaks our times
what secrets still, lifted my eyes
i'm by myself, just like i was before

Pre-Chorus

oh why can't we just find in someone
?? back in time
he said she's got photographs of
endings of this world

Chorus

defy, defy

Intro riff

Verse

bottom ??, hard to find
just what you're time, i think we'll mind
what better way, a longer ride
a single ??, i wanna find

Pre-Chorus

oh why can't we just find in someone
?? back in time
he said she's got photographs of
endings of this world

Bridge

Chorus

defy, defy, defy, defy
alive to ride, alive to ride

Ending