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Jimmy Eat World - Bleed American
transcribed by Bill Martin <billyeatworld@altavista.com>

Drop-D tuning: D A D G B E
Guitar 1 - left channel
Guitar 2 - right channel

Intro:
Guitar 1
|-------------------------------------------------------------
|---0-0-----0-0-----0---0-0-----0-0-----0-----0-0-----0-0---0-
|---4-6-----4-6-----4---4-6-----4-6-----4-----4-6-----4-6---4-
|-4-----4-4-----4-4---0-----0-0-----0-0---4-4-----4-4-----4---
|-4-----4-4-----4-4---0-----0-0-----0-0---4-4-----4-4-----4---
|-4-----4-4-----4-4---0-----0-0-----0-0---4-4-----4-4-----4---

|---------------------------------
|---------------------------------
|-------------------------4-4-4-4-
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-0-0-0-0-4-4-4-4-
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-0-0-0-0---------

Guitar 2
|-------------------------------------------------------------
|---0-0-----0-0-----0---0-0-----0-0-----0-----0-0-----0-0---0-
|---4-6-----4-6-----4---4-6-----4-6-----4-----4-6-----4-6---4-
|-4-----4-4-----4-4---0-----0-0-----0-0---4-4-----4-4-----4---
|-4-----4-4-----4-4---0-----0-0-----0-0---4-4-----4-4-----4---
|-4-----4-4-----4-4---0-----0-0-----0-0---4-4-----4-4-----4---

|---------------------------------
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-
|---------------------------------
|---------------------------------
|---------------------------------
 

Verse:
Guitar 1
|-----------------------------------------------------------------
|-----------------------------------------------------------------
|-----------------------------------------------------------------
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------
  |________________________palm-muted____________________________|

last time
|-----------------------------------------------------------------
|-----------------------------------------------------------------
|-------------------------------------------------4---4---4---4---
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-x---x---x---x---
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2---2---2---2---
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------
  |_________________palm-muted___________________|

Guitar 2
|-----------------------------------------------------------------
|-----------------------------------------------------------------
|-----------------------------------------------------------------
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------------------------
  |________________________palm-muted____________________________|

|---------------------------------------------------------------
|---------------------------------------------------------------
|---------------------------------------------------------------
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----4------4--
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2--0-0-2--
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------------

Chorus:
Guitar 1
|-------------------------------------------------------------
|---0-0-----0-0-----0---0-0-----0-0-----0-----0-0-----0-0---0-
|---4-6-----4-6-----4---4-6-----4-6-----4-----4-6-----4-6---4-
|-4-----4-4-----4-4---0-----0-0-----0-0---4-4-----4-4-----4---
|-4-----4-4-----4-4---0-----0-0-----0-0---4-4-----4-4-----4---
|-4-----4-4-----4-4---0-----0-0-----0-0---4-4-----4-4-----4---

|---------------------------------
|---------------------------------
|-------------------------4-4-4-4-
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-0-0-0-0-4-4-4-4-
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-0-0-0-0---------

Guitar 2
|-------------------------------------------------------------
|---0-0-----0-0-----0---0-0-----0-0-----0-----0-0-----0-0---0-
|---4-6-----4-6-----4---4-6-----4-6-----4-----4-6-----4-6---4-
|-4-----4-4-----4-4---0-----0-0-----0-0---4-4-----4-4-----4---
|-4-----4-4-----4-4---0-----0-0-----0-0---4-4-----4-4-----4---
|-4-----4-4-----4-4---0-----0-0-----0-0---4-4-----4-4-----4---

|---------------------------------
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-
|---------------------------------
|---------------------------------
|---------------------------------

Bridge:
Guitar 1
|-----------------------------------------------------------------
|-----------------------------------------------------------------
|---------------------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---------4-4-4-4-
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-x-x-x-x-
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------0-0-0-0---------

Guitar 2
|---------------------------------------------------------
|-----7------7------7------7------7------7------7------7--
|---------------------------------------------------------
|-4-4----4-4----4-4----4-4----4-4----4-4----4-4----4-4----
|---------------------------------------------------------
|---------------------------------------------------------

|---------------------------------
|---------------------------------
|-9-9-9-9-7-7-6-6-7-7-7-7---------
|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-XXXXXXXX
|-7-7-7-7-5-5-4-4-5-5-5-5-XXXXXXXX
|-------------------------XXXXXXXX
 

Solo:
Guitar 1 continue Bridge riff

Guitar 2
|-------------------------------------------------------------------
|---2--5-2-2---2----2------5-7-2------2--5-2-2---2------------------
|-4----------4----4----44--------4--4----------4----4-4-4h6-4-4-6-6-
|-----------------------------------------------------------x-x-x-x-
|-----------------------------------------------------------2-2-4-4-
|-------------------------------------------------------------------

End on:
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|-----
|-----
|-4-4-
|-4-4-
|-4-4-
 

Structure + Lyrics

Intro

Verse

Iím not alone cause the TVís on, yeah
Iím not crazy cause I take the right pills everyday
and rest, clean your conscious, clear your thoughts, with [?] with your brain
Clean your conscious, clear your thoughts, with [?]

Chorus

soft swerve sugar on the asphalt
our hearts littering the topsoil
sue her and we can get the last call
uh no soft cold
soft swerve sugar on the asphalt
our hearts ya littering the topsoil
sign up to take it on the long way, uh no

Verse

Iím not alone cause the TVís on, yeah
Iím not crazy cause I take the right pills everyday
and rest, clean your conscious, clear your thoughts, with [?] and your brain
clean your conscious, clear your thoughts, with [?]

Chorus

soft swerve sugar on the asphalt
our hearts littering the topsoil
soft serve sugar on the asphalt, our hearts littering the topsoil
sign up and take it on the long way
Sue her and we can get the last call
uh huh, soft cold

Bridge

real far out
wonít they give it a rest now?

Guitar Solo

Chorus

soft swerve sugar on the asphalt
our hearts littering the topsoil
sue her and we can get the last call
uh huh, soft cold
soft swerve sugar on the asphalt, our hearts littering the topsoil
sign up and (take it on the long way?)