SOUNDGARDEN

Let Me Drown

Based on the Cherry Lane book. Dropped D tuning.

Key:

This is two guitars but it's represented here as one.

D-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A-------------------------------|--0-1-2------------------------|
D--3-4-5--0-3--0-3--0-3--3--0-0-|--3-4-5--0-3--0-3--0-3--3--0-0-|
    h h     b/4  b/4                h h     b/4  b/4              

D--3-4-5------------------------|-------------------------------|
A--3-4-5------------------------|--0-1-2------------------------|
D--3-4-5--0-3--0-3--0-3--3--0-0-|--3-4-5--0-3--0-3--0-3--3--0-0-|
    h h     b/4  b/4                h h     b/4  b/4
For the verse, keep playing the rhythm using the 6th string only. The second guitar plays little "fill-ins" at the beginning of each bar.
D--3-4-5     |     D--3-4-5     |
A------- etc.| and A--3-4-5 etc.|
D-------     |     D-------     |
    h h                h h 
Pre-Chorus Rhythm:
                                                    2nd time: "so let it        
G||---7-------7--7-------7-------7-----|----------5-------------5-------||
D||o--7-------7--7-------7-------7-----|----------5-------------5------o||
A||o--5-------5--5-------5-------5-----|--3-5-5-3-3--0-3--5--3--3------o||
D||------6/7--------6/7-----6/7-----5--|--3-5-5-3----0-3--5--3-----6/7--||
                                 b/f 
Chorus Rhythm:
   GO----!"                   Play 3 times   
G||----------------------------------------||------------------------------||
D||o--5/7-7-7-7\5---/10-10-10-10-10\7--5--o||------------------------------||
A||o--3/5-5-5-5\3-0-/-8--8--8--8--8\5--3--o||-----2-----2------------------||
D||----------------------------------------||--5-----5-----5--3-------(3)--||
                                                  b/4   b/4           b/f
Play first riff again until end of verse, then play the Pre-Chorus and Chorus Rhythms. In the "Drown me in you" part play the 1st bar of the Chorus Rhythm 4 times. Then:
                        Play 4 times
A||--3/5-5-5-5-3-0--------------3----||--3/5-5-5-5-3-0--------------3-5--||
D||----------------3--3-3-3-3-5---5--||----------------3--3-3-3-3-5------||
                             h                                   h   h 
Bridge (2 guitars):
G||--12--||     A||--5--|| hold these for almost 3 bars...
D||--12--|| and D||--5--||

Bridge for 2 guitars (made it one)..
                                        Play 2 times           
B-----||--3--/----||-3--\----||----/----||----\-----||
G--3--||o----\--2-||----/----||-2--\----||-2--/--3-o||second time
D-----||o-0--/----||-0--\--3-||----/--1-||----\----o||eliminate 
A--1--||-----\--0-||----/----||-0--\----||-0--/--1--||last note
D-----||-----/----||----\--3-||----/--1-||----\-----||
The rhythm for the solo (key of F) goes like this:
                       Play 8 times
E||------0-------------------------||
B||------0-------------------------||
G||o-----0---14-14-14-14-14-14-14-o||
D||o-3///0------------------------o||
A||--3///0---12-12-12-12-12-12-12--||
D||--3///0-------------------------||
For the third verse play muted stings at the drum rhythm. Play the Pre-Chorus and Chorus normally BUT substitute the last bar of the Chorus with (6/4 time):
G||--------------------------||     And for the last chorus play the
D||-----------------3-5------||     1st bar of the chorus rhythm 8 times.
A||----2---2---2----------3--||
D||--5---5---5----5-----0-3--||
       b/4 b/4 b/4   h
The funky sound at the end is a HAND slide, no picks involved.

Andreworks & Co. (HAPA).