United States of Eurasia (tablature)

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Heres a tab i found on the net :) All credit goes to the original tabber.

There's not much guitar in this song, so also going to tab
some of the violin parts so you can still play the melody

Tuning:Eb

   The violin parts come in with Matt's voice
eb|--------------------|
Bb|--------------------|
Gb|-9-8-7-6-5(hold)-6--| just once
Db|--------------------|
Ab|--------------------|
Eb|--------------------|

Listen for when the violin come in again
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|-9-8-5-4------------------|
Db|----------2--4-2-4-6--6---|
Ab|--------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------|

   This is where the song explodes into the Queen sound
    Guitar one  Guitar two
eb|-----------|-----------|
Bb|--11~-12~--|-----------|
Gb|-----------|-----------|
Db|-----------|---8~-9~---|
Ab|-----------|-----------|
Eb|-----------|-----------|

   When Matt sings the second time "Must we do as we're told"
   The guitar fades in with vibrato
eb|------|
Bb|------|
Gb|--9~--|
Db|------|
Ab|------|
Eb|------|

   This is the Asian sounding melody
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|-4/9--7-9-10--9-10-12-10-9-|
Db|---------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-10-9----9---------------------------------------------|
Db|------12---12-10-12-10-9-7--10-9-7-6h7p6---6-----------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------8---8-7-5-7~--|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------|


eb|------------------7h8-7--|
Bb|-------------9h10--------|
Gb|-4/9--7-9-10-------------|
Db|-------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------|

eb|-8p7-8-10/12-10-8-7-8p7----------------------------|
Bb|------------------------10-9h10p9----9-------------|
Gb|----------------------------------10---10-9-7-9~---|
Db|---------------------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------------------|

  "and we know that there's no one we can trust"

eb|----------------------|
Bb|-9-10-9-7-10-9-11-12--|
Gb|----------------------|
Db|----------------------|
Ab|----------------------|
Eb|----------------------|

  "They promise to go on, and on, and on"

                   Guitar one   Guitar two
eb|--------------------------|-----------|
Bb|-9-10-9-7-10-9---11~-12~--|-----------|
Gb|--------------------------|-----------|
Db|--------------------------|---8~-9~---|
Ab|--------------------------|-----------|
Eb|--------------------------|-----------|

   The run up and back down over the above guitar parts
   (Im sure the run up is wrong, but it was worth a try)
eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------17~-16~-14h16p14-12h14p12-10h12p10-9h10p9-7~--|
Gb|----------15h16h18-----------------------------------------------|
Db|-14h16h18--------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

   When Matt sings the second time "United States"
   The guitar fades in with vibrato
eb|------|
Bb|------|
Gb|--9~--|
Db|------|
Ab|------|
Eb|------|

   Back into this melody
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|-4/9--7-9-10--9-10-12-10-9-|
Db|---------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-10-9----9---------------------------------------------|
Db|------12---12-10-12-10-9-7--10-9-7-6h7p6---6-----------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------8---8-7-5-7~--|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------|


eb|------------------7h8-7--|
Bb|-------------9h10--------|
Gb|-4/9--7-9-10-------------|
Db|-------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------|

eb|-8p7-8-10/12-10-8-7-8p7----------------------------|
Bb|------------------------10-9h10p9----9-------------|
Gb|----------------------------------10---10-9-7-9~---|
Db|---------------------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------------------|

   When the "'sia" is pronounces on the "Eurasia", you hit these notes
                                                  Guitar one  Guitar two (17th fret 
better)
eb|----------------------------------------------------------|-------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------------------|--17~--|
Gb|-12--11--10--8---12--11--10--8---12--11--10--8~-----9~----|-------|
Db|----------------------------------------------------------|-------|
Ab|----------------------------------------------------------|-------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------------|-------|

If any of you guys hear the run up differently let me know!
I can include it in this tab with credit.
Thanks!


| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note


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