Chord/Tab song: Burning Up Time - The Stranglers

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The Stranglers - Burning Up Time
Tabbed By: Reecy
Email: Bushhead81@Hotmail.com

Tuning: Standard (E A D G B E)


BURNING UP TIME


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Transcription by: Richard Stanforth (rtstanforth@hotmail.com)
Date of Transcription: 2nd April 2002

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intro: bass notes... A E A E
guitar and keyboards enter: A E A E

The [G5]Brighton [F#5]Train it [F5]goes so [E5]soon
My [A5]Brighton [G#5]Belle is [G5]in her [F#5]room
It's [A]burning up [E]time, it's [A]burning up [E]time
The [G5]weekend's [F#5]here, the [F5]Finchley [E5]boys
Are [A5]gonna [G#5]make a [G5]lot of [F#5]noise
It's [A]burning up [E]time, it's [A]burning up [E]time

[E]I wanna burn up [D]while I'm having good times
[E]Don't wanna burn up [D]with other peoples bad times

riff:
[E] [D]

E--------------------------------|
B-----5-----7------8-----10--10--|
G--------------------------------|
D--------------------------------| <- play twice
A--7-----9-----10-----12---------|
E--------------------------------|


[B]Like a meteor[D]... [B]like to meet ya[G]![A]

[A] [E] [A] [E]
You [G5]either [F#5]love or [F5]you [E5]despise
There's [A5]just no [G#5]time for [G5]compro[F#5]mise
It's [A]burning up [E]time, it's [A]burning up [E]time
The [G5]days have [F#5]gotta [F5]move real [E5]fast
We [A5]know that [G#5]nothing's [G5]gonna [F#5]last
It's [A]burning up [E]time, it's [A]burning up [E]time

[E]I wanna burn up [D]while I'm having good times
[E]Don't wanna burn up [D]with other peoples bad times

(play riff twice)

[B]Like a meteor[D]... [B]like to meet ya[G]![A]

chords over keyboard solo: A E A E (x4) A E
"like a meteor, like to meet ya"...etc

(play riff 1 four times)

riff 2:


E--------------------------------|
B-----8-----7------6-----5--5----|
G--------------------------------|
D--------------------------------| <- play six times
A--10-----9-----8-----7----------|
E--------------------------------|


chords over the riff are:
1st time: B5, 2nd time: D5, 3rd time: E5
4th time: F5, 5th time: F#5, 6th time: G5 A5

ending:
the bass notes are: G F# F E A G# G F# (repeat over and over)
Hugh plays variations of riff 2.

"hello little girl, are you on your own?
does you mummy know where you are?
would you like a sweetie?"

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