The Fall – Mansion (Tab)


The Fall – Mansion (Tab)

The History of the Fall-feit: Back in 2009 I caved to pressure to write up Jason Mraz’s I’m Yours. About an hour after that post went up I was laying unconscious on the floor with a head injury before being taken to hospital. (I’m leaving out the details in hope you’ll assume I was doing something sexy and dangerous.)

This was clearly beyond a coincidence. The only rational explanation was that the wrathful Indie Gods were displeased with me writing up a song people liked and decided I must be punished. To placate them, I had to write up tab for the most indie and least popular band in history, The Fall.

Since then I’ve been required to tab a Fall song whenever doing anything vaguely populist. There are two pop songs this week so I’m getting my Fall-feit in early. And, since it was Halloween, I went with their spooky instrumental Mansion.

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11 Comments

  1. Matt November 6th, 2012 5:19 pm

    Think that your sceptre fits in well with this one, another good tab mr.woodshed!

  2. The Captain November 6th, 2012 6:03 pm

    Just one Fall song for two pop songs? I hope it ‘ll work out for you :)
    Great tab.

  3. Chris Q November 6th, 2012 7:33 pm

    I LOVE THE FALL. I’m going to see them for the millionth time in a couple of weeks actually…

    I’m sure Mark’s reaction to a ukulele cover would be interesting…

  4. mictoboy November 6th, 2012 7:55 pm

    hehe, i just saw you mcfly post, and was going to ask what Fall song you’d be doing, then i scrolled down and saw this.

    Good work!

  5. Woodshed November 7th, 2012 12:07 am

    Matt: Thanks!

    Captain: I know. It’s a risk. Pray for me!

    Chris: I think this shows he’s okay with ukulele versions of his songs. Enjoy the show.

    mictoboy: I’m glad someone is keeping up!

  6. J-Hob November 7th, 2012 2:27 pm

    Nice work! Not a fall song that I’m familiar with, I shall plink it out later.

  7. Woodshed November 8th, 2012 11:33 am

    J-Hob: Thanks, John. Hope you like it.

  8. Andreas November 9th, 2012 9:30 am

    Apart from being great your tabs also look better than many others I have seen. This may have been asked regularly but could you tell me which software you use to write them down anyway. Thanks!

  9. Woodshed November 9th, 2012 10:03 am

    Andreas: I use Guitar Pro 6.

  10. Chris Q November 10th, 2012 2:41 am

    That is amazing. I can’t believe I’d never heard that before… thanks Al!

  11. Woodshed November 10th, 2012 12:25 pm

    Chris: You’re very welcome.

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