The Mars Volta Tabs

Empty Vessels Make The Loudest Sound

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            Empty Vessels Make the Loudest Sound
By The Mars Volta
Tabbed by: Kilikus (TinAguitar)
First Chord Version Tabbed by: Coca30stmMCRFan (Thanks for the starting point)


Tuning: Standard


Chords
e|-5-3-1-2--2--3-|
B|-5-3-1-2--3--4-|
G|-5-4-2-3--4--5-|
D|-7-5-3-4--4--5-|
A|-7-5-3-4--2--3-|
E|-5-3-1-2--x--x-|
  Am G F F# Bm Cm


[Verse]
If I trust in the wind she will 
                  pave me a different road
Am                                     G
E-----------------------------------||------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------||------------------------------------|
G--------2-0-2~~~~-------2-0-2~~~4--||--------------4~~~------------4--5--|
D----0-5-------------0-5------------||----------5---------------5---------|
A--0---------------0----------------||------2---------------2-------------|
E-----------------------------------||-3----------------3-----------------|

I will try and start over but I think 
                 I must choose someone else
Am                                     G
E-----------------------------------||------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------||------------------------------------|
G--------2-0-2~~~~-------2-0-2~~~4--||--------------4~~~------------4--5--|
D----0-5-------------0-5------------||----------5---------------5---------|
A--0---------------0----------------||------2---------------2-------------|
E-----------------------------------||-3----------------3-----------------|

I am pulled from the pages where the 
           letters lack the pigment of trust
Am                                     G
E-----------------------------------||------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------||------------------------------------|
G--------2-0-2~~~~-------2-0-2~~~4--||--------------4~~~------------4--5--|
D----0-5-------------0-5------------||----------5---------------5---------|
A--0---------------0----------------||------2---------------2-------------|
E-----------------------------------||-3----------------3-----------------|



[Pre-Chorus]
Must be on  my  way, 
           I’ve got to get  home
  F                         G
E-1---1---1---1-1--1-1--||---------------------------------|
B-1---1---1---1-1--1-1--||----------------3-----------3----|
G-2---2---2---2-2--2-2--||-------4---------4----------4----|
D-3---3---3---3-3--3-3--||--5---5-5-5--5----5-5--5----5----|
A-3---3---3---3-3--3-3--||--5-------5--5------5--5---------|
E-1---1---1---1-1--1-1--||--3-------3--3------3--3---------|
        
Won’t be back someday, 
                  so let it unfold
  F                         G
E-1---1---1---1-1--1-1--||----------|
B-1---1---1---1-1--1-1--||----------|
G-2---2---2---2-2--2-2--||----------|
D-3---3---3---3-3--3-3--||--5-------|
A-3---3---3---3-3--3-3--||--5-------|
E-1---1---1---1-1--1-1--||--3-------|



[Pre-Verse 2]
E-----------------------------------||------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------||--------------------3---5-----------|
G--------2-0-2~~~~-------2-0-2~~~4--||------------4---5-----------4-------|
D----0-5-------------0-5------------||---------5--------------------------|
A--0---------------0----------------||------2-----------------------------|
E-----------------------------------||-3------------3---3---3---3---------|



[Verse 2]
I’ve abandoned the outcome in search of the rest I deserve
E-----------------------------------||------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------||--------------------3---------------|
G--------2-0-2~~~~-------2-0-2~~~4--||------------4---5-------2---4-------|
D----0-5-------------0-5------------||---------5--------------------------|
A--0---------------0----------------||------2-----------------------------|
E-----------------------------------||-3------------3---3---3---3---------|

You can do what you will with my body but I won’t ring the bell
E-----------------------------------||------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------||--------------------3---5-----------|
G--------2-0-2~~~~-------2-0-2~~~4--||------------4---5-----------4-------|
D----0-5-------------0-5------------||---------5--------------------------|
A--0---------------0----------------||------2-----------------------------|
E-----------------------------------||-3------------3---3---3---3---------|

I’ve omitted the chapters that bow and admit defeat
E-----------------------------------||------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------||--------------------3---5-----------|
G--------2-0-2~~~~-------2-0-2~~~4--||------------4---5-----------4---5---|
D----0-5-------------0-5------------||---------5--------------------------|
A--0---------------0----------------||------2-----------------------------|
E-----------------------------------||-3------------3---3---3---3---3-----|





[Pre-Chorus 2]
Must be on  my  way, I’ve got to get  home
E-1---1---1---1-1--1-1--||---------------------------------|
B-1---1---1---1-1--1-1--||----------------3----------3-----|
G-2---2---2---2-2--2-2--||-------4---------4----------4----|
D-3---3---3---3-3--3-3--||--5---5-5-5--5----5-5--5-----5---|
A-3---3---3---3-3--3-3--||--5-------5--5------5--5---------|
E-1---1---1---1-1--1-1--||--3-------3--3------3--3---------|
        
Won’t be back someday, so let it unfold
E-1---1---1---1-1--1-1--||----------|
B-1---1---1---1-1--1-1--||----------|
G-2---2---2---2-2--2-2--||----------|
D-3---3---3---3-3--3-3--||--5-------|
A-3---3---3---3-3--3-3--||--5-------|
E-1---1---1---1-1--1-1--||--3-------|





[Chorus]
      I am   a    mountain   Of cavernous people
                  Bm                  Am   G
E---------------|-2----------------------|-3----------------------|
B---------------|-3----------------------|-3----------------------|
G---------------|-4-------------------2--|-0----------------------|
D---------------|-4-------------------2--|-0----------------------|
A---------------|-2-------------------0--|-2----------------------|
E-0-3-5~~5-0-3~~|------------------------|-3-------0-3-5~~5-3-0---|



Searching for a lighthouse  in the fog
  Bm                         Am     G
E-x------------------------------|-------------------------|
B-0------------------------------|--3----------------------|
G-4--------------------------2---|--4----------------------|
D-4--------------------------2---|--0----------------------|
A-2--------------------------0---|--2----------------------|
E--------------------------------|--3-----------5~~~~~-3---|



[Pre-Verse 3]
E-----------------------------------||------------------------------------|
B-------------------3---5-----------||--------------------3---------------|
G--------2-0-2---5-----------2---4--||------------4---5-------2---4---5---|
D----0-5----------------------------||---------5--------------------------|
A--0----------0----0---0---0---0----||------2-----------------------------|
E-----------------------------------||-3------------3---3---3---3---3-----|



[Verse 3]
Of the flowers that grew from the cracks in the ground you paved
E-----------------------------------||------------------------------------|
B-------------------3---5-----------||--------------------3---------------|
G--------2-0-2---5-----------2---4--||------------4---5-------2---4---5---|
D----0-5----------------------------||---------5--------------------------|
A--0----------0----0---0---0---0----||------2-----------------------------|
E-----------------------------------||-3------------3---3---3---3---3-----|

Didn’t you think he would warn me through the thorns of my waking dreams
E-----------------------------------||------------------------------------|
B-------------------3---5-----------||--------------------3---------------|
G--------2-0-2---5-----------2---4--||------------4---5-------2---4---5---|
D----0-5----------------------------||---------5--------------------------|
A--0----------0----0---0---0---0----||------2-----------------------------|
E-----------------------------------||-3------------3---3---3---3---3-----|

When the riddles connected the dots of this constellation
E-----------------------------------||------------------------------------|
B-------------------3---5-----------||--------------------3---------------|
G--------2-0-2---5-----------2---4--||------------4---5-------2---4---5---|
D----0-5----------------------------||---------5--------------------------|
A--0----------0----0---0---0---0----||------2-----------------------------|
E-----------------------------------||-3------------3---3---3---3---3-----|


[Pre-Chorus 3]
Must be on  my  way, 
          I’ve got to get  home
E-1---1---1---1-1--1-1--||---------------------------------|
B-1---1---1---1-1--1-1--||----------------3-----------3----|
G-2---2---2---2-2--2-2--||-------4---------4----------4----|
D-3---3---3---3-3--3-3--||--5---5-5-5--5----5-5--5----5----|
A-3---3---3---3-3--3-3--||--5-------5--5------5--5---------|
E-1---1---1---1-1--1-1--||--3-------3--3------3--3---------|
        
Won’t be back someday, 
               so let it unfold
E-1---1---1---1-1--1-1--||----------|
B-1---1---1---1-1--1-1--||----------|
G-2---2---2---2-2--2-2--||----------|
D-3---3---3---3-3--3-3--||--5-------|
A-3---3---3---3-3--3-3--||--5-------|
E-1---1---1---1-1--1-1--||--3-------|



[Chorus 2]
      I am   a    mountain   Of cavernous people
                  Bm                  Am   G
E---------------|-2----------------------|-3----------------------|
B---------------|-3----------------------|-3----------------------|
G---------------|-4-------------------2--|-0----------------------|
D---------------|-4-------------------2--|-0----------------------|
A---------------|-2-------------------0--|-2----------------------|
E-0-3-5~~5-0-3~~|------------------------|-3-------0-3-5~~5-3-0---|



Searching for a lighthouse  in the fog
  Bm                         Am     G
E-x------------------------------|-------------------------|
B-0------------------------------|--3----------------------|
G-4--------------------------2---|--4----------------------|
D-4--------------------------2---|--0----------------------|
A-2--------------------------0---|--2----------------------|
E--------------------------------|--3-----------5~~~~~-3---|




[Solo 1]
E---------------------------------------|-----------------|
B-7--------------------------------7b---|-----------7b-5--|
G-------------------------------------9-|-5---------------|
D-9-------------------------------------|-----------------|
A---------------------------------------|-3---------------|
E-7-------------------------------------|-3---------------|


E-7--------------------------------5----|-----------------|
B-7--------------------------------5----|-----------------|
G---------------------------------------|-5---------------|
D-9-------------------------------------|-----------------|
A---------------------------------------|-3---------------|
E-7-------------------------------------|-3---------------|




[Bridge]
I found a reason to leave you with this load

E-7-------------------------------------|-8---------------|
B-7--------------------------------7b-9-|-----------7b----|
G---------------------------------------|--------------9--|
D-9-------------------------------------|-10--------------|
A---------------------------------------|-8---------------|
E-7-------------------------------------|-8---------------|

     All I can do is forgive your broken heart

E-7--------------------------------5----|-----------------|
B-7--------------------------------5----|-5---------------|
G---------------------------------------|-5---------------|
D-9--------------------------------7----|-----------------|
A-7--------------------------------5----|-3---------------|
E-7--------------------------------5----|-3---------------|


Trapped in this tower made of amber for too long

E-7-------------------------------------|-7---------------|
B-7--------------------------------7b---|-----------7b----|
G-------------------------------------9-|--------------9--|
D-9-------------------------------------|-----------------|
A---------------------------------------|-8---------------|
E-7-------------------------------------|-8---------------|

     All I can do is forgive your broken heart

E-7--------------------------------5----|-----------------|
B-7--------------------------------5----|-5---------------|
G---------------------------------------|-5---------------|
D-9--------------------------------7----|-----------------|
A-7--------------------------------5----|-3---------------|
E-7--------------------------------5----|-3---------------|




[Solo 2]
E---------------------------------------|-8---------------|
B-7-----------------------------------7-|-----------7b----|
G----------------------------------9----|--------------9--|
D-9-------------------------------------|-10--------------|
A-7-------------------------------------|-8---------------|
E-7-------------------------------------|-8---------------|


E-7--------------------------------5----|-----------------|
B-7--------------------------------5----|-----------------|
G---------------------------------------|-5---------------|
D-9--------------------------------7----|-----------------|
A-7--------------------------------5----|-3---------------|
E-7--------------------------------5----|-3---------------|





[Chorus 3]
  I   am     a    mountain   Of cavernous people
                  Bm                  Am   G
E---------------|-2----------------------|-3----------------------|
B---------------|-3----------------------|-3----------------------|
G---------------|-4-------------------2--|-0----------------------|
D---------------|-4-------------------2--|-0----------------------|
A---------------|-2-------------------0--|-2----------------------|
E-0-3-5~~5-0-3~~|------------------------|-3-------0-3-5~~5-3-0---|



Searching for a lighthouse  in the fog
  Bm                         Am     G
E-x------------------------------|-------------------------|
B-0------------------------------|--3----------------------|
G-4--------------------------2---|--4----------------------|
D-4--------------------------2---|--0----------------------|
A-2--------------------------0---|--2----------------------|
E--------------------------------|--3-----------5~~~~~-3---|    

Added On December 16th, 2013

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