Brian Eno — Deep Blue Day Bass Tab
Tabbed by Richard Jones
This song was made famous by the notorious Trainspotting toilet
scene. Not a particularly hard one to tab. All of five minutes of
concentrated listening. Such a picturesque song and easy to play.
The timing is very simple, you'll get it instantly. I sincerely doubt
that this is wrong, if it is, my mail address is up the top there.
Standard EADG tuning.
There are three key parts:
NO. 1 Order of Play
G—————————————————————————— 1 x No. 1
D—————————————————————————— 3 x No. 2
A—————9—————9—————9—————9—— 1 x No. 3
E——7—————7—————7—————7————— 1 x No. 2
G—————————————————————————— I suspect that there is an
D—————————————————————————— extra E12 (E) note in
A—————14————14————14————14— the movement from 3 to 2.
E——12————12————12————12———— You will only hear this with
headphones on, it is very
NO. 3 minute.
Repeat this to till the song fades out. Note that in the initial
playing of this the very first two notes of No. 1 are extremely hard to
hear as the song starts with a fade in. Either play three or be very
If anyone has ever had a pop at ambient electronic stuff such as Aphex
Twin's Selected Ambient works drop me a line, I know that its electronic
bass but its catchy.. and it'd be nice to play along.