Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots Pt 1

Acoustic tab

Artist: Flaming Lips
Album: Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
Song: Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
Transcribed by Daniel Paul
Tuning: Standard             
                             (Tabbed for acoustic guitar)
                                based on C Major scale

INTRO/CHORUS: x means mute all strings with left hand 

    ///// // //////  /////x//x///// /  ///////////// //x//x// ///x/
    C/G              Em                Dm            F        G
e|--0----------------0-----------------1-------------1--------3-----|
B|--1----------------0-----------------3-------------1--------3-----|
G|--0----------------0-----------------2-------------2--------4-----|
D|--2----------------2--------------0--0-------------3--------5-----|
A|--3----------------2-------------------------------3--------5-----|
E|--3----------------0-------------------------------1--------3-----|

VERSE:

    ///// // ///// /////x//x////// /////x//x///// /////x//x/////
    C/G            Em              F              G
e|--0--------------0---------------1--------------3-----------------|
B|--1--------------0---------------1--------------3-----------------|
G|--0--------------0---------------2--------------4-----------------|
D|--2--------------2---------------3--------------5-----------------|
A|--3--------------2---------------3--------------5-----------------|
E|--3--------------0---------------1--------------3-----------------|

    ///// // ///// /////x//x////// /////x//x///// /////x//x/////
    C/G            Em              F              G
e|--0--------------0---------------1--------------3-----------------|
B|--1--------------0---------------1--------------3-----------------|
G|--0--------------0---------------2--------------4-----------------|
D|--2--------------2---------------3--------------5-----------------|
A|--3--------------2---------------3--------------5-----------------|
E|--3--------------0---------------1--------------3-----------------|

     /////x//x/////   /////x//x/////
     Fmaj7          G
e|--0--------------3------------|
B|--1--------------3------------|
G|--2--------------4------------|
D|--3--------------5------------|
A|--3--------------5------------|
E|--1--------------3------------|

    /  ///  /  ///  /////x//x/////  /////x//x/////  /////x//x/////
    C       B/C     F               Fmaj7         G
e|-----0-------0----1---------------0-------------3----------------|
B|-----1-------1----1---------------1-------------3----------------|
G|--0--0----0--0----2---------------2-------------4----------------|
D|--2--2----2--2----3---------------3-------------5----------------|
A|--3--3----2--2----3---------------3-------------5----------------|
E|------------------1---------------1-------------3----------------|

SOLO: while strumming chorus

    C            Em            Dm          Fmaj7       G
e|--0--3---------0--3----------5--5--------0--0--------3-----------|
B|--1-----1------0-----0-------6-----------1-----------3--3--------|
G|--0------------0-------------7-----7-----2-----------4-----------|
D|--2------------2-------------7-----------3-----------5-----------|
A|--3------------2-------------5-----------3-----------5-----------|
E|---------------0------------(5)----------1-----------3-----------|

CHRONOLOGY:

VERSE I:
C/G           Em     F                         G
 The name is Yoshimi, she’s got a black belt in Karate
C/G           Em     F                         G
 Workin’ for the city, she’s got to discipline her body
         Fmaj7               G           C          B/C     F
Cause she knows that, it’s demandin’, to defeat those evil machines
Fmaj7             G      
   I know she can beat them 

CHORUS:
   C/G                 Em              Dm                  F      G
Oh Yoshimi, they don’t believe me, but you won’t let those robots defeat me
C/G                 Em              Dm                  F      G 
Yoshimi, they don’t believe me, but you won’t let those robots eat me

VERSE II:
C/G                 Em     F                     G
 Those evil natured robots, they’re programmed to destroy us 
C/G                        Em        F                      G
 She’s gotta be strong to fight them, so she’s taken lots of vitamins
         Fmaj7               G                 C   B/C     F
Cause she knows that, it’d be tragic, if those evil robots win, yeah
Fmaj7             G      
   I know she can beat them 

CHORUS:
   C/G                 Em              Dm                  F      G
Oh Yoshimi, they don’t believe me, but you won’t let those robots defeat me
C/G                 Em              Dm                  F      G 
Yoshimi, they don’t believe me, but you won’t let those robots eat me

SOLO: C/G, Em, Dm, Fmaj7, G    C/G, Em, Dm, Fmaj7, G

CHORUS:
   C/G                 Em              Dm                  F      G
Oh Yoshimi, they don’t believe me, but you won’t let those robots defeat me
C/G                 Em              Dm                  F      G 
Yoshimi, they don’t believe me, but you won’t let those robots eat me

END: on C/G

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