Pumped Up Kicks - Foster the People
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Tabs and lyrics
Tunning: Standard (E A D G B e)
Intro:

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
g|---------------------------------------------------------------------3h5p3-0-|
D|-------------------1-1-1-------------------------------1-1-1h3p1-------------| x2
A|---------------3-------3-1-1-1-1h3p1-----------------3-----------3-1---------|
E|-1-1-1-3-4-4-6-----------------------3-1-1-1-3-4-4-6-------------------------|


Guitar 1:

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
g|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------1-1-1----------------------------1-1-1-----------------|
A|---------------3-------3-1-1-1------------------3-------3-1-1-1-1h3p1---|
E|-1-1-1-3-4-4-6----------------3-4-1-1-1-3-4-4-6-----------------------1-|


Guitar 2(Solo+End):

e|-------------------------------------------------|
b|-------------------------------------------------|
g|------------------------------11-----------------|
D|----------------------10---12----12-10-10h12p10--|
A|-10-10-10-13-13-13-13----------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|


http://www.fosterthepeople.com/


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| h Hammer-on
| p Pull-off
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Tunning: Standard (E A D G B e)
Intro

e|-------------------------------------|
b|-------------------------------------|
g|-------------------------------------|
D|-----------------1-1-----------------|
A|-------------1-3-----3---1-1-1-3-----|
E|-1-1-1-3-4-4-----------4---------4---|
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

e|-------------------------------------|
b|-------------------------------------|
g|-------------------------------3-3---|
D|-----------------1-1-----------x-x-6-|
A|-------------1-3-----3-1-3-1-1-1-1-x-|
E|-1-1-1-3-4-4-----------------------4-|
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Then this repeats the rest of the song

e|-------------------------------------|
b|-------------------------------------|
g|-------------------------------------|
D|-----------------1-1-----------------|
A|-------------1-3-----3---1-1-1-3-----|
E|-1-1-1-3-4-4-----------4---------4---|
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

e|-------------------------------------|
b|-------------------------------------|
g|-------------------------------------|
D|-----------------1-1-----------------|
A|-------------1-3-----3-1-3-1-1-1-1---|
E|-1-1-1-3-4-4-----------------------4-|
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Tunning: Standard (E A D G B e)
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Pumped Up Kicks - Foster the People
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Tabbed by:sangle94

Tuning: Standard

Capo 7

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------0---0-0-----------------------------------------|
A|---------------------0-2------------2---0---0-0----------------------------|
E|--0---0-0--2--3--3-------------------------------2--0----------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------0---0-0h2-0-------------------------------------|
A|---------------------0-2----------------2--0--0-0h2-0----------------------|
E|--0---0-0--2--3--3---------------------------------------3--0--------------|

e|--0-----------3----------------0---0h2--0---0---0-------0--0--0--0----0----|
B|--0-----------0----------------3---3----3---3---2-------3--3--2--0----0----|
G|--0-----------0----------------2---2----2---2---2-------2--2--2--2----0----|
D|--2-----------0----------0--0--0---0----0---0---2-------2--2--2--2----2----|
A|--2-----------2------0h2-------0---0----0---0---0-------0--0--0--0----2----|
E|--0---0-0--2--3----------------2---2----2---2---0-------0--0--0--0----0----|


Usually, just the bass line (lines one and two) are played during the verses. In between
I play the riff (line three), and during the chorus I play the bare chords (E min, G,
D, A)



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| h Hammer-on

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Tunning: Standard (E A D G B e)
----------------------------------------------------------------
PUMPED UP KICKS (acoustic version) - Foster The People
----------------------------------------------------------------

Source: SiriusXM Radion live acoustic performance (YouTube video).

Capo 7th fret


[Intro]

e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------5--5-5----------------|
E|--0--0--0-2--3--3--5-7--------7--5--5--5-2---|

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------5--5-5h7p5------------7-7\---|
E|--0--0--0-2--3--3--5-7------------7--5--5--5--------|

G D A7 Em
e|-------------------------------0h2-0----0--0---0---------|
B|--------------------------3----3---3--0-2--2h3-2--0--0---|
G|----------------------------2--2---2--0-0--0---0--0--0---|
D|----------------------0-----0--0---0--0-2--2---2--0--2---|
A|------------------0h2---2---------------0------------2---|
E|--0--0--0-2--3--3----------------------------------------|

Em G D A7 Em
e|-----------------------0h2-0----0--0---0---------|
B|--0-0-------------3----3---3--0-2--2h3-2-0-0-0---|
G|--0-0-2-------0---0-2--2---2--0-0--0---0-0-0-0---|
D|--2-2-0-------------0--0---0--0-2--2---2-0-0-2---|
A|----------0h2---2---------------0--------0-0-2---|
E|------2-3----------------------------------------|

(no guitar for four verses)

Em G D A7 Em G D A7 G D
e|--0--------2---------------2----------------------------------2-------|
B|--0-----3--3--2---0-----3--3--2-----------------------------3-3-------|
G|--0--2--0--2--0---0--2--0--2--0------------------------0-2------2p0---|
D|--2--0--0--0--2---2--0--0--0--2----------------------0---0------------|
A|--2--0--2-----0---2--0--2-----0------------------0h2------------------|
E|--0--2--3---------0--2--3--------0--0--0-2--3--3----------------------|

A7 G D A7
e|-----0--0---------------------------------0h2-0-----------------|
B|--2--2--2-0--------------------------3-3--3---3--0-2--2-2-0-0---|
G|--0--0--0-0--------------------------0-2--2---2--0-0--0-0-0-0---|
D|--2--2--2-0----------------------0-----0--0---0--0-2--2-2-0-2---|
A|--0--0--0-0------------------0h2---2----------------------0-2---|
E|------------0--0--0-2--3--3-------------------------------------|

(no guitar for first two verses)

e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------5--5-5------------------|
E|--0--0--0-2--3--3-5-7-7--------7--5--5--5h7-5---|

e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------5--5--5h7p5------------------|
E|--0--0--0-2--3--3--5-7--------------7--5-x-5-x-5-5---|

Em G D A7 Em G D A7 Em
e|----------2---------------2--2--------------------|
B|--0----3--3--2--2-0----3--3--3-2--2-0--0--0-0-0---|
G|--0--2-0--2--0--0-0--2-0--2--2-0--0-0--0--0-0-0---|
D|--2--0-0--0--2--2-2--0-0--0--0-2--2-2--2--2-2-2---|
A|--2--0-2--------0-2--0-2-------0--0-2--2--2-2-2---|
E|--0--2-3----------0--2-3------------0--0--0-0–0---|

G D A7 Em G
e|----------------2--2-2--2-2-2---------------------------3--3-3---|
B|--3--3-3--3-3-3-3--3-3--3-3-3-2--3--2-2-2-0--0-0--0-0-0-3--3-3---|
G|--0--0-0--0-0-0-2--2-2--2-2-2-0--0--0-0-0-0--0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0---|
D|--0--0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0--0-0-0-2--2--2-2-2-2--2-2--2-2-2-0--0-0---|
A|--2--2-2--2-2-2---------------0--0--0-0-0-2--2-2--2-2-2-2--2-2---|
E|--3--3-3--3-3-3---------------------------0--0-0--0-0-0-3--3-3---|

G D A7 Em G D
e|--3-3-3-2--2-2--2-2-2---------------------------------------------|
B|--3-3-3-3--3-3--3-3-3-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0--0--0----3------0-0-3-3---|
G|--0-0-0-2--2-2--2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0--0-2--0------0-0-0-2---|
D|--0-0-0-0--0-0--0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-2--2--2-0--0------------0---|
A|--2-2-2---------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0---2--2--2-0--2--0h2-----------|
E|--3-3-3-------------------------------0--0--0-2--3----------------|

D A7 Em D
e|--0h2-0-0-0------------------------------------------0h2-0-0-0---|
B|--3---3-3-0-2--2h3--2-2-0-0--0-0------------0-0-3-3--3---3-3-0---|
G|--2---2-2-0-0--0----0-0-0-0--0-0--2---------0-0-0-2--2---2-2-0---|
D|--0---0-0---2--2----2-2-0-2--2-2--0--0------------0--0---0-0-----|
A|------------0--0----0-0---2--2-2--0--2--0h2----------------------|
E|--------------------------0--0-0--2--3---------------------------|

A7
e|--0--0----0-0-----|
B|--2--2h3--2-2-0---|
G|--0--0----0-0-0---|
D|--2--2----2-2-0---|
A|-----0----0-0-----|
E|------------------|

(standard chord strumming for the remainder of the song):

Em Em Em Em Em Em Note:
G G G G G G * * * * * * * * *
D D D D D D * * A7sus4 * *
A7 A7sus4 A7 * * e|---------- * *
* * B|----3----- * *
Em Em Em Em Em Em * * G|----0----- * *
G G G G G G * * D|----2----- * *
D D D D D D * * A|----0----- * *
A7 A7sus4 A7 * * E|---------- * *

Em * * * * * * * * *
e|--------|
B|--0-0---|
G|--0-0---|
D|--0-2---|
A|----2---|
E|----0---|


Just for info, the bass guitar on the main riff is
slightly different from what is being played on the guitar:

G|--------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------5--5-5----------------|
E|--0--0--0-2-3--3--5-7--------7--5--5--7-5---|

G|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------5--5-5h7p5---------------|
E|--0--0--0-2--3--3--5-7------------7--5--5--7-5--|


Tabbed by Devin L., April 2012.


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| x Dead note
| h Hammer-on
| p Pull-off
| \ Slide down

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Tunning: Standard (E A D G B e)
Hey! This is one of the first tabs I made! =D
So, this is the way I play it. Sorry if it's not 100% precise, but whatever. It sounds
good to me! =3

It's a tab for the bassline, pretty easy. Just repeat this throughout the whole song and
you'll be done =) Good luck! (No capo, by the way =D)

e |-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B |-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G |-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D |--------------------------------1--1--1--------------------------|
A |-----------------------1--3--------------3--1--1--1--------------|
E |----1--1--1--3--4--4----------------------------------4--1-------|
Tunning: Standard (E A D G B e)
Hey this is my first tab but im pretty sure it goes like this through the whole song

e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|-----------------1-1-1------------|
A|-------------1-3-------3-1-1------|
E|-1-1-1-3-4-4-----------------3-2--|

By Zac L
Song info
Pumped Up Kicks
Foster the People
2001
  • Electronic
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Indie Rock
  • Synth-pop
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