"Overweight" by Blue October
(Transcription by AggiePhil--phil@phildorsett.com)



Intro & 1st part of 1st Verse ("Ever carried the weight of another...")
(Strum)
•The 000xxx and xxxxxx are "in-between strums" that occur very briefly before the next chord
•Continue to go between these two chords until the "Ha!"

e|-------x-------x-x-------x-x-------x-x---------x--------
b|-------x-------x-x-------x-x-------x-x---------x--------
g|-------2-------x-x-------x-2-------x-x---------x--------
D|-------3-------0-2-------x-3-------0-2---------x--------
A|-------3-------0-3-------x-3-------0-3---------x--------
E|-------1-------0-3-------x-1-------0-3---------x--------



2nd part of 1st Verse ("Ha!")
(Strum)
•There are various muted strums and open strums between the chords; best advice I can give is to actually play the chords on every other down beat
•Repeat this sequence until the Chorus

e|-------x-x-x-x---x--------x-------x-x--------
b|-------x-x-x-x---x--------x-------x-x--------
g|-------x-x-x-x---3--------2-------x-x--------
D|-------x-x-x-x---3--------3-------0-2--------
A|-------x-x-x-x---1--------3-------0-3--------
E|-------x-x-x-x---1--------1-------0-3--------



Chorus ("Ever carried the weight of another...")
(Strum)
•Repeat this sequence throughout the Chorus

e|-------x--------x--------
b|-------x--------x--------
g|-------2--------x--------
D|-------3--------2--------
A|-------3--------3--------
E|-------1--------3--------



Repeat Verse



Repeat Chorus



Bridge ("But always scared to take the ride...")
(Strum)

e|-------x--------x--------x--------
b|-------x--------x--------1--------
g|-------x--------x--------1--------
D|-------5--------3--------3--------
A|-------5--------3--------3--------
E|-------3--------1--------x--------



Outro ("I'm floating far away...")
(Strum)
•Repeat this sequence to the end

e|-------x--------x--------x--------x--------x----
b|-------x--------x--------x--------x--------x----
g|-------5--------x--------x--------x--------5----
D|-------5--------7--------3--------5--------5----
A|-------3--------7--------3--------5--------3----
E|-------3--------5--------1--------3--------3----