# Mandelbrot Set/Tabs

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Original transcription by M_pony, revised by Suuuupaadave.

See suuuupaadave's guitar lesson for this song with more details.

E Riff Eadd9 E Esus4 E |------------------| |------------------| |------------------| |--4----6--6h7---6-| |--2----7--7-----7-| |--0----0--0-----0-| E 022100 A x02220 F#m 244222 B7 x21202 Amaj7 x02120 Emaj7 x7989x B7 x21202 E7 022130 G# 466544 C#m x46654 B x2444x F#11 244300 Intro: Esus2 E E-Esus4 E Esus2-E Verse 1 E(riff) A F#m Pathological monsters! cried the terrified mathematician A B7 E Every one of them is a splinter in my eye E I hate the Peano Space and the Koch Curve A F#m I fear the Cantor Ternary Set A B7 E The Sierpinski Gasket makes me want to cry Amaj7 Emaj7 Amaj7 Emaj7 And a million miles away a butterfly flapped its wings Amaj7 Emaj7 F#m B7 E(riff) 2x On a cold November day.. a man named Benoit Mandelbrot was born Verse 2 E(riff) A F#m His disdain for pure mathematics and his unique geometrical insights A B7 E(riff) Left him well equipped to face those demons down E A F#m He saw that infinite complexity could be described by simple rules A B E He used his giant brain to turn the game around Amaj7 Emaj7 And he looked below the storm and saw a vision in his head Amaj7 Emaj7 A bulbous pointy form F#m B E B7 E B7 He picked his pencil up and he wrote his secret down Pre Chorus E B7 E B7 Take a point called C in the complex plane E B7 E B7 Let Z1 be Z squared plus C E B7 E B7 And Z2 is Z1 squared plus C E B7 E (break) And Z3 is Z2 squared plus C and so on A B7 If the series of Z's should always stay Ab C#m B Close to C and never trend away A B7 E (break) That point is in the Mandelbrot Set Chorus B7 Mandelbrot Set you're a Rorschach Test on fire E You're a day-glo pterodactyl B7 You're a heart-shaped box of springs and wire E E7 You're one badass fucking fractal F#11 Amaj7 And you're just in time to save the day F#11 Amaj7 Sweeping all our fears away F#11 Amaj7 E(riff)4x You can change the world in a tiny way Verse 3 E (hold) A F#m Mandelbrot's in heaven, at least he will be when he's dead A B7 E(riff) Right now he's still alive and teaching math at Yale E(riff) A F#m He gave us order out of chaos, he gave us hope where there was none A B7 E And his geometry succeeds where others fail Amaj7 Emaj7 Amaj7 Emaj7 If you ever lose your way, a butterfly will flap its wings Amaj7 Emaj7 F#m B7 E B7 E B7 From a million miles away, a little miracle will come to take you home Pre Chorus E B7 E B7 Take a point called C in the complex plane E B7 E B7 Let Z1 be Z squared plus C E B7 E B7 And Z2 is Z1 squared plus C E B7 E (break) And Z3 is Z2 squared plus C and so on A B7 If the series of Z's should always stay Ab C#m B Close to C and never trend away A B7 E (break) That point is in the Mandelbrot Set Final Chorus B7 Mandelbrot Set you're a Rorschach Test on fire E You're a day-glo pterodactyl B7 You're a heart-shaped box of springs and wire E E7 You're one badass fucking fractal F#11 Amaj7 And you're just in time to save the day F#11 Amaj7 Sweeping all our fears away F#11 Amaj7 E(riff) You can change the world in a tiny way Tag F#11 Amaj7 And you're just in time to save the day F#11 Amaj7 Sweeping all our fears away F#11 Amaj7 You can change the world in a tiny way F#11 Amaj7 Go on change the world in a tiny way F#11 Amaj7 Come on change the world in a tiny way