TAB Reading

I found this on the web. I’ve seen some TAB list the strings. This one lists them all as flat , are you supposed to retune your bass down a half-step for this?

Verse (breathe in…) (the words are hushed…)
Gb|———————————————————————————————————————————————
Db|———————————————————————————————————————————————
Ab|————————444444—0000000000—222—5555—4444————————
Eb|—000000————————————————————————————————————————

NOTE: Pause in the second verse consists of hitting one Ab, one Bb,
and finishing it out with 4 Db’s and 4 D’s then into the chorus.

Chorus (my hopes are so high…)
Gb|———————————————————————————————————————————————
Db|———————————————————————————————————————————————
Ab|———————————————————————————————————————————————
Eb|—000000—444444—555555—4444—555—444—————————————

Bridge (hands down this is…)
Gb|———————————————————————————————————————————————
Db|———————————————————————————————————————————————
Ab|—444444———————————————222222———————————————————
Eb|————————555555—000000——————————————————————————

Outro (u’ll get where it is. its where the song ends.)
Gb|———————————————————————————————————————————————
Db|———————————————————————————————————————————————
Ab|—444444————————————————————————————————————————
Eb|————————555555—000000——————————————————————————

Structure
Verse x3
Chorus x2
Verse x3
Chorus x2
Bridge x6
Outro x1

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yes !

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Thanks Terb. With my 8 days of bass experience I think I’ll pass on this one for now.

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Tuning a half step down is no big deal if you have a decent tuner to use. It just takes 5 min or so and then another 5 min to tune it back to standard tuning. When you are tuning back to standard tuning, just go slow so you don’t accidentally skip an octave and break the strings.

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