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Don't Start Now (Bass Transcription with TAB)

Digital Sheet Music

By Dua Lipa

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Bass Guitar, Bass Tab - Intermediate - Digital Download
By Dua Lipa. Arranged by Zulhilmy Zulkifli. Individual Part, Tablature. 10 pages. Published by ZZ Music Solutions (H0.786989-SC004151900).

Item Number: H0.786989-SC004151900

Don’t Start Now is a song by English singer, Dua Lipa from her second studio album, Future Nostalgia (2020). Dua Lipa wrote the track with Caroline Ailin, Emily Warren, and its producer Ian Kirkpatrick featuring funky basslines throughout the song. The song was recorded by Kirkpatrick using Scarbee MM-Bass plug-in (Kontakt samples). During live performances, it is played using a 4-string Pbass and bass synthesiser by Matthew Carroll.

This transcription is based on the album version and arranged to be played on a 5-string bass with standard tuning. If you preferred to use a 4-string bass, I have provided an option as indicated by smaller notations in the score (I have also included a small note during the section). You can also play as Matthew Carroll did during his performance with Dua Lipa. He uses 4-string Pbass for the whole song but played the bass synthesiser during the “Pre-Chorus” sections.

This song is in the key of B minor and is about 3’03” long. The tempo is at 124bpm and quite challenging, where it features a lot of upbeat rhythms. Still, it is perfect for an intermediate player who is looking for a challenge. Aside from playing with plucking technique, you are also required to perform “pop” technique during the “Chorus” parts.

This transcription includes 3 parts: 1)both notation and TAB (3 pages); 2)notation-only (2 pages); 3)TAB-only (2 pages). I made these options available for any bassist with different preferences. I know we are unique, as I am a bassist as well.

Have fun and good luck. Do visit me at www.zulhilmyzulkifli.com for any inquiries. Thank you for your purchase, and I hope you enjoy the music.

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