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Manic Street Preachers - Elvis Impersonator Blackpool Pier tab

Elvis Impersonator: Blackpool Pier
by Manic Street Preachers
from the album Everything Must Go

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CHORDS USED:
Most of the chords are barre, and I only used
flats in the chord names because I felt like it.

    EADGBE
Bm: 224432       Am: 577555       A5: 577---
D6: -3-232       Bb: 688766       D5: -577--
D:  --0232       Db: 446664       Db5:-466--
Em: 022000       Ab: 466544       Gb5:244---
F:  133211       C:  335553       Dbm:446654
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NOTATION:
^ = accented
s = sixteenth note
E = eighth note
Q = quarter note
H = half note
. = dotted note
x = muted
/ or \ = slide
b = bend
h = hammer on
p = pull off
lr= let ring
|----|
|o--o|
|----| = repeat
|----|
|o--o|
|----|
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CHORD STRUMMING:
I'm not sure about the upstrokes and downstrokes, but for
the first part of the song it goes like this with each chord:
^   ^   ^  ^
sssssssssssEsss
               (v-- It's really good)
Please buy the album or something and listen to
the song for exactness blablabla now the tab/chords.
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(acoustic comes in 30 seconds into the song)

Bm         Bm

Bm                                      D6
Twenty foot high on Blackpool promenade
D                                      Em
Fake royalty second hand sequin facade
F            Am        Bb         Db
Limited face paint and dyed black quift
Ab                    C
Overweight and out of date (repeat verse,
                            second time just play the C once and let ring)


   Q   E.  s s s Q. (etc, play all power chords this way)
|---------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|
|o--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|-------------------o|
|---------------------|-7---7---x-7-x-7----|-6---6---x-6-x-6----|--------------------|
|--7---7---x-7-x-7----|-7---7---x-7-x-7----|-6---6---x-6-x-6----|-4---4---x-4-x-4----|
|o-7---7---x-7-x-7----|-5---5---x-5-x-5----|-4---4---x-4-x-4----|-4---4---x-4-x-4---o|
|--5---5---x-5-x-5----|--------------------|--------------------|-2---2---x-2-x-2----|
       A-    merican    trilogy          In  Lancaster            pottery

                Bb(lr)          Gb5
It's so fucking funny don't you know
                Bb(lr)          Db (strum quarter notes)
It's so fucking funny don't you know

Instead of the Db, you can instead play this:
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E H
|-4-4-----4-4-----|-4-4-------------|
|-----5-------5---|-----6-----------|
|-------4-------4-|-------6---------|
|-----------------|---------6lr-----|
|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|

A5          D5         Db5              Gb5
   American trilogy in used up cars and bottled beer
A5          D5          Db5                Gb5
   American trilogy the future's dead fundamentally

                Bb(lr)       Gb5
It's so fucking funny it's absurd
                Bb(lr)       Db (strum quarter notes, or do alternative)
It's so fucking funny it's absurd

SOLO: (in the background )
  Q   Q.    E E E   Q   Q.    E E E   Q   E. s Q      E E   H+E         s s s s E
|-----------------|-----------------|---------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|---------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|---------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------|---------------4-|-----6--9-9b11b9-6-4-|-4lr-------/-----4h7-7-|
|---------------4-|-5---7b9b7-5-7---|-4-------------------|-------------4h7-------|
|-5---7b9b7-5-7---|-----------------|---------------------|-----------------------|

                                      (|---------| faster than sixteenth)
  Q   Q.     E E E   Q   Q.     E Q    s s s s s s s s s s  s s  s  s  s  s   Q   Q   E  Q.
|------------------|-----------------|--------------------------------------|---------------------|
|------------------|-----------------|--------------------------------------|---------------------|
|----------------6-|-7---9b11b9-7-9--|-8h9p8p6-8p6---6----------------------|---------------------|
|-7---9b11b9-7-9---|-----------------|-------------9--------9h11-11b12b11-9-|-11--11--11-11lr-----|
|------------------|-----------------|-----------------9s11-----------------|---------------------|
|------------------|-----------------|--------------------------------------|---------------------|

Bb(lr)     Gb5
Bb(lr)     Db (strum quarter notes, or do alternate)

Dbm(lr)
Twenty foot high on Blackpool promenade
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