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Nine Inch Nails - The Perfect Drug tab

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THE PERFECT DRUG
As recorded by Nine Inch Nails
(From the 1997 Album THE LOST HIGHWAY SOUNDTRACK)

Transcribed by lazybandit
	

Words and Music by Trent Reznor
Arranged by Trent Reznor

F#5
2 4 4 x x x
	
E5
x 7 9 9 x x
	
F5
1 3 3 x x x
	
Gm/F
1 1 x 0 x x

G#sus2/F
1 1 x 1 x x
	
Eb5/F
1 1 1 x x x
	
Bb5
x 1 3 3 x x
	
C5
x 3 5 5 x x

D5
x 5 7 7 x x
	
E5open
0 2 2 x x x
	
A5(type 2)
5 7 7 x x x
	
Bb5/F
x x 3 3 x x

B5/F#
x x 4 4 x x
	
C5/G
x x 5 5 x x
	
Eb5/Bb
x 1 1 x x x
	
E5/B
x 2 2 x x x

F5/C
x 3 3 x x x
	
G#5/Eb
x x 1 1 x x
	
A5/E
x x 2 2 x x
	
C5/Ab
4 x 5 5 x x

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'clean (slightly over driven)'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Heavy distrotion '
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Synth'
Gtr IV (E A D G B E) - 'Piano'

   Intro
    Q=160
    Bb5/F B5/F# C5/G  Eb5/BbE5/B  F5/C    G#5/EbA5/E  Bb5/F Eb5/BbE5/B  F5/C
   4/4
    Gtr I
    PM--------------------------------------------------------------------|
    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E  3x E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
||------------------|------------------||-----------------|-----------------|
||o-----------------|-----------------o||-----------------|-----------------|
||--3-3-3-4-4-4-5-5-|------------------||-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-3-|-----------------|
||--3-3-3-4-4-4-5-5-|-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-3--||-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-3-|-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-3-|
||o-----------------|-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-3-o||-----------------|-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-3-|
||------------------|------------------||-----------------|-----------------|


   1st Verse
    Bb5/F B5/F# C5/G  Eb5/BbE5/B  F5/C  Bb5/F B5/F# C5/G  Eb5/BbE5/B  F5/C
    PM------------------------------------------------------------------|
    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
||o-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
||--3-3-3-4-4-4-5-5-|-----------------|-3-3-3-4-4-4-5-5-|------------------|
||--3-3-3-4-4-4-5-5-|-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-3-|-3-3-3-4-4-4-5-5-|-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-3--|
||o-----------------|-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-3-|-----------------|-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-3--|
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|


  Bb5/F B5/F# C5/G  Eb5/BbE5/B  F5/C  G#5/EbA5/E  Bb5/F Eb5/BbE5/B  F5/C
  PM------------------------------------------------------------------|
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------o||
|-3-3-3-4-4-4-5-5-|-----------------|-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-3-|------------------||
|-3-3-3-4-4-4-5-5-|-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-3-|-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-3-|-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-3--||
|-----------------|-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-3-|-----------------|-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-3-o||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||


   Pre-Chorus
    C5       C5/C5          D5  E5
    Gtr II
    q  +e  E Q  Q    Q  Q   Q   Q   4x
||-----------------|----------------||
||o----------------|---------------o||
||--5--(5)-5-5--5--|----5/--7/--9---||
||--5--(5)-5-5--5--|----5/--7/--9---||
||o-3--(3)-3----3--|----3/--5/--7--o||
||-----------4-----|----------------||


 1st Chorus
  F#5                                  A5(type 2)         E5
  Gtr II
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E    E E E E E E E E    E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|------------------|------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|------------------|------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|------------------|------------------|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4/-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7/-|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4/-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7/-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2/-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5/-|-----------------|


  N.C.
  Wx3
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|


 Pre-Verse
  Bb5/F B5/F# C5/G  Eb5/BbE5/B  F5/C  Bb5/F B5/F# C5/G  Eb5/BbE5/B  F5/C
  Gtr I
  PM------------------------------------------------------------------|
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-3-3-3-4-4-4-5-5-|-----------------|-3-3-3-4-4-4-5-5-|-----------------|
|-3-3-3-4-4-4-5-5-|-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-3-|-3-3-3-4-4-4-5-5-|-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-3-|
|-----------------|-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-3-|-----------------|-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-3-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


   2nd Verse
    Bb5/F B5/F# C5/G  Eb5/BbE5/B  F5/C  Bb5/F B5/F# C5/G  Eb5/BbE5/B  F5/C
    PM------------------------------------------------------------------|
    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
||o-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
||--3-3-3-4-4-4-5-5-|-----------------|-3-3-3-4-4-4-5-5-|------------------|
||--3-3-3-4-4-4-5-5-|-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-3-|-3-3-3-4-4-4-5-5-|-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-3--|
||o-----------------|-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-3-|-----------------|-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-3--|
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|


  Bb5/F B5/F# C5/G  Eb5/BbE5/B  F5/C  G#5/EbA5/E  Bb5/F Eb5/BbE5/B  F5/C
  PM------------------------------------------------------------------|
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------o||
|-3-3-3-4-4-4-5-5-|-----------------|-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-3-|------------------||
|-3-3-3-4-4-4-5-5-|-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-3-|-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-3-|-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-3--||
|-----------------|-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-3-|-----------------|-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-3-o||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||


   Pre-Chorus
    C5          C5/C5             D5  E5
    Gtr II
    q     +e  E Q  Q    Q     Q   Q   Q   4x
||--------------------|-------------------||
||o-------------------|------------------o||
||--5-----(5)-5-5--5--|-------5/--7/--9---||
||--5-----(5)-5-5--5--|-------5/--7/--9---||
||o-3-----(3)-3----3--|-------3/--5/--7--o||
||--------------4-----|-------------------||
|
|   Gtr II
|   H           Q  Q    H         Q   Q   4x
||--------------------|-------------------||
||o-------------------|------------------o||
||--9b10--------9-----|-9b10------9-------||
||--------------------|-------------------||
||o-------------------|------------------o||
||--------------------|-------------------||


   2nd Chorus
    F#5                                  A5(type 2)         E5
    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E    E E E E E E E E    E E E E E E E E   6x
||------------------|------------------|------------------|-------------------||
||o-----------------|------------------|------------------|------------------o||
||------------------|------------------|------------------|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9---||
||--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4/-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7/-|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9---||
||o-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4/-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7/-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--o||
||--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2/-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5/-|-------------------||


 Interlude
  N.C.
  Gtr III
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-8-8-8-8-8-6S8-8-|-8-8-8-6S8-8-8-5S|=8-8-8-8-8-8-6S8-|-8-8-8-8-6S8-8-8-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-5S8-8-8-8-8-8-6S|=8-8-8-8-8-8-6S8-|-8-8-8-5S8-8-8-8-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-8-8-6S8-8-8-8-8-|-8-6S8-8-8-8-5S8-|-8-8-8-8-8-6S8-8-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-8-8-8-8-6S8-8-8-|-8-5S8-8-8-8-8-8-|-6S8-8-8-8-8-8-6S|=8-8-8-5S8-8-8-8-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


                                     Instrumental
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   Wx10
|-----------------|-----------------|---------|
|-----------------|-----------------|---------|
|-----------------|-----------------|---------|
|-8-8-6S8-8-8-8-8-|-8-6S8-8-8-5S8---|---------|
|-----------------|-----------------|---------|
|-----------------|-----------------|---------|


    E5open B5/C5/G        B5/C5/G       E5open
    Gtr II
    E q  E Q  Q    E q  E Q  Q          E q  E H      E q  E H
||---------------|---------------||-||--------------|--------------||
||o--------------|--------------o||-||o-------------|-------------o||
||---------4--5--|--------4--5---||-||--------------|--------------||
||--2-2----4--5--|-2-2----4--5---||-||--2-2---------|-2-2----------||
||o-2-2----------|-2-2----------o||-||o-2-2---------|-2-2---------o||
||--0-0----------|-0-0-----------||-||--0-0---------|-0-0----------||


 Drum Solo
  N.C.
  Wx5
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|


    N.C.
    Q     +Q   H      W          Q     +Q   H      W            Wx3
||------------------|----------|-----------------|-----------||--------|
||o-----------------|----------|-----------------|----------o||--------|
||--9b11--(9)-------|----------|-9b11--(9)-------|-----------||--------|
||------------------|----------|-----------------|-----------||--------|
||o-----------------|----------|-----------------|----------o||--------|
||------------------|----------|-----------------|-----------||--------|


   Outro
    F5                           Gm/F            G#sus2/F
    Gtr I
    E E H    +Q     +W           E E H    +Q     E E H    +Q
||----------------|------------|---------------|----------------|
||o---------------|------------|---------------|----------------|
||----------------|------------|-----0----(0)--|-----1----(1)---|
||------3----(3)--|-(3)--------|---------------|----------------|
||o---3-----------|------------|---1-----------|---1------------|
||--1-------------|------------|-1-------------|-1--------------|


  F5                           Eb5/F       Bb5
  E E H    +Q     +W            W          E E H    +Q    3x
|---------------|------------|-----------|----------------||
|---------------|------------|-----------|---------------o||
|---------------|------------|-----------|-----3----(3)---||
|-----3----(3)--|-(3)--------|-^1--------|---3------------||
|---3-----------|------------|-^1--------|-1-------------o||
|-1-------------|------------|-^1--------|----------------||


    F5                            Gm/F              G#sus2/F
    Gtr I
     E E H    +Q     +W           E E H      +Q      E E H      +Q
||-----------------|------------|-----------------|-------------------|
||o----------------|------------|-----------------|-------------------|
||-----------------|------------|-----0------(0)--|------1------(1)---|
||-------3----(3)--|-(3)--------|-----------------|-------------------|
||o----3-----------|------------|---1-------------|----1--------------|
||---1-------------|------------|-1---------------|--1----------------|
|
|   Gtr IV
|    W                W           H       H          H       H
||--16-------------|-15---------|-8------10-------|-11------18--------|
||o-13-------------|-13---------|-5-------7-------|--8------15--------|
||-----------------|------------|-----------------|-------------------|
||-----------------|------------|-----------------|-------------------|
||o----------------|------------|-----------------|-------------------|
||-----------------|------------|-----------------|-------------------|


  F5                            Eb5/F       Bb5
   E E H    +Q     +W            W           E E H    +Q
|----------------|------------|-----------|-----------------||
|----------------|------------|-----------|----------------o||
|----------------|------------|-----------|------3----(3)---||
|------3----(3)--|-(3)--------|-^1--------|----3------------||
|----3-----------|------------|-^1--------|--1-------------o||
|--1-------------|------------|-^1--------|-----------------||
|
|  W                W            W           W
|-16-------------|-15---------|-13--------|-11--------------||
|-13-------------|-13---------|-10--------|--8-------------o||
|----------------|------------|-----------|-----------------||
|----------------|------------|-----------|-----------------||
|----------------|------------|-----------|----------------o||
|----------------|------------|-----------|-----------------||


  N.C.
  Gtr IV
   W           W          H     H       H     H
|-16--------|-15--------|-8----10----|-11----18----|
|-13--------|-13--------|-5-----7----|--8----15----|
|-----------|-----------|------------|-------------|
|-----------|-----------|------------|-------------|
|-----------|-----------|------------|-------------|
|-----------|-----------|------------|-------------|


   W           W           W           W
|-16--------|-15--------|-13--------|-11----*|
|-13--------|-13--------|-10--------|--8----*|
|-----------|-----------|-----------|-------*|
|-----------|-----------|-----------|-------*|
|-----------|-----------|-----------|-------*|
|-----------|-----------|-----------|-------*|



Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
 - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <> - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths

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