Bad Books – Holding Down The Laughter tab

Note: This is tabbed for one guitar ONLY, and the intro is definitely not perfect, 
but it is the closest I could figure out. Hopefully it helps a bit.

Intro:e|-----4-------3-------3-------2-------0-----------------------------------|B|-------4-------3-------3-------3-------------3-------0-------0-------0---|G|---5-------4-------4-------4-------2---2---2---2---0---0---0---0---0---0-|D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|-4-------3-------3-------3-------3--------3-------3-------3-------3------|
e|-------------3-------2-------2-------0-------------------3-3-3-3------|B|-----0---------3-------3-------3-------1-----3-------0---3-3-3-3------|G|---0---0----4-------4-------4------0-------2---2---0---0-0-0-0-0------|D|---------------------------------------------------------0-0-0-0------|A|---------------------------------------------------------2-2-2-2------|E|-3-------3-------3-------3-------3-------3-------3-------3-3-3-3------|
e|--------2--2-------2--2br----------0-0----0--3-0--3---------------|B|--5-3-5------5-3-5--------5-5------0-0----1--3-1--3---------------|G|-----------------------------------0-0----2--0-2--0---------------|D|-----------------------------------2-2----2--0-2--0---------------|A|-----------------------------------2-2----0--2-0--2---------------|E|-----------------------------------0-0-------3----3---------------| D D Em Am G Am G
G D D Styrofoam cup of mud in my good hand, G Disembodied voice of God in the trash can D Em Em Eyes in the ashes, feeling for the future D Sleeping through the stake-out, researching the rumor. G D D A mile, a motor, a mattress, a memory, G At first you were embarrassed, but how could you not be, D Em Em Tangled in teenage mom at the movies, D Your voice ran out out of words, Em Em, Am, G, Am, G It was awkward and homey. G Gospel in your belly, the ache a little lower, G Back into the breach, you spoke as it's owner. D Syndicated sermon you sang from the rafters, D Anchors in you pockets, holding down the laughter. G Tearing up your mind, your lust and your ego, G Slingshot a martyr to speed your libido, D Perish grows to jelly, blissful and wasted, D Em Em, Am, G, Am, G Your Vishnu eye slips open and pictures them naked Break: Gx8, Emx8 C G You're complicating your worst mixed messes, C G You built then burnt a bridge. C And scattered all your crumbs at the cliff, D D She wants me, she'll swim for it.
Solo: (There is a lot of bending and interesting distortion here so I can't get it perfect, but you should be able to work with this)e|-7-5---5----7-5---5----7-5---5----7-5---5----10-8-7-5----10-8-7-5------|B|-----8---8------8---7------8---8------8---7-----------8-----------7----|G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------| G G G G
e|-10-8-7-5----10-8-7-5----17-14-15-17--17-14-15-17--17-14-15-17---|B|----------5-----------7------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
e|--15---17---19--20-19-17------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|------------------------------|A|------------------------------|E|------------------------------|
G G G Brother, can you spare your arms or your arrows? G G G Thunder clap's arising, I think that I should D Go home to the basement, back on Jumel street, D 1996 and your waiting there to tell me, G "I didn't die, you dreamt it, you dreamt it, G I'm as alive as your best good intentions. D Sorry that I tricked you, you had to focus D Em Em, Am, G, Am, G Pull yourself together, clear out the garbage." Break: Gx8, Emx8 C But for all that effort, G The slow burned struggle, C G I forgot where you live. C D She swept away the clues from the cliff, your lost now.(x4) Em Am Remembering. C D She swept away the clues from the cliff, your lost now. Remembering.
Outro: Same deal as the solo:e|-7-5---5----7-5---5----7-5---5----7-5---5----10-8-7-5----10-8-7-5------|B|-----8---8------8---7------8---8------8---7-----------8-----------7----|G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------| G G G G
e|-10-8-7-5----10-8-7-5----17-14-15-17--17-14-15-17--17-14-15-17---|B|----------5-----------7------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
e|--15---17---19--20-19-17--19-17---|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|----------------------------------|A|----------------------------------|E|----------------------------------|
End on: G G
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