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Ed Harcourt – Last Cigarette tab
Last Cigarette - The Beautiful Lie Orignal Tab by Chris Walker Ed plays a lot of variations and hammer ons in this song. The most commonly used is the finger D Hammer on when playing a C chord. Use it when there is a bit of silence! CAPO 3rd Intro: G Em7 (no G) C -- Hammer on G. ie middle note of C chord. Verse 1: G Em7(no G) Found his memoirs in an old junk shop Cadd9/E Dadd11 Dated from 1916 G Em7(no G) Sentenced to death while still shell-shocked Cadd9/E Dadd11 For deserting the infantry D C Blindfold on and one step back G Em No need to get upset D Em Don't be hasty with the trigger boys C Let him smoke his one last cigarette Verse 2: Repeat Chorus Chords for Verse 2. Down in the hospital on the 9th ward An old man scratches his head Reaching into his bedside drawer He waits 'til the nurse is downstairs 'I'm nearly cured I've been so brave And there's no need to fret I'm gonna really quit this time Let me smoke my one last cigarette' G Em Straight as a corkscrew G C As bright as the night G Em Blind to the horror Dadd11 Fmaj7 C G Blind to the very horror of this sorry life Interlude, Intro Chords Verse 3: Repeat Chorus Chords for Verse 3 The awkward girl with a broken heart Smashes her mirror until it fractures Leaning down she picks up a shard And ponders to question her actions A selfish act, she's full aware But the best one she's done yet With tired eyes and steady hands She'll smoke her one last cigarette Chorus 2: G Em Straight as a corkscrew G C As bright as the night G Em Blind to the horror Dadd11 Fmaj7 C G Blind to the very horror of this sorry life