Manic Street Preachers - Design For Life tab

                                A DESIGN FOR LIFE
                      As recorded by Manic Street Preachers
                    (From the 1996 Album EVERYTHING MUST GO)

Words by Nicky Wire

Music by James Dean Bradfield & Sean Moore


Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Gtr.1'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Gtr.2'
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Gtr.3'

   Intro/Interlude
    Q.=88
    Cmaj7
   12/8
    Gtr I
    E  E E  E E E E  E E  E E E   E  E E  E E E E  E E  E E E
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| Gtr II| Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q||---------20------------20-----|--------20------------20-----||||o--------20------------20-----|--------20------------20-----||||------------------------------|-----------------------------||||------------------------------|-----------------------------||||o-----------------------------|-----------------------------||||------------------------------|-----------------------------||
Verse Cmaj7 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|-----------------------------|-----------------------------||---------0-------------0-----|---------0-------------0-----||------5----5--------5----5---|------5----5--------5----5---||----5--------5----5--------5-|----5--------5----5----------||-3-------------3-------------|-3-------------3-----------3-||-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
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| Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q|--------20------------20-----|--------20------------20-----||--------20------------20-----|--------20------------20-----||-----------------------------|-----------------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
Dm13 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|-----------------------------|-----------------------------||---------0-------------0-----|---------0-------------0-----||------5----5--------5----5---|------5----5--------5----5---||----3--------3----3--------3-|----3--------3----3----------||-5-------------5-------------|-5-------------5-------------||-----------------------------|---------------------------0-|
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| Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q|--------20------------20-----|--------20------------20-----||--------20------------20-----|--------20------------20-----||-----------------------------|-----------------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
G7 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|-----------------------------|-----------------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------------||---------4-------------4-----|---------4-------------4-----||------3----3--------3----3---|------3----3--------3----3---||----5--------5----5--------5-|----5--------5----5--------5-||-3-------------3-------------|-3-------------3-------------|
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| Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q|--------19------------19-----|--------19------------19-----||--------20------------20-----|--------20------------20-----||-----------------------------|-----------------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
Ebmaj7 D7b5 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|-----------------------------|------------------------------|||---------8-------------8-----|---------6----------6--6-6---o|||------7----7--------7----7---|------5----5--------5--5-5----|||----5--------5----5----------|----6--------6----6-6--6-6----|||-6-------------6-----------0-|-5-------------5--5-5--5-5-0-o|||-----------------------------|------------------------------||
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| Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q|--------20------------20-----|--------20------------20------|||--------20------------20-----|--------20------------20-----o|||-----------------------------|------------------------------|||-----------------------------|------------------------------|||-----------------------------|-----------------------------o|||-----------------------------|------------------------------||
Cmaj7 F5E5 Gtrs I, III E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q. E E E|-----------------------------|---------------0-----------|||---------0-------------0-----|---------0-----0-----------|||------5----5--------5----5---|------5----5---5-----------|||----5--------5----5--------5-|----5--------5-------------|||-3-------------3-------------|-3---------------------3-2-|||-----------------------------|---------------------x-1-0-||
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| Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q|--------20------------20-----|--------20----------20-----|||--------20------------20-----|--------20----------20-----|||-----------------------------|---------------------------|||-----------------------------|---------------------------|||-----------------------------|---------------------------|||-----------------------------|---------------------------||
Pre-Chorus Dm Dm7 G5 F5E5 Gtrs I, III Q E Q E Q E Q E Q E Q E Q E E E E|-1--1-1--1-1--1-1----|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3-----||-3--3-3--3-1--1-1----|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3-----||-2--2-2--2-2--2-2----|-0--0-0--0-0--0-0-----||-0--0-0--0-0--0-0----|-0--0-0--0-0--0-0-----||---------------------|------------------3-2-||-------------------0-|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3-1-0-|
Dm Dm7 Q E Q E Q E Q E Q E Q E Q E E E E|-1--1-1----1--1-1----|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3--------||-3--3-3----1--1-1----|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3--------||-2--2-2--0-2--2-2----|-0--0-0--0-0--0-0-7-8----||-0--0-0--0-0--0-0----|-0--0-0--0-0--0-0--------||---------0---------0-|------------------5-6----||-------------------0-|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3--------|
Em E Am Am7 Q E Q. Q E Q E Q. Q E Q. E E E|------0---------0----|------0---------0-0-0-||------0---------0h=1-|------1--1------1-1-1-||---------------------|-----------0------0-0-||---------------------|-2--------------------||-2--2------2--2------|-0--------------------||-0--0------0--0------|----------------------|
F Fmaj7sus2 F Fmaj7sus2 Q E Q E Q E Q E Q E Q E Q E Q E|------1---------0----|------1---------0-------|||---------1-1--1----1-|---------1------1--0----|||-2--2------0--0------|-2--2------0--x---------|||-3--3------3---------|-3--3-------------------|||-3--3----------------|-3--3-------------------|||-1--1----------------|-1--1-------------------||
Chorus Amadd9 G5F#5 F5 Q E E E E Q E E E E Q E Q E Q E Q E|------0----------------|---------------------||--------0--------------|---------------------||----------5------------|------x--x------x--x-||-7--7-------7----2-----|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3--3-||-0--0------------0-5-4-|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3--3-||---------------0---3-2-|-1--1-1--0-1--0-1--0-|
Amadd9 G5F#5 F5 Q E E E E Q E E E E Q E Q E Q E Q E|------0----------------|------------------------||--------0--------------|------------------------||----------5------------|------x--x------x-------||-7--7-------7----2-----|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3-------||-0--0------------0-5-4-|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3--0----||---------------0---3-2-|-1--1-1--0-1--0-1-------|
Amadd9 G5F#5 F5 Fsus2 Gtr I Q E E E E Q E E E E W. W.|------0----------------|---------------|-^1-----|||--------0--------------|---------------|-^1-----|||----------5------------|---------------|-^0-----|||-7--7-------7----2-----|-3-------------|-^3-----|||-0--0------------0-5-4-|-3-------------|-^3-----|||---------------0---3-2-|-1-------------|--------||
Interlude Cmaj7 Gtr I E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|||---------0-------------0-----|---------0-------------0-----|||------5----5--------5----5---|------5----5--------5----5---|||----5--------5----5--------5-|----5--------5----5--------5-|||-3-------------3-------------|-3-------------3-------------|||-----------------------------|-----------------------------||
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| Gtr II| Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q|--------20------------20-----|--------20------------20-----|||--------20------------20-----|--------20------------20-----|||-----------------------------|-----------------------------|||-----------------------------|-----------------------------|||-----------------------------|-----------------------------|||-----------------------------|-----------------------------||
Verse Cmaj7 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|-----------------------------|-----------------------------||---------0-------------0-----|---------0-------------0-----||------5----5--------5----5---|------5----5--------5----5---||----5--------5----5--------5-|----5--------5----5----------||-3-------------3-------------|-3-------------3-----------3-||-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
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| Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q|--------20------------20-----|--------20------------20-----||--------20------------20-----|--------20------------20-----||-----------------------------|-----------------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
Dm13 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|-----------------------------|-----------------------------||---------0-------------0-----|---------0-------------0-----||------5----5--------5----5---|------5----5--------5----5---||----3--------3----3--------3-|----3--------3----3----------||-5-------------5-------------|-5-------------5-------------||-----------------------------|---------------------------0-|
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| Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q|--------20------------20-----|--------20------------20-----||--------20------------20-----|--------20------------20-----||-----------------------------|-----------------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
G7 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|-----------------------------|-----------------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------------||---------4-------------4-----|---------4-------------4-----||------3----3--------3----3---|------3----3--------3----3---||----5--------5----5--------5-|----5--------5----5--------5-||-3-------------3-------------|-3-------------3-------------|
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| Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q|--------19------------19-----|--------19------------19-----||--------20------------20-----|--------20------------20-----||-----------------------------|-----------------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
Ebmaj7 D7b5 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|-----------------------------|-----------------------------||---------8-------------8-----|---------6----------6--6-6---||------7----7--------7----7---|------5----5--------5--5-5---||----5--------5----5----------|----6--------6----6-6--6-6---||-6-------------6-----------0-|-5-------------5--5-5--5-5-0-||-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
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| Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q|--------20------------20-----|--------20------------20-----||--------20------------20-----|--------20------------20-----||-----------------------------|-----------------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
Cmaj7 F5E5 Gtrs I, III E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q. E E E|-----------------------------|---------------0-----------|||---------0-------------0-----|---------0-----0-----------|||------5----5--------5----5---|------5----5---5-----------|||----5--------5----5--------5-|----5--------5-------------|||-3-------------3-------------|-3---------------------3-2-|||-----------------------------|---------------------x-1-0-||
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| Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q|--------20------------20-----|--------20----------20-----|||--------20------------20-----|--------20----------20-----|||-----------------------------|---------------------------|||-----------------------------|---------------------------|||-----------------------------|---------------------------|||-----------------------------|---------------------------||
Pre-Chorus Dm Dm7 G5 F5E5 Gtrs I, III Q E Q E Q E Q E Q E Q E Q E E E E|-1--1-1--1-1--1-1----|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3-----||-3--3-3--3-1--1-1----|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3-----||-2--2-2--2-2--2-2----|-0--0-0--0-0--0-0-----||-0--0-0--0-0--0-0----|-0--0-0--0-0--0-0-----||---------------------|------------------3-2-||-------------------0-|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3-1-0-|
Dm Dm7 G5 Q E Q E Q E Q E Q E Q E Q E E E E|-1--1-1----1--1-1----|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3--------||-3--3-3----1--1-1----|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3--------||-2--2-2--0-2--2-2----|-0--0-0--0-0--0-0-7-8----||-0--0-0--0-0--0-0--0-|-0--0-0--0-0--0-0--------||---------0---------0-|------------------5-6----||---------------------|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3--------|
Em E Am Am7 Q E Q. Q E Q. Q. Q E Q. E E E|------0---------0----|------0----------------||------0---------0----|------1----------------||---------------------|---------2-2b4r==0-----||---------------------|-2-----------------2p0-||-2--2------2--2------|-0---------------------||-0--0------0--0------|-----------------------|
F Fmaj7sus2 F Fmaj7sus2 Q E Q E Q E Q E Q E Q E Q E Q E|------1---------0----|------1---------0-------|||---------1-1--1----1-|---------1------1-------|||-2--2------0--0------|-2--2------0--x----0----|||-3--3------3---------|-3--3-------------------|||-3--3----------------|-3--3-------------------|||-1--1----------------|-1--1-------------------||
Chorus Amadd9 G5F#5 F5 Q E E E E Q E E E E Q E Q E Q E Q E|------0----------------|---------------------||--------0--------------|---------------------||----------5------------|------x--x------x--x-||-7--7-------7----2-----|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3--3-||-0--0------------0-5-4-|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3--3-||---------------0---3-2-|-1--1-1--0-1--0-1--0-|
Amadd9 G5F#5 F5 Q E E E E Q E E E E Q E Q E Q E Q E|------0----------------|------------------------||--------0--------------|------------------------||----------5------------|------x--x------x-------||-7--7-------7----2-----|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3-------||-0--0------------0-5-4-|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3--0----||---------------0---3-2-|-1--1-1--0-1--0-1-------|
Amadd9 G5F#5 F5 Fsus2 Gtr I Q E E E E Q E E E E W. W.|------0----------------|---------------|-^1-----|||--------0--------------|---------------|-^1-----|||----------5------------|---------------|-^0-----|||-7--7-------7----2-----|-3-------------|-^3-----|||-0--0------------0-5-4-|-3-------------|-^3-----|||---------------0---3-2-|-1-------------|--------||
Breakdown Cmaj7 Gtr I W. +W.|-^0---------------------|-(0)--------------------||-^0---------------------|-(0)--------------------||-^5---------------------|-(5)--------------------||-^5---------------------|-(5)--------------------||-^3---------------------|-(3)--------------------||------------------------|------------------------|
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| Gtr II| Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q|-------20---------20----|-------20---------20----||-------20---------20----|-------20---------20----||------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------|
Dm13 W. +W.|------------------------|--------------------------||-^0---------------------|-(0)----------------------||-^5---------------------|-(5)----------------------||-^3---------------------|-(3)----------------------||-^5---------------------|-(5)----------------------||------------------------|--------------------------|
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| Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q|-------20---------20----|-------20---------20------||-------20---------20----|-------20---------20------||------------------------|--------------------------||------------------------|--------------------------||------------------------|--------------------------||------------------------|--------------------------|
G7 Gtr I W. +W.|-^3---------------------|-(3)--------------------||-^3---------------------|-(3)--------------------||-^4---------------------|-(4)--------------------||-^3---------------------|-(3)--------------------||-^5---------------------|-(5)--------------------||-^3---------------------|-(3)--------------------|
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| Gtr II| Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q|-------19---------19----|-------19---------19----||-------20---------20----|-------20---------20----||------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------|
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| Gtr III| W W|------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------|
Ebmaj7 D7b5 PM| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E S S|-----------------------------|----------------------------------||---------8-------------8-----|----------6--------6-6--6-6-0-0---||------7----7--------7----7---|-------5----5---5--5-5--5-5-5-5---||----5--------5----5----------|-----6--------6-6--6-6--6-6-5-5---||-6-------------6-----------0-|-5--------------------------3-3---||-----------------------------|----------------------------------|
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| Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q|--------20------------20-----|---------20------------20---------||--------20------------20-----|---------20------------20---------||-----------------------------|----------------------------------||-----------------------------|----------------------------------||-----------------------------|----------------------------------||-----------------------------|----------------------------------|
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| W H.. Q Q S S|-----------------------------|----------------------------0-----||-----------------------------|------------------------------0---||-----------------------------|----------------------------------||-----------------------------|----------------------------------||-----------------------------|----------------------------------||-----------------------------|----------------------------------|
Cmaj7 F5E5 Q E Q E Q E Q E Q E Q E Q E E E E|--------0--------------0-----|--------0--------------------|||-0---0--0---0-0----0---0---0-|-0---0--0---0-0----0---------|||-5---5--5---5-5----5---5---5-|-5---5--5---5-5----5---------|||-5---5--5---5-5----5---5---5-|-5---5--5---5-5----5---0-----|||-3---3--3---3-3----3---3---3-|-3---3--3---3-3----3---0-3-2-|||-----------------------------|-------------------------1-0-||
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| Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q Q. E Q|-------20-------------20-----|-------20-------------20-----|||-------20-------------20-----|-------20-------------20-----|||-----------------------------|-----------------------------|||-----------------------------|-----------------------------|||-----------------------------|-----------------------------|||-----------------------------|-----------------------------||
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| W +Q. E W +E E E E|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|||-----------------------------|-0----------------(0)--------|||-5----------------(5)------5-|-5----------------(5)--------|||---------------------------5-|-5----------------(5)--0-----|||---------------------------3-|-3----------------(3)--0-3-2-|||-----------------------------|-----------------------0-1-0-||
Pre-Chorus Dm Dm7 G5 F5E5 Gtrs I, III Q E Q E Q E Q E Q E Q E Q E E E E|-1--1-1----1--1-1----|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3-----||-3--3-3----1--1-1----|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3-----||-2--2-2--0h2--2-2----|-0--0-0--0-0--0-0-----||-0--0-0----0--0-0----|-0--0-0--0-0--0-0-----||---------------------|------------------3-2-||-------------------0-|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3-1-0-|
Dm Dm7 G5 Q E Q E Q E Q E Q E Q E Q E E E E|-1--1-1----1--1-1----|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3--------||-3--3-3----1--1-1----|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3--------||-2--2-2--0h2--2-2----|-0--0-0--0-0--0-0-7-8----||-0--0-0----0--0-0----|-0--0-0--0-0--0-0--------||-------------------0-|------------------5-6----||-------------------0-|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3--------|
Em E Am Am7 Q E Q. Q E Q E Q. Q E E E E Q E|------0---------0----|------0----------5----||------0---------0h=1-|------1--1-------5----||---------------------|----------------------||---------------------|-2--------------------||-2--2------2--2------|-0---------0-0-0----0-||-0--0------0--0------|----------------------|
F Fmaj7sus2 F Fmaj7sus2 Q E Q E Q E Q E E E E +E E E E E E E E E|------1---------0----|---1-------0-----1-----1------|||---------1-1--1----1-|-----1-(1)---1-----1-----1----|||-2--2------0--0------|-2---0-(0)-----------0--------|||-3--3------3---------|-3-------------3--------------|||-3--3----------------|------------------------------|||-1--1----------------|------------------------------||
Chorus Amadd9 G5F#5 F5 Q E E E E Q E E E E Q E Q E Q E Q E|------0----------------|---------------------||--------0--------------|---------------------||----------5------------|------x--x------x--x-||-7--7-------7----2-----|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3--3-||-0--0------------0-5-4-|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3--3-||---------------0---3-2-|-1--1-1--0-1--0-1--0-|
Amadd9 G5F#5 F5 Q E E E E Q E E E E Q E Q E Q E Q E|------0----------------|------------------------||--------0--------------|------------------------||----------5------------|------x--x------x-------||-7--7-------7----2-----|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3-------||-0--0------------0-5-4-|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3--0----||---------------0---3-2-|-1--1-1--0-1--0-1-------|
Amadd9 G5F#5 F5 Fsus2 Q E E E E Q E E E E W. W.|------0----------------|---------------|-^1-----|||--------0--------------|---------------|-^1-----|||----------5------------|---------------|-^0-----|||-7--7-------7----2-----|-3-------------|-^3-----|||-0--0------------0-5-4-|-3-------------|-^3-----|||---------------0---3-2-|-1-------------|--------||
Drum Outro N.C. Wx5|--------*||--------*||--------*||--------*||--------*||--------*|
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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