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-----|-------------------||
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| 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----------------|
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| 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--------|-----------------||
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| 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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