Nofx - Perfect Government tab

This is one of nofx's best songs off their best album


       Standard tuning:  e b d g a e


      Key:   ^          =full bend
             h          =hammer on
             p          =pull off
             pmI*******I=mute the notes between the two I's
             s          =slide

  soft riff at the start

eI---12-14-15------10---------------|I bI-15--------12-10---12-------------|I dI---------------------11-12-9------|I gI----------------------------12-9--|I aI----------------------------------|I eI----------------------------------|I
first solo
eI-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|I bI-------------------------------------12-13-13h15-13-12-13-12---12--------------------|I dI-14-14-14-12-14-14-14-12--12---------------------------------14---14-14-12-----------|I gI--^--^-----------^------14--14-12-14-------------------------------^-------14-12-14--|I aI-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|I eI-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|I
next soft riff: (play this slowley)
"and even if it's easy ..... to be free ......... whats your definition " (G) (C) (Em) eI-----3---------3----------3-----3-----0-------0--0------0-----------3---3--|I bI-----0---------0----------0-----0-----1-------1--0------0-----------0---0--|I dI-----0---------0----------0-----0-----0-------0--0------0-----------0---0--|I gI-----0---------0----------0-----0-----2-------2--2------2-----------0---0--|I aI-----2---------2----------2-----2-----3-------3--2------2-----------2---2--|I eI-----3---------3----------3-----3----------------0------0-----------3---3--|I
main riff: this is just power chords that have been played with each note is played once every 4 beats
"..going on" "why?" eI---------------------------------I----------------(let this note ring)---|I bI--------8--7--5-----8--7---------I--8--7--------8--7---------------------|I gI--7--5--7--7--4--5--7--7--5------I--7--7--4--5--7--7---------------------|I dI--7--5--5--4--2--5--5--5--5------I--5--4--4--5--5--5---------------------|I aI--5--3--------2--3--------3------I--------2--3-----5---------------------|I eI---------------------------------I-----------------5---------------------|I
this time you play each note 6 times in 4 beats "cause there hasn't been a sign.................................fed up" eI-------------------------------------------------------------------------|I bI------------------------------------------------------------------7--7---|I
gI------------------------------------------------------------------7--7---|I dI--5-5-5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7--10-10-10-10-10-10--11-11-11-11-11-11--5--5---|I aI--5-5-5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7--10-10-10-10-10-10--11-11-11-11-11-11---------|I eI--3-3-3-3-3-3--7-7-7-7-7-7---8--8--8--8--8--8---9--9--9--9--9--9---------|I
play each note 6 times every 4 beats at the start and once every 4 beats at the end
"point your f**king finger.............................................is it?" "it's all.......poor" eI-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|I bI----------------------------------------------------------------------------------8--7--5-----8--7---|I gI---------------------------------------------------------------------------7-5----7--7--4--5--7--7---|I dI--5-5-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-10-10-10-10-10-10--9--9--9--9--9--9--7-5----5--4--2--5--5--5---|I aI--5-5-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--5-3----------2--3---------|I eI--3-3-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0--8--8--8--8--8--8--7--7--7--7--7--7----------------------------|I pmI*************************************************************************I
play each note 6 tines in 4 beats
"yea they love to .." eI-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|I bI-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|(let last note ring)-I gI-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|I dI--5-5-5-5-5-5--9-9-9-9-9-9-10-10-10-10-10-10-11-11-11-11-11-11-12-12-12-12-12-12-----|I aI--5-5-5-5-5-5--9-9-9-9-9-9-10-10-10-10-10-10-11-11-11-11-11-11-12-12-12-12-12-12-----|I eI--3-3-3-3-3-3--7-7-7-7-7-7--8--8--8--8--8--8--9--9--9--9--9--9-10-10-10-10-10-10-----|I
JUST PLAY
"how can they sleep..." eI-------------------------------------------------------------------------|I bI-------------------------------------------------------------------------|I gI---------------------------------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|I dI-------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|I aI-------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|I eI--15s3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----------------------------------|I
2nd last riff: play each note once every 4 beats
"how did the cat get so fat" eI------------------------------------(let last note ring)---|I bI--8--7--------8--7--------8--7--------8--7-----------------|I gI--7--7--4--5--7--7--4--5--7--7--4--5--7--7--5--------------|I dI--5--4--4--5--5--4--4--5--5--4--4--5--5--4--5--------------|I aI--------2--3--------2--3--------2--3--------3--------------|I eI-----------------------------------------------------------|I
solo
eI-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|I bI--15-15-15--12-13-13h15-13-12-13-12----------12-13-12-12---12-12s15-13---------------------|I gI---^--^-----------------------------14-14---------------14------------12-12h14p12--5-7-----|I dI----------------------------------------^-12-------------------------------------------5---|I aI-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|I eI-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|I
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