Porcupine Tree - A Smart Kid tab

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			     "A SMART KID" off album "Stupid Dream" (1999)
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Tabbed by: Les Gibson

Standard tuning

Fantastic song this. The first tab on the site was lacking a lot of stuff, so I thought
I'd do the whole thing with all the parts, from the album version of the song.

--INTRO (two acoustic guitars)(0:20):

Guitar 1 Am C G/B Am C G/Be|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|G|------2---------------0----------0----|------2--------------0----------0----|D|----2-----2---------2----------0----0-|----2----2---------2----------0------|A|-0-----------0-2-3-------0-0h2--------|-0----------0-2-3-------0-0h2------2-|E|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
F Ee|-------------------|B|-------------------|G|-------------------|D|------3---------2--|A|----3---------2----|E|-1-------1-0-------|
Guitar 1 Am C G/B Am C G/Be|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|G|------2---------------0----------0----|------2---------------0----------0----|D|----2-----2---------2----------0----0-|----2-----2---------2----------0------|A|-0-----------0-2-3-------0---2--------|-0-----------0-2-3-------0-0h2------2-|E|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
Guitar 2 |e|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|B|------1--0---0-1-3-0------------------|------1--0---0-1-3-0------------1-0---|G|------2----2--------------------------|-0h2--2----2------------------------0-|D|------2--------------------------0h2--|------2-------------------------------|A|------0-------------------------------|------0-------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
F Ee|-------------------|B|-------------------|G|-------------------|D|------3---------2--|A|----3---------2----|E|-1-------1-0-------|
| |e|-------------------|B|---0-----1-0-------|G|-2-----------------|D|-------------------|A|-------------------|E|-------------------|
--Verses 1 and 2 (1:07): Intro parts play in verses Am C G/B Stranded here on planet earth Am C G/B It's not much but it could be worse F E Everything's free here, there's no crowds Am C G/B Winter lasted five long years Am C G/B No sun will come again I fear F E Chemical harvest was sown --Chorus (1:52): Strummed chords and electric guitar with tremolo effect:
Dsus2 Am/C Fmaj7 Dsus2 Am/C Fmaj7e|---0--------0---------------0--|---0--------0--------------0--|B|-----3--------3-------------3--|-----3--------3------------3--|G|-------------------------------|------------------------------|D|-0-----------------3-----------|-0-----------------3----------|A|----------3--------------------|---------3--------------------|E|-------------------------------|------------------------------|
Dsus2 Am/C Fmaj7 Dsus2 Am/C Fmaj7e|---0--------0---------------0--|---0--------0--------------0--|B|-----3--------3-------------3--|-----3--------3------------3--|G|-------------------------------|------------------------------|D|-0-----------------3-----------|-0-----------------3----------|A|----------3--------------------|---------3--------------------|E|-------------------------------|------------------------------|
This is played underneath words: Dsus4 Am/C Fmaj7 And I will wait for you Dsus4 Am/C Fmaj7 Until the sky is blue Dsus4 Am/C Fmaj7 And I will wait for you Dsus4 Am/C Fmaj7 What else can I do? --Verses 3 and 4 (2:30): Same chords/guitar parts as verses 1 and 2. A spaceship from another star They ask me where all the people are What can I tell them? I tell them I'm the only one There was a war but I must have won Please take me with you. --(3:17): strange experimental bit. No real chords. --Chorus (3:53): same as before. --Closing solo, over same chords as chorus (4:28)
e|-------------------|-------------------------12--------------------------------------|B|-13-12-10-12-10----|--------15b17b15-13--15-----13--15-12--13--------------13h15-----|G|----------------12-|-12/14------------------------------------12/14-----14--------14-|D|-------------------|-----------------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------|-----------------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-15b17-15p13--15b17-13--12h13p12----12-13-12h13p12---12--------------------|G|---------------------------------14---------------14----14-14-12-14--------|D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--12p10--13-12--12h13-15-15-13-13-12-13p12----13--12-12---13-13-12--12h13-12h13-12----12-12-|G|--10-----14-14--14----14-14-14-14-14------14--14--14-14---14-14-14--12----12----14p12-12-12-|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|----------------|B|-12----12h13\---|G|-14p12----------|D|----------------| ... Same chords strum to fade out.A|----------------|E|----------------|
| / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | p pull-off | ~ vibrato | + harmonic | x Mute note ===============================================================================
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