Pulp – This Is Hardcore tab ver. 2

Song: This Is Hardcore
Band: Pulp
Album: This Is Hardcore (1997)
Tabbed by: Trifonas
E-mail: trifwnas@hotmail.gr

Tuning: Standard EADGBe (Low to high)

OK, in this I have tabbed the guitar parts and the chords
are mostly taken from the chords version of this song in this site
(I have made some corrections though).
Hope you enjoy playing these amazing riffs!

Em9 Em9 Em9 Em9
Em9 Gmaj7/Eb Gmaj7/D Gmaj7/C#
Em B/D# G/D A
Em9 Em9 Em9 Em9

Riff 1 (on piano)e|----------------------------------------|B|--------------------------4~--4-2-------|G|-1-2--4~---1-2--5~---1-2----------4~----|D|----------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------|
Riff 2 (on piano)e|--------------------------------------------------------|B|--7/8-10--8-7-8--7/8-10--8-7---7/8-10--8p7/8/12~--10~---|G|----------------------------9---------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------|
Verse: Em9 Gmaj7 You are hardcore you make me hard Em9 Gmaj7/F# You name the drama and I'll play the part Em9 Gmaj7 It seems I saw you in some teenage wet dream Em9 Gmaj7/F# I like your get-up if you know what I mean Em9 Gmaj7/Eb I want it bad Gmaj7/D Gmaj7/C# I want it now Em9 B/D# Oh can't you see G/D A I'm ready now Em9 Gmaj7/Eb I've seen all the pictures, I've stu_died them for ever Gmaj7/D Gmaj7/C# I wanna make a movie so let's star in it together, oh_ C5 G5 Em9 Don't make a move till I say 'Action' C5 G5 Em9 Oh, here comes the Hardcore life
Riff 3 (Link: Don't make a move...Oh, here comes the hardcore life...)e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|--5-5-5-5-5-------------------|D|--5-5-5-5-5------5-5-5-5-5----|A|--3-3-3-3-3------5-5-5-5-5----|E|-----------------3-3-3-3-3----|
Riff 4 Riff 5 (Riff 4 is played when he says'till I say 'Action' along with the Em9 chordand Riff 5 is played when he says'...the Hardcore life' along with the Em9 chord - these two are played on piano)e|-------------------------|----------------|B|---7/8-10-10h11h12p10\7--|--7/8-10--8\7---|G|-------------------------|-------------9--|D|-------------------------|--------9-------|A|-------------------------|----------------|E|-------------------------|----------------|
Riff 6 (strum very fast)e|--7/10/12\8------|B|-----------------|G|--4/7/9\5--------|D|-----------------|A|-----------------|E|-----------------|
Bm Put your money where your mouth is tonight F Leave your make up on and I'll leave on the light Bm Come over here babe and talk in the mic F Oh, yeah I hear you now it's gonna be one helluva night E A F You can't be a spectator - oh, no F E You gotta take these dreams and make them whole
Riff 7 (this is played when he says: '..one helluva night')e|--1--1--1--1--0--0--0--0--5--5--5--5--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--0--0--0--0-------|B|--1--1--1--1--0--0--0--0--5--5--5--5--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--0--0--0--0-------|G|--2--2--2--2--1--1--1--1--6--6--6--6--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--1--1--1--1-------|D|--3--3--3--3--2--2--2--2--7--7--7--7--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--2--2--2--2-------|A|----3--3--3--3--2--2--2--2--7--7--7--7--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--2--2--2--2-----|E|----1--1--1--1--0--0--0--0--5--5--5--5--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--0--0--0--0-----|
Chorus: C Esus4 E Oh this is Hardcore Am F C There is no way back for you Esus4 E Oh this is Hardcore Am F C This is me on top of you Esus4 E Em And I can't believe that it took me this long Em That it took me this long
Riff 8e|------------------------------------|B|---12b13br12p10-12b13br12p10--------|G|------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------|
Riff 8a (...it took me this long..)e|--------------------------------------|B|-----------------------0--------------|G|--14~--14\--12~---------0-------------|D|-------------------------2------------|A|--------------------------2-----------|E|---------------------------0----------|
Bridge: Em9 Bm/D Oh, this is the eye of the storm C#7 It's what men in stained raincoats pay for Cmaj7 C6 But in here it is pure, yeah Em9 Bm/D This is the end of the line C#7 I've seen this storyline C#7 Cmaj7 C6 Played out so many times before Em9 Em9 Oh that goes in there, then that goes in there_ Bm/D Bm/D Then that goes in there, then that goes in there_ C#7 Cmaj7 C6 Oh, and then it's over Em9 Bm/D Oh, what a hell of a show C#7 But what I want to know Cmaj7 C6 What exactly do you do for an encore? Em9 'Cos this-is hardcore Outro: Em9 end on Em9 Legend: | / slide up | | \ slide down | | h hammer-on | | p pull-off | | ~ let it ring | | b Bend | | br Bend release |
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