Smashing Pumpkins - By Starlight tab

BY STARLIGHT - Mellon COllie and the Infinite Sadness

Transcribed by Adam Morris

Tuning: 1/2 step down

Here is another tab from MCIS!

CORDS USED:

       E A D G B E
C#     x 4 6 6 6 4
G#m    4 6 6 4 4 x
F#     2 4 4 3 2 2
D#5    x 6 8 8 x x
G#(i)  4 3 x 5 x x  <---Keep an eye on this chord when it comes up..
Bb5    6 8 8 x x x      If you play a normal G# it will sound terrible!!
G#(ii) 4 6 6 x x x

BEFORE PLAYING, MAKE SURE YOU CHECK THE CHORDS USED


The C# is played as a single string pattern most of the time.
In the verses the C# is played:

----------------6------6----6--------4----------------
INTRO: C# G#m F# C# by starlight i'll kiss you G#m F# C# and promise to be your one and only i'll make you feel happy G#m F# C# and leave you to be lost in mine G#m F# and where will we go, what will we do? D#5 G#(i) C# soon said i, will know (lead fill 1) G#m F# C# and are you just like me? G#m F# D#5 dead eyes, dead eyes, are you just like me? Bb5 G#(ii) D#5 F# her eyes, her eyes were as vacant as the seas C# G#m F# dead eyes, are you just like me? D#5 G#(i) C# F# and all along, we knew we'd carry on D#5 G#(i) (play 2nd fret on the B string here) just to belong C# G#m F# (play 3rd fret on the G string here) C# by starlight i know you G#m F# C# (lead fill 2) as lovely as a wish granted true G#m F# (lead fill 3 over the top) my life has been empty, my life has been untrue (of this line) D#5 G#(i) C# F# and does she really know, who i really am? D#5 G#(i) C# (lead fill 1) does she really know me at last G#m F# C# are you just like me? G#m F# D#5 dead eyes, dead eyes, are you just like me? Bb5 G#(ii) D#5 F# C# her eyes, her eyes were as vacant as the seas G#m F# D#5 C# dead eyes, dead eyes, are you just like me? G#m F# C# are you just like me?
LEAD FILL 1 (1/2)----------------------------------------6/9~~~----6/9~~--11-9-7-6b-----------------------------------------6------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
LEAD FILL 2 -----------------------------------------4--6/7\6--4--6~~~~-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
LEAD FILL 3 -------4--------------------2------------4-----------4-------------4-x-------------5------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
That is about it. There is a bit of lead in the outro that I left out, but other than that most of it is here. I am fairly proud of my efforts with this TAB so any comments would be greatly appreciated. benmo@deakin.edu.au Adam Morris
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