Smashing Pumpkins - Here Is No Why tab

Here is No Why by Smashing Pumpkins
4/4 slow tempo.  Distortion, no reverb.  Listen to the track for rhythms.  Tuned down 
step.  Tabbed by Gitfiddlesteve.

Chords:e|-0-----0-----x-----x-----5-----x-----0-----x-|b|-2-----0-----x-----x-----5-----x-----0-----x-|g|-1-----1-----x-----7-----6-----x-----9-----6-|d|-2-----2-----6-----7-----7-----4-----9-----6-|a|-0-----2-----6-----5-----7-----4-----7-----4-|e|-0-----0-----4-----x-----5-----2-----0-----x-| Amaj7 E G#5 D5 Amaj F#5 E(vii) C#5
riffs:main riff (played after Amaj7 during intro)e|---------------------|b|---------------------|g|-2h4-2\1-2p1-2h4-----|d|---------------------|a|---------------------|e|---------------------|
riff 2e|-0~~~~~~~~~~~~b|-0~~~~~~~~~~~~g|-9/11-9\7----|d|-------------|a|-7/9--7\5----|e|-0~~~~~~~~~~~~
riff 3e|-0~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~b|-0~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~g|-x-------------------|d|-9-9-9-9-9/11-9\7----|a|-7-7-7-7-7/9--7\5----|e|-0~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
riff 4 (used in prechorus)e|-5--5-5-5-5-----x------|b|-5--5-5-5-5-----x------|g|-6--6-6-6-6-----x------|d|-7--7-7-7-7-9^v-7------|a|-7--7-7-7-7-7^v-7------|e|-5--5-5-5-5-7^v-5------|
riff 5 (variation of riff 2 used in prechorus)e|-----------------|b|-----------------|g|-9/11/14\16-16~~~d|------------------|a|-7/9-/12\14-14~~~-|e|------------------|
The song: (Intro) Amaj7, riff 1, E, G#5 Amaj7, riff 1, E, riff 2, D5 (verse 1) Amaj7 the useless drag of another day E G#5 the endless drags of a death rock boy Amaj7 mascara sure and lipstick lost E (riff 2) D5 Amaj/riff 4 glitter burned by restless thoughts of being forgotten (Chorus 1) F#5 Amaj E(vii, riff 3) and in your sad machines F#5 Amaj E(vii, riff 3) you'll forever stay F#5 Amaj E(vii) D5 Amaj7 desperate and displeased with whoever you are Amaj7 (main riff) and you're a star E G# (Verse 2) Amaj7 (this one holds for 4 measures) E G#5 somewhere he pulls his hair down over a frowning smile Amaj7 E (riff1)D5 Amaj a hidden diamond you cannot find a secret star that cannot shine over to you (Pre Chorus) c#5 D5 Amaj/riff 4 may the king of gloom, c#5 D5 E(vii)/riff 5 be forever doomed (Chorus 2) F#5 Amaj E(vii, riff 3) and in your sad machines F#5 Amaj E(vii, riff 3) you'll forever stay F#5 Amaj E(vii, riff 3) burning up in speed F#5 Amaj E(vii) D5 Amaj(let chord ring and feedback) lost inside the dreams, of teen machines (interlude, guitar with sustain, other guitars play glissandos around Amaj)
the useless drags, the empty dayse|----------------|--------------|b|----------------|--------------|g|----------------|--------------|d|-7--------------|-----7h9------|a|----------------|--------------|e|----------------|--------------|
the lonely towers of long mistakese|----------------|--------------|b|----------------|--------------|g|-----6----------|-----6h7------|d|---9------------|--------------|a|----------------|--------------|e|----------------|--------------|
to forgotten faces and faded lovese|----------------|--------------|b|----------------|--------7-----|g|---7h9----------|----9---------|d|----------------|--------------|a|----------------|--------------|e|----------------|--------------|
sitting still was never en-e|----------------|--------------|b|7h-9------------|-9h10---------|g|----------------|--------------|d|----------------|--------------|a|----------------|--------------|e|----------------|--------------|
(Solo) -noughE D5 Amaje|-12^--------------|---------------|b|-12^-9-10-9-9h10--|-14^~~~~~~~~~~-|g|-----9----------9~|-14^~~~~~~~~~~-|d|------------------|---------------|a|------------------|---------------|e|------------------|---------------|
E D5 Amaje|-----------------|----9~~~~~~~~~-|b|---7h9p7---------|---------------|g|-9^-----9-77-7h9-|---------------|d|-----------------|10^~~~~~~~~~~~-|a|-----------------|---------------|e|-----------------|---------------|
E D5 Amaje|-16^------------|---------------|b|----14h17-------|---------------|g|---------14~~~~~|14h16----------|d|----------------|-----14~~~~~~~-|a|----------------|---------------|e|----------------|---------------|
E D5 Amaje|----------------|----------------------|b|----------------|----------------------|g|-----14~~~~~~~~~|16p14-----------14h16-|d|14h16-----------|-----16p14-14h16------|a|----------------|----------------------|e|----------------|----------------------|
Amaj Amaje|----------------|--------------------|b|----------------|--------------------|g|14-16-16/18-16~~|14~~-----------14~~-|d|----------------|----16p14-14h16-----|a|----------------|--------------------|e|----------------|--------------------|
Amaj Amaje|--------------14|16^~~17~~~~~~~-|b|---------14h17--|---------------|g|16~~14h16-------|---------------|d|----------------|---------------|a|----------------|---------------|e|----------------|---------------|
(lyrics start here)and if...inc#5 D5 Amaje|21^~~~~|17~~~~~~~b|-------|--------------|g|-------|--------------|d|-------|--------------|a|-------|--------------|e|-------|--------------|
(Pre Chorus 2) c#5 D5 Amaj/riff 4 and if you're giving in, c#5 D5 E(vii) riff 5 then you're giving up (Chorus 3) F#5 Amaj E(vii, riff 3) and in your sad machines F#5 Amaj E(vii, riff 3) you'll forever stay F#5 Amaj E(vii, riff 3) burning up in speed F#5 Amaj E(vii) D5 Amaj7 lost inside the dreams, of teen machines
(outro, slow down) E (let ring)e|-----------------|-0---||b|-----------------|-0---||g|-2h4-2\1-2p1-1---|-1---||d|---------------4-|-2---||a|-----------------|-2---||e|-----------------|-0---||
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