Smiths - Meat Is Murder Live tab

Meat Is Murder [Live at Oxford Apollo 18/3/85]– The Smiths
Tabbed by: Bill Allen

Tuning: Open E or Open D with capo on 2 fret (EBEG#Be)

Works fine with the original version aswell.
You can find this live version on “The Sound of The Smiths [Deluxe edition]”.

C  - (8 8 8 8 8 8)
A  - (5 5 5 5 5 5)
D  - (10 10 10 10 10 10)
E  – (0 0 0 0 0 0)
B  – (7 7 7 7 7 7)
G  – (3 3 3 3 3 3)
F# - (2 2 2 2 2 2)
F  - (1 1 1 1 1 1)
Main Riff:

e|--0-0-0-0-0-8-8-8-8-8-8/10-10-10-10-10-10-10/8-7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0| B|--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8/10-10-10-10-10-10-10/8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8|G#|--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8/10-10-10-10-10-10-10/8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8| E|--------------------------------------------------------------| B|--------------------------------------------------------------| E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
e|-0-0--0--0--0--0--0--0----0-0-0-0-0-0----0--0--0--0--0--0--0--| B|-8/10-10-10-10-10-10-10/8-8-8-8-8-8-8/10-10-10-10-10-10-10/8--|G#|-8/10-10-10-10-10-10-10/8-8-8-8-8-8-8/10-10-10-10-10-10-10/8--| E|--------------------------------------------------------------| B|--------------------------------------------------------------| E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
MAIN RIFF SIX TIMES MAIN RIFF TWICE OVER THE VERSE 1.06:VERSE Heifer whines could be human cries Closer comes the screaming knife 1.23: CHORUS C This beautiful creature must die A This beautiful creature must die C A death for no reason D E And death for no reason is MURDER C And the flesh you so fancifully fry A Is not succulent, tasty or kind C B It's death for no reason A D E And death for no reason is MURDER A C B A And the calf that you carve with a smile D E Is MURDER A C B A And the turkey you festively slice D E Is MURDER G F# F Do you know how animals die ? 2.19 MAIN RIFF C Kitchen aromas aren't very homely A It's not "comforting", cheery or kind C D It's sizzling blood and the unholy stench E Of MURDER C It's not "natural", "normal" or kind A The flesh you so fancifully fry C B The meat in your mouth A D As you savour the flavour E Of MURDER A C B A D E NO, NO, NO, IT'S MURDER A C B A D E NO, NO, NO, IT'S MURDER G F# F Oh ... and who hears when animals cry? OUTRO:PLAY MAIN RIFF UNTIL IT FADES OUT ************************************ | / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | p pull-off | ~ vibrato | + harmonic | x Mute note | b Bend | pb Pre-bend | br Bend release | pbr Pre-bend release | brb Bend release bend ************************************
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