Stone Temple Pilots - Purple Album tab

This isn't a complete trancription, as some songs and all solos have been left
out, but this is a fairly accurate transcription of the new STP album...any
comments (constructive, preferably), e-mail to cianyde@zero.cypher.com.  
Thanx.

                          PURPLE
                          ------
               1.Meatplow
               2.Vasoline
               3.Lounge Fly
               4.Interstate Love Song
               5.Still Remains (not transcribed)
               6.Pretty Penny (not transcribed)
               7.Superman Silvergun (not transcribed)
               8.Big Empty
               9.Unglued
               10.Army Ants
               11.Kitchenware & Candy Bars/Hidden Song 

Meatplow
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Intro/Verse

N.C F#5E|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|---------------------------|A|------0--3-4-4---4-X-4---4-|E|-0--3------2-2-0-2-X-2-0-2-|
Prechorus ("They got these pictures of everything...")
B5 C5 B5 A5 F?E|------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------|D|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-10--9--7--3-X--3-3-3-X-3-3-| <--this may be a little offA|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-10--9--7--2-X--2-2-2-X-2-2-|E|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-8---7--5--1-X--1-1-1-X-1-1-|
Chorus ("I got a lover and, well she shows me how...) w/slide and Dean's nutty vibrato
A5 C5 D5 A5 C5 D5 A5 F5 Bb5 G5 Bb5 C5 G5E|-----------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------3--5------|D|--/7--/10--/12--/7--/10--/12--/7--/3--/8--/5--5--3--5--5---|A|--/7--/10--/12--/7--/10--/12--/7--/3--/8--/5--5--1--3--5---| |E|----------------------------------------------3--------3---| |
On the second verse, that "whining part" is just tremolo picking a E on the g string (9th fret) Lyrics Fine place for a day full of breakdowns- Takes more than a meltdown to show us how- Throw a ta(c)k on the road, stop the meatplow- Got a bullet but it ain't mine. They got these pictures of everything- To break us down, yeah to break me down- They make us hate and we make it bleed. But I got a lover and yeah She shows me how, To understand it, yeah to understand I got a brother and well He shows me how, To make amends, yeah to make amends with it. Take a break from the mousetrap we call home- Takes more than a message to make me smile- I can feel when she kisses me sleeping- But not when the news is on. (prechorus) (chorus) (solo) -rhythm background is the verse (prechorus) (chorus) Vasoline -------- Intro/Bridge ("you'll see the look and you'll see the lies...") Bb6(b5)
E|-0------0------0------0------------|B|-8------8------8------8------------|G|-7------7------7------7------------|D|-8------8------8------8------------|A|-0------0------0------0------------|E|-----------------------------------|
Verse N.C.
E|-------------------------| Halfway through the second veres, hit B|-------------------------| dead strings for that "chucka-chucka" soundG|-------------------------|D|-------------------------|A|-------------------------|E|-1--3--1--3--1--3--1--3--|
Chorus Eb5 D5Db5C5
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-8888-8888-8888-8888-8888-8888-8888-8765-5555-5555-5555-5555-5555-5555-5555|D|-8888-8888-8888-8888-8888-8888-8888-8765-5555-5555-5555-5555-5555-5555-5555|A|-6666-6666-6666-6666-6666-6666-6666-6543-3333-3333-3333-3333-3333-3333-3333|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F
E|----1-|B|----1-|G|-5--2-|D|-5--3-|A|-3--3-|E|----1-|
Lyrics One time a thing occured to me What's real and what's for sale? Blew a kiss and tried to take it home Isn't you, isn't me Search for things that you can't see Going blind, out of reach Somewhere in the vasoline Two times and it has rendered me Punch drunk and without bail Think I'd be safer all alone Flies in the vasoline we are Sometimes it blows my mind Keep getting stuck here all the time (chorus) You'll see the look and you'll see the lies You'll eat the lies, and you will. (solo) -rhythm background is the verse (repeat 3rd verse ["Flies in the vasoline..."]) (outro) -verse figure; end on Bb6(b5)-intro/bridge chord
Lounge Fly------ ---Verse D5 F5 B?E|-------------------|B|-------------------|G|--------1010-------| This is probably way off...D|-12-12--1010--9----|A|-12-12--8-8---8----|E|-10-10--------7----|
Chorus F5 G5 F5 G5 F5 G5 F5 G5 F5 G5 F5 G5E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|D|-3/5--5-5-5--3/5--5-5-5--3/5--5--3/5--5-5-5--3/5--5-5-5--3/5--5--|A|-3/5--5-5-5--3/5--5-5-5--3/5--5--3/5--5-5-5--3/5--5-5-5--3/5--5--|E|-1/3--3-3-3--1/3--3-3-3--1/3--3--1/3--3-3-3--1/3--3-3-3--1/3--3--|
A5 Bb5 A5 Bb5 A5 Bb5 A5 Bb5 A5 Bb5 A5 G#5E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|D|-7/8--8-8-8--7/8--8-8-8--7/8--8--7/8--8-8-8--7/8--8-8-8-8--7--6--|A|-7/8--8-8-8--7/8--8-8-8--7/8--8--7/8--8-8-8--7/8--8-8-8-8--7--6--|E|-5/6--6-6-6--5/6--6-6-6--5/6--6--5/6--6-6-6--5/6--6-6-6-6--5--4--|
F5 G5 F5 G5 F5 G5 F5 G5 F5 G5 F5 G5E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|D|-3/5--5-5-5--3/5--5-5-5--3/5--5--3/5--5-5-5--3/5--5-5-5--3/5--5--|A|-3/5--5-5-5--3/5--5-5-5--3/5--5--3/5--5-5-5--3/5--5-5-5--3/5--5--|E|-1/3--3-3-3--1/3--3-3-3--1/3--3--1/3--3-3-3--1/3--3-3-3--1/3--3--|
Bb5 C5E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-8-8-8-8--8-8-8-8--8-8-8-8--8-8-8-8--10101010-10101010-10101010-10101010--|A|-8-8-8-8--8-8-8-8--8-8-8-8--8-8-8-8--10101010-10101010-10101010-10101010--|E|-6-6-6-6--6-6-6-6--6-6-6-6--6-6-6-6--8-8-8-8--8-8-8-8--8-8-8-8--8-8-8-8---|
Bridge D?E|---------------------|B|--3--3--3--3-3-3-----|G|--1--2--4--2-1-2-----|D|--0--0--0--0-0-0-----|A|---------------------|E|---------------------|
Lyrics It's ok, it's ok, ok relieve me Pins in me, pins in me, in me you kill me The lounge fly, the lounge fly, the fly you bring me I think I'm free but the dogs they won't release me Don't have a nickel or a dollar but you feed me My bottle's empty but you always refuel me I feel I'm sinking but you won't let me drown me I wanna f@(*, wanna f@(* but do you need me? I can't give what I take away, and the other understands She said she'd be my woman, she said she be my man I can't live this way Please refill my soul (verse) (chorus) Said she'd be my woman...she said she'd be my woman, said she'd be my man (solo 1) -Dean takes one of his quirky (awesome) trademark solos... (chorus) (solo 2) -Butthole Surfer Paul Leary pops in for a little solo in D pentatonic minor Interstate Love Song ---------- ---- ---- Intro
N.CE|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------8--9--8------------------------|D|/11--9--11--9-----------------------10-----------11---9----------------|A|---------------11-(9)-7-9-7-9--9/11------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
Riff A
N.C. E ? E ? EE|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--0--0--0--0-----------------------------------------------------------|G|--7--6--4--2-------7h9-------------------------------------------------|D|---------------7h9-------6---7--7---6----6---7--7---6------------------|A|-------------------------7---7--7---7----7---7--7---7------------------|E|-------------------------0---0--0---0----0---0--0---0------------------|
Verse
C#5 C#/C C#/B Bb? A5 E ? E ? EE|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-6-6--6--6-6---6-6--6--6-6---6-6--6--6-6---3---3-3-3-2-----------------------|D|-6-6--6--6-6---6-6--6--6-6---6-6--6--6-6---2---2-2-2-2--6--7-7--6--6--7-7--6-|A|-4-4--4--4-4---3-3--3--3-3---2-2--2--2-2---1---1-1-1-0--7--7-7--7--7--7-7--7-|E|--------------------------------------------------------0--0-0--0--0--0-0--0-|
Chorus
C#5 E5 A5 Ab5E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--6-6-6-6--6-6-6-6---9-9-9-9--9-9-9-9--------------------------------------|D|--6-6-6-6--6-6-6-6---9-9-9-9--9-9-9-9--7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7--6-6-6-6--6-6-6-6--|A|--4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4---7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7--6-6-6-6--6-6-6-6--|E|---------------------------------------5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5--4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4--|
Lyrics (some of my favorite!) (intro, followed by riff a) Waiting, on a Sunday afternoon, For what I read between the lines-your lies. Feeling, like a hand in rusted shame, So do you laugh or does it cry? Reply. (riff a) Leaving on a Southern train Only yesterday you lied, Promises of what I seemed to be Only watched the time go by, All of these things you said to me. (riff a) Breathing, is the hardest thing to do, With all I've said and all that's dead for you, You lied-Goodbye. (chorus) Still Remains ----- ------- Pretty Penny ------ ----- Dean and Robert both played acoustic on this on, in standard tuning...(I thought it was some open tuning...)...Dean says he used a movable Dm9 and Dm chord shapes, but I don't hear 'em...E-mail me with any ideas... SilverGun Superman --------- -------- Sorry-it's just too much, & I lack time & patience...it's in Dropped D...Scott supposedly plays some guitar on it... Big Empty --- ----- Intro/Verse Chords (strum freely-listen to the cd for timing)
Em9 C9E|--3--------------|B|--3------3-------|G|--0------3-------|D|--2------2-------|A|--2------3-------|E|--0--------------|
Slide intro (PLEASE use a slide!)
E|----------------------------10------10-----------------------------------10|B|-----------------------/12------12------11--8--10--11--10--8--10--8--/12---|G|/12\11/12\11--\7-7--4------------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Chorus G A C G F E? EE|--3--3-3---5-5--5-5---8--8-8--8--8-8--8-8-8--|--3--3--1--1--0--0-|B|--3--3-3---5-5--5-5---8--8-8--8--8-8--8-8-8--|--3--3--1--1--0--0-|G|--0--0-0---0-0--0-0---0--0-0--0--0-0--0-0-0--|--0--0--2--2--2--1-|D|--0--0-0---0-0--0-0---0--0-0--0--0-0--0-0-0--|--0--0--3--3--2--2-|A|--2--2-2---4-4--4-4---7--7-7--7--7-7--7-7-7--|--2--2--3--3--2--2-|E|--3--3-3---5-5--5-5---8--8-8--8--8-8--8-8-8--|--3--3--1--1--0--0-|
Slide Part II (dos, 2, duo, deux, two)
E|-11\5-----------------------------10---12--10------------------------------|B|--------5/-8/-10/11--8-10-8--/12---------------12--/11--/10---/5-----------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bridge ("...Conversations kill...") The instrumental section -arpeggiate | the Bm9 & Bm G F E? E Bm9? Bm? | -listen to cdE|--3-3--1-1--0--0----------|----0---------0-------------| <-| for timingB|--3-3--1-1--0--0----------|----2---------3-------------|G|--0-0--2-2--2--1----------|----0---------0-------------|D|--0-0--3-3--2--2----------|----2---------2-------------|A|--2-2--3-3--2--2----------|----2---------2-------------|E|--3-3--1-1--0--0----------|----------------------------|
Lyrics Driving faster in my car Falling farther from just what we are Smoke a cigarette and lie some more These conversations kill Falling faster in my car Time to take her home, her dizzy head is conscience-laden Time to take a ride, it leaves today, no conversation Time to take her home, her dizzy head is conscience-laden Time to wait too long, to wait too long, to wait too long Too much walking, shoes worn thin Too much trippin', and my soul's worn thin Time to catch a ride, it leaves today, her name is what it means Too much walking, shoes worn thin (chorus) Conversations kill, Conversations kill... (instrumental section [not REALLY a solo]) (chorus) Unglued ------- Intro
N.C. Play twiceE|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--------------1/4-----------------1/4--------------------1/4---------------1/4---|D|--------------^-------------------^----------------------^-----------------^-----|A|--------------7-p-5---------------7-p-5----------------7-p-5-------------7-p-5-|E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------0-0-0-0-0-0-0------0-0-0-0-0-0-0------|
Verse
(E5) E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-2-2--2-2-2---2-2--2-2-2---2-2--2-2-2---2-2--2-2-2------------------|A|-2-2--2-2-2---2-2--2-2-2---2-2--2-2-2---2-2--2-2-2------------------|E|-0-0--0-0-0---0-0--0-0-0---0-0--0-0-0---0-0--0-0-0------------------|
Chorus
E5 C5 A5 C5 E5 C5 A5 D5 D/C# C5E|-------------------------------------------------------------|-------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------|-------------|G|-------------------------------------------------------------|-7---7---5---|D|-2--2--101010---7--7--101010---2--2--101010--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7---7---5---|A|-2--2--101010---7--7--101010---2--2--101010--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-5---4---3---|E|-0--0---8-8-8---5--5---8-8-8---0--0---8-8-8--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-------------|
Lyrics (intro) Moderation is masturbation What is what and what makes you feel good All these things I think about I think about- Always come unglued Yeah-I got this thing it's coming over me I got this thing that's coming over me I got this feeling comin over me, over me-yeah (intro) This confusion is my illusion Nowhere to look, but know where to find you All these things I'm sick about, I'm sick about- Always come unglued (chorus) (solo) (repeat verse 1) (chorus x2) Army Ants ---- ---- Intro (side note: IMHO, this is one of the coolest guitar tones on the album. Dean used a Vox Mando guitar [made in the 60's, this 12 string's neck starts at the 12th fret of a normal guitar] and a liberal dose of phaser...so everyone, pull out yer phasers and apply them heavily!) Strum freely (D)
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--3-------3-------3----3-----3----3----3-----3---3----3----3---------------|G|--2-------1-------5----4-----3----2----1-----5---4----3----2---------------|D|--0-------0-------0----0-----0----0----0-----0---0----0----0---------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Chorus
D5 A5 B5 F5E|------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------|G|-7-7-7-7-7-------1010101010---------------|D|-7-7-7-7-7--7--9-1010101010-1010101010----|A|-5-5-5-5-5--7--9--8-8-8-8-8-1010101010----|E|------------5--7-------------8-8-8-8-8----|
Verse
N.C. Play 4 times let ringE|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|------------0-----0--------------------------------------------------------|D|-------0h2-----2-----------------------------------------------------------|A|-0--0----------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Prechorus Break before solo (after 2nd chorus)
A5 play with verse play twice D#5E|------------------------------------|---11-11--11-11---10---11-11--11-11-10|B|------------------------------------|---11-11--11-11---10---11-11--11-11-10|G|-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-----------|----7--7---7--7----6----7--7---7--7--6|D|-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-----------|--------------------------------------|A|-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-----------|--------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
Lyrics You don't look but you kick me You can't feel but you hit me You can't live with the way I pray Why do we all have to look this way I gotta heart, I got blood, feel pain Time, time is not on my side Cause the way I am Gotta gotta find the reason why A woman ain't a man You don't look but you kick me You can't feel but you hit me You can't deal with the way I pray Why do you all have to think this way I gotta heart, I got blood, feel pain Fall in those single file lines Like army ants Yeah, fall on into those single file lines And complete the plan (break) (intro) (solo)-a great ride! (rhythm-play chorus, w/break) (verse) (prechorus 1) (verse 1) Kitchenware & Candybars ----------- - ---------
Verse Chorusplay w/fingers N.C. (E) (D) C5 G5 F#5 D5 C5E|----------------------------------|----------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|----------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|--5--5----------7---5-------------------|D|--------5--5-------5--5--------4--|--5--5---5--4---7---5-------------------|A|--------7--7-------7--7--------5--|--3--3---5--4---5---3-------------------|E|--0--0--------0--0-------0--0-----|---------3--2---------------------------|
The bridge is all strings. I have no clue what to play-E-mail w/suggestions... Lyrics Somebody told me. I know where to go. Somebody showed me. I was last to know. Sell me down the river. Sell me down the river. Sell me down the river. What I wanted, is what I wanted What I wanted is what she wanted Unfriendly feelings, down on wounded knee Unfriendly reasons, some blind mother's need. ("Sell me down the river...") (chorus) You read the words and it sells you life They sell their words but it's all a lie (repeat verse 1) ("Sell...") (chorus) (solo) (chorus) The Second Album --- ------ ----- ...yeah, right... Note: As of right now, I'm tabbing out most of Candlebox (an exceptional cd) and all of Soundgarden's Superunknown... ...Now it's my turn to request...if anyone has any or all tabs for these albums, and would like to post them, I'd really appreciate it... -Queensryche:Rage For Order ---- --- ----- -Dream Theater:Images and Words ------ --- ----- or Live At the Marquee ---- -- --- ------- -Rush:Rush ---- Counterparts ------------ ...I also plan to post tabs for Chaos A.D. by Sepultura, Point Blank by Nail Bomb, and MAYBE Jar of Flies by Alice In Chains...E-Mail me...| | | | |\| |/| | \ / | \ > < / | | | |
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