Strokes - New York City Cops tab

Band: The Strokes
Track: New York City Cops
Album: Is This It? (First Edition)
Guitarist(s): Albert Hammond Junior (Guitar 1)
	      Nick Valensi (Guitar 2)	
Date: 20/09/03
Tabbed by: Tomsk


Ok, I tabbed the song from start to finish, this song was removed from the first
album in respect of the September 11th events.  It's still quite accessible and a
well good anthem.  I've seen some good versions of this but i've included both
guitar parts, great to play with someone else.  
TomSk

Standard Tuning
...Guitar 1 Intro...

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...Guitar 2 Intro... downstrokes Am G Am G Am G Am G Am and G played at
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...Guitar 1 Verse...
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"Here in the streets so mechanised" "Rise to the bottom of the meaning of life" "Studied all the rules didn't want no part" "But I let you in just to break this heart"
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"Even though it was only one night" "it was fucking strange" ...Guitar 2 Verse... Am G x4 ...Guitar 1 Pre-chorus...
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"Nina's in the bedroom"
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"She said time to go now"
e|------------------5-----------5-------------------------|B|--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5h7--7-7-7--5h7--7-7-7----------------|G|--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5h7--7-7-7--5h7--7-7-7----------------|D|--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5h7--7-7-7--5h7--7-7-7----------------|A|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5----5-5-5--5----5-5-5----------------|E|------------------5-----------5-------------------------|
"But leaving it ain't easy"
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"I've got to let go" "I've got to let go"
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"and the hours they ran slow" "I said everynight she just can't stop saying" ...Guitar 2 Pre Chorus... Am "Nina's in the bedroom" G "She said time to go now" D "But leaving it ain't easy" E E "I've got let go, I've got to let go" G "And the hours they ran slow" "I said everynight she just can't stop saying" ...Guitar 1 Chorus...
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"New York City cops" "New York City cops"
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"New York City cops" "The ain't too smart" ...Guitar 2... C F "New York City cops" C F "New York City cops" C F "New York City cops" C G "They ain't too smart" ...Guitar 1 Solo...
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...Guitar 2 solo...
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...Guitar 1 Verse...
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"Oh kill me now cos I let you down"
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"I swear one day im gonna leave this town" "Stop" Drum Solo
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"Yes Im leaving" "Cos it just won't work" "They act like Romans" "But they dress like Turks"
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"Sometime, in your prime" "See me, I like the summertime but- hey" ...Guitar 2 Verse... Am G x2 wait for drum solo Am G x4 with some Am note bend at the end ...Guitar 1 Pre-chorus...
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"Nina's in the bedroom"
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"She said time to go now"
e|------------------5-----------5-------------------------|B|--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5h7--7-7-7--5h7--7-7-7----------------|G|--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5h7--7-7-7--5h7--7-7-7----------------|D|--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5h7--7-7-7--5h7--7-7-7----------------|A|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5----5-5-5--5----5-5-5----------------|E|------------------5-----------5-------------------------|
"But leaving it ain't easy"
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"I've got to let go" "I've got to let go OH!"
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"Trapped in an apartment"
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"She would not let them get her"
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"She wrote it in a letter"
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"I've got to come clean" "The authorities they've seen"
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"Darling im somewhere in between" "I said everynight, she just can't stop saying" ...Guitar 2 Pre-chorus... Am "Nina's in the bedroom" G "She said time to go now" D "But leaving it ain't easy" E E "I've got let go, I've got to let go- OH!" Am "Trapped in an apartment" G "She would not let them get her" D "She wrote it in a letter" E E "I got to come clean, the authorities they've seen" G "Darling im somewhere in between" "I said everynight, she just can't stop saying" ...Guitar 1 Chorus...
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"New York City cops" "New York City cops"
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"New York City cops" "The ain't too smart" ...Guitar 2 Chorus... C F "New York City cops" C F "New York City cops" C F "New York City cops" C G "They ain't too smart" ...Guitar 1 Last Note...
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...Guitar 2 Last Note... F There, that was exhausting! corrections, queries, typos! please inform Barca_Rocks@hotmail.com Tabbed by TomSk, please rate
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