My life love


This is how I play Morrissey's My Love Life, the KROQ live version at least. The studio version skips the part guitar I plays in the intro, and goes straight into the main riff. On the version Alain Whyte and co. play live, the main riff is played alot more freely (strummed more). I realize there are a lot of inaccuracies in my tab, but I just tried to produce a rough sketch. I would appreciate it if anybody could mail me, or post, corrections.
My Love Life - from the KROQ recording session
Intro: Guitar I: G C A D |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| |---5-5---5-5---5-|---5-5-5---5---5-|---7-7---7-7---7-|---7-7-7---7---7-| |------------5----|-3-------3---3---|-------------7---|-5-------5---5---| |-3----3----------|-----------------|-5-----5---------|-----------------|
Guitar II: * G C A D |-3------------3--|-----------------|-0---------------|-----------------| |-3------------3--|-5------4--------|-3---------------|-----------------| |-4------------4--|-5------4--------|-3---------------|-----------------| |-5------------5--|-5------4--------|-3---------------|-----------------| |-5------------5--|-3------2--------|-0---------------|-----------------| |-3------------3--|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| * Note: every other time instead this is played, I think... A D |-----------------|-----------------| |-7---------------|-----------------| |-7---------------|-----------------| |-7---------------|-----------------| |-5---------------|-----------------| |-----------------|-----------------|
Main riff, something sort of like this: G C A D |---3-3-3---3---3-|---3-3-3---3---3-|---5-5-5---5---5-|---5-5-5---5---5-| |-3-------3---3---|---------5---5---|-7-------7---7---|-7-------7---7---|
|-----------------|-5---------------|-7---------------|-7---------------| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
For the chorus(?) part, I use this shape to play all the chords, sliding the chords:
E A D G B E |-----------| |--*--------| |-----------| |----*-*-*--|
Here's the song:
Intro times 4 Repeat main riff until chorus
come on to my house come on and do something new I know you love, one person but why can't you love two?
(chorus) E G D C D give a little something E G D *C D * note: pick with first three strings give a little something and slide chords
(main riff) to my love life my love life my love life oh..
I know you love one person why don't you love two?
Someone else please post more Smiths/Morrissey, Pixies, J&M Chain, Sex Pistols, Lush, or anything else slightly "alternative", that guitar magazines fail to comprehend.
Good night, and thank you,
Jerry, (

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