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Royal Correspondent  Manic Street Preachers

[INTRO] 
(slash)
e||-------7------7--------------7-----|
B||----9----9------9----------9---9---|
G||---8-------8------8---6h8--------8-|
D||--9-----------------8--------------|
A||-7------------------6--------------|
E||-----------------------------------|
e||-------------------------------------|
B||---10-------10--------9------9-------|
G||------9--------9--------9------9-----|
D||-----------------9---------------9---|
A||-7-------7---------7-------7-------7-|
E||-------------------------------------|
e||----------------------------------------|
B||----------------------------------------|
G||----------------------------------------|
D||----------------------------------------|
A||----------------------------------------|
D||-6--6-6-8-9-8-6-4-1--8--6-8-6-5-------6-|

[VERSE 1] 
[G#m]You've been this way since sc[B]hool[Bsus4] [B]
                           G||-5-h7--5-h7-
Emaj7                 C#m  D||-5-h7--5-h7-

Dysfunctional, translucent
[G#m]Royalty on your wa[B]ll[Bsus4] [B]
[Emaj7]So desperately munda[Eb]ne
[PRE-CBORUS] 
[B5]They're in[E5]bred baby just like [B5]you
But you'd [E5]love the c[B5]hance to eat their f[A5]ood
Even though it has been che[Ebsus4]wed[Eb]
e||-----------11-|---------11-|
B||---------11---|-------11---|
G||------13------|-----12-----|
D||---13---------|---13-------|
A||-13-----------|-13---------|
D||--------------|------------|

[CBORUS] (electric at top, acoustic at bottom, together with intro)
[E5]   [E]Royal correspondent
          [Eb5]     [D5]   [Eb5]    Sad and lo[Eb]nely
[E5]   [E]Royal correspondent
          [Eb5]     [D5]   [Eb5]    Kills her [Eb]daily
e||------------------------------------|
B||------------------------------------|
G||------------------------------------|
D||------------------------------------|
A||------------------------------------|
D||-6--6-8-9-8-6-4-1--8--6-8-6-5-1-0-1-|
e||-----------------------------------------|
B||-----------------------------------------|
G||-----------------------------------------|
D||-----------------------------------------|
A||-----------------------------------------|
D||-6--6-8-9-8-6-4-1-8-6-8-6-8-6-5--------6-|

[VERSE 2] (same as verse 1)
Dream of the Daily Mail
It is the Holy Grail
And then the BBC
Your life would be complete
[PRE-CBORUS] (same as first pre-chorus)
Build a fountain, wash away the poor
Just as long as your motives are pure
Hold on tight or you just might lose her
REPEAT CHORUS
[MIDDLE] 
e||--------------------------------------------|
B||--------------------------------------------|
G||-----------------------11-------------------|
D||-9-9-9/11/13-11-9--9-9----9--9-9-11-13-11-9-|
A||--------------------------------------------|
D||-9-9-9/11/13-11-9--9-9----9--9-9-11-13-11-9-|
e||---------------------------------------------------|
B||---------------------------------------------------|
G||---------------9-8-6--6-6-6------------------------|
D||-9-9-9\7-7-7-7--------------5-5-5-5-4--1-1-1-1-1-1-|
A||---------------7-6-4--4-4-4------------------------|
E||-9-9-9\7-7-7-7--------------5-5-5-5-4--1-1-1-1-1-1-|

[CBORUS] 
Riff 1
e||--------------|
B||--------------|
G||-8--8-8-8\6-4-|
D||--------------|
A||-6--6-6-6\4-2-|
D||--------------|

[E5(1]      [E]Royal correspondent
Eb5(1) D5(1) Eb5(1) Riff 1
Smarter than the[Eb] rest
[E5]   [E]Royal correspondent
Eb5 D5 Eb5 Riff 1
Smarter th[Eb]an the rest
[E5(1]      [E]Royal correspondent
Eb5(1) D5(1) Eb5(1) Riff 1
Smarter than the[Eb] rest
[E5]   [E]Royal correspondent
          [Eb5]            [D5]   [Eb5]     Smarter th[Eb]an the rest
Smarter than the rest
e||----------------------------------------|
B||----------------------------------------|
G||----------------------------------------|
D||----------------------------------------|
A||----------------------------------------|
D||-6--6-6-8-9-8-6-4-1--8--6-8-6-5-------6-|
e||----------------------------------------|
B||----------------------------------------|
G||----------------------------------------|
D||----------------------------------------|
A||----------------------------------------|
D||-6--6-6-8-9-8-6-4-1--8--6-8-6-5-------6-|

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ROYAL CORRESPONDANT
(Bradfield/Moore/Wire)
Transcribed by Daniel Bamsey (drbams@yahoo.com)
Tune down 1/2 step (D# G# C# F# A# D#)
NB: Use distortion with flanger for lead parts
Chords:
Emaj7 D#sus4 E G#m B Bsus4 Emaj7(*)
-8---------------0---0-------------0----|
-10----10-0----9-0---1---5--6------1----|
-9-----9--2----9-1---2---5--5------2----|
-10----9--2----9-2---2---5--5------3----|
-8-----7--2----7-2---0---3--3------3----|
----------0------0-----------------1----|

(use thumb)
[C#m]     [B5]     [E5]     [A5]                                                                                  
--------------------|
-6------------------|
-7----5---------3---|
-7----5----3----3---|
-5----3----3----1---|
-----------1--------|

Intro: RIFF A RIFF B
RIFF A
[Emaj7]rake---
-------8---8------8-------------------8--------|
-----10------10-----10-------------10---10-----|
----9-----------9------9------7ho9----------9--|
--10-------------------------------------------|
-8--------------------------------------------8|
--------------------------1--------------------|

[D#sus4]                   [D#]                                                                              
--------------------------------------|
---10------10-------9------9----------|
------9-------9-------9------9--------|
----------------9--------------9------|
-7------7---------------7---------7---|
------------------------------------0-|

RIFF B
[Emaj7]                       [D#sus4]        [D#]                                                                  
---------------------|-----------------|
---------------------|-----------------|
---------------------|-----------------|
---------------------|-----------------|
---------------------|-----------------|
-5---5-7-8--7-5-3--0-|---7--5/7-5-4----|

Verse: G#m B Bsus4 B
Emaj7(*) C#m (with RIFF C)
       [G#m]                   [B]      [Bsus4]    [B]       Emaj7(*)           D#
RIFF C
[C#m]                                                                                                  
--------------------|
--------------------|
------5/7----x-5/7--|
------5/7----x-5/7--|
--------------------|
--------------------|

Pre-Chorus: B5 E5 B5 E5 A5
D#sus4 D# (with Riff D)
RIFF D
[D#sus4]             [D#]                                                                                    
----------0-----------12-----|
----------10---------9-------|
--------9-9------9--9--------|
---9--9--------9-------------| or similar
-7---------------------------|
-----------------------------|

i know this is slightly wrong but it sounds ok.
Chorus: Emaj7 D#sus4 D# x2
(with Riff A)
Before 2nd Verse play this:
RIFF E
[Emaj7]                       [D#sus4]        [D#]                                                                  
---------------------|-----------------|
---------------------|-----------------|
---------------------|-----------------|
---------------------|-----------------|
---------------------|-----------------|
-5---5-7-8--7-5-3--0-|---7--5/7-5-4----|

[Emaj7]                       [D#sus4]        [D#]                                                                  
---------------------|-----------------|
---------------------|-----------------|
---------------------|-----------------|
---------------------|-----------------|
---------------------|-----------------|
-5---5-7-8--7-5-3--0-|---7-5-7-5-7-5-4-|
--------------------|
--------------------|
--------------------|
--------------------|
--------------------|
-/5-----------------|

Solo:
[B5]             [E5]                                                                                    
------------------------------8-8--|
------------------------------8-8--|
-----------------------------------|
-101010-10/12/14\12--1010-1010-----|
-x-x-x--x--x--x--x---x-x--x-x------|
-8-8-8--8-/10/12\10--8-8--8-8------|

[B5]                [E5]                                                                                 
----------------------------8-8----|
----------------------------8-8----|
-----------------------------------|
-101010-10/12-12/14-\12--10--------|
-x-x-x--x--x--x--x---x---x---------|
-8-8-8--8-/10-10/12-\10--8---------|

[A5]                                                                                                 
-----------------------------------|
-----------------------------------|
-----------------------------------|
-10\8-8-8-8-8---15-14-12-10--------|
-x--x-x-x-x-x---x--x--x--x---------|
-8-\6-6-6-6-6--/13-12-10-8---------|

[D#sus4]                [D#]                                                                                 
-----------------------------------|
-----------------------------------|
-----------------------------------|
-10/7-7-7-7-7----------------------|
-x--x-x-x-x-x----2--2-2-2-2-2-2----|
-8-/5-5-5-5-5----0--0-0-0-0-0-0----|

Final Chorus: Emaj7 D#sus4 D#
(with riffs F and G)
RIFF F
-----------------------------------|
-----------------------------------|
-9-9-9--9-9-9--7-5\4---------------|
-x-x-x--x-x-x--x-x-x---------------|
-7-7-7--7-7-7--5-3\2---------------|
-----------------------------------|

RIFF G
-----------------------------------|
-----------------------------------|
-2--4-5-4--2-----------------------|
-----------------------------------|
-----------------------------------|
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Outro: RIFF B x2
End on Emaj7
("So desperately Mundane")
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Royal Correspondant - Tabbed by Dezfriel
E x7999x
D# x688xx
B 799xxx
G# 466xxx
A 577xxx
Intro- Pick E and D#
Verse- G# B E D#
Bridge- B Ex2 A D#
Chrous- E D#
Fill-G# D#

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