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Motorcycle Emptiness  Manic Street Preachers

Date: Sat, 15 Nov 1997 16:34:22 -0500 (EST)
From: C0rdr0y@aol.com
To: guitar@olga.net, history38@geocites.com
Subject: tab:motorcycle emptiness by the manic street preachers
MotorCycle Emptiness-Manic Street Preachers
I have made this tab from several others. It may be out on some parts but
it should all fit in somewhere. Thanks to Cormac ward for the outro+solo.
Chords:-
E-022100(or x7999x)
B-799877(but idealy you should play B/D#-the bass player playing the D#(fret
6 A string) or you could play x7666x, it sounds better with a bass player)
C#m-x46644
A-x02220(or 577655)
C-x32010(or x3555x or 8(10)(10)988
D-xx232 (or x5777)
G-3x0033 (or 355433)
RIFFS:-
Riff 1
[E]  
[b]g
 
 d -9b11r9----7-9----7-9---9b11r9----7-9--7-9---9b11r9---11 

[A]  
[E]  
Riff 2
[E]  
[b]  
 
 g-13b14r13--11-13-11-13------13b14r13--11-13-11-13----13b14r13---14

[D]  
[A]  
[E]  
Riff 3
[E]  
 
 b--12b14r12---10-12-10-12---12b14r12---10-12-10-12-----12b14r12-----14

g
[D]  
[A]  
[E]  
Riff 4
[E]  
[b]g
 
 D-7-9-9-9-9-9-11-11-11-11-13-13-13

[A]  
[E]  
Riff 5
[E]  
[b]g
 
 d-------7------9-------11--------13

[A]  
[E]  
INTRO:-
(E B/D# C#m A)under Riff 1, Riff 4
(E B/D# C#m A)under Riff 2, Riff 4
VERSE1:-
[E]Culture sucks down w[B/D#]ords
C#m A (E B/D# C#m A)under riff 3, riff 4
Itemise loathing and feed yourself smiles
[E]Organise your safe Tri[B/D#]bal War
C#m A (E B/D# C#m A)under riff 2, riff 5
Hurt main kill and enslave the ghetto
BRIDGE:
[C#m]Each day [E]living out a lie
b A(for 4 bars)
Life sold so cheaply forever, ever, ever
CHORUS:
[E]Under neon [B/D#]loneliness,[C#m] motorcycle[A] emptiness
[E]Under neon [B/D#]loneliness,[C#m] motorcycle [A]emptiness
VERSE 2:
(E B/D# C#m A)under riff1, riff 4
[E]Life lives a slow s[B/D#]uicide
C#m A (E B/D# C#m A)under riff 3, riff 4
Orthodox dreams and Symbolic myths
[E]>From fuedal serf to[B/D#] spender
C#m A (E B/D# C#m A)under riff 2, riff 5
This wonderful world of purchase power
BRIDGE:
[C#m]Just like lungs suckin[E]g on air
b A(for 4 bars)
Survivals natural as sorrow, sorrow, sorrow
CHORUS:
[E]Under neon [B/D#]loneliness,[C#m] motorcycle[A] emptiness
[E]Under neon [B/D#]loneliness,[C#m] motorcycle [A]emptiness
MIDDLE 8:
A, b, A, b, C, D, C, D
[A]All we want from [b]you are the kicks[A] you've given us[b]
[C]All we want from [D]you are the kicks[C] you've given us[D]
[A]All we want from [b]you are the kicks[A] you've given us[b]
C D C D(1 strum)
All we want from you are the kicks you've given us
CHORUS:
CHORUS:
[E]Under neon [B/D#]loneliness,[C#m] motorcycle[A] emptiness
[E]Under neon [B/D#]loneliness,[C#m] motorcycle [A]emptiness
SOLO:
(E g A E E g A E(one strum))under:(this may not b accurate)
[E]  
 
 b--12--13-12-----------------------12---13--17--15--14--15--14
 g--------------------13-----------13--------------------------
 d-----------------------------14------------------------------

[A]  
[E]  
[E]  
 
 b-12-----------------------------------------12--13---12---------------
 g--------14--16--14--11--13---16---------------------13--------13------
 d---------------------------------------------------------------------14

[A]  
[E]  
[E]  
 
 b----------12----------17--15-15--15-15-15---15-------------------------

g
[D]  
[A]  
[E]  
VERSE 3:
[E]Drive away and its the [B/D#]same
C#m A (E B/D# C#m A)under riff 2, riff 4
Everywheres death row, everyones a victim
[E]Your joys are counter[B/D#]feit
[C#m]This happiness corrupt p[A]olitical shit
BRIDGE:
[C#m]Living life like a[E] comatose
b A(for 4 bars)
Ego loaded and swallow, swallow, swallow
CHORUS:
[E]Under neon [B/D#]loneliness,[C#m] motorcycle[A] emptiness
[E]Under neon [B/D#]loneliness,[C#m] motorcycle [A]emptiness
[E]Under neon [B/D#]loneliness,[C#m] motorcycle[A] emptiness
[E]Under neon [B/D#]loneliness,[C#m] Everlasting[A] loveliness
OUTRO:
(E B/D# C#m A)*4 under something like
[E]  
 
 b-----12--10--8--12--10--8--12--10--8--12--10--8--12--10--8--

g
[D]  
[A]  
[E]  
[E]  
 
 b--12-/-14-\-12----10-12-10-12---12-/14-\12-----5-5-5-5-5--7-9-7-5

g
[D]  
[A]  
[E]  
[E]  
 
 b-9-9-9-9-9--11-13-11-9---11-/-13-\-11--9-11--9--11-----11-/13-\-11-----13

g
[D]  
[A]  
[E]repeat solo and improvise as neccesary.
all guitars end on E(one strum)
any comments/queries/corrections/anything e-mail me at
c0rdr0y@aol.com(note the 0's in c0rdr0y are zero's)
John Morris

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