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The Girl Who Wanted to Be God  Manic Street Preachers

THE GIRL THAT WANTED TO BE GOD
Riffs
Riff A
[G] [Gmaj7] [G7] [C]  
 
 e-|----------------------------------------------------------------|
 B-|----------------------------------------------------------------|
 G-|-12---12-b-14-rb--11---11-b-12-rb--10--10--7--7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-|
 D-|----------------------------------------------------------------|
 e-|-------------------------|
 B-|-------------------------|
 G-|-10-10-10-10-12-12-12-12-|
 D-|-------------------------|

Riff B
[C] [Cmaj7]  
 
 e-|-----------------------|-----------------------------|-
 B-|-----------------------|-----------------------------|-
 G-|-9--9-9-9-9--9-9-9-9-9-|-9-10--9-9-9--7--7-5--5-5--7-|-
 D-|-----------------------|-----------------------------|-
 A-|-7--7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7-|-7--8--7-7-7--5--5-3--3-3--5-|-
 E-|-----------------------|-----------------------------|-

[Ebmaj7] [Dm]  
 
 e-|----------------------------|---------------------------|-
 B-|----------------------------|---------------------------|-
 G-|-7--7-7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-8-7-|-5--5-5-5------------5--12-|-
 D-|----------------------------|---------------------------|-
 A-|-5--5-5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-6-7-|-3--3-3-3--------3-3-3--10-|-
 E-|----------------------------|-----------3-4-5-----------|-

[C] [Cmaj7]  
 
 e-|-------------------------------------|------------------------------|-
 B-|-------------------------------------|------------------------------|-
 G-|-12-12-12-12--9-9-9-9--9-9--12-12-12-|-11-11-11-11-11--7-7-7--7-7-7-|-
 D-|-------------------------------------|------------------------------|-
 A-|-10-10-10-10--7-7-7-7--7-7--10-10-10-|--9--9--9--9--9--5-5-5--5-5-5-|-
 E-|-------------------------------------|------------------------------|-

[Ebmaj7] [Dm]  
 
 e-|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
 B-|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
 G-|-7-8-7--7-8-7-5---5----------|----------------------------|
 D-|-----------------------------|-----------------------5--5-|
 A-|-5-6-5--5-6-7-3---3--3-------|-3--3-------3--3--5--7------|
 E-|------------------------3--5-|-------3-5------------------|

Chords
[C] [Cmaj7] [Ebmaj7] [Dm] [Dm2] [Gmaj7] [G7] 
e 3 5 8 2 1
B 5 5 3 6 6 0 0
G 5 4 3 7 7 0 0
D 5 5 0 0
A 0 0
[E] [3] [3] 
Guitar Tab
Arrangement
x2
Intro: |C |Cmaj7 |Ebmaj7 |Dm Dm2|
(Riff A) x2
|G |Gmaj7 |G7 |C |C |
Verse1: x3
|C |Cmaj7 |Ebmaj7 |Dm |
Chorus:
(Riff A) x2
|G |Gmaj7 |G7 |C |C |
Verse 2: See Verse 1
Chorus: See Chorus
Bridge:
|Asus4 |A |Dsus4 |D |
(Riff B) x2
|C |Cmaj7 |Ebmaj7|Dm |
Outro: Chorus x3
transcribed by Kevin Brown and Chris Stevens
 



 

I have tried to show the rhythm it may not be perfect, listen to the record
for the ideal rhythm
Key:-
x-denotes muted string
s-slide to
b-bend up
r-release
Chords:
C - x3555x
Cmaj7 - x3545x
Ebmaj7 - xxx333
Dm - xxx765
D5 - xx023x
G - 3x0003
Gmaj7 - 3x0002
G7 - 3x0001
C(2) - x32010
Dsus4 - xx0233
D - xx0232
Asus4 - x02230
A - x02220
INTRO:-
[C] [Cmaj7]  
 
 E I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I
 B I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I
 G I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-4-4-4-4-x-x-4-4-4-4-x-x-4-x-x-I
 D I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I
 A I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I
 E I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I

[EbMaj7] [Dm]  
 
 E I-3-3-3-3-x-x-5-5-x-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-8-x-x-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-I
 B I-3-3-3-3-x-x-3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-I-6-6-6-6-x-x-6-x-x-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-I
 G I-3-3-3-3-x-x-3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-I-7-7-7-7-x-x-7-x-x-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-I
 D I-------------------------------I---------------------------------I
 A I-------------------------------I---------------------------------I
 E I-------------------------------I---------------------------------I

[C] [Cmaj7]  
 
 E I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I
 B I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I
 G I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-4-4-4-4-x-x-4-4-4-4-x-x-4-x-x-I
 D I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I
 A I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I
 E I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I

[EbMaj7] [D5]  
 
 E I-3-3-3-3-x-x-5-5-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-I-1----------------------------I
 B I-3-3-3-3-x-x-3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-I-3---3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-I
 G I-3-3-3-3-x-x-3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-I-2---2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-I
 D I-------------------------------I-0---0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-I
 A I-------------------------------I------------------------------I
 E I-------------------------------I------------------------------I

[G] [GMaj7]  
 
 E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 B I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 G I-12---------------12b14r12--I-11----------------11b12r11-I
 D I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 A I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 E I----------------------------I----------------------------I

[G7] [C(2)]  
 
 E I----------------------------I----------------------------------------I
 B I----------------------------I----------------------------------------I
 G I--10---------------10s7-----I-7-7-7-7-7s9-9-9-9s10-10-10-10s12-12-12-I
 D I----------------------------I----------------------------------------I
 A I----------------------------I----------------------------------------I
 E I----------------------------I----------------------------------------I

[G] [Gmaj7]  
 
 E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 B I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 G I-12----------------12b14r12-I-11s7--------------11b12r11-I
 D I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 A I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 E I----------------------------I----------------------------I

[G7] [C(2)]  
 
 E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 B I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 G I-10s7---------------7b8r7---I--5-----------------5s0-----I
 D I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 A I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 E I----------------------------I----------------------------I

VERSE:
[C] [Cmaj7]  
 
 E I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I
 B I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I
 G I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-4-4-4-4-x-x-4-4-4-4-x-x-4-x-x-I
 D I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I
 A I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I
 E I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I

There are_______ no_______ sun___sets just
[EbMaj7] [Dm]  
 
 E I-3-3-3-3-x-x-5-5-x-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-8-x-x-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-I
 B I-3-3-3-3-x-x-3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-I-6-6-6-6-x-x-6-x-x-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-I
 G I-3-3-3-3-x-x-3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-I-7-7-7-7-x-x-7-x-x-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-I
 D I-------------------------------I---------------------------------I
 A I-------------------------------I---------------------------------I
 E I-------------------------------I---------------------------------I

Si_____________________________lence
[C] [Cmaj7]  
 
 E I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I
 B I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I
 G I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-4-4-4-4-x-x-4-4-4-4-x-x-4-x-x-I
 D I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I
 A I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I
 E I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I

You could see_____ that she was true_____ and
[EbMaj7] [Dm]  
 
 E I-3-3-3-3-x-x-5-5-x-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-8-x-x-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-I
 B I-3-3-3-3-x-x-3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-I-6-6-6-6-x-x-6-x-x-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-I
 G I-3-3-3-3-x-x-3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-I-7-7-7-7-x-x-7-x-x-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-I
 D I-------------------------------I---------------------------------I
 A I-------------------------------I---------------------------------I
 E I-------------------------------I---------------------------------I

Fait___________________________hless but
[C] [Cmaj7]  
 
 E I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I
 B I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I
 G I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-4-4-4-4-x-x-4-4-4-4-x-x-4-x-x-I
 D I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I
 A I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I
 E I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I

See_______ through the future________ and for_
[EbMaj7] [Dm]  
 
 E I-3-3-3-3-x-x-5-5-x-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-8-x-x-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-I
 B I-3-3-3-3-x-x-3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-I-6-6-6-6-x-x-6-x-x-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-I
 G I-3-3-3-3-x-x-3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-I-7-7-7-7-x-x-7-x-x-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-I
 D I-------------------------------I---------------------------------I
 A I-------------------------------I---------------------------------I
 E I-------------------------------I---------------------------------I

Get all the lies_______________
[C] [Cmaj7]  
 
 E I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I
 B I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I
 G I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-4-4-4-4-x-x-4-4-4-4-x-x-4-x-x-I
 D I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I
 A I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I
 E I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I

Black out the words_____ for the blind____ have
[EbMaj7] [D5]  
 
 E I-3-3-3-3-x-x-5-5-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-I-1----------------------------I
 B I-3-3-3-3-x-x-3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-I-3---3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-I
 G I-3-3-3-3-x-x-3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-I-2---2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-I
 D I-------------------------------I-0---0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-I
 A I-------------------------------I------------------------------I
 E I-------------------------------I------------------------------I

Eyes_____________________________
CHORUS:
[G] [GMaj7]  
 
 E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 B I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 G I-12---------------12b14r12--I-11----------------11b12r11-I
 D I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 A I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 E I----------------------------I----------------------------I

I am____________ the girl that want____ed to
[G7] [C(2)]  
 
 E I----------------------------I----------------------------------------I
 B I----------------------------I----------------------------------------I
 G I--10---------------10s7-----I-7-7-7-7-7s9-9-9-9s10-10-10-10s12-12-12-I
 D I----------------------------I----------------------------------------I
 A I----------------------------I----------------------------------------I
 E I----------------------------I----------------------------------------I

Be________ god___________
[G] [Gmaj7]  
 
 E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 B I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 G I-12----------------12b14r12-I-11s7--------------11b12r11-I
 D I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 A I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 E I----------------------------I----------------------------I

I am ___________ the girl that want__ed to
[G7] [C(2)]  
 
 E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 B I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 G I-10s7---------------7b8r7---I--5-----------------5s0-----I
 D I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 A I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 E I----------------------------I----------------------------I

Be______ god_______________
BRIDGE/SOLO:
[Asus4] [A]  
 
 E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 B I--3----3------------3-------I--2---2-----2-2-----2----2--I
 G I--2----2------------2-------I--2---2-----2-2-----2----2--I
 D I--2----2------------2-------I--2---2-----2-2-----2----2--I
 A I--0----0------------0-------I--0---0-----0-0-----0----0--I
 E I----------------------------I----------------------------I

Hold me____________ she Said_________________
[Dsus4] [D]  
 
 E I-3----3-------3---3----3----I-2--2--2-2---2--2-2---2-I
 B I-3----3-------3---3----3----I-3--3--3-3---3--3-3---3-I
 G I-2----2-------2---2----2----I-2--2--2-2---2--2-2---2-I
 D I-0----0-------0---0----0----I-0--0--0-0---0--0-0---0-I
 A I----------------------------I------------------------I
 E I----------------------------I------------------------I 

Love me________ to_________ death_____________
[C] [Cmaj7]  
 
 E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 B I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 G I-9--9-9--9-9--9-9--9-9--9---I-9s10-9-9-9--7--7--5-5-5--7-I
 D I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 A I-7--7-7--7-7--7-7--7-7--7---I-7s8--7-7-7--5--5--3-3-3--5-I
 E I----------------------------I----------------------------I

[EbMaj7] [Dm]  
 
 E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 B I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 G I-7--7-7--7-7-7-7--7-7-7b8r7-I-5--5--5--5------------5s12-I
 D I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 A I-5--5-5--5-5-5-5--5-5-5b6r5-I-3--3--3--3------3--3--3s10-I
 E I----------------------------I------------3-4-5-----------I

[C] [CMaj7]  
 
 E I-----------------------------------I----------------------------I
 B I-----------------------------------I----------------------------I
 G I-12-12-12-12--9-9-9-9-9-9s12-12-12-I-11-11-11-11-7-7--7--7-7--7-I
 D I-----------------------------------I----------------------------I
 A I-10-10-10-10--7-7-7-7-7-7s10-10-10-I-9--9--9--9--5-5--5--5-5--5-I
 E I-----------------------------------I----------------------------I

[EbMaj7] [Dm]  
 
 E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 B I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 G I-7b8r7--5--7b8r7----5-5-----I----------------------------I
 D I----------------------------I------------------------5-5-I
 A I-5b6r5--3--5b6r5----3-3-----I-3------3------3--3--5s7----I
 E I------------------------3-5-I----------3--5--------------I

ENDING:
[G] [Gmaj7]  
 
 E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 B I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 G I-12----------------12b14r12-I-11s7--------------11b12r11-I
 D I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 A I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 E I----------------------------I----------------------------I

I am ___________ the girl that want__ed to
[G7] [C(2)]  
 
 E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 B I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 G I-10---------------10s7------I-0--5s7-7-7-7-7--7s9-9-9-9--I
 D I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 A I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 E I----------------------------I----------------------------I

Be______ god_______________
G(end with 1 strum) Solo Strings
 
 E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 B I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 G I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 D I-0--------------------------I----------------------------I
 A I----------------------------I----------------------------I
 E I----------------------------I----------------------------I

SONG STRUCTURE:-
INTRO
VERSE 1(LYRICS ABOVE)
CHORUS
VERSE 2(LYRICS BELOW)
CHORUS
BRIDGE/SOLO
CHORUS*1.5
ENDING
VERSE 2 LYRICS:
There are times when you feel hopeless
Just for once for noone else we are faithless
the dawn is still breaking its heaven is so high
She told the truth, told the truth and then she lied.

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A Asus4 C C(2) Cmaj7 Cmaj7 D D5 Dm Dsus4 E Ebmaj7 Ebmaj7 G G7 Gmaj7 Gmaj7
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