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Motorcycle Emptiness guitar tab

MOTORCYCLE EMPTINESS

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                   B/D#
Culture sucks down words
C#m                  A                   (E  B/D# C#m A)under riff 3, riff 4
              
Itemise loathing and feed yourself smiles
E                     B/D#
Organise your safe Tribal 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      E
Each day living out a lie
B                   A(for 4 bars)
Life sold so cheaply forever, ever, ever

CHORUS:
E          B/D#       C#m        A
Under neon loneliness, motorcycle emptiness
E          B/D#       C#m         A
Under neon loneliness, motorcycle emptiness

VERSE 2:
(E  B/D#  C#m  A)under riff1, riff 4

E                  B/D#
Life lives a slow suicide
C#m                 A             (E  B/D#  C#m A)under riff 3, riff 4
Orthodox dreams and Symbolic myths
E                   B/D#
>From fuedal serf to spender
C#m                     A           (E  B/D#  C#m  A)under riff 2, riff 5
This wonderful world of purchase power

BRIDGE:
C#m                   E
Just like lungs sucking on air
B                   A(for 4 bars)                      
Survivals natural as sorrow, sorrow, sorrow

CHORUS:
E          B/D#       C#m        A
Under neon loneliness, motorcycle emptiness
E          B/D#       C#m         A
Under neon loneliness, motorcycle emptiness

MIDDLE 8:
A, B, A, B, C, D, C, D

A                B                A                   B
All we want from you are the kicks you've given us
C                D                C                  D
All we want from you are the kicks you've given us
A                B                A                   B
All we want from you are the kicks you've given us
C                D                C                  D(1 strum)
All we want from you are the kicks you've given us

CHORUS:
CHORUS:
E          B/D#       C#m        A
Under neon loneliness, motorcycle emptiness
E          B/D#       C#m         A
Under neon loneliness, motorcycle 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                      B/D#
Drive away and its the same
C#m                     A               (E  B/D#  C#m  A)under riff 2, riff 4
Everywheres death row, everyones a victim
E                    B/D#
Your joys are counterfeit
C#m                     A
This happiness corrupt political shit

BRIDGE:
C#m               E
Living life like a comatose
B                A(for 4 bars)
Ego loaded and swallow, swallow, swallow

CHORUS:
E          B/D#       C#m        A
Under neon loneliness, motorcycle emptiness
E          B/D#       C#m         A
Under neon loneliness, motorcycle emptiness
E          B/D#       C#m        A
Under neon loneliness, motorcycle emptiness
E          B/D#       C#m         A
Under neon loneliness, Everlasting 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.

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