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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE--------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the#
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research.#
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------#
Group: The Verve
Song: The drugs don't work (Original Demo)
From: Demo Tape

The best version of this song is the original demo which is not affected
by the sound engineer.The acoustic guitar is feeling good.
A moody song.Hope you enjoy it!

Chords used:

C     032013
Am    002210
Em    022000
F/A   003213
G     320003
Gsus4 320013


   Hamming on during strum:    e.g. Just like this:
   C   032003 to 032013             Em:
       030013 to 032013                 0 0 0
   Am  000210 to 002210                 0 0 0
       002200 to 002210                 0 0 0
   Em  002000 to 022000                 2 2 2
   F/A 003010 to 003210                 2p0h2
                                        0 0 0

This is the example of the Intro:

  C           Gsus4                C
e-3---3---3-3-3-3-3-3---3--3-------3---3---3-3-3-- 3--3-3--------|
B-1---1---1-1-1-1-1-1---1--1-------1---1---1-1-0h1 1--1-1--------|
G-0---0---0-0-0-0-0-0---0--0-------0---0---0-0-0---0--0-0--------|
D-2---2---2-2-0-0-0-0---0--0-------2---2---2-2-0---0--0-0--------|
A-3---3---3-3-2-2-2-2---2--2-------3---3---3-3-2---2--2-2--------|
E-0---0---0-0-3-3-3-3---3--3-------0---0---0-0-3---3--3-3--------|
  Am                               Am
e-0---0---0-0-0---0--0-0-----------0---0---0-0-0---0--0-0-0-0--------|
B-1---1---1-1-1---1--1-1-----------1---1---1-1-1---1--1-1-1-1--------|
G-2---2---2-2-2---2--2-2-----------2---2---2-2-2---2--2-2-2-2--------|
D-2---2---2-2-0h2-2--2-2-----------2---2---2-2-0h2-2--2-2-2-2--------|
A-0---0---0-0-0---0--0-0-----------0---0---0-0-0---0--0-0-0-0--------|
E-0---0---0-0-0---0--0-0-----------0---0---0-0-0---0--0-0-0-0--------|


Intro:
C Am Em F/A Gsus4 C Gsus4 C


Verse1:
C
All this talk of growin' old
              Am
is gettin' me down my love
                Em
like a cat in a bag
           F/A
waiting to drown
  Gsus4    C          Gsus4  C
I know I'm coming down


Verse2:
      C
And I hope you're thinking of me
           Am
as you lay down inside
                    Em
now the drugs don't work
                  F/A
they just make me worse
    Gsus4                C         Gsus4   C
but I know I'll see your face again


Chorus:
           F/A  Em
cause baby ooohhhh
          Am               G
if heaven calls I'm coming too
         F/A  Em
and baby ooohhhh
          Am                    G
if heaven calls I'm coming with you


Verse3:
      C
But I know I'm on a losing streak
              Am
I passed down my old street
                 Em
and if you wanna stop
               F/A
then give me a shout
              Gsus4
and I'll come running down
    C          Gsus4   C
you know I will
                    Em
But the drugs don't work
                  F/A
they just make me worse
      Gsus4              C         Gsus4   C
and I know I'll see your face again


Chorus:
           F/A  Em
cause baby ooohhhh
          Am               G
if heaven calls I'm coming too
         F/A  Em
and baby ooohhhH
          Am               G
if heaven calls I'm coming too
              F/A Em
Just like you said
           Am                     G
I'm better dead, when I ain't got you
              F/A Em
Just like you said
           Am                     G
I'm better dead, when I ain't got you
                 Em
but if you wanna show
                 F/A
then just let me know
         Gsus4        C        Gsus4   C
and I'll sing in your ear again
                    Em
but the drugs don't work
                  F/A
they just make me worse
    Gsus4                C         Gsus4   C
but I know I'll see your face again
                Em
like a cat in a bag
           F/A
waiting to drown
  Gsus4    C          Gsus4   C
I know I'm coming down
                    Em
now the drugs don't work
                  F/A
they just make me worse
      Gsus4              C         Gsus4
and I know I'll see your face again

Outro:
C Gsus4 C Gsus4 C

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Chorded by Jonny Lau
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sean the third wrote on November 16 2005, 05:08 pm

your Gsus4 sounds right, good on you. however your F/A chord sounds out of place to me, its just too bright for this song. i think an Fmaj7 is much more appropriate personally, good tab never the less, well done!

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dtheaton wrote on March 30 2006, 12:52 pm

the lyrics are crap! i think that you need to sort them out, and the Fmaj7 sounds good to me. Thats what i have been using until i found a better tab with the rite lyrics

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