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Band: Manic Street Preachers
Song: Design For Life
Album Everything Must Go
Tabbed By: grieve 

Any Comments etc or if u just want to talk about the Manics E-Mail me at colin109@hotmail.com

1st verse

E I--------------------------------------------------------I
B I--------0-----------0----------0-----------0------------I
G I------5---5-------5---5------5---5-------5---5----------I
D I----5-------5---5-------5--5-------5---5-------5--------I
A I--3-----------3----------3-----------3------------------I
E I--------------------------------------------------------I

E I--------------------------------------------------------I
B I--------0-----------0----------0-----------0------------I
G I------5---5-------5---5------5---5-------5---5----------I
D I----5-------5---5-------5--5-------5---5-------5--------I
A I--3-----------3----------3-----------3------------------I
E I--------------------------------------------------------I
    libraries gave us power

E I--------------------------------------------------------I
B I--------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------I
G I------5---5-------5---5-------5---5-------5---5---------I
D I----3-------3---3-------3---3-------3---3-------3-------I
A I--5-----------5-----------5-----------5-----------------I
E I--------------------------------------------------------I
   then work came and made us free

E I-----------------------------------------------------------I
B I-----------------------------------------------------------I
G I--------4-----------4-----------4-----------4--------------I
D I------3---3-------3---3-------3---3-------3---3------------I
A I----5-------5---5-------5---5-------5---5-------5----------I
E I--3-----------3-----------3-----------3--------------------I
   At what price now

E I----------------------------I------------------------------I
B I--------8-----------8-------I--------6-----------6---------I
G I------7---7-------7---7-----I------5---5-------5---5-------I
D I----5-------5---5-------5---I----6-------6---6-------6-----I
A I--6-----------6-----------6-I--5-----------5---------------I
E I----------------------------I------------------------------I
    For    a      shallow         piece    of    dignity

2nd verse

E I--------------------------------------------------------I
B I--------0-----------0----------0-----------0------------I
G I------5---5-------5---5------5---5-------5---5----------I
D I----5-------5---5-------5--5-------5---5-------5--------I
A I--3-----------3----------3-----------3------------------I
E I--------------------------------------------------------I

E I--------------------------------------------------------I
B I--------0-----------0----------0-----------0------------I
G I------5---5-------5---5------5---5-------5---5----------I
D I----5-------5---5-------5--5-------5---5-------5--------I
A I--3-----------3----------3-----------3------------------I
E I--------------------------------------------------------I
    I wish I had a bottle

E I--------------------------------------------------------I
B I--------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------I
G I------5---5-------5---5-------5---5-------5---5---------I
D I----3-------3---3-------3---3-------3---3-------3-------I
A I--5-----------5-----------5-----------5-----------------I
E I--------------------------------------------------------I
    right here in my dirty face

E I-----------------------------------------------------------I
B I-----------------------------------------------------------I
G I--------4-----------4-----------4-----------4--------------I
D I------3---3-------3---3-------3---3-------3---3------------I
A I----5-------5---5-------5---5-------5---5-------5----------I
E I--3-----------3-----------3-----------3--------------------I
    to wear the scars

E I----------------------------I----------------------------------------------I
B I--------8-----------8-------I--------6-----------6-------------------------I
G I------7---7-------7---7-----I------5---5-------5---5-----------------------I
D I----5-------5---5-------5---I----6-------6---6-------6---------------------I
A I--6-----------6-------------I--5-----------5-------------------------------I
E I----------------------------I----------------------------------------------I
    to        show               from     where     i    

E I--------------------------------------------------------I
B I--------0-----------0----------0------0-----------------I
G I------5---5-------5---5------5---5----5-----------------I
D I----5-------5---5-------5--5-------5--5-----------------I
A I--3-----------3----------3------------3-----------------I
E I--------------------------------------------------------I
   Came

Bridge

E I----------------------------------------------I
B I----------------------------------------------I
G I-10-9-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-I
D I 10-9-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-I
A I--8-7-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-I
E I----------------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-I
            We   Dont  Talk   About   Love

E I----------------------------------------------I
B I----------------------------------------------I
G I-10-9-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-I
D I 10-9-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-I
A I--8-7-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-I
E I----------------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-I
            We  only  want to  Get  Drunk

E I------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------------------I
B I------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---------------------I
G I--7-8-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---------------------I
D I -7-8-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---------------------I
A I--5-6-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------------------I
E I------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------------------------------------I

         And we are not allowed to spend

   
E I--------1--------------0----I-------1-------------0------I
B I-----------1---1---1------1-I---------1---------------0--I
G I----0----------0------------I----0--------0---0----------I
D I-3-------------3------------I-3-----------3--------------I
A I-3-------------3------------I-3-----------3--------------I
E I----------------------------I----------------------------I  
As   We___  are____  told  that    this   is the end   

Chorus

E I-0-0-0-----0-0-0---------------------------I
B I-1-1---1---1-1-1---------------------------I
G I-2-2-----2-2-2-2---------------------------I   DO THIS 3 TIMES
D I-2-2-------2-2-2-------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-I
A I-0-0-------0-0-0-------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-I
E I-----------------3-2-1 1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-0-1-I
    A   design            For    life

E I-----------------------------I
A I-----------------------------I
G I-----------------------------I
D I--3--------------------------I
A I--3--------------------------I
E I--1--------------------------I
   A  De sign  for    Life


Repeat 2nd Verse for the 3rd verse


3rd verse and chorus all the same apart from a little riff at the end of 
this bit:

E I------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------------------I
B I------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-------------------I
G I--7-8-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2b3r2-2-0---------I
D I -7-8-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----------3-2-----I
A I--5-6-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------------------I
E I------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------------------------------------I
          And we are not  allowed to spend

Instrumental Break

E I--------------------------------------------------------I
B I--0-----------0----------0-----------0------------------I
G I--5-----------5----------5-----------5------------------I
D I--5-----------5----------5-----------5------------------I
A I--3-----------3----------3-----------3------------------I
E I--------------------------------------------------------I

E I--------------------------------------------------------I
B I--0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------------I
G I--5-----------5-----------5-----------5-----------------I
D I--3-----------3-----------3-----------3-----------------I
A I--5-----------5-----------5-----------5-----------------I
E I--------------------------------------------------------I

E I--------------------------------------------------------I
B I--------------------------------------------------------I
G I--4-----------4-----------4-----------4-----------------I
D I--3-----------3-----------3-----------3-----------------I
A I--5-----------5-----------5-----------5-----------------I
E I--3-----------3-----------3-----------3-----------------I
 
 <------------- Violins come in at this bit------------>
E I----------------------------I---------------------------I
B I--------8-----------8-------I--------6-----------6------I
G I------7---7-------7---7-----I------5---5-------5---5----I
D I----5-------5---5-------5---I----6-------6---6-------6--I
A I--6-----------6-------------I--5-----------5------------I
E I----------------------------I---------------------------I


You can play this part when the violins start playing as James does when they play the song live.
(Thanks to David G for this bit)
E I---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------I
B I---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------I
G I-12-10-10--10-8-8--8-7-7--5-7-8-7--7-7\5-5-5/7-7-7-5--5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5--5-5--------I
D I-12-10-10--10-8-8--8-7-7--5-7-8-7--7-7\5-5-5/7-7-7-5--5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5--5-5--------I
A I-10--8--8---8-6-6--6-5-5--3-5-6-5--5-5\3-3-3/5-5-5-3--3-3-0-0-3--3-3-0-0-3--3-3--------I
E I---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------I


Bridge

E I----------------------------------------------I
B I----------------------------------------------I
G I-10-9-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-I
D I 10-9-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-I
A I--8-7-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-I
E I----------------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-I
            We   Dont  Talk   About   Love

E I----------------------------------------------I
B I----------------------------------------------I
G I-10-9-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-I
D I 10-9-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-I
A I--8-7-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-I
E I----------------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-I
            We  only  want to  Get  Drunk

E I------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------------------I
B I------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---------------------I
G I--7-8-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---------------------I
D I -7-8-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---------------------I
A I--5-6-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------------------I
E I------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------------------------------------I

         And we are not allowed to spend

   
E I--------1--------------0----I-------1-------------0------I
B I-----------1---1---1------1-I---------1---------------0--I
G I----0----------0------------I----0--------0---0----------I
D I-3-------------3------------I-3-----------3--------------I
A I-3-------------3------------I-3-----------3--------------I
E I----------------------------I----------------------------I  
As   We___  are____  told  that    this   is the end   

Chorus

E I-0-0-0-----0-0-0---------------------------I
B I-1-1---1---1-1-1---------------------------I
G I-2-2-----2-2-2-2---------------------------I   DO THIS 2 TIMES
D I-2-2-------2-2-2-------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-I
A I-0-0-------0-0-0-------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-I
E I-----------------3-2-1 1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-0-1-I
    A   design            For    life

   
Ending

E I-0-0-0-----0-0-0---------------------------I
B I-1-1---1---1-1-1---------------------------I
G I-2-2-----2-2-2-2---------------------------I   
D I-2-2-------2-2-2-------3-------------------I
A I-0-0-------0-0-0-------3-------------------I
E I-----------------3-2-1 1-------------------I
    A   design            For    life

E I-----------------------------I
A I-----------------------------I
G I-----------------------------I
D I--3--------------------------I
A I--3--------------------------I
E I--1--------------------------I
     A  Design  For    



1st Verse:-
libraries gave us power
then work came and made us free
At what price now
For a shallow piece of dignity

2nd Verse:-
I wish I had a bottle
right here in my dirty face
to wear the scars
to show from where i came

3rd verse:-
I wish i had a bottle
Right here in my pretty face
to wear the scars
to show from where i came

Bridge :-
We don't talk about love
We only wanna get drunk
And we are not allowed to spend
As we are told that this is the end

Chrous:-
A__design    for life
A__design    for______life
A__de____sign  for life
A design for life
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Philster01 wrote on April 25 2014, 02:05 pm

Great tab, why only 4 stars??
Great song, very good job tabbing mate!
I appreciate how long it takes to tab, underrated tab this one! Well done, superb! Very happy with your contribution :)

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