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Here’s the tab for Miles Kane’s part of an absolute classic, not too different from the original. 
Advice on tab welcome and please rate, Thanks! 
Footage from T-in-the-park used for reference.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ZBYBRknmaI

Gear set up
- Treble pickup
- Crunchy distortion not overdrive (Apart from the solo)
- Slight reverb

[Intro] 0.0
Strum pattern d-du, slides 
up to the nut after. Then followed with muted u-d-u. 
Played 5 times.     Played once
e|-5/--|            e|-2-|
B|-7/--|            B|-4-|
G|-7/--|            G|-4-|
D|-7/--|            D|-4-|
A|-5/--|            A|-2-|
E|-----|            E|---|

[verse 1] 0.18
Opens with Bm chord shape 
but just picks out notes

e|-------|------------|
B|-------|-----3------|
G|-----4-|-------4----|
D|---4---|----4-------|
A|-2-----|--2---------|
E|-------|---------0--|

Open E, d--ud-u-d-u-d. 
Slow down strike on Gm then fast A strike.

e|-0-|          e|-3-|  e|-5-|
B|-0-|          B|-3-|  B|-7-|
G|-1-|          G|-4-|  G|-7-|
D|-2-|          D|-5-|  D|-7-|
A|-2-|          A|-5-|  A|-5-|
E|-0-|          E|-3-|  E|---|


Goes back to E, this time bared. Followed by Bm.
d--ud-u-d-u-d. 

e|-7-|          e|-2-|
B|-9-|          B|-3-|
G|-9-|          G|-4-|  
D|-9-|          D|-4-|
A|-7-|          A|-2-|
E|---|          E|---|

Pre-chorus 
e|-------|-----------|
B|-------|-----3-----|
G|-----4-|-------4---|
D|---4---|----4------|
A|-2-----|--2--------|
E|-------|---------0-|

Open D

e|-2-|
B|-3-|
G|-2-|
D|-0-|
A|---|
E|---|

 0.42, If you listen to the timing you'll see what I mean
Open G, bar D and bar E
Pattern for G, D: d-dd-u
Pattern of E: d-du-u-udu 

e|-3-|  e|-5-|  e|-7-|
B|-3-|  B|-7-|  B|-9-|
G|-0-|  G|-7-|  G|-9-| Repeats 3 times
D|-0-|  D|-7-|  D|-9-|
A|-2-|  A|-5-|  A|-7-|
E|-3-|  E|---|  E|---|

Ends chorus with single down strike on bar D. 
Also, uses vibrato bar to drop pitch

[verse 2] 1.08

Bar D: d-du. Then pick scrape up the thick E.
Bar D: d-du. Then pick scrape down the thick E.

Bm chord shape picks out notes like in verse 1.

e|-------|------------|
B|-------|------3-----|
G|-----4-|--------4---|
D|---4---|----4-------|
A|-2-----|--2---------|
E|-------|----------0-|

Open E, d--ud-u-d-u-d. 
Slow down strike on Gm then fast A strike.

e|-0-|          e|-3-|  e|-5-|
B|-0-|          B|-3-|  B|-7-|
G|-1-|          G|-4-|  G|-7-|
D|-2-|          D|-5-|  D|-7-|
A|-2-|          A|-5-|  A|-5-|
E|-0-|          E|-3-|  E|---|

Goes back to E, this time bared. Followed by Bm.
d--ud-u-d-u-d. 

e|-7-|          e|-2-|
B|-9-|          B|-3-|
G|-9-|          G|-4-|  
D|-9-|          D|-4-|
A|-7-|          A|-2-|
E|---|          E|---|

Pre-chorus 
e|-------|-------------|
B|-------|------3------|
G|-----4-|--------4----|
D|---4---|----4--------|
A|-2-----|--2----------|
E|-------|-----------0-|

Open D

e|-2-|
B|-3-|
G|-2-|
D|-0-|
A|---|
E|---|

 1.39

e|-3-|  e|-5-|  e|-7-|
B|-3-|  B|-7-|  B|-9-|
G|-0-|  G|-7-|  G|-9-| Repeats 3 times
D|-0-|  D|-7-|  D|-9-|
A|-2-|  A|-5-|  A|-7-|
E|-3-|  E|---|  E|---|

[2.05]

Goes into saxophone solo, interpretations for the guitar
Can be found in other tabs people have uploaded to the site.

 2.33

e|-3-|  e|-5-|  e|-7-|
B|-3-|  B|-7-|  B|-9-|
G|-0-|  G|-7-|  G|-9-| Repeats 3 times
D|-0-|  D|-7-|  D|-9-|
A|-2-|  A|-5-|  A|-7-|
E|-3-|  E|---|  E|---|

Ends chorus with single down strike on bar D. 
Also, uses vibrato bar to drop pitch.

Chorus repeats again then enters solo

Uses a lot of vibrato. Can’t really write how he uses it but 
you can tell from the video how he does it. Bends are quite 
big, around 2 semi-tones. 

                    Big bends on these notes 
                    Held for a long-time as well
e|------------------|---------------------------|
B|------------------|---------------------------|
G|--7tp----7--------|---12~---12~---12~---12~---|
D|------------------|---------------------------|
A|------------------|---------------------------| 
E|------------------|---------------------------|

Played rapidly

e|------------------|------------------|--------------|
B|------------------|-------7--9--10~--|--10~b---10~--|
G|--12-12-12-12-----|--11~-------------|--------------|
D|------------------|------------------|--------------|
A|------------------|------------------|--------------|
E|------------------|------------------|--------------|

e|-------------------------------|
B|---15~b----15----15~b----15~---|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------|

plays 6 times                        After 6th time
e|-------------------------------| |----------------------------|
B|-------------------------------| |----------------------------|
G|---4/7-7/5--7/9--7/11~---------| |--11~b-----11-11-11-11-11---|
D|-------------------------------| |----------------------------|
A|-------------------------------| |----------------------------|
E|-------------------------------| |----------------------------|



High Tremolo effect kicks in multiple notes
In each section. Listen to the video to get the timings.

e|-----------|----------|----------|----------|--------|
B|---15~b----|---17~b---|---15~b---|---17~b---|--22b---|
G|-----------|----------|----------|----------|--------|
D|-----------|----------|----------|----------|--------|
A|-----------|----------|----------|----------|--------|
E|-----------|----------|----------|----------|--------|

Pattern: d-d-d---d-d-d---d-d-d
Bm              G
e|-2-|          e|-3-|
B|-3-|          B|-3-|
G|-4-|          G|-4-|  Repeats a couple times
D|-4-|          D|-5-|
A|-2-|          A|-5-|
E|---|          E|-3-|

         END


tp - tremolo picking
/  - slide up
\  - slide down
~  - vibrato
b  - bend
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