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SWEET THINGS - The Pretty Reckless 
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Tabbed by: david0518    
Tuning: 1/2 step down (Eb, Ab, Db, Gb, Bb, Eb)

[Primary Chords used]
     (low to high)      
E5 - 079900 and 022000
F5 - 08(10)(10)00 and 133000
A5 - 577000
G5 - 35500
B  - 024442
C  - 032010
D  - 054030
G  - 320003
B7 - 024240
Em(maj)7 - 022040

This is from the recorded version on "Going to Hell"
but it can be easily transposed to the acoustic version they play regularly, too (minus solo)

[Intro] (and main riff):
        E5                      F5      E5                    A5 G5 F5  
eb|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|----9-9-9---9-9-9---9-9-9--9-10------9-9-9---9-9-9---9-9-9--------------|
Db|----9-9-9---9-9-9---9-9-9--9-10------9-9-9---9-9-9---9-9-9--7-5-3-------| x4
Ab|--0h7-7-7-0h7-7-7-0h7-7-7--7-8-----0h7-7-7-0h7-7-7-0h7-7-7--7-5-3-------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------------------5-3-1-------|

[Verse]
Evil had knockin' at my door
Evil making me its whore
        E5                      F5      E5                    A5 G5 F5  
eb|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|----9-9-9---9-9-9---9-9-9--9-10------9-9-9---9-9-9---9-9-9--------------|
Db|----9-9-9---9-9-9---9-9-9--9-10------9-9-9---9-9-9---9-9-9--7-5-3-------| x2
Ab|--0h7-7-7-0h7-7-7-0h7-7-7--7-8-----0h7-7-7-0h7-7-7-0h7-7-7--7-5-3-------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------------------5-3-1-------|

I don’t mind if you...

     Bsus11    Csus11 Dsus11    
eb|---------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------------|
Gb|--4-4-4-4-4-4--5--7---4-4-4-4-4-4--5--7------|
Db|--2-2-2-2-2-2--3--5---2-2-2-2-2-2--3--5------|
Ab|--2-2-2-2-2-2--3--5---2-2-2-2-2-2--3--5------|
Eb|---------------------------------------------|

... take what's yours, but give me mine

     B5  A5  G5  F5 G5 F5 E5
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|--9-9-7-7-5-5--3-5-3-2-------7-5-3---|
Ab|--9-9-7-7-5-5--3-5-3-2-------7-5-3---|
Eb|--7-7-5-5-3-3--1-3-1-0-------5-3-1---|

Evil, want you to know
I'm much too young to be owned

        E5                      F5      E5                    A5 G5 F5  
eb|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|----9-9-9---9-9-9---9-9-9--9-10------9-9-9---9-9-9---9-9-9--------------|
Db|----9-9-9---9-9-9---9-9-9--9-10------9-9-9---9-9-9---9-9-9--7-5-3-------| x2
Ab|--0h7-7-7-0h7-7-7-0h7-7-7--7-8-----0h7-7-7-0h7-7-7-0h7-7-7--7-5-3-------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------------------5-3-1-------|

I don’t mind if you...

     Bsus11    Csus11 Dsus11    
eb|---------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------------|
Gb|--4-4-4-4-4-4--5--7---4-4-4-4-4-4--5--7------|
Db|--2-2-2-2-2-2--3--5---2-2-2-2-2-2--3--5------|
Ab|--2-2-2-2-2-2--3--5---2-2-2-2-2-2--3--5------|
Eb|---------------------------------------------|

... take what's yours, but give me mine

     B5  A5  G5  F5 G5 F5 E5
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|--9-9-7-7-5-5--3-5-3-2-------7-5-3---|
Ab|--9-9-7-7-5-5--3-5-3-2-------7-5-3---|
Eb|--7-7-5-5-3-3--1-3-1-0-------5-3-1---|

[Transition]
        E5                      F5      E5                    A5 G5 F5  
eb|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|----9-9-9---9-9-9---9-9-9--9-10------9-9-9---9-9-9---9-9-9-----------------|
Db|----9-9-9---9-9-9---9-9-9--9-10------9-9-9---9-9-9---9-9-9--7-5-3--7-5-3---|
Ab|--0h7-7-7-0h7-7-7-0h7-7-7--7-8-----0h7-7-7-0h7-7-7-0h7-7-7--7-5-3--7-5-3---|
Eb|------------------------------------------------------------5-3-1--5-3-1---|

    Em(maj)7    
eb|------0------0------0------0---|
Bb|------4------4------4------4---|
Gb|------0------0------0------0---|
Db|--2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2-----|
Ab|--2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2-----|
Eb|--0-0----0-0----0-0----0-0-----|

[Pre-Chorus]
Hey there, little girl
Come inside I've got some...

    Em(maj)7    
eb|------0------0------0------0---|
Bb|------4------4------4------4---|
Gb|------0------0------0------0---|
Db|--2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2-----|
Ab|--2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2-----|
Eb|--0-0----0-0----0-0----0-0-----|

... Sweet things

     Bmaj
eb|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-3-3-2-2---|
Bb|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|
Gb|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|
Db|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|
Ab|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|
Eb|------------------------------------|

Put your hair in curls
Paint you up just like a...

    Em(maj)7    
eb|------0------0------0------0---|
Bb|------4------4------4------4---|
Gb|------0------0------0------0---|
Db|--2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2-----|
Ab|--2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2-----|
Eb|--0-0----0-0----0-0----0-0-----|

... drag queen

     Bmaj
eb|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-3-3-2-2---|
Bb|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|
Gb|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|
Db|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|
Ab|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|
Eb|------------------------------------|

I don't mind decay?
'cause you are the night that saves my day

    C    D    G    Em   B7    C    D    
eb|--0--0--0--0--3--3--0--0--2-2-2-2---0--0--0--0------|
Bb|--1--1--3--3--0--0--0--0--4-4-4-4---1--1--3--3------|
Gb|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--2-2-2-2---0--0--0--0------|
Db|--2--2--4--4--0--0--2--2--4-4-4-4---2--2--4--4------|
Ab|--3--3--5--5--2--2--2--2--2-2-2-2---3--3--5--5------|
Eb|--------------3--3--0--0--x-x-x-x-------------------|

Hey there, little girl
Come inside don't be...

    Em(maj)7    
eb|------0------0------0------0---|
Bb|------4------4------4------4---|
Gb|------0------0------0------0---|
Db|--2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2-----|
Ab|--2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2-----|
Eb|--0-0----0-0----0-0----0-0-----|

... afraid, I'll keep you safe

     Bmaj
eb|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|
Bb|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|
Gb|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|
Db|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|
Ab|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|
Eb|------------------------|

eb|---------------|
Bb|---------------|
Gb|---------------|
Db|---------------|
Ab|--2--0---------|
Eb|--------3--2---|

[main riff]
        E5                      F5      E5                    A5 G5 F5  
eb|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|----9-9-9---9-9-9---9-9-9--9-10------9-9-9---9-9-9---9-9-9--------------|
Db|----9-9-9---9-9-9---9-9-9--9-10------9-9-9---9-9-9---9-9-9--7-5-3-------|
Ab|--0h7-7-7-0h7-7-7-0h7-7-7--7-8-----0h7-7-7-0h7-7-7-0h7-7-7--7-5-3-------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------------------5-3-1-------|

[Verse 2]
I'm evil knocking at your door
I'm evil making you my whore

        E5                      F5      E5                    A5 G5 F5  
eb|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|----9-9-9---9-9-9---9-9-9--9-10------9-9-9---9-9-9---9-9-9--------------|
Db|----9-9-9---9-9-9---9-9-9--9-10------9-9-9---9-9-9---9-9-9--7-5-3-------| x2
Ab|--0h7-7-7-0h7-7-7-0h7-7-7--7-8-----0h7-7-7-0h7-7-7-0h7-7-7--7-5-3-------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------------------5-3-1-------|

I don’t mind if you...

     Bsus11    Csus11 Dsus11    
eb|---------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------------|
Gb|--4-4-4-4-4-4--5--7---4-4-4-4-4-4--5--7------|
Db|--2-2-2-2-2-2--3--5---2-2-2-2-2-2--3--5------|
Ab|--2-2-2-2-2-2--3--5---2-2-2-2-2-2--3--5------|
Eb|---------------------------------------------|

... take what's yours, but give me mine

     B5  A5  G5  F5 G5 F5 E5
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|--9-9-7-7-5-5--3-5-3-2-------7-5-3---|
Ab|--9-9-7-7-5-5--3-5-3-2-------7-5-3---|
Eb|--7-7-5-5-3-3--1-3-1-0-------5-3-1---|

[Solo]

*my best approximation of this*
/wah pedal/
/bend the string a full step up/

e|--15b17~-----16b18--15b17~-----17b19--16b18----------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

*then it appears he's playing the short Bm scale on the high string with quick alternate picking and wah*

[Bridge]
eb|------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------------------------| x2
Ab|---------------------------------------------------4-3------|
Eb|-0-1-0-2-0-1-0---0-1-0-2-0-1-0---0-1-0-2-0-1-0-2-0----------|

Hey where are you going?
I wasn't through
I'm gonna have my way with you

eb|------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------------------------| x2
Ab|---------------------------------------------------4-3------|
Eb|-0-1-0-2-0-1-0---0-1-0-2-0-1-0---0-1-0-2-0-1-0-2-0----------|

[screaming / higher pitch]

Hey where are you going?
I wasn't through
I'm gonna have my way with you

eb|------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------------------------| x2
Ab|---------------------------------------------------6-5------|
Eb|-2-3-2-4-2-3-2---2-3-2-4-2-3-2---2-3-2-4-2-3-2-4-2----------|

[Solo 2]
[It's a diminishing Bm scale I think and ends with:]
eb|------------------------------|
Bb|-12--10-------10---------10+--|
Gb|----------12-------12---------|
Db|------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------|

[Pre-Chorus]
I am like decay
I rot the ground that guides your way, oh

     C    D    G    Em   B7    C    D    
eb|--0--0--0--0--3--3--0--0--2-2-2-2---0--0--0--0------|
Bb|--1--1--3--3--0--0--0--0--4-4-4-4---1--1--3--3------|
Gb|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--2-2-2-2---0--0--0--0------|
Db|--2--2--4--4--0--0--2--2--4-4-4-4---2--2--4--4------|
Ab|--3--3--5--5--2--2--2--2--2-2-2-2---3--3--5--5------|
Eb|--------------3--3--0--0--x-x-x-x-------------------|

Hey there, little girl
Come inside I've got some...

    Em(maj)7    
eb|------0------0------0------0---|
Bb|------4------4------4------4---|
Gb|------0------0------0------0---|
Db|--2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2-----|
Ab|--2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2-----|
Eb|--0-0----0-0----0-0----0-0-----|

... sweet things

     Bmaj
eb|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-3-3-2-2---|
Bb|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|
Gb|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|
Db|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|
Ab|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|
Eb|------------------------------------|

Put your hair in curls
Paint you up just like a...

    Em(maj)7    
eb|------0------0------0------0---|
Bb|------4------4------4------4---|
Gb|------0------0------0------0---|
Db|--2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2-----|
Ab|--2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2-----|
Eb|--0-0----0-0----0-0----0-0-----|

... drag queen

     Bmaj
eb|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-3-3-2-2---|
Bb|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|
Gb|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|
Db|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|
Ab|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|
Eb|------------------------------------|

How you like me now?
Did I succeed and make you proud?

     C    D    G    Em   B7    C    D    
eb|--0--0--0--0--3--3--0--0--2-2-2-2---0--0--0--0------|
Bb|--1--1--3--3--0--0--0--0--4-4-4-4---1--1--3--3------|
Gb|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--2-2-2-2---0--0--0--0------|
Db|--2--2--4--4--0--0--2--2--4-4-4-4---2--2--4--4------|
Ab|--3--3--5--5--2--2--2--2--2-2-2-2---3--3--5--5------|
Eb|--------------3--3--0--0--x-x-x-x-------------------|


Hey there, little girl
Come inside don't be...

    Em(maj)7    
eb|------0------0------0------0---|
Bb|------4------4------4------4---|
Gb|------0------0------0------0---|
Db|--2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2-----|
Ab|--2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2-----|
Eb|--0-0----0-0----0-0----0-0-----|

... afraid, I'll keep you safe

     Bmaj
eb|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|
Bb|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|
Gb|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|
Db|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|
Ab|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|
Eb|------------------------|

eb|-------------------0--|
Bb|-------------------4--|
Gb|-------------------0--|
Db|---------------2-2----|
Ab|--2--0---------2-2----|
Eb|--------3--2---0-0----|

************************************

| b  Bend
| h  Hammer-on
| x  Dead note
| ~  Vibrato

************************************

            
            
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