Faster -Manic Street Preachers

 This song uses two guitars throughout. Guitar 1 is the main one, this plays
all of the fills, riffs A and B, and the solo. Guitar 2 plays chords through
most of the song. The sound used on fill 1 is probably obtained using a
flanger


Riff A
 P.M.
   Amaj7(no 3rd)
G-|-----------|---------------|-----------|-----------------|
D-|-6---------|-6-------------|-6---------|-6---------------|
A-|---0--0--0-|---0-0--0-0--0-|---0--0--0-|---0--0----------|
E-|-----------|---------------|-----------|---------5-6-7-0-|

Riff C
  This riff is played using triplets
    A6 A5     A6 A5     A6   A5     A6 A5     A6 A5
G-|------------------------|---------------------------|
D-|-16-14-14--16-14-14--16-|-14-14--16-14-14--16-14-14-|
A-|-12-12-12--12-12-12--12-|-12-12--12-12-12--12-12-12-|
E-|------------------------|---------------------------|

Riff D
    G5 F#5 E5   D5 C#5 B5   B5
B-|------------|----------|-----------------|-----------------|-
G-|-12--11--9--|-7--6--4--|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-
D-|-12--11--9--|-7--6--4--|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-
A-|-10---9--7--|-5--4--2--|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-
E-|------------|----------|-----------------|-----------------|-
   E5
B-|-----------------|-----------------|
G-|-----------------|-----------------|
D-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
A-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
E-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|

Fill 1
   Amaj7(no 3rd)
e-|-16----|-16----|-16----|-16-------------|
B-|-------|-------|-------|----------------|
G-|----14-|----14-|----14-|----14-16-16----|
D-|-------|-------|-------|-------------14-|

Fill 2
   D                     G#5 F#5 E5 G#5 F#5 E5     
e-|-------------|--------|---------|----------|
B-|-5-ho-7~~~~~-|-(7)----|-9--7--5-|-9--7---5-|
G-|-------------|--------|---------|----------|

Fill 3
   D                       E
e-|-------------|---------|--------|--------|
B-|-5-ho-7~~~~~-|-(7)-----|-/9-----|-(9)----|
G-|-------------|---------|--------|--------|

Fill 4
  This fill is played using triplets
    G5     F#5    E5      D5     C#5    B5      B5 
e-|---------------------|---------------------|--------|
B-|-8-8-8--7-7-7--5-5-5-|-3-3-3--2-2-2--0-0-0-|-0------|
G-|---------------------|---------------------|--------|

Fill 5
   B5              E5
e-|---------------|--------|--------12-12-12-12-----12-12-12-12\-|
B-|------/3-3-2-3-|--------|--------12-12-12-12-----12-12-12-12\-|
G-|---------------|--------|--------12--------------12----12-----|
D-|---------------|-2------|-------------------------------------|

Arrangement

Intro
 The chords shown are played by guitar 2

 (Spoken intro approx. 10 secs)

(fill 1)
 |A5   |A5    |A5    |A5    |

 Riff A x2

Verse 1
 The chords shown are played by guitar 2
(riff A)
 A5
 I am an architect, they call me a butcher
(riff A)
 A5
 I am an pioneer, they call me primitive
(riff A)
 A5
 I am purity, they call me perverted
(riff A)
 A5
 Holding you but I only miss these things when they leave


Pre-Chorus
 The chords shown are played by guitar 2
(fill 2)
 D                                        G#5  F#5     E5       G#5 F#5 E5                
 I am an idiot drug hive, the virgin, the tattered and the torn
(fill 2)
 D                                                G#5  F#5  E5   G#5 F#5 E5
 Life is for the cold made warm and they are just lizards
(fill 2)
 D                                         G#5   F#5   E5     G#5 F#5 E5
 Self-digust is self-obsession honey and I do as I please
(fill 3)
 D                        E   
 A morality obedient only to be cleansed repented


Chorus
  The chords shown and riff D are played by guitar 2
(riff C)            (riff C)
 A5
 I am stronger than Mensa
            (riff D)
           (w/fill 4)
 Miller and Mailer I spat out Plath and Pinter
(riff C)                  (riff C)
 A5
 I am all the things that you regret
              (riff D)
             (w/fill 4)                             (fill 5)
 A truth that washes and that learnt how to spell


Interlude
  Riff A is played by guitar 2

 Riff A (w/fill 1)

Verse 2: Repeat Verse 1

Pre-Chorus: Repeat Pre-Chorus

Chorus: Repeat Chorus

Solo
  The chords under the solo are played by guitar 2
 |A5    |A5    |A5    |A5    |

Outro

(riff A)
 A5
 So damn easy to cave in, man kills everything
(riff A)
 A5
 So damn easy to cave in, man kills everything
(riff A)
 A5
 So damn easy to cave in, man kills everything
(riff A)
 A5
 So damn easy to cave in, man kills everything