The Girl That Wanted to be God -Manic Street Preachers

  This track uses two guitars in the intro one clean playing the chords
and one guitar playing the solo section over the chords

Key:    bu  =   Bend up 
        rb  =   Release bend         
       

Riffs

Riff A
    G                Gmaj7            G7      C
e-|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|-12---12-b-14-rb--11---11-b-12-rb--10--10--7--7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-|
D-|----------------------------------------------------------------|

e-|-------------------------|
B-|-------------------------|
G-|-10-10-10-10-12-12-12-12-|
D-|-------------------------|

Riff B
        C                       Cmaj7
e-|-----------------------|-----------------------------|-
B-|-----------------------|-----------------------------|-
G-|-9--9-9-9-9--9-9-9-9-9-|-9-10--9-9-9--7--7-5--5-5--7-|-
D-|-----------------------|-----------------------------|-
A-|-7--7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7-|-7--8--7-7-7--5--5-3--3-3--5-|-
E-|-----------------------|-----------------------------|-
        Ebmaj7                   Dm
e-|----------------------------|---------------------------|-
B-|----------------------------|---------------------------|-
G-|-7--7-7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-8-7-|-5--5-5-5------------5--12-|-
D-|----------------------------|---------------------------|-
A-|-5--5-5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-6-7-|-3--3-3-3--------3-3-3--10-|-
E-|----------------------------|-----------3-4-5-----------|-
        C                                       Cmaj7
e-|-------------------------------------|------------------------------|-
B-|-------------------------------------|------------------------------|-
G-|-12-12-12-12--9-9-9-9--9-9--12-12-12-|-11-11-11-11-11--7-7-7--7-7-7-|-
D-|-------------------------------------|------------------------------|-
A-|-10-10-10-10--7-7-7-7--7-7--10-10-10-|--9--9--9--9--9--5-5-5--5-5-5-|-
E-|-------------------------------------|------------------------------|-
        Ebmaj7                          Dm
e-|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
B-|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
G-|-7-8-7--7-8-7-5---5----------|----------------------------|
D-|-----------------------------|-----------------------5--5-|
A-|-5-6-5--5-6-7-3---3--3-------|-3--3-------3--3--5--7------|
E-|------------------------3--5-|-------3-5------------------|


Chords

        C       Cmaj7   Ebmaj7  Dm      Dm2     Gmaj7   G7

e                         3     5        8       2      1
B       5        5        3     6        6       0      0
G       5        4        3     7        7       0      0
D       5        5                               0      0
A                                                0      0
E                                                3      3

Guitar Tab



Arrangement
                                          x2
Intro:      |C     |Cmaj7 |Ebmaj7 |Dm  Dm2| 
                
            (Riff A)                            x2
            |G     |Gmaj7 |G7     |C      |C     |


Verse1:                                     x3
               |C    |Cmaj7  |Ebmaj7 |Dm    |

Chorus:       
               (Riff A)                         x2
               |G    |Gmaj7  |G7   |C     |C     |                                             
             

Verse 2:     See Verse 1 

Chorus:      See Chorus
 
Bridge:
        
             |Asus4  |A     |Dsus4 |D     |

                (Riff B)                        x2
             |C      |Cmaj7 |Ebmaj7|Dm    |
                    

Outro:       Chorus x3

transcribed by Kevin Brown and Chris Stevens 


#----------------------------------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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

I have tried to show the rhythm it may not be perfect, listen to the record
for the ideal rhythm

Key:-
x-denotes muted string
s-slide to
b-bend up
r-release

Chords:

C      - x3555x
Cmaj7  - x3545x
Ebmaj7 - xxx333
Dm     - xxx765
D5     - xx023x
G      - 3x0003
Gmaj7  - 3x0002
G7     - 3x0001
C(2)   - x32010
Dsus4  - xx0233
D      - xx0232
Asus4  - x02230
A      - x02220

INTRO:-

   C                               Cmaj7
E I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I
B I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I
G I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-4-4-4-4-x-x-4-4-4-4-x-x-4-x-x-I
D I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I
A I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I
E I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I

   EbMaj7                           Dm
E I-3-3-3-3-x-x-5-5-x-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-8-x-x-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-I
B I-3-3-3-3-x-x-3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-I-6-6-6-6-x-x-6-x-x-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-I
G I-3-3-3-3-x-x-3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-I-7-7-7-7-x-x-7-x-x-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-I
D I-------------------------------I---------------------------------I
A I-------------------------------I---------------------------------I
E I-------------------------------I---------------------------------I

   C                               Cmaj7
E I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I
B I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I
G I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-4-4-4-4-x-x-4-4-4-4-x-x-4-x-x-I
D I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I
A I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I
E I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I

   EbMaj7                           D5
E I-3-3-3-3-x-x-5-5-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-I-1----------------------------I
B I-3-3-3-3-x-x-3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-I-3---3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-I
G I-3-3-3-3-x-x-3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-I-2---2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-I
D I-------------------------------I-0---0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-I
A I-------------------------------I------------------------------I
E I-------------------------------I------------------------------I

   G                            GMaj7
E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
B I----------------------------I----------------------------I
G I-12---------------12b14r12--I-11----------------11b12r11-I
D I----------------------------I----------------------------I
A I----------------------------I----------------------------I
E I----------------------------I----------------------------I

   G7                           C(2)
E I----------------------------I----------------------------------------I
B I----------------------------I----------------------------------------I
G I--10---------------10s7-----I-7-7-7-7-7s9-9-9-9s10-10-10-10s12-12-12-I
D I----------------------------I----------------------------------------I
A I----------------------------I----------------------------------------I
E I----------------------------I----------------------------------------I

   G                            Gmaj7
E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
B I----------------------------I----------------------------I
G I-12----------------12b14r12-I-11s7--------------11b12r11-I
D I----------------------------I----------------------------I
A I----------------------------I----------------------------I
E I----------------------------I----------------------------I

   G7                           C(2)
E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
B I----------------------------I----------------------------I
G I-10s7---------------7b8r7---I--5-----------------5s0-----I
D I----------------------------I----------------------------I
A I----------------------------I----------------------------I
E I----------------------------I----------------------------I

VERSE:

   C                               Cmaj7
E I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I
B I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I
G I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-4-4-4-4-x-x-4-4-4-4-x-x-4-x-x-I
D I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I
A I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I
E I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I
   There          are_______       no_______  sun___sets    just
   
   EbMaj7                           Dm
E I-3-3-3-3-x-x-5-5-x-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-8-x-x-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-I
B I-3-3-3-3-x-x-3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-I-6-6-6-6-x-x-6-x-x-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-I
G I-3-3-3-3-x-x-3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-I-7-7-7-7-x-x-7-x-x-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-I
D I-------------------------------I---------------------------------I
A I-------------------------------I---------------------------------I
E I-------------------------------I---------------------------------I
   Si_____________________________lence

   C                               Cmaj7
E I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I
B I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I
G I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-4-4-4-4-x-x-4-4-4-4-x-x-4-x-x-I
D I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I
A I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I
E I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I
   You     could      see_____ that she was      true_____ and

   EbMaj7                           Dm
E I-3-3-3-3-x-x-5-5-x-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-8-x-x-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-I
B I-3-3-3-3-x-x-3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-I-6-6-6-6-x-x-6-x-x-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-I
G I-3-3-3-3-x-x-3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-I-7-7-7-7-x-x-7-x-x-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-I
D I-------------------------------I---------------------------------I
A I-------------------------------I---------------------------------I
E I-------------------------------I---------------------------------I
   Fait___________________________hless                         but

  C                               Cmaj7
E I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I
B I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I
G I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-4-4-4-4-x-x-4-4-4-4-x-x-4-x-x-I
D I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I
A I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I
E I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I
   See_______  through     the       future________     and   for_  

   EbMaj7                           Dm
E I-3-3-3-3-x-x-5-5-x-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-8-x-x-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-I
B I-3-3-3-3-x-x-3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-I-6-6-6-6-x-x-6-x-x-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-I
G I-3-3-3-3-x-x-3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-I-7-7-7-7-x-x-7-x-x-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-I
D I-------------------------------I---------------------------------I
A I-------------------------------I---------------------------------I
E I-------------------------------I---------------------------------I
   Get all   the   lies_______________

   C                               Cmaj7
E I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I
B I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I
G I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-4-4-4-4-x-x-4-4-4-4-x-x-4-x-x-I
D I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-5-x-x-I
A I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I
E I-------------------------------I-------------------------------I
   Black out the words_____        for the blind____ have

   EbMaj7                           D5
E I-3-3-3-3-x-x-5-5-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-I-1----------------------------I
B I-3-3-3-3-x-x-3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-I-3---3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-I
G I-3-3-3-3-x-x-3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-I-2---2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-I
D I-------------------------------I-0---0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-I
A I-------------------------------I------------------------------I
E I-------------------------------I------------------------------I
   Eyes_____________________________

CHORUS:

 G                            GMaj7
E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
B I----------------------------I----------------------------I
G I-12---------------12b14r12--I-11----------------11b12r11-I
D I----------------------------I----------------------------I
A I----------------------------I----------------------------I
E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
   I am____________        the  girl  that    want____ed  to

   G7                           C(2)
E I----------------------------I----------------------------------------I
B I----------------------------I----------------------------------------I
G I--10---------------10s7-----I-7-7-7-7-7s9-9-9-9s10-10-10-10s12-12-12-I
D I----------------------------I----------------------------------------I
A I----------------------------I----------------------------------------I
E I----------------------------I----------------------------------------I
   Be________ god___________

   G                            Gmaj7
E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
B I----------------------------I----------------------------I
G I-12----------------12b14r12-I-11s7--------------11b12r11-I
D I----------------------------I----------------------------I
A I----------------------------I----------------------------I
E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
   I am ___________        the   girl that      want__ed to

   G7                           C(2)
E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
B I----------------------------I----------------------------I
G I-10s7---------------7b8r7---I--5-----------------5s0-----I
D I----------------------------I----------------------------I
A I----------------------------I----------------------------I
E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
   Be______ god_______________



BRIDGE/SOLO:

   Asus4                        A
E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
B I--3----3------------3-------I--2---2-----2-2-----2----2--I
G I--2----2------------2-------I--2---2-----2-2-----2----2--I
D I--2----2------------2-------I--2---2-----2-2-----2----2--I
A I--0----0------------0-------I--0---0-----0-0-----0----0--I
E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
   Hold me____________   she    Said_________________

   Dsus4                        D
E I-3----3-------3---3----3----I-2--2--2-2---2--2-2---2-I
B I-3----3-------3---3----3----I-3--3--3-3---3--3-3---3-I
G I-2----2-------2---2----2----I-2--2--2-2---2--2-2---2-I
D I-0----0-------0---0----0----I-0--0--0-0---0--0-0---0-I
A I----------------------------I------------------------I
E I----------------------------I------------------------I   
   Love me________  to_________  death_____________

   C                            Cmaj7
E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
B I----------------------------I----------------------------I
G I-9--9-9--9-9--9-9--9-9--9---I-9s10-9-9-9--7--7--5-5-5--7-I
D I----------------------------I----------------------------I
A I-7--7-7--7-7--7-7--7-7--7---I-7s8--7-7-7--5--5--3-3-3--5-I
E I----------------------------I----------------------------I

   EbMaj7                       Dm
E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
B I----------------------------I----------------------------I
G I-7--7-7--7-7-7-7--7-7-7b8r7-I-5--5--5--5------------5s12-I
D I----------------------------I----------------------------I
A I-5--5-5--5-5-5-5--5-5-5b6r5-I-3--3--3--3------3--3--3s10-I
E I----------------------------I------------3-4-5-----------I

   C                                   CMaj7
E I-----------------------------------I----------------------------I
B I-----------------------------------I----------------------------I
G I-12-12-12-12--9-9-9-9-9-9s12-12-12-I-11-11-11-11-7-7--7--7-7--7-I
D I-----------------------------------I----------------------------I
A I-10-10-10-10--7-7-7-7-7-7s10-10-10-I-9--9--9--9--5-5--5--5-5--5-I
E I-----------------------------------I----------------------------I

   EbMaj7                       Dm
E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
B I----------------------------I----------------------------I
G I-7b8r7--5--7b8r7----5-5-----I----------------------------I
D I----------------------------I------------------------5-5-I
A I-5b6r5--3--5b6r5----3-3-----I-3------3------3--3--5s7----I
E I------------------------3-5-I----------3--5--------------I


ENDING:

   G                            Gmaj7
E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
B I----------------------------I----------------------------I
G I-12----------------12b14r12-I-11s7--------------11b12r11-I
D I----------------------------I----------------------------I
A I----------------------------I----------------------------I
E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
   I am ___________        the   girl that      want__ed to

   G7                           C(2)
E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
B I----------------------------I----------------------------I
G I-10---------------10s7------I-0--5s7-7-7-7-7--7s9-9-9-9--I
D I----------------------------I----------------------------I
A I----------------------------I----------------------------I
E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
   Be______ god_______________

    G(end with 1 strum)     Solo Strings
E I----------------------------I----------------------------I
B I----------------------------I----------------------------I
G I----------------------------I----------------------------I
D I-0--------------------------I----------------------------I
A I----------------------------I----------------------------I
E I----------------------------I----------------------------I



SONG STRUCTURE:-
INTRO   
VERSE 1(LYRICS ABOVE)
CHORUS
VERSE 2(LYRICS BELOW)
CHORUS
BRIDGE/SOLO
CHORUS*1.5
ENDING


VERSE 2 LYRICS:
There are times when you feel hopeless
Just for once for noone else we are faithless
the dawn is still breaking its heaven is so high
She told the truth, told the truth and then she lied.