Manic Street Preachers - My Little Empire Text Guitar Tab

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 My Little Empire
 by The Manic Street Preachers
 Track 6 off the album 'This Is My Truth tell Me Yours' (1998).

 Music: James Dean Bradfield / Sean Moore
 Lyrics: Nicky Wire

 ~      make note wibble.
 h      hammer on
 p      pull off
 b      bend
 r      release the bend you just did.
 \      slide down
 /      slide up
 ()     play these quietly / lightly.
 x      muted string (goes 'thunk').

[Cool Intro]
e||-------------------------------------------------------|
B||-------------------------------------------------------|
G||-------------6\5-3\2-------------------3\2-----2b3r2-0-|
D||---0h2h3---0---------4\3-------2-3---------3\2---------|
A||-0-------------------------3---------3-----------------|
E||-------------------------------------------------------|

e||-------------------------------3--------3---3---|
B||-----------------------------1-----1-1--------1-|
G||-----3-----3\2----------------------------------|
D||---3-----3-----3---2---2/3----------------------|
A||-1----------------------------------------------|
E||------------------------------------------------|

e||---------------------------------------------------------|
B||---------------------------------------------------------|
G||-------------6\5-3\2-----0---------0-----3\2-----2b3r2-0-|
D||---0h2h3---0---------4\3---------2-----------3\2---------|
A||-----------------------------3---------3-----------------|
E||---------------------------------------------------------|

e||---------------------------------3--------3-------|
B||-------------------------------1-----1-1------x-x-|
G||-----3-----5b6r5-5--------------------------------|
D||---3-----3---------3---2---2/3--------------------|
A||-1------------------------------------------------|
E||--------------------------------------------------|

Verse

e||------------------------------------------------|
B||------------------------------------------------|
G||-----------------------------------------9b10r9-|
D||------------------------------------------------|
A||------------------------------------------------|
E||-(10)-----(8)-----(6)-----(6/1)-----------------|

e||----17-------17---------16-------------|
B||---------------------------------------|
G||-14--------14--14-12h13----11-----11\7-|
D||---------------------------------------|
A||---------------------------------------|
E||---------------------------------------|
(this has weird rythmn)

e||-------------------------------------|
B||-------------------------------------|
G||-10/12p10-12p10-12p10h12p10-12-12/14-|
D||-------------------------------------|
A||-------------------------------------|
E||-------------------------------------|

e||-------|
B||-------|
G||-10b12-| <--Do this really slowly
D||-------|
A||-------|
E||-------|

Chorus
e||--------------------------------------|
B||--------------------------------------|
G||-14b15~----10r9~----10b11~----9b10~---|
D||--------------------------------------|
A||--------------------------------------|
E||--------------------------------------|

e||------------------------------12b14~-|
B||-------------------------------------|
G||-14b15~----10r9~----10b11~-----------|
D||-------------------------------------|
A||-------------------------------------|
E||-------------------------------------|

e||--------------------------------------------------------|
B||--------------------------------------------------------|
G||-14b15---13b14---9b10~--10b11~-------14~--14~--16b17-14-|
D||--------------------------------------------------------|
A||--------------------------------------------------------|
E||--------------------------------------------------------|

Above, you have to bend the 14's about half
a step almost every note. Play the last A
(the 14) 22 times(!), just mix up and down strokes.

e||-----------------------------------------------------|
B||-----------------------------------------------------|
G||-17\9-9\2-----------12-10-12-10-12-10-12-10-12-10-14-|
D||-----------------------------------------------------|
A||-----------------------------------------------------|
E||-----------------------------------------------------|
      First half of slide is slow, and
      there's a cockeyed rythmn here^.

e||-14\11---------------------------|
B||---------13p10-13p10-13p10-13p10-|
G||---------------------------------|
D||---------------------------------|
A||---------------------------------|
E||---------------------------------|

e||------------------------|
B||------------------------|
G||------------------------|
D||------------------------|
A||------------13h15-15b17-| (last bend slowly)
E||------------------------|

[Second Chorus]
e||--------------------------------------|
B||--------------------------------------|
G||-14b15~----10r9~----10b11~----9b10~---|
D||--------------------------------------| x2
A||--------------------------------------|
E||--------------------------------------|

e||-------------------------------------------|
B||-----------------------14b15---16b17-13b14-|
G||-14b15---16b17-13b14-----------------------|
D||-------------------------------------------|
A||-------------------------------------------|
E||-------------------------------------------|

e||-----------------------------|
B||-----------------------------|
G||-14~--14~--16b17-14~~~-------|
D||-----------------------------|
A||-----------------------------|
E||-----------------------------|

 Have to hit a lot of A's here.

e||------------------------------------------------------------------|
B||------------------------------------------------------------------|
G||-14b15-13b14-12b13-11b12-11b12-10b11-10b11-10b11---10b11-8b9-9b10-|
D||------------------------------------------------------------------|
A||------------------------------------------------------------------|
E||------------------------------------------------------------------|
   Last bend here is slow, the others are quick.

e||----------------------------|
B||----------------------------|
G||-12r11\10/11b12r11\10/11b12-|
D||----------------------------|
A||----------------------------|
E||----------------------------|

e||------------|
B||------------|
G||-------12---| Play twice, but wait quite a bit between.
D||----12------|
A||-10---------|
E||------------|

e||-------------------------------------------------------|
B||-------------------------------------------------------|
G||-----------5-3\2-----------0-----3-2-0---------2b3r2-0-|
D||---0h2h3-----------------2-----------------------------|
A||-----------------------3-------------------------------|
E||-------------------------------------------------------|

e||----------------------------------|
B||----------------------------------|
G||-----3-------------12----------12-|
D||---3------------12--------12------|
A||-1-----------10-------------------|
E||----------------------------------|

e||-----------------------|
B||-----------------------|
G||---------------------3-|
D||-------------------3---|
A||-5---(5/6)-3-----1-----|
E||-----------------------|

e||----------------------------------------------------------------|
B||----------------------------------------------------------------|
G||-------12-----------------------------12------------------------|
D||----12-------------------12--------12-------------------12------|
A||-10-----------(10-10-10)--------10-----------(10-10-10)------10-|
E||----------------------------------------------------------------|
   Let the last note ring.