Elliott Smith

Elliott Smith - Biggest Lie guitar tab

Biggest Lie

-Yish

tuning is dropped a whole w/ 4th to standard d

fig.1

d-------------------------------------------------------------

a--------------------------0-----------------------------------

f-----------------------0--------------------------0---0---------

d-------------------------------------------------------------

g-----5-----5-----5-----5--------5-----5-----5-----5-----------------

D--3-----3-----3-----3--------3-----3-----3-----3---------------------

fig.2

d-------------------------------------------------------------

a--------------------------------------------0---------0--------

f----0-----0----0-----0------1------1-1------2--------2------------

d----0-----0----0-----0------0------0-0------2-------2-------------

g------------------5------3------3-------------------------------

D-0-----0-----0---------------------------2------2-----------------

d-------------------------------------------------------------

a-----------------------------------------------0--------------

f----------------------0--0------0------0-------0------------------

d--------------------------------0------0----------0-------------

g----5-----5-----5-----5------------------------------0---2---------

D-3-----3-----3-----3---------0------0------0------------------------

fig.3

d-------------------------------------------------------------

a-----1-------------3------3--------1------1-------0-------0-----

f-----0-------------0------0--------0------0-------0-------0-----

d--------------------------------------------------0-------0----

g--3------3--3---5------5-------3-------3-----------------------

D-----------------------------------------------0------0--------

fig.4

d-------------------------------------------------------------

a-------1--------1--------0------------0--------------------------

f-------0--------0--------2----------2----------------------------

d-------------------------2--------2----------------------------

g---3-------3---------------------------------------------------

D---------------------2--------2--------------------------------

Song format: figures#

1 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 (solo play 1 2 3 4and last 2 bars of 4 again)

then:( second half of 1) 2 3 3 4 3 4 3 4

note: i tried to show timing but i dont think i showed it to good so

just play along with the cd..everything is fairly obvious.

The Biggest Lie

Fine Tuned by Ian

Original by ?

Tune down one step

Chords

G 320003

Em 022000

C x32010

D xx0232

E 022100

Intro:

|----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|

|--------------------0-|----------------------|--------------------0-|

|----------------0-----|----------------0---0-|----------------0-----|

|---0---0---0------0---|---0---0---0------0---|---0---0---0------0---|

|----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|

|-3---3---3---3--------|-3---3---3---3--------|-3---3---3---3--------|

I'm

Verse 1: /-Strum-

G Em C D

|----------------------|-----------------|-0----|-2------------|

|----------------------|-----------------|-1----|-3------------|

|----------------0---0-|-----------------|-0----|-2------------|

|---0---0---0------0---|---2---2---2-----|-2----|-0------------|

|----------------------|-------------0-2-|-3----|--------------|

|-3---3---3---3--------|-0---0---0-------|------|--------------|

waiting_______ for a train_____________the subway that only

goes____________ one way________________the stupid thing... etc

G Em

I'm waiting for the train

C D

The subway that only

G Em

Goes one way

C D C E

The stupid thing that'll come to pull us apart

C D G

And make everybody late

Vs.2

You gave everything you had

Wanted everything to

Stop that bad

Br.2

And now I'm a crushed credit card registered to Smith

Not the name that you call me with

Solo

Vs.3

You turned white like a saint

I'm tired of dancing on a pot of

Gold flake paint

Br.3

C D C E

Oh we're so very precious you and I

C D C E

And everything that you do makes me want to die

C D C D C D

Oh I just told the biggest lie

C D C E C D

I just told the biggest lie

C D C D C E

The biggest lie

C D G

SOLO:over verse and bridge chords

Just move everything in the solo up two frets (or play it like this with

standard tuning)

G Dm Bb C

|-8--8---6--5------|---|-5-5-5--3--5--6--5-|----------8---|

|-10-10--8----8--6-|---|-6-6-6--5--3-------|------6/8---8-|

|------------------|---|-------------------|--------------|

|------------------|---|-------------------|--------------|

|------------------|---|-------------------|--------------|

|------------------|---|-------------------|--------------|

F Dm Bb C

|-8--8--8---6--5------|---|-5-5-5--3--5--6--5-|------------------|

|-10-10-10--8----8--6-|---|-6-6-6--5--3-------|------6--8--8b--6-|

|---------------------|---|-------------------|------------------|

|---------------------|---|-------------------|------------------|

|---------------------|---|-------------------|------------------|

|---------------------|---|-------------------|------------------|

Bb Dm Bb C

|-7--7--6-----11-|-7--|------------------|

|-------------11-|----|----------8---8---|

|----------------|----|-7----7h9---7---7-|

|----------------|----|------------------|

|----------------|----|------------------|

|----------------|----|------------------|

The Biggest Lie

Chords

F:133211

Dm: X00231

Bb: 113331

C: 335553

C*: 332010

Intro:

|----------------------|----------------------|

|----------------------|----------------------|

|--------------------2-|----------------------|

|----------------3-----|----------------3---3-|

|---3---3---3------3---|---3---3---3------3---|

|-1---1---1---1--------|-1---1---1---1--------|

This picking pattern is played throughout the whole song, so

I'll just put the chords.

Vs.1

F Dm

I'm waiting for the train

Bb C

The subway that only

F Dm

Goes one way

Br.1

Bb C Bb Dm

The stupid thing that'll come to pull us apart

Bb C* F

And make everybody late

Vs.2

You gave everything you had

Wanted everything to

Stop that bad

Br.2

And now I'm a crushed credit card registered to Smith

Not the name that you call me with

Solo

Vs.3

You turned white like a saint

I'm tired of dancing on a pot of

Gold flake paint

Br.3

Bb C Bb Dm

Oh we're so very precious you and I

Bb C Bb Dm

And everything that you do makes me want to die

Bb C Dm F Bb Dm

Oh I just told the biggest lie

Bb C Dm F Bb Dm

I just told the biggest lie

Bb C Dm F Bb Dm

The biggest lie

Bb C F

SOLO:over verse and bridge chords

F Dm Bb C

|-8--8---6--5------|---|-5-5-5--3--5--6--5-|----------8---|

|-10-10--8----8--6-|---|-6-6-6--5--3-------|------6/8---8-|

|------------------|---|-------------------|--------------|

|------------------|---|-------------------|--------------|

|------------------|---|-------------------|--------------|

|------------------|---|-------------------|--------------|

F Dm Bb C

|-8--8--8---6--5------|---|-5-5-5--3--5--6--5-|------------------|

|-10-10-10--8----8--6-|---|-6-6-6--5--3-------|------6--8--8b--6-|

|---------------------|---|-------------------|------------------|

|---------------------|---|-------------------|------------------|

|---------------------|---|-------------------|------------------|

|---------------------|---|-------------------|------------------|

Bb Dm Bb C

|-7--7--6-----11-|-7--|------------------|

|-------------11-|----|----------8---8---|

|----------------|----|-7----7h9---7---7-|

|----------------|----|------------------|

|----------------|----|------------------|

|----------------|----|------------------|

That's it.

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