Elliott Smith - The Biggest Lie Chords & Tabs

 

The Biggest Lie Chords & Tabs

Elliott Smith Chords & Tabs

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The Biggest Lie Tab

   
elliot smith
the biggest lie
album: elliot smith
submitted by m. burgess


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 LieTune 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
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/e/elliott_smith/the_biggest_lie_tab.html ]
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. BACK
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