U2 - The Playboy Mansion Chords & Tabs

 

The Playboy Mansion Chords & Tabs

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The Playboy Mansion Tab

   
The Playboy Mansion - (Song 9 on POP Album)
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Music by U2
Lyrics by Bono and The Edge
Transcribed by Brandon Leniart 
{Additions - Notes - Correction/Changes by Woj }
Oct.1, 2001

{Guitar 1 - High Gain Lead Amp with Envelope shaper}
{I think there may be a wah}(Bass8 Mid0 Treb-4 - bridge p/u - vol at half)

intro,
1------------------------------------|
2------------------------------------|
3----------9-------------------------|
4---9h11-------11---9-------9----11--|
5-----------------------11-----------|
6------------------------------------|

1-------------------------------------|
2-------------------------------------|
3-----------9-------------------------|
4---9h11---------11--9------9--11--11-|
5-----------------------11------------|
6-------------------------------------|
                        {change up - Start Riff 1 starts}
1-----------------------------------------------------|
2-----------------------------------------------------|
3---------9-------------------------------------------|
4---9h11-----11--9-------9-h-11-p-9-------------------|
5--------------------11--------------11--------9------|
6-------------------------------------------------12--|

1------------------------------|
2------------------------------|
3------------------------------|
4------------------------------|
5---9h11--9--------9----11-----|
6-------------12-----------12--|

{Volume up after note is hit - bend up and down rythmically}
     /
1--------------------------------|
2--------------------------------|
3--------------------------------|
4--------------------------------|
5--------------------------------|
6--12~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~--|


{Guitar 2 - Clean light and fast - bridge p/u - vol at half}

{Riff 1} - play chord on 2nd and 4th beat
		1-----------------|
		2------9-------9--|
		3------9-------9--|
		4------9-------9--|
		5-----------------|
		6-----------------|
	(intro played with this riff, same riff during slide part)

{Stop riff 1}
   E
If Coke is a mystery, Michael Jackson...history

{Guitar 1}
1------------------------------|
2---9/10--9--------------------|
3------------11--9-------------|
4-----------------------11-----|
5------------------------------|
6------------------------------|

   A
If beauty is truth

1-----------------------|
2-----------------------|
3---8h9---8-------------|
4------------11--9------|
5-----------------------|
6-----------------------|

    E
And surgery...the fountain of youth

C#m          F#m
What am I to do?
1---------------------------------------------------|
2---------------------------------------------------|
3---8--h9-9----8--8-h9-8----8-8h9-8---8--8h9-8--8---|
4---------------------------------------------------|
5---------------------------------------------------|
6---------------------------------------------------|
               C#m             A
Have I got the gifts to get me through
                  E
The gates of that mansion


{Guitar 3 - Clean & slow - both p/u's - neck full vol}

{Riff 2:}	{Played w/Riff 1 }
		1------------------|
		2---7\5-------3/5--|
		3------------------|  X2
		4---7\6-------4/6--|
		5------------------|
		6------------------|

{Guitar 4 - Acoustic rhythm}

E
If OJ is more than a drink
1-----------------------|
2-----------------------|
3-----------------------|
4-----------------------|
5---11--9-------9-------|
6----------12-----------|

And a Big Mac bigger than you think
1-----------------------------------------|
2----------------10-9---------------------|
3-----------------------11----11------9---|
4-----------------------------------------|
5---11--9---------------------------------|
6----------12-----------------------------|
   A
If perfume is an obsession
1---------------------------|
2---------------------------|
3---9-----8-----------------|
4-----------11--11----9-----|
5---------------------------|
6---------------------------|
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/u/u2/the_playboy_mansion_tab_ver_2.html ]
    E
And talk shows...confession
1---------------------------------------|
2---------------------------------------|
3----------------9----------------------|
4--11-----9h11-------11---9-------9h11--|
5-----------------------------11--------|
6---------------------------------------|

C#m                 F#m
What have we got to lose?
1-------------------------------------|
2-------------------------------------|
3-----------9-------------------------|
4---9h11---------11--9------9--11--11-|
5-----------------------11------------|
6-------------------------------------|
C#m                             A
Another push and maybe we'll be through
1-------------------------------------|
2-------------------------------------|
3-------------------------------------|
4---9h11----9-------------------------|
5----------------11--9----------------|
6----------------------------12-------|

                  E
The gates of that mansion
        1---------------------------|
        2---7\5-------3/5-----------|
{w/Riff 1}    3---------------------|  X2
        4---7\6-------4/6-----------|
        5---------------------------|
        6---------------------------|
{Riff 1 keeps going}
I never bought a lotto ticket, I never parked in anyone's space
The banks they're like cathedrals, I guess casinos took their place

{Start Riff 2 - Keeps going}
     A                                        E
Love come on down, don't wake her she'll come around
Chance is a kind of religion
Where you're damned for plain hard luck
I never did see that movie, never did read that book

     A                                 E
Love come on down, let my numbers come around
{Stop Riff 1 & 2}
C#m                 F#m
Don't know if I can hold on

C#m               A
Don't know if I'm that strong

C#m                 F#m
Don't know if I can wait that long

C#m                                    A
Till the colours come flashing and the lights go on

                E {Start Riff 2 & 1}
Then will there be no time for sorrow?
1-----------------------------------|
2-----------------------------------|
3-----------------------------------|
4-----------------------------------|
5----11-------9---------------9-----|
6--------------------12-------------|

Then will there be no time for shame?
1-----------------------------------|
2-----------------------------------|
3-----------------------------------|
4-----------------------------------|
5----11-------9---------------9-----|
6--------------------12-------------|
         A                          E
Though I can't say why, I know I've got to believe
1---------------------------------------------------------|
2---------------------------------------------------------|
3---------------------------------------------------------|
4----11-------9-------11------9---------------------------|
5-------------------------------------11------9-----------|
6---------------------------------------------------12----|
{Stop Riff 1 & 2}
         C#m             F#m
We'll go driving in that pool
1-----------------------------------|
2-----------------------------------|
3---9--8----------------------------|
4--------11---9---11--11------------|
5-----------------------------------|
6-----------------------------------|

             C#m                A
It's who you know that gets you through
1------------------------------------------------------|
2------------------------------------------------------|
3---9--8-----------------------------------------------|
4--------11-----9-------11-----9h11---9----------------|
5-----------------------------------------11-----------|
6------------------------------------------------12----|..
                 E {Start Riff 1 & 2}
The gates of the playboy mansion....a donation the playbay mansion...
Then will there be no time of sorrow?
Then will there be no time for shame?
Then will there be no tome of sorrow?
Then will there be no time for shame?
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