• Song:

    No Cigarettes

  • Artist:

    Withered Hand

  • Album:

    No Cigarettes

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Withered Hand - No Cigarettes

This is a tab for the backing chords to Withered Hand's awesome song No
Cigarettes, seriously, this guy is amazing. The timing is pretty easy when
you get the hang of it.

Capo 3 - Chords relative to capo. Play barre chords, diagrams are at the end.


|Am      |D       |C       |G   G/f# |
|Am      |C       |D       |C   G (320003@1)      
|G/f#    |

At the end of the G chord walk down the low E string: E-----3--2-----

Verse 1

Am (x02210@1)                         DThink (xx0232@1)me and you could maybe use a lost weekend
Am (x02210@1)                  CI've (x32010@1)been losing all my friends
Am (x02210@1)                 DI (xx0232@1)wave another empty bottle in your face,
Am (x02210@1)                CLike (x32010@1)I'm hitting it hard
              AmBut (x02210@1)it's just pretend
                 D'cos (xx0232@1)you know I'm not
C (x32010@1)                         G (320003@1)  I wouldn't know where to start
     G/f#       AmI've (x02210@1)been there before
               DI (xx0232@1)went and got lost,
           C (x32010@1)                        G (320003@1)          G/f#
Always the back end of this pantomime horse

Verse 2

Am (x02210@1)                            DAll (xx0232@1)we seem to do these days is wave our arms and yell
Am (x02210@1)                C (x32010@1)  Other people are hell
Am (x02210@1)                                 DAnd (xx0232@1)what's that song you're singing, everybody hurts?
Am (x02210@1)            C (x32010@1) And everybody lies,
               AmDon't (x02210@1)wanna remember,
            Dtoo (xx0232@1)many regrets
C (x32010@1)             G (320003@1)    And no cigarettes
     G/f#      Am'cos (x02210@1)I'm not a smoker,
             DBut (xx0232@1)I said I was
         C (x32010@1)                       GAnd (320003@1)the elevator stuck between the floors
   G/f#       AmIs (x02210@1)getting to me
               DDon't (xx0232@1)let him forsake you
C (x32010@1)                            GRack (320003@1)'em up and knock 'em down again
       G/f#       AmYou're (x02210@1)changing direction
                    DI (xx0232@1)won't know where I was
    C (x32010@1)                       GThe (320003@1)back end of the pantomime horse
   G/f#       AmIs (x02210@1)getting to me


Am (x02210@1)      GOoooooooh (320003@1)delay              (lyrics? possibly odelay)
C (x32010@1)        G (320003@1)       AmMaestro, (x02210@1)a drum roll please
Am (x02210@1)               Dstrum (xx0232@1)once
This is the golden age


Verse 3

Am (x02210@1)              DStaring (xx0232@1)down the corners of the room
Am (x02210@1)            CAnother (x32010@1)nowhere town
Am (x02210@1)                      DWhen (xx0232@1)everything I sing is in a minor key
Am (x02210@1)               CI (x32010@1)have to write it down,
             AmOr (x02210@1)I won't remember
                 DThen (xx0232@1)I'll get it wrong
C (x32010@1)                            G (320003@1)               This isn't the song,
             G/f#        AmI'm (x02210@1)thinking I'm not the singer
                 DThat (xx0232@1)I thought I was
       C (x32010@1)                   GIn (320003@1)the solitude before the applause
   G/f#       AmIs (x02210@1)getting to me


Am (x02210@1)         GOoooooooooh (320003@1)delay
C (x32010@1)       G (320003@1)       AmMaestro (x02210@1)a drum roll please
Am (x02210@1)               Dstrum (xx0232@1)once
This is the golden age



|Am      |D       |C       |G strum once

Chords used

Am (x02210@1)        D (xx0232@1)       C (x32010@1)    Calt. (x32010@1)    
G (320003@1)      G/f#
e ---0-----------5---------3-------0---------3---------3-----|
B ---1-----------7---------5-------5---------3---------3-----|
G ---2-----------7---------5-------0---------4---------4-----|
D ---2-----------7---------5-------5---------5---------5-----|
A ---0-----------5---------3-------3---------5---------5-----|
E ---x-----------x---------x-------x---------3---------2-----|

The alternative C chord sounds a bit more like the recording I think, I may
be completely wrong.

Joey Warner

Have a nice day
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