The Drugs Dont Work - Verve
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Tunning: Standard (E A D G B e)
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Group: The Verve
Song: The drugs don't work (Original Demo)
From: Demo Tape

The best version of this song is the original demo which is not affected
by the sound engineer.The acoustic guitar is feeling good.
A moody song.Hope you enjoy it!

Chords used:

C 032013
Am 002210
Em 022000
F/A 003213
G 320003
Gsus4 320013


Hamming on during strum: e.g. Just like this:
C 032003 to 032013 Em:
030013 to 032013 0 0 0
Am 000210 to 002210 0 0 0
002200 to 002210 0 0 0
Em 002000 to 022000 2 2 2
F/A 003010 to 003210 2p0h2
0 0 0

This is the example of the Intro:

C Gsus4 C
e-3---3---3-3-3-3-3-3---3--3-------3---3---3-3-3-- 3--3-3--------|
B-1---1---1-1-1-1-1-1---1--1-------1---1---1-1-0h1 1--1-1--------|
G-0---0---0-0-0-0-0-0---0--0-------0---0---0-0-0---0--0-0--------|
D-2---2---2-2-0-0-0-0---0--0-------2---2---2-2-0---0--0-0--------|
A-3---3---3-3-2-2-2-2---2--2-------3---3---3-3-2---2--2-2--------|
E-0---0---0-0-3-3-3-3---3--3-------0---0---0-0-3---3--3-3--------|
Am Am
e-0---0---0-0-0---0--0-0-----------0---0---0-0-0---0--0-0-0-0--------|
B-1---1---1-1-1---1--1-1-----------1---1---1-1-1---1--1-1-1-1--------|
G-2---2---2-2-2---2--2-2-----------2---2---2-2-2---2--2-2-2-2--------|
D-2---2---2-2-0h2-2--2-2-----------2---2---2-2-0h2-2--2-2-2-2--------|
A-0---0---0-0-0---0--0-0-----------0---0---0-0-0---0--0-0-0-0--------|
E-0---0---0-0-0---0--0-0-----------0---0---0-0-0---0--0-0-0-0--------|


Intro:
C Am Em F/A Gsus4 C Gsus4 C


Verse1:
C
All this talk of growin' old
Am
is gettin' me down my love
Em
like a cat in a bag
F/A
waiting to drown
Gsus4 C Gsus4 C
I know I'm coming down


Verse2:
C
And I hope you're thinking of me
Am
as you lay down inside
Em
now the drugs don't work
F/A
they just make me worse
Gsus4 C Gsus4 C
but I know I'll see your face again


Chorus:
F/A Em
cause baby ooohhhh
Am G
if heaven calls I'm coming too
F/A Em
and baby ooohhhh
Am G
if heaven calls I'm coming with you


Verse3:
C
But I know I'm on a losing streak
Am
I passed down my old street
Em
and if you wanna stop
F/A
then give me a shout
Gsus4
and I'll come running down
C Gsus4 C
you know I will
Em
But the drugs don't work
F/A
they just make me worse
Gsus4 C Gsus4 C
and I know I'll see your face again


Chorus:
F/A Em
cause baby ooohhhh
Am G
if heaven calls I'm coming too
F/A Em
and baby ooohhhH
Am G
if heaven calls I'm coming too
F/A Em
Just like you said
Am G
I'm better dead, when I ain't got you
F/A Em
Just like you said
Am G
I'm better dead, when I ain't got you
Em
but if you wanna show
F/A
then just let me know
Gsus4 C Gsus4 C
and I'll sing in your ear again
Em
but the drugs don't work
F/A
they just make me worse
Gsus4 C Gsus4 C
but I know I'll see your face again
Em
like a cat in a bag
F/A
waiting to drown
Gsus4 C Gsus4 C
I know I'm coming down
Em
now the drugs don't work
F/A
they just make me worse
Gsus4 C Gsus4
and I know I'll see your face again

Outro:
C Gsus4 C Gsus4 C

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Chorded by Jonny Lau
Song info
The Drugs Dont Work
Verve
2001
  • Rock
  • Alternative Rock
  • Brit Pop
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