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Bangkok Chords
Artist: The Libertines
Song: Bangkok
Album: Time for heroes EP



(Standard Tuning - EADGBe)
Intro:
C, D#, G# A A# (x4)

verse 1
C             D#     D    A   C        D#    D    A    F       Fm(Stop) 
Your love was only a whisper away, scratch my hands and say
                   
                      C            G    G#   A#
There's a better land

C                D#    D    A   C              D#       D    A         F     
Well I know your daddy he's not rich, and your mother's a drunkard but you're

            Fm(stop)        C      G    G#   A#
The one i worship and adore

Chorus
    C      D#                 G#    A    A#
But all is whole when they're layin me down,

            C           D#        G#   A   A#
You know it smells like Bangkok in Chinatown,

C                    D#         G#    A   A#     C
             Did you get your pound of flesh today?


Verse 2 (same as verse 1)

I've forgot all that I had, still livin about your pad,
It's a mean unleasant land
Sometimes you come in deep inside, sometimes it doesn't touch the sides,
Like a sausage up an alleyway

(Repeat chorus)

Bridge:
F                    E        Am             C                    F
How innocent is the day, when you smiled and then you lay on your side

    E                G    G#              G     G#
Below     outdoor sun?... It's another plan... It's another land

(Repeat verse one, last 8 bars is solo - make up your own using pentatonic scale)
(repeat chorus x2)

End on C, slide down neck then hit C5

 
 
Libertines - Bangkok Chords :: indexed at Ultimate Guitar.
Bangkok tabs @ 911Tabs

About the artist behind Bangkok Chords:

The Libertines were an English rock band formed in London in 1997 and active until 2004. Part of what was described as the garage rock revival movement of that time, the band was centred on the song-writing partnership and 'chemistry'[1] of Pete Doherty (vocals/rhythm guitar), Carl BarĂ¢t (vocals/lead guitar), John Hassall (bass) and Gary Powell (drums).

The band gained some notoriety[2] in the early 2000s. Although initially their mainstream success was limited, their profile grew culminating in a #2 single and #1 album in the UK Charts. In December 2004, their self-titled second album was voted the second best album of the year by NME. Both of their full-length LPs were produced by Mick Jones, of the British punk band The Clash.

However, the band's music was often eclipsed by its internal conflicts, many of which stemmed from Doherty's addictions to crack cocaine and heroin, ultimately resulting in the breakup of the band. The members of The Libertines have gone on to new bands, with varying degrees of commercial and critical success.

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