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/ Smashing Pumpkins / Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness - Dawn To Dusk (1995) / Porcelina Of The Vast Oceans guitar tab

Tabbed by Brian McCall 

PORCELINA OF THE VAST OCEANS - by The Smashing Pumpkins
========= == === ==== ======   written by William Patrick Corgan Jr.

[Db Ab Db Gb Bb Eb] (Eb tuning down to drop D)

*1

G1 Clean

|--------------------------------------------------------
|---------0---------------0-----------------0------------
|-----6-----6---6-----6-----6---6------12-----12----12---
|---7---------7-----7---------7-----10-----------10------
|-0-----0---------0-----0---------0-------0--------------
|--------------------------------------------------------

|--------------------------------------------------------
|-----------0--------------------------------------------
|------12-----12----12-----------------------------------
|---10-----------10--------------------------------------
|-0-------0----------------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------------------------
                      ^repeat...

G2 Clean with slight phasing.  Lead fill over *1

|------------------------------------0-------------------
|---------------------------------0----------------------
|--------------------------------------------------------
|-11-(/)-14-(\)-9--11--7--9hbr-7-------------------------
|--------------------------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------------------------

*2 (Pre-Chorus)

Both guitars Heavy distortion

|--------------------------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------------------------
|-11--14---9---11---7/9-9\7------------------------------
|-X---X----X---X----X---X-X---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10
|-9---12---7---9----5/7-7\5---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10
|---0----0---0----0---------0-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10...

|------------------------------------------------------------------
|------------------------------------------------------------------
|-11-11--14-14---9-9---11-11---7/9-9\7------------------------------
|-X--X---X--X----X-X---X--X----X---X-X---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10
|-9--9---12-12---7-7---9--9----5/7-7\5---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10
|------0-------0-----0------0----------0-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10..

|--------------------------------------------------------
|-----------------------------------------0-0------------
|-----------------------------------------0-0------------
|-7-7-7-----------------------------------5-5------------
|-7-7-7...--------------------------------5-5------------
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-5-5...---------

Verse is hard to hear, can't figure it out, but it goes:

D A C G

"And in my mind..."

A C G A C

*3 (longer pre-chorus)

|--------------------------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------------------------
|-11--14---9---11---7/9-9\7------------------------------
|-X---X----X---X----X---X-X---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10
|-9---12---7---9----5/7-7\5---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10
|---0----0---0----0---------0-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10...

|------------------------------------------------------------------
|------------------------------------------------------------------
|-11-11--14-14---9-9---11-11---7/9-9\7------------------------------
|-X--X---X--X----X-X---X--X----X---X-X---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10
|-7--7---12-12---7-7---9--9----5/7-7\5---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10
|------0-------0-----0------0----------0-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10..

|--------------------------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------------------------
|-11--14---9---11---7/9-9\7------------------------------
|-X---X----X---X----X---X-X---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10
|-9---12---7---9----5/7-7\5---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10
|---0----0---0----0---------0-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10...

|--------------------------------------------------------
|-----------------------------------------0-0------------
|-----------------------------------------0-0------------
|-7-7-7-----------------------------------5-5------------
|-7-7-7...--------------------------------5-5------------
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-5-5...---------

*4 Feedback Verse

G2
  8va (what the hell does that mean anyway?)----|
|--------------------------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------------------------
|-/14--------\9------/17------\7------/14-----\9---------
|--------------------------------------------------------
|-/12--------\7------/15------\5------/12-----\7...------
|--------------------------------------------------------

Allow octaves to feedback at different pitches

repeat the riffs, and that's Porcelina!


Smashing Pumpkins albums
2000 Machina: The Machines of God
1998 Adore
1996 Aeroplane Flies High
1995 Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness - Twilight To Starlig
1995 Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness - Dawn To Dusk
1994 Pisces Iscariot
1993 Siamese Dream
1991 Gish
Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness - Dawn To Dusk tabs
01Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness tabbass tab
02Tonight, Tonight tabbass tab
03Jellybelly tabbass tab
04Zero tabbass tab
05Here Is No Why tabbass tab
06Bullet With Butterfly Wings tabbass tab
07To Forgive tabbass tab
08Fuck You (An Ode To No One) tabbass tab
09Love tabbass tab
10Cupid De Locke tabbass tab
11Galapogos tabbass tab
12Muzzle tabbass tab
13Porcelina Of The Vast Oceans tabbass tab
14Take Me Down tabbass tab

 

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