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"Kicks"
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album _Coney Island Baby_
(Lou Reed, 1976)

written by Lou Reed
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        Hey man, what's your style
        How you get your kicks for living
        Hey man, what's your style
        How you get your adrenaline flowing now
        How you get your adrenaline flowing

        Hey man, what's your style
        I love the way you drive your car now
        Hey man, what's your style
        I ain't jealous of the way you're living
        I ain't jealous of the way you're living

        When you cut that dude with that stiletto, man, you, ah-huh
        You did it so, ah, cheaply

        When the blood come a down his neck, ah
        Don't you know it was a, ah, better than sex now now now
        It was a way a better than getting laid
        'cause it's the -
        Final thing to do now
        Get somebody to, uh, come on to you, then you just -
        Get somebody to now now, come on to you, and then you -
        Kill 'em, ah
        You kill 'em, now now
        'Cause I need kicks
        Hey baby babe, I need kicks now
        I'm getting bored
        I need a, need a, need a, need a now now now some kicks
        Oh, give it, give it, give it, give it
        give it to me now now kicks

        Hey man, what's your style
        How you get your kicks for living
        Hey man, what's your style
        How you get your adrenaline flowing now now now now now now
        How you get your adrenaline flowing

        Hey man, what's your style
        You know I love the way you drive your car now
        Hey man, what's your style
        I ain't jealous of the way that you're living
        Ain't jealous of now now the way you're living

        When you stabbed that cat with that knife
        You did it so, woh, crudely now
        When the blood come down his chest, ah
        It was way better than a sex now now
        It was way better than getting end it was a -
        The final thing to do
        Get somebody to, ah, come on, come on, on to you, then you -
        Get somebody to, ah, come, come on to, then you -
        Yeah, you kill 'em now
        Yeah, you kill 'em now now
        Yeah yeah yeah, kill 'em now now
        'Cause I need kicks
        I need some kicks
        I'm getting bored
        I need a, need a, need a, need a -
        - need a, need a, need some kicks
        Yeah, I need a, need a, need a, need a -
        - need a, need a, need some kicks
        Oh, give me now, kicks
        Yeah, I need some kicks
        Yeah, I need some -
        - ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-kicks
        Ah, give it to me now now
        Kicks, kicks
        kicks, kicks
        Kicks, oh-ah, kicks now




intro   /E}{D}{E}{D}
        {E}{D}{E}{D}
        {E}{D}{E}{D}

        {E}{D}{E}{D}   (Hey man, what's your style ...)
        {E}{D}{E}{D}   (- living, Hey man, what's your style ...)
        {E}{D}{E}{D}   (How you get your adrenaline flowing)

        {E}{D}{E}{D}
        ... repeat




* harmonics position

 1e --------
 2B ---7^---
 3G ---7^---
 4D ---7^---
 5A --------
 6E --------




* guitar (single note play): scale

        7   8   9  10  11  12  13  14  15  16  17
1e -|---|---|---|---|---|-o-|---|-o-|-o-|---|-o-|-
2B -|---|---|---|---|---|-o-|---|-o-|-o-|---|-o-|-
3G -|---|---|---|---|-o-|-o-|---|-o-|---|---|---|-
4D -|---|---|---|---|---|-o-|---|-o-|---|---|---|-
5A -|--o|---|-o-|-o-|---|-o-|---|-o-|---|---|---|-
6E -|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|-




* octave-play position

 1e --------    --------    --------    --------
 2B --------    --------    --------    --------
 3G --------    --------    ---12---    ---14---
 4D ---12---    ---14---    ----x---    ----x---
 5A ----x---    ----x---    ---10---    ---12---
 6E ---10---    ---12---    --------    --------

-------    -------    --------
-------    -------    --------
---7---    ---9---    ---11---
---x---    ---x---    ----x---
---5---    ---7---    ----9---
-------    -------    --------




ex. 1 (harmonics and single note play)

     {E}                   {D}
 1e ------------------------------------------------
 2B --7^--------------------------------------------
 3G --7^--------------------------------------------
 4D --7^--------------------------------------------
 5A ------------------------------------------------
 6E ------------------------------------------------

 {E}                   {D}
------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------
------9h10p9\7----\-----------------------------
------------------------------------------------

 {E}                   {D}
--------------------------------------------------
--------------------------------------------------
--------------------------------------------------   ...
--------------------------------------------------
------9h10--9h10p9\7-\----------------------------
--------------------------------------------------




ex. 2 (octave-play)

     {E}                   {D}
 1e ------------------------------------------------
 2B ------------------------------------------------
 3G ------------------------------------------------
 4D ------12/14--\----------12-12-x-----------------
 5A -------x-----------------x--x-x-----------------
 6E ------10/12--\----------10-10-x-----------------

 {E}                   {D}
------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------12/14--x-----
------------14--\-------12-12-x-x---x-----x-----
-------------x-----------x--x-x-x--10/12--x-----
------------12--\-------10-10-x-x---------------


 {E}                   {D}
------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------12/14--x-----   ...
--14-\-------14-\-------12-12-x-x---x-----x-----
---x----------x----------x--x-x-x--10/12--x-----
--12-\-------12-\-------10-10-x-x---------------




ex. 3 (harmonized bending)

     {E}                   {D}
 1e --12------\--------------------12----12----12------
 2B --15b17---\--------------------15b17-15b17-15b17v--
 3G ---------------------------------------------------
 4D ---------------------------------------------------
 5A ---------------------------------------------------
 6E ---------------------------------------------------

 {E}                   {D}
--12-x----------------------------12----x-14----x--
----------------------------------15b17-x-17b19-x--
---------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------

 {E}                   {D}
--15------------------------------12----x-14----x--
--18b20v----\---------------------15b17-x-17b19-x--
---------------------------------------------------   ...
---------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------




ex. 4 (octave-play with 1/16 funk-style picking)

     {E}                       {D}
 1e --------------------------------------------------------
 2B --------------------------------------------------------
 3G -------14-14-x-12-x-11-x-x--7-7-x---11/12-x-11-x-9-x-7--
 4D --------x--x-x--x-x--x-x-x--x-x-x----x----x--x-x-x-x-x--
 5A -------12-12-x-10-x--9-x-x--5-5-x----9/10-x--9-x-7-x-5--
 6E --------------------------------------------------------

 {E}                           {D}
------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------
--7/9--\---14-14-x-12-x-11-x-x--7-7-x---11/12-x-11-x-9-x-7--   ...
--x---------x--x-x--x-x--x-x-x--x-x-x----x-------x-x-x-x-x--
--5/7--\---12-12-x-10-x--9-x-x--5-5-x----9/10-x--9-x-7-x-5--
------------------------------------------------------------



*** please note ***

h - hammer on
p - pull off
b - bend string up
r - release bend
/ - slide up
\ - slide down
v - vibrato
^ - harmonics








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"Kicks"
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album _Perfect Night Live In London_
(Lou Reed, 1998)

Jul 03, 1997
Royal Festival Hall, London
(Meltdown Festival)
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        Hey man, what's your style
        How you get your kicks for living
        Hey baby, what's your style
        I love the way you drive your car now
        I love the way you drive your car now

        But I ain't jealous of the way that you're living
        When you cut that dude with that stiletto, you are
        You did it so, ah -
        - Crudely, when the blood run down his chest, it was -
        Ah, oh, way better than a sex now now now, it was -
        Way better than getting laid, it was the -
        Final thing to do
        Get somebody to co-co-co-come on to you, then you -
        Get somebody to come on to you, man
        You kill 'em now now
        Ah, you kill 'em now now

        Hey man, what's your style
        Well I have loved the way you drive your car now
        Oh, I've loved the way you drive your car now

        Hey babe, what's your style
        I love the way you drive down your car now
        Adrenaline now, ah
        Oh, adrenaline now, ah
        Adrenaline now, ah

        But I ain't jealous of the way that you're living
        Hey baby, what's your style

        What's you do, you keep your adrenalin flowing
        Hey man, what's your style
        How you get your kicks for living
        When you stabbed that dude with that knife
        You know you're -
        You cut 'em so, ah, crudely, ah
        When the blood runs down his neck, it was -
        Oh now, so way, wow wow, better than sex, ah
        It's the final thing to do, you just -
        Get somebody to now now now now
        You can get somebody and now now
        You get somebody to come on to you

        'Cause I need kicks
        'Cause I need kicks
        Ah, ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-kicks
        ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-kicks
        Ah kicks, ah kicks
        some kicks, some kicks
        Ah now ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-kicks
        Ah, ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-kicks

        Kicks




* chords: same as _Coney Island Baby_ version




* Mike Rathke's guitar: scale

           12  13  14  15
1e ... -|-o-|---|---|-o-|- ...
2B ... -|-o-|---|---|-o-|- ...
3G ... -|-o-|---|-o-|---|- ...
4D ... -|-o-|---|-o-|---|- ...
5A ... -|---|---|---|---|- ...
6E ... -|---|---|---|---|- ...




* octave-play position

 1e --10--    ---12---    ---15---
 2B ---x--    ----x---    ----x---
 3G ---7--    ----9---    ---12---
 4D ------    --------    --------
 5A ------    --------    --------
 6E ------    --------    --------


ex.
      {E}          {D}
 1e --12-x-12-x----10------15-15-15----
 2B ---x-x--x-x-----x-------x--x--x----
 3G ---9-x--9-x-----7------12-12-12----   ...
 4D -----------------------------------
 5A -----------------------------------
 6E -----------------------------------








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"Kicks"
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unreleased live
(Lou Reed, 1975)

* early version with
different lyrics/arrangement

Mar 10, 1975
Palais De Sports, Paris, France
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        Hey man, what's your style
        I want to know your style of revenging
        Hey Mike, what's your style
        how do you get your adrenaline flowing

        When you stabbed that cat with that knife
        you man, you did it so cheaply

        When the blood run right down his neck
        don't you know he might bleed to death
        You know, man, he can bleed to death
        be care

        Hey man, what's your style
        you know I like the way you drive a car

        Hey man, what's your style
        you know I love your way you're living

        When you stabbed that guy with that stiletto
        you did it so damn crudely

        When the blood came down his neck
        don't you know he might bleed to death
        Don't you know it was much better than sex

        It's a final thing to do
        trick someone into come in on to you and then just
        Trick someone into come on to you and then you

        Kill them
        Kill them
        You know you kill them
        Kill them

        'Cause you know some kicks
        I want some kicks, ooohhh
        I'm getting mighty bored I need some kicks

        Yeah, kicks
        Yeah, kicks, kicks, kicks, kicks, kicks




        {E}{B}{A}{E}      (Hey man, what's your style ...)
        {E}
        {E}{B}{A}{E}      (Hey Mike, what's your style ...)
        {E}{E}{E}

        {C#m}{G#}{A}{E}   (When you stabbed that cat with that ...)
        {E}{E}{E}

        {E}{C#m}{G}{A}    (When the blood run right down his ...)
        {G}{A}            (You know, man, he can bleed to death ...)
        {E}{E}{E}{E}      (- care)

        {E}{B}{A}{E}      (Hey man, what's your style ...)
        {E}{E}{E}{E}
        {E}

        {E}{B}{A}{E}      (Hey man, what's your style ...)
        {E}{E}{E}

        {C#m}{G#}{A}{E}   (When you stabbed that guy with that ...)
        {E}{E}

        {E}{C#m}{G}{A}    (When the blood came down his neck ...)
        {G}{A}            (Don't you know it was much better ...)

        {D}{G}{D}{G}      (It's a final thing to do ...)
        {D}{G}            (Trick someone into come on to you ...)

        {E}{E}{E}{E}

        {E}{E}{E}{E}      (Kill them)
        {E}{E}{E}{E}      (Kill them, You know you -)
        {E}{E}{E}{E}      (- kill them)
        {E}{E}{E}{E}      (Kill them, 'Cause you know some -)

        {E}{E}{E}{E}      (- kicks, I want some -)
hi-hat  {E}{E}{E}{E}      (- kicks, I'm getting mightly .... -)
drums   {E}{E}{E}{E}      (- kicks)
        {E}{E}{E}{E}      (Yeah, kicks, Yeah -)
        {E}{E}{E}{E}      (- kicks, kicks, kicks, kicks, kicks)

        {E}{E}{E}{E}
        {E}{E}{E}{E}
        {E}{E}{E}{E}
        {E}{E}{E}{E}
        ... repeat




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transcribed by Shiroh KOUCHI (wildside@mx21.tiki.ne.jp)
http://ww21.tiki.ne.jp/~wildside/
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