The Smiths – Accept Yourself

B-side of This Charming Man and more commonly heard via the Hatful Of Hollow compilation album. It was recorded several times during 1983 with the definitive version completed in September of that year, produced by John Porter.

Live and in the studio Johnny Marr would tune his guitar up a whole tone for this song but I’ve opted for a capo at the 2nd fret.


For the audio I’m using my Rickenbacker 620/12 into a DAW via the Amplitube 4 plugin. I’ve opted for an approximation of the live rig used by Marr in the mid-80’s so am using a Fender Twin & Tweed Bassman with some compression, chorus and delay.


Click the image below to access the tab on Ultimate Guitar. It includes Mike Andy Rourke’s bass parts.

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