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BLISTER IN THE SUN (Basslin

As recorded by Violent Femmes


(From the 1982 Album VIOLENT FEMMES)
Words an

P = 195
A Intro

1 H g 44 8

Gtr I
T
A
B

Hg V V V
V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V
9

T
A
B 2 3 2 2 3 2 2 3 2 0
3 3 3 (3) 3 3 3 3

Hg
P P

13
V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V
T
A
B 2 3 2 2 3 2 2 3 2 0
3 3 3 (3) 3 3 3 3
P P

Hg
B Verse 1

17
V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V
T
A
B 2 3 2 2 3 2 2 3 2 0
3 3 3 (3) 3 3 3 3

Hg
P P

21
V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V
T
A
B 2 3 2 2 3 2 2 3 2 0
3 3 3 (3) 3 3 3 3
P P

Hg c c
C Chorus 1

j V V j l V V V l V V V V V V V V
V V u V V V
25

T
A 0 2 0 2 0
B 0 2 3 2 3 3 2 2
0 0 5 3 5

Hg
H H P H

j V V V l V V V l V V V V gV V f V gV V f V gV f V V
V V V u V
29

T
A 0 2 0 0 2 0 3 4 3 4 3
B 0 2 3 2 3 4 5 5 5
0 3 0
H P H P H H H
P
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Hg
D Verse 2

V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V
V V V
33

T
A
B 5 3 2 2 3 2 2 3 2 2 3 2 0
5 0 0 0 3 3 3 (3) 3 3 3 3

Hg
P sl. P P
P

37
V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V
T
A
B 2 3 2 2 3 2 2 3 2 0
3 3 3 (3) 3 3 3 3
P P

Hg
E Chorus 2

j V V j l V V V l V V V
V V u V V V
41

T
A 0 2 0 2 0
B 0 2 3 2

Hg V c c
0 0 5 3
H H P H

V V V V j V V V l V V V l V V V V gV
V V V u V
45

T
A 0 2 0 0 2 0
B 3 3 2 2 0 2 3 2 3 4
5 0 3 0
H P H P H
P

H g V f V gV V f V gV f V V
F Interlude

V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V
V V V
49

T
A 3 4 3 4 3
B 5 5 5 5 3 2 2 3 2 2 3 2
5 0 0 0 3 3 3 (3) 3

Hg
H H P sl.
P

53
V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V
T
A
B 2 3 2 0 2 3 2 2 3 2
3 3 3 3 3 3 (3) 3

Hg
P P

V V V V V V k V fV V V V V V V V
V V V V V V V V V V V
57

T
A 5 3 3 2
B 2 3 2 0 5 3 0 2 3 2 2 3 2

Hg
3 3 3 3 3 3 (3) 3
P P P sl. P

61
V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V
T
A
B 2 3 2 0 2 3 2 2 3 2
3 3 3 3 3 3 (3) 3
P P
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Hg
G Guitar Break/ Verse3

65
V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V
mp
T
A
B 2 3 2 0 2 3 2 2 3 2
3 3 3 3 3 3 (3) 3
P P

Hg V V V V V V V V V
V V V V V V V V V V
6x
69

p
T
A
B 2 3 2 0 2 3 2 2 3 2
3 3 3 3 3 3 (3) 3
P P

Hg V V V V V V V V V
V V V V V V V V V V
73

T
A
B 2 3 2 0 2 3 2 2 3 2
3 3 3 3 3 3 (3) 3
P P

Hg
H Out-Chorus

V V V V V V j V V j l V V V l V
V V V u V
77

fff
T
A 0 2 0 2 0
B 2 3 2 0 0 2
3 3 3 0 0
P P H H P H

Hg V V V
c
V V
c
V V j V V V l V V V l V
81
V V V V V u V
T
A 0 2 0 0 2 0
B 3 2 3 3 2 2 0 2
5 3 5 0 3 0
H P H P H
P

Hg
I Outro

V V V gV V f V gV V f V gV f V V V V V V V V V V V V
V V V
85

T
A 3 4 3 4 3
B 3 2 3 4 5 5 5 5 3 2 2 3 2
5 0 0 0 3 3 3
H H P sl.
P

Hg
V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V
89

T
A
B 2 3 2 2 3 2 0 2 3 2
3 3 3 3 3 3 3
P P

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Hg V V V V V V V
V V V V V
1

T
A
B 2 3 2 2 3 2
3 3 3 3

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