Blister In The Sun

Violent Femmes (1983)


{t:Blister In The Sun}
{st:Violent Femmes (1983)}

{c:riff (x2)}
{sot}
A|----2--3---2-|---2---2-3--2--|----2--3---2-|---|
E|-3-----------|-3-------------|-3-----------|-3-|
C|-------------|---------------|-------------|---|
G|-------------|---------------|-------------|---|
{eot}

{c:verse 1}
[G]When I'm a [C]walkin' [G]I strut my [C]stuff, [G]then I'm [C]so strung [G]↓out.
I'm [G]high as a [C]kite, [G]I just [C]might [G]stop to [C]check you [G]↓out.

{soc}
Let me go [Em]on, like a [C]blister in the sun.
Let me go [Em]on, big [C]hands, I know your the [D]one.
{eoc}

{c:verse 2}
[G]Body [C]beats, [G]I stain my [C]sheets. [G]I don't [C]even know [G]↓why.
[G]My girl-[C]friend, [G]she's at the [C]end, [G]she is [C]starting to [G]↓cry.

{soc}
Let me go [Em]on, like a [C]blister in the sun.
Let me go [Em]on, big [C]hands, I know your the [D]one.
{eoc}

{c:riff (x2)}
{sot}
A|----2--3---2-|---2---2-3--2--|----2--3---2-|---|
E|-3-----------|-3-------------|-3-----------|-3-|
C|-------------|---------------|-------------|---|
G|-------------|---------------|-------------|---|
{eot}

{c:verse 3 - Play quieter and quieter until whispering}
[G]When I'm a [C]walkin' [G]I strut my [C]stuff, [G]then I'm [C]so strung [G]↓out.
I'm [G]high as a [C]kite, [G]I just [C]might [G]stop to [C]check you [G]↓out. 

{c:verse 4 - Quieter still}
[G]When I'm a [C]walkin' [G]I strut my [C]stuff, [G]then I'm [C]so strung [G]↓out.
I'm [G]high as a [C]kite, [G]I just [C]might [G]stop to [C]check you [G]↓out. 

{c:verse 5 - Whispering}
[G]Body [C]beats, [G]I stain my [C]sheets. [G]I don't [C]even know [G]↓why.
[G]My girl-[C]friend, [G]she's at the [C]end, [G]she is [C]starting to [G]↓cry. 

{soc}
Let me go [Em]on, like a [C]blister in the sun.
Let me go [Em]on, big [C]hands, I know your the [D]one.
{eoc}

{c:riff (x2)}
{sot}
A|----2--3---2-|---2---2-3--2--|----2--3---2-|---|
E|-3-----------|-3-------------|-3-----------|-3-|
C|-------------|---------------|-------------|---|
G|-------------|---------------|-------------|---|
{eot}

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