Alkaline Trio - Blue In The Face Chords & Tabs

 

Blue In The Face Chords & Tabs

Alkaline Trio Chords & Tabs

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Blue In The Face Tab

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                      BLUE IN THE FACE - Alkaline Trio
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Tabbed by: robert
Email: rskjr@spymac.com
Tuning: EADGBe
6/8 time

I don't include rhythm in this tab.  only the chords that you play during a certain 
are
here.

Intro: 8 measures.                                         "It's about..."
                         
 1       2       3       4       5       6       7       8
|-------|-------|-------|-------|-------|-------|-------|--------|
|-------|-------|-------|-------|-------|-------|-------|--------|
|9------|9------|9------|9------|9------|9------|9------|9-------|
|6------|7------|6------|7------|6------|7------|6------|7-------|
|7------|7------|7------|7------|7------|7------|7------|7-------|
|0------|0------|0------|0------|0------|0------|0------|0-------|

Verse: 0:14: 16 measures
 "time...      that I came clean with    you no longer
 1       2         3                    4
|-------|----------|--------------------|-------------------|
|-------|----------|--------------------|-------------------|
|9------|9---9-----|--------------------|-------------------|
|9------|6---7-----|7------6------------|7------------------|
|7------|7---7-----|4------4------------|7------------------|
|0------|0---0-----|0------0------------|5------------------|

  fine     I'm no  longer runnin'  smooth.  I thought that"
 5       6       7                8
|-------|--------|---------------|--------|
|-------|--------|---------------|--------|
|9------|9---9---|---------------|--------|
|9------|6---7---|7---6----------|7-------|
|7------|7---7---|4---4----------|7-------|
|0------|0---0---|0---0----------|5-------|

"I          found myself under something  new just one more
          123     456
 9      10            11                   12
|-------|-------------|------------------|-------------------|
|-------|-------------|------------------|-------------------|
|9------|9--------9---|------------------|-------------------|
|9------|6--------7---|7------6----------|7------------------|
|7------|7--------7---|4------4----------|7------------------|
|0------|0--------0---|0------0----------|5------------------|

line.      I repeat over and over again 'til I'm blue in the
  13      14       15              16
|-------|----------|---------------|--------|
|-------|----------|---------------|--------|
|9------|9---9-----|---------------|4-------|
|9------|6---7-----|7---6----------|4-------|
|7------|7---7-----|4---4----------|2-------|
|0------|0---0-----|0---0----------|0-------|

Chorus: 0:43 (8 measures)
  face with a choking re-gret as I talk in circles round you on my bed, can't say
17                     18                19                    20
|----------------------|-----------------|---------------------|---------|
|----------------------|-----------------|---------------------|---------|
|-2-----------1--------|-4---------------|-2--------------1----|--4------|
|-2-----------2--------|-4---------------|-2--------------2----|--4------|
|-0-----------2--------|-2---------------|-0--------------2----|--2------|
|-0-----------0--------|-0---------------|-0--------------0----|--0------|

i blamed you one bit when you kept it all in-side    when you left that
21                          22             23    24
|---------------------------|--------------|-----|--------------------|
|---------------------------|--------------|-----|--------------------|
|-2--------------1----------|-4------------|-4---|-5------------------|
|-2--------------2----------|-4------------|-6---|-7----------9-------|
|-0--------------2----------|-2------------|-6---|-7----------9-------|
|-0--------------0----------|-0------------|-4---|-5----------7-------|

night."

Measures 25-32, play through verse progression twice.

"It's about.."
 "time...      that you got sick of me, no longer..."
33      34         35              36
|-------|----------|---------------|-------------------|
|-------|----------|---------------|-------------------|
|9------|9---9-----|---------------|-------------------|
|9------|6---7-----|7------6-------|7------------------|
|7------|7---7-----|4------4-------|7------------------|
|0------|0---0-----|0------0-------|5------------------|

"fun          and so far fro-om interesting.  I thought that..."
37      38         39              40
|-------|----------|-----------------|-------------------|
|-------|----------|-----------------|-------------------|
|9------|9---9-----|-----------------|-------------------|
|9------|6---7-----|7--------6-------|7------------------|
|7------|7---7-----|4--------4-------|7------------------|
|0------|0---0-----|0--------0-------|5------------------|
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/a/alkaline_trio/blue_in_the_face_tab.html ]
"I     found me a   cure fo-or feeling old, just one more..."
37  38             39                40
|---|-------------|------------------|--------------------|
|---|-------------|------------------|--------------------|
|-9-|-9------9----|------------------|--------------------|
|-9-|-6------7----|-7-------6--------|-7------------------|
|-7-|-7------7----|-4-------4--------|-7------------------|
|-0-|-0------0----|-0-------0--------|-5------------------|

"line...  to keep me sleeping loudly and cold and dis-"
41   42    43              44
|----|-----|------------------|--------------------|
|----|-----|------------------|--------------------|
|-9--|-9-9-|------------------|-4------------------|
|-9--|-6-7-|-7-------6--------|-4------------------|
|-7--|-7-7-|-4-------4--------|-2------------------|
|-0--|-0-0-|-0-------0--------|-0------------------|

Chorus: 1:38 (8 measures)
"graced with a shameful regret as I talk in tongues to myself in my bed, can't say
45                      46                47                      48
|-----------------------|-----------------|-----------------------|-------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------|-----------------------|-------------|
|-2-------------1-------|-4---------------|-2------------1--------|-4-----------|
|-2-------------2-------|-4---------------|-2------------2--------|-4-----------|
|-0-------------2-------|-2---------------|-0------------2--------|-2-----------|
|-0-------------0-------|-0---------------|-0------------0--------|-0-----------|

I blamed you one bit when you kept it all in-side    when you left that night."
49                          50             51    52
|---------------------------|--------------|-----|----------------------|
|---------------------------|--------------|-----|----------------------|
|-2--------------1----------|-4------------|-4---|-5--------------------|
|-2--------------2----------|-4------------|-6---|-7----------9---------|
|-0--------------2----------|-2------------|-6---|-7----------9---------|
|-0--------------0----------|-0------------|-4---|-5----------7---------|

                  Bridge: 1:58
               "And all that followed fell, like  mercury to hell. some-
53  54  55  56    57                58          59           60
|---|---|---|-----|-----------------|-----------|------------|----|
|---|---|---|-----|-----------------|-----------|------------|----|
|-9-|-9-|-9-|-9---|-9---------------|-9---------|-4----------|-2--|
|-6-|-7-|-6-|-7---|-9---------------|-9---------|-4----------|-2--|
|-7-|-7-|-7-|-7---|-7---------------|-6---------|-2----------|-0--|
|-0-|-0-|-0-|-0---|-0---------------|-0---------|-0----------|-0--|

 -how we lost our heads for the last     time. And
61              62                 63  64
|---------------|------------------|---|-----------|
|---------------|------------------|---|-----------|
|-9-------------|-9----------------|-4-|-2---------|
|-9-------------|-9----------------|-4-|-2---------|
|-7-------------|-6----------------|-2-|-0---------|
|-0-------------|-0----------------|-0-|-0---------|

  all that followed fell, like mercury to hell. Some
65                66         67           68
|-----------------|----------|------------|----|
|-----------------|----------|------------|----|
|-9---------------|-9--------|-4----------|-2--|
|-9---------------|-9--------|-4----------|-2--|
|-7---------------|-6--------|-2----------|-0--|
|-0---------------|-0--------|-0----------|-0--|

 -how we lost our heads for the last time."
69              70                 71  72
|---------------|------------------|---|-----------|
|---------------|------------------|---|-----------|
|-9-------------|-9----------------|-4-|-4---------|
|-9-------------|-9----------------|-4-|-4---------|
|-7-------------|-6----------------|-2-|-2---------|
|-0-------------|-0----------------|-0-|-0---------|

2:26 modified verse

 "And I don't dream since I quit sleeping   and I
73             74              75        76      77
|--------------|---------------|---------|-------|
|--------------|---------------|---------|-------|
|-9------------|-9-------------|-4-------|5------|
|-6------------|-7-------------|-6-------|7------|
|-7------------|-7-------------|-6-------|7------|
|-0------------|-0-------------|-4-------|5------|

  haven't slept  since I met you          and
78           79            80        81      82
|------------|-------------|---------|-------|
|------------|-------------|---------|-------|
|-9----------|-9------9----|-4-------|5------|
|-6----------|-7------6----|-6-------|7------|
|-7----------|-7------7----|-6-------|7------|
|-0----------|-0------0----|-4-------|5------|

  you can't breathe without coughing in daytime    neither can
83            84        85            86        87           88
|-------------|-----------------------|---------|------------|
|-------------|-----------------------|---------|------------|
|-9-----------|-9-------9-------------|-4-------|5-----------|
|-6-----------|-7-------6-------------|-6-------|7-----------|
|-7-----------|-7-------7-------------|-6-------|7-----------|
|-0-----------|-0-------0-------------|-4-------|5-----------|

  I  so what do you say         your coffin or  mine?"
89  90                 91  92                 93
|---|------------------|---|------------------|-0-------|
|---|------------------|---|------------------|-0-------|
|-0-|-0----------------|---|------------------|-1-------|
|-9-|-9----------------|-7-|-9----------------|-2-------|
|-9-|-9----------------|-7-|-9----------------|-2-------|
|-7-|-7----------------|-5-|-7----------------|-0-------|
                         ^
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