Smashing Pumpkins - Blue Chords & Tabs


Blue Chords & Tabs

Smashing Pumpkins Chords & Tabs

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Blue Tab

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Blue, from "Lull" (Rhinoceros EP) - Smashing Pumpkins

-Although the bass is drop D tuning, the guitars are regular tuned (I think).
Here's how I play it...

|-----3-------1-------3-------   -----2-------0---------------------------------|
|-----3-------1-------5-------   -----3-------1---------------------------------|
|-----4-------2-------5-------   -----4-------0---------------------------------|
|-----5-------3-------5-------   -----4-------2---------------------------------|
|-----5-------3-------3-------   -----2-------3---------------------------------|
|-----3-------1---------------   -----------------------------------------------|
  <------Verse--------->         <---"Chorus" ----------------------------------|

- The above is for rhythm guitar (James).  Billy plays the following (I think):
[ Tab from: ]
|-----------------------------   -----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------   -----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------   -----------------------------------------------|
|-----5b6b5---\3/10-----------   ----------------------------(16)b14------------|
|-----------------------------   ----5----7----9/10---12------------------------|
|-----3b4b3---\1/8------------   -----------------------------------------------|
  <-----Verse---------->           <--------"Chorus"----------------------------|

-  At the end of the 2nd chorus the chord is some wierd Am which looks like
              |---1----|      (Am/D?)

- Here's the slow part...

  |---3-------------0-------------      ----------------------------------------|
  |---0-(or 3)------1-------------      ------------------------13--12----------|(pinky)
  |---4-------------2-------------      ----------------------------------------|
  |---5-------------3-------------      ---12----12-----10--10--10--10----------|
  |---5-------------3-------------      ------14--------12--12--12--12----------|
  |---3-------------1-----(thumb)-      ----------------------------------------|
     <-----James------->                     <---------Billy--------------------|

-  I could be wrong on a lot of things here, but this is how I play it and it
 comes out sounding pretty good.  Any comments appreciated.

 - (Van Vekris)

   Hey, Blue, all your love is strange
   Come out, with all those crazy names
   So true, when you laugh

   For you, Blue

   Right or wrong?
   I belong...right or wrong.

   Hey, Blue, where'd you run to now? (Hey Blue)
   Miss you since they found you out
   I've been waiting for such a long hour
   For your smile...

   For you, Blue

   I lay with you this velvet moment
   Stay with me for a while
   Where we run is up to you
   Just stay with me for a while.