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"House of Fire" by Alice Cooper
  Words and music by Alice Cooper, Joan Jett, and Desmond Child

  From the album Trash (1989)

  Transcription by Andrija Babovic

   "House of fire.         House of fire.        Yeah"
   Guitar two
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|----------------------------------------------0--2--0----------------------|


                                                                 "All right!"
   Guitar one                                       (downward pickscrapes here)
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|--9----4-----------------------9------------4------------------------------|
D-|--9----4----4------------------9------------4----4-------------------------|
A-|--7----2----4------------------7------------2----4-------------------------|
E-|------------2------------0--0--------------------2-------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|---------------2--2--------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------2--2----------------------------------------5b-rb-b---------|
G-|---------------------4b--2--2--2------------4--------------4b-rb-b---------|
D-|--------------------------------------------4-------------------------4----|
A-|----------------------------------.--.--.---2-----0--2p0-------------------|
E-|----------------------------------0--0--0----------------------------------|


   Guitar one
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|--9-----4---------------------------------------9-----4-----------11-------|
D-|--9-----4-----4----4----4----4----4--4----------9-----4-----------11-------|
A-|--7-----2-----4----4----4----4----4--4----------7-----2------------9-------|
E-|--------------2----2----2----2----2--2----------------2--------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|--------------5----2-----------------2-------------------------------------|
B-|--------------4b---2-----------------2----4b-rb-b-----2-----4b-rb--2-------|
G-|----------------------2------4p2-----2----4b-rb-b-----2--2--4------2-------|
D-|----------------------------------4----------------------------------------|
A-|-----------0---------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar three                                                               |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|--------------11-----------------------------------------------------------|
D-|--------------11---11--9--11--11-----11------------------------------------|
A-|-------------------11--9--11--11-----11------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


                                      "Let's build a house of fire, baby."
   Guitar one
E-|-----------------------------------------------------------------2--2------|
B-|-----------------------------------------------------------------2--2------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|----4--2--4--4----------------------7--7--7--7--2--2--2--0h1----------2--0-|
E-|----2--2--2--2------------------------------------------------2------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|-----5----2----------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|-----4b---2----------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|------------4b-rb--4b-rb--2------------------------------------------------|
D-|--4--------------------------4--2------------------------------------------|
A-|--------------------------------2------------------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------0------------------------------------------|


    "Not one of wood or stone.                         Walk through my door of
   Guitar one
E-|-------------------------------2--x--x--2--x-------------------------------|
B-|-------------------------------2--x--x--2--x-------------------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|--7--7--7--7--2--2--2--0h1--------------------2--0--7----7--7--7----2---2--|
E-|----------------------------2----------------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|-------------------------------------------------0-------------------------|
B-|-------------2--4--4--4-----------4b----2--------0---------------2--4------|
G-|-------------2--4--4--4-----4--2--4b-------4---------------------2--4------|
D-|-------------2--4--4--4------------------------------------------2--4------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


    "desire,      baby.       Come on in and make it your home."
   Guitar one
E-|-------------2---2------------------------------------------2--x--x--2--x-----|
B-|-------------2---2------------------------------------------2--x--x--2--x-----|
G-|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|--2--0h1-------------2--0--7--7--7--7--2--2-----2--0h1--------------------2--0|
E-|----------2---------------------------------------------2---------------------|
  |                                                                              |
  |Guitar two                                                                    |
E-|------------------------------------------------------------2-----------------|
B-|---------------------------------------4--4--4--------------2--4b-------------|
G-|---------------------------------------4--4--4-----------------4b---------2---|
D-|------------------------------------2--4--4--4-------------------------------4|
A-|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


    "Don't need a window to watch you, baby."
    "We ain't gotta pay rent now, baby."
   Guitar one
E-|-------------------------------2---------2---------------------------------|
B-|-------------------------------2---------2---------------------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|--7--7--7--7--2--2--2--0h1-----------------------------------2--0----------|
E-|----------------------------2----------------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|-------------------------------9-------9~~------9---9----------------------|
B-|-----4--4--4--4--4--4---------10b--10-------10-----10b--10\----------------|
G-|-----4--4--4--4--4--4--------x---------------------------------------------|
D-|-----4--4--4--4--4--4-------x----------------------------------------------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


    "Don't need no roof over head."
    "No landlord to throw us out."
   Guitar one                       Notes in [] are played second time.
E-|-------------------------------2--------x--x--2---x--2---------------------|
B-|-------------------------------2-[4\2]--x--x--2---x--2---------------------|
G-|---------------------------------[4\2]-------------------------------------|
D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|--7--7--7--7--2--2--2--0h1------------------------------2--0---------------|
E-|----------------------------2----------------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|-----------2--4--4--4--x---------------------------------------------------|
G-|-----------2--4--4--4--x---------------------------------------------------|
D-|-----------2--4--4--4--x----------------4--4------4--4-----2---------------|
A-|----------------------------------------4--4------4--4-----2---------------|
E-|-------------------------------5b-------2--2--5b--2--2-----0---------------|


    "Don't need no key to unlock you,      baby."
    "I wanna play in your garden, baby."
   Guitar one
E-|-------------------------------2--[5b]----2--------------------------------|
B-|-------------------------------2--[4-]----2--------------------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|--7--7--7--7--2--2--2--0h1-------------------------2--0--------------------|
E-|----------------------------2----------------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|--------------------------------4b-----------------------------------------|
G-|--------------2-4--4--4---------4b-----------------------------------------|
D-|--2--2--2--2--2-4--4--4----------------------------------------------------|
A-|--2--2--2--2-----------------x---------------------------------------------|
E-|--0--0--0--0-------------5b------------------------------------------------|


       "I'll use my lovin' instead.
       "When you gonna give me a shout?"
   Guitar one
E-|------------------------------------2----------2-----2---------------------|
B-|------------------------------------2----------2-----2---------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|--7--7--7--7--2--2--2--0h1-------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------2-------x--x-----x------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|-------------------------------------9-------------------------------------|
B-|-------------------------------------9-------------------------------------|
G-|--------------2--4--4--4--4---------11-------------------------------------|
D-|--2--2--2--2--2--4--4--4--4--------------------------/16\------------------|
A-|--2--2--2--2--0--2--2--2--2------9-------9--9--9-----/16\------------------|
E-|--0--0--0--0---------------------9-------9--9--9---------------------------|


    "I won't tire.                   Take me higher."
   Guitar one
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|--9-------------------------------11---------------------------------------|
D-|--9-------------------------------11---------------------------------------|
A-|--7--------------------------------9---------------------------------------|
E-|-------------------------x\------------------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|--9~~~~---------------------------11---------------------------------------|
D-|--9~~~~---------------------------11---------------------------------------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


  Chorus
    "Building a house of fire,   baby,          bulding with our love."
E-|-------------------------------------[4]-----------------------------------|
B-|-------------2-----------------------[4]-----------------------------------|
G-|--6----------3-------------------------------6-------11--------------------|
D-|--6----------3--------6---6--6--6--6--6--6---6-------11-------6------------|
A-|--4----------1--------6---6--6--6--6--6--6---4--------9-------6------------|
E-|----------------------4---4--4--4--4--4--4--------------------4------------|


              "We    are   building a house   of    fire       every time we
   Guitar one
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|------------------------------------------------------2--2-----2--------2--|
G-|------------------------6----6---x---6--x--x--x--x----3--3--x--3--x--x--3--|
D-|--6---6--6--6--6--6-----6----6---x---6--x--x--x--x----3--3--x--3--x--x--3--|
A-|--6---6--6--6--6--6-----4----4---x---4--x--x--x--x----1--1--x--1--x--x--1--|
E-|--4---4--4--4--4--4--------------------------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|------------4--4-----------------------------------------------------------|
B-|------------4--4-----------------------------------------------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|--6------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|--6---------------6--5-----------------------------------------------------|
E-|--4------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar three                                                               |
E-|--[4--4-----4--4--4--]-----------------------------------------------------|
B-|--[4--4-----4--4--4--]--------------------------------2-----2-----2--2--2--|
G-|--[-----5-----------5]--6--------6------6--6--6-------3-----3-----3--3--3--|
D-|------------------------6--------6------6--6--6-------3-----3-----3--3--3--|
A-|------------------------4--------4------4--4--4-------1-----1-----1--1--1--|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


    "touch.                               [We are]        House of fire!"
   Guitar one
E-|-----------------------------------------------------|---------------------|
B-|-----------------------------------------------------|---------------------|
G-|-----------------------------------------------------|--9-----4------------|
D-|--6--x--x--6--x--x--6--x---x--6--6--x---6---6--------|--9-----4------------|
A-|--6--x--x--6--x--x--6--x---x--6--6--x---6---6--------|--7-----2------------|
E-|--4--x--x--4--x--x--4--x---x--4--4--x---4---4--------|--0------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|----[4--4--------4--4-------------4--4------4--4--]--|---------------------|
B-|----[4--4--4h6---4--4-------------4--4------4--4h6]--|---------------------|
G-|----[------5h6----------------6b--4-----6b-----5h6]--|---------------------|
D-|-----------------------------------------------------|---------------------|
A-|-----------------------------------------------------|---------------------|
E-|-----------------------------------------------------|---------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar three                                                               |
E-|-----------------4--4------4--4-------4--4--4--------|---------------------|
B-|-----------------4--4------4--4-------4--4--4--------|---------------------|
G-|-----------------------6b---------6b-----------------|---------------------|
D-|-----------------------------------------------------|---------------------|
A-|-----------------------------------------------------|---------------------|
E-|-----------------------------------------------------|---------------------|


                     "House of fire!"  (Go to verse two)
   Guitar one
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|--------------------9----4--4----3-----------------------------------------|
D-|--4---4---4---4-----9----4--4----4-----------------------------------------|
A-|--4---4---4---4-----7----2--4----4-----------------------------------------|
E-|--2---2---2---2p0---0-------2----2-----------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two   (This all played the first time)                              |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|----14-----14--------------------/11---12--11--11--11\---------------------|
G-|----13b--------x\----------------/11---13--11--11--11\---------------------|
D-|---------------------------------/11-------11--11--11\---------------------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


    Db            Bbm        Ab           Db         Gb    Ab
   "Building this house together, baby. Standing on solid ground.

           Bbm                      Gb                     Ab
    We are building a house of fire    that you can't tear down."


  Solo
    E                             F#                      E
E-|-----------------------------------------------5b--------------------------|
B-|----7p5--0--5---7p5--0--5---7p5--0--5---7p5--0------7p5--7-----------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                                    E                    B             F#
E-|---------------2--5--5-----2--5--4--2--------------------------------------|
B-|------------2-----4--4b----2--5--4--2--2--2-------------------------5b-----|
G-|--4b--2--4-----------------------4--2--2--2--4p2-----4p2-----2--5b---------|
D-|--------------------------------------------------4-------4----------------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                                             E                           B
E-|-----------------------------------14-------------------14-----------------|
B-|-----------------------------------14-------------------14-----------------|
G-|-5rb--2--4p2-----4p2-----2--16h17------17p16p14--16h17------17p16p14--16p14|
D-|--------------4-------4----------------------------------------------------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                F#
E-|-------14--17p14h17--19b---------17------19------17------------------------|
B-|--16b--------------------------------19------19------19----------19b-------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


   (Palm mute these notes)
    "Brick by brick the flames get  higher.           Build  it  strong  with
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|---------------------------------9--9--9--9--9--9--11--11--11--11--11--11--|
A-|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7---7--7--7--7--7--7---9---9---9---9---9---9--|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


    "our         de_______________________sire.
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|--11--11--11--11--11--11--11--11--11--11--11-------------------------------|
A-|---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9-------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


               Repeat Chorus here with Fills one and two first time

   Fill one
E-|-----4--------4--4--4--4--|
B-|-----4--------4--4--4--4--|
G-|--------------------------|
D-|--------------------------|
A-|--------------------------|
E-|--4--------4--------------|


   Fill two
   Guitar one
E-|-------4--------4--4--4-------4------4---4--4--4--4------------------------|
B-|-------4--------4--4--4---7b-----7b------4--4--4--4------------------------|
G-|------------6b-------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|--4------4------4------4------4------4------4------------------------------|
B-|-----7b-----7b-----7b-----7b-----7b-----7b-----7b\-------------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  Last Chorus section

     Eb              Cm      Bb      Eb      Ab       Bb            Eb
    "Building a house of fire, baby, bulding with our love.  We are building
    "Building this house together, baby. Standing on solid ground. We are building

                     Cm               Bb
     a house of fire    every time we touch.   We are"
     a house of fire that you can't tear down."
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CinderellaFan14 251 Apr 04, 2012 06:58 PM

another killer Alice Cooper song! Thanks for this flawless guitar tab! 5 stars!

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