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Our Lady Peace - 'Blister'
From 'Happiness is not a Fish You Can Catch'
Eb tuning (Acoustic/Electric, and Electric)
tabbed by jjhand, with some help from Dinuka Perera's Tab

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Intro - Acoustic/Electric 
eb|-------------| 
Bb|-------------|
Gb|----0--------|
Db|---0---------|
Ab|--9----------|
Eb|-7-----------|
This is played through a octave & delay unit (short delay, max regeneration loop)



Verse Acoustic- Note the rhythm below. Play soft 1st time 

   1     2     3       4
|-----------------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------|
|-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0-0-|-----------------------|
|-9---9-9---9-9---9-9---9-9-9-|---repeat last bar ----|
|-7---7-7---7-7---7-7---7-7-7-|-----------------------|
   Bbm

1  "Lately,                        I can't breathe"
2  "Lonely,                        wonder why"


|----------------------------|-----------------------|
|----------------------------|-----------------------|
|----------------------------|-----------------------|
|-0--------------------------|-----------------------|
|-9---same rhythm as above---|---repeat last bar-----|
|-6--------------------------|-----------------------|
   Bbm/A

1  "waiting                     chasing me"
2  "If only,               my hands were tied"


Soft Ending (1st time)
|--------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|--------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|-0------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|-0------------------|-0-----------------|-0-----------------|
|-5---same rhythm----|-7---same rhythm---|-9---same rhythm---|
|-3------------------|-5-----------------|-7-----------------|
   Gb                   Ab add4             Bbm
  "No one listens, but I'm        okay   with this"



Loud Ending (2nd)                                               * Doubled 
|--------------------|-------------------|-------------------|---------------|
|--------------------|-------------------|-------------------|---------------|
|-0------------------|-------------------|-7-----------------|-7---7-7---7-7-|
|-0------------------|-0-----------------|-7-----------------|-7---7-7---7-7-|
|-5---same rhythm----|-7---same rhythm---|-5---same rhythm---|-5---5-5---5-5-|
|-3------------------|-5-----------------|-------------------|---------------|
   Gb                   Ab add4             Db5
  "Worlds of blister, but I'm     okay   with this"





Chorus - After lyrics "Don't Touch me"

Repeated Lead Part - 
   
eb|-5---5-7---5-5---5-7---5-5-7-5-| Chords:
Bb|-8---8-8---8-8---8-8---8-8-8-8-| Gbadd2(b5) -> Gb(b5)
Gb|-6---6-6---6-6---6-6---6-6-6-6-| 
Db|-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5-5-5-|
Ab|-------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------|


Distorted Rhythm Guitar Chorus Part-

 play this line 2x, then continue to 2 and 3
|---------------------------|------------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------------|
|-12---12---16---16---16-16-|-14---14-14----14---14-14-14-14-14\-|
|-12---12---16---16---16-16-|-14---14-14----14---14-14-14-14-14\-|
|-10---10---14---14---14-14-|-12---12-12----12---12-12-12-12-12\-|
|---------------------------|------------------------------------|
  Gb5       Bb5               Ab5

2.
|------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-----------12---12---12-12-12-|-16---16---14---14---14-14---x--|
|-12---12---12---12---12-12-12-|-16---16---14---14---14-14---x--|
|-12---12---10---10---10-10-10-|-14---14---12---12---12-12---x--|
|-10---10----------------------|--------------------------------|
  Db5

3.
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------12---12---12-12-12/14-|-14---14-14----14----14-14\--|
|-12---12---12---12---12-12-12/14-|-14---14-14----14----14-14\--|
|-12---12---10---10---10-10-10/12-|-12---12-12----12----12-12\--|
|-10---10-------------------------|-----------------------------|





Play Verse Again Once

Lyrics:  
"Lonely,  wandering,  Patrolling for enemies
 No one listens, but I'm okay with this"
 



Play Chorus Again & repeat last line (line 3)



Bridge-
                        play 7x with various emphasis
|------------------|  -----------------------------|
|------------------|  -----------------------------|
|-7--------7---7-7-|  -7---7-7---7-7---7-7---7-7---|
|-7----------------|  -----------------------------|
|-5----------5-5-5-|  -5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---|
|------------------|  -----------------------------|



Play chorus Again without words for 4 bars, 

When Chorus Lyrics join, play chorus 2x. Repeat Chorus line 2 (Rhythm) to end.



Key
| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| x  Mute note
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