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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
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From uunet!usc!sdd.hp.com!caen!kuhub.cc.ukans.edu!husc-news.harvard.edu!husc9.harvard.edu!ellenber Mon Aug 
14:56:31 PDT 1992
Article: 1608 of alt.guitar.tab
Path: nevada.edu!uunet!usc!sdd.hp.com!caen!kuhub.cc.ukans.edu!husc-news.harvard.edu!husc9.harvard.edu!ellenber
Newsgroups: alt.guitar.tab
Subject: Wave of Mutilaton (Pixies)
Message-ID: <1992Aug17.100021.14810@husc3.harvard.edu>
From: ellenber@husc9.harvard.edu (Jordan Ellenberg)
Date: 17 Aug 92 10:00:20 EDT
References: <1992Aug15.135626.4963@sci.kun.nl> <1992Aug16.162305.26003@uwm.edu>
Organization: Harvard University Science Center
Keywords: surf, crustacean
Nntp-Posting-Host: husc9.harvard.edu
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        Here are the chords to this song:

F           A              Bb       G7  Bb-A-G7-F
Ceased to resist, given my goodbyes
F        A            Bb    G7    Bb-A-G7-F
Drove my car into the ocean
F             A               Bb    G7
You think I'm dead but I sail away
     F       A    Bb    F       A    Bb    F       A    Bb
On a wave of mutilation wave of mutilation wave of mutilation
F    Bb
Wave
F    Bb
Wave

If you're playing the U.K. Surf Mix, turn to a mellow reverby setting and play
all the chords.  On the _Doolittle_ version, the chords during the verse are
not played;  get a bass-playin' friend to play just the roots of the chords,
or have another guitarist fake it on the bottom strings.  [NOTE:  I'm just
talking about the chords that go on while Francis is singing-- the four-chord
runs at the end of each line of the verse should always be played.  If you've
heard the song you know what I'm talking about.]

The verse chords should all be played in an E-barre shape.  For the chorus,
play the F as before, but play the A open and the Bb as an A barred up one
fret.

I'll post the little opening line of this when I can get home and figure it
out, plus the rest of the words, plus some more songs from "Doolittle".

Jordan Ellenberg
ellenber@husc9.harvard.edu

            
            
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