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"Poison" from album "Trash" (1989)
Transcription by tuomo pirinen (freedam)


[Intro]


   D5 D5
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------9-----7---------5-------5-------------------------------------| x2
D|-0--0--7--0-----0-----0--4h5----4h5------2--0------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


   Bb5                     D5
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------9-----7---------5------5--------------------------------------|
D|----0--7--0-----0-----0--4h5----4h5-----2--0-------------------------------|
A|-3-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                                                x2
   Bb5                                         D5
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------9-----7------------9-----7------7----------------------------|
D|----0--7--0-----0-----0---7--0-----0-----0---7----------------------------|
A|-3-------------------------------------------5----------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|


[Verse]

    "Your cruel device, your blood like ice, One lo                  ok   
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------.-----.---.-----.-----------|
G|-------------------------------------------.--7--.--7---5--.--7-----------|
D|-------------------------------------------5-----5---------5--------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   could  ki            ll,       My   pa                   in your thrill."
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------.-------.--.-------------------------------------------------------|
G|----.--10------10--8--.---------------.-------.--.------.------------------|
D|-.--8-------.---------8--.--------.--10------10--8--.--10---7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
A|-6----------6------------6-----.--8-------.---------8-------5-5-5-5-5-5-5--|
E|-------------------------------6----------6--------------------------------|
                                 
e|----------------------|
B|----------------------|
G|---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-\--|
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-\--|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-\--|
E|----------------------|


[Pre-Chorus]

  "I want to love you  but I better not touch,I want to hold you but my   
  "I hear you calling and it's needles and pins,I want to hurt you just hear   
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-12-------8----------------3--------------5--------------------------------|
D|-12-------8----------------3---------3-3--5-------6------------------------|
A|-10-------6----------------1---------3-3--3-------6------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------1-1----------4------------------------|

  "Senses tell me to stop, I want to kiss but I want it too much,
  "You screaming my name, don't want to touch you, but your under my skin,
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-8-----3-------------------------------------5-----------7-----------------|
D|-8-----3---------7-------------3-------------5-------5---7-----------------|
A|-6-----1---------7-------------3-------------3-------5---5-----------------|
E|-----------------5-------------1---------------------3---------------------|

   "I want to taste you but your lips are venomous"   
   "I want to kiss you but your lips are venomous"
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|------3------------------------------5---5-------|
D|------3-----------------------3------5---5-------|
A|------1-----------------------3------3---3-------|
E|------------------------------1------------------|


[Chorus]

   "Pois                    on,        you're poison running through
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-7----3------------------5------------------------7-------3----------------|
D|-7----3----------3-------5------------------------7-------3------------3---|
A|-5----1----------3-------3------------------------5-------1------------3---|
E|-----------------1-----------------------------------------------------1---|
  |
  |guitar two
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------9-----7-----------------------------------------9----7--------|
D|-0--0--7--0-----0-----0---3--5--2--5--3--5--2--5--0--0--7--0----0----0---3-|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   "my veins,          you're pois                  on
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----5---------------------7---3----------------5---------------------------|
D|----5---------------------7---3----------3-----5---------------------------|
A|----3---------------------5---1----------3-----3---------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------1---------------------------------|
  |
  |guitar two
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------9-----7----------------------------------|
D|-5--2--5--3--5--2--5--0--0--7--0-----0-----0--3--5--2--5--3--5--2--5-------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  |
  |guitar three
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------10-----------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------12--10--12\--------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   "I don't wanna break these chains"
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-7------3-----------------5------------------3-----------------------------|
D|-7------3----------3------5------------------3-----------------------------|
A|-5------1----------3------3------------------1-----------------------------|
E|-------------------1-------------------------------------------------------|
  |
  |guitar two
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------9-----7-------------------------------------9-----7-----------|
D|-0--0--7--0-----0-----0--3--5--2--5--3--5--2----0--7--0-----0-----0--7--0--|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-9-----7---------7----7------|
D|----0-----0---7-------7------|
A|----------------------5------|
E|-----------------------------|


[Verse]

     "Your mouth, so hot, your web, I'm caught, your    skin 
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--.------------.-----.-----------.----------.------------------------------|
D|--7------------3----10-----------5----------7------------------------------|
A|--5------------1-----8-----------3----------5------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  |
  |guitar two
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------.-----.--.-----.------------|
G|--------------------------------------------.--7--.--7--5--.--7------------|
D|--------------------------------------------5-----5--------5---------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   "so       wet,             black lace                   on  sweat
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-.------------------------.--------------------------------------------7-7-|
D|-3-----------------------10----------------------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
A|-1------------------------8----------------------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  |
  |guitar two
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------.------.--.--------------------------------------------------------|
G|----.--10-----10--8--.-------------.-------.--.------.---------------------|
D|-.--8------.---------8--.------.--10------10--8--.--10---------------------|
A|-6---------6------------6---.--8-------.---------8-------------------------|
E|----------------------------6----------6-----------------------------------|

e|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|-7-7-7-7-7-7-\---|
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-\---|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-\---|
E|-----------------|(Go pre-chorus)


[Pre-Chorus]


  "I want to love you  but I better not touch,I want to hold you but my   
  "I hear you calling and it's needles and pins,I want to hurt you just hear   
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-12-------8----------------3--------------5--------------------------------|
D|-12-------8----------------3---------3-3--5-------6------------------------|
A|-10-------6----------------1---------3-3--3-------6------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------1-1----------4------------------------|

  "Senses tell me to stop, I want to kiss but I want it too much,
  "You screaming my name, don't want to touch you, but your under my skin,
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-8-----3-------------------------------------5-----------7-----------------|
D|-8-----3---------7-------------3-------------5-------5---7-----------------|
A|-6-----1---------7-------------3-------------3-------5---5-----------------|
E|-----------------5-------------1---------------------3---------------------|

   "I want to taste you but your lips are venomous"   
   "I want to kiss you but your lips are venomous"
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|------3------------------------------5---5-------|
D|------3-----------------------3------5---5-------|
A|------1-----------------------3------3---3-------|
E|------------------------------1------------------|


[Intro]

  w/Intro
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------15-----------------------------------|
G|-------------9--7------5----------17b~~---17--14-----14--------------------|
D|----------7--------4-5----2----------------------17------16b-rb------------|
A|-----3b-----------------------5~~-------------------------------17--15-\---|
E|-3b------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------17----17-20-20b-~~---|
B|----17-18----17-18-20----18-20----20----------------|
G|-19-------19----------19----------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|(Go"one look could"..)

End

 w/chorus riffs
 
            "I wanna love you but I'd better not touch,     I wanna hold you
e|-15---15-----------------------\--------------12b-rb-b-rb--12b-rb-b--10----|
B|-17b-<17>----------------------\-------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  "but my senses tell me to stop,     I wanna kiss you, but I want it too much
e|--------------------------------------------------------------20-----------|
B|--------13~~--------------20b-<20>~~---------------------20b------<20>~~---|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

     "I wanna taste you but your lips are venomous"
e|-----22----------20--------------------------------------------------------|
B|-20b----20rb--b------20rb--18-20-18--17-18---------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------19~~---------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


[Chorus]

  "Pois                               on,    I don't wanna break these chains
e|-----------13---13---------20b---20~~~----20b~~---20b--20--18-17----17-----|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------20----18--|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

         "Pois                   on
e|---------20---------------------------------------13-----13-----13-----13--|
B|-17--16b-----16b--~~~~---15---15b--rb--13------15----16b----16b----16b-----|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  "running deeb inside my veins,      burning deeb inside my veins
e|--------------------------13------15b--20----------------22b----22---------|
B|-15--15-15~~~-----------------16-----------20b--rb--18---------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  "Pois               on
e|---------22b---22rb--20--18--17------17------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------20------20---17h18p17---------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------19----------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  "Poi                 son
e|------------------13------13-----13------13------13--13------13------------|
B|-13-15--13---16b------16b----16b-----16b-----16b---------17~----15~--------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  "I don't wanna break these chains
e|-----------13-----------10-------------------------------------------------|
B|-13-15-16b-----15~-----------13--10----------13---10-------------13--10----|
G|-------------------------------------13--12----------13--10-12-------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  "Pois                on
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-13b---10-----------13-10--13b--10---------13p10--13p10--------------------|
G|------------13--12------------------13-12-----------------13--12~----------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  "Pois                 on
e|-------------------------------------------------18--------------------20--|
B|-10--13--10-10-10--10--18--20--20b--rb--18--20b------20b---18--20--17b-----|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  "Pois                  on                  (Fade out)
e|-------------20------20b~---------21b--------------------------------------|
B|-17b--rb--b------17--------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


******************************************
|h   hammer on      
|b   bend up      
|rb  release bend        
|p   pull-off
|~   vibrato   
|.   mute note or chord 
|<>  strike note while bent
|\   slide down
******************************************

            
            
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