Mudhoney – Revolution tab

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Revolution - Taken from 'This Gift' 12"

This is Mudhoney's version of a Spacemen 3 song.

In the UK it appears on the B side to 'This Gift', but im sure
i've seen it on an Australian Import as well.

Its very simple to play, with just two chords used for most of
the song.  The chords used are all power chords and are as
follows -

     E5     G5     A5    C#5    D5
      X      X      X     X      X
      X      X      X     X      X
      9     12     14    18      7
      9     12     14    18      7
      7     10     12    16      5
      X      X      X     X      X

/ - slide up
\ - slide down

The intro is played using E5 G5 and A5

E5 G5 A5e|------X-X-X---/---X--X----/---X--X--X---\-|B|------X-X-X---/---X--X----/---X--X--X---\-|G|------9-9-9---/---12-12---/--14-14-14---\-|D|------9-9-9---/---12-12---/--14-14-14---\-|A|------7-7-7---/---10-10---/--12-12-12---\-|E|------X-X-X---/---X--X----/---X--X--X---\-|
Play the above sequence 3 times. At the end of the first two times slide back to E5. At the end of the third playing, slide up to C#5 and play the chord about 16 times. The rest of the song is made up by playing the following
E5 D5e|------X--X--X--X--X--X--X--\--X--/-|B|------X--X--X--X--X--X--X--\--X--/-|G|------9--9--9--9--9--9--9--\--7--/-|D|------9--9--9--9--9--9--9--\--7--/-|A|------7--7--7--7--7--7--7--\--5--/-|E|------X--X--X--X--X--X--X--\--X--/-|
After playing the intro 3 times, slide down to D5 and strum the chord once. Then slide to E5 and play the above sequence. The sequence basically just involves playing E5 and then sliding to D5 and playing it once then sliding back up to E5. The lyrics are as follows, During the C#5 strumming - 'Alright look out' The rest of the lyrics are Im sick, so sick, of getting sick everytime i loose my direction Im tired, so tired, of getting up in the morning for that long uphill walk, to the ??????? <- not sure about that bit Theres got to be, an easier way Now hold on a second, its burning theres a change coming, in my blackened school I suggest too you, that it takes 5 seconds, just 5 seconds to put a morphine sepository, all, the way, inside Brothers and sisters, do you know what im talking about im talking about, a full on, motherfucking, REVOLTION !!!! The Spacemen 3 version has slightly different lyrics. I hope that makes sense, to get a feel for the song its best to have a listen to the record. General points - play with distortion on, after the lyric 'REVOLUTION' really let go! Enjoy Ryan Johnstone.
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