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Jimmy Eat World - Blister (from the album Clarity)

Drop-D Tuning (D A D G B E)

Intro:
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Verse:
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|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-9--9--9--9--9--9--9--7-7-7-7--5-5-
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|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-0-12-0-0-12-0-0-12-0-0-12-0-0-12-
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Chorus:
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|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-
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Verse 2:
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Bridge:
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Chorus (no drums):
Guitar 1
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Guitar 2
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Heavy distortion
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|-x-x-x-x-\x-x-x-x-x--x--x--x--x-x-x-x-
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End on:
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Structure + Lyrics:

Intro

Verse 1
take advantage of these times, you said
you let me down
it hasn't been the first time
as i'm falling in the pit of fire my mind's made up
i'm never coming back here

Chorus
how long would it take me to walk across the united states all alone?
the west coast has been traumatized
and i think i'm the only one still alive

Verse 2
is it just a coincidence to see you by yourself with no direction?
now its time to move on and
don't you know that things aren't getting better

Chorus
how long would it take me to walk across the united states all alone?
the west coast has been traumatized
and i think i'm the only one still alive

Bridge
when the world caves in what are you going to do
when the world caves in what are you going to do for me?
when the world caves in what are you going to do
when the world caves in what are you going to do for me?

(don't try and stop me
because i'm falling fast into this pit of fire which surrounds us all
in a blanket of fear that i've been wrapped in for years
you can't stop me)

Chorus (soft)
how long would it take me to walk across the united states all alone?
the west coast has been traumatized
and i think i'm the only one still alive

Chorus
how long would it take me to walk across the united states all alone?
the west coast has been traumatized
and i think i'm the only one still alive

End on D