How To: Play "Blister in the Sun" by Violent Femmes on guitar

Play "Blister in the Sun" by Violent Femmes on guitar

James from Handsome Alvin, the Australian, acoustic duo band who perform in pubs and clubs around Brisbane, wants to teach you an acoustic guitar lesson.

This beginner guitar lesson is for how Handsome Alvin plays "Blister in the Sun" by Violent Femmes. If you want to learn how to play "Blister in the Sun" by Violent Femmes on acoustic guitar, this is the video tutorial for you.

Intro/Verse/Interlude Chord Progression:

G Cadd9 G; G Cadd9; G Cadd9 G; IIII; (2, 4 or 8 times)

Intro/Verse/Interlude Strumming:

D DU *D D*U; UDU *D D; D DU *D D*U; XX XXX (UD UDU)

* indicates chord change

Chorus Chord Progression:

Em; Em; C; C

Em; Em; C; D; D

Chorus Strumming:

D DU UDU

PLEASE NOTE: This acoustic guitar lesson is for Handsome Alvin's interpretation of the song. It could be very close to the original song, or it could be very different. Their covers are designed to be played by an acoustic duo in live performances, therefore they cannot play the songs as a full band can. Please appreciate the songs for their arrangements and enjoy.

(1) Part 1 of 2 - How to Play "Blister in the Sun" by Violent Femmes on guitar, (2) Part 2 of 2 - How to Play "Blister in the Sun" by Violent Femmes on guitar

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