Antonin Artaud Chords - Bauhaus

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Antonin Artaud -Bauhaus
Transcribed by: John Mc Donagh(

The basic Chords for this song are

F(I) 1-3-3-2-1-1   B(VII) 7-9-9-8-7-7   F(XIII) 13-15-15-14-13-13

I play the main riff something like this(I haven't the LP here)..
G|---14--------14--14--8------8-8/--|    repeat adlib...
D|---15------------15--9--------9/--|    / = slide up,  = slide down

You play this for the intro, and the verses, but where you see the chords
Strum the chords something like down-up-down for each chord!

The young man held a gun to the head of God,
Stick this holy cow,
Put the audience in action,
Let the slaughtered take a bow

{Repeat until lyrics start up again}

The old mans words, white hot knives
Slicing through worm butter
The butter is the heart
The rancid pealing soul
For the next verse just Strum F(I) twice, pause and repeat.Listen to the album.

Scratch pictures on asylum walls
Broken nails and match sticks
Hypodermic, hypodermic, hypodermic, red fix

Back to Riff...

One mans poison is another mans meat
one mans agony another mans treat
Artaud lived with his neck placed properly in the noose
Eyes black with pain, limbs in clamps(vamps) contorted
The theatre and its double, the void and the aborted

For this outro, I think you alternately strum the B chord and strum deadend
strings, whilst the tempo increases...

Those indians w**k on his bones... (Repeat until end)

Lyrics from Italian Lyric Book.

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