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Smashing Pumpkins — Bullet With Butterfly Wings bass tabs

This is one the coolest bass riffs done by D'Arcy from the Smashing Pumpkins

Tuning: Half—step down (Eb Ab Db Gb)

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~ = let ring
XhY = play X and hammer onto Y
XpY = play X and pull—off onto Y
X/Y = slide from X up to Y
XY = slide from X down to Y
* = bend
X> = repeat X several times
(X) = play X gently and quickly

Intro and verse:

Gb|————————————————————————————————————————————
Db|———————————————————————————————————————————— x8
Ab|——2—2—0—2—2———————————————0—0—0—0———————————
Eb|—————————————3—3—0—0—0—0————————————————————

the world is a vampire
sent to drain
secret destroyers
hold you up to the flames
and what do i get
for my pain
betrayed desires
and a piece of the game

Pre—chorus:

Gb|————————————————————————————————————————————
Db|———————————————————————————————————————————— x3
Ab|——2—2—2—————————————————————0—0—0—0—————————
Eb|————————0—0—0—0—0——3—3—3—3——————————————————

even though i know
i suppose i'll show
all my cool and cold

Gb|————————————————————————————————————————————
Db|———————————————————————————————————————————— x1
Ab|—2—2—2——————————0—0—0—0—————————————————————
Eb|————————3—3—3———————————————————————————————

like old job

Chorus:

Gb|————————————————————————————————————————————
Db|———————————————————————————————————————————— x4
Ab|——2—2—0——————————5—5—5——————————7/0—————————
Eb|—————————3—3—3——————————5—5—5————————3~—————

despite all my rage i am still just a rat in a cage
despite all my rage i am still just a rat in a cage
then someone will say what is lost can never be saved
despite all my rage i am still just a rat in a cage

Gb|————————————————————————————————————————————
Db|———————————————————————————————————————————— x1
Ab|————————————————————————————————————————————
Eb|——2—0—2/5~——————————————————————————————————

Then play the verse again:

now i'm naked
nothing but an animal
but can you fake it
for just one more show
and what do you want
i want to change
and what have you got
when you feel the same

Then the pre—chorus:

even though i know
i suppose i'll show
all my cool and cold
like old job

Then the chorus:

despite all my rage i am still just a rat in a cage
despite all my rage i am still just a rat in a cage
then someone will say what is lost can never be saved
despite all my rage i am still just a rat in a cage!!!!!!!!!!!

Don't play the last line this time around. instead, go into the interlude

Interlude:

Gb|————————————————————————————————————————————
Db|———————————————————————————————————————————— x4
Ab|——2—0—2/5~——————————————————————————————————
Eb|————————————2—0—2/5~————————————————————————

Gb|————————————————————————————————————————————
Db|———————————————————————————————————————————— x5
Ab|————————————————————————————————————————————
Eb|——0—0—3—3—3—3——2—0—2/5—5—5—5————————————————

tell me i'm the only one
tell me there's no other one
jesus was an only son
tell me i'm the chosen one
jesus was an only son for you.......

Gb|————————————————————————————————————————————
Db|———————————————————————————————————————————— x1
Ab|————————————————————————————————————————————
Eb|——0—0—3—3—3——2>—————————————————————————————

(continued) you...........

There's no bass through the next part:

despirte all my rage i am still just a rat in a cage
despirte all my rage i am still just a rat in a cage
then someone will say what is lost can never be saved
despirte all my rage i am still just a rat in a CAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Play the following when the last CAGE is screamed:

Gb|————————————————————————————————————————————
Db|———————————————————————————————————————————— x1
Ab|————————————————————————————————————————————
Eb|——2—0—2/5~——————————————————————————————————

Outro:

Gb|————————————————————————————————————————————
Db|———————————————————————————————————————————— x11
Ab|——2—2—0——————————5—5—5——————————0———————————
Eb|—————————3—3—3——————————5—5—5———————————————

despite all my rage i am still just a rat in a
despite all my rage i am still just a rat in a
despite all my rage i am still just a rat in a cage
tell me i'm the only one
tell me there's no other one
jesus was an only son for you
(rest)
and i still believe that i cannot be saved
and i still believe that i cannot be saved
and i still believe that i cannot be saved
and i still believe that i cannot be saved

End:

Gb|————————————————————————————————————————————
Db|———————————————————————————————————————————— x1
Ab|——7/0———————————————————————————————————————
Eb|———————3~——2~~/0—————————————————————————————

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