Gun Club: "Death Party" (from the "Death Party" EP)


(note: all words are transcribed from the record, so thereís no guarantee that this is all 100% correct)

intro: feedback of the second guitar, then rhythm guitar opens with the following riff

 

  E            D  E            D     etc.

--0-0---x-x-x--x--0-0---x-x-x--x--0-0ó

--0-0---x-x-x--x--0-0---x-x-x-óx--0-0ó

--1-1---1-1-1-(1)-1-1---1-1-1-(1)-1-1ó

--2-2---2-2-2ó-0-ó2-2---2-2-2ó-0ó-2-2-

--2-2---2-2-2ó-0-ó2-2---2-2-2ó-0ó-2-2-

--0-0---0-0-0ó-0--0-0---0-0-0ó-0ó-0-0-

 

(1)= keep finger in first fret position without playing this note

 

opening riff is played 2 times with guitar only, then 2 times with guitar and drums and then 8 times by the entire band

 

continue with opening riff throughout the song where itís noted ďE/D/EĒ

 

 

          A                                 E/D/E (2 times)

In the screaming red night I can hear your call

          A                                 E/D/E (4 times)

in the shrieking red night I can hear your call

     G                          A               E/D/E (4 times)

I arrive at the death party, I won't be back at all

 

 

All the kids round here they all look the same

all the kids round here they all look the same

they're at the death party, we know why they came

 

 

Throw down your heartache, throw down your worldly blues

throw down your heartache, throw down your worldly blues

come to the death party, you ainít got nothing to lose

 

 

instrumental: 22 times E/D/E

 

 

Ainít no music, ainít no blood on the wall

there ainít no music, ainít no blood on the wall

well, at the death party we don't need that at all

 

 

Can I just light over that pile of bones, my friend

I just lit over you, my friend

you're at the death party and you have reached your end

 

 

instrumental: 32 times E/D/E

 

 

Throw down all your blood, throw down all your blues

throw down all your luck, throw down all your blues

      G                       A                    E/D/E (2 times)

come to the death party, you ainít got nothing to lose

      G                       A                    E/D/E (2 times)

come to the death party, you ainít got nothing to lose

      G                       A                    E/D/E (2 times)

come to the death party, you ainít got nothing to lose

      G                       A                    E/D/E (2 times)

come to the death party, you ainít got nothing to lose

 

 

instrumental: 141/2 times E/D/E

 


Lyrics and guitar tabs