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Venus  Television

Marquee Moon (1977)
Venus
Chords: Guitar 1 (Tom Verlaine)
Riffs and Secondary Rhythm: Guitar 2 (Richard Lloyd)
Solo: Guitar 1 (Tom Verlaine)
* h - hammer on
* p - pull off
* b - bend string up
* r - release bend
* / - slide up
* \ - slide down
* v - vibrato (sometimes written as ~)
* t - right hand tap
* x - play 'note' with heavy damping
Intro
Riff 1: 3X
[F] [G]  
 
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|
 B------------------------8---------------------------------------|
 G--\10--9----7--9--7---------------------------------------------|
 D---------------------9------------------------------------------|
 A----------------------------------------------------------------|
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|

Riff 2: 1X
(I think the most convenient way to get from C to G
in this riff is to use you ring finger to get to
the 12th fret of the D string.)
[F] [C] [G] [C] 
 
 E-------13--------------8-------------13---------------8-----8---|
 B-----------13--10---------8--------------13--10----------8------|
 G--\10---------------9--------9---------------------9------------|
 D---------------------------------/12----------------------------|
 A----------------------------------------------------------------|
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|

[F] [C] [G] 
 
 E-------13--------------8-------------13-------------------------|
 B-----------13--10---------8--------------13--10-----------------|
 G--\10---------------9--------9----------------------------------|
 D---------------------------------/12----------------------------|
 A----------------------------------------------------------------|
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|

Richard Lloyd's part in the verses still follow the chords
somewhat.
Anyhow, I'm not Richard Lloyd, so this is the best I can offer:
[C] [C]  
 
 E------8-----------------------8---------------------------------|
 B------8-----------------------8---------------------------------|
 G---9-----9h10------9-------9-----9h10------9--------------------|
 D--10-----------10---------10-----------10-----------------------|
 A----------------------------------------------------------------|
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|

[F] [G]  
 
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|
 B----------------------------------------------------------------|
 G--10--10-12-10----10--10-12-10---12-----14----12-------12-------|
 D--10--------------10-------------12--12----12----12-------------|
 A--8---------------8--------------10-----------------10----------|
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|

[C] [C]  
 
 E------8-----------------------8---------------------------------|
 B------8-----------------------8--9h10---------------------------|
 G---9-----9h10------9-------9---------------9--------------------|
 D--10-----------10---------10-----------10-----------------------|
 A----------------------------------------------------------------|
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|

[F] [G]  
 
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|
 B----------------------------------------------------------------|
 G--10--10-12-10----10--10-12-10---12-----14----12-------12-------|
 D--10--------------10-------------12--12----12----12-------------|
 A--8---------------8--------------10-----------------10----------|
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|

[Am] [Am]  
 
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|
 B--10-12-12h13h10-------10-12-12h13h10---------------------------|
 G----------------------------------------------------------------|
 D----------------------------------------------------------------|
 A----------------------------------------------------------------|
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|

[Dm] [Dm]  
 
 E--10-12-12h13h10------10--12-12h13h10---------------------------|
 B----------------------------------------------------------------|
 G----------------------------------------------------------------|
 D----------------------------------------------------------------|
 A----------------------------------------------------------------|
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|

[Am] [Am]  
 
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|
 B--10-12-12h13h10----10-12-12h13h10------------------------------|
 G----------------------------------------------------------------|
 D----------------------------------------------------------------|
 A----------------------------------------------------------------|
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|

[Dm] [G]  
 
 E--10-12-12h13h10------------------------------------------------|
 B----------------------8--6--5-----------------------------------|
 G-------------------------------7--5-----------------------------|
 D-------------------------------------7--5-----------------------|
 A-------------------------------------------7--------------------|
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|

[Em] [Am] [Em] [Am] 
 
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|
 B--8h5-----------------------8h5---------------------------------|
 G-------7h5----------5------------7h5----------5-----------------|
 D------------7h5-----------------------7h5-----------------------|
 A-----------------7-------------------------7--------------------|
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|

[F] [G]  
 
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|
 B------------------------8---------------------------------------|
 G--\10--9----7--9--7---------------------------------------------|
 D---------------------9------------------------------------------|
 A----------------------------------------------------------------|
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|

[Em] [Am]  
 
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|
 B--8h5-----------------------------------------------------------|
 G-------7h5----------5-------------------------------------------|
 D------------7h5-------------------------------------------------|
 A-----------------7----------------------------------------------|
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|

[F] [G]  
 
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|
 B------------------------8---------------------------------------|
 G--\10--9----7--9--7---------------------------------------------|
 D---------------------9------------------------------------------|
 A----------------------------------------------------------------|
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|

[F] [C] [G] [C] 
 
 E-------13--------------8-------------13---------------8-----8---|
 B-----------13--10---------8--------------13--10----------8------|
 G--\10---------------9--------9---------------------9------------|
 D---------------------------------/12----------------------------|
 A----------------------------------------------------------------|
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|

[F] [C] [G] 
 
 E-------13--------------8-------------13-------------------------|
 B-----------13--10---------8--------------13--10-----------------|
 G--\10---------------9--------9----------------------------------|
 D---------------------------------/12----------------------------|
 A----------------------------------------------------------------|
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|

Verses:
[C]It was a...
[C]Streets so b[F]right[G]
[C]The world...
[C]Between my bones and s[F]kin[G]
There stood [Am]another [Am]person
Who was a [Dm]little sup[Dm]rised
To be.[Am]..[Am]
.......[Dm]world so a[G]live
How I [Em]fell[Am]
[Em]"Did you fe[Am]el low?"
[F]Na
[G]"Huh?"
I [Em]fell right [Am]into the
[F]Arm[G]s
[G] [F] [C] [G] [C]  
of Venus De Milo
[F] [C] [G]  
Verse 2
Solo/Break
Okay, I didn't want to put this here since
Tom plays it differently all the time, but
this is the recorded version and the tab
would be incomplete without it. Anyway,
this is the best I can do...
but who cares really?
Volume Swells for this bar
[Am] [Am]  
 
 E----------12--15--12--15--12--------------12--------------------|
 B--13--15----------------------15--12--15------15----------------|
 G----------------------------------------------------------------|
 D----------------------------------------------------------------|
 A----------------------------------------------------------------|
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|

Solo
[Dm] [Dm]  
 
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|
 B--17b(18)--15------15-------------------------------------------|
 G---------------16------16--14~-14~------------------------------|
 D------------------------------------17--15--14------------------|
 A-----------------------------------------------14\15--12--------|
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|

[C] [C]  
 
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|
 B----------------12--------12------------------------------------|
 G-------------12----12--12----12---------------------------------|
 D---------14-----------------------------------------------------|
 A--12h15---------------------------------------------------------|
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|

[Am] [Am]  
 
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|
 B------------------------------------------------------------12--|
 G-----------12----12/14--17~-14-----12-----------12----12--------|
 D--------14----14----------------14----14-----12----------12-----|
 A--12h15-----------------------------------14-------14-----------|
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|

[Em] [Em]  
 
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|
 B--------------------12------------------------------------------|
 G--------12----12-------12-------12------------------------------|
 D-----12----------12----------12---------------------------------|
 A--14-------14-------------14------------------------------------|
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|

[F] [F] [F] [F] [G] [GGGG]  
 
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|
 B--10/(5)--10--10---10/(5)--12(12)-------------------------------|
 G--10/(5)--10--10---10/(5)--12(12)-------------------------------|
 D----------------------------------------------------------------|
 A----------------------------------------------------------------|
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse 3
Outro:
[F] [C] [G] [C] 
 
 E-------13--------------8-------------13---------------8-----8---|
 B-----------13--10---------8--------------13--10----------8------|
 G--\10---------------9--------9---------------------9------------|
 D---------------------------------/12----------------------------|
 A----------------------------------------------------------------|
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|

[F] [C] [G] [C] 
 
 E-------13--------------8-------------13---------------8-----8---|
 B-----------13--10---------8--------------13--10----------8------|
 G--\10---------------9--------9---------------------9------------|
 D---------------------------------/12----------------------------|
 A----------------------------------------------------------------|
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|

[F] [C] [G] 
 
 E-------13--------------8-------------13-------------------------|
 B-----------13--10---------8--------------13--10-----------------|
 G--\10---------------9--------9----------------------------------|
 D---------------------------------/12----------------------------|
 A----------------------------------------------------------------|
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|

[G] [G] [G] [G] [C] 
 
 E--------------10-12-13-15-17-19--20---15------------------------|
 B-----10-12-13---------------------------------------------------|
 G--12------------------------------------------------------------|
 D----------------------------------------------------------------|
 A----------------------------------------------------------------|
 E----------------------------------------------------------------|


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