Although ‘Wave of Mutilation’ doesn’t have the catchy riffs of ‘Here Comes Your Man’, it is something of a cult favourite amongst Pixies fans – particularly since the release of the almost soporific UK Surf version, which works perfectly in a sea of reverb.

If you don’t have a bass, the slow version might be a good one to try out…

Pixies – Wave of Mutilation Ukulele Chords

G B C A7 C-B-A7-G
Cease to resist, giving my goodbye
G B C A7 C-B-A7-G
Drive my car into the ocean
G B C A7
You think I’m dead but I sail away
G B C
On a wave of mutilation
G B C
Wave of mutilation
G B C
Wave of mutilation
G C
Wave
G C
Wave
C-B-A7-G

G B C A7 C-B-A7-G
You kissed mermaids, rode the el nino
G B C A7 C-B-A7-G
Walked the sand with the crustaceans
G B C A7
Could find my way to mariana
G B C
On a wave of mutilation
G B C
Wave of mutilation
G B C
Wave of mutilation
G C
Wave
G C
Wave

Again, for more accurate chord timings and to print out a takeaway version, download the PDF for Pixies – Wave of Mutilation – Ukulele Chords.

Written by Dan Foley

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