Coldplay - Swallowed in the sea

Coldplay - Swallowed in the Sea There are already about four versions of this song on here and no one's gotten it quite right yet!!! Here's how it's played. TUNING: -Eb- -B- -G- -D- -A- -E- Standard tuning with high E 1/2 step down. (same tuning as another Coldplay song, "Yellow") I've tabbed the chord fingerings first. The progression is after. Play the sixth string with your THUMB. Otherwise it's much harder to fret the minor chords. Aside from the thumb fingerings on the sixth string, the major chords are usually played with the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th fingers. You CAN play them with the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd however. Minor chords use thumb, 1st, 3rd, and 4th fingers. CHORDS: (remember the high E [first string] is tune ONE HALF step down to Eb. the other 5 strings are standard tuning) B: -0- F#: -0- E: -0- Abm: -0- C#m: -0- -0- -0- -0- -0- -0- -8- -3- -1- -4- -9- -9- -4- -2- -6- -11- -9- -4- -2- -6- -11- -7- -2- -0- -4- -9- Play around with these chords, then you can start putting together the song. It's actually quite easy!!! First verse on the album version is only vocals and synthesizer, but this is the progression he plays on the acoustic guitar version. (Quietly)
You cBut me down a tF#ree And bErought it back to mBe And tF#hat's what made me sEee Where IE was going wrBong
You pBut me on a shF#elf And kEept me for yoursBelf I can F#only blame mysEelf You can Eonly blame mBe
And IE could write a sBong A huAbmndred miles lF#ong Well, tEhat's where I belBong And yBou belong with mF#e
And IE could write it dBown Or sAbmpread it all arF#ound Get lEost and then get fBound Or swBallowed in the sF#ea..........B..
(Louder)
You pBut me on a lF#ine And hEung me out to dBry And dF#arling that's when IE DecidEed to go to sBee you
You cBut me down to sF#ize And Eopened up my eByes MF#ade me realEize What IE could not sBee
And IE could write a bBook The oAbmne they'll say that shF#ook The wEorld, and then it tBook It Btook it back from mF#e
And IE could write it dBown Or spAbmread it all arF#ound Get lEost and then get fBound And Byou'll come back to mF#e
Not Eswallowed in the sBea
BRIDGE: (C#m E B F#) x4 *(The rest of the chords are basically just a repeat of the earlier progression)
And IE could write a sBong A hAbmundred miles lF#ong Well, Ethat's where I belBong And yBou belong with mF#e
The strEeets you're walking oBn A thAbmousand houses lF#ong Well, Ethat's where I belBong And yBou belong with mF#e
Oh what gEood is it to lBive with nAbmothing left to gF#ive, ForgEet but not forgBive, Not Bloving all you sF#ee?
Oh the strEeets you're walking oBn A thAbmousand houses lF#ong Well Ethat's where I belBong And yBou belong with mF#e
Not swEallowed in the sBea
YAbmou belong with mF#e Not swEallowed in the sBea Yeah, yAbmou belong with meF# Not swEallowed in the sBea.....
Cheers. -Brad (bwlewis385@yahoo.com)
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