Coldplay - White shadows

Coldplay White Shadows X&Y Hope this is correct, figured it out on my acoustic. Kinda hard with all the synths on in the background but i think i got it. Rhythm Acoustic Guitar - Capo 2 - Tuning: Standard Electric Guitar - No capo - Tuning: Eb A D G B e (tune down low E a half step, this was only way i could find it possible to do the second verse) Key: b=bend Chords Used (relative to Acoustic w/capo on 2nd fret, chords in parentheses are actual chords) F#m (G#m) - 244222 A (B) - x02220 Bm (C#m) - x24432 E (F#) - 022100 C#m (D#m)- x46654 D (E) - x00232 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- INTRO/RIFF 1 - Main Elec. Guitar Part w/ lots of delay and reverb (chords above played acoustic guitar w capo 2) F#m C#m e-11-11------11-11------11-11----11------b11--------11-11--------11-11--| B-------9-9--------9-9--------9-9---9--9------11-11--------11-11--------| G-----------------------------------------------------------------------| D-----------------------------------------------------------------------| A-----------------------------------------------------------------------| Eb----------------------------------------------------------------------| F#m C#m e------11-------b11------11-11------11-11----11------b11--------11-11-----| B-11-11---11--11-----9-9-------9-9--------9-9---9--9------11-11--------11-| G-------------------------------------------------------------------------| D-------------------------------------------------------------------------| A-------------------------------------------------------------------------| Eb------------------------------------------------------------------------| e----11-11-------11-------b11---| B-11--------11-11---11--11------| G-------------------------------| D-------------------------------| A-------------------------------| Eb------------------------------| --------------------------------------------- VERSE 1 - Rhythm Acoustic Guitar F#m A C#m Bm When I was a young boy I tried to listen F#m A C#m And I wanna feel like that F#m A C#m Bm Little white shadows blink and miss them F#m A C#m Part of a system, I am ----------------------------------------------- REPEAT INTRO/RIFF 1 1x ----------------------------------------------- VERSE 2&3 - Rhythm Acoustic Guitar plays same chords as above with Elec. Guitar playing 2 (imitates the bass in the song)---> e---------------------------------------------------------------------| B---------------------------------------------------------------------| G---------------------------------------------------------------------| D---------------------------------------------------------------------| A---------------------------------------------------------------------| Eb--5-5-5-5-5-5-3h5-0h5--5-5-5-5-5-5-3h5-0h5--etc---------------------| VERSE 2 (With RIFF 2) If you ever feel like something's missing Things you'll never understand [INTRO/RIFF 1 reappears here (an octave lower than in the intro)] Little white shadows Sparkle and glisten Part of a system, a plan VERSE 3 (with RIFF 2) When I was a young boy I tried to listen Don't you wanna feel like that' [INTRO/RIFF 1 an octave lower again] You're part of the human race All of the stars and the outer space Part of the system, a plan ------------------------------------------------ PRECHORUS 1&2 - Rhythm Acoustic Guitar D Bm All this noise, I'm waking up D Bm All this space, I'm taking up D Bm I cannot hear you're breaking up D E Ohhhhhhhh PRECHORUS 1&2 - Elec. Guitar RIFF 3 (above chords are once again rhythm acoustic guitar capo 2) D Bm D e-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7------| B-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-x2--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-x2--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-x2---| G-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4------| D--------------------------------------------------------------| A--------------------------------------------------------------| Eb-------------------------------------------------------------| Bm D Bm e-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6------| B-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-x2--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-x2--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-x2---| G-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6------| D--------------------------------------------------------------| A--------------------------------------------------------------| Eb-------------------------------------------------------------| D E e-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-----| B-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-x2--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-x2--| G-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----| D-----------------------------------------| A-----------------------------------------| Eb----------------------------------------| ------------------------------------------------ CHORUS 1&2 - Rhythm Acoustic Guitar F#m D Maybe you'll get what you wanted A C#m maybe you'll stumble upon it F#m D Everything you ever wanted A C#m In a permanent state (Same chords as above) Maybe you'll know when you see it Maybe if you say it, you'll mean it And when you find it you'll keep it In a permanent state, a permanent state CHORUS 1&2 - Elec. Guitar RIFF 4 play throughout whole chorus F#m D A e-16-16-16-14--14-16-14--16-16-16-14--14-16-14--16-16-16-14--14-16-14--| B--0--0--0--0---0--0--0---0--0--0--0---0--0--0---0--0--0--0---0--0--0--| G----------------------------------------------------------------------| D----------------------------------------------------------------------| A----------------------------------------------------------------------| Eb---------------------------------------------------------------------| C#m e-------------------------------| B-16-16-16---14-14-14---12-12---| G-15-15-15---15-15-15---13-13---| x4 D-------------------------------| A-------------------------------| Eb------------------------------| --------------------------------------------------- OUTRO - Organ transcribed for Rhythm Acoustic Guitar F#m Swam on a sea of faces D A tide of the human races A C#m Oh, an answer now is what I need (same chords as above) See it in a new sun rising See it break on your horizon Oh, come on love, stay with me --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Phew...thats it. Pretty easy song, but complex arrangement and its hard to hear all the intricacies that the guitarist is employing under all those organs. anyways...good luck! Corrections/Comments email me at: mskarsz@ucdavis.edu Tabbed by: Michael
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