Coldplay - X and y

1. Square One Intro: Cm-D#-G# (2x)
Cm You're in control, is there A#anywhere you wanna go'G# Cm You're in control, is there A#anything you wanna know'G# The Cmfuture's for disA#coveringG# The sCmpace in which we're A#travelling
Interlude: Cm (Synthesizer plays intro) Refrain:
Cm From the D#top of the first pagG#e Cm To the D#end of the last daG#y Cm From the sD#tart in your own waG#y You just wantA# somebody listening to what you G#say It doesn't matter who you Fmare
Verse: Cm A# Cm-A# Under the surface trying to break through Cm A# Cm-A# Deciphering the codes in you D# A# -Cm I need a compass, draw me a map D# A# Cm-D#-A# I'm on the top, I can't get back Cm -A# Whoa... Refrain: (play refrain chords) The first line on the first page To the end of the last page From the start in your own way You just want somebody listening to what you say It doesn't matter who you are Cm-D#-G# (3X) It doesn't matter who you are You just want
A# Somebody listening to what you sG#ay Oh, you just wantA# somebody listening to what you sG#ay It doesn't matter who you aFmre It doesn't matter who you are
(SYNTHESIZER)
Is there G#anybody out there who Is Fmlost and hurt and lonely too Are they Cmbleeding all your colours into oA#ne' and if you come undonG#e As if you've been run through, some Fmcatapult it fired you You Cmwonder if your chance will ever A#come Or if you're stuck in square G#one...
2. What If Tuning:EADGBe Chords are: F#m A Bm7add4 E7 D Bm7 F#m7 Esus4 E G e|---2------0--------x-------0----2------2------2-----0-----0----3--| B|---2------2--------3-------3----3------3------2-----0-----0----0--| G|---2------2--------2-------1----2------2------2-----2-----1----0--| D|---4------2--------2-------2----0------4------2-----2-----2----0--| A|---4------0--------2-------2----x------2------4-----2-----2----3--| E|---2------x--------x-------0----x------x------2-----0-----0----2--| F#m A Bm7add4 E7 What if there was no light
Nothing wrong, nothing rDight F#m A Bm7add4 What if there was no time E7And no reason or rhDyme Bm7What if you should decide' E7 That you doF#mn't want be theDre by your siE7de That you don'F#mt want me theDre in your liE7fe
F#m A Bm7add4 E7 What if I got it wrong'
And no poem or soDng F#m A Bm7add4 E7 Could put right what I got wrong Or make you feel I belong'D Bm7And what if you should decideE7 That you don't F#mwant me therDe by your side E7 That you don't F#mwant me therDe in your life E7
DOoh, that's Bm7right F#m7Lets take a breath jump ovEsus4er the side E DOoh, that'Bm7s right F#m7How can you know it if youEsus4 don't even tEry' DOoh, that'sBm7 right
F#m A Bm7add4 E7 Every step that you take
Could be your biggest misDtake F#m A Bm7add4 E7 It could bend or it could break That's the risk that you Dtake Bm7And what if you should deE7cide That you doF#mn't want me therDe in your life E7 That you doF#mn't want me therDe by your side E7 DOoh, that's righBm7t F#m7Lets take a breath jump oEsus4ver the sidEe DOoh, that's rBm7ight F#m7How can you know it when you doEsus4n't even tryE DOoh, thaBm7t's right
Oooooooooooooo
DOoh, thBm7at's right F#m7Lets take a breath jump oEsus4ver the sidEe DOoh, tBm7hat's right F#m7You know that darkness haEsus4s turned inEto light DOoh Bm7that's right
3. White Shadows 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#mWhen I was a Ayoung boy I C#mtried to Bmlisten F#mAnd I wanna Afeel like C#mthat
F#mLittle white Ashadows C#mblink and Bmmiss them F#mPart of a Asystem, C#mI 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
DAll this noise, BmI'm waking up DAll this space, BmI'm taking up
DI cannot hear Bmyou're breaking up DOhhhhhhhEh
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-------------------------------------------------------------|
e-D7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----E9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-----| 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#mMaybe you'll get what you Dwanted Amaybe you'll stumble upon C#mit
F#mEverything you ever Dwanted AIn a permanent C#mstate
(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
e-F#m16-16-16-14--14-16-14--D16-16-16-14--14-16-14--A16-16-16-14--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#mSwam on a sea of faces DA tide of the human races
AOh, an answer now is what I C#mneed (same chords as above) See it in a new sun rising See it break on your horizon Oh, come on love, stay with me
4. Fix You For album pitch, use Capo 1. Intro and Vs. 1 & 2: D D/C# D/B D/A e|----(2)-----(2)--|----(2)-----(2)----| B|-----3-------3---|-----3-------3-----| G|---2---2---2---2-|---2---2---2---2---| D|-0---------------|-------------------| A|---------4-------|-2-------0---------| E|-----------------|-------------------| (Repeat) Chorus (strum):
G Lights D/F#will Aguide you home... (x3)
Link / Verse 3 (strum): D Fmadd6 Bm7 Asus4 e|-2-----2----|-2-----0----| B|-3-----3----|-3-----3----| G|-2-----2----|-2-----2----| D|-0----(0)---|-4-----2----| A|-x-----4----|-2-----x----| E|-x-----2----|-x-----x----| (Repeat) Chorus:
G Lights D/F#will Aguide you home... (x3)
Solo: |D|D|G|G|D|D|Asus4|A| x4 Trio:
D Tears stream G down your face D When you lose something Asus4you cannot Areplace
D Tears stream G down your face...and DI-I-I-I-I............ Asus4 A
D Tears stream G down your face D I promise you I will Fm7learn from my mistakes Bm Tears stream G down your face...and DI-I-I-I-I...........Asus4. A
Chorus:
G Lights D/F#will Aguide you home... (x2) G and I D/F#will Atry to fix you. D
5. Talk VERSE 1: D# Bb Gm -F Oh brother I can't, I can't get through
I've been D#trying hard to Bbmeet you 'cause I Gmdon't know what to Fdo D# Bb Gm -F Oh brother I can't believe it's true I'm so sD#cared about the Bbfuture and I Gmwanna talk to Fyou D# F -Gm Oh I wanna talk to you
REFRAIN: D# Gm Bb (adlib) You can take a picture of something you see D# Gm Bb (adlib) In the future where will I be' D# Gm Bb (adlib) You can climb a ladder up to the sun
Or D#write a song noGmbody has Bbsung Or D#do something that's Fnever been done
VERSE 2: (play verse 1 chords) Are you lost or incomplete' Do you feel like a puzzle, you can't find your missing piece' Tell me how do you feel' Well I feel like they're Talking in a language I don't speak and they're talking it to me REFRAIN: D# Gm Bb (adlib) So you take a picture of something you see D# Gm Bb (adlib) In the future where will I be' D# Gm Bb (adlib) You can climb a ladder up to the sun
Or D#write a song noGmbody has Bbsung Or D#do something that's Fnever been done
(Instrumental) REFRAIN 2: (PLAY REFRAIN 1 CHORDS) So you don't know where you're going and you wanna talk And you feel like you're going where you've been before You tell anyone who'll listen but you feel ignored Nothing's really making any sense at all CODA: (play D#-F) Let's talk Let's talk Let's talk Let's talk 6. VERSE:
BmTrying hard to sGpeak and DFighting with my F#weak hand BmDriven to disGtraction DSo part of the F#plan BmWhen something is Gbroken DAnd you try to F#fix it BmTrying to reGpair it EmAny way you F#can
(Synthesizer)
I'm Bmdiving off the Gdeep end DYou become my F#best friend Bm I wanna lGove you But I dDon't know if I F#can I Bmknow something is Gbroken DAnd I'm trying to F#fix it BmTrying to reGpair it EmAny way I F#can
E/G# -G -E/G# -G Ooh ooh ooh ooh... REFRAIN:
D You and me are Cfloating on a tidal wEave together D You and me are Cdrifting into outer sEpace and singing
G -E/G# -G -E/G# Ooh ooh ooh ooh... INSTRUMENTAL: (in the tune of the verse) REFRAIN:
D You and me are Cfloating on a tidal wEave together D You and me are Cdrifting into outer sEpace
D You and me are Cfloating on a tidal wEave together D You and me are Cdrifting into outer sEpace and singing
G -E/G# -G -E/G# G -E/G# -G -E/G# Ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh... 7. Speed of Sound Verse:
How Along before I get G/Bin Before it starts, before I beDgin' How Along before you deG/Bcide Before I know what it feels Dlike' Where Ato, where do I G/Bgo' If you never try, then you'll never Dknow How Along do I have to G/Bclimb Up on the side of this mountain of Dmine'
Interlude: (play intro chords) Verse: (play verse chords) Look up, I look up at night Planets are moving at the speed of light Climb up, up in the trees Every chance that you get is a chance you seize How long am I gonna stand With my head stuck under the sand' I'll start before I can stop Before I see things the right way up Refrain:
G9 All that Anoise, and all that Bmsound G All those Gdimplaces that I doth Bmfound And Gbirds go flying at the sBmpeed of sound To Dshow you how it all beGgan Birds came flying from the Bmunderground If you could F#msee it then you'd understGand
Interlude: (play intro chords) Verse: (play verse chords) Ideas that you'll never find Or the inventors could never design The buildings that you put up Japan and China all lit up The sign that I couldn't read Or the light that I couldn't see Some things you have to believe But others are puzzles, puzzling me Refrain:
G9 All that Anoise, and all that Bmsound G All those Gdimplaces that I doth Bmfound And Gbirds go flying at the sBmpeed of sound To Dshow you how it all beGgan Birds came flying from the Bmunderground If you could F#msee it then you'd understGand F#m G -D If you could see it then you'd understand
Bridge:
G All those Asigns, I knew what they Bmmeant Some things you can't invent G Some get Amade, and some get Bmsent EOohÂ…
Refrain:
And Gbirds go flying at the sBmpeed of sound To Dshow you how it all beGgan Birds came flying from the Bmunderground F#m G -A -Bm -C -D If you could see it then you'd understand
8. A Message Standard tuning EADGBE C# Fm G# My song is love
C# Love to the Fmloveless shown G# C# And it goes Fmup G# You don't F#have to C#be alG#one
C# Your heavy Fmheart G# C# Is made of Fmstone G# F# C# And it's so Fmhard to sG#ee you clearly You don't F#have to be C#on your G#own You don't F#have to be C#on your G#own
F# And I'm not gonna taC#ke it back G# F# Well I'm not gonna say IC# don't mean thatG# F# You're the target that I'm aC#iming at G# And I F#get that meC#ssage hG#ome
C# My song is Fmlove G# C# Fm G# F# My song is love, unknown C# I'm on fFmire for yG#ou, clearly You don't F#have to C#be alG#one You don't F#have to be C#on your G#own
F# And I'm not gonna taC#ke it back G# F# And, I'm not gonna say I dC#on't mean that G# F# You're the target that I'm aC#iming at G# But I'm noF#thing C#on my oG#wn Got to gF#et that meC#ssage hG#ome
F C# G# F C# G#
F# And I'm not gonna stC#and and waG#it F# not gonna leave it until it's C#much too laG#te F# On a platform, I'm gonna stC#and and saG#y That I'm noF#thing C#on my oG#wn And I loF#ve you, pC#lease come hoG#me
F# C# G# A#m F# C# G# A#m F# C# G# A#m My song is love, is love unknown
And I've goF#t to gC#et that meG#ssage A#mhome
9. Low 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 Em Em Em Dsus2 Bm Bm Bm Bm C C Am Am Em Em Em Em Em 022000 Dsus2 xx0230 Bm x24432 C 332010 (which is actually C/G, well I like it) A x02220 G 320003 Intro: C Am Em A C Am
Em You see the world in Dsus2black and Bmwhite No Ccolour or Amlight Em Em You think you'll never Dsus2get it Bmright But you're Cwrong you Ammight Em
Em The sky could fall could Dsus2fall on Bmme The Cparting Amof the Emseas Em But you mean more mean Dsus2more to Bmme Than any Ccolour I can Amsee Em
C All you ever wanted was Amlove But you never looked hard eEmnough It's never gonna give itself Aup
C And all you ever wanted to Ambe Living in perfect symmeEmtry Nothing is as down on Earth as Aus as Cus
Em You see the world in Dsus2black and Bmwhite Not Cpainted Amright Em Em You see no meaning Dsus2to your Bmlife Yes you Ctry Am Em Yes you Ctry Am Em
C And all you ever wanted was Amlove But you never looked hard eEmnough It's never gonna give itself Aup
C And all you ever wanted to Ambe Living in perfect symmeEmtry Nothing is as down on this AEarth
G Don't you want to see it come Emsoon Floating in a big white balGloon Or given on your Cown silver Aspoon
GDon't you want to see it come Emdown Careful throwing your arms aGround Saying not a Cmoment too Asoon
G Cause I feel lowEm G Cause I feel lowEm GOh, yeah I feel lowEm Oh Ano GOh
10. The Hardest Part Intro: D#-A#-F-D#-F
Gm And the D#hardest part Was A#letting go, not Dmtaking part Gm It's the D#hardest partA# Dm Gm And the sD#trangest thing Was A#waiting for that Dmbell to ring Gm It was the sD#trangest startA# Dm
D# I could feel it go A#down Dm D# Bittersweet I could A#taste in my Fmouth D# Silver lining the A#cloudDm Gm-F-D#-Dm-Cm Oh and I... I wish that I could work it out
(Interlude: Gm-D#-A#-Dm-Gm-D#-A#-Dm)
Gm And the D#hardest part Was A#letting go, not Dmtaking part Gm You really D#broke my heartA#...Dmoh Gm And I D#tried to sing But I A#couldn't think of aDmnything Gm And that was the D#hardest partA#
D# I could feel it go A#downDm D# You left the sweetest A#taste in my Fmouth D# Silver lining the A#cloudsDm Gm-F-D#-Dm-Cm Oh and I Gm-F-D#-Dm-Cm Oh and I I wonder what it's all about
(Interlude: D#-A#-F-D#-A#-F) I wonder what it's all about (Instrumental: D#-A#-F-D#-F)
Everything I D#know A#is Fwrong Everything I D#do, it just A#comes unFdone D# A#-F And everything is torn a part
Oh and it's the D#hardest part That's the Fhardest part Yeah that's the D#hardest part F (Outtro) That's the hardest part
11. Swallowed in the sea
YBou cut me downF# a tree And Ebrought it back to Bme And G#mthat's what made me F#see Where EI was going Bwrong You put me on a F#shelf And Ekept me for yourBself I can G#monly blame myF#self You Ecan only blame Bme
And EI could write a Bsong A G#mhundred miles F#long Well, Ethat's where I beBlong And G#myou belong to F#me And EI could write it Bdown Or G#mspread it all aF#round Get Elost and then get Bfound Or G#mswallowed in the F#sea B
You Bput me on a F#line And Ehung me out to Bdry And G#mdarling that's when F#I DeEcided to go to Bsee you You cut me down to F#size And Eopened up my Beyes G#mMade me reaF#lize What EI could not Bsee
And EI could write a Bbook The G#mone they'll say that F#shook The Eworld, and then it Btook It G#mtook it back from F#me And EI could write it Bdown Or sG#mpread it all aF#round Get Elost and then get Bfound And G#myou'll come back to F#me Not Eswallowed in the Bsea
(Instrumental: C#m-E-B-F# (4X) )
And EI could write a Bsong A G#mhundred miles F#long Well, Ethat's where I beBlong And G#myou belong with F#me The sEtreets you're walking Bon A G#mthousand houses F#long Well, Ethat's where I beBlong And G#myou belong with F#me Oh what Egood is it to Blive With G#mnothing left to F#give ForEget but not forBgive Not G#mloving all you F#see Oh the sEtreets you're walking Bon A G#mthousand houses F#long Well Ethat's where I beBlong And G#myou belong with F#me Not Eswallowed in the Bsea
G#mYou belong with F#me Not Eswallowed in the Bsea Yeah, G#myou belong with Bme Not Eswallowed in the Bsea
12. Twisted Logic
EbSunlight, opened upAbm my eyes To see for the Ebfirst time You'll open themAbm up And Ebtonight, rivers will Abmrun dry And not for the Ebfirst time Rivers will Abmrun
(Interlude: Fm-F#-B-C#-Fm-F#-B-C#)
EbHundreds of years in the Abmfuture It could be comEbputers Looking for Abmlife Abm7on Ebearth Don't fight for the Abmwrong side Say what you Ebfeel like Say how you Abmfeel
(Interlude: B-C#-Eb-Abm-B-C#-Eb)
You'll go Bbackwards, but C#then You'll go Ebforwards aAbmgain You'll go Bbackwards, but C#then You'll Ebgo
(Interlude: Eb-Abm-Abm7-Eb-Abm-Abm7)
CreEbated, then drilled and inAbmvaded If somebody Ebmade it Someone will AbmmessAbm7 it Ebup And you are not Abmwrong to Ask who does this beEblong to It belongs to Abmall of Abm7us
You'll go Bbackwards, but C#then You'll go Ebforwards agAbmain You'll go Bbackwards, but C#then you'll go Ebforwards You'll go Bbackwards, but C#then you'll go Ebforwards aAbmgain You'll go Bbackwards, but C#then You'll go Ebforwards
(Outtro: B-C#-Eb-Abm-B-C#-Eb) enjoyeth
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