Laura

Bat for Lashes

 

In 6/8. Chords in parentheses are played just once on the 6th beat.

 

Chord Guide

       12

Em:   022000

         132

D:    xx0232

      3    4

G:    3x0003

         32

Cmaj7:  x32000

       32 1

C:    x32010

       134

D5:   x577xx

       134

C5:   x355xx

       134

E5:   x799xx

       13121

Bm7:  x24232

 

 

 

 

Strumming Guide

Mellow Strum:

>           >

D   D U D U D   D U D U

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +

Rock Strum:

 

D   D   D   D   D   D

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +

 

 

Intro (w/fingerpicking pattern): 

/ Em - - - - - / D - - G - - / Cmaj - - - - - / - - - - - - / x2

 

         Em                      D (½)        G (½)       Cmaj7 (2)

You say that they've all left you behind

           Em                  D (½)   G (½)       Cmaj7 (2)

Your heart broken the party    died

                  Em                          D (½)  G (½)  Cmaj7 (2)

Drape your arms around me and softly      say

              Em                 D (½)     G (Cmaj7 (2)

Can we dance upon the tables again

 

(w/Mellow Strum):

                  D (2)                                                       C (2)

When your smile is so wide and your heels are so high   You can't cry

                D (2)                                      C (2)

get your glad rags on and lets sing along    To that lonely song

 

(w/rock strum):

(D5) C5 (2)                                      

            You’re the train that crashed my heart

(E5) D5 (2)

             You're the glitter in the dark

      Bm7 (1½)                        G (½)    C (2)      

Oh Laura you're more than a superstar

 

(D5) C5 (2)                        

             And in this horror show

(E5) D5 (2)                      

              I've got to tell you so

      Bm7 (1½)                        G (½)    C (2)      

Oh Laura you're more than a superstar

 

       Em                                 D (½)        G (½)       Cmaj7 (2)

You say that you're stuck in a pale blue dream

                 Em                        D (½)   G (½)       Cmaj7 (2)

And your tears feel hot on my bed sheets

                  Em                           D (½)   G (½)       Cmaj7 (2)

Drape your arms around me and softly say

               Em                D (½)     G (½)       Cmaj7 (2)

Can we dance upon the tables again

 

                   D (2)                                                     C (2)

When your smile is so wide and your heels are so high   You can't cry

                 D (2)                                    C (2)

get your glad rags on and lets sing along    To that lonely song

 

(D5) C5 (2)                                       

            You’re the train that crashed my heart

(E5) D5 (2)

             You're the glitter in the dark

      Bm7 (1½)                        G (½)    C (2)      

Oh Laura you're more than a superstar

 

(D5) C5 (2)                         

             You'll be famous for longer than them

(E5) D5 (2)                      

Your name is tattooed on every boy's skin

      Bm7 (1½)                        G (½)    C (2)      

Oh Laura you're more than a superstar

 

Repeat Intro with Ooh's

 

(D5) C5 (2)                                      

            You’re the train that crashed my heart

(E5) D5 (2)

             You're the glitter in the dark

      Bm7 (1½)                        G (½)    C (2)      

Oh Laura you're more than a superstar

 

 (D5) C5 (2)                        

             And in this old horror show

(E5) D5 (2)                      

              I've got to let you know

      Bm7 (1½)                        G (½)    C (3)      

Oh Laura you're more than a superstar  You're more than a superstar

 

End on C

 

 

 

Fingerpicking pattern:

 

 

 

 



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This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.

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