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Beautiful

Christina Aguilera

 

Strum Patterns

Main Strum:  D B D B D B D B

             1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

Punk Strum:  D D D D D D D DU

             1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

Chord Guide

         132

D:    xx0232

           134

Dsus4:  xx0233

         213

D7:   xx0212

           214

D7sus4: xx0213

        1 2 3

Bm7:   x20202

(substitute for Bm)

      1  23

Gm:   3x033x

       12

Em:   022000

 

 

Intro:  / D - - Dsus4 / D7 - - D7sus4 / Bm - - - / Gm - - - /  x2

 

Verse1:

[D                   Dsus4]    [D7         D7sus4]

    Every day is so          wonderful

                Bm                     Gm

And suddenly, it's hard to breathe

[D                   Dsus4]  [D7         D7sus4]

      Now and then, I get   insecure

                  Bm                  Gm

From all the pain, I'm so ashamed

 

Chorus:

G                           Em

I am beautiful, no matter what they say

D (½)            D7 (½)       Bm

Words can't bring me down

G                       Em

I am beautiful, in every single way

        D (½)           D7 (½)     Bm

Yes words can't bring me down, oh no

Em

So don't you bring me down, today

 

/ D - - Dsus4 / D7 - - D7sus4 / Bm - - - / Gm - - - /

 

[D                            Dsus4]   [D7         D7sus4]

    To all your friends, you're   delirious

          Bm                      Gm

So consumed in all your doom

[D                        Dsus4] [D7         D7sus4]

     Trying hard to fill the     emptiness

                   Bm                         Gm

The piece is gone, left the puzzle undone, ain't that the way it is

 

Chorus2:

G                           Em

'Cause you are beautiful, no matter what they say

D (½)            D7 (½)       Bm

Words can't bring you down, oh no

G                           Em

You are beautiful, in every single way

D (½)            D7 (½)       Bm

Yes words can't bring you down, oh no

Em

      So don't you bring me down, today

 

w/punk strum:

D                                   D7

    No matter what we do,    no matter what they say

Bm                                                     Gm

     When the sun comes shining through     Then the clouds won't stay

D                                   D7

    And everywhere we go,  the sun won't always shine

Bm                                      Gm

But tomorrow will find a way   on the other side

 

Chorus3:

G                                      Em

'Cos we are beautiful, no matter what they say

         D (½)            D7 (½)  Bm

Yes words won't bring us down

G                              Em

   We are beautiful, in every single way

         D (½)         D7 (½)     Bm

Yes words can't bring us down

Em (hold)

So don't you bring me down

 

Resume main strum:

/ D - - Dsus4 / D7 - - D7sus4 / Bm - - - / Gm - - - /

today                                                             Don't you bring me down

 

/ D - - Dsus4 / D7 - - D7sus4 / Bm - - - / Gm (hold) / (tacet) /

today                                                         Don't you bring me down

 

/ D - - Dsus4 / D (hold) /

today


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.