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Fix You

Coldplay

 

Capo 3

 

Chord Guide

       32 1

C:    x32010

       12

Em:   022000

        231

Am:   x02210

      3 2

G6:   3x2000

        321

F:    xx3210

      3    4

G:    3x0003

 

Strum: D   B   D   D U

       1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

Organ only:

Intro:  / C - - - / Em    - - - / Am - - - / G6 - - - / x2

 

                 C                             Em         Am   G6

when you try your best but you don't succeed

                 C                                Em               Am   G6
when you get what you want but not what you need

                 C                       Em         Am   G6
when you feel so tired but you can't sleep

                 C   Em     Am   G6
stuck in reverse

                 C                           Em          Am   G6
and the tears come streaming down your face

                 C                           Em     Am   G6
when you lose something you can't replace

                 C                             Em     Am   G6
when you love someone but it goes to waste

                  C     Em   Am   G6
could it be worse?

Chorus:

Fmaj7 (2)         G (2)
       lights will guide you home

Fmaj7 (2)   G (2)
       and ignite your bones

Fmaj7 (2)         G (2)
       and I will try to fix you

 

w/piano riff:

/ C - - - / Em    - - - / Am - - - / G6 - - - / x2

 

w/acoustic guitar:

 C                        Em     Am   G6
high up above or down below

                     C                  Em      Am   G6
when you're too in love to let it go

                 C                      Em      Am   G6
but if you never try, you'll never know

                           C  Em     Am   G6
just what you're worth

Chorus

 

w/guitar riff (x2):

/ C - - - / - - - - / Fmaj7 - - - / - - - - / C - - - / - - - - / G - - - / - - - - /

/ Am - - - / - - - - / Fmaj7 - - - / - - - - / C - - - / - - - - / G - - - / - - - - /

C (2)                Fmaj7 (2)

     tears stream down your face

C (2)                                    G (2)
    when you lose something you cannot replace

Am (2)             Fmaj7 (2)
    tears stream down your face

      C (2)  G (2)
and I...

C (2)                Fmaj7 (2)
    tears stream down your face

C (2)                       Em   7 (2)
I promise you I will learn from my mistakes
Am (2)             Fmaj7 (2)
    tears stream down your face

      C (2)  G (2)
and I...

Piano only:
Fmaj7 (2)         G (2)
       lights will guide you home

Fmaj7 (2)   G (2)
       and ignite your bones

Fmaj7 (2)         G (2)
       and I will try to fix you

 

End on C


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