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Warning Sign

Coldplay


Capo 1

 

Chord Guide

      3    4

G:    3x0003

         132

D:    xx0232

        123

A:    x02220

       231

E:    022100

      134111

F#m:  244222

           123

Dmaj7:  xx0222

(sub. for F#m)

        2    1

Gmaj7:  3x0002

 

Verse Strum

 

D   D U   U D

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +   

 

D U   U D U D U

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

D = Change Chord (verse only)

      

 

 

 

Intro:

/ G - - D / - - - - / A - - E / - - - - /

 

     G         D   

A warning sign
A                      E

   I missed the good part then I

G           D

realized
A                E

   I started looking and the

  G        D  

bubble burst

A                E
   I started looking for

      G      D    A    E

Excuses

 

  G         D
Come on in

A                   E

   I've got to tell you what a

    G        D

state I'm in

A                   E
  I've got to tell you in my

 G          D

loudest tones

A                         E
   That I started looking for a

   G         D     A    E

warning sign

 

CHORUS:

                  D (2)    F#m (2)
When the truth is

  A (2)         E (2)
I miss you

                D (2)    F#m (2)
Yeah the truth is

            A (2)      E (2)
That I miss you so

 

/ G - - D / - - - - / A - - E / - - - - /  x2

 

     G         D
A warning sign

A                             E
  You came back to haunt me and I

  G         D

Realized

A                           E
  That you were an island and I

 G               D

passed you by

A                             E
   When you were an island to

      G      D    A    E

Discover

 

  G         D
Come on in

A                   E

   I've got to tell you what a

    G        D

state I'm in

A                   E
  I've got to tell you in my

 G          D

loudest tones

A                         E
   That I started looking for a

   G         D     A    E

warning sign

 

Chorus


             D (2)    F#m (2)
And I'm tired

                           A (2)     E (4)
I should not have let you go

 

/ A - - - / - - - - / Gmaj7 - - - / - - - - / - - - - / - - - - / Dmaj7 - - - / - - - - / x2

 

          A (2)   Gmaj7 (4)              Dmaj7 (2)
So I crawl   back into your open arms
          A (2)   Gmaj7 (4)              Dmaj7 (2)
So I crawl   back into your open arms
           A (2)   Gmaj7 (4)              Dmaj7 (2)
And I crawl   back into your open arms

           A (2)   Gmaj7 (4)              Dmaj7 (hold)
Yes I crawl    back into your open arms


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.