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Wonderwall

Oasis

 

Capo 2

 

Main Strum:

 

Δ        Δ

D B D DU UD D DU

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

 Δ       Δ

 UD D DU UD D DU     Δ = make chord changes here

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

Half-Measure Strum:

 

Δ   Δ   Δ   Δ

D DUD DUD DUD DU     Δ = make chord changes here

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

 

Em7 - 022033

G - 320033

Dsus4 - xx0233

A7sus4 - x02033

Cadd9 - x32033

G/F# - 2x0033

 

 

Intro:  / Em7 - - - / G - - - / Dsus4 - - - / A7sus4 - - - / (x4)

 

Verse 1:

[Em7]Today is [G]gonna be the day that they're

[Dsus4]gonna throw it back to [A7sus4]you

[Em7]By now you [G]should've somehow

realiz[Dsus4]ed what you gotta[A7sus4] do

[Em7]I don't believe that [G]anybody

[Dsus4]feels the way I [A7sus4]do

About you [Cadd9]now [Dsus4]  [A7sus4 (1 measure)]

 

Verse 2:

[Em7]Backbeat the [G]word is on the street that the

[Dsus4]fire in your heart is [A7sus4]out

[Em7]I'm sure you've [G]heard it all before but you

[Dsus4]never really had a [A7sus4]doubt

[Em7]I don't believe that [G]anybody

[Dsus4]feels the way I [A7sus4]do

About you [Em7]now [G] [Dsus4] [A7sus4]

 

Pre-Chorus:

And [Cadd9]all the roads we

[Dsus4]have to walk are [Em7 (1 measure)]winding

And [Cadd9]all the lights that

[Dsus4]lead us there are [Em7 (1 measure)]blinding

[Cadd9]There are many [Dsus4]things that I

Would [G (1 beat)]like to [G/F# (1 beat)]say to [Em7 (1 beat)]you,

but I [Dsus4 (1 beat)]don't know [A7sus4 (2 measures)]how

 

 

Chorus:

Cause [Cadd9]maybe [Em7] [G]

[Em7]You're gonna be the one that

[Cadd9]saves me? [Em7] [G]

And [Em7]after [Cadd9]all [Em7]

[G]You're my [Em7]wonder

[Cadd9]wall [Em7] [G] [Em7 (hold)]

 

Verse 3:

[Em7]Today is [G]gonna be the day but they'll

[Dsus4]never throw it back to [A7sus4]you

[Em7]By now you [G]should've somehow

realiz[Dsus4]ed what you're not to[A7sus4]do

[Em7]I don't believe that [G]anybody

[Dsus4]feels the way I [A7sus4]do

About you [Em7]now [G] [Dsus4] [A7sus4]

 

Pre-Chorus

 

Chorus x2 (don’t hold last Em7)

 

I said [Cadd9]maybe [Em7] [G]

[Em7]You're gonna be the one that

[Cadd9]saves me? [Em7] [G]

[Em7]You're gonna be the one that

[Cadd9]saves me? [Em7] [G]

[Em7]You're gonna be the one that

[Cadd9]saves me? [Em7] [G] [Em7 (hold)]


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