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Under the Bridge

Red Hot Chili Peppers

 

Capo 2

 

  C                      E                    C
e|---------------------!---------------------!--------------___----------|
b|(1)------1-----------!(0)------------------!-------------1-3-1---------|
g|-----0-----0---------!---------1-----------!---------0---------0-------|
d|---2---2-------------!-----2-----2-2-0-----!-----2---------------2/4-4-|
a|-3-----------2-0-----!---2---2---------3-0-!-2/3---3---3---------3/5-5-|
E|-----------------3-2-!-0-------------------!---------------------------|
 
   E                    C                         E
e|---------------------!-------------------------!---------------------|
b|-0-------------------!-------------1-----------!---------------------|
g|---------1-----------!---------0-----0---------!---------1-----------|
d|-----2-----2-2-0-----!-----2-----2-------------!-----2-----2-2-0-----|
a|---2---2---------3-0-!-2/3---3---------2-0-----!---2---2---------3-0-|
E|-0-------------------!---------------------3-2-!-0-------------------|
 
  C                            E
e|--------------___----------!-----------------------|
b|-------------1-3-1---------!-----------------------|
g|---------0---------0-------!---------1-----1-------|
d|-----2-----2---------2/4-4-!-----2-----2-----2-----|
a|-2/3---3-------------3/5-5-!---2---2-----2-----2---|
E|---------------------------!-0---------------------|

 

Strum Guide

Verse Strum:

D     A         Bm    F#m G     D     A         Bm    G 

D DUX D  UB D DUD DUX D X D  UDUD DUX D  UB D DUD DUX D  UB D DU

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

Chorus Strum:

  Em  D         A     Em

XXD M D D   D DUDUDUX D   B D XX   Leave out first two scratches

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +    first time through

 

Outro Strum

Δ     Δ

D DUDUD DUD DUDU     Δ = Change chord

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

D                  A

Sometimes I feel

          Bm              F#m  G
Like I don't have a partner

D                   A
Sometimes I feel

       Bm         G
Like my only friend

          D      A
Is the city I live in

       Bm     F#m  G
The city of angels

D            A
Lonely as I am

     Bm         G    Dmaj7 (x2 measures)
Together we cry

    D                  A
I drive on her streets

           Bm              F#m  G
'Cause she's my companion

    D                       A
I walk through her hills

                  Bm              G
'Cause she knows who I am

       D                     A
She sees my good deeds

           Bm              F#m  G
And she kisses me windy

D            A
I never worry

          Bm     G    Dmaj7 (x2 measures)
Now that is a lie

Chorus
   Em                  D

I don't ever want to feel

A        Em
Like I did that day

            Em              D
Take me to the place I love

A           Em
Take me all the way
   Em                  D

I don't ever want to feel

A        Em
Like I did that day

            Em              D
Take me to the place I love

A           Em
Take me all the way

 

/ D – A - / Bm – F#m G /

/ D – A - / Bm – G - /

 

       D             A
It's hard to believe

                    Bm    F#m  G
That there's nobody out there

       D             A
It's hard to believe

         Bm      G
That I'm all alone

       D             A
At least I have her love

        Bm      F#m  G
The city she loves me

D            A
Lonely as I am

     Bm           G    Dmaj7 (x2 measures)
Together we cry

Chorus

 

Outro:

/ G – Gm - / F – Ebmaj7 - / x3

/ Ebmaj7 - - - / D7 – F - /


G                               Gm

Under the bridge downtown

F                  Ebmaj7
Is where I drew some blood

G                               Gm
Under the bridge downtown

F               Ebmaj7
I could not get enough

G                               Gm
Under the bridge downtown

F               Ebmaj7
Forgot about my love

G                               Gm
Under the bridge downtown

F               Ebmaj7
I gave my life away

 

/ G – Gm - / F – Ebmaj7 - / x8

 

G (hold)


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