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My Hero

Foo Fighters

 

Intro:

/ (n.c.) - - - / - - - - /       (drums)

/ E5 - (C#5) - / E5 - (C#5) - /  (drums & bass)

/ E5 - (C#5) - / E5 - (C#5) - /  (enter lead guitar riff)

/ E5 - (C#5) - / x4              (full band)

/ F#5 - (A5) (hold) - /

 

E5      (C#5)          E5       (C#5)

  Too alarming now, to talk about

E5         (C#5)               E5          (C#5)

  Take your pictures down, and shake it out

E5        (C#5)         E5         (C#5)

  Truth or consequence, say it aloud

E5        (C#5)      E5            (C#5)

  Use that evidence, race it around

 

Chorus (w/chorus octave riffs):

A5 (2)                                   E5 (2)

    There goes my hero, watch him as he goes

A5 (2)                                E5 (2)

    There goes my hero, he's ordinary

 

/ F#5 - (A5) (hold) - /

 

(w/lead guitar riff):

/ (n.c.) - - - /

 

E5         (C#5)          E5         (C#5)

  Don't the best of them, bleed it out

E5         (C#5)          E5       (C#5)

  While the rest of them, peter out

E5        (C#5)         E5       (C#5)

  Truth or consequence, say it aloud

E5        (C#5)      E5         (C#5)

  Use that evidence, race it around

 

Chorus (w/chorus octave riffs):

A5 (2)                                   E5 (2)

    There goes my hero, watch him as he goes

A5 (2)                                E5 (2)

    There goes my hero, he's ordinary

 

/ F#5 - (A5) (hold) - /

 

Breakdown:

/ E5 - - - / - - (C#5) - / x2

(w/ crescendo):

/ E5 - - - / x4

 

E5        (C#5)  E5             (C#5)

  Kudos my hero, leaving all the best

E5           (C#5)      E5         (C#5)

  You know my hero, the one that's on

 

Outro Chorus (w/chorus octave riffs):

A5 (2)                                   E5 (2)

    There goes my hero, watch him as he goes

A5 (2)                                E5 (2)

    There goes my hero, he's ordinary

A5 (2)                                   E5 (2)

    There goes my hero, watch him as he goes

A5 (2)                                E5 (2)

    There goes my hero, he's ordinary

 

/ F#5 - (A5) (hold) - /

 

End

 


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