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    The Lazy Song

    Bruno Mars

     

    Capo 4

    Each chord gets 2 beats unless otherwise noted.

     

    Chord Guide

          3    4

    G:    3x0003

             132

    D:    xx0232

           32 1

    C:    x32010

           13421

    Bm:   x24432

            231

    Am:   x02210

           12

    Em:   022000

     

     

     

    Strumming Guide:

    The recorded version of this song is played fingerstyle (without a pick), like so:

     

    ---X---X---X---X-

    ---X---X---X---X-

    ---X---X---X---X-

    -----------------

    -----------------

    -X-------X-------   <-- These bass notes change strings depending on the

     1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +        chord.

     

    But you can also strum it like this:

     

    Strum: D U X U D U X U     X = Scratch strum

           1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

     

     

     

    Chorus:

    G                  D                  C (1)

    Today I don't feel like doing anything

    G                   D            C (1)

    I just wanna lay in my bed

                G                  D

    Don't feel like picking up my phone

         C (1)

    So leave a message at the tone

                    G                    Bm         C (1)

    ‘Cause today I swear I'm not doing anything

     

                           G                           D

    Uh, I'm gonna kick my feet up and stare at the fan

    C (1)

    Turn the TV on, Throw my hand in my pants

    G                       Bm         C (1)   

    Nobody's gonna tell me I can't, nah

     

    G                                          D

    I'll be lying on the couch just chillin’ in my snuggie

    C (1)

    Click to MTV so they can teach me how to dougie

    G                          D                     C (1)

    ‘Cause in my castle I'm the freakin’ man

     

    Prechorus:

                 Am          Bm

    Oh Oh, yes I said it,      I said it

         C                   D (hold)          

    I said it ‘cause I can

     

    Chorus

     

    Nothing at all

    G           D

    Ooh hoo ooh hoo

    C (1)

    Hoo ooh ooh, Nothing at all

    G       D

    Ooh hoo ooh hoo

    C (1)

    Hoo ooh ooh

     

                    G                              D

    Tomorrow I wake up, do some P90X

                 C (1)

    Meet a really nice girl, have some really nice sex

         G                          D                   C (1)

    And she's gonna scream out, "this is great"

         G                                          D

    I might mess around and get my college degree

      C (1)

    I bet my old man will be so proud of me

            G                   Bm             C (1)

    I'm sorry pops you just have to wait

     

    Prechorus

     

    Chorus

     

    Bridge:

             Am                         D

    No I ain't gonna comb my hair

                 Em (1)

    Cause I ain't going anywhere

    Am                   D           Em (1)

    No no no no no no no no nooo

                 Am                       D

    I'll just strut in my birthday suit

                Em (1)

    And let everything hang loose

    Am                            D                              Em (1)

    Yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah yeahhh

     

    Chorus

     

    Nothing at all

    G            D

    Ooh hoo ooh hoo

    C (1)

    Hoo ooh ooh, Nothing at all

    G            D

    Ooh hoo ooh hoo

    C (1)

    Hoo ooh ooh

                    G (hold)

    Nothing at all


    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.