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    When You Say Nothing At All

    Ronan Keating


    Chord Guide

          3    4

    G:    3x0003


    D:    xx0232

            21 34

    Cadd9: x32033

           32 1

    C:    x32010


    E:    022100


    B:   x2444x


    A:    x02220



    Strum: B   D DUB   D DU

           1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +


    Each chord is played for 1/2 a measure unless otherwise noted.  (1) means play for a whole measure.


    Intro:  / G - D - / Cadd9 - D - /  (x2)


    Verse 1:

    G             D                Cadd9              D                 G  D  Cadd9  D

       It's amazing how you can speak right to my heart

    G             D                   Cadd9      D                 G  D  Cadd9  D

       Without saying a word, you can light up the dark


    Prechorus 1:

    C (1)                       D (1)

    Try as I may I can never explain

    G              D                     Cadd9        D (1)

    What I hear when you don't say a thing



               G                D                    Cadd9           D                    

    The smile on your face lets me know that you need me

                      G                     D              Cadd9         D                    

    There's a truth in your eyes, saying you'll never leave me

               G                   D                        Cadd9 (1)       D (1)   C  D

    The touch of your hand says you'll catch me wherever I fall

     C (1)               D (1 hold)

    You say it best, when you say nothing at all


    Repeat Intro


    Verse 2:

    G             D              Cadd9        D                 G  D  Cadd9  D

    All day long I can hear people talking out loud

    Em            Bm                Cadd9             D                 G  D  Cadd9  D

    But when you hold me near, you drown out the crowd


    Prechorus 2:

    C (1)                                      D (1)

    Try as they may they can never define

    G                          D                  Cadd9                D (1)

        What's been said between your heart and mine





    Solo:  / E - B - / A - B - / (x3)

              / A - - - / B - - - /




    Repeat Intro


    End on G


    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.