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    Island in the Sun

    Weezer


    Strum Guide

    Em      Am    D         G

    D   D U D   D U   U   U D   D U

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

     

    Main Riff:

        Em       Am    D          G

    E|--3--3--x--5--x--2--2-2--x--3--3--

    B|--5--5--x--5--x--3--3-3--x--3--3--

    G|--4--4--x--5--x--2--2-2--x--4--4--

    D|----------------------------------

    A|----------------------------------

    E|----------------------------------

     

    Chorus Riff:

         Em       Am       D        G

    e|-----------------------------------------|
    B|-----8---8---10--10----7---7----8---8----|
    G|---9---9----9---9----7---7----7---7------|
    D|-----------------------------------------|
    A|-----------------------------------------|

    E|-----------------------------------------|

     

    Intro:  Main Riff x4

     

    Em    Am                D    G

                When you're on a holiday

    Em    Am              D        G       

                You can't find the words to say

    Em   Am            D                G      

                All the things that come to you

    Em   Am             D         G           

                And I want to feel it too

     

     

    Chorus (with chorus riff):

    Em    Am              D      G          

                   On an island in the sun

    Em    Am                  D               G     

                   We'll be playing and having fun

    Em     Am               D            G      

                  And it makes me feel so

        Em     Am     D             G

    fine I can't control my brain

     

     

    Main Riff x2

     

    Em    Am                     D        G

                  When you're on a golden sea

    Em    Am                   D          G

                 You don't need no memory

    Em    Am                D      G

                 Just a place to call your own

    Em    Am        D           G

                  As we drift into the zone

     

    Chorus

     

    Bridge:

    D5                   G5

          We'll run away together

    D5                           G5

          We'll spend some time forever

    C5                    A5                D5 (2)

          We'll never feel bad anymore

     

    Main Riff x2

     

    Solo (x2) w/main riff:

    E|-10------------------------------------------------------

    B|----------------------------------------------------------

    G|------9--7------------------------------------------------

    D|------------10--9----10--9------9--7----------------------

    A|-----------------------------10--------10--9---10---10--10

    E|----------------------------------------------------------

     

    Chorus

     

    Bridge

     

    Play Main Progression x6
    sing "We'll never feel bad anymore" during 2nd and 5th repetitions

     

    Hold last 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.