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Devil On My Shoulder Chords


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Billy Talent
Devil On My Shoulder
2009 Warner Records
Billy Talent III
Submitted by: paramore_fans@yahoo.com

Key: F

Tuning: Standard EADGBe

Chords used:
Dm -  xx0231
Dm7 - xx0212
F -   133211
Bb -  x13331
Dm2 - x-8-7-7-10-x
C -   x32010
C# -  x46664
Em -  022000
Em6 - 022020
Gm -  355333
Am -  x02210
A -   x02220

Intro: Dm-Dm2-Dm-Em6-Dm-- x4

Verse 1:
Am         Bb
  As I get closer
C#              Dm
  my dreams get farther
Am             Bb
  I climb that ladder
C#                Dm
  but you kick it over
Am            Bb
  Thirsty for water
C#            Dm
  you give me vinegar
Am                  Bb
  When I drink your medicine
C#                 Dm7   Em-F
  it just makes me sicker

        Gm      Dm
I dug a hole so deep
          Gm             Dm
I'm gonna drown in my mistakes
           Gm      Dm
Can't even sell my soul
         Am                  Bb
Cause it ain't worth shit to take

Chorus 1:
          Dm    F  Am
I got the devil on my 
Gm        A        Dm
shoulder (over and over)
And I just can't sink 
F Am Gm     A         Dm
a-ny lower (lower and lower)
The hounds of hell are 
F  Am   Gm      A          Dm
getting closer (closer and closer)
          Dm    F
I got the devil on 
Am Gm        Am       Bb
my shoulder (over and over)

Post Chorus: Dm-Dm2-Dm-Em6-Dm-- x2

Verse 2:
Am           Bb
  Follow the rainbow
C#         Dm
  my lucky omen
Am               Bb
  There ain't no pot of 
    C#            Dm
gold  just copper tokens
Am            Bb
  I found the key to life
C#             Dm
  the lock was broken
Am         Bb
  All my accomplishments
C#                 Dm7  Em-F
  are best left unspoken

(Repeat Refrain)
(Repeat Chorus 1)

Guitar Solo: 

A            Bb
  My horror story 
Dm          Em F
  is nearly o--ver
A            Bb
  I said I'm sorry
Dm          Em F
  but I was so-ber
A           Bb
  I beg for mercy 
Dm          Em     F
  from my infernal friend
A              Bb
  The one that drops 
         Dm        Em F
the nails  into my coffin

Bass solo: Dm--F-Am-Gm--Gm-Am-F-Gm-Dm-- x2

Chorus 2: Bass Only 
          Dm    F  Am Gm      Gm-Am-F-Gm-Dm-
I got the devil on my shoulder
          Dm    F  Am Gm      Gm-Am-F-Gm-Dm-
I got the devil on my shoulder

(Repeat Chorus)

Outro: Dm-Dm2-Dm-Em6-Dm-- x2
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