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Friends Lovers Or Nothing Chords

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Here are the chords for John Mayer's new song "Friends, Lovers, or Nothing", which 
is going to be on his new album "Battle Studies."

Transcribed from Hotel Cafe Concert on June 15th, 2009.

Chords should be pretty close. Enjoy!


Chords:
A:     (5x765x)
B:     (7x987x) or (7x785x)
Bm:    (7x9777)
E7:    (076700)
D/F#?: (x777xx) <--hammer on 9th fret, 5th string one time 
G#m:   (4x6444)
F#m:   (2x4222)
B7:    (x21200)


Verse 1:
A
Now that we are over
       B
As the loving kind
Bm                E7
We'll be dreaming ways
            D/F# A
To keep the good alive

Verse 2:
A
Only when we want is not
  B
A compromise
Bm             E7
Ill be pouring tears
          D/F#   A     A-G#m-F#m (quick changes)
Into your drying eyes

Chorus:
F#m                 B7
Friends, lovers, or nothing
Bm        E7      A    A-G#m-F#m (quick changes)
There can only be one
F#m                 B7
Friends, lovers, or nothing
Bm                 E7
We'll never be the inbetween
   D/F#    A
So give it up

Verse 3:
A
You whisper "Come on over"
           B
Cause your two drinks in
    Bm             E7
But in the morning I will say
D/F#     A
Good-bye again 

Verse 4:
A
Think we'll never fall into
    B
The jealous game
    Bm
The streets will flood
     E7                 D/F#     A    A-G#m-F#m (quick changes)
With blood of those who felt the same

Chorus:
F#m                 B7                  
Friends, lovers, or nothing

You see
Bm        E7      A    A-G#m-F#m (quick changes)
There can only be one
F#m                 B7
Friends, lovers, or nothing
Bm             E7
We'll never an inbetween
   D/F#       A
So give it up


F#m                 B7
Friends, lovers, or nothing
Bm                      E7 A
We can really only ever be one
F#m                 B7
Friends, lovers, or nothing

Don't you know
Bm                 E7
We'll never be the inbetween
   D/F#    A
So give it up
    Bm              E7
No, we'll never the inbetween
   D/F#    A
So give it up 
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h4rsheys wrote on November 8 2009, 07:06 pm

excellent tab. mostly accurate. you missed the last part of the vid though where he sings the best part of the song.

im putting up a tab of this song too so i'll include it.

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bholloway546 wrote on November 17 2009, 11:05 pm

Really Good Tab, completely correct in my opinion with maybe one or two small exceptions. Good Job.

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pEdAl2 wrote on November 25 2009, 01:38 pm

The outro chords are (if you want to add them):
A, C#m/G#, F#m, A/G (or A7), D, F, A, E.

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