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LIFT
Written by Shannon Noll, Adam Reily,
Bryon Jones, Andrew Roachford

4 beats per chord
` = 2 beats ) always syncopated changes on
' = 1 beat  ) the 'and' of the previous beat

Tune down one half step - song is pitched in Eb

VERSE:
N.C.
I know you're
Asus2                     Asus2
Hurtin' feels like you're learnin' 'bout life the
E                     E
Hard way and it ain't workin' seems like for-
Asus2                 Asus2
ever that you've been fallin' it's time to
E                    E
Move on your life is callin' yeah

PRE-CHORUS:
Bsus4            Asus2
  This was never meant to be the end
Bsus4               `C#m7   'B/D#  'E
  Close the book and start a-gain  'cos

CHORUS:
Aadd2      E5
I know how hard it can get but you gotta
C#m7           Badd4
Lift you gotta lift and
Aadd2     E5
Sometimes that's how it is but I know you're
C#m7                   Badd4
Stronger stronger than this you gotta
Aadd2  A
Lift     you gotta

INTERLUDE:  [band enters]
Asus2  Asus2  E  E
Lift               when you can

VERSE:
Asus2                  Asus2
Feel your whole body's achin' what's left of
E                        E
Your heart it won't stop breakin' you gotta
Asus2             Asus2
Let go you took a hit it's time to pick
E              E
Up now move on from this

PRE-CHORUS:
Bsus4            Asus2
  This was never meant to be the end
Bsus4               `C#m7   'B/D#  'E (G#-bass)
  Close the book and start a-gain  'cos

CHORUS-SHORT:
Aadd2      E
I know how hard it can get but you gotta
C#m9           Badd4
Lift you gotta lift and
Aadd2     E
Sometimes that's how it is but I know you're
C#m9                   Badd4
Stronger stronger than this you got to

BRIDGE:
Bsus4               `C#m7        `Aadd2
  Lift yourself up a-bove all the hurt don't give
Bsus4                   `C#m7         `Aadd2
In wipe your eyes and re-member you're better than
F#m7                        E (G#-bass)
This let 'em know that they took their best shot and they
Aadd2  `C#m7       'B/D#  'E
Missed  come on and lift  'cos

CHORUS-REPEAT:
Aadd2      E
I know how hard it can get but you gotta
C#m9           Badd4
Lift you gotta lift and
Aadd2     E
Sometimes that's how it is but I know you're
C#m9                   Bsus4
Stronger stronger than this yeah

CHORUS:
Aadd2      E
I know how hard it can get but you gotta
C#m9           Badd4
Lift you gotta lift and
Aadd2     E
Sometimes that's how it is but I know you're
C#m9                   Badd4
Stronger stronger than this you gotta
Aadd2  A
Lift     you gotta

CODA:
Asus2  Asus2       E          E
Lift     you gotta lift (pick up now pick up now pick
Asus2  Asus2       E          E
up now)  you gotta lift (pick up now pick up now pick

FADE:
Asus2  Asus2  E       E
up now)         (pick up now pick up now pick

================================================================================

CHORDS:
   Asus2  E  Bsus4  C#m7  B/D#  Aadd2  E5  C#m9  Badd4  A  F#m7
E|---0----0----0-----0------------0----0----0------0----0---2--|
B|---0----0----0-----0-----4------0----0----0------0----5---2--|
G|---2----1----4-----6-----4------6----9----8------8----6---2--|
D|---2----2----4-----6-----4------7----9----11-----9----7---2--|
A|---0----2----2-----4-----6------7----7----11-----9----7---4--|
E|--------0-----------------------5----0----9------7----5---2--|

This arrangement combines several guitar parts into one.
Open 1st-2nd-strings ring according to taste!
C#m9 chord mimics the rising lead guitar line - shift the note
on the 3rd-string to Fret-9 on Beat-3.

Opening rhythm figure adds a couple of passing notes:

VERSE-1:  (each bar played twice)
[acoustic]
   Asus2                     E
   1  +  2  +  3  +  4       1  +  2  +  3  +  4
E|-0--0--0--0-----0--0----||-0--0--0--0-----0--0----|
B|-0--0--0--0-----0--0----||-0--0--0--0-----0--0----|    L.H. fingering
G|-2--2--1--2-----1--2----||-1--1--1--1-----1--1----| <--index(Fret-1) ring(2)
D|-2--2--2--2-----2--2----||-2--2--4--2-----4--2----| <--middle(2) little(4)
A|-0--0--0--0-----0--0----||------------------------| <--middle finger mute
E|------------------------||-0--0--0--0-----0--0----|

Electric rhythm might be a 12-string:

INTERLUDE/VERSE-2/CODA:
   Asus2               Asus2  (#11)        Esus2    E          Eadd2    E
   1  +  2  +  3  4    1  +  2  +  3  4    1  +  2  +  3  4    1  +  2  +  3  4
E|-12-12-12-12-------|-12-12-12-11-------|-12-12-12-12-------|-12-12-12-12-------|
B|-12-12-12-10-------|-12-12-12-10-------|-12-12-12-9--------|-9--9--9--9--------|
G|-9--9--9--9--------|-9--9--9--9--------|-11-11-11-9--------|-11-11-11-9--------|
D|-9--9--9--9--------|-9--9--9--9--------|-9--9--9--9--------|-9--9--9--9--------|
A|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
E|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|

SYNCOPATION-DETAIL:

1    2     +   3    +  4  +    1  +  2  +   3  +  4
Bsus4                     C#m7          B/D#   E
    "close the book and   start   a-    gain  'cos"

1    2    +    3    +  4  +   1 +   2   +    3  +     4    +
Bsus4                     C#m7          Aadd2
    "lift your-self up a- bove  all the hurt    don't give in"
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SpeedyNicko wrote on June 3 2006, 07:59 pm

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