Oops, an error
Loading. Please wait.

Chasing Cars Tab

31,404 views 45 this week
no commentswrite comment
1 2 3 4 5
x 11
add to favorites
launch autoscroll
font size
0
reset
how to read this tab
guitar tuner
Autoscroll
slow
fast
+/-
esc
set tempo
stop
Help us to improve Ultimate-Guitar.com Take our survey!
×
Author
Difficulty
Capo
intermediate
2nd fret
This is a really nice cover of the song chasing cars by snow patrol, and is actually 
fairly easy to play and doesnt require re-tuning (like most of their covers), which is 
useful. It may not be fully correct, and they miss out parts of the original song, 
but it goes something like this:

Standard Tuning, Capo 2, tabs and chords relative to capo

 [Intro]
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---3---3---3---3----------------------------------------------------|
G|-0---0---0---0------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

 [Verse]
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------     }
B|---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3----     }
G|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0--------------------------------------     }
D|---------------------------------4---4---4---4---4---4---4---4------     }
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------     }
E|-3-------------------------------2----------------------------------     }
                                                                          X2
e--------------------------------------------------------------------     }
b---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3----     }
g---------------------------------0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0------     }
d-2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2--------------------------------------     }
a-3------------------------------------------------------------------     }
E---------------------------------3----------------------------------     }

 [Bridge] (the quiet chorus, the 'if i lay here' part)
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------3-------3--------3--------3--------3-------3-----3------3----|
G|-----0-------0--------2--------2--------0-------0------0-----0------|
D|---0-------0--------0--------0--------2-------2-------0-----0-------|
A|------------------------------------3--------3----------------------|
E|-3-------3--------2--------2-------------------------3-----3--------|
  G       G       D/F#     D/F#      C        C      G      G

 [Verse] repeat:
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|     }
B|---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3----|     }
G|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0--------------------------------------|     }
D|---------------------------------4---4---4---4---4---4---4---4------|     }
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|     }
E|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2------|     }
                                                                          X2
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|     }
B|---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3----|     }
G|---------------------------------0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0------|     }
d|-2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2--------------------------------------|     }
A|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3--------------------------------------|     }
E|---------------------------------3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3------|     }

[Main Chorus] - Strum: G - G - D/F# - D/F# - C - C - G - G
each bar stresses the strum on the third beat

[Bridge 2] (the 'lets waste time' part)
just palm-mute the bass notes G, F# and C. It's not quite what they do, but sounds alright.

[Main chorus] repeat, same strumming

[Last part, strum once] G - D/F# - C


[Here are the lyrics]
We'll do it all,
Everything,
On our own.

We don't need
Anything
Or anyone.

If I lay here,
If I just lay here,
Would you lay with me and just forget the world?

I don't quite know
How to say
How I feel.

Those three words
Are said too much.
They're not enough.

If I lay here,
If I just lay here,
Would you lay with me and just forget the world?

Forget what we're told
Before we get too old.
Show me a garden that's bursting into life.

Let's waste time
Chasing cars
Around our heads.

If I lay here,
If I just lay here,
Would you lay with me and just forget the world?

Forget what we're told
Before we get too old.
Show me a garden that's bursting into life.

If I lay here,
If I just lay here,
Would you lay with me and just forget the world?


hope thats ok, and any mistakes in my tab are easy to figure out. enjoy :)
Suggest correction
comments
print report bad tab
guest
You may want to rate the tab now too:
select rating
Wanna post a correction for this tab? Suggest correction