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A Thousand Years Tab

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I used a ALTERNATIVE to the BASS LINE of the song...
I used TRAVIS FINGER PICKING on this one, as heard from the song..
Hope it helps :)

Chords used:

G     = 330023
D/F#  = 23200T
Em7   = 33022x
Cadd9 = 33023x
G/B   = 330020
Am    = 01220x
Em    = 00022x

Capo 3rd Fret


[Intro]

G , D/F# , Em7 , D/F , Cadd9 , G , D/F


[Verse 1]

 Cadd9
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------3--------3--------3--------3----------------------|
G|---0-----0---0-----0--0-----0---0---0--------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|-3---3--3--3--3---3--3--3--3--3--3-3---------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|
 Heart beats fast, colors and

 G
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------3--------3--------3--------3----------------------|
G|---0-----0---0-----0--0-----0---0---0--------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|-2---2--2--2--2---2--2--2--2--2--2-2---------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|
Promises, How to be

 G/B
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------3--------3--------3--------3----------------------|
G|---0-----0---0-----0--0-----0---0---0--------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0---0--0--0--0---0--0--0--0--0--0-0---------------------|
 Brave, How do I

 D/F#                      G
e|---------------|          e|------------------|
B|-------3-------|          B|-----------3------|
G|---2-----------|          G|------0--------0--|
D|---------------|          D|------------------|
A|---------------|          A|-------------0----|
E|-2---2---------|          E|---3-----3--------|
 Love when                 I'm afraid

 Cadd9
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------3--------3--------3--------3----------------------|
G|---0-----0---0-----0--0-----0---0---0--------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|-3---3--3--3--3---3--3--3--3--3--3-3---------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|
 To fall, but watching you

 G
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------3--------3--------3--------3----------------------|
G|---0-----0---0-----0--0-----0---0---0--------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|-2---2--2--2--2---2--2--2--2--2--2-2---------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|
 Stand alone, All of my

 G/B
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------3--------3--------3--------3----------------------|
G|---0-----0---0-----0--0-----0---0---0--------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0---0--0--0--0---0--0--0--0--0--0-0---------------------|
 Doubts suddenly

 D/F#                      G
e|---------------          e|------------------|
B|-------3-------          B|-----------3------|
G|---2-----------          G|------0--------0--|
D|---------------          D|------------------|
A|---------------          A|-------------0----|
E|-2---2---------          E|---3-----3--------|
 Goes a-                   way somehow


[PRE-CHORUS]

 Am           Em  D(once)
    One step closer


[CHORUS]
 G                            D/F#
 I have died everyday waiting for you
 Em7                          D/F#
 Darling don't be afraid I have loved you
       Cadd9
 For a thousand years
                     G        D/F#       Cadd9
 I'll love you for a thousand more..


[VERSE 2] (Do the same plucking with verse 1)

 Cadd9
 Time stands still
           G
 Beauty in all she is
           G/B
 I will be brave
            D/F#   G     Cadd9
 I will not let anything take away
                   G
 What’s standing infront of me
       G/B
 Every breath
       D/F#     G
 Every hour has come to this


[PRE-CHORUS] (Strumming)

 Am          Em   D
   One step closer


[CHORUS]

 G                            D/F#
 I have died everyday waiting for you
 Em7                          D/F#
 Darling don't be afraid I have loved you
       Cadd9
 For a thousand years
                     G        D/F#
 I'll love you for a thousand more
 G
 And all along I believe
        D/F#
 I have found you
 Em7
 Time has brought

 Your heart to me
        D/F#            Cadd9
 I have loved you for a thousand years
                     G        D/F#
 I’ll love you for a thousand more


[INSTRUMENTAL]

G , D/F# , Em7 , D/F# , Cadd9 , G , D/F#


[BRIDGE]  2x 

 Am
e|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------1--------1--------1--------1--------------------------|
G|---2------2--2-----2---2---2---2------2----------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-0---0--0--0---0-0---0--0-0--0--0---0------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|
                    One step

 Em
e|---------------------|
B|-------0--------0----|
G|---0------0--0-----0-|
D|---------------------|
A|-2---2--2--2---2-2---|
E|---------------------|
 Clo-

 D
e|---------------------|
B|-------2--------2----|
G|---3------3--3-----3-|
D|---------------------|
A|-0---0--0--0---0-0---|
E|---------------------|
 -ser


[CHORUS]

 G(once)                            D/F#(once)
 I have died everyday waiting for you
 Em7(once)                          D/F#(once)
 Darling don't be afraid I have loved you
       Cadd9(once)
 For a thousand years
                     G(once)    D/F#
 I'll love you for a thousand more
 G
 And all along I believe
        D/F#
 I have found you
 Em7
 Time has brought

 Your heart to me
        D/F#            Cadd9
 I have loved you for a thousand years
                     G        D/F#
 I’ll love you for a thousand more..


[OUTRO]

 Cadd9
e|--------------------------------------|
B|---------3-------3-------3-------3----|
G|----0------0-0-----0--0-----0--0----0-|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--3----3--3-3--3--3--3--3--3--3-3--3--|
E|--------------------------------------|

 G/B
e|--------------------------------------|
B|---------3-------3-------3-------3----|
G|----0------0-0-----0--0-----0--0----0-|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--2----2--2-2--2--2-2--2---2--2-2--2--|
E|--------------------------------------|

  Cadd9
e|--------------------------------------|
B|---------3-------3-------3-------3----|
G|----0------0-0-----0--0-----0--0----0-|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--3----3--3-3--3--3--3--3--3--3-3--3--|
E|--------------------------------------|

 G/B
e|---------------------|
B|---------3-------3---|
G|----0------0-0-----0-|
D|---------------------|
A|--2----2--2-2--2--2--|
E|---------------------|

 D , Cadd9
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