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GHOST STORIES - COLDPLAY
Album Chords

01. ALWAYS IN MY HEAD
02. MAGIC
03. INK
04. TRUE LOVE
05. MIDNIGHT
06. ANOTHER'S ARMS
07. OCEANS
08. A SKY FULL OF STARS
09. O

_______________________

01. ALWAYS IN MY HEAD
no Capo

INTRO A:
[C     Bb
 Dm    Gm
 Dm F  Bb Bb
 Dm Gm Bb Bb]

INTRO B:
| Gm | Bb | Dm | C/E C |
| Gm | Bb | Dm | C/E C |

VERSE 1:
Gm            Bb   Dm           C/E   C
   I think of you,    I haven't slept
Gm           Bb      Dm            C/E    C
   I think I do, but    I don't forget
        Gm                  Bb                 Dm                 C/E   C
My body moves, goes where I will, but though I try my heart stays still
         Gm                   Bb                   Dm           C/E
It never moves, just won't be left and so my mouth waters to be fed

CHORUS 1:
           C            Gm    Bb                  Dm C/E
And you're always in my head,    you're always in my head
       C            Gm    Bb                  Dm C/E  C
You're always in my head,    you're always in my head
                    Gm    Bb           Dm            C
...
                    Gm    Bb           Dm            C
You're always in my head,    always in my, always in my

VERSE 2:
Gm      Bb     Dm                       C/E    C            Gm
This, I guess,    is to tell you you're chosen out from the rest

OUTRO:
Gm

_______________________

02. MAGIC
no Capo

INTRO:
| D | D A | E | E C#m |
| D | D A | E | E C#m |

VERSE 1:
C#m     D      A       E
Call it magic, call it true
  C#m     D          A        E
I call it magic when I'm with you
      C#m      D              A    E
And I just got broken, broken into two
        C#m     D               A       E   C#m
Still I call it magic, when I'm next to you

A-CHORUS 1:
      D                                                    A
And I don't, and I don't, and I don't, and I don't - no, I don't, it's true
  E                                                           C#m
I don't, no, I don't, no, I don't, no, I don't - want anybody else but you
  D                                                    A
I don't, no, I don't, no, I don't, no, I don't - no, I don't, it's true
  E                                                           C#m
I don't, no, I don't, no, I don't, no, I don't - want anybody else but you

INTERLUDE 1:
| D | D A | E | E C#m |
        Uhuhuhuhu

VERSE 2:
C#m     D             A    E
Call it magic, cut me into two
         C#m      D             A         E
And with all your magic, I disappear from view
      C#m       D               A    E
And I can't get over, can't get over you
         C#m     D             A        E     C#m
Still, I call it magic, such a precious jewel

A-CHORUS 2:
      D                                                    A
And I don't, and I don't, and I don't, and I don't - no, I don't, it's true
  E                                                           C#m
I don't, no, I don't, no, I don't, no, I don't - want anybody else but you
  D                                                    A
I don't, no, I don't, no, I don't, no, I don't - no, I don't, it's true
  E                                                           C#m
I don't, no, I don't, no, I don't, no, I don't - want anybody else but you

B-CHORUS 1:
      D     A       E
Wanna fall, fall so far
C#m         D     A       E
    I wanna fall, fall so hard
      C#m     D           A       E
And I call it magic and I call it true
C#m           D                            A          E
    I call it mahahahaha-, mama-, mahahahahahahahagic

INTERLUDE 2:
   C#m    D    A      E  
Uhuhuhuhu,  uhuhuhuhu
   C#m    D    A      E  
Uhuhuhuhu,  uhuhuhuhu

VERSE 3:
           C#m     D                     A          E  
And if you were to ask me after all that we've been through
         C#m      D         A      E
"Still believe in magic?" - Yes, I do
C#m    D   A      E
Yes, I do; yes, I do
C#m    D      A        E  C#m
Yes, I do; of course I do

OUTRO:
| D | D A | E | E C#m |
| D | D A | E | E C#m |
| D | D A | E | E C#m | [fade out]

_______________________

03. INK
Capo 2

INTRO:
E
A E/G# B C#m A E/G# C#m B
A E/G# B C#m A E/G# C#m B

VERSE 1:
A       E/G#               B           C#m   A E/G# C#m B
  Got a tattoo that said "2gether thru life"
A           E/G#              B      C#m   A E/G# C#m B
  Carved in your name with my pocket knife
A                     E/G#                 B    C#m        A E/G# C#m B
  And you wonder when you wake up, will it be alright? Ohohohoh,  ohohoh
A            E/G#              C#m      B    A E/G# C#m B
  Feels like there's something broken inside

A-CHORUS 1:
      A           B
All I know, all I know
            E                 A
Is that I'm lost whenever you go
      A                       B
All I know is that I love you so, so much that it hurts

INTERLUDE 1:
A E/G# B C#m A E/G# C#m B

VERSE 2:
A       E/G#           B        C#m       A E/G# C#m B
  Got a tattoo and the pain's alright, uhuhuhuh, huhuh
A             E/G#             B     C#m       A E/G# C#m B
  Just wanted a way of keeping you inside, ohohohoh,  ohoh

A-CHORUS 2:
      A           B
All I know, all I know
            E                   A
Is that I'm lost in your fire below
      A                       B
All I know is that I love you so, so much that it hurts

B-CHORUS 1:
E           Emaj7         A
  I see the road begin to climb
A            E              B
  I see your stars begin to shine
E            B              A               A
  I see your colors and I'm dying of thirst
      A                       B
All I know is that I love you so, so much that it hurts

INTERLUDE 2:
A E/G# B C#m A E/G#    C#m      B
                    Oh yeah yeah yeah
A E/G# B C#m A E/G# C#m B
                    ...
A E/G# B C#m A E/G# C#m         B
                        So much that it hurts
A E/G# B C#m A E/G# C#m         B
                        So much that it hurts

OUTRO:
A E B C#m A E C#m B

_______________________

04. TRUE LOVE
Capo 2

INTRO:
E

VERSE 1:
E                     C#m           G#m            Bm
  For a second, I was in control, I had it once, I lost it though
    F#m           C#m              C#m  B
And all along the fire below would rise
E                           C#m                G#m          Bm  
  And I wish you could have let me know what's really going on below
     F#m               C#m            G#m      B
I've lost you now, you let me go, but one last time

CHORUS 1:
E                  C#m                    A    E/G#     F#m    E
  Tell me you love me, if you don't, then lie,      lie     to me

INTERLUDE 1:
E C#m G#m Bm F#m C#m C#m B

VERSE 3:
E                C#m              G#m             Bm
  Remember once upon a time, when I was yours and you were blind
    F#m                C#m              G#m  B
The fire would sparkle in your eyes and mine

CHORUS 2:
E                     C#m                    A    E/G#     F#m    E
  So tell me you love me, if you don't, then lie,      lie     to me
E                       C#m                    A    E E/G# F#m    C#m
  Just tell me you love me, if you don't, then lie,   lie      to me
                  A    E E/G# F#m    C#m
If you don't then lie,   lie      to me

BRIDGE:
A             F#m           C#m  B
  And call it true, call it true   love
A             F#m           C#m  B      A F#m
  And call it true, call it true   love

OUTRO:
  E   C#m   G#m  Bm   F#m C#m     C#m     B
Aaah,     wuhuh,    aaah,       wuhuh
  E   C#m   G#m  Bm   F#m C#m     C#m     B
...
  E   C#m   G#m  Bm   F#m C#m     C#m     B
...
  E   C#m   G#m  Bm   F#m C#m     C#m     B
Aaah,     wuhuh,    aaah, ahahah, ahahah, ahahah, wuhuh
  E   C#m   G#m  Bm   F#m C#m     C#m     B
...
  E 

_______________________

05. MIDNIGHT
Capo 1

INTRO:
Am

VERSE 1:
Am         G/B             F
In the darkness before the dawn
Am         G/B         F
In the swirling of the storm
         Am                  G/B              F
When I'm rolling with the punches and hope is gone
          G            F
Leave a light, a light on

INTERLUDE 1:
Am

VERSE 2:
Am       G             F
Millions of miles from home
Am         G             F
In the swirling swimming on
         Am                   G       Em         F
When I'm rolling with the thunder but bleed from thorns
          G            F
Leave a light, a light on
          G            F
Leave a light, a light on

INTERLUDE 2:
Am

VERSE 3:
Am  C F
Uuuhahaaah
Am  C F
Uuuhahaaah
Am  C F
Uuuhaaah
Am  C F
Huhaaah
        G              F
Leave a light, a light on
        G        Em    F
Leave a light, a light on

INSTRUMENTAL:
| Am | Am C | F | F   |
| Am | Am C | F | F C |
| Am | Am C | F | F C |
| Am | Am C | F | F C |
| Am | Am C | F | F   |
| Am | Am C | F | F C |
| Am | Am C | F | F C |
| Am | Am C | F | F   |
| Am | Am C | F | F C |
| Am | Am C | F | F   |

VERSE 3:
Am         G               F
In the darkness before the dawn
Am         G               F
In the darkness before the dawn
          G            F
Leave a light, a light on
          G            F
Leave a light, a light on

_______________________

06. ANOTHER'S ARMS
Capo 1

INTRO:
        Em        D   Bm
Huh Huh Huh Wuuuh Ooh
        Em        D   Bm
Huh Huh Huh Wuuuh Ooh

VERSE 1:
Em                              D             Bm
Late night watching TV, used to be you here beside me
        Em                           D          Bm
Used to be your arms around me, your body on my body

CHORUS 1:
Em                              G
   When the world means nothing to me
          D               Am
Another's arms, another's arms
Em                               G
   When the pain just rips right through me
          D               Am
Another's arms, another's arms

INTERLUDE 1:
        Em        D   Bm
Huh Huh Huh Wuuuh Ooh
        Em        D   Bm
Huh Huh Huh Wuuuh Ooh

VERSE 2:
Em                              D             Bm
Late night watching TV, used to be you here beside me
         Em                         n.c.
Is there someone there to reach me? Someone there to find me?

CHORUS 2:
Em                               G
   When the pain just rips right through me
          D               Am
Another's arms, another's arms
Em                         G
   And that's just torture to me
          D               Am
Another's arms, another's arms

CHORUS 3:
Em                 G
   Pull yourself into me
          D               Am
Another's arms, another's arms
Em                              G
   When the world means nothing to me
          D               Am
Another's arms, another's arms

INTERLUDE 2:
        Em        D
Huh Huh Huh Wuuuh Ooh
        Em        D
Huh Huh Huh Wuuuh Ooh
        Em        D
Huh Huh Huh Wuuuh Ooh
        C         Bm
Huh Huh Huh Wuuuh Ooh

INSTRUMENTAL:
Em G D Am
Em D D Am

CHORUS 4:
Em                         G
   Got to pull you close into me
          D               Am
Another's arms, another's arms
Em                     D
   Pull yourself right through me
          D               Am
Another's arms, another's arms

CHORUS 5:
Em        G
Uuuh Oooh Uuuh Oooh
D         Am
Uuuh Oooh Uuuh Oooh
Em        D
Uuuh Oooh Uuuh Oooh
D         Am
Uuuh Oooh Uuuh Oooh

VERSE 3:
Em
Late night watching TV, wish that you were here beside me
          Em
Wish that your arms were around me, your body on my body

_______________________

07. OCEANS
Capo 2

INTRO:
Asus2 E/G# Asus2/G Asus2/F#
Asus2 E/G# Asus2/G Asus2/F#

VERSE 1:
Asus2               E/G#        Asus2/G                Asus2/F#
      Wait for your call, love,         the call never came
Asus2            E/G#     Asus2/G          Asus2/F#
      Ready to fall   up,         ready to claim
Asus2                  E/G#       Asus2/G               Asus2/F#
      I'm ready for it all, love,         ready for the pain
Asus2            E/G#    Asus2/G          Asus2/F#
      Meet under sun and         meet me again
       E    Am       
In the rain
       E    Am
In the rain
       E         Am
In the rain, the rain

INTERLUDE 1:
Asus2 E/G# Asus2/G Asus2/F#

VERSE 2:
Asus2            E/G#         Asus2/G               Asus2/F#
      Behind the walls, love,         I'm trying to change
Asus2                      E/G#       Asus2/G                   Asus2/F#
      And I'm ready for it all, love,         I'm ready for the change
Asus2            E/G#      Asus2/G               Asus2/F#
      Meet me in blue sky,         meet me again
       E         Am
In the rain, the rain
       E    Am
In the rain
       E         Am
In the rain, the rain

INTERLUDE 2:
Asus2/G Asus2/F#
Asus2/G Asus2/F#

CHORUS 1:
Asus2/G                              Asus2/F#
        You've got to find yourself alone in this world
Asus2/G                              Asus2/F#
        You've got to find yourself alone

OUTRO:
E Am E Am Asus2 Am E
Uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuh

SOUNDSCAPE:
C#m [fade out]

_______________________

08. A SKY FULL OF STARS
Capo 2

INTRO:
C#m A E G#m
C#m A E G#m

VERSE 1:
C#m                 A                    E           G#m
    'Cause you're a sky, 'cause you're a sky full of stars
C#m              A           E     G#m
    I'm going to give you my heart
C#m                 A                    E           G#m
    'Cause you're a sky, 'cause you're a sky full of stars
C#m            A            E    G#m
    'Cause you light up the path

PRE-CHORUS 1:
C#m         A               E        G#m
    I don't care, go on and tear me apart
C#m         A           E      G#m
    I don't care if you do, uhuhuh, uhuhuh
C#m             A                E           G#m
    'Cause in a sky, 'cause in a sky full of stars
              C#m     A     E   G#m
I think I saw you, uhuhuhuhuhuh

INSTRUMENTAL 1:
C#m A E G#m
C#m A E G#m

INTERLUDE 1:
C#m A E G#m

VERSE 2:
C#m                 A                    E           G#m
    'Cause you're a sky, 'cause you're a sky full of stars
C#m           A           E       G#m
    I want to die in your arms, ahah
C#m                A           E            G#m
    'Cause you get lighter the more it gets dark
C#m              A           E     G#m
    I'm going to give you my heart

PRE-CHORUS 2:
C#m         A               E        G#m
    I don't care, go on and tear me apart
C#m         A           E      G#m
    I don't care if you do, uhuhuh, uhuhuh
C#m             A                E           G#m
    'Cause in a sky, 'cause in a sky full of stars
              C#m     A     E   G#m
I think I see you, uhuhuhuhuhuh
              C#m     A     E   G#m
I think I see you, uhuhuhuhuhuh

INSTRUMENTAL 2:
C#m A E G#m
C#m A E G#m
C#m A E G#m
C#m A E G#m

INSTRUMENTAL 3:
| A | B | C#m | C#m E |
| A | B | C#m | C#m E |

CHORUS 1:
A                 B             C#m
  'Cause you're a sky, you're a sky full of stars
       E        A        B     C#m    
Such a heavenly view, uhuhuhuhuhuh
              E        A        B     C#m
You're such a heavenly view, uhuhuhuhuhuh
               E
Hey, hey, hey,   oh

OUTRO:
| A | B | C#m | C#m E |
| A | B | C#m | C#m E |
| A | B | C#m | C#m   |

_______________________

09. O
Capo 3

INTRO:
| C | C | Bm | Bm | Em | Em | D | D Bm |
| C | C | Bm | Bm | Em | Em | D | D Bm |

VERSE 1:
C            Bm    Em           D    Bm
  A flock of birds    hovering above
C                 Bm     Em                         D
  Just a flock of birds,    that's how you think of love
Bm    C Bm                  Em                   D
And I always look up to the sky, pray before the dawn
      Bm       C Bm                     Em                       D
Cause they fly always, sometimes they arrive, sometimes they are gone
     Bm  C
They fly on

INTERLUDE 1:
| Bm C | C |
| Bm C | C |

VERSE 2:
C            Bm    Em           D    Bm
  A flock of birds    hovering above
C                Bm              Em                D
  Into smoke I'm turned and rise    following them up
Bm      C Bm                  Em                   D
Still I always look up to the sky, pray before the dawn
      Bm       C Bm                    Em                          D
'Cause they fly away, one minute they arrive, next you know they're gone
     Bm  C  Bm Em D
They fly on
Bm  C   Bm   Em        D
Fly on,    ohoh, ohohohoh

CHORUS 1:
   Bm  C         D        Bm                        Em
So fly on, right through,    maybe one day I'll fly next to you
   Bm  C         D        Bm                     Em
So fly on, right through,    maybe one day I can fly with you
Bm  C  Bm C
Fly on
Bm  C  Bm C
Fly on
Bm  C
Fly on

SILENCE:
n.c.

SOUNDSCAPE:
Bm   D    G  
...
Bm   D    G  
...
Bm   D    G  
...
Bm   D    G 
...
Bm   D    G
Uuuh Uuuh Uuuh
      Bm       D  G
Don't ever let go
Bm   D    G
Uuuh Uuuh Uuuh
      Bm       D  G
Don't ever let go
      Bm       D  G
Don't ever let go
n.c.
Don't ever let go

_______________________


Have fun playing! :)

Tabbed by Leonardsch in May 2014.
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Sss[xox] 10 Jul 12, 2014 08:08 AM

Lack of accuracy.

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Leonardsch 225 Jul 12, 2014 10:49 AM

Thanks, mate. Your vote has been counted.

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guitarjake2 75 Jul 26, 2016 08:26 PM

I love this bro these chords are very accurate despite what @Sss[xox] writes. I play these all the time

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