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Hi everyone, just found a really good chord structure for this great song by coldplay,
the fourth song on their first album 'Parachutes' released in 2000. I've tabbed quite a
coldplay songs so if you want me to give you the chords to any others, please feel free 
email me on joshhj@btconnect.com and i'll see what i can do for you.

Happy playing!

The Tuning is EADGBd

And you'll need a CAPO on the 6th fret.

Chords (reletive to capo) (Bottom E from left)
      Em7     0-2-2-0-0-0----------|
  Em(maj9)    x-6-4-0-0-0----------|
      Em7*    x-7-5-0-0-0----------|
        G9    x-8-7-0-0-0----------|
Dbdim    x-4-2-0-0-0-------------------|
     Cmaj9    x-3-2-0-0-0----------|
     Gmaj7    x-5-4-0-0-0----------|
Amadd9/11    5-7-7-5-0-0-------------------|
         G    3-5-5-4-0-0----------|
  Em(maj7)    x-6-5-0-0-0----------|
     Em7/G    0-0-0-0-x-x-|


Both Chris Martin and Jonny Buckland play an intro here, listen to the track for timing,

Guitar 1 - Em7*  Em(maj9) Em7/G  G9
Guitar 2 - Gmaj7          Em7*       Gmaj7       Em7*

[Verse 1]

Gmaj7                Em7* Gmaj7
Did i drive you away?
Well i know what you'll say
            Am add9/11              Gmaj7 G Gmaj7
You'll say "Oh, sing one you know".
                       Em7* Gmaj7
But I promise you this,
                 Em7     Am add9/11
I'll always look out for you
That's what I'll do.

[Bridge 1]

    Em7 Em(maj9) Em7* G9 D(flat)dim Cmaj7
Say I, 
And I say, --(repeat above chords)-------|

Link 1 -

Just 1 guitar this time

Gmaj7 Em7* Gmaj7 Em7

[Verse 2]

Gmaj7             Em7* Gmaj7
My heart is yours,
                Em7*    Am add9/11
It's you that I hold on to,
              Gmaj7 G Gmaj 7
That's what I do
                       Em7* Em(maj7) Gmaj7
And I know I was wrong,
But I won't let you down
Am add9/11                              Gmaj7 G
Oh yeah, I will, yeah I will, yes I will

Bridge 2 - as bridge 1, but instead of "and say I." sing; "I cry I."


           Gmaj7 Em7*
And I saw sparks,
           Gmaj7 Em7*
Yeah I saw sparks,   (2x)
See me now.


            Em7* Gmaj7
La la la, la oh,      (4x)

and stum a G or a Gmaj7 to finish. 

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hanamiaecho 18 Jul 17, 2017 02:02 PM

I find I prefer this one to the other tab, as this is much easier and sounds almost identical to the actual song. great job to the author! this tab may have no reviews and fewer ratings but the quality is just as swell.

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