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Absolute Beginners ukulele

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                Absolute Beginners – David Bowie
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Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: soprano C

David Bowie
Absolute Beginners (Single Edit, 1986)
(Bowie)

Album Version on: 
"Absolute Beginners: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack"

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CHORDS

          g-C-E-A
Asus4     2-2-0-0
Gadd9     2-2-3-2
Amaj7     1-1-0-0
Gdim7     0-1-0-1
Cadd9     0-2-0-3

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INTRO

| D | G            D
        Bah-bah-ba-ooh
G            A
  Bah-bah-ba-ooh
Asus4  Gadd9     A
       Bah-bah-ba-ooh
Asus4  Gadd9     D
       Bah-bah-ba-ooh
G            D
  Bah-bah-ba-ooh
G            A
  Bah-bah-ba-ooh
Asus4  Gadd9     A
       Bah-bah-ba-ooh
Asus4  Gadd9    | D | % |
       Bah-bah-ba-ooh


VERSE
                    | Bm | % |
I’ve nothing much to offer
| Amaj7 |  Amaj7                     Gdim7
             There’s nothing much to take
| G | G                 | D  |  %  |
       I’m an absolute beginner
| Cadd9 | Cadd9                Bm   | Em A |
            And I’m absolutely sane


VERSE
| D | D                  | Bm | % |
        As long as we're together
| Amaj7 |  Amaj7                Gdim7
             The rest can go to hell
| G | G6             | D  |  %  |
        I absolutely love you
| Cadd9 | Cadd9                  Bm   | % |
            But we're absolute beginners


BRIDGE
| G | Gadd9          D             | Dsus2 |
        With eyes completely open
| F# | F#                    A 
         But nervous all the same


CHORUS
Asus2 A   D
If    our love song
               G
Could fly over mountains
                   Bm
Could laugh at the ocean
              F#
Just like the films
Em      A  D
There’s no reason
                G
To feel all the hard times
                Bm
To lay down the hard lines
             A
It’s absolutely true


INTERLUDE
A  Gadd9     A
   Bah-bah-ba-ooh
Asus4  Gadd9     A
       Bah-bah-ba-ooh
Asus4  Gadd9    | D | % |
       Bah-bah-ba-ooh


VERSE
                  | Bm | % |
Nothing much could happen
| Amaj7 |  Amaj7              Gdim7
             Nothing we can’t shake
| G | G                    | D  |  %  |
       Well we’re absolute beginners
| Cadd9 | Cadd9                  Bm   | Em A |
            With nothing much at stake


VERSE
| D | D                        | Bm7 | % |
        As long as you’re still smiling
| Amaj7 |  Amaj7                    Gdim7
             There’s nothing more I need
| G | G            | D  |  %  |
        I absolutely love you
| Cadd9 | Cadd9                  Bm   | % |
            But we're absolute beginners


BRIDGE
| G | Gadd9               D        | Dsus2 D |
        But if my love is your love
| F# | F#                    A 
         We're certain to succeed


CHORUS
Asus2 A   D
If    our love song
               G
Could fly over mountains
                Bm
Could sail over heartache
              F#
Just like the films
Em A       D
If there’s reason
                G
To feel all the hard times
                Bm
To lay down the hard lines
            | A | % |
It’s absolutely true


CHORUS (part 1, instrumental)
| D | % | G | % |
| Bm | % | F# | Em A |

CHORUS (part 2, sax solo)
| D | % | G | % |
| Bm | % | A | % |


OUTRO (chorus, sax solo)
| D | % | G | % |
| Bm | % | F# | Em A |
| D | % | G | % |
| Bm | % | A | % |

(fade out)
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