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Blackstar chords

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Complete and well-aligned chords for the whole song / simple tab for the timing of the basic pattern / suggestions for playable voicings. Was this info helpful? Yes No
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             Blackstar – David Bowie
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Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: Standard

David Bowie 
Blackstar (2015)
(David Bowie)

From: "Blackstar"

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CHORDS

          E-A-D-G-B-e
F#        x-x-4-3-2-2
C#/F      x-x-3-1-2-1
E         x-x-2-1-0-0
Gm7/D#    x-x-1-4-4-4  or x-x-1-1-0-2
D6        x-x-0-4-3-2
F#/C#     x-4-x-3-2-2
Ddim7     x-5-6-4-6-x  or x-x-0-1-0-1
C#        x-4-3-1-2-1


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FRAME, intro
  B Bsus4 B   C    B           C    B           Am   B           C
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
e|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|----5---4---5---|------------5---|4-----------1---|------------5---|
G|4---4---4---5---|4-----------5---|4-----------2---|4-----------5---|
D|4---4---4---5---|4-----------5---|4-----------2---|4-----------5---|
A|2-----------3---|2-----------3---|2-----------0---|2-----------3---|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

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 _________
 F R A M E

INTRO
| B  Bsus4 B C | B     C | B    Am | B    C |


VERSE
B  
 In the Villa of Ormen
C  B
     In the Villa of Ormen
Am  B
     Stands a solitary candle
C   D
Ah, aaaaah
Em  C
Ah, aaaaah
       D            C
In the centre of it all
       D            C
In the centre of it all
D   | B  Bsus4 B C | B    C | B   C | B    Am |
Your eyes


VERSE
[ Am ] B
        On the day of execution
C  B
     On the day of execution
Am  B
     Only women kneel and smile
C   D
Ah, aaaaah
Em  C
Ah, aaaaah
       D            C
At the centre of it all
       D            C
At the centre of it all
D   | B  Bsus4 B C | B    C | B     Am | B    C |
Your eyes,               your eyes


INTERLUDE
D    C   [ B ]
Aah, aah, aaaaah

| B    C | B    Am | B    C |
| D    Em | C    D | C    D | C    D |
| B    C | B    C | B    Am | B    C |

D    C   [ B ]
Aah, aah, aaaaah

| B   Bsus4 B C | B    C | B    C |



VERSE
B  
 In the Villa of Ormen
C  B
     In the Villa of Ormen
Am  B
     Stands a solitary candle
C   D
Ah, aaaaah
Em  C
Ah, aaaaah
       D            C
At the centre of it all
       D            C
At the centre of it all
D   | B Bsus4 B C | B    C | B     Am | B    C |
Your eyes,              your eyes


INTERLUDE
D    C   [ B ]
Aah, aah, aaaaah

| B Bsus4 B C | B    C | B Bsus4 B C | 
| B Bsus4 B C | B    Am | B Bsus4 B C | 
                 [ no chord, freely ]
| B Bsus4 B C |     (oooh, oooh ...)


_________________
B L A C K S T A R

INTRO
| F# | C#/F | E | G#m7/D# |
| D6 | F#/C# | Ddim7 | C# |


VERSE
F#                         C#/F
 Something happened on the day he died
E                       G#m7/D#
 Spirit rose a metre and stepped aside
    D6                            F#/C#
Somebody else took his place, and bravely cried
      Ddim7
I'm a blackstar
      C#
I'm a blackstar


VERSE
F#                      C#/F
 How many times does an angel fall?
E                      G#m7/D#
 How many people lie instead of talking tall?
   D6                              F#/C#
He trod on sacred ground, he cried loud into the crowd
      Ddim7
I'm a blackstar
      C#                   C#
I'm a blackstar (I'm not a gangstar)


MIDDLE 8
C
I can’t answer why (I’m a blackstar)
     C#
Just go with me (I’m not a filmstar)
      C
I’m-a take you home (I’m a blackstar)
          C#
Take your passport and shoes (I’m not a pop star)
          C
And your sedatives, boo (I’m a blackstar)
         C#
You’re a flash in the pan (I’m not a Marvel star)
        C
I’m the great I am (I’m a blackstar)


VERSE
F#                    C#/F
 I'm a blackstar, way up, oh honey, I've got game
E                      G#m7/D#
 I see right so white, so open-heart it's pain
  D6                           F#/C#
I want eagles in my daydreams, diamonds in my eyes
      Ddim7
I'm a blackstar
      C#
I'm a blackstar


VERSE
F#                         C#/F
 Something happened on the day he died
E                       G#m7/D#
 Spirit rose a metre and stepped aside
    D6                            F#/C#
Somebody else took his place, and bravely cried
      Ddim7
I'm a blackstar
      C#               C#
I'm a star star (I'm a blackstar)


MIDDLE 8
C
I can’t answer why (I’m not a gangstar)
          C#
But I can tell you how (I’m not a flam star)
        C
We were born upside-down (I’m a star star)
         C#
Born the wrong way ‘round (I’m not a whitestar)
      C
I’m a blackstar
          B
I’m not a gangstar (I’m a blackstar)
       C
 I’m a blackstar
          C#
I’m not a pornstar, I’m not a wandering star
C
Oooh, ooh, ooh, ooh
     [ B |
I’m a blackstar, I’m a blackstar)


_________
F R A M E

| B Bsus4 B C | B     C | B    Am | B    C |

VERSE
B  
 In the Villa of Ormen
Am  B
     Stands a solitary candle
C   D
Ah, aaaaah
Em  C
Ah, aaaaah
       D            C
In the centre of it all
D   | B  Bsus4 B C | B    C | B   C | B    Am |
Your eyes


VERSE
[ Am ] B
        On the day of execution
Am  B
     Only women kneel and smile
C   D
Ah, aaaaah
Em  C
Ah, aaaaah
       D            C
At the centre of it all
D   | B  Bsus4 B C | B    C | B     Am | B    C |
Your eyes,               your eyes


INTERLUDE
D    C   [ B ]
Aah, aah, aaaaah

| B  Bsus4 B C | B | B       C | 
| B        C | B    C | B          C | 
| B        C | B    C | B          C | 

(playback peters out)
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