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Shape Of You Acoustic tab

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  • A fairly straight forward fingerstyle interpretati... Show more
  • Standard Tuning. No capo necessary.
  • This tab of Shape of You by Ed Sheeran follows his... Show more
  • Easy to follow, fully structured with time frames.
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This tab of Shape of You by Ed Sheeran follows his live Capital FM performance. For a video tutorial on this tab, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oUIq0EnApn4. Was this info helpful? Yes No
This tab of Shape of You by Ed Sheeran follows his acoustic live Capital FM performance. For a video tutorial 
on this tab, visit the link below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oUIq0EnApn4


Main rhythm (repeats through every part of the song except for sections specified below):

                G#m             C#m               E               F#
                1 e + a 2 e + a 3 e + a 4 e + a   1 e + a 2 e + a 3 e + a 4 e + a
              e---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
              b-----------------------5-x-------|---------------------------------|
              G-------4-x-------------6-x-------|-------1-x-------------3-x-------|
              D-------6-x---------6-----x-------|-------2-x-------------4-x-------|
              A---6-----x-----------4---x-------|---2-----x---------4-----x-------|
              E-4---4---x-----------------------|-0---0---x-----------2---x-------|

picking hand:   T P T R Slap      P T R Slap      T P T R Slap      P T R Slap
                      M               M                 M               M


Punch Variation (end of "girl you know I want your love" part on "come on now, follow my lead, come, come on
now follow my lead" lyric):

                G#m             C#m               E               F#
                1 e + a 2 e + a 3 e + a 4 e + a   1 e + a 2 e + a 3 e + a 4 e + a
              e---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
              b-----------------------5-x-------|---------------------------------|
              G-------4-x-------------6-x-------|-1---------------3-------x-------|
              D-------6-x---------6-----x-------|-2---------------4-------x-------|
              A---6-----x-----------4---x-------|-2---------------4-------x-------|
              E-4---4---x-----------------------|-0---------------2-------x-------|

picking hand:   T P T R Slap      P T R Slap      R               R       Slap
                      M               M           M               M
                                                  P               P
                                                  T               T


Breakdown Variation (repeats through "come on be my baby come on" section, starting on "everyday discovering 
something brand new" lyric):

                G#m             C#m               E               F#
                1 e + a 2 e + a 3 e + a 4 e + a   1 e + a 2 e + a 3 e + a 4 e + a
              e---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
              b-------------------------x-------|---------------------------------|
              G---------x---------------x-------|---------x---------------x-------|
              D---------x---------------x-------|---------x---------------x-------|
              A---------x-----------4---x-------|---------x---------------x-------|
              E-4-------x-----------------------|-0-------x-----------2---x-------|

picking hand:   T       Slap        T   Slap      T       Slap        T   Slap
                                                                       

Legend

x = muted slap
T = thumb (picking hand)
P = pointer (picking hand)
M = middle (picking hand)
R = ring (picking hand)

            
            
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DTJPlay 1,592 May 08, 2017 04:38 AM

Here is our Tutorial

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Iy6nV3fJi4

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