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Boulevard Of Broken Dreams Chords

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E A D G B E
Song Name: Boulevard of Broken Dreams
Artist Name: Green Day

This is a simplified version of the song that is played using 4 Main Chords and 1 
Additional Chord at the end of each chorus. The additional chord is B, though you 
can play E7 instead if you find B too hard to play for now.

This is recommended for beginner guitarist to practice and learn the song before 
moving to more advanced chord progressions and styling.

Transpose Up 1 half steps using the Ultimate-Guitar transposing tool to change the 
chords below so you can play with the original Green Day version without a capo.

Alternatively Capo the 1st fret and use the chords below to play with the original 
Green Day version.

Capo Position: 1st fret (to match original song)

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[Intro]

Em G D A x 2 


[Verse]

Em        G
 I walk a lonely road
    D             A           Em
The only one that I have ever known
           G        
Don't know where it goes 
D                A              Em
But it's home to me and I walk alone

G  D   A (Play this before entering next verse)

Em            G   
  I walk this empty street
D           A              Em      
On the Boulevard of Broken Dreams
          G    
Where the city sleeps
    D            A               Em
and I'm the only one and I walk alone

G  D               A            Em
        I walk alone,I walk alone

G  D               A      
        I walk alone,I walk a..


[Chorus]

C    G            D             Em               
  My shadow's the only one that walks beside me
C    G       D                Em
  My shallow heart's the only thing that's beating
C     G       D                Em  
  Sometimes I wish someone out there will find me
C      G        B
  'Til then I walk alone

Em      G      D      A    
  Ah-ah, Ah-ah, Ah-ah, Aaah-,
Em      G      D      A   
 Ah-ah, Ah-ah, Ah-ah, Aaah-,


[Verse 2]

Em            G        
  I'm walking down the line
D               A               Em
That divides me somewhere in my mind
       G  
On the border line
D               A             Em  
Of the edge and where I walk alone

G  D   A (Play this before entering next verse)

Em       G            
  Read between the lines
D                    A            Em
What's fucked up and everything's alright
         G          
Check my vital signs
   D              A                 Em
To know I'm still alive and I walk alone

G  D               A            Em
        I walk alone,I walk alone

G  D               A      
        I walk alone,I walk a..


[Chorus]

C    G            D             Em 
  My shadow's the only one that walks beside me
C    G       D                Em         
  My shallow heart's the only thing that's beating
C     G       D                Em
  Sometimes I wish someone out there will find me
C      G      B
'Til then I walk alone

Em      G      D      A     Em
  Ah-ah, Ah-ah, Ah-ah, Aaah-ah
      G     D
Ah-ah, Ah-ah
        A
I walk alone,I walk a..


[Solo]

C G D Em   3x    (This is played with the same rhythm as the chorus)
C G B


[Verse 3]
(This verse is shorter than the other verses)

Em            G           
  I walk this empty street
D           A              Em
On the Boulevard of Broken Dreams
          G      
Where the city sleeps
    D            A
And I'm the only one and I walk a...


[Chorus]

C    G            D             Em 
  My shadow's the only one that walks beside me
C    G       D                Em         
  My shallow heart's the only thing that's beating
C     G       D                Em
  Sometimes I wish someone out there will find me
C      G      B
'Til then I walk alone


[Ending]

Em G D A  x2  (You can either fade out or end the song by strumming Em once)
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KatieRoncalli 10 Jun 06, 2012 01:36 PM

Brilliant!

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LOLsMASTER 20 Mar 12, 2013 04:08 PM

very nice))

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Gnomes.in.poems 10 May 22, 2013 12:43 PM

yes yes yes!! all my 8th grade fantasies have come true.

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