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Cheating Chords

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                             Cheating - John Newman
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Tabbed by: ND
E-mail: ndermawan@yahoo.com

Tuning: Standard

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This guy is the singer from Rudimental's song 'Feel the Love'

Really good voice in my opinion and I want to tab this out for myself as much as 
I'm also doing it for those of you who know and want to play this song.

Think he's gonna make it big soon!



Referencing this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dd0WmZS-5OU



Chords progressions are:  Bm, A & E for the Chorus
          basically and:  Bm, E, D & F#7 for verses


Bm = Barre on 2 or 7
A  = Barre on 5 or open strings on 2
E  = open strings
D  = open strings on chord on x5777x
F7 = chord on x 9 11 9 11 x


[Intro] - you can also play this using the lower chord positions, but I'm too
          lazy to tab that out sorry, should be simple enough - edit. i did it anyway


e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------7--9--7----9p7---------------7--9--7-----------7---------------------|
G|------7--9--7----9p7---------------7--9--7----9p7h9-----7h9p7--------------|
D|----------------------9--7h-8--9-------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---7-----------------------------------------------------------------------|


Alternate ending goes like: In shape of Bm


e|---------2---------------------|
B|--5p3h5-----3h5p3--------------|
G|--------------------4----------|
D|-------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------|


[Chorus]
------
         Bm
I could love you       
A
Better,
E                    E
Better than you once knew
          Bm
If you're cheatin'
       A
cheat on yeah
       E
Cause cheating's just a thing you do,
       E
its just a thing you do yeah


- play 2nd half of intro lick on LOW Bm as the filler

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----3--5--3---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----4--2--4---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----4--4--4----2p0h2--4--0h2p0--------------------------------------------|
A|--2--------------------------------2--    Go straight to verse 2     ------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


[Verse 1]
-------
           Bm           E
So you're sunday monday aah
   D                    F#7
Hanging with your boy again
           Bm           E
Came a' back on the tuesday
   D                    F#7
I told him to come here again


        Filler 1st part Bm lick (high)
Well its time to tell you
        Filler 2nd part Bm lick (low)
yeah its time to tell you


[Chorus]
------
          Bm
I could love you
  A
Better
  E                       E
Better than you once knew na na na
         Bm
If you're cheatin'
 A
cheat on
         E                      
Cause cheating's just a thing you do 
         E
its just a thing you do yeah


Filler 1st part Bm lick (high)


[Verse 2]
-------
            Bm              E
So you're friday saturday
  D                             F#7
Groovin' with that boy again
     Bm                 E
You came home a' cryin
   D                      F#7
I told you to leave again' nah na

Bm - lick, same goes.

Time to tell you
Bm
Yeah its time to tell you


[Chorus]
------
        Bm
I could love you
A
Better aw na
E                        E 
Better than you once knew no no no
            Bm
If you're cheatin'    
      A
cheat on yeah
E                               E
Cause cheating's just a thing you do
aw yeah


Bridge strumming thing

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----4-44-44-4-----4-44-44-4-----4-44-44-4-----4-44-44-4-------------------|
D|------------------------------2-------------2------------------------------|
A|--2-------------4----------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----4-44-44-4-----4-44-44-4-----4-44-44-4-----4-44-44-4-------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--2-------------4----------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------0-------------0------------------------------|  X2



We need to talk now baby
wooo so serious now alright

you done some things so bad to me o oh

you went behind my back
you made me feel sorry

you went behind my back
you made me feel sorry

you went behind my back
you made me feel sorry

you went behind my back


*Start strumming Bm to go into chorus again*

woooo na



[Chorus]
------
        Bm
I could love you
A
Better aw na
E                        E 
Better than you once knew nah nah nah
            Bm
If you're cheatin'    
      A
cheat on yeah
E                               E
Cause cheating's just a thing you do

mmm mmmm mmm

e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|------7--9--7-----------7--9--7b-----------------|
G|------7--9--7-----------7--9--7b-----------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|---------let ring----------------bend up---------|
E|---7-----------------7---------------------------|



As for the adlibs....figure it out yourself, should be easily audible but a pain to tab, sorry.
Hope it makes sense! enjoy.



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| p  Pull-off
| h  Hammer-on
| b  Bend

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douGuitar89 74 Jul 03, 2013 08:54 AM

Everything sounds good except every F7 should be F#7

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ndermawan 1,178 Sep 14, 2013 11:46 PM

Oh yeah! Thanks for catching that out :D

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