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                          HAPPY - Leona Lewis
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Tabbed by: Bob Miller
Email: onefinebob at gmail dot com
Tuning: Normal

Here's a tabbed version of the song which follows the piano pretty closely. 
It's a beautiful song, and I love the message.
Enjoy!

INTRO              VERSE
  C/G              C/G          Am         Em         G
                    Someone..   have to... win or...  can't...
e|----------------|------------|----------|----------|-------|
B|------------1h3-|1-----------|1---------|0---------|3------|
G|------------0---|0-----------|2---------|0---------|0------|
D|2---------------|2-----------|2---------|2---------|0------|
A|3---------------|3-----------|0---------|2---------|2------|
E|3---------------|3-----------|----------|0---------|3------|

  C                Am               Em               G
   Don't you..     feel the...      love in...       love won't...
e|0---0---0---1---|0---0---0---1---|3---3---3---3---|----------------|
B|1---1---1---1---|1---1---1---1---|0---0---0---0---|3---3---3---3---|
G|0-----0---0---0-|2-2---2---2---2-|0-0---0---0---0-|4---4---4---4---|
D|2---------------|2---------------|2---------------|5-5---5---5---5-|
A|3---------------|0---------------|2---------------|5---------------|
E|----------------|----------------|0---------------|3---------------|

PRE-CHORUS
  Dm      C       G                Dm       C         G
  I could stand.. side..           and...   life...   by...
e|1--0h1--0-----0|----------------|1--0h1---0----0---|-----------------|
B|3-3-----1--1h3-|3---3---3---1---|3-3------1-1h3----|3---3---3---3-1p0|
G|22------0------|4---4---4-----0-|22-----2-00-----0-|4---4---4--------|
D|0-------2------|5-5---5---5-----|0--------2--------|5-5---5---5------|
A|--------3------|5---------------|---------3--------|5----------------|
E|---------------|3---------------|------------------|3----------------|

  F                Fm              
   So unhappy        but safe as could be                So what if it
e|1---1---1---1---|1---1---1---1---|1---1---1-------|----------------|
B|1---1---1---1---|1---1---1---1---|1---1---1-------|----------------|
G|2---2---2---2---|1---1---1---1---|1---1---1-------|----------------|
D|3-3---3---3---3-|3-3---3---3---3-|3-3---3-3-------|----------------|
A|3---------------|3---------------|3---------------|----------------|
E|1---------------|1---------------|1---------------|----------------|

CHORUS
  C         Cadd11 Am         Amb6  Fmaj7       F    G
 Hurts me..        break down..     world..          feet run...
e|0---0---0---1---|0---0---0---1---|0---0---0---1---|----------------|
B|1---1---1---1---|1---1---1---1---|1---1---1---1---|3---3---3---3---|
G|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|4---4---4---4---|
D|2---2---2---2---|2---2---2---2---|3---3---3---3---|5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|
A|3---3---3---3---|0---0---0---0---|3---3---3---3---|5---5---5---5---|
E|----------------|----------------|1---1---1---1---|3---3---3---3---|

  C         Cadd11 Am         Amb6  Fmaj7       F    G
  my place..       my sound...      all the..        I'm just..
e|0---0---0---1---|0---0---0---1---|0---0---0---1---|----------------|
B|1---1---1---1---|1---1---1---1---|1---1---1---1---|3---3---3-------|
G|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|4---4---4-------|
D|2---2---2---2---|2---2---2---2---|3---3---3---3---|5-5-5-5-5-------|
A|3---3---3---3---|0---0---0---0---|3---3---3---3---|5---5---5-------|
E|----------------|----------------|1---1---1---1---|3---3---3-------|

  C                Am               Em               G
         I          just wanna be    happy..         yeah
e|0---0---0---0---|0---0---0---0---|3---3---3---3---|3---3---3-------|
B|1---1---1---1---|1---1---1---1---|0---0---0---0---|3---3---3---1---|
G|0-----0---0---0-|2-2---2---2---2-|0-0---0---0---0-|0---0---0-------|
D|2---------------|2---------------|2---------------|0-0---0---0-----|
A|3---------------|0---------------|2---------------|2---------------|
E|----------------|----------------|0---------------|3---------------|

VERSE
  C                Amadd9           Em               G
Holding on..       let go..         play..           slowly...
e|0---0---0---0---|0---0---0---0---|0---0---0---0---|----------------|
B|1---1---1---1---|1---1---1---1---|0---0---0---0---|3---3---3---3---|
G|0---0---0---0---|4---4---4---4---|0---0---0---0---|0---0---0---0---|
D|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
A|3---3---3---3---|0---0---0---0---|2---2---2---2---|2---2---2---3---|
E|----------------|----------------|0---0---0---0---|3---3---3---3---|

  C                Amadd9           Em               G
   But all..       they're..        different...     get me out...
e|0---0---0---0---|0---0---0---0---|0---0---0---0---|----------------|
B|1---1---1---1---|1---1---1---1---|0---0---0---0---|3---3---3---3---|
G|0---0---0---0---|4---4---4---4---|0---0---0---0---|0---0---0---0---|
D|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
A|3---3---3---3---|0---0---0---0---|2---2---2---2---|2---2---2---3---|
E|----------------|----------------|0---0---0---0---|3---3---3---3---|

PRE-CHORUS
  Dm        C          G
   I can't  stand by.. side...
e|1--0h1p0--0----0----|-----------------|
B|3-3-----3-1-1h3-3p1-|3----0--1--0-----|
G|22--------00--------|0-0h2--0--0--0h2-|
D|0---------2---------|0----------------|
A|----------3---------|2----------------|
E|--------------------|3----------------|

  Dm        C         G
  And watch...        by..         pass me by
e|1--0h1p03-0---1p0--|------------|x---x--x--x-----|
B|3-3-------1--3---31|0-----------|x---x--x--x-----|
G|22--------0--------|0-----------|x---x--x--x-----|
D|0---------2--------|0-----------|x---x--x--x-----|
A|----------3--------|2-----------|x---x--x--x-----|
E|-------------------|3-----------|x---x--x--x-----|

CHORUS
  C         Cadd11 Am         Amb6  Fmaj7       F    G
 Hurts me..        break down..     world..          feet run...
e|0---0---0---1---|0---0---0---1---|0---0---0---1---|----------------|
B|1---1---1---1---|1---1---1---1---|1---1---1---1---|3---3---3---3---|
G|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|4---4---4---4---|
D|2---2---2---2---|2---2---2---2---|3---3---3---3---|5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|
A|3---3---3---3---|0---0---0---0---|3---3---3---3---|5---5---5---5---|
E|----------------|----------------|1---1---1---1---|3---3---3---3---|

  C         Cadd11 Am         Amb6  Fmaj7       F    G
  my place..       my sound...      all the..        I'm just..
e|0---0---0---1---|0---0---0---1---|0---0---0---1---|----------------|
B|1---1---1---1---|1---1---1---1---|1---1---1---1---|3---3---3-------|
G|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|4---4---4-------|
D|2---2---2---2---|2---2---2---2---|3---3---3---3---|5-5-5-5-5-------|
A|3---3---3---3---|0---0---0---0---|3---3---3---3---|5---5---5-------|
E|----------------|----------------|1---1---1---1---|3---3---3-------|

BRIDGE
  Dm      Am       C      G         D       Am       C       G
happy..                        oh   happy              oh      so when it
e|1---0-----------|0---------------|1---0-----------|0-----------------|
B|--------1----1h3|---3---0--------|--------1----1h3|----3---0---1p0---|
G|----------------|----------------|----------------|---------------2p0|
D|0---------------|----------------|0---------------|------------------|
A|--------0----0h2|3--3--2---------|--------0----0h2|3---3---3-2-0-----|
E|----------------|-------3--------|----------------|---------------3--|

  Dm      Am       C      G         F                Fm
turns..           stranger..        victim...        anything..
e|1---0-----------|0---------------|1---1---1---1---|1---1---1-------|
B|--------1----1h3|---3---0--------|1---1---1---1---|1---1---1-------|
G|----------------|----------------|2---2---2---2---|1---1---1-------|
D|0---------------|----------------|--3---3---3---3-|--3---3-3-------|
A|--------0----0h2|3--3--2---------|----------------|----------------|
E|----------------|-------3--------|----------------|----------------|

CHORUS/OUTRO
  C         Cadd11 Am         Amb6  Fmaj7       F    G
Hurts me..        break down..     world..          feet run...
e|0---0---0---1---|0---0---0---1---|0---0---0---1---|3---3---3-------|
B|1---1---1---1---|1---1---1---1---|1---1---1---1---|3---3---3-------|
G|0-0---0---0---0-|2-2---2---2---2-|2-2---2---2---2-|4---4---4-------|
D|2---------------|2---------------|3---------------|5-5---5-5-------|
A|3---------------|0---------------|3---------------|5---------------|
E|----------------|----------------|1---------------|3---------------|

  C         Cadd11 Am         Amb6  Fmaj7       F    G
  my place..       my sound...      all the..        I just..
e|0---0---0---1---|0---0---0---1---|0---0---0---1---|3---3---3---3---|
B|1---1---1---1---|1---1---1---1---|1---1---1---1---|3---3---3---3---|
G|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|4---4---4---4---|
D|2---2---2---2---|2---2---2---2---|3---3---3---3---|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
A|3---3---3---3---|0---0---0---0---|3---3---3---3---|5---5---5---5---|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|3---3---3---3---|

  C         Cadd11 Am         Amb6  Fmaj7       F    G
Happy          Happy             Happy               I just wanan be...
e|0---0---0---1---|0---0---0---1---|0---0---0---1---|3---3---3-------|
B|1---1---1---1---|1---1---1---1---|1---1---1---1---|3---3---3-------|
G|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|4---4---4-------|
D|2---2---2---2---|2---2---2---2---|3---3---3---3---|5-5-5-5-5-------|
A|3---3---3---3---|0---0---0---0---|3---3---3---3---|5---5---5-------|
E|----------------|----------------|1---1---1---1---|3---3---3-------|

  C                Am               Em               G
                   Oh           happy
e|0---0---0---1---|0---0---0---1---|3---3---3---3---|----------------||
B|1---1---1---1---|1---1---1---1---|0---0---0---0---|3---3-----3-----||
G|0-----0---0---0-|2-2---2---2---2-|0-0---0---0---0-|4---4-----4-----||
D|2---------------|2---------------|2---------------|5-5---5---5-----||
A|3---------------|0---------------|----------------|----------------||
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||


INTRO
C 
VERSE
C                             Am                      Em
Someone once told me that you have to choose what you win or lose
    G
You can't have everything
C                                 Am                       Em
Don't you take chances, you might feel the pain, don't you love in vain
      G
Cause love won't set you free

PRE-CHORUS
Dm       C            G    Dm              C            G
 I could stand by the side  and watch this life pass me by
F          Fm
 So unhappy  but safe as could be

CHORUS
              C           Cadd11     Am
So what if it hurts me? So what it I break down?
   Amb6         Fmaj7                        F
So what if this world just throws me off the edge
   G
My feet run out of ground
             C           Cadd11     Am  
I gotta find my place, I wanna hear my sound
      Amb6       Fmaj7                    F
Don't care about all the pain in front of me
      G                           C Am            Em     G
Cause I'm just trying to be happy  I  just wanna be happy,  yeah

VERSE
C                              Amadd9                 Em
Holding on tightly, just can't let go, just trying to play my role
G
Slowly disappear
C                                   Amadd9
 But all these days, they feel like they're the same,
     Em
Just different faces, different names
G
Get me out of here

PRE-CHORUS
Dm       C            G            Dm              C            G
 I can't stand by the side, ooh no, and watch this life pass me by, 

Pass me by

CHORUS
              C           Cadd11     Am
So what if it hurts me? So what it I break down?
   Amb6         Fmaj7                        F
So what if this world just throws me off the edge
   G
My feet run out of ground
             C           Cadd11     Am  
I gotta find my place, I wanna hear my sound
      Amb6       Fmaj7                    F
Don't care about all the pain in front of me
      G                        Dm Am C G    Dm    Am C  G
Cause I'm just trying to be happy        Oh, happy,   oh
BRIDGE
           Dm                 Am              C                G  
So when it turns that I can't see, like I'm a stranger on this road
              F             Fm
But don't say victim, don't say anything

CHORUS/OUTRO
              C           Cadd11     Am
So what if it hurts me? So what it I break down?
   Amb6         Fmaj7                        F
So what if this world just throws me off the edge
   G
My feet run out of ground
            C            Cadd11   Am  
I gotta find my place, I wanna hear my sound
      Amb6       Fmaj7                    F
Don't care about all the pain in front of me
G                 C     Cadd11 Am  Amb6 Fmaj7 F
I just wanna be happy      happy,    happy,
G                     C Am    Em  G
I just wanna be happy   Oh  Happy

Cadd11: x32011
Amb6:   x02211
Fmaj7:  133210 (Use your thumb on the low E string to get the bass note F)

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| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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