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99 Red Balloons chords

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99 Red Balloons - Nena (1983)
Written By: Jorn-Uwe Fahrenfrog-Petersen and Carlos Karges.
Tabbed and Chorded By: Skidaddy, Esq., G.Q.

4/4 TIME @ Various TEMPOS in 'E'.

*** NOTE: This includes the Synthesizer TAB for the 'INTRO' and 'INTERLUDE' sections
          at the bottom. If you have a keyboard player accompanying, they play that
          for those sections.

Chords Used:
-----------
             GUITAR             KEYBOARD
        E  A  D  G  B  e     Bass|  Chord
       ------------------    --------------
E    -  0  2  2  1  0  0      E    B-E-G#
F#m  -  2  4  4  2  2  2      F#   A-C#-F#
A    -  x  0  2  2  2  0      A    A-C#-E
A/B  -  x  2  2  2  2  5      B    A-C#-E
Bs4  -  x  2  2  4  5  2      B    B-E-F#   -OR-
     -  x  2  4  4  5  2

INTRO/VERSE #1: [32 M]
--------------

|E                |F#m                     |A                         |
   You and I… in a lit-tle toy… shop, buy a bag of bal-loons… with the

|A/B                 |E                      |F#m                   |
 mon-ey we've… got…   Set them… free…  at the break of dawn…   'til…

|A               |A/B                 |E                    |
 one by… one…     they were… gone…     Back at… base…  bugs…

|F#m                   |A                       |
 in the… soft-… ware…   flash… the mes-… sage…

|A/B                         |E                          |
 some-… thing's out… there…    But float-ing in… the sum-…

                                                        ► See Synth TAB at bottom.
                                                        e4>
|F#m           |A                  |A/B                 e2>|
…-mer sky…      nine-… ty nine…     red… bal-loons… go… by.

*** See 'Synthesizer TAB' for measures 17-32 ('NC') at the bottom -

|NC      |NC      |NC      |NC      |NC      |NC      |NC      |NC      |


|NC      |NC      |NC      |NC      |NC      |NC      |NC      |NC      |

VERSE #2: [24 M]
--------

|E                  |F#m                |A                        |
 Nine-… ty nine…     red… bal-loons…     float-… ing… in… the sum-…

|Bs4           |E                     |F#m                     |
…-mer… sky…     Pan-ic… bells,…  it's… red a-… lert,…  there's…

|A                             |Bs4                |E                 |
 some-… thing here… from… some-… where… else…   The war… ma-chine…

|F#m                  |A                |Bs4                |E                 |
 springs… to… life…    o-… pen… up… one… ea-ger… eye,…   and fo-… cus-ing…  it…

|F#m                 |A                  |Bs4                  |E         |
 on… the sky…   where nine-… ty nine…     red… bal-loons… go…   by…

|F#m     |A       |Bs4     |E       |F#m     |A       |Bs4     |

VERSE #3: [16 M]
--------

|E                    |F#m                  |A                      |
 Nine-… ty nine…  de-… ci-… sion street…     Nine-… ty… nine… min-is…

|Bs4              |E                   |F#m                 |
…-ters… meet…   to wor-ry,… wor-…  ry,… su-per… scur-…  ry,…

|A                        |Bs4           |E                     |
 call… the troops… out… in… a… hur-… ry…  This… is what…  we've…

|F#m              |A                   |Bs4                 |
 wait-ed… for…     This… is… it… boys,… this is… war,…   the

|E                  |F#m               |A                  |
 Pres-… i-dent…  is… on… the line…   as nine-… ty nine…

                     ► See Synth TAB at bottom.
                     e4>
|Bs4                 e2>|
 red… bal-loons… go… by.

INTERLUDE: [16 M] *** Play same 'Synthesizer TAB' from measures 17-32 -
---------

|NC      |NC      |NC      |NC      |NC      |NC      |NC      |NC      |


|NC      |NC      |NC      |NC      |NC      |NC      |NC      |NC      |

VERSE #4: [27 M]
--------

|E                        |F#m                |A                        |
 Nine-… ty nine…  knights… of… the air…  ride… su-… per… high-… tech jet…

|Bs4              |E                  |F#m                |
… fight-… ers…     Ev-'ry-… one's…  a… sil-ver… he-…  ro,…

|A                      |Bs4                |E                 |
 ev-… 'ry-one's… a… Cap-… tain… Kirk…   with or-… ders to…  i-…

|F#m              |A                  |Bs4              |E                    |
-den-ti… fy,…   to cla-… ri-… fy… and… clas-si-… fy…     Scram-… ble in…  the…

|F#m                |A                  |Bs4                  |E         |
 sum-… mer sky,…     nine-… ty nine…     red… bal-loons… go…   by…

|F#m     |A       |Bs4     |E       |F#m     |A                  |
                                              Nine-… ty nine…

|Bs4                |E         |E       |E       |
 red… bal-loons… go… by…

CODA: [18 M]
----

|E                       |F#m              |A                        |
 Nine-… ty nine…  dreams… I have… had…   in ev-… 'ry… one…  a…

|Bs4               |E                        |F#m                     |
 red… bal-loon…     It's all… o-… ver and I'm stand-… ing pret-… ty…

|A                    |A/B                |E                 |
 in… this… dust… that… was… a ci-… ty,… if I could… find…  a…

|F#m              |A                         |Bs4            |
 sou-ve-… nir…     just… to prove…  the world…  was here…

|E                |F#m                |A                   |
 And… here is…  a… red… bal-loon,…   I think… of you…   and

|A/B            |A/B     |A/B     |
 let it… go…

================================================================================

*** 'Synthesizer TAB' for 'INTRO/VERSE #1' measures 17-32 and 'INTERLUDE' -
      If you have a keyboard player, they play this for those sections.

   ►  NC

R4|e>|>>e>----e>>>----|--------------e>|>>e>----e>>>----|--------------e>|
R4|--|----C>>>----C>>>|----------------|----C>>>----C>--|----------------|
R3|--|----------------|----------------|--------------e>|>>>>>>>>>>>>>>--|
L2|e>|>>e>----e>>>----|--------------e>|>>e>----e>>>----|--------------e>|
L2|--|----C>>>----C>>>|----------------|----C>>>----C>--|----------------|
L1|--|----------------|----------------|--------------e>|>>>>>>>>>>>>>>--|
   +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + …

   NC

R4|>>e>----e>>>----|--------------e>|>>------e>>>----|--------------e>|
R4|----C>>>----C>>>|----------------|----C>>>----C>--|----------------|
R3|----------------|----------------|--------------e>|>>>>>>>>>>>>>>--|
L2|>>e>----e>>>----|--------------e>|>>------e>>>----|--------------e>|
L2|----C>>>----C>>>|----------------|----C>>>----C>--|----------------|
L1|----------------|----------------|--------------e>|>>>>>>>>>>>>>>--|
   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + …

   NC

R4|>>e>----e>>>----|F>G>--e>>>e>--e>|>>e>----e>>>----|--------------e>|
R4|----C>>>----C>>>|------------C>--|----C>>>----C>>>|------------C>--|
R3|----------------|----------------|----------------|b>b>>>b>>>b>----|
L2|>>e>----e>>>----|F>G>--e>>>e>--e>|>>e>----e>>>----|--------------e>|
L2|----C>>>----C>>>|------------C>--|----C>>>----C>>>|------------C>--|
L1|----------------|----------------|----------------|b>b>>>b>>>b>----|

   NC

R4|>>e>----e>>>----|F>G>--e>>>e>--e>|>>e>----e>>>----|----------------|
R4|----C>>>----C>>>|------------C>--|----C>>>----C>>>|----------------|
R3|----------------|----------------|----------------|b>b>b>b>b>b>b>b>|
L2|>>e>----e>>>----|F>G>--e>>>e>--e>|>>e>----e>>>----|----------------|
L2|----C>>>----C>>>|------------C>--|----C>>>----C>>>|----------------|
L1|----------------|----------------|----------------|b>b>b>b>b>b>b>b>|


            
            
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