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Mercy tab

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  • Acoustic fingerstyle arrangement for Mercy by Shawn Mendes by LetsPlayGuitar.

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Acoustic fingerstyle arrangement for Mercy by Shawn Mendes by LetsPlayGuitar. Was this info helpful? Yes No
Artist: Shawn Mendes
Song: Mercy
Capo 2nd fret
Standard tuning
video lesson: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kk7UiUqgPc

The strumming in the bridge is DDUD

[Intro]
e|-----------------------------|--------0----------|
B|--------1--------------------|----1h3------1/3---|
G|----0h2----0h2---0h2---------|----------2--0-----|
D|--0------------------0h2-0---|-------------------|
A|-----------------------------|--0----------------|
E|---------------1-------------|-------------------|

e|-----------------------------|--------0----------|
B|--------1--------------------|----1h3------1h3---|
G|----0h2----0h2---0h2---------|----------2--------|
D|--0------------------0h2-0---|-------------------|
A|-----------------------------|--0----------------|
E|---------------1-------------|-------------3-----|

[Verse 1]
You've got a hold of me..  Dont even know your power
e|------0-0---------------|---------------0---------|
B|--------------1h3-3-----|------3-3-1--3---1-------|
G|----2-------2-----------|----0--------------2-----|
D|--0---------------------|-------------------------| 
A|------------------------|--0----------------------|
E|----------1-------------|-------------3-----------|
I stand a hundred feet     But i fall when im around you
e|------0-0---------------|---------------0---------|
B|--------------1h3-3-----|------3-3-1--3---1-------|
G|----2-------2-----------|----0--------------2-----|
D|--0---------------------|-------------------------| 
A|------------------------|--0----------------------|
E|----------1-------------|-------------3-----------|

[Pre-Chorus]
Show me an open door        Then you go and slam it on me  
e|------------------------|---------------|---------------|
B|------------------------|---------------|---------------|
G|------2-0-----0-0-------|------2-2-0----|--0h2-0--------|
D|-----3------2-----2-----|----2----------|--------0h2-0--|
A|----3-------------------|--0------------|---------------|
E|--1--------0------------|---------------|--3------------|
I cant take anymore         Im sayin baby       
e|------0-0---------------|------------0-----------|
B|--------------1h3-3-----|--------1-3-------------|
G|----2-------2-----------|----0h2-----------------|
D|--0---------------------|------------------------|
A|------------------------|------------------------|
E|----------1-------------|--0---------------------|

[Chorus]
Please have mercy on me ..     Take it easy on my heart
   Dm              F             Am                G   
e|-------------|----------0-0--|---------------|----------0-0--|
B|--3---(1)----|---------------|--1-------3-3--|-----(3)-------|
G|----2-----2--|----3----------|----2-(2)------|---0-----------|
D|--0----------|-------(3)-----|---------------|---------------| 
A|-------x-----|--------x------|--0----x-------|------x--------|
E|-------x-----|--1-----x------|-------x-------|--3---x--------|

Even though you dont mean to hurt me.. You keep tearin me apart
   Dm              F             Am                G   
e|-------------|----------0-0--|---------------|----------0-0--|
B|--3---(1)----|---------------|--1-------3-3--|-----(3)-------|
G|----2-----2--|----3----------|----2-(2)------|---0-----------|
D|--0----------|-------(3)-----|---------------|---------------| 
A|-------x-----|--------x------|--0----x-------|------x--------|
E|-------x-----|--1-----x------|-------x-------|--3---x--------|

Would you please have mercy mercy on my heart

e|----------------|-------(1)----|----------------|----0-0------|
B|---------(1)-3--|--------x--1--|--1----x--1-----|--3----------|
G|----2--------2--|--------x-----|-------x--3--0--|-------------| 
D|--0----0--------|----3---------|----2-(2)-------|-------------| 
A|----------x-----|--------------|--0-------------|-------------|
E|----------x-----|--1-----------|----------------|--3----------|
Would you please have mercy mercy on my heart
e|----------------|-------(1)----|--------------------|
B|---------(1)-3--|--------x--1--|--1----x--1----1/3--|
G|----2--------2--|--------x-----|-------x----0-------|
D|--0----0--------|----3---------|----2-(2)-----------|
A|----------x-----|--------------|--0-----------------|
E|----------x-----|--1-----------|--------------------|

[Verse 2]
Id drive through the night..Just to be near you baby
e|------0-0---------------|---------------0---------|
B|--------------1h3-3-----|------3-3-1--3---1-------|
G|----2-------2-----------|----0--------------2-----|
D|--0---------------------|-------------------------| 
A|------------------------|--0----------------------|
E|----------1-------------|-------------3-----------|
Heart old and testified    Tell me that im not crazy
e|------0-0---------------|---------------0---------|
B|--------------1h3-3-----|------3-3-1--3---1-------|
G|----2-------2-----------|----0--------------2-----|
D|--0---------------------|-------------------------| 
A|------------------------|--0----------------------|
E|----------1-------------|-------------3-----------|

[Pre-Chorus]
Im not asking for a lot    Just that you're honets with me  
e|------------------------|---------------|---------------|
B|------------------------|---------------|---------------|
G|------2-0-----0-0-------|------2-2-0----|--0h2-0--------|
D|-----3------2-----2-----|----2----------|--------0h2-0--|
A|----3-------------------|--0------------|---------------|
E|--1--------0------------|---------------|--3------------|
My pride is all I got        Im sayin baby       
e|------0-0---------------|------------0-----------|
B|--------------1h3-3-----|--------1-3-------------|
G|----2-------2-----------|----0h2-----------------|
D|--0---------------------|------------------------| 
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|----------1-------------|--0---------------------|

[Chorus]
Please have mercy on me ..     Take it easy on my heart
   Dm              F             Am                G   
e|-------------|----------0-0--|---------------|----------0-0--|
B|--3---(1)----|---------------|--1-------3-3--|-----(3)-------|
G|----2-----2--|----3----------|----2-(2)------|---0-----------|
D|--0----------|-------(3)-----|---------------|---------------| 
A|-------x-----|--------x------|--0----x-------|------x--------|
E|-------x-----|--1-----x------|-------x-------|--3---x--------|

Even though you dont mean to hurt me.. You keep tearin me apart
   Dm              F             Am                G   
e|-------------|----------0-0--|---------------|----------0-0--|
B|--3---(1)----|---------------|--1-------3-3--|-----(3)-------|
G|----2-----2--|----3----------|----2-(2)------|---0-----------|
D|--0----------|-------(3)-----|---------------|---------------| 
A|-------x-----|--------x------|--0----x-------|------x--------|
E|-------x-----|--1-----x------|-------x-------|--3---x--------|

Would you please have mercy on me   Im a puppet on your string

e|----------------|-------(1)----|----------------|----0-0------|
B|---------(1)-3--|--------x--1--|--1----x--1-----|--3----------|
G|----2--------2--|--------x-----|-------x--3--0--|-------------| 
D|--0----0--------|----3---------|----2-(2)-------|-------------| 
A|----------x-----|--------------|--0-------------|-------------|
E|----------x-----|--1-----------|----------------|--3----------|

And even though you got good intentions I need you to set me free
e|----------------|-------(1)----|--------------------|
B|---------(1)-3--|--------x--1--|--1----x--1----1/3--|
G|----2--------2--|--------x-----|-------x----0-------|
D|--0----0--------|----3---------|----2-(2)-----------|
A|----------x-----|--------------|--0-----------------|
E|----------x-----|--1-----------|--------------------|

Would you please have mercy mercy on my heart
e|----------------|-------(1)----|----------------|----0-0------|
B|---------(1)-3--|--------x--1--|--1----x--1-----|--3----------|
G|----2--------2--|--------x-----|-------x--3--0--|-------------| 
D|--0----0--------|----3---------|----2-(2)-------|-------------| 
A|----------x-----|--------------|--0-------------|-------------|
E|----------x-----|--1-----------|----------------|--3----------|

Would you please have mercy mercy on my heart
e|----------------|-------(1)----|--------------------|
B|---------(1)-3--|--------x--1--|--1----x--1----1/3--|
G|----2--------2--|--------x-----|-------x----0-------|
D|--0----0--------|----3---------|----2-(2)-----------|
A|----------x-----|--------------|--0-----------------|
E|----------x-----|--1-----------|--------------------|

[Bridge]
Consuming all the air inside my lungs
       F          Am7          
e|-----------|-----------|
B|-----------|--1-1-1-1--|
G|--2-2-2-2--|-----------|
D|--3-3-3-3--|--2-2-2-2--|
A|--3-3-3-3--|-----------|
E|--1-1-1-1--|-----------|
Ripping all the skin from off my bones
      C           G 
e|-----------|--3-3-3-3--|
B|--1-1-1-1--|-----------|
G|-----------|-----------|
D|--2-2-2-2--|-----------|
A|--3-3-3-3--|--2-2-2-2--|
E|-----------|--3-3-3-3--|
I'm prepared to sacrifice my life
       F          Am7          
e|-----------|-----------|
B|-----------|--1-1-1-1--|
G|--2-2-2-2--|-----------|
D|--3-3-3-3--|--2-2-2-2--|
A|--3-3-3-3--|-----------|
E|--1-1-1-1--|-----------|
I would gladly do it twice
      C           G 
e|-----------|--3-3-3-3--|
B|--1-1-1-1--|-----------|
G|-----------|-----------|
D|--2-2-2-2--|-----------|
A|--3-3-3-3--|--2-2-2-2--|
E|-----------|--3-3-3-3--|

Consuming all the air inside my lungs
       F          Am7          
e|-----------|-----------|
B|-----------|--1-1-1-1--|
G|--2-2-2-2--|-----------|
D|--3-3-3-3--|--2-2-2-2--|
A|--3-3-3-3--|-----------|
E|--1-1-1-1--|-----------|
Ripping all the skin from off my bones
      C           G 
e|-----------|--3-3-3-3--|
B|--1-1-1-1--|-----------|
G|-----------|-----------|
D|--2-2-2-2--|-----------|
A|--3-3-3-3--|--2-2-2-2--|
E|-----------|--3-3-3-3--|
I'm prepared to sacrifice my life
       F          Am7          
e|-----------|-----------|
B|-----------|--1-1-1-1--|
G|--2-2-2-2--|-----------|
D|--3-3-3-3--|--2-2-2-2--|
A|--3-3-3-3--|-----------|
E|--1-1-1-1--|-----------|
I would gladly do it twice
      C           G 
e|-----------|--3-3-3-3--|
B|--1-1-1-1--|-----------|
G|-----------|-----------|
D|--2-2-2-2--|-----------|
A|--3-3-3-3--|--2-2-2-2--|
E|-----------|--3-3-3-3--|

[Chorus]
Please have mercy on me ..         Take it easy on my heart
   Dm              F             Am                G   
e|-------------|----------0-0--|---------------|----------0-0--|
B|--3---(1)----|---------------|--1-------3-3--|-----(3)-------|
G|----2-----2--|----3----------|----2-(2)------|---0-----------|
D|--0----------|-------(3)-----|---------------|---------------| 
A|-------x-----|--------x------|--0----x-------|------x--------|
E|-------x-----|--1-----x------|-------x-------|--3---x--------|

Even though you dont mean to hurt me.. You keep tearin me apart
   Dm              F             Am                G   
e|-------------|----------0-0--|---------------|----------0-0--|
B|--3---(1)----|---------------|--1-------3-3--|-----(3)-------|
G|----2-----2--|----3----------|----2-(2)------|---0-----------|
D|--0----------|-------(3)-----|---------------|---------------| 
A|-------x-----|--------x------|--0----x-------|------x--------|
E|-------x-----|--1-----x------|-------x-------|--3---x--------|

Would you please have mercy on me   Im a puppet on your string

e|----------------|-------(1)----|----------------|----0-0------|
B|---------(1)-3--|--------x--1--|--1----x--1-----|--3----------|
G|----2--------2--|--------x-----|-------x--3--0--|-------------| 
D|--0----0--------|----3---------|----2-(2)-------|-------------| 
A|----------x-----|--------------|--0-------------|-------------|
E|----------x-----|--1-----------|----------------|--3----------|

And even though you got good intentions I need you to set me free

e|----------------|-----------(1)-------|--------------------|
B|---------(1)-3--|------------x--1-----|--1----x--1----1/3--|
G|----2--------2--|------------x--------|-------x----0-------|
D|--0----0--------|-------3-------------|----2-(2)-----------|
A|----------x-----|---------------------|--0-----------------|
E|----------x-----|---1-----------------|--------------------|

I'm begging you for mercy, mercy on my heart
e|----------------|-------(1)----|----------------|----0-0------|
B|---------(1)-3--|--------x--1--|--1----x--1-----|--3----------|
G|----2--------2--|--------x-----|-------x--3--0--|-------------| 
D|--0----0--------|----3---------|----2-(2)-------|-------------| 
A|----------x-----|--------------|--0-------------|-------------|
E|----------x-----|--1-----------|----------------|--3----------|

I'm begging you for mercy, mercy on my heart
e|----------------|-------(1)----|--------------------|
B|---------(1)-3--|--------x--1--|--1----x--1----1/3--|
G|----2--------2--|--------x-----|-------x----0-------|
D|--0----0--------|----3---------|----2-(2)-----------|
A|----------x-----|--------------|--0-----------------|
E|----------x-----|--1-----------|--------------------|

[Outro]
e|-----------------------------|--------0----------|
B|--------1--------------------|----1h3------1/3---|
G|----0h2----0h2---0h2---------|----------2--0-----|
D|--0------------------0h2-0---|-------------------|
A|-----------------------------|--0----------------|
E|---------------1-------------|-------------------|

e|-----------------------------|--------0----------|
B|--------1--------------------|----1h3------1h3---|
G|----0h2----0h2---0h2---------|----------2--------|
D|--0------------------0h2-0---|-------------------|
A|-----------------------------|--0----------------|
E|---------------1-------------|-------------3-----|



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| h    Hammer-on
| /    Slide up
| (n)  Ghost note
| x    Dead note

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