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Im Only Sleeping Chords

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"Im Only Sleeping"
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I'm Only Sleeping

Bm                          Em      D       G      D         F#7
D#m                         G#m     F#      B      F#        A#7
When I wake up early in the morning/lift my head   I'm still yawning

(you get the idea...)
D#m                         G#m   F#      B     F#      B       G#m
When I'm in the middle of a dream/Stay in bed   Float upstream

F#                   G#m               A#m              G#m
Please don't wake me/no don't shake me/leave me where I am

           F#maj7      G#m  (little bass thing G#/B/D#/B somewhere)
I'm only sleeping...

(bridge part, after verses 2 and 3 I believe...)
C#m7                  D#7               G#m
Keeping an eye on the world going by my window, taking my time

2. Everybody seems to think I'm lazy/I don't mind/I think they're crazy
   Running everywhere at such a speed/'til they find/There's no need
   Please don't spoil my day/I'm miles away/and after all
   I'm only sleeping...
3. Lying there and staring at the ceiling/Waiting for/a sleepy feeling

   Please don't spoil my day/I'm miles away/And after all
   I'm only sleeping...


   RIFF 1:     RIFF 2:
E --------- ----------2---------
B --------- ----------3---------
G --------- ----------4-------4-
D ---0-4-0- ---0-4-0--4---0-4---
A -2------- -2--------2-2-------
E --------- ----------2---------

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thistimeornext wrote on December 5 2001, 12:00 am

Closer to the record,but not as easy to play as the old Olga/songbook tab.

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grade4 wrote on January 12 2007, 04:50 pm

I think the riff sounds better on the low E string: 0,3,7,3,0 *let ring - 4 beats* 0,3,7,12. It's a little trickier, but it's a bit more convincing.

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Pelusteriano wrote on September 10 2015, 01:57 am

One thing to keep in mind: In the original, the guitar is tuned flat (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb eb), causing all the chords to be accidentals.

If you transpose this 1 semi tone up, you'll get easier chords to play in a guitar with that tuning.

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