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Breathe chords

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  • Contains Emadd9 chord (important to the sound of t... Show more
  • There is a flaw on each of the chorded versions of this song.
  • There are a few differences between chords.


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There is a flaw on each of the chorded versions of this song. Was this info helpful? Yes No
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Pink Floyd - Breathe 

I've looked at the chord versions on here and each one has a flaw.
Watching David Gilmour play this he uses that D7#9 walk down to the Em
I added the reprise because it is basically the same except for the ending.

D7#9     05456x
Cadd9/E  05454x
Fmaj7       033210

[Verse 1]

Emadd9                 A Asus4 A
Breathe, breathe in the air,
Emadd9                A Asus4 A
Don't be afraid to care
Emadd9                     A Asus4 A
Leave, but don't leave me 
Emadd9                      A Asus4 A
Look around choose your own ground


For long you'll live and high you fly
and smiles you'll give and tears you'll cry
and all you touch and all you see
    G                    D7#9   Cadd9/E
Is all your life will ever   be

[Verse 2]

Emadd9     A Asus4 A
Run, rabbit run,
Emadd9             A Asus4 A
dig that hole, forget the sun
Emadd9               A Asus4 A
and when at last the work is done,
Emadd9               A Asus4 A
don't sit down its time to dig another one

[Chorus 2]

For long you'll live and high you'll fly,
But only if you ride the tide,
And balanced on the biggest wave,
    G              D7#9  Cadd9/E Em 
You race toward an early    grave

[Breathe (Reprise)]
Emadd9 A          Emadd9                  A
Home, home again. I like to be here when I can.
Emadd9                    A 
When I come home cold and tired   
Emadd9                                A
It's good to warm my bones beside the fire.
C   Cmaj7                      Bm7
Far away across the field The  tolling of the iron bell
Calls the faithful to their knees To  
G            D7#9     Cadd9/E  Bm7
To hear the softly spoken magic spell 

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klagree 710 Apr 20, 2016 03:11 AM

Read the chords as I have listed them. For some reason the published ones are wrong.
D7#9 05456x
Cadd9/E 05454x
F/E 033210

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Mrod1079 32 May 30, 2017 05:43 PM


Note the F/E is actually a Fmaj7 on Fret 1

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klagree 710 May 31, 2017 03:01 PM

You're correct, I think I grabbed someone's version and rewrote it proper. I missed that for some reason. I will fix it.

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