Chris August - 1989 Chords & Tabs

 

1989 Chords & Tabs

Chris August Chords & Tabs

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1989 Chords

   
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                             1989 - Chris August
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Tabbed by: Godfrey Yeung
E-mail:godfreyyeung@gmail.com

Tuning: Standard

Chords used:
Verses:
G(1): 320xxx
G(2): 330xxx
A5: 577000
C5: x35500
D5: x57700

Chorus/Bridge:
Cadd9: x32033
Dsus4: 320033
A7: 000233
Em7:x22033
D: xx0232*

*lick when the D is used:
What Chris August does (I think)
...A7   D      ..... 
e|-3----00002320-------------------------------------------------------|
B|-3----33333333-------------------------------------------------------|
G|-2----22222222-------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

My own variation (A7 is played a few more times):
... A7...      D..... 
e|-3--------202-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-3--------333-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-2--------222-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Refer to these videos for strumming patterns rhythm:
        http://youtu.be/aPjMyn029XE
        http://youtu.be/cqQFpKuCi-4

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Intro:
G(1) and G(2) alternating. Basically 1 measure each. Repeat twice.

G(1) G(2)
G(1) G(2)

Verse 1:

G(1)                        G(2)
Summer day 7 years old and I took a ride on my bicycle
G(1)                                   G(2)
I can still feel my face against the wind
G(1)
A backpack full of my favorite toys
G(2)
Singing songs just to make some noise
G(1)                          G(2)
Is a good way for a day to begin

A5
I remember when life was simple way back then

G(1)   G(2)

A5                                         C5                   D5
Now I'm trying to see through those eyes again, through those eyes
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/c/chris_august/1989_crd.html ]
Chorus:
Cadd9              Dsus4            A7  Em7
If I could turn back time I'd go to 1989
Cadd9              Dsus4               A7        D
Where every day was full of chasiní dreams
Cadd9                Dsus4    A7           Em7
Yeah I may be grown up but maybe I should try
Cadd9              A7 
Liviní like itís 1989

Verse 2:
G(1) (1-2 measures)

 G(1)                                  G(2)
Deep inside this Texas heart thereís an innocence underneath the scars
G(1)                           G(2)
Waiting to be called outside to play
G(1)                             G(2)
Wanna feel like a wide eyed kid, wanna put it all back into perspective
G(1)                                   G(2)
God You're great just because You're great

A5
It is so uncomplicated with You here, with You here

G(1)   G(2)

A5                                       C5                    D5    
You make the person that I once was reappear, You reverse the years

[Chorus]
There are different ways to transition to bridge, this is one way:
Em7   Dsus4  A7 D   
Em7  Cadd9  Dsus4  A7     

Bridge:
Em7            Cadd9               Dsus4         
I'm sorry that I made it something complicated
A7                              Em7
I am ready now itís not too late
Em7          Cadd9                   Dsus4
Everyday I'm learning it's all about returning
A7                                   Em7
I'm living my life with child-like faith
Em7            Cadd9                Dsus4
I'm sorry that I made it something complicated
A7                           Em7
I am ready now itís not too late
Em7                Cadd9              Dsus4
Everyday I'm learning it's all about returning
A7
I'm living my life like I could

Cadd9      Dsus4           A7
Turn back time and go to 1989
Cadd9          Dsus4               A7        D
Where every day was full of chasiní dreams
Cadd9                          Dsus4    A7                Em7
Yeah I may be grown up but maybe I should try
Cadd9              A7 
Liviní like itís 1989
Cadd9              A7          Dsus4
Iím liviní like itís 1989*

*Endings vary too, always end on Dsus4 (G) though.


Got lyrics from AZlyrics: http://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/chrisaugust/1989.html
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