Coldplay - A Message Chords & Tabs

 

A Message Chords & Tabs

Coldplay Chords & Tabs

Version: 2 Type: Tab

A Message Tab

   
Band - Coldplay
Album - X & Y
Song - A Message
length:4:45
Tabber: Henry Man

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This is my first ever tab, obviously the first version of the my tab, so if there 
are any corrections needed, i'll update it. i would think it is near 100% correct...
i hope.
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Tuning: Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb (half a step down)

The chords will be written as if they were in standard E tuning

Chords Used:

	D	Dadd9	a	Em7	G	G6add9
Eb|-----2-------0---------------3-------3-------0-----------|
Bb|-----3-------3-------2-------3-------3-------0-----------|
Gb|-----2-------2-------2-------0-------0-------0-----------|
Db|-------------0-------2-------2-------0-------0-----------|
Ab|-------------0---------------2-------2-------0-----------|
Eb|-------------2---------------0-------3-------0-----------|

The rhythm and strumming you will be able to work it out once you listen to it.

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(verse 1 - 0:00)

D	     Dadd9  a
  My song is love
D	     Dadd9  a
  Love to the lover's shone
D	     Dadd9  a
  And it goes on
	G 		  Dadd9    a
You don't have to be alone

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(Verse 2 - 0:34)

D            Dadd9  a
  Your heavy heart
D 	     Dadd9  a   G6add9 G
  Is made of stone
D            Dadd9  a   
 And it's so hard to see, clearly
	G 		  Dadd9    a
You don't have to be on your own
	G 		  Dadd9    a
You don't have to be on your own

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(Chorus 1 - 1:15)

Em7                     	D             a
   And I'm not going to take it back
Em7                     	D             a
   well I'm not going to say I don't mean that
Em7                     	D             a                    
   You're the target that I'm aiming at
      G      Dadd9      a
And I get that message home

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[LEAD RIFF played on top of verse - 1:45->2:27]
(i think with delay....or a lot of reverb)
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/c/coldplay/a_message_tab_ver_2.html ]
Eb|-----9--10------------9---------9--10------------9--------|
Bb|--7---------10--8--7-----10--7---------10--8--------10----|
Gb|----------------------------------------------9-----------|
Db|----------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------------|X10

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(Verse 3 - 1:46)
D            Dadd9  a
My song is love
D            Dadd9  a
My song is love, I know
D            Dadd9  a
And I'm on fire for you, clearly
	G 		  Dadd9    a
You don't have to be alone
	G 		  Dadd9    a
You don't have to be on your own

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(chorus 2 - 2:27)
Em7                     	D             a
And I'm not going to take it back
Em7                     	D             a
well I'm not going to say I don't mean that
Em7                     	D             a
You're the target that I'm aiming at
      G      Dadd9      a
But I'm nothing on my own
      G      Dadd9      a
Got to get that message home

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[SOLO played on top of Chorus - 3:08->3:50]
(i think with delay....or a lot of reverb)

Eb|-------10-10-------10-10----------8-8----------|
Bb|--8----------8---------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------11-11--------8-8------|
Db|-----------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------|X5

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(chorus 3 - 3:36 [with solo still playing])

Em7                     	D             a
and im not gonna stand and wait
Em7                     	D             a 
not gonna kneel there until its much to late
Em7                     	D             a
on a platform im gonna stand and say 		   (<- solo stops here...ish)
      G      Dadd9      a
that I'm nothing on my own
      G      Dadd9      a
and I love you please come home

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(outro - 4:04)

G	   Dadd9	    a	    D

G	   Dadd9	    a	    D

G          Dadd9
my song is love 
a        D
is love I know
         G       Dadd9   a       D
and I've got to get that message home

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Leave comments or corrections if u wish.

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