Mxpx - Take On Me Chords & Tabs


Take On Me Chords & Tabs

Mxpx Chords & Tabs

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Take On Me Tab

Song: Take On Me (cover)
Artist: MxPx
Album: On The Cover
tabbed by: mike doles (

After drums play 4 measure intro, clean guitar strums a G chord from top to
bottom (e to e). Then bass plays G,C,F,Bb,A progression for 8 measures. On the
8th measure, guitar (distorted) comes in with pick scrape, then starts...

Here's the intro solo:

G|-7------------------9-10-12-10-10-------------------------| x2

verse: rhythm - 1 2 3 4 | 1 2 3 4 | 1 2 3 4 | 1  2   3 4
                G GGGGGG  C CCCCCC  F FFFFFF  Bb BbBbA AA
                  ------    ------    ------     ----  --
                    pm        pm        pm        pm   pm
[ Tab from: ]
G        C
Talkin' away
F                  Bb
I don't know what
what to say
         G              C
but I'll say it anyway
  F             Bb     A
today's another day to find you
G       C         D
shyin' away
I'll be waitin for your love okay


F    C  D    Bb
Take on me  (Take on me)
F    C  D    Bb
Take me on  (Take on me)
F    C  D     Bb
I'll be gone
     F    C    D    Bb
In a day


Needless to say
I'm odds and ends
And you see me
Stumblin' Away
Smile and learn that life is okay
Stay in love with me
It's no better to be safe than sorry

And here's the solo between the second and third verses:

e|-------------------------|          e|---------|
B|-----5-----5-----4-----4-|          B|---------|
G|---5-----5-----5-----5---| x2, then G|---------| then
D|-7-----7-----7-----7-----|          D|-/8---/5-|
A|-------------------------|          A|---------|
E|-------------------------|          E|---------|

G|-7------------------9-10-12-| x2, then intro solo


Oh the things that you say
Is it life or
Just to play my
Worries away
All the things I've got to remember
Shyin' away
I'll be comin' for your love anyway

if i made any mistakes feel free to email me.  Enjoy